Art & Architecture

Art & Architecture

Art & Architecture

Art & Architecture

Gorgeous, high-end art tomes and collectable rare books at a fraction of the original price, selected for quality and scholarship and sheer beauty. Some are "coffee table" art books too or colouring books for adults, how to create art for yourself and learn from the experts or the Masters.

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Well, I am a Sunday painter.  It’s just that I paint every other day of the week as well.  - L.S. Lowry

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KIDS' DESIGN
MICHELLE GALINDO    Book Number: 83549
Published price: £29.95
Bibliophile price: £1.63
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Successful kids' design unites quality, sustainability and safety with ingenuity, style and pleasure and here is a selection of the very best from novelties to established classics. Innovative and...
SO BRAVELY & SO WELL: The Life and Art of William T. Trego
JOSEPH P. ECKHART    Book Number: 85047
Published price: $39.95
Bibliophile price: £3.00
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William Brooke Thomas Trego was born on 15 September 1858, the fifth of six children born to prolific and much-sought-after artist Jonathan Trego and his wife Emily. At the age of 18 months however...
DOUGH PORTRAITS
SOREN DAHLGAARD    Book Number: 85813
Published price: £24.99
Bibliophile price: £1.75
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Imagine enough dough kneaded (!) for three or four loaves and while all gooey, dropping it on top of the head so that it stretches all the way down the face and over the chin of your portrait model...
DREAMLANDS
MARK HARRISON & LISA TUTTLE    Book Number: 85997
Published price: £16.95
Bibliophile price: £2.50
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The woman who haunts artist Mark Harrison's dreams is a symbol of fertility and a goddess of nature surrounded by flowers, vines and leafy plants, her hair growing in tendrils adorned with fruit, a...
FIND KING HENRY'S TREASURE: Touch the Art
JULIE APPEL & AMY GUGLIELMO    Book Number: 86216
Published price: $12.95
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A totally touchy feely book, the like of which we have never before seen on Bibliophile. Irresistible! With a peep-hole front cover, the classic Holbein Portrait of Henry VIII aged 49, (1540) is ...
TOLL HOUSES OF STAFFORDSHIRE
TIM JENKINSON & PATRICK TAYLOR    Book Number: 86393
Published price: £9.95
Bibliophile price: £1.50
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A companion to code 86392 Toll Houses of Cambridgeshire, this is the very first detailed study of Staffordshire's toll-houses, small buildings on the highway edge, lived in by the pike-men who coll...
LIKE US: Encounters With Primates
THOMAS MARENT & F. JANTSCHKE    Book Number: 86450
Bibliophile price: £4.50
Product format: Hardback

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'Only if we help shall they be saved' wrote Jane Goodall, the young research scientist who was the first human to make contact with David Greybeard, the first chimpanzee to get close in a scientifi...
FOUNTAINS AND WATER FEATURES
ROSALIND HOPWOOD    Book Number: 86624
Published price: £5.99
Bibliophile price: £1.25
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Natural springs, water jets, rills and cascades all incorporate moving water and water features within architectural structures probably originated in Greece and Asia Minor. They originated as a s...
SHAKE CATS LICK CATS
CARLI DAVIDSON    Book Number: 87154
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Bibliophile price: £2.00
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Close observers of our magnificent moggies will notice that when they shake their heads rather violently from side to side to shake off droplets of water (used here by the photographer for effect) ...
BONGANI
LEONARD ZETT    Book Number: 86958
Published price: £12.95
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The Janssen Series on the Black Male Nude in Art and Photography continues with these 100-plus studies of Bongani, 26 years old, from the South African Xhosa tribe, bisexual, versatile, a sportsman...
KESU: The Art and Life of Doug Cranmer
JENNIFER KRAMER, G. CRANMER    Book Number: 86971
Published price: £31
Bibliophile price: £3.25
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Kesu - meaning 'wealth being carved' - was the name given to Doug Cranmer, a whittler and doodler who embodied 'indigenous modern' art long before the term was coined. His art is energetic, colour...
BENJAMIN-CONSTANT: Marvels and Mirages of Orientalism
EDITED BY NATHALIE BONDIL    Book Number: 87224
Published price: £40
Bibliophile price: £15.00
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Benjamin-Constant (1845-1902) was one of the first Orientalists, accompanying the founding father Mariano Fortuny on his trips through the Middle East. Memories of his travels to Spain and Morocco...
ART NOUVEAU
JEAN LAHOR    Book Number: 87316
Bibliophile price: £7.48
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It has been many years since Bibliophile has handled an exquisite art book on the popular topic of Art Nouveau, so we are delighted to have imported this special new publication. It covers the ori...
LIFE AND MASTERWORKS OF SALVADOR DALI
ERIC SHANES    Book Number: 87318
Bibliophile price: £13.00
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Salvador Dalí's art retains its ability to bewilder, shock and intrigue, dealing inventively with the nature of reality and appearances. In the autumn of 1927 he had written to his friend Lorca: "...
TIFFANY
CHARLES DE KAY    Book Number: 87320
Bibliophile price: £5.00
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Feast your eyes on the Peacock Window in leaded glass, The Mermaid on leaded favrile glass, Four Seasons of 1897 with foliage and colours produced largely by means of stains and enamels, with glass...
IMPRESSIONS OF UKIYO-E
W. VON SEIDLITZ & DORA AMSDEN    Book Number: 87321
Bibliophile price: £8.00
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Pictures of the floating world or Ukiyo-e is a Japanese artistic movement born during the period of prosperity of Edo (1615-1868). The founder of the movement Moronobu as well as artists such as S...
ART OF THE JUNGLE BOOK
ELLEN WOLFF    Book Number: 87397
Published price: £29.99
Bibliophile price: £4.00
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Based on Rudyard Kipling's The Jungle Book, director John Favreau's innovative, visually stunning Disney adaptation put a new spin on the classic tale. They used state-of-the-art CGI and motion-ca...
MADAM AND EVE: Women Portraying Women
LIZ RIDEAL & KATHLEEN SORIANO    Book Number: 87366
Published price: £40
Bibliophile price: £6.00
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With a focus on 200 artists working from the 1970s onwards, this is a superb visual testament to the influence of feminism on art. Challenging every stereotype, the featured works range from uncom...
MAKING THE AMERICAS MODERN: Hemispheric Art 1910-1960
EDWARD J. SULLIVAN    Book Number: 87367
Published price: £29.99
Bibliophile price: £4.75
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The great 20th century movements in art, including Symbolism, Expressionism and Abstraction, are often regarded as European in origin, but the author of this outstanding book makes a case for the A...
THE MAZE: A Labyrinthine Compendium
ANGUS HYLAND & KENDRA WILSON    Book Number: 87368
Published price: £24.99
Bibliophile price: £6.25
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A maze is a primal shape: the womb, the brain, the cosmos, a citadel. "You enter a maze to lose yourself, and a labyrinth to find yourself." The turf mazes of the British Isles are really labyrin...
PRADO
MARINA LINARES    Book Number: 87509
Bibliophile price: £5.00
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As a companion to the spectacular Spanish Painting code 87504, lovers of Spanish Art will know all about this famous museum. If you cannot travel to Madrid, this is the very next best thing. The ...
COURTROOM ART: In the Dock with the Rich and Famous
DANIEL SCOTT    Book Number: 87645
Published price: £12.99
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Charles Manson, Yoko Ono, Mick Jagger, O. J. Simpson, Woody Allen v. Mia Farrow, Neil and Christine Hamilton, Jeffrey Archer, Princess Anne, Michael Jackson, Mohamed Al-Fayed, Amy Winehouse, Joss S...
SALE OF THE LATE KING'S GOODS:
JERRY BROTTON    Book Number: 87664
Published price: £10.99
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Anthony van Dyck completed his massive canvas of King Charles on horseback with Monsieur de St. Antoine in 1633, just months after coming to London and being appointed as Principal Painter in Ordin...
EL GRECO TO VELAZQUEZ: Art During the Reign of Philip III
SARAH SCHROTH AND RONNI BAER    Book Number: 87478
Published price: £51
Bibliophile price: £11.25
Product format: Hardback

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Imported from the USA we have a 2008 rare Museum of Fine Arts, Boston and Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University fine art publication. During the reign of Philip III of Spain (1598-1621) picture ...
REGARDING WARHOL: Sixty Artists, Fifty Years
MARK ROSENTHAL ET AL    Book Number: 87491
Published price: $60
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A spectacular Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York publication with 308 illustrations in full colour and a timeline from 1961 to 2012 when in March of that year 'Andy Warhol: 15 Minutes Eternal' op...
PAINTER OF PEDIGREE: Thomas Weaver of Shrewsbury
LAWRENCE TREVELYAN WEAVER    Book Number: 87826
Published price: £30
Bibliophile price: £7.50
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Sub-titled 'Animal Artist of the Agricultural Revolution', Thomas Weaver was one of a small group of artists who pioneered paintings of livestock. At the end of the 18th century, novel methods of ...
SHAKESPEARE CATS: 20 Posters
SUSAN HERBERT    Book Number: 87777
Published price: £17.95
Bibliophile price: £4.48
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Our Annie is lucky enough to own two original Susan Herbert cat paintings so she got her paws and claws straight into this bargain. They are 20 detachable posters featuring feline reimaginings of ...
HIROSHIGE
JANINA NENTWIG    Book Number: 88140
Bibliophile price: £4.50
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Hiroshige is one of the most important artists of the Japanese woodblock print and is considered a master of "Ukiyo-e," the "pictures of the Floating World." His evocative illustrations show mainly...
SPANISH PAINTING 1200-1665
EMMA HANSEN    Book Number: 88148
Bibliophile price: £10.00
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Courtly portraiture, the bold Mannerist El Greco, the golden age of painting under Philip III (1598-1621), Francisco Ribalta (1565-1628) in Valencia, Rubens and The Hunting Lodge, José de Ribera, t...
LOVEBIRDS AND OTHER WILD SWEETHEARTS
LIZ TEMPERLEY    Book Number: 88223
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The southern Rockhopper penguin who travels hundreds of miles when it's time to mate, pairs are drawn together by the mystery of love. The Malagasy giant rat finds home sweet home in an undergroun...
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