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Vija Celmins To Fix the Image in Memory
ISBN: HB: 9780300234213, Yale University Press, November 2018
272 pp., 29.5x24.1 cm, 230 colour illus.
Best known for her striking drawings of ocean surfaces, begun in 1968 and revisited over many years both in drawings and paintings, Vija Celmins (b. 1938) has been creating exquisitely detailed renderings of natural imagery for more than five decades...
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£45,00
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Vampire A New History
ISBN: HB: 9780300232233, Yale University Press, October 2018
272 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 20 colour illus., 4 black&white illus.
Published to mark the bicentenary of John Polidori's publication of "The Vampyre", Nick Groom's detailed new account illuminates the complex history of the iconic creature. The vampire first came to public prominence in the early eighteenth century,...
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Veiled Presence Body and Drapery from Giotto to Titian
ISBN: HB: 9780300236750, Yale University Press, October 2018
224 pp., 26.7x21.6 cm, 147 colour and black&white illus.
This wide-ranging book elucidates the symbolism of veils and highlights the power of drapery in Italian art from Giotto to Titian. In the cities of the Renaissance, display of luxury dress was a marker of status. Florentines decked out their palaces...
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Van Gogh and Music A Symphony in Blue and Yellow
ISBN: HB: 9780300228335, Yale University Press, May 2018
184 pp., 22.9x15.2 cm, 58 colour illus., 11 black&white illus.
This engaging book is the first in-depth investigation of the influential role that music and sound played throughout Vincent van Gogh's (1853-1890) life. From psalms and hymns to the operas of Richard Wagner to simple birdsong, music represented to...
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Virtual Weapon and International Order
ISBN: PB: 9780300234497, ISBN: HB: 9780300220230, Yale University Press, May 2018
320 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 5 black&white illus.
An urgently needed examination of the current cyber revolution that draws on case studies to develop conceptual frameworks for understanding its effects on international order. The cyber revolution is the revolution of our time. The rapid expansion...
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Van Gogh and Japan
ISBN: HB: 9780300233261, Mercatorfonds, April 2018
200 pp., 29.8x22.9 cm, 200 colour and black&white illus.
Vincent van Gogh's (1853-1890) encounter with Japanese ukiyo-e prints during his time in Paris was decisive for the direction that his art would take in the years to come. He enthusiastically assembled a collection of the prints with the idea of deal...
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£35,00
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Venice Illuminated Power and Painting in Renaissance Manuscripts
ISBN: HB: 9780300226744, Yale University Press, April 2018
400 pp., 27x21.6 cm, 225 colour illus., 25 black&white illus.
For patricians in the Republic of Venice, paintings in manuscripts marking their appointment to high office expressed a tension between selfless service and individual ambition. Originally of value in confirming and instructing an elected officer, th...
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£60,00
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Visitors to Versailles From Louis XIV to the French Revolution
ISBN: HB: 9781588396228, Yale University Press, April 2018
392 pp., 27.9x24.1 cm, 334 colour illus.
What was it like to visit one of the most magnificent courts of Europe? Based on a wealth of contemporary documents and surviving works of art, this lavish book explores the experiences of those who flocked to the palace and grounds of Versailles whe...
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Vory Russia's Super Mafia
ISBN: HB: 9780300186826, Yale University Press, April 2018
344 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 16 black&white illus.
Mark Galeotti is the go-to expert on organized crime in Russia, consulted by governments and police around the world. Now, Western readers can explore the fascinating history of the vory v zakone, a group that has survived and thrived amid the change...
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Valley of the Fallen
ISBN: HB: 9780300217964, Yale University Press, March 2018
312 pp., 19.7x12.7 cm
This historical novel by one of Spain's most celebrated authors weaves a tale of disparate time periods: the early years of the nineteenth century, when Francisco de Goya was at the height of his artistic career, and the final years of Generalissimo...
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