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  • Amazing Rare Things
    Amazing Rare Things (English, Paperback) Sir David Attenborough, Susan Owens

    A gorgeously illustrated volume devoted to the natural history drawings and watercolors of Leonardo da Vinci and other outstanding artists of the Age of Discovery

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  • The Story of Silbury Hill
    The Story of Silbury Hill (English, Paperback) Jim Leary, David Field

    Written by experts with unrivalled information and knowledge of Silbury Hill, and combining scholarly research and readable narrative, this book sets out the archaeological story of Silbury. Discussing the early recognition of its importance, antiquarian and modern archaeological investigations of the hill and what Silbury means to people today.

    $20.82 $31.98
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  • Alfred Russel Wallace
    Alfred Russel Wallace (English, Hardback) Sir David Attenborough

    This volume of newly transcribed letters documents the travels of the Victorian naturalist Alfred Russel Wallace in the Malay Archipelago, during which he famously discovered natural selection independently of Darwin. Vivid with detail, the letters are fully annotated and accompanied by an introduction with a newly reconstructed itinerary.

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  • The Natural History of Edward Lear
    The Natural History of Edward Lear (Hardback) Robert McCracken Peck

    Containing illustrations reproduced here for the first time, writer and illustrator Edward Lear's place is confirmed among the greatest natural history painters of all time. Foreword by Sir David Attenborough.

    $32.51 $37.49
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  • Life In Cold Blood
    Life In Cold Blood (Hardback) Sir David Attenborough

    Reptiles and amphibians ruled the world for nearly 200 million years and today there are still over 12,500 of them. Some are huge, the deadliest creatures on earth. In Life in Cold Blood, David traces the story of their evolution and overturns the myth that these creatures are just primitive killers to reveal them for what they truly are.

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  • Life on Air
    Life on Air (Paperback) Sir David Attenborough

    Sir David Attenborough is Britain's best-known natural history film-maker. He is also Britain's most respected and lauded natural history broadcaster and writer, championing conservation and standing at the forefront of issues concerning the planet's declining species. This title tells us of his experiences of filming in the 21st century.

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  • Amazing Rare Things: Art of Natural History in Age of Discovery
    Amazing Rare Things: Art of Natural History in Age of Discovery (Hardback) Sir David Attenborough, Susan Owens

    A reprint of the bestselling title, to coincide with the BBC's landmark series "Planet Earth II". Looks at the voyages of discovery of the 16th and 17th centuries which brought European artists face-to-face with new and exotic plants and animals.

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  • David Attenborough's Collected Life Stories
    David Attenborough's Collected Life Stories (English, CD-Audio) Sir David Attenborough

    Life Stories: What was Sir David's first pet? New Life Stories: How did Sir David track down a giant Earthworm?

    $33.48 $49.95
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  • The Life of Birds
    The Life of Birds (English, Hardback) Sir David Attenborough

    Based on the ten-part program on PBS, this work presents the drama, beauty, and eccentricities of the natural world with unusual flair and intelligence. It reviews the ideas about how and when creatures first took to the air - and why ostriches, kiwis, and other flightless birds later returned to the ground.

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  • John Craxton
    John Craxton (English, Hardback) Ian Collins

    This is the first full-scale monograph on British artist John Craxton (1922-2009), a key figure in post-war painting who authorised this publication shortly before his death. Ian Collins's engaging text is informed by his many conversations with the artist, who was also a celebrated wit and story-teller.

    $56.13 $79.99
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  • Drawn From Paradise
    Drawn From Paradise (Hardback) Sir David Attenborough, Errol Fuller

    Drawn from Paradise is David Attenborough's journey through the cultural history of the birds of paradise, one of the most exquisite and extravagant, colourful and intriguing families of birds.

    $38.29 $65.75
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  • Life in the Undergrowth
    Life in the Undergrowth (Hardback) David Attenborough Productions Ltd., Sir David Attenborough

    David Attenborough reveals a secret universe it is teeming with life and is all around us, yet we never see it. For every pound of humans on Earth, there are 300 pounds of insects.

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  • Media, Ecology and Conservation
    Media, Ecology and Conservation (Paperback) John Blewitt

    Focuses on global connectivity and the role of new digital and traditional media in bringing people together to protect the worldas endangered wildlife and conserve fragile and threatened habitats.

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  • Life on Air
    Life on Air (English, Hardback) Sir David Attenborough

    For fifty years David Attenborough has entertained, educated, and generally enchanted millions worldwide with his pursuit of the secrets of life in its many guises. This book begins when, at twenty-four, Attenborough throws over what looks to be a staid future as a 'gentleman publisher' for an uncertain position in the BBC's television service.

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  • Life in Cold Blood
    Life in Cold Blood (English, Hardback) Sir David Attenborough

    Travels to the far corners of the Earth to tell the epic story of amphibians and reptiles. The author explains the ways amphibians and reptiles have changed little from their prehistoric forebears while also demonstrating how they have adapted and evolved into diverse new forms, some of them beyond our wildest imaginings.

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  • David Attenborough Life On Air: Memoirs Of A Broadcaster
    David Attenborough Life On Air: Memoirs Of A Broadcaster (English, CD-Audio) Sir David Attenborough

    David Attenborough is one of the most influential, admired and best-liked figures in television. Elegantly told and often very funny, his story includes how he introduced colour television to Britain, and the background to his epic series, such as Life on Earth and Life in Cold Blood.

    $45.26 $55.00
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  • With Honourable Intent
    With Honourable Intent (Hardback) Tim Knight, Mark Rose

    Established over a century ago, Fauna & Flora International (FFI) was the world's first international conservation organisation. The pioneering work of its founders in Africa led to the creation of numerous protected areas, including Kruger and Serengeti National Parks. For the first time, the story of FFI's history is told in its entirety.

    $61.28 $66.98
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  • Green Inheritance
    Green Inheritance (English, Paperback) Anthony Huxley

    A lavishly illustrated overview of the world's wild and cultivated plant population, their impact on our lives, and the urgent need for their conservation.

    $14.97 $31.95
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  • The Hunt
    The Hunt (English, Hardback) Alastair Fothergill, Huw Cordey

    An unprecedented, close-up view of predators and their prey in life-or-death conflict, from the grasslands of East Africa to the icy Arctic

    $38.21 $45.00
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