Ewa Ledóchowicz - Książki według wydawnictwa
Academic and non-fiction books
Publishers’ Eastern and Central European Representative
Wilfred Owen An Illustrated Life
ISBN: HB: 9781851243945, Bodleian Library Publishing, June 2014
144 pp., 16.1x21 cm, 60 colour illus.
Wilfred Owen is the poet of pity, the voice of the soldier maimed, blinded, traumatised and killed, not just in the Great War, but in all wars since, so resonant has his message become. Although he saw only five of his poems published in his lifetime...
HB: £14,99
Art of Good Manners
ISBN: HB: 9781851243983, Bodleian Library Publishing, April 2014
80 pp., 11x17 cm
In taking soup do not gurgle or make throat noises. Speak well of others or not at all is a good rule. "The Art of Good Manners" covers such topics as table manners, pronunciation, introductions, conversation, courtship and children's behaviour. It g...
HB: £7,99
Secrets in a Dead Fish The Spying Game in the First World War
ISBN: HB: 9781851242603, Bodleian Library Publishing, April 2014
128 pp., 11x17 cm, 20 black&white illus.
How did German intelligence agents in the First World War use dead fish to pass on vital information to their operatives? What did an advertisement for a dog in "The Times" have to do with the movement of British troops into Egypt? And why did Britis...
HB: £8,99
Art of Letter Writing
ISBN: HB: 9781851243976, Bodleian Library Publishing, March 2014
80 pp., 11x17 cm
"The Art of Letter Writing" gives over fifty examples of the perfect letter for any occasion. Unsure how to break off an engagement, accept an invitation to a country house weekend, complain about a courier or write to a countess? This book contains...
HB: £7,99
If England Were Invaded
ISBN: PB: 9781851244027, Bodleian Library Publishing, March 2014
224 pp., 12.9x19.8 cm, 2 black&white illus.
...No fewer than two hundred thousand Germans were already upon English soil! The outlook grew blacker every hour. Eight years before the outbreak of the First World War, when national hysteria over the supposed presence of German spies in England gr...
PB: £8,99
Great Medical Discoveries An Oxford Story
ISBN: PB: 9781851240036, Bodleian Library Publishing, November 2013
96 pp., 15.6x23.5 cm, 40 colour illus.
The "miracle drug" penicillin was first given intravenously to a patient in Oxford on 12 February 1941, leading to a transformation in the way that bacterial infection is understood and treated. What was to become one of the greatest stories in biome...
PB: £8,99
How to Dine in Style The Art of Entertaining, 1920
ISBN: HB: 9781851240869, Bodleian Library Publishing, October 2013
184 pp., 12.9x19.8 cm, 30 black&white illus.
First published in 1920, "How to Dine in Style" opens a window onto the golden age of elegant dining, where the basic function of ingesting nourishment was elevated to a high social art, attended by intricate details and elaborate ritual. Starched li...
HB: £12,99
Volume the First A Facsimile
ISBN: HB: 9781851242818, Bodleian Library Publishing, October 2013
224 pp., 14x18 cm
A plain, blank stationer's notebook from the 1780s in the Bodleian Library contains some of the most famous juvenilia in all of English literature. Copied out in Jane Austen's youthful hand, "Volume the First", which takes its name from the inscripti...
HB: £25,00
112 Gripes About the French
ISBN: HB: 9781851240395, Bodleian Library Publishing, September 2013
120 pp., 10x15.5 cm, 10 black&white illus.
When American troops arrived in Paris to help maintain order at the end of the Second World War they were, at first, received by the local population with a sense of euphoria. However, the French soon began to resent the Americans for their display o...
HB: £5,99
College Graces of Oxford and Cambridge
ISBN: PB: 9781851240838, Bodleian Library Publishing, September 2013
96 pp., 12.9x19.8 cm
At which Oxford college does a trumpeter summon you to dinner? What does the appearance of a rose bowl signify? How would you use a grace cup as distinct from a sconce cup? The custom of dining in formal hall at Oxford and Cambridge dates back to the...
PB: £9,99