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Life: A Natural History of t... - Richard Fortey

Life: A Natural History of t...Richard Fortey

By one of Britain’s most gifted scientists: a magnificently daring and compulsively readable account of life on Earth (from the “big bang” to the advent of man), based entirely on the most original of all sources—the evidence of fossils.Wi… more

Life: A Natural History of the First Four Billion Years of Life on Earth
Richard Fortey
Vintage , English
Earth: An Intimate History - Richard Fortey

Earth: An Intimate HistoryRichard Fortey

In Earth, the acclaimed author of Trilobite! and Life takes us on a grand tour of the earth’s physical past, showing how the history of plate tectonics is etched in the landscape around us. Beginning with Mt. Vesuvius, whose eruption in Rom… more

Earth: An Intimate History
Richard Fortey
Vintage , English
Survivors: The Animals and P... - Richard Fortey

Survivors: The Animals and P...Richard Fortey

An awe-inspiring journey through the eons and across the globe, in search of visible traces of evolution in the living creatures which have survived from earlier times and whose stories speak to us of seminal events in the history of life.T… more

Survivors: The Animals and Plants that Time has Left Behind
Richard Fortey
HarperPress , English
Dry Storeroom No. 1 - Richard Fortey

Dry Storeroom No. 1Richard Fortey

A remarkable behind-the-scenes look at the extraordinary people, meticulous research, and driving passions that make London’s Natural History Museum one of the world’s greatest institutions.In an elegant and illuminating narrative, Richard … more

Dry Storeroom No. 1
Richard Fortey
Vintage , English
Dry Store Room No. 1: The Se... - Richard Fortey

Dry Store Room No. 1: The Se...Richard Fortey

This edition does not include illustrations.‘Dry Store Room No. 1’ is an intimate biography of the Natural History Museum, celebrating the eccentric personalities who have peopled it and capturing the wonders of scientific endeavour, academ… more

Dry Store Room No. 1: The Secret Life of the Natural History Museum (Text Only)
Richard Fortey
HarperPress , English
The Hidden Landscape: A Jour... - Richard Fortey

The Hidden Landscape: A Jour...Richard Fortey

I travelled to Haverfordwest to get to the past. From Paddington Station a Great Western locomotive took me on a journey westwards from London further and further back into geological time, from the age of mammals to the age of trilobites…. more

The Hidden Landscape: A Journey into the Geological Past
Richard Fortey
Vintage Digital , English
Trilobite: Eyewitness to Evolution - Richard Fortey

Trilobite: Eyewitness to EvolutionRichard Fortey

With Trilobite, Richard Fortey, paleontologist and author of the acclaimed Life, offers a marvelously written, smart and compelling, accessible and witty scientific narrative of the most ubiquitous of fossil creatures.Trilobites were shelle… more

Trilobite: Eyewitness to Evolution
Richard Fortey
Vintage , English
Seeing Further: The Story of... - Bill Bryson

Seeing Further: The Story of...Bill Bryson

“Bryson is as amusing as ever….As a celebration of 350 years of modern science, [Seeing Further] it is a worthy tribute.”—The EconomistIn Seeing Further, New York Times bestseller Bill Bryson takes readers on a guided tour through the great… more

Seeing Further: The Story of Science and the Royal Society
Bill Bryson
HarperCollins e-books , English