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.
Cicero's evocative quotation encapsulates our feelings for two precious and special places. Show your love for our much-threatened common resource with this beautiful bag, printed in white on dark green. Large strong cotton book bag with long handles. Measures 38 x 43cm.
We all love reading a good book in the bath, so why shouldn't your rubber duck enjoy one too? Please note, this duck does not squeak; after all nothing should disturb your precious reading time! 8cm high.Plastic duck.
Borges's famous quote encapsulates our feelings for those precious and special places, libraries. Show your love for our much-threatened common resource with this beautiful bag, printed in white on red-brick-university-red. Large strong cotton book bag with short handles. Measures 38 x 43 x 10cm.
A unique little bookish lapel pin, perfect for the booklover in your life. Metal badge with butterfly pin.Measures approx 2.5 x 1cm long.Gift boxed.