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Sydney Art Deco

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Sydney Art Deco

Peter Sheridan

Art & Architecture; Art & design styles: Art Deco

Hardback

For the first time, Sydney's Art Deco buildings of the 1930s and 1940s are identified and gloriously displayed with contemporary... [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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So Much Longing in So Little Space: The art of Edvard Munch

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So Much Longing in So Little Space: The art of Edvard Munch

Karl Ove Knausgaard

History of art & design styles: c 1800 to c 1900; History of art & design styles: from c 1900 -; Painting & paintings; Individual artists, art monographs; Biography; Advocate - Biography

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In So Much Longing in So Little Space, Karl Ove Knausgaard explores the life and work of Edvard Munch. Setting out to understand... [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

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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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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

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

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Middle-Earth: Journeys in Myth and Legend (Lord of the Rings)

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Middle-Earth: Journeys in Myth and Legend (Lord of the Rings)

Donato Giancola

Industrial: Commercial Art & Design; Popular culture

Hardback

Classical realism unites with contemporary storytelling to bring JRR Tolkien's Lord of the Rings saga to life. More than 170... [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

Hardback

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

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

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

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The Crossing of Antarctica: Original Photographs from the Epic Journey that Fulfilled Shackleton's Dream

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The Crossing of Antarctica: Original Photographs from the Epic Journey that...

George Lowe, Huw Lewis-Jones, Sir Ranulph Fiennes, Bt OBE

Individual photographers; Photographic reportage; Travel & holiday; Expeditions

Hardback

A highly engaging and visually spectacular account of the first ever crossing of Antarctica. [more]

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Libraries

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Libraries

Bjarne Hammer

Art & Architecture; Photographs: collections; Library & information sciences

Hardback

Without libraries what have we? We have no past and no future. So said the Ray Bradbury, and indeed history as we know it... [more]

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Mr Guilfoyle's Honeymoon: The Gardens of Europe & Great Britain

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Mr Guilfoyle's Honeymoon: The Gardens of Europe & Great Britain

Diana Hill, Edmee Cudmore

Landscape art & architecture; Horticulture; Gardening; Gardens (descriptions, history etc); Advocate - Food & Garden

Paperback

Explore the grand gardens and forests of Europe and Britain with esteemed landscape designer William Guilfoyle as he did with... [more]

$45.00

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Jewels & Jewellery

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Jewels & Jewellery

Clare Phillips

Industrial: Commercial Art & Design; Antiques & collectables: jewellery

Paperback

An impeccably researched and inspiring insight into the evolution of jewellery through the ages, explored through sumptuous... [more]

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Surrealism

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Surrealism

Amy Dempsey

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

Paperback

Small, smart, essential - an incisive overview of Surrealism, introducing the movement's key artists and capturing its essential... [more]

$19.99

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The Book of the Flower: Flowers in Art

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The Book of the Flower: Flowers in Art

Angus Hyland, Kendra Wilson

Art & Architecture; Animals & nature in art (still life, landscapes & seascapes)

Paperback

'Art is the flower, life is the green leaf' - Charles Rennie Mackintosh... [more]

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The History of Architecture

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The History of Architecture

Michael Stephenson

Architecture; History of architecture

Paperback

Civilizations can be judged, at least to some extent, by their man-made structures. For certain early cultures that left limited... [more]

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Women Artists

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Women Artists

Flavia Frigeri

Art & Architecture; History of Art & Design Styles

Paperback

Small, smart, essential - a chronological introduction to women artists through 500 years of history, providing a rich understanding... [more]

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Living with Leonardo: Fifty Years of Sanity and Insanity in the Art World and Beyond

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Living with Leonardo: Fifty Years of Sanity and Insanity in the Art World...

Martin J. Kemp

Art & Architecture; Renaissance art; Individual artists, art monographs; Advocate - Visual Arts & Design

Paperback

Martin Kemp, described by The Times as `the world's leading authority on Leonardo', relates his fifty-year relationship with... [more]

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