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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]

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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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The Moon

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The Moon

Bill Leatherbarrow

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Popular astronomy & space

Hardback

Extensively illustrated with images of the lunar surface, The Moon is an accessible introduction that will appeal to both... [more]

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Jupiter

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Jupiter

William Sheehan, Thomas Hockey

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Popular astronomy & space

Hardback

This beautifully illustrated volume ranges across the entire history of Jupiter studies, from the naked-eye observations of... [more]

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A Guide to Flowers & Plants of Tasmania: Fifth Edition

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A Guide to Flowers & Plants of Tasmania: Fifth Edition

Launceston Field Naturalists Club

Trees, wildflowers & plants

Paperback

Now in its fifth edition, the phenomenally successful A Guide to Flowers and Plants of Tasmania has been in print since 1981.... [more]

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Moving Heaven and Earth (Icon Science): Copernicus and the Solar System

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Moving Heaven and Earth (Icon Science): Copernicus and the Solar System...

John Henry

Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Solar system: the Sun & planets; Popular astronomy & space

Paperback

An insight into the fundamental workings of the cosmos. [more]

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Australian Good Birding Guide: Victoria

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Australian Good Birding Guide: Victoria

Ted Wnorowski, Alex Wnorowski

Physical geography & topography; Wildlife: general interest; Wildlife: birds & birdwatching; Travel & holiday guides

Paperback

This is the third book in the series of comprehensive guidebooks to birdwatching destinations in Australia. Similarly to the... [more]

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11 Explorations into Life on Earth: Christmas Lectures from the Royal Institution

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11 Explorations into Life on Earth: Christmas Lectures from the Royal Institution...

Helen Scales

Mathematics & Sciences; Wildlife: general interest; Trees, wildflowers & plants

Paperback

The second in a series of books in association with the Royal Institution on their world-renowned Christmas Lectures, this... [more]

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Comets: Nature and Culture

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Comets: Nature and Culture

P. Andrew Karam

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular astronomy & space

Paperback

Comets takes the reader on a far-ranging exploration of these fascinating phenomena. Andrew Karam looks at the science of... [more]

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Birds of Oman

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Birds of Oman

Jens Eriksen, Richard Porter

Birds (ornithology); Wildlife: birds & birdwatching

Paperback

With its unique blend of Western Palearctic, Oriental and Afrotropical components, and lying on a migratory crossroads, Oman... [more]

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Tallest Tower, Smallest Star: A Pictorial Compendium of Comparisons

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Tallest Tower, Smallest Star: A Pictorial Compendium of Comparisons

Kate Baker

The Earth: natural history general; Nostalgia: general; Children's & Educational

Hardback

Have you ever w ondered how a dinosaur w ould measure up against the Great Pyramids of Giza, if a hummingbird could outfly... [more]

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Spaceport Earth

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Spaceport Earth

Joe Pappalardo

Aerospace & air transport industries; Tourism industry; Mathematics & Sciences; Science funding & policy; Popular astronomy & space

Hardback

The twenty-first century space industry is changing drastically where private sector companies (e.g. Richard Branson's Virgin... [more]

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A Shadow Above: The Fall and Rise of the Raven

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A Shadow Above: The Fall and Rise of the Raven

Joe Shute

Cultural studies; Animals & society; Mathematics & Sciences; Animal behaviour; Wildlife: birds & birdwatching

Hardback

For millennia, we have tried to explain ourselves using the raven as a symbol. It occupies a unique place in British history... [more]

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Bouncing Back: An Eastern Barred Bandicoot Story

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Bouncing Back: An Eastern Barred Bandicoot Story

Rohan Cleave, Coral Tulloch

Science: general issues; Applied ecology; Management of land & natural resources; The natural world, country life & pets; Children's & Educational

Hardback

A beautifully illustrated story of this marsupial's plight and how it was saved from extinction. [more]

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The Wasp and the Orchid: The Remarkable Life of Australian Naturalist Edith Coleman

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The Wasp and the Orchid: The Remarkable Life of Australian Naturalist Edith...

Danielle Clode

Biography; Biography: science, technology & engineering; The natural world, country life & pets

Hardback

Award-winning zoologist and author Danielle Clode presents the life of one of Australia's foremost female naturalists, Edith... [more]

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Parrots of the World

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Parrots of the World

Steve Brookes

Wildlife: birds & birdwatching

Hardback

Parrots have always captured the imagination of humans thanks to their bright plumage and ability to mimic speech. This beautifully... [more]

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Far from Land: The Mysterious Lives of Seabirds

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Far from Land: The Mysterious Lives of Seabirds

Michael Brooke

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

Hardback

The lives and activities of seabirds as you've never seen them before.<br... [more]

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Cane Toad Wars

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Cane Toad Wars

Rick Shine

Mathematics & Sciences; Wildlife: reptiles & amphibians

Hardback

In 1935, an Australian government agency imported 101 specimens of the Central and South American Cane Toad in an attempt... [more]

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Birds of Peninsular Malaysia and Singapore

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Birds of Peninsular Malaysia and Singapore

G. W. H. Davison

Birds (ornithology); Wildlife: birds & birdwatching

Paperback

This compact and easy-to-use bird identification guide covers more than 250 species, and each bird description is supported... [more]

$19.99

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Birds of Java, Sumatra and Bali

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Birds of Java, Sumatra and Bali

Tony Tilford

Birds (ornithology); Wildlife: birds & birdwatching

Paperback

This text is a compact, easy-to-use bird identification guide suitable for any birdwatcher visiting the Indonesian islands... [more]

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Crow

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Crow

Boria Sax

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

Paperback

A classic account of the crow, now available in B-format paperback. Boria Sax looks at the crow in myth, literature and life,... [more]

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Birds New to Science: Fifty Years of Avian Discoveries

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Birds New to Science: Fifty Years of Avian Discoveries

David Brewer

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

Hardback

Amazing as it might sound, ornithologists are still discovering, on average, five or six species of birds that are completely... [more]

$79.99

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