A fascinating collection of the most significant plans, sketches, drawings, and illustrations that have influenced and shaped the way we think about the world. From primitive cave paintings to Leonardo da Vincis Vitruvian Man to the complicated DNA helix drawn by Crick and Watson to the innovation of the iPod, they chart dramatic breakthroughs in our understanding of the world and its history.
Beautifully illustrated in full color, this book will not only inform but also entertain as it demonstrates how the power of a single drawing can enhance, change, or even revolutionize our understanding of the world.
Hardback book, 224 pages.
Measures 19 x 24cm.
A mere four years before the outbreak of World War One, nine sovereigns of Europe gathered in London for the funeral of Edward VII. By 1914, one had been assassinated and another four had been deposed. This t-shirt features a photograph from this rare meeting....
A classic 'top trumps'-style card game - of the world's deadliest diseases. Play one disease against another and try to trump your opponents card in terms of fatality rate, incubation period and so on. 30 cards plus instructions in a neat box.
A collection of illustrations of paleolithic flint hand tools are printed onto this t-shirt - hand axes, scrapers and points. These remarkable and versatile tools were used for a huge variety of tasks including cutting wood, scraping hides and butchering. Printed in subtle flinty colours...
A pocket-sized tin of portable confidence from The Unemployed Philosopher's Guild. Contains approx 60 peppermints. Tin measures 4.5 x 4.5 x 1.5cm.