Written by a nature writer who was shortlisted for the Samuel Johnson prize 2012, this title offers an exploration of the ghosts and voices that haunt old paths, of the...
Jacob Grimm; Wilhelm Grimm
Collects tales such as: "The Frog Prince"; "Hansel and Grettel"; "Ashputtel"; and, the original "Cinderella".
Tales tell of how Charles II, fearful of ancient legends that Britain will fall if the ravens at the Tower of London ever leave their abode, ordered that the wings...
John James Audubon
A complete edition of John James Audubon's world famous The Birds of America, bound in linen and beautifully presented in a special slipcase. To create this edition of Audubon's masterpiece...
Accompanied by text written by best-selling "Antiques Roadshow" expert Paul Atterbury, this delightful book is a treasure trove of holiday memories from days on the beach, picnics in the woods...
Proposes a radical approach to how we see our world, and who runs it, in the vein of Francis Fukuyama's "The End of History". This title argues for the predominance...
The epic life story of the Atlantic Ocean from the bestselling author, Simon Winchester
Ezra Pound referred to 1922 as Year One of a new era. It was the year in which a skinny, shabby Irishman and a natty, quietly sinister American entered cultural...
A decade-by-decade showcase of the 20th century's most iconic fashion moments
The scientists before Darwin who laid the way for the theory of evolution but didn't quite get there themselves.
Ever since "Robinson Crusoe" in 1719, the novel has introduced British readers to truly unforgettable characters - people in whom we can find deeper understanding of our own lives. This...
A collection of generations of advice, old wives' tales, proverbs and country wisdom. It features tips and advice on a range of subjects; from cooking methods, ways to run an...
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Bill Bryson describes himself as a reluctant traveller, but even when he stays safely in his own study at home, he can't contain his curiosity about the world around him...
Jacob Grimm; Wilhelm Grimm; Noel...
Brings together twenty-seven of the most beloved of the famous Grimms' fairy tales, including all the classics, such as "Cinderella", "Snow White", "Sleeping Beauty", and "Hansel and Gretel". This book...
Brian P. Martin; Ruth Binney
Contains stories of Britain's most colourful countrymen and women from the past.
Zdenka Volavka; Wendy A. Thomas;...
A sophisticated analysis of the social context of visual art and material culture and a special contribution to the history and ethnography of West Central Africa.