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The natural world, country life & pets

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Palm

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Palm

Fred Gray

Animals & nature in art (still life, landscapes & seascapes); Gardening; Trees, wildflowers & plants

Hardback

In Palm Fred Gray portrays the cultural and historical significance of this iconic and controversial plant over thousands... [more]

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Swamp: Nature and Culture

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Swamp: Nature and Culture

Anthony Wilson

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

Paperback

Swamp is an engaging, accessible, informative, lavishly illustrated journey into the cultural and ecological histories of... [more]

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Adventures of a Young Naturalist

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Adventures of a Young Naturalist

Sir David Attenborough

Biography; Memoirs; The natural world, country life & pets

Paperback

The early adventures of a young David Attenborough [more]

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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

Takes a global swoop from 30,000 feet down to the backyard bird feeder and pushes our understanding of the many aspects of... [more]

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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

'A love song to these islands, an elegant and heartfelt testimony to the value of landscape that we remain in acute danger... [more]

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The Universe in Bite-sized Chunks

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The Universe in Bite-sized Chunks

Colin Stuart

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Popular astronomy & space

Hardback

The whole cosmos in your hands, The Universe in Bite-sized Chunks is your one-stop guide to everything you ever wanted to... [more]

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Notes from the Cevennes: Half a Lifetime in Provincial France

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Notes from the Cevennes: Half a Lifetime in Provincial France

Adam Thorpe

Memoirs; Social & cultural history; The natural world, country life & pets; Travel & holiday; Travel writing

Hardback

Adam Thorpe's home for the past 25 years has been an old house in the Cevennes, a wild range of mountains in southern France.... [more]

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Asia's Wildlife: A Journey to the Forests of Hope (Proceeds Support Birdlife International)

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Asia's Wildlife: A Journey to the Forests of Hope (Proceeds Support Birdlife...

Fanny Lai, Bjorn Olesen

Mathematics & Sciences; Endangered species & extinction of species; Wildlife: general interest

Hardback

Come on a year-long photographic journey to the most remote and biodiverse forests in eight different countries in Asia and... [more]

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Status of Conservation and Decline of Amphibians: Australia, New Zealand, and Pacific Islands

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Status of Conservation and Decline of Amphibians: Australia, New Zealand,...

Harold Heatwole, Jodi Rowley

Zoology & animal sciences; Animal ecology; The environment; Applied ecology; The natural world, country life & pets

Hardback

Aims to stimulate research into halting amphibian declines and to improve decisions about conservation. [more]

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The Nature Fix: Why Nature Makes Us Happier, Healthier, and More Creative

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The Nature Fix: Why Nature Makes Us Happier, Healthier, and More Creative...

Florence Williams

Psychology; Coping with stress; Popular psychology; Complementary therapies, healing & health; The natural world, country life & pets

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An intrepid investigation into nature's restorative benefits by a prize-winning author. [more]

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The Story of Collapsing Stars: Black Holes, Naked Singularities, and the Cosmic Play of Quantum Gravity

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The Story of Collapsing Stars: Black Holes, Naked Singularities, and the...

Pankaj S. Joshi (Senior Professor, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Mumbai)

Mathematics & Sciences; Cosmology & the universe; Galaxies & stars; Astrophysics; Popular astronomy & space

Paperback

This book journeys into one of the most fascinating intellectual adventures of recent decades - understanding and exploring... [more]

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The Sting of the Wild

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The Sting of the Wild

Justin O. Schmidt

Mathematics & Sciences; Insects (entomology); Wildlife: butterflies, other insects & spiders

Paperback

With colorful descriptions of each venom's sensation and a story that leaves you tingling with awe, The Sting of the Wild's... [more]

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Hidden Nature: Wainwright Prize 2018 Shortlisted

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Hidden Nature: Wainwright Prize 2018 Shortlisted

Alys Fowler

Wildlife: general interest; Walking, hiking, trekking; Travel & holiday; Travel writing

Paperback

A beautifully written exploration of life and urban nature from writer and gardener Alys Fowler. [more]

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Mrs Moreau's Warbler: How Birds Got Their Names

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Mrs Moreau's Warbler: How Birds Got Their Names

Stephen Moss

Mathematics & Sciences; Wildlife: birds & birdwatching

Hardback

Guardian columnist and Springwatch expert Stephen Moss combines detective work, natural history, folklore and firsthand observations... [more]

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Amazing Arachnids

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Amazing Arachnids

Jillian Cowles

Reference works; Mathematics & Sciences; Arachnids; Insects (entomology); The Earth: natural history general

Hardback

A richly illustrated and up-close look at the secret lives of spiders and other arachnids The American Southwest is home... [more]

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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

Paperback

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

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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]

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The Mountains of California

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The Mountains of California

John Muir

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

Paperback

The pioneer conservationist recounts his journeys through the Yosemite Valley, Mount Whitney, the famed sequoia forests, King's... [more]

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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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The Accidental Botanist: The Structure of Plants Revealed

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The Accidental Botanist: The Structure of Plants Revealed

Robbie Honey

Trees, wildflowers & plants

Hardback

Photographic portraits of beautiful flowers following the rules of botany with an aesthetic flair that transforms them into... [more]

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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]

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Death in the Garden: Poisonous Plants and Their Use Throughout History

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Death in the Garden: Poisonous Plants and Their Use Throughout History

Michael Brown

Botany & plant sciences; Gardening; Trees, wildflowers & plants

Hardback

A detailed account of the medical and spiritual uses of poisonous plants. This book draws upon rare sources when uncovering... [more]

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Weather: An Illustrated History: From Cloud Atlases to Climate Change

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Weather: An Illustrated History: From Cloud Atlases to Climate Change

Andrew Revkin, Mechaley

Weather; Children's & Educational

Hardback

An illustrated history of humanity's evolving relationship with Earth's dynamic climate system and the weather it generates.... [more]

$37.99

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Astroquizzical: A Curious Journey Through Our Cosmic Family Tree

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Astroquizzical: A Curious Journey Through Our Cosmic Family Tree

Jillian Scudder

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Popular astronomy & space

Hardback

How did the Earth get to be the way it is? Just like all of us, it's a product of its ancestors. [more]

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The Feather Thief: Beauty, Obsession, and the Natural History Heist of the Century

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The Feather Thief: Beauty, Obsession, and the Natural History Heist of the...

Kirk Wallace Johnson

True crime; Mathematics & Sciences; Wildlife: birds & birdwatching; Travel & holiday guides

Hardback

When he discovered that the thief evaded prison, and that half the birds were never recovered, Johnson embarked upon a years-long... [more]

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