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  • Oak and Ash and Thorn
    Oak and Ash and Thorn (English, Hardback) Peter Fiennes

    Dazzling, passionate nature writing - a celebration of Britain's woods and forests and a rousing call to fight for them

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  • Woodlands
    Woodlands (Paperback) Oliver Rackham

    `Trees are wildlife just as deer or primroses are wildlife. Each species has its own agenda and its own interactions with human activities ...'

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  • The Solace of Fierce Landscapes
    The Solace of Fierce Landscapes (English, Paperback) Belden C. Lane

    Explores the impulse that has drawn seekers into the wilderness for centuries and offers testimony to the healing power of mountain silence and desert indifference. This book shows that the very indifference of the wilderness can release us from the demands of the endlessly anxious ego.

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  • Alpine Exposures
    Alpine Exposures (Multiple languages, Hardback) Jon Griffith, Ueli Steck

    In Alpine Exposures, mountain sports photographer Jon Griffith presents over ten years of breathtaking photography in the Western Alps.

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  • The World of Laura Ingalls Wilder
    The World of Laura Ingalls Wilder (English, Hardback) Marta McDowell

    2017 is the 150th anniversary of Laura Ingalls Wilder's birthday. Her beloved Little House series tells a classic coming-of-age story based on Wilder's own family life and is a reflection of the pioneer spirit of the time. They are also deeply rooted in the natural world.

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  • The Ancient Pinewoods of Scotland
    The Ancient Pinewoods of Scotland (English, Paperback) Clifton Bain

    This journey to the pinewoods introduces a natural wonder alongside a rich cultural heritage.

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  • Mountaineering in the Swiss Alps
    Mountaineering in the Swiss Alps (Paperback) Stephane Maire

    Mountaineering in the Swiss Alps presents a selection of classic routes in the main climbing areas of Switzerland. Featured are over thirty climbs, including world famous peaks such as the Matterhorn (Mont Cervin) and the Monch. Written by Stephane Maire, each route features technical notes, a route description and topo, and stunning photos.

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  • Waterfalls of Stars
    Waterfalls of Stars (English, Hardback) Rosanne Alexander

    In 1976 Rosanne Alexander's boyfriend Mike was offered the job of Warden of uninhabited Skomer Island, giving them ten days to leave college, get married (a job condition) and move their belongings to their new home. This is Alexander's account of the next ten years, spent in a place that became part of their lives. At its heart is their work as wardens, caring for important colonies of...

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  • Jungle Spirits
    Jungle Spirits (Multiple languages, Hardback) Christian Ziegler, Daisy Dent

    Comprehensive look at the world's most diverse tropical rain forests. Equally visual and informative, this book features both stunning photography and detailed texts. A meaningful gift for anyone with an interest in nature, animals, travel, and more. Foreword by Ruth Eichhorn, GEO Photo Editor-at Large

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  • Up and About: The Hard Road to Everest: 1
    Up and About: The Hard Road to Everest: 1 (Hardback) Doug Scott

    On 24 September 1975, Doug Scott and Dougal Haston became the first Britons to reach the summit of Everest as lead climbers on Chris Bonington's expedition to the mountain's immense south-west face. In Up and About, the first volume of his autobiography, Scott tells his story from his birth in war-time Nottingham to the summit of the world.

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  • Saltmarsh
    Saltmarsh (English, Hardback) Clive Chatters

    A celebration of British saltmarshes ? their character, diversity, wildlife and relationship with people.

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  • Lost to the Sea
    Lost to the Sea (English, Paperback) Stephen Wade

    Tells the stories of the communities lost off the coast of Norfolk and Suffolk over the centuries, from the medieval towns such as Dunwich through to the modern places assailed by coastal erosion

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  • A Handbook Of Scotland's Coasts
    A Handbook Of Scotland's Coasts (English, Paperback) Fi Martynoga

    This handbook offers an inspirational resource for those who want to discover more about the thousands of miles of Scotland's spectacular coastline - from its stunning geology and diverse marine and bird life to its coastal culture, with its fishing ports, fresh cuisine, arts communities, ancient monuments and colourful local traditions.

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  • Wild Country
    Wild Country (Paperback) Mark Vallance

    In Wild Country, Mark Vallance traces his story, from childhood influences like Robin Hodgkin and Sir Jack Longland, to two years in Antarctica, where he was base commander of the UK's largest and most southerly scientific station at Halley Bay, before his fateful meeting with Ray Jardine, the man who invented Friends, in Yosemite.

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  • The Journey Through Wales and the Description of Wales
    The Journey Through Wales and the Description of Wales (English, Paperback) Gerald of Wales

    Scholar, churchman, diplomat and theologian, Gerald of Wales was one of the most fascinating figures of the Middle Ages. This title describes his eventful tour of the country as a missionary in 1188. It provides a view into the medieval world.

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  • The Draining of the Fens
    The Draining of the Fens (English, Hardback) Eric H. Ash

    This is compelling reading for British historians, environmental scholars, historians of technology, and anyone interested in state formation in early modern Europe.

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  • Rethinking Ancient Woodland: The Archaeology and History of Woods in Norfolk: 13
    Rethinking Ancient Woodland: The Archaeology and History of Woods in Norfolk: 13 (English, Paperback) Gerry Barnes, Tom Williamson

    This groundbreaking study questions many of the assumptions surrounding the idea of 'ancient woodland', a term widely used in England for long-established semi-natural woods, shaped by centuries of traditional management.

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  • Cols and Passes of the British Isles
    Cols and Passes of the British Isles (English, Hardback) Graham Robb

    A col is the lowest point on the saddle between two mountains. The author has spent years uncovering and cataloguing the 2,002 cols and 105 passes scattered across the British Isles. This is a guide to every col and pass in the British Isles, for cyclists, walkers and armchair travellers.

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  • Ancient Woodland
    Ancient Woodland (English, Paperback) Ian Rotherham

    From medieval times, woodlands were managed commodities with hotly contested resources: conflicting demands from landowners, and local and national wood-based industries have left their marks on today's woodland, this title explains various uses of British woods and their industries, such as coppicing, charcoal-burning, basket-making and bodging.

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  • Physical Geography
    Physical Geography (English, Paperback) Richard John Huggett

    Presents definitions of terms that are fundamental to physical geography and its many branches, covering topics ranging from ecology to geomorphology. Containing informative tables, diagrams, and suggestions for further reading, this guide is suitable for those studying physical geography and related courses.

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