Ewa Ledóchowicz - Książki według wydawnictwa
Academic and non-fiction books
Publishers’ Eastern and Central European Representative
What is Red?
ISBN: HB: 9781851244584, Bodleian Library Publishing, October 2016
24 pp., 20x24.7 cm, 24 colour illus.
Little Jonny ponders the meaning of colours as he explores the landscape. He dips his toes in a blue brook, picks purple flowers, digs brown earth and finds an enormous orange pumpkin. Finally yellow sunlight and the black night show him when it is t...
HB: £12,99
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
Odes of Horace A Facsimile
ISBN: HB: 9781851244492, Bodleian Library Publishing, September 2016
426 pp., 11.8x17 cm, 183 colour illus.
At the turn of the fifteenth century, private devotionals became a speciality of the renowned Ghent-Bruges illuminators. Wealthy patrons who commissioned work from these artists often spared no expense in the presentation of their personal prayer boo...
HB: £195,00
Treasures from the Map Room A Journey through the Bodleian Collections
ISBN: HB: 9781851242504, Bodleian Library Publishing, September 2016
224 pp., 27x27 cm, 120 colour illus.
This book explores the stories behind seventy-five extraordinary maps. It includes unique treasures such as the fourteenth-century Gough Map of Great Britain, exquisite portolan charts made in the fifteenth century, the Selden Map of China – the earl...
HB: £35,00
Type is Beautiful The Story of Fifty Remarkable Fonts
ISBN: HB: 9781851244317, Bodleian Library Publishing, August 2016
288 pp., 13.8x21.6 cm, 50 black&white illus.
Behind every typeface is a story – who designed it, and why? What are its distinctive characteristics, and what cultural baggage does it carry? This book explores fifty of the most remarkable typefaces, dating from the birth of European printing in...
HB: £20,00
Heath Robinson's Second World War The Satirical Cartoons
ISBN: HB: 9781851244430, Bodleian Library Publishing, May 2016
164 pp., 19.4x25.3 cm, 46 line drawings, 104 duotone illus.
W. Heath Robinson is best known for his hilarious drawings of outlandish contraptions, though his work ranged across a wide variety of topics covering many aspects of British life. Collections of his drawings became so popular as to transform Heath R...
HB: £14,99
New Bodleian The Making of the Weston Library
ISBN: PB: 9781851243747, Bodleian Library Publishing, May 2016
224 pp., 25x25 cm, 100 colour illus.
In 1934 Sir Giles Gilbert Scott began work on designs for a substantial new library building opposite the Old Bodleian Library site in Broad Street, Oxford in order to provide much-needed space for the growing numbers of books housed in the library a...
PB: £30,00
Epitaphs A Dying Art
ISBN: HB: 9781851244515, Bodleian Library Publishing, April 2016
144 pp.,
Epitaphs are a unique artform. In previous centuries they were regarded as an opportunity to celebrate, mourn, reflect on, philosophize, lament, or affirm the individual and the mystery of life and death, often giving rise to carefully crafted verse....
HB: £9,99
Famous Last Words An Anthology
ISBN: HB: 9781851242511, Bodleian Library Publishing, April 2016
144 pp., 12x18.5 cm,
Who said "I should have drunk more champagne"? Did Nelson really utter "Kiss me Hardy" from his deathbed? Which statesman was, at the end, "bored with it all"? Which king begged, "Let not poor Nelly starve..." An extraordinary number of deathbed say...
HB: £9,99
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