Nature, Botanicals, Animals

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BIRDS IN THE BARNES FOUNDATION

Written by Steiner, Julie
A playful room-by-room "bird-watching" guide to the Albert C. Barnes galleries. Rumor has it that Dr. Barnes put a bird in every room of his famed collection. But is this really true, and if so, why? The Barnes Foundation collection offers an astounding array of art, focusing on post-impressionist and early modern masters: Renoir, Cézanne, Picasso, and Matisse.
June 28, 2020 | Hardcover | Schiffer Publishing | 160 Pages |
$19.99
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TREES (GIFT EDITION): BETWEEN EARTH AND HEAVEN

Art Wolfe's immersive photos capture the wonder humans have felt about trees for millennia. From the ancient Assyrian Tree of Life to the Iroquois peoples' Tree of Peace, trees have played an archetypal role in human culture and spirituality since time immemorial.
June 30, 2020 | Hardcover | Earth Aware Editions | 600 Pages |
$29.99
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FATHOMS: THE WORLD IN THE WHALE

Written by Giggs, Rebecca
Fathoms is a gorgeous meditation on the awe-inspiring lives of whales, revealing what they can teach us about ourselves, our planet, and our relationship to other species. What can whales reveal about our world today?
July 28, 2020 | Hardcover | Simon & Schuster | 352 Pages |
$27.00
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LANGUAGE OF BUTTERFLIES: HOW THIEVES, HOARDERS, SCIENTISTS, AND OTHER OBSESSIVES UNLOCKED THE SECRETS OF THE WORLD'S FAVORITE INSECT

Written by Williams, Wendy
In this fascinating book from the New York Times bestselling author of The Horse, Wendy Williams explores the lives of one of the world's most resilient creatures--the butterfly--shedding light on the role that they play in our ecosystem and in our human lives. Butterflies are one of the world's most beloved insects.
May 12, 2020 | Hardcover | Simon & Schuster | 240 Pages |
$26.00
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CABINET OF NATURAL CURIOSITIES

Written by Willmann, Rainer
The Cabinet of Natural Curiosities is one of the 18th century's greatest natural history achievements and remains one of the most prized natural history books of all time. Though scientists of his era often collected natural specimens for research purposes, Amsterdam-based pharmacist Albertus Seba (1665-1736) was unrivaled in his passion.
April 28, 2020 | Hardcover | Taschen | 592 Pages |
$70.00
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BOTANICAL INSPIRATION: NATURE IN ART AND ILLUSTRATION

Written by Victionary
A world without plants is a world without life, both literally and figuratively. Besides forming the very basis of human survival on Earth, they are also an important source of creative inspiration, ingenuity, and expression.
January 7, 2020 | Hardcover | Victionary | 288 Pages |
$39.95
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COLLECTORS: CREATING HANS SLOANE'S EXTRAORDINARY HERBARIUM

This lavishly illustrated book reveals the lives of the people who assembled the greatest botanical collection of the Early Modern period, with stories of adventure and discovery across every continent. Sir Hans Sloane's herbarium, housed at the Natural History Museum in London, is probably the most extensive herbarium collection of its kind.
October 15, 2020 | Hardcover | Natural History Museum | 192 Pages |
$39.95
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PHILOSOPHY IN THE GARDEN

Written by Young, Damon
Why did Marcel Proust have bonsai beside his bed? What was Jane Austen doing, coveting an apricot? How was Friedrich Nietzsche inspired by his 'thought tree'?
April 7, 2020 | Hardcover | Scribe Us | 208 Pages |
$18.00
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SIX SQUARE METRES: REFLECTIONS FROM A SMALL GARDEN

Written by Simons, Margaret
Life lessons from the ground up. Sometimes you reap what you sow. Sometimes you reap what other people sowed. Sometimes you haven't got a clue what you are sowing, and sometimes you just get lucky, or unlucky. All these things are true of life, as of gardening.
May 5, 2020 | Hardcover | Scribe Us | 128 Pages |
$15.00
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BUTTERFLY EFFECT: INSECTS AND THE MAKING OF THE MODERN WORLD

Written by Melillo, Edward D
An insightful, entertaining dive into the fruitful, centuries-long relationship between humans and insects, revealing the fascinating and surprising array of ways humans depend on these minute, six-legged pests. Insects might make us recoil in repugnance, but they also manufacture--or make possible in other ways--many of the things we take for granted in our daily lives.
August 18, 2020 | Hardcover | Knopf Publishing Group | 288 Pages |
$27.95

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