Category:

 Nature

This stylish and affordable hardback is an exciting compendium of adventure and nature writing, history, philosophy and literature, from the quirky to the sublime. Aimed at real mountaineers as well as the armchair variety.

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: 9781988531205
: Otago University Press
: Otago University Press
: ---length:- '9.25'width:- '6'units:- Inches
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: Laurence Fearnley; Paul Hersey
: Hardback
: English
: 372
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To The Mountains: A Collection of New Zealand Alpine Writing
$45.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 12

Category:

 Medicine

• Authoritative account of New Zealand plastic surgeon Archibald McIndoe and his pioneering work in the Second World War • Celebrates the legendary Guinea Pig Club he formed • Inspiring, moving story with new foreword by Prince Harry 
“Mayhew is to ... read more

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: 9781784383213
: Greenhill Books
: Chatham Publishing
: ---length:- '15.6'width:- '23.4'units:- Centimeters
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: E. R. Mayhew
: Paperback
: 940.547541
: 240
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The Guinea Pig Club
$40.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 7

SHORTLISTED FOR THE ROYAL SOCIETY SCIENCE BOOK PRIZE 2018 Bestselling author Simon Winchester writes a magnificent history of the pioneering engineers who developed precision machinery to allow us to see as far as the moon and as close as the Hi... read more

General Fields
: 9780008241773
: HarperCollins Publishers Limited
: Harper Element
: 234mm X 153mm
: United Kingdom
Special Fields
: Simon Winchester
: Paperback
: 2018
: 620.00922
: 336
: books
Exactly: How Precision Engineers Created the Modern World
$37.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 6

Category:

 Nature

Series:Welcome to the Museum

Animalium presents the animal kingdom in glorious detail with illustrations from Katie Scott, an unparalleled new talent.
 
Welcome to the Museum is a series of books set on the "walls" of the printed page, showcasing the world's finest collections of ob... read more

General Fields
: 9781760061975
: Bonnier Publishing Australia
: Five Mile
: 37.00 cmmm X 27.00 cmmm
: Australia
Special Fields
: Jenny Broom (Editor); Katie Scott (Editor)
: Hardback
: 1014
: Katie Scott
: en
: 590
: 112
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Animalium (Welcome to the Museum)
$42.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 4

In his international bestseller, The Hidden Life of Trees, Peter Wohlleben opened readers' eyes to the wonders and amazing processes at work in the forest. Now this new, breathtakingly illustrated edition brings those wonders to life like never before. With... read more

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: 9781760640767
: Schwartz Publishing Pty, Limited
: Black Inc.
: 2.4 X 24
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: Peter Wohlleben
: Hardback
: 176
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The Hidden Life of Trees (Illustrated Edition)
$55.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 2

Category:

 Nature

Jonathan Elphick tells the remarkable story of the development of bird art through the centuries. The book features early, skilfully executed but often fanciful images of birds, scientific illustrations produced during the ages of exploration, and modern approaches captu... read more

General Fields
: 9781760631291
: Murdoch Books
: Murdoch Books
: 342mm X 269mm
: Australia
Special Fields
: Jonathan Elphick
: Book
: 1217
: English
: 598.0222
: 224
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Birds: The Art of Ornithology
$70.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 2

'The bottom line question is: what actions in this time period are truly vital, and will we take them?'  Our climate is changing, in ways that will have long-term impacts for us and for our children.  Yet still we fail t... read more

General Fields
: 9780908321414
: Bridget Williams Books
: Bridget Williams Books
: 180mm X 110mm
: New Zealand
Special Fields
: Ralph Chapman
: Paperback
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Time of Useful Consciousness : Acting Urgently on Climate Change (BWB Texts)
$15.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 2

Category:

 Medicine

When Adrienne was first diagnosed with cardiomyopathy she asked, What is that? She had never heard of the condition and had trouble finding information. Her book is designed to help others with cardiomyopathy and heart failure.

General Fields
: 9780473423827
: Mary Egan Publishing
: Mary Egan Publishing
Special Fields
: Adrienne Frater
: Paperback
: 160
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Take Heart
$30.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 2

Category:

 Nature

A lyrical tribute to the diversity of trees, their physical beauty, their special characteristics and uses, and their ever-evolving meanings Since the beginnings of history trees have served humankind in countless useful ways, but our relationship with trees has many dime... read more

General Fields
: 9780300228205
: Yale University Press
: Yale University Press
: 197mm X 127mm
: United States
Special Fields
: Fiona Stafford
: Paperback
: 1
: English
: 302.2223
: 296
: 60 b/w illus.
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The Long, Long Life of Trees
$33.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 2

Category:

 Physical Sciences

This award-winning book explores the dynamic worlds of New Zealand and the submerged realm of Zealandia, their natural geological wonders, bounties and dangers. In acknowledging the achievements of New Zealand's geoscientists, from the founding of the country through ... read more

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: 9781877480478
: Geoscience Society of New Zealand
: Geoscience Society of New Zealand
: 245mm X 290mm
: New Zealand
Special Fields
: Ian J Graham (Editor-In-Chief)
: Hardback
: 2nd edition
: 559.3
: 398
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A Continent on the Move
$65.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 2

In Buzz, the award-winning author of Feathers and The Triumph of Seeds takes us on a journey that begins 125 million years ago, when a wasp first dared to feed pollen to its young.From honeybees and bumbles to lesser-known diggers, miner... read more

General Fields
: 9781785784422
: Icon Books, Limited
: Icon Books, Limited
: 2.2 Centimeters X 13.5 Centimeters X 21.6 Centimeters
Special Fields
: T. HANSON
: Paperback
: books
Buzz: The Nature and Necessity of Bees
$33.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 2

Category:

 Medicine

Series:BWB Texts
Reading Level:Very Good

Can a sugar tax improve public health? Even if it can, is it the right thing to do? One of New Zealand's foremost health scientists, Mike Berridge, teams up with tax expert Lisa Marriott to explore the issue.This BWB Text explains the relationship between sugar and ill-health, a... read more

General Fields
: 9780947518301
: Bridget Williams Books
: Bridget Williams Books
: 180mm X 110mm
: New Zealand
Special Fields
: Mike Berridge
: Paperback
: 1st Edition
: books
Sugar, Rum and Tobacco
$15.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 2