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To Australia For A Supernova And A Flood
Story of a scientific expedition to Alice Springs Australia to observe the supernova of 1987 using a high altitude balloon. Includes an account of the long airline flight, various encounters with Australians and a visit to Ayer's Rock.
Remember Australia for ever with this exquisite cut-paper guide.
This beautifully illustrated three-dimensional pocket guide unfolds to a length of 1.5 metres and features the most important sites in Australia, including Sydney Opera House, Sydney Harbour Bridge, Parliament House, Melbourne Cricket Ground, Twelve Apostles, Port Arthur, Daintree Rainforest, St Peter's Cathedral, Wave Rock, Uluru, the Ghan, Kakadu National Park and the Great Barrier Reef. Presented in a slipcase, this is the perfect gift or souvenir for anyone wishing to remember a visit to Australia.
About the Author
Charlotte Trounce's unique and playful characters, designs and hand-rendered typefaces have previously been featured on projects for Anorak Magazine, The New York Times and Marks & Spencer. Charlotte lives in London.
Australia And Britain
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The Recited Spates Of Limericka (revisited)
The limerick form, we are told, originated with the Greeks. The popular enhancement of the form, however, came about through its extensive usage by English authors. Limericks have been known to come in a number of varieties: risque, suggestive and perfectly clean but not quite as humorous. The author of this volume of limericks has blended all of these varieties into a collage of social commentary and fancy titillating, all designed to amuse you and hopefully, bring a smile to your cheeks, wherever they are!"
A Photographic Guide To Birds Of Australia
The book is aimed directly at field identification. For those species that are sexually dimorphic, have both breeding and non-breeding plumages, or in which the juvenile plumage differs markedly from that of the adult, more than one photograph has been included. Thumbnail silhouettes aid the reader in quickly locating the correct group of birds, and for each species account a map shows the bird's distribution.
About the Author
Peter Rowland was born in 1938 and has lived in NE London all his life. Was maried for more than 30 years but, sadly, became a widower in 1993. Graduated with honours from Bristol University in 1960. Worked in local goverment (primarily the Greater London Council) until 1998, but pursued a parallel career as a historian and biographer (and occasional novelist). His most well-known achievements, to date, have been a biography of David Lloyd George (1975) and engaging the services of Mr Sherlock Holmes to solve the mystery of Edwin Drood (1991). But he has tackled a considerable number of other subjects.
Produced first-ever biography of E.W. Hornung, creator of Raffles, and rediscovered 'Lanoe Falconer' (pseudonym of Victorian author Mary E. Hawker), writing her biography and tracking down many of her "lost" stories. Currently working on a biography of William George, Lloyd George's father, and then hopes to produce one of Thomas Hood. His interests include vintage films, rambling, photography and music.
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