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John Smibert Colonial America's First Portrait Painter
ISBN: HB: 9780300042580, Yale University Press, November 1995
294 pp., 27.9x21.6 cm, 284 black&white illus., 26 colour plates
John Smibert was the first portrait painter of distinction to attempt to carve out an existence in colonial America. This text is both a catalogue raisonne of Smibert's work and a discussion of his life and career.
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Pictorial Art of the West, 800-1200
ISBN: PB: 9780300064933, ISBN: HB: 9780300053487, Yale University Press, October 1995
470 pp., 28.4x21.4 cm, 325 black&white illus., 75 colour illus.
Aims to provide a comprehensive guide to all forms of pictorial art – from wall and panel paintings to stained glass windows, mosaics and embroidery – and sets them against the historical and theological influences of the age. This study covers the p...
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£55,00
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Joel
ISBN: HB: 9780300140767, Yale University Press, September 1995
272 pp., 22.9x15.2 cm
Scripture scholar James L. Crenshaw captures the ominous, yet hopeful spirit of Joel's prophecy in his New Translation and commentary. Joel's Prophecy has an unexpectedly familiar ring to it. The biblical book of Joel is relevant to our late-twenti...
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Nietzsche and Modern Times A Study of Bacon, Descartes, and Nietzsche
ISBN: PB: 9780300065107, Yale University Press, August 1995
490 pp., 24.1x15.9 cm
This major work by Laurence Lampert provides a new interpretation of modern philosophy by developing Nietzsche's view that genuine philosophers set out to determine the direction of culture through their ideas and that they conceal the radical nature...
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£28,00
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Architecture in France in the Eighteenth Century
ISBN: HB: 9780300060133, Yale University Press, May 1995
306 pp., 28.4x21.4 cm, 250 black&white illus., 50 colour illus.
French architecture of the 18th century – which exhibited great technical ability and refined taste – influenced architectural style throughout Europe. This book is a survey of the French architecture of the period. It begins with the origins of the...
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£95,00
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Ars Sacra: 800-1200
ISBN: HB: 9780300060485, Yale University Press, February 1995
340 pp., 28.4x21.4 cm, 275 black&white illus., 75 colour illus.
The magnificent bronze doors of Hildesheim Cathedral, the ivory, gold, enamelled and bejewelled book covers made to contain superbly illuminated manuscripts, the startling reliquary caskets made in the shape of the part of the body supposed to be con...
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Glamorgan Buildings of Wales
ISBN: HB: 9780300096293, Yale University Press, January 1995
720 pp., 21.6x12.1 cm, 64 illus.
Glamorgan's long and varied history has left layer upon layer of visible remains. Castles range from remarkable earthworks to magnificent structures such as Cardiff and Caerphilly. Impressive remains of three little known abbeys, at Ewenny, Margam an...
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