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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IMPOSSIBLE ZOO: An Encyclopedia of Fabulous Beasts
LEO RUICKBIE    Book Number: 86325
Published price: £14.99
Bibliophile price: £6.00
Product format: Paperback

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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
Published price: £11.99
Bibliophile price: £5.00
Product format: Paperback

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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
Published price: £33.99
Bibliophile price: £7.00
Product format: Hardback

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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
Published price: £14.99
Bibliophile price: £5.00
Product format: Paperback

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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
Bibliophile price: £14.00
Product format: Hardback

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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
Published price: £25
Bibliophile price: £8.50
Product format: Hardback

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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,...
AND NOW, THE WEATHER:
ALISON MALONEY    Book Number: 86429
Published price: £9.99
Bibliophile price: £5.00
Product format: Hardback

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A companion to The Shipping Forecast code 86455, here is another BBC and Penguin book, the first official BBC Weather book. It celebrates the highs, lows, oddities and marvels of British weather. ...
FLYING THE NEST
HANNAH DALE    Book Number: 86442
Published price: £11.99
Bibliophile price: £5.00
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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
Published price: £14.99
Bibliophile price: £5.50
Product format: Hardback

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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...
VINTAGE ROSES
JANE EASTOE    Book Number: 86465
Published price: £25
Bibliophile price: £8.50
Product format: Hardback

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Big and blousy, crinkly and perfumed, vintage and old roses have seductive qualities and produce graceful, generous, fragrant and accommodating flowers, bewitching to both the eye and nose. Author...
WALKING WITH DINOSAURS: The Original Series DVD
BBC EARTH    Book Number: 86645
Bibliophile price: £6.00
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Your chance to own the 'Television Classic' (The Times), the 1999 BBC TV series which changed the way we saw dinosaurs forever. This revolutionary show takes viewers right into the dinosaurs' worl...
RIBBLE RIVER & VALLEY: A Local and Natural History
MALCOLM GREENHALGH    Book Number: 86026
Published price: £17.99
Bibliophile price: £6.50
Product format: Paperback

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The awesome engineering of the Ribblehead viaduct, the magnificent wildness of the Three Peaks and the prehistoric mystery of Victoria Cave are well-known features of the Ribble Valley, and this lo...
YOGA ANATOMY COLORING BOOK
KELLY SOLLOWAY    Book Number: 86610
Bibliophile price: £16.99
Product format: Paperback

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Rock-hard abs are not a goal of yoga which for every age gives strength and balance in the body. The anatomy for 60 poses are detailed for you to colour in. Anatomical labels help facilitate lear...
LITTLE BOOK OF WETLAND BIRD SOUNDS
A. PINNINGTON & C. BUCKINGHAM    Book Number: 86682
Published price: £12.99
Bibliophile price: £6.50
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Produced in association with the Wildfowl & Wetland Trust (WWT), the leading conservation charity that protects, preserves and promotes wildlife and wetlands, this amazing book includes 12 buttons ...
WILD SIGNS AND STAR PATHS:
TRISTAN GOOLEY    Book Number: 86677
Published price: £9.99
Bibliophile price: £5.00
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A sixth sense is not mysterious: it is a honed ability to join the dots offered by our subconscious response to outdoor cues. Bark is stripped off trees by deer up to head height, but higher on th...
CATS: A Gift Book
JOHN TOWNSEND    Book Number: 86700
Published price: £6.99
Bibliophile price: £3.25
Product format: Hardback

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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...
DOGS: A Gift Book
JOHN TOWNSEND    Book Number: 86701
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Bibliophile price: £3.25
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A companion to Cats code 86700, these are really fun gift books giving a history of behaviour, intelligence, science, folklore and superstition, super powers, quotes, jokes and anecdotes and the sp...
MISCELLANY FOR GARDEN LOVERS: Facts and Folklore
DAVID SQUIRE    Book Number: 86629
Published price: £9.95
Bibliophile price: £6.00
Product format: Hardback

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Steeped in mystique and peppered with handed-down wisdom, gardening, the age-old craft, was often derived from 'Sons of the Soil' who grew larger cabbages than their neighbours. The book mines a r...
FOXES UNEARTHED
LUCY JONES    Book Number: 86753
Published price: £14.99
Bibliophile price: £6.00
Product format: Hardback

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As one of the largest predators left in Britain, the fox is captivating - a comfortably familiar figure in our country landscapes and an intriguing flash of bright-eyed wildness in our towns and ga...
INNER LIFE OF ANIMALS
PETER WOHLLEBEN    Book Number: 86771
Published price: £16.99
Bibliophile price: £6.50
Product format: Hardback

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By the author of 'The Hidden Life of Trees', here are surprising observations of a hidden world. Mother deer that grieve? Horses that feel shame? Squirrels that adopt their grandchildren? We hum...
WINGED LEVIATHAN: The Story of the Humpback Whale
PHIL CLAPHAM & COLIN BAXTER    Book Number: 86797
Published price: £20
Bibliophile price: £8.50
Product format: Hardback

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The Whimsical Whale, A Five-Meter Fingerprint, The Wandering Whale, A Summer Banquet In Frigid Seas, Winter Romance in the Tropics and A Merciless Pursuit are some of the chapter headings in this e...
WORLD LIFE LIBRARY: ORANGUTANS
ROBERT SHUMAKER    Book Number: 86801
Published price: £9.99
Bibliophile price: £4.00
Product format: Paperback

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Who can ever forget the Clint Eastwood film when he bonded with the huge hairy orange orangutan and we all fell in love with their almost humanlike characteristics? They are one of mankind's close...
MINI ENCYCLOPEDIA: ROCKS & FOSSILS
CHRIS AND HELEN PELLANT    Book Number: 85379
Published price: £9.99
Bibliophile price: £4.50
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Packed with information, beginning with the pertinent question 'What is a Rock?' Answer: It's an aggregate (mixture) of mineral particles. It may be made of loose sand (sandstone), sticky clay (mud...
END OF NATURE
BILL MCKIBBEN    Book Number: 86571
Published price: £16
Bibliophile price: £6.50
Product format: Paperback

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First published in 1989 and here with a new introduction by the author (2006), here is the ground-breaking plea for radical and life-renewing change. Mckibben argues that our view of nature, its r...
SECRET LIFE OF THE MIND
MARIANO SIGMAN    Book Number: 86595
Published price: $27
Bibliophile price: £9.00
Product format: Hardback

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A world-renowned leader in neuroscience studies how your brain thinks, feels and decides. Where do our thoughts come from? How do we make choices and trust our judgement? What is the role of the ...
KINGDOM OF THE EAGLE
BRUTUS OSTLING & S. SODERBLOM    Book Number: 86919
Published price: £20
Bibliophile price: £8.50
Product format: Hardback

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A magnificent large photographic publication which won the World Wildlife Fund for Nature WWF Panda Book of the Year in 2008, and here we have the first edition. The inspiration for the book came ...
WOODLAND BIRD SONGS AND CALLS: Book and CD
HANNU JANNES & OWEN ROBERTS    Book Number: 86922
Published price: £12.99
Bibliophile price: £6.00
Product format: Hardback

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Slot the CD into your computer or CD player and enjoy the songs and calls of 80 woodland species, all numbered and with a colour photograph throughout the book. They are grouped by wild fowl and g...
ATLAS OF HUMAN ANATOMY AND SURGERY: The Complete Plates
JEAN-MARIE LE MINOR & H. SICK    Book Number: 78712
Bibliophile price: £15.00
Product format: Hardback

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We owe a great debt to Jean Baptiste Marc Bourgery (1797-1849) for his Atlas of Anatomy, which was not only a massive event in medical history, but also remains one of the most comprehensive and be...
WHAT ON EARTH? Wallbook Timeline of Nature
CHRISTOPHER LLOYD & A. FORSHAW    Book Number: 86940
Published price: £12.99
Bibliophile price: £8.00
Product format: Paperback

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Published by the Natural History Museum, this all new edition huge outsize softback with concertina timeline includes a handy pocket magnifier measuring 4" x 5½" which may also be used for all sort...
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