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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CONTROVERSIAL BODIES
EDITED BY JOHN LANTOS    Book Number: 85116
Published price: £28
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Sub-titled 'Thoughts on the Public Display of Plastinated Corpses', the book looks at the powerful sway these corpses hold over their living audiences everywhere. Plastination was invented in the ...
WILD SEX: The Science Behind Mating In the Animal Kingdom
DR CARIN BONDAR    Book Number: 87206
Published price: $27.95
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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...
RISINGTIDEFALLINGSTAR
PHILIP HOARE    Book Number: 87422
Published price: £16.99
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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 ...
BIRDS, BEES AND EDUCATED FLEAS
BRUCE MONTAGUE    Book Number: 87867
Published price: £8.99
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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...
TALES FROM GOMBE
ANUP SHAH & FIONA ROGERS    Book Number: 88632
Published price: £40
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Ever since Jane Goodall first made their acquaintance in 1960, the intimate world of chimpanzees has never been caught so lovingly as in this stunningly illustrated book. The intensity of the imag...
ANGLER'S GUIDE
T. E. SALTER    Book Number: 89267
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'Abridged for the use of young anglers', the Angler's Guide was first published in 1816, and advertised as being a complete practical treatise on Angling. It is 'the art of trolling and fishing fo...
DOWN TO THE RIVER AND UP TO THE TREES
SUE BELFRAGE    Book Number: 89413
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Earth, sky, water, wood, feather and fur: the world of wild nature is on your doorstep, waiting for you to enjoy it, respect it, and feel part of it. Go out and feel the air on your face, see the i...
NO BEAST SO FIERCE: The Champawat Tiger and her Hunter
DANE HUCKELBRIDGE    Book Number: 89067
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Bengal tigers are not by nature man-eaters, but in the early years of the 20th century the infamous Champawat tiger held the local population in the grip of terror until she was finally killed by t...
SPYING ON WHALES:
NICK PYENSON    Book Number: 89403
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Whales are among the largest, most intelligent, widest ranging and deepest diving species to have ever lived. We have hunted them for thousands of years, some species almost to extinction, and they...
NATIONAL PARKS OF THE UNITED KINGDOM
RAINTREE    Book Number: 89476
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Pembrokeshire has more Blue Flag beaches such as Dale, Poppit Sands and Newgale Sands per mile than anywhere else in the UK. From there you can see seabirds, grey seals, dolphins and even orcas an...
WHERE THE HORNBEAM GROWS: A Journey in Search of a Garden
BETH LYNCH    Book Number: 89981
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Horticulture and human feelings twine together here and what flourishes in the several gardens of this book is in the end hope. Beth Lynch's subtle and moving book is about the heart-work of findi...
THE ARCHERS: Year of Food and Farming
KERI DAVIES    Book Number: 89784
Published price: £18.99
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'What's for tea, Clarrie love?' From the fabled kitchens of Ambridge come the recipes and gossip that fuel the nation's favourite village from BBC Radio 4. Whether it's Susan's spicy chilli con c...
VETS MIGHT FLY
JAMES HERRIOT    Book Number: 90028
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A few months of married bliss, a lover's nest in Darrowby and the wonders of home cooking are rudely interrupted for James Herriot by the Second World War. RAF training proves tough for James, but...
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...
ENGLISH LANDSCAPE GARDEN IN EUROPE
MICHAEL SYMES    Book Number: 89222
Published price: £25
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In the 18th century, the English Landscape Garden spread through France, Germany, Russia, Poland, the Czech Republic, Sweden, Hungary, Italy and to other countries. The term was used to denote lay...
SOCIABLE KNOWLEDGE: Natural History and the Nation
ELIZABETH YALE    Book Number: 89781
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In early modern Britain, the study of natural history and antiquities was founded on writing. Writing was naturalists' primary means for creating, assembling and sharing knowledge. Working with t...
BRAZIL
SIMONA STOPPA    Book Number: 90092
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From award-winning ultra-modern architecture to the multi-coloured baroque splendour of Ouro Preto, a UNESCO world heritage site preserved just as it was when founded in 1711, from the amazing nigh...
CHIMPANZEE CHILDREN OF GOMBE
JANE GOODALL    Book Number: 90097
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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...
GREAT FLOOD: Travels Through a Sodden Landscape
EDWARD PLATT    Book Number: 90431
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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 ...
FOSSILS: Discover the World of Fossils
DOUGLAS PALMER    Book Number: 90516
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FOSSILS: Discover the World of Fossils
ROCKS AND MINERALS OF THE WORLD: Collins Discovery Guides
ADRIAN JONES    Book Number: 90518
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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...
WILD ANIMALS OF BRITAIN AND EUROPE: Collins Nature Guides
HELGA HOFFMAN    Book Number: 90526
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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
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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 ...
METAZOA: Animal Minds and the Birth of Consciousness
PETER GODFREY-SMITH    Book Number: 90539
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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...
ENDANGERED ANIMALS
MARTIN JENKINS & TOM FROST    Book Number: 90628
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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...
LORD OF THE WINGS: A Bird Trump Game
MIKE UNWIN    Book Number: 90668
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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...
ESCAPE TO THE LAKES: A Cumbria Guide
ROBERT GAMBLES    Book Number: 90757
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Lakeland Book of the Year Award winner 2012, this new edition includes additional colour illustrations by the celebrated Cumbrian photographer Val Corbett. Alive and swarming with tourists, in 180...
LAST ELEPHANTS
DON PINNOCK & COLIN BELL    Book Number: 90579
Published price: £25
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'When I was born, there were a million elephants roaming Africa. By the time my daughter Charlotte was born in 2015, the numbers of Savannah elephants had crashed to just 350,000.' - HRH Prince Wil...
CHURCHILL'S BESTIARY: His Life Through Animals
PIERS BRENDON    Book Number: 90802
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'From beak to tail feather and from flipper to fin, this is a book that will long be known, read and savoured.' - James W. Muller of the International Churchill Society. One of Winston Churchill's...
FRAGILE WEB: What Next for Nature?
EDITED BY JONATHAN SILVERTOWN    Book Number: 90833
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Published by the Natural History Museum the author is internationally known for his research on the evolution and ecology of plants. Nature's Web is solar powered driven by the energy that land pl...
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