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National Geographic Pocket Guide to Wildflowers of North America
National Geographic Pocket Guide to Wildflowers of North America
Written by Catherine Herbert Howell
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781426212819
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National Geographic Pocket Guide to Wildflowers of North America

Written by Catherine Herbert Howell


Format: Trade Paperback, 184 pages
On Sale: April 1, 2014
Price: $12.95

With this basic beginner's field guide to North American wildflowers, all who enjoy nature and the outdoors can identify common wildflowers, from backyard weeds to dainty forest blossoms. In a logical, user-friendly, highly visual format, this new title offers key facts about 160 of the most common wildflowers and weeds, coast...

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Conversation Pieces
Inspirational objects in UCL's historic collections
Written by Mark Carnall


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: July 23, 2013
Price: $13.95

This book, beautifully illustrated with specially commissioned photography, is a celebration of UCL’s unique collections, with leading academics from the university invited to select and write about an object each found inspiring. From a jar of moles to an Egyptian unguent spoon, a finger X-ray to some prehistoric cereal grains, their... Read more >
The Victorian Fern Craze
The Victorian Fern Craze
Written by Sarah Wittingham
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747807469
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The Victorian Fern Craze

Written by Sarah Wittingham


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: January 19, 2010
Price: $12.95

Fern Fever (or Pteridomania, to give it its official name), hit Britain between 1837 and 1914 and peaked between 1840 and 1890. Although in previous centuries ferns played an important role in customs and folklore, it was only in this period that they were coveted for aesthetic reasons and that man's... Read more >
Flora Mirabilis
Flora Mirabilis
Written by Catherine H. Howell, Foreword by Peter H. Raven, Introduction by Douglas Holland
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426205095
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Flora Mirabilis
How Plants Have Shaped World Knowledge, Health, Wealth, and Beauty
Written by Catherine H. Howell
Foreword by Peter H. Raven
Introduction by Douglas Holland


Format: Hardcover, 256 pages
On Sale: October 20, 2009
Price: $35.00

Flora Mirabilis is a sumptuously designed showcase of superb illustrations paired with fascinating stories of botanical exploration and trade through the ages. A collaboration between National Geographic and the world-renowned Missouri Botanical Garden, this book will prove an evergreen source of delight, not just for gardeners and flower aficionados, but for... Read more >
Flowers
Flowers
Written by William C. Burger
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781591024071
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Flowers
How They Changed the World
Written by William C. Burger


Format: Hardcover, 316 pages
On Sale: May 2, 2006
Price: $23.99

The world would be a pretty drab place without flowers. Their bright cheery colors help make our natural environment a more delightful place to be. But flowers in all their beautiful variations didn’t evolve just for the viewing pleasure of the later-developing human race. What are flowers really for? As botanist... Read more >
Insights From Insects
Insights From Insects
Written by Gilbert Waldbauer
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781591022770
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Insights From Insects
What Bad Bugs Can Teach Us
Written by Gilbert Waldbauer


Format: Trade Paperback, 311 pages
On Sale: March 11, 2005
Price: $20.99

"Insects get a bum rap." So says world-renowned entomologist Gilbert Waldbauer, whose enthusiasm and engrossing writing on the subject of insects have been praised by the New York Times Book Review, the Times Literary Supplement, and many other prestigious publications. In this fascinating, beautifully illustrated book, Dr. Waldbauer explains that the... Read more >
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