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Academic and non-fiction books
Publishers’ Eastern and Central European Representative
Book Lovers' Anthology A Compendium of Writing about Books, Readers and Libraries
ISBN: PB: 9781851242481, ISBN: HB: 9781851244188, Bodleian Library Publishing, October 2014
352 pp., 15.6x23.4 cm, 15 black&white illus.
"A blessed companion is a book – a book that, fitly chosen, is a life-long friend", wrote Douglas William Jerrold, over a hundred years ago. Major writers through the centuries have turned their minds to the subject of books, often with humour, somet...
PB: £9,99
HB: £20,00
Food Lovers' Anthology A Literary Compendium
ISBN: HB: 9781851244218, Bodleian Library Publishing, October 2014
320 pp., 15.6x23.4 cm, 20 black&white illus.
"There is no love sincerer than the love of food" wrote George Bernard Shaw in 1903. Poets, novelists, chefs and gourmands before and after him would seem to agree. Collected in this anthology is a mouth-watering selection of excerpts on the subject...
HB: £20,00
Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam
ISBN: HB: 9781851244171, Bodleian Library Publishing, October 2014
112 pp., 18.9x24.6 cm, 26 colour illus.
"A Book of Verses underneath the Bough, A Jug of Wine, a Loaf of Bread – and Thou..." When Edward Fitzgerald first published his translation of the poetry of Omar Khayyam in 1859 it had little impact on the literary world. But a chance find in a book...
HB: £30,00
Illuminated Alphabet 26 Postcards
ISBN: HB: 9781851244133, Bodleian Library Publishing, September 2014
52 pp., 12x16.5 cm, 26 colour illus.
The Bodleian Library has among its collections some very fine examples of illuminated letters in Western manuscripts and fine art books. These twenty-six detachable postcards feature historiated initials decorated with gold leaf from medieval and ren...
HB: £8,33
Conspiracy of Ravens A Compendium of Collective Nouns for Birds
ISBN: HB: 9781851244096, Bodleian Library Publishing, August 2014
144 pp., 11x17 cm, 110 black&white illus.
"A murder of crows", "a charm of goldfinches", "an ostentation of peacocks": collective nouns for British birds have existed since at least the mid fifteenth century. They are thought to originate in texts about hunting, but have since evolved into e...
HB: £9,99
Ye Berlyn Tapestrie John Hassall's Satirical First World War Panorama
ISBN: HB: 9781851244164, Bodleian Library Publishing, August 2014
64 pp., 17.5x14.5 cm, 30 colour illus.
The horror of the First World War brought out a characteristic response in a group of English artists, who resorted to black humour. Among these, John Hassall, a pioneering British illustrator and creator of the influential 'Skegness is so bracing' p...
HB: £9,99
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
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
Huns Have Got My Gramophone! Advertisements from the Great War
ISBN: HB: 9781851243990, Bodleian Library Publishing, June 2014
112 pp., 11x17 cm, 50 black&white illus.
Fountain-Pens – The Super-Pen for Our Super-Men Ladies! Learn To Drive! Your Country Needs Women Drivers! Do you drink German water? When Britain declared war on Germany in 1914, companies wasted no time in seizing the commercial opportunities presen...
HB: £8,99
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...
HB: £5,99