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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MY COOL KITCHEN
JANE FIELD-LEWIS    Book Number: 91936
Published price: £14.99
Bibliophile price: £5.00
Product format: Hardback

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A style guide to unique and inspirational kitchens, colourful blocks of Mondrian colour and other big bold artworks, a cow's skull for a statement sculpture, tasteful ceramics, scrubbed wooden tabl...
ETERNAL LIGHT
RICHARD H. DRIEHAUS MUSEUM    Book Number: 91655
Published price: £18.95
Bibliophile price: £11.95
Product format: Hardback

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'The Sacred Stained-Glass Windows of Louis Comfort Tiffany' is the sub-title of this magnificent Chicago exhibition catalogue complete with splendid gatefold pages of close up exquisitely coloured ...
FREDERIC CHURCH: A Painter's Pilgrimage
KENNETH JOHN MYERS    Book Number: 91656
Published price: £35
Bibliophile price: £12.00
Product format: Paperback

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A beautiful overview of fascinating paintings of the classical world and holy land by a beloved American artist. Frederic Church (1826-1900), was of the Hudson River School who journeyed around th...
MUYBRIDGE AND THE RIDDLE OF LOCOMOTION
Marta Braun    Book Number: 91658
Published price: $19.95
Bibliophile price: £6.00
Product format: Hardback

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A photography book with a difference, there is a motion picture on the front cover reproduced of a horse and rider on the front with legs actually moving as you turn the book side to side just as E...
TREASURE HOUSES OF BRITAIN: Three DVD Box Set
SELINA SCOTT    Book Number: 91849
Bibliophile price: £6.00
Product format: Unknown

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The three most popular of Britain's finest stately homes on three quality colour DVDs, boxed, running time 138 minutes. Burghley House in Lincolnshire is a fabulous house built by William Cecil, L...
WESTMINSTER BEHIND CLOSED DOORS DVD
PRESENTED BY TONY BENN    Book Number: 91851
Bibliophile price: £6.00
Product format: Unknown

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Emily Wilding Davidson's broom cupboard, the hidden corridors, resident fire-fighters, canteen staff and engineers are among those who feature in this fascinating tour which goes behind the ritual ...
CHATSWORTH HOUSE DVD
DUKE MARKETING    Book Number: 91974
Bibliophile price: £7.00
Product format: Unknown

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This impressive 55 minute colour DVD takes us through every important aspect of the rooms and gardens of this gracious home.Fronted by the River Derwent and backed by a tree-covered hillside, once ...
WESTMINSTER BEHIND CLOSED DOORS DVD
PRESENTED BY TONY BENN    Book Number: 91991
Bibliophile price: £6.00
Product format: Unknown

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Emily Wilding Davidson's broom cupboard, the hidden corridors, resident fire-fighters, canteen staff and engineers are among those who feature in this fascinating tour which goes behind the ritual ...
YORKSHIRE: Discover Britain's Historic Houses
SIMON JENKINS    Book Number: 91687
Published price: £29.99
Bibliophile price: £8.50
Product format: Hardback

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A beautifully bound large hardback with spectacular colour photography throughout and map presenting Yorkshire's 92 most impressive, interesting or unusual dwellings, from Castle Howard and magnifi...
TRANSPORTER BRIDGES: An Illustrated History
JOHN HANNAVY    Book Number: 91702
Published price: £30
Bibliophile price: £14.00
Product format: Hardback

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Contents of this marvellous 2020 Pen & Sword publication include the Systeme Arnodin, Building the Widnes-Runcorn Bridge, Bridging the Usk at Newport, Crossing the Tees, Crosfield's Warrington Brid...
50 GREATEST CHURCHES AND CATHEDRALS OF THE WORLD
SUE DOBSON    Book Number: 92052
Published price: £8.99
Bibliophile price: £5.00
Product format: Paperback

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The award winning travel writer Sue Dobson is never happier than when out exploring "must-see" churches and cathedrals. St Paul's, St Stephen's in Vienna, Washington National Cathedral, Church of C...
SEAMLESS FROM BIBA: A Life in Design
BARBARA HULANICKI    Book Number: 87725
Published price: £25
Bibliophile price: £10.00
Product format: Hardback

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The glamour of BIBA was global, dictating a sophisticated inner city lifestyle, selling furniture and food, high fashion and cosmetics with nightclub, ritzy restaurant and exotic roof garden replac...
AIRLINE MAPS: A Century of Art and Design
MARK OVENDEN & MAXWELL ROBERST    Book Number: 91993
Published price: $30
Bibliophile price: £12.50
Product format: Paperback

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Cartography, civil aviation, graphic design, marketing and world events collide in this visual feast. Here are sumptuous Art Deco posters, intricate artistry, bold modernism, 1960s psychedelia, cl...
HOW DO WE LOOK
MARY BEARD    Book Number: 92016
Published price: $24.95
Bibliophile price: £6.00
Product format: Hardback

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Sub-titled 'The Body, The Divine, and The Question of Civilisation', the popular TV historian Mary Beard takes a look beyond the familiar canon of Western imagery. She offers an expansive survey o...
CULT OF PROGRESS
DAVID OLUSOGA    Book Number: 92125
Published price: £14.99
Bibliophile price: £6.00
Product format: Paperback

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Professor David Olusoga is a British-Nigerian historian and BAFTA winning broadcaster who presented a TV series Civilisations on which this book is based. Told with great fluency and clarity of st...
ROYALISTS TO ROMANTICS: Women Artists from the Louvre
MARY SHERIFF    Book Number: 92138
Published price: £29.95
Bibliophile price: £10.00
Product format: Hardback

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A superb collection of 65 catalogued works by 35 women artists active in France from 1750 to 1848 from the very first exhibition to showcase women's artistic practice in France at that time. Worki...
HR GIGER
ANDREAS J. HIRSCH    Book Number: 91540
Bibliophile price: £25.00
Product format: Hardback

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"At its essence, Giger's art digs down into our psyches and touches our very deepest primal instincts and fears. His art stands in a category of its own. The proof of this lies in the intensity of ...
MONET: THE TRIUMPH OF IMPRESSIONISM
DANIEL WILDENSTEIN    Book Number: 91552
Bibliophile price: £40.00
Product format: Hardback

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Claude Monet's Impressionist technique still inspires to this day. Whether it's his stunning Water Lilies series, or genre-defining Impression, Sunrise, discover what made Monet the master of Frenc...
ART FROM MILINGIMBI: Taking Memories Back
CARA PINCHBECK    Book Number: 92196
Published price: £25
Bibliophile price: £7.00
Product format: Paperback

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Aboriginal art from the 1950s, the collection showcases much of an impressive holding of around 230 works collected by the Art Gallery of New South Wales, Australia. On the small island of Yurriwi...
OF ME AND OTHERS
ALASDAIR GRAY    Book Number: 92212
Published price: £17.99
Bibliophile price: £6.00
Product format: Paperback

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Self-deprecating, incisive, funny and fired with passion, the great Scottish writer and artist Alasdair Gray writes a frank, playful and typically unorthodox autobiography. He tells of how his ear...
STUDENTS OF HOSPITALFIELD
PEGGY BEARDMORE    Book Number: 92218
Published price: £25
Bibliophile price: £8.50
Product format: Paperback

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Sub-titled 'Education and Inspiration in 20th Century Scottish Art', this is the first dedicated study of the fascinating transformation of a private home into an art college. For over half a cent...
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