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  • Underland

    A Deep Time Journey

    by Robert Macfarlane

    Follow Robert Macfarlane to the furthest corners of the globe....A SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLERWINNER OF THE WAINWRIGHT PRIZE 2019WINNER OF THE STANFORD DOLMAN TRAVEL BOOK OF THE YEAR AWARD 2020'You'd be crazy not to read this book' The Sunday TimesA Guardian Best Book of the 21st CenturyIn Underland, Robert Macfarlane takes us on... ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD

  • Make You Mine: Dumont Bachelors 1 (A sexy romantic comedy of second chances)

    by Macy Beckett

    series Dumont Bachelors #2
    Welcome to the Louisiana Bayou and the world of Macy Beckett's series, where hopeful hearts will go to great lengths to change their luck in love... Fans of Jill Shalvis, Carly Phillips and Rachel Gibson will love Macy's sexy heat and humour!For ninety-nine years, every man in the Dumont family has remained a perpetual bachelor. Residents of Cedar Bayou, Louisiana, whisper about a voodoo hex cast ... Read more

    $4.99 AUD

  • Make You Remember: Dumont Bachelors 2 (A sexy romantic comedy of second chances)

    by Macy Beckett

    series Dumont Bachelors #3
    Welcome to the Louisiana Bayou and the world of Macy Beckett**'s series, where hopeful hearts will go to great lengths to change their luck in love... Fans of Jill Shalvis, Carly Phillips and Rachel Gibson will love Macy's sexy heat and humour!**Ten years ago, Beau Dumont made the biggest mistake of his life by letting his high school sweetheart, Devyn Mauvais slip through his fingers. Now the ... Read more

    $4.99 AUD

  • The Complete Book of Fishing Knots, Leaders, and Lines

    by Lindsey Philpott

    Master every fishing knot you’ll ever need.When you’re fishing, there’s nothing more frustrating than letting a poorly tied knot cost you the catch of the day. Knot expert Lindsey Philpott has written a guide to save anglers everywhere that anguish. The Complete Book of Fishing Knots, Leaders, and Lines contains directions for fifty kinds of knots, ranging from easier knots for beginners to ... Read more

    $13.99 AUD

  • Mudlarking

    The Sunday Times Bestseller

    by Lara Maiklem

    'Fascinating. Mudlarks are river scavengers, but Lara Maiklem is more like a time traveller'GuardianMudlark (/'mAdla;k/) noun A person who scavenges for usable debris in the mud of a river or harbourLara Maiklem has scoured the banks of the Thames for nearly twenty years, in pursuit of the objects the river unearths: from Neolithic flints to Roman hairpins, medieval buckles to Tudor buttons, ... Read more

    $15.72 AUD

  • Danube

    by Claudio Magris

    In this fascinating journey Claudio Magris, whose knowledge is encyclopaedic and whose curiosity limitless, guides his reader from the river's source in the Bavarian hills through Austro-Hungary and the Balkans to the Black Sea. Along the way he raises the ghosts that inhabit the houses and monuments - from Ovid and Marcus Aurelius to Kafka and Canetti - and in so doing sets his finger on the ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Oceans - The Deep Blue Sea

    Fun Facts and Pictures for Kids

    by Speedy Publishing

    series Oceanography for Kids
    As children read a book about oceans, they will be able to see all of the animals and plants that live in the water. They can begin to create their own pictures of sea life, placing them in an ocean that they imagine. The book can be used for school projects to get ideas that are related to science and Earth. Children can also use the information to come up with ideas about new animals that might ... Read more

    $6.92 AUD

  • A River Never Sleeps

    by Roderick L. Haig-Brown and 3 more

    Few books have captured the haunting world of music and rivers and of the sport they provide as well as A River Never Sleeps. Roderick L. Haig-Brown writes of fishing not just as a sport, but also as an art. He knows moving water and the life within it-its subtlest mysteries and perpetual delights. He is a man who knows fish lore as few people ever will, and the legends and history of a great ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • Water Ways

    A thousand miles along Britain's canals

    by Jasper Winn

    For a hundred and fifty years, between the plod of packhorse trains and the arrival of the railways, canals were the high-tech water machine driving the industrial revolution. Amazing feats of engineering, they carried the rural into the city and the urban into the countryside, and changed the lives of everyone. And then, just when their purpose was extinguished by modern transport, they were ... Read more

    $16.49 AUD

  • Unruly Waters

    How Mountain Rivers and Monsoons Have Shaped South Asia's History

    by Sunil Amrith

    A bold new perspective on the history of South Asia, telling its story through its climate, and the long quest to tame its watersSouth Asia's history has been shaped by its waters. In Unruly Waters, historian Sunil Amrith reimagines this history through the stories of its rains, rivers, coasts, rivers and seas - and of the weather-watchers and engineers, mapmakers and farmers who have sought to ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • The Birmingham Canal Navigations Through Time

    by R. H. Davies

    series Through Time
    The Birmingham canals truly got underway following an advertisement in Birmingham's Aris's Gazette of 26 January 1767. The plan was to take a waterway from Wolverhampton to Birmingham with a branch to Lord Dudley's coal mines near Wednesbury, and this canal network continued to grow extensively until the 1860s. With the decline in the demand for coal after the Second World War, the BCN lost sixty ... Read more

    $18.69 AUD

  • A River Lost: The Life and Death of the Columbia (Revised and Updated)

    by Blaine Harden

    "Superbly reported and written with clarity, insight, and great skill." —Washington Post Book WorldAfter two decades, Washington Post journalist Blaine Harden returned to his small-town birthplace in the Pacific Northwest to follow the rise and fall of the West’s most thoroughly conquered river. To explore the Columbia River and befriend those who collaborated in its destruction, he traveled on a ... Read more

    $17.59 AUD

  • River Medway

    by Clive Holden

    series River
    The River Medway travels through the highly populated areas of Gillingham, Chatham, Maidstone and Tonbridge, among a number of other smaller towns and villages. Married to the Thames, the Medway has a rich and varied history. Ancient sites are plentiful along the River Medway; Bronze Age, Iron Age and Roman evidence can all be found. Two military battles have also been named after the river: the ... Read more

    $21.44 AUD

  • Rivers: A Very Short Introduction

    by Nick Middleton

    series Very Short Introductions
    Rivers have played an extraordinarily important role in creating the world in which we live. They create landscapes and provide water to people, plants and animals, nourishing both town and country. The flow of rivers has enthused poets and painters, explorers and pilgrims. Rivers have acted as cradles for civilization and agents of disaster; a river may be a barrier or a highway, it can bear ... Read more

    $11.65 AUD

  • Dirty, Sacred Rivers

    Confronting South Asia's Water Crisis

    by Cheryl Colopy

    Dirty, Sacred Rivers explores South Asia's increasingly urgent water crisis, taking readers on a journey through North India, Nepal and Bangladesh, from the Himalaya to the Bay of Bengal. The book shows how rivers, traditionally revered by the people of the Indian subcontinent, have in recent decades deteriorated dramatically due to economic progress and gross mismanagement. Dams and ill-advised ... Read more

    $62.25 AUD

  • Fly-Casting Finesse

    A Complete Guide to Improving All Aspects of Your Casting

    by John L. Field and 1 more

    Fly-Casting Finesse reveals expert John L. Field’s secrets of fly-casting based on modern observation, Field’s experience as an angler and casting teacher, and his collaboration with international members of casting clubs and schools. Whether the reader is a salt- or freshwater angler, Fly-Casting Finesse will help the caster increase accuracy and distance as well as hone presentation. It runs the ... Read more

    $27.99 AUD

  • Casting Shadows: Fish and Fishing in Britain

    by Tom Fort

    A Times and Sunday Times Book of the YearPeer into the secret, silent world of the freshwater fish and explore evolution of the art and industry of fishing in Britain's rivers and streams.From cunning Neolithic traps, intricate Roman nets and quarrellous Victorian societies to the evolution of angling and eventual gentrification of river access, this history spans thousands of years and ends with ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • Where the River Flows

    Scientific Reflections on Earth's Waterways

    by Sean W. Fleming

    The vital interconnections that rivers share with the land, the sky, and usRivers are essential to civilization and even life itself, yet how many of us truly understand how they work? Why do rivers run where they do? Where do their waters actually come from? How can the same river flood one year and then dry up the next? Where the River Flows takes you on a majestic journey along the planet's ... Read more

    $25.51 AUD

  • Rafting the River of No Return Wilderness - The Middle Fork of the Salmon River

    by Thomas Walsh

    Exciting fun and humorous family adventure vacation story. A wild and challenging raft trip my children and I took through the River of No Return Wilderness in Idaho on the Middle Fork of the Salmon River. From planning for the trip travel by small plane fascinating river guides and mixed bag of clients to running wild white-water rapids spills and thrills on the river wildlife encounters camping ... Read more

    $3.06 AUD

  • The Exploration of the Colorado River and its Canyons

    by John Wesley Powell

    With "The Exploration of the Colorado River and its Canyons," readers can explore the one-thousand miles of the Colorado River in its natural state nearly one-hundred and fifty years ago. Legendary explorer John Wesley Powell, accompanied by a crew of close friends and associates, details his travels through the Colorado River and the Grand Canyon at a time when much of the area was unknown to ... Read more

    $1.52 AUD

  • Advanced Custom Rod Building

    by Dale P. Clemens

    Considered the Bible of rod buildingEssential guide for fishermen making their own rodsEspecially useful for the experienced custom builderHave you ever wondered what it would feel like to have a rod that feels like a part of you and not just a tool? Have you ever wanted to make your own fishing rod that rivals those in stores? If you answered “yes” to either question, this book is absolutely for ... Read more

    $25.99 AUD

  • The Pocket Fishing Basics Guide

    Freshwater Basics: Hook, Line, and Sinker

    by Wade Bourne

    series Skyhorse Pocket Guides
    The Pocket Fishing Basics Guide is a handy reference for any aspiring angler, providing all kinds of questions and basic techniques on freshwater fishing across America. Inside, fishermen will find information about North American fish species, how to find prime fishing spots, safety tips while fishing, selecting appropriate bait, artificial lures and tackle, proper fishing techniques, handling ... Read more

    $13.99 AUD

  • The Last River Rat

    Kenny Salwey's Life in the Wild

    by J Scott Bestul

    Kenny Salwey is a modern-day American hermit who has lived most of his life in the Mississippi river bottoms, coming to know the river ecosystem with an intimacy unavailable to most. Now, Kenny shares his love of, and knowledge about, the mighty river. The Last River Rat is a seasonal look at Kenny’s unique life. Each chapter covers a month of Kenny’s year and starts by detailing his activities ... Read more

    $15.94 AUD

  • The River That Flows Uphill (Revised Edition)

    by William H. Calvin

    A Journey from the Big Bang to the Big Brain. "Parallel journeys of mind-boggling proportions a 225-mile raft tour of river runners, and an expertly guided trip back through time to trace our origins. As the author explores such natural wonders as fossils, waterfalls, rapids and stars, he visits nearly every popular science topic… Presented as a day-by-day and mile-by-mile diary, offers intriguing ... Read more

    $10.11 AUD