A history of a 5000 year thirst for knowledge. At a crucial time for the future of books as we know them today, this volume tells the story from the very beginning. From inscriptions on tombs to the first writings on papyrus; from scrolls to the first bound codex books in Roman times; from exclusive hand-scribed books to the creation of movable type - discover the history of books in this beautifully illustrated book.
284 page hardback book.
Measures 28 x 21 x 2cm.
Second cousin once removed, or first cousin twice removed? Calculating cousin-hood has never been easier with this brilliant tea towel. Finally you can establish which of your cousins are once, twice or even thrice removed. A hand lettered design by Geoff Sawers. Care guide: Machine...
We can do it! The famous icon of can-do strength and willpower. One size: to fit UK shoe size 3-8.5 (EUR 35-41 / US Women's 5-10.5). 63% Cotton, 34% Nylon, 3% Spandex.
Celebrate beetlemania with this brilliant t-shirt featuring the fab four: Calosoma sycophanta, Aromia moschata, Cetonia aurata and Polyphylla fullo. Also available in other styles and shapes. 100% cotton.Black t-shirt printed in full colour. Care: Machine wash cool. Tumble dry low. Do not iron text/images.
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.