Cornucopia of Fruit & Vegetables Illustrations from an Eighteenth-Century Botanical Treasury
ISBN: HB: 9781851245666, Bodleian Library Publishing, May 2021
160 pp., 19x15 cm, 100 colour illus.
Close-up photographs of plump apricots, juicy mangoes, crisp lettuce... these are familiar to us all through cookery books and garden guides. But seeing fruit and vegetables as detailed art, viewed through eighteenth-century eyes, is something very d...
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Brief History of the Bodleian Library Revised Edition
ISBN: HB: 9781851245444, Bodleian Library Publishing, December 2020
288 pp., 23.4x15.6 cm, 100 colour illus.
How did a library founded over 400 years ago grow to become the world-renowned institution it is today, home to over thirteen million items? From its foundation by Sir Thomas Bodley in 1598 to the opening of the Weston Library in 2015, this illustra...
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Temple of Science The Pre-Raphaelites and Oxford University Museum of Natural History
ISBN: HB: 9781851245567, Bodleian Library Publishing, November 2020
192 pp., 25x21 cm, 100 colour illus.
Built between 1855 and 1860, Oxford University Museum of Natural History is the extraordinary result of close collaboration between artists and scientists. Inspired by John Ruskin, the architect Benjamin Woodward and the Oxford scientists worked with...
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Town Prints and Drawings of Britain Before 1800
ISBN: HB: 9781851245178, Bodleian Library Publishing, November 2020
224 pp., 23.8x27.8 cm, 116 colour illus.
Provincial towns in Britain grew in size and importance in the eighteenth century. Ports such as Glasgow and Liverpool greatly expanded, while industrial centres such as Birmingham and Manchester flourished. Market towns outside London developed as c...
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Merton College Library
ISBN: PB: 9781851245390, Bodleian Library Publishing, September 2020
144 pp., 22x17.3 cm, 85 colour illus.
The Merton library is rightly known for its antiquity, its beautiful medieval and early modern architecture and fittings and for its remarkable and important collection of manuscripts and rare books, yet a nineteenth-century plan to tear the medieval...
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Vintage Advertising An A to Z
ISBN: PB: 9781851245406, Bodleian Library Publishing, April 2020
144 pp., 19.6x19.6 cm, 109 colour illus.
How did the advertisers of the past sell electric corsets, carbolic smoke balls or even the first televisions? Which celebrities endorsed products? How did innovations in printing techniques and packaging design play a part in the evolution of advert...
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Art of Advertising
ISBN: HB: 9781851245383, Bodleian Library Publishing, March 2020
256 pp., 25.9x23.7 cm, 200 colour illus.
Advertisers in the nineteenth and early twentieth century pushed the boundaries of printing, manipulated language, inspired a new form of art and exploited many formats, including calendars, bookmarks and games. This collection of essays examines th...
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Now and Then England 1970-2015
ISBN: HB: 9781851245338, Bodleian Library Publishing, October 2019
160 pp., 25.9x23.7 cm, 4 colour illus., 105 black&white illus.
Daniel Meadows is a pioneer of contemporary British documentary practice. His photographs and audio recordings, made over forty-five years, capture the life of England's "great ordinary". Challenging the status quo by working collaboratively, he has...
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Thinking 3D Books, Images and Ideas from Leonardo to the Present
ISBN: HB: 9781851245253, Bodleian Library Publishing, October 2019
200 pp., 25.9x23.7 cm, 80 colour illus.
During the Renaissance, artists and illustrators developed the representation of truthful three-dimensional forms into a highly skilled art. As reliable illustrations of three-dimensional subjects became more prevalent, they also influenced the way i...
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Heritage Apples
ISBN: HB: 9781851245161, Bodleian Library Publishing, September 2019
248 pp., 22x18 cm, 110 colour illus.
What would a greengrocer say if you were to ask for half a dozen Grenadiers and a couple of Catsheads? In the course of the past century we have lost much of our rich heritage of orchard fruits, but with taste once again triumphing over shelf-life an...
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