THAMES & HUDSON publications

THAMES & HUDSON publications

THAMES & HUDSON publications

THAMES & HUDSON publications

Quality guaranteed art books and beautifully designed publications.

 

FAMILY BRITAIN 1951-1957
DAVID KYNASTON    Book Number: 83093
Published price: £25
Bibliophile price: £6.00
Product format: Hardback

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This heavyweight doorstopper actually comprises two books, The Certainties of Place and A Thicker Cut, which are themselves part of David Kynaston's magnificent four volume history of Britain from ...
GREAT BUILDERS
EDITED BY KENNETH POWELL    Book Number: 82796
Published price: $40
Bibliophile price: £12.50
Product format: Hardback

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The built environment affects our lives in ways in which we are still discovering. Be they imposing, inspiring, subtle or spectacular, the structures around us are designed to influence the way we ...
HISTORY OF OTTOMAN ARCHITECTURE
GODFREY GOODWIN    Book Number: 82801
Published price: $39.95
Bibliophile price: £13.00
Product format: Paperback

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Byzantine, Persian and Selcuk examples (with minimal technical terminology!) are celebrated. The Architectural Review puts it thus: "A stupendous achievement. There is no Ottoman building of any i...
MANET
ALAN KRELL    Book Number: 82804
Published price: $14.95
Bibliophile price: £6.00
Product format: Paperback

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Dripping with colour this beautiful heavyweight softback has hundreds of mono and colour examples plus drawings and posters. Edouard Manet (1832-83) is ubiquitous in the popular imagination as the...
MARY QUEEN OF SCOTS
SUSAN WATKINS    Book Number: 82805
Published price: $40
Bibliophile price: £15.00
Product format: Hardback

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With superb photography by Mark Fiennes, this big glamorous Thames & Hudson publication has no less than 194 colour illustrations, recreating the world in which Mary Queen of Scots lived, from the ...
MODERN EXPLORERS
R. HANBURY-TENISON, R. TWIGGER    Book Number: 82807
Published price: £24.95
Bibliophile price: £10.00
Product format: Hardback

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Described as the doyen of British explorers, the author has led many expeditions including crossing South America by river from north to south and journeying to the interior of Borneo. His co-writ...
GLADIATOR: The Roman Fighter's Unofficial Manual
PHILIP MATYSZAK    Book Number: 83073
Published price: $24.95
Bibliophile price: £6.50
Product format: Hardback

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Experience first hand the spectacular, brutal life and savage death of the most iconic figure of Ancient Rome. 'By and large, a gladiator is someone who has taken the job after running through sev...
GODDESS: Mother of Living Nature
ADELE GETTY    Book Number: 83074
Published price: $15.95
Bibliophile price: £6.50
Product format: Paperback

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The Great Goddess, Mother Earth, is both womb and tomb of humanity, the sacred source of perpetual renewal. Though her cult has been ruthlessly suppressed and manipulated, she endures throughout t...
HISTORY OF FILM: Second Edition
DAVID PARKINSON    Book Number: 83075
Published price: $21.95
Bibliophile price: £6.50
Product format: Paperback

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The most modern of all the arts, cinema is fittingly the most dependent on science and technology. It was born out of the 19th century predilection for machinery, movement, optical illusion and pu...
PHARAOH: Life At Court And On Campaign
GARRY SHAW    Book Number: 83079
Published price: $39.95
Bibliophile price: £12.50
Product format: Hardback

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What did it mean to be pharaoh? The image is a well stereotyped feature of humanity's history, yet the life of a pharaoh, the ins and outs of both the ruler's public and private life, is little exp...
QUILTING, PATCHWORK AND APPLIQUÉ: A World Guide
CAROLINE CRABTREE & C. SHAW    Book Number: 83080
Published price: £24.95
Bibliophile price: £12.00
Product format: Hardback

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Heavyweight, dripping with colour, this Thames & Hudson publication contains 520 illustrations of which 504 are in colour. Native American Seminole clothing, German narrative appliqué, Central Asi...
SOLOMON'S TEMPLE: Myth and History
W. HAMBLIN & D. ROLPH SEELY    Book Number: 83085
Published price: $40
Bibliophile price: £12.50
Product format: Hardback

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Hundreds of brilliant scholars, sages, artists, builders and mystics form an unbroken chain of tradition stretching back 3,000 years to priests and prophets at the court of Solomon - none of whom c...
WREN
MARGARET WHINNEY    Book Number: 83087
Published price: $14.95
Bibliophile price: £6.00
Product format: Paperback

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Margaret Whinney (1897-1975) was a much published author and Reader in Art History at the Courtauld Institute from 1950-1964 - she was also the great-granddaughter of Charles Dickens! In 1971 she p...
GEORGE III: A Life In Caricature
KENNETH BAKER    Book Number: 83544
Published price: £28
Bibliophile price: £9.00
Product format: Hardback

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King George III suffered at the hands of the genius Gillray, the robustness of Thomas Rowlandson, and the skilful darts of Isaac Cruikshank. And there were others, the brilliant young artist Richa...
ON THE ESTATE: Memoirs of a Russian Lady
MARIAMNA DAVYDOFF    Book Number: 83078
Published price: $22.95
Bibliophile price: £7.00
Product format: Paperback

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In 1983 Olga Davydoff Dax was travelling in the US and decided to pay a visit to a cousin in Long Island. Her mother was Mariamna Davydoff who, on her death in 1961, left her three albums of waterc...