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Timekeepers: How the World Became Obsessed With Time

Paperback, 06/07/2017, £8.99
£8.09
A witty and entertaining journey through time from the bestselling author of Just My Type and On the Map

On The Map: Why the world looks the way it does

Paperback, 05/09/2013, £9.99
£8.99
From the early sketches of philosophers and explorers through to Google Maps and beyond, this title examines how maps both relate and realign our history. It explores the legendary, impassable mountains of Kong, the role of cartography in combatting cholera, the 17th-century Dutch craze for Atlases, the Norse discovery of America and more.

To the Letter: A Curious History of Correspondence

Paperback, 03/07/2014, £9.99
£8.99
The paperback outing of this engaging and enlightening history of letter-writing and our relationship with the mail, from the bestselling author of Just My Type and On the Map

In Miniature: How Small Things Illuminate The World

Hardback, 24/10/2018, £14.99
£13.49
A delightful and illuminating exploration of the human instinct to make things small, from the bestselling author of Just My Type and On the Map

Mauve: How one man invented a colour that changed the world

Paperback, 03/05/2018, £9.99
£8.99
The strange and wonderful story of how one colour changed the world, from the bestselling author of Just My Type and On the Map

To the Letter:A journey through a vanishing world

Hardback, 24/10/2013, £16.99
£15.29
Tells the story of our remarkable journey through the mail. From Roman wood chips discovered near Hadrian's Wall to the wonders and terrors of email, this book explores how we have written to each other over the centuries and what our letters reveal about our lives.

Just My Type

Paperback, 22/09/2011, £10.99
£9.89
Describes how Helvetica and Comic Sans took over the world; why Barack Obama opted for Gotham, while Amy Winehouse found her soul in 30s Art Deco; the pivotal moment when fonts left the world of Letraset and were loaded onto computers; and more.