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Great Works that Shape our World


Don Quixote

After a lifetime of reading books on chivalry in his library, Don Quixote embarks on a comedic journey through medieval Spain with his servant Sancho Panza, in a series of clumsy adventures rescuing those even more hopeless than himself. This edition is abridged, to offer a less daunting, more accessible version of the work to the reader.
ISBN: 9781787556904
255,000 words - 544 pages - Hardback - Deluxe edition, printed on silver, matt laminated, gold and silver foil stamped, embossed.
£20.00 $25.00

I Ching

Also known as Yî jing or The Book of Changes, the I Ching is an ancient Chinese text of vast historical and cultural influence. Reviving James Legge’s classic 19th-century translation, this new version features a new introduction by Dennis Schilling that casts fresh light on this core text, and the assumptions behind Legge’s first translation.
ISBN: 9781839641497
129,000 words - 224 pages - Hardback - Deluxe edition, printed on silver, matt laminated, gold and silver foil stamped, embossed.
£20.00 $25.00

Moby Dick

American writer Herman Melville wrote Moby Dick in 1851 but it took decades before finally it was regarded as a great American novel, and worthy of its place amongst the greatest texts of humankind. This edition offers a specially written introduction to contextualise the book.
ISBN: 9781787556928
576 pages - Hardback - Deluxe edition, printed on silver, matt laminated, gold and silver foil stamped, embossed.
£20.00 $25.00

On the Origin of Species

Initially received with muted applause Darwin's The Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection was soon recognised as the breakthrough scientific advance that explained the evidence of the world around us, the place and history of humans, the connections between environment and evolution.
ISBN: 9781787556805
368 pages - Hardback - Deluxe edition, printed on silver, matt laminated, gold and silver foil stamped, embossed.
£20.00 $25.00

Quantum Theory

Quantum Theory contains the seminal works of quantum theory from the early years of the 20th Century, representing breakthroughs in science that radically altered the landscape of modern knowledge: Quantum Theory of Line-Spectra by Niels Bohr and The Origin and Development of the Quantum Theory by Max Planck.
ISBN: 9781787556829
320 pages - Hardback - Deluxe edition, printed on silver, matt laminated, gold and silver foil stamped, embossed.
£20.00 $25.00

Special and General Relativity

General and Special Relativity by Albert Einstein contains his core paper, Relativity, The Special & The General Theory. A Popular Exposition, which established his reputation as one of the greatest thinkers of our and perhaps any age. Also included are the four lectures he gave to explain his findings in more detail: The Meaning of Relativity.
ISBN: 9781787556812
256 pages - Hardback - Deluxe edition, printed on silver, matt laminated, gold and silver foil stamped, embossed.
£20.00 $25.00

The Art of War

Focusing on military strategy, psychology and tactics, The Art of War has been a source of great strategic inspiration throughout the ages and its enduring wisdom has had a far-reaching impact beyond its Ancient Chinese origins. This new edition offers a comprehensive new introduction, with commentary and notes on the core text.
ISBN: 9781839641510
105,000 words - 192 pages - Hardback - Deluxe edition, printed on silver, matt laminated, gold and silver foil stamped, embossed.
£20.00 $25.00

The Canterbury Tales

Written between 1387 and 1400 as a series of stories told by a group of thirty people who travel as pilgrims to Canterbury, 'The Canterbury Tales' offers romance, farce, philosophy, religion and satire in a ribald reflection of humankind. This offers a specially written introduction to contextualise the book.
ISBN: 9781787556911
576 pages - Hardback - Deluxe edition, printed on silver, matt laminated, gold and silver foil stamped, embossed.
£20.00 $25.00

The Interpretation of Dreams

The Interpretation of Dreams is a seminal work of psychological theory and probably the most important of Freud’s output. This new deluxe edition boasts a new introduction by expert Dr Richard Stevens, discussing it in the round, its initial impact and subsequent influence on modern thought, as one of the great works of our cultural heritage.
ISBN: 9781839641480
209,000 words - 512 pages - Hardback - Deluxe edition, printed on silver, matt laminated, gold and silver foil stamped, embossed.
£20.00 $25.00

The Mathematical Principles of Natural Philosophy

Often known as the Principia, this one of the most important scientific works ever to have been written and continues profoundly to impact on modern science. It states Newton’s Laws of Motion and Law of Universal Gravitation revealing Newton as a rare genius, revolutionizing our understanding of the world around us.
ISBN: 9781839641503
200,000 words - 512 pages - Hardback - Deluxe edition, printed on silver, matt laminated, gold and silver foil stamped, embossed.
£20.00 $25.00