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WORLD OF THE FATIMIDS

Between the tenth and twelfth centuries CE, the Fatimid Caliphate ruled part of present-day Algeria, Tunisia, Egypt, Sicily, and Syria. Tracing their descent from the Prophet Muhammad's daughter Fatima, the Fatimids reinvigorated Islamic art, producing splendid pottery, metalwork, rock crystal, wood, textile, and calligraphic creations.
September 15, 2018 | Hardcover | Hirmer Verlag GmbH | 352 Pages |
$65.00
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ELEMENTAL EARTH: MATERIAL DESIGN PROCESS

Humans have been fashioning art and tools from earth for at least 25,000 years. Despite the age of this relationship, continuing technological developments mean we are still coming up with new ways of shaping clay, stone and soil. Elemental/Earth is a deep-dive into the latest in earth-based making, from composite stonework to 3D-printed ceramics.
November 1, 2018 | Paperback | Gingko Press | 224 Pages |
$35.00
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OCEANIA

250 years after Cook's voyage to the South Pacific, the dazzling and diverse art of Oceania, from the historic to the contemporary
November 20, 2018 | Hardcover | Royal Academy of Arts | 352 Pages |
$70.00
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MATISSE AND DECORATION

Written by Klein, John
A brand new look at the extremely beautiful, if underappreciated, later works of one of the most inventive artists of the 20th century
October 16, 2018 | Hardcover | Yale University Press | 272 Pages |
$60.00

LUXURY COLLECTION: GLOBAL ARTISANS

The sixth volume in The Luxury Collection series, The Luxury Collection: Global Artisans is about inspiration through craftsmanship. It showcases the artisanal and specially made products that make each venue truly distinct.
June 1, 2018 | Hardcover | Assouline | 192 Pages |
$50.00
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OUR FIRST BOOK - FINE TAXIDERMY: BY DARWIN, SINKE & VAN TONGEREN

Written by Chislett, Helen
- First monograph on two taxidermists at the very top of their game, with Damien Hirst as their biggest fan - The missing link between classic taxidermy and modern art - Fabulous overview of their sources of inspiration, their first steps in the world of taxidermy and their beautiful creations - The ultimate beauty of nature brought to a standstill "The men who've turned taxidermy into strangely b
September 30, 2018 | Hardcover | Lannoo Publishers | 304 Pages |
$65.00
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MADE FOR MAHARAJAS: A DESIGN DIARY OF PRINCELY INDIA

Written by Jaffer, Amin
- Brings together a range of works made for Indian princes by western artists Indian royalty's passion for western luxury goods reached its peak at the height of the British Raj (1857-1947) as Indian rulers traveled to Europe and began to model their lives along western lines.
September 1, 2018 | Hardcover | Roli Books | 276 Pages |
$65.00
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TURQUOISE (UPDATED): THE WORLD STORY OF A FASCINATING GEMSTONE

Written by Lowry, Joe P
Updated edition includes 85 new photographs, including close-ups of cabochons from the famous mines that produce the best colors and matrix; information about mining activity and locations brings the story of world turquoise up to date.
August 21, 2018 | Hardcover | Gibbs Smith | 256 Pages |
$75.00
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VANITY AFFAIR: THE ART OF NECESSAIRES

This is the ultimate illustrated guide to the most exquisite vanity cases from the nineteenth century onward; an unmissable opportunity for lovers of jewelry and fashion. This elegant and richly illustrated volume, featuring a slipcase and gilded page edges, showcases a rare private collection of vanity cases and includes an exquisite array of luxury accessories from the nineteenth cent
November 13, 2018 | Hardcover | Rizzoli International Publications | 320 Pages |
$150.00

ISLAMIC WORLD: A HISTORY IN OBJECTS

Written by Merat, Amandine
This illustrated introduction to the history of the Islamic world takes its cue from the British Museum's outstanding collection of art and artifacts from Islamic lands, offering a penetrating insight into the history and culture of this region through everyday objects and treasures from the ancient world and recent works of contemporary art.
November 6, 2018 | Hardcover | Thames & Hudson | 272 Pages |
$39.95

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