Tracking the journey of the ideas of Euclid, Galen and Ptolemy through seven cities and over a thousand years from sixth century Alexandria to the printing presses of Venice, this is a vivid and evocative work of history with a wonderful cast of characters.
Paperback, 352 pages.
Measures 19.7 x 13 cm
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.
Mouse hunters, treasured pets, characters of fable and associates of the devil: this book features illustrations from the British Library's rich medieval collection as well as anecdotes about cats (both real and imaginary) to provide an unique insight into medieval life and our ancestors relationships...
In 1926 Virginia Woolf wrote an essay entitled, "How Should One Read a Book?" to deliver as a lecture at a private girls' school in Kent, England. Published here for the first time as a standalone volume, Virginia Woolf's short, impassioned essay celebrates the enduring importance of...
"Don't do today what you can put off until tomorrow" so the saying goes. But did you know that procrastination and perfectionism go hand in hand? It's not laziness, it's attention to detail! Part of our Badges of Honour range. Enamelled red and gold metal badge....