Explore the journey `of wealth and fortune, murder and betrayal taken by pirates through the ages - from the ancient Greek era and the mid-17th century Caribbean to the Red Sea of the 21 st century. The intriguing history of piracy around the world comes to life with this bounty of colorful maps, photos, and illus. 255 pp. 10x9".
This beautifully bound book with gold-accented embossed cover contains a carefully chosen selection of his most elegant sonnets, extracts from plays and lesser-known narrative poetry. The sumptuous full colour paintings by Waterhouse, Rossetti, Corot, etc., elicit the mood and sentiments evoked by the bard's magnificent genius. 160 pp. 6x8".
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#151697. POPE FRANCIS A Photographic Portrait of the People's Pope. Follow the pontiff through a year in his life, from daily prayers to international pastoral visits. Through over 250 previously unpublished pictures, his family and early career photos, and texts, this tells of Pope Francis' journey to papacy from his immigrant origins in Argentina to the Vatican, and more. Colour and b/w photos. 251 pp. 9x11".
This unique volume is an unusual examination of Russian culture viewed from an art and fashion angle. With short, witty texts, the visually stunning collection of art photos presents historic and contemporary objects and people (from the obscure to the famous) in fresh and unexpected ways. 219 pp. 9x12".