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Portraits Destroyed:Power, Ego and History's Vandals: Power, Ego and History's Vandals

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Portraits Destroyed:Power, Ego and History's Vandals: Power, Ego and History's...

Cotter Julie

Art & Architecture; Portraits in art

Hardback

An incredible psychological analysis of the power of the portrait. [more]

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RHS Botanical Illustration: The Gold Medal Winners

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RHS Botanical Illustration: The Gold Medal Winners

Charlotte Brooks

Art & Architecture; Individual designers; Illustration; Botany & plant sciences; Horticulture

Hardback

Botanical Illustration: a genre of art that endeavours faithfully to depict and represent the form, colour and detail of a... [more]

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Before Time Began

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Before Time Began

Jessica De Largy Healy, Georges Petitjean, Luke Scholes

Art of indigenous peoples; Colonial art; Painting & paintings; Exhibition catalogues & specific collections; History

Hardback

It is no accident that Before Time Began is one of the expressions used by Aboriginal artists in central Australia to refer... [more]

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Seeing Science: How Photography Reveals the Universe

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Seeing Science: How Photography Reveals the Universe

Marvin Heiferman

Photography & photographs; Mathematics & Sciences

Hardback

Photography's critical role in science explained Subjects range from facial recognition to outer space For everyone curious... [more]

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The 50 Greatest Castles and Palaces of the World

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The 50 Greatest Castles and Palaces of the World

Gilly Pickup

Architecture; Palaces, chateaux, country houses; Castles & fortifications; Travel & holiday guides; Museum, historic sites, gallery & art guides

Paperback

Explore the legends, history and secrets of great castles and palaces around the world. [more]

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The American Pre-Raphaelites: Radical Realists

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The American Pre-Raphaelites: Radical Realists

Linda Ferber, Nancy Anderson, Tim Barringer, Barbara Dayer Gallati, Sophie Lynford

Art & Architecture; Art & design styles: Pre-Raphaelite art; Exhibition catalogues & specific collections

Paperback

An illuminating look at how the Pre-Raphaelite movement was embraced by a group of vanguard American artists [more]

$110.00

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Masterpieces of Painting: J. Paul Getty Museum

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Masterpieces of Painting: J. Paul Getty Museum

Scott Allan, Davide Gasparotto, Peter Bjorn Kerber, Anne Woollett

Art & Architecture; History of Art & Design Styles; Painting & paintings; Exhibition catalogues & specific collections; Art techniques & principles

Hardback

This lavishly illustrated coffee-table book features more than one hundred paintings from the J. Paul Getty Museum's extraordinary... [more]

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So Much Longing in So Little Space: The art of Edvard Munch

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So Much Longing in So Little Space: The art of Edvard Munch

Karl Ove Knausgaard

History of art & design styles: c 1800 to c 1900; History of art & design styles: from c 1900 -; Painting & paintings; Individual artists, art monographs; Biography

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In So Much Longing in So Little Space, Karl Ove Knausgaard explores the life and work of Edvard Munch. Setting out to understand... [more]

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Mr Guilfoyle's Honeymoon: The Gardens of Europe & Great Britain

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Mr Guilfoyle's Honeymoon: The Gardens of Europe & Great Britain

Diana Hill, Edmee Cudmore

Landscape art & architecture; Horticulture; Gardening; Gardens (descriptions, history etc)

Paperback

Explore the grand gardens and forests of Europe and Britain with esteemed landscape designer William Guilfoyle as he did with... [more]

$45.00

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Selected Writings

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Selected Writings

Rene Magritte

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

Paperback

The first ever publication of writings by Magritte in the English language. It provides a fascinating and intimate glimpse... [more]

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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

Paperback

'Rich and funny' Julian Barnes, Guardian 'Poirier's hugely enjoyable, quick-witted and richly anecdotal book is magnifique'... [more]

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The Book of the Flower: Flowers in Art

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The Book of the Flower: Flowers in Art

Angus Hyland, Kendra Wilson

Art & Architecture; Animals & nature in art (still life, landscapes & seascapes); Botanical art

Paperback

'Art is the flower, life is the green leaf' - Charles Rennie Mackintosh... [more]

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Living with Leonardo: Fifty Years of Sanity and Insanity in the Art World and Beyond

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Living with Leonardo: Fifty Years of Sanity and Insanity in the Art World...

Martin J. Kemp

Art & Architecture; Renaissance art; Individual artists, art monographs

Paperback

Martin Kemp, described by The Times as `the world's leading authority on Leonardo', relates his fifty-year relationship with... [more]

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Women Artists

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Women Artists

Flavia Frigeri

Art & Architecture; History of Art & Design Styles

Paperback

Small, smart, essential - a chronological introduction to women artists through 500 years of history, providing a rich understanding... [more]

$19.99

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Surrealism

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Surrealism

Amy Dempsey

Art & Architecture; Art & design styles: Surrealism & Dada

Paperback

Small, smart, essential - an incisive overview of Surrealism, introducing the movement's key artists and capturing its essential... [more]

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Use This if You Want to be Great at Drawing

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Use This if You Want to be Great at Drawing

Henry Carroll

Art & Architecture

Paperback

Inspired by modern masters, Use This If You Want To Be Great at Drawing is a playful introduction to contemporary drawing... [more]

$26.99

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Mirka Mora: A Life of Making Art

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Mirka Mora: A Life of Making Art

Sabine Cotte

Art & Architecture; Individual artists, art monographs

Hardback

Mirka Mora features a rich insight into the intellectual life and art practice of one of Australia's most versatile, creative... [more]

$49.99

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Paths to the Past: Encounters with Britain's Hidden Landscapes

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Paths to the Past: Encounters with Britain's Hidden Landscapes

Francis Pryor

Landscape art & architecture; History; British & Irish history; Landscape archaeology; Regional geography

Paperback

Landscapes reflect and shape our behaviour. They make us who we are and bear witness to the shifting patterns of human life... [more]

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My Bedroom is an Office: & Other Interior Design Dilemmas

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My Bedroom is an Office: & Other Interior Design Dilemmas

Joanna Thornhill

Decorative arts; Industrial: Commercial Art & Design; Interior design, decor & style guides

Paperback

Just moved into your new home? No idea where to start or what to do? Landlord won't let you paint your walls? Hate your sofa... [more]

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Bauhaus

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Bauhaus

Frank Whitford

Art & Architecture; History of art & design styles: from c 1900 -

Paperback

An accessible history of the Bauhaus, tracing the ideas behind its conception and its highly influential teaching methods.... [more]

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Daily Rituals: Women at Work

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Daily Rituals: Women at Work

Mason Currey

The Arts: General & Reference; Literary studies: general; Gender studies: women; Business & Economics

Paperback

From Vanessa Bell and Charlotte Bronte to Nina Simone and Jane Campion, here are over one hundred and forty female writers,... [more]

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Vogue Essentials: Heels

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Vogue Essentials: Heels

Gail Rolfe

Industrial: Commercial Art & Design; History of fashion; Fashion & style guides

Paperback

The latest in the Essentials series from internationally prestigious fashion... [more]

$27.99

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Sketch book (Van Gogh Wheat Field with Cypresses)

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Sketch book (Van Gogh Wheat Field with Cypresses)

Flaming Tree

Art & Architecture

Paperback

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The Anthropology of Dress and Fashion: A Reader

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The Anthropology of Dress and Fashion: A Reader

Brent Luvaas , Joanne B. Eicher

Industrial: Commercial Art & Design; Material culture; Fashion & society; Sociology; Anthropology

Paperback

Anthropologists have examined how diverse human populations modify and dress their bodies since the earliest days of the discipline.... [more]

$69.99

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Book of Beasts - The Bestiary in the Medieval World

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Book of Beasts - The Bestiary in the Medieval World

Elizabeth Morrison, Larisa Grollemond

History of art: Byzantine & Medieval art; Animals & nature in art (still life, landscapes & seascapes); History

Hardback

A celebration of the visual contributions of the bestiary - one of the most popular types of illuminated books during the... [more]

$89.00

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