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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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You Are Here: Around the World in 92 Minutes

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You Are Here: Around the World in 92 Minutes

Chris Hadfield

Photographic reportage; Mathematics & Sciences

Hardback

Divided by continent, YOU ARE HERE represents one (idealised) orbit of the ISS. This planetary photo tour -- surprising, playful,... [more]

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Heysen to Heysen: Selected Letters of Hans Heysen and Nora Heysen

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Heysen to Heysen: Selected Letters of Hans Heysen and Nora Heysen

Catherine Speck

History of art & design styles: from c 1900 -; Biography; Diaries, letters & journals

Paperback

The prominent Australian artist Nora Heysen has been said to have worked in the shadow of her father Hans Heysen, one of Australia's... [more]

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The Age of Light

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The Age of Light

Whitney Scharer

Individual photographers; True stories; Fiction & Literature; Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945); Historical romance; Historical fiction; Advocate - Fiction

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A model, a muse, a lover to surrealist Man Ray and a pioneering artist in her own right. This the story of Lee Miller, the... [more]

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Frank Hurley: A Photographer's Life

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Frank Hurley: A Photographer's Life

Alasdair McGregor

Photography & photographs; Biography; Advocate - Australian Biography

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Frank Hurley was once a household name in Australia. Now most famous for his photographs of the Shackleton Endurance and Mawson... [more]

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Capturing Nature: Early Scientific Photography at the Australian Museum 1857-1893

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Capturing Nature: Early Scientific Photography at the Australian Museum...

Vanessa Finney

Exhibition catalogues & specific collections; Photographs: collections; Mathematics & Sciences; Museum, historic sites, gallery & art guides; Advocate - Science

Paperback

The ground-breaking scientific photographs of Australian Museum curator Gerard Krefft and taxidermist Henry Barnes are revealed... [more]

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The Collector of Lives: Giorgio Vasari and the Invention of Art

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The Collector of Lives: Giorgio Vasari and the Invention of Art

Noah Charney, Ingrid Rowland

Art & Architecture; Renaissance art; Individual artists, art monographs; Biography: arts & entertainment

Paperback

A narrative of intrigue, gossip and colourful artistic rivalry, The Collector of Lives presents a lively introduction to a... [more]

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Behind the Lines: The Year's Best Political Cartoons 2018

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Behind the Lines: The Year's Best Political Cartoons 2018

The Museum of Australian Democracy

Comic book & cartoon art; Fiction & Literature

Paperback

Behind the Lines: The Year's Best Political Cartoons 2018 celebrates another... [more]

$19.95

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Kathleen O'Connor of Paris

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Kathleen O'Connor of Paris

Amanda Curtin

The Arts: General & Reference; Biography; Biography: arts & entertainment; Travel & holiday

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Part biography, part travel narrative, this is the story of an artist in a foreign land who, with limited resources and despite... [more]

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Transformations: Harriet and Helena Scott, Colonial Sydney's Finest Natural History Painters

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Transformations: Harriet and Helena Scott, Colonial Sydney's Finest Natural...

Vanessa Finney

History of art & design styles: c 1800 to c 1900; Painting & paintings; Individual artists, art monographs; Animals & nature in art (still life, landscapes & seascapes); Mathematics & Sciences

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With their collecting boxes, notebooks and paintbrushes, Harriet and Helena Scott entered the masculine worlds of science... [more]

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Tolkien: Treasures

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Tolkien: Treasures

Catherine McIlwaine

Exhibition catalogues & specific collections; Fantasy

Paperback

This lavishly illustrated book showcases the highlights of the Tolkien archives held at the Bodleian Library. This stunning... [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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The Golden Thread: How Fabric Changed History

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The Golden Thread: How Fabric Changed History

Kassia St Clair

Industrial: Commercial Art & Design; History: earliest times to present day; Social & cultural history; Industrialisation & industrial history; Textile industries

Hardback

A new history of ingenuity from the author of The Secret Lives of Colour. [more]

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The Colour of Time: A New History of the World 1850-1960

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The Colour of Time: A New History of the World 1850-1960

Dan Jones, Marina Amaral

Photographs: collections; History; General & world history; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000

Hardback

A brilliant artist, working with a bestselling historian, uses digital techniques... [more]

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Living with the Gods: On Beliefs and Peoples

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Living with the Gods: On Beliefs and Peoples

Neil MacGregor

Art styles not defined by date; Religious subjects depicted in art; General & world history; Religion & beliefs; History of religion

Hardback

This is a Borzoi Book published by Alfred A. Knopf. [more]

$65.00

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The Parisianer: Covers of an Imaginary Magazine

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The Parisianer: Covers of an Imaginary Magazine

La Lettre P

Art & Architecture; Drawing & drawings

Hardback

A homage to the distinctive cover art of the New Yorker: 127 contemporary illustrations of every aspect of Paris by over 100... [more]

$45.00

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Tolkien: Maker of Middle-Earth

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Tolkien: Maker of Middle-Earth

Catherine McIlwaine

Exhibition catalogues & specific collections; Illustration; Literary studies: from c 1900 -; Literary studies: fiction, novelists & prose writers

Hardback

This richly illustrated book explores the huge creative endeavour behind Tolkien's enduring popularity. Lavishly illustrated... [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]

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Holidays in Soviet Sanatoriums

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Holidays in Soviet Sanatoriums

Maryam Omidi

Photographs: collections; History; Health systems & services

Hardback

<strong>ABBEY'S BOOKSELLER PICK</strong> ----- Soviet citizens had an enshrined &lsquo;right to rest&rsquo;, meaning two weeks... [more]

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Possible Worlds: A Poster Colouring Book

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Possible Worlds: A Poster Colouring Book

Dylan Martorell

Art & Architecture; Handicrafts, decorative arts & crafts; Gift books

Paperback

In this intricate book of art prints to colour in, musician and artist Dylan Martorell explores dreamscapes and fantastical... [more]

$24.99

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My Salute to Five Bells

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My Salute to Five Bells

John Olsen

Art & Architecture; Autobiography: arts & entertainment

Paperback

My Salute to Five Bells by John Olsen charts the journey of one of Australia's greatest living artists at work on the biggest... [more]

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Churches and Monasteries in the Holy Land

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Churches and Monasteries in the Holy Land

David N. Rapp

Photographs: collections; Religion & beliefs; Places & peoples: pictorial works

Hardback

A stunning visual pilgrimage to the most revered Christian sites in Israel. Christianity's roots extend deep into the earth... [more]

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Visionaries in Suburbia: Griffin Houses in the Sydney Landscape

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Visionaries in Suburbia: Griffin Houses in the Sydney Landscape

Anne Watson

Art & Architecture

Hardback

Explores the Griffins' 22 surviving Sydney houses as well as their designs for many unbuilt projects. [more]

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Arctic Ambitions: Captain Cook and the Northwest Passage

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Arctic Ambitions: Captain Cook and the Northwest Passage

Robin Inglis

Colonial art; History; History: earliest times to present day; Geographical discovery & exploration

Hardback

Captain James Cook is justly famous for his explorations of the southern Pacific Ocean, but his contributions to the exploration... [more]

$56.95  $30.00

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