Edited by: Robrecht Van Hee
This book is dedicated to the 500th anniversary of the birth of Andreas Vesalius (1514-1564). Experts focus on Vesalius's life and work, the new insights he gave into the anatomy of the human body, and the influence he had on the medical profession throughout the...
Paper - 9789044132243 - $ 64.00
Celia Rosser, Botanical Artist
This is the story of Celia Rosser, the internationally acclaimed botanical illustrator, who ultimately dedicated her life to painting the entire genus of Banksia, the only artist to have done such a thing. Celia's dedication to the task put her at the center of...
Paper - 9781922235800 - $ 39.95
Biography, Law, History
Edited by: Wilfrid Prest
One of the most celebrated works in the Anglo-American legal tradition, William Blackstone's Commentaries on the Laws of England (1765-1769) has recently begun to attract renewed interest from legal and other scholars. The Commentaries no longer dominate legal education as they once did, especially...
Paper - 9781849466424 - $ 26.95
A novel in verse
It's a still, hot summer in Perth, Australia. The heat is shimmering off the city's glass buildings, with not much to do but surrender to the cool of Beatty Park's swimming pool. However, something is moving amid all the stillness - a hidden snake...
Paper - 9781742587561 - $ 24.99
Her Work and Her World
Eileen Gray - the renowned and highly influential architect, furniture-maker, interior designer, and photographer - was born in Ireland and remained, throughout her life, an Irishwoman at heart. An elusive figure, Gray's interior world has never before been observed as closely as in...
Paper - 9780716532767 - $ 59.95
Contributions by: Craig Kinder
The Southern Forests region of Western Australia is one of the chief food-producing areas in the whole country. It is home to an extraordinary range of primary producers, from beef to bamboo shoots. Well-known Western Australian chef Sophie Zalokar (from the popular Foragers...
Cloth - 9781742585512 - $ 59.99
The Lives of Colum of Terryglass, Cronan of Roscrea, Mochaomhog of Leigh and Ruadhan of Lorrha
Contributions by: Padraig O Riain
When St. Patrick was leaving Munster via the Little Brosna River, close to Tipperary's northern boundary, he is said to have given a blessing to the province's people - its...
Paper - 9781846825507 - $ 19.95
By John Mason
People have been fascinated by minerals since prehistory. The attractions lies in their colors, their beautiful crystal formations, the discoveries of their uses, and the metals that can be obtained from them. Minerals receive attention from a wide variety of people - mining executives, collectors, prospectors, and...
Paper - 9781780460284 - $ 24.50
10 Steps to Stable Financial Markets
''In a time of mind-boggling complexity in financial regulation - too complex, according to Ben Bernanke, for the Federal Reserve System to understand its impact - Lessons Not Learned is a refreshing call to return to a simpler, more basic approach. Susanne...
Paper - 9781910151235 - $ 39.95
Marriage, Motherhood and Murder in the Medieval Anglo-Jewish Community
Edited by: Patricia Skinner
On a spring day in 1277, the prominent Jewish businesswoman Licoricia of Winchester was found murdered by her daughter, stabbed to death in her own house. Alongside Licoricia's body was that of her Christian maid,...
Paper - 9780853038320 - $ 37.50