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            The Orchid (Royal Botanical Gardens, Kew)
              

            The Orchid (Royal Botanical Gardens, Kew) (Mixed media product / Mixed Media, Contains 1 Paperback / softback and 1 Other merchandise)

            By Gardner, Lauren; Cribb, Phillip; Other Kew, Royal Botanic Gardens

            • RRP: $106.00
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            • Internationally sourced

            Produced in association with Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, this collection of 40 orchids tells the many intriguing stories of this beguiling plant. It is enhanced with botanical illustrations by the great orchid artists, 40 of which have been also been selected to include as prints... and presented in a handsome collector's box.
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            ISBN 9780233005492
            Released NZ 1 Dec 2019
            Publisher Welbeck Publishing Group
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Map: Exploring The World, midi format

            Map: Exploring The World, midi format (Hardback)

            Introduction by Hessler, John; By Phaidon Editors

            • RRP: $60.00
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            A compelling exploration of the ways that humans have mapped the world throughout history - now in a compact new edition

            ISBN 9781838660642
            Released NZ 10 Mar 2020
            Publisher Phaidon Press Ltd
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            A Polar Affair: Antarctica's Forgotten Hero and the Secret Love Lives of Penguins
             

            A Polar Affair: Antarctica's Forgotten Hero and the Secret Love Lives of Penguins (Hardback)

            By Davis, Lloyd Spencer

            • RRP: $55.00
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            A captivating blend of true adventure and natural history by one of today's leading penguin experts and Antarctic explorers.

            ISBN 9781643131252
            Released NZ 15 Oct 2019
            Publisher John Wiley & Sons Australia Lt
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            By Sea & Stars: The Story of the First Fleet

            By Sea & Stars: The Story of the First Fleet (Hardback)

            By Dalton, Trent

            • RRP: $27.99
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            Dazzling, poetic and vivid storytelling from one of Australia's greatest writers, which tells the bloody, brutal and enthralling story of the epic journey of the First Fleet. Originally published as a multi-part serial in The Australian, The First Fleet tells the story of the the... epic voyage which led to the founding of our nation, as told from the point of view of the people who took part - willingly or unwillingly - in it. Drawn from historical sources of the time, including letters and journals, The First Fleet brings these this epic voyage, and the people who went on them, to vivid life. This is not dry history of dates and names. These are gripping stories of real people, from the lowest to the highest. From terrified nine year old chimney sweep and convict John Hudson to conscientious Lieutenant Ralph Clark, pining after his wife and son, these are the people who made our history, and these are their stories - of death, duty, glory, lust, violence, escape, mutiny - and a great southern land...
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            ISBN 9781460757413
            Published NZ 16 Nov 2018
            Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
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            Captain James Cook
             

            Captain James Cook (Paperback)

            By Mundle, Rob

            • RRP: $29.99
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            A biography that puts you on the quarterdeck with history's greatest sailor Captain James Cook is one of the greatest maritime explorers in world history. Over three remarkable voyages of discovery into the Pacific in the latter part of the eighteenth century, Cook unravelled the... oldest mystery surrounding the existence of Terra Australis Incognita - the Great South Land. He became the first explorer to circumnavigate New Zealand and establish that it was two main islands; discover the Hawaiian Islands for the British Empire; and left an enduring legacy.Rob Mundle introduces us to an unlikely sailor in a teenage Cook, who, through the combination of hard-won skills as a seafarer, the talents of a self-taught navigator and surveyor, and an exceptional ability to lead and care for his men, climbed the ranks of the Royal Navy to acheive legendary status among all who sailed and mapped the world.
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            ISBN 9780733335433
            Published NZ 2 Nov 2017
            Publisher ABC Books
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            King of the Dinosaur Hunters: The Life of John Bell Hatcher and the Discoveries that Shaped Paleontology
             

            King of the Dinosaur Hunters: The Life of John Bell Hatcher and the Discoveries that Shaped Paleontology (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Dingus, Lowell

            • RRP: $35.99
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            • Pub Date
              29 Oct 20

            The story of the extraordinary adventures behind the man who has discovered some of the amazing wonders of natural history.

            ISBN 9781643133492
            Released NZ 29 Oct 2020
            Publisher John Wiley & Sons Australia Lt
            Interest Age General Audience
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            In Patagonia: Vintage Voyages

            In Patagonia: Vintage Voyages (Paperback)

            By Chatwin, Bruce; Introduction by Shakespeare, Nicholas

            • RRP: $24.00
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            Vintage Voyages: A world of journeys, from the tallest mountains to the depths of the mindWhen Bruce Chatwin's In Patagonia was published in 1977 it heralded the arrival of a startling new talent in British literature. All readers recognised its timeless quality - Auberon Waugh w...ent as far as to call it `a classic'.
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            ISBN 9781784875367
            Released NZ 6 Aug 2019
            Publisher Vintage
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            The Man Who Loved Crocodiles and Stories of Other Adventurous Australians
              

            The Man Who Loved Crocodiles and Stories of Other Adventurous Australians (EPUB ebook)

            By Carroll, Marg

            The lives of twelve extraordinary Australians provide a fascinating glimpse of a 'vanished and vanishing land' - revealing a mosaic of Australia over the past century.

            ISBN 9781742693941
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            Language en
            Published NZ 1 Oct 2011
            Publisher Allen & Unwin
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            Loan Credits 52
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            Adventures in the Anthropocene: A Journey to the Heart of the Planet we Made
              

            Adventures in the Anthropocene: A Journey to the Heart of the Planet we Made (EPUB ebook)

            By Vince, Gaia

            Features the changes in humans that have made in decades have altered our world beyond anything it has experienced in its 4.5 billion-year history - we have become a force on a par with earth-shattering asteroids and planet-cloaking volcanoes.

            ISBN 9781448128020
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            Language en
            Released NZ 3 Jul 2014
            Publisher Random House
            Interest Age 16+ years
            Language (English)
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            Loan Credits 36
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            I May Be Some Time: The Story Behind the Antarctic Tragedy of Captain Scott

            I May Be Some Time: The Story Behind the Antarctic Tragedy of Captain Scott (Paperback, Main)

            By Spufford, Francis

            • RRP: $24.99
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            When Captain Scott died in 1912 on his way back from the South Pole, his story became a myth embedded in the national imagination.

            ISBN 9780571346783
            Released NZ 25 Jul 2018
            Publisher Faber and Faber
            Interest Age General Audience
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