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February 14, 2014



Love flows from our bookshelves........ (examples from our book collection)


Birds Britannia : how the British fell in love with birds


Darwin : for the love of science


For love of birds : the story of the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds, 1889-1988


For the love of animals : true stories from the famous


For the love of bees : the story of Brother Adam of Buckfast Abbey


"For the love of gardens" : a biography of H.B. & L.A. Dunington-Grubb




Hug the bug : for love of true bugs


In a desert garden : love and death among the insects


Incoming! or, Why we should stop worrying and learn to love the meteorite


The infested mind : why humans fear, loathe, and love insects


The life and love of the Insect


Life, love, and reptiles : an autobiography of Sherman A. Minton, Jr., M.D


The lost history of the canine race : our 15,000-yearlove affair with dogs


A love affair with birds : the life of Thomas Sadler Roberts


Love among the butterflies : the travels and adventures of a Victorian Lady

Love, labour & loss : 300 years of British livestock farming in art

The love of elephants


The love of Nature among the Romans during the later decades of the Republic and the first century of the Empire.


The love of roses : from myth to modern culture


Love, war & circuses : the age old relationship between elephants and humans


My love must wait : the story of Matthew Flinders

An obsession with butterflies : our long love affair with a singular insect


Orchid fever : a horticultural tale of love, lust and lunacy


The poetical language of flowers; or, the pilgrimage of love.


The ten trusts : what we must do to care for the animals we love


Under water to get out of the rain : a love affair with the sea


Wild love affair : essence of Florida's native orchids



To learn more about our collections please visit the Library & Archives home page where you will find both our online Library and Archive catalogues as well as our art themed pages.


The image used above is a watercolour from the John Reeves Collection of Zoological Drawings from Canton, 'Gallicolumba luzonica, luzon bleeding-heart and another dove' large Series plate 32, and is available via the NHM Picture Library site.


Learn more about John Reeves and his collection.