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Space Exploration: Past, Present, Future

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Space Exploration: Past, Present, Future

Carolyn Collins Petersen

Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Space science; Popular astronomy & space

Paperback

New paperback edition - This detailed examination of our steps into space is viewed from our potential future there - on Mars... [more]

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Following the Wild Bees: The Craft and Science of Bee Hunting

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Following the Wild Bees: The Craft and Science of Bee Hunting

Thomas D. Seeley

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

Paperback

Following the Wild Bees is both a unique meditation on the pleasures of the natural world and a guide to the ingenious methods... [more]

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The Big Heat: Earth on the Brink

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The Big Heat: Earth on the Brink

Jeffrey St Clair, Joshua Frank

Politics & government; Central government policies; Publishing industry; Global warming; The natural world, country life & pets

Paperback

It's hot out there and there's nothing natural about it. Two environmental journalists take us on a tour of the human causes... [more]

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

Paperback

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

$35.00

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The Sea Journal: Seafarers' Sketchbooks

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The Sea Journal: Seafarers' Sketchbooks

Huw Lewis-Jones

Biography: historical, political & military; History; Maritime history; Sea life & the seashore; Expeditions

Hardback

A captivating compendium of rare and exquisite first-hand records of ocean voyages around the world and in different ages,... [more]

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Nature's Giants: The Biology and Evolution of the World's Largest Lifeforms

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Nature's Giants: The Biology and Evolution of the World's Largest Lifeforms...

Graeme Ruxton

Mathematics & Sciences; Evolution; Zoology: Mammals; Dinosaurs & the prehistoric world; Wildlife: general interest

Hardback

A beautifully illustrated exploration of the science behind the awe-inspiring giants of past and present [more]

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The Cow Book: A Story of Life on an Irish Family Farm

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The Cow Book: A Story of Life on an Irish Family Farm

John Connell

Memoirs; Mathematics & Sciences; Dairy farming; The countryside, country life; Farm & working animals

Paperback

Farming has been in John Connell's family for generations, but he never intended to follow in his father's footsteps. Until,... [more]

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Australian Birds of Prey in Flight: A Photographic Guide

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Australian Birds of Prey in Flight: A Photographic Guide

Richard Seaton, Mat Gilfedder, Stephen Debus

Wildlife: birds & birdwatching

Paperback

Identify the eagles, hawks, kites and falcons flying high above you with this photographic guide. [more]

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Shoot for the Moon: How the Moon Landings Taught us the 8 Secrets of Success

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Shoot for the Moon: How the Moon Landings Taught us the 8 Secrets of Success...

Richard Wiseman

Mathematics & Sciences; Advice on careers & achieving success; Popular astronomy & space

Paperback

'The legacy of Apollo is that you can do anything you set your mind to' Christopher C Kraft Jr, Director of Flight Operations,... [more]

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Birds of Australia

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Birds of Australia

Don Hadden

Photographs: collections; Wildlife: birds & birdwatching

Hardback

Australian birds are unique. In Birds of Australia, stunning photographs showcase the birds in intimate and breathtaking environments... [more]

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Birds of the Outback

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Birds of the Outback

Don Hadden

Wildlife: birds & birdwatching

Hardback

Following on from Birds of Australia, this new book from Don Hadden showcases more than 85 birds that live in some of Australia's... [more]

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The Horse: A natural history

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The Horse: A natural history

Debbie Busby, Catrin Rutland

Mathematics & Sciences; Wildlife: mammals; Horses & ponies

Hardback

The Horse: A Natural History looks not only at the horse in the human context, but also at its own story, and at the way horses... [more]

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Plight Of The Living Dead: What Real-Life Zombies Reveal About Our World - and Ourselves

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Plight Of The Living Dead: What Real-Life Zombies Reveal About Our World...

Matt Simon

Society & Social Sciences; The natural world, country life & pets

Paperback

Zombieism isn't just the stuff of movies and TV shows like The Walking Dead. It's real, and it's happening in the world around... [more]

$24.99

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Reading the Rocks: How Victorian Geologists Discovered the Secret of Life

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Reading the Rocks: How Victorian Geologists Discovered the Secret of Life...

Brenda Maddox

Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Geology & the lithosphere; Rocks, minerals & fossils

Paperback

A SUNDAY TIMES BOOK OF THE YEAR 2017 <br /><br /> A rich and exuberant... [more]

$19.99

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The Meaning Of Trees

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The Meaning Of Trees

Robert Vennell

Gardening; Trees, wildflowers & plants

Hardback

The history and use of New Zealand's native plants A guide and gift book in equal measure, this treasure of a book pays homage... [more]

$49.99

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A Natural History of Beer

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A Natural History of Beer

Rob DeSalle, Ian Tattersall

Reference works; Social & cultural history; Cookery, food & drink; Beers; Trees, wildflowers & plants

Hardback

A celebration of beer--its science, its history, and its impact on human culture [more]

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Finding our Place in the Universe: How We Discovered Laniakea-the Milky Way's Home

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Finding our Place in the Universe: How We Discovered Laniakea-the Milky...

Helene Courtois (Professor and Vice-President, University of Lyon)

Mathematics & Sciences; Astronomical charts & atlases; Popular astronomy & space

Hardback

How a team of researchers, led by the author, discovered our home galaxy's location in the universe. [more]

$49.99

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Moss

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Moss

Ulrica Nordstroem

Gardening; Gardening: plants; Trees, wildflowers & plants

Hardback

Discover the magical world of moss . . .<br /><br />Moss is all around us.... [more]

$29.99

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Once a Wolf: The Science Behind Our Dogs' Astonishing Genetic Evolution

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Once a Wolf: The Science Behind Our Dogs' Astonishing Genetic Evolution...

Bryan Sykes (Oxford Ancestors)

Psychology; Mathematics & Sciences; Evolution; Animal behaviour; Dogs as pets

Hardback

The author of Seven Daughters of Eve returns with a lively account of how all dogs are descended from a mere handful of wolves.... [more]

$51.95

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Dragonflies & Damselfies: A natural history

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Dragonflies & Damselfies: A natural history

Dennis Paulson

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

Hardback

This book brings these insects to life. As well as providing a broad introduction... [more]

$49.99

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Bats: An illustrated guide to all species

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Bats: An illustrated guide to all species

Marianne Taylor

Mathematics & Sciences; Zoology: Mammals; Wildlife: mammals

Hardback

Bats: An Illustrated Guide to All Species looks in detail at the more than 1,300 species known today. Nocturnal, fast-flying... [more]

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Sprout Lands: Tending the Endless Gift of Trees

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Sprout Lands: Tending the Endless Gift of Trees

William Bryant Logan

Mathematics & Sciences; Conservation of the environment; Gardening: shrubs & trees; Trees, wildflowers & plants

Hardback

Arborist William Bryant Logan recovers the lost tradition that sustained human life and culture for ten millennia. [more]

$43.95

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A Dog's Way Home: The Heartwarming Story of the Special Bond Between Man and Dog

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A Dog's Way Home: The Heartwarming Story of the Special Bond Between Man...

W. Bruce Cameron

Fiction & Literature; Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945); Dogs as pets

Paperback

From W. Bruce Cameron, author of the beloved bestseller and major Hollywood movie A Dog's Purpose, comes this beautifully... [more]

$17.99

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Treasures of Botanical Art

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Treasures of Botanical Art

Shirley Sherwood, Martyn Rix

Art & Architecture; Botanical art; Gardens (descriptions, history etc); Trees, wildflowers & plants

Hardback

Treasures of Botanical Art reveals the history of botanical painting, its beauty and science, with works from two renowned... [more]

$39.99

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The Night Sky Explorer: Your Guide to the Heavens

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The Night Sky Explorer: Your Guide to the Heavens

Robin Kerrod, Tom Jackson

Astronomical observation: observatories, equipment & methods; Astronomical charts & atlases; Popular astronomy & space; Children's & Educational

Paperback

The Night Sky Explorer contains all the information and equipment the aspiring... [more]

$39.95

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