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The Castle at War in Medieval England and Wales

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The Castle at War in Medieval England and Wales

Dan Spencer

Castles & fortifications; History; British & Irish history; Medieval history; Military history

Hardback

In this highly readable and groundbreaking book, the `story' of the castle is integrated into changes in warfare throughout... [more]

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Victorian Giants: The Birth of Art Photography

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Victorian Giants: The Birth of Art Photography

Phillip Prodger

History of art & design styles: c 1800 to c 1900; Photographs: collections

Hardback

Oscar Rejlander, Julia Margaret Cameron, Lewis Carroll and Clementina Hawarden embody the very best of Victorian photography... [more]

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The Christian Year in Painting

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The Christian Year in Painting

John S. Dixon

Art & Architecture; Religious subjects depicted in art; Christian worship, rites & ceremonies

Hardback

The only book in print to present paintings of all the key biblical events in the Christian calendar by Old Masters from the... [more]

$55.00

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Samurai Castles: History / Architecture / Visitors' Guides

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Samurai Castles: History / Architecture / Visitors' Guides

Jennifer Mitchelhill, David Green

Castles & fortifications; History; Museum, historic sites, gallery & art guides

Hardback

Samurai Castles features hundreds of stunning colour photographs and little-known details about the most important and well-preserved... [more]

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The Spirit of the Bauhaus

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The Spirit of the Bauhaus

Olivier Gabet, Anne Monier

Art & Architecture; Art & design styles: Modernist design & Bauhaus

Hardback

The definitive guide to the Bauhaus, one of the twentieth century's most influential schools of art and design [more]

$75.00

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Biographic: Klimt

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Biographic: Klimt

Viv Croot

Art & Architecture; Individual artists, art monographs; Biography: historical, political & military

Hardback

Part of the Biographic series, which presents an entirely new way of looking at the lives of the world's greatest thinkers... [more]

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Hitchcock's Heroines

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Hitchcock's Heroines

Caroline Young

Art & design styles: from c 1960; Film, TV & Radio; Films, movies & cinema; Individual film directors, film-makers; Popular culture

Hardback

Synopsis coming soon....... [more]

$45.00

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Dark Side of the Boom: The Excesses of the Art Market in the 21st Century

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Dark Side of the Boom: The Excesses of the Art Market in the 21st Century...

Georgina Adam

Art & Architecture; Art: financial aspects

Paperback

Drawing on a series of tenaciously wrought interviews with artists, collectors, lawyers, bankers and convicted artist forgers,... [more]

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Steve McCurry: Looking East

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Steve McCurry: Looking East

Steve McCurry

Individual photographers; Photographs: portraits

Paperback

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

Paperback

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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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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An autobiography of the painter Marc Chagall, which recounts his early life and throws light on the shaping of his creative... [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]

$26.99

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Patricia Piccinini: Curious Affection

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Patricia Piccinini: Curious Affection

Mckay Peter

Art & Architecture; Individual artists, art monographs

Hardback

Patricia Piccinini has represented Australia at the highest international level, and in 2016 was named the world’s most... [more]

$44.95

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Van Gogh and Music: A Symphony in Blue and Yellow

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Van Gogh and Music: A Symphony in Blue and Yellow

Natascha Veldhorst

Art & Architecture; History of Art & Design Styles; Individual artists, art monographs; Human figures depicted in art

Hardback

Ah! . . . to make of painting what the music of Berlioz and Wagner has been before us . . . a consolatory art for distressed... [more]

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On Color

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On Color

David Kastan, Stephen Farthing

Art & Architecture; Art techniques & principles; Literary reference works; Social & cultural history; Philosophy: aesthetics; Cognition & cognitive psychology

Hardback

Ranging from Homer to Picasso, and from the Iranian Revolution to The Wizard of Oz, this spirited and radiant book awakens... [more]

$47.99

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Arthur Streeton: The art of war

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Arthur Streeton: The art of war

National Gallery of Australia

Art & Architecture; Individual artists, art monographs

Paperback

`The hardest and finest work I ever performed,' Arthur Streeton to Charles... [more]

$24.95

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Significant Others: Creativity and Intimate Partnership

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Significant Others: Creativity and Intimate Partnership

Whitney Chadwick, Isabelle de Courtivron

The Arts: General & Reference; Biography

Paperback

A series of 13 essays on artist and writer couples who share both sexual and artistic bonds. The contributors, who are critics... [more]

$19.99

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Inspiration and Process in Architecture - Zaha Hadid

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Inspiration and Process in Architecture - Zaha Hadid

Francesca Serrazanetti, Matteo Schubert

Architecture; Individual architects & architectural firms

Paperback

The collection of Inspiration And Process In Architecture is a new series of illustrated monographs dedicated to key figures... [more]

$27.99

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Hubble Images from Space: A Visual Tour

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Hubble Images from Space: A Visual Tour

Amherst Media

Photographic equipment & techniques; Mathematics & Sciences

Paperback

Hubble Images from Space: a Virtual Tour is a book of images from the Hubble telescope curated and edited by Beth Alesse who... [more]

$36.99

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Insomniac City: New York, Oliver, and Me

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Insomniac City: New York, Oliver, and Me

Bill Hayes

Photography & photographs; Biography; Biography: general; Memoirs

Paperback

A moving celebration of what Bill Hayes calls the evanescent, the eavesdropped, the unexpected of life in New York City,... [more]

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Vincent's Portraits: Paintings and Drawings by Van Gogh

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Vincent's Portraits: Paintings and Drawings by Van Gogh

Ralph Skea

Art & Architecture; History of art & design styles: c 1800 to c 1900; Portraits in art

Paperback

An intimate collection of Vincent van Gogh's portraits and self- portraits--perhaps the work for which he is best known [more]

$24.99

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Seeing Ourselves: Women's Self-Portraits

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Seeing Ourselves: Women's Self-Portraits

Frances Borzello

Art & Architecture; Portraits in art

Paperback

For centuries, the art world has been a male preserve. This volume looks at what self-portraits tell us about the way women... [more]

$35.00

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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]

$27.99

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