John Beaufoy Publishing

NATURAL HISTORY · DIVING & UNDERWATER · HISTORY · TRAVEL

Jbp logoJohn Beaufoy Publishing is an independent non-fiction book publisher based in Oxford, England, specialising in the fields of natural history, history and travel. Within these categories, we have a strong subsidiary focus on publishing books about the Indo-Pacific region, including South Asia, Southeast Asia and Australasia. Our books are available from good booksellers around the world.

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A Newsworthy Naturalist: The Life of William Yarrell

Christine E. Jackson

A Newsworthy Naturalist: The Life of William Yarrell is a biography of William Yarrell (1784–1856), an influential naturalist at a time when natural history was becoming an important factor in 19th century society. He wrote two important books: A History of British Fishes and A History of British Birds, still being quoted as the authorities […]

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A Photographic Field Guide to the Amphibians of Sri Lanka

Anslem de Silva, Kanishka Ukuwela, Dilan Chathuranga

A Photographic Field Guide to the Amphibians of Sri Lanka is a complete guide to the 120 species of frog, toad and caecilian found in Sri Lanka. Extinct species are also listed for completeness. With photographs from the authors, each species is illustrated with many variants.The general introduction includes details of the climate, geography and […]

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A Naturalist’s Guide to the Birds of Egypt & the Middle East

Richard Hoath

A Naturalist’s Guide to the Birds of Egypt & the Middle East is a compact, authoritative photographic identification guide to 280 bird species found in the Middle East, including Egypt, and the countries of the Levant and the Arabian Peninsula. It shows the region’s most commonly seen, unique and endemic species, and is perfect for […]

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Trees, Fruits and Flowers of the Bible

Peter Goodfellow and Marianne Taylor

Trees, Fruits and Flowers of the Bible is an engaging and informative study of all the most important trees, fruits and flowers mentioned in the Bible, identifying the specific species and explaining the message or symbolism behind the texts. The Prologue sets the scene by giving a simple description of the topography and climate of […]

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A Naturalist’s Guide to the Mammals of Australia (2nd edition)

Peter Rowland & Chris Farrell

This fully updated 2nd edition of A Naturalist’s Guide to the Mammals of Australia is 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 […]

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A Naturalist’s Guide to the Snakes of Southeast Asia (3rd)

Indraneil Das

This fully revised and updated 3rd edition of A Naturalist’s Guide to the Snakes of Southeast Asia is an easy-to-use identification guide to 264 snake species most commonly found in Southeast Asia (covering Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand, Myanmar, Borneo, Sumatra, Java and Bali), and is perfect for resident and visitor alike. High quality photographs from the […]

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