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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]

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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]

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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]

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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

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

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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]

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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]

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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]

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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]

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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

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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]

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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]

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Rose

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Rose

Catherine Horwood

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

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With vibrant illustrations and tales of medieval best-sellers, nurserymen's rivalries and changing tastes in the flower bed,... [more]

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The Secret Lives of Bats: My Adventures with the World's Most Misunderstood Mammals

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The Secret Lives of Bats: My Adventures with the World's Most Misunderstood...

Merlin Tuttle

Mathematics & Sciences; Wildlife: mammals

Paperback

A lifetime of adventures with bats around the world reveals why these special and imperiled creatures should be protected... [more]

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Mysteries of Mars

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Mysteries of Mars

Fabio Vittorio De Blasio

Mathematics & Sciences; Solar system: the Sun & planets; Astronautics; UFOs & extraterrestrial beings; Popular astronomy & space

Paperback

This book introduces the reader to the wonders of Mars, covering all aspects from our past perceptions of the planet through... [more]

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The Astronaut Selection Test Book: Do You Have What it Takes?

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The Astronaut Selection Test Book: Do You Have What it Takes?

Tim Peake, The European Space Agency

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Astrophysics; Puzzles & quizzes; Popular astronomy & space

Paperback

*** The puzzle book of 2018 ***Have you got what it takes to be an astronaut?<br... [more]

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Universal Life: An Inside Look Behind the Race to Discover Life Beyond Earth

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Universal Life: An Inside Look Behind the Race to Discover Life Beyond Earth...

Alan Boss (Research Staff Member, Department of Terrestrial Magnetism, Carnegie Institution)

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

Hardback

The Kepler space telescope spent four years looking for Earth-like planets in our galaxy. A revolution in thinking about our... [more]

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The Pobblebonk Earth Detective Club: Going Wild

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The Pobblebonk Earth Detective Club: Going Wild

Sue Baker

Education; The natural world, country life & pets; Children's & Educational

Paperback

Educational children's book on Australian animals. A fresh approach combining fact and the hilarious adventures of The Pobblebonk... [more]

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Bees of Australia: A Photographic Exploration

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Bees of Australia: A Photographic Exploration

James Dorey

Apiculture (beekeeping); Wildlife: butterflies, other insects & spiders

Paperback

Discover the beauty and diversity of Australia's native bees. [more]

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RSPB Pocket Guide to British Birds

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RSPB Pocket Guide to British Birds

Simon Harrap

Reference works; Wildlife: birds & birdwatching

Paperback

A compact, lightweight and informative guide to 215 of the most common birds found in Britain. It features concise descriptions... [more]

$14.99

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Birds of Thailand

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Birds of Thailand

Michael Webster

Birds (ornithology); Wildlife: birds & birdwatching

Paperback

A neat series of truly portable guides designed for the nature-loving traveler. [more]

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Plants of the Victorian High Country: A Field Guide for Walkers

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Plants of the Victorian High Country: A Field Guide for Walkers

John Murphy, Bill Dowling

Trees, wildflowers & plants

Paperback

Fully revised, illustrated and complete with identification keys. [more]

$39.99

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The Pebbles on the Beach

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The Pebbles on the Beach

Clarence Ellis

Animals & nature in art (still life, landscapes & seascapes); Mathematics & Sciences; Wildlife: general interest; Rocks, minerals & fossils; Travel & holiday guides; Nature, the natural world (Children's&YA)

Paperback

Understanding the humble pebble makes a trip to the beach, lake-side or river bank simply that little bit more fascinating.<br... [more]

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The Bucket List Nature: 1000 Incredible Adventures in the Natural World

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The Bucket List Nature: 1000 Incredible Adventures in the Natural World...

Kath Stathers

The natural world, country life & pets; Travel & holiday; Travel writing

Paperback

The Bucket List: Nature takes readers on a global journey of the world's most amazing wildlife, visiting forests, deserts,... [more]

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Marianne North: The Kew Collection

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Marianne North: The Kew Collection

RBG Kew

Art & Architecture; Botanical art; The natural world, country life & pets

Hardback

Marianne North was a remarkable Victorian traveller and painter, who traversed the globe recording the world's flora with... [more]

$79.99

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Dinomania: Why We Love, Fear and Are Utterly Enchanted by Dinosaurs

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Dinomania: Why We Love, Fear and Are Utterly Enchanted by Dinosaurs

Boria Sax

Mathematics & Sciences; Dinosaurs & the prehistoric world

Hardback

Dinomania tells the story of our romance with the titanic saurians, from early stories that were inspired by their bones to... [more]

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The Wild Remedy: How Nature Mends Us - A Diary

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The Wild Remedy: How Nature Mends Us - A Diary

Emma Mitchell

Medicine; Coping with stress; Self-sufficiency; The countryside, country life

Hardback

Emma Mitchell's richly illustrated and evocative diary records her nature finds over the course of a year and shows how being... [more]

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