Continuing the History of the Royal Navy series, this new addition reflects on the diverse roles women have played in the Royal Navy services.
A new comprehensive guide to the main global events, personalities and themes which have shaped the modern world published by Cambridge University Press.
As Kingfishers Catch Fireis a visually stunning exploration of birds in literature, from Ovid to Ted Hughes. Published by Little, Brown.
The United States of America takes a grand visual tour across this incredible continent though the best of the National Geographic archives.
A new atlas casting light on some of the globe’s quirkiest destinations. Published by Aurum Books.
The final, surprising chapter of a great American life.
The history of China – brilliantly told and brought vividly to life through 7,000 years of objects, from fine art to the everyday. Published by Thames & Hudson.
A unique examination of the plants and fictional landscapes featured in The Lord of the Rings. Published by HarperCollins.
How to Die brings together the timeless wisdom on death and dying from the philosopher Seneca in one volume.
A revelatory new monograph of the brilliant Pre-Raphaelite artist.
The first full-colour publication of the botanical illustrations commissioned by Joseph Banks, with commentaries.
A new visual exploration of the Bard’s geographical and cultural environment.
Bring the delicious flavours of the Nordic bakery into your own kitchen with this new book from celebrated restaurateur Claus Meyer.
For the first time ever, the in-depth story of the creation of one of the most famous fantasy worlds ever imagined. Published by HarperCollins.
A comprehensive guide to one of the most exciting periods in design history. Published by Mitchell Beazley.
The engrossing story of the contest between humans and the sea told by one of Britain’s pre-eminent historians. Published by Oxford University Press.
How two lesser-known pioneers of British science helped establish its foundations. Published by William Collins.
The River Cottage experts present an exhaustive guide to the ingredients that are at the very heart of their organic philosophy. Published by Bloomsbury.
A rare chance to own an astonishing visual record of the exploration of parts of the natural world. Fully illustrated with over 800 colour plates. Published by Rizzoli and Musèum national d’Histoire naturelle.
A stunning edition of one of the most popular natural history books ever produced, featuring exquisite reproductions of the famous prints. Published by Natural History Museum Publishing.
Everything a crossword enthusiast could possibly need to defeat even the most puzzling puzzles. Published by Chambers Publishing.
An intriguing collection of true tales about works of art that have vanished. Published by Phaidon.
Witty, practical and expert advice to suit gardens of any style and size.
The brilliant jewellery pieces featured in the pages of British Vogue are gathered together in this magnificent volume.
With a cover design by Manolo Blahnik, this volume in the Vogue Portfolio Series celebrates the shoe as an object of obsession, status and desire.
Step into the magical world of Moominvalley with this unique book – a fun, fascinating and unprecedented look at the Moomins and their creator, Tove Jansson.
The largest collection of original Tolkien material ever assembled.