Speaking Volumes Books with Histories
ISBN: HB: 9781851245628, Bodleian Library Publishing, November 2022
240 pp., 24.5x19 cm, 180 colour illus.
Every individual book has a history which can help us to understand what difference it may have made in the world. Within these pages you will find books damaged by bullets or graffiti, recovered from fire or water, or even disguised as completely di...
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Forms of Nameless Things Experimental Photographs by William Henry Fox Talbot
ISBN: HB: 9781851245932, Bodleian Library Publishing, November 2022
80 pp., 25.9x23.7 cm, 32 colour illus.
William Henry Fox Talbot, the English inventor of photography, created around 15,000 photographs in the nineteenth century, most of them attempts to produce compelling scientific documents or pictorial records of the world around him. However, among...
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Shakespeare's First Folio Journal
ISBN: HB: 9781851246045, Bodleian Library Publishing, October 2022
160 pp., 20.7x14 cm
The First Folio – the celebrated collected edition of William Shakespeare's plays – was published in 1623, seven years after Shakespeare's death. It was compiled by John Heminge and Henry Condell, both actors in Shakespeare's company, the King's Men,...
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Bill of Rights The Origin of Britain's Democracy
ISBN: HB: 9781851246038, Bodleian Library Publishing, October 2022
96 pp., 14.8x10 cm
In 2017, the Government's attempt to trigger Article 50 and so leave the European Union resulted in a judgement by the Supreme Court, which stated that the Government was unentitled to do so without the consent of Parliament, directly citing the Bill...
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Happy Prince & Other Tales by Oscar Wilde
ISBN: HB: 9781851245994, Bodleian Library Publishing, October 2022
96 pp., 22.8x17 cm, 12 colour illus., 5 black&white illus.
Oscar Wilde's children's stories explore timeless themes of good and evil, freedom and responsibility, love and death, beauty and self-sacrifice. Featuring princesses, ogres and talking animals, the questions they pose are as pertinent now as they we...
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Literary Cats
ISBN: HB: 9781851245734, Bodleian Library Publishing, September 2022
208 pp., 19.8x12.9 cm, 15 illus.
"Everything you ever wanted to know about cats in books. A wonderful idea, beautifully executed" - Viv Groskop Cats have provided the inspiration for an incredible range of fiction, memoir and poetry, from ancient myths and fables to much-loved chil...
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Politics and the English Language by George Orwell
ISBN: HB: 9781851246021, Bodleian Library Publishing, September 2022
64 pp., 18.4x11.4 cm
"To read a speech by a contemporary politician, an article in a broadsheet newspaper or a communication from a government department is to be plunged straightaway into a landscape where the euphemisms, wool-pulling and downright duplicity that Orwell...
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Gathering of Leaves Catalogue for Designer Bookbinders International Competition 2022
ISBN: HB: 9781851245925, Bodleian Library Publishing, July 2022
112 pp., 26.7x19.4 cm, 250 colour illus.
Plants and gardens play a central role in life on Earth. They have provided food, clothing, shelter, medicines, employment, leisure and enjoyment throughout history. Both also have many symbolic uses in art, mythology and literature, making plants an...
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Great Tales Never End Essays in Memory of Christopher Tolkien
ISBN: HB: 9781851245659, Bodleian Library Publishing, June 2022
232 pp., 23.4x15.6 cm, 51 colour illus.
Over more than four decades J. R. R. Tolkien's son and literary executor, Christopher Tolkien, published some twenty-four volumes of his father's work, much more than his father had succeeded in publishing during his own lifetime. Standing on the mou...
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Oxford University Stories from the Archives
ISBN: HB: 9781851245710, Bodleian Library Publishing, May 2022
208 pp., 22.8x17.6 cm, colour illus.
The University Archives was established in 1634. Based in the Bodleian Library, it is the institutional archive of Oxford University, holding records which span just over 800 years, documenting the University's activities and decisions throughout tha...
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