Some of our recent publications. Click on the covers for full details
Across the Arctic Ocean
Original Photographs from the Last Great Polar Journey
This exceptional book is a first-hand record of an astonishing journey – one that will probably never be repeated.
Blood of the Celts
The New Ancestral Story
New discoveries in genetics have overturned the dogma of decades about the Celts. 'Blood of the Celts' will be essential reading for anyone interested in their Celtic ancestry and also for everyone fascinated by the Celts and their world.
Bog Bodies Uncovered
Solving Europe's Ancient Mystery
The remains of prehistoric men, women and children – so well preserved that they are often mistaken for victims of modern crime – have periodically been revealed in the bogs of northern Europe. Drawing on the latest evidence, this is an engrossing detective story, uncovering hidden truths behind these mysteries. In this book we come face-to-face with our ancestors and can begin to understand their ancient lives – and deaths.
The New State of Art
The companion to the bestselling 'Painting People' explores the most exciting artists working with the figure today. This accessible, perceptive introduction features recent work by seventy new artists, all of whom successfully employ the figure to help make sense of the fast-paced and challenging world we live in.
The Arts of the Book and Portraiture
A beautifully produced guide to one of the world’s finest collections of Persian manuscripts and miniature painting. With over 450 colour illustrations, the book catalogues more than forty Persian illuminated manuscripts, miniature paintings and elaborately decorated bookbindings dating from the 11th century CE to the early 20th century.
Remarkable Plants: Five-Year Journal
in association with the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
384 pages illustrated in colour with inspirational images from the collections of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. The journal is filled with delights, day by day, season by season, with space to record your experiences, thoughts, notes and reminders.
The Thames & Hudson Introduction to Art
How to Succeed in the New Brand Space
This bestselling, comprehensive introductory book covers all aspects of the visual arts making it the most accessible and complete visual arts guide available – a wonderful resource for students and art lovers alike.
That's My Hat
with pop-ups throughout
Writers & Artists Under English Skies
The story of English culture over a thousand years told as the story of changing ideas about the weather.
The World Atlas of Tattoo
Written by an international team of experts, this comprehensive atlas will enlighten and excite anyone who is passionate about tattoo art in all its many forms. Enables you to trace historical threads in the careers of some of the profiled contemporary tattooers, as well as marvel at how other artists have managed to create wholly new forms of tattooing.