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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BRITISH OAK
ARCHIE MILES    Book Number: 90093
Published price: £30
Bibliophile price: £11.00
Product format: Hardback

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Fifty lovingly described tree profiles are at the heart of this lavishly produced book, describing ancient giants of our landscape such as the Major Oak in Sherwood Forest, which according to folkl...
CHIMPANZEE CHILDREN OF GOMBE
JANE GOODALL    Book Number: 90097
Published price: £14.99
Bibliophile price: £2.75
Product format: Hardback

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Acclaimed primatologist Jane Goodall introduces her favourite young chimps from the Gombe National Park where she has studied the behaviour of these fascinating animals for more than 50 years. She...
AMBONESE HERBAL VOLUMES 1-6
GEORGIUS EVERHARDUS RUMPHIUS    Book Number: 90179
Published price: £350
Bibliophile price: £125.00
Product format: Hardback

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Rumphius (1627-1702), founder of Indonesia Botanical Exploration and one of the greatest naturalists of the 17th century, was the first to describe tropical orchids in a western language and within...
HISTORY OF THE COUNTRYSIDE
OLIVER RACKHAM    Book Number: 89109
Published price: £16.99
Bibliophile price: £7.00
Product format: Paperback

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A classic of scholarship and imagination first published in 1986 and here in 2020 facsimile reprint with all the original line art, maps and black and white somewhat smudgy but nevertheless interes...
BENEVOLENT BEE: Capture the Bounty of the Hive
STEPHANIE BRUNEAU    Book Number: 90320
Published price: £16.99
Bibliophile price: £6.99
Product format: Paperback

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All hail the bee and the honey it creates! How and why does it make honey? What is royal jelly? Will eating bee pollen really help seasonal allergies? All of these questions and more will be answer...
PAPER FLORIST: Create and Display Stunning Paper Flowers
SUZI MCLAUGHLIN    Book Number: 89949
Published price: £18.99
Bibliophile price: £7.00
Product format: Paperback

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The author started collecting paper at an early age, everything from old magazines to thick, crisp art paper, and her project for a textiles degree was the creation of a garden made entirely from c...
OPIUM: The Flower of Evil
DONALD WIGAL    Book Number: 90336
Bibliophile price: £5.00
Product format: Hardback

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Jean Cocteau said, 'Everything one does in life, even love, occurs in an express train racing towards death. To smoke opium is to get out of the train while it is still moving. It is to concern one...
GREAT FLOOD: Travels Through a Sodden Landscape
EDWARD PLATT    Book Number: 90431
Published price: £16.99
Bibliophile price: £3.75
Product format: Hardback

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As read on BBC Radio 4, this book is a collection of travel writing and reportage from Edward Platt who, during the course of two years - coinciding with the dramatic floods of Winter 2013 to 2014 ...
DINOSAURS: Collins Discovery Guides
ADAM YATES    Book Number: 90515
Published price: £9.99
Bibliophile price: £5.00
Product format: Paperback

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120 different species of dinosaur are presented here in realistic computer-generated photos, while a fact file has details of its length, weight, timespan and speculative description. For each one,...
FOSSILS: Discover the World of Fossils
DOUGLAS PALMER    Book Number: 90516
Bibliophile price: £5.00
Product format: Paperback

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FOSSILS: Discover the World of Fossils
ROCKS AND MINERALS OF THE WORLD: Collins Discovery Guides
ADRIAN JONES    Book Number: 90518
Published price: £9.99
Bibliophile price: £5.00
Product format: Paperback

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220 of the commoner rocks and minerals of Europe are listed in this pocket guide, with each example being photographed in colour in its ideal form, often from a specimen in a museum. Additional ai...
WEATHER: Discover Our Ever-Changing Weather
STORM DUNLOP    Book Number: 90519
Published price: £9.99
Bibliophile price: £4.00
Product format: Paperback

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Look to the sky - is it raining? Is the sun shining? Is the landscape split by lightning? This full-colour photographic guide shares any information the meteorologist would require to understand br...
BIRDS OF BRITAIN AND EUROPE: Collins Nature Guides
IAN DAWSON    Book Number: 90520
Published price: £9.99
Bibliophile price: £3.50
Product format: Paperback

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Soar on the wings of our feathered friends. This companion is a concise guide to all manner of birds in Britain and Europe, from water birds, birds of prey and birds that reside on shores, marshes ...
GARDEN WILDLIFE OF BRITAIN AND EUROPE
MICHAEL CHINERY    Book Number: 90521
Published price: £9.99
Bibliophile price: £5.00
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No need to travel to connect with flora and fauna when garden wildlife is as voracious as any safari. This Collins Nature Guide shares details on nearly 400 species from mammals, birds, flowering p...
INSECTS OF BRITAIN AND EUROPE: Collins Nature Guides
BOB GIBBONS    Book Number: 90523
Published price: £9.99
Bibliophile price: £4.50
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In Britain alone there are 20,000 different insect species, and in Europe five times that number. This handy pocket book features 240 of the most common, covering the most conspicuous and readily i...
MUSHROOMS AND TOADSTOOLS OF BRITAIN AND EUROPE
DR MONICA SCHAFFER-FEHRE    Book Number: 90524
Published price: £9.99
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Not all mushrooms are for cooking and not all toadstools are fairy homes, but they are all fascinating parts of the outdoors. This Collins Nature Guide is a full-colour photographic companion of ov...
TREES OF BRITAIN AND EUROPE: Collins Nature Guides
MARTIN WALTERS    Book Number: 90525
Published price: £9.99
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Get to know your ginkgo maidenhair tree from your white poplar and the difference between the Weymouth and the Monterey pines. This Collins Nature guide is a full-colour photographic companion to o...
WILD ANIMALS OF BRITAIN AND EUROPE: Collins Nature Guides
HELGA HOFFMAN    Book Number: 90526
Published price: £9.99
Bibliophile price: £5.00
Product format: Paperback

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Over 200 species are divided into six colour coded mammal groups for ease of reference, each one illustrated with at least one colour photo and also drawings showing extra features. Almost all nati...
EMPERORS OF THE DEEP
WILLIAM MCKEEVER    Book Number: 90530
Published price: £20
Bibliophile price: £6.00
Product format: Hardback

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Sub-titled 'The Mysterious and Misunderstood World of the Shark', this is the first book to reveal the hidden world of sharks drawing upon the latest scientific research to examine four species in ...
GREEN AND PROSPEROUS LAND
DIETER HELM    Book Number: 90535
Published price: £20
Bibliophile price: £6.00
Product format: Hardback

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Sub-titled 'A Blueprint for Rescuing the British Countryside' here is a practical, realistic plan to rescue, preserve and enhance nature. It is the unpalatable truth about Britain's current approa...
METAZOA: Animal Minds and the Birth of Consciousness
PETER GODFREY-SMITH    Book Number: 90539
Published price: £20
Bibliophile price: £7.00
Product format: Hardback

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The nature of Consciousness is a much-disputed subject among scientists and in this unusual take on the issue a scuba-diving professor of science approaches the subject through his and other people...
SEASHORE WATCHER
MAYA PLASS    Book Number: 90680
Published price: £9.99
Bibliophile price: £4.75
Product format: Paperback

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Encased in an attractive plastic cover for fieldwork on the seashore, this is a lively book full of activities for young people on holiday, with facts and questions on every page accompanied by col...
ART OF ANIMAL ANATOMY
DAVID BAINBRIDGE    Book Number: 90563
Published price: £24.99
Bibliophile price: £8.00
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Dissected and depicted to horrify, educate and enthral, the animal body has been picked apart in this extraordinary handbook of ancient sketches from Da Vinci and Dürer, George Stubbs and the horse...
BIRDS: Ornithology and The Great Bird Artists
DR ROGER LEDERER    Book Number: 90619
Published price: £30
Bibliophile price: £14.00
Product format: Hardback

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Devout birder and ornithologist Roger J. Lederer celebrates the heyday of avian illustration in 40 artists' profiles. He begins with the work of Flemish painter Frans Snyders in the early 1600s an...
ENDANGERED ANIMALS
MARTIN JENKINS & TOM FROST    Book Number: 90628
Published price: £15
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Probably designed for children aged nine and up, all ages will appreciate the striking graphic stamps from printmaker Tom Frost in his beautiful and illuminating journey through the world of endang...
FOLD-OUT PLAY SCENE: Farm Toys and Book
IGLOO BOOKS    Book Number: 90630
Published price: £9.99
Bibliophile price: £6.00
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To make the animal fun more special use the six tiny figurines each of about 1½" height, a pink piggy, the puppy dog, goat, ram, duck and cockerel. Prise open the box and unfold the big card pages ...
LORD OF THE WINGS: A Bird Trump Game
MIKE UNWIN    Book Number: 90668
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Bibliophile price: £3.50
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The Ruby-Throated Hummingbird, which migrates to Central America for winter, crossing the Gulf of Mexico in one flight beats wings 60 times per second and hovers while sipping flower nectar. Wings...
ULTIMATE GUIDE TO WILDLIFE OF THE BRITISH ISLES
ALICE TOMSETT    Book Number: 90669
Published price: £8
Bibliophile price: £4.25
Product format: Paperback

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More than 180 popular species of mammals and birds and insects, reptiles and fish, encourages us to look and find out more about the natural world literally under our feet and around us in a rich c...
MAMMOTH BOOK OF SKULLS
ILYA    Book Number: 89031
Published price: $19.95
Bibliophile price: £4.75
Product format: Paperback

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From fashion, art and costume, to manga, popular culture and the just plain weird, the skull has always captured the imagination. In this mammoth book, artist ILYA shares photograph after photograp...
GARDEN EDEN: Masterpieces of Botanical Illustration
H. WALTER LACK    Book Number: 90744
Bibliophile price: £46.00
Product format: Hardback

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Art meets science in this far-reaching catalogue of botanical illustration. Drawn from the vaults of the National Library of Vienna, these exquisite colour reproductions range from 6th century manu...
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