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Natural Encounters Biking, Hiking, and Birding Through the Seasons
ISBN: HB: 9780300243482, Yale University Press, July 2019
304 pp., 21x14 cm, 28 black&white illus.
In this "personal encyclopedia of nature's seasons", lifetime naturalist Bruce Beehler reflects on his three decades of encountering nature in Washington, D.C. The author takes the reader on a year?long journey through the seasons as he describes the...
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£22,00
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N. C. Wyeth New Perspectives
ISBN: PB: 9780300243680, Yale University Press, June 2019
216 pp., 27.9x24.8 cm, 158 colour illus.
N. C. Wyeth (1882-1945) was widely renowned for his iconic images of characters such as King Arthur, Robin Hood, and Robinson Crusoe that were reproduced as illustrations for books and magazines. The patriarch of the Wyeth family, father of Andrew Wy...
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£30,00
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Natural History of Beer
ISBN: HB: 9780300233674, Yale University Press, April 2019
256 pp., 22.2x14.6 cm, 73 black&white illus.
What can beer teach us about biology, history, and the natural world? From ancient Mesopotamian fermentation practices to the resurgent American craft brewery, Rob DeSalle and Ian Tattersall peruse the historical record and traverse the globe for eng...
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Nature's Giants The Biology and Evolution of the World's Largest Lifeforms
ISBN: HB: 9780300239881, Yale University Press, April 2019
224 pp., 27.9x21.6 cm, 350 colour illus.
The colossal plants and animals of our world – dinosaurs, whales, and even trees – are a source of unending fascination, and their sheer scale can be truly impressive. Size is integral to the way that organisms experience the world: a puddle that a h...
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£25,00
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Nicholas Hilliard Life of an Artist
ISBN: HB: 9780300241426, Yale University Press, March 2019
352 pp., 27.9x19.7 cm, 250 colour illus.
This illustrated biography follows Nicholas Hilliard's long and remarkable life (c. 1547-1619) from the West Country to the heart of the Elizabethan and Jacobean courts. It showcases new archival research and stunning images, many reproduced in color...
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£40,00
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Nature's Nation American Art and Environment
ISBN: HB: 9780300237009, Yale University Press, January 2019
400 pp., 26.7x24.1 cm, 310 colour illus., 30 black&white illus.
Public awareness of environmental issues has never been greater, nor has the need for imagining more sustainable and ethical habits of human action and thought, including environmentally informed ways of understanding art history. This multidisciplin...
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£50,00
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National Gallery Catalogues The Eighteenth-Century French Paintings
ISBN: HB: 9781857093384, Yale University Press, November 2018
632 pp., 28.6x21.6 cm, 440 colour illus.
The impressive collection of 18th-century French paintings at the National Gallery, London, includes important works by Boucher, Chardin, David, Fragonard, Watteau, and many others. This volume presents over seventy detailed and extensively illustrat...
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£75,00
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National Gallery Technical Bulletin, Volume 39 Giovanni Bellini's Painting Technique
ISBN: PB: 9781857096408, National Gallery London, November 2018
136 pp., 29.9x21 cm, 180 colour and black&white illus.
Giovanni Bellini (active c. 1459; died 1516) was one of the most innovative and influential painters of the Venetian Renaissance and was among the first Italian artists to paint in oil, rather than the more traditional medium of egg tempera. This spe...
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Name Me a Word Indian Writers Reflect on Writing
ISBN: PB: 9780300222586, Yale University Press, June 2018
440 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm
A major reexamination of the father of the Hudson River School in relation to his European roots and travels Thomas Cole (1801-1848), arguably the greatest American landscape artist of his generation, is presented here in a new light: as an internati...
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£19,99
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Nocturne Night in American Art, 1890-1917
ISBN: HB: 9780300223996, Yale University Press, June 2018
256 pp., 27.9x21.6 cm, 116 colour illus., 35 black&white illus.
The turn of the 20th century witnessed a surge in the creation and popularity of nocturnes and night landscapes in American art. In this original and thought-provoking book, Helene Valance investigates why artists and viewers of the era were so capti...
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£35,00
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