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Phantom Architecture: The Fantastical Structures the World's Great Architects Really Wanted to Build

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Phantom Architecture: The Fantastical Structures the World's Great Architects...

Philip Wilkinson

Architecture; History of architecture

Hardback

Phantom Architecture tells the stories of some fifty unbuilt buildings, describing how they were conceived, exploring their... [more]

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Endangered

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Endangered

Tim Flach

Individual photographers; Mathematics & Sciences

Hardback

A milestone of photography and natural history from Tim Flach [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

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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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Butterfly on a Pin: A memoir of love, despair and reinvention

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Butterfly on a Pin: A memoir of love, despair and reinvention

Alannah Hill

Fashion & textiles: design; Biography; Memoirs

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One of Australia's most successful fashion designers, Alannah Hill bares her soul in this brilliant memoir. [more]

$32.99

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Civilisations: First Contact / The Cult of Progress

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Civilisations: First Contact / The Cult of Progress

David Olusoga

Art & Architecture; History of art & design styles: c 1800 to c 1900; General & world history; Industrialisation & industrial history

Hardback

What happened to art in the great Age of Discovery when civilisations encountered each other for the first time?<br /><br... [more]

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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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Olive Pink: Artist, Activist & Gardener

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Olive Pink: Artist, Activist & Gardener

Gillian Ward

Art & Architecture; History of art & design styles: from c 1900 -; Painting & paintings; Individual artists, art monographs; Botanical art; Political activism

Hardback

This beautiful selection of flower paintings by colourful and feisty Australian figure Olive Pink are a striking, if little... [more]

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Civilisations: How Do We Look / The Eye of Faith

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Civilisations: How Do We Look / The Eye of Faith

Mary Beard

Art & Architecture; History of Art & Design Styles; Human figures depicted in art; Religious subjects depicted in art; History of religion

Hardback

Focusing on the arrival of the human figure as a subject of art, Mary Beard examines the history of beauty in civilisation.<br... [more]

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Left Bank: Art, Passion and the Rebirth of Paris 1940-1950

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Left Bank: Art, Passion and the Rebirth of Paris 1940-1950

Agnes Poirier

History of art & design styles: from c 1900 -; Literary studies: from c 1900 -; History; European history; Social & cultural history

Hardback

A captivating portrait of those who lived, loved, fought, played and flourished in Paris between 1940 and 1950 and whose intellectual... [more]

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Renoir's Dancer: The Secret Life of Suzanne Valadon

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Renoir's Dancer: The Secret Life of Suzanne Valadon

Catherine Hewitt

Art & design styles: Impressionism & Post-Impressionism; Painting & paintings; Individual artists, art monographs; Biography; Biography: historical, political & military

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From the author of The Mistress of Paris, a lavish biography of a remarkable 19th-century woman. [more]

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The Battle for Home: Memoir of a Syrian Architect

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The Battle for Home: Memoir of a Syrian Architect

Marwa al-Sabouni, Roger Scruton

Architecture; Individual architects & architectural firms; History of architecture; Memoirs

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Drawing on the author's personal experience of living and working as an architect in Syria, this book offers an eyewitness... [more]

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The House of Worth, 1858-1954: The Birth of Haute Couture

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The House of Worth, 1858-1954: The Birth of Haute Couture

Chantal Trubert-Tollu, Francoise Tetart-Vittu

Industrial: Commercial Art & Design; Fashion & textiles: design

Hardback

The first illustrated monograph dedicated to the history of the House of Worth, the world's pioneering haute couture label... [more]

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Holidays in Soviet Sanatoriums

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Holidays in Soviet Sanatoriums

Maryam Omidi, Damon Murray

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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Journeys Into the Wild: The Photography of Peter Dombrovskis

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Journeys Into the Wild: The Photography of Peter Dombrovskis

Peter Dombrovskis

Art & Architecture; Individual photographers

Hardback

<div><strong>ABBEY&rsquo;S BOOKSELLER PICK &mdash;&mdash; </strong>Those of us old enough to remember the No Dams campaign... [more]

$39.99

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Tobermory

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Tobermory

Samantha Jones, Nic Davies, Brian Swinbanks

Photographs: collections; History; Places & peoples: pictorial works

Paperback

A magnificent celebration in photographs of Tobermory. [more]

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Metal Etched Memories

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Metal Etched Memories

Linda Adair

Industrial: Commercial Art & Design

Paperback

This collection of paintings and artwork feature a romantic retro robot as he lives through a history that might have been.... [more]

$35.00

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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]

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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]

$59.95

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Vivienne Westwood

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Vivienne Westwood

Vivienne Westwood, Ian Kelly

Fashion & textiles: design; Biography; Autobiography: arts & entertainment

Hardback

The authorized life story of Dame Vivienne Westwood, told for the first time. [more]

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Disability, Public Space Performance and Spectatorship: Unconscious Performers

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Disability, Public Space Performance and Spectatorship: Unconscious Performers...

Bree Hadley

Art & design styles: from c 1960; Performance art; Theatre Studies; Disability: social aspects

Hardback

In Disability, Public Space Performance and Spectatorship: Unconscious Performers, Bree Hadley examines the performance practices... [more]

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Australia's Wild Places

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Australia's Wild Places

Roger McDonald

Photographs: collections; The natural world, country life & pets; Travel & holiday

Hardback

Australia's Wild Places celebrates the Australian landscape photographers whose works capture and encapsulate the essence... [more]

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Drawing For the Absolute and Utter Beginner, Revised: 15th Anniversary Edition

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Drawing For the Absolute and Utter Beginner, Revised: 15th Anniversary Edition...

Claire Watson Garcia

Art & Architecture; Drawing & drawings; Painting & art manuals

Paperback

Based on author and art instructor Claire Watson Garcia's successful courses and workshops for beginning and aspiring artists,... [more]

$37.95

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After Modern Art: 1945-2017

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After Modern Art: 1945-2017

David Hopkins

Art & Architecture; Art & design styles: c 1900 to c 1960; Art & design styles: from c 1960; 21st century history: from c 2000 -; Postwar 20th century history, from c 1945 to c 2000

Paperback

A beautifully illustrated, new edition of this pioneering study of art since 1945. Focussing mainly on the relationship between... [more]

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Waste Not: Make a Big Difference by Throwing Away Less

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Waste Not: Make a Big Difference by Throwing Away Less

Erin Rhoads

Industrial: Commercial Art & Design; Self-sufficiency; Advocate - Visual Arts & Design

Paperback

Waste Notis your practical guide to start tackling waste at your own pace. [more]

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A Zero Waste Life: In Thirty Days

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A Zero Waste Life: In Thirty Days

Anita Vandyke

Industrial: Commercial Art & Design; Self-help & personal development; Advocate - Visual Arts & Design

Paperback

Anita Vandyke wants to show you that by living zero waste, you actually gain more - more time, more money and more life.<br... [more]

$19.99

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