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Orkney & Shetland: Landscapes in Stone

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Orkney & Shetland: Landscapes in Stone

Alan McKirdy

Historical geology; The Earth: natural history general

Paperback

The archipelagos of Orkney and Shetland are the products of some of the most dramatic events which have occurred in the Earth's... [more]

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The Immeasurable World: Journeys in Desert Places

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The Immeasurable World: Journeys in Desert Places

William Atkins

Arid zones, deserts; The Earth: natural history general; Travel writing

Paperback

But for those whose call deserts home, the 'hideous blanks' described by explorers are rich in resources and significance.<br... [more]

$24.99

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Surf, Sand, and Stone: How Waves, Earthquakes, and Other Forces Shape the Southern California Coast

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Surf, Sand, and Stone: How Waves, Earthquakes, and Other Forces Shape the...

Keith Heyer Meldahl

Geology & the lithosphere; Oceanography (seas); The Earth: natural history general

Paperback

The author tells the scientific story of the Southern California coast: its mountains, islands, beaches, bluffs, surfing waves,... [more]

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Nature Guiding

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Nature Guiding

William Gould Vinal

The Earth: natural history general

Paperback

This is a new release of the original 1926 edition. [more]

$31.99

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Turned Out Nice Again: On Living With the Weather

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Turned Out Nice Again: On Living With the Weather

Richard Mabey

Weather

Paperback

An exploration of our preoccupation with the weather, as heard on BBC Radio 3: Changing Climates. In his trademark style,... [more]

$24.99

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Emma Stibbon: Fire and Ice

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Emma Stibbon: Fire and Ice

Emma Stibbon

Art & design styles: from c 1960; Drawing & drawings; Individual artists, art monographs; Animals & nature in art (still life, landscapes & seascapes); The Earth: natural history general

Hardback

The artist Emma Stibbon is fascinated by environments in flux. Her work often explores the impact of natural forces: the shifting... [more]

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Expedition: Adventures into Undiscovered Worlds

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Expedition: Adventures into Undiscovered Worlds

Steve Backshall

The Earth: natural history general; Travel writing

Hardback

Shine a light into the unknownThere are still dark corners of our planet that are yet to be explored. Each location brings... [more]

$39.99

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Deadly Storms of the Delmarva Coast

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Deadly Storms of the Delmarva Coast

Michael Morgan

Weather

Paperback

Coastal Delaware, Maryland and Virginia have always been vulnerable to the power of storms. In the early nineteenth century,... [more]

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In Oceans Deep: Courage, Innovation, and Adventure Beneath the Waves

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In Oceans Deep: Courage, Innovation, and Adventure Beneath the Waves

Bill Streever

Oceanography (seas); The Earth: natural history general

Hardback

A thrilling exploration of the science and history of the deep sea. [more]

$39.99

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Sarah Raven's Wild Flowers

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Sarah Raven's Wild Flowers

Sarah Raven

Trees, wildflowers & plants; The Earth: natural history general

Paperback

The perfect gift - a beautiful reference book celebrating British wild flowers, by the award-winning garden writer Sarah Raven... [more]

$37.99

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The Weather Machine: How We See Into the Future

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The Weather Machine: How We See Into the Future

Andrew Blum

Popular science; Weather

Hardback

`This fascinating book reveals the existence and origins of surely one of our species' greatest creations' (MARK VANHOENACKER,... [more]

$39.99

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The Wood: The  Life & Times of Cockshutt Wood

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The Wood: The Life & Times of Cockshutt Wood

John Lewis-Stempel

Conservation of wildlife & habitats; The countryside, country life; The Earth: natural history general

Paperback

A SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER and BBC Radio 4 'Book of the Week' from 'indisputably, one of the best nature-writers of his generation'... [more]

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Oxford Weather and Climate since 1767

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Oxford Weather and Climate since 1767

Stephen Burt (Department of Meteorology, University of Reading), Tim Burt (Durham University, Durham University, Emeritus Professor)

History: specific events & topics; Meteorology & climatology; Weather

Hardback

The Radcliffe Observatory possesses the longest continuous series of single-site weather records in the British Isles, and... [more]

$71.95

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Copper Geographies: Ignacio Acosta

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Copper Geographies: Ignacio Acosta

,Ignacio Acosta

The Earth: natural history general

Paperback

In Copper Geographies, London-based Chilean photographer and researcher Ignacio Acosta (born 1976) investigates the global... [more]

$67.99

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Exploring Planetary Climate: A History of Scientific Discovery on Earth, Mars, Venus and Titan

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Exploring Planetary Climate: A History of Scientific Discovery on Earth,...

Ralph D. Lorenz (The Johns Hopkins University)

Solar system: the Sun & planets; Meteorology & climatology; The Earth: natural history general

Hardback

An accessible and engaging chronological account of the history of climate science and planetary exploration, for students,... [more]

$78.95

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America Before: The Key to Earth's Lost Civilization: A new investigation into the mysteries of the human past by the bestselling author of Fingerprints of the Gods and Magicians of the Gods

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America Before: The Key to Earth's Lost Civilization: A new investigation...

Graham Hancock

History of the Americas; History: earliest times to present day; Prehistoric archaeology; Conspiracy theories; The Earth: natural history general

Hardback

The concluding volume of the Fingerprints of the Gods trilogy. [more]

$55.00

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Still Water: The Deep Life of the Pond

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Still Water: The Deep Life of the Pond

John Lewis-Stempel

Conservation of wildlife & habitats; The countryside, country life; The Earth: natural history general

Hardback

It reflects an era before the water was polluted with chemicals and the land built on for housing, a time when ponds shone... [more]

$32.99

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Origins: How The Earth Made Us

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Origins: How The Earth Made Us

Lewis Dartnell

Social & cultural history; Popular science; Human geography; Social impact of environmental issues; The Earth: natural history general

Hardback

Dartnell has a rare talent in being able to see the big picture - and explaining why it matters' PETER FRANKOPAN, author of... [more]

$45.00

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The Little Book of Scottish Rain

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The Little Book of Scottish Rain

Ron Butlin

Poetry by individual poets; Humour; Weather; Gift books

Paperback

Bleeters come and bleeters go, they never, never stay -if it's not raining... [more]

$11.99

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Architecture of Nature

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Architecture of Nature

Diana Agrest, John Angus McPhee

Theory of architecture; Individual architects & architectural firms; The Earth: natural history general

Hardback

The history of the earth is explored through the architect's mode of seeing and techniques of representation. [more]

$70.00

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Pumpkin Spice and Everything Nice Coloring Book

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Pumpkin Spice and Everything Nice Coloring Book

Thomas Nelson

The Arts: General & Reference; Handicrafts, decorative arts & crafts; The Earth: natural history general; Stationery items

Paperback

If you celebrate all things fall, this book is for you. Pumpkin Spice and Everything Nice Coloring Book includes gorgeous... [more]

$22.99

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The Glorious Life of the Oak

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The Glorious Life of the Oak

John Lewis-Stempel

Conservation of wildlife & habitats; The countryside, country life; Trees, wildflowers & plants; The Earth: natural history general

Hardback

it considers the life-cycle of the oak, the flora and fauna that depend on the oak, the oak as medicine, food and drink, where... [more]

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Lochaber and Glencoe: Landscapes in Stone

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Lochaber and Glencoe: Landscapes in Stone

Alan McKirdy

The Earth: natural history general

Paperback

The latest in the acclaimed series on Scotland's geology and landscapes which explains how Scotland's scenery was made, why... [more]

$15.99

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The Songs Of Trees

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The Songs Of Trees

David George Haskell

The Earth: natural history general

Paperback

Both a love song to trees, an exploration of their biology, and a wonderfully philosophical analysis of their role they play... [more]

$29.99

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Windblown: Landscape, Legacy and Loss - The Great Storm of 1987

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Windblown: Landscape, Legacy and Loss - The Great Storm of 1987

Tamsin Treverton-Jones

Memoirs; Weather

Paperback

A journey through the Great Storm and the re-birth of the English landscape. [more]

$23.99

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