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Books on art and architecture, including the visual and performing arts, art history, art theory and education, reference works, guides and studies of famous artists, architects and designers.

Masters of their Craft

Masters of their Craft:

The Art, Architecture and Garden Design of the Nesfields

By Shirley Rose Evans

A masterful work of biography and garden and art history, describing the styles and legacy of the eminent Victorian designers the Nesfields.

ePub eBook
ISBN: 9780718842406
£20.44 + VAT

PDF eBook
ISBN: 9780718842413
£27.25 + VAT
Monumental Tales

Monumental Tales:

The Fascinating Stories behind the World's Pet Statues and Memorials

By Jackie Buckle

A lavishly illustrated exploration of pet statues and memorials from around the world, and the often surprising and inspiring stories behind them.

New Title
Print Paperback
ISBN: 9780718895457
£17.50
On Decoration

On Decoration

By David Brett

A challenging book raising many questions about the nature of the decorative arts and surveying developments in decoration from the 1830s onwards.

Print Hardback
ISBN: 9780718828011
£39.00
Painting the Warmth of the Sun

Painting the Warmth of the Sun:

St Ives Artists 1939–1975

By Tom Cross

The story of the artists' colony at St Ives, which attracted some of the most progressive painters and sculptors of the day.

Print Paperback
ISBN: 9780718829421
£27.00
Parish Churches of Greater London

Parish Churches of Greater London:

A Guide

By Michael Hodges

A fully illustrated guide to the Anglican and Roman Catholic parish churches of Greater London, describing their historical and architectural significance.

Print Paperback
ISBN: 9780946694082
£25.00
The Plain Style

The Plain Style:

Protestant Theology in the History of Design

By David Brett

A short study of the effects upon design, principally architecture, of the Reformation and the associated rejection of imagery in worship.

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ISBN: 9780718830328
£20.25
Popular Guide to Norfolk Churches

Popular Guide to Norfolk Churches:

Volume II: Norwich, Central and South Norfolk

By D.P. Mortlock and C.V. Roberts

A detailed guide to churches in Norwich and south Norfolk.

Series: Popular Guides

Print Paperback
ISBN: 9780906554074
£17.00
ReVisioning

ReVisioning:

Critical Methods of Seeing Christianity in the History of Art

By James Romaine and Linda Stratford (editors)

Essays exploring how the methods of art history have been used to address the Christian content of artistic works, from iconography to postwar modernism.

Print Paperback
ISBN: 9780718893361
£36.00

PDF eBook
ISBN: 9780718842215
£32.50 + VAT
Richard and Maria Cosway

Richard and Maria Cosway

By Gerald Barnett

A carefully researched biography of the Cosways, two fascinating but often neglected figures in 18th-century English art history, emphasises their achievements.

Print Hardback
ISBN: 9780718829445
£32.75
Riverside Journey

Riverside Journey:

A Portrait of the Derwent

By Ashley Bryant

A beautiful collection of watercolours and other paintings and sketches charting the course of the Derwent from its source to its confluence with the Trent.

Print Hardback
ISBN: 9780718830137
£33.25
Sense and Spirituality

Sense and Spirituality:

The Arts and Spiritual Formation

By James McCullough

An exploration of the arts as a catalyst to spiritual growth, and a theology of aesthetics built on the dynamic between artistic appreciation and spirituality.

Print Paperback
ISBN: 9780718894177
£15.50

PDF eBook
ISBN: 9780718844431
£12.00 + VAT
The Shining Sands

The Shining Sands:

Artists in Newlyn and St Ives 1880–1930

By Tom Cross

The remarkable story of the colony of artists whose bold, vibrant style was inspired by the landscape and people of West Cornwall.

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ISBN: 9780718894511
£30.00
The Stream's Secret

The Stream's Secret:

The Symbolism of Dante Gabriel Rossetti

By Rodger Drew

A study of the art and poetry of one of the founders of the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood, exploring the nature and the origins of his use of symbolism.

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ISBN: 9780718830571
£29.50
The Thames

The Thames:

An Artist's Journey

By Ashley Bryant

A stunning collection of watercolours, oils and sketches tracing the length of the River Thames, telling the story of England's greatest waterway.

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ISBN: 9780718830625
£29.50
Victorian Horses and Carriages

Victorian Horses and Carriages:

A Personal Sketch Book

By William Francis Freelove

From the Hansom cab to the brewer's dray, twenty-seven coloured sketches providing a delightful portrait of Victorian life and transport.

Print Hardback
ISBN: 9780718824488
£3.75
The Virtues and Vices in the Arts

The Virtues and Vices in the Arts:

A Sourcebook

By Shawn R. Tucker (editor)

An anthology of literary extracts and artistic images exploring virtue and vice in Western culture, from classical and biblical times to the modern era.

Print Paperback
ISBN: 9780718894047
£22.50

PDF eBook
ISBN: 9780718844103
£19.00 + VAT