The Natural History Book

The Natural History Book

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A monumental and extraordinarily beautiful guide to the Earth's natural wonders 5 years in the making, covering over 5,000 species, The Natural History Book is one-of-a-kind; the only book to offer a complete survey of the Earth's natural history. Each geological and biological grouping is introduced and explained in an engaging and highly informative way, making it the perfect addition to every family bookshelf, as well as an ideal gift for every nature lover. Packed with thousands of stunning, specially commissioned photographs, and written by a worldwide team of natural history experts. From granites to grape vines, from microbes to mammals, The Natural History Book is a true visual dictionary of every kingdom of lifeshow more

Product details

  • Hardback | 648 pages
  • 264 x 302 x 50mm | 3,239.95g
  • Dorling Kindersley Ltd
  • DK
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • col. Illustrations, col. map
  • 1405336994
  • 9781405336994
  • 15,419

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beautifully packaged and very authoritative County Walking opening the drawers of a Victorian natural-history cabinet... beautifully photographed. Eye candy for nature lovers of all ages BBC Wildlife an absolute browser's delight Bird Watching Not since the first pre-dawn unwrapping of a Christmas Annual For Boys have I leafed througha new book with quite the wonder commmanded by The Natural History Book. -- Michael Viney Irish Times A strikingly illustrated bible. Country Life Compiled by a team of experts, it is thorough, knowledgeable and authentic. The Field Beautifully packaged and very authoritative. Country Walking A spectacular and exceptionally well-illustrated guide to life. How It Works If anyone can provide a succinct potted reference book on any subject under the sun, DK can. The Daily Express It is the kind of book you will pore over for hours. The Natural History Bookshow more

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beautifully packaged and very authoritative County Walkingshow more

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317 ratings
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