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...
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...
Jacob Grimm; Wilhelm Grimm
Collects tales such as: "The Frog Prince"; "Hansel and Grettel"; "Ashputtel"; and, the original "Cinderella".
London Then and Now compact edition explores London's landscape, past and present, through the eye of the camera.
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
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...
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...
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 decade-by-decade showcase of the 20th century's most iconic fashion moments
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The scientists before Darwin who laid the way for the theory of evolution but didn't quite get there themselves.
Elements of Dorset's local history are put into the context of their cinematic heritage by Anwar Brett, together with in-depth descriptions detailing the creation of such locally shot, internationally acclaimed...
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...
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.
Eric Arthur Blair (1903-1950), better known by his pen-name, George Orwell, was born in India, where his father worked for the Civil Service. An author and journalist, Orwell was one...