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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; Advocate - Australian Biography

Paperback

What does it mean to live a life in pursuit of art?<br /><br />In 1906,... [more]

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A Painted Landscape: Across Australia from Bush to Coast

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A Painted Landscape: Across Australia from Bush to Coast

Amber Creswell Bell

Art & Architecture; Painting & paintings; Advocate - Visual Arts & Design

Hardback

Surveying 50 artists working in various mediums and depicting varied terrains, A Painted Landscape showcases an incredible... [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; Advocate - 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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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; Advocate - History

Hardback

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

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The Collector: The Story of Sergei Shchukin and His Lost Masterpieces

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The Collector: The Story of Sergei Shchukin and His Lost Masterpieces

Natalya Semenova, Andre Delocqu

History of art & design styles: from c 1900 -; Individual artists, art monographs; Biography; Biography: arts & entertainment; European history

Hardback

A fascinating life of Sergei Shchukin, the great collector who changed the face of Russia's art world [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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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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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

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A panoramic exploration of peoples, objects and beliefs over 40,000 years from the celebrated author of A History of the World... [more]

$65.00

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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

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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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Art Matters: Because Your Imagination Can Change the World

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Art Matters: Because Your Imagination Can Change the World

Neil Gaiman

Art & Architecture; The Arts: General & Reference; Industrial: Commercial Art & Design; Gift books

Hardback

A creative call to arms from the mind of Neil Gaiman, combining his extraordinary words with striking illustrations by Chris... [more]

$22.99

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Saving Mona Lisa: The Battle to Protect the Louvre and its Treasures from the Nazis

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Saving Mona Lisa: The Battle to Protect the Louvre and its Treasures from...

Gerri Chanel

Forgery, falsification & theft of artworks; History; Social & cultural history; Second World War

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Monuments Men-style true story of the men and women of France's Musees Nationaux in the Second World War. [more]

$29.99

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Mr Guilfoyle's Shakespearian Botany

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Mr Guilfoyle's Shakespearian Botany

Edmee Cudmore, Diana Hill

Botanical art; Shakespeare studies & criticism; Mathematics & Sciences; Botany & plant sciences

Paperback

William Guilfoyle, credited as the architect of Melbourne's Royal Botanic gardens, was an eminent landscape designer, botanist... [more]

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V&A Desk Diary 2019: Art Deco Fashion

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V&A Desk Diary 2019: Art Deco Fashion

Victoria, Queen of Great Britain

Art & design styles: Art Deco; Stationery items

Paperback

This week-to-view desk diary features beautiful Art Deco fashion illustrations by George Barbier drawn from the V&A's extensive... [more]

$24.99

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The Tree

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The Tree

Richard Woldendorp

Photography & photographs; Gardening; Gift books; Advocate - Food & Garden

Hardback

In this spectacular volume, acclaimed landscape photographer Richard Woldendorp AM, best known for his book Down to Earth... [more]

$45.00

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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]

$29.99

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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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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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Australia in 100 Places

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Australia in 100 Places

Australian Geographic

Photographs: collections; Travel & holiday; Travel & holiday guides; Travel writing; Gift books

Hardback

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$59.95

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Elegy Landscapes: Constable and Turner and the Intimate Sublime

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Elegy Landscapes: Constable and Turner and the Intimate Sublime

Stanley Plumly

Art & Architecture; Art & design styles: Romanticism

Hardback

A sweeping look at the lives and work of two important English Romantic painters. [more]

$42.95

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City of Light

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City of Light

Rupert Christiansen

History of architecture; History; European history; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900

Hardback

A sparkling, authoritative account of the reinvention of Paris in the mid-nineteenth century as the most beautiful, exciting... [more]

$35.00

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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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You are Always With Me: Letters to Mama

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You are Always With Me: Letters to Mama

Frida Kahlo

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

Hardback

The letters of Frida Kahlo to her mother, published in English for the first time. [more]

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DC Comics: Absolutely Everything You Need To Know

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DC Comics: Absolutely Everything You Need To Know

Liz Marsham, Melanie Scott, Landry Walker, Stephen Wiacek, DK

Comic book & cartoon art; Graphic novels: superheroes; Fiction-related items; General knowledge & trivia (Children's&YA); Cartoons & comic strips (Children's&YA)

Hardback

Fast facts, illuminating info, and tantalizing trivia about the heroes and villains of the whole DC Comics Universe.<br /><br... [more]

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In Montparnasse: The Emergence of Surrealism in Paris, from Duchamp to Dali

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In Montparnasse: The Emergence of Surrealism in Paris, from Duchamp to Dali...

Sue Roe

Art & Architecture; Art & design styles: Surrealism & Dada

Hardback

In Montparnasse is Sue Roe's lively account of the birth of Surrealism. Informative and entertaining, the book begins with... [more]

$49.99

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