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Arms and Armor Highlights from the Philadelphia Museum of Art
ISBN: HB: 9780876332924, Yale University Press, February 2020
312 pp., 27.9x22.9 cm, 415 colour illus.
The Philadelphia Museum of Art's holdings of arms and armor are among the finest of their kind in the world. Presenting nearly 100 masterpieces from the collection, this lavishly illustrated volume includes complete armors and armor elements, swords,...
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£35,00
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In Pursuit of History A Lifetime Collecting Colonial American Art and Artifacts
ISBN: HB: 9780876332931, Yale University Press, January 2020
304 pp., 29.2x24.1 cm, 215 colour illus.
This book showcases highlights from the Dietrich American Foundation, established in 1963 by H. Richard Dietrich Jr. and focused on 18th-century American fine and decorative arts. Essays explore the formation of the collection and its many areas of s...
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£40,00
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Porcelain Pugs: A Passion The T. & T. Collection
ISBN: HB: 9780300246537, Yale University Press, Mercatorfonds, January 2020
224 pp., 27.9x24.1 cm, 170 colour illus.
A treasure trove for dog-lovers and porcelain enthusiasts alike, this book celebrates a collection of more than 100 porcelain pugs, most of which were designed in the mid-18th century by Johann Joaquim Kنndler, the eminent modeler in the Meissen porc...
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£45,00
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Ernest Gimson Arts & Crafts Designer and Architect
ISBN: HB: 9780300246261, Yale University Press, October 2019
372 pp., 26.7x21.6 cm, 320 colour and black&white illus.
This study of the renowned designer-maker Ernest Gimson (1864-1919) combines biography with analysis of his work as an architect and designer of furniture, metalwork, plaster decoration, embroidery, and more. It also examines Gimson's significance wi...
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£50,00
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Last Knight The Art, Armor, and Ambition of Maximilian I
ISBN: HB: 9781588396747, Yale University Press, Metropolitan Museum of Art, October 2019
304 pp., 27.9x23.5 cm, 266 colour illus.
Holy Roman Emperor Maximilian I (1459-1519) crafted a public persona and personal mythology that earned him the romantic sobriquet the "Last Knight" and that perpetuates his legend to this day. In his lifelong quest to establish himself as Europe's n...
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£50,00
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Country House Library
ISBN: PB: 9780300248685, Yale University Press, August 2019
352 pp., 26.7x21.6 cm, 150 colour illus., 50 black&white illus.
Beginning with new evidence that cites the presence of books in Roman villas and concluding with present day vicissitudes of collecting, this generously illustrated book presents a complete survey of British and Irish country house libraries. Replete...
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£25,00
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Inventing Boston Design, Production, and Consumption, 1680-1720
ISBN: HB: 9780300232110, Yale University Press, May 2019
232 pp., 26.7x22.9 cm, 120 colour illus., 80 black&white illus.
During the late 17th and early 18th centuries, Boston was both a colonial capital and the third most important port in the British empire, trailing only London and Bristol. Boston was also an independent entity that pursued its own interests and arti...
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£45,00
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Early Chinese Jades in the Harvard Art Museums
ISBN: HB: 9780300237023, Yale University Press, March 2019
272 pp., 26.7x20.3 cm, 290 colour and black&white illus.
From personal ornamentation to funerary practice, from palace decoration to private devotion, jade has played a major role in Chinese social, cultural, and political life for millennia. Exploring the history of this revered stone through the esteemed...
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£45,00
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Renaissance Splendor Catherine de' Medici's Valois Tapestries
ISBN: HB: 9780300237061, Yale University Press, March 2019
96 pp., 30.2x27.3 cm, 72 colour and black&white illus.
Featuring detailed scenes of court pageantry and life-size portraits of members of the French Valois dynasty woven in wool, silk, and precious metal-wrapped threads, the Valois Tapestries are one of the most extravagant sets of hangings produced in t...
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£30,00
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American Silver in the Philadelphia Museum of Art Volume 1: Makers A-F
ISBN: HB: 9780300229400, Yale University Press, January 2019
520 pp., 30.5x25.4 cm, 650 colour illus.
Beginning with Cesar Ghiselin in 1681, Philadelphia has a long and storied history of silversmithing that includes notable artists such as Joseph Richardson Sr. and Jr., Philip Syng Jr., and Olaf Skoogfors. Celebrating this legacy and showcasing the...
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£115,00
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