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Edward's Menagerie: Dogs: 50 canine crochet patterns

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Edward's Menagerie: Dogs: 50 canine crochet patterns

Kerry Lord

Art & Architecture; Knitting & crochet; Dogs as pets

Paperback

Having shown us how to master monsters in Edward's Crochet Imaginarium and capture friends and family in Edward's Crochet... [more]

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The Invention of the Modern Dog: Breed and Blood in Victorian Britain

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The Invention of the Modern Dog: Breed and Blood in Victorian Britain

Michael Worboys (CHSTM, University of Manchester), Julie-Marie Strange (History, Samuel Alexander), Neil Pemberton (CHSTM, University of Manchester)

European history; History of medicine; Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Dogs as pets

Hardback

Connecting the emergence and development of certain dog breeds to both scientific understandings of race and blood as well... [more]

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Rocket Men: The Daring Odyssey of Apollo 8 and the Astronauts who made man's first journey to the Moon

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Rocket Men: The Daring Odyssey of Apollo 8 and the Astronauts who made man's...

Robert Kurson

History of the Americas; The Cold War; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular astronomy & space; Expeditions

Paperback

Fifty years ago, Christmas 1968, Man first orbited the Moon. This book tells the inside story of that epic journey. [more]

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Owl

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Owl

Desmond Morris

Animals & society; Mathematics & Sciences; Wildlife: birds & birdwatching

Paperback

In this classic Reaktion title, now available in paperback, bestselling author and broadcaster Desmond Morris explores the... [more]

$24.99

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The Immeasurable World: Journeys in Desert Places

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The Immeasurable World: Journeys in Desert Places

William Atkins

Arid zones, deserts; The Earth: natural history general; Travel & holiday; Expeditions

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But for those whose call deserts home, the 'hideous blanks' described by explorers are rich in resources and significance.<br... [more]

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RISINGTIDEFALLINGSTAR

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RISINGTIDEFALLINGSTAR

Philip Hoare

Oceanography (seas); The natural world, country life & pets; Travel & holiday

Paperback

Rich and strange from the tip of its title to its deep-sunk bones' Robert Macfarlane From the author of Leviathan,... [more]

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Tawny Frogmouth

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Tawny Frogmouth

Gisela Kaplan

Wildlife: birds & birdwatching

Paperback

A fully revised, easy-to-read second edition providing the most comprehensive single study of tawny frogmouths. [more]

$39.99

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Moon: Art, Science, Culture

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Moon: Art, Science, Culture

Alexandra Loske, Robert Massey

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

Hardback

An awe-inspiring and enlightening survey of our closest cosmic companion. [more]

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How Plants Work: Form, Diversity, Survival

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How Plants Work: Form, Diversity, Survival

Stephen Blackmore

Mathematics & Sciences; Evolution; Mycology, fungi (non-medical); Plant ecology; Trees, wildflowers & plants

Hardback

A large-format, heavily illustrated look at the wide adaptability and rich diversity of the plant kingdom All the plants... [more]

$63.95

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Spying on Whales: The Past, Present and Future of the World's Largest Animals

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Spying on Whales: The Past, Present and Future of the World's Largest Animals...

Nicholas Pyenson

Mathematics & Sciences; Palaeontology; Wildlife: aquatic creatures; Rocks, minerals & fossils

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Whales are among the largest, most intelligent, deepest diving species to have ever lived on our planet. We have hunted them... [more]

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Dinosaurs: A Journey to the Lost Kingdom

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Dinosaurs: A Journey to the Lost Kingdom

Christine Argot, Luc Vives

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

Hardback

Blending history and fantasy, science and art, the story of how dinosaurs were discovered and reimagined comes to... [more]

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The Secret Language of Trees

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The Secret Language of Trees

Gill Davies

Gardening; Trees, wildflowers & plants

Hardback

As well as offering wood and charcoal fuels, timber for buildings and ships, latex rubber, dyes, shade, shelter from the weather,... [more]

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Innumerable Insects: The Story of the Most Diverse and Myriad Animals on Earth

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Innumerable Insects: The Story of the Most Diverse and Myriad Animals on...

Michael S. Engel

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

Hardback

This is the fascinating story of the world's most numerous creatures, illustrated by stunning images from the American Museum... [more]

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Minibeasts: True rulers of our world and the key to our survival

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Minibeasts: True rulers of our world and the key to our survival

Alan Henderson

Mathematics & Sciences; Wildlife: butterflies, other insects & spiders

Hardback

Lavishly illustrated with breathtaking macrophotography, this stunning insight into the insect kingdom reveals the critical... [more]

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A Guinea Pig Christmas Carol

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A Guinea Pig Christmas Carol

Charles Dickens, Tess Newall, Alex Goodwin

Fiction & Literature; Classic fiction (pre c 1945); Humour; Rabbits & rodents as pets; Gift books

Hardback

-- Charles Dickens's heartwarming winter tale... with guinea pigs in the... [more]

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The Space Book Revised and Updated: From the Beginning to the End of Time, 250 Milestones in the History of Space & Astronomy

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The Space Book Revised and Updated: From the Beginning to the End of Time,...

Jim Bell

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular astronomy & space

Hardback

This revised edition includes the most exciting new discoveries in space exploration. Existing entries have been updated to... [more]

$44.99

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The Hidden Life of Trees: Illustrated Edition

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The Hidden Life of Trees: Illustrated Edition

Peter Wohlleben

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Trees, wildflowers & plants

Hardback

In his international bestseller, The Hidden Life of Trees, Peter Wohlleben opened readers' eyes to the wonders and amazing... [more]

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Reptiles and Amphibians of Australia

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Reptiles and Amphibians of Australia

Harold G. Cogger

Animal ecology; Amphibians; Wildlife: reptiles & amphibians

Hardback

Includes detailed descriptions, distribution maps and photographs of over 1200 species. [more]

$160.00

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Finches of  Australia

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Finches of Australia

Col Roberts

Wildlife: birds & birdwatching

Hardback

Col Roberts is regarded as one of the world's leading landscape, fishing and bird photographers and has previously published... [more]

$99.95

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Endurance: The Extraordinary True Story of My Year in Space

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Endurance: The Extraordinary True Story of My Year in Space

Scott Kelly

Memoirs; Mathematics & Sciences; Astronautics; Popular astronomy & space

Paperback

*As featured on BBC Breakfast, Radio 5Live and Steve Wright in the Afternoon on BBC Radio 2*From the Nasa astronaut who spent... [more]

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The Dogs that Made Australia

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The Dogs that Made Australia

Guy Hull

History; Australasian & Pacific history; Dogs as pets

Paperback

Hunter. Worker. Legend. The untold story of the dog's role in building our... [more]

$32.99

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Life On Earth: The Greatest Story Ever Told (40th Anniversary Edition)

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Life On Earth: The Greatest Story Ever Told (40th Anniversary Edition)

David Attenborough

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

Hardback

A new, beautifully illustrated... [more]

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The Cosmic Web: Mysterious Architecture of the Universe

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The Cosmic Web: Mysterious Architecture of the Universe

J. Richard Gott, III

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular astronomy & space

Paperback

J. Richard Gott was among the first cosmologists to propose that the structure of our universe is like a sponge made up of... [more]

$39.99

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The Inner Life of Cats: The Science and Secrets of Our Mysterious Feline Companions

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The Inner Life of Cats: The Science and Secrets of Our Mysterious Feline...

Thomas McNamee

Mathematics & Sciences; Cats as pets

Paperback

Now available in paperback, The Inner Life of Cats, blends scientific reportage with engaging, illustrative anecdotes about... [more]

$23.99

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Birds of Italy

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Birds of Italy

Marianne Taylor, Daniele Occhiato

Wildlife: general interest; Wildlife: birds & birdwatching; Eco-tourist guides

Paperback

Profiles more than 250 species regularly seen in the region.<br /><br />Authoritative... [more]

$19.99

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