Haeckel’s Art Forms in Nature – Exploring Beauty in Biology

In a beautiful celebration of the natural world, Ernst Haeckel’s Art Forms in Nature is a masterful union of science and art. As a proud addition to the Art Meets Science collection, Read & Co. Books has faithfully reproduced Haeckel’s innovative work. The volume is comprised of 100 illustrated plates, featuring stunning watercolour paintings and […]

Euclid’s Elements – Oliver Byrne’s Geometric Masterpiece

Despite being printed over a century ago, Oliver Byrne’s stunning edition of Euclid’s Elements continues to be one of the most beautiful expositions in the world of mathematical publishing. Scattered across each page in brilliant reds, yellows and blues are triangles, squares and circles in a myriad of combinations with intersecting lines and numbers. These intricate figures […]

Werner’s Nomenclature of Colours – The Palette of The Natural World

Werner’s Nomenclature of Colours comprises a collection swatches displaying nature’s colour palette together with their poetical descriptions. Used by scientists for centuries, including Charles Darwin during his time on the HMS Beagle, it set the basis for modern colours in the early 1800s. As part of our Art Meets Science imprint, we have republished this […]