art, academic and non-fiction books
publishers’ Eastern and Central European representation

Name your list

Oak Spring Herbaria Herbs and Herbals from the Fourteenth to the Nineteenth Centuries: A Selection of the Rare Books, Manuscripts and Works of Art in the Collection of Rachel Lambert Mellon
ISBN: HB: 9780965450812, Yale University Press, March 2019
456 pp., 29.1x25.3 cm
This magnificent compendium is the fourth in a series of catalogues describing selections of rare books and other material in the Oak Spring Garden Library, a collection assembled by Mrs. Rachel "Bunny" Lambert Mellon. Herbaria describes sixty-three...
HB:
£60,00
QTY:
Primrose
ISBN: HB: 9781789140774, Reaktion Books, March 2019
256 pp., 21.6x13.8 cm, 115 colour illus.
For centuries the common primrose has spread breathtaking carpets of pale lemon yellow across the globe. They are flowers of the field, hedgerow and meadow, and one of the most important garden flowers. Abundant, edible and beneficial for many ailmen...
HB:
£16,00
QTY:
Carnivorous Plants
ISBN: HB: 9781789140521, Reaktion Books, March 2019
240 pp., 21.6x13.8 cm, 110 illus., 100 in colour
Carnivorous plants are a unique group, possessing modified leaves to trap, kill and consume small creatures. As a result they are often depicted as killers in films and literature, yet others regard them as exotic and beautiful specimens to collect a...
HB:
£16,00
QTY:
Seeing Trees A History of Street Trees in New York City and Berlin
ISBN: HB: 9780300225785, Yale University Press, March 2019
328 pp., 25.4x17.8 cm, 20 colour illus., 120 black&white illus.
Today, cities around the globe are planting street trees to mitigate the effects of climate change. However, as landscape historian Sonja Dumpelmann explains, this is not a new phenomenon. In her eye-opening work, Dumpelmann shows how New York City a...
HB:
£35,00
QTY:
Field Guide to Cape Cod Including Nantucket, Martha's Vineyard, Block Island, and Eastern Long Island
ISBN: PB: 9780300226157, Yale University Press, November 2018
448 pp., 20.3x12.7 cm, 570 colour illus.
This essential guidebook presents the most abundantly illustrated and fascinating account of the natural history of Cape Cod, its nearby islands, Block Island, the western coast of Rhode Island, and southeastern Long Island ever published. Exploring...
PB:
£19,99
QTY:
Birch
ISBN: HB: 9781789140118, Reaktion Books, November 2018
256 pp., 21.6x13.8 cm, 100 illus., 80 in colour
Elegant and beautiful, rich in history and supremely useful, birches have played an extraordinary yet largely unrecognized part in shaping both our natural environment and the material culture and beliefs of millions of people around the world. For...
HB:
£16,00
QTY:
Rose
ISBN: HB: 9781789140132, Reaktion Books, November 2018
208 pp., 21.6x13.8 cm, 100 illus., 80 in colour
The rose is the world's favourite flower – and always has been. It is the greatest floral symbol of love and romance the world over, and touches people's hearts at many points in their lives as the flower most often chosen to celebrate significant mi...
HB:
£16,00
QTY:
Sunflowers
ISBN: HB: 9781780239262, Reaktion Books, June 2018
240 pp., 21.6x13.8 cm, 105 illus., 87 in colour
Sunflowers are the most recognizable members of the world's largest family of plants, Asteraceae, which includes lettuce, chrysanthemums, asters, dahlias and weeds. The sunflower family is found in almost all habitats, from the driest deserts through...
HB:
£16,00
QTY:
Palm
ISBN: HB: 9781780239170, Reaktion Books, June 2018
232 pp., 21.6x13.8 cm, 114 illus., 97 in colour
The extraordinary palm: diverse, prolific, essential, symbolic and often sacred, exotic – and at times erotic – exploited and controversial. The signature plant of the tropics and subtropics, these record-breaking botanicals produce the world's bigge...
HB:
£16,00
QTY:
Managing the Wild Stories of People and Plants and Tropical Forests
ISBN: HB: 9780300229332, Yale University Press, April 2018
208 pp., 21x14 cm, 23 black&white illus.
Drawn from ecologist Charles M. Peters's thirty-five years of fieldwork around the globe, these absorbing stories argue that the best solutions for sustainably managing tropical forests come from the people who live in them. As Peters says, "Local pe...
HB:
£25,00
QTY: