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Lasseter's Gold

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Lasseter's Gold

Warren Brown

Biography: historical, political & military; History; Australasian & Pacific history; Geographical discovery & exploration; Abbey's Double Rewards; Advocate - History

Paperback

When Harold Bell Lasseter disappeared it could have been the end of a mystery that began the day he staggered out of the desert... [more]

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Gut: The Inside Story of Our Body's Most Under-Rated Organ

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Gut: The Inside Story of Our Body's Most Under-Rated Organ

Giulia Enders

Medicine; Physiology; Popular science

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The message is simple - if we treat our gut well, it will treat us well in return. But how do we do that? And why do we need... [more]

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The Nature of the Beast: The First Scientific Evidence on the Survival of Apemen into Modern Times

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The Nature of the Beast: The First Scientific Evidence on the Survival of...

Bryan Sykes

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; DNA & Genome; Monsters & legendary beings

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Almost, but not quite human, the yeti and its counterparts from wild regions of the world, still exert a powerful atavistic... [more]

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John Gould's Extinct and Endangered Mammals of Australia

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John Gould's Extinct and Endangered Mammals of Australia

Fred Ford

Mathematics & Sciences; Endangered species & extinction of species; Wildlife: mammals

Hardback

How poignant it is to look at some of Gould's  beautiful images of our animals and know that some are no longer with... [more]

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The Great Barrier Reef: A Queensland Museum Discovery Guide

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The Great Barrier Reef: A Queensland Museum Discovery Guide

Queensland Museum

Mathematics & Sciences; Biology, life sciences

Hardback

The definitive guide to the Great Barrier Reef, one of the world's last great wilderness areas. [more]

$59.95  $40.00

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The Coast of Australia

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The Coast of Australia

Andrew D. Short, Colin D. Woodroffe

Mathematics & Sciences; Geological surface processes (geomorphology)

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The Coast of Australia provides the first comprehensive account of the Australian coast. [more]

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Bad Science

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Bad Science

Ben Goldacre

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

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Ben Goldacre's wise and witty bestseller, shortlisted for the Samuel Johnson Prize, lifts the lid on quack doctors, flaky... [more]

$19.99  $10.00

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The Southern Sky Guide

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The Southern Sky Guide

David Ellyard, Wil Tirion

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular astronomy & space

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A comprehensive and easy-to-use guide to the brilliant and ever-changing sights of the southern sky by night. [more]

$33.95  $10.00

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The Biology of Desire: Why Addiction is Not a Disease

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The Biology of Desire: Why Addiction is Not a Disease

Marc Lewis

Mathematics & Sciences; Neurosciences; Abbey's Double Rewards; Advocate - Science

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The psychiatric establishment in the Western world has unanimously branded... [more]

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How Not to be Wrong: The Hidden Maths of Everyday Life

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How Not to be Wrong: The Hidden Maths of Everyday Life

Jordan Ellenberg

Mathematics & Sciences; Abbey's Double Rewards; Advocate - Science

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Explores the mathematician's method of analyzing life, from the everyday to the cosmic, showing us which numbers to defend,... [more]

$24.99

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2071: The World We'll Leave Our Grandchildren

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2071: The World We'll Leave Our Grandchildren

Chris Rapley, Duncan Macmillan

Mathematics & Sciences; Global warming

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'An engrossing overview of the most urgent issue of the century' The Times [more]

$19.99

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The Drugs Don't Work: A Global Threat

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The Drugs Don't Work: A Global Threat

Sally Davies, Jonathan Grant, Mike Catchpole

Medicine; Public health & preventive medicine; Advocate - Today's World

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Antibiotics add, on average, twenty years to our lives. For over seventy years, since the manufacture of penicillin in 1943,... [more]

$9.99

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End Game: Tipping Point for Planet Earth

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End Game: Tipping Point for Planet Earth

Anthony Barnosky, Elizabeth Hadly

Population & demography; Mathematics & Sciences; Applied ecology; Global warming

Paperback

Will the struggle to simply stay alive become humanity's future rather than its past? The grand challenge of the 21st century... [more]

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On the Move: A Life

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On the Move: A Life

Oliver Sacks

Biography; Autobiography: science, technology & engineering; Psychology; Neurology & clinical neurophysiology

Paperback

The impassioned, tender, and joyous memoir of one of our most remarkable and accomplished physicians. [more]

$34.99

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Our Mathematical Universe: My Quest for the Ultimate Nature of Reality

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Our Mathematical Universe: My Quest for the Ultimate Nature of Reality

Max Tegmark

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Cosmology & the universe; Quantum physics (quantum mechanics & quantum field theory)

Paperback

Part-history of the cosmos, part-intellectual adventure, this book travels from the Big Bang to the distant future via parallel... [more]

$22.99

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How We'll Live on Mars

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How We'll Live on Mars

Stephen Petranek

Social issues & processes; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Space science

Hardback

Award-winning journalist Stephen Petranek makes the case that living on Mars is not just plausible, but inevitable. [more]

$16.99

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To Explain the World: The Discovery of Modern Science

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To Explain the World: The Discovery of Modern Science

Steven Weinberg

Mathematics & Sciences; History of science

Hardback

Moving from ancient Miletus to medieval Baghdad to Oxford, and from the Museum of Alexandria to the Royal Society of London,... [more]

$39.99

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A Duck is Watching Me: Strange and Unusual Phobias

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A Duck is Watching Me: Strange and Unusual Phobias

Bernie Hobbs

Mathematics & Sciences; Coping with anxiety & phobias

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We are all fascinated by phobias and the weird and wonderful things that people are afraid of. [more]

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Severed: A History of Heads Lost and Heads Found

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Severed: A History of Heads Lost and Heads Found

Frances Larson

History; History: specific events & topics; Anthropology; Popular science

Hardback

A serious and seriously entertaining exploration of the dark and varied obsessions that the 'civilized West' has had with... [more]

$39.99

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The Naming of the Shrew: A Curious History of Latin Names

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The Naming of the Shrew: A Curious History of Latin Names

John Wright

History; Popular science; Taxonomy & systematics

Hardback

A witty tribute to the history, construction and joyousness of the Latin names that describe our natural world. [more]

$29.99

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War of the Whales: A True Story

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War of the Whales: A True Story

Joshua Horwitz, Joshua Horwitz

Military history; Naval forces & warfare; Environment law; Mathematics & Sciences; Wildlife: aquatic creatures

Hardback

Two men face off against an all-powerful navy-and the fate of the ocean's most majestic creatures hangs in the balance. [more]

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The Edge of the Sky: All You Need to Know About the All-There-is

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The Edge of the Sky: All You Need to Know About the All-There-is

Roberto Trotta

Mathematics & Sciences; Cosmology & the universe; Astrophysics

Hardback

A unique blend of literary experimentation and science popularisation, this delightful book is a perfect gift for any aspiring... [more]

$24.99

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The World of Birds

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The World of Birds

Jonathan Elphick

Mathematics & Sciences; Birds (ornithology)

Hardback

A beautiful and definitive guide to every aspect of bird life and a complete survey of the world's orders and families of... [more]

$89.95  $60.00

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Longitude

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Longitude

Dava Sobel

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Clocks, chronometers & watches (horology)

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In the tercentenary year of the Longitude Act, Fourth Estate present an anniversary edition of Dana Sobel's bestselling history... [more]

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Anatomy of a Scientific Discovery: The Race to Find the Body's Own Morphine

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Anatomy of a Scientific Discovery: The Race to Find the Body's Own Morphine...

Jeff Goldberg

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

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In late 1973, scientists John Hughes and Hans Kosterlitz spent the majority of their time in an underfunded, obscure, and... [more]

$17.95

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