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Die Karolingischen Miniaturen / Die Schule Von Reims: Von Den Anfangen Bis Zur Mitte Des 9. Jahrhunderts
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Die Karolingischen Miniaturen / Die Schule Von Reims: Von Den Anfangen Bis Zur Mitte Des 9. Jahrhunderts

Karoline Mutherich, Wilhelm Koehler, Florentine Mutherich

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Georg Friedrich Kersting 1785-1847: Das Zeichnerische Und Malerische Werk
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Georg Friedrich Kersting 1785-1847: Das Zeichnerische Und Malerische Werk

Werner Schnell

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Die Mittelalterlichen Glasmalereien in Ulm
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Die Mittelalterlichen Glasmalereien in Ulm

Hartmut Scholz

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Commentaries on Roman Art: Selected Studies
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Commentaries on Roman Art: Selected Studies

Richard Brilliant

This reprint of Richard Brilliant's papers document the development of his ideas concerning Roman art and its links with Greek art. Divided into three sections, the papers discuss portraiture, the methods by which Roman artists...

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Roman Museums: Selected Papers on Roman Art and Architecture
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Roman Museums: Selected Papers on Roman Art and Architecture

Donald E. Strong

A posthumous selection of nineteen previously published papers which are divided into four thematic sections: general papers; architectural studies; sculpture; acquisitions made by the Department of Greek and Roman Antiquities at...

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Studies in Roman and Early Christian Architecture
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Studies in Roman and Early Christian Architecture

J. B. Ward-Perkins

The work of J. B. Ward-Perkins on Roman architecture spanned fifty years, and his numerous published papers covered almost every aspect of the subject. This selection of sixteen studies focuses mainly on the provinces,...

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Studies in Pictorial Narrative
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Studies in Pictorial Narrative

Herbert Kessler

Written over the course of a quarter century, the nineteen essays reprinted in this volume reflect a continuing belief in the seriousness and complexity of the relationship between pictures and texts in medieval art.

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Ireland and Europe in the Middle Ages: Selected Essays on Architecture and Sculpture
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Ireland and Europe in the Middle Ages: Selected Essays on Architecture and Sculpture

Roger Stalley

Professor Stalley began to explore Ireland's rich legacy of medieval art in 1969, at a time when it was little known by students abroad.

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Studies in Ottonian, Romanesque and Gothic Art
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Studies in Ottonian, Romanesque and Gothic Art

Rosalie Green

Rosalie Green's interest in iconography provides a common thread in her work on the art of Europe during the eleventh and twelfth centuries.

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Topographical Bibliography of Ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphic Texts, Reliefs and Paintings. Volume III: Memphis. Part I: Abu Rawash to Abusir: Second Edition, Revised and Augmented
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Topographical Bibliography of Ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphic Texts, Reliefs and Paintings. Volume III: Memphis. Part I: Abu Rawash to Abusir: Second Edition, Revised and Augmented

R.L.B. Moss

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Topographical Bibliography of Ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphic Texts, Reliefs and Paintings. Volume I: The Theban Necropolis. Part I: Private Tombs: Second Edition, Revised and Augmented
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Topographical Bibliography of Ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphic Texts, Reliefs and Paintings. Volume I: The Theban Necropolis. Part I: Private Tombs: Second Edition, Revised and Augmented

E.W. Burney

This work deals with 457 tombs in Thebes. It includes descriptions of scenes and objects found in each tomb with their complete bibliography, and is accompanied by maps showing their original positions. There is a classification...

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Uffizien Und Palazzo Pitti: Die Gemaldesammlungen Von Florenz
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Uffizien Und Palazzo Pitti: Die Gemaldesammlungen Von Florenz

Mina Gregori

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Ghost Wineries of the Napa Valley: Photographic Tour of the 19th Century
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Ghost Wineries of the Napa Valley: Photographic Tour of the 19th Century

Irene Whitford Haynes

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Reading the French Garden: Story and History
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Reading the French Garden: Story and History

Denise Le Dantec, Jean-Pierre Le Dantec, Denise Le Dantec (Professor of Philosophy, Centre National d'Enseignement a Distance, Paris, France), Jean-Pierre Le Dantec (Professor, School of Architecture, University of Paris-La-Villette, France), Jessica Levine

Alternating discursive accounts with fictional vignettes that recreate time and place, this book integrates the history of French gardens with the modern history of ideas.

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Thermae Et Balnea: The Architecture and Cultural History of Roman Public Baths
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Thermae Et Balnea: The Architecture and Cultural History of Roman Public Baths

Inge Nielsen

Based on over ten years' fieldwork by the author, this comprehensive two-volume study of Roman baths is a useful reference work for students of classical antiquity, as well as students of architecture and the history of...

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Exploring Folk Art
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Exploring Folk Art

Michael Jones

Jones explores the human impulse to create, the necessity for having aesthetically satisfying experiences, and the craving for tradition. He also considers topics such as making chairs, remodeling houses, using and preserving...

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The Missions of Northern Sonora: A 1935 Field Documentation
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The Missions of Northern Sonora: A 1935 Field Documentation

Buford L. Pickens

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Bravi: Lyric Opera of Chicago
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Bravi: Lyric Opera of Chicago

Victor Skrebneski, Dan Rest, Tony Romano

A collection of portraits of many of the greatest opera singers of all time. The Lyric Opera of Chicago has become known as as a company that presents standard repertory as well as more avant-garde works. The productions of the...

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Chora 1: Intervals in the Philosophy of Architecture
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Chora 1: Intervals in the Philosophy of Architecture

Alberto Perez-Gomez, Stephen Parcell

Volume I in the new series Chora: Intervals in the Philosophy of Architecture explores fundamental questions concerning the practice of architecture and examines the potential of architecture.

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Religious Aesthetics: A Theological Study of Making and Meaning
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Religious Aesthetics: A Theological Study of Making and Meaning

Frank Burch Brown

Many modes of religious expression and experience have a markedly aesthetic component, even though aesthetic delight itself often appears to be free of moral or religious interests. This work shows how aesthetics, no less than...

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Directing Poiesis
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Directing Poiesis

Naum B Panovski

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An Annotated Bibliography and Study of the Contemporary Criticism of Tennyson's Idylls of the King: 1859-1886
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An Annotated Bibliography and Study of the Contemporary Criticism of Tennyson’s Idylls of the King: 1859-1886

Aletha Andrew

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Adorno Und Derrida: Oder Wo Liegt Das Ende Der Moderne?
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Adorno Und Derrida: Oder Wo Liegt Das Ende Der Moderne?

Holger Mathias Briel

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Solitude-Art And Symbolism In The National Basque Monument
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Solitude-Art And Symbolism In The National Basque Monument

Carmelo Urza

Examines the arguments of those who favored the selection of a figurative, traditional symbol and those who preferred a modern, forward-looking symbol. He utilizes this discussion to explore the evolution of Basque ethnicity and...

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Reliefs and Inscriptions at Luxor Temple, Volume 1: The Festival Procession of Opet in the Colonnade Hall
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Reliefs and Inscriptions at Luxor Temple, Volume 1: The Festival Procession of Opet in the Colonnade Hall

Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago, University of Chicago

Field work of the Epigraphic Survey on the walls of the temples and tombs of Luxor, recording the inscriptions and reliefs in facsimile for posterity.The portfolio of large drawings is accompanied by a text booklet, which has a...

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A Hebrew Alexander Romance According to MS Heb. 671.5 Paris, Bibliotheque Nationale
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A Hebrew Alexander Romance According to MS Heb. 671.5 Paris, Bibliotheque Nationale

Wout van Bekkum, Wout Vanbekkum, Wout Bekkum

This book represents a critical edition of the Alexander Romance found in MS Heb. 671.5 from the Bibliotheque Nationale in Paris.

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Glasmarkenlexicon: Signaturen, Fabrik-und Handelsmarken, 1600-1945
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Glasmarkenlexicon: Signaturen, Fabrik-und Handelsmarken, 1600-1945

Carolus Hartmann

After more than eight years of intensive research this is the first and only encyclopaedia of glass marks from the 17th to the 20th century and its at last available

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Der Dom Zu Augsburg
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Der Dom Zu Augsburg

Denis A Chevalley, Heide Werner-Clementschitsch, Martin Mannewitz

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Der Kunstmarkt: Zur Interaktion Von Aesthetik Und Oekonomie
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Der Kunstmarkt: Zur Interaktion Von Aesthetik Und Oekonomie

Ulrike Klein

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Poems: Volumes 85 and 86
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Poems: Volumes 85 and 86

Desiderius Erasmus, Clarence H Miller, Harry Vredeveld

The final two volumes in the Collected Works of Erasmus contain an edition and translation of Erasmus' poetry. For Erasmus scholars this work affords the first opportunity to evaluate and analyse Erasmus' poems in English. An...

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Muqarnas, Volume 10: Essays in Honor of Oleg Grabar
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Muqarnas, Volume 10: Essays in Honor of Oleg Grabar

Gulru Necipoglu

Muqarnas: An Annual on the Visual Cultures of the Islamic World is sponsored by The Aga Khan Program for Islamic Architecture at Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts. In...

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Art And Engagement
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Art And Engagement

Arnold Berleant

Develops an alternative to the eighteenth-century aesthetic of disinterestedness. Centering on the notion of participatory engagement in the appreciation of art, this work explores its appearance in art and in aesthetic...

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Cowboy Gear
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Cowboy Gear

David R. Stoecklein, Dan Streeter, Jo Mora

Cowboy Gear is a magnificent documentation of the West's heritage, including saddles, spurs, boots, hats, and attitude.

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Advances in Visual Semiotics: The Semiotic Web 1992-93
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Advances in Visual Semiotics: The Semiotic Web 1992-93

Thomas A. Sebeok, Jean Umiker-Sebeok

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The New Tattoo
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The New Tattoo

Victoria Lautman, Vicki Berndt

A survey of skin decorations. This book provides a cogent history of tattooing through the ages; an evaluation of the current scene; and an appendix which gives answers to the questions anyone should ask before getting a tattoo,...

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Majesty of the Garden District, The
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Majesty of the Garden District, The

Lee Malone, Paul Malone

Paul Malone visits 43 picturesque landmarks of New Orleansi famed Garden District to capture the grandeur of these mansions.

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Ezra Jack Keats: Artist and Picture-Book Maker
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Ezra Jack Keats: Artist and Picture-Book Maker

Brian Alderson

Alderson draws upon recollections of those who knew Keats and upon the large archive of his works at the de Grummond Collection of the University of Southern Mississippi.

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Devises Et Emblemes d'Amour Moralisez
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Devises Et Emblemes d'Amour Moralisez

Albert Flamen

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Arctic Artist: The Journal and Paintings of George Back, Midshipman with Franklin, 1819-1822
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Arctic Artist: The Journal and Paintings of George Back, Midshipman with Franklin, 1819-1822

Stuart Houston, I. S. Maclaren

An account of Sir John Franklin's tragic first expedition to the Arctic. It is of interest to Franklin and Arctic enthusiasts, and to Canadian studies, northern studies, art history, and anthropology specialists.

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Sogdien Und Die Herrscher Der Welt: Tuerken, Sasaniden Und Chinesen in Historiengemaelden Des 7. Jahrhunderts N. Chr. Aus Alt-Samarqand
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Sogdien Und Die Herrscher Der Welt: Tuerken, Sasaniden Und Chinesen in Historiengemaelden Des 7. Jahrhunderts N. Chr. Aus Alt-Samarqand

Markus Mode

Revision of a chapter from the author's Habilitationsschrift (Martin-Luther-Universiteat Halle-Wittenberg, 1991).

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Learn to Crochet in Just One Day
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Learn to Crochet in Just One Day

Annie's

Its left-handed version cataloged separately.

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The Wooden Plane: Its History, Form & Function
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The Wooden Plane: Its History, Form & Function

John M. Whelen

This book describes, illustrates, and classifies all types of wooden planes from the common to the rare and unusual-tracing their development and explaining their use.

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Bretagne Aux Cent Visages (La)
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Bretagne Aux Cent Visages (La)

Roger Vercel

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A Good House: Building a Life on the Land
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A Good House: Building a Life on the Land

Richard Manning

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Art and the National Dream: Search for Vernacular Expression in Turn-of-the-century Design
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Art and the National Dream: Search for Vernacular Expression in Turn-of-the-century Design

Nicola Gordon Bowe

Richly illustrated essays which explore aspects of romanticism in art, architecture and design in North America, England, Russia, Norway, Finland, Japan, Poland, Hungary and Ireland. They outline the expression that evolved as...

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Abstract Expressionism: Works on Paper, Selections from The Metropolitan Museum of Art
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Abstract Expressionism: Works on Paper, Selections from The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Lisa Mintz Messinger

Abstract Expressionist artists are best known for their paintings and sculptures, many of them large-scale works. This volume deals exclusively with smaller, more intimate works on paper, providing insights about the routes that...

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Artistenkostume: Zur Entwicklung Der Zirkus- Und Varietegarderobe Im 19. Jahrhundert
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Artistenkostume: Zur Entwicklung Der Zirkus- Und Varietegarderobe Im 19. Jahrhundert

Christine Schmitt

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To Walk in Wilderness
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To Walk in Wilderness

John Fielder, T A Barron

With three llamas and a sherpa, renowned nature photographer Fielder and writer/environmentalist Tom Barron spent a month hiking the Maroon Bells-Snowmass Wilderness near Aspen, Colorado, traversing more than 200 miles through the...

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