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Series:Rizzoli Classics Ser.

This stunning volume focuses on the qualities of the old things in our homes (the patina of an old table, pewter dulled by age, old floorboards that creak) and how to live with and incorporate them into our personal aesthetic. Divided into chapters by the qualities of old... read more

For the Love of Old

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Offices built like baskets, super-tall towers, magnificent cathedrals, designer villas, suspension bridges - all these plus many more buildings, some very important, others just plain peculiar, await everyone who joins Philip the stork and his friend Leap the frog... read more

Stories of Famous Buildings

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Britain has a wealth of royal palaces, some owned by the Crown as part of the country's assets, while others have been bought by members of the Royal Family themselves as personal residences. Each property has a fascinating story behind it, as well as its own unique p... read more

Royal Homes and Gardens

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Series:I Used to Know That ...

A Sunday Times top-ten title in 2008 and a bestseller ever since, I Used to Know That has continued to delight readers with its pages of forgotten facts from our school days. Now available in paperback, this great gift book has been repacka... read more

I Used to Know That: Stuff You Forgot from School
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Our individual memories define us. Our tribal memories unite us. If these are missing, parts of us are missing too. The Emotional Inheritance division of Exisle Publishing works with a global team of psychologist... read more

Finding True Connections - How to Learn and Write about a Family Member's History

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History of Architecture

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History of Ancient Asia

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A gripping exploration of the life of the world's oldest and most famous printed book. 'The remarkable tale of "Number 45", one of the finest copies of the Gutenberg Bible in existence . . . A fascinating story that touches on the origin of books, the passion of collectors... read more

The Lost Gutenberg

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This gorgeously illustrated atlas personifies 28 cities around the world. Each map sheds light on the strange and marvelous ways in which humans interact with the places they call home. Artist and creative cartographer Adam Dant dissects Manhattan in an anatomical diagram, traces... read more

Living Maps

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Series:Welcome to the Museum

The 2016 offering from Big Picture Press's Welcome to the Museum series, Botanicum is a stunningly curated guide to plant life. With artwork from Katie Scott of Animalium fame, Botanicum gives readers the experience of a fascinating exhibition from the pages o... read more

Botanicum (Welcome to the Museum)

Have you ever wondered where terms like 'end of your tether', 'gets my goat' or 'letting ones hair down' come from? Or why we call some people 'geezers', 'sugar daddies' or 'lounge lizards'? Or where the words 'eave... read more

Curious English Words and Phrases - The Truth Behind the Expressions We Use

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When Katharine is found dead at the foot of her stairs, it is the mystery of her life that consumes her daughter, Laura. The medical examiner's report, in which precious parts of Katharine's body are weighed and categorized, motivates Laura to write her own version of ev... read more

An Unremarkable Body