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  • The January Man by Christopher Somerville
    The January Man (Paperback) Christopher Somerville

    In January 2006, a month or two after my father died, I thought I saw him again - a momentary impression of an old man, a little stooped, setting off for a walk in his characteristic fawn corduroys and shabby quilted jacket.

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  • Blue Planet II by James Honeyborne
    Blue Planet II (English, Hardback) James Honeyborne, Mark Brownlow

    Blue Planet II, which accompanies an epic 7-part series on BBC1, is a ground-breaking new look at the richness and variety of underwater life across our planet.

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  • Counting Sheep by Philip Walling
    Counting Sheep (Paperback) Philip Walling

    Sheep are the thread that runs through the history of the English countryside. Our fortunes were once founded on sheep, and this book tells a story of wool and money and history, of merchants and farmers and shepherds, of English yeomen and how they got their freedom, and above all, of the soil. Sheep have helped define our culture and topography, impacting on everything from accent and idiom,...

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  • The Geology of Britain by Peter Toghill
    The Geology of Britain (English, Paperback) Peter Toghill

    This text covers the geological history of Britain from over 2000 million years ago to the present day. An introductory chapter covers basic geological principles, followed by chapters describing the rocks, minerals and fossils of each period.

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  • The Cloud Book by The Met Office
    The Cloud Book (English, Paperback) Richard Hamblyn

    A guide to the clouds, helping you to identify various cloud types and related phenomena, and understand its implications for the weather. It follows a logical progression from low clouds to the high stratus clouds, and on to special clouds. It features an introduction on the history of cloud classification.

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  • Building Natural Ponds by Robert Pavlis
    Building Natural Ponds (English, Paperback) Robert Pavlis

    Build a natural pond for wildlife, beauty, and quiet contemplation

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  • Human Universe by Brian Cox
    Human Universe (English, Paperback) Brian Cox, Andrew Cohen

    Top ten Sunday Times Bestseller`Engaging, ambitious and creative' Guardian Where are we? Are we alone? Who are we? Why are we here? What is our future?

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  • Rock Trails Snowdonia by Paul Gannon
    Rock Trails Snowdonia (English, Paperback) Paul Gannon

    Explains to the hillwalker, in easy to understand but accurate terms, how geology has shaped the landscape of Snowdonia. This book intends to help those who love Snowdonia's mountain scenery to understand how this haunting landscape came about. It also shows you what you can see as you walk around the hills.

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  • Insects by Stefan Gates
    Insects (English, Hardback) Stefan Gates

    Over 2 billion people regularly eat insects as part of their diet, and the world is home to around 1,900 edible insect species. Instead it's an informative field guide: exploring the origins of insect eating, offering tips on finding edible bugs and serving up a few delicious ideas of how to eat them once you've tracked them down!

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  • Reeds Weather Handbook by Frank Singleton
    Reeds Weather Handbook (English, Paperback) Frank Singleton

    This pocket-sized aide-memoire will equip sailors (and other outdoors people) with the knowledge to read and predict the weather.

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  • Thirteen Pathways of Occult Herbalism by Daniel A Schulke
    Thirteen Pathways of Occult Herbalism (English, Paperback) Daniel A Schulke

    The discipline of Occult Herbalism encompasses the knowledge and use of the magical, spiritual, and folkloric dimensions of plants. This perennial wisdom animates many global spiritual traditions, especially those which have maintained their integrity of transmission even in the face of industrial development and cultural destruction. Often concealed within the deepest strata of the Western...

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  • Scotland the Dreich by Alan McCredie
    Scotland the Dreich (English, Paperback) Alan McCredie

    This book is a celebration of all that is dreich. To my mind the images in this book are uplifting and joyful. There is nothing miserable about dreich. A sunny day has no more right to exist than a dreich one. Here, then, are fifty dreich images, accompanied by fifty equally dreich captions.

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  • Linescapes by Hugh Warwick
    Linescapes (English, Hardback) Hugh Warwick

    timely and essential reading' Kathy Willis, Director of Science, Kew GardensIt is rare to find a landscape untouched by our lines - the hedges, walls, ditches and dykes built to enclose and separate; for while nature does not tend to straight lines and discrete borders, our lines can and do contain a real potential for wildness and for wildlife.

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  • The Galapagos by Henry Nicholls
    The Galapagos (Paperback) Henry Nicholls

    Formed of dramatic volcanic scenery and home to marvellous beasts, it is little wonder that the first name for the Galapagos archipelago was Las Encantadas: the enchanted islands. In this captivating natural history, Henry Nicholls builds up the ecology of these famous islands, from their explosive origins to the arrival of the archipelago's celebrated reptiles and ultimately humans. It's a story...

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  • The Songs Of Trees by David George Haskell
    The Songs Of Trees (English, Hardback) David George Haskell

    The author of the Pulitzer Prize finalist The Forest Unseen visits with nature's most magnificent networkers ? trees  ...

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  • Chemtrails, Haarp, And The Full Spectrum Dominance Of Planet Earth by Elana M. Freeland
    Chemtrails, Haarp, And The Full Spectrum Dominance Of Planet Earth (English, Paperback) Elana M. Freeland

    The skies look strange and different. Scientists are discovering heavy metals in the soil. Chemtrails tells us why.

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  • The Hidden Landscape by Richard A. Fortey
    The Hidden Landscape (English, Paperback) Richard A. Fortey

    Guides readers throughout the British Isles. This work states that Britain was once divided into two parts separated by an ocean, that Scottish malt whisky, Harris tweed, slate roofs and thatched cottages can be traced back to tumultuous events which took place many millions of years ago.

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  • How to Read the Weather by Storm Dunlop
    How to Read the Weather (English, Paperback) Storm Dunlop

    There's nothing the British love more than discussing the weather and debating what it's going to do next. This handy-sized guide explains what causes the weather and easy ways to make your own forecasts.

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  • Weather Without Technology by David King
    Weather Without Technology (Paperback) David King $23.70
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  • A Natural History of the Hedgerow by John Wright
    A Natural History of the Hedgerow (Paperback) John Wright

    It is difficult to think of a more quintessential symbol of the British countryside than the British Hedgerow, bursting with blackberries, hazelnuts and sloes, and home to oak and ash, field mice and butterflies. But as much as we might dream about foraging for mushrooms or collecting wayside nettles for soup, most of us are unaware of quite how profoundly hedgerows have shaped the history of our...

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