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The Backyard Astronomer’s Guide is a stunning companion for beginners and experienced home astronomers.
A cornucopia of curious places and bizarre events, Atlas Obscura celebrates over 700 of the strangest and most fascinating places and events in the world.
Anglo-Saxon Kingdoms showcases the British Library’s outstanding collection of manuscripts and accompanied the 2018 exhibition of the same name.
Robert Philip’s The Classical Music Lover’s Companion to Orchestral Music is an essential guide to 400 popular works.
The Family of Hummingbirds is the definitive collection of illustrations by 19th-century naturalist painter John Gould.
Susan Schulten explores the story of the continent in A History of America in 100 Maps.
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.
A fascinating book, encased in a beautiful collector’s box, The Orchid tells the intriguing stories of 40 orchids.
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.
One of the most authoritative celebrations of mosque architecture and Islamic design, lavishly illustrated throughout.
Best-selling author Marcus Chown explores some of the most profound and important science about us, our world and beyond in Infinity in the Palm of Your Hand.
Mark Evans brings together some of the most beautiful studies of the English weather in Constable’s Skies.
James Mustich’s 1,000 Books to Read Before You Die is the fifth title in the best-selling ‘Before You Die’ series.
Melissa McCormick's illustrated companion is the perfect guide to The Tale of Genji, the 11th-century Japanese masterpiece by Murusaki Shikibu.
In The Writer’s Map, historian Huw Lewis-Jones presents the maps that writers create and those that inspire their writing.
Vienna 1900 Complete brings together almost 1,000 images representing the richness of the visual arts in Vienna at the turn of the 20th century.
Part portrait of Britain’s greatest man of letters, part guide to life, The World in Thirty-Eight Chapters is a witty and erudite re-evaluation of Dr Johnson’s enduring relevance.
One of Britain’s best-selling historians, Andrew Roberts pens a magnificently fresh and unexpected biography in Churchill: Walking with Destiny.
A superb new edition published by Oxford University Press. New foreword by Gordon McMullan.
The final, surprising chapter of a great American life.
A sumptuous book featuring the most celebrated works of the great Dutch painter. Featuring an essay by writer and collector Wilhelm Uhde.