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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POSH DOGS
PIMPERNEL PRESS & COUNTRY LIFE    Book Number: 84425
Published price: £12.99
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Born with a silver spoon in their mouths, these shaggy doggies much prefer tales of leaping over country fences, accompanying their masters, hunting in packs of hounds, alongside horses, and lookin...
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 ...
ON TRAILS: An Exploration
ROBERT MOOR    Book Number: 86022
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While hiking the Appalachian Trail in 2009, Robert Moor began to wonder about the paths that lie beneath our feet. How do they form? Why do some improve over time while others devolve? What make...
END OF NATURE
BILL MCKIBBEN    Book Number: 86571
Published price: £16
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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...
THE END OF THE END OF THE EARTH
JONATHAN FRANZEN    Book Number: 87062
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"I was indulging a different sort of compulsion in Ghana. To my shame, I am what people in the world of birding call a lister... I go birding to experience their beauty and diversity, learn more ab...
BLACK AND WHITE IN THE WILD
DR JOHN FELTWELL    Book Number: 87314
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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
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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
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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 ...
IMPROBABLE DESTINIES:
JONATHAN LOSOS    Book Number: 87485
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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...
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...
WHEN THE LAST LION ROARS
SARA EVANS    Book Number: 88018
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A hundred years ago there were 200,000 wild lions living in Africa. Today their numbers have dropped by 90%, and humans are responsible for their decline. Sara Evans meets lion champions in Kenya...
BLOOMSBURY POCKET GUIDE TO GARDEN BIRDS
NIGEL BLAKE    Book Number: 88152
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Do you know your red-legged partridge from your sparrow hawk, your moorhen from your Coot, or love watching the long-tailed, blue, great, crested, coal, willow or marsh Tit? Here are the swallows ...
WILD BOOK: Outdoor Activities to Unleash Your Inner Child
DAVID SCARFE    Book Number: 88123
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"Let a little wildness in. You won't regret it" urges the author of these 58 outdoor activities guaranteed to "get your feet dirty, your hair messy and your eyes sparkling". Cloudspotting is not t...
LOVEBIRDS AND OTHER WILD SWEETHEARTS
LIZ TEMPERLEY    Book Number: 88223
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The southern Rockhopper penguin who travels hundreds of miles when it's time to mate, pairs are drawn together by the mystery of love. The Malagasy giant rat finds home sweet home in an undergroun...
SMELL OF FRESH RAIN
BARNEY SHAW    Book Number: 88261
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The most emotionally provocative of our senses. It can bring back memories faster and with more immediacy than a photograph, so why is it so little understood? Armed with a hungry curiosity and a...
OUTBREAKS AND EPIDEMICS
MEERA SENTHILINGHAM    Book Number: 88378
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Sub-titled 'Battling Infection from Measles to Coronavirus' For centuries we have waged war against infections which could have wiped out communities or even entire populations. Yet, for all our a...
A WILD LIFE
MARTIN HUGHES-GAMES    Book Number: 88383
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Many of us will know Martin as part of the BBC's Springwatch and Autumnwatch team, but before he began presenting he had for over three decades been a cameraman on some of the finest wildlife docum...
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...
STEVE MCCURRY ANIMALS
STEVE MCCURRY, REUEL GOLDEN    Book Number: 86815
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In Animals, we discover a different side to the famed photographer who skilfully explores animals' complex relationship with humans and the environment. Tenderness abounds, particularly in scenes ...
GROW YOUR OWN BOTANICALS
CINEAD MCTERNAN    Book Number: 89108
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When you next reach for your gin and tonic, think of the botanicals involved. This splendid gallery of photographs and information is all about deliciously productive plants for homemade drinks, r...
PASTA FOR NIGHTINGALES: A 17th Century Handbook of Bird Care
GIOVANNI PIETRO OLINA    Book Number: 88954
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The first ever English translation of a 17th century ornithology text complete with historic watercolour illustrations, this is a beautifully designed modern hardback from Yale University Press. T...
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...
LINES FROM NATURE
JOHN BUSBY    Book Number: 89338
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A member of the Royal Scottish Society of Painters in Watercolour, behind John Busby's deceptively simple marks are decades of experience of the most observant naturalist, and the very finest of ar...
TRUE TO FORM
DAVID BENNETT    Book Number: 89355
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'Experiencing wildlife in its element provides me with an insight which further drives my inquisitiveness and stimulates my need to paint.' David Bennett's work has earned him many prestigious awa...
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...
ATLAS OF HUMAN ANATOMY AND SURGERY: The Complete Plates
JEAN-MARIE LE MINOR & H. SICK    Book Number: 78712
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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...
EDWARD LEAR: THE PARROTS: The Complete Plates
FRANCESCO SOLINAS    Book Number: 84169
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The Black-Tailed parakeet with its beautiful yellow, red and green plumage or New Holland parakeets with crests and rouged cheeks, the rainbow coloured Stanley parakeet, almost iridescent and captu...
BRITISH WILDLIFE PHOTOGRAPHY AWARDS 8
INTRODUCED BY TANYA STEELE    Book Number: 89654
Published price: £25
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Showcasing 150 of the best entries in the 2017 Wildlife Awards, this beautiful book starts with the overall winner Daniel Trim, whose striking study of a pied wagtail silhouetted against the runway...
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