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  • Cuneiform by Irving Finkel
    Cuneiform (English, Paperback) Irving Finkel

    An accessible look at the world's oldest writing system, covering it's origins, historical development and demise. With new colour photos.

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  • The Shakespeare Cookbook by Andrew Dalby
    The Shakespeare Cookbook (English, Paperback) Andrew Dalby, Maureen Dalby

    An illustrated cookbook that reveals what people were really eating in Shakespeare's time, featuring 42 original menus and recipes from 16th and 17th century cookbooks, alongside food-related quotes from Shakespeare's canon. The contents include such titles as 'Save me a piece of marchpane!' "Romeo & Juliet", 'Where the wild thyme blows' "A Midsummer Night's Dream" and 'I am a great eater of beef'...

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  • Make Your Own Viking Ship
    Make Your Own Viking Ship (English, Kit)

    Lets you press out and make your own Viking ship model, based on one of the most famous Viking ships ever to be found. This title allows you to use the punch out pieces to build your ship and place your crew at the helm, ready for an adventure on the sea.

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  • Japanese Art Close-Up by John Reeve
    Japanese Art Close-Up (English, Paperback) John Reeve

    Paperback edition with new covers. A closer look at the rich variety of styles, decoration, motifs and patterns of Japanese culture, beautifully illustrated.

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  • The Vikings in Britain and Ireland by Jayne Carroll
    The Vikings in Britain and Ireland (English, Paperback) Jayne Carroll, Stephen H. Harrison

    Draws on the British Museum collection and other finds, sites and monuments to celebrate Viking culture and explore the impact of their conquest and settlement on Britain and Ireland. Includes the latest research and previously unpublished photography.

    $12.62 $14.38
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  • The Medieval Cookbook by Maggie Black
    The Medieval Cookbook (English, Paperback) Maggie Black

    A brand new treatment of recipes inspired by Medieval manuscripts, adapted for the modern cook. Covers everything from the fall of the Roman Empire to Henry VIII's break with Rome in the 1530's.

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  • Anglo-Saxon Art by Leslie Webster
    Anglo-Saxon Art (English, Paperback) Leslie Webster

    A new exploration of Anglo-Saxon art in its cultural context, drawing on the latest research. Highlights the character, leitmotifs and underlying continuities of Anglo-Saxon art, whilst also placing it in its wider political context. 150 illustrations.

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  • Masks by John Mack
    Masks (English, Paperback) John Mack

    In this new edition of a classic book, eight leading experts explore the stories of masks across ancient and modern civilizations in a fascinating survey of their meaning and power.

    $27.24 $40.18
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  • Persian Love Poetry by Vesta Sarkhosh Curtis
    Persian Love Poetry (English, Paperback) Vesta Sarkhosh Curtis, Sheila R. Canby

    A beautifully illustrated selection of Persian poetry featuring images from the British Museum's world-famous collection. Now in a fresh new paperback format.

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  • Haiku Animals by Mavis Pilbeam
    Haiku Animals (English, Hardback) Mavis Pilbeam

    A selection of haiku focusing on the world of animals, birds and insects, illustrated with exquisite Japanese prints and paintings from the British Museum. 50 colour illustrations.

    $11.36 $22.00
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  • The Viking Ship by Gareth Williams
    The Viking Ship (English, Paperback) Gareth Williams

    The Viking ship is one of the most iconic images of the Viking Age. As well as including well-known vessels such as the spectacular ship-burials from Gokstad and Oseberg in southern Norway, Viking Ships introduces the newly-conserved Roskilde 6 ship from Denmark.

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  • The Ancient Olympic Games by Judith Swaddling
    The Ancient Olympic Games (English, Paperback) Judith Swaddling

    An updated new edition of this indispensable guide to the ancient Games, now in full colour.

    $12.73 $15.57
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  • Relics and Relic Worship in Early Buddhism: India, Afghanistan, Sri Lanka and Burma by Janice Stargardt
    Relics and Relic Worship in Early Buddhism: India, Afghanistan, Sri Lanka and Burma (English, Paperback) Janice Stargardt

    Offers new perspectives on Buddhist relics and reliquaries, including a discussion of what constitutes a relic, as well as an analysis of the terminology related to relic worship. Other chapters focus on the placement and treatment of relics in situ as well as the spread of Buddhism to Burma and the vibrant relic culture that has been found there.

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  • Bejewelled by Natasha Awais-Dean
    Bejewelled (English, Paperback) Natasha Awais-Dean

    Jewellery is often viewed as a feminine preoccupation, but in Tudor and Jacobean England men wore just as much jewellery as women. Bejewelled offers an in-depth discussion of the contexts in which jewellery was circulated from a male perspective, considering the jewels as valid items of material culture.

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  • Ming by Jessica Harrison-Hall
    Ming (English, Paperback) Jessica Harrison-Hall

    Discover palaces and parks; tombs and temples; silk-production sites and sacred mountains; emperors and empresses; soldiers and salesmen; princes and potters: a visual feast that captures the flavour of the remarkable Ming dynasty.

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  • Latin Inscriptions by Dirk Booms
    Latin Inscriptions (English, Paperback) Dirk Booms $10.44 $13.07
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  • Ancient Egypt by Sandy Ransford
    Ancient Egypt (Paperback) Sandy Ransford $5.28
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  • Shunga by Timothy Clark
    Shunga (English, Hardback) Timothy Clark

    In early modern Japan, thousands of sexually explicit paintings, prints and illustrated books were produced, called 'spring pictures' (shunga). Heavily suppressed in Japan from the 1870s, this groundbreaking publication presents the art genre in its historical and cultural context for the first time. With 420 colour images.

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  • Glass by David Whitehouse
    Glass (Paperback) David Whitehouse $13.84 $15.86
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