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The Road To Reality

The Road To Reality

by Roger Penrose

Roger Penrose is Emeritus Rouse Ball Professor of Mathematics at the University of Oxford. In 1988 he shared the Wolf Prize for physics with Stephen Hawking for their joint contribution to our understanding of the universe.From the Hardcover edition.
Annals Of the Former World

Annals Of the Former World

by John McPhee

Annals of the Former World is a book on geology written by John McPhee and published in 1998 by Farrar, Straus and Giroux. It won the 1999 Pulitzer Prize for General Non-Fiction. The book presents a geological history of North America, and was researched and written over the course of two decades beginning in 1978."Most mountain ranges around the world are the result of compression, of segments of the earth's crust being brought together, bent, mashed, thrust and folded, squeezed up into the sky-- the... Read more about this item
Braiding Sweetgrass

Braiding Sweetgrass

by Robin Wall Kimmerer

“As a botanist, Robin Wall Kimmerer has been trained to ask questions of nature with the tools of science. As a member of the Citizen Potawatomi Nation, she embraces the notion that plants and animals are our oldest teachers. In Braiding Sweetgrass, Kimmerer brings these two lenses of knowledge together to take us on “a journey that is every bit as mythic as it is scientific, as sacred as it is historical, as clever as it is wise” (Elizabeth Gilbert).

Drawing on her life as an indigenous... Read more about this item
Finding the Mother Tree

Finding the Mother Tree

by Suzanne Simard

Wild Flowers Of the United States

Wild Flowers Of the United States

by Harold William Rickett

Flore Laurentienne

Flore Laurentienne

by Fr�Re Marie-Victorin

Mind and Nature

Mind and Nature

by Gregory Bateson

The Medusa and The Snail

The Medusa and The Snail

by Lewis Thomas

The Study Skills Handbook

The Study Skills Handbook

by Stella Cottrell

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Basic Inorganic Chemistry

by F Albert and Geoffrey Wilkinson and Paul L Gaus Cotton

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The Illustrated Longitude

by Dava and Andrewes, William Sobel

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An Introduction To Behavioural Ecology

by John R and Davies, Nicholas B Krebs

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In the Company Of Crows and Ravens

by John M and Tony Angell Marzluff

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The Illustrated Library Of Nature

by American Museum Of Natural History -

Natural Sciences Books & Ephemera

Pacific Discovery

Pacific Discovery

by Sciences, California Academy Of

The Butterfly Gem.

The Butterfly Gem.

by James Duncan

Black leather binding (by Roake & Varty) with gilt title and decoration on the spine. Embossed pattern on both boards. All edges gilt. 30 hand coloured plates. Very fine book.
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NZ$827.37
Assembling California

Assembling California

by McPhee, John

Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1993. Fine/ Very good. First edition, first printing. Signed. Light green cloth covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine. Tight binding, square, and unmarked. Dustjacket is price clipped else fine, no chips or tears and protected in a mylar cover. "A continental tetrology, gathering under the title "Annals of the Former World, beginning with Basin and Range (1980), and continued with In Suspect Terrain (1982) and Rising From the Plains (1986) is now completed in... Read more about this item
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NZ$239.34
British Fresh-water Fishes. Illustrated with a coloured figure of each species drawn from nature by A. F. Lydon, and numerous engravings.

British Fresh-water Fishes. Illustrated with a coloured figure of each species drawn from nature by A. F. Lydon, and numerous engravings.

by HOUGHTON, William

London:: William Mackenzie, (1879)., 1879. Large 4to. (374 x 275 mm) xxvi, 204 pp. 41 colored full-page chromolithographs (including frontispiece), 64 engraved vignettes, red and black title-page, top edge gilt. Modern dark brown quarter morocco over original cloth boards, raised bands, gilt-stamped spine title. Bookplate of James Jones. RARE. Fine. MAGNIFICENT CHROMOLITHOGRAPHS OF BRITISH FISH: FIRST EDITION, with all plates present and in fine condition. Sometimes bound as two volumes, but this copy... Read more about this item
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NZ$3,631.32
Birds of British Columbia: Upland Game Birds

Birds of British Columbia: Upland Game Birds

by Guiguet, C.J

British Columbia Provincial Museum, 1970. Staple Bound. Fine. Frank L. Beebe. Book is in excellent condition. Binding is solid and square, covers have sharp corners, exterior shows no blemishes, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. Small format, 47 pages, with sections on Blue grouse, franklin grouse, ruffled grouse, willow ptarmigan, rock ptarmigan, White-tailed grouse, sage hen, euorpean grey partridge, chukar partridge, bob-white quail, california quail, mountain quail,... Read more about this item
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NZ$31.89
The Natural History of Norway: containing, A particular and accurate Account of the Temperature of the Air, the different Soils, Waters, Vegetables, Metals, Minerals, Stones, Beasts, Birds and Fishes; together with the Dispositions, Customs, and Manner of Living of the Inhabitants: Interspersed with Physiological Notes from eminent Writers, and Transactions of Academies.

The Natural History of Norway: containing, A particular and accurate Account of the Temperature of the Air, the different Soils, Waters, Vegetables, Metals, Minerals, Stones, Beasts, Birds and Fishes; together with the Dispositions, Customs, and Manner of Living of the Inhabitants: Interspersed with Physiological Notes from eminent Writers, and Transactions of Academies.

by Erich Pontoppidan

London: Printed by A Linde, Bookseller to Her Royal Highness the Princess Dowager of Wales, 1755 A good copy of the first (and only) English edition in largely contemporary full leather binding with folding engraved map coloured in outline, and 28 plates. In 2 parts - the second part published over a year after the first as writing was disrupted by a major fire. The binding is complete and sound, with contemporary boards (scuffed) and later spine and corners. The spine has small raised bands and gilt... Read more about this item
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NZ$2,827.71
Life at the Sea's Frontiers.

Life at the Sea's Frontiers.

by Perry, Richard

New York:: Taplinger Publishing Company, 1974.. 1st Edition, so stated.. Hardbound . BINDING/CONDITION: dark turquoise cloth; bookplate, otherwise a Very Good book, with a Very Good dust jacket; the dj is not price clipped.. 8vo (about 8'' to 9.5'' tall) . Index, bibliography. Description: Illustrated with drawings by Nancy Lou Gahan. This is Volume III in the author's The Many Worlds of Wildlife Series. The author explores the changing ecological balance of plants and animals at a coral reef, an... Read more about this item
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NZ$20.63
The Birds of British Columbia - 7 Issues

The Birds of British Columbia - 7 Issues

by Guiguet, C. J

Victoria, Canada: British Columbia Provincial Museum, 1970 1970-1983. Includes #6 - Woodpeckers & Crows, #10 - Upland Game Birds, #18 - Owls, #22 - Chickadees, Thrushes, Kinglets, Pippits, Waxwings & Shrikes, #29 - Diving Birds and Tube-nosed Swimmers, #37 - Goatsuckers, Swifts, Hummingbirds & Swallows, #42 - Sparrows & Finches.
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NZ$24.76
Giant: a deity with leaves.

Giant: a deity with leaves.

by [Pie in the Sky Press] Rebecca Chamlee

[Simi Valley, California]:: Pie in the Sky Press,, 2019.. Edition of 50. Standard: 7.5 x 11"; 64 pages. Letterpress printing on the Vandercook Universal III power press using Centaur and Arrighi type, cast by M & H Type Foundry and Swamp Press, wood French Clarendon, and photo polymer plates onto Zerkall Book Wove, handmade Kitakata, and Korean Hanji papers. Botanical pages (contact prints) printed on Strathmore Aquarius II watercolor paper. Longstitch binding, sewn with hand-dyed Kinglet... Read more about this item
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NZ$2,228.31
THE DOUBLE HELIX. A personal account of the discovery of DNA

THE DOUBLE HELIX. A personal account of the discovery of DNA

by WATSON. JAMES. D

Weidenfeld and Nicolson. London. 1968. FIRST EDITION. 8vo. (8.6 x 5.7 inches). Illustrated with 19 half-tone photographic plates, including six pages reproducing Watson's letter to Max Delbruck, telling of the Double Helix, and 11 diagrams within the text. A very bright, clean copy. Original dustwrapper with one small chip and a couple of small closed tears, otherwise a better than very good example. Overall a very good copy.
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NZ$366.55
Historical Geology: Evolution of the Earth and Life Through Time

Historical Geology: Evolution of the Earth and Life Through Time

by Wicander, Reed;Monroe, James S

Pacific Grove, CA, U.S.A.: Brooks/Cole Pub Co, 2000 580pp. Includes In-Terra-Active 2.0 Disc. Wraps have light scuffs and scratches. Tips are lightly rubbed. Text is clean and unmarked. 0534373801. Third Edition. Paperback. Very Good Plus.
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NZ$29.63
The Medusa and the Snail: More Notes of a Biology Watcher

The Medusa and the Snail: More Notes of a Biology Watcher

by Thomas, Lewis

Viking Press, 1979. Hardcover. Very Good/very good. Unmarked. Unclipped dust jacket. Second printing. Deckled edge. Continuing the exploration of humanity and its world that he began in The Lives of a Cell, Thomas examines disease and natural death, cloning, making mistakes, and other timely topics with his trademark wonder and wit. 175p.
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NZ$31.36NZ$23.52
The Naturalist's Miscellany:

The Naturalist's Miscellany:

by George Shaw, Frederick Nodder, Richard Nodder

Rare complete set of 26 volumes of this zoological masterpiece
24 volumes bound in 12 of the Naturalist's Miscellany and 2 volumes bound in 1 of The Zoological Miscellany by William Elford Leach (the continuation published after George Shaw's death with illustrations by Richard Nodder)
With all 1,185 engraved plates in superb hand-colour
Engraved dedication leaf to Queen Charlotte, 1,065 hand-coloured engraved plates in the Naturalist's Miscellany, and 120 hand-coloured engraved plates in The Zoological... Read more about this item
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NZ$57,771.00
The Medusa and the Snail : More Notes of a Biology Watcher

The Medusa and the Snail : More Notes of a Biology Watcher

by Lewis Thomas

Penguin Publishing Group, 1995. Paperback. Very Good. May have limited writing in cover pages. Pages are unmarked. ~ ThriftBooks: Read More, Spend Less.Dust jacket quality is not guaranteed.
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NZ$9.89
Steep Trails

Steep Trails

by Muir, John

New York: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1918. Later Edition/Printing. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. In green pictorial cloth with green illustrations and titling. Light edgewear to spine ends. Owner's name, date, address and ""yosemite - 43"" to top of ffep. A small rectangular stain to bottom of ffep where something was laid in place for a while, also tape stains(not scars) to top and bottom of endpapers - assuming where protected jacket rested. Bug hole to top inside of front hinge and rear hinge is... Read more about this item
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NZ$247.59
Flora of Eastbourne: Being an Introduction to the Flowering Plants, Ferns, etc. of the Cuckmere District, East Sussex, with a Map

Flora of Eastbourne: Being an Introduction to the Flowering Plants, Ferns, etc. of the Cuckmere District, East Sussex, with a Map

by Roper, F. C. S

London: John Van Voorst, 1875 165pp. Fold-out map is detached but present, with some light chipping and soiled edges. The tips, spine ends and edges are rubbed. Inscribed but not signed by the author (with the author's regards) on the half title page. The top tip of page 99 is missing. The boards have some soiling and scuffs. Front board has paint stains. The pages are browning. Spine head is partially detached. Spine ends are fraying. Edges are dust stained. Spine edges are rubbed. Front hinge is... Read more about this item
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NZ$41.18
Shagbark Sestina

Shagbark Sestina

by Goodale, Rebecca

Freeport, Maine:: Rebecca Goodale,, 2023.. Edition of 11. 9" x 6". Bright yellow cloth bound covers with red foil stamp of an Echinacea. Single sided accordion book with two flag pages.Drypoints printed at Circling the Square Fine Art Press in Gardiner by Rebecca Goodale. Type design and letterpress printing by Scott Vile at Ascensius Press in Bar Mills. Foil stamped by Scott Mullenberg4 at Mullenberg Designs in Portland. Designed, hand colored, and bound by Rebecca at her studio in Freeport,... Read more about this item
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NZ$577.71
Hummingbird, Eriocnemis isaacsoni

Hummingbird, Eriocnemis isaacsoni

by John Gould

Isaacson's puffleg or long-billed puff-leg hummingbird, Eriocnemis isaacsoni.Now classified as a hybrid species, Eriocnemis sp. x Helianthea sp.Fine handcoloured lithograph by John Gould and Henry Richter from John Gould's famous Monograph of the Trochilidae, or Family of Hummingbirds, London, Volume IV, 1861. Henry Constantine Richter (1821-1902) was an English zoological illustrator who produced a large number of handcoloured lithographs of birds and mammals, mainly for the scientific books of the... Read more about this item
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NZ$3,136.14
Historical Geology

Historical Geology

by Moore, Raymond C

New York: McGraw-Hill Book Company, 1933 673pp. Spine heel is lightly bumped. Top edge of text block is dust stained. Old price stamp inside front board. Former owner name and address on front end paper. Former owner first name erased but imprinted on front end paper. Edges of text block have light foxing. Lower edge of text block is smudged. Inside boards and endpapers have light foxing. Text is unmarked.. Second Impression. Hardcover. Good/No Dust Jacket.
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NZ$24.68
Red-breasted goose, Branta ruficollis

Red-breasted goose, Branta ruficollis

by John Gould

Large dramatic print of a pair of red-breasted geese, Branta ruficollis (formerly Bernicla ruficollis).Fine handcoloured ornithological lithograph by Henry Constantine Richter and John Gould from Gould's The Birds of Great Britain, London, 1862-73.Henry Constantine Richter (1821-1902) was an English zoological illustrator who produced a large number of handcoloured lithographs of birds for English 19th century ornithologist John Gould.Large lithograph (34 x 52cm) mounted in a cream-coloured French matt... Read more about this item
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NZ$1,320.48
Du système nerveux chez les invertébrés (mollusques et annelés) d ans ses rapports avec la classification de ces animaux.

Du système nerveux chez les invertébrés (mollusques et annelés) d ans ses rapports avec la classification de ces animaux.

by Blanchard, Emile

Paris.: Victor Masson., 1849. Plain blue stitched wraps. . Very good, lightly foxed. . 8vo., 23.5x14 cm. . French text. Scarce pamphlet on animal nervous systems. weight: 0.1 lb.
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NZ$222.83
Wildlife Conservation Stamp Albums 1938-39 through 1949 and 1952 and 1953.

Wildlife Conservation Stamp Albums 1938-39 through 1949 and 1952 and 1953.

by National Wildlife Federation

Washington, DC.: National Wildlife Federation., 1939 - 1953. Thirteen albums in a maroon leatherette 3-ring binder with embossed titles.. Good plus, binder is splitting at the joints, first album is torn at hole punches, otherwise very good.. 27x21 cm.. All stamps present and pasted into albums. These early issues are uncommon. Heavy, may require extra shipping. weight: 3.2 lb. Color illustrated covers.
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NZ$140.30
THE QUIET FIELDS.

THE QUIET FIELDS.

by 'BB'. Illustrated by D.J. Watkins-Pitchford

Michael Joseph, London, 1981, first edtion. 206 pp, 8vo (8 3/4" H), hard cover in dust jacket. ISBN 0718120396 Charming b&w illustrations. "There is a growing need for the 'quiet fields' in this noisy, restless world. Mercifully, they can still be found by the country-lover and naturalist. This book tells of a year spent deep in the countryside, beginning when the year is young, when trees and hedges are bare to the winter winds, and on through the spring, summer and autumn, to... Read more about this item
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NZ$165.06
EXPLANATIONS: A SEQUEL TO "VESTIGES OF THE NATURAL HISTORY OF CREATION"

EXPLANATIONS: A SEQUEL TO "VESTIGES OF THE NATURAL HISTORY OF CREATION"

by Anonymous [Robert Chambers]

John Churchill, London, 1845. 8vo in original red cloth stamped in blind with gilt titling to spine. 198 pp. followed by 8 pp. of publisher's ads. First edition of 1,500 copies, subsequently appended to later editions of Vestiges. VG. Corners and spine ends bumped; small nick to edge of rear board. Light soiling to boards. Binding is strong. Text block is clean and tight. Faint foxing to endmatter and very sparsely in the text, which is free of writing or any other markings. Photos are of the actual book... Read more about this item
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NZ$7,427.70
La passion des cactus

La passion des cactus

by Catrix, Jean-René

Québec: Éditions Marcel Broquet inc., 1988 « Cactus et succulentes sont faciles à faire vivre chez vous. Découvrez les trucs et astuces pour provoquer leurs meilleures floraisons, les multiplier et les entretenir en serre, jardin ou appartement.» Illustrations en couleurs et noir/blanc.. Couverture souple. Très bon.
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NZ$14.47
Sauvegarder et développer les populations de lièvres

Sauvegarder et développer les populations de lièvres

by Pépin, Dominique

France: La maison rustique, 1981 Illustrations hors texte en n.& b., cartes et graphiques dans le texte, couverture illustrée. Biologie, écologie du lièvre, stratégies de développement, chasse. Bibliographie. Broché,in-8. Couverture souple. Très bon.
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NZ$34.73