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Underbug: An Obsessive Tale of Termites and Technology

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Underbug: An Obsessive Tale of Termites and Technology

Lisa Margonelli

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

Hardback

The bug to save the millennium? [more]

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Five Photons: Remarkable Journeys of Light Across Space and Time

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Five Photons: Remarkable Journeys of Light Across Space and Time

James Geach

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Popular astronomy & space

Hardback

Have you ever wondered how a star shines? Did you know that black holes can blaze like cosmic beacons across intergalactic... [more]

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The Immortal Yew

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The Immortal Yew

Tony Hall

British & Irish history; Social & cultural history; Gardening; Trees, wildflowers & plants

Hardback

In The Immortal Yew author Tony Hall takes the reader on a fascinating journey to the ancient yew trees of Britain and Ireland,... [more]

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Weird Plants

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Weird Plants

Chris Thorogood

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

Hardback

Plants trick, kill, steal and kidnap, and this unique book explores a fascinating world in which plants have turned the tables... [more]

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Walter Chandoha: The Cat Photographer

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Walter Chandoha: The Cat Photographer

Walter Chandoha

Exhibition catalogues & specific collections; Animals & nature in art (still life, landscapes & seascapes); Individual photographers; Photographs: collections; Cats as pets

Hardback

Suitable for younger audiences, this book offers insight into the career of a successful commercial photographer Walter Chandoha... [more]

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Celestial Atlas: A Journey in the Sky Through Maps

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Celestial Atlas: A Journey in the Sky Through Maps

Elena Percivaldi

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular astronomy & space

Hardback

Since the time of the ancient Egyptians and Babylonians, the observation, study and representation of the night sky has been... [more]

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Eyes to See: The Astonishing Variety of Vision in Nature

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Eyes to See: The Astonishing Variety of Vision in Nature

Michael Land

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Animal physiology; The natural world, country life & pets

Hardback

The spectacular capacity to see the world around them has evolved in many different ways among animals. From scallops and... [more]

$38.95

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The Man Who Climbs Trees

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The Man Who Climbs Trees

James Aldred

Autobiography: general; Memoirs; Mathematics & Sciences; Trees, wildflowers & plants; Climbing & mountaineering; Travel writing

Paperback

This is the story of a professional British tree climber, cameraman and adventurer, who has made a career out of travelling... [more]

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The Right Stuff

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The Right Stuff

Tom Wolfe

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular astronomy & space

Paperback

A wildly vivid and entertaining chronicle of America's manned space program, from the author of The Electric Kool-Aid Acid... [more]

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Guide to the Manta and Devil Rays of the World

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Guide to the Manta and Devil Rays of the World

Dr. Guy Stevens, Dr. Daniel Fernando, Marc Dando, Dr. Giuseppe Notarbartolo Di Sciara

Sea life & the seashore

Paperback

Manta and devil rays are some of the most intriguing creatures in the ocean. Driven forward by powerful beats of wing-like... [more]

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Canids of the World: Wolves, Wild Dogs, Foxes, Jackals, Coyotes, and Their Relatives

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Canids of the World: Wolves, Wild Dogs, Foxes, Jackals, Coyotes, and Their...

Dr. Jose R. Castello

Wildlife: mammals

Paperback

The most complete and user-friendly photographic field guide to the world's... [more]

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Discovering the Mammoth: A Tale of Giants, Unicorns, Ivory, and the Birth of a New Science

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Discovering the Mammoth: A Tale of Giants, Unicorns, Ivory, and the Birth...

John J. McKay

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

Paperback

The fascinating saga of solving the mystery of this ancient animal who once roamed the north country - and has captivated... [more]

$26.95

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Wildlife of Australia

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Wildlife of Australia

John Pickrell

Mathematics & Sciences; The natural world, country life & pets; Wildlife: general interest; Places & peoples: pictorial works; Nature, the natural world (Children's&YA)

Hardback

For first-time visitors here, Australia's wildlife - from the platypus and the thorny devil to the cassowary and the koala... [more]

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Dynasties: The Rise and Fall of Animal Families

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Dynasties: The Rise and Fall of Animal Families

Stephen Moss

Mathematics & Sciences; Wildlife: general interest

Hardback

Each chapter follows a different dynasty, from the Marsh Lions of the Masai Mara to rival packs of painted wolves, from a... [more]

$55.00

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Buzz: The Nature and Necessity of Bees

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Buzz: The Nature and Necessity of Bees

Thor Hanson

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

Paperback

A superb natural and cultural history of bees - the only such book to celebrate their full diversity. [more]

$29.99

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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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Pioneers of Spaceflight

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Pioneers of Spaceflight

Mathematics & Sciences; Astronautics; Popular astronomy & space

Hardback

Perfect book for anyone with an interest in space travel and the moon landings. [more]

$39.99

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Rare & Wonderful: Treasures from Oxford University Museum of Natural History

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Rare & Wonderful: Treasures from Oxford University Museum of Natural History...

Kate Diston, Zoe Simmons

Exhibition catalogues & specific collections; Mathematics & Sciences; The natural world, country life & pets; Museum, historic sites, gallery & art guides

Hardback

This lavishly illustrated book features highlights from the collections ranging from the iconic Dodo and the giant tuna to... [more]

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Apollo to the Moon: A History in 50 Objects

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Apollo to the Moon: A History in 50 Objects

Teasel Muir-Harmony

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Popular astronomy & space

Hardback

Celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Apollo missions to the moon, this collection features 50 key artifacts from the Smithsonian... [more]

$59.99

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The Meaning of Birds

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The Meaning of Birds

Simon Barnes

Mathematics & Sciences; Wildlife: birds & birdwatching; Gift books

Paperback

A passionate and informative celebration of birds: the perfect gift for the hard-core or amateur twitcher - or for anyone... [more]

$22.99

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The Earth Gazers

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The Earth Gazers

Christopher Potter

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular astronomy & space

Paperback

The fascinating story of how we first came to see the earth from space. [more]

$19.99

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Bird Photographer of the Year: Collection 3

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Bird Photographer of the Year: Collection 3

Bird Photographer of the Year

Photography & photographs; Mathematics & Sciences; Wildlife: birds & birdwatching

Hardback

Foreword by Chris Packham This beautiful book accompanies the photographic competition... [more]

$59.99

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A Naturalist's Guide to the Mammals of Southeast Asia (2nd edition)

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A Naturalist's Guide to the Mammals of Southeast Asia (2nd edition)

Chris R. Shepherd, Loretta Ann Shepherd

Wildlife: mammals

Paperback

This easy-to-use identification guide to the 129 species of mammal most commonly seen in Southeast Asia (covering Brunei,... [more]

$27.99

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Australia's Birding Megaspots

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Australia's Birding Megaspots

Peter Rowland, Chris Farrell

Wildlife: birds & birdwatching

Paperback

This fully illustrated guide describes over 60 of the best sites for viewing both common and rare species. Organised by state,... [more]

$49.99

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125 Best Birdwatching Sites in Southeast Asia

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125 Best Birdwatching Sites in Southeast Asia

Yong Ding Li, Low Wen

Wildlife: birds & birdwatching

Paperback

An expanded and fully updated edition of The 100 Best Birdwatching Sites in Southeast Asia. The book covers sites in Brunei... [more]

$49.99

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