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Picturing the Pacific: Joseph Banks and the Shipboard Artists of Cook and Flinders

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Picturing the Pacific: Joseph Banks and the Shipboard Artists of Cook and...

James Taylor

Painting & paintings; Animals & nature in art (still life, landscapes & seascapes); Botanical art; Landscape art & architecture; History; Maritime history

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For over 50 years between the 1760s and the early 19th century, the pioneers who sailed from Europe to explore the Pacific... [more]

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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

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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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Transformations: Harriet and Helena Scott, Colonial Sydney's Finest Natural History Painters

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Transformations: Harriet and Helena Scott, Colonial Sydney's Finest Natural...

Vanessa Finney

History of art & design styles: c 1800 to c 1900; Painting & paintings; Individual artists, art monographs; Animals & nature in art (still life, landscapes & seascapes); Mathematics & Sciences; Advocate - Science

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With their collecting boxes, notebooks and paintbrushes, Harriet and Helena Scott entered the masculine worlds of science... [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]

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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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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

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

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Tolkien: Maker of Middle-Earth

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Tolkien: Maker of Middle-Earth

Catherine McIlwaine

Exhibition catalogues & specific collections; Illustration; Literary studies: from c 1900 -; Literary studies: fiction, novelists & prose writers

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This richly illustrated book explores the huge creative endeavour behind Tolkien's enduring popularity. Lavishly illustrated... [more]

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Imants Tillers: Journey to Nowhere

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Imants Tillers: Journey to Nowhere

Elita Ansone, Graham Coulter-Smith, Mark Ledbury, Ian McLean, Imants Tillers

Art & Architecture; Individual artists, art monographs; Advocate - Visual Arts & Design

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For the renowned artist Imants Tillers, whose career spans more than four decades of prolific creative practice, this `journey... [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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Understanding Illuminated Manuscripts: A Guide to Technical Terms

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Understanding Illuminated Manuscripts: A Guide to Technical Terms

Michelle P. Brown

History of art: Byzantine & Medieval art; Painting & paintings; Exhibition catalogues & specific collections; Art techniques & principles; History; Lettering & calligraphy

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A standard reference in the field of manuscript studies for over twenty years, now revised and updated with full-colour illustrations... [more]

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APT9: The 9th Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art

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APT9: The 9th Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art

Qagoma

Art & Architecture; Exhibition catalogues & specific collections

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APT9 explores the art and ideas of some of the most dynamic regions in the world as part of the Gallery's flagship exhibition.... [more]

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Secret Language of Churches and Cathedrals

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Secret Language of Churches and Cathedrals

Richard Stemp

Religious subjects depicted in art; Religious buildings; Religion & beliefs; Christianity

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Who is depicted in that stained glass window? What is the significance of those geometric figures? Why are there fierce-looking... [more]

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Mark Rothko: From the Inside Out

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Mark Rothko: From the Inside Out

Christopher Rothko

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

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The journey to understand the painting is also the journey to understand Rothko, because the work is so thoroughly suffused... [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

Paperback

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

$24.95

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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

Paperback

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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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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Bruegel in Detail: The Portable Edition

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Bruegel in Detail: The Portable Edition

Manfred Sellink

Art & Architecture; Individual artists, art monographs

Hardback

A compact, affordable, portable edition of the perfect companion for the Bruegel year of 2019: an introduction to the famous... [more]

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Postcards from Africa: Photographers of the Colonial Era

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Postcards from Africa: Photographers of the Colonial Era

Christraud M. Geary

Exhibition catalogues & specific collections; Photographs: collections; History

Hardback

A close look at photographic postcards made in Africa in the first decades of the twentieth century reveals surprising images... [more]

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The Mirror of Magic: A History of Magic in the Western World

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The Mirror of Magic: A History of Magic in the Western World

Kurt Seligmann

Small-scale, secular & domestic scenes in art; Conjuring & magic; Occult studies

Hardback

A collector's edition of the classic, illustrated, and comprehensive history of magic and the occult. [more]

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The Hermitage Cats

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The Hermitage Cats

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

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Lives of cats and men intertwined long ago. People worshiped cats like gods, full of superstition they were afraid of luminous... [more]

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Rare & Wonderful: Treasures from Oxford University Museum of Natural History

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Rare & Wonderful: Treasures from Oxford University Museum of Natural History...

Kate Diston, Zoe Simmons

Exhibition catalogues & specific collections; Mathematics & Sciences; The natural world, country life & pets; Museum, historic sites, gallery & art guides

Hardback

This lavishly illustrated book features highlights from the collections ranging from the iconic Dodo and the giant tuna to... [more]

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Jewelry: The Body Transformed

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Jewelry: The Body Transformed

Melanie Holcomb, Kim Benzel, Soyoung Lee, Diana Craig Patch, Joanne Pillsbury

Decorative arts; Exhibition catalogues & specific collections; Industrial: Commercial Art & Design; Antiques & collectables: jewellery

Hardback

A cross-cultural examination of jewelry spanning 5,000 years that investigates not only the objects themselves but also the... [more]

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