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    Truly, Madly, Deeply: Underwater Photography

    R1 500,00
    To capture an image of the crystal octopus, one of the ocean's rarest and most elusive creatures, became the goal in Ali bin Thalith's obsession with underwater marine photography. Over 10 years of searching has produced cornucopia of extraordinary deep sea images, of which over 100 are selected here, shot in the Indian and Pacific Oceans.

    Flowers of the South: Native and Exotic

    R1 018,00
    This book is composed of two sections: the first dealing with native wild flowers; the second, with the exotic or cultivated varieties. The descriptions accompanying the illustrations are concise and explicit for purposes of identification, and useful information on flower arranging and cutting is included. Originally published in 1953.

    Far Out: A Space-time Chronicle

    R1 072,00
    A collection of images of universe's farthest reaches that reveals the grandeur of the universe's earliest eons - using computers, electronics, optics and satellite technology to expand the boundaries of human perception in an innovative way.

    Observing the Messier Objects with a Small Telescope: in the Footsteps of a Great Observer

    R1 070,00
    Presenting descriptions and photographs of the 103 Messier objects, this volume describes how they can be located without a computerized telescope or even setting circles. Illustrations show how the objects appear through a 127mm Maksutov (and other instruments, where applicable).

    Episodes from the Early History of Astronomy

    R1 794,00
    Phenomena in the heavens are of great importance to many, and much of the lore of astronomy and astrology dates back to the earliest days of civilisation. This book discusses important topics in Babylonian and Greek astronomy.

    Wild Apples and Other Natural History Essays

    R1 891,00
    These essays show how Thoreau melded conventions of natural history writing with elements of two popular literary forms--travel writing and landscape writing--to explore concerns ranging from America's westward expansion to the figural dimensions of scientific facts and phenomena.

    The Birds of Ecuador: Vols I & II: Status, Distribution, and Taxonomy / Field Guide

    R1 829,00 R2 116,68
    This slip-cased, two-volume set of "The Birds of Ecuador" includes the Status, Distribution, and Taxonomy volume, which contains detailed information on the ecology, status, and distribution of all species, and the Field Guide volume.

    Sharp Eyes: John Burroughs and American Nature Writing

    R1 126,00
    John Burroughs combined scientific observation with poetic spirit in his nature writing. This collection of essays explores Burrough's life and character, as well as his role as a writer and his relationships with contemporaries including Whitman, Thoreau, Emerson and Muir.

    Trees of New York State: Native and Naturalized

    R1 346,00 R1 546,80
    A comprehensive identification guide to nearly 150 tree species of New York, the north-east and much of eastern North America. Entries include key indentification characteristics and information on leaves, flowers, fruit, winter characteristics and bark, as well as habitat, range and uses.

    The Ambonese Curiosity Cabinet

    R2 151,00
    G.E. Rumphius was one of the great tropical naturalists of the 17th century. This work was published posthumously in Dutch in 1705. A classic text of natural history, it covers the gamut of organisms found in the seas surrounding Ambon, including crabs, shrimp, mussels and minerals.

    From Raindrops to Volcanoes: Adventures with Sea Surface Meteorology

    R1 553,00
    The author introduces a small section of the frontier of the science of the atmosphere by describing experiments designed to clarify what occurs when the atmosphere interacts with the surface of the sea.

    Technology in the Garden: Research Parks and Regional Economic Development

    R1 069,00
    Technology in the Garden: Research Parks and Regional Economic Development

    Trees of North Texas

    R1 069,00

    Practical Weight Management in Dogs and Cats

    R1 380,00
    Practical Weight Management in Dogs and Cats is a comprehensive, clinical reference for the veterinary health team, providing the necessary tools to successfully manage pet obesity.