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ENGLISH GARDENS: FROM THE ARCHIVES OF COUNTRY LIFE MAGAZINE

Written by Bradley-Hole, Kathryn
This is the definitive and most authoritative book ever published on the glories of English gardening--historically and horticulturally, a tour de force.
October 1, 2019 | Hardcover | Rizzoli International Publications | 492 Pages |
$85.00

SECRET LIFE OF DATE PALMS

Six date palm characteristics provide the structure of this book: Form, Fruit, Hydration, Metamorphosis, Shade and Shadow, and Gender. Each investigation draws on Emirati traditions and tacit knowledge to share a narrative that is infused with sensitivity, genuine curiosity, and human inventiveness. This is the story of a species that continues to provide great value to the Middle East. The hope is that the spirit of engagement and ingenuity employed throughout history inspires others to find value in their own regional resources, climates and cultures.
Hardcover |
$37.50

SHARK

Written by Brian Skerry
For decades, Skerry has braved ocean depths to capture portraits of sharks around the world. Combined with articles from National Geographic writers, they encourage readers to recognize the impact of sharks on our world, and their significance as part of a balanced ocean.
April 4, 2019 | Hardcover | National Geographic Books | 208 Pages |
$25.00

ULTIMATE GUIDE TO HORSE BREEDS

For centuries the horse was vital; it was not only for transportation, but also a working animal on farms, in mines, and on the battlefield. This diversification of use led to the development of a myriad of breeds throughout the world. Climate and geographical boundaries combined with man's influence also played an important part.
September 1, 2016 | Hardcover |
$24.99

THOUGHTFUL GARDENER: AN INTELLIGENT APPROACH TO GARDEN DESIGN

Written by Jinny Blom
In The Thoughtful Gardener, Jinny Blom shares her insight into the creative process she has developed while designing more than 250 gardens around the world. Jinny believes that garden design should lead from a house and its context. For her, design is more a matter of intelligence and appropriateness than imposing a particular style.
March 16, 2017 | Hardcover | Jacqui Small LLP | 256 Pages |
$50.00

MUSHROOMS: A NATURAL AND CULTURAL HISTORY

Written by Nicholas P. Money
Mushrooms hold a peculiar place in our culture: we love them and despise them, fear them and misunderstand them. They can be downright delicious or deadly poisonous, cute as buttons or utterly grotesque. These strange organisms hold great symbolism in our myths and legends. In this book, Nicholas P.
June 1, 2017 | Hardcover | Reaktion Books | 224 Pages |
$30.00

BOOK OF ORCHIDS: A LIFE-SIZE GUIDE TO SIX HUNDRED SPECIES FROM AROUND THE WORLD

One in every seven flowering plants on earth is an orchid. Yet orchids retain an air of exotic mystery--and they remain remarkably misunderstood and underappreciated. The orchid family contains an astonishing array of colors, forms, and smells that captivate growers from all walks of life across the globe.
March 1, 2017 | Hardcover |
$55.00

THENFORD: THE CREATION OF AN ENGLISH GARDEN

Written by Anne Heseltine
This book is the story of one garden and one family, over a 40-year time period. In their own words, Michael and Anne Heseltine describe the ups and downs of how they set about transforming and expanding a wild, overgrown and often dilapidated woodland into the magnificent garden they have today.
October 20, 2016 | H | Head of Zeus | 320 Pages |
$55.00

UNDERWATER DOGS

The exuberant, exhilarating photographs of dogs underwater that have become a sensation From the water's surface, it's a simple exercise: a dog's leap, a splash, and then a wet head surfacing with a ball, triumphant. But beneath the water is a chaotic ballet of bared teeth and bubbles, paddling paws, fur and ears billowing in the currents.
October 1, 2012 | Hardcover |
$21.00

GOOD BIRDERS STILL DON'T WEAR WHITE

Written by Lisa White
Avid North American birders share wit, wisdom, advice, and what fuels their passion for birds. Birding gets you outside, helps you de-stress, exercises your body and mind, puts your day-to-day problems in perspective, and can be lots of fun.
March 14, 2017 | Paperback | 256 Pages |
$13.95

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