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Monet: Framing Life

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Monet: Framing Life

Jill Shaw

Art & Architecture; Conservation, restoration & care of artworks; Art & design styles: Impressionism & Post-Impressionism; Individual artists, art monographs

Paperback

This beautiful publication highlights a treasured painting in the collection of the Detroit Institute of Arts--Gladioli by... [more]

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Houses: An Architectural Guide

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Houses: An Architectural Guide

Charles O'Brien

Architecture; Residential buildings, domestic buildings

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An enthusiast's guide to exploring historic houses of England, this informative book, now in paperback, also enables readers... [more]

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Churches: An Architectural Guide

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Churches: An Architectural Guide

Simon Bradley

Architecture; Religious buildings

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This compact and accessible book is for anyone who would like to understand more about the architectural history of English... [more]

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Why Photographers Prefer Cloudy Days: and 61 Other Ideas for Creative Photography

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Why Photographers Prefer Cloudy Days: and 61 Other Ideas for Creative Photography...

Haje Jan Kamps

Photography & photographs; Photographs: portraits; Photographic equipment & techniques; Digital photography: consumer & user guides

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Be a brilliant photographer, wherever you are, whatever your subject. [more]

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The Classical Tradition: Art, Literature, Thought

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The Classical Tradition: Art, Literature, Thought

Michael Silk, Ingo Gildenhard, Rosemary Barrow

History of Art & Design Styles; Literary studies: classical, early & medieval; History; European history; Classical history & classical civilisation

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The Classical Tradition: Art, Literature, Thought presents an authoritative, coherent, and wide-ranging guide to the afterlife... [more]

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Create Dangerously

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Create Dangerously

Albert Camus

Theory of art; Literary essays; Literary theory

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'To create today is to create dangerously' Camus argues passionately that the artist has a responsibility to challenge,... [more]

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In the Flow

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In the Flow

Boris Groys

Theory of art; Philosophy

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The leading art theorist takes on art in the age of the internet [more]

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Letters to a Very Young Painter

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Letters to a Very Young Painter

Rainer Maria Rilke

Art & Architecture; History of Art & Design Styles

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Never before translated into English, Rainer Maria Rilke's fascinating Letters to a Very Young Painter, written toward the... [more]

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The Book of Kells: Official Guide

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The Book of Kells: Official Guide

Bernard Meehan

History of art: Byzantine & Medieval art; History

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THE success which has attended the publication of this work is, for two reasons, a source of much satisfaction to those responsible... [more]

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Granta 142: Animalia

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Granta 142: Animalia

Sigrid Rausing

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

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In this issue of Granta, we consider the complex ways we interact with the animal kingdom. [more]

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...Isms: Understanding Art New Edition

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...Isms: Understanding Art New Edition

Stephen Little

Art & Architecture; Art styles not defined by date

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This is an easy to use guide to a wide range of art 'isms'. From the isms of the Renaissance to the isms of the present day,... [more]

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Fame

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Fame

Andy Warhol

Individual artists, art monographs; Literary essays

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'Good b.o means good box office. You can smell it from a mile away' The legendary sixties New York pop artist Andy Warhol's... [more]

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All the Buildings in Paris: That I've Drawn So Far

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All the Buildings in Paris: That I've Drawn So Far

James Gulliver Hancock

Art & Architecture; Art & design styles: from c 1960; Man-made objects depicted in art (cityscapes & machines); Illustration; Architectural structure & design; Social & cultural history; Advocate - Visual Arts & Design

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A new title from the author/illustrator of the hugely popular All the Buildings in New York, this is a charmingly illustrated... [more]

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The Dog In Photography: 1839-Today

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The Dog In Photography: 1839-Today

Raymond Merritt

Animals & nature in art (still life, landscapes & seascapes); Photography & photographs; Photographs: collections

Hardback

With more than 400 canine portraits, this book is both a picture tribute to our favorite four-legged friend and a unique history... [more]

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Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds: An Art Book

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Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds: An Art Book

Drawing & drawings; Music; Rock & Pop music; Individual composers & musicians, bands & groups

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A beautifully produced collection of illustrations by Reinhard Kleist, capturing Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds' thirty-year career... [more]

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Romance Was Born: A Love Story with Fashion

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Romance Was Born: A Love Story with Fashion

Anna Plunkett, Luke Sales, Georgina Safe

Industrial: Commercial Art & Design; Fashion & style guides

Hardback

The fully illustrated story of one of the most successful Australian fashion houses of the last 15 years. Romance Was Born... [more]

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The Scots Magazine: Great Scottish Journeys

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The Scots Magazine: Great Scottish Journeys

Keith Fergus, The Scots Magazine

Individual photographers; Photographs: collections; Travel & holiday; Places & peoples: pictorial works

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GREAT SCOTTISH JOURNEYS is a unique and captivating exploration of Scotland's highways and byways. This is Scotland as it... [more]

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Flying Too Close to the Sun: Myths in Art from Classical to Contemporary

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Flying Too Close to the Sun: Myths in Art from Classical to Contemporary...

James Cahill

Art & Architecture; History of Art & Design Styles; Ancient religions & mythologies; Folklore, myths & legends

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The first major survey to reveal the ways in which Classical mythology has inspired art throughout the last 2,500 years [more]

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Steve McCurry: Looking East

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Steve McCurry: Looking East

Steve McCurry

Photography & photographs; Individual photographers; Photographs: portraits

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A selection of striking portraits by award-winning photographer Steve McCurry. [more]

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Terracotta Warriors: History, Mystery and the Latest Discoveries

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Terracotta Warriors: History, Mystery and the Latest Discoveries

Edward Burman

Oriental art; History of art: ancient & classical art; Sculpture; History; Memorials & rolls of honour

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A history of the famous Terracotta Army in Xi'an, China, exploring what we now know about it, what we still do not know and... [more]

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Darwin Comes to Town

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Darwin Comes to Town

Menno Schilthuizen

City & town planning - architectural aspects; Mathematics & Sciences; Evolution

Paperback

See your city through fresh eyes [more]

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Periclean Athens

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Periclean Athens

P. J. Rhodes

History of art: ancient & classical art; History; European history; Ancient history: to c 500 CE; Social & cultural history

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In the second and third quarters of the fifth century BC, when Athens became both politically and culturally dominant in the... [more]

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Sew Baby: 20 Cute and Colourful Projects for the Home, the Nursery and on the Go

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Sew Baby: 20 Cute and Colourful Projects for the Home, the Nursery and on...

Debbie Shore

Art & Architecture; Needlework & fabric crafts

Paperback

Sew 20 fun play items and must-have practical projects for babies, mums and dads [more]

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My Life

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My Life

Marc Chagall

Art & design styles: Expressionism; Art & design styles: Cubism; Individual artists, art monographs; Biography; Autobiography: arts & entertainment

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My Life was written in Moscow in 1921--1922, when Chagall was thirty-five years old. Although long out-of-print, it remains... [more]

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The Book Thieves: The Nazi Looting of Europe's Libraries and the Race to Return a Literary Inheritance

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The Book Thieves: The Nazi Looting of Europe's Libraries and the Race to...

Anders Rydell

Forgery, falsification & theft of artworks; Library & information sciences; History; History: specific events & topics

Paperback

While the Nazi party was being condemned by much of the world for burning books, they were already hard at work perpetrating... [more]

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