Natural History

Natural History


  • A Rich Spot of Earth: Thomas Jefferson's Revolutionary Garden at Monticello

    By Peter J. Hatch

    Our Price: $17.50
    • Format: Oversize Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780300171143
    • Publisher: Yale University Press
    • Published: April 2012
    Featuring more than 150 stunning full-color illustrations, this volume traces the history of Jefferson's unique vegetable garden, which has been painstakingly restored by the author, from the artichokes and asparagus first planted in 1770 through the horticultural experiments of Jefferson's retirement years.
  • A Small Garden Designer's Handbook

    By Roy Strong

    Our Price: $10.00
    • Format: Oversize Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780316819770
    • Publisher: Little, Brown & Company
    • Published: April 1989
    A colorful guide to designing small gardens, with sections on major design elements such as pergolas, arbors, topiary, paths, and fences
  • A Vanished World: The Dinosaurs of Western Canada (Natural History Series, No. 4)

    By Dale A. Russell

    Our Price: $20.00
    • Format: Oversize Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780888301475
    • Publisher: National Museum of Natural Sciences
    • Published: 1977
  • A World of Animals: The San Diego Zoo and the Wild Animal Park

    By Bill Bruns

    Our Price: $7.50
    • Format: Oversize Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780810916012
    • Publisher: Harry N. Abrams
    • Published: August 1983
  • A World of Horses

    By Anne Charlish

    Our Price: $20.00
    • Format: Oversize Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780531098806
    • Publisher: Franklin Watts/Naturalis
    • Published: 1982
    Evolution, history, breeds, sports, and leisure.
  • Adventures of a Gardener

    By Peter Smithers

    Our Price: $25.00
    • Format: Oversize Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9781860460593
    • Publisher: The Harvill Press with the Royal Horticultural Society
    • Published: May 1996
    The gardener/politician shares his experiences at Oxford, in naval intelligence, and in such diplopmatic posts as Washington, Mexico, and France
  • African Safari: The Ultimate Wildlife and Photographic Adventure

    By P. Jay Fetner

    Our Price: $15.00
    • Format: Oversize Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780312009694
    • Publisher: St. Martin's Press
    • Published: October 1987
    Tells how to plan an African safari, shows and describes African wildlife, and gathers selections from the writings of hunters, naturalists, explorers, and novelists
  • Age of Dinosaurs In South America

    By Fernando E. Novas

    Our Price: $49.95
    • Format: Oversize Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780253352897
    • Published: June 2009
    Among the exciting events in recent dinosaur paleontology has been the discovery of new dinosaur fossils in South America, many of which are markedly different from their cousins to the north. This book presents an up-to-date & comprehensive overview of the dinosaurs of South America. It reviews the dinosaur record in the region from Patagonia to Peru, discussing the anatomy, systematics, & evolution of these dinosaurs (and their immediate precursors) within both paleogeographic & paleoecological contexts.
  • Almost Home: The Public Landscapes of Gertrude Jekyll

    By Kristine F. Miller

    Our Price: $25.00
    • Format: Oversize Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780813933658
    • Publisher: University of Virginia Press
    • Published: October 2012
  • Amazing Arachnids

    By Jillian Cowles

    Our Price: $45.00
    • Format: Oversize Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780691176581
    • Publisher: Princeton University Press
    • Published: June 2018
    "This engaging book is beautifully written and illustrated, and should appeal to anyone interested in natural history. I enjoyed reading Amazing Arachnids."--Paula Cushing, Denver Museum of Nature and Science "Cowles has assembled a fascinating collection of phenomena pertaining to arachnids and presented it with a narrative that is simply a joy to read."--W. David Sissom, West Texas A&M University
  • America's Garden Book, Revised Edition

    By Louise Bush-Brown

    Our Price: $32.50
    • Format: Oversize Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780028609959
    • Publisher: Macmillan
    • Published: November 1996
    The only book you'll ever need to plan, design, and grow your garden. More than 3,000 plant descriptions and growing tips for everything from annuals, roses, and perennials to wildflowers, ornamental grasses, and fruit. Over 1,000 photographs of individual plants and gardens. Countless plant lists organized by color, growing conditions, and light requirements.
  • America's Horses : a Celebration of the Horse Breeds Born In the U.S.A.

    By Moira C. Harris

    Our Price: $7.50
    • Format: Oversize Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9781585748228
    • Publisher: LYONS PRESS
    • Published: July 2003
    The editor of Horse Illustrated and author of other equestrian publications overviews the history of the horse in North America; describes 23 breeds of American horses; and lists breed associations. Breeds featured in the color photographs include the American Paint, Florida Cracker, and Standardbred. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (
  • American Border Gardens

    By Melanie Fleischmann

    Our Price: $15.00
    • Format: Oversize Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780517576465
    • Publisher: POTTER
    • Published: March 1993
    A look at eighteen gardens, depicted in 125 full-color photographs and thirty illustrations, displays the talents and tastes of gardeners who specialize in the gardens ranging from the exotic to the monochromatic. 25,000 first printing. Tour.
  • American Grown: The Story of the White House Kitchen Garden and Gardens Across America

    By Michelle Obama

    Our Price: $15.00
    • Format: Oversize Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780307956026
    • Publisher: Crown
    • Published: May 2012
    A sumptuously photographed guide by the first lady describes how her daughters and she planted a vegetable garden on the White House's South Lawn as part of an initiative to raise awareness about childhood obesity, in a reference that shares gardening tips, recipes and advice for making healthier food choices. 350,000 first printing.
  • American Horticultural Society Encyclopedia of Plants and Flowers

    By Christopher Brickell

    Our Price: $65.00
    • Format: Oversize Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780756668570
    • Publisher: DK
    • Published: September 2011
    Revised and updated, this guide provides gardeners with information and photos of 8,000 different plants, from shrubs and trees to perennials, annuals, biennials and bulbs and cacti, cataloged and organized by color, growing season and size.