LOST TREASURE was a scheduling challenge. Roundtable was approached by the
publisher of the best-selling title Ship of Gold to create an illustrated
tie-in in a hurry. Starting with only a rough manuscript, Roundtable brought
the text and accompanying original photography to bound books in just six
Monthly Press, 1998
essential one-volume reference contains over 1,000 detailed entries exploring
the beauty, triumphs, and tragedies of a 3,500-year-old civilization. Ten
years in the making, the book contains an extensive system of cross-referencing
that links concepts, people, and events. The book also features photograph's
by Roundtable's Susan E. Meyer.
on File, 1998
| The first
encyclopedia to cover the Victorian period throughout the world, this illustrated
reference contains entries representing nearly every nation and region and
every field of human endeavor and daily life.
Roundtable decided there was a need for a book on spiritual music, we approached
Richard Newman at the W.E.B. DuBois Institute at Harvard to write it. GO
DOWN, MOSES pairs his commentary on the lyrics to 200 spirituals with Terrance
Cummings's powerful illustrations. The final touch: a foreword from Cornel
LOST FLEET combines naval history with cutting edge marine archaeology to
tie in with a Discovery Channel® broadcast. Over a period of only five
months working with Discovery, the authors, and a team of consultants, Roundtable
produced a handsome and lively 216-page book that features more than 200
color photos, expedition images, portraits, scenic paintings, and original
illustrations and maps of the Battle of the Nile.
Books/ distributed by Random House, 1999
& Schuster came to Roundtable to develop a book with their author Walter
Boyne, former director of Smithsonian's Air and Space Museum. In SILVER
WINGS, Boyne narrates the history of the U.S. Air Force in a lively text
accompanied by hundreds of dramatic historical photographs.
& Schuster, 1993
Conceived, edited, and designed by Roundtable, the SMITHSONIAN CHILDREN'S ENCYCLOPEDIA OF AMERICAN HISTORY was more than two years in the making and became on publication the illustrated American history reference for children. Lavishly illustrated with more than 750 historical photographs, drawings, paintings, posters, and period advertisementsas well as detailed maps and diagramsthis one-of-a-kind volume brings the story of America to vivid life. Chosen as a Main Selection of the Children's Book of the Month Club.
In a unique format conceived by Roundtable, these helpful references chronicle the people and events that shaped history in lively, thoroughly researched text and a reader-friendly thematic organization.