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Bodleian Library Publishing has a dynamic and eclectic list of trade and scholarly books on a wide range of subjects drawn from or related to the Library's rich collection of rare books, manuscripts, maps, postcards and other ephemera.
Beautifully presented, this collection of Lear's nonsense birds is a perfect gift for children of all ages as well as for lovers of birds. Each is endowed with unique character while collectively they form a gloriously humorous flock.
The Tradescants' Orchard
The Mystery of a Seventeenth-Century Painted Fruit Book
A stunning, full-colour facsimile, this beautiful and fascinating book explores the mystery of why and how these beguiling watercolours came to be commissioned and made.
Myth, Legend and Enchantment in Children's Books
Drawing on collections of manuscripts and rare books in the Bodleian Library, this richly illustrated collection of essays shows how literature and tales from the Middle Ages and earlier still have been reinterpreted for each generation and continue to have a profound impact on writers of fantasy books for children today.
This lavishly illustrated book investigates an outstanding eighteenth-century example of a samut khoi, a type of beautiful folding book found in Southeast Asia, which became particularly popular as a repository for the Buddha's teachings.
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