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Town Prints and Drawings of Britain Before 1800
ISBN: HB: 9781851245178, Bodleian Library Publishing, November 2020
224 pp., 23.8x27.8 cm, 116 colour illus.
Provincial towns in Britain grew in size and importance in the eighteenth century. Ports such as Glasgow and Liverpool greatly expanded, while industrial centres such as Birmingham and Manchester flourished. Market towns outside London developed as c...
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£35,00
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Aesop's Fables
ISBN: HB: 9781851245376, Bodleian Library Publishing, October 2020
208 pp., 24.2x19 cm, 35 black&white illus.
For 25 centuries, the animal stories which go by the name of Aesop's Fables have amused and instructed generations of children and adults alike. They are still as fresh and poignant today as they were to the ancient Greeks who composed them. This bea...
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£30,00
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Brief History of the Bodleian Library Revised Edition
ISBN: HB: 9781851245444, Bodleian Library Publishing, October 2020
288 pp., 23.4x15.6 cm, 100 colour illus.
How did a library founded over 400 years ago grow to become the world-renowned institution it is today, home to over thirteen million items? From its foundation by Sir Thomas Bodley in 1598 to the opening of the Weston Library in 2015, this illustra...
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Butterfly Notebook Set
ISBN: PB: 9781851245413, Bodleian Library Publishing, October 2020
64 pp., 21x14.8 cm, 3x A5 lined notebooks with stitched spine
"Jones' Icones" is a stunning six-volume manuscript containing paintings of some of the most important butterfly and moth collections at the end of the eighteenth century. It is the work of William Jones (1745-1818), a wealthy wine merchant from Chel...
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£10,99
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Just the Job How Trades got their Names
ISBN: HB: 9781851245505, Bodleian Library Publishing, October 2020
224 pp., 18.4x11.8 cm, 30 black&white illus.
What did a gongfarmer do? How is a chaperone connected to a bird of prey? What is the etymology behind cloud architect? And is there a link between secretaries and secrets? The story behind these (and many more) job titles is rarely predictable and...
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£12,99
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Reynard the Fox
ISBN: HB: 9781851245550, Bodleian Library Publishing, October 2020
464 pp., 20x14.5 cm
Reynard – a subversive, dashing, anarchic, aristocratic, witty fox from the watery lowlands of medieval East Flanders – is in trouble. He has been summoned to the court of King Noble the Lion, charged with all manner of crimes and misdemeanours. How...
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£20,00
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Secrets of the Great Ocean Liners
ISBN: HB: 9781851245307, Bodleian Library Publishing, October 2020
256 pp., 22.8x17.6 cm, 150 colour illus.
Before the advent of commercial transatlantic flights in the early 1950s, the only way to travel between continents was by sea. In the golden age of ocean liners, between the late nineteenth century and the Second World War, shipping companies ensure...
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£25,00
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Temple of Science The Pre-Raphaelites and Oxford University Museum of Natural History
ISBN: HB: 9781851245567, Bodleian Library Publishing, October 2020
192 pp., 25x21 cm, 100 colour illus.
Built between 1855 and 1860, Oxford University Museum of Natural History is the extraordinary result of close collaboration between artists and scientists. Inspired by John Ruskin, the architect Benjamin Woodward and the Oxford scientists worked with...
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That's the Ticket for Soup! Victorian Views on Vocabulary as Told in the Pages of "Punch"
ISBN: HB: 9781851245529, Bodleian Library Publishing, October 2020
120 pp., 21x16.1 cm, 34 black&white illus.
The vocabulary of past times, no longer used in English, is always fascinating, especially when we see how it was pilloried by the satirists of the day. Here we have Victorian high and low society, with its fashionable and unfashionable slang, its c...
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£14,99
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Merton College Library
ISBN: PB: 9781851245390, Bodleian Library Publishing, September 2020
144 pp., 22x17.3 cm, 85 colour illus.
The Merton library is rightly known for its antiquity, its beautiful medieval and early modern architecture and fittings and for its remarkable and important collection of manuscripts and rare books, yet a nineteenth-century plan to tear the medieval...
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£15,00
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