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Walls: A History of Civilization in Blood and Brick

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Walls: A History of Civilization in Blood and Brick

David Frye

History of architecture; History; General & world history

Hardback

and visit some of the seventy border walls that have been erected in just... [more]

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Sacred Spaces: The Awe-Inspiring Architecture of Churches and Cathedrals

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Sacred Spaces: The Awe-Inspiring Architecture of Churches and Cathedrals...

Guillaume de Laubier

Photographs: collections; Religious buildings; Religion & beliefs

Hardback

A breathtaking survey of beautiful churches and cathedrals from acclaimed photographer Guillaume de Laubier [more]

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Picturing the Pacific: Joseph Banks and the Shipboard Artists of Cook and Flinders

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Picturing the Pacific: Joseph Banks and the Shipboard Artists of Cook and...

James Taylor

Painting & paintings; Animals & nature in art (still life, landscapes & seascapes); Botanical art; Landscape art & architecture; History; Maritime history

Hardback

For over 50 years between the 1760s and the early 19th century, the pioneers who sailed from Europe to explore the Pacific... [more]

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50 Wonders of the World: A Visual Journey from Macchu Picchu to Angkor Wat

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50 Wonders of the World: A Visual Journey from Macchu Picchu to Angkor Wat...

Hugh Thomson

History of architecture; Travel & holiday; Travel writing

Hardback

From Stonehenge to the Empire State Building, and from Angkor Wat to the Pyramids, this book surveys every continent to discover... [more]

$65.00  $30.00

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Behind Closed Doors: At Home in Georgian England

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Behind Closed Doors: At Home in Georgian England

Amanda Vickery

Professional interior design; History; European history; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; Social & cultural history

Paperback

Reveals the homes of Georgian England to examine the lives of the people who lived there. This work introduces us to men and... [more]

$34.99

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Darwin Comes to Town

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Darwin Comes to Town

Menno Schilthuizen

City & town planning - architectural aspects; Mathematics & Sciences; Evolution

Paperback

Makes you look at the city around you with fresh eyes [more]

$22.99

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Life After Carbon: The Next Global Transformation of Cities

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Life After Carbon: The Next Global Transformation of Cities

Peter Plastrik, John Cleveland

Architecture; Global warming; Urban & municipal planning

Paperback

Global stories show urban innovations that are responding to climate change. [more]

$49.99

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Hand & Mind: Conversations on architecture and the built world

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Hand & Mind: Conversations on architecture and the built world

Ainslie Murray, Xing Ruan

Architecture

Paperback

Architects and designers reflect on the parts of their practice that are often hidden - their inspiration, the genesis of... [more]

$59.99

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Living with Buildings: And Walking with Ghosts - On Health and Architecture

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Living with Buildings: And Walking with Ghosts - On Health and Architecture...

Iain Sinclair

Architecture; Architectural structure & design; Social & cultural history; Public health & preventive medicine; Human geography; Travel writing

Paperback

Buildings shape our lives and our health. They affect how we sleep, work, socialise and even breathe. They can isolate us,... [more]

$29.99

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50 Bauhaus Icons You Should Know

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50 Bauhaus Icons You Should Know

Josef Strasser

Art & design styles: Modernist design & Bauhaus; Architecture

Paperback

Published in a new edition, this book offers an introduction to Bauhaus, one of the most influential movements in modern architecture,... [more]

$34.99

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Secret Language of Churches and Cathedrals

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Secret Language of Churches and Cathedrals

Richard Stemp

Religious subjects depicted in art; Religious buildings; Religion & beliefs; Christianity

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Who is depicted in that stained glass window? What is the significance of those geometric figures? Why are there fierce-looking... [more]

$35.00

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The Story of the Bauhaus

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The Story of the Bauhaus

Frances Ambler

Art & design styles: Modernist design & Bauhaus; Architecture

Paperback

A lively introduction to the seminal art and design movement that changed the way we see, think and live. [more]

$39.99

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The Man in the Glass House: Philip Johnson, Architect of the Modern Century

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The Man in the Glass House: Philip Johnson, Architect of the Modern Century...

Mark Lamster

Individual architects & architectural firms; Biography; Biography: arts & entertainment

Hardback

A major new biography of architect and cultural provocateur Philip Johnson, one of the most influential and controversial... [more]

$63.95

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Islamic Monuments in Cairo: The Practical Guide (New Revised 7th Edition)

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Islamic Monuments in Cairo: The Practical Guide (New Revised 7th Edition)...

Caroline Williams

Religious buildings; History of religion; Islam; Travel & holiday; Travel & holiday guides

Paperback

A new, fully revised edition of this perennially popular guide to Cairo's Islamic monuments [more]

$54.99

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Castles: Fortresses of Power

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Castles: Fortresses of Power

John Sadler, Rosie Serdiville

Castles & fortifications; History; Early history: c 500 to c 1450&1500; Military history

Paperback

Castles held a pivotal position as seats of power for centuries. This short history explores their significance, the battles... [more]

$19.99

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Beaumaris  Modern: Modernist Homes in Beaumaris

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Beaumaris Modern: Modernist Homes in Beaumaris

Fiona Austin

Industrial: Commercial Art & Design; Architecture

Hardback

Beaumaris Modern: Modernist Homes in Beaumaris is a collection of mid-century modern Beaumaris houses, beautifully documented... [more]

$59.95

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Hare + Klein: Texture Colour Comfort

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Hare + Klein: Texture Colour Comfort

David Clark

Industrial: Commercial Art & Design; Professional interior design

Hardback

Whether its a dark, traditional Federation home transformed by light and modern styling or an artefact-filled eco lodge, this... [more]

$45.00

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Great English Interiors

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Great English Interiors

David Mlinaric

Individual photographers; Palaces, chateaux, country houses; History; Interior design, decor & style guides

Hardback

Step into British history with this marvelous collection of photographs of the country's greatest interiors. [more]

$90.00

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Treasures of Westminster Abbey

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Treasures of Westminster Abbey

Tony Trowles

Exhibition catalogues & specific collections; Religious buildings; Museums & museology; History

Hardback

New edition of this exploration of one of Brtiain's greatest buildings. [more]

$39.99

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The Sistine Chapel: Paradise in Rome

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The Sistine Chapel: Paradise in Rome

Ulrich Pfisterer, David Dollenmayer

Art & Architecture; Renaissance art; Religious subjects depicted in art; Religious buildings; Ancient history: to c 500 CE

Paperback

This scholarly but concise and accessible account of the decoration of the Sistine Chapel examines the history and explains... [more]

$43.99

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The House: The dramatic story of the Sydney Opera House and the people who made it

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The House: The dramatic story of the Sydney Opera House and the people who...

Helen Pitt

Art & Architecture; Concert halls, arenas, stadia

Paperback

The definitive account of the human story behind the building of the Sydney Opera House. [more]

$32.99

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Le Corbusier: Drawing as Process

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Le Corbusier: Drawing as Process

Daniele Pauly

Art & Architecture; History of art & design styles: from c 1900 -; Drawing & drawings; Art techniques & principles; Individual architects & architectural firms

Hardback

Each day of my life has been dedicated in part to drawing. I have never stopped drawing and painting, seeking, where I could... [more]

$79.99

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Devices and Desires: Bess of Hardwick and the Building of Elizabethan England

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Devices and Desires: Bess of Hardwick and the Building of Elizabethan England...

Kate Hubbard

History of architecture; Biography: historical, political & military; History; British & Irish history; Early modern history: c 1450 to c 1700

Hardback

The remarkable story of Bess of Hardwick, her ascent through Elizabethan society and the houses she built that shaped British... [more]

$49.99

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The Library of Trinity College Dublin

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The Library of Trinity College Dublin

Harry Cory Wright, Helen Shenton

Photographs: collections; Public buildings: civic, commercial, industrial

Paperback

The first in the new series Pocket Photo Books - attractive, immersive, compact photo guides - in which Harry Cory Wright... [more]

$24.99

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The Unfinished Palazzo: Life, Love and Art in Venice

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The Unfinished Palazzo: Life, Love and Art in Venice

Judith Mackrell

Architecture; Biography

Paperback

The story of Venice's Unfinished Palazzo -- told through the lives of three of its most unconventional, passionate, and fascinating... [more]

$19.99

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