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We Alone

How Humans Have Conquered the Planet and Can Also Save It

David Western

A thoughtful exploration of how humans have endangered the Earth but can pull it back from the brink, as told by a renowned conservationist This personal and thoughtful book by renowned Kenya...

November 24, 2020, Hardcover, $30.00

Joseph Wright of Derby

Painter of Darkness

Matthew Craske

A revelatory study of one of the 18th century’s greatest artists, which places him in relation to the darker side of the English Enlightenment Joseph Wright of Derby (1734–1797), though conventionally known...

November 24, 2020, Hardcover, $60.00

Garden at Monceau

Carmontelle; Edited by Elizabeth Barlow Rogers and Joseph Disponzio; Translated by Andrew Ayers, and with an introductory essay by Laurence Chatel de Brancion and contributions from Joseph Disponzio, Florence Gétreau, David L. Hays, Elizabeth Hyde, Susan Taylor-Leduc, Caroline Weber, and Gabriel Wick

Carmontelle’s landmark publication, Garden at Monceau, beautifully reproduced to show the Parisian garden’s artistic and cultural importance before the French Revolution. Originally published in 1779...

November 24, 2020, Hardcover, $75.00

A World Out of Reach

Dispatches from Life under Lockdown

Edited and with an Introduction by Meghan O'Rourke

In beautifully written and powerfully thought prose, A World Out of Reach offers a crucial record of the cataclysmic spring of 2020—a record for us to share with one another, and for posterity, in the voices of writers...

November 24, 2020, Paper, $15.00

Emmanuel Van der Auwera

A Certain Amount of Clarity

Edited by Harlan Levey and Amanda Saroff; With contributions by Justine Ludwig, Caroline Dumalin, Hans de Wolf, and Ive Stevenheydens

An illustrated survey of the work of contemporary Belgian artist Emmanuel Van der Auwera The work of Brussels-based Belgian artist Emmanuel Van der Auwera (b. 1982) provides cautionary tales and tools for...

December 8, 2020, Hardcover, $60.00

Cubism and the Trompe l'Oeil Tradition

Emily Braun and Elizabeth Cowling; With contributions by Claire Le Thomas and Rachel Mustalish

Delightfully original, this book establishes Cubism’s intrinsic connection to the traditional art of pictorial illusion The age-old artistic tradition of illusionistic realism known as trompe l’oeil (...

December 8, 2020, Hardcover, $50.00

When Metaphor Becomes Material

Studying the Art of Africa at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts

Richard B. Woodward, Ash Duhrkoop, Ndubuisi Ezeluomba, Sheila Payaqui, Ainslie Harrison, Casey Mallinckrodt, and Kathryn Brugioni Gabrielli

A groundbreaking analysis of one of the most significant collections of African art in the United States The collection of African art at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts is among the most comprehensive in...

December 8, 2020, Paper, $65.00

Rembrandt in Amsterdam

Creativity and Competition

Edited by Stephanie S. Dickey and Jochen Sander; With contributions by Jonathan Bikker, Jan Blanc, Rudi Ekkart and Claire van den Donk, Robert Fucci, Jasper Hillegers, Maarten Prak, Sonia Del Re, Friederike Schutt, and Martin Sonnabend

An in-depth examination of the crucial role that Amsterdam played in Rembrandt’s evolution as an artist Around the age of 25, Rembrandt van Rijn (1606–1669) moved from his hometown of Leiden to Amsterdam,...

December 15, 2020, HC - Paper over Board, $50.00

American Furniture, 1650-1840

Highlights from the Philadelphia Museum of Art

Alexandra Alevizatos Kirtley

The creation of an American furniture style at a crossroads of transatlantic trade?American Furniture, 1650–1840: Highlights from the Philadelphia Museum of Art is the first publication dedicated to...

December 15, 2020, Hardcover, $50.00

Vagrant Figures

Law, Literature, and the Origins of the Police

Sal Nicolazzo

In this innovative book examining eighteenth-century literary treatments of policing and vagrancy, Nicolazzo reveals the narrative, textual, and rhetorical practices that shaped the purview and scope of policing long before...

January 5, 2021, Hardcover, $65.00