Beloved and award-winning author Margaret Drabble explores her family history alongside the history of her favourite childhood pastime - jigsaws. The result is a moving and original personal history of remembrance, growing older, the importance of play and the ways in which we make sense of our past by ornamenting our present.
Paperback; 384 pages.
Measures 12.9 x 2.3 x 19.8 cm
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 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
A lovely chart of butterflies from a mid-19c teaching aid is beautifully reproduced on this jigsaw puzzle. 1000 piece puzzle 55cm x 70cm Packaged in a 10" tube, with hand sewn muslin bag inside
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...