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This translation of the saga of the earls of Orkney, with an introduction and explanatory notes, was published in 1873.
Final volume of the seven-volume Cambridge History of the Book in Britain series, focusing on the twentieth century and beyond. The book is for students, scholars and a general audience interested in book history, publishing studies, and the cultural history of Britain in the twentieth century and beyond.
Christopher Dresser 1834-1904 was arguably the first British industrial designer, working in a variety of media, and this 1862 work was his most influential book. Highly illustrated, it describes how to incorporate ornament into design, and encouraged the rising middle classes to decorate their homes themselves.
This 1769 work brings together published and unpublished letters both from and to Benjamin Franklin, which demonstrate the range of his interests. The letters show a lively transatlantic group of scientific friends and colleagues describing their experiments, interpreting each others' results, and theorizing on all aspects of the natural world.
The first fully annotated, contextualised, and textually authoritative edition of Swift's Irish prose writings from 1726 to 1738.
The only introductory Latin textbook to use texts written by ancient Romans for Latin learners, presented in one volume.