Nature/Countryside

Nature/Countryside

Nature/Countryside

Nature/Countryside

Nature and the countryside, animals and minerals, gemstones and rocks to birds and beekeeping, Alfred Wainwright and walking to conservation.
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POSH DOGS
PIMPERNEL PRESS & COUNTRY LIFE    Book Number: 84425
Published price: £12.99
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Born with a silver spoon in their mouths, these shaggy doggies much prefer tales of leaping over country fences, accompanying their masters, hunting in packs of hounds, alongside horses, and lookin...
CONTROVERSIAL BODIES
EDITED BY JOHN LANTOS    Book Number: 85116
Published price: £28
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Sub-titled 'Thoughts on the Public Display of Plastinated Corpses', the book looks at the powerful sway these corpses hold over their living audiences everywhere. Plastination was invented in the ...
ON TRAILS: An Exploration
ROBERT MOOR    Book Number: 86022
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While hiking the Appalachian Trail in 2009, Robert Moor began to wonder about the paths that lie beneath our feet. How do they form? Why do some improve over time while others devolve? What make...
WILD SEX: The Science Behind Mating In the Animal Kingdom
DR CARIN BONDAR    Book Number: 87206
Published price: $27.95
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Birds do it, bees do it, in fact every member of the animal kingdom does it from fruit flies to blue whales. Try having to do it being hunted down by predators, or in unpredictable and life-threat...
RISINGTIDEFALLINGSTAR
PHILIP HOARE    Book Number: 87422
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Idiosyncratic tales of mariners, adventurers and the odd dilettante, here is an exquisite read, stuffed with dark myths and eerie legends, written with poetic descriptions. It is a watery book by ...
BIRDS, BEES AND EDUCATED FLEAS
BRUCE MONTAGUE    Book Number: 87867
Published price: £8.99
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Sub-titled 'An A -Z Guide to the Sexual Predilections of Animals from Aardvarks to Zebras', here is an amusing book on the courtship and mating habits of animals, including Homo sapiens sapiens. T...
WHEN THE LAST LION ROARS
SARA EVANS    Book Number: 88018
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A hundred years ago there were 200,000 wild lions living in Africa. Today their numbers have dropped by 90%, and humans are responsible for their decline. Sara Evans meets lion champions in Kenya...
WILD BOOK: Outdoor Activities to Unleash Your Inner Child
DAVID SCARFE    Book Number: 88123
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"Let a little wildness in. You won't regret it" urges the author of these 58 outdoor activities guaranteed to "get your feet dirty, your hair messy and your eyes sparkling". Cloudspotting is not t...
LOVEBIRDS AND OTHER WILD SWEETHEARTS
LIZ TEMPERLEY    Book Number: 88223
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The southern Rockhopper penguin who travels hundreds of miles when it's time to mate, pairs are drawn together by the mystery of love. The Malagasy giant rat finds home sweet home in an undergroun...
SMELL OF FRESH RAIN
BARNEY SHAW    Book Number: 88261
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The most emotionally provocative of our senses. It can bring back memories faster and with more immediacy than a photograph, so why is it so little understood? Armed with a hungry curiosity and a...
OUTBREAKS AND EPIDEMICS
MEERA SENTHILINGHAM    Book Number: 88378
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Sub-titled 'Battling Infection from Measles to Coronavirus' For centuries we have waged war against infections which could have wiped out communities or even entire populations. Yet, for all our a...
A WILD LIFE
MARTIN HUGHES-GAMES    Book Number: 88383
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Many of us will know Martin as part of the BBC's Springwatch and Autumnwatch team, but before he began presenting he had for over three decades been a cameraman on some of the finest wildlife docum...
TALES FROM GOMBE
ANUP SHAH & FIONA ROGERS    Book Number: 88632
Published price: £40
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Ever since Jane Goodall first made their acquaintance in 1960, the intimate world of chimpanzees has never been caught so lovingly as in this stunningly illustrated book. The intensity of the imag...
GROW YOUR OWN BOTANICALS
CINEAD MCTERNAN    Book Number: 89108
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When you next reach for your gin and tonic, think of the botanicals involved. This splendid gallery of photographs and information is all about deliciously productive plants for homemade drinks, r...
ANGLER'S GUIDE
T. E. SALTER    Book Number: 89267
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'Abridged for the use of young anglers', the Angler's Guide was first published in 1816, and advertised as being a complete practical treatise on Angling. It is 'the art of trolling and fishing fo...
LINES FROM NATURE
JOHN BUSBY    Book Number: 89338
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A member of the Royal Scottish Society of Painters in Watercolour, behind John Busby's deceptively simple marks are decades of experience of the most observant naturalist, and the very finest of ar...
DOWN TO THE RIVER AND UP TO THE TREES
SUE BELFRAGE    Book Number: 89413
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Earth, sky, water, wood, feather and fur: the world of wild nature is on your doorstep, waiting for you to enjoy it, respect it, and feel part of it. Go out and feel the air on your face, see the i...
NO BEAST SO FIERCE: The Champawat Tiger and her Hunter
DANE HUCKELBRIDGE    Book Number: 89067
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Bengal tigers are not by nature man-eaters, but in the early years of the 20th century the infamous Champawat tiger held the local population in the grip of terror until she was finally killed by t...
SPYING ON WHALES:
NICK PYENSON    Book Number: 89403
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Whales are among the largest, most intelligent, widest ranging and deepest diving species to have ever lived. We have hunted them for thousands of years, some species almost to extinction, and they...
NATIONAL PARKS OF THE UNITED KINGDOM
RAINTREE    Book Number: 89476
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Pembrokeshire has more Blue Flag beaches such as Dale, Poppit Sands and Newgale Sands per mile than anywhere else in the UK. From there you can see seabirds, grey seals, dolphins and even orcas an...
RHS THE GARDENER'S BOTANICAL
ROSS BAYTON    Book Number: 89137
Published price: £30
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An encyclopaedia of Latin plant names, we are thrilled to have discounted for the first time this 2019 big glamorous volume which unlocks the secrets of botanical Latin in a beautifully illustrated...
DRAGONFLIES AND DAMSELFLIES: A Natural History
DENNIS PAULSON    Book Number: 89988
Published price: £25
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That sudden dart of blue by the side of the path on a country walk in summer is always such a pleasure, but how many of us know that the order Odonata currently has 6,308 described species, occurri...
WHERE THE HORNBEAM GROWS: A Journey in Search of a Garden
BETH LYNCH    Book Number: 89981
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Horticulture and human feelings twine together here and what flourishes in the several gardens of this book is in the end hope. Beth Lynch's subtle and moving book is about the heart-work of findi...
THE ARCHERS: Year of Food and Farming
KERI DAVIES    Book Number: 89784
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'What's for tea, Clarrie love?' From the fabled kitchens of Ambridge come the recipes and gossip that fuel the nation's favourite village from BBC Radio 4. Whether it's Susan's spicy chilli con c...
LORD GOD MADE THEM ALL
JAMES HERRIOT    Book Number: 90012
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The war is over, the RAF uniform has been handed back, and James Herriot goes to where he ought to be - at work in the dales around Darrowby. This seventh volume of superb memoirs recounts James H...
VETS MIGHT FLY
JAMES HERRIOT    Book Number: 90028
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A few months of married bliss, a lover's nest in Darrowby and the wonders of home cooking are rudely interrupted for James Herriot by the Second World War. RAF training proves tough for James, but...
VOYAGE OF THE BEAGLE
CHARLES DARWIN    Book Number: 25257
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Darwin's writings as an independent naturalist on the HMS Beagle between 1831 and 1836 capture the natural world's beauty in his own sublime language. In a travel journal which takes us from the co...
ABUNDANCE A5 NOTEBOOK
THE GIFTED STATIONERY COMPANY    Book Number: 89542
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A companion to the Greeting Cards Organiser code 89556, this flexi-bound lined journal has Date / / , dark red edged pages and the most beautiful gold foil decoration on the spine and cover, on the...
ABUNDANCE GREETING CARDS ORGANISER
THE GIFTED STATIONERY COMPANY    Book Number: 89556
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The padded cover has stunning gold foil decoration on the spine, along the stripes of the tiger, down his nose and across his ears, and on the tips of plants and the edges of the cheetah's spots, o...
ENGLISH LANDSCAPE GARDEN IN EUROPE
MICHAEL SYMES    Book Number: 89222
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In the 18th century, the English Landscape Garden spread through France, Germany, Russia, Poland, the Czech Republic, Sweden, Hungary, Italy and to other countries. The term was used to denote lay...
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