590 books (30 pages) in this category

Where Australia Collides with Asia

by Ian Burnet

<p>This book follows the epic voyages of Joseph Banks, Charles Darwin, and Alfred Russel Wallace through the&nbsp;voyage of Continent Australia after it breaks away from Antarctica 50 million years ago — with its raft of Gondwanaland flora and ...

ISBN: 9780994562784

Binding: Paperback


Where Corals Lie

A Natural and Cultural History

by J. Malcolm Shick

<div>For millennia corals were a marine enigma confounding classification and occupying a space between the animal and vegetable kingdoms. Ultimately their animal and symbiotic natures were recognized, and they remain the focus of intense ...

ISBN: 9781780239347

Binding: Hardback


Which Native Forest Plant?: New Ecology Edition

by Andrew Crowe

<b>This best-selling classic by Andrew Crowe includes comprehensive information on the identification, ecology and uses of New Zealand's native plants.</b><BR><BR>Use Andrew Crowe's unique leaf key to confidently identify the shrubs, climbers, ...

ISBN: 9780143009016

Binding: Paperback


Which Native Tree?: New Ecology Edition

by Andrew Crowe

<b>A simple, illustrated guide to common New Zealand native trees, including identification, ecology and uses, by </b><b>best-selling author Andrew Crowe.</b><BR><BR>Use Crowe's unique leaf key to confidently identify common New Zealand native ...

ISBN: 9780143008996

Binding: Paperback


Why Is Uranus Upside Down?

And other questions about the Universe

by Fred Watson

A highly entertaining and informative introduction to our planet and the universe we live in. ...

ISBN: 9781741752533

Binding: Paperback


Wicked Plants

The Weed That Killed Lincoln's Mother and Other Botanical Atrocities

by Amy Stewart

<DIV><P>A tree that sheds poison daggers; a glistening red seed that stops the heart; a shrub that causes paralysis; a vine that strangles; and a leaf that triggered a war. In <B>Wicked Plants</B>, Stewart takes on over two hundred of Mother ...

ISBN: 9781565126831

Binding: Hardback



A Photicular Book

by Dan Kainen

<DIV>The latest addition to the bestselling Photicular book series, <B>Wild </B>gives readers an up-close look at the world&rsquo;s most endangered species. The opening essay focuses on conservation efforts around the world and answers the ...

ISBN: 9781523501472

Binding: Hardback


Wild Animals I Have Known


Engrossing collection of eight stories by a noted Canadian naturalist, illustrator, and painter masterfully blends scientific observation and romanticism. Memorable characters include Old Lobo, the leader of a wolfpack; Silverspot, a wise old ...

ISBN: 9780486410845

Binding: Paperback


Wild Boar

by Dorothy Yamamoto

<br><p>Tough, resourceful, and omnivorous, wild boar are the ancestors of domestic pigs. From earliest times, wild boar have presented humans with both opportunity and threat: they are a valuable food source, but also a formidable foe carrying ...

ISBN: 9781780237619

Binding: Paperback


Wild Flowers


Margaret Erskine Wilson, late President of Kendal Natural History Society, was a keen amateur botanist and water-colourist. In 1999, she donated to the Society 150 sheets of watercolour paintings representing a thousand British and Irish plants ...

ISBN: 9781910723319

Binding: Hardback


Wild Flowers of the Mediterranean

by Ingrid Schonfelder

The plant world of the Mediterranean region is remarkable for its great diversity of species and forms. This user-friendly pocket nature guide is organized by colour to help identify over 500 commonly seen flowers, shrubs, trees, grasses and ...

ISBN: 9781912081707

Binding: Paperback


Wild Fruit


Wild Fruit is a field guide to fruit commonly found in the wild in Britain and Northern Europe. The plant descriptions include information on identification for 220 fruits, and include tasting notes and historical information about the plant's ...

ISBN: 9781604695861

Binding: Paperback


Wild Plants of Southern Spain

A Guide to the Native Plants of Andalucia

by Tony Hall

<p>Southern Spain, and in particular Andalucia, is hope to many common garden plants, including daffodils, lavenders, and shrubs. At the same time, it is one of the most florally diverse regions in the world. This book covers that spectrum, from

ISBN: 9781842466315

Binding: Paperback


Wild Singapore

In Association with the National Parks Board of Singapore

by Geoffrey Davison

Published in association with the National Parks Board of Singapore, this important book combines vivid photographs of marine and terrestrial sites and species with a highly informative and readable text. ...

ISBN: 9781906780722

Binding: Hardback


Wild Together

My Adventures with Loki the Wolfdog

by Kelly Lund

ISBN: 9781681777696

Binding: Hardback


Wildflowers of New England


Wildflowers of New England is for hikers, naturalists, gardeners, and anyone wishing to learn more about the region's diverse wildflowers, or just wanting to know the answer to "What's that plant?" Ted Elliman, a plant ecologist for the New ...

ISBN: 9781604694642

Binding: Paperback


Wildflowers of the Pacific Northwest


Featuring more than 1240 stunning colour photographs, this comprehensive field guide will remain a trusted, authoritative trailside reference for years to come. It describes and illustrates 1220 commonly encountered species, both native and ...

ISBN: 9780881927450

Binding: Paperback


Wildlife Spectacles


ISBN: 9781604696714

Binding: Hardback



by Alison Syme

<i></i><i>Willow</i>&nbsp;tells the rich tale of this many-sided plant, exploring its presence in literature, art and human history. Linked with life and death, grief and joy, toil and play, necessity and ornament, the willow has, in different ...

ISBN: 9781780232928

Binding: Hardback


Wilson's China: A Century On More Views Wilson's China: A Century On Wilson's China

A Century On

by Mark Flanagan

<p>Ernest Wilson was the foremost plant collector of his generation, responsible for introducing over 1,000 species to our gardens in the West. His legacy includes glass plate photographs taken in Sichuan at the beginning of the 20th century. ...

ISBN: 9781842463949

Binding: Hardback