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Living with the Gods: On Beliefs and Peoples

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Living with the Gods: On Beliefs and Peoples

Neil MacGregor

Art styles not defined by date; Religious subjects depicted in art; General & world history; Religion & beliefs; History of religion

Hardback

A panoramic exploration of peoples, objects and beliefs over 40,000 years from the celebrated author of A History of the World... [more]

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The Collector: The Story of Sergei Shchukin and His Lost Masterpieces

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The Collector: The Story of Sergei Shchukin and His Lost Masterpieces

Natalya Semenova, Andre Delocqu

History of art & design styles: from c 1900 -; Individual artists, art monographs; Biography; Biography: arts & entertainment; European history

Hardback

A fascinating life of Sergei Shchukin, the great collector who changed the face of Russia's art world [more]

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One Good Turn: New Drawings by Mary Leunig

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One Good Turn: New Drawings by Mary Leunig

Mary Leunig

Individual artists, art monographs; Fiction & Literature

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Mary Leunig's drawings jump right into the reader's face, demanding attention and challenging the status quo with their content.... [more]

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Mr Guilfoyle's Shakespearian Botany

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Mr Guilfoyle's Shakespearian Botany

Edmee Cudmore, Diana Hill

Botanical art; Shakespeare studies & criticism; Mathematics & Sciences; Botany & plant sciences

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William Guilfoyle, credited as the architect of Melbourne's Royal Botanic gardens, was an eminent landscape designer, botanist... [more]

$45.00

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Tolkien: Treasures

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Tolkien: Treasures

Catherine McIlwaine

Exhibition catalogues & specific collections; Fantasy

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This lavishly illustrated book showcases the highlights of the Tolkien archives held at the Bodleian Library. This stunning... [more]

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Chromatopia: An Illustrated History of Colour

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Chromatopia: An Illustrated History of Colour

David Coles

Art & Architecture; History of Art & Design Styles; Art techniques & principles

Hardback

From grinding down beetles and burning animal bones to alchemy and serendipity,Chromatopia reveals the origin stories of over... [more]

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Civilisations: How Do We Look / The Eye of Faith

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Civilisations: How Do We Look / The Eye of Faith

Mary Beard

Art & Architecture; History of Art & Design Styles; Human figures depicted in art; Religious subjects depicted in art; History of religion

Hardback

Focusing on the arrival of the human figure as a subject of art, Mary Beard examines the history of beauty in civilisation.<br... [more]

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Harry Potter: A Journey Through a History of Magic

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Harry Potter: A Journey Through a History of Magic

British Library

Exhibition catalogues & specific collections; Fiction-related items; Gift books; Libraries, museums, schools (Children's&YA)

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An irresistible romp through the history of magic, from alchemy to unicorns, ancient witchcraft to Harry's Hogwarts - packed... [more]

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The Art of Animal Anatomy: All life is here, dissected and depicted

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The Art of Animal Anatomy: All life is here, dissected and depicted

David Bainbridge

Drawing & drawings; Art techniques & principles; Veterinary anatomy & physiology; Mathematics & Sciences

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Have you ever wondered what beats beneath an animal's skin? Well, you wouldn't be the first one. The study of comparative... [more]

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Willem De Kooning

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Willem De Kooning

Corinna Thierolf

Art & Architecture; Art & design styles: Abstract Expressionism; Painting & paintings; Individual artists, art monographs; Biography: arts & entertainment

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In 1926 22 year - old Dutchman Willem de Kooning (1904 - 1997) travelled to the USA on a British freighter - without papers... [more]

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The Book of the Horse: Horses in Art

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The Book of the Horse: Horses in Art

Hyland Angus, Caroline Roberts

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

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Horses have been the inspiration for hundreds of works of art over the centuries. This book celebrates the horse in all its... [more]

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Pavement Chalk Artist: The Three-Dimensional Drawings of Julian Beever

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Pavement Chalk Artist: The Three-Dimensional Drawings of Julian Beever

Julian Beever

Art & Architecture; Art & design styles: from c 1960; Graffiti & street art; Individual artists, art monographs

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Expanded third edition celebrating the extraordinary three-dimensional anamorphic chalk paintings of the feted British street... [more]

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The Pebbles on the Beach

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The Pebbles on the Beach

Clarence Ellis

Animals & nature in art (still life, landscapes & seascapes); Mathematics & Sciences; Wildlife: general interest; Rocks, minerals & fossils; Travel & holiday guides; Nature, the natural world (Children's&YA)

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Understanding the humble pebble makes a trip to the beach, lake-side or river bank simply that little bit more fascinating.<br... [more]

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Clive Barker: Dark Imaginer

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Clive Barker: Dark Imaginer

Sorcha Ni Fhlainn

Individual artists, art monographs; Film, TV & Radio; Individual film directors, film-makers; Literary studies: from c 1900 -; Literary studies: fiction, novelists & prose writers

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A necessary and timely study of Barker's influence in dark fantasy, gothic and horror studies. The book features twelve groundbreaking... [more]

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Correspondence: Pablo Picasso and Gertrude Stein

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Correspondence: Pablo Picasso and Gertrude Stein

Gertrude Stein, Pablo Picasso

History of Art & Design Styles; Individual artists, art monographs; Biography; Biography: arts & entertainment; Biography: literary

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Pablo Picasso and Gertrude Stein. Few can be said to have had as broad an impact on European art in the twentieth century... [more]

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Ai Weiwei: Yours Truly: Art, Human Rights, and the Power of Writing a Letter

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Ai Weiwei: Yours Truly: Art, Human Rights, and the Power of Writing a Letter...

Ai Weiwei

Art & Architecture; Individual artists, art monographs; Human rights

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Art legend Ai Weiwei invites readers to engage with an artwork and a cause in this powerful book. [more]

$39.99

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The Sistine Chapel: Paradise in Rome

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The Sistine Chapel: Paradise in Rome

Ulrich Pfisterer, David Dollenmayer

Art & Architecture; Renaissance art; Religious subjects depicted in art; Religious buildings; Ancient history: to c 500 CE

Paperback

This scholarly but concise and accessible account of the decoration of the Sistine Chapel examines the history and explains... [more]

$43.99

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Gainsborough: A Portrait

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Gainsborough: A Portrait

James Hamilton

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

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Frank, lucid and modern, this is a fresh portrait of Thomas Gainsborough, the most sensuous artist of the eighteenth century.... [more]

$22.99

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Acrylics: Techniques and Tutorials for the Complete Beginner

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Acrylics: Techniques and Tutorials for the Complete Beginner

Adrian Burrows

Art & Architecture; Painting & paintings; Art techniques & principles; Painting & art manuals

Paperback

Adrian Burrows is an enthusiastic and accomplished artist and teacher who explains the fundamentals of painting with acrylics... [more]

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Botanical Art with Scientific Illustration

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Botanical Art with Scientific Illustration

Sarah Jane Humphrey

Art & Architecture; Botanical art; Painting & art manuals

Paperback

Botanical and scientific illustration share many common themes - the meticulous observation, the crucial composition, the... [more]

$44.99

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Ways of Being: Advice for Artists by Artists

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Ways of Being: Advice for Artists by Artists

James Cahill

Art & Architecture; Art techniques & principles

Paperback

What if you could sit down with your favourite artist and ask them anything you liked - Life? Work? Inspiration? Based on... [more]

$24.99

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Sargent's Women: Four Lives Behind the Canvas

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Sargent's Women: Four Lives Behind the Canvas

Donna M. Lucey

Individual artists, art monographs; Biography; Biography: arts & entertainment; Biography: historical, political & military

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The fascinating backstories of four women painted by John Singer Sargent come alive in this seductive, multi-layered biography.... [more]

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Oliver Jeffers: The Working Mind and Drawing Hand

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Oliver Jeffers: The Working Mind and Drawing Hand

Oliver Jeffers

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

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Illustrator and artist Oliver Jeffers gives readers an unprecedented and intimate window into his creative process, weaving... [more]

$90.00

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Salvador Dali at Home

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Salvador Dali at Home

Jackie De Burca

Art & Architecture; Art & design styles: Surrealism & Dada; Individual artists, art monographs; Social & cultural history

Hardback

Salvador Dali at Home explores the profound influence of Catalan culture and tradition, Dali's home life and loves, and the... [more]

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Delacroix Drawings: The Karen B. Cohen Collection

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Delacroix Drawings: The Karen B. Cohen Collection

Ashley Dunn, Colta Ives, Marjorie Shelley

Art & Architecture; Art & design styles: Romanticism; Drawing & drawings; Individual artists, art monographs; Exhibition catalogues & specific collections; Art techniques & principles

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Known as the master of French Romanticism for his energetic paintings, Eugene Delacroix (1798-1863) was also a consummate... [more]

$51.99

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