Ewa Ledóchowicz - Książki według wydawnictwa
Academic and non-fiction books
Publishers’ Eastern and Central European Representative
Shakespeare's Dead
ISBN: PB: 9781851242474, Bodleian Library Publishing, April 2016
192 pp., 21x21 cm, 80 colour illus.
Pyramus: "Now die, die, die, die, die". [Dies] "A Midsummer Night's Dream" "Shakespeare's Dead" reveals the unique ways in which Shakespeare brings dying, death, and the dead to life. It establishes the cultural, religious and social contexts for th...
PB: £19,99
ISBN: HB: 9781851242450, Bodleian Library Publishing, April 2016
32 pp., 20x24.7 cm, 21 colour illus.
Veronica the hippopotamus lives with her large family on the cool muddy river bank, swimming in its clear waters. But she is not happy. She dreams of becoming a conspicuous hippopotamus, even perhaps, a famous one, noticed by everyone. So she sets o...
HB: £11,99
Writing the Thames
ISBN: HB: 9781851244508, Bodleian Library Publishing, April 2016
304 pp., 15.6x23.4 cm, 70 colour illus.
Thames aficionado Robert Gibbings once wrote that "the quiet of an age-old river is like the slow turning of the pages of a well-loved book". "Writing the Thames" tells a much-loved river's story through the remarkable prose, poetry and illustration...
HB: £25,00
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
Making of Shakespeare's First Folio
ISBN: HB: 9781851244423, Bodleian Library Publishing, October 2015
208 pp., 15.6x23.4 cm, 32 colour illus., 8 black&white illus.
In late November 1623, Edward Blount finally took delivery at his bookshop at the sign of the Black Bear near St Paul's of a book that had been long in the making. "Master William Shakespeare's Comedies, Histories, and Tragedies" was the first collec...
HB: £20,00
Mapping Shakespeare's World
ISBN: PB: 9781851242573, Bodleian Library Publishing, October 2015
208 pp., 21x25 cm, 110 colour illus.
The locations of Shakespeare's plays range from Greece, Turkey and Syria to England, and they range in time from 1000 BC to the early Tudor age. He never set a play explicitly in Elizabethan London, which he and his audience inhabited, but always in...
PB: £25,00
Shakespearean Botanical
ISBN: HB: 9781851244379, Bodleian Library Publishing, October 2015
208 pp., 11.8x18.4 cm, 60 colour illus.
When Falstaff calls upon the sky to rain potatoes in "The Merry Wives of Windsor", he is highlighting the late sixteenth-century belief that the exotic vegetable, recently introduced to England from the Americas, was an aphrodisiac. In "Romeo and Jul...
HB: £12,99
Tea, Coffee and Chocolate How We Fell in Love with Caffeine
ISBN: HB: 9781851244065, Bodleian Library Publishing, October 2015
176 pp., 11x17 cm, 20 black&white illus.
Did you know that coffee was recommended as protection against the bubonic plague in the seventeenth century? Or that tea was believed to make men "unfit to do their business" and blamed for women becoming unattractive? On the other hand, a cup of ch...
HB: £9,99
What Have Plants Ever Done for Us? Western Civilization in Fifty Plants
ISBN: HB: 9781851244478, Bodleian Library Publishing, October 2015
224 pp., 13.8x21.6 cm, 50 black&white illus.
When did the British Government become the world's largest drugs pusher? What tree is frequently used to treat cancer? Which everyday condiment is the most widely traded spice on the planet? Plants are an indispensable part of our everyday life. Fro...
HB: £14,99
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