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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

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

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 Greenwood, William
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 | 256 Pages |
$39.95

SPECTRUM

Written by V&A
Interior decorators have long used specific colors and palettes to evoke strong moods--the right mix of browns, greens, and oranges can easily bring you back into the 1970s. Here, in this highly original and digestible book, color palettes from the fifteenth century onward are analyzed and explained by interior design specialist Ros Byam Shaw.
October 16, 2018 | Hardcover | Thames & Hudson | 256 Pages |
$34.95

BESTIARY

Written by Masters, Christopher
Drawing on the world-leading scholarship and vast collections of the British Museum, Bestiary is a wonderful visual, thematic exploration of animals--real, surreal, and imaginary--as depicted on beautiful ritual objects and works of art. Famous masterpieces mix with little-seen artifacts from every age and around the globe.
October 9, 2018 | Hardcover | Thames & Hudson | 256 Pages |
$24.95
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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.
August 7, 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.
June 5, 2018 | Hardcover | Thames & Hudson |
$75.00

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