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The Earth: natural history general

Hardback. An exploration of our preoccupation with the weather, as heard on BBC Radio 3: Changing Climates. In his trademark style, the author weaves together science, art and memoirs to show the weather's impact on our culture and national psyche. He rambles through the myths of Golden Summers and our persistent state of denial about the winter. Num Pages: 96 pages. BIC Classification: 1DBK; WNWM. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 187 x 120 x 15. Weight in Grams: 168. Very good copy in fine dustwrapper.First edition signed by the author
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2013
Publisher
Profile Books Ltd
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KEX0303439
ISBN
9781781250525
Hardback
Condition: Used, Very Good

€ 20.00

Paperback. Series: Dover Pictorial Archive. Num Pages: 226 pages, 202 plates. BIC Classification: WNWM. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 259 x 203 x 10. Weight in Grams: 640.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1962
Publisher
Dover Publications Inc. United States
Edition
1St Edition
Number of pages
226
Condition
New
SKU
V9780486202877
ISBN
9780486202877
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 26.99
€ 18.76

Hardback. The ocean has always been a source of inspiration for surfers, beach lovers, and sailors alike. The author pairs sixty of his evocative paintings of the surf with anecdotes from surf-lovers around the world - from professional surfing legends to surfing journalists to businessmen who are surfers at heart. Num Pages: 128 pages, 60 Colour. BIC Classification: WNW. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 222 x 159 x 21. Weight in Grams: 516.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2008
Publisher
Glitterati Inc United States
Number of pages
128
Condition
New
Edition
Slipcase Edition
SKU
V9780979338465
ISBN
9780979338465
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 17.84

Paperback. An information-packed tool for the novice or handy reference for the veteran. Distills years of knowledge in an affordable and portable book. Series: Basic Illustrated Series. Num Pages: 80 pages, colour photos & illustrations. BIC Classification: WNWM. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 230 x 152 x 8. Weight in Grams: 200.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
Publisher
Rowman & Littlefield United States
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
80
Condition
New
SKU
V9780762747634
ISBN
9780762747634
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 10.99
€ 10.35

Paperback. Num Pages: 288 pages, 24 color photos, B&W photos throughout, maps. BIC Classification: PSVW7; WNC; WNCF; WNW. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 229 x 152 x 18. Weight in Grams: 433.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Publisher
Patagonia Books
Condition
New
SKU
V9780980122749
ISBN
9780980122749
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 16.99
€ 15.88

Hardback. Sweeps across dramatic and varied terrains - volcanoes and glaciers, billabongs and canyons, prairies and rain forests - to explore how humans have made sense of our planet's marvelous landscapes. This book investigates how we live with the great shaping forces of nature - from fire to changing climates and the intricacies of adaptation. Num Pages: 334 pages. BIC Classification: WNW. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 229 x 152 x 25. Weight in Grams: 490.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2011
Publisher
University of California Press United States
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
334
Condition
New
SKU
V9780520269262
ISBN
9780520269262
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 65.40
€ 62.96

Paperback. Alain de Boton meets The Cloudspotter's Guide in Robert Mighall's celebration of sunshine Num Pages: 288 pages, 40 blk & wht images. BIC Classification: WNWM. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 131 x 197 x 19. Weight in Grams: 224.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Publisher
Hodder & Stoughton General Division United Kingdom
Number of pages
288
Condition
New
SKU
V9780719595202
ISBN
9780719595202
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 11.99
€ 9.94

Hardback. With over 250 photographs and stills from the BBC Natural History Unit's footage, this book looks at the complex life of some of the most amazing places on Planet Earth. Each chapter reveals an environment defined by a unique set of rules required for survival. Num Pages: 312 pages. BIC Classification: WNW. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 240 x 343 x 30. Weight in Grams: 1622.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2016
Publisher
Ebury Publishing
Condition
New
SKU
V9781849909655
ISBN
9781849909655
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 37.99
€ 25.77

Paperback. Mixing scientific fact, personal concern, direct experience and intriguing revelation, the author aims to shed new light on our planetary weather system, and to make more sense of disturbing manifestations like global warming, glacial retreat, and the disruption of currents such as El Nino. Num Pages: 304 pages. BIC Classification: PDZ; WNWM. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 200 x 130 x 18. Weight in Grams: 215. Good clean copy with minor shelf wear
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2002
Publisher
Arrow Books
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KSS0003036
ISBN
9780099406297
Paperback
Condition: Used, Very Good

€ 4.99

Paperback. The latest in a new series of books which explain how Scotland's scenery was made, why it looks the way it does today and how it has changed over millions of years Series: Landscapes in Stone. Num Pages: 48 pages, Colour throughout. BIC Classification: 1DBKSH; RBG; WNW. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 230 x 165. .
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Publisher
Birlinn General
Condition
New
SKU
9781780274409
ISBN
9781780274409
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 10.99
€ 9.59

Hardcover. A charming and beautifully illustrated book, first published in 1893, covering all aspects of the weather. This new edition has been completely redesigned and is fully illustrated with reproductions of woodcuts, photographs and drawings throughout. Num Pages: 128 pages, full colour photographs and diagrams. BIC Classification: JFHF; WNWM. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 179 x 138 x 20. Weight in Grams: 318.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2015
Publisher
Papadakis
Condition
New
SKU
V9781906506599
ISBN
9781906506599
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 10.99
€ 9.23

Paperback. A burgeoning city is built on the dreams of the American gold rush. In 1906 the dreams of this city, came crashing down beneath the rippling wave of a horrifying earthquake. This story delves beneath the surface of the earth, and explains why the world moves as it does. It portrays the lives of the people who suffered and survived the devastation. Num Pages: 464 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: 1KBBWF; HBJK; HBLW; WNW. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 195 x 139 x 31. Weight in Grams: 338.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2006
Publisher
Penguin Books London
Number of pages
464
Condition
New
SKU
V9780141016344
ISBN
9780141016344
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 21.99
€ 16.98

Paperback. The dramatic history of planet Earth and the rocky road to understanding the past * A probing account of the history of the earth and an introduction to the many eccentric characters that have attempted to understand its origins. Editor(s): Palmer, Douglas. Num Pages: 358 pages, Illustrations, maps, ports. BIC Classification: WNW. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 190 x 153 x 24. Weight in Grams: 550.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2005
Publisher
John Wiley & Sons Inc United Kingdom
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
358
Condition
New
SKU
V9780470022214
ISBN
9780470022214
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 18.99
€ 16.74

Paperback. Tells the story of the magnificent Sierra Nevada - the longest, highest, and most spectacular mountain range in the contiguous United States. This book takes us from the time before the land which would be California even existed, through the days of roaring volcanoes, violent earthquakes, and chilling ice sheets. Series Editor(s): Faber, Phyllis M.; Pavlik, Bruce M. Series: California Natural History Guides. Num Pages: 468 pages, 117 color illustrations, 16 b/w photographs, 39 line illustrations, 12 maps. BIC Classification: 1KBBWF; 1KBBWN; WNW. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 184 x 114 x 30. Weight in Grams: 485.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2006
Publisher
University of California Press
Edition
First Edition,Revised
Number of pages
468
Condition
New
SKU
V9780520236967
ISBN
9780520236967
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 29.99
€ 22.27

Paperback. Series: California Natural History Guides. Num Pages: 360 pages, 139 color photos, 41 line art, 31 maps. BIC Classification: 1KBBWF; WNW. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 184 x 114 x 25. Weight in Grams: 463.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2006
Publisher
University of California Press United States
Edition
First Printing
Number of pages
360
Condition
New
SKU
V9780520241268
ISBN
9780520241268
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 29.99
€ 22.23

Paperback. From sunny beaches where thousands escape the summer's heat to wild and isolated rocky cliffs, California boasts one of the most spectacular and diverse shorelines in the world. Accompanied by numerous color photographs, diagrams, and maps, this guide explains why California's Pacific Coast looks and works the way it does. Series: California Natural History Guides. Num Pages: 328 pages, 183 color illustrations, 13 line illustrations, 20 maps. BIC Classification: 1KBBWF; WNW. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 184 x 114 x 22. Weight in Grams: 466.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2010
Publisher
University of California Press United States
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
328
Condition
New
SKU
V9780520262904
ISBN
9780520262904
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 26.99
€ 20.61

Paperback. Sweeps across dramatic and varied terrains - volcanoes and glaciers, billabongs and canyons, prairies and rain forests - to explore how humans have made sense of our planet's marvelous landscapes. This book investigates how we live with the great shaping forces of nature - from fire to changing climates and the intricacies of adaptation. Num Pages: 334 pages. BIC Classification: WNW. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 231 x 153 x 21. Weight in Grams: 460.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Publisher
University of California Press United States
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
334
Condition
New
SKU
V9780520269279
ISBN
9780520269279
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 37.99
€ 28.10

Hardback. Southern California is sandwiched between two tectonic plates with an ever-shifting boundary. Over the last several million years, movements of these plates have dramatically reshuffled the Earth's crust to create rugged landscapes and seascapes riven with active faults. This book tells the scientific story of the Southern California coast. Num Pages: 271 pages, 15 line illustrations, 3 b/w images, 1 table, 68 color images. BIC Classification: 1KBBWF; RBG; RBKC; WNW. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 240 x 159 x 20. Weight in Grams: 620.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2015
Publisher
University of California Press
Condition
New
SKU
V9780520280045
ISBN
9780520280045
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 32.99
€ 23.94

Hardback. Tells the story of how the celestial objects that make up the solar system arose from common beginnings billions of years ago, and how scientists and philosophers have sought to unravel this mystery down through the centuries, piecing together the clues that enabled them to deduce the solar system's layout, its age, and the likely way it formed. Num Pages: 320 pages, 41 halftones. 19 line illus. 7 tables. BIC Classification: WNW; WNX. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 242 x 156 x 24. Weight in Grams: 674.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2013
Publisher
Princeton University Press United States
Edition
1St Edition
Number of pages
320
Condition
New
SKU
V9780691145228
ISBN
9780691145228
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 35.99
€ 26.43

Paperback. Num Pages: 320 pages, 41 halftones. 19 line illus. 7 tables. BIC Classification: PDZ; PGS; WNW. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 229 x 152. Weight in Grams: 41.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Publisher
Princeton University Press
Edition
Revised ed.
Condition
New
SKU
V9780691175706
ISBN
9780691175706
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 25.99
€ 19.75

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