Nature, Botanicals, Animals

WHEN THE SAHARA WAS GREEN: HOW OUR GREATEST DESERT CAME TO BE

Written by Williams, Martin
The little-known history of how the Sahara was transformed from a green and fertile land into the largest hot desert in the world The Sahara is the largest hot desert in the world, equal in size to China or the United States. Yet, this arid expanse was once a verdant, pleasant land, fed by rivers and lakes.
October 5, 2021 | Hardcover | Princeton University Press |
$27.95

TO SPEAK FOR THE TREES: MY LIFE'S JOURNEY FROM ANCIENT CELTIC WISDOM TO A HEALING VISION OF THE FOREST

Written by Beresford-Kroeger, Diana
"A rare gift: an inspiring tale about trees, trauma and the very purpose of life." --Andrew Nikiforuk, author of Empire of the Beetle Diana Beresford-Kroeger--a world-recognized botanist and medical biochemist--has revolutionized our understanding of the natural world with her startling insights into the hidden life of trees.
October 5, 2021 | PB | Timber Press (OR) |
$22.95

HELEEN PEETERS - HORSE

Written by Heleen Peeters
The human and the horse share a long history together. At first horses were working animals, serving as a means of transport in agriculture and in war. Nowadays, horses are domestic pets with a moral status: used for recreation, in competitions, and for medical therapy.00In 1948 the grandfather of Heleen Peeters (BE) began a business in what many now consider to be taboo: horse meat.
January 1, 2020 | Paperback | Eriskay Connection | 208 Pages |
$57.50

AMNH BIRDS OF NORTH AMERICA

Written by DK
Ideal for the armchair bird enthusiast or dedicated bird watcher, this book includes stunning full-color photographs, revealing each species with unrivaled clarity. A lavish introduction describes bird characteristics and behavior, while stunning full-color photographs reveal individual species for easy identification.
November 10, 2020 | Hardcover | DK Publishing (Dorling Kindersley) | 752 Pages |
$40.00

MATTHIJS KUIJPERS: COLD INSTINCT

Discover the astonishing world of reptiles and amphibians in a new book by photographer Matthijs Kuijpers
September 15, 2020 | Hardcover | Skira | 168 Pages |
$50.00

BIRDER ON BERRY LANE: THREE ACRES, TWELVE MONTHS, THOUSANDS OF BIRDS

Written by Tougias, Robert
"Birder on Berry Lane weaves a remarkably rich tapestry, describing many birds' lives around a single place and showing just how connected to them we can become. Robert Tougias proves that if we look, we can see so much more than we think, even in our own backyards." Brian Sullivan eBird project leader, Cornell University
March 17, 2020 | Hardcover | Imagine |
$19.99

HISTORY OF PLANTS IN FIFTY FOSSILS

Written by Kenrick, Paul
An illustrated history of plants presented through the stories of 50 key fossil discoveries This is the lively, fully illustrated story of plant life on Earth as revealed through some of the most significant fossil discoveries ever made.
March 20, 2020 | Hardcover | Smithsonian Books | 160 Pages |
$24.95

FALCON THIEF: A TRUE TALE OF ADVENTURE, TREACHERY, AND THE HUNT FOR THE PERFECT BIRD

Written by Hammer, Joshua
A rollicking true-crime adventure about a rogue who trades in rare birds and their eggs--and the wildlife detective determined to stop him. On May 3, 2010, an Irish national named Jeffrey Lendrum was apprehended at Britain's Birmingham International Airport with a suspicious parcel strapped to his stomach.
February 11, 2020 | Hardcover | Simon & Schuster | 336 Pages |
$26.00

HERMITAGE CATS

Written by Haltunen, Maria
This publication is aimed at animal-lovers in general and especially those who are fond of cats.The book gives a wide-ranging and detailed presentation of the "feline" exhibits in the Hermitage: Ancient Egyptian bronze, mediaeval European painting, Chinese and Japanese graphic art, Russian lubok prints of the 18th to 20th centuries, cats in the form of fans, toys and much mo
August 1, 2020 | Hardcover | Arca Publishers | 106 Pages |
$23.95

HERMITAGE: BIRDS AND FLOWERS

Written by Yakovlev, Vladimir
ARCA publishers present a series of small-format books that acquaint readers anew with gems of the Hermitage collection. Fascinating fragments and details that quite often escape the eye provide fresh insights into familiar paintings and drawings, sculptures, works of jewellery and archaeological finds.
February 1, 2019 | Paperback | Arca Publishers | 304 Pages |
$12.95

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