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DEATH ACROSS OCEANS: ARCHAEOLOGY OF COFFINS AND VAULTS IN BRITAIN, AMERICA, AND AUSTRALIA

Death Across Oceans: Archaeology of Coffins and Vaults in Britain, America, and Australia brings together the leading researchers in historic mortuary practice from Britain, North America, and Australia. It is the first book dedicated to the material culture associated with burial in the historic, English-speaking world.
July 24, 2018 | Hardcover | Smithsonian Institution Scholarly Press |
$39.95
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FANTASTIC ORNAMENT: FRENCH COLOR DESIGN

Written by Dover
Derived from a one-of-a-kind, hand-painted studio sourcebook of the early 1900s, the patterns in this stunning collection combine to form a treasury of bold, colorful designs. These images have never before appeared in print, and this compilation affords users a unique selection of remarkably brilliant motifs.
June 13, 2018 | Paperback | Dover Publications | 112 Pages |
$22.95
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PRECIOUS INDIAN WEAPONS

Written by Kaoukji, Salam
This spectacular collection of nearly 200 jeweled weapons and priceless accoutrements from the Indian subcontinent was assembled over many decades by Sheikh Nasser and Sheikha Hussah al-Sabah for The al-Sabah Collection, Kuwait.
June 19, 2018 | Paperback | Thames & Hudson | 504 Pages |
$50.00
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CHESS AND OTHER GAMES PIECES FROM ISLAMIC LANDS

Written by Freeman Fahid, Deborah
Among the many treasures of The al-Sabah Collection, Kuwait, are hundreds of games pieces dating from the seventh to the nineteenth century CE.
May 15, 2018 | Hardcover | Thames & Hudson | 240 Pages |
$75.00
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KIND OF MAGIC: ART DECO VANITY CASES

Written by Edwards, Peter
The euphoria that swept Europe and America in the wake of World War I was breathtaking. War was over, perhaps forever, technology was rapidly shrinking the world and improving our lives within it, and, all over, people seemed to be making easy fortunes in business and the stock market.
February 15, 2018 | Hardcover | Unicorn Publishing Group |
$60.00
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WORLD OF ORNAMENT

Written by Batterham, David
Pattern Primer The ultimate decorative resource Discover a world of decorative ideas with this compendium of history's most elegant patterns and ornamental designs.
March 16, 2018 | Hardcover | Taschen | 528 Pages |
$70.00
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TREASURES OF THE MUGHALS AND THE MAHARAJAS: THE AL THANI COLLECTION

Five centuries of dazzling gems, precious stones and mythic jewels from India
February 27, 2018 | Hardcover | Skira Editore | 392 Pages |
$70.00
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ALTERED STATES-THE LIBRARY OF JULIO SANTO DOMINGO

Written by Watts, Peter
Julio Mario Santo Domingo (1957-2009) was a collector and visionary who filled his homes and warehouses with the world's greatest private collection related to the subjects of drugs, sex, magic, and rock and roll. A library of more than 50,000 items, it contained everything from rare manuscripts and photos to posters, bottles, letters, opium pipes, and pinball machines.
December 5, 2017 | Hardcover | Anthology Editions | 480 Pages |
$80.00
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NAPOLEON: THE IMPERIAL HOUSEHOLD

Written by Cordier, Sylvain
The dazzling splendors of the court of Napoleon I (1769-1821) reflected the grandeur and ambitions of the greatest empire of the day. This luxurious volume re-creates the ambiance and captures the spirit that prevailed in the French court during the Empire through the material manifestations of the Imperial Household.
May 8, 2018 | Hardcover | Editions Hazan, Paris | 352 Pages |
$50.00
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GEORG JENSEN: SCANDINAVIAN DESIGN FOR LIVING

A beautifully illustrated look at how Georg Jensen pushed the boundaries of modern domestic design
July 10, 2018 | Hardcover | Art Institute of Chicago | 224 Pages |
$50.00

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