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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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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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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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Long, Long Life of Trees
ISBN: PB: 9780300228205, Yale University Press, March 2017
296 pp., 21.6x14 cm, 60 black&white illus.
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 wi...
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£10,00
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Field Guide to Long Island Sound Coastal Habitats, Plant Life, Fish, Seabirds, Marine Mammals, and Other Wildlife
ISBN: PB: 9780300220353, Yale University Press, March 2017
416 pp., 20.3x12.7 cm, 1200 colour illus.
A lavishly illustrated and long-overdue guidebook to the rich natural history of Long Island Sound and its coastlines, a region beloved by millions of people. Long Island Sound consists of a diverse collection of unique marine, estuarine, and terres...
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£20,00
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Hawthorn The Tree That Has Nourished, Healed, and Inspired Through the Ages
ISBN: PB: 9780300219876, ISBN: HB: 9780300203493, Yale University Press, June 2016
272 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 9 black&white illus.
One of humankind's oldest companions, the hawthorn tree, is bound up in the memories of every recorded age and the plot lines of cultures all across the Northern Hemisphere. Hawthorn examines the little-recognized political, cultural, and natural his...
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£25,00
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Thoreau's Wildflowers
ISBN: HB: 9780300214772, Yale University Press, May 2016
344 pp., 23.5x15.2 cm, 217 black&white illus.
Some of Henry David Thoreau's most beautiful nature writing was inspired by the flowering trees and plants of Concord. An inveterate year-round rambler and journal keeper, he faithfully recorded, dated, and described his sightings of the floating wat...
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Amazing Rare Things The Art of Natural History in the Age of Discovery
ISBN: PB: 9780300215724, Yale University Press, September 2015
224 pp., 25.1x19.4 cm, 160 colour illus.
The Royal Collection, held at Windsor Castle, Buckingham Palace, and Holyroodhouse, Edinburgh, has been shaped by the personal tastes of kings and queens for more than five hundred years. The Collection s exquisite natural history artworks in "Amazin...
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Ginkgo The Tree That Time Forgot
ISBN: PB: 9780300213829, Yale University Press, May 2015
400 pp., 25.4x17.8 cm, 61 black&white illus.
Perhaps the world's most distinctive tree, ginkgo has remained stubbornly unchanged for more than two hundred million years. A living link to the age of dinosaurs, it survived the great ice ages as a relic in China, but it earned its reprieve when pe...
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Field Guide to California Lichens
ISBN: PB: 9780300195002, Yale University Press, July 2014
416 pp., 23.4x15.6 cm, 530 colour illus.
Lichens are among the most colourful and abundant organisms in the world. They provide food and nesting material for a wide variety of wildlife, contribute nutrients to the soil, and are indicators of both undisturbed ecosystems and clean air. They l...
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£25,00
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