Euston Grove Press publishes titles in history of science, history of London, and Darwinism.

Of special interest to us is the 1854 Crystal Palace (Sydenham). We publish facsimiles of visitor guides for Crystal Palace and Park and some of its specialised galleries, including the visitor guide for the famous Crystal Palace Dinosaurs (Owen 1854).

UNESCO: Its Purpose and Philosophy

UNESCO was created “to contribute to peace and security by promoting collaboration among the nations through education, science, and culture.” No one spoke with greater authority about the plan for UNESCO than Julian Huxley. This facsimile More…

Shakespeare and Science

Cumberland Clarke’s Shakespeare and Science is a monumental compilation of the Bard’s many references to natural and celestial phenomena, including a careful study of Shakespeare’s interest in, and dramatic use of, natural phenomena. It includes More…

The Brown Dog and His Memorial

Book. In 1907, London medical students protested over a statue raised to a little brown dog. Bonfires burned late into the night. Large groups marched through the streets clashing with police. Gangs were arrested trying More…

The Italian Court (Crystal Palace Guide 7)

Catalogue for one of the great courts in the 1854 Crystal Palace at Sydenham. Detailed description of the exhibition’s sculpture, facades, and paintings. Wyatt and Waring give a synoptic history of the Italian Renaissance and More…

The Alhambra Court (Crystal Palace Guide 3)

The Alhambra and Romanesque Court was fantastically popular with visitors to the Crystal Palace. Author Owen Jones is the author. Special features/contents Included as appendices in the 1854 guide: Pasqual De Gayangos. An Historical Notice More…

The Portrait Gallery (Crystal Palace Guide 2)

This guide to the Portrait Gallery in Crystal Palace lists names of those chosen for display, plus biographical information. In effect, this offers a directory of those held in high esteem by mid-Victorian society. It’s More…

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