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The Europeans: Three Lives and the Making of a Cosmopolitan Culture

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The Europeans: Three Lives and the Making of a Cosmopolitan Culture

Orlando Figes

History of art & design styles: c 1800 to c 1900; Ballet; Literary studies: c 1800 to c 1900 ; History; European history; Social & cultural history; Advocate - History

Hardback

Vivid and insightful, this text shows how such cosmopolitan, ferment-shaped artistic traditions came to dominate world culture.... [more]

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Heysen to Heysen: Selected Letters of Hans Heysen and Nora Heysen

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Heysen to Heysen: Selected Letters of Hans Heysen and Nora Heysen

Catherine Speck

History of art & design styles: from c 1900 -; Biography; Diaries, letters & journals

Paperback

The prominent Australian artist Nora Heysen has been said to have worked in the shadow of her father Hans Heysen, one of Australia's... [more]

$49.95  $15.00

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The Golden Thread: How Fabric Changed History

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The Golden Thread: How Fabric Changed History

Kassia St Clair

Industrial: Commercial Art & Design; History: earliest times to present day; Social & cultural history; Industrialisation & industrial history; Textile industries; Advocate - Visual Arts & Design

Paperback

A new history of ingenuity from the author of The Secret Lives of Colour. [more]

$22.99

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Dogs vs. Ice Cream

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Dogs vs. Ice Cream

Diana Lundin

Photographs: collections; Fiction & Literature; Advocate - Today's World

Hardback

A must-have gift book for any dog and ice cream lover, Dogs vs. Ice Cream is a hilarious collection of priceless reactions... [more]

$24.99

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Elegance: The Beauty of French Fashion

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Elegance: The Beauty of French Fashion

Megan Hess

Industrial: Commercial Art & Design; Individual designers; Fashion & textiles: design; Fashion & society; Advocate - Visual Arts & Design

Hardback

Best-selling author Megan Hess is back with her ode to classic French fashion. [more]

$29.99

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Planet Earth: Inspirations and thoughts from a planet warrior

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Planet Earth: Inspirations and thoughts from a planet warrior

Bob Brown

Photographs: collections; Ethics & moral philosophy; Mathematics & Sciences; Global warming; Social impact of environmental issues

Hardback

A book of inspirational quotes from Australia's most valued and committed conservationist. [more]

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Year of the Monkey: The New York Times bestseller

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Year of the Monkey: The New York Times bestseller

Patti Smith

Individual photographers; Music; Punk, New Wave & Indie; Individual composers & musicians, bands & groups; Autobiography: arts & entertainment; Memoirs; Advocate - Performing Arts

Hardback

A memoir about the year 2016 in which dreams and reality are interwoven --Provided by publisher. [more]

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Joseph Banks' Florilegium: Botanical Treasures from Cook's First Voyage

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Joseph Banks' Florilegium: Botanical Treasures from Cook's First Voyage...

Mel Gooding

Botanical art; Mathematics & Sciences; Trees, wildflowers & plants

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A compact edition of Joseph Banks' extraordinary botanical engravings of flora discovered on Captain Cook's first voyage.... [more]

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Underwater Sydney

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Underwater Sydney

Inke Falkner, John Turnbull

Special kinds of photography; Conservation of the environment; Wildlife: aquatic creatures

Hardback

Celebrates Sydney's harbour and coast through eclectic stories and underwater photography. [more]

$39.99

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Australia Modern: Architecture, Landscape & Design 1925 1975

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Australia Modern: Architecture, Landscape & Design 1925 1975

Hannah Lewi, Philip Goad

Art & Architecture; Architectural structure & design

Hardback

The essential text on Australian modernism, featuring 100 significant site examples by Australia's most revered architects,... [more]

$80.00

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Indian Temple Sculpture

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Indian Temple Sculpture

John Guy

Sculpture; Religious subjects depicted in art; History

Hardback

This beautiful reprint illustrates the V&A's unrivalled collection of South Asian sculpture, putting Indian temple sculpture... [more]

$69.99  $25.00

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Holidays in Soviet Sanatoriums

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Holidays in Soviet Sanatoriums

Maryam Omidi, Damon Murray

Photographs: collections; History; Health systems & services

Hardback

<strong>ABBEY'S BOOKSELLER PICK</strong> ----- Soviet citizens had an enshrined &lsquo;right to rest&rsquo;, meaning two weeks... [more]

$40.00

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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

Hardback

When Nazi soldiers ransacked Europe's libraries and bookshops, large and small, the books they stole were not burned. Instead,... [more]

$51.95  $15.00

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A Celebration of Beatrix Potter: Art and Letters by More Than 30 of Today's Favorite Children's Book Illustrators

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A Celebration of Beatrix Potter: Art and Letters by More Than 30 of Today's...

Beatrix Potter

Illustration; Children's literature studies: general

Hardback

2016 marks the 150th birthday of Beatrix Potter, making it the perfect time to pay tribute to the beloved author/illustrator... [more]

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Marvel Mongraph: Art of Adi Granov (GN)

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Marvel Mongraph: Art of Adi Granov (GN)

Adi Granov

Industrial: Commercial Art & Design; Graphic novels: superheroes

Paperback

Gaze in wonder on the art of modern masters in the Marvel Monographs! Adi Granov's slick, polished work on Iron Man redefined... [more]

$42.99

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New Botanical Painting

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New Botanical Painting

Harriet de Winton

Art & Architecture; Painting & paintings; Watercolours; Botanical art; Painting & art manuals

Paperback

Create beautiful botanical paintings in a fresh, modern style. [more]

$22.99

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Johannes Itten

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Johannes Itten

Christoph Wagner

Art & Architecture; Art & design styles: c 1900 to c 1960; Individual artists, art monographs

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When the State Bauhaus opened in Weimar in 1918, the Swiss artist and art theorist Johannes Itten (1888 - 1967) was one of... [more]

$19.99

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Read This if You Want to be Great at Drawing People

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Read This if You Want to be Great at Drawing People

Selwyn Leamy

Art & Architecture; Drawing & drawings; Human figures depicted in art; Painting & art manuals

Paperback

Learn to draw figures and faces with this clear and easy-to-follow guide, the latest in the bestselling Read This series.... [more]

$24.99

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Art: Vintage Minis

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Art: Vintage Minis

Simon Schama

Art & Architecture; History of Art & Design Styles

Paperback

Merciless and wily, the greatest paintings grab you in a headlock and proceed in short order to re-arrange your sense of reality.'... [more]

$7.99

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Big Ideas for Small Houses

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Big Ideas for Small Houses

Catherine Foster

Industrial: Commercial Art & Design; Environmentally-friendly architecture & design; Residential buildings, domestic buildings; Housing & property buying & selling & legal aspects

Paperback

A look at a range of small houses around New Zealand, and the strategies the owners used to get a toehold in the tight housing... [more]

$44.99

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Art Was Their Weapon: The History of the Perth Workers' Art Guild

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Art Was Their Weapon: The History of the Perth Workers' Art Guild

Dylan Hyde

Art & Architecture; History of Art & Design Styles; Art & design styles: c 1900 to c 1960; Social & cultural history

Paperback

The Workers' Art Guild was a left-leaning political force and influential cultural movement of the 1930s and 1940s in Perth.... [more]

$34.99

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Art + Australia Issue Five (55. 2): Brutalism

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Art + Australia Issue Five (55. 2): Brutalism

Edward Colless

Art & Architecture; Exhibition catalogues & specific collections

Paperback

Art + Australia is Australia's longest running art magazine, with its precursor Art in Australia established in 1916. Art... [more]

$19.95

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Pop Manga Drawing: 30 Step by Step Lessons in the Pop Surrealism Style

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Pop Manga Drawing: 30 Step by Step Lessons in the Pop Surrealism Style

Camilla D'Errico

Drawing & drawings; Graphic novel & Manga artwork; Fiction-related items; Painting & art manuals

Paperback

An easy-to-follow, step-by-step manga drawing instruction book from fan favourite manga artist and painter Camilla d'Errico,... [more]

$27.99

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The Short Story of Architecture: A Pocket Guide to Key Styles, Buildings, Elements & Materials

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The Short Story of Architecture: A Pocket Guide to Key Styles, Buildings,...

Susie Hodge

Architecture; History of architecture

Paperback

Five chunky puzzles with cute animals, numbers and colours!<br /><br />In... [more]

$29.99

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Impressionism

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Impressionism

Ralph Skea

Art & Architecture; Art & design styles: Impressionism & Post-Impressionism

Paperback

An introduction to the impressionist movement, highlighting the great artists, their masterpieces, and impressionism's enduring... [more]

$19.99

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