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Natural History Museum (London, England)

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Works: 863 works in 1,326 publications in 1 language and 29,318 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  History  Pictorial works  Periodicals  Classification  Encyclopedias  Catalogs and collections  Miscellanea  Toy and movable books  Conference proceedings 
Roles: Other, Contributor, Publisher, Producer, Editor
Classifications: QE432.2, 552
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Most widely held works by Natural History Museum (London, England)
Evolution : the story of life by Douglas Palmer ( Book )
6 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 1,126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Evolution" recreates the 3.5 billion-year story of life on Earth in stunning detail through vivid full-color illustrations and graphics, the latest scientific information, and hundreds of photographs--a beautifully detailed panorama of communities from microbes to humankind that have lived on the planet's continents and in its oceans
Cambridge guide to minerals, rocks, and fossils by A. C Bishop ( Book )
5 editions published between 1999 and 2001 in English and held by 990 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Provides information on how rocks and fossils are formed and where they can be found and offers advice on which ones to collect and how to display them
Geometrid moths of the world a catalogue (Lepidoptera, Geometridae) by MJ Scoble ( )
2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 793 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Geometridae is one of the most species-rich families of Lepidoptera. This book is the first comprehensive catalogue of the 35 000 names of these insects. The primary purpose of the work is to provide a substantial body of taxonomic information, much of it previously unpublished, on the available names of the Geometridae. The catalogue is based on the most complete world classification of the geometrids, the card index to genera and species in The Natural History Museum, London. The two volumes include information on type specimens, type localities and, where possible, larval foodplants. A CD-ROM listing all species referred to in the two text volumes is included with the package and will be of great value to verify valid names and to check spelling
Lichens by William Purvis ( Book )
4 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in English and held by 780 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The book starts by looking at how lichens have been used throughout history in medicines, dyes, food and perfumes. It then goes on to describe what lichens are, and how they grow and reproduce. A detailed survey is then given of the range of habitats in which lichens can be found: on trees, rocks, heaths and moors, chalk and limestone, mountains, rivers, lakes, the coast, walls and buildings, most famously on churches and in churchyards. Drawing on his broad experience in this field, Gilbert also discusses the susceptibility of lichens to air pollution, and how they can be used to detect levels of environmental pollution."--BOOK JACKET
Journal of systematic palaeontology by Natural history museum (Londres) ( )
in English and held by 716 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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Systematics and biodiversity by Natural history museum (Londres) ( )
in English and held by 604 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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Domesticated animals from early times by Juliet Clutton-Brock ( Book )
3 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 591 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Humans have manipulated and changed the ways of life of other mammals for thousands of years. This new edition of A Natural History of Domesticated Mammals explores the progress that has been made in understanding the origins of domestication and its spread, both biologically and culturally, across the world. The archaeological evidence for the earliest dating of domestication of each species is included, reflecting the recent expansion in such studies."--Jacket
Natural History Museum book of animal records : thousands of amazing facts and unbelievable feats by Mark Carwardine ( Book )
7 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and held by 567 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Offers thousands of animal facts and records that identify animals in such categories as fastest, oldest, and most colorful, as well as smelliest, longest gestation period, and most bossy
Philip's minerals, rocks & fossils by A. C Bishop ( )
15 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in English and held by 508 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An authoritative and practical identification guide to minerals, rocks and fossils of the world. Published in association with The Natural History Museum, this is an invaluable handbook for amateur collectors and specialists alike
Fossil plants by Paul Kenrick ( Book )
3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 427 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the begining. The Devonian explosion and its consequences. Forests. Coal. Measuring the past. Plant life through the ages. Plants and animals. Modern earth: the rise of flowers
Fungi by Roy Watling ( Book )
2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 417 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"This book is a wonderful resource for botanists and all those interested in fungi, suitable for the general reader or a student looking for background reading. The focus is on the larger fungi, those which have an obvious fruiting body. Roy Watling MBE, a respected mycologist who has written widely on the subject of fungi, sheds light on these organisms in a clear, accessible text illustrated with colour photographs on every page."--BOOK JACKET
Bats by Phil Richardson ( Book )
3 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 412 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Of the world's over 5,000 species of mammals, more than 1,000 -- one in five -- are bats. Across eastern North America, however, many bat populations are at risk of extinction, possibly within the next two decades. As this book reveals, it would be a tragic loss. Bats describes the amazing, fascinating, and bizarre world of bats. Bat expert Phil Richardson gives you a guided tour of the nocturnal world of bats: where they live, how they feed, and how they survive in almost every habitat on the planet. Some are tiny, barely the size of a butterfly, while others have wingspans as wide as some humans are tall, more than six feet. Some eat insects and fruit while others have more unusual tastes in food, such as the fisherman bat, which uses its claws to catch fish, or the unjustly demonized blood-eating vampire bats. Bats also dispels common myths -- bats will not fly into your hair and they are not blind -- while it describes bats' complex life cycles and the important role they play in the natural world. The fruit-eating species disperse seed, while the nectar feeders pollinate trees and plants and help to regenerate cleared tropical forest. The insect eaters prey on huge numbers of flying insects every night, some of which are serious pests of our crops, farm animals, buildings and humans. The bats that swoop in and out of our gardens at dusk, for example, help to keep mosquitoes away, without the use of pesticides and without harm to us. The truth about bats is that these amazing creatures have a complex lifestyle, a rich social life, and senses that are almost beyond our comprehension. Wherever you live, these are likely to be bats near you, so discover more with the help of this highly readable and beautifully illustrated book"--Cover page 4
The book of dinosaurs : the Natural History Museum guide by Tim Gardom ( Book )
8 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in English and held by 351 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This authoritative reference covers all the latest discoveries. This stunning, colour illustrated book will keep the incredible age of dinosaurs alive. Ages 7+
Stardust from space by M. M Grady ( Book )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 339 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Simple text explains what stardust is; describes how it turned into the stars, planets, comets, asteroids, and meteors; and discusses the interactions between these bodies
Dinosaur by David Norman ( Book )
5 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in English and held by 317 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Text and photographs explore the world of the dinosaurs, focusing on such aspects as their teeth, feet, eggs, and fossils
Bulletin of the Natural History Museum by England) Natural History Museum (London ( )
in English and held by 299 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Rocks & minerals by R. F Symes ( Book )
6 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in English and held by 298 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Text and photographs examine the creation, importance, erosion, mining, and uses of rocks and minerals
Bulletin of the Natural History Museum by England) Natural History Museum (London ( )
in English and held by 295 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Bulletin of the Natural History Museum by England) Natural History Museum (London ( )
in English and held by 289 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Phylogenetics and ecology ( Book )
4 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 284 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names

controlled identity British Museum (Natural History)

Angela Marmont Centre for UK Biodiversity
B.M.(N.H.)
BMNH
Britisches Museum Natural History
British museum
British museum Londres Natural history Department of library services
British Museum (Natural History)
British museum (natural history) library
British museum (natural history) library Londres
British Museum of Natural History (London)
Darwin Centre
Londonas Dabas vēstures muzejs
Muséum d'histoire naturelle.
Muzeum Historii Naturalnej w Londynie.
Natural history museum
Natural History Museum London
Natural History Museum (Londres)
Natural history museum Londres Library
Natural History Museum (Oslo)
Naturhistorisk museum (Oslo)
NHM
The Natural History Museum
University of Oslo Natural History Museum
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English (179)
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