Richard Mabey

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  • Food For Free by Richard Mabey
    Food For Free (English, Paperback) Richard Mabey

    The ideal portable companion, the world-renowned Collins Gem series returns with a fresh new look and updated material.

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  • Food for Free by Richard Mabey
    Food for Free (English, Hardback) Richard Mabey

    The classic foraging guide to over 200 types of food that can be gathered and picked in the wild, Food for Free returns in its 40th year as a sumptuous, beautifully illustrated and fully updated anniversary edition.

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  • The Natural History of Selborne by Gilbert White
    The Natural History of Selborne (English, Paperback) Gilbert White

    A collection of Gilbert White's letters to the explorer and naturalist Daines Barrington and the eminent zoologist Thomas Pennant - White's intellectual lifelines from his country-village home. This title presents an evocation of the lives of the flora and fauna of eighteenth-century England.

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  • Nature Cure by Richard Mabey
    Nature Cure (English, Paperback) Richard Mabey

    In the last year of the old millennium, Richard Mabey, Britain's foremost nature writer, fell into a severe depression. Having left the cosseting woods of the Chiltern hills for the open flatlands of Norfolk, Richard Mabey found exhilaration in discovering a whole new landscape and gained fresh insights into our place in nature.

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  • The Unofficial Countryside by Richard Mabey
    The Unofficial Countryside (English, Paperback) Richard Mabey, Mary Newcomb

    Richard Mabey reveals the astonishingly rich world of animal and plant life surviving and often thriving among docklands, railways, factories and canals.

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  • Weeds by Richard Mabey
    Weeds (English, Paperback) Richard Mabey

    Ever since the first human settlements 10,000 years ago, weeds have dogged our footsteps. They are there as the punishment of 'thorns and thistles' in "Genesis" and, two millennia later, as a symbol of "Flanders Field". The author examines how we have tried to define them, explain their persistence, and draw moral lessons from them.

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  • The Cabaret of Plants by Richard Mabey
    The Cabaret of Plants (Paperback) Richard Mabey

    In The Cabaret of Plants, Mabey explores the plant species which have challenged our imaginations, awoken our wonder, and upturned our ideas about history, science, beauty and belief. ...

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  • A Brush With Nature by Richard Mabey
    A Brush With Nature (Paperback) Richard Mabey

    Described as 'Britain's greatest living nature writer', Richard Mabey has revealed his passion for the natural world in eloquent stories for BBC Wildlife Magazine.

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  • Food for Free by Richard Mabey
    Food for Free (English, Paperback) Richard Mabey

    A complete guide to help you safely identify edible species that grow around us, together with detailed artworks, field identification notes and recipes.

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  • Wood by William Hall
    Wood (English, Hardback) William Hall

    In the footsteps of the acclaimed Concrete and Brick, a fresh look at one of the world's most versatile building materials

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  • Gilbert White by Richard Mabey
    Gilbert White (Paperback) Richard Mabey

    When the pioneering naturalist Gilbert White (1720-93) wrote "The Natural History of Selborne" (1789), he created one of the greatest and influential natural history works, his detailed observations about birds and animals providing the cornerstones of modern ecology. This biography tells the story of this clergyman.

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  • Flora Britannica by Richard Mabey
    Flora Britannica (English, Hardback) Richard Mabey

    People all over Britain - both rural and urban - have been encouraged to record and celebrate the cultural dimensions of their own flora, and to send their memories and anecdotes, observations and regional knowledge to Flora Britannica.

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  • Soft Estate by Edward Chell
    Soft Estate (English, Hardback) Edward Chell, Sara-Jayne Parsons $19.16
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  • The Ash and The Beech by Richard Mabey
    The Ash and The Beech (English, Paperback) Richard Mabey

    From ash die-back to the Great Storm of 1987 to Dutch elm disease, our much-loved woodlands seem to be under constant threat from a procession of natural challenges. Just when we need trees most, to help combat global warming and to provide places of retreat for us and our wildlife, they seem at greatest peril.

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  • The Full English Cassoulet by Richard Mabey
    The Full English Cassoulet (Hardback) Richard Mabey

    Richard Mabey began experimenting with cooking as soon as he was big enough to clamber to the cupboard where the powdered chocolate was kept.* 'Cooking against the grain' - if we didn't have access to wheat, what could we make with nuts?

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  • Turned Out Nice Again by Richard Mabey
    Turned Out Nice Again (English, Hardback) Richard Mabey

    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.

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  • The Flora of Hampshire by Lady Anne Brewis
    The Flora of Hampshire (English, Hardback) Lady Anne Brewis, Paul Bowman

    This totally new and much needed work on the County's flora ? published in association with the Hampshire and Isle of Wight Wildlife Trust ? is the first comprehensive study for nearly a century. Excluding the Isle of Wight, it contains over 1750 species of vascular plants including some non-indigenous speces as well as subspecies, varieties and hybrids. In addition, condensed accounts of the lichens (590 taxa) and bryophytes (459 taxa) ? groups in which the county is particularly rich ? have been contributed.The principal authors are all experienced Hampshire botanists with an intimate knowledge of its flora.

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  • Wild Cooking by Richard Mabey
    Wild Cooking (Paperback) Richard Mabey

    Whether creating a cassoulet which uses English ingredients, making bread from chestnuts or slow-cooking a Peking duck in front of an ancient fan heater, he encourages us to be daring and imaginative in our cooking and our approach to food.

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  • The Cabaret of Plants by Richard Mabey
    The Cabaret of Plants (English, Hardback) Richard Mabey

    In Richard Mabey's characteristically lyrical and informative tone, The Cabaret of Plants explores plant species which have challenged our imaginations, awoken that cliched but real human emotion of wonder, and upturned our ideas about history, science, beauty and belief. ...

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