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Catherine the Great

A Short History
Second Edition

Isabel de Madariaga

An eminent scholar of Russian history here presents the most informative, balanced, and up-to-date short study of Catherine the Great and her reign. This edition includes a new preface dealing with recently discovered sources...

August 11, 2002, Paper, $14.95

Writing the Word of God

Calligraphy and the Qur'an

David J. Roxburgh

The art of Islamic calligraphy developed from the 7th to the 14th century, beginning in western Arabia, spreading south to Yemen and north to the Near East, and continuing east and west to Iran, Egypt, North Africa,...

October 6, 2008, Out of Print, Paper, $14.95
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Houses

An Architectural Guide

Charles O'Brien

An enthusiast’s guide to exploring historic houses of England, this informative book, now in paperback, also enables readers to discover more about the history of their own houses. Users can learn to interpret domestic...

March 13, 2018, PB-with Flaps, $14.99

Churches

An Architectural Guide

Simon Bradley

This compact and accessible book is for anyone who would like to understand more about the architectural history of English churches. Clear and easy to use, the text explains the key components of church architecture...

March 13, 2018, PB-with Flaps, $14.99

Duccio to Leonardo

Renaissance Painting 1250-1500

Simona Di Nepi

This generously illustrated book presents highlights from the National Gallery’s display of Italian Renaissance painting, one of the richest collections of its kind in the world. Duccio to Leonardo focuses on...

November 24, 2009, Paper, $15.00

A Closer Look: Faces

Alexander Sturgis

Faces are everywhere in the National Gallery’s collection: in portraits and narrative scenes, in allegories and paintings of everyday life. It is often the faces shown that communicate most directly in a picture;...

January 5, 2010, Paper, $15.00

A Closer Look: Angels

Erika Langmuir

Erika Langmuir examines the presence and surprisingly complicated history of angels in Christian art. She points out that angels need not be winged; they can wear antique dress, contemporary church vestments, secular fashions,...

June 24, 2010, Paper, $15.00

Michael Landy

Saints Alive

Colin Wiggins; With Richard Cork and Jennifer Sliwka

British artist Michael Landy (b. 1963) is known primarily as an installation artist. His work, along with others associated with the Young British Artists (YBAs), was first catapulted to the world spotlight when it was...

August 20, 2013, Paper, $15.00

Lewis & Clark's West

William Clark's 1810 Master Map of the American West

William Clark

In May 1804, Meriwether Lewis and William Clark began an expedition that fundamentally changed Americans' conception of their country. Clark drew dozens of maps and interviewed Indians to create rough charts of areas he did...

January 1, 2004, Map - Folded, $15.00

The Girl with the Golden Parasol

Uday Prakash; Translated by Jason Grunebaum

A novel of dauntless love, corruption, and the bitterness of the ancient caste system that prevails in contemporary India “Just then, Rahul saw a spot of yellow far away. . . .The yellow glowed beautifully...

May 14, 2013, PB-with Flaps, $15.00

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