Catesby's Natural History
ISBN: HB: 9781851246397, Bodleian Library Publishing, October 2024
304 pp., 33,0x24,0 cm, 230 colour illus.
A beautiful reproduction of naturalist Mark Catesby's flora and fauna illustrations of North America and the Caribbean. Mark Catesby was an eighteenth-century naturalist and artist whose work on the natural history of North America and the Caribbean...
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50.00 GBP
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Beautiful Shells George Perry's Conchology
ISBN: HB: 9781851246168, Bodleian Library Publishing, September 2024
192 pp., 20,8x15,8 cm, 68 colour illus.
An informative introduction exploring our fascination with shells, complete with stunningly reproduced illustrations. In 1811, architect, stone mason, and shell obsessive George Perry published his lavishly illustrated volume, "Conchology or the Nat...
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25.00 GBP
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Einstein in Oxford
ISBN: HB: 9781851246380, Bodleian Library Publishing, September 2024
96 pp., 19,8x12,9 cm, 18 black&white illus.
An intimate account of Albert Einstein's visit to Oxford in the 1930's, casting new light on why he continues to be the world's most famous scientist. In 1931, Albert Einstein visited Oxford to receive an honorary degree and lecture on relativity an...
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16.99 GBP
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Mathematica A Secret World of Intuition and Curiosity
ISBN: HB: 9780300270884, Yale University Press, August 2024
336 pp., 21,6x13,8 cm, 40 black&white illus.
A fascinating look into how the transformative joys of mathematical experience are available to everyone, not just specialists. Math has a reputation for being inaccessible. People think that it requires a special gift or that comprehension is a ma...
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25.00 GBP
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Smithsonian Trees of North America
ISBN: HB: 9780300185218, Yale University Press, August 2024
800 pp., 26,7x19,1 cm, 3626 colour illus.
An indispensable illustrated source of information for hundreds of species of North American trees. This authoritative reference on native and non-native trees of North America, by Smithsonian veteran W. John Kress, provides an unprecedented apprai...
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60.00 GBP
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Brief Guide to Aliens From Myth to Modern Science
ISBN: HB: 9781915054135, Legend Times Group, Hero, July 2024
240 pp., 21,6x13,8 cm
Astrophysicist Adam Frank guides us through the search for extraterrestrial life and the questions we stand ready to answer. Everyone is curious about life in the Universe, UFOs and whether ET is out there. Over the course of his thirty-year career...
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19.99 GBP
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Ferdinand Bauer's Remarkable Birds
ISBN: HB: 9781851246250, Bodleian Library Publishing, June 2024
240 pp., 33,0x22,0 cm, 120 colour illus.
A richly illustrated volume, which reproduces one of the finest collections of eighteenth-century ornithological art in its entirety. In 1786, Austrian natural history artist Ferdinand Bauer traveled to Italy and the Levant. The watercolors he creat...
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50.00 GBP
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Adventures in Maps
ISBN: HB: 9781851245451, Bodleian Library Publishing, June 2024
224 pp., 22,4x17,0 cm, 75 colour illus.
A richly illustrated collection that maps twenty historical journeys. "Adventures in Maps" features twenty awe-inspiring journeys, ranging in distances from a few miles to great treks across land, sea, air, and space. Some chart the route a traveler...
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25.00 GBP
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Rogier Maaskant Sense of Presence
ISBN: HB: 9789493363021, Idea Books, June 2024
144 pp., 24,0x33,0 cm, colour illus., language: English
"The tiny creatures that run the world", is how myrmecologist Edward O. Wilson described insects. They are nature's cleaners, provide food for many other species and are essential for the pollination of plants, including our crops. They deserve a sta...
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40.00 EUR
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Ultimate Atlas Logbook of Spaceship Earth
ISBN: HB: 9783037785928, Lars Muller Publishers, May 2024
160 pp., 24,4x16,5 cm, 63 black&white illus.
With "Ultimate Atlas", Theo Deutinger architect, designer and author of the acclaimed "Handbook of Tyranny" illustrates the basic data of Earth and its inhabitants to create a total portrait of the planet. How can we keep track of everything that hap...
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25.00 GBP
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