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).

Headquarters Nights

A record of conversations and experiences at the headquarters of the German Army in France and Belgium during World War 1, following one man’s transformation from an opponent of all wars into an advocate for one. More…

Eoörnis pterovelox gobiensis (Eoornis)

Meet Eoörnis (Eoornis), the woofen-poof. As the author explains, ‘Through countless ages and successive civilizations this remarkable bird has been the symbol of speed, stamina, grace of line, proportion of members, and beauty of motion.’ More…

The Nature of Gothic

Ruskin’s famous essay The Nature of Gothic first appeared as a chapter in his 1853 The Stones of Venice. This chapter proved immensely popular and took on a life of its own. It helped define style More…

The Brown Dog in Battersea Park

Book. Anti-vivisection campaigners unveiled their memorial to a little brown dog in 1906 in Battersea, London. That dog’s treatment had been the centre of a libel trial making London medical schools the focus of national More…

Last Message of William Jennings Bryan

As the Scopes ‘Monkey’ Trial came to an end in July 1925, William Jennings Bryan expected to deliver the prosecution’s closing argument. Procedural tactics by the defence prevented this. The trial ended without the long-awaited More…

The Oxford Museum

A guided tour through key architectural and design philosophies underpinning the Oxford Museum of Natural History. Henry Acland, Regius Professor of Medicine, played a key role in the building of Oxford’s new science museum in More…

No Ordinary Space

UCL’s Grant Museum of Zoology re-opened in The Thomas Lewis Room in UCL’s Rockefeller Building in 2011. This book provides fascinating historical notes about the new room, the building, and the wider university and medical More…

Sewall Wright Taught Me

Sewall Wright taught throughout his long career. Between 1926-1955, he worked at the University of Chicago. During this time, he developed and taught both undergraduate and graduate courses. By the early 1930s, Wright’s teaching load More…

Regular Contact with Anyone Interested

Organising the Society for the Study of Speciation was a simple affair in 1939. The job of implementing its vision fell upon the entomologist Alfred Emerson, recruited to serve as Secretary. ‘The need was felt More…

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