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
: books
To The Mountains: A Collection of New Zealand Alpine Writing
$45.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 14

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 Higgs boson. Precision is the key to everything. It is an in... read more

General Fields
: 9780008241773
: HarperCollins Publishers Limited
: Harper Element
: 234mm X 153mm
: United Kingdom
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: 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
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: Jenny Broom (Editor); Katie Scott (Editor)
: Hardback
: 1014
: Katie Scott
: en
: 590
: 112
: books
Animalium (Welcome to the Museum)
$42.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 5

Category:

 Nature

Growing up on the Cambridgeshire Fens, Will Millard never felt more at home than when he was out with his granddad on the riverbank whiling away the day catching fish. As he grew older his competitive urge to catch more and bigger fish led him away from that natural connect... read more

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: 9780241270011
: Penguin Books Ltd
: Viking
: 216mm X 135mm
: United Kingdom
Special Fields
: Will Millard
: Hardback
: 1
: en
: 799.110941
: 336
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The Old Man and the Sand Eel
$40.00(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
: books
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.

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: 9780473423827
: Mary Egan Publishing
: Mary Egan Publishing
Special Fields
: Adrienne Frater
: Paperback
: 160
: books
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


PUBLISHED BY THE GEOLOGICAL SOCIETY OF NZ IN ASSOCIATION WITH GNS SCIENCE
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... read more

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: 9781877480478
: gns
: gns
: 245mm X 290mm
: New Zealand
Special Fields
: Ian J Graham
: Hardback
: 2nd edition
: 408
: books
A Continent on the Move
$65.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 2

Category:

 Nature

The Birds and the Bees series was designed for Vintage Classics by Timorous Beasties, the Scottish studio famous for their designs inspired by the natural world. As a child, Helen Macdonald was determined to become a falconer. Years later, when her father died, she beca... read more

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: 9781784871109
: Vintage Publishing
: Vintage Classics
: 178mm X 129mm X 21mm
: United Kingdom
Special Fields
: Helen Macdonald
: Paperback
: 1016
: en
: 598.9
: 352
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H is for Hawk (The Birds and Bees)
$30.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 2

Category:

 Medicine

Series:BWB Texts

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
: books
Sugar, Rum and Tobacco
$15.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 2

Category:

 Nature

Awards:Shortlisted for Ockhams Illustrated Non Fiction Award 2018

The 'mighty totara' is one of our most extraordinary trees. Among the biggest and oldest trees in the New Zealand forest, the heart of Maori carving and culture, trailing no. 8 wire as fence posts on settler farms, clambered up in the Pureora protests of the 1980's... read more

General Fields
: 9781869408190
: Auckland University Press
: Auckland University Press
: 260mm X 224mm
Special Fields
: Philip Simpson
: Hardback
: English
: 634
: 300
: HB
: Colour illustrations
: books
Totara: A Natural and Cultural History
$75.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 2