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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...
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£16,00
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Must-Buys Kyoto
ISBN: PB: 9784846531126, Nippan IPS, November 2018
144 pp., 19.7x13 cm, 150 colour and black&white illus., language: Japanese / English
STILL SIGHTSEEING? LET'S SHOPPING! In this "Product" focused new type of guide book you can see over 100 unique MUST-BUY items, confidently recommend by an Editor of "MONO MAGAZINE", Japanese well-known magazine of products. "Must-Buys: Kyoto" highli...
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£18,00
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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...
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Image on the Edge The Margins of Medieval Art
ISBN: PB: 9780948462283, ISBN: HB: 9781789140064, Reaktion Books, October 2018
176 pp., 23.4x15.6 cm, 73 black&white illus., 13 colour illus.
What do they all mean – the lascivious ape, autophagic dragons, pot-bellied heads, harp-playing asses, arse-kissing priests and somersaulting jongleurs to be found protuding from the edges of medieval buildings and in the margins of illuminated manus...
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£15,00
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Chicago From Vision to Metropolis
ISBN: HB: 9781789140002, Reaktion Books, October 2018
208 pp., 21.6x13.8 cm, 100 illus., 60 in colour
Chicago has been called the "most American of cities" and the "great American city". Not the biggest or the most powerful; neither the richest, prettiest nor best – but the most American. How did it become that? And what does it even mean? At its h...
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£14,00
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Coffee A Global History
ISBN: HB: 9781789140026, Reaktion Books, October 2018
176 pp., 19.7x12 cm, 60 illus., 50 in colour
Coffee is a global beverage: it is grown commercially on four continents and consumed enthusiastically in all seven. There is even an Italian espresso machine on the International Space Station. Coffee's journey has taken it from the forests of Ethio...
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Biographic: Einstein Great Lives in Graphic Form
ISBN: HB: 9781781453339, Ammonite Press, October 2018
96 pp., 27.6x21.6 cm, colour illus.
The Biographic series presents an entirely new way of looking at the lives of the world's greatest thinkers and creatives. It takes the 50 defining facts, dates, thoughts, habits and achievements of each subject, and uses infographics to convey all o...
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£9,00
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Journey of Sake The Basic Knowledge and Behind-the-Scene Stories
ISBN: PB: 9784865050974, Nippan IPS, October 2018
160 pp., 29.4x21 cm, 200 colour and black&white illus., language: English
Sake, Japanese fermented rice wine, is said to date back two thousand years, and now the rest of the world is catching up on its rich and pleasing taste. Now we can enjoy sake in restaurants in many countries, but it is very special to visit local b...
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Pierre Loti
ISBN: PB: 9781780239958, Reaktion Books, September 2018
224 pp., 20x13 cm, 35 illus.
Few authors have led lives as interesting as the French novelist and travel writer Pierre Loti (1850-1923) – nor have they worked harder to make it appear even more romantic than it already was. As a career officer in the French navy, Loti participat...
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£11,00
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