Ewa Ledóchowicz - Książki według wydawnictwa
Academic and non-fiction books
Publishers’ Eastern and Central European Representative
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
26 Postcards from the Collections A Bodleian Library A to Z
ISBN: PB: 9781851244041, Bodleian Library Publishing, July 2014
26 pp., 12x16.5 cm, 26 colour illus.
The Bodleian Library is home to innumerable cultural treasures from every corner of the globe, assembled over a period of four hundred years of collecting. Structured around the alphabet, this book contains twenty-six detachable postcards, each featu...
PB: £8,33
Ada Lovelace The Making of a Computer Scientist
ISBN: HB: 9781851244881, Bodleian Library Publishing, April 2018
128 pp., 16.1x21 cm, 65 illus.
Ada, Countess of Lovelace (1815-1852), daughter of romantic poet Lord Byron and his highly educated wife, Anne Isabella, is sometimes called the world's first computer programmer and has become an icon for women in technology. But how did a young wom...
HB: £20,00
Anglicanus ortus A Verse Herbal of the Twelfth Century
ISBN: HB: 9781851242849, Bodleian Library Publishing, April 2012
600 pp., 15.2x22.8 cm
Henry, archdeacon of Huntingdon, England (1088-1154) has been admired for centuries as the author of the monumental "Historia Anglorum". The recent discovery of the Anglicanus ortus opens a new window onto this important English author as well as ont...
HB: £135,00
Are You Really a Genius? Timeless Tests for the Irritatingly Intelligent
ISBN: HB: 9781851244232, Bodleian Library Publishing, February 2015
128 pp., 11x17 cm
In 1938, two authors embarked on a mission for the greater good of the country: to find more geniuses. They set about compiling fiendish brain-teasers, tortuous trick questions and complex numerical challenges and tested them thoroughly on some unsus...
HB: £9,99
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
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
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
Art of the Islands Celtic, Pictish, Anglo-Saxon and Viking Visual Culture, c. 450-1050
ISBN: PB: 9781851244461, Bodleian Library Publishing, September 2016
240 pp., 21x25 cm, 120 colour illus.
The Celtic, Pictish, Anglo-Saxon and Viking peoples who inhabited the British Isles and Ireland from late prehistory to the Norman Conquest left a rich visual heritage whose influence continues to be felt. This is the first book to present an illust...
PB: £25,00
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