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A Bird Photographer's Diary

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A Bird Photographer's Diary

David Tipling

Photographs: collections; Mathematics & Sciences; Wildlife: birds & birdwatching

Hardback

A new title from David Tipling, who is renowned as one of the world's very best bird photographers. David has trekked to... [more]

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Your Best Home: 5 Spaces x 5 Design Steps = A Better Life

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Your Best Home: 5 Spaces x 5 Design Steps = A Better Life

Joe Snell

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

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Architect and home renovation expert Joe Snell shows how getting the design fundamentals right will help us lead a fulfilling,... [more]

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The Beginner's Guide to Photography

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The Beginner's Guide to Photography

Haje Jan Kamps

Photography & photographs; Photographic equipment & techniques

Paperback

Forget about confusing jargon and technicalities: just take great photos, whatever your camera. [more]

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The Orange Balloon Dog: Bubbles, Turmoil and Avarice in the Contemporary Art Market

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The Orange Balloon Dog: Bubbles, Turmoil and Avarice in the Contemporary...

Don Thompson

Art & Architecture; Art: financial aspects

Hardback

A fascinating explanation, through the field of behavioural economics, for the phenomena that is behind the incredible value... [more]

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Think Like an Artist, Don't Act Like One

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Think Like an Artist, Don't Act Like One

Koos de Wilt

Art & Architecture; History of Art & Design Styles

Hardback

75 short lessons for everyday problems based on the history of Art. It is packed with inspiring and funny visuals. [more]

$21.99

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Massive, Expressive, Sculptural: Brutalism Now and Then

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Massive, Expressive, Sculptural: Brutalism Now and Then

Chris van Uffelen

Architecture

Hardback

Buildings designated brutalist in style were largely built in the 1960s and 1970s, exuding an aura of daring, uncompromising... [more]

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Albert Namatjira

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Albert Namatjira

National Gallery of Australia

Art & Architecture; Individual artists, art monographs

Hardback

A bruised ridge of hills.... [more]

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A New History of Italian Renaissance Art

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A New History of Italian Renaissance Art

Stephen Campbell, Michael Cole

Art & Architecture; Renaissance art

Hardback

<div>Campbell and Cole, respected teachers and active researchers, draw on traditional and current scholarship to present... [more]

$95.00

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Beginner's Guide to Botanical Flower Painting

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Beginner's Guide to Botanical Flower Painting

Michael Lakin

Art & Architecture; Animals & nature in art (still life, landscapes & seascapes); Painting & art manuals; Trees, wildflowers & plants

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Clean, fresh and precise botanical artwork is within your grasp, with Mick Lakin's clear and simple approach. [more]

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24 Mazes: A Book of Artistic Puzzles

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24 Mazes: A Book of Artistic Puzzles

Henry Fried

Art & Architecture; Mind, body, spirit: meditation & visualisation; 3-D images & optical illusions; Puzzles & quizzes

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A book of beautiful and challenging puzzles for all ages, full of optical illusions, meditative geometric patterns, and natural... [more]

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The Tunnel at the End of the Light: Essays on Movies and Politics

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The Tunnel at the End of the Light: Essays on Movies and Politics

Jim Shepard

The Arts: General & Reference; Electronic, holographic & video art; Film, TV & Radio; Literary essays; Politics & government

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The first book of nonfiction from one of our great fiction writers. [more]

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Guernica: Painting the End of the World

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Guernica: Painting the End of the World

James Attlee

Art & Architecture; Art & design styles: Cubism; Painting & paintings; Individual artists, art monographs; Spanish Civil War

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The fascinating story of the genesis, creation and afterlife of Picasso's Guernica, the painting that is often cited as the... [more]

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Millie Marotta's Beautiful Birds and Treetop Treasures: A colouring book adventure

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Millie Marotta's Beautiful Birds and Treetop Treasures: A colouring book...

Millie Marotta

Art & Architecture; Colouring & painting activity books

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The latest colouring book by publishing sensation Millie Marotta, author of No.1 bestseller Millie Marotta's Animal Kingdom.... [more]

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The Story of Looking

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The Story of Looking

Mark Cousins

Art & Architecture; Theory of art; Photography & photographs; Film theory & criticism; Prose: non-fiction; History: specific events & topics

Hardback

An investigation into the elements of looking, combining art and science and painting a portrait of our culture, by critically-acclaimed... [more]

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50 Wonders of the World: A Visual Journey from Macchu Picchu to Angkor Wat

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50 Wonders of the World: A Visual Journey from Macchu Picchu to Angkor Wat...

Hugh Thomson

History of architecture; Travel & holiday; Travel writing

Hardback

From Stonehenge to the Empire State Building, and from Angkor Wat to the Pyramids, this book surveys every continent to discover... [more]

$65.00

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Rome. Portrait of a City

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Rome. Portrait of a City

Giovanni Fanelli

Photographs: collections; Photographic reportage; Travel & holiday; Places & peoples: pictorial works

Hardback

This bumper photographic portrait of Rome brings together hundreds of photographs from the 1840s through to today to explore... [more]

$115.00

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Photo-Graphics: Exposure: An Infographic Guide to Photography

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Photo-Graphics: Exposure: An Infographic Guide to Photography

David Taylor

Photography & photographs; Photographs: collections

Paperback

Photo-Graphics: Exposure looks behind the lens at the science of light, colour and lenses, and then applies this to the practical... [more]

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Beg, Steal and Borrow: Artists Against Originality

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Beg, Steal and Borrow: Artists Against Originality

Robert Shore

Art & Architecture; Theory of art; Forgery, falsification & theft of artworks; Art & design styles: from c 1960

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Beg, Steal and Borrow offers a comprehensive and provocative survey of artistic borrowing. [more]

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Critical Critters

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Critical Critters

Ralph Steadman, Ceri Levy

Art & Architecture; Comic book & cartoon art; Endangered species & extinction of species; Wildlife: general interest

Paperback

Following on from Extinct Boids and Nextinction, Critical Critters is the third in this epic trilogy of books dedicated to... [more]

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The Pre-Raphaelites

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The Pre-Raphaelites

Michael Robinson

Art & Architecture; Art & design styles: Pre-Raphaelite art; Painting & paintings; Individual artists, art monographs

Paperback

The Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood was a group of English painters, poets and critics, founded in 1848 by John Everett Millais,... [more]

$34.99

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Edgar Degas: Drawings and Pastels

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Edgar Degas: Drawings and Pastels

Christopher Lloyd

Art & Architecture; Art & design styles: Impressionism & Post-Impressionism; Individual artists, art monographs

Paperback

Edgar Degas (1834-1917) was one of the outstanding draughtsmen of the 19th century and drawing was not only a central tenet... [more]

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Paintings in Proust: A Visual Companion to 'In Search of Lost Time'

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Paintings in Proust: A Visual Companion to 'In Search of Lost Time'

Eric Karpeles

Art & Architecture; History of Art & Design Styles; Painting & paintings; Literary studies: fiction, novelists & prose writers

Paperback

A la recherche du temps perdu by Marcel Proust is one of the most profoundly visual works in Western literature. Not only... [more]

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Frida Kahlo Masterpieces of Art

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Frida Kahlo Masterpieces of Art

Julian Beecroft

Art & Architecture; History of art & design styles: from c 1900 -; Individual artists, art monographs

Paperback

The painful, exquisite art of Mexico's favourite artist was a product of immense physical pain, and an emotional tumultuous... [more]

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Digital Handmade: Craftsmanship in the New Industrial Revolution

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Digital Handmade: Craftsmanship in the New Industrial Revolution

Lucy Johnston

Art & Architecture; Art & design styles: from c 1960; Product design; Computer-aided design (CAD)

Paperback

Speed, regulation and mass production defined the first Industrial Revolution, but we have entered a new era. This book features... [more]

$45.00

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1000 Architectural Details: A Selection of the World's Most Interesting Building Elements

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1000 Architectural Details: A Selection of the World's Most Interesting...

Alex Sanchez Vidiella, Julio Fajardo, Sergi Costa Duran

Architecture; Architectural structure & design

Paperback

Reference catalogue to the structural features of the modern building - facades, roofs, stairs and ramps, finishings, glass,... [more]

$29.95

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