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Modern Look

Photography and the American Magazine
Mason Klein; With essays by Maurice Berger, Leslie Camhi, and Marvin Heiferman

This dynamic study examines the intersection of modernist photography and American commercial graphic design between 1930 and 1960. Avant-garde strategies in photography and design reached the United States via European...

May 12, 2020, HC - Paper over Board, $45.00


Letizia Treves; With Sheila Barker, Patrizia Cavazzini, Elizabeth Cropper, Larry Keith, Francesco Solinas, and Francesca Whitlum-Cooper

Artemisia Gentileschi (1593–1654 or later) is the most celebrated woman artist of the baroque period in Italy. Her career spanned more than 40 years, as she moved between Rome, where she was raised and trained by her father,...

May 5, 2020, Hardcover, $45.00

A Schoolmaster's War

A British Agent in the French Resistance
Harry Rée; Edited by Jonathan Rée

A school teacher at the start of the war, Harry Rée renounced his former pacifism with the fall of France in 1940. He was deployed into a secret branch of the British army and parachuted into central France in April 1943.

May 5, 2020, Hardcover, $22.00

Arms and Armor

Highlights from the Philadelphia Museum of Art
Dirk H. Breiding

The Philadelphia Museum of Art’s holdings of arms and armor are among the finest of their kind in the world. Presenting nearly 100 masterpieces from the collection, this lavishly illustrated volume includes complete armors...

April 28, 2020, Hardcover, $45.00

Christopher Wren

In Search of Eastern Antiquity
Vaughan Hart

In this revelatory study of one of the great architects in British history, Vaughan Hart considers Christopher Wren’s (1632–1723) interest in Eastern antiquity and Ottoman architecture, an interest that would animate much of...

April 28, 2020, Hardcover, $60.00

The Classical Body in Romantic Britain

Cora Gilroy-Ware

For many, the term “neoclassicism” has come to imply discipline, order, restraint, and a certain myopia. Leaving the term behind, this book radically challenges enduring assumptions about the art produced from the late 18th...

April 28, 2020, Hardcover, $50.00


Love, Desire, Death
Matthias Wivel; With contributions by Beverly Louise Brown, Jill Dunkerton, Paul Hills, Lelia Packer, Javier Portús, Nathaniel Silver, and Aidan Weston-Lewis

Titian (active 1506–1576) produced a masterful group of paintings for Philip II of Spain, celebrating the loves of gods, goddesses, and mortals. Depicting scenes from Ovid’s narrative poem Metamorphoses, Titian named...

April 28, 2020, Hardcover, $40.00

Scots and Catalans

Union and Disunion
J. H. Elliott

A landmark account that reveals the long history behind the current Catalan and Scottish independence movements A distinguished historian of Spain and Europe provides an enlightening account of the...

April 28, 2020, Paper, $18.00

Empires of the Atlantic World

Britain and Spain in America 1492-1830
J. H. Elliott

This epic history compares the empires built by Spain and Britain in the Americas, from Columbus’s arrival in the New World to the end of Spanish colonial rule in the early nineteenth century. J. H. Elliott, one of the most...

April 28, 2020, Paper, $22.00

Culture in Nazi Germany

Michael H. Kater

A fresh and insightful history of how the German arts-and-letters scene was transformed under the Nazis Culture was integral to the smooth running of the Third Reich. In the years preceding WWII, a wide...

April 28, 2020, Paper, $20.00