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Burton, Maurice 1898-1992

Overview
Works: 922 works in 2,083 publications in 4 languages and 24,379 library holdings
Genres: Dictionaries  Juvenile works  Encyclopedias  Classification  Biography  Pictorial works 
Roles: Author, Editor, Publishing director, Director, Creator, Contributor, Other, Author of introduction
Classifications: QL50, 591
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Most widely held works about Maurice Burton
 
Most widely held works by Maurice Burton
The Larousse encyclopedia of animal life by Léon Bertin( Book )

29 editions published between 1967 and 1987 in English and held by 1,403 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A systematic and comprehensive survey of the whole of the living animal world, from the simplest and smallest single-celled creatures to the large and most highly specialized mammals (excluding man)
The Marshall Cavendish international wildlife encyclopedia( Book )

8 editions published between 1988 and 1994 in English and held by 928 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides a description of the animal or group with details of the biology, feeding, life history, reproduction, relationships, appearance, and special features of the subject
The international wildlife encyclopedia by Maurice Burton( Book )

11 editions published between 1969 and 2002 in English and held by 884 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An illustrated library of all the animals, birds, fish, insects, and reptiles of the world. Vol 1: Aardvark to Barber Fishes. Vol 2: Barbet to Bream. Vol 3: Brine Shrimp to Chevrotain. Vol 4: Chickaree to Crake. Vol 5: Crane to Eider. Vol 6: Eland to Gallinule. Vol 7: Gall Wasp to Guillemot. Vol 8: Guinea Fowl to Horsefly. Vol 9: Horsehair Worm to Kookaburra. Vol 10: Krill to Mangabey. Vol 11: Mannikin to Muscovy Duck. Vol 12: Musk-Dee to Palm Dove. Vol 13: Palm Squirrel to Pond Snail. Vol 14: Poor-Will to River Dolphin. Vol 15: Roach to Serow. Vol 16: Serval to Spoonbill. Vol 17: Springbok to Teal. Vol 18: Teiid Lizard to Vanga. Vol 19: Vapourer Moth to Wren. Vol 20: Wryneck to Zorro, Special Contents, Index
Systematic dictionary of mammals of the world by Maurice Burton( Book )

16 editions published between 1962 and 1965 in English and held by 746 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this concise but comprehensive handbook, practically all the world's mammals are described in detail
International wildlife encyclopedia by Maurice Burton( Book )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 729 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This twenty-two volume set presents the appearance and behavior of thousands of species of animals along with species population and prospects for survival in a arranged alphabetically and easy-to-read format
Encyclopedia of insects & arachnids by Maurice Burton( Book )

8 editions published between 1970 and 1985 in English and held by 653 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes and illustrates the living conditions of insects, and arachnids, giving details of their life history, feeding habits and how they are equipped to protect themselves in the habitats
The sixth sense of animals by Maurice Burton( Book )

11 editions published between 1972 and 1974 in English and held by 580 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The world encyclopedia of animals by Maurice Burton( Book )

8 editions published between 1972 and 1978 in English and Dutch and held by 547 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides information on all major mammals, birds, fishes, reptiles, amphibians, and invertebrates, including some endangered or extinct species
Insects and their relatives by Maurice Burton( Book )

6 editions published between 1984 and 1987 in English and held by 509 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Devoted entirely to insects and encyclopedic in nature
Inside the animal world : an encyclopedia of animal behavior by Maurice Burton( Book )

8 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 506 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An encyclopedia of animal behavior
Birds by Maurice Burton( Book )

8 editions published between 1961 and 1987 in English and held by 471 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents an introduction to the world of birds
Cold-blooded animals by Maurice Burton( Book )

4 editions published between 1985 and 1986 in English and held by 464 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses cold-blooded animals from simple invertebrates and insects to mammals such as the dormouse and horseshoe bat which exist in a cold-blooded state for extended periods of time
Encyclopedia of fish by Maurice Burton( Book )

6 editions published between 1975 and 1984 in English and held by 440 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Encyclopedia of the animal kingdom by Maurice Burton( Book )

22 editions published between 1976 and 1990 in English and German and held by 431 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Encyclopedia of reptiles, amphibians, & other cold-blooded animals by Maurice Burton( Book )

6 editions published between 1975 and 1984 in English and held by 427 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This book is adapted from 'Purnell's Ency. of Animal Life', pub. in the U.S. under the title of 'International Wild Life'."
Animals of Europe; the ecology of the wildlife by Maurice Burton( Book )

15 editions published between 1973 and 1979 in English and held by 401 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An account of man's impact on the ecology of Europe describing the adjustment of various animal species to human intrusion
Warm-blooded animals by Maurice Burton( Book )

5 editions published between 1985 and 1990 in English and held by 399 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"What precisely is a warm-blooded animal, and how does it differ from other kinds of animals? This book defines the term, explains the differences and then discusses the different groups of animals, describing their behavior and characteristics"--Publisher
Encyclopedia of mammals by Maurice Burton( Book )

6 editions published between 1975 and 1984 in English and held by 351 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The beginnings of life by Robert Burton( Book )

3 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 348 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores how life starts for the multitude of living things on the earth
La vida de los carnívoros by Maurice Burton( Book )

11 editions published between 1976 and 1989 in Spanish and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the characteristics, habits, behavior, and habitats of a variety of meat-eating animals
 
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Alternative Names
Bērtons, Moriss dz. 1898

Burton, Maurice

Burton, Maurice 1898-

Maurice Burton Brits zoöloog (1898-1992)

Maurice Burton Zoologist, author

バートン, モーリス

Languages
English (177)

Spanish (11)

German (7)

Dutch (1)

Covers
International wildlife encyclopedia