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Birds of the West Indies

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by Sander, Allan
This is a compact, easy-to-use bird identification guide for any birdwatcher visiting Jamaica and the islands of the West Indies. It provides comprehensive coverage of 252 species of birds that inhabit the islands of the West Indies, with detailed descriptions and a colour photograph for each species. Includes thumbnail family silhouettes, a regional distribution map, up-to-date tips on the best birding loc...
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Birds of Java, Sumatra and Bali

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by Tilford, Tony
This text is a compact, easy-to-use bird identification guide suitable for any birdwatcher visiting the Indonesian islands of Java, Sumatra and Bali. The book features descriptions of 236 species, thumbnail silhouettes for ease of use, up-to-date tips and information on bird biology and behaviour.
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Bring Back the King: The New Science of De-extinction

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by Pilcher, Helen
If you could bring back just one animal from the past, what would you choose? It can be anyone or anything from history, from the King of the Dinosaurs, T. rex, to the King of Rock `n' Roll, Elvis Presley, and beyond.
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Where We Are: The State of Britain Now

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by Scruton, Roger
Addressing one of the most politically turbulent periods in modern British history, philosopher Roger Scruton asks how, in these circumstances, we can come to define our identity, and what in the coming years will hold us together. To what are our duties owed and why? How do we respond to the pull of globalisation and mass migration, to the rise of Islam and to the decline of Christian belief? Do we accept ...
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Running: Cheaper Than Therapy: A Celebration of Running

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by Newkey-Burden, Chas
Running: Cheaper than Therapy is a witty and expertly compiled compendium of running wisdom and humour. From a short jog that lifts your mood to the closing stages of a marathon when you feel physically exhausted but emotionally invincible all at once, running delivers every time. Running: Cheaper Than Therapy is a celebration of the pastime that always makes you feel better. Covering every aspect of...
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Vivek Singh's Indian Festival Feasts

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by Singh, Vivek
It is said that in India a festival is celebrated every day of the year. In this gastronomic celebration of India's festival cuisine, head chef of London's acclaimed Cinnamon Club, Vivek Singh brings his unique touch to traditional festival recipes and gives his insight into the significance of food from a country with a history of such diverse religions and cultures.
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Science and the City: The Mechanics Behind the Metropolis

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by Winkless, Laurie
Cities are a big deal. More people now live in them than don't, and with a growing world population, the urban jungle is only going to get busier in the coming decades. But how often do we stop to think about what makes our cities work? Cities are built using some of the most creative and revolutionary science and engineering ideas - from steel structures that scrape the sky to glass cables that help us co...
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Reeds Western Almanac 2018

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by Towler, Perrin
The Reeds Western Almanac covers the coastline from Cape Wrath to Padstow as well as the whole of Ireland, and is ideal for any boater lucky enough to cruise and race in the superb waters off the coast of Western Scotland, Ireland or Western England. It offers ready access to essential navigation information by virtue of its clear layout and user friendly format.
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Reeds Eastern Almanac 2018

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by Towler, Perrin
The Reeds Eastern Almanac covers the UK east coast from Ramsgate to Cape Wrath including the Shetland and Orkney Islands, and from Niewport to Delfzjil and Helgoland. It is the complete guide for North Sea mariners, offering ready access to essential navigation information by virtue of its clear layout and user friendly format.
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The Way of the Hare

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by Taylor, Marianne
The Brown Hare is an animal we all know but rather rarely see, even though it is quite common, active by day and lives in the wide open spaces of classic lowland countryside. It can make itself almost invisible, lying still in its form until it takes off suddenly, fleeing at astounding, breakneck pace. Those lucky enough to see a hare in a moment of stillness, may see in its staring golden eyes a strangenes...
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Reeds Astro Navigation Tables 2018

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by Du Port, Andy
Reeds Astro Navigation Tables is an established book of annual astro navigation tables compiled specifically for the needs of yachtsmen. It contains all the information the ocean-going sailor needs (without the bulk) in order to navigate by the sun, moon, planets and stars, using tables devised by practical ocean navigators. This book, together with a sextant, will enable sailors to navigate confidently and...
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Mark Carwardine's Guide to Whale Watching in North America

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by Carwardine, Mark
Commercial whale-watching began in 1955 in California, when a San Diego fisherman started taking people (for a dollar a time) to see Grey Whales migrating along the coast. Nowadays, 13 million people go whale-watching each year, in 119 different countries around the world. The undisputed hotspot - with more than half of all whale-watchers - is North America. Mark Carwardine's Guide to Whale-Watching in...
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Modern British Food: Recipes from Parlour

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by Dunford Wood, Jesse
With his infectious humour and brilliant writing style, Jesse Dunford Wood presents a delightfully wacky, delicious and irresistible collection of British classics with a twist and a turn, based around the premise that food should be fun and that flavour is key. Cow Pie sits alongside retro favourites such as Chicken Kyiv and a wealth of wittily conceived, much-loved British dishes, beautifully realised thr...
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A Week on the Broads: Four Victorian Gents at Sail on a Norfolk Gaffer in 1889

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by Baker, S. K.
During their university holidays in the late 1880s, S.K. Baker and three of his University College friends clad in stripy blazers and boaters spent time sailing and camping on the Norfolk Broads. Baker, a keen artist and diarist, recorded their travels in watercolour in two small leather bound books.
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4th Rock from the Sun: The Story of Mars

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by Jenner, Nicky
Mars, the red planet, is ingrained in our culture, from David Bowie's extra-terrestrial spiders to Captain Scarlet to War of the Worlds. It has inspired hundreds of authors, scientists and science-fiction writers - but why? What is it about this particular planet that makes it so intriguing? Ancient mythologies defined Mars as a violent harbinger of war, star-gazers puzzled over its peculiar motion, and ast...
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Reeds Looseleaf Update Pack 2018

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by Towler, Perrin
The Reeds Looseleaf Update Pack provides all the information required to navigate Atlantic coastal waters around the UK, Ireland, Channel Islands, and the entire European coastline from the tip of Denmark right down to Gibraltar, the Azores and Madeira.
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The Planet Factory: Exoplanets and the Search for a Second Earth

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by Tasker, Elizabeth
Twenty years ago, the search for planets outside the Solar System was a job restricted to science-fiction writers. Now it's one of the fastest-growing fields in astronomy with thousands of exoplanets discovered to date, and the number is rising fast.
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Breaking the Chains of Gravity: The Story of Spaceflight before NASA

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by Teitel, Amy Shira
NASA's history is a familiar story, one that typically peaks with Neil Armstrong taking his small step on the Moon in 1969. But America's space agency wasn't created in a vacuum. It was assembled from pre-existing parts, drawing together some of the best minds the non-Soviet world had to offer.
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I, Mammal: The Story of What Makes Us Mammals

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by Drew, Liam
Humans are mammals. Most of us appreciate that at some level. But what does it mean for us to have more in common with a horse and an elephant than we do with a parrot, snake or frog?
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A Ringside Affair: Boxing's Last Golden Age

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by Lawton, James
For three decades at the end of the twentieth century - throughout boxing's most engrossing era - James Lawton was ringside, covering every significant bout, spending time with the likes of Muhammad Ali, Sugar Ray Leonard, Marvelous Marvin Hagler, Tommy Hitman Hearns, Roberto Duran, Mike Tyson, Lennox Lewis, Evander Holyfield and many other great fighters.
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