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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THE ZOO
ISOBEL CHARMAN    Book Number: 87009
Published price: $17.95
Bibliophile price: £5.00
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Sub-titled 'The Wild and Wonderful Tale of the Founding of London Zoo 1826-1851'. Georgian London in the Age of Empire, domestic reform and industrialisation, this is a history of a new world and ...
BLACK AND WHITE IN THE WILD
DR JOHN FELTWELL    Book Number: 87314
Published price: £16.99
Bibliophile price: £6.00
Product format: Hardback

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Why is it that so many animals display a black and white coloration, and why do they do so? Zoologist and naturalist Dr John Feltwell explores the nature of black and white in mammals, birds, rept...
WILD SEX: The Science Behind Mating In the Animal Kingdom
DR CARIN BONDAR    Book Number: 87206
Published price: $27.95
Bibliophile price: £7.00
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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...
BLUE TIT
MARTYN STENNING    Book Number: 87325
Published price: £50
Bibliophile price: £14.00
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The unmissable Blue Tit reflects the colours of the planet, sporting a mix of blue, yellow, white, green and black. They have adapted well to modern humanity taking advantage of our propensity to ...
NATURE WATCH: How to Track and Observe Wildlife
SIMON KING    Book Number: 87413
Published price: £20
Bibliophile price: £7.00
Product format: Hardback

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Learn how to move, look and listen and even how to smell what's around you with fresh and heightened senses. In doing so the door to the wild world will slowly swing open and you will find yoursel...
NORTH DOWNS LANDSCAPES
DOUG KENNEDY    Book Number: 87414
Published price: £16.99
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Explore the glorious English countryside on London's doorstep from Farnham and Guildford in the west through Sevenoaks and Maidstone, Sittingbourne and Ashford, Herne Bay and Margate, Deal and Sand...
RAIN
SAM USHER    Book Number: 87420
Published price: £5.99
Bibliophile price: £2.50
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Grandad said it perhaps was best to stay indoors, but I LIKE going out in the rain. You can do catching raindrops, splashing in puddles, and looking at everything upside down. Sam Usher's distinc...
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 ...
SCREAMER THE SWIFT
JOHN MILES & BARRY ROBSON    Book Number: 84532
Published price: £7
Bibliophile price: £4.00
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"Screamer was glad of his nest site in this amazing Royal Crescent. It had a great view down to the Avon Valley, where soon he would be flying with the rest of the Swifts. This day came, and all ...
FRED THE CHAFFINCH: The History of Farming
JOHN MILES & BARRY ROBSON    Book Number: 87389
Published price: £7
Bibliophile price: £3.75
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A companion to Gowk the Cuckoo (code 87390) in the same collectable art series by Langford Press we meet Fred the Chaffinch, born in a hawthorn bush in a nest built by his mother, with five eggs sh...
GOWK THE CUCKOO: The Call of the Spring
JOHN MILES & BARRY ROBSON    Book Number: 87390
Published price: £7
Bibliophile price: £3.50
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In the same series as the popular Screamer the Swift (code 84532), and now very collectable, this Langford Press art publication has wide appeal for nature lovers young and old. Gowk the Cuckoo ha...
CITY BIRDS: An Urban Birdwatching Logbook
ILLUS. BY CHRISTINE BERRIE    Book Number: 87362
Published price: £12.99
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50 colour stickers including the chaffinch, owl, eagle, woodpecker, starling, parrot and cockatiel, the red-whiskered bulbul, the laughing kookaburra, the great spotted woodpecker to the housemarti...
MY GARDEN IS A CAR PARK AND OTHER DESIGN DILEMMAS
KENDRA WILSON    Book Number: 87369
Published price: £12.99
Bibliophile price: £6.50
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Is your garden too big, too small or an awkward shape? Do you share it with a car or are you worried that your neighbour's trees are blocking your light? Whether you are grappling with a particul...
REMARKABLE CASE OF DR WARD
ABIGAIL WILLIS    Book Number: 87372
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A qualified RHS gardener and newspaper journalist guides us down the path of gardening history taking in both the innovations from secateurs to the lawnmower as well as trends from Roman topiary to...
CATS: A Gift Book
JOHN TOWNSEND    Book Number: 86700
Published price: £6.99
Bibliophile price: £3.00
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A companion to Dogs code 86701, cats are loved and cherished, hated and feared more than any other domestic creature. Chapters cover Feline Origins, Biology and Their Role in World Culture, Extrem...
TRAVELLING VET: From Pets to Pandas, My Life in Animals
JONATHAN CRANSTON    Book Number: 87636
Published price: £17.99
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From micro-chipping armadillos to anaesthetising giraffes, Jonathan Cranston has met and helped both beloved family pets and extraordinary creatures from the wild. What started as the dream to beco...
MARIA SIBYLLA MERIAN
DANIEL KIECOL    Book Number: 87508
Bibliophile price: £19.99
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With their highly detailed depictions of flowers, butterflies and other insects, all in vibrant colours, the works of scientist, artist and explorer Maria Sibylla Merian (1647-1717) continue to fas...
COMMON LAND
GRAHAM BATHE    Book Number: 87644
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The law locks up the man or woman who steals the goose from off the common, but lets the greater villain loose who steals the common from the goose. Even though everyone is within striking distanc...
ON A FARTHER SHORE: The Life and Legacy of Rachel Carson
WILLIAM SOUDER    Book Number: 87587
Published price: $16
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Rachel Carson's book Silent Spring, published in 1962, was a major milestone in the environmental movement. A marine biologist by training, Carson had won acclaim with her earlier books The Sea Aro...
EQUUS
TIM FLACH    Book Number: 87480
Published price: £45
Bibliophile price: £21.00
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An incredible project that took seven years to complete, Tim Flach travelled from his home in London to places as diverse as Norway, Mongolia and Utah to photograph horses in a variety of ways, be ...
IMPROBABLE DESTINIES:
JONATHAN LOSOS    Book Number: 87485
Published price: $28
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Breakthroughs in evolutionary biology have brought insight into natural selection and evolutionary change which have far-reaching applications for protecting ecosystems, securing our food supply, a...
DON'’T TRUST, DON'T FEAR, DON'T BEG
BEN STEWART    Book Number: 87707
Published price: £9.99
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Sub-titled '100 Days As A Prisoner of Putin', this is the story of the Arctic 30 and the Greenpeace ship Arctic Sunrise. In September 2013 the crew scaled a Russian oil platform and there protest ...
11 EXPLORATIONS INTO LIFE ON EARTH
HELEN SCALES    Book Number: 87885
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With a Foreword by Sir David Attenborough, here are the Christmas Lectures from The Royal Institution in handsome small hardback with decorative gold tooling. Perennially popular, each year for ne...
EARTH SHATTERING EVENTS: Earthquakes, Nations & Civilisation
ANDREW ROBINSON    Book Number: 87905
Published price: £18.95
Bibliophile price: £8.00
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The Cambridge University scholar has written more than 25 books on the arts and sciences and here he puts earthquake impact on history into a proper perspective. Since antiquity and on every conti...
RHS THE SECRETS OF GREAT BOTANISTS
MATTHEW BIGGS    Book Number: 87939
Published price: £15.99
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Horticultural and botanical drawings and colour photographs decorate full pages of this beautifully made Royal Horticultural Society publication, period botanical watercolours to provide inspiratio...
BIG CATS, LITTLE CATS
JIM MEDWAY    Book Number: 87866
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A visual guide to the world's cats, this supersized book of art features every kind of wild and domesticated cat from Britain, Europe, Asia, kittens to big wild cats and their cubs like the Amur Le...
BIRDS, BEES AND EDUCATED FLEAS
BRUCE MONTAGUE    Book Number: 87867
Published price: £8.99
Bibliophile price: £4.50
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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...
BODYOLOGY: The Curious Science of Our Bodies
CANBURY PRESS    Book Number: 87868
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Bibliophile price: £4.00
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What's it like to be struck by lightning? Why and how do we colour hair? Could 3D printers make body parts? How can you fall to your 'death' and live to tell the tale? Read about miscarriage and...
BIRDTOPIA: 20 Colour-In Postcards
DAISY FLETCHER    Book Number: 88004
Published price: £8.99
Bibliophile price: £4.25
Product format: Hardback

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Exquisitely beautiful line art of 20 different birds like the Oriental Darter with its long heron-like neck, the Chilean Flamingo, the Northern Flicker, the huge tufty crest of the Palm Cockatoo, t...
SHADOW ABOVE: The Fall and Rise of The Raven
JOE SHUTE    Book Number: 88017
Published price: £16.99
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"Ravens have always stood out for me. The sheer bulk of the bird that weighs in at 1.3kg and possesses a wingspan of 1.5 metres or five feet means you can't fail to be impressed. But aside from th...
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