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Remarkable Birds

Mark Avery

Label thames & hudson Genre CBTR Cat no. 9780500518533

We share the Earth with more than 10,000 species of birds and we have always been enchanted by them. Here, over 60 birds, organized thematically into eight sections, cover all aspects of ...

The Plant Kingdoms of Charles Jones

Sean Sexton and Robert Flynn Johnson

Label thames & hudson Genre CBTR Cat no. 9780500544631

First published in 1998 and now available for the first time in a compact, gift-book format,The Plant Kingdoms of Charles Jones is an exquisite visual feast for anyone who draws delight f...

The Book of Bees

Piotr Socha and Wojciech Grajkowski

Label thames & hudson Genre CBTR Cat no. 9780500650950

How do bees communicate? What does a beekeeper do? Did you know that Napoleon loved bees? Who survived being stung by 2,443 bees? This book answers all these questions and many more, trac...

The Cabaret of Plants: Botany and the Imagination

Richard Mabey

Label profile Genre CBTR Cat no. 9781861979582

In The Cabaret of Plants, Mabey explores the plant species which have challenged our imaginations, awoken our wonder, and upturned our ideas about history, science, beauty and belief.Pick...

Strange Labyrinth

Will Ashon

Released 06/04/17 Label granta Genre CBTR Cat no. 9781783783434

In litter-strewn Epping Forest on the edge of London, might a writer find that magical moment of transcendence? He will certainly discover filthy graffiti and frightening dogs, as well as...

Uprooted: On the Trail of the Green Man

Nina Lyon

Released 06/04/17 Label faber Genre CBTR Cat no. 9780571318025

An encounter with a carving of the Green Man at an ancient church leads Nina Lyon on a search to track him down in all his various guises. Against a backdrop of mountains, forests, rivers...

Rain: Four Walks in English Weather

Melissa Harrison

Released 02/03/17 Label faber Genre CBTR Cat no. 9780571328949

A wonderful meditation on the English landscape in wet weather by the acclaimed novelist and nature writer, Melissa Harrison.

In Fairyland: The World of Tessa Farmer

Catriona McAra

Label Strange Attractor Genre CBTR Cat no. 9781907222375

For almost two decades now, Tessa Farmer has been evolving a new species of fairy. They represent the point at which science tilts into fantasy as the sleep of reason produces monsters. I...

Volume 2

Somesuch Stories

Genre CBTR Cat no. 9781527202474

A biannual magazine of essays and stories by rising, contemporary writers.

Atlas of Improbable Places: A Journey to the World's Most Unusual Corners

Travis Elborough

Label Aurum Press Genre CBTR Cat no. 9781781315323

It is perhaps the eighth wonder of our world that despite modern mapping and satellite photography our planet continues to surprise us. Hidden lairs beneath layers of rock, forgotten citi...

Arboreal: A Collection of Words from the Woods

Various

Label Little Toller Genre CBTR Cat no. 9781908213419

There was a public outcry in 2010 when the government announced plans to sell off much of the public forest, consisting of some 635,000 acres including royal forests and ancient woods. Su...

Great Britain In Colour

Paul Farrell

Label CBTR Genre CBTR Cat no. 9781447295310

Discover a Great Britain unlike any you've ever seen before!

Bill Bailey's Remarkable Guide to British Birds (SIGNED COPIES)

Bill Bailey

Label CBTR Genre CBTR Cat no. 9781786484420

Bill Bailey's Remarkable Guide to British Birds is all about comedian Bailey's love of birds. A visual feast - it is packed with illustrations, sketches and notes by Bailey - as well as i...

The Tree

John Fowles

Label Little Toller Genre CBTR Cat no. 9781908213471

John Fowles' writing life was dominated by trees. From the orchards of his childhood in suburban Essex,to the woodlands of wartime Devon, to his later life on the Dorset coast, trees fill...

Country Matters

Clare Leighton

Label Little Toller Genre CBTR Cat no. 9781908213389

In this book, originally published in 1937, the acclaimed writer and engraver Clare Leighton takes us on a tour of her favourite country subjects, from picking primroses and the local pub...

The Un-Discovered Islands: An Archipelago of Myths and Mysteries, Phantoms and Fakes

Malachy Tallack

Label Polygon Genre CBTR Cat no. 9781846973505

Critically acclaimed author Malachy Tallack returns in the autumn of 2016 with The Un-Discovered Islands, an exploration of some of the world's strangest places..

A Charm of Goldfinches and Other Collective Nouns (SIGNED COPIES)

Matt Sewell

Label ebury Genre CBTR Cat no. 9781785033889

Illustrated with Matt’s inimitable watercolours, and imbued with a love of his subjects that will resonate with people everywhere and of all ages, this book is a great gift for nature and...

The Apple Orchard

Pete Brown

Label particular books Genre CBTR Cat no. 9781846148835

'An orchard is not a field. It's not a forest or a copse. It couldn't occur naturally; it's definitely cultivated. But an orchard doesn't override the natural order: it enhances it, dress...

The Shipping Forecast

Nic Compton

Label ebury Genre CBTR Cat no. 9781785940293

The rhythmic lullaby of ‘North Utsire, South Utsire’ has been lulling the nation’s insomniacs to sleep for over 90 years. It has inspired songs, poetry and imaginations across the globe –...

Estuary

Rachel Lichtenstein

Label CBTR Genre CBTR Cat no. 9780241142882

The Thames Estuary is one of the world's great deltas, providing passage in and out of London for millennia. It is silted up with the memories and artefacts of past voyages. It is the hab...

Psychogeography

Will Self

Label bloomsbury Genre CBTR Cat no. 9781408880326

Provocateurs Will Self and Ralph Steadman join forces in this post-millennial meditation on the vexed relationship between psyche and place in a globalised world, bringing together for th...

Once a Year: Some Traditional British Customs

Label CBTR Genre CBTR Cat no. 9781911306030

'Once a Year: Some Traditional British Customs' was first published in 1977 establishing Homer Sykes as one of the UK's leading young photographers. Over a period of almost seven years he...

Gossamer Days : Spiders, Humans and Their Threads

Eleanor Morgan

Label Strange Attractor Genre CBTR Cat no. 9781907222351

What happens when one mating animal meets another? Gossamer Days explores the strange web of spider-human relationships. Artist and writer Eleanor Morgan has spent a decade working with s...

Fingers in the Sparkle Jar: A Memoir

Chris Packham

Label ebury Genre CBTR Cat no. 9781785033483

Every minute was magical, every single thing it did was fascinating and everything it didn't do was equally wondrous, and to be sat there, with a Kestrel, a real live Kestrel, my own real...

A Sting in the Tale

Dave Goulso

Label Vintage Genre CBTR Cat no. 9781784871116

The Birds and the Bees series was designed for Vintage Classics by Timorous Beasties, the Scottish studio famous for their designs inspired by the natural worldAs a small boy, Dave Goulso...

Rivers Run: An Angler's Journey from Source to Sea

Kevin Parr

Label ebury Genre CBTR Cat no. 9781846044915

'Kevin Parr knows how to fish, how to read a river and how to write. A book that flows like a river' Chris Yates, author of Out of the BlueRivers Run is a love letter to Britain's rivers ...

Crow Country

Mark Cocker

Label Vintage Genre CBTR Cat no. 9781784871123

The Birds and the Bees series was designed for Vintage Classics by Timorous Beasties, the Scottish studio famous for their designs inspired by the natural worldOne night Mark Cocker follo...

H is for Hawk

Helen Macdonald

Label Vintage Genre CBTR Cat no. 9781784871109

The Birds and the Bees series was designed for Vintage Classics by Timorous Beasties, the Scottish studio famous for their designs inspired by the natural world.As a child, Helen Macdonal...

The Running Hare: The Secret Life of Farmland

John Lewis-Stempel

Label ebury Genre CBTR Cat no. 9780857523266

From the Winner of the Thwaites Wainwright Prize 2015Traditional ploughland is disappearing. Seven cornfield flowers have become extinct in the last twenty years. Once abundant, the corn ...

The Outrun (SIGNED COPIES)

Amy Liptrot

Label canongate Genre CBTR Cat no. 9781782115489

When Amy Liptrot returns to Orkney after more than a decade away, she is drawn back to the Outrun on the sheep farm where she grew up. Approaching the land that was once home, memories of...

Lundy, Rockall, Dogger, Fair Isle - A Celebration Of The Islands Round Britain

Mathew Clayton and Anthony Atkinson

Label ebury Genre CBTR Cat no. 9780091958541

​Beyond the British shores and straight out to sea lie the most exquisite islands, just waiting to be discovered. Little worlds, unique in their rugged and breath-taking geography, legend...

Spotting and Jotting Guide: Our British Birds (SIGNED COPIES)

Matt Sewell

Label ebury Genre CBTR Cat no. 9780091960001

There is nothing better than spotting a bird you have never seen before, so here is a handy way of keeping all your jottings in check. In Matt Sewell's much-loved pop art style, and small...

Our Garden Birds (SIGNED COPIES)

Matt Sewell

Label ebury Genre CBTR Cat no. 9780091945008

Since first appearing on the caught by the river site in 2009, Matt Sewell's bird of the week has become a cult phenomena in its own right, as well as a favourite aspect of the cbtr exper...

The Living Mountain: A Celebration Of The Cairngorm Mountains Of Scotland

Nan Shepherd

Label canongate Genre CBTR Cat no. 9780857861832

The living mountain is a lyrical testament in praise of the Cairngorms. it is a work deeply rooted in nan shepherd's knowledge of the natural world, and a poetic and philosophical meditat...