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John Singer Sargent The Complete Paintings Cumulative Index to Volumes I-IX
ISBN: HB: 9780300219203, Yale University Press, September 2021
144 pp., 30.5x24.8 cm, 2 black&white illus.
The cumulative index to "John Singer Sargent: The Complete Paintings" comprises two indexes covering the nine volumes of the complete catalogue raisonne: a comprehensive general index and an index of the titles of all the works by Sargent that have b...
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£45,00
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London City of Cities
ISBN: HB: 9781789142181, Reaktion Books, April 2021
256 pp., 21.6x13.8 cm, 110 illus., 60 in colour
City of cities, the modern world's first great metropolis, London has shaped everything from clothing to youth culture. It has a unique place in the world's memory, even as its role has changed from the capital of the planet to its playground, and as...
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£14,95
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Nashville Music and Manners
ISBN: HB: 9781789143157, Reaktion Books, March 2021
224 pp., 21.6x13.8 cm, 126 illus., 81 in colour
Nashville is a city of sublime contrasts, an intellectual hub built on a devotion to God, country music and the Devil's pleasures. Refined and raucous, it has long represented both culture and downright fun, capable of embracing pre-Civil war mansion...
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Cherry
ISBN: HB: 9781789142822, Reaktion Books, February 2021
208 pp., 21.6x13.8 cm, 100 illus., 90 in colour
Ripe, sensuous, irresistible: the cherry tree and its stunning blossoms conjure up many literal, metaphorical and visceral sensations. We enjoy cherry picking, a cherry on top, and even, on occasion, to lose one's cherry. Cherries have been consumed...
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£16,00
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Madrid Midnight City
ISBN: HB: 9781789142198, Reaktion Books, February 2021
272 pp., 21.6x13.8 cm, 105 illus., 75 in colour
Spain's top city for tourism, Madrid attracts more than six million visitors a year. Helen Crisp and Jules Stewart relate the story of a city and its people through the centuries, while their carefully curated listings give a nod to well-known attrac...
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£14,95
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Heinrich Heine Writing the Revolution
ISBN: HB: 9780300236545, Yale University Press, January 2021
336 pp., 21x14.6 cm, 1 black&white illus.
Heinrich Heine (1797-1856) was a virtuoso German poet, satirist, and visionary humanist whose dynamic life story and strikingly original writing are ripe for rediscovery. In this vividly imagined exploration of Heine's life and work, George Prochni...
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£16,99
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Smart Machines and Service Work Automation in an Age of Stagnation
ISBN: HB: 9781789143188, Reaktion Books, November 2020
160 pp., 21.6x13.8 cm
In recent decades digital devices have reshaped daily life, while tech companies' stock prices have thrust them to the forefront of the business world. In this rapid, global development, the promise of a new machine age has been accompanied by worrie...
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Turtle
ISBN: PB: 9781789143362, Reaktion Books, November 2020
200 pp., 19x13.5 cm, 100 illus., 70 in colour
The turtle is an ancient creature, once sharing the Earth with dinosaurs; for more than 100 million years, turtles have played a crucial role in maintaining healthy terrestrial and marine ecosystems. While it may not set records for speed on land, th...
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£12,95
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Masters of Art Modigliani
ISBN: PB: 9783791386591, Prestel Publishing, November 2020
112 pp., 21x17 cm, 55 colour illus.
Amedeo Modigliani experimented with sculpture and drawing, but is primarily known for his paintings of nudes and portraits characterized by elongated figures, faces, and necks. He began painting in his youth in Italy before moving to Paris in 1906, d...
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Masters of Art Kahlo
ISBN: PB: 9783791386577, Prestel Publishing, November 2020
112 pp., 21x17 cm, 55 colour illus.
Although her body of work is relatively small, Frida Kahlo has inspired adoration and admiration that few other artists have attained. This accessible and elegant book offers full page reproductions of a selection of her works, allowing for a broad a...
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