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Mega Manga

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Mega Manga

Author: Keith Sparrow
Publication Date: 1 September 2008

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Offers the techniques needed to create manga characters, with drawings in pencil, ink, and colour. This book helps readers learn how to draw bodies and faces, eyes and hair, hands and feet, expressions and gestures, across a range of human and fantasy creatures.

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Dragonart Fantasy Characters

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Dragonart Fantasy Characters
How to Draw Fairies, Elves Ogres and More

Author: J. "Neon Dragon" Peffer
Publication Date: 26 October 2007

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Helps you learn how to bring your favorite characters of myth and fantasy to life. This work begins with basic anatomy that most fantasy characters share and moves on to complex characters that go past initial pencils into a shaded and coloured finish. It includes historical facts about fantasy people; and cool flipbook feature.

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Collectables Handbook

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Collectables Handbook

Author: Judith Miller
Publication Date: 1 January 2010

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Q&A Picasso

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Q&A Picasso
Off the Record

Author: Neil Cox
Publication Date: 1 November 2010

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Artist. Lover. Genius. Known as one of the founders of cubism, Picasso is also famous for his turbulent relationships with women, but his art speaks for itself as the embodiment of a life brimming with energy

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Human Form in Clay

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The Human Form in Clay

Author: Jane Waller
Publication Date: 27 July 2001

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This volume offers a celebration of 50 contemporary artists from around the world who have chosen to create the human form in clay. The text includes an account of each artist's work, along with biographical details and descriptions of working methods.

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Made for Each Other

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Made for Each Other
Fashion and the Academy Awards

Author: Bronwyn Cosgrave
Publication Date: 21 January 2008

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A thoroughly entertaining account of the fashion frenzy at the Oscars

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Art in the City: London

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Art in the City: London

Author: Tiddy Rowan
Publication Date: 10 November 2007

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Focusses on modern and contemporary art. This guides follow a consistent formula - each opens with an essay on the contemporary art scene by a local art expert in that city, followed by an introduction which presents the art in the context of the city's history and geography to give the reader a feel for the places they might like to visit.

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Begin Sculpture

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Begin Sculpture

Author: Ronald Unger
Publication Date: 24 March 1986

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Suitable for the first year student or the beginner taking up modelling in clay or sculpture in solid materials, this book includes basic principles, materials, tools, rules, anatomy, design, figurative work and 'abstracts'.

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Gaudi

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Gaudi
An Introduction to His Architecture

Author: J. E. Cirlot
Publication Date: 30 April 1998

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A visual guide to the artistic world of Antoni Gaudi. It contains the keys to each of his architectural works.

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Wassily Kandinsky

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Wassily Kandinsky
The Path to Abstraction

Author: Hartwig Fischer
Publication Date: 1 May 2006

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Explores the revolutionary impact of Kandinsky's art and ideas on the development of abstraction in western art.

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Architecture and Film

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Architecture and Film

Author: Mark Lamster
Publication Date: 1 February 2000

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An examination of the ways in which architecture and architects are treated on screen and how these depictions filter and shape the ways we understand the built environment. There are essays from contributors from a range of disciplines and interviews of those working behind the scenes.

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History of Art

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History of Art
A Students' Handbook

Author: Marcia R. Pointon
Publication Date: 10 July 1997

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Introducing the reader to the kinds of practices, challenges, questions and writings they will encounter in history of art, the author addresses all aspects of the study of media, communication and representation. The relationship of art history to related disciplines is also discussed.

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Architectural Uncanny

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The Architectural Uncanny
Essays in the Modern Unhomely

Author: Anthony Vidler
Publication Date: 6 May 1994

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Anthony Vidler interprets contemporary buildings and projects in light of the resurgent interest in the uncanny as a metaphor for a fundamentally "unhomely" modern condition.

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Digital Photography Handbook

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The Digital Photography Handbook

Author: Doug Harman
Publication Date: 19 December 2007

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Concise, practical, up-to-date and easy to follow, The Digital Photography Handbook is the complete companion for any digital photographer.

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Gallery Companion

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The Gallery Companion
Understanding Western Art

Author: Marcus Lodwick
Publication Date: 8 April 2002

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From Achilles to Zephyr, from Abraham to Ursula, "The Gallery Companion" provides a complete background to the classical and biblical knowledge necessary for a fuller appreciation of paintings.

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Start Taking Great Holiday Photographs

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Start Taking Great Holiday Photographs

Author: Peter Adams
Publication Date: 27 July 2006

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Examines the technical and artistic elements that go into making a great holiday photograph, including: choosing your equipment, understanding the right techniques, photographing on location, photographing people, creating effective compositions, and working with your photographs on computer.

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New Jersey Then & Now

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New Jersey Then & Now

Author: David Veasey
Publication Date: 26 September 2013

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Studio Glass 1960-2000

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Studio Glass 1960-2000

Author: Graham McLaren
Publication Date: 1 May 2002

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The new approaches to glassmaking that evolved during the 1960s liberated glassmaking from the factory and placed it in the hands of individual glassmakers. Concentrating on the British context, this book provides an introduction to the work of significant contemporary makers along with the themes and ideas that have shaped their work.

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Art Book

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The Art Book

Author:  Phaidon
Publication Date: 17 April 1997

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An introduction to 500 artists from medieval to modern times.

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Pokemon Collector's Value Guide

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The Pokemon Collector's Value Guide

Author: Henry Bellamann
Publication Date: 31 January 1999

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Cool Hunting

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Cool Hunting
A Guide to High Design and Innovation

Author: Dave Evans
Publication Date: 10 February 2007

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'Cool Hunters' are a breed of trend watchers who travel the virtual world in a constant search for designs. This phenomenon has spawned various websites showcasing their finds. This title is a guide to these designs. It presents a eclectic mix of products designed in every corner of the globe.

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Pantheon

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The Pantheon
Design, Meaning and Progeny

Author: William L. MacDonald
Publication Date: 1 July 1990

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THIS EDITION HAS BEEN REPLACED BY A NEWER EDITION

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Drawing Bible

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The Drawing Bible
The Essential Reference for the Practicing Artist

Author: Marilyn Scott
Publication Date: 1 April 2005

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The first implement that springs to mind in the context of drawing is the humble pencil. This is a highly versatile tool, an...

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Classical Language of Architecture

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The Classical Language of Architecture
With 139 Illustrations

Author: John Summerson
Publication Date: 23 June 1980

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The author's purpose is to set out as simply and vividly as possible the exact grammatical workings of an architectural language.

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Draw 50 Cats

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Draw 50 Cats

Author: Lee J. Ames
Publication Date: 19 August 1986

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Roman Art and Architecture

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Roman Art and Architecture

Author: Mortimer Wheeler
Publication Date: 26 October 1964

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A reissue of a classic text on Roman art and architecture.

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Body in Contemporary Art

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The Body in Contemporary Art

Author: Sally O'Reilly
Publication Date: 28 September 2009

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Featuring work across a range of media, from painting and sculpture to installation, video art and performance, this book examines the different roles played by the body in art, from being the subject of portraiture to becoming an active presence in live and participatory events.

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Badges

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The Badges

Author: Philip Attwood
Publication Date: 19 July 2004

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The British Museum hosts a large collection of badges, the best of which are presented in this book which traces its evolution over the last 100 years. Throughout history, the humble badge has been used as a symbol of political allegiance or contempt and a protest at social injustice.

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St Pancras Station

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St Pancras Station

Author: Simon Bradley
Publication Date: 17 March 2011

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St Pancras station has long been an iconic landmark on the London landscape and one of its most distinctive monuments. This edition is published to coincide with the reopening of Scott's wondrous Gothic hotel. It traces the history of the station, introducing us to the men behind the architecture and looks at its new international status.

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Hare with Amber Eyes

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Prize Winner

The Hare with Amber Eyes
A Hidden Inheritance

Author: Edmund De Waal
Publication Date: 22 January 2011

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264 Japanes wood and ivory carvings, none of them bigger than a matchbox: Edmund de Waal was entranced when he first encountred the collection in his grat unle Iggie's Tokyo apartment. When he later inherited the 'netuke'. they unlocked a story far larger & more dramatic than he could ever have imagined. WINNER OF 2010 COSTA BIOGRAPHY AWARD....

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The Clever Gem Buyer

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The The Clever Gem Buyer

Author: Gavin Linsell
Publication Date: 1 Jan 2010

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Published by Rocks & Co, a dedicated jewellery home shopping channel broadcasting live on Sky 666 and Freeview 40....

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David Hockney's Dog Days

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David Hockney's Dog Days

Author: David Hockney
Publication Date: 26 September 2011

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Suitable for David Hockney fans and dog lovers everywhere, this book deals with two of the artist's closest friends, his dachshunds Stanley and Boodgie. It includes Hockney's paintings and drawings of his two companions, dozens of illustrations, and a text by the artist himself.

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Travel Sickness

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Travel Sickness

Author: Nick Daughtry
Publication Date: 1 September 2000

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Tiny bit of the front right corner torn off and discolouring to the covers. Images inside are in perfect condition though....

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Seven Hundred Penguins

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Seven Hundred Penguins

Author:  Penguin
Publication Date: 6 September 2007

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Features a collection of Penguin covers from Britain and around the world. This title presents a celebration of jackets that remain visually distinctive and addictive to us, from the beautiful to the garish, design classics to design oddities.

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Erotique

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Erotique - Breasts

Author:  Carlton
Publication Date: 28 July 2000

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Both The Breast and The Face are exquisitely and erotically photographed celebrations of two aspects of the human body. Both...

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"Magnum" Landscape

Author: Jeffrey Ian
Publication Date: 11 April 2005

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A collection of superb landscape photographs by Magnum photographers.

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Art Nouveau

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Art Nouveau

Author: Camilla de la Bedoyere
Publication Date: 4 August 2005

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This series aims to combine a compact, commercial approach with the breadth and clarity of larger format books. Covering art which both creates the foundation of modern culture and modern art itself, the books include International Arts and Crafts, Turner, Whistler, Monet, and the Art Deco movement.

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Mackintosh

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Mackintosh

Author: Tamsin Pickeral
Publication Date: 13 August 2005

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Follows the rise and fall of one of Britain's most fascinating and original artists and designers of the twentieth century. Covering everything from his early architecture, furniture and decorative arts to his late watercolours, this book provides the reader with information on the life and work of Charles Rennie Mackintosh.

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Tidal Reaches

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Tidal Reaches
An Artist's Impressions of the Creeks and Harbours of the South Coast of Cornwall

Author: Margaret Merry
Publication Date: 20 June 2000

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Pre-Raphaelites

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The Pre-Raphaelites

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Publication Date: 20000401

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All over Europe in 1848, governments and thrones were falling. In England, political revolution was averted, but in the same year three students started an artistic revolution that was to reverberate through the rest of the century. This is the story of the pre-Raphaelites.

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Impressionists

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The Impressionists

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Publication Date: 1 April 2000

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A lively text that offers an overview of the entire Impressionist movement, and contains illustrations reproducing the works of such artists as Cezanne and Degas, explanatory commentary for each work of art, and biographies of each of the artists.

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Stick Em Up

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Stick Em Up

Author: Mike Dorrian
Publication Date: 18 November 2002

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Spurred on by ground-breaking innovation from a coterie of underground artists world-wide, many of whom are renowned exponen...

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Yellow House

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The Yellow House
Van Gogh, Gauguin, and Nine Turbulent Weeks in Arles

Author: Martin Gayford
Publication Date: 29 March 2007

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An account of the tumultuous nine weeks in which the famous nineteenth century artists Vincent van Gogh and Paul Gauguin shared a house in the small French town of Arles. It is an exploration of a fragile friendship, art, madness, genius behind a shocking act of self-mutilation that the world has sought to explain.

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Closeup Shooting

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Closeup Shooting

Author: Cyrill Harnischmacher
Publication Date: 22 May 2007

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Takes the reader on a journey into the wonderful world of small, smaller, and smallest objects and shows him how he can capture their beauty with photographic images. This work explains various aspects of close-up shooting for both inside the studio, as well as outdoors. It also gives instructions for setting up a system for close-up photography.

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How To Draw Anything

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How To Draw Anything

Author: Mark Linley
Publication Date: 25 February 2010

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Lets you learn to look properly and get the basic outlines correct; include the key features but simplify what you see; understand how shading (such as dot stipple or cross-hatching) can transform a sketch; and, get the eye level right and see how a grid helps with the composition.

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Thimbles and Thimble Cases

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Thimbles and Thimble Cases

Author: Eleanor Johnson
Publication Date: 20 March 1999

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Examines the humble thimble and its many varieties, from the simple workaday type to the rarer and more exquisite examples that gave scope for artists and craftsmen. This work gives an introduction to the possibilities that exist, including the parallel subject of thimble cases.

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Living the Creative Life

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Living the Creative Life
Ideas and Inspiration from Working Artists

Author: Rice Freeman-Zachery
Publication Date: 28 December 2007

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What is creativity, anyway? Where do ideas come from? How do successful artists get started? How do you know when a piece is finished? This book answers these questions. It is offers a range of insights from 15 full-time artists. It is intended for artists of various mediums and skill levels.

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Audrey Hepburn: The Paramount Years

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Audrey Hepburn: The Paramount Years

Author: Tony Nourmand
Publication Date: 6 October 2006

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A stunning collection of original poster artwork and classic photography from the golden period of Audrey Hepburn's career

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Design Since 1945

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Design Since 1945

Author: Peter Dormer
Publication Date: 8 March 1993

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Since 1945, design and designers have been moved centre-stage by the demands of manufacturing companies and a consumer society. Dormer questions orthodoxies, defines the contexts within which designers work, and covers such activities as industrial and product design, graphics and textiles.

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Gauguin

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Gauguin

Author: Belinda Thomson
Publication Date: 19 October 1987

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Traces the life of the nineteenth century French artist, looks at his most important paintings, drawings, and sculpture, and discusses influences on his work.

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Surrealist Art

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Surrealist Art

Author: Sarane Alexandrian
Publication Date: 18 November 1985

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A study of the surrealist movement which traces its development and examines the work and thoughts of its major artists.

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Wind in My Face

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The Wind in My Face
On the Trail of a Nature Photographer

Author: Bridget MacCaskill
Publication Date: 26 July 2004

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A milestone in nature photography, this book will be of immense appeal to lovers of wildlife, the natural world and all those with an appreciation of the art of photography. Foreword by Julian Pettifer.

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Searchlight

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Searchlight

Author: David Cotterrell
Publication Date: 1 May 2009

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Charles Rennie Mackintosh

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Charles Rennie Mackintosh

Author: Fiona Davidson
Publication Date: 1 February 1998

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A guide to the life and works of this creative genius.

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Whereishere

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Whereishere

Author:  Blackwell
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Inquisition into the state of graphic design consciousness...

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Complete Book of Drawing and Illustration

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The Complete Book of Drawing and Illustration

Author: Peter Gray
Publication Date: 25 November 2006

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Excellent guide for the beginner or someone wishing to brush up on their skills. Easy to follow exercises from object drawin...

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Complete Book of Drawing Techniques

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The Complete Book of Drawing Techniques

Author: Peter Stanyer
Publication Date: 31 March 2010

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Lost, Stolen or Shredded

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Lost, Stolen or Shredded

Author: Rick Gekoski
Publication Date: 18 April 2013

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Like Sherlock Holmes' dog in the night time, sometimes the true significance of things lies in their absence. The author tells the very human stories that lie behind some of the greatest losses to artistic culture - and addresses the questions such disappearances raise.

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Northerners

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Northerners

Author: Sefton Samuels
Publication Date: 7 July 2011

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With snatched shots of children cheekily mugging to the camera, pictures of the more grandiose members of society at the local hunt, photos of the bleaker side of life with the riots in Moss Side, and snaps of the young and fashionable posing as they hang around with nothing to do, this book reveals a photographer at one with his subject.

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Nature's Engraver

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Nature's Engraver
A Life of Thomas Bewick

Author: Jenny Uglow
Publication Date: 6 September 2007

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At the end of the eighteenth-century Britain fell in love with nature. Thomas Bewick's "History of British Birds" marked the moment: the first 'field-guide' for ordinary people, illustrated by woodcuts of astonishing accuracy and beauty. This biography tells a story of violent change, radical politics, lost ways of life and the beauty of the wild.

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Skyscrapers

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Skyscrapers

Author: Ariadna Alverez Garreta
Publication Date: 29 November 2002

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Rolf on Art

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Rolf on Art

Author: Rolf Harris
Publication Date: 7 November 2002

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In his own inimitable way, the author brought the lives and works of the some of the worlds best-loved artists to life, exploring their methods and techniques and then painting his own pictures in their style. It helps you share his boundless enthusiasm.

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Cloister Cats

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Cloister Cats

Author: Richard Surman
Publication Date: 2 April 2007

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Stories of Cats with real character, living in some of the most interesting buildings and communities in the UK. A beautifully presented gift book and a great companion volume to Cathedral Cats.

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Banksy

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Banksy
The Man Behind the Wall

Author: Will Ellsworth-Jones
Publication Date: 1 May 2012

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In the first attempt to tell the full story of Banksy's life and career, Will Ellsworth-Jones pieces together a picture of his world and unpicks its contradictions.

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Freckles

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Freckles

Author: Michael Neugebauer
Publication Date: 1 November 2001

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This elegant and impressive collection of photographs by the German photographer Michael Neugebauer is devoted entirely to f...

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Hello, Please

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Hello, Please

Author: Matt Alt
Publication Date: 5 September 2007

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A menagerie of mascots and characters inhabit the islands of Japan, guiding citizens through daily activities and situations. This work collects photographs of hundreds of the these cute (or kawaii) creatures in their native habitat: from public street signs to supermarket shelves, in doctor's offices, on tax forms and instruction manuals.

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Panorama, The

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The Panorama, The

Author: Bernard Comment
Publication Date: 17 November 1999

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This illustrated text examines the wide variety of panoramas in both the Old and New Worlds. Included among views of cities are Robert Baker's "View of Edinburgh" and Karl Friedrich Schinkel's "View of Palermo", as well as depictions of Paris, Moscow, Jerusalem and Lima.

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Unseen

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Unseen "Vogue"
The Secret History of Fashion Photography

Author: Robin Derrick
Publication Date: 4 November 2004

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Drawn from the archives of 'Vogue' magazine and spanning nearly a century, 'Unseen Vogue' is a survey of fashion photography.

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Photography

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Photography
A Concise History

Author: Ian Jeffrey
Publication Date: 9 November 1981

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An examination of the history and development of photography, from its earliest days in the mid C19 to the present. Using examples from the world's greatest photographers, this book guides the reader through critical issues, such as the criteria by which we carry out judgements and analyses.

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Theodora: Portrait in a Byzantine Landscape

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Theodora: Portrait in a Byzantine Landscape

Author: Anthony Bridge
Publication Date: 1 Jan 1978

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Thames and Hudson Dictionary of Art and Artists

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The Thames and Hudson Dictionary of Art and Artists

Author: Herbert Read
Publication Date: 12 September 1994

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This dictionary provides comprehensive information on the fine arts, with entries on paintings, sculptures, drawings and prints, and the artists who have made them, throughout the world. It also covers historical styles and movements, and contains entries on techniques, materials and terms.

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Painting and Experience in Fifteenth Century Italy

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Painting and Experience in Fifteenth Century Italy
A Primer in the Social History of Pictorial Style

Author: Michael Baxandall
Publication Date: 19 May 1988

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An introduction to 15th century Italian painting and the social history behind it, arguing that the two are interlinked and that the conditions of the time helped fashion distinctive elements in the painter's style.

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British Stamp Market Values

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British Stamp Market Values

Author: Guy Thomas
Publication Date: 1 September 2009

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Good guide for pricing stamps...

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Miro

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Miro

Author: Roland Penrose
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Hijack Reality: Deptford X

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Hijack Reality: Deptford X
A 'How To' Guide to Organize a Really Top Notch Art Festival

Author: Bob and Roberta Smith
Publication Date: 10 November 2008

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Art in the City: Paris

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Art in the City: Paris

Author: Tiddy Rowan
Publication Date: 2 May 2008

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Focusses on modern and contemporary art. This guides follow a consistent formula - each opens with an essay on the contemporary art scene by a local art expert in that city, followed by an introduction which presents the art in the context of the city's history and geography to give the reader a feel for the places they might like to visit.

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Edward Hopper

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Edward Hopper
Portraits of America

Author: Wieland Schmied
Publication Date: 7 January 1999

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Edward Hopper created some of the most popular icons of 20th century American art. In this series his work as a critique of modern life is examined.

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Art History and Its Methods

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Art History and Its Methods
A Reader

Author: Eric Fernie
Publication Date: 1 June 1995

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A collection of critical essays on method in art history.

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Stonehenge

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Stonehenge
Mysteries of the Stones and Landscape

Author: David Souden
Publication Date: 1 August 1998

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The story behind Stonehenge, using the latest archaeological methods and discoveries. From the construction of the site to the rituals of the prehistoric inhabitants, the book sets Stonehenge both within the immediate landscape and the broader cultural context of the ancient European civilisations. Colour illustrated with maps, charts and photos.

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Cine Craft

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Cine Craft

Author: J. David Beal
Publication Date: 1 Jan 1974

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This is the ideal book for anyone who wants to know more about the fascinating world of amateur film-making. It is both a stimulating, easy-to-follow guide for newcomers to the craft and a treasure-house of authoritative information for the experienced cine enthusiast....

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As Others See Us

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As Others See Us
Personal Views on the Life and Work of Robert Burns

Author: Tricia Malley
Publication Date: 1 May 2009

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Robert Burns has long been a celebrated part of Scottish identity. 2009 sees the anniversary of Burn's birth, which will be met with series of events and much media attention. 'As Others See Us' showcases photographic portraits of celebrated Scots, such as Alex Salmond and Liz Lochhead with their favourite Burns poems.

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Academies, Museums and Canons of Art

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Academies, Museums and Canons of Art

Author: Gillian Perry
Publication Date: 4 January 1999

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This volume examines the ways in which works of art have achieved a position in the canon of Western art. Focusing on art and institutions in Britain and France from the 17th to the 19th century, the contributors explore the construction and evolution of canonical values.

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Changing Status of the Artist

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The Changing Status of the Artist

Author: Emma Barker
Publication Date: 4 January 1999

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This volume on the changing status of the artist in the early modern period draws on case studies to explore and question the notion that the later 15th and 16th centuries witnessed the emergence of the modern idea of the artist.

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Gender and Art

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Gender and Art

Author: Gillian Perry
Publication Date: 6 April 1999

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Encompassing European art, architecture and design from the 16th century to the present day, this volume uses case studies to examine the role of gender difference in the production, consumption and interpretation of works of art.

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Art and Its Histories

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Art and Its Histories
A Reader

Author: Steve Edwards
Publication Date: 4 January 1999

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A presentation of 89 texts that have played a role in shaping modern judgements and values about art. Emphasizing the debates and ideological assumptions around the Western canon of art, it ranges through art history from Pliny the Elder to current issues of gender.

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Drawing and Painting Plants and Flowers

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Drawing and Painting Plants and Flowers

Author: Polly Raynes
Publication Date: 24 April 2003

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The art of depicting plants and flowers is almost as old as the history of art itself. This volume addresses this subject and shows the reader how best to tackle the subject, from a simple line study to a fully-realised painting executed "on site".

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On Camera

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On Camera
Essential Know-how for Programme-makers

Author: Harris Watts
Publication Date: 31 March 1997

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Picasso

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Picasso
The Last Years

Author: Mariano Miguel Montanes
Publication Date: 1 September 2004

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Biopic

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Biopic
Iggy Pop

Author: Gavin Evans
Publication Date: 6 November 2003

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"Biopic" provides a visual testimony to the relationship between a photographer and his subject. Over the course of 90 minutes in front of a lens manned by Gavin Evans, Iggy Pop offers an insight into his life and his mind in a manner beyond that of the written biography.

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Digital Photographer

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Publication Date: 3 November 2008

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A unique and stylish gift in a smart, textured rubber binding, with an elasticised band. Aimed at the digital photographer on the move, it's full of advice on getting the best shots when you're out and about - whether on holiday, photographing fast-moving sports or capturing exotic landscapes.

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National Trust Handbook

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National Trust Handbook

Author: National Trust National Trust
Publication Date: 7 January 2013

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The 2013 handbook covers the period from January to December inclusive. Entries for individual places to visit are grouped geographically into areas and tehn ordered alphabetically. Each area opens with a look at its coast and countryside, and then the alphabetical entries....

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Brief History of Album Covers

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A Brief History of Album Covers

Author: Jason Draper
Publication Date: 1 August 2008

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Celebrate some of the greatest covers of the last 50 years, such as the Beatles' "Sergeant Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band" or Pink Floyd's "Dark Side of the Moon", alongside entertaining and informative text. This great little book that will make an ideal gift for any music aficionado or art and design enthusiast.

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Da Vinci's Last Commission

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Da Vinci's Last Commission
The Most Sensational Detective Story in the History of Art

Author: Fiona McLaren
Publication Date: 16 August 2012

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Imagine you have an old painting, a "Madonna and Child", that has been in your family for years. What would you do if that painting pointed to one of the greatest heresies of our time? This is the book of detective stories in history of art.

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John Hedgecoe's Complete Guide to Black and White Photography

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John Hedgecoe's Complete Guide to Black and White Photography

Author: John Hedgecoe
Publication Date: 1 September 1996

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Photograher, John Hedgecoe, gives a guide to taking black and white photographs.

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Art Restoration

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Art Restoration

Author: J. Beck
Publication Date: 1 Jan 1993

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This book deals with one of the most important and contentious issues in the world of fine art. Starting in the 1970s a mania has developed for restorations of works of art. London's National Gallery (first in this field by several decades), Washington's National Gallery, the Metropolitan, the Louvre, the Prado, the Uffizi, and others besides, are restoring their collections on a wholesale basis. ...

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Greek Sculpture

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Greek Sculpture - Classical Period

Author: John Boardman
Publication Date: 15 June 1987

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Looks at the development of sculptures, reliefs, and friezes in fifth century B.C. Greece and assesses this period's importance in art history.

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Lives of the Artists

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Lives of the Artists
a Selection
v. 2 - a Selection

Author: Giorgio Vasari
Publication Date: 27 August 1987

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Through character sketches and anecdotes the author depicts Piero di Cosimo shut away in his derelict house, living only to paint, and Giulio Romano's startling painting of Jove striking down the giants.

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Greek Art

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Greek Art

Author: R. M. Cook
Publication Date: 1 Jan 1981

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Magic of Digital Close-up Photography

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Magic of Digital Close-up Photography

Author: Joseph Meehan
Publication Date: 15 June 2006

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Explains every aspect of close-up digital photography, with information on cameras, accessories, lighting, tactical approaches for different subjects and ideas for computer image enhancement. This work includes explanations and a full-colour format.

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Beardsley

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Beardsley

Author: Brian Reade
Publication Date: October 1967

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