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  • Tiffanyby Charles De Kay

    Parkstone International 2014; US$ 5.00

    A jeweler with an established reputation through the world, Louis Comfort Tiffany was the spearhead of the Art Nouveau movement in the United States. At a time and in a country in perpetual growth, Tiffany succeeded in elevating the decorative to the rank of fine art. Glass was the field of expertise of Tiffany?s workshops. There they developed groundbreaking... more...

  • Creating Authenticityby Alexander Geurds; Laura Van Broekhoven

    Sidestone Press 2013; US$ 20.99

    ‘Authenticity’ and authentication is at the heart of museums’ concerns in displays, objects, and interaction with visitors. These notions have formed a central element in early thought on culture and collecting. Nineteenth century-explorers, commissioned museum collectors and pioneering ethnographers attempted to lay bare the essences... more...

  • Silver in Englandby Philippa Glanville

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 44.95

    First Published in 2005. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • The Emergent Pastby Chris Fowler

    Oxford University Press 2013; US$ 134.99

    The Emergent Past approaches archaeological research as an engagement within an assemblage - a particular configuration of materials, things, places, humans, animals, plants, techniques, technologies, forces, and ideas. Fowler develops a new interpretative method for that engagement, exploring how archaeological research can, and does, reconfigure... more...

  • Maintaining Longcase Clocksby Nigel Barnes; Austin Jordan

    Crowood 2013; US$ 29.17

    Longcase clocks were invidually hand-made during the golden age of change that took place between the late seventeenth and mid-nineteenth centuries. Longcase clocks with their seventeenth century clock-making technology were innovative and incorporated an accurate pendulum clock within an attractive piece of domestic furnishing. This invaluable... more...

  • The Jewellery Of Roman Britainby Dr Catherine Johns; Catherine Johns

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95

    This work provides a survey of the jewellery of Roman Britain. Fully illustrated and accessible to both the specialist and amateur enthusiast, it surveys the full range of personal ornament worn in Britain during the Roman period, the 1st to 4th centuries AD. It emphasizes the presence of two distinct cultural and artistic traditions, the classical... more...

  • The Birmingham City Miscellanyby Tony Matthews

    The History Press 2012; US$ 14.57

    The Birmingham City Miscellany - a book on the Blues like no other, packed with facts, stats, trivia, stories and legend. Delve deep to find out all about the events and people who have shaped the club into what it is today. Featured here are a plethora of stories on this charismatic football club ranging from how the club was formed, to little-known... more...

  • The Art of the Anglo-Saxon Goldsmithby Elizabeth Coatsworth; Michael Pinder

    Boydell & Brewer 2012; US$ 130.00

    Goldsmiths' products examined, combining discussion of object with analysis of inscription and design, and literary and archaeological evidence for smiths and their work. more...

  • The Wonderful World of Netsukeby Raymond Bushell

    Tuttle Publishing 2012; US$ 12.95

    Roughly a century ago, when Japan emerged from the long seclusion of the Edo period and opened her doors to the West, a treasury of fascinating objets d'art was exposed to view. By no means the least fascinating among the discoveries by Westerners were the miniature works of art known as netsuke. These tiny masterpieces of sculpture (mostly in ivory... more...

  • Metalwork and Material Culture in the Islamic Worldby Venetia Porter

    I.B.Tauris 2012; US$ 40.00

    The material and visual culture of the Islamic World casts vast arcs through space and time, and encompasses a huge range of artefacts and monuments from the minute to the grandiose, from ceramic pots to the great mosques. Here, Venetia Porter and Mariam Rosser-Owen assemble leading experts in the field to examine both the objects themselves and the... more...