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Seeing Trees A History of Street Trees in New York City and Berlin
ISBN: HB: 9780300225785, Yale University Press, February 2019
328 pp., 25.4x17.8 cm, 20 colour illus., 120 black&white illus.
Today, cities around the globe are planting street trees to mitigate the effects of climate change. However, as landscape historian Sonja Dumpelmann explains, this is not a new phenomenon. In her eye-opening work, Dumpelmann shows how New York City a...
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£35,00
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Birch
ISBN: HB: 9781789140118, Reaktion Books, November 2018
256 pp., 21.6x13.8 cm, 100 illus., 80 in colour
Elegant and beautiful, rich in history and supremely useful, birches have played an extraordinary yet largely unrecognized part in shaping both our natural environment and the material culture and beliefs of millions of people around the world. For...
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£16,00
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Field Guide to Cape Cod Including Nantucket, Martha's Vineyard, Block Island, and Eastern Long Island
ISBN: PB: 9780300226157, Yale University Press, November 2018
448 pp., 20.3x12.7 cm, 570 colour illus.
This essential guidebook presents the most abundantly illustrated and fascinating account of the natural history of Cape Cod, its nearby islands, Block Island, the western coast of Rhode Island, and southeastern Long Island ever published. Exploring...
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£19,00
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Rose
ISBN: HB: 9781789140132, Reaktion Books, November 2018
208 pp., 21.6x13.8 cm, 100 illus., 80 in colour
The rose is the world's favourite flower – and always has been. It is the greatest floral symbol of love and romance the world over, and touches people's hearts at many points in their lives as the flower most often chosen to celebrate significant mi...
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£16,00
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Decorative Terrariums 47 Beautiful Ideas Created with Succulent, Air Plants, Moss and Orchid
ISBN: PB: 9784865051391, Nippan IPS, June 2018
128 pp., 18.5x23.2 cm, 200 colour and back&white illus., language: English
It is said that Terrariums date back to London in the 19th century. They were originally used to protect plants or small animals in an isolated environment during long-distance transportation. Currently they are popular items for ornament, decoration...
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£14,00
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Sunflowers
ISBN: HB: 9781780239262, Reaktion Books, June 2018
240 pp., 21.6x13.8 cm, 105 illus., 87 in colour
Sunflowers are the most recognizable members of the world's largest family of plants, Asteraceae, which includes lettuce, chrysanthemums, asters, dahlias and weeds. The sunflower family is found in almost all habitats, from the driest deserts through...
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£16,00
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Palm
ISBN: HB: 9781780239170, Reaktion Books, June 2018
232 pp., 21.6x13.8 cm, 114 illus., 97 in colour
The extraordinary palm: diverse, prolific, essential, symbolic and often sacred, exotic – and at times erotic – exploited and controversial. The signature plant of the tropics and subtropics, these record-breaking botanicals produce the world's bigge...
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£16,00
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Petit Bonsai
ISBN: PB: 9784405085640, Nippan IPS, May 2018
128 pp., 18.6x23.3 cm, 130 colour and back&white illus., language: English / Japanese
It is an English-Japanese bilingual book of "petit bonsai" introduction showing how to make and grow bonsai trees. The author is a bonsai specialist owning a popular bonsai store, Sinajina, in Jiyugaoka. Starting with basic bonsai terms, the book wit...
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£24,00
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Managing the Wild Stories of People and Plants and Tropical Forests
ISBN: HB: 9780300229332, Yale University Press, April 2018
208 pp., 21x14 cm, 23 black&white illus.
Drawn from ecologist Charles M. Peters's thirty-five years of fieldwork around the globe, these absorbing stories argue that the best solutions for sustainably managing tropical forests come from the people who live in them. As Peters says, "Local pe...
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£25,00
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Story of Soy
ISBN: HB: 9781780239255, Reaktion Books, March 2018
272 pp., 23.4x15.6 cm, 50 illus.
The humble soybean is the world's most grown and most traded oilseed. But it is also a poorly understood crop that is often viewed in extreme terms as a superfood or poison. Christine M. Du Bois reveals its hugely significant role in human history, a...
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£25,00
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