Welcome to Nature’s Niche online bookstore … specialising in Southeast Asia nature books. Our extensive catalogue covers a wide range of book categories, with nearly 800 titles available. A selection of these are available from this website including illustrated field guides, photographic guides and large format, coffee-table books.
There’s a book here for you … whether it’s Hornbills or Hibiscus, Cobras or Coral Reefs, Orioles or Orang Utans … or why not buy a book for a friend, and introduce them to the fascinating wildlife of Southeast Asia.
‘you guys have the best selection of nature books in the region …’
Customer statement from visiting American field biologist, 22nd December 2002
|Nature Book List
We have updated our complete Nature Book List in a brand new July 2003 edition. It opens in MS-Excel and covers details and descriptions of over 800 of our most important titles, a unique selection covering all aspects of nature in South East Asia.Contact us if you want a copy sent to you as an e-mail attachment (161 KB) or if you prefer as a diskette by mail.
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Top 10 Best Sellers for July 2003
July 2003 : What’s new ?
This month we bring you the following titles :
|Fish Guide Southeast Asia
by H. Debelius
This is the most handy and comprehensive guide to the marine fishes of the region. An amazing 700 species are illustrated in brilliant photographs, making this the largest collection of habitat underwater fish images produced …
|A Dictionary of Malaysian Timbers
by T.M. Wong
This is a totally updated and revised edition of the 1982 book long out of print. A total of 747 new entries have been included as well as taxonomic changes, new research and additional information about Sabah and Sarawak.
and their relatives
by R. H. Kuiter
With the subtitle ‘A Comprehensive Guide to Chaetodontidae and Microcanthidae’ this is indeed a very detailed account of these two families of marine fishes, they are among the most spectacular and colourful on the coral reefs …
|Fairy & Rainbow Wrasses
and their relatives
by R. H. Kuiter
This suborder of Perciformes comprises 3 different families, they include some of the most interesting and colourful fishes you will find on the coral reefs in the Asia-Pacific region …
|Growing at your Doorstep;
35 Native Plants of Singapore
by H.T.W. Tan & K.S. Chua
This attractive and well-designed little book … features 35 of the most important plants native to Singapore and the SE Asian region, all can be found growing wild or cultivated in the country .
|Beetles Of Thailand
by P. Ek-Amuay
This is a handbook to the interesting beetles found in Thailand, it is bound to become the most important reference of its kind for scientist and amateur entomologists.
|A Dictionary of the Economic Products of the Malay Peninsula
by I.H. Burkill
This is the fourth print of a book that came out 67 years ago … the book is unchanged and now available again in its original form, which shows the unique value and durability of this extraordinary effort.
by M. Promthatavedi & P. Gesmankit
Nobody planning a trip to Thailand should be without this book. It is an all-new guide to this beautiful forest that has become one of Southeast Asia’s most important ecotourism destinations.
|Doi Inthanon, Doi Suthep
The Himalayan Springs of Thailand
by A. Boonsirivibul
At 2565 meters Doi Inthanon is the highest peak in Thailand and surrounded as it is by a vast national park it has become one of Thailand’s most important ecotourism destinations. Doi Suthep is nearby…
Amazing Forest of Phetchaburi River
by W. Kumnerdpet
Home to Tigers, Leopards, Tapirs, Elephans and countless other animals the Kaeng Krachan National Park is one of the best places in Thailand to see birds and mammals …
|A Guide to the
Dragonflies of Borneo
by A.G. Orr
The first guide to the dragonflies of its area, and the most comprehensive coverage for any tropical region. With chapters on biology, classification and ecology, as well as a complete checklist.
|A Model Project for Cost Analysis to Achieve Sustainable Forest Management
by N. A Rahim (ed.)
This is the Main Report of the project developed by FRIM in cooperation with the International Tropical Timber Organization. It is invaluable reference for anyone who wants to know about or follow the guidelines for sustainable forest management as defined by the ITTO.
|Skyrise Greening in Singapore
by C.C. Ong & A. Sia (eds.)
This very useful little book is the results of a detailed study by the National Parks Board (Nparks) and the National University of Singapore (NUS). Chapters include Forms and Benefits of Skyrise Greenery, Developing Rooftop Gardens and Case Stories.
The Pictorial Encyclopedia of Oncidium
by M.W. Chase (ed.)
This is the new and updated edition of the original 1997 work which took 13 years to make. It includes more than 850 full-colour, actual-size drawings of orchid plants and flowers in the unique spectrum of Oncidium.