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Five Hundred Buildings Of Paris

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Five Hundred Buildings Of Paris

James Driscoll, Jorg Brockmann, Kathy Borrus

Photographs: collections; Architecture; Public buildings: civic, commercial, industrial; Places & peoples: pictorial works

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Five hundred glorious photographs showcase the finest, most majestic and most interesting examples of architecture in the... [more]

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The House: The dramatic story of the Sydney Opera House and the people who made it

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The House: The dramatic story of the Sydney Opera House and the people who...

Helen Pitt

Art & Architecture; Concert halls, arenas, stadia

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The definitive account of the human story behind the building of the Sydney Opera House. [more]

$32.99

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The Library of Trinity College Dublin

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The Library of Trinity College Dublin

Harry Cory Wright, Helen Shenton

Photographs: collections; Public buildings: civic, commercial, industrial

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The first in the new series Pocket Photo Books - attractive, immersive, compact photo guides - in which Harry Cory Wright... [more]

$24.99

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Seashaken Houses: A Lighthouse History from Eddystone to Fastnet

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Seashaken Houses: A Lighthouse History from Eddystone to Fastnet

Tom Nancollas

Architecture; Public buildings: civic, commercial, industrial; History of architecture; Social & cultural history; Maritime history

Hardback

Lighthouses are striking totems of our relationship to the sea. For many, they encapsulate a romantic vision of solitary homes... [more]

$39.99

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Spomenik Monument Database

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Spomenik Monument Database

Donald Niebyl, FUEL

Memorials, monuments; Travel & holiday

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The first ever spomenik guidebook, with over 75 examples alongside map references and information on why they exist and... [more]

$45.00

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London Underground: Architecture, Design and History

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London Underground: Architecture, Design and History

David Long

Photographs: collections; Public buildings: civic, commercial, industrial; History; Trains & railways: general interest

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Paperback edition of an extraordinary collection of black and white photographs of London's Underground [more]

$37.99

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Remarkable Buildings of the World

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Remarkable Buildings of the World

Studio Esinam

Man-made objects depicted in art (cityscapes & machines); Architecture; Architectural structure & design; Public buildings: civic, commercial, industrial

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Remarkable Buildings of the World is a beautifully presented, unique visual profile of the most iconic buildings in the world,... [more]

$27.99

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Star Theatre: The Story of the Planetarium

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Star Theatre: The Story of the Planetarium

William Firebrace

Public buildings: civic, commercial, industrial; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular astronomy & space

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Star Theatre traces the evolution of the planetarium through history, from its predecessors to its invention in Germany in... [more]

$59.99

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The Wall: Rome's Greatest Frontier

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The Wall: Rome's Greatest Frontier

Alistair Moffat

Memorials, monuments; Museums & museology; History; British & Irish history; Ancient history: to c 500 CE

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New edition of Alistair Moffat's bestselling The Wall [more]

$22.99

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American Libraries 1730-1950

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American Libraries 1730-1950

Kenneth Breisch

Public buildings: civic, commercial, industrial; Library & information sciences; History

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An expansive overview of our storehouses of knowledge, from the earliest library building (Philadelphia, 1745) to midcentury... [more]

$106.95

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The Library Book

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The Library Book

Thomas R. Schiff, Alberto Manguel

Public buildings: civic, commercial, industrial; Library, archive & information management; Cultural studies

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The Library Book beautifully captures the shifting architectural styles... [more]

$120.00

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Tomb Treasures: New Discoveries from China's Han Dynasty

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Tomb Treasures: New Discoveries from China's Han Dynasty

Jay Xu

Oriental art; Memorials, monuments; History; Asian history; Ancient history: to c 500 CE

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This stunning Chinese art book presents almost a hundred recently unearthed objects that offer a glimpse into the extraordinary... [more]

$44.99

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Most Beautiful Universities in the World, The

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Most Beautiful Universities in the World, The

Guillaume de Laubier

Photographs: collections; Architecture; Public buildings: civic, commercial, industrial; Universities

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Guillaume de Laubier, the renowned photographer of the surprise hit The... [more]

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Art Deco Airports

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Art Deco Airports

Terry Moyle, Rosie Louise

Architecture; Public buildings: civic, commercial, industrial; Airports

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This book looks at the first airports of the world, specifically Airports of the 1920's and early 1930's. The book will be... [more]

$45.00

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Utzon And The Sydney Opera House: Penguin Special

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Utzon And The Sydney Opera House: Penguin Special

Daryl Dellora

Individual architects & architectural firms; Concert halls, arenas, stadia; History

Paperback

Jorn Utzon designed the Sydney Opera House so that every element would be in harmony. But its construction, while it began... [more]

$9.99

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Bridges

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Bridges

Parkstone Press

Architecture; Public buildings: civic, commercial, industrial

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A symbol of progress and innovation, the bridge is gradually becoming more and more light and fluid, constantly defying state-of-the-art... [more]

$29.99

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Bathing in the Roman World

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Bathing in the Roman World

Fikret K. Yegul

Public buildings: civic, commercial, industrial; History; European history; Ancient history: to c 500 CE; Classical history & classical civilisation; Social & cultural history

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In Bathing in the Roman World, Fikret Yegul examines the social and cultural aspects of one of the key Roman institutions.... [more]

$45.95

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The Roman Amphitheatre: From its Origins to the Colosseum

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The Roman Amphitheatre: From its Origins to the Colosseum

Katherine E. Welch

Architectural structure & design; Concert halls, arenas, stadia; History

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This is the first book to analyze the evolution of the Roman amphitheatre as an architectural form. Katherine Welch addresses... [more]

$89.95

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The Devil In The White City

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The Devil In The White City

Erik Larson

Public buildings: civic, commercial, industrial; Biography; Biography: historical, political & military; True crime

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The Chicago World's Fair of 1893 and its amazing 'White City' was one of the wonders of the world. Burnham, the driving force... [more]

$22.99

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Hidden London: Discovering the Forgotten Underground

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Hidden London: Discovering the Forgotten Underground

David Bownes, Chris Nix, Siddy Holloway, Sam Mullins

Art & design styles: Modernist design & Bauhaus; Public buildings: civic, commercial, industrial; City & town planning - architectural aspects; History of architecture; Travel & holiday

Hardback

An exploration of the abandoned tributaries of London's vast and vital transportation network through breathtaking images... [more]

$64.99

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Survivor Memorials: Remembering Trauma and Loss in Contemporary Australia

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Survivor Memorials: Remembering Trauma and Loss in Contemporary Australia...

Alison Atkinson-Phillips

Memorials, monuments; Museums & museology; History; Australasian & Pacific history

Paperback

This is a book about memorials - specifically about a new type of memorial that commemorates experiences of survivors. These... [more]

$39.99

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The Plaza: The Secret Life of America's Most Famous Hotel

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The Plaza: The Secret Life of America's Most Famous Hotel

Julie Satow

Architecture; Memorials, monuments; History of the Americas; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Property & real estate

Hardback

Journalist Julie Satow's thrilling, unforgettable history of how one illustrious hotel has defined our understanding of money... [more]

$53.99

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Participatory Culture and the Social Value of an Architectural Icon: Sydney Opera House

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Participatory Culture and the Social Value of an Architectural Icon: Sydney...

Cristina Garduno Freeman (University of Melbourne, Australia)

Art & Architecture; Concert halls, arenas, stadia; History of architecture; Sociology: sport & leisure

Paperback

This book develops new and innovative methods for understanding the cultural significance of places such as the World Heritage... [more]

$77.99

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Modern Architecture: A Very Short Introduction

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Modern Architecture: A Very Short Introduction

Adam Sharr (Professor of Architecture, and Head of the School of Architecture, Planning and Landscape, Newcastle University, UK)

Architecture; Theory of architecture; Architectural structure & design; Public buildings: civic, commercial, industrial

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Adam Sharr tells the story of how modern architecture developed and produced its powerful cultural images. Considering the... [more]

$16.95

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Inventing the Opera House: Theater Architecture in Renaissance and Baroque Italy

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Inventing the Opera House: Theater Architecture in Renaissance and Baroque...

Eugene J. Johnson (Williams College, Massachusetts)

Architecture; Concert halls, arenas, stadia; Opera

Hardback

This book about the invention of the opera house, a building type of world-wide importance, treats its subject in interdisciplinary... [more]

$76.95

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