Ewa Ledóchowicz - Książki według wydawnictwa
Academic and non-fiction books
Publishers’ Eastern and Central European Representative
Sleepy Book
ISBN: HB: 9781851244577, Bodleian Library Publishing, October 2016
36 pp., 20x24.7 cm, 36 colour illus.
All creatures sleep in their own way, from bears hibernating in caves, to horses standing in fields and seals stretched out on their flippers. This charming bedtime book explores the different ways animals slumber, from familiar pets like cats and do...
HB: £12,99
Pick of the Bunch The Story of Twelve Treasured Flowers
ISBN: HB: 9781851243037, Bodleian Library Publishing, September 2009
224 pp., 19.4x19.4 cm, 70 colour illus.
The list of favorite flowers has remained remarkably constant over the centuries. From late-sixteenth, early seventeenth-century Dutch and Flemish flower-pieces we can see what were considered desirable at that time: the rose, iris, carnation and lil...
HB: £19,99
Shakespearean Botanical
ISBN: HB: 9781851244379, Bodleian Library Publishing, October 2015
208 pp., 11.8x18.4 cm, 60 colour illus.
When Falstaff calls upon the sky to rain potatoes in "The Merry Wives of Windsor", he is highlighting the late sixteenth-century belief that the exotic vegetable, recently introduced to England from the Americas, was an aphrodisiac. In "Romeo and Jul...
HB: £12,99
Mapping Shakespeare's World
ISBN: PB: 9781851242573, Bodleian Library Publishing, October 2015
208 pp., 21x25 cm, 110 colour illus.
The locations of Shakespeare's plays range from Greece, Turkey and Syria to England, and they range in time from 1000 BC to the early Tudor age. He never set a play explicitly in Elizabethan London, which he and his audience inhabited, but always in...
PB: £25,00
From Downing Street to the Trenches First-Hand Accounts from the Great War, 1914-1916
ISBN: HB: 9781851243938, Bodleian Library Publishing, July 2014
304 pp., 15.6x23.4 cm, 20 black&white illus., 16 colour plates
Why did Asquith take Britain to war in 1914? What did educated young men believe their role should be? What was it like to fly over the Somme battlefield? How could a trench on the front line be "the safest place"? These compelling eye-witness accoun...
HB: £19,99
Ware's Victorian Dictionary of Slang and Phrase
ISBN: PB: 9781851244485, ISBN: HB: 9781851242627, Bodleian Library Publishing, September 2015
288 pp., 12.8x19.6 cm
Acutely aware of the changes in English usage at the close of the Victorian era, the lexicographer James Redding Ware (1832-1909) decided to record for posterity new and archaic words and phrases from all walks of life, from the curses in common use...
PB: £9,99
HB: £25,00
Designing English
ISBN: HB: 9781851244751, Bodleian Library Publishing, February 2018
224 pp., 23.7x25.9 cm, 92 colour illus.
Early manuscripts in the English language include religious works, plays, romances, poetry and songs, as well as charms, notebooks, science and medieval medicine. How did scribes choose to arrange the words and images on the page in each manuscript?...
HB: £30,00
Revolting Remedies from the Middle Ages
ISBN: HB: 9781851244768, Bodleian Library Publishing, November 2017
112 pp., 11x17 cm
"For a zitty face. Take urine eight days old and heat it over the fire; wash your face with it morning and night". In late medieval England, ordinary people, apothecaries and physicians gathered up practical medical tips for everyday use. While some...
HB: £9,99
Magna Carta Origins and Legacy
ISBN: PB: 9781851243631, Bodleian Library Publishing, August 2015
160 pp., 21x25 cm, 40 colour illus.
Magna Carta is arguably the most famous document in world history. 2015 marks its 800th anniversary. Yet, until relatively recently, it was unknown how many versions of the document survive, the means by which they were distributed, or the relationsh...
PB: £25,00
Armenia Masterpieces from an Enduring Culture
ISBN: PB: 9781851244409, ISBN: HB: 9781851244393, Bodleian Library Publishing, October 2015
288 pp., 24.4x28.5 cm, 180 colour illus.
Set like a stronghold south-west of the Caucasus mountains, Armenia is caught between East and West. Briefly a great empire in the first century BCE under King Tigranes the Great, Armenia was later incorporated first by the Sasanian and then the Byza...
PB: £35,00
HB: £60,00