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The Ends of the World: Volcanic Apocalypses, Lethal Oceans and Our Quest to Understand Earth's Past Mass Extinctions

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The Ends of the World: Volcanic Apocalypses, Lethal Oceans and Our Quest...

Peter Brannen

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; The Earth: natural history general

Hardback

Five times our world has stood on the brink of Armageddon - it's been incinerated, frozen, drained, flooded and smothered... [more]

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Big Pacific: An Incredible Journey of Exploration and Revelation

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Big Pacific: An Incredible Journey of Exploration and Revelation

Rebecca Tansley

Mathematics & Sciences; Sea life & the seashore

Hardback

A captivating exploration of the world's biggest ocean and its inhabitants. [more]

$49.95

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The Quotable Darwin

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The Quotable Darwin

Janet Browne

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Dictionaries of quotations; Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; The natural world, country life & pets

Hardback

<div><strong>A treasure trove of illuminating and entertaining quotations from the legendary naturalist.</strong></div><div><br... [more]

$50.00

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The Birds At My Table: Why we feed wild birds and why it matters

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The Birds At My Table: Why we feed wild birds and why it matters

Darryl Jones

Mathematics & Sciences; Wildlife: birds & birdwatching

Paperback

Darryl Jones is fascinated by bird feeders. Not the containers supplying food to our winged friends, but the people who fill... [more]

$27.99

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The Unexpected Truth About Animals: A Menagerie of the Misunderstood

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The Unexpected Truth About Animals: A Menagerie of the Misunderstood

Lucy Cooke

Animals & society; Folklore, myths & legends; Mathematics & Sciences; Humour; Wildlife: general interest

Paperback

History is full of strange animal stories, invented by the brightest and most influential, from Aristotle to Disney, and they... [more]

$35.00

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The Man Who Climbs Trees

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The Man Who Climbs Trees

James Aldred

Autobiography: general; Memoirs; Mathematics & Sciences; Trees, wildflowers & plants; Active outdoor pursuits; Climbing & mountaineering

Paperback

Tells the story of a professional British tree climber, cameraman and adventurer, who has made a career out of travelling... [more]

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Where Song Began: Australia's Birds And How They Changed TheWorld

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Where Song Began: Australia's Birds And How They Changed TheWorld

Tim Low

Mathematics & Sciences; Birds (ornithology); Wildlife: birds & birdwatching

Paperback

An authoritative and entertaining exploration of Australia's distinctive birds and their unheralded role in global evolution... [more]

$22.99

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The Wonder of Birds: What They Tell Us About Ourselves, the World, and a Better Future

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The Wonder of Birds: What They Tell Us About Ourselves, the World, and a...

Jim Robbins

Cultural studies; Mathematics & Sciences; Wildlife: birds & birdwatching

Paperback

The Wonder of Birds illuminates qualities unique to birds that demonstrate just how invaluable they are to humankind-both... [more]

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Vacation Guide to the Solar System: Science for the Savvy Space Traveller

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Vacation Guide to the Solar System: Science for the Savvy Space Traveller...

Olivia Koski, Jana Grcevich, Guerilla Science

Literature: history & criticism; Popular science; Humour; Popular astronomy & space

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AN IMAGINATIVE EXPLORATION INTO THE 'WHAT IF' OF SPACE TRAVELImagine taking a hike along the windswept red plains of Mars... [more]

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Birds: What's In A Name?

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Birds: What's In A Name?

Peter Barry

Mathematics & Sciences; Birds (ornithology); Wildlife: birds & birdwatching

Paperback

Have you ever looked through the names in a bird book and thought It's all Greek to me! ? This entertaining and informative... [more]

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If My Dogs Were a Pair of Middle-Aged Men

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If My Dogs Were a Pair of Middle-Aged Men

The Oatmeal, Matthew Inman

Fiction & Literature; Cartoons & comic strips; Dogs as pets

Hardback

From the Eisner Award-winning creator of The Oatmeal and #1 New York Times bestselling author of How to Tell If Your Cat Is... [more]

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The Animals Among Us: The New Science of Anthrozoology

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The Animals Among Us: The New Science of Anthrozoology

John Bradshaw

Animals & society; Social & cultural anthropology; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Zoology & animal sciences; Domestic animals & pets

Hardback

Why do humans love animals? The bestselling author of In Defence of Dogs... [more]

$45.00

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The Hidden Life of Trees: What They Feel, How They Communicate - Discoveries from a Secret World

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The Hidden Life of Trees: What They Feel, How They Communicate - Discoveries...

Peter Wohlleben

Mathematics & Sciences; Trees, wildflowers & plants

Paperback

Opening this book, you are about to enter a wonderland. Tim Flannery, author of Atmosphere of Hope and The Weather Makers... [more]

$29.99

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Flocks of Colour

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Flocks of Colour

Penny Olsen

Mathematics & Sciences; Birds (ornithology); Wildlife: birds & birdwatching

Paperback

This splendid book draws on the National Library collection and features images of all the Australian parrots, from the first... [more]

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Topsy-Turvy World: How Australian Animals Puzzled Early Explorers

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Topsy-Turvy World: How Australian Animals Puzzled Early Explorers

Kirsty Murray

Wildlife: general interest; Children's & Educational

Hardback

To the first Europeans who came to Australia, everything seemed topsy turvy. Christmas was in the summer and trees shed their... [more]

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The Rose

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The Rose

Jennifer Potter

History; Gardening; Trees, wildflowers & plants; Gift books

Hardback

Quite simply, the most beautiful and desirable book of the year from Atlantic's award-winning Production and Design team.... [more]

$59.99  $40.00

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Australia's Wild Places

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Australia's Wild Places

Roger McDonald

Photographs: collections; The natural world, country life & pets; Travel & holiday

Hardback

Australia's Wild Places celebrates the Australian landscape photographers whose works capture and encapsulate the essence... [more]

$39.95  $20.00

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Park Life: The Memoirs of a Royal Parks Gamekeeper

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Park Life: The Memoirs of a Royal Parks Gamekeeper

John Bartram, John Karter

Biography; Memoirs; Zoos & wildlife parks

Paperback

'Retire? You can't retire!', Sir David Attenborough told John Bartram, when the man who has been gamekeeper and senior wildlife... [more]

$29.99

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Theory of Groups of Finite Order

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Theory of Groups of Finite Order

William S. Burnside

Mathematics & Sciences; The Earth: natural history general

Paperback

Classic 1911 edition covers many group-related properties, including an extensive treatment of permutation groups and groups... [more]

$65.00

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A Grain of Sand: Nature's Secret Wonder

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A Grain of Sand: Nature's Secret Wonder

Gary Greenberg

Mathematics & Sciences; Wildlife: general interest

Paperback

Employing fantastic micro photographic techniques, Greenberg invites readers into the strange and wonderful world that each... [more]

$24.99

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Breaking the Chains of Gravity: The Story of Spaceflight before NASA

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Breaking the Chains of Gravity: The Story of Spaceflight before NASA

Amy Shira Teitel

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Space science; Popular astronomy & space; Advocate - Science

Paperback

The revealing backstory of spaceflight before the establishment of NASA. [more]

$19.99

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Dinosaur Discovery: Lost Creatures of the Cretaceous

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Dinosaur Discovery: Lost Creatures of the Cretaceous

Mikael Siversson

Dinosaurs & the prehistoric world; Children's & Educational

Paperback

The world during the Cretaceous Period was a very different place to what we know it as today. Dinosaurs reached their peak... [more]

$10.00

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The Last Snake Man: The Remarkable True-Life Story of an Aussie Legend and a Century of Snake Shows

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The Last Snake Man: The Remarkable True-Life Story of an Aussie Legend and...

John Cann

Biography; Autobiography: general; Reptiles & amphibians as pets; Olympic games; Rugby League; Boxing; Advocate - Australian Biography

Paperback

Every Sunday for almost a century John Cann's family ran the famous snake show in a pit at La Perouse - an area once alive... [more]

$32.99

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The Alps: A Human History from Hannibal to Heidi and Beyond

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The Alps: A Human History from Hannibal to Heidi and Beyond

Stephen O'Shea

History; European history; The Earth: natural history general; Travel writing

Paperback

A blend of contemporary travelogue and historical narrative about the Alps from a graceful and passionate writer (The Washington... [more]

$23.95

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The Wild Places

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The Wild Places

Robert Macfarlane

The natural world, country life & pets; Travel & holiday; Travel writing

Paperback

Are there any genuinely wild places left in Britain and Ireland? Or have we tarmacked, farmed and built ourselves out of wildness?In... [more]

$24.99

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