Nature, Botanicals, Animals

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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
A fascinating, entertaining dive into the long-standing relationship between humans and insects, revealing the surprising ways we depend on these tiny, six-legged creatures. Insects might make us shudder in disgust, but they are also responsible for many of the things we take for granted in our daily lives.
August 18, 2020 | Hardcover | Knopf Publishing Group | 272 Pages |
$27.95
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SHIRLEY SHERWOOD COLLECTION: MODERN MASTERPIECES OF BOTANICAL ART

Written by Sherwood, Shirley
This book is a celebration of the Shirley Sherwood Collection of contemporary botanical art, considered the most important private collection of its kind in the world. The Shirley Sherwood Gallery of botanical Art at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, was the first public gallery in the world dedicated to botanical art.
March 12, 2020 | Hardcover | Royal Botanic Gardens Kew | 320 Pages |
$50.00
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BIRDS: AN ANTHOLOGY

Written by Daglish, Eric Fitch
Thomas Hardy notes the thrush's 'full-hearted evensong of joy illimited', Gilbert White observes how swallows sweep through the air but swifts 'dash round in circles' and Rachel Carson watches sanderlings at the ocean's edge, scurrying 'across the beach like little ghosts'. From early times, we have been entranced by the bird life around us.
July 15, 2020 | Hardcover | Bodleian Library | 272 Pages |
$25.00
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BLOOD TIES: A STORY OF FALCONRY AND FATHERHOOD

Written by Crane, Ben
Raised in rural England before the rise of the internet, Ben Crane grew up in the company of wild things, with hawks and other birds of prey alive in his mind--and woods and fields--as symbols of a kind of self-possessed, solitary power. He spent time with them, knew them, and loved them.
March 30, 2020 | Paperback | University of Chicago Press | 320 Pages |
$18.00
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BIRD

Written by Anderson, Erik
Object Lessons is a series of short, beautifully designed books about the hidden lives of ordinary things.
March 19, 2020 | Paperback | Bloomsbury Academic | 176 Pages |
$14.95
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BOOK OF WILD FLOWERS: COLOR PLATES OF 250 WILD FLOWERS AND GRASSES

Written by The National Geographic Society
This wonderful volume, assembled from National Geographic magazines dating from 1915 to 1924, spotlights some of the finest imagery of its kind, including artwork by Mary E. Eaton, staff illustrator of The New York Botanical Garden. More than 120 color plates depict state flowers, familiar grasses, and more.
July 15, 2020 | Paperback | Dover Publications | 128 Pages |
$24.95
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TREASURY OF AUDUBON BIRDS: 130 PLATES FROM THE BIRDS OF AMERICA

Written by Audubon, John James
The most famous work by America's premier ornithological artist, The Birds of America presented 435 large, hand-colored engravings depicting more than 1,000 birds of 489 species. John James Audubon's historic volume, completed in 1838, was succeeded by the smaller lithographic illustrations of the much more affordable yet highly collectible octavo edition.
April 15, 2020 | Paperback | Dover Publications | 144 Pages |
$24.95
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TREES

Written by Mancuso, Stefano
Trees have been the subject of recent scientific discoveries that have allowed artists and scientists to see them in a new light. Capable of sensory perception, complex communication, symbiosis with many other species, and a unique ability to influence the climate, trees are equipped with surprising faculties long acknowledged by indigenous communities.
January 7, 2020 | Hardcover | Thames & Hudson | 350 Pages |
$60.00
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CATLAND: THE SOFT POWER OF CAT CULTURE IN JAPAN

Written by Archer, Sarah
With charming storytelling, Catland will introduce you to cats practicing to become monks, a designer who makes cat costumes inspired by the fashions of 18th-century France, and skilled craftsmen who build pieces of fine furniture precisely scaled down to suit feline customers.
August 11, 2020 | Hardcover | Countryman Press | 192 Pages |
$19.95

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