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Picturing Apollo 11: Rare Views and Undiscovered Moments

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Picturing Apollo 11: Rare Views and Undiscovered Moments

J.L. Pickering, John Bisney

Photographs: collections; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Aerospace & aviation technology; Space science; Popular astronomy & space

Hardback

Provides an unprecedented photographic history of the space mission that defined an era. Through a wealth of unpublicized... [more]

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The Penguin Book of Outer Space Exploration: NASA and the Incredible Story of Human Spaceflight

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The Penguin Book of Outer Space Exploration: NASA and the Incredible Story...

Bill Nye

20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Mathematics & Sciences; History of engineering & technology; Space science; Popular astronomy & space

Paperback

Using items in the NASA archive together with expert narrative guidance, this history of how Americans got to space begins... [more]

$27.99

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A Field Guide to Birds of Northern Queensland

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A Field Guide to Birds of Northern Queensland

Phil Gregory, Jun Matsui

Wildlife: birds & birdwatching

Paperback

This book is aimed at Queensland birdwatchers and also at the many visitors to the region. It includes all the latest taxonomy,... [more]

$49.99

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Sardine

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Sardine

Trevor Day

Mathematics & Sciences; Sea life & the seashore

Paperback

Trevor Day travels across four continents to meet the sardine in its natural environment, and he traces the fish's journey... [more]

$24.99

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A Field Guide to Carnivores of the World, 2nd edition

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A Field Guide to Carnivores of the World, 2nd edition

Luke Hunter

Wildlife: mammals

Paperback

Ranging from the largest terrestrial carnivore, the Polar Bear, to the tiny Least Weasel that can squeeze through a wedding... [more]

$49.99

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The World of Dinosaurs: An Illustrated Tour

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The World of Dinosaurs: An Illustrated Tour

Mark A Norell

Mathematics & Sciences; Palaeontology; Dinosaurs & the prehistoric world; Rocks, minerals & fossils

Hardback

Dinosaurs have held sway over our imaginations since the discovery of their bones first shocked the world in the nineteenth... [more]

$58.95

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Kindred: A Cradle Mountain Love Story

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Kindred: A Cradle Mountain Love Story

Kate Legge

Biography; Biography: general; Mountains; Rural planning; Zoos & wildlife parks

Hardback

Traces the achievements of two unconventional adventurers and their fight to preserve the wilderness where they pioneered... [more]

$44.99

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Worlds of Natural History

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Worlds of Natural History

Helen Anne Curry (University of Cambridge), Nicholas Jardine (University of Cambridge), James Andrew Secord (University of Cambridge), Emma C. Spary (University of Cambridge)

Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; The natural world, country life & pets

Paperback

From Aztec accounts of hibernating hummingbirds to contemporary television spectaculars, human encounters with nature have... [more]

$67.95

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Waddle: A Book of Fun for Penguin Lovers

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Waddle: A Book of Fun for Penguin Lovers

Lloyd Spencer Davis

Mathematics & Sciences; Wildlife: general interest

Hardback

Penguins. We love them. Seemingly upright caricatures of us, it is easy to bond with these black and white `little people'.... [more]

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The Complete Guide to Australian Birds

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The Complete Guide to Australian Birds

George Adams

The natural world, country life & pets

Paperback

This book is the most up-to-date guide to Australian birds available. Written in everyday language, with crisp, brilliant... [more]

$45.00

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A Man on the Moon: The Voyages of the Apollo Astronauts

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A Man on the Moon: The Voyages of the Apollo Astronauts

Andrew Chaikin

Mathematics & Sciences; Space science; Popular astronomy & space

Paperback

The race to the moon was won spectacularly by Apollo 11 on 20 July 1969. This title presents an account of the heroic Apollo... [more]

$35.00

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Everything You Know About Planet Earth is Wrong

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Everything You Know About Planet Earth is Wrong

Matt Brown

Reference; Geography; The Earth: natural history general

Hardback

A fascinating and humorous read that debunks the surprising myths about the world we live in. [more]

$22.99

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Salt On Your Tongue: Women and the Sea

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Salt On Your Tongue: Women and the Sea

Charlotte Runcie

Memoirs; Pregnancy, birth & baby care; Wildlife: aquatic creatures; Travel & holiday

Hardback

A lyrical exploration of the sea, how it inspires art, music and literature and how it connects us, from the Daily Telegraph's... [more]

$32.99

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The Secret Language of Cats

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The Secret Language of Cats

Peter Kuras, Susanne Schotz

Mathematics & Sciences; Cats as pets

Paperback

In The Secret Language of Cats, Susanne Schoetz offers a crash course in the phonetic study of cat sounds. She introduces... [more]

$22.99

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The Ends of the World: Volcanic Apocalypses, Lethal Oceans and Our Quest to Understand Earth's Past Mass Extinctions

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The Ends of the World: Volcanic Apocalypses, Lethal Oceans and Our Quest...

Peter Brannen

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

Paperback

Five times our world has stood on the brink of Armageddon - it's been incinerated, frozen, drained, flooded and smothered... [more]

$19.99

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Auroras: Fire in the Sky

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Auroras: Fire in the Sky

Dan Bortolotti

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular astronomy & space

Paperback

First paperback edition with over 100 photographs of one of nature's greatest spectacles and captions that reflect on the... [more]

$24.95

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How to be a Good Creature: A Memoir in Thirteen Animals

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How to be a Good Creature: A Memoir in Thirteen Animals

Sy Montgomery

Biography; Memoirs; Literary essays; Mind, Body, Spirit: thought & practice; Wildlife: general interest; Domestic animals & pets

Paperback

National Book Award finalist Sy Montgomery reflects on the personalities and quirks of 13 animals--her friends--who have profoundly... [more]

$29.99

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The Universe Explained: A Cosmic Q and A

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The Universe Explained: A Cosmic Q and A

Heather Couper, Nigel Henbest

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular astronomy & space

Paperback

Two of Britain's popular astronomers answer all the questions people ask about space travel, telescopes, the solar system,... [more]

$24.95

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Concise Bird Guide

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Concise Bird Guide

Bloomsbury

Wildlife: general interest; Wildlife: birds & birdwatching

Paperback

This beautifully illustrated mini field guide is packed with information on the birds of Britain and the near Continent. It... [more]

$14.99

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The Pine Barrens

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The Pine Barrens

John McPhee

History; The natural world, country life & pets

Paperback

In The Pine Barrens, McPhee uses his uncanny skills as a journalist to explore the history of the region and to describe the... [more]

$22.99

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Honeysuckle Creek: The Story of Tom Reid, a Little Dish and Neil Armstrong's First Step

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Honeysuckle Creek: The Story of Tom Reid, a Little Dish and Neil Armstrong's...

Andrew Tink

Australasian & Pacific history; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular astronomy & space

Paperback

Reveals the pivotal role that the tracking station at Honeysuckle Creek, near Canberra, played in the first moon landing.... [more]

$34.99

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Phillipps Field Guide to the Mammals of Borneo (2nd edition)

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Phillipps Field Guide to the Mammals of Borneo (2nd edition)

Quentin Phillipps

Wildlife: mammals

Paperback

A fully updated second edition of this user-friendly field guide to the mammals of Borneo, covering Sabah, Sarawak, Brunei... [more]

$49.99

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Blowfish's Oceanopedia: 291 Extraordinary Things You Didn't Know About the Sea

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Blowfish's Oceanopedia: 291 Extraordinary Things You Didn't Know About the...

Tom 'The Blowfish' Hird

Mathematics & Sciences; Wildlife: aquatic creatures

Paperback

A fascinating and fun-filled book of extraordinary facts about the oceans, seas and waterways of our world. [more]

$24.99

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Cat Poems

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Cat Poems

Elizabeth Bishop, Stevie Smith, Ezra Pound, Charles Baudelaire, William Carlos Williams

Poetry; Poetry anthologies; Cats as pets

Paperback

You Know How a Cat Will Bring a mouse it has caught and lay it at your feet so each morning I bring you a poem that... [more]

$16.99

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Mercury

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Mercury

William Sheehan

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Popular astronomy & space

Hardback

In this up-to-date and beautifully illustrated volume, William Sheehan brings our understanding of the planet into clear focus.... [more]

$59.99

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