Books  General Natural History  General Natural History 

Natural Lore

Cancelled

By: Think Books

Think Publishing

Hardback | Nov 2008 | #176765 | ISBN-13: 9781845250652
Publication cancelled Details

About this book

From the beginning of time, we have sought to explain the world we live in, particularly by telling stories, writing verses, following superstitions and performing rituals. "Natural Lore" looks at how we have used nature to try and understand our environment and ourselves, and examines the science and reason behind it. Each entry explores the origins of sayings and evaluating their effectiveness. Is there any truth behind them? Should shepherds take note of a red sky at all? Does an apple a day keep the doctor away? Do April showers bring forth May flowers? This book will also feature 'dates for the diary' running throughout the text, based on some traditions and beliefs associated with nature throughout the year. It features mono woodcut illustrations and line drawings throughout.


Write a review

There are currently no reviews for this product. Be the first to review this product!

Bestsellers in this subject

Arboreal: A Collection of New Woodland Writing

NHBS Special Offer Price: £16.99 £19.99 (Save £3.00) $22/€20 approx (ends 31/12/2016)

The Moth Snowstorm

NHBS Special Offer Price: £7.50 £9.99 (Save £2.49) $10/€9 approx (ends 31/12/2016)

Planet Earth II: A New World Revealed (Region 2 & 4 / B)

NHBS Special Offer Price: £13.99 inc VAT £18.78 (Save £4.79) $18/€17 approx (ends 31/12/2016)

Collecting the New Naturalists

NHBS Price: £60.00 $76/€72 approx

The Wood for the Trees

NHBS Price: £9.99 $13/€12 approx