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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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Tolkien: Treasures

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Tolkien: Treasures

Catherine McIlwaine

Exhibition catalogues & specific collections; Fantasy

Paperback

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

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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]

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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

Paperback

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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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]

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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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The Empire of the Eagle: An Illustrated Natural History

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The Empire of the Eagle: An Illustrated Natural History

Mike Unwin, David Tipling

Animals & nature in art (still life, landscapes & seascapes); Photographs: collections; Mathematics & Sciences; Birds (ornithology); Wildlife: birds & birdwatching

Hardback

A lavishly illustrated celebration of each of the world's sixty-eight currently recognized eagle species in all their magnificence... [more]

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Le Corbusier: Drawing as Process

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Le Corbusier: Drawing as Process

Daniele Pauly

Art & Architecture; History of art & design styles: from c 1900 -; Drawing & drawings; Art techniques & principles; Individual architects & architectural firms

Hardback

Each day of my life has been dedicated in part to drawing. I have never stopped drawing and painting, seeking, where I could... [more]

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Art of China: Highlights from the Philadelphia Museum of Art

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Art of China: Highlights from the Philadelphia Museum of Art

Huang Xiaofeng, Diandian Li, John E. Vollmer

Art & Architecture; Oriental art; Exhibition catalogues & specific collections

Hardback

This sumptuous presentation of the Philadelphia Museum of Art's wide-ranging collection of Chinese art features one hundred... [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]

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Botanical Painting with the Society of Botanical Artists: Comprehensive techniques, step-by-steps and gallery

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Botanical Painting with the Society of Botanical Artists: Comprehensive...

Margaret Stevens, Society of Botanical Artists

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

Hardback

An illustrated, comprehensive guide to botanical painting written by the Society of Botanical Artists. [more]

$46.99

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Kuniyoshi: Visionary of the Floating World

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Kuniyoshi: Visionary of the Floating World

Rossella Menegazzo

Art & Architecture; Individual artists, art monographs

Hardback

The work of one of the greatest Japanese artists, a key exponent of ukiyo-e which led to manga, to anime (animated films... [more]

$72.00

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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

Paperback

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

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Renoir: Father and Son: Painting and Cinema

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Renoir: Father and Son: Painting and Cinema

Anne Distel

Individual artists, art monographs; Exhibition catalogues & specific collections; Individual film directors, film-makers; Biography

Hardback

Beloved impressionist painter Pierre-Auguste Renoir left a vibrant legacy that influenced the life and films of his... [more]

$65.00

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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

Paperback

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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Matisse and Decoration

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Matisse and Decoration

John Klein

Art & Architecture; History of art & design styles: from c 1900 -; Decorative arts; Individual artists, art monographs; Industrial: Commercial Art & Design

Hardback

A brand new look at the extremely beautiful, if underappreciated, later works of one of the most inventive artists of the... [more]

$99.99

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The Good Bohemian: The Letters of Ida John

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The Good Bohemian: The Letters of Ida John

Michael Holroyd, Rebecca John

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

Paperback

'It is right that, after more than one hundred years, she should have her say' John Carey, Sunday Times Twelve days before... [more]

$19.99

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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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Plato in L.A. - Artists' Visions

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Plato in L.A. - Artists' Visions

Donatien Grau

Art & Architecture; Exhibition catalogues & specific collections; Ancient history: to c 500 CE; Egyptian archaeology & Egyptology

Paperback

Eleven renowned contemporary artists -Paul Chan, Rachel Harrison, Huang Yong Ping, Mike Kelley, Jeff Koons, Joseph Kosuth,... [more]

$41.99

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An Explorer's Guide to Julian of Norwich

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An Explorer's Guide to Julian of Norwich

Veronica Mary Rolf

Religious subjects depicted in art; Literary studies: general; Literary studies: classical, early & medieval; History; History of religion; Christianity

Paperback

All shall be well, and all shall be well, and all manner of thing shall be well. [more]

$33.95

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The Songs We Know Best: John Ashbery's Early Life

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The Songs We Know Best: John Ashbery's Early Life

Karin Roffman

Individual artists, art monographs; Biography; Biography: arts & entertainment; Biography: literary; Literary studies: poetry & poets

Paperback

The first biography of an American master. [more]

$23.99

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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

This is a Borzoi Book published by Alfred A. Knopf. [more]

$65.00

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Animal: Exploring the Zoological World

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Animal: Exploring the Zoological World

Phaidon Editors, James Hanken

Animals & nature in art (still life, landscapes & seascapes); Mathematics & Sciences; Wildlife: general interest

Hardback

Explore the beauty and diversity of the animal world through more than 300 captivating images from across time and from every... [more]

$79.95

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