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The Pocket

A Hidden History of Women's Lives, 1660–1900

Barbara Burman and Ariane Fennetaux

This fascinating and enlightening study of the tie-on pocket combines materiality and gender to provide new insight into the social history of women’s everyday lives—from duchesses and country gentry to prostitutes and...

July 28, 2020, Paper, $25.00


Incas, Spaniards, and the Making of a Colonial City

Michael J. Schreffler

Through objects, buildings, and colonial texts, this book tells the story of how Cuzco, the capital of the Inca Empire, was transformed into a Spanish colonial city. When Spaniards invaded and conquered Peru in the 16th...

July 28, 2020, Hardcover, $75.00

Lin May Saeed

Arrival of the Animals

Robert Wiesenberger; With contributions by Mel Y. Chen, Lin May Saeed, and Birgit Mutherich

German-Iraqi artist Lin May Saeed (b. 1973) grapples with the complex entanglements of humans and animals. Her work centers on the nonhuman animal and revisits, revises, or outright invents stories of animal subjugation,...

July 28, 2020, Paper, $35.00

Kent Bloomer

Natures of Ornament

Edited by Sunil Bald and Gary He; With essays by Thomas Beeby, Kent Bloomer, Turner Brooks, Edward Casey, Douglas Cooper, Mari Hvattum, Guru Dev Kaur Khalsa, Emer O’Daly, Richard Prum, Willie Ruff, Stacey Sloboda, Randy Sovich, and Michael Young

Best known for New York’s Central Park luminaires (1982), the ornamentation at Rice University’s Baker Hall in Houston (1997), and his work on Yale University’s Bass Library entrance pavilion and Sterling Memorial Library...

July 28, 2020, Paper, $35.00

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

Originally published in 1779, Garden at Monceau is a richly illustrated presentation of the garden Louis Carrogis, known as Carmontelle, designed on the eve of the French Revolution for Louis-Philippe-Joseph d’Orléans,...

July 28, 2020, Hardcover, $75.00

Grasses, Sedges, Rushes

An Identification Guide

Lauren Brown and Ted Elliman; Original drawings by Lauren Brown; Foreword by Jerry Jenkins

This elegant and easy-to-use guide is an updated and amended revision of Lauren Brown’s seminal Grasses: An Identification Guide, which was first published in 1979. While maintaining the spirit and goals of the...

July 23, 2020, PB-Flexibound, $22.00


The First Branch--Companion Readings

Edited by Benjamin Ginsberg and Kathryn Wagner Hill

A reader to accompany Ginsberg and Wagner Hill's Congress: The First Branch This reader offers an examination of such topics as congressional elections, the internal structure of Congress, the...

July 21, 2020, Paper, $25.00

Object Biographies

Collaborative Approaches to Ancient Mediterranean Art

Edited by John North Hopkins, Sarah Kielt Costello, and Paul R. Davis

A revealing look at ancient art in the Menil Collection that addresses the problem of objects lacking archaeological context This innovative presentation of ancient objects in the Menil Collection offers a...

July 21, 2020, Cloth over Board, $50.00

Catalogue of the Feinberg Collection of Japanese Art

Edited by Rachel Saunders

The sophistication and variety of painting in Japan’s Edo period, as seen through a preeminent US collection Over more than four decades, Robert and Betsy Feinberg have assembled the finest private...

July 21, 2020, HC - Paper over Board, $65.00

Hamlet's Choice

Religion and Resistance in Shakespeare's Revenge Tragedies

Peter Lake

An illuminating account of how Shakespeare worked through the tensions of Queen Elizabeth’s England in two canon-defining plays Conspiracies and revolts simmered beneath the surface of Queen Elizabeth’s...

July 21, 2020, Hardcover, $45.00