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Cosmic Impact: Understanding the Threat to Earth from Asteroids and Comets

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Cosmic Impact: Understanding the Threat to Earth from Asteroids and Comets...

Andrew May

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Cosmology & the universe; Popular astronomy & space

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Is Earth really doomed to be destroyed by a cosmic catastrophe? [more]

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Your Backyard Birds: Understanding the Behaviours, Habits and Needs of Our Brilliant Birds

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Your Backyard Birds: Understanding the Behaviours, Habits and Needs of Our...

Grainne Cleary

Mathematics & Sciences; Wildlife: birds & birdwatching

Paperback

<div><strong>ABBEY'S BOOKSELLER PICK</strong> ----- Most of us have bird stories. Maybe the butcherbird or kookaburra who... [more]

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Giants of the Monsoon Forest: Living and Working with Elephants

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Giants of the Monsoon Forest: Living and Working with Elephants

Jacob Shell

Social & cultural anthropology; Mathematics & Sciences; Conservation of the environment; Wildlife: mammals

Hardback

A journey through the hidden world of elephants and their riders. [more]

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Reptiles of Victoria: A Guide to Identification and Ecology

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Reptiles of Victoria: A Guide to Identification and Ecology

John Coventry

Reptiles; Wildlife: reptiles & amphibians

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Illustrated descriptions of the 123 native, introduced and vagrant reptile species in the state. [more]

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Self-Care for Cats (And Their Humans): A Feline's Guide to Living the Pampered Life You Deserve

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Self-Care for Cats (And Their Humans): A Feline's Guide to Living the Pampered...

Patricia Washburn

Fiction & Literature; Parodies & spoofs; Cats as pets

Paperback

Expert self-care tips from the feline authorities on napping as an art form, looking good at all times, keeping your cool,... [more]

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Working with Nature: Saving and Using the World's Wild Places

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Working with Nature: Saving and Using the World's Wild Places

Jeremy Purseglove

Mathematics & Sciences; Conservation of wildlife & habitats; Sustainable agriculture; Natural & wild gardening; The natural world, country life & pets

Hardback

From cocoa farming in Ghana to the orchards of Kent and the desert badlands of Pakistan, taking a practical approach to sustaining... [more]

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Destined for the Stars: Faith, the Future, and America's Final Frontier

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Destined for the Stars: Faith, the Future, and America's Final Frontier...

Catherine L. Newell

History of the Americas; Philosophy; Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Astronomy, space & time; Popular astronomy & space

Hardback

Where did humanity get the idea that outer space is a frontier waiting to be explored? Destined for the Stars considers the... [more]

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Alba the Hundred Year Old Fish

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Alba the Hundred Year Old Fish

Lara Hawthorne

Illustration; Wildlife: aquatic creatures; Gift books; Children's & Educational; Picture books

Hardback

Alba the fish has spent her entire life collecting precious objects that drift dow n to the ocean floor. From delicate shells... [more]

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Hollywood Dogs: Photographs from the John Kobal Foundation

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Hollywood Dogs: Photographs from the John Kobal Foundation

William Secord

Photography & photographs; Individual photographers; Theatre: individual actors & directors; Film, TV & Radio; Dogs as pets

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Hollywood Dogs showcases a fine selection of photographs from the famous John Kobal Foundation. Taken between 1920 and 1960... [more]

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Hollywood Cats: Photographs From the John Kobal Foundation

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Hollywood Cats: Photographs From the John Kobal Foundation

Gareth Abbott, Simon Crocker

Photography & photographs; Individual photographers; Film, TV & Radio; Individual actors & performers; Cats as pets

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Over 100 wonderful images of Hollywood film stars from the Golden Age, photographed with cats of all shapes, size and breeds.... [more]

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Superlative: The Biology of Extremes

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Superlative: The Biology of Extremes

Matthew D. LaPlante

Mathematics & Sciences; Biology, life sciences; The natural world, country life & pets

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Journalist Matthew D. LaPlante presents a collection of nature's outliers, or extraordinary animals and plants that could... [more]

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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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The Rise and Fall of the Dinosaurs: The Untold Story of a Lost World

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The Rise and Fall of the Dinosaurs: The Untold Story of a Lost World

Steve Brusatte

Mathematics & Sciences; Dinosaurs & the prehistoric world

Paperback

Before there were Homo sapiens there were the dinosaurs. A thrilling re-evaluation of the creatures that ruled the earth for... [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

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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]

$37.95

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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

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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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Dinosaur Facts and Figures: The Theropods and Other Dinosauriformes

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Dinosaur Facts and Figures: The Theropods and Other Dinosauriformes

Ruben Molina-Perez, Asier Larramendi, David Connolly, Gonzalo Angel Ramirez Cruz

Reference works; Mathematics & Sciences; Dinosaurs & the prehistoric world

Hardback

An illustrated record book of theropod facts and figures-from the biggest to the fastest to the smartest The theropod dinosaurs... [more]

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Origins: How the Earth Shaped Human History

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Origins: How the Earth Shaped Human History

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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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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Spaceflight: The Complete Story from Sputnik to Curiosity

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Spaceflight: The Complete Story from Sputnik to Curiosity

Giles Sparrow

Mathematics & Sciences; Astronomy, space & time; History of engineering & technology; Astronautics; Popular astronomy & space; Space (Children's&YA)

Hardback

This compelling story of exploration charts and celebrates humankind in space, from Sputnik's launch in 1957 through the Apollo... [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]

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