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The Original Laws of Cricket The Original Laws of Cricket
By Mike AthertonMichael Rundell

Hardback, 64 pages
155 x 100 x 11 mm
ISBN 9781851243129

RRP £5.99
Publication 01 May 2008

Of all the rules governing sport, the laws of cricket are among the oldest. Those of 1744 survive uniquely on a piece of linen at the MCC Museum of Cricket, drawn up when gambling on cricket matches was rife. The story of the evolution of these laws and how they affected the game is a fascinating and seldom told chapter in the history of cricket.

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Postcards from the Russian Revolution Postcards from the Russian Revolution
By Andrew Roberts

Hardback, 96 pages
126 x 170 x 15 mm
ISBN 9781851243860

RRP £8.99
Publication 01 Apr 2008

The Bolshevik revolution of 1917 was one of the most important events of the 20th century. It has been studied from many angles, but never before from the visual perspective of postcards. This is a unique visual record capturing the fading splendour of monarchy and the mood of revolution which swept through the country.

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Postcards from the Trenches Postcards from the Trenches
By Andrew Roberts

Hardback, 112 pages
126 x 170 x 16 mm
ISBN 9781851243914

RRP £8.99
Publication 01 Apr 2008

The First World War was unique in being fought largely in trenches. Men ate, slept, fought, sang, prayed, and died there. This book brings together a collection of postcards which portray this strange subterranean world and provides a fascinating insight into the everyday lives of the men who fought one of the most gruesome wars in history.

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How to be a Good Husband How to be a Good Husband

Hardback, 96 pages
115 x 88 x 11 mm
ISBN 9781851243761

RRP £4.99
Publication 17 Jan 2008

The art of being a good husband is not an easy one. This little guide was written in the 1930s for the middle classes - one of the first modern self-help books. Illustrated with contemporary line-drawings, it contains delightfully arcane and timelessly true advice: Don't think that your wife has placed waste-paper baskets in the rooms as ornaments.

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How to be a Good Wife How to be a Good Wife

Hardback, 96 pages
115 x 88 x 11 mm
ISBN 9781851243815

RRP £4.99
Publication 01 Jan 2008

The art of being a good wife is not an easy one. This little guide was written in the 1930s for the middle classes - one of the first modern self-help books. Illustrated with contemporary line-drawings, it contains delightfully arcane and timelessly true advice: After all is said and done, husbands are not terribly difficult to manage.

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Instructions for British Servicemen in Germany, 1944 Instructions for British Servicemen in Germany, 1944

Hardback, 80 pages
155 x 100 x 12 mm
ISBN 9781851243518

RRP £4.99
Publication 01 Sep 2007

This remarkable booklet, often unintentionally humorous and sometimes crudely stereotypical reads by turns like a travel guide and a crash course in psychological warfare. It is very much a document of the period, revealing as much about British wartime attitudes towards Germany as it does about British hopes and fears.

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German Invasion Plans for the British Isles, 1940 German Invasion Plans for the British Isles, 1940
By Bodleian Library

Hardback, 96 pages
170 x 110 x 15 mm
ISBN 9781851243563

RRP £5.99
Publication 01 Sep 2007

In June 1940, Hitler ordered his generals to organize the invasion of Britain under a plan codenamed Operation Sealion, drawing up a complex set of documents, consisting of maps, aerial photographs, a physical description of the British Isles. This book reproduces a selection of these documents in a handy-sized format.

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The Original Rules of Rugby The Original Rules of Rugby
By Martin JohnsonJed Smith

Hardback, 96 pages
155 x 100 x 11 mm
ISBN 9781851243716

RRP £5.99
Publication 01 Sep 2007

This book investigates the origins of the game of rugby and reproduces for the first time in a single book both the first rules of the game, drawn up at Rugby School in 1845 and the first rules of the Rugby Football Union, published in 1871.

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The Gough Map The Gough Map
By Nick Millea

Hardback, 96 pages
267 x 194 x 15 mm
ISBN 9781851240227

RRP £25.00
Publication 01 Jun 2007

For centuries the Gough Map, one of the Bodleian Library's greatest treasures, has impressed viewers with its remarkable detail and baffled historians with its hidden secrets: who made it and why was it made? This beautifully illustrated book presents a highly readable account of this spectacular example of medieval map-making.

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The Magnificent Flora Graeca The Magnificent Flora Graeca
By Stephen Harris

Hardback, 192 pages
250 x 250 x 20 mm
ISBN 9781851243068

RRP £35.00
Publication 01 Apr 2007

The Flora Graeca is one of the most extraordinary botanical publications of all time. Heavily illustrated, this book brings together images of Sibthorp's specimens and Bauer's illustrations from the original watercolours and the engravings preserved in Oxford. It also summarizes the story of the enterprise, profiling the leading characters.

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