Ewa Ledóchowicz - Książki według wydawnictwa
Academic and non-fiction books
Publishers’ Eastern and Central European Representative
Barrel of Monkeys A Compendium of Collective Nouns for Animals
ISBN: HB: 9781851244454, Bodleian Library Publishing, September 2015
144 pp., 11x17 cm, 110 black&white illus.
We're all familiar with "a flock of sheep" but what are the collective nouns for racehorses, pigs, zebras or giraffes? Drawing on a range of sources, from fifteenth-century hunting terms to more recent inventions that have now entered the language, t...
HB: £9,99
First English Dictionary 1604 Robert Cawdrey's "A Table Alphabeticall"
ISBN: PB: 9781851243884, Bodleian Library Publishing, September 2015
160 pp., 12.9x19.8 cm
Here is a real treat for lovers of English – the very first dictionary in our language. Contrary to popular opinion, this honour goes not to Samuel Johnson, whose definitive tome appeared in 1755, but to Robert Cawdrey, who published his "Table Alpha...
PB: £8,99
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
Latin Inscriptions in Oxford
ISBN: PB: 9781851244300, Bodleian Library Publishing, May 2015
104 pp., 12.9x19.8 cm
For the first six centuries from the institution's foundation, Latin was the language spoken and written at the University of Oxford. It's no surprise, then, to find that the inscriptions carved into the monuments, colleges and municipal buildings of...
PB: £9,99