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Natural History

Hardcover. Guides to the rich histories, significance and uses of over 80 key plants in 69 entries, revealing our relationship with them, both utilitarian and aesthetic, and their multiple benefits and cultural associations. Num Pages: 240 pages, 205 illustrations, 174 in colour. BIC Classification: WNP. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 252 x 198 x 29. Weight in Grams: 962.
Publisher
Thames & Hudson Ltd
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2014
Condition
New
SKU
V9780500517420
ISBN
9780500517420

€ 31.99
€ 22.80

Hardcover. Everyone who has an interest in birds will love this beautiful and fascinating book. Discover how to identify birds and how to attract them to your garden. Find out about folklore and also insights into bird behaviour. With stunning photography, enchanting illustrations and useful factfiles, this book is a must for garden and wildlife enthusiasts. Editor(s): Robertson, Debbie. Num Pages: 192 pages, Full-colour photographs and illustrations throughout. BIC Classification: WNCB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 229 x 296 x 22. Weight in Grams: 1162.
Publisher
Eaglemoss Consumer Publications Ltd
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2015
Condition
New
SKU
V9780957177260
ISBN
9780957177260

€ 12.57

Paperback. Presents the history of the battle between the superpowers, the Soviet Union and America, from the first Sputnik into space in 1957, through Yuri Gagarin's first manned space flight in 1961 to the years of America's Apollo Saturn rocket programme that finally saw the USA snatch the prize from Russia. Num Pages: 320 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: 1KBB; HBJK; HBLW; TTDS; WNX. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 129 x 20. Weight in Grams: 250.
Publisher
Arrow/Children's (a Division of Random House
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2000
Edition
New Ed
Condition
New
SKU
V9780099406143
ISBN
9780099406143

€ 16.99
€ 13.39

Hardcover. Features National Geographic's some of the best photographs created since 1890. This book lets readers take a virtual tour around the world to see rice sellers in the Mekong Delta, teenagers in Brazil, duck hunters in Nebraska, and stingrays in the Cayman Islands, to name a few examples. Series: "National Geographic" Collectors Series. Num Pages: 504 pages, 260 colour photographs. BIC Classification: AJC; WN. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 172 x 156 x 32. Weight in Grams: 856.
Publisher
National Geographic
Number of pages
504
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2009
Condition
New
SKU
V9781426205262
ISBN
9781426205262

€ 16.99
€ 12.34

Paperback. We hear from the young boy whose Battersea dog helped him to deal with a serious autoimmune disease, and from a woman whose Staffie was the friend who got her through cancer. We meet the couple who were brought together by a Battersea dog; the man who took on a three-legged kitten which changed his life. Num Pages: 304 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBKESL; WNGC; WNGD. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 198 x 129 x 20. Weight in Grams: 234.
Publisher
Penguin Books Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
312
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Condition
New
SKU
V9781405912723
ISBN
9781405912723

€ 10.99
€ 9.78

Paperback. Highly illustrated, with images drawn from a wide range of cultures, historical periods and media, this book offers a roller-coaster ride through parrots in literature, jokes, folklore, mythology, film, TV and children's stories worldwide, as well as an examination of parrot conservation, talking bird experiments and parrot portraiture. Series: Animal S. Num Pages: 216 pages, 24 black & white illustrations, 77 colour illustrations. BIC Classification: PSVW6; WNCB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 189 x 137 x 16. Weight in Grams: 376.
Publisher
Reaktion Books United Kingdom
Number of pages
216
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2006
Condition
New
SKU
V9781861892379
ISBN
9781861892379

€ 16.99
€ 13.36

Hardcover. Get an insight into the mind of a cat with this hilarious journal written from a feline perspective. The Secret Diary of Tiddles is a true insight into the secret world of cats and a must-have, eye-opening read for any cat owner. Num Pages: 64 pages. BIC Classification: WH; WNGC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 193 x 130 x 11. Weight in Grams: 204.
Publisher
CICO Books
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2014
Condition
New
SKU
V9781909313453
ISBN
9781909313453

€ 10.99
€ 10.65

Paperback. Series: Astronomers' Universe. BIC Classification: WNX. Dimension: 235 x 155. .
Publisher
Springer
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Edition
1st ed. 2016
Condition
New
SKU
V9783319276274
ISBN
9783319276274

€ 34.99
€ 32.01

Hardcover. Suitable for dinosaur enthusiasts, art lovers and budding illustrators, this book is filled with artwork and paleontology. Num Pages: 188 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: AGN; WNA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 311 x 279 x 21. Weight in Grams: 1546.
Publisher
Titan Books
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2012
Condition
New
SKU
V9780857685841
ISBN
9780857685841

€ 27.99
€ 20.95

Paperback. Num Pages: 336 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: 1KB; HBJK; RGBS; WN. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 155 x 228 x 25. Weight in Grams: 466.
Publisher
Fulcrum Publishing
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Edition
20 Anv
Condition
New
SKU
V9781938486883
ISBN
9781938486883

€ 21.99
€ 19.05

Paperback. Dissects the sterile distinction between 'sciences' and 'humanities' to bring to life the whole history of cosmology from the Babylonians to Newton. The author shows how the tragic split between science and religion arose and how the modern world-view replaced the medieval world-view in the scientific revolution of the seventeenth century. Series: Penguin Modern Classics. Num Pages: 592 pages. BIC Classification: WNX. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 199 x 129 x 27. Weight in Grams: 412.
Publisher
Penguin Classics
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Edition
UK ed.
Condition
New
SKU
V9780141394534
ISBN
9780141394534

€ 16.99
€ 12.73

Hardcover. Num Pages: 64 pages, 120 colour photographs. BIC Classification: WNGS. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 222 x 157 x 12. Weight in Grams: 286.
Publisher
Interpet Publishing
Number of pages
64
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2012
Condition
New
SKU
V9781842862131
ISBN
9781842862131

€ 9.99
€ 9.06

Paperback. An insightful introduction to one ofthe most unpredictable forces on Earth. Series: Beginner's Guides. Num Pages: 208 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: PDZ; RBC; WNW. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 129 x 15. Weight in Grams: 220.
Publisher
Oneworld Publications United Kingdom
Number of pages
208
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2010
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781851687251
ISBN
9781851687251

€ 13.99
€ 10.95

Hardcover. A guide to beekeeping and management. Topics covered include: the bee and its environment; hives and other equipment; management of the apiary; and control of pests and diseases. Num Pages: 288 pages, 8pp colour section, b&w photographs, line drawings. BIC Classification: TVHH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 256 x 201 x 22. Weight in Grams: 1024. 288 pages, 8pp colour section, b&w photographs, line drawings. A guide to beekeeping and management. Topics covered include: the bee and its environment; hives and other equipment; management of the apiary; and control of pests and diseases. Cateogry: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational. BIC Classification: TVHH. Dimension: 256 x 201 x 22. Weight: 1022.
Publisher
The Crowood Press Ltd London
Number of pages
288
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1997
Condition
New
SKU
V9781861260499
ISBN
9781861260499

€ 31.99
€ 27.04

Paperback. A Guide to the Identification and Natural History of the Sparrows of the United States and Canada provides comprehensive and up-to-date information on all the features that make possible identification of all 62 species of sparrows that occur in North America. The text gives detailed descriptions o Illustrator(s): Beadle, David. Editor(s): Rising, James D. Num Pages: 365 pages, M.Ill.(some col.). BIC Classification: WN. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Scholarly; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 220 x 150 x 20. Weight in Grams: 699.
Publisher
Academic Press
Number of pages
365
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1996
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780125889711
ISBN
9780125889711

€ 54.99
€ 44.43

Hardcover. 95pp
Publisher
Cottage Publications Donaghadee, Co. Down
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2009
Edition
New ed.
Condition
New
SKU
9781900935760
ISBN
9781900935760

€ 19.99

Paperback. Series: Animalibus: Of Animals and Cultures. Num Pages: black & white illustrations, black & white halftones. BIC Classification: 1DBK; 1DD; HBG; HBJD1; HBTB; WNG. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 229 x 152 x 21. Weight in Grams: 469.
Publisher
Penn State University Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Condition
New
SKU
V9780271065892
ISBN
9780271065892

€ 30.99
€ 29.60

Paperback. This Very Short Introduction is a celebration of rivers in all their diversity. Nick Middleton covers a wide and eclectic range of river-based themes, from physical geography to mythology, to industrial history and literary criticism. Worshipped and revered, respected and feared, rivers reflect both the natural and social history of our planet. Series: Very Short Introductions. Num Pages: 152 pages, 12 black and white illustrations. BIC Classification: RBKF; WNW. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 116 x 174 x 5. Weight in Grams: 120.
Publisher
OUP Oxford
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780199588671
ISBN
9780199588671

€ 10.99
€ 10.23

Paperback. Southern African Wildlife Guide - Expert information and travel advice featuring southern African wildlife, practical field tips, conservation and natural history. This guide also covers endemic flora and fauna, species classification and field guide, birdwatching, when and where to visit, photography tips, safaris, habitats and wildlife tracking. Series: Bradt Travel Guides (Wildlife Guides). Num Pages: 288 pages, full-colour throughout & 7 maps. BIC Classification: 1HFM; WNC; WTH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 214 x 139 x 16. Weight in Grams: 516. Series: Bradt Travel Guides (Wildlife Guides). 288 pages, full-colour throughout & 7 maps. Wildlife is southern Africa's number one visitor attraction. This book explains where and when to find wildlife and how to identify it. It offers coverage ranging from the 'Big Five' to dung beetles to sandgrouse, and explores the wildlife hotspots of seven countries, offering insights into animal behaviour and conservation perspectives. Cateogry: (G) General (US: Trade). BIC Classification: 1HFM; WNC; WTH. Dimension: 214 x 139 x 16. Weight: 508.
Publisher
Bradt Travel Guides
Number of pages
288
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Edition
2nd Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781841623474
ISBN
9781841623474

€ 25.99
€ 18.90

Hardcover. Very good copy.
Publisher
The Collins Press
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2005
SKU
KEX0303762
ISBN
9781903464502

€ 25.00

Paperback. An illustrated guide to handling and releasing, studying, feeding, caring for and identifying dragonflies - suitable for readers of all ages. Num Pages: 32 pages, Full-colour photographs. BIC Classification: WNCN. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 204 x 203 x 4. Weight in Grams: 128.
Publisher
Firefly Books Ltd Canada
Number of pages
32
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Condition
New
SKU
V9781770851863
ISBN
9781770851863

€ 7.05

Hardcover. Bird courtship and display can be one of the most captivating events in the natural world. This book looks at natural selection and why birds have evolved different reproduction strategies, examining territories, birdsong, displays and dealing with rivals. It also looks at different bird lifestyles, including monogamy, polygamy, and promiscuity. Num Pages: 160 pages, 140 colour images. BIC Classification: WNCB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 225 x 267 x 17. Weight in Grams: 870.
Publisher
New Holland
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2012
Condition
New
SKU
9781847739377
ISBN
9781847739377

€ 10.57

Paperback. In this Very Short Introduction Nick Middleton tells the story of the desert, demonstrating its beautiful landscapes and remarkable climates. He challenges the common notion that they are dry and barren and uncovers fascinating life-forms, a rich biodiversity, and a long history of human habitation. Series: Very Short Introductions. Num Pages: 152 pages, 21 halftones. BIC Classification: RGBA; WNW. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 174 x 114 x 68. Weight in Grams: 118.
Publisher
Oxford University Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
152
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780199564309
ISBN
9780199564309

€ 9.99
€ 9.46

Paperback. Brings together understanding of the mechanisms that drive the diametrically opposite states of water clarity, shown by the cover paintings, found in many shallow lakes and ponds. This title gives an outline of the knowledge gained from field observations, experimental work, and restoration studies, linked by a solid theoretical framework. Series: Population and Community Biology Series. Num Pages: 357 pages, biography. BIC Classification: WNCS2. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 235 x 159 x 22. Weight in Grams: 578.
Publisher
Springer
Number of pages
377
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2005
Edition
2004th Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781402023064
ISBN
9781402023064

€ 113.56