The definitive encyclopedic reference to British natural history, detailing: history, folklore, habitat and characteristics of each species. Foreword by His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales. An accessible and fascinating text that explores how animals have enriched our culture, from the spider that reputedly influenced Robert the Bruce to the superstitions that robins portend death. Over 3,000 entries from common snails and earthworms to deer and the golden eagle. A luxurious and beautifully illustrated celebration of British wildlife.
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Stefan Buczacki is well-known as a TV presenter, radio broadcaster, journalist and writer, and his many achievements as a naturalist have been widely recognized. He is a fellow of the Linnean Society, Institute of Biology and Institute of Horticulture, Past-President of the British Mycological Society and holds an Honorary Chair at Liverpool John Moores University and an Honorary Doctorate from the University of Derby.Review:
'Fauna Britannica deserves to be enjoyed by the widest possible audience... It is the sort of book that should be in every home'. The Daily Telegraph 'No single book currently available can hope to rival the sheer scope and vision of Fauna Britannica.' Waterstones
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Descrizione libro Hamlyn, 2005. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. Never used!. Codice libro della libreria P110600613925
Descrizione libro Hamlyn, 2005. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. book. Codice libro della libreria M0600613925