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HISTORY OF ILLUMINATED MANUSCRIPTS

Written by de Hamel, Christopher
Medieval manuscripts are counted among the greatest glories of Western civilization. With their gold and painted decoration and their charming miniatures, they have always had immense appeal, and images from them can be seen everywhere - from greeting cards and wrapping paper to expensive facsimiles.
September 26, 1997 | Paperback | Phaidon Press | 272 Pages |
$39.95

TAPESTRY

Written by Phillips, Barty
A general history of tapestries, and a sourcebook for designers. This volume covers works of many different cultures, such as Peruvian, Asian, Native American and Indian. It also includes advice on how to buy and care for tapestry, and carries a listing of collectors.
March 30, 2000 | Paperback | Phaidon Press | 240 Pages |
$39.95

AESTHETIC MOVEMENT

Written by Lambourne, Lionel
The Aesthetic Movement swept through England in the latter part of the nineteenth century, touching every sphere of the fine and decorative arts and bringing a new freedom to all aspects of design. In architecture, the dogmatism of Gothic gave way to the charm of Queen Anne.
August 21, 2011 | Paperback | Phaidon Press | 240 Pages |
$39.95

BYZANTIUM REDISCOVERED

Written by Bullen, J B
A study of the revival of interest in the Byzantine style of architecture and decoration in the 19th and early 20th centuries. Bullen's narrative tells a vivid story of the colourful figures in Germany, Austria, France, Britain and America who reinterpreted Byzantium and its style.
April 1, 2006 | Paperback | Phaidon Press | 240 Pages |
$35.00

ITALIAN LIBERTY STYLE

Written by Guttry, Irene De
This title is dedicated to what is known in Italy as liberty style: flowers, ribbons, garlands, dragonflies, butterflies and graceful young women dancing.
February 16, 2013 | Hardcover | Ore Cultura Srl |
$45.00
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CRAFTED: OBJECTS IN FLUX:OBJECTS IN FLUX

Written by Emily Zilber
Contemporary art and craft presents a profusion of paradoxes.
September 29, 2015 | Hardcover | MFA Publications | 176 Pages |
$45.00
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NATIONAL GEM COLLECTION

Written by Post, Jeffrey E
When a perfect mineral crystal has been cut and polished into a form of great beauty by a skilled craftsperson, it is called a gem. Gems are among the most charismatic objects in the history of the world, and are probably more valuable per volume than any other artifacts from or on the earth. In this book, Dr. Jeffrey E.
September 1, 1997 | Paperback | Harry N. Abrams | 144 Pages |
$32.95
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CHARMED BRACELETS

Written by Zabar, Tracey
An examination of the recently resurgent trend of charm bracelets looks at the history and cultural importance of the charm bracelet, as well as interesting and unique ways to personalize bracelets, all illustrated with ninety color illustrations.
September 1, 2004 | Hardcover | Stewart, Tabori, & Chang | 96 Pages |
$21.95
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TAXIDERMY

An unsurpassed survey of the world's finest examples of this popular art form--in situ from the greatest private and public collections to the beautifully assembled rooms of contemporary artists, stylists, and cutting-edge interior designers.
September 3, 2013 | Hardcover | Rizzoli International Publications | 255 Pages |
$35.00
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ECO CRAFTS: RECYCLE, RECRAFT, RESTYLE

Written by Wasinger, Susan
These days we're all seeking creative ways to protect our planet. 'Eco-Craft' delivers the goods in style with 30 truly beautiful home decor projects that elevate environmental consciousness to inspiring new heights.
October 4, 2011 | Paperback | Lark Books (NC) | 128 Pages |
$19.95

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