Everyone is familiar with the big cats―the lion, tiger, leopard, and jaguar―members of the genus Panthera. The smaller cats―members of the genus Felis―are less familiar. This absorbing book, considered "a comprehensive survey" by David Quammen, writing in the New York Times Book Review, presents what is known about the thirty-seven or so species of the world's cats, including abundant information on the much-neglected smaller members of the cat family."Dr. Kitchener . . . has made a readable, up-to-date synthesis of what we know about cats, his account always strengthened by the comparative point of view."―Scientific American"The numerous tables and comprehensive bibliography will appeal to the scientist, while the breadth of topics discussed, summary of numerous studies published in hard-to-find journals, numerous graphs and line drawings, and emphasis on the smaller cats and their behaviour, will make it of wider interest."―John Deag, Times Higher Education Supplement
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"Dr. Kitchener . . . has made a readable, up-to-date synthesis of what we know about cats, his account always strengthened by the comparative point of view."―Scientific American
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Book Description Christopher Helm Publishers Ltd. Hardcover. Book Condition: Used; Good. Bookseller Inventory # BB00225425B
Book Description Christopher Helm Publishers Ltd, 1991. Book Condition: Good. Ships from the UK. Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Bookseller Inventory # GRP17518969
Book Description Christopher Helm/ A. & C. Black, U.K., 1991. Book Condition: V.G.+. Dust Jacket Condition: V.G.+. First Edition. Hardback. D/J very slightly bumped top and bottom. Coloured photo illustrations, b/w tables and diagrams and maps. Heavy book, postage to be negogiated please. U.K. sale only. Bookseller Inventory # 10297
Book Description Christopher Helm/A & C Black, London, 1991. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Near Mint. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition. Red covers with gilt titles to spine.In vg unclipped dj. Natural History. Bookseller Inventory # 004857
Book Description Christopher Helm. London. 1991 1st edition. 8vo (159 x 240mm). Ppxxi,280. Colour photographs, b/w illustrations, maps, bibliography. Red boards, gilt titles to spine. Slight use but very good in like dust-wrapper. The author gives a detailed account of the cat family and its relations including their evolution, biology, ecology and behaviour. Numerous good illustrations. Chapters include: How to be a carnivore; Cats of the past; A who's who of cats; Killing and eating; What do cats eat?; Living apart .living together; A cat's nine lives; Cats and humans; Measurements and body weights of the Felidae. Bookseller Inventory # 21419
Book Description Christopher Helm Publishers Ltd, 1991. Gebundene Ausgabe. 224 S. Su gering berieben u. bestaubt, Buchrücken etw. verblasst L011 9780713680423 *.* Sprache: Englisch Gewicht in Gramm: 900. Bookseller Inventory # 160011
Book Description Christopher Helm, 1991. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Edition. Previous owners inscriptions: No. Book Condition: Very Good. Jacket condition: Very Good. Published: 1991. 1st Edition: Yes. Pages: 280. Description: Coloured plates plus black and white illustrations and tables in the text. This is not just another book on lions and tigers. It covers many of the rare, small cats (Pallas' cat, fishing cats, Iriomote cats) and has a 23-page bibliography. Bookseller Inventory # 003548
Book Description Christopher Helm Publishers Ltd, 1991. Hardcover. Book Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. 1st Edition. An almost fine copy appears unread - D/j clipped & protected by clear plastic jacket since new - please see our other 7 copies just arrived - Guaranteed posting 24hrs from St Ives in Cornwall St95. Bookseller Inventory # 012963