The Earth: natural history general

    Ends of the World

    By Peter Brannen

    Hardback £13.85

    Five times our world has stood on the brink of Armageddon - it's been incinerated, frozen, drained, flooded and smothered by poison gas. We are very lucky to be alive...

    Caesar's Last Breath

    By Sam Kean

    Hardback Save £5.54 = £14.46

    In Caesar's Last Breath, New York Times bestselling author Sam Kean takes us on a journey through the periodic table, around the globe, and across time to tell the story of the air we breathe, which, it turns out, is also the story of earth and our existence on it.

    Mull, Iona & Ardnamurchan: Landscapes in Stone

    By Alan McKirdy

    Paperback £6.65

    The latest in a new series of books which explain how Scotland's scenery was made, why it looks the way it does today and how it has changed over millions of years

    Argyll & the Islands: Landscapes in Stone

    By Alan McKirdy

    Paperback £6.65

    The latest in a new series of books which explain how Scotland's scenery was made, why it looks the way it does today and how it has changed over millions of years

    Among the Summer Snows

    By Christopher Nicholson

    Hardback Save £3.54 = £11.45

    Christopher Nicholson's first book of nature writing is a beautiful account of an unusual obsession. In 2016 he spent August searching for the remaining snows of the Scottish Highlands. His account of his solitary walk is by turns funny, fascinating and inspiring. A meditation on walking, mountains, snow and our...

    Sun

    By Sam Usher

    Paperback Save £0.34 = £6.65

    It's the hottest day of the year, the perfect day for a boy and his grandad to set off on an adventure - and the perfect day to share a picnic with pirates!

    Clouds: Nature and Culture

    By Richard Hamblyn

    Paperback £11.43

    Clouds examines clouds in their cultural, historical and scientific contexts, exploring their notable presence in literature and the arts including music and sculpture while outlining their growing scientific significance in the context of climate change.

    Tide

    By Hugh Aldersey-Williams

    Paperback Save £1.54 = £8.45

    A Sunday Times 'Must Read' book. Described by the Sunday Times as "a gently studious Bill Bryson crossed with an upbeat and relaxed WG Sebald", Tide is "a superb book... a delight to read. It is profound and powerful, and should win prizes." From Cnut to D-Day, the history and...

    Selected Writings

    By John Muir

    Hardback £11.45

    This volume of John Muir's selected writings chronicles the key turning points in his life and study of the American wilderness. The Story of My Boyhood and Youth is Muir's account of his childhood on a Wisconsin farm, where his interest in nature was first piqued; in The Mountains of...

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