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Henry van de Velde

Designing Modernism

Katherine M. Kuenzli

The painter, designer, and architect Henry van de Velde (1863–1957) played a crucial role in expanding modernist aesthetics beyond Paris and beyond painting. Opposing growing nationalism around 1900, he sought to make...

August 6, 2019, Hardcover, $65.00
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The Kremlin Letters

Stalin’s Wartime Correspondence with Churchill and Roosevelt

Edited by David Reynolds and Vladimir Pechatnov

A penetrating account of the dynamics of World War II’s Grand Alliance through the messages exchanged by the "Big Three" Stalin exchanged more than six hundred messages with Allied leaders Churchill and...

November 27, 2018, Hardcover, $35.00

Art and Nature in the Middle Ages

Edited by Nicole R. Myers; With contributions by Michel Pastoureau, Elisabeth Taburet-Delahaye, and Michel Zink

This splendidly illustrated book explores the universal and multifaceted theme of nature as manifested in Western European art of the Middle Ages. Fascinating essays consider the concept in the context of medieval philosophy,...

February 7, 2017, Paper, $35.00

One Hot Summer

Dickens, Darwin, Disraeli, and the Great Stink of 1858

Rosemary Ashton

A unique, in-depth view of Victorian London during the record-breaking summer of 1858, when residents both famous and now-forgotten endured “The Great Stink” together While 1858 in London may have been...

July 18, 2017, Hardcover, $30.00

Picturing War in France, 1792–1856

Katie Hornstein

From the walls of the Salon to the pages of weekly newspapers, war imagery was immensely popular in postrevolutionary France. This fascinating book studies representations of contemporary conflict in the first half of the...

February 6, 2018, Hardcover, $70.00
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Tudor Fashion

Eleri Lynn

The captivating story of Tudor dress, its construction and symbolism, and the people who made and wore it The Tudor monarchs and their courtiers are some of the best-known figures in history. They continue,...

September 12, 2017, Hardcover, $45.00

Transatlantic Encounters

Latin American Artists in Paris Between the Wars

Michele Greet

An unprecedented and comprehensive survey of Latin American artists in interwar Paris Paris was the artistic capital of the world in the 1920s and ’30s, providing a home and community for the French and...

March 20, 2018, Hardcover, $60.00
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Ibsen's Kingdom

The Man and His Works

Evert Sprinchorn

A major biography of one of the most important figures in modern drama, evoked through a biographical reading of his plays Norwegian playwright Henrik Ibsen achieved unparalleled success in his lifetime and...

January 26, 2021, Hardcover, $45.00

Donald Judd

David Raskin

An authoritative look at the art, life, and legacy of a revered artist This pioneering, critically acclaimed book, originally published in 2010 and now available in paperback, is an authoritative and...

September 19, 2017, Paper, $45.00

Tales from the Long Twelfth Century

The Rise and Fall of the Angevin Empire

Richard Huscroft

This intriguing book tells the story of England’s great medieval Angevin dynasty in an entirely new way. Departing from the usual king-centric narrative, Richard Huscroft instead centers each of his chapters on the...

October 24, 2017, Paper, $25.00