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A Celebration of the Flora and Fauna of the Bible



Endymion Beer


Halsgrove 2007
Hardback Illustrated
 

By illustrating and writing about the birds, animals and plants mentioned in the Old and New Testaments, naturalist Endymion Beer has created a multi-faceted work for young and old. Over 170 colour illustrations, accompanied by Bible quotations and references, and natural history notes full of fascinating asides, invite the reader to further explore the Bible, the natural world and the historical background to our modern flora and fauna. With a foreword by David Bellamy. ...more
 

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Father Brown set


Five volumes

GK Chesterton


Penguin 2013
Paperback 
 

GK Chesterton's improbable super-sleuth, the little Roman Catholic priest with wonderful powers of observation, intuition and reasoning, made his first appearance in The Blue Cross, published The Story-Teller magazine in 1910. Chesterton condensed a world of paradox, profundity and surprises into his stories and 100 years later they are as entertaining as ever. This set contains all five collections: The Innocence ..., The Wisdom ..., The Incredulity ..., The Secret ... and The Scandal of Father Brown. This set of five books is exclusive to Postscript - set counts as one volume. ...more
 

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Vanished Ocean


How Tethys Reshaped the World

Dorrik Stow


Oxford University Press 2010
Hardback 
 

A hundred million years ago, the Tethys Ocean covered four fifths of the planet and teemed with life. In this enthralling book, oceanographer Dorrik Stow explains how, as the Earth's tectonic plates shifted, this mighty sea broke up and vanished, strewing clues to its existence across the globe: fossils of its extinct denizens, a whale graveyard, and the oilfields of the Middle East. A thought- provoking final chapter demonstrates how this continuing process will eventually transform our world....more
 

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Excuse My French!


Fluent Francais without the Faux Pas

Rachel Best; Jean-Christophe van Waes


Kyle 2013
Hardback 
 

How do you say 'a bunch of muppets' in French? Is 'faire la bombe' as explosive as it sounds? With over 700 everyday expressions and their idiomatic English equivalents, this book offers an entertaining way to improve your language skills while discovering the origins of both languages' most curious phrases. You'll also learn when to beware of literal translation - and which phrases to avoid in polite company. ...more
 

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Stock code: 94668

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Art Nouveau


Posters, Illustrations and Fine Art from the Glamorous Fin de Siecle

Rosalind Ormistone; Michael Robinson


Flame Tree 2013
Hardback Illustrated
 

Lavishly illustrated with around 170 reproductions, this celebration of Art Nouveau is in three parts, looking first at the movement as a whole - a design ethos that swept across Europe and America between the late 19th century and the First World War. Part two deals with the graphic arts, including the posters of Toulouse-Lautrec and Alphonse Mucha, while the final section explores the impact of Art Nouveau in the fine arts, discussing artists from Paul Gauguin to Gustav Klimt. ...more
 

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Art Deco


The Golden Age of Graphic Art and Illustration

Michael Robinson; Rosalind Ormiston


Flame Tree 2013
Hardback Illustrated
 

Beginning with an exploration of the ideas and influences that contributed to the exuberant new style of the 1920s, this illustrated survey covers the two areas in which Art Deco triumphed: fashion and advertising. It looks at the work of artists such as Tamara de Lempica, Erte, Rene Lalique and Georges Barbier in fashion, and AM Cassandre and Paul Colin in advertising, but also describes the media in which they worked and the social context of their extraordinary graphics. ...more
 

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Bob the Builder


Owner's Workshop Manual

Derek Smith


Haynes 2011
Hardback Illustrated
 

Each of the machines in Bob the Builder's crew is examined in this book, using cutaway illustrations like a real workshop manual. Explaining the work of Scoop the backhoe loader, Lofty the mobile crane, Muck the bulldozer and the rest of the gang, the book provides simple introductions to concepts such as hydraulics and caterpillar tracks. Young engineers from age 4+ ...more
 

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The Lost City of London


Before the Great Fire of 1666

Robert Wynn Jones


Amberley 2012
Paperback Illustrated
 

The Great Fire of 1666 swept away much of medieval London, obliterating the city of Chaucer, Shakespeare and Pepys. Illustrated with modern colour photographs alongside historic prints and maps, this concise and erudite handbook provides an alphabetical gazetteer to the scattered structures that survive, from fragments of the Roman walls to Jacobean houses in Cloth Fair, and from the mighty White Tower to the tiny church of St Ethelburga. ...more
 

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David Weston's Railway Heritage


Address book

Halswood


Halswood 2010
Hardback Illustrated
 

David Weston is one of Britain's most important railway artists, whose work has been highly sought after since his landmark exhibition at the Museum of British Transport in 1969. This address book includes alphabetical tabbed pages for easy navigation and is illustrated with over 40 of Weston's celebrated paintings in oil and watercolour, ranging from scenes of steam's heyday to elegiac depictions of rusting locomotives awaiting restoration. ...more
 

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The Yorkshire Moors and Wolds



Mark Denton


Frances Lincoln 2007
Hardback Illustrated
 

Separated by the Vale of Pickering, the low hills of the Yorkshire Wolds and the heather moorland of the North Yorkshire Moors offer two contrasting landscapes: patchworks of cultivated fields, gently rolling hills and wide skies characterize the Wolds; while the Moors offer dramatic isolation, beautiful woodland and spectacular falling water. In this collection of his panoramic photographs, Mark Denton pays tribute to these most atmospheric, enchanting and little-known areas of England....more
 

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Stock code: 99685

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