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Shakespearean Botanical

by Margaret Willes Bodleian Library
Pub Date:
10/2015
ISBN:
9781851244379
Format:
Hbk 208 pages

When Falstaff calls upon the sky to rain potatoes in The Merry Wives of Windsor, he is highlighting the late sixteenth-century...

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How to Be a Good Wife

by Bodleian Library Bodleian Library
Pub Date:
01/2008
ISBN:
9781851243815
Format:
Hbk 96 pages

The art of being a good wife is not an easy one. This little guide was written for the middle classes of the 1930s who were reading...

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Tea, Coffee and Chocolate: How We Fell in Love with Caffeine

by Melanie King Bodleian Library
Pub Date:
10/2015
ISBN:
9781851244065
Format:
Hbk 176 pages

There are few things in the world more pleasing than a decadent cup of hot chocolate, a steaming mug of one's favorite tea, or...

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How to Be a Good Husband

by Bodleian Library Bodleian Library
Pub Date:
01/2008
ISBN:
9781851243761
Format:
Hbk 96 pages

Don’t think that your wife has placed waste-paper baskets in the rooms as ornaments. Don’t forget that very true remark that...

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How to Be a Good Parent

by Jaqueline Mitchell Bodleian Library
Pub Date:
09/2015
ISBN:
9781851244386
Format:
Hbk 96 pages

'To keep children clean is something that should never be attempted. It cannot be done. ''The mere provision of the vegetable...

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Book Lovers' Anthology: A Compendium of Writing about Books, Readers and Libraries 2ed

by Bodleian Library Bodleian Library
Pub Date:
03/2016
ISBN:
9781851242481
Format:
Pb+ 352 pages

Between the covers of this rich selection are excerpts from the poetry of Chaucer, Shakespeare, Wordsworth, Milton and Donne,...

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Treasures from the Map Room: A Journey through the Bodleian Collections

by Debbie Hall Bodleian Library
Pub Date:
09/2016
ISBN:
9781851242504
Format:
Hbk 224 pages

This book explores the stories behind seventy-five extraordinary maps. It includes unique treasures such as the fourteenth-century...

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Barrel of Monkeys: A Compendium of Collective Nouns for Animals

by Samuel Fanous Bodleian Library
Pub Date:
09/2015
ISBN:
9781851244454
Format:
Hbk 144 pages

Were all familiar with a flock of sheep but what are the collective nouns for racehorses, pigs, zebras or giraffes? Drawing on...

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Famous Last Words: An Anthology

by Claire Cock-Starkey Bodleian Library
Pub Date:
05/2016
ISBN:
9781851242511
Format:
Hbk 112 pages

Who said ‘I should have drunk more champagne’? Did Nelson really utter ‘Kiss me Hardy’ from his deathbed? Which statesman was,...

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How to Be a Good Lover

by Bodleian Library Bodleian Library
Pub Date:
09/2012
ISBN:
9781851242801
Format:
Hbk 96 pages

Across the centuries, few experiences in life rival the excitement and emotional intensity of falling in love. Yet from the moment...

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Epitaphs: A Dying Art

by Samuel Fanous Bodleian Library
Pub Date:
05/2016
ISBN:
9781851244515
Format:
Hbk 160 pages

Epitaphs are a unique artform. In previous centuries they were regarded as an opportunity to celebrate, mourn, reflect on, philosophize,...

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Pocket Magna Carta: 1217 Text and Translation

by Bodleian Library Bodleian Library
Pub Date:
04/2016
ISBN:
9781851244522
Format:
Hbk 64 pages

‘No freeman is to be taken or imprisoned, or dispossessed … except through the lawful judgment of his peers or through the law...

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Type is Beautiful: The Story of Fifty Remarkable Fonts

by Simon Loxley Bodleian Library
Pub Date:
08/2016
ISBN:
9781851244317
Format:
Hbk 288 pages

Behind every typeface is a story – who designed it, and why? What are its distinctive characteristics, and what cultural baggage...

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Conspiracy of Ravens: A Compendium of Collective Nouns for Birds

by Samuel Fanous Bodleian Library
Pub Date:
09/2014
ISBN:
9781851244096
Format:
Hbk 120 pages

A charm of goldfinches. An ostentation of peacocks. A murder of crows. The English language brims with witty words for flocks...

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First English Dictionary 1604: Robert Cawdrey's 'A Table Alphabeticall'

by Robert Cawdrey Bodleian Library
Pub Date:
09/2015
ISBN:
9781851243884
Format:
Pb+ 160 pages

Here is a real treat for lovers of English the very first dictionary in our language. Contrary to popular opinion, this honour...

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