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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THOMAS BUSH HARDY, RBA (1842-1897): Master Painter
DAVID H. KIRBY-WELCH    Book Number: 85563
Published price: £35
Bibliophile price: £15.00
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Thomas Bush Hardy's marine watercolours catch the glittering surface of moving water in a way that marks him out from contemporaries in the genre, and his obituary in The Times praised his "unusual...
GARLIC: An Edible Biography: The History, Politics
ROBIN CHERRY    Book Number: 85577
Published price: £12.98
Bibliophile price: £4.00
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Called everything from rustic cure-all to Russian penicillin, Bronx vanilla and Italian perfume, garlic has been loved, worshipped and despised throughout history. No writer has ever captured the ...
CANALS, BARGES AND PEOPLE
John O'Connor    Book Number: 85713
Published price: £10.99
Bibliophile price: £4.50
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Glorious facsimile reprint of the 1950s classic book on the delights of Britain's rivers and waterways. The eminent wood engraver John O'Connor has produced a lyrical prose, and illustrates with o...
COMPLETE NATURALIST
Nick Baker    Book Number: 85717
Published price: £25
Bibliophile price: £6.00
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A book about touching, feeling, smelling and seeing nature at close quarters. Learn the art of not being seen as you track birds, make a seed feeder and learn about feathers and 'glorified reptile...
EMPEROR'S NIGHTINGALE AND OTHER FEATHERY TALES
EDITED BY JANE RAY    Book Number: 85719
Published price: £12.99
Bibliophile price: £4.00
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The Happy Prince, The Owl and the Pussycat, Noah's Ark, The Golden Swan, Jorinda and Joringel, Heron and Hummingbird, The Jackdaw of Rheims, The Firebird and Magpie Song are among the dozen magical...
VILLAGE NEWS: The Truth Behind England's Rural Idyll
Tom Fort    Book Number: 85777
Published price: £14.99
Bibliophile price: £4.00
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By the author of 'The A303' and 'The Far From Compleat Angler', Mr Fort is charming, inquisitive and knowledgeable, and loves the eccentric, the unusual and the unsung. We have lived in villages f...
VIRGIN PIG KEEPER: A Pair of Pigs In the Garden
David Brown    Book Number: 85778
Published price: £8.99
Bibliophile price: £2.50
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Meet a socially lively, boisterous, highly intelligent, sexually uninhibited animal with an apparent keen and wicked sense of humour, guaranteed to reduce human stress. Pigs are also exasperating,...
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
Bibliophile price: £17.50
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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
Published price: £12.99
Bibliophile price: £4.00
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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
Published price: £14.99
Bibliophile price: £4.50
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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...
PEDLAR'S GUIDE TO THE GREAT OUTDOORS
CHARLIE & CAROLINE GLADSTONE    Book Number: 85863
Published price: £16.99
Bibliophile price: £3.25
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The husband and wife authors started the online retailer Pedlars and are co-founders of the Good Life Experience, a food, music and craft festival held on their estate in Flintshire. Charlie Glads...
AFRICAN ANIMALS: LIFT-THE-FLAP AND COLOUR
ALICE BOWSHER    Book Number: 85824
Published price: $8.99
Bibliophile price: £3.75
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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
Published price: £19
Bibliophile price: £4.50
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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
Published price: £10.99
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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
Published price: £12.99
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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
Published price: £13
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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
Published price: £20
Bibliophile price: £10.00
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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
Published price: £25
Bibliophile price: £9.50
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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
Published price: £40
Bibliophile price: £17.00
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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...
TOTALLY WILD FACT-PACKED FOLD-OUT ANIMAL ATLAS
JEN GREEN    Book Number: 86049
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Bibliophile price: £4.25
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Planet Earth is teeming with life and this atlas introduces animals from every corner of the planet - the biosphere, the equator, rainforests, polar regions and the habitats and biomes and why livi...
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
Published price: £19.95
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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
Published price: $29.95
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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
Published price: £19.95
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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
Published price: £7
Bibliophile price: £3.75
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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...
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