All Shops
We're still open for business, read our Covid-19 statement here

British Wildlife

6 issues per year 84 pages per issue Subscription only

British Wildlife is the leading natural history magazine in the UK, providing essential reading for both enthusiast and professional naturalists and wildlife conservationists. Published six times a year, British Wildlife bridges the gap between popular writing and scientific literature through a combination of long-form articles, regular columns and reports, book reviews and letters.

Subscriptions from £30 per year

Conservation Land Management

4 issues per year 44 pages per issue Subscription only

Conservation Land Management (CLM) is a quarterly magazine that is widely regarded as essential reading for all who are involved in land management for nature conservation, across the British Isles. CLM includes long-form articles, events listings, publication reviews, new product information and updates, reports of conferences and letters.

Subscriptions from £18 per year
Academic & Professional Books  Reference  Collections Management  Collections Management: General

Under Glass A Victorian Obsession

By: John Whitenight(Author)
288 pages, 628 colour & 23 b/w photos
Publisher: Schiffer
Under Glass
Click to have a closer look
  • Under Glass ISBN: 9780764344077 Hardback May 2013 Usually dispatched within 6 days
Price: £85.99
About this book Customer reviews Biography Related titles

About this book

Come join an in depth exploration of a unique segment of the Victorian decorative arts. In 650 beautiful images and fascinating text, many glass domes and the objects displayed under them are revealed and discussed in detail. Items from glorious taxidermy presentations of nature, seashell works, wax flowers and fruit, and even art formed of human hair are studied carefully.

Additional chapters include examples of skeleton leaves and phantom bouquets; wool work; glass whimsies; seed, paper, muslin, and silk work; automatamechanical, musical masterworks and much more. Social commentary of the times enriches the exploration of these beautiful art objects. Experience the lightheartedness and whimsy to be found in the decorative arts created from 1837 to 1901 and preserved under these domes.

Customer Reviews


John Whitenight, while always a passionate collector of Victoriana, began collecting glass domes in 1973. He has been researching the "why and wherefore of these lovely domed items" ever since. He currently owns 175 domed displays.

By: John Whitenight(Author)
288 pages, 628 colour & 23 b/w photos
Publisher: Schiffer
Current promotions
British Wildlifefaber-independent-allianceNest Box Price List 2020Order your free copy of our 2020 equipment catalogue