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Jolly Green Giant

By: Bellamy, David

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Century: 2002

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03146

ISBN: 0712683593

Condition: Very Good


Here, in his own infectious style, David Bellamy tells the story of how he came to be one of Britain's best-loved botanist, campaigner and broadcasters. The text block is a little discoloured, and the D/J shows light shelf-wear with a small tear on the top front corner View more info

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Heywood Sumner's Wessex

By: Cunliffe, Barry

Price: £16.50

Publisher: UK., Roy Gasson Associater: 1985

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02792

ISBN: 0948495014

Condition: Very Good


In this anthology Barry Cunliffe tells the story of Heywood Sumners life, introduces a selection of his writings on Wessex subjects and looks at his achievement as a naturalist, topographer and archaeologist. Fifty black-and-white illustrations and eight pages of colour plates show Sumner's delight in his adopted countryside. There are a couple of bumps to the base of the blue boards and the DJ shows shelf ware to its edges with a little creasing to its rear panel at the... View more info

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Adventures of a Young Naturalist: The Zoo Quest expeditions

By: David Attenborough

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, Two Roads: 2017

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04002

ISBN: 1473664403

Condition: Very Good


Written with David Attenborough's trademark wit and charm, this book is not just the story of a remarkable adventure, but of the man who made us fall in love with the natural world, and who is still doing so today. There is a little creasing to the head of the d/w and spine. A good, clean and tight copy. View more info

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Stephen Hawking: A life in science

By: Michael White

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, BCA: 1992

Edition: Book Club Edition

Sellers ID: 04012

ISBN: 0670840130

Condition: Very Good


Holder of Newton's chair at Cambridge, Professor Stephen Hawking has become one of the most famous scientists since Einstein. The author's explore the man, the scientist and his science, making the importance of his scientific achievements accessible and clear and showing how he has not only survived a crippling disease but reached the top of his profession despite it. The text block is lightly marked, and the d/w is lightly worn on its edges top and bottom. View more info

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An Appetite For Wonder: The Making of a Scientist

By: Richard Dawkins

Price: £17.00

Publisher: UK, Bantam Press: 2013

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04042

ISBN: 0593070895

Condition: Very Good


Born to parents who were enthusiastic naturalists, and linked through his wider family to a clutch of accomplished scientists. But what were the influences that shaped his life and intellectual development ? And who inspired him to become the pioneering scientist and public thinker. A good, clean and tight copy. View more info

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Marie Curie: A Life

By: Susan Quinn

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, William Heinemann Ltd: 1995

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04356

ISBN: 0434605034

Condition: Near Fine


Marie Curie is one of the most celebrated women of all time. Yet, until now, this complicated, struggling human being has remained obscured by the story-book image of a paragon too god to be true.Marie Curie is a brilliant, moving and often surprising portrait of a vulnerable woman who was a heroine. A good, clean and tight copy. View more info