Ewa Ledóchowicz - Książki według wydawnictwa
Academic and non-fiction books
Publishers’ Eastern and Central European Representative
Bodleianalia Curious Facts about Britain's Oldest University Library
ISBN: HB: 9781851242528, Bodleian Library Publishing, October 2016
144 pp., 12x18.5 cm,
Which is the smallest book in the Bodleian Library? Who complained when their secret pen name was revealed in the library's catalogue? How many miles of shelving are there in the Book Storage Facility? What is the story behind the library's refusal t...
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Chicago in Quotations
ISBN: HB: 9781851244119, Bodleian Library Publishing, October 2016
96 pp., 8.8x11.5 cm
"I have struck a city – a real city – and they call it Chicago... I urgently desire never to see it again. It is inhabited by savages", so wrote Rudyard Kipling on his tour of America in 1899. From these inauspicious beginnings rose the 'windy city',...
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New York in Quotations
ISBN: HB: 9781851244201, Bodleian Library Publishing, October 2016
96 pp., 8.8x11.5 cm
"Make your mark in New York and you are a made man" wrote Mark Twain, encapsulating both the naked ambition of its citizens and the opportunities up for grabs in the Big Apple. Others take a more cynical approach: it's "an aviary over-stocked with ja...
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Paris in Quotations
ISBN: HB: 9781851244102, Bodleian Library Publishing, October 2016
96 pp., 8.8x11.5 cm
Over the centuries, Paris has intrigued, revolted, scandalized and most of all captured the heart of many a visitor. For Dickens it is the "most extraordinary place in the world", for Hazlitt, "a beast of a city", and for French writers, the essence...
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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...
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London in Quotations
ISBN: HB: 9781851244010, Bodleian Library Publishing, June 2014
96 pp., 8.8x11.5 cm
"When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life; for there is in London all that life can afford", said Samuel Johnson in 1777. Since then the capital has been characterised variously as a "riddle", a "cesspool" and a "modern Babylon", and both L...
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