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The Atlas of Beauty: Women of the World in 500 Portraits

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The Atlas of Beauty: Women of the World in 500 Portraits

Mihaela Noroc

Individual photographers; Photographs: portraits; Places & peoples: pictorial works

Paperback

Since 2013 Mihaela Noroc has travelled the world with her backpack and camera taking photos of everyday women to showcase... [more]

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Home: Drawings by Syrian Children

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Home: Drawings by Syrian Children

Ben Quilty

Art & Architecture; The Arts: General & Reference

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Ben Quilty has assembled this heartbreaking and awe-inspiring collection of drawings by Syrian children. These drawings form... [more]

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Fashion Climbing: A New York Life

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Fashion Climbing: A New York Life

Bill Cunningham

Individual photographers; History of fashion; Biography; Memoirs

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**The New York Times Bestseller** `I took to New York life like a star shooting through the heavens...' Bill Cunningham's... [more]

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The Little Hokusai: Discover Japanese Culture as You Colour in!

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The Little Hokusai: Discover Japanese Culture as You Colour in!

Catherine de Duve

Art & Architecture; Colouring & painting activity books; Art: general interest (Children's&YA)

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Travel to the Land of the Rising Sun! Get to know Japan in Hokusai's day as you colour in fans, tigers, flowers, Samurai warriors... [more]

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Ai Weiwei: Yours Truly: Art, Human Rights, and the Power of Writing a Letter

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Ai Weiwei: Yours Truly: Art, Human Rights, and the Power of Writing a Letter...

Ai Weiwei

Art & Architecture; Individual artists, art monographs; Human rights

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Art legend Ai Weiwei invites readers to engage with an artwork and a cause in this powerful book. [more]

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20th-Century Fashion in Detail

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20th-Century Fashion in Detail

Claire Wilcox, Valerie D. Mendes, Oriole Cullen, Jenny Lister, Sonnet Stanfill

Industrial: Commercial Art & Design; Fashion & textiles: design; Textile design & theory; Antiques & collectables: carpets, rugs & textiles

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A unique insight into high-end 20th-century fashion explored through sumptuous detail photography of some of the most luxurious... [more]

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Art: The Whole Story

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Art: The Whole Story

Richard Cork

Art & Architecture

Paperback

An updated edition of this hugely successful book, the most accessible history of world art ever assembled. [more]

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Gustav Klimt

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Gustav Klimt

Catherine de Duve

Art & Architecture; Colouring & painting activity books

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A fun activity book, featuring many of Klimt's most famous works, with accompanying outline drawings to colour in. [more]

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The Terrace House: Reimagined for the Australian Way of Life

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The Terrace House: Reimagined for the Australian Way of Life

Cameron Bruhn

Art & Architecture; Architecture

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With British precedents and working-class origins, the terrace house has a story of remarkable resilience. This collection... [more]

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Millie Marotta's Wildlife Wonders: Favourite illustrations from colouring adventures

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Millie Marotta's Wildlife Wonders: Favourite illustrations from colouring...

Millie Marotta

Art & Architecture; Handicrafts, decorative arts & crafts; Stationery items; Colouring & painting activity books

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A menagerie of exotic beasts from the No.1 bestselling colouring book illustrator Millie Marotta. [more]

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Castles: Fortresses of Power

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Castles: Fortresses of Power

John Sadler, Rosie Serdiville

Castles & fortifications; History; Early history: c 500 to c 1450&1500; Military history

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Castles held a pivotal position as seats of power for centuries. This short history explores their significance, the battles... [more]

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Urban Arboreal: A Modern Glossary of City Trees

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Urban Arboreal: A Modern Glossary of City Trees

Michael Jordan

Illustration; Gardening; Trees, wildflowers & plants

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A selection of 70 urban-dwelling trees from across the world that celebrates the beauty and cultural importance of these botanical... [more]

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Vita: The Life of Vita Sackville-West

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Vita: The Life of Vita Sackville-West

Victoria Glendinning

Art & design styles: c 1900 to c 1960; Biography; Biography: literary; Literary studies: fiction, novelists & prose writers; Social & cultural history

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The classic, Whitbread Prize-winning biography of Vita Sackville-West [more]

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The Sistine Chapel: Paradise in Rome

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The Sistine Chapel: Paradise in Rome

Ulrich Pfisterer, David Dollenmayer

Art & Architecture; Renaissance art; Religious subjects depicted in art; Religious buildings; Ancient history: to c 500 CE

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This scholarly but concise and accessible account of the decoration of the Sistine Chapel examines the history and explains... [more]

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Rattling Spears: A History of Indigenous Australian Art

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Rattling Spears: A History of Indigenous Australian Art

Ian McLean

Art of indigenous peoples; History

Paperback

How did Australian art become the most successful indigenous form in the world? Finely illustrated, and now available in paperback,... [more]

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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

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The definitive account of the human story behind the building of the Sydney Opera House. [more]

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Draw People in 15 Minutes: The Super-Fast Drawing Technique Anyone Can Learn

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Draw People in 15 Minutes: The Super-Fast Drawing Technique Anyone Can Learn...

Jake Spicer

Art & Architecture; Painting & art manuals

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Learn you all the skills you need to sketch a convincing figure in just 15 minutes. [more]

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Say It With Paper: Fun papercraft projects to cut, fold and create

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Say It With Paper: Fun papercraft projects to cut, fold and create

Hattie Newman

Art & Architecture; Origami & paper engineering

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Discover paper's true potential with this book full of exciting ideas. [more]

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Gainsborough: A Portrait

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Gainsborough: A Portrait

James Hamilton

Individual artists, art monographs; Biography; Biography: arts & entertainment

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Frank, lucid and modern, this is a fresh portrait of Thomas Gainsborough, the most sensuous artist of the eighteenth century.... [more]

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Annie Leibovitz at Work

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Annie Leibovitz at Work

Annie Leibovitz

Individual photographers; Photographs: portraits

Hardback

Annie Leibovitz, our most celebrated living photographer, explains how her pictures are made [more]

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Acrylics: Techniques and Tutorials for the Complete Beginner

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Acrylics: Techniques and Tutorials for the Complete Beginner

Adrian Burrows

Art & Architecture; Painting & paintings; Art techniques & principles; Painting & art manuals

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Adrian Burrows is an enthusiastic and accomplished artist and teacher who explains the fundamentals of painting with acrylics... [more]

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Koh-I-Noor: The History of the World's Most Infamous Diamond

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Koh-I-Noor: The History of the World's Most Infamous Diamond

William Dalrymple, Anita Anand

Precious metal & precious stones: artworks & design; Industrial: Commercial Art & Design; Asian history; Colonialism & imperialism

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The first comprehensive and authoritative history of the Koh-i-Noor, arguably the most celebrated and mythologised jewel in... [more]

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Botanical Art with Scientific Illustration

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Botanical Art with Scientific Illustration

Sarah Jane Humphrey

Art & Architecture; Botanical art; Painting & art manuals

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Botanical and scientific illustration share many common themes - the meticulous observation, the crucial composition, the... [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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Key Moments in Art

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Key Moments in Art

Lee Cheshire

Art & Architecture; Art & design styles: from c 1960; Popular culture

Paperback

Small, smart, essential - an easy-to-read, straightforward and entertaining introduction to art history via fifty pivotal... [more]

$19.99

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