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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MENAGERIE MANOR
GERALD DURRELL    Book Number: 85842
Published price: £14
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By the author of 'My Family and Other Animals', with his unfailing charm, Gerald Durrell tells the story of how he finally fulfilled his childhood dream of founding his own private zoo. He set up ...
O'KEEFFE'S O'KEEFFES: The Artist's Collection
B. BUHLER LYNES & R. BOWMAN    Book Number: 85843
Published price: $45
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Georgia O'Keeffe's sensual flower studies took the art world by storm in the mid-20th century through the promotional genius of her husband Alfred Stieglitz, but there was another side to O'Keeffe,...
BODACIOUS: The Shepherd Cat
SUZANNA CRAMPTON    Book Number: 85653
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The author lives with her family on a farm in Kilkenny, Ireland, with her flock of Zwartbles sheep, Alpaca, horses, chickens, dogs, cats and Bodacious, who strolled into her life 11 years ago. Thi...
FIELD GUIDE TO THE BIRDS OF BRITAIN AND IRELAND
MARK GOLLEY    Book Number: 85658
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Published with the Wildlife Trust and with laminated soft cover if using in the field, this brilliant handbook has more than 1,000 colour illustrations for twitchers and nature lovers wanting to sp...
AFRICAN ANIMALS: LIFT-THE-FLAP AND COLOUR
ALICE BOWSHER    Book Number: 85824
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Elephants drink in the heat of the day. Colour the calves as they suck and spray! Create your own colourful habitats with the Natural History Museum's attractive colouring in series for young anim...
JUNGLE: LIFT-THE-FLAP AND COLOUR
ALICE BOWSHER    Book Number: 85825
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A jaguar hunts on the jungle floor. Colour him in and hear him ROAR! Create your own colourful habitats in this new colouring in series. Lift the flaps to reveal animals and stick insects and mo...
SHARK: A Visual History
RICHARD ELLIS    Book Number: 85830
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A big, visually exciting celebration. "The sharks, ancient or modern, real or imaginary, have always been with us, and will probably remain with us forever. They appear not only in movies and liter...
GLOUCESTERSHIRE NOTEBOOK
HUMPHREY PHELPS    Book Number: 86007
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First published in a local magazine between 1976 and 1986, these nostalgic and reminiscing articles take us back to hard winters and hard hands in the predominantly livestock district of West Glouc...
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...
ART OF INDIA: Images of Nature
JUDITH MAGEE    Book Number: 85545
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India has one of the richest natural histories in the world, and the country's artistic heritage reflects its diversity of flora and fauna grouped here by Ethnographical and Topographical, Botanica...
ART OF THE FIRST FLEET: Images of Nature
LISA DI TOMMASO    Book Number: 85546
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On 26th January 1788 nearly 1,500 people on 11 sailing ships came ashore at Port Jackson after a gruelling eight month journey from England. This collection of vessels later became known as the Fi...
BAUER BROTHERS: Images of Nature
PAUL MARTYN COOPER    Book Number: 85548
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Contemporaries of Redouté who emphasised the elegance of flowers above scientific accuracy, Franz Bauer and his brother Ferdinand proved that nature is evident, and art concealed in their exquisite...
BIRDS: THE ART OF ORNITHOLOGY
JONATHAN ELPHICK    Book Number: 85549
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Beautiful, erudite and accessible are just some of the words of praise showered on this gorgeously produced and substantial volume from the Natural History Museum no less, guiding the reader throug...
WILDLIFE PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE YEAR: Portfolio 23
EDIT BY ROSAMUND KIDMAN COX    Book Number: 85566
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These 100 stunning wildlife studies are selected from the annual competition entries by 43,000 photographers from 96 different countries. The introduction by Jim Brandenburg, chair of the judges i...
WORLD OF BIRDS: Natural History Museum
JONATHAN ELPHICK    Book Number: 85569
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A spectacular heavyweight definitive guide to every aspect of bird life produced in association with the Natural History Museum and containing over 1000 colour photographs, maps and diagrams. It e...
WILD BOOK: Outdoor Activities to Unleash Your Inner Child
DAVID SCARFE    Book Number: 86286
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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...
ANIMAL EARTH: The Amazing Diversity of Living Creatures
ROSS PIPER    Book Number: 86130
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Life, in all its diverse splendour, is the single most interesting thing about this planet, the only place in the Universe yet discovered known to support it. We have a desire to know how many form...
CURE FOR CATASTROPHE
ROBERT MUIR-WOOD    Book Number: 86148
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Year after year, natural disasters wreck homes, livelihoods and lives, be they floods, hurricanes, wildfires, earthquakes, tsunamis or, as is becoming more commonplace, sinkholes. But since they ar...
NATURALISTS IN PARADISE
JOHN HEMMING    Book Number: 86165
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In 1848 two enterprising young men from the Leicester area, Alfred Wallace and Henry Bates, set sail for the Amazon to study its natural history. Enthused by attending classes at the Mechanics' In...
KITTY THE TOON: The World's First Inland Colony
JOHN MILES & BARRY ROBSON    Book Number: 86373
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One stormy day strong winds blew a flock of sea-going gulls, called Kittiwakes, up the River Tyne to Newcastle. Instead of cliffs there were tall buildings close to the water and plenty of ledges ...
WILDER WALES
JULIAN ROLLINS    Book Number: 86397
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From the rugged beauty of the Pembrokeshire islands to the awe-inspiring rock-strewn uplands of Snowdonia, Wales is blessed with more than its fair share of natural wonders. The book provides a su...
NETTLE COOKBOOK: Recipes for Foragers and Foodies
VIVIAN TUFFNEY    Book Number: 85560
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Beautifully produced by London's Natural History Museum following the introduction of their Nettle Days in 2006, these are 35 recipes for dishes which use nettles. Nettles are highly nutritious, b...
IMPOSSIBLE ZOO: An Encyclopedia of Fabulous Beasts
LEO RUICKBIE    Book Number: 86325
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The crocodile is no less amazing than the dragon. The eagle is no less amazing than the griffin. Man has always looked in wonder at the natural world since the time of Pliny the Elder, born 23CE,...
BREASTS: A Natural and Unnatural History
FLORENCE WILLIAMS    Book Number: 86400
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Bared, flaunted, measured, inflated, sexted, YouTubed, suckled, pierced, sucked, tattooed, tasselled and fetishized, it is remarkable how little we actually know about the basic biology of the brea...
IN SEARCH OF SIR THOMAS BROWNE
HUGH ALDERSEY-WILLIAMS    Book Number: 86409
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Writer, physician, philosopher - Sir Thomas Browne was a master of arts and cited as an inspiration for great artists, from Ralph Waldo Emerson and Jorge Luis Borges, to Virginia Woolf and Stephen ...
FRAGILE WEB: What Next for Nature?
EDITED BY JONATHAN SILVERTOWN    Book Number: 86444
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Published by the Natural History Museum and The Open University, drawing on the very latest research, the book explains what biodiversity is and explores its evolution, from 3.5 billion years ago t...
LIKE US: Encounters With Primates
THOMAS MARENT & F. JANTSCHKE    Book Number: 86450
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'Only if we help shall they be saved' wrote Jane Goodall, the young research scientist who was the first human to make contact with David Greybeard, the first chimpanzee to get close in a scientifi...
22 IDEAS THAT SAVED THE ENGLISH COUNTRYSIDE
PETER WAINE & OLIVER HILLIAM    Book Number: 86426
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The Green Belt is an idea less than 100 years old, here described by Ray Mears; Landscaping and Tourism is explored by Melvyn Bragg; National Parks, the Country Code introduced by Caroline Quentin,...
FLYING THE NEST
HANNAH DALE    Book Number: 86442
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Fluffy owl chicks, bedraggled blue tits, playful kittens, knock-kneed calves, guinea pigs, a beagle puppy, vocal blackbird chicks, a bottlenose dolphin, a baby alpaca, a Gloucestershire Old Spot pi...
A SWEET, WILD NOTE
RICHARD SMYTH    Book Number: 86459
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Sub-titled 'What We Hear When the Birds Sing', birdsong is woven into our culture, our emotions and landscape. It is the soundtrack to our world and in this fascinating account, Smyth asks what it...
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