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Books about Cambridge
As well as stocking the Press's academic and educational output, the Bookshop has a front-of-store section featuring a wide array of local-interest publishing specially commissioned for the purpose, from guidebooks to maps and concise histories of the University. You can even purchase the special Cambridge Pocket Diary in its attractive binding - an item unique to the University.
Take a look at...
Cutting through the Colleges
Lida Cardozo Kindersley
Paperback - £12.00
Paperback - £8.99
From the Seventeenth to the Twentieth Century
Central Cambridge - A Guide to the University and Colleges 2nd Edition
Paperback - £10.99
This is a guidebook which combines a readable style with a wealth of historical detail. It is ideal for use on a walking tour around the University and colleges, or can be read at leisure as an authoritative introduction.
The Story of Cambridge
Paperback - £11.99
This stunning illustrated book will introduce readers of all ages to the fascinating university city of Cambridge. Stephanie Boyd tells the story of the development of town and gown over the past thousand years.
Cambridge Footsteps: A Passage through Time
by Ian Sheldon
Hardback - £15.00
Celebrated artist and illustrator Ian Sheldon gathers his watercolour paintings of the historical architecture of Cambridge to produce a visual journey through time. Cambridge Footsteps is an ideal colour souvenir of Cambridge, a gift item that evokes the beauty and historical richness of the University, the colleges and their surroundings.
A Concise History of the University of Cambridge
Elisabeth S. Leedham-Green
Paperback - £20.99
The only book of its kind in print, this is intended as a standard introduction to one of the world's greatest academic institutions. It celebrates the individuals who have influenced developments within the University, and explores forces for change from outside the University - the Crown, the Church, central government or society at large.
Cambridge: Treasure Island in the Fens
Hardback - £20.00
‘An honest reflection of the town’s important role in the University’s success. Cambridge needs a book like this’ Allan Brigham, Honorary MA Cantab
‘Loved it – pass it on to the parents as it will stop all those questions’ Nicole Atack, King’s Scholar
The University Of Cambridge: An 800th Anniversary Portrait
Edited by Peter Pagnamenta
Hardback - £25.00