John Beaufoy Publishing

NATURAL HISTORY · TRAVEL and ADVENTURE · FOOD · FICTION

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.

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A Photographic Field Guide to the Birds of the Australian High Country

Neil Hermes

The Australian High Country is located in the south-east of the continent, and extends from the Wollemi National Park and the Blue Mountains to the west of Sydney, through the Kosciuszko and Alpine National Parks and south-west into Victoria, almost to the edge of Melbourne. It includes Canberra and the ACT. This book is a […]

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The London Bird Atlas

Ian Woodward, Richard Arnold and Neil Smith

Three hundred and seventy species of birds have been recorded in an apparently wild state in the London Area. A list of 370 species is a formidable tally, the size of that of a small country. The 60 families of birds recorded in London represent just over a quarter of the total number of bird […]

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The Natural History of the Bible

Peter Goodfellow

Mountains shape the Holy Land that lies along the eastern shore of the Mediterranean Sea. Two parallel ranges run from north to south and in between is the country’s most extraordinary physical feature, the deep trench that holds the River Jordan, the Sea of Galilee and the Dead Sea, all part of what is still […]

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A Naturalist’s Guide to the Reptiles of India

Indraneil Das and Abhijit Das

This easy-to-use identification guide to the 280 reptile species most commonly seen in India (covering Bangladesh, Bhutan, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka and the Maldives) is perfect for resident and visitor alike. High-quality photographs from the region’s top nature photographers are accompanied by detailed species descriptions, which include nomenclature, size, distribution, habits and habitat. The user-friendly […]

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Enchanting New Zealand

Liz Light

Whether you’re a first-time visitor or making a return trip, the sheer majesty of New Zealand’s landscapes is always awe-inspiring. There are peaceful lakes and thundering waterfalls, active volcanoes and the looming icy peaks of the Southern Alps as well as beautiful sandy beaches. The country is the ultimate destination for those who are looking […]

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A Naturalist’s Guide to the Mammals of Australia

Peter Rowland & Chris Farrell

A photographic identification guide to the 300 mammal species most commonly found in Australia. High quality photographs from Australia’s top nature photographers are accompanied by detailed species descriptions, which include nomenclature, size, distribution, habits and habitat. The user-friendly introduction covers the geography and climate of Australia, types of habitat, and details of orders and families. […]

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A Naturalist’s Guide to the Reptiles of Australia

Peter Rowland & Chris Farrell

A photographic identification guide to the 280 reptile species most commonly seen in Australia. High quality photographs from Australia’s top nature photographers are accompanied by detailed species descriptions, which include nomenclature, size, distribution, habits and habitat. The user-friendly introduction covers the threats to reptiles, types of habitat, anatomy of reptiles, and details of orders and […]

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Great Railway Journeys in Australia & New Zealand

David Bowden

35 trips that highlight some of the most interesting, scenic and rewarding railway journeys in Australia and New Zealand. They include the renowned long-distance journeys, such as The Indian Pacific in Australia that takes travellers on a three-day trip from Perth to Sydney or the The Northern Explorer in New Zealand’s North Island that stretches […]

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