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The Wonderful Mr Willughby: The First True Ornithologist

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The Wonderful Mr Willughby: The First True Ornithologist

Tim Birkhead

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Mathematics & Sciences; Wildlife: birds & birdwatching

Hardback

From the author of Bird Sense and The Most Perfect Thing, a biography of Francis Willughby, the first ornithologist Francis... [more]

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Wildlife of the Arctic

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Wildlife of the Arctic

Richard Sale

Geographical discovery & exploration; Wildlife: general interest

Paperback

This book celebrates the Arctic, exploring the natural history that has so inspired generations. [more]

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The Weather Detective: Rediscovering Nature's Secret Signs

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The Weather Detective: Rediscovering Nature's Secret Signs

Peter Wohlleben

Mathematics & Sciences; The countryside, country life; Trees, wildflowers & plants; Weather

Hardback

BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF THE HIDDEN LIFE OF TREES, PETER WOHLLEBEN, INVITES US TO RECONNECT WITH NATUREAs soon as we step out... [more]

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Where Corals Lie: A Natural and Cultural History

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Where Corals Lie: A Natural and Cultural History

J.M. Shick

Animals & nature in art (still life, landscapes & seascapes); Mathematics & Sciences; The natural world, country life & pets

Hardback

This book uniquely treats the many manifestations of corals in biology and geology; how diverse corals came to figure in art,... [more]

$79.99

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Sunflowers

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Sunflowers

Stephen A. Harris

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

Hardback

Sunflowers unravels the interplay between the biology of sunflowers and human cultures over the last 6,000 years. It explores... [more]

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Light of the Stars: Alien Worlds and the Fate of the Earth

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Light of the Stars: Alien Worlds and the Fate of the Earth

Adam Frank (University of Rochester)

Mathematics & Sciences; Astronomy, space & time; Space science; Popular astronomy & space

Hardback

Astrophysicist and NPR commentator Adam Frank reveals what the latest research on alien civilisations may tell us about our... [more]

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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]

$34.99

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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]

$27.99

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Farewell to the Horse: The Final Century of Our Relationship

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Farewell to the Horse: The Final Century of Our Relationship

Ulrich Raulff

History; Social & cultural history; Horses & ponies

Paperback

The relationship between horses and humans is an ancient, profound and complex one. For millennia horses provided the strength... [more]

$22.99

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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]

$17.99

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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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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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Saturn V: America's Rocket to the Moon

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Saturn V: America's Rocket to the Moon

Eugen Reichl

Mathematics & Sciences; Astronautics; Popular astronomy & space

Hardback

Without the mighty Saturn V rocket, the Apollo 11 moon landing would not have been possible in July 1969. Even today, nearly... [more]

$34.99

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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]

$49.99

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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]

$160.00

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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

Paperback

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, 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]

$30.95

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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]

$44.99

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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]

$22.99

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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]

$32.99

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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]

$81.95

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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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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]

$19.99

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