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
Book number: 25257 Product format: Paperback Author: CHARLES DARWIN
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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...
ENDANGERED ANIMALS
Book number: 90628 Product format: Hardback Author: MARTIN JENKINS & TOM FROST
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...
CHURCHILL'S BESTIARY: His Life Through Animals
Book number: 90802 Product format: Hardback Author: PIERS BRENDON
Published price: £20
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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?
Book number: 90833 Product format: Paperback Author: EDITED BY JONATHAN SILVERTOWN
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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...
ADVENTURES OF A YOUNG NATURALIST
Book number: 90904 Product format: Paperback Author: DAVID ATTENBOROUGH
Published price: £12.99
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Welcome paperback reprint of a book first published in 1980 under the title 'The Zoo Quest Expedition: Travels in Guyana, Indonesia and Paraguay.' In 1954 a young David Attenborough had the opport...
JOURNEYS TO THE OTHER SIDE OF THE WORLD
Book number: 90905 Product format: Paperback Author: DAVID ATTENBOROUGH
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A companion to 90904 Adventures of A Young Naturalist, the book was first published in 1981 under the title 'Journeys to the Past: Travels in New Guinea, Madagascar, and the Northern Territory of A...
LIFE STORY: Many Lives, One Epic Journey
Book number: 91039 Product format: Hardback Author: RUPERT BARRINGTON & M. GUNTON
Published price: £25
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Following the gripping BBC One natural history series, Life Story explains the amazing lengths to which animals will go to secure their future. Packed with dramatic pictures and stills from the pr...
SHARKS: Face-to-Face with the Ocean's Endangered Predator
Book number: 91053 Product format: Hardback Author: MICHAEL MULLER
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Take a deep dive with the Great Whites and chart the survival of a species with Michael Muller's call to arms in a book of breakthrough underwater photography. Dr Allison Kock writes about the sha...
COLLECTION 3 BIRD PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE YEAR
Book number: 91086 Product format: Hardback Author: BOB READ, P. STERRY, J. BAKER
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This spectacular book showcases over 200 of the winning and shortlisted images from the third year of the Bird Photographer of the Year competition taken by both experienced photographers to keen a...
WE SWIM TO THE SHARK: Overcoming Fear One Fish At A Time
Book number: 91130 Product format: Hardback Author: GEORGIE CODD
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Despite her name, this intrepid explorer had a deep fear of fish, so to overcome her phobia she plots to travel to Thailand, learn to dive and swim with the biggest fish in the world, the mighty wh...
WHAT DO YOU THINK YOU ARE?
Book number: 91131 Product format: Paperback Author: BRIAN CLEGG
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Sub-titled 'The Science of What Makes You You' the book gets right to the heart of what makes us tick. Popular science master Brian Clegg investigates what makes you the unique individual that you...
AGE OF ISLANDS: In Search of New and Disappearing Islands
Book number: 91135 Product format: Paperback Author: ALASTAIR BONNETT
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From a 'crannog', an ancient artificial island in a Scottish loch, to the militarised artificial islands China is building in the South China Sea, from the disappearing islands that remain the home...
FIGHT FOR BEAUTY: Our Path to a Better Future
Book number: 91147 Product format: Paperback Author: FIONA REYNOLDS
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A passionately written clarion call to all who value the quality of beauty in their surroundings which shines light on those inspired to try to reverse the damage done to wildlife and the landscape...
LIFE FINDS A WAY
Book number: 91157 Product format: Hardback Author: ANDREAS WAGNER
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Sub-titled 'What Evolution Teaches Us About Creativity', the book is an impressively brisk intellectual tour through our glory days of early 20th century evolutionary biology. He cuts to the heart...
ELEPHANTS: BIRTH, DEATH & FAMILY IN THE LIVES OF THE GIANTS
Book number: 91194 Product format: Hardback Author: HANNA MUMBY
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If you love Planet Earth, you will certainly appreciate the birth, death and family lives of giant elephants. Watching a family out for a swim on a hot day, Hannah Mumby sees grandmothers, mothers...
BACK TO NATURE: How to Love Life and Save It
Book number: 91451 Product format: Paperback Author: CHRIS PACKHAM & MEGAN MCCUBBIN
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The pleasantness of our experiences, the extent to which our desires are fulfilled relates to us feeling good, but what is also important for our wellbeing is our ability to function well psycholog...
RHS DO BEES NEED WEEDS?: A Gardener's Collection
Book number: 91498 Product format: Hardback Author: GARETH RICHARD & HOLLY FARRELL
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Can a polytunnel be eco-friendly? Is it better to grow native veg than try exotics? What is vegan gardening? Are traditional herb gardens eco-friendly? How can I attract bees and other pollinat...
ILLUSTRATED WORLD ENCYCLOPEDIA OF MARINE FISH
Book number: 91027 Product format: Hardback Author: AMY-JANE BEER & DEREK HALL
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The story of life on Earth began in the sea which was mostly shallow and very warm and contained a potent blend of the chemicals that were to become the stuff of living organisms. Popularly known ...
VESPER FLIGHTS
Book number: 91411 Product format: Hardback Author: HELEN MACDONALD
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By the author of H is for Hawk here is a transcendent collection of essays about the human relationship to nature. A literary cabinet of curiosities about the wonders and oddities of the natural w...
BIG PACIFIC: Passionate Voracious Mysterious Violent
Book number: 91326 Product format: Hardback Author: REBECCA TANSLEY
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The Pacific accounts for nearly half the earth's water surface, falling to a depth of seven miles, and this gorgeously illustrated book, divided into the four categories Passionate, Voracious, Myst...
LIFE IN COLD BLOOD: A Natural History
Book number: 91372 Product format: Hardback Author: DAVID ATTENBOROUGH
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Amphibians and reptiles were the first vertebrates to venture forth from the seas some 300 million years ago. Exactly when and which kind of fish was the first to make the move is not known with an...
LOOKING AT BIRDS: An Antidote to Field Guides
Book number: 91584 Product format: Hardback Author: JOHN BUSBY
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John Busby was President of the Society of Scottish Artists 1976-79, the RSA and the RSW and has a lifelong interest in wildlife and fascination with birds in particular. In 1989 he began a Seabir...
LIFE IN NATURE
Book number: 91591 Product format: Hardback Author: SIR PETER SCOTT
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Sir Peter Scott was the only son of legendary explorer Captain Scott. His godfather was J. M. Barrie and he was married to Elizabeth Jane Howard. He represented GB and Northern Ireland at sailing...
PLANTHUNTER: Truth, Beauty, Chaos and Plants
Book number: 91612 Product format: Hardback Author: GEORGINA REID
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A spectacular Thames & Hudson heavyweight publication with bright yellow cloth spine binding, the author began an online publication of the same name where questions about the relationship between ...
TAPESTRIES OF LIFE
Book number: 91640 Product format: Hardback Author: ANNE SVERDRUP-THYGESON
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'Nature is the entire basis of our wellbeing. Without it to lift us, our civilisation will fall.' Trees clean our air and water, hover flies and bees pollinate our crops, the kingfisher inspired t...
THOREAU'S WILDFLOWERS
Book number: 91760 Product format: Hardback Author: HENRY DAVID THOREAU
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A glamorous Yale University Press publication which takes us back to New England 150 years ago and a rich botanical world that still graces the landscape today. Some of Henry David Thoreau's most ...
TREES OF BRITAIN AND EUROPE Black's Nature Guides
Book number: 91703 Product format: Paperback Author: MARGOT AND ROLAND SPOHN
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With plasticised cover to keep off raindrops if using in the field (or forest), this elegant Bloomsbury publication has colour photographs, colour drawings, fact boxes and covers 350 species of tre...
LAST GIANTS: The Rise and Fall of the African Elephant
Book number: 91784 Product format: Paperback Author: LEVISON WOOD
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The author became famous for his documentary series Walking With Elephants on Channel 4 TV. His book comes at a critical time. 50 years ago, Africa was home to just over 1.3 million elephants, bu...
CABARET OF PLANTS: Botany and the Imagination
Book number: 90853 Product format: Hardback Author: RICHARD MABEY
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Historians have often interpreted the lack of plant images in palaeolithic cave paintings as meaning our ancestors found vegetation either visually unstimulating or short on meaning, not "alive" as...
SORRY TALE OF FOX AND BEAR
Book number: 91910 Product format: Hardback Author: MARGRETE LAMOND & H. VALLANCE
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The exquisite line art and observation of nature in the pencil drawings of Heather Vallance drew us to this beautifully illustrated modern take on the trickster tale. 'Friendship is like a winding...
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