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Aesthetic Painting in Britain and America

Collectors, Art Worlds, Networks

Melody Barnett Deusner

A thought-provoking look at Aesthetic painting and its relationship to the changing technological landscape In the 19th century, the Aesthetic movement exalted taste, the pursuit of beauty, and self...

October 13, 2020, Hardcover, $50.00

Making the Modern Artist

Culture, Class and Art-Educational Opportunity in Romantic Britain

Martin Myrone

Exploring the myths and realities of the origins of the “modern artist” in Britain The artist has been a privileged figure in the modern age, embodying ideals of personal and political freedom and self...

October 13, 2020, Hardcover, $60.00

The Late Works of J. M. W. Turner

The Artist and his Critics

Sam Smiles

An exploration of Turner’s final, vital years, including new readings of some of his most significant paintings The paintings and drawings Joseph Mallord William Turner (1775–1851) produced from 1835 to his...

October 13, 2020, Hardcover, $45.00

The Guitar in Georgian England

A Social and Musical History

Christopher Page

A fascinating social history of the guitar, reasserting its long-forgotten importance in Romantic England This book is the first to explore the popularity and novelty of the guitar in Georgian England,...

October 13, 2020, Hardcover, $40.00

The Classical Music Lover's Companion to Orchestral Music

Robert Philip

An invaluable guide for lovers of classical music designed to enhance their enjoyment of the core orchestral repertoire from 1700 to 1950 Robert Philip, scholar, broadcaster, and musician, has compiled an...

October 13, 2020, Paper, $27.50

Wright and New York

The Making of America's Architect

Anthony Alofsin

A dazzling dual portrait of Frank Lloyd Wright and early twentieth-century New York, revealing the city’s role in establishing the career of America’s most famous architect Frank Lloyd Wright (1867–1959)...

October 13, 2020, Paper, $25.00

Charleston Fancy

Little Houses and Big Dreams in the Holy City

Witold Rybczynski

A captivating chronicle of building in modern-day Charleston, making a case for architecture based on historical precedent, local context, and the ability to delight Charleston, South Carolina, which boasts...

October 13, 2020, Paper, $18.00

Lakota America

A New History of Indigenous Power

Pekka Hamalainen

The first comprehensive history of the Lakota Indians and their profound role in shaping America’s history  “All nations deserve to have their stories told with this degree of attentiveness”—Parul Sehgal...

October 13, 2020, Paper, $22.00

Take Arms Against a Sea of Troubles

The Power of the Reader’s Mind over a Universe of Death

Harold Bloom

The last book written by the most famous literary critic of his generation, on the sustaining power of poetry This dazzling celebration of the power of poetry to sublimate death—completed weeks before...

October 13, 2020, Hardcover, $35.00

Domina

The Women Who Made Imperial Rome

Guy de la Bédoyère

A captivating popular history that shines a light on the notorious Julio-Claudian women who forged an empire? Augustus, Tiberius, Caligula, Claudius, and Nero—these are the names history associates with the...

October 20, 2020, Paper, $18.00

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