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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; Advocate - Religion

Hardback

A panoramic exploration of peoples, objects and beliefs over 40,000 years from the celebrated author of A History of the World... [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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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; Advocate - Science

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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]

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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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Granta 144: Generic Love Story

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Granta 144: Generic Love Story

Sigrid Rausing

The Arts: General & Reference; Memoirs; Anthologies (non-poetry); Fiction & Literature; Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)

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Published in book form four times a year, Granta is respected around the world for its mix of outstanding new fiction, poetry,... [more]

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Sargent's Women: Four Lives Behind the Canvas

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Sargent's Women: Four Lives Behind the Canvas

Donna M. Lucey

Individual artists, art monographs; Biography; Biography: arts & entertainment; Biography: historical, political & military; Advocate - Biography

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The fascinating backstories of four women painted by John Singer Sargent come alive in this seductive, multi-layered biography.... [more]

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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]

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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; Advocate - Visual Arts & Design

Hardback

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

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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; Autobiography: arts & entertainment

Hardback

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

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The Sarpedon Krater

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The Sarpedon Krater

Nigel Spivey

History of art: ancient & classical art; History; Classical history & classical civilisation; Advocate - History

Hardback

The story of an object once described as 'the finest Greek vase there is', of the culture that produced it, and of the remarkably... [more]

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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; Advocate - History

Hardback

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

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Chromatopia: An Illustrated History of Colour

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Chromatopia: An Illustrated History of Colour

David Coles

Art & Architecture; History of Art & Design Styles; Art techniques & principles

Hardback

From grinding down beetles and burning animal bones to alchemy and serendipity,Chromatopia reveals the origin stories of over... [more]

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Leonardo: A Restless Genius

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Leonardo: A Restless Genius

Antonio Forcellino

Renaissance art; Individual artists, art monographs; Biography

Hardback

A visionary scientist, a supreme painter, a man of eccentricity and ambition: Leonardo da Vinci had many lives. Born from... [more]

$55.95

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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]

$39.99

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Harry Potter: A Journey Through a History of Magic

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Harry Potter: A Journey Through a History of Magic

British Library

Exhibition catalogues & specific collections; Fiction-related items; Gift books; Libraries, museums, schools (Children's&YA)

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An irresistible romp through the history of magic, from alchemy to unicorns, ancient witchcraft to Harry's Hogwarts - packed... [more]

$21.99

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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

Paperback

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

$29.99

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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

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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Metal Etched Memories

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Metal Etched Memories

Linda Adair

Industrial: Commercial Art & Design

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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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Eye of the Beholder: Johannes Vermeer, Antoni van Leeuwenhoek, and the Reinvention of Seeing

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Eye of the Beholder: Johannes Vermeer, Antoni van Leeuwenhoek, and the Reinvention...

Laura J. Snyder

History of art & design styles: c 1600 to c 1800; History; History of science; Popular science; Light (optics)

Hardback

The remarkable story of how a painter and a scientist in 17th-century Holland transformed the way we see the world. [more]

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