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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 Spirit of the Buddha

Martine Batchelor

In this slim, enlightening volume, internationally recognized Buddhist teacher Martine Batchelor presents the basic tenets and teachings of the Buddha through a selection of essential texts from the Pali canon, the earliest...

July 27, 2010, Paper, $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

Vermeer and Music

The Art of Love and Leisure

Marjorie E. Wieseman

A fascinating exploration of the role of music in the art of Vermeer and many of his contemporaries Johannes Vermeer (1632–1675) is one of the world’s most captivating artists. Renowned for his sublimely...

August 13, 2013, Paper, $15.00

Globetrotter

David Albahari; Translated by Ellen Elias-Bursac

One of the most prominent writers to emerge from the former Yugoslavia addresses such universal themes as exile, disorientation, and obsession Displaced from his home more than twenty years ago as Bosnia,...

August 26, 2014, PB-with Flaps, $15.00

A Closer Look: Deceptions and Discoveries

Marjorie E. Wieseman

How do experts spot masterpieces? Paintings are not always signed or noted in historical records, so how can we tell an obscure gem from an altered image? Scientists, conservators and art historians use a range of methods to...

August 31, 2010, Paper, $15.00

A Closer Look: Conservation of Paintings

David Bomford; Updated by Jill Dunkerton and Martin Wyld

A Closer Look is the new series title for the updated and refreshed National Gallery Pocket Guide range. The series has been enhanced with a stronger format, attractive design, new photography, and additional...

August 11, 2009, Paper, $15.00

A Closer Look: Still Life

Erika Langmuir

What is still life? We are familiar with the objects portrayed but have difficulty explaining the essence of this popular art form. Erika Langmuir examines the special fascination of still life, and what distinguishes it from...

May 3, 2011, Paper, $15.00

Rimbaud the Son

Pierre Michon; Translated by Jody Gladding and Elizabeth Deshays

A radiant work of fiction that illuminates the life and art of Rimbaud in a way that no biography couldRimbaud the Son, widely celebrated upon its publication in France, investigates the life of...

October 22, 2013, Paper, $15.00

A Closer Look: Landscape

Erika Langmuir

Landscape is probably the most popular type of painting, but anyone who has ever been disappointed by vacation photographs knows how difficult it is to turn a view into a picture.  This book shows how artists in past...

May 8, 2018, Paper, $15.00

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