What lies beneath our feet? The subterranean world has long been a source of fascination and a catalyst for the imagination. Not merely flights of fancy however - for there is a world that exists, just below the surface.
From the underground cities of Cappadocia to smuggling tunnels on the US-Mexico border, caves full of tiny blind dragons and a seed vault located 1300km inside the Arctic circle, Subterranea demonstrates that the world below our feet is every bit as vivid and evocative as the world we see around us. Lavishly illustrated and replete with maps and photographs of little-explored locations, Subterranea is the unique, untold and utterly unforgettable story of our planet from the inside.
A wonderful gift for anyone fascinated by hidden worlds.
Mummy, John and Susan go through an indefinite period of self-isolation during lockdown. In this solitary time, the children will be forcibly adapted to the 'new normal', where a joyless existence is heroically embraced to save humanity. The children will come to have no real-life...
The parliamentary ordinance of 19th December 1644 (surely a bit late?), utterly forbidding the "carnal and sensual delights" which had obscured the commemoration of the Nativity of Christ. The hardline crackdown - even on gathering to hear a sermon on the day - caused riots and became...
This beautiful puzzle is based on the iconic paintings of John James Audubon's book The Birds of America, which is considered one of the finest ornithological works ever completed. Audubon was notable for his extensive studies documenting all types of American birds and for his detailed illustrations that...
This beautiful puzzle depicts the Periodic Table of elements, in a reproduction of a 19th century schoolroom chart. A lovely gift for any chemistry puzzle fan. 1,000-piece puzzle 55cm x 70cm Packaged in a 10" tube, with hand sewn muslin bag inside