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  • Joyride: To a Reunion at Kardamyli

    Tony Scotland

    A short and delightful account of three wonderful old birds – Coote Heber Percy, Billa Harrod and Freda Berkeley – who set off in a car with rather taxing suspension for the Peloponnese in 1990, to soothe their widowhood by seeking out the warm south and, in particular, Patrick and Joan Leigh Fermor.

    Hardback £17.50
  • The Map of Knowledge: How Classical Ideas Were Lost and Found: A History in Seven Cities

    Violet Moller

    A fascinating study of the ideas of Euclid, Galen and Ptolemy through seven cities over a thousand years: Alexandria, Baghdad, Cordoba, Toledo, Salerno, Palermo, Venice.

    Hardback £20.00
  • Turbulence

    David Szalay

    A new sequence of stories from the author of the Booker-shortlisted ‘All That Man Is’.

    Hardback £9.99
  • The Existential Englishman: Paris Among the Artists

    Michael Peppiatt

    A love letter to Paris and a memoir of a life spent at its bohemian heart, from the author of books on Francis Bacon and Giacometti.

    Hardback £25.00
  • Harald Sohlberg: Infinite Landscapes

    Nationalmuseet Oslo

    Ravishing, mysterious paintings by the Norwegian painter (1869-1935). Catalogue of the show in Oslo that is transferring to Dulwich Picture Gallery. A master of half-lights, after-glows and the domestic.

    Hardback £36.00
  • Monumental Journey – The Daguerreotypes of Girault de Prangey

    Stephen C. Pinson & Sylvie Aubenas et al

    In 1842 a young French artist and historian set out on a 3-year journey round the Middle East, returning with over 1000 daguerreotypes, which include the earliest surviving photographs of Greece, Egypt, Turkey, Lebanon and Syria. Some 120 are reproduced in this catalogue to an exhibition at the Met.

    Hardback £35.00
  • Japanese Gardens: A Journey

    Monty Don, photographs by Derry Moore

    The combination of author and photographer promise much – their last book, ‘Paradise Gardens’, was wonderful. Due late March, plumb cherry blossom season.

    Hardback £35.00
  • Joyride to a Reunion at Kardamyli

    Tony Scotland

    In October 1990 three wonderful old birds – Coote Heber Percy, Billa Harrod and Freda Berkeley – set off in a car with with indifferent springs for the Peloponnese, to soothe their widowhood by seeking out the warm south and, in particular, their old friends Patrick and Joan Leigh Fermor in their beautiful house at Kardamyli.

    This charming account is another of Tony Scotland’s beautifully self-published books to follow ‘Bazouker: The Untold Scandals of Captain Lennox Berkeley, 7th Earl of Berkeley’, ‘Gradual: A Rennaissance Chant Book’ and ‘Fleche: Brief Encounter with Stravinsky”.

    Hardback £17.50
  • The Ottoman Muslim Cemetery in Malta

    Conrad Thake
    Hardback £40.00