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GREAT MASTERS OF DECORATIVE ART: BURNE-JONES, MORRIS, AND CRANE

Written by Crane, Walter
This superb hardcover volume -- upgraded with color plates -- celebrates the work of three legendary Victorian-era artists: Edward Burne-Jones, William Morris, and Walter Crane. Each is spotlighted in separate sections filled with magnificent illustrations and an insightful text that explores their philosophies and methods.
May 17, 2017 | Hardcover | Calla Editions | 128 Pages |
$35.00
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SUN AND MOON

Part of everyday life, yet rich in symbolic meaning, renderings of the sun and the moon are present in all folk and tribal art traditions of India. They are always in relationship with each other. Agrarian societies keep track of time by referring to markers in the seasonal variations of the sun, moon, and the planets.
August 15, 2017 | Hardcover | Tara Books | 28 Pages |
$39.95
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NEWS FROM NOWHERE: A FACSIMILE EDITION

Written by Morris, William
One fateful day narrator William Guest falls asleep after returning from a Socialist League meeting and awakes to find himself years in the future. This world is a socialist pastoral paradise in which capitalism, private property, and industry have been overthrown and where people live in equality and contentment.
May 9, 2017 | Hardcover | Thames & Hudson | 324 Pages |
$45.00
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SPLENDOURS OF THE SUBCONTINENT: A PRINCE'S TOUR OF INDIA, 1875-6

Written by Meghani, Kajal
In 1875, King Edward VII, then Prince of Wales, set off on an eight-month tour of the Indian subcontinent. By the end of his travels, he had visited more than ninety rulers throughout twenty-one regions, which today encompass India, Sri Lanka, Pakistan, and Nepal.
May 15, 2017 | Hardcover | Royal Collection Trust | 200 Pages |
$39.95

ARTS AND CRAFTS TILE: FROM THE COLLECTION OF THE TWO RED ROSES FOUNDATION

Written by Montgomery, Susan J
-A study of beautiful tiles made in North America during the Arts and Crafts movement -Like other Arts and Crafts creations, these tiles counterract the soullessness of mass-production on an industrial scale The American Arts and Crafts movement inspired designers and artisans to move beyond the hard, glossy, mass-produced tiles of the nineteenth century.
February 20, 2017 | Hardcover | Lucia Marquand | 360 Pages |
$65.00
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CHINESE IVORY CARVINGS: THE SIR VICTOR SASSOON COLLECTION

Written by Allen, Phillip
Features over 350 exquisite ivories, the most notable artifacts in Sassoon's important collection Essays written by experts in their fields place the objects in their historical context, making this a book that is both accessible and enlightening Perfect for anyone interested in Asian art, the history of collecting, or the rich and varied relationship between East and West in the 20th century Sir
December 21, 2016 | Hardcover | Scala Arts Publishers Inc. |
$79.95
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SOFREH: THE ART OF PERSIAN CELEBRATION

Written by Tanavoli, Parviz
- A one-of-a-kind book that examines Persian celebrations from their earliest incarnations to their present state- Reaches out to Iranians worldwide, embracing and celebrating their cultural heritage- Glossy full-color photographs capture the spirit of these ancient traditions in the modern day'Sofreh' is Persian for 'spread' - referring to the colorful arrangements of flowers, condiments and obje
May 11, 2017 | Hardcover | Acc Publishing Group Ltd | 646 Pages |
$95.00
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DREAM CATCHERS: LEGEND, LORE AND ARTIFACTS

Written by Oberholtzer, Cath
"The more elaborate specimens are full-fledged works of art." -- Globe and Mail Christmas List 2012 "A stunning presentation." -- Winnipeg free Press Back in print with a new design.
February 21, 2017 | Paperback | Firefly Books | 152 Pages |
$19.95
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KANBAN: TRADITIONAL SHOP SIGNS OF JAPAN

Written by Pate, Alan Scott
A glimpse into the markets, crafts, and signage of early modern Japan
May 9, 2017 | Hardcover | Princeton University Press | 160 Pages |
$49.50
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RED: THE HISTORY OF A COLOR

Written by Pastoureau, Michel
The color red has represented many things, from the life force and the divine to love, lust, and anger. Up through the Middle Ages, red held a place of privilege in the Western world. For many cultures, red was not just one color of many but rather the only color worthy enough to be used for social purposes. In some languages, the word for red was the same as the word for color.
February 14, 2017 | Hardcover | Princeton University Press |
$39.95

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