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Ness
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Ness

Robert Macfarlane, Stanley Donwood

Hauntingly beautiful Anthropocene fable from the bestselling author of Underland and The Lost Words.

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Underland: A Deep Time Journey
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Underland: A Deep Time Journey

Robert Macfarlane

From the best-selling, award-winning author of Landmarks and The Old Ways, a haunting voyage into the planet's past and future.

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Underland: A Deep Time Journey
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Underland: A Deep Time Journey

Robert Macfarlane

National Bestseller From the best-selling, award-winning author of Landmarks and The Old Ways, a haunting voyage into the planet's past and future.

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The Gifts of Reading
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The Gifts of Reading

Robert Macfarlane

From the acclaimed author of The Old Ways and Landmarks - an essay on the beauty and joy of reading, for anyone who has ever loved a book.   

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The Old Ways: A Journey on Foot
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The Old Ways: A Journey on Foot

Robert Macfarlane

Following the tracks, holloways, drove-roads and sea paths that form part of a vast ancient network of routes criss-crossing the British Isles and beyond, Robert Macfarlane discovers a lost world - a landscape of the feet and the...

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Landmarks
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Landmarks

Robert Macfarlane

Words are grained into our landscapes, and landscapes are grained into our words. Landmarks is about the power of language to shape our sense of place. This is a guide to literature of nature, and a glossary containing thousands...

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Desert Solitaire: A Season in the Wilderness
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Desert Solitaire: A Season in the Wilderness

Edward Abbey, Robert Macfarlane

'My favourite book about the wilderness' Cheryl Strayed, author of Wild In this shimmering masterpiece of American nature writing, Edward Abbey ventures alone into the canyonlands of Moab,...

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The Wild Places
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The Wild Places

Robert Macfarlane (Y)

'A love song to these islands, an elegant and heartfelt testimony to the value of landscape that we remain in acute danger of destroying forever' Observer

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Mountains Of The Mind: A History Of A Fascination
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Mountains Of The Mind: A History Of A Fascination

Robert Macfarlane (Y)

'The most exhilarating history of mountaineering ... a riveting read' Jeremy Paxman

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The Living Mountain: A Celebration of the Cairngorm Mountains of Scotland
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The Living Mountain: A Celebration of the Cairngorm Mountains of Scotland

Nan Shepherd, Robert Macfarlane, Jeanette Winterson

A beautiful, collectable gift edition of the masterpiece of Scottish nature writing. Introduced by Robert Macfarlane and with an afterword by Jeanette Winterson

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Arctic Dreams
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Arctic Dreams

Barry Lopez, Robert Macfarlane

Lopez's journey across our frozen planet is a celebration of the Arctic in all its guises. A hostile landscape of ice, freezing oceans and dazzling skyscapes. Home to millions of diverse animals and people. The stage to massive...

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The Lost Words
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The Lost Words

Jackie Morris, Robert Macfarlane

From Acorn to Weasel: a gorgeous, hand-illustrated, large-format spell book celebrating the magic and wonder of the natural world.

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Holloway
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Holloway

Dan Richards, Robert Macfarlane, Stanley Donwood

Holloway - a hollow way, a sunken path. In July 2005, Robert Macfarlane and Roger Deakin - author of Wildwood - travelled to explore the holloways of South Dorset's sandstone. Six years later, after Roger Deakin's early death,...

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History of Propellers and Steam Navigation: With Biographical Sketches of the Early Inventors
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History of Propellers and Steam Navigation: With Biographical Sketches of the Early Inventors

Robert MacFarlane

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History of Propellers and Steam Navigation: With Biographical Sketches of the Early Inventors
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History of Propellers and Steam Navigation: With Biographical Sketches of the Early Inventors

Robert MacFarlane

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History of Propellers and Steam Navigation: With Biographical Sketches of the Early Inventors
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History of Propellers and Steam Navigation: With Biographical Sketches of the Early Inventors

Robert MacFarlane

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The Gifts of Reading
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The Gifts of Reading

Robert Macfarlane, William Boyd, Candice Carty-Williams, Chigozie Obioma, Philip Pullman

An anthology of essays about the joys of reading and of giving books, from some of the world's most beloved writers. Inspired by and including Robert Macfarlane's own essay, 'The Gifts of Reading', publishing to coincide with...

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The Living Mountain: A Celebration of the Cairngorm Mountains of Scotland
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The Living Mountain: A Celebration of the Cairngorm Mountains of Scotland

Nan Shepherd, Robert Macfarlane, Jeanette Winterson, Tilda Swinton

Nan Shepherd's masterpiece of Scottish nature writing, read by the award-winning Tilda Swinton. Featuring an afterword by Robert Macfarlane and an essay from Jeanette Winterson

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Underland: A Deep Time Journey
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Underland: A Deep Time Journey

Robert Macfarlane (University of Cambridge)

From the best-selling, award-winning author of Landmarks and The Old Ways, a haunting voyage into the planet's past and future.

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Coming into the Country
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Coming into the Country

John McPhee, Robert Macfarlane

To many Americans in the Lower 48, Alaska seems almost a foreign country, and John McPhee's evocations of its people and its landscapes in no way alters that impression. McPhee gives us, as only he can, a vivid picture of the...

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Desert Solitaire: A Season in the Wilderness
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Desert Solitaire: A Season in the Wilderness

Edward Abbey, Robert Macfarlane

`My favourite book about the wilderness' Cheryl Strayed, author of Wild In this shimmering masterpiece of American nature writing, Edward Abbey ventures alone into the canyonlands of Moab,...

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Strand
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Strand

Stuart Haygarth, Robert MacFarlane, Deyan Sudjic

Tells the story of our reckless pollution of the environment, for each of these manufactured objects has been thrown away and then carried by the world's oceans and seas.

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In The Cairngorms
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In The Cairngorms

Nan Shepherd, Robert Macfarlane

An expanded version with 12 additional poems and new illustrations

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STRATA: William Smith's Geological Maps
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STRATA: William Smith’s Geological Maps

Oxford University Museum of Natural History, Robert Macfarlane

A definitive reference, showcasing the groundbreaking work of William Smith, 'the father of English geology'.

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Henry Villard and the Northern Pacific
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Henry Villard and the Northern Pacific

Robert S MacFarlane

This is a new release of the original 1954 edition.

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The Storyteller
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The Storyteller

John Robert MacFarlane

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The Falling Leaves
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The Falling Leaves

John Robert MacFarlane

Life is a struggle and than you die I love to write and I love to entertain. I decided to write about the struggles of getting old in a humorous vain. I expect I will make many of you cry, but that's just a chance you'll have to...

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Henry Villard and the Northern Pacific
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Henry Villard and the Northern Pacific

Robert S MacFarlane

Delivered At A National Newcomen Luncheon Of The Newcomen Society In New York.

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The Analysis of Coal-Tar Creosote and Cresylic Acid Sheep Dips, Volumes 101-110
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The Analysis of Coal-Tar Creosote and Cresylic Acid Sheep Dips, Volumes 101-110

Robert MacFarlane Chapin

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The Determination of Nicotin in Nicotin Solutions and Tobacco Extracts
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The Determination of Nicotin in Nicotin Solutions and Tobacco Extracts

Robert MacFarlane Chapin

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Earail Do Oigridh Na Gaedhealtachd
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Earail Do Oigridh Na Gaedhealtachd

Robert Maxwell MacFarlane

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Climbers: A Novel
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Climbers: A Novel

M. John Harrison, Robert Macfarlane

The first novel to win the BOARDMAN TASKER PRIZE, now with a brand new introduction by Robert Macfarlane, author of THE OLD WAYS.

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The Worm Forgives the Plough
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The Worm Forgives the Plough

John Stewart Collis, Robert Macfarlane

WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY ROBERT MACFARLANE During the Second World War, John Stewart Collis volunteered to leave his comfortable life as an academic to work on the land for the war effort.

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The Death of Grass
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The Death of Grass

John Christopher, Robert Macfarlane

At first the virus wiping out grass and crops is of little concern to John Custance. It has decimated Asia, but Europe is safe and a counter-virus is expected any day. Except, it turns out, the governments have been lying to their...

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The Peregrine
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The Peregrine

J. A. Baker, Robert Macfarlane

A memoir of life in the wild on the trail of the peregrine falcon chronicles the habits and hunting techniques of the elusive predator while revealing the effects of human encroachment on their habitats.

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My House of Sky: A Life of J A Baker
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My House of Sky: A Life of J A Baker

Hetty Saunders, Robert Macfarlane, John Fanshawe

This is the first book about the enigmatic author J A Baker, author of The Peregrine.

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A Land
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A Land

Jacquetta Hawkes, Robert Macfarlane

The Collins Nature Library is a new series of classic British nature writing - reissues of long-lost seminal works. The titles have been chosen by one of Britain's best known and highly-acclaimed nature writers, Robert Macfarlane,...

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Distance and Memory
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Distance and Memory

Peter Davidson, Robert Macfarlane

In these painterly essays Davidson reflects on art, place, history and landscape. Distance and Memory is his testament to the cold, clear beauty of the north.

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Great Plains
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Great Plains

Ian Frazier, Robert Macfarlane (Y)

Reportage resists easy definition and comes in many forms, but it reveals hidden truths about people and events that have shaped the world we know. This book is a journey from tumbleweed and American Indian tepees to the house...

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The Wild Places
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The Wild Places

Robert MacFarlane, M.D (Consultant Neurosurgeon Addenbrooke's Hospital Cambridge UK)

Are there any genuinely wild places left in Britain and Ireland? That is the question that Macfarlane poses to himself as he embarks on a series of breathtaking journeys through some of the archipelago's most remarkable...

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History of Propellers and Steam Navigation: With Biographical Sketches of the Early Inventors
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History of Propellers and Steam Navigation: With Biographical Sketches of the Early Inventors

Robert MacFarlane (Consultant Neurosurgeon, Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge, UK)

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Original Copy: Plagiarism and Originality in Nineteenth-Century Literature
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Original Copy: Plagiarism and Originality in Nineteenth-Century Literature

Robert Macfarlane (Fellow in English, Emmanuel College, Cambridge)

A wide-ranging and elegantly written study of how nineteenth-century culture thought about, and thought with, the idea of originality. It reveals how plagiarism was not only a theoretical concern of Victorian commentators on...

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Cattle-Fever Ticks and Methods of Eradication
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Cattle-Fever Ticks and Methods of Eradication

W P (William Penn) 1871- Ellenberger, Robert M (Robert MacFarlane) 1 Chapin

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Henry Villard and the Northern Pacific
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Henry Villard and the Northern Pacific

Robert S MacFarlane

Delivered At A National Newcomen Luncheon Of The Newcomen Society In New York.

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The Determination of Nicotin in Nicotin Solutions and Tobacco Extracts
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The Determination of Nicotin in Nicotin Solutions and Tobacco Extracts

Robert MacFarlane Chapin

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History of Propellers and Steam Navigation with Biographical Sketches of the Early Inventors
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History of Propellers and Steam Navigation with Biographical Sketches of the Early Inventors

Robert MacFarlane, M.D

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History of Propellers and Steam Navigation: With Biographical Sketches of the Early Inventors (1851)
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History of Propellers and Steam Navigation: With Biographical Sketches of the Early Inventors (1851)

Robert MacFarlane, M.D

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Henry Villard and the Northern Pacific
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Henry Villard and the Northern Pacific

Robert S MacFarlane

Delivered At A National Newcomen Luncheon Of The Newcomen Society In New York.

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