Anthony and Cleopatra is not only one of Shakespeare’s greatest love stories, but also a powerful political drama. It is among the most poetic of all the high Shakespearean tragedies. Published by Oxford University Press.
Unconventional and witty, this play tells the tale of the most playful of romances. It is Shakespeare's ground-breaking comedy. Published by Oxford University Press.
Shakespeare's last tragedy, telling the story of Caius Marcius, a proud Roman General in the tumultuous days of the early republic. Published by Oxford University Press.
As Shakespeare's shortest play, Julius Caesar is an enduring analysis of conspiracy, betrayal and assassination. Published by Oxford University Press.
A comic masterpiece featuring a lovesick nobleman, a maiden in disguise and an extraordinary love triangle. No one in this play is truly insane, but accusations of madness abound as the confusion unfolds. Published by Oxford University Press.
Shakespeare's first foray into the revenge tragedy. Its horrors are notorious, but its powerful poetry of grief is the work of a true tragic poet. Published by Oxford University Press.
The Royal Academy of Arts celebrates the 250th Anniversary of the Royal Academy, with over 550 glorious images.
The Bauers explores the fascinating history of this family of talented botanical artists who defined the genre.
The World’s Heritage is a comprehensive and stunning companion guide to all 1,073 UNESCO sites.
In Heaven on Earth T. J. Clark interweaves philosophical interrogation with contemporary art theory.
The Islamic World is a global history told through art and cultural artefacts dating from the 7th century to the present.
The fascinating wartime correspondence of Stalin, Roosevelt and Churchill is brought together in The Kremlin Letters.
David Attenborough’s acclaimed Life on Earth celebrates its 40th anniversary with an updated edition, including all new photography.
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This exquisite and expansive overview of 17th-century Dutch and Flemish art is illustrated with more than 220 beautifully reproduced masterpieces.
Marking the 50th anniversary of the first moon landing, this is a unique pictorial history of astronomical exploration, from the earliest prehistoric observatories to the latest satellite images.
Combining a broad historical sweep with a jargon-free architectural study, this volume is a unique introduction to the subject.
The fascinating story of manga from its historic roots to its place as a contemporary global phenomenon.
The definitive guide to the Marvel Comics universe is back, and it has been updated and expanded to cover more than 1,200 classic and brand-new Marvel characters.
The best-selling visual journey through 30 years of rock ‘n’ roll, from the posters of Elvis’s early shows to the artwork of iconic punk gigs. Published by Abbeville Press.
An incredible collection of more than 500 photographs of David Bowie, shot by celebrated photographer Terry O'Neill, and including many previously unpublished images.
Published to accompany the British Library exhibition of the same name, Buddhism explores the history, philosophy and practises of this major world religion and features stunning full-colour images from rare manuscripts.
A landmark publication that celebrates the rich history and culture of Central Asia’s 1,500-year-old trade routes. Published by Thames & Hudson.
A beautifully illustrated and fascinating guide to the world’s greatest science writing, from Aristotle to Stephen Hawking.
The full beauty of our night sky is revealed in over 200 photographs from around the world, from the photography of international organisation, The World at Night.
Discover the gardens that have inspired some of the greatest painters in history, from Matisse and Monet to Dali and Da Vinci.
The story of trees, produced in collaboration with the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, with exquisite images from the Kew archive. Published by Thames & Hudson.
The complete guide to ‘greening’ your space, with ideas and inspiration for adding plants to every room. Published by Artisan.
A major new edition of this landmark wine book which has sold 4.7 million copies worldwide.
This beautifully presented three-volume set provides the most comprehensive analysis to date of the American Civil War.
In The Writer’s Map, historian Huw Lewis-Jones presents the maps that writers create and those that inspire their writing.