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Carvings: artworks

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The Mountain

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The Mountain

Drusilla Modjeska

Carvings: artworks; Fiction & Literature; Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945); Society & culture: general; Politics & government

Paperback

'A novel as intricate and powerful as the bark-cloth paintings at its heart' -- Anna Funder In 1968 Papua New Guinea is... [more]

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Netsuke: 100 miniature masterpieces from Japan

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Netsuke: 100 miniature masterpieces from Japan

Noriko Tsuchiya

Oriental art; Carvings: artworks; History

Paperback

Netsuke have once again come to the fore in the popular imagination of the public. This book brings together one hundred of... [more]

$29.99

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The Franks Casket

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The Franks Casket

Leslie Webster

History of art: ancient & classical art; Carvings: artworks; History

Paperback

This concise, beautifully illustrated guide explores the enigmatic Franks Casket, carved from whalebone in 8th century northern... [more]

$12.00

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The Hare With Amber Eyes: A Hidden Inheritance

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The Hare With Amber Eyes: A Hidden Inheritance

Edmund de Waal

Carvings: artworks; Biography; Biography: general

Paperback

THE NUMBER ONE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLERWINNER OF THE 2010 COSTA BIOGRAPHY AWARD264 wood and ivory carvings, none of them bigger... [more]

$19.99

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Japanese Netsuke

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Japanese Netsuke

Julia Hutt

Oriental art; Carvings: artworks; History

Paperback

In this richly illustrated and highly accessible book, Julia Hutt draws on the V&A's world-famous netsuke collection to explore... [more]

$39.99

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How to Make Origami Airplanes that Fly

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How to Make Origami Airplanes that Fly

Gery Hsu

Carvings: artworks; Origami & paper engineering; Languages & ESL

Paperback

Create 12 different models that actually fly: space shuttle, futuristic shuttle, flying wing, delta-wing jet, fighter plane,... [more]

$11.95

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Little Book of Wooden Bowls: Wood-Turned Bowls Crafted by Master Artists from Around the World

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Little Book of Wooden Bowls: Wood-Turned Bowls Crafted by Master Artists...

Kevin Wallace, Terry Martin

Carvings: artworks; Decorative wood & metalwork

Paperback

This craftsman's companion celebrates 31 of the woodturners and innovative artists from around the world who have taken bowl-making... [more]

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Dreher Carvings: Gemstone Animals from Idar-Oberstein

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Dreher Carvings: Gemstone Animals from Idar-Oberstein

Wilhelm Lindemann, Will Larson, Ekkehard Schneider

Carvings: artworks; Precious metal & precious stones: artworks & design; Individual artists, art monographs

Hardback

Features the carvings of master engravers Gerd and Patrick Dreher - 114 gemstone animals, each one made from an individual... [more]

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Ivory Vikings

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Ivory Vikings

Nancy Marie Brown

Carvings: artworks; History; Medieval history; History: specific events & topics; Medieval European archaeology

Paperback

A richly imagined journey to the Viking world that created the Lewis chessmen - the most important chess pieces in history.... [more]

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The Anatomical Venus

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The Anatomical Venus

Joanna Ebenstein, Morbid Anatomy Museum

Carvings: artworks; Art techniques & principles; Anatomy; Mathematics & Sciences; Science: general issues

Hardback

Beneath the original Venetian glass and rosewood case at La Specola in Florence lies Clemente Susini's Anatomical Venus (c.... [more]

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Complete Book of Woodcarving

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Complete Book of Woodcarving

Everett Ellenwood

Carvings: artworks; Handicrafts, decorative arts & crafts; DIY: carpentry & woodworking

Paperback

Synopsis coming soon....... [more]

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The Complete Guide to Chip Carving

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The Complete Guide to Chip Carving

Wayne Barton

Carvings: artworks; DIY: carpentry & woodworking

Paperback

Featuring colour photographs, this beginner's guide covers tools and materials, the best woods, holding and sharpening chip... [more]

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The Lewis Chessmen

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The Lewis Chessmen

James Robinson

Carvings: artworks; History

Paperback

The Lewis chessmen were found under mysterious circumstances on the Isle of Lewis in the Outer Hebrides, Scotland, in 1831.... [more]

$9.95

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The Parthenon Frieze

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The Parthenon Frieze

Ian Jenkins

History of art: ancient & classical art; Carvings: artworks

Paperback

Jenkins reconstructs the Parthenon frieze in its entirety according to the most up-to-date research, with a detailed scene-by-scene... [more]

$32.99

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Legends, Sorcerers and Enchanted Lizards: Door Locks of the Bamana of Mali

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Legends, Sorcerers and Enchanted Lizards: Door Locks of the Bamana of Mali...

Pascal James Imperato

Carvings: artworks; Regional studies

Paperback

Provides an overview of the Bamana people and their philosophical and spiritual beliefs. This book presents a comprehensive... [more]

$41.99

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The Wyvern Collection: Medieval and Later Ivory Carvings and Small Sculpture

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The Wyvern Collection: Medieval and Later Ivory Carvings and Small Sculpture...

Paul Williamson

Carvings: artworks; Precious metal & precious stones: artworks & design; Exhibition catalogues & specific collections

Hardback

One of the most important collections of medieval ivory carvings and small sculpture, available to the public for the first... [more]

$130.00

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Embodied Spirits - Gope Boards from the Papuan Gulf

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Embodied Spirits - Gope Boards from the Papuan Gulf

Thomas Schultze-Westrum, Robert L. Welsch

Carvings: artworks

Hardback

A fascinating collection of the wooden ritual objects called 'spirit boards' made in the Papuan Gulf of New Guinea. The first... [more]

$225.00

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Khajuraho - Indian Temples and Sensuous Sculptures

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Khajuraho - Indian Temples and Sensuous Sculptures

Christophe Hioco, Luca Poggi

Sculpture; Carvings: artworks; Erotic art; Religious subjects depicted in art

Hardback

Situated in the northern Indian state of Madhya Pradesh, Khajuraho is renowned as much for the elegance of its architecture... [more]

$125.00

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Intimate Conversations - African Miniatures

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Intimate Conversations - African Miniatures

Berenice G. Geoffroy, Nicole Dintenfass, John Dintenfass, Heinrich Schweizer, Vincent Girier-dufournier

Art styles not defined by date; Art of indigenous peoples; Carvings: artworks

Hardback

A lavishly illustrated book that traces the origin of a collector's interest in African art and analyses the psychological... [more]

$125.00

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African Fetishes and Ancestral Objects

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African Fetishes and Ancestral Objects

Francois Neyt

Sculpture; Carvings: artworks; Magic, alchemy & hermetic thought

Hardback

The seventy-plus carved objects from the Democratic Republic of the Congo presented in this book have something remarkable... [more]

$125.00

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Collectors' Visions - Arts of Africa, Oceania, Southeast Asia and the Americas

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Collectors' Visions - Arts of Africa, Oceania, Southeast Asia and the Americas...

Christine Valluet

Carvings: artworks; Exhibition catalogues & specific collections; Tribal religions

Hardback

The art of Africa, Oceania, America, and Southeast Asia are all represented, revealing the extraordinary variety of artistic... [more]

$160.00

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The Secrets Of Noh Masks

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The Secrets Of Noh Masks

Michishige Udaka

Carvings: artworks; Theatre Studies; Dance & Performing arts

Paperback

Noh is a major form of classic Japanese musical drama that has been performed since the 14th century. This title introduces... [more]

$42.99

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Art and the Sacred in Mumuyeland

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Art and the Sacred in Mumuyeland

Jan Strybol

Carvings: artworks; Religious subjects depicted in art; History of religion

Hardback

Uses contemporary research to analyse the sacred objects of the Mumuye. [more]

$145.00

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The Secrets Of Noh Masks

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The Secrets Of Noh Masks

Michishige Udaka

Carvings: artworks; Theatre Studies

Hardback

Noh is a major form of classic Japanese musical drama that has been performed since the 14th century. This title introduces... [more]

$59.99

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Chinese Ivory Carvings: The Sir Victor Sassoon Collection

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Chinese Ivory Carvings: The Sir Victor Sassoon Collection

Phillip Allen

Oriental art; Carvings: artworks; Exhibition catalogues & specific collections

Hardback

A catalogue for a collection of Far Eastern ivories - ranging from religious iconography to sculptures produced for nineteenth-century... [more]

$180.00

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