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The Mountain

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The Mountain

Drusilla Modjeska

Carvings: artworks; Fiction & Literature; Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945); Society & culture: general; Politics & government

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'A novel as intricate and powerful as the bark-cloth paintings at its heart' -- Anna Funder In 1968 Papua New Guinea is... [more]

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Underground Worlds: A Guide to Spectacular Subterranean Places

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Underground Worlds: A Guide to Spectacular Subterranean Places

David Farley

Photography & photographs; Travel & holiday

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A visual and anecdotal exploration of the curious worlds hidden beneath our feet, including ancient cities, salt mine cathedrals,... [more]

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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

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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

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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Trees in Art

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Trees in Art

Charles Watkins

Art & Architecture; History of Art & Design Styles; Animals & nature in art (still life, landscapes & seascapes)

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Drawing on the author's deep knowledge of the history and ecology of trees, Trees in Art shows that we can learn much about... [more]

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Where Corals Lie: A Natural and Cultural History

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Where Corals Lie: A Natural and Cultural History

J.M. Shick

Animals & nature in art (still life, landscapes & seascapes); Mathematics & Sciences; The natural world, country life & pets

Hardback

This book uniquely treats the many manifestations of corals in biology and geology; how diverse corals came to figure in art,... [more]

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Sunflowers

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Sunflowers

Stephen A. Harris

Animals & nature in art (still life, landscapes & seascapes); Gardening; Trees, wildflowers & plants

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Sunflowers unravels the interplay between the biology of sunflowers and human cultures over the last 6,000 years. It explores... [more]

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A Companion to Greek Art

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A Companion to Greek Art

Tyler Jo Smith, Dimitris Plantzos

History of art: ancient & classical art; History; Archaeology by period & region

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This well-illustrated Companion offers a comprehensive, authoritative account of the development of Greek art through the... [more]

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The Dictionary of Animal Languages

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The Dictionary of Animal Languages

Heidi Sopinka

Art & design styles: Surrealism & Dada; Individual artists, art monographs; Literary studies: fiction, novelists & prose writers; Fiction & Literature; Fiction: special features

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A thrillingly elegant yet raw evocation of a woman clawing her way to a creative life, inspired by the story of surrealist... [more]

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The Middle Ages in 50 Objects

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The Middle Ages in 50 Objects

Elina Gertsman (Case Western Reserve University, Ohio), Barbara H. Rosenwein (Loyola University, Chicago)

History of art: Byzantine & Medieval art; History; European history; Medieval history; Medieval European archaeology

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This extraordinary selection of objects from the European, Byzantine and Islamic worlds illuminates the rich cultures of medieval... [more]

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Palm

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Palm

Fred Gray

Animals & nature in art (still life, landscapes & seascapes); Gardening; Trees, wildflowers & plants

Hardback

In Palm Fred Gray portrays the cultural and historical significance of this iconic and controversial plant over thousands... [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

Paperback

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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The Fashion Designer's Textile Directory: The Creative Use of Fabrics in Design

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The Fashion Designer's Textile Directory: The Creative Use of Fabrics in...

Gail Baugh

Industrial: Commercial Art & Design; Textile design & theory; Reference works

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A fabric and textile directory. It is suitable for the designers wanting to communicate their final vision through the appropriate... [more]

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Album Art: New Music Graphics

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Album Art: New Music Graphics

John Foster

Graphic design; Illustration & commercial art; Music

Paperback

We find ourselves square in the middle of one of the greatest periods in music packaging. Events such as Record Store Day... [more]

$35.00

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Grief Hole Illustrated: An Artists Sketchbook Companion

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Grief Hole Illustrated: An Artists Sketchbook Companion

Keely Van Order

Art Treatments & Subjects; Horror & ghost stories

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Kaaron Warren's dark literary classic novel, The Grief Hole, was enhanced by internal illustrations, and cover/art design... [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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London Underground: Architecture, Design and History

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London Underground: Architecture, Design and History

David Long

Photographs: collections; Public buildings: civic, commercial, industrial; History; Trains & railways: general interest

Paperback

Paperback edition of an extraordinary collection of black and white photographs of London's Underground [more]

$37.99

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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)

Paperback

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

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Pasta For Nightingales: A 17th-century handbook of bird-care and folklore

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Pasta For Nightingales: A 17th-century handbook of bird-care and folklore...

Helen Macdonald

History of art & design styles: c 1600 to c 1800; Animals & nature in art (still life, landscapes & seascapes); Mathematics & Sciences

Hardback

Cassiano dal Pozzo, (1588-1657) now celebrated as one of the most important art patrons in Italy of the seventeenth century,... [more]

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Ayurvedic Man: Encounters with Indian medicine

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Ayurvedic Man: Encounters with Indian medicine

Barbara Rodriguez Munoz

Art styles not defined by date; History; History of medicine

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"The heart is similar to a lotus, facing downwards. On waking up, it blooms; on sleeping, it closes up. That is the resting... [more]

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Medieval Bodies: Life, Death and Art in the Middle Ages

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Medieval Bodies: Life, Death and Art in the Middle Ages

Jack Hartnell

History of art: Byzantine & Medieval art; History; Medieval history; History of medicine

Hardback

A major new talent unveils a glittering and gruesome history of the body in the Middle Ages, from saints' relics to lovesick... [more]

$49.99

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DC Comics Variant Covers: The Complete Visual History

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DC Comics Variant Covers: The Complete Visual History

Daniel Wallace

Comic book & cartoon art; Graphic novels: superheroes; Fiction-related items; Graphic novels: history & criticism

Hardback

For the first time ever, explore the complete visual history of DC Comics variant comic book covers in this amazing collection.<br... [more]

$65.00

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