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
: 796.5220922
: 372
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To The Mountains: A Collection of New Zealand Alpine Writing
$45.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 10

'A beautiful little book by a brilliant mind' Steven Poole, DAILY TELEGRAPH
The world-famous cosmologist and #1 bestselling author of A Brief History of Time leaves us with his final thoughts on the universe's biggest questions in t... read more

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: 9781473695986
: Hodder & Stoughton
: John Murray
: ---length:- '22.2'width:- '13.8'units:- Centimeters
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: Stephen Hawking
: Hardback
: 530.092
: 256
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Brief Answers to the Big Questions: Stephen Hawking (HB)
$35.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 6

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: 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

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: 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
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Animalium (Welcome to the Museum)
$42.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 4

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

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: 9781760631291
: Murdoch Books
: Murdoch Books
: 342mm X 269mm
: Australia
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: 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

Category:

 Children's Non-Fiction

Series:Explore & Discover
Awards:Finalist: New Zealand Book Awards for Children and Young Adults 2015

Under the Ocean introduces young children to the creatures that live in the seas around New Zealand. The book describes different habitats: underwater reefs, the sea floor, the open ocean and the deep ocean. Animals featured ... read more

General Fields
: 9781927213087
: Potton & Burton
: Potton & Burton
: 230 x 210 mm
: New Zealand
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: Gillian Candler
: Paperback
: Ned Barraud
: 32
: Full colour illustrations
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Under the Ocean: Explore & Discover New Zealand's Sea Life (PB)
$20.00(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

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: 9780300228205
: Yale University Press
: Yale University Press
: 197mm X 127mm
: United States
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: 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

'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
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: 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

The state of New Zealand's freshwater has become an urgent public issue in recent years. From across the political spectrum, concern is growing about the pollution of New Zealand's rivers and streams. We all know they need fixing. But how do we d... read more

Description: 'It strikes me with great clarity that if you look at the problems in isolation they each seem intractable; but when you grasp that there could be one single solution, then suddenly there is a glimpse of light at the end of the tunne... read more

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: 9781988545431
: Bridget Williams Books
: Bridget Williams Books
Special Fields
: Mike Joy
: Paperback
: 363.73940993
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Mountains to Sea: Solving New Zealand's Freshwater Crisis
$15.00(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
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: 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

A fascinating, in-depth account of New Zealand¿s birds, which spans their discovery, their place in both Pakeha and Maori worlds, their survival and conservation, and the illustrations and art they have inspired. In 1872, the first instalments of... read more

General Fields
: 9780947503925
: Potton & Burton Limited
: Craig Potton Publishing
Special Fields
: Geoff Norman
: Hardback
: 372
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Birdstories - A History of the Birds of New Zealand
$60.00(NZD) inc GST
Available Stock: 2

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