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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VOYAGE OF THE BEAGLE
CHARLES DARWIN    Book Number: 25257
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Darwin's writings as an independent naturalist on the HMS Beagle between 1831 and 1836 capture the natural world's beauty in his own sublime language. In a travel journal which takes us from the co...
GREAT GRISBY: Two Thousand Years of Exceptional Dogs
MIKITA BROTTMAN    Book Number: 78886
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The names of Picasso, Wagner, Alexander the Great are giants in the history of civilisation, but what do we know about their dogs? Inspired by love for her own canine, Grisby, the author tells the ...
TRAINING YOUR PET FERRET
GERRY BUCSIS & B. SOMERVILLE    Book Number: 78833
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Not quite as cute as a meerkat, but increasingly popular as family pets, ferrets are furry, cuddly and bursting with energy - and very loveable. If you are thinking about buying one or already hav...
TO THE ISLAND OF THE AYE-AYE DVD
GERALD DURRELL    Book Number: 80040
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Bridges that nearly collapsed as they were crossed and ancient ferries which ran a 'sometime-this-week' schedule were just a couple of the problems which Gerald and Lee Durrell faced on their exped...
HUMAN AGE: The World Shaped by Us
DIANE ACKERMAN    Book Number: 80257
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"Many of nature's doors have shivered open - human genome, stem cells, other earth-like planets". We humans are redefining our perception of the world around us and the world inside us, asking ques...
BIRTHRIGHT: People and Nature in the Modern World
STEPHEN KELLERT    Book Number: 80696
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Human health and wellbeing are inextricably linked to nature. Our connection to the natural world is part of our biological inheritance and in this engaging book, a pioneer in the field of biophil...
SCATTER, ADAPT, AND REMEMBER
ANNALEE NEWITZ    Book Number: 80721
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Sub-titled 'How Humans Will Survive A Mass Extinction', as a species, Homo sapiens is at a crossroads. Study of our planet's turbulent past suggests that we are overdue for a catastrophic disaster...
WATER BOOK: The Extraordinary Story
ALOK JHA    Book Number: 81150
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Somewhere it's raining outside in droplets, snowflakes, sleet or hail. Water is always moving - under your feet, in trees and plants, solidified in the concrete of walls or nearby in the sea, rive...
EXTREME NATURE: The Weirdest Animals and Plants
MARK CARWARDINE    Book Number: 80831
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Bestselling nature writer and broadcaster Mark Carwardine has assembled here the most extreme animals and plants the planet has to offer. Each of his 150 examples is pictured in superb colour on th...
HAMLYN GUIDE: TREES OF BRITAIN AND EUROPE
C. J. HUMPHRIES, J. R. PRESS    Book Number: 80848
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The classic Hamlyn Guide, fully updated in an accurate and up-to-date edition with over 1000 illustrations in colour. The description of each tree includes height, bark type, leaf shape, distribut...
CONCISE GUIDE TO ROSES: Species, Care and Garden Design
SANDRA LINDNER    Book Number: 70460
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The enchanting photos by the internationally renowned garden photographer Juergen Becker enhance this comprehensive text and reveal roses in all their beauty. Rose lovers will find here fact sheet...
LITTLE BOOK OF MEERKATS
Unknown    Book Number: 81244
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The meerkat, first so named in 1776, doesn't live near marshes nor is it a cat. It is a small mammal that belongs to the mongoose family with bands around their eyes that make them look like they ...
LADY OF THE LOCH
HELEN ARMITAGE    Book Number: 81406
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Sub-titled The Incredible Story of Britain's Oldest Osprey, here is how one special bird defied the odds and became a talismanic symbol for nature lovers worldwide. Once extinct in Britain, the os...
NATURE OF SEX: The Ins and Outs of Mating
DR CARIN BONDAR    Book Number: 81412
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With chapter headings like "Give the penis a bone", "When a boy is a girl too", and "Monogamy. Really?", this has to be one of the most fascinating books on sex since the Kama Sutra. The author sta...
FORCES OF NATURE
BRIAN COX & ANDREW COHEN    Book Number: 81608
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A computer-enhanced photograph shows the vast scale of the Olympus Mons volcano on Mars; planetary formation is shown in motion with a photograph that captures the birth of a planetary system (page...
TREE CLIMBER'S GUIDE
JACK COOKE    Book Number: 81611
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London has millions of trees and here is a man who has climbed just a few. In the city parks of Holland Park, we find the Divine Tree, the Cracked Ash and Twin Peaks at Victoria Park, Plimpton's S...
BIOCODE: The New Age of Genomics
DAWN FIELD & NEIL DAVIES    Book Number: 81540
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With DNA sequencing rapidly becoming faster and cheaper, more and more individuals are having their genomes sequenced, and even those of their pets. We are on the threshold of a new age - the age ...
SEX ON EARTH
JULES HOWARD    Book Number: 81577
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Sex marks the spot in this playful and at times hilarious book on the creation of new life. Celebrating the wonders and peculiarities of animal reproduction, Jules Howard has interviewed scientist...
CURIOUS OBSERVATIONS: A Country Miscellany
EDITED BY SAM CARTER    Book Number: 81663
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From the pages of Country Life here is a beautifully presented collection of tidbits. Since Country Life first appeared at the start of 1897, it has somehow taken on the role of guardian of an Eng...
YUCK!
FUN HOUSE    Book Number: 81674
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Ridiculously realistic, squidgy and multipurpose, here is fake poo, glow-in-the-dark snot, one huge cockroach, several very small and exceedingly realistic flies, a big black spider, and some sort ...
KENT FAMILY WALKS
CHRISTINE BALDWIN    Book Number: 81676
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Flat walks suitable for all ages and abilities, explore the beautiful Kent coastline and countryside with these 30 walks, varied in length. From beach reserves, woodland rambles, water wonderlands...
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: A Miscellany
EDITED BY SAM CARTER    Book Number: 81678
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A companion to Curious Observations code 81663, we are invited to take a privileged peek inside the famous correspondence pages of Country Life magazine from yesteryear. With a wealth of illustrat...
NATURAL KENT
BRYNMOR GREEN    Book Number: 81681
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With its varied geology, benign climate and nearness to the continent, Kent has one of the richest floras and faunas of any county in the country. The first figure (of ten included in this excelle...
ALL HANDS TO HARVEST
EDITED BY MARTIN WAINRIGHT    Book Number: 81639
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These guardian country diaries, written in wartime, were first published in 2007 as 'Wartime Country Diaries' with subjects ranging from Stone Age hillforts to the bitterness of the Iraq War. They...
ATTRACTING BUTTERFLIES TO YOUR GARDEN
JOHN & MAUREEN TAMPION    Book Number: 81725
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Of course we know that Buddleja attracts butterflies, but Lobelia, Lavender, Lantana, Bird's Foot Trefoil, brambles and bluebells do too. This marvellous directory of plants not only introduces th...
ORGANIC FRUIT GARDENER
YVONNE CUTHBERTSON    Book Number: 81731
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Many fruits may be successfully grown in small container gardens and here is all about choosing pots and tubs, planting a hanging basket, the ornamental border and creating formal or informal layou...
ORGANIC HERB GARDENER
GRAHAM CLARKE    Book Number: 81732
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Growing herbs is a real joy and they can look fantastic in a garden, silvery or variegated foliage, many with bright flowers, highly fragrant and perfect for children. They can be used in the kitc...
HUMAN AGE: The World Shaped by Us
DIANE ACKERMAN    Book Number: 81783
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"Many of nature's doors have shivered open - human genome, stem cells, other earth-like planets". We humans are redefining our perception of the world around us and the world inside us, asking ques...
IN SEARCH OF LOST FROGS
ROBIN MOORE    Book Number: 81785
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Dr Robin Moore's fascination with amphibians began with the sights and sounds of frogs spawning in spring, the collection of frogspawn and the subsequent observation of the amazing process of metam...
PACIFIC: The Ocean of the Future
SIMON WINCHESTER    Book Number: 81802
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The Pacific is an oceanic behemoth of eye-watering complexity. The dimensions are staggering, its 64 million square miles representing a third of our planet's surface and containing 45% of its wate...
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