42ef4427-7e6c-4f00-bdde-9c5d925b5e5aThe NHBS Backlist Bargain sale runs until the March 2017.  You can, it says: “save up to 60% on nearly 2,000 field guides, monographs, scientific textbooks and more, covering a broad range of topics in ornithology, entomology, mammalian biology, zoology, evolution, ecology, and botany.”

NHBS started life as the Natural History Book Service in London in 1985 with a catalogue of around 500 ornithology books.

228946It’s now based in a warehouse on the outskirts of Totnes, and offers what it says is the world’s largest selection of wildlife, science and conservation books – with more than 122,000 individual titles.  The detail of what they do is set out here.

A Field Guide to Grasses, Sedges and Rushes caught our eye.