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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.

Kempe

Kempe:

The Life, Art and Legacy of Charles Eamer Kempe

By Adrian Barlow

A biographical study of the Victorian church artist Charles Eamer Kempe and his considerable influence on church decoration worldwide.

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ISBN: 9780718894634
£25.00

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ISBN: 9780718845292
£16.15 (RRP)

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ISBN: 9780718845308
£16.15 (RRP)
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ISBN: 9780718845285
£21.50 (RRP)
The Making of <em>Swallows and Amazons</em> (1974)

The Making of Swallows and Amazons (1974)

By Sophie Neville

A thoroughly engaging memoir of the filming of Arthur Ransome's classic children's tale, written by the actress who played Titty Walker.

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ISBN: 9780718894962
£15.00

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ISBN: 9780718845902
£8.65 (RRP)

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ISBN: 9780718845919
£8.65 (RRP)
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ISBN: 9780718845896
£11.50 (RRP)
Maskwork

Maskwork:

The Background, Making and Use of Masks

By Jennifer Foreman

A new way of looking at the art of masks and mask-making, combining ethnography, design and practical advice.

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ISBN: 9780718895297
£22.50
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.

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ISBN: 9780718893231
£30.75

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ISBN: 9780718842406
£20.44 (RRP)

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ISBN: 9780718842413
£27.25 (RRP)
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.

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ISBN: 9780718895457
£17.50

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ISBN: 9780718847944
£10.50 (RRP)

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ISBN: 9780718847951
£10.50 (RRP)
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ISBN: 9780718847937
£14.00 (RRP)
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.

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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.

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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.

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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