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The Making of the Morgan from Charles McKim to Renzo Piano

Paul Spencer Byard, Cynthia Davidson, Charles E. Pierce, Jr., and Brian Regan
2008. 204 pages. Color illustrations.
9 x 12 inches. Hardcover.


Price: $35.00

Studying Nature
Oil Sketches from the Thaw Collection


Jennifer Tonkovich, Esther Bell, et al.
2011. 159 pages. Color illustrations.
9.75 x 11.75 inches. Hardcover.

Price: $30.00

Miracles in Miniature: The Art of the Master of Claude de France

Roger S. Wieck, with contributions by Francisco H. Trujillo
2014. 95 pages.
Color illustrations. Paperback.


Price: $25.00

Marks of Genius: Masterpieces from the Collections of the Bodleian Libraries

Stephen Hebron
2014. 300 pages.
200 color illustrations.
9.5 x 11 inches. Hardcover.


Price: $65.00

A Dialogue with Nature: Romantic Landscapes from Britain and Germany

Matthew Hargraves and Rachel Sloan
2014. 84 pages.
40 color illustrations.
8.25 x 8.25 inches. Paperback.


Price: $20.00

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Myths
Myths
Tales of the Greek and Roman Gods

Lucia Impelluso
2008. 780 pages.
390 color illustrations.
6.2 x 5 inches. Hardcover.

Product Code: 9780810971448

$19.95


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This richly illustrated volume presents celestial heralds from ancient murals and pottery to the paintings of Gustav Klimt and Odilon Redon. Author Lucia Impelluso has drawn from a variety of sources, including the plays of Euripides and Aeschylus, the epics of Homer and Virgil, Aesopís fables, Ovidís Metamorphoses, Petrarchís sonnets, and the works of Pindar, Sophocles, Plutarch, Pliny the Elder, and Bocaccio.  Beginning with the stories of Earthís creation and its early rulers, the Titans, Impelluso recounts the major episodes and figures of Greek and Roman mythology, with sections on the gods of the sky, the sea, the earth, and the underworld; the Fates and the Muses; monsters; human heroes; and the Iliad, the Odyssey, and the Aeneid. Here are beloved stories, retold and illustrated in a wonderful, concise format that is perfect for gifting.

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Saints
A Year in Faith and Art

Rosa Giorgi
2006. 780 pages.
390 color illustrations.
6.2 x 5 inches. Hardcover.
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Angels
Heavenly Messengers

Marco Bussagli
2007. 780 pages.
Color illustrations.
6.2 x 5 inches. Hardcover.
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