Natural History

Natural History


  • 'The Boundless Deep...': The European Conquest of the Oceans, 1450 to 1840

    By John B. Hattendorf

    Our Price: $45.00
    • Format: Oversize Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780916617622
    • Publisher: The John Carter Brown Library
    • Published: September 2003
  • 1001 Hints and Tips for Your Garden

    By Reader's Digest

    Our Price: $7.50
    • Format: Oversize Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780895778604
    • Publisher: The Reader's Digest Association, Inc.
    • Published: August 1996
    An indispensable guide to easier and more effective gardening.
  • 500 Essential Container Plants: Window Boxes, Balconies, Patios

    By Andrea Rausch

    Our Price: $9.00
    • Format: Oversize Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9783832070922
    • Publisher: Dumont Monte
    • Published: May 2002
  • 550 Perennial Garden Ideas

    By Derek Fell

    Our Price: $15.00
    • Format: Oversize Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780671798390
    • Publisher: POCKET BOOKS
    • Published: February 1994
    Discusses soil preparation, planting, propagation, and pest control, and offers advice on using different plants in certain geographic regions
  • A Complete Guide to Monkeys, Apes and Other Primates

    By Michael Kavanagh

    Our Price: $12.50
    • Format: Oversize Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780670435432
    • Publisher: The Viking Press
    • Published: 1984
    Describes the characteristics, behavior, range, and habitat of lemurs, marmosets, monkeys, baboons, macaques, orangoutans, gorillas, and chimpanzees
  • A Dazzle of Dragonflies

    By Forrest Mitchell

    Our Price: $39.95
    • Format: Oversize Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9781585444595
    • Published: April 2005
    From fossils & folklore to life cycles & the latest in digital imaging techniques, this book takes you into the far-reaching & sometimes secret world of one of our most beneficial insects. Your guides are two of the most experienced & ardent fans of the 'mosquito-hawk,' & your journey will include encounters with poets & prehistoric giants; peeks into hidden, watery universes; side trips to garden ponds & scientific laboratories; & investigations into the mystery of dragonfly migration.
  • A Gap in Nature: Discovering the World's Extinct Animals

    By Tim Flannery

    Our Price: $20.00
    • Format: Oversize Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780871137975
    • Publisher: Atlantic Monthly Press
    • Published: October 2001
    Descriptions of 103 extinct animals, oversize with color paintings by the wildlife artist Peter Schouten.
  • A Garden by the Sea: A Practical Guide and Journal

    By Leila Hadley

    Our Price: $17.50
    • Format: Oversize Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780847826513
    • Publisher: Rizzoli
    • Published: 2005
    After a lifetime of gardening around the world, in 1990 Leila Hadley was presented by her new husband with five acres of beachfront property and began gardening by the sea. Beautifully illustrated with full-color photographs, Hadley offers invaluable advice and meticulous observations on topics ranging from dealing with garden pests to cultivating orchards and cutting gardens Leila Hadley has produced a captivating as well as a useful and practical guide that both novice and experienced gardeners will treasure.
  • A Garden for All Seasons

    By Stefan Buczacki

    Our Price: $12.45
    • Format: Oversize Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9781558594111
    • Publisher: Cross River Press
    • Published: September 1992
    A Garden for All Seasons is the essential gardener's companion. Dr. Stefan Buczacki, the expert gardening writer and broadcaster, takes you through each season in turn, charting the natural changes and providing not only a unique source of practical advice but also a rich fund of inspiration. By carrying out the right task at the right time in the right way you will save time and ensure that your plants grow well from the start.Each season opens with fascinating notes about the natural life of the garden at that time of year and the role of such factors as weather, day length, pests or diseases and rainfall. This section provides an invaluable basis for planting and garden maintenance.A Garden for All Seasons then helps you to plan your garden so that it is filled with interest every day of the year. Each part of the garden is examined in each season with practical planning and planting suggestions for everything from herbaceous borders and containers to vegetable and fruit gardens. Many specially commissioned photographs show how well particular planting schemes can work through more than one season. The final section of each season is a ready-reference guide, with many clearly illustrated techniques, to the practical tasks that need to be undertaken in the garden at certain times of the year.With A Garden for All Seasons Dr. Stefan Buczacki has put together the perfect combination of down-to-earth practical advice and inspiring ideas, beautifully illustrated throughout, that will bring garden and gardener closer together and make it possible for you to create a garden that will give pleasure through every season.
  • A Garden Lover's Martha's Vineyard

    By C. L. Fornari

    Our Price: $34.95
    • Format: Oversize Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9781933212593
    • Publisher: Commonwealth Editions
    • Published: June 2008
    In this sequel to her 2007 best-seller "A Garden Lover's Cape Cod," one of New England's foremost gardeners photographs and analyzes her favorite public and private gardens on Martha's Vineyard.
  • A Garden of Trees and Shrubs: Practical hints for planning and planting an arboretum

    By Fred Lape

    Our Price: $7.50
    • Format: Oversize Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780935796957
    • Publisher: Purple Mountain Press
    • Published: January 1998
  • A Guide to Australian Grasshoppers and Locusts

    By D.C.F. Rentz

    Our Price: $75.00
    • Format: Oversize Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9789838120746
    • Publisher: Natural History Publications (Borneo)
    • Published: February 2003
  • A Guide to the Native Mammals of Australia

    Our Price: $12.50
    • Format: Oversize Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780195502527
    • Publisher: Oxford University Press
    • Published: January 1970
  • A Manual of Acarology, Third Edition

    By G.W. Krantz

    Our Price: $175.00
    • Format: Oversize Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780896726208
    • Publisher: Texas Tech University Press
    • Published: April 2009
    In the thirty years since the last edition of this indispensable reference work was published, acarologists have discovered a multitude of new taxa, made major modifications in classification of acarines, and profoundly altered their understanding of the Acari. Now the completely revised and updated third edition is available to researchers, teachers, students, and plant and animal scientists wishing to explore the complex and often astonishing world of mites.
  • A New Dictionary of Birds

    By A. Landsborough Thomson

    Our Price: $20.00
    • Format: Oversize Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9781299172722
    • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Book Company
    • Published: 1964
    Covering the birds of the world. Illustrated.