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Central Leinster: Kildare, Laois, and Offaly Buildings of Ireland
ISBN: HB: 9780300232042, Yale University Press, July 2019
800 pp., 21.6x12.1 cm, 120 colour illus., 80 black&white illus.
This comprehensive guide covers the historically rich and nuanced territory of Central Leinster, from the western borderlands of the medieval English Pale to the wild expanse of the Bog of Allen and further west to Clonmacnoise, cradle of early monas...
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£35,00
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Bartolome Bermejo Master of the Spanish Renaissance
ISBN: PB: 9781857096446, National Gallery London, June 2019
128 pp., 26.7x21 cm, 70 colour illus.
Painted in 1468, "Saint Michael Triumphant over the Devil" is the first documented work by Bartolome Bermejo (c. 1440 - c. 1501), a 15th-century Spanish artist by whom only about 20 paintings are known. Acquired by the National Gallery in 1995, the p...
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£19,95
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Impressionism and Post-Impressionism Highlights from the Philadelphia Museum of Art
ISBN: HB: 9780876332894, Yale University Press, May 2019
208 pp., 27.9x22.9 cm, 150 colour illus., 20 black&white illus.
Featuring 90 highlights from the Philadelphia Museum of Art's stellar collection of Impressionist and Post-Impressionist art, this handsome volume includes iconic works such as Paul Cezanne's "Large Bathers", Vincent van Gogh's "Sunflowers", Edgar De...
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£25,00
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World of the Crusades
ISBN: HB: 9780300217391, Yale University Press, May 2019
520 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 160 colour illus., 14 maps
Throughout the Middle Ages crusading was justified by religious ideology, but the resulting military campaigns were fueled by concrete objectives: land, resources, power, reputation. Crusaders amassed possessions of all sorts, from castles to reliqua...
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£25,00
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Croatia A History from the Middle Ages to the Present Day (Fourth Edition)
ISBN: PB: 9780300246575, Yale University Press, April 2019
392 pp., 19.7x12.7 cm, 32 black&white illus.
Millions of tourists visit Croatia each year. Every summer, thousands of people walk along the famously beautiful marble-tiled street in Dubrovnik, now a World Heritage site. Of the countries that have emerged since the collapse of communism and the...
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£12,99
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Warner Bros The Making of an American Movie Studio
ISBN: PB: 9780300244557, ISBN: HB: 9780300197600, Yale University Press, April 2019
232 pp., 21x14.6 cm, 5 black&white illus.
"Warner Bros" charts the rise of an unpromising film studio from its shaky beginnings in the early twentieth century through its ascent to the pinnacle of Hollywood influence and popularity. The Warner Brothers – Harry, Albert, Sam, and Jack – arrive...
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£10,99
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£16,99
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Road Before Me Weeps On the Refugee Route Through Europe
ISBN: HB: 9780300241228, Yale University Press, March 2019
344 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 17 colour illus.
War and chaos in Syria and Iraq, violence in Afghanistan, and hopelessness in countries bordering war zones have spurred several million refugees and migrants to set out for Europe. The West Balkans, from Turkey through Greece, Macedonia, Bulgaria, S...
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£18,99
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Oak Spring Herbaria Herbs and Herbals from the Fourteenth to the Nineteenth Centuries: A Selection of the Rare Books, Manuscripts and Works of Art in the Collection of Rachel Lambert Mellon
ISBN: HB: 9780965450812, Yale University Press, March 2019
456 pp., 29.1x25.3 cm
This magnificent compendium is the fourth in a series of catalogues describing selections of rare books and other material in the Oak Spring Garden Library, a collection assembled by Mrs. Rachel "Bunny" Lambert Mellon. Herbaria describes sixty-three...
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£60,00
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Christianity and the New Spirit of Capitalism
ISBN: HB: 9780300219036, Yale University Press, February 2019
256 pp., 21x14 cm
In his classic "The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism", Max Weber famously showed how Christian beliefs and practices could shape persons in line with capitalism. In this significant reimagining of Weber's work, Kathryn Tanner provocative...
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£25,00
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Prince of the Press How One Collector Built History's Most Enduring and Remarkable Jewish Library
ISBN: HB: 9780300234909, Yale University Press, February 2019
336 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 34 black&white illus.
David Oppenheim (1664-1736), chief rabbi of Prague in the early eighteenth century, built an unparalleled collection of Jewish books and manuscripts, all of which have survived and are housed in the Bodleian Library at Oxford. His remarkable collecti...
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