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Wild Kingdom: Bringing Back Britain's Wildlife

Paperback, 13/04/2017, £9.99
£8.99
Shortlisted for THE WAINWRIGHT BOOK PRIZE 2017 Can Britain make room for wildlife? Stephen Moss travels the length and breadth of the UK, from the remote archipelago of St Kilda to our inner cities, to witness at first-hand how our wild creatures are faring and ask how we can bring back Britain's wildlife.

Country Matters

Paperback, 30/09/2016, £12.00
£10.80
In this book Claire Leighton takes us on a tour of her favourite country subjects, including primrose picking, the local pub, tramps and the flower show.

Snow

Hardback, 06/10/2016, £12.00
£10.80
Like the six sides of a snowflake, the book has six chapters which explore the art, literature and science of snow, as well as Marcus Sedgwick's own experiences and memories.

Arboreal: A Collection of Words from the Woods

Hardback, 21/10/2016, £20.00
£18.00
Bringing together the finest and best-known names in contemporary writing, a new, landmark anthology which explores the many strands of what woodlands mean to us.

Love, Madness, Fishing: A Memoir

Hardback, 07/04/2016, £15.00
£13.50
Peopled by extraordinary characters, Love, Madness, Fishing is an unsentimental biography of growing up on the Kent/Sussex border in the 60s and 70s, told through the author's love for fishing.

Tree

Hardback, 10/10/2016, £12.00
£10.80
As lyrical and precise as Fowles' novels, The Tree is a provocative meditation on the connection between the natural world and human creativity, and also a rejection of the idea that nature should be tamed for human purpose.

Fat of the Land

Paperback, 01/02/2017, £12.00
£10.80
John Seymour's book about his, and his family's, life on the land in Suffolk; an optimistic and pragmatic vision of a different sort of life and the precursor to his best-selling Complete Book of Self-Sufficiency.

My House of Sky: A Life of J A Baker

Hardback, 14/10/2017, £20.00
£18.00
This is the first book about the enigmatic author J A Baker, author of The Peregrine.

Limestone Country

Hardback, 30/05/2017, £15.00
£13.50
A book about farming, wildlife, culture and the personal experience of living in limestone country.

Springlines: Exploring Hidden and Mysterious Bodies of Water

Paperback, 30/03/2017, £20.00
£18.00
The poet Clare Best and the artist Mary Anne Aytoun went in search of pools of water that are concealed, overlooked or hidden in the South Downs of southern England. They found places and whole landscapes rich in history, wildlife, culture and myth. This book presents the work they made about some of those watery places.

Farmer's Glory

Paperback, 05/10/2017, £12.00
£10.80
A pen portrait of a farming life in southern England and in western Canada.

Nature of Autumn

Hardback, 01/08/2016, £12.99
£11.69
An intimate - and deeply personal - portrait of a moody and majestic British autumn.

Foxes Unearthed: A Story of Love and Loathing in Modern Britain

Paperback, 16/03/2017, £9.99
£8.99
The rich and fascinating tale of one of Britain's most loved - and most vilified - wild animals: the fox.

Fingers in the Sparkle Jar: A Memoir

Paperback, 06/04/2017, £8.99
£8.09
Every minute was magical, every single thing it did was fascinating and everything it didn't do was equally wondrous, and to be sat there, with a Kestrel, a real live Kestrel, my own real live Kestrel on my wrist!

Wild Other: A Memoir

Hardback, 09/02/2017, £20.00
£18.00
A powerful and beautifully written memoir from journalist Clover Stroud, about grief, motherhood, depression and the healing power of nature and horses.

Sky Full of Birds

Paperback, 01/06/2017, £8.99
£8.09
'Prose from a poet and a personal take on the spectacles' Chris Packham, author of Fingers in the Sparkle JarShortlisted for Richard Jefferies Society & White Horse Bookshop Literary Prize 2017Longlisted for the Wainwright Prize 2017Britain is a nation of bird-lovers.

Secret Life of the Owl

Hardback, 19/10/2017, £7.99
£7.19
But owls - with the sapient flatness of their faces, their big, round eyes, their paternal expressions - are also reassuringly familiar. We see them as wise, like Athena's owl, and loyal, like Harry Potter's Hedwig. In The Secret Life of the Owl, John Lewis-Stempel explores the legends and history of the owl.

Robin: A Biography

Hardback, 02/11/2017, £10.99
£9.89
No other bird is quite so ever-present and familiar, so embedded in our culture, as the robin. At the same time we trace the robin's relationship with us: how did this particular bird - one of more than 300 species in its huge and diverse family - find its way so deeply and permanently into our nation's heart and its social and cultural history?

Woods: A Celebration

Hardback, 07/09/2017, £20.00
£18.00
From Dean to Epping and Hatfield to Sherwood, this beautiful tribute to the natural history of our iconic British woodlands covers the natural history of our forests, the unique species and animals that inhabit them, and how they have changed the face of our landscape.

Atlas of Untamed Places: An extraordinary journey through our wild world

Hardback, 27/09/2017, £20.00
£14.00
An intrepid journey through fearsome landscapes, feral environments, and the untouched and inhospitable wildernesses that make up the world's wildest places.

Principles and Practice of Soil Science - the Soil as a Natural Resource 4ed

Paperback, 08/08/2005, £49.50
£44.55
* Fully revised and updated to provide a comprehensive introduction to soil science. * Covers all aspects of soil science including soil habitat, processes in the soil environment and soil management. * Emphasizes the applications of soil science to the solution of practical problems in soil and land management.

South Country

Paperback, 08/06/2009, £12.00
£10.80
Acutely sensitive to rhythms of the countryside, Edward Thomas's lyrical, passionate, and sometimes political writing merges natural history with folk culture, and gives us a free-form record of the feelings and observations of one of the great poets of the English language. First published 1909 by J.M. Dent & Sons

Four Hedges

Paperback, 14/05/2010, £12.00
£10.80
Clare Leighton was one of the finest engravers of the twentieth century. This is the story of the garden she carved from meadowland deep in the Chiltern Hills in the 1930s.

Through The Woods: H E Bates

Paperback, 06/08/2009, £12.00
£10.80
Set in Kent, the author returns to those trees of his youth to breath life into the changing character of a single woodland year. He reveals how precious they are to the English countryside.

Making Of The English Landscape

Paperback, 01/05/2013, £12.00
£10.80
W.G. Hoskins was one of the most original and influential historians of the 20th century. He realized that landscapes are the richest record we have of the past, and with his masterpiece, The Making of the English Landscape, he changed forever how we experience the places we live and work.

Natural History Of Selborne

Paperback, 12/11/2014, £12.00
£10.80
A century before Charles Darwin, decades before the French Revolution, Gilbert White began his lifelong habit of measuring and observing the world around his Hampshire home.

Vital Signs Volume 22: The Trends That Are Shaping Our Future

Paperback, 15/09/2015, £18.99
£17.09
What we make and buy is a major indicator of society's collective priorities. Vital Signs Volume 22 explores significant global patterns in production and consumption. The book examines developments in six main areas: energy, environment and climate, transportation, food and agriculture, global economy and resources, and population and society.

Jane Austen's England: A Walking Guide

Paperback, 30/10/2017, £9.99
£8.99
This is an engaging account of Austen's life and work, arranged as a series of walking tours through the towns and countryside she knew and loved - the settings for her novels.

Wild Book: Outdoor Activities to Unleash Your Inner Child

Hardback, 02/11/2017, £16.99
£11.89
Fun, easy-to-do outdoor activities to unleash your inner child.

Daily Telegraph book of the weather

Paperback, 20/02/2003, £11.99
£10.79
Three strands mark the progress of the weather/climate story through history and into the future: its effect on human life; our desire to predict it; and our inability to control it whilst inadvertently changing it. This book traces these strands through history.

Nature of Winter

Hardback, 28/09/2017, £12.99
£9.09
Jim Crumley ventures into our countryside to experience firsthand the chaos and the quiet solitude of nature's rest period. He bears witness to the lives of remarkable animals such as golden eagles, red deer and even whales as they battle intemperate weather and the turbulence of climate change.

Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards

Hardback, 05/10/2017, £9.99
£6.99

Wild Places

Paperback, 09/11/2017, £9.99
£8.99

Blue Planet II

Hardback, 19/10/2017, £25.00
£22.50
The perfect Christmas gift for the nature-lover in your lifeTake a deep breath and dive into the mysteries of the ocean. 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.

Natural Hazards: Explanation and Integration 2ed

Paperback, 26/04/2017, £44.99
£40.49
Revised edition of: Natural hazards: explanation and integration / Graham A. Tobin and Burrell E. Montz. c1997.

Being Ecological

Paperback, 25/01/2018, £8.99
£8.09

Peregrine: The Hill of Summer & Diaries: The Complete Works of J. A. Baker

Paperback, 26/03/2015, £9.99
£8.99
Reissue of J. A. Baker's extraordinary classic of British nature writing

Inner Life of Animals: Surprising Observations of a Hidden World

Paperback, 01/03/2018, £8.99
£8.09
From the leafy forest floor to the inside of a bee hive, The Inner Life of Animals opens up the animal kingdom like never before. We hear the stories of a grateful humpback whale, of a hedgehog who has nightmares, and of a magpie who commits adultery;

Old Man and the Sand Eel

Hardback, 29/08/2017, £14.99
£13.49

Wood: The Life & Times of Cockshutt Wood

Hardback, 08/03/2018, £14.99
£13.49
From 'one of the best nature-writers of his generation' (Country Life) and 2017 winner of the Wainwright Prize for Nature Writing, this BBC Radio 4 'Book of the Week' is the story of a wood - both its natural daily life and its historical times.

Natural History of Selborne

Paperback, 26/05/1977, £7.99
£7.19
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.

Common Ground

Paperback, 15/02/2016, £8.99
£8.09
leading us into a whole new way of looking at the world' Michael Palin'Touched by genius' John Lewis-Stempel 'Absolutely mesmerizing, utterly beautiful and engrossing' Joanne HarrisAfter moving from London to a new home in Yorkshire, and about to become a father for the first time, Rob Cowen finds himself in unfamiliar territory.

Towards Mellbreak

Paperback, 05/04/2018, £8.99
£8.09
After many generations, it is now Harold who runs Ard Farm. Out on the fells, he feels his father's presence, and there is hope that he, his grandmother and his Uncle Joe will be able to take the farm forward and prosper. But their way of life is under threat: farming is undergoing huge change and increasingly harmful intervention.

Salt Path

Hardback, 22/03/2018, £14.99
£13.49

Stations of the Sun: A History of the Ritual Year in Britain

Paperback, 15/02/2001, £12.99
£11.69
From May Day revels and Midsummer fires, to Harvest Home, and Hallowe'en, to the twelve days of Christmas, Ronald Hutton takes us on a fascinating journey through the ritual year in Britain. This comprehensive and engaging study covers the whole sweep of history from the earliest written records to the present day.

Linescapes: Remapping and Reconnecting Britain's Fragmented Wildlife

Paperback, 03/05/2018, £9.99
£8.99
`Glorious... Political, passionate, perceptive' Robert MacfarlaneOur landscape has been transformed by a vast network of lines, from hedges and walls to railways and power cables. As our lives and our land were fenced in and threaded together, wildlife habitats were cut into ever smaller - and increasingly unviable - fragments.

Mrs Moreau's Warbler: How Birds Got Their Names

Hardback, 03/05/2018, £16.99
£15.29
Guardian columnist & Springwatch expert Stephen Moss combines detective work, natural history, folklore and first hand observations to explore how birds got their names and our long and eventful relationship with the natural world.

 

 

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