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FRANCOIS-XAVIER AND CLAUDE LALANNE: IN THE DOMAIN OF DREAMS

Written by Dannatt, Adrian
The Lalannes' charming, dreamy, and surrealistic body of functional sculptures, once a guarded secret for exclusive collectors such as Yves Saint Laurent and the Agnellis, is celebrated in full in this stunning new book. The legendary husband-and-wife artist team has been the inspiration for high-society collectors and decorators, such as Pierre Bergé, Serge Gainsbourg, Peter Marino, Ja
November 6, 2018 | Hardcover | Rizzoli International Publications | 272 Pages |
$85.00
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ISLAMIC WORLD: A HISTORY IN OBJECTS

Written by Merat, Amandine
This illustrated introduction offers a fresh approach to the history of the Islamic world from its origins to the present day.
November 6, 2018 | Hardcover | Thames & Hudson | 272 Pages |
$39.95
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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 16, 2018 | Hardcover | Thames & Hudson | 256 Pages |
$24.95
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VIENNA 1900 COMPLETE

Written by Metzger, Rainer
At the turn of the 20th century, Vienna became an epicenter for new thought, increasingly running counter to the prevalent conservatism symbolized by the neo-classical facades of the buildings in the city's Ringstrasse.
November 6, 2018 | Hardcover | Thames & Hudson | 544 Pages |
$125.00
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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.
June 1, 2018 | Paperback | Smithsonian Institution Scholarly Press | 326 Pages |
$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 |
$24.95
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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 | 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 | 192 Pages |
$60.00
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WORLD OF ORNAMENT

Written by Batterham, David
Discover a world of decorative ideas with this compendium of history's most elegant patterns and ornamental designs.
April 7, 2018 | Hardcover | Taschen | 528 Pages |
$70.00

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