Ewa Ledóchowicz - Książki według wydawnictwa
Academic and non-fiction books
Publishers’ Eastern and Central European Representative
Georgia A Cultural History Through the Wardrop Collection
ISBN: HB: 9781851244959, Bodleian Library Publishing, May 2018
160 pp., 21x25 cm, 75 illus.
When Marjory Wardrop joined her diplomat brother, Oliver, in Georgia in 1894, they found themselves witnessing the birth pangs of a modern nation. Recognising the significance of these transformative years, they actively participated in the work of I...
HB: £40,00
Evelyn Waugh's Oxford
ISBN: HB: 9781851244874, Bodleian Library Publishing, March 2018
192 pp., 16.1x21 cm, 65 illus.
Oxford held a special place in Evelyn Waugh's imagination. So formative were his Oxford years that the city never left him, appearing again and again in his novels in various forms. This book explores in rich visual detail the abiding importance of O...
HB: £20,00
We Are Not Amused Victorian Views on Pronunciation as Told in the Pages of "Punch"
ISBN: HB: 9781851244782, Bodleian Library Publishing, October 2017
96 pp., 16.1x21 cm, 54 black&white illus.
Pronunciation governs our regional and social identity more powerfully than any other aspect of spoken language. No wonder, then, that it has attracted most attention from satirists. In this intriguing book, David Crystal shows how our feelings about...
HB: £12,99
Bodleian Library Treasures
ISBN: PB: 9781851244089, ISBN: HB: 9781851244775, Bodleian Library Publishing, September 2017
240 pp., 27x27 cm, 180 colour illus.
Since its foundation in 1602, the Bodleian Library has acquired manuscripts, printed books, maps, music and ephemera in all languages, from all ages and from all corners of the globe. From this huge collection David Vaisey, former Bodley's Librarian...
PB: £19,99
HB: £35,00
Revolution! Sayings of Vladimir Lenin
ISBN: PB: 9781851244706, Bodleian Library Publishing, June 2017
112 pp., 17x19 cm, 50 colour illus.
"Without a revolutionary theory there can be no revolutionary movement". Vladimir Ilyich Lenin, leader of the Bolshevik Revolution and founder of the USSR, was profoundly aware of the power of words. As a zealous orator and prolific writer, he used...
PB: £9,99
Petrograd, 1917 Witnesses to the Russian Revolution
ISBN: HB: 9781851244607, Bodleian Library Publishing, March 2017
304 pp., 15.6x23.4 cm, 32 colour illus., 44 black&white illus.
"It's damned hard lines asking for bread and only getting a bullet!" The dramatic and chaotic events surrounding the Russian Revolution have been studied and written about extensively for the last hundred years, by historians and journalists alike....
HB: £25,00
Pocket Magna Carta 1217 Text and Translation
ISBN: HB: 9781851244522, Bodleian Library Publishing, April 2016
64 pp., 10x15.5 cm,
"No freeman is to be taken or imprisoned, or dispossessed... except through the lawful judgment of his peers or through the law of the land". "To no one shall we sell, to no one shall we deny or delay right or justice" "Magna Carta" (or "Great Char...
HB: £5,99
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
Brief History of the Bodleian Library
ISBN: PB: 9781851242733, Bodleian Library Publishing, January 2015
208 pp., 12.9x19.8 cm, 12 black&white illus., 16 colour plates
The Bodleian Library was founded in 1602 at the University of Oxford. It is one of the oldest libraries in Britain, the first library to request a "copyright" edition of every book published in English and its original, beautiful seventeenth-century...
PB: £12,99
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