John Beaufoy Publishing


Jbp logoJohn Beaufoy Publishing is an independent book publisher based in Oxford, England, which specializes in the fields of natural history, travel, and adventure. Within these categories, we have a strong subsidiary focus on publishing books about the tropical regions of Southeast Asia, Africa, Central America and the Caribbean: the parts of the world lying between the tropics of Cancer and Capricorn.

Featured Titles

A Photographic Field Guide to the Birds of Sri Lanka

Gehan de Silva Wijeyeratne

A fully comprehensive field guide to the 462 bird species of Sri Lanka. With photographs from the author and the region’s other top-quality nature photographers, each species is illustrated, including variants where relevant. The guide is focused on field use to help beginners and experts identify species. The main identifying features of each species are […]


Wild Flowers of the Mediterranean

Peter & Ingrid Schoenfelder

The plant world of the Mediterranean region is remarkable for its great diversity of species and forms. This user-friendly pocket nature guide is organized by colour to help identify over 500 commonly seen flowers, shrubs, trees, grasses and ferns. Detailed descriptions give the common and scientific names as well as the flowering time. They also […]


A Naturalist’s Guide to the Primates of Southeast Asia

Chris and Loretta Shepherd

This easy-to-use identification guide to all of the 120 species of primate in Asia is perfect for resident and visitor alike. High quality photographs from some of the region’s top nature photographers are accompanied by detailed species descriptions, which include nomenclature, size, distribution, habits and habitat, as well as interesting snippets of information about the […]