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The Royal Navy and the Age of Revolutions

James Davey

A major new history of the Royal Navy during the tumultuous age of revolution The French Revolutionary Wars catapulted Britain into a conflict against a new enemy: Republican France. Britain relied on the Royal Navy...

May 30, 2023, Hardcover, $35.00

In the Herbarium

The Hidden World of Collecting and Preserving Plants

Maura C. Flannery

How herbaria illuminate the past and future of plant science   Collections of preserved plant specimens, known as herbaria, have existed for nearly five centuries. These pressed and labeled plants have been...

May 30, 2023, Hardcover, $35.00

The Rainbow's Gravity

Colour, Materiality and British Modernity

Kirsty Sinclair Dootson

From Victorian breakthroughs in synthesising pigments to the BBC’s conversion to chromatic broadcasting, the story of colour’s technological development is inseparable from wider processes of modernisation that transformed Britain....

May 30, 2023, Hardcover, $65.00

Reflection on Color

Carlos Cruz-Diez

The seminal writing of Carlos Cruz-Diez, best known for his experiential works exploring color and its properties Trained as a painter, Carlos Cruz-Diez (1923–2019) developed a conceptual platform for his work based...

May 30, 2023, PB-with Flaps, $35.00

The Ugly Duchess

Beauty and Satire in the Renaissance

Emma Capron with contributions from Martin Clayton and Charlotte Wytema

The first book to focus on one of the most recognisable Renaissance portraits, this publication repositions Quinten Massys’s ‘The Ugly Duchess’ within its original context, epitomising as it does the Renaissance’s taste for satire and...

June 6, 2023, Paper, $20.00

Lawrence Abu Hamdan: Air Pressure (A Diary of the Sky)

The Future Fields Commission in Time-Based Media

Edited by Irene Calderoni and Amanda Sroka; With contributions by Lawrence Abu Hamdan, Marina Peterson, and Ghalya Saadawi

A close investigation of aerial war and atmospheric violence through artist Lawrence Abu Hamdan’s newly commissioned audio and video installation This publication documents the creation of a new work by artist...

June 6, 2023, PB-with Flaps, $25.00


A Musical Wayfarer

Lorraine Byrne Bodley

An insightful biography of the great composer, revealing Schubert’s complex and fascinating private life alongside his musical genius   Brilliant, short-lived, incredibly prolific—Schubert is one of the most...

June 6, 2023, Hardcover, $40.00

The Women Who Saved the English Countryside

Matthew Kelly

A vibrant history of English landscape preservation over the last 150 years, told through the lives of four remarkable women   In Britain today, a mosaic of regulations protects the natural environment and...

June 13, 2023, Paper, $24.00

Van Gogh's Cypresses

Susan Alyson Stein; With contributions by Charlotte Hale, Silvia A. Centeno, Alison Hokanson, and Marina Kliger

The first book to study Vincent van Gogh’s fascination with cypresses, the “tall and dark trees” that feature in some of his most iconic pictures This groundbreaking study of paintings and drawings of cypress trees...

June 13, 2023, Hardcover, $50.00

Atlas of the Senseable City

Antoine Picon and Carlo Ratti

A fascinating exploration of how the growth of digital mapping, spurred by sensing technologies, is affecting cities and daily lives   What have smart technologies taught us about cities? What lessons can we learn...

June 13, 2023, HC - Paper over Board, $35.00