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  • Autor: John Christian

    Edward Burne-Jones - The Hidden Humorist

    Vydavateľstvo: British Museum Press
    Dátum vydania: 18. apríla 2011
    Jazyk: anglický
    Dostupnosť: Vypredané v e-shope
    Bežná cena: 12,99 €
    Vaša cena: 12,34 
    Edward Burne-Jones, member of the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood is renowned for his beautiful but usually melancholy evocations of a mythical, literary, ancient or medieval world, as well as his life-long friendship with William Morris. It will surprise many therefore to discover that he was a talented caricaturist and comic sketch artist. This charming … Zobraziť viac info ►
  • Autor: Alan Cummings

    Haiku

    Vydavateľstvo: British Museum Press
    Dátum vydania: 7. októbra 2013
    Jazyk: anglický
    Dostupnosť: Vypredané v e-shope
    Bežná cena: 12,99 €
    Vaša cena: 12,34 
    Haiku poems about the natural world and the seasons are well known, but many poets have used the genre to capture the evocations of love. Combining elegant and restrained haiku with lively senryu poems, all aspects of romantic love are explored here with humour, satire, wit and compassion. Poems by both men and women from the 1600s to the present day are beautifully … Zobraziť viac info ►
  • Autor: David Whitehouse

    Glass: A Short History

    Vydavateľstvo: British Museum Press
    Dátum vydania: 30. júna 2012
    Jazyk: anglický
    Dostupnosť: Vypredané v e-shope
    Bežná cena: 14,99 €
    Vaša cena: 14,24 
    The fragile beauty of glass has ensured its popularity through the ages in forms ranging from simple beakers to ornate decorative masterpieces. This beautifully illustrated book traces the story of glass from its origins in Mesopotamia some 5000 years ago, to the creation of the elegant vessels of the Islamic Near East, the superb mastery of Renaissance Venice … Zobraziť viac info ►
  • Autor: Paul Goldman

    Master Pints Close-up

    Vydavateľstvo: British Museum Press
    Dátum vydania: 31. mája 2012
    Jazyk: anglický
    Dostupnosť: Vypredané v e-shope
    Bežná cena: 20,99 €
    Vaša cena: 19,94 
    Is a work of art still a work of art if it exists in several hundred identical examples? This illuminating introduction to masterpieces of printmaking reveals why prints can be considered to be every bit as original as any other visual art form. Offering a fresh look at printmaking, this stunningly illustrated book explores through magnified details … Zobraziť viac info ►
  • Autor: John H. Taylor

    Mummy Inside Story

    Vydavateľstvo: British Museum Press
    Dátum vydania: 31. decembra 2011
    Jazyk: anglický
    Dostupnosť: Vypredané v e-shope
    Bežná cena: 16,99 €
    Vaša cena: 16,14 
    Egyptian mummies are perennially popular with visitors to museums but what is their relevance in the twenty-first century? What can we learn from the study of these ancient remains? Mummies are an unparalleled source of scientific data, addressing a host of questions about life in one of the most highly developed societies of the ancient world. Although … Zobraziť viac info ►
  • Autor: Robinson James M

    Finer than Gold

    Vydavateľstvo: British Museum Press
    Dátum vydania: 15. júna 2011
    Jazyk: anglický
    Dostupnosť: Vypredané v e-shope
    Bežná cena: 12,99 €
    Vaša cena: 12,34 
    And so we afterwards took up his bones which are more valuable than precious stones and finer than refined gold . .. Account of the martyrdom of Polycarp, c. AD 156 From the earliest period of Christian worship striking comparisons were drawn between sacred matter and precious materials. The association was given its most literal manifestation in the painstaking … Zobraziť viac info ►
  • Autor: Ellis Tinois

    Japanese Prints

    Vydavateľstvo: British Museum Press
    Dátum vydania: 1. novembra 2010
    Jazyk: anglický
    Dostupnosť: Vypredané v e-shope
    Bežná cena: 21,95 €
    Vaša cena: 20,85 
    Japanese woodblock prints of the Edo period (16151868) were the products of a highly commercialised and competitive publishing industry. Their content was inspired by the vibrant popular culture that flourished in Edo (Tokyo). At any given time scores of publishers competed for the services of the leading artists of the day. Publishers and artists displayed … Zobraziť viac info ►
  • Autor: Rosina Buckland

    Shunga

    Vydavateľstvo: British Museum Press
    Dátum vydania: 1. januára 2010
    Jazyk: anglický
    Dostupnosť: Vypredané v e-shope
    Bežná cena: 25,95 €
    Vaša cena: 24,65 
    Over the course of the Edo period (1600-1868), an extraordinarily large quantity of paintings, prints and illustrated books with sexual and erotic themes was produced in Japan. As urban culture expanded rapidly during the seventeenth century, erotic material was a major genre of woodblock print production. These constitute some of the finest examples of … Zobraziť viac info ►
  • Autor: Robinson James M

    Masterpieces: Medieval Art

    Vydavateľstvo: British Museum Press
    Jazyk: anglický
    Dostupnosť: Vypredané v e-shope
    Bežná cena: 29,54 €
    Vaša cena: 28,06 
    The British Museum has one of the finest collections of antiquities from medieval Europe. This magnificent book investigates 150 of the most important works of art, including the most famous, such as the Lewis Chessmen, the Borradaile triptych, the St Eustace head reliquary, the Royal Gold Cup, the Royal Gittern and medieval court art from the palaces of Westminster … Zobraziť viac info ►
  • Autor: Diane Waller, Shelagh Weir

    World Textiles: A Sourcebook

    Vydavateľstvo: British Museum Press
    Dátum vydania: 1. februára 2012
    Jazyk: anglický
    Dostupnosť: Vypredané v e-shope
    Bežná cena: 32,99 €
    Vaša cena: 31,34 
    This title includes highlights from all nine volumes of the highly successful "Fabric Folios" series to create the essential single-volume textile and design sourcebook. Praise for "The Fabric Folios" series: "Lovers of textiles are sure to find a place for these reasonably priced books on their shelves . .. turning each page is a surprise and a pleasure". … Zobraziť viac info ►
  • Autor: Caecilia Fluck, Gisela Helmecke, Elizabeth O'Connell

    One God

    Vydavateľstvo: British Museum Press
    Dátum vydania: 4. decembra 2015
    Jazyk: anglický
    Dostupnosť: Vypredané v e-shope
    Bežná cena: 37,95 €
    Vaša cena: 36,05 
    The first millennium in Egypt saw a transition from an ancient pantheon of pagan gods to the one God of the three Abrahamic faiths. Jewish, Christian and Muslim communities were established in succession and peacefully co-existed for long periods of time periodically interrupted by conflict and violence, each faith responding to pre-existing traditions … Zobraziť viac info ►
  • Autor: Julia Farley, Fraser Hunter

    Celts - Art and Identity

    Vydavateľstvo: British Museum Press
    Dátum vydania: 21. septembra 2015
    Jazyk: anglický
    Dostupnosť: Vypredané v e-shope
    Bežná cena: 36,95 €
    Vaša cena: 35,10 
    The real and imagined legacy of the ancient Celts has shaped modern identities across the British Isles and retains a powerful hold over the popular imagination. Furthermore, Celtic art is one of Europes great artistic traditions, with the skills of Celtic craftspeople standing alongside the best of the ancient and medieval worlds. But who were the Celts? … Zobraziť viac info ►
  • Autor: Henrietta Lidchi

    Surviving Desires: Making and Selling Jewellery in the American Southwest

    Vydavateľstvo: British Museum Press
    Dátum vydania: 7. apríla 2015
    Jazyk: anglický
    Dostupnosť: Vypredané v e-shope
    Bežná cena: 52,00 €
    Vaša cena: 49,40 
    Surviving Desires: Making and Selling Jewellery in the American Southwest … Zobraziť viac info ►
  • Autor: Mavis Pilbeam

    Birds: The British Museum

    Vydavateľstvo: British Museum Press
    Dátum vydania: 23. marca 2015
    Jazyk: anglický
    Dostupnosť: Vypredané v e-shope
    Bežná cena: 14,95 €
    Vaša cena: 14,20 
    Each striking image in this beautiful anthology is matched with a poem about the same species. Some were composed by our best-loved writers – including Shakespeare, Chaucer and Tennyson – and others have been selected from less familiar or even anonymous voices around the world. The endless variety of birds, their freedom of sky, land and water, and … Zobraziť viac info ►
  • Autor: Delia Pembertonová

    Cats: The British Museum

    Vydavateľstvo: British Museum Press
    Dátum vydania: 23. marca 2015
    Jazyk: anglický
    Dostupnosť: Vypredané v e-shope
    Bežná cena: 14,95 €
    Vaša cena: 14,20 
    Cats were first domesticated - or, more likely, noticed a warm fireside and chose to domesticate themselves - many thousands of years ago. Over the centuries they have performed a useful role as pest controllers, but much more as friends and companions of humans. This delightful illustrated anthology includes a selection of the many poems, anecdotes … Zobraziť viac info ►
  • Autor: Robin Cormack

    Icons

    Vydavateľstvo: British Museum Press
    Dátum vydania: 7. júla 2014
    Jazyk: anglický
    Dostupnosť: Vypredané v e-shope
    Bežná cena: 20,50 €
    Vaša cena: 19,48 
    The painted panels made for use in Byzantine and Orthodox churches and for prayers at home are perhaps the most effective and enduring form of religious art ever developed, and also perhaps one of the most mysterious. The peaceful, clear imagery found within them can be appreciated on both a religious and a secular level. This book will look at icons … Zobraziť viac info ►
  • Autor: Saul Peckham, David Thompson

    Watches

    Vydavateľstvo: British Museum Press
    Dátum vydania: 12. mája 2014
    Jazyk: anglický
    Dostupnosť: Vypredané v e-shope
    Bežná cena: 22,95 €
    Vaša cena: 21,80 
    The British Museum watch collection is unsurpassed anywhere in the world, and tells the story of the watch which spans an incredible 500 years. Within the collection are examples ranging from sixteenth-century early stack freed watches made in south Germany to exquisite decorative watches of the seventeenth century. Everyday watches from the eighteenth century … Zobraziť viac info ►
  • Autor: Caroline Vout

    Sex on Show

    Vydavateľstvo: British Museum Press
    Dátum vydania: 8. decembra 2013
    Jazyk: anglický
    Dostupnosť: Vypredané v e-shope
    Bežná cena: 31,99 €
    Vaša cena: 30,39 
    The Greeks and Romans were not shy about sex. Drinking cups, oil-lamps and walls were decorated with scenes of seduction and sexual intercourse which make the modern viewer blush; models of penises were worn around the neck or hung from doorways. In classical Greece, statues of erect penises served as boundary-stones and signposts. In Rome, marble satyrs and … Zobraziť viac info ►
  • Autor: Van Lemmen Hans

    5000 Years of Tiles

    Vydavateľstvo: British Museum Press
    Dátum vydania: 7. októbra 2013
    Jazyk: anglický
    Dostupnosť: Vypredané v e-shope
    Bežná cena: 31,99 €
    Vaša cena: 30,39 
    5000 Years of Tiles is the essential, single - volume colour compendium of tile art and production around the world, from ancient times to the present day. Over 350 beautiful colour illustrations showcase an incredible range of tile arts, including the first fired roof tiles in ancient Greece in the third millennium BC, English medieval floor pavements from … Zobraziť viac info ►
  • Autor: Sheila R. Canby, Curis Vesta Sarkhosh

    Persian Love Poetry

    Vydavateľstvo: British Museum Press
    Dátum vydania: 7. októbra 2013
    Jazyk: anglický
    Dostupnosť: Vypredané v e-shope
    Bežná cena: 13,99 €
    Vaša cena: 13,29 
    A reissue of this popular title with a fresh new paperback format, this collection of beautiful Persian love poetry is richly illustrated with images from the British Museum s world - famous collection. Love is everywhere in Persian poetry and can be interpreted in various ways: as mystic love, the basis of the relationship between humans and God; … Zobraziť viac info ►
  • Autor: Spee von Clarissa, Britta Erickson

    Modern Chinese Ink Paintings

    Vydavateľstvo: British Museum Press
    Dátum vydania: 31. mája 2012
    Jazyk: anglický
    Dostupnosť: Vypredané v e-shope
    Bežná cena: 23,99 €
    Vaša cena: 22,79 
    This title offers an informative and elegantly illustrated introduction to Chinese ink paintings and calligraphies from the twentieth and twenty first centuries. … Zobraziť viac info ►
  • Autor: Sally Grainger, Andrew Dalby

    Classical Cookbook

    Vydavateľstvo: British Museum Press
    Dátum vydania: 31. mája 2012
    Jazyk: anglický
    Dostupnosť: Vypredané v e-shope
    Bežná cena: 15,50 €
    Vaša cena: 14,73 
    "The Classical Cookbook" is the first to explore the cuisine and manners of the ancient Greece and Rome, from 750 BC to AD 450. This newly updated edition of the bestselling cookbook features fifty recipes from every strata of classical civilization, from wedding feasts and lavish banquets to street food and simple meals, alongside step-by-step adaptations for … Zobraziť viac info ►
  • Autor: Maggie Black

    Medieval Cookbook

    Vydavateľstvo: British Museum Press
    Dátum vydania: 31. mája 2012
    Jazyk: anglický
    Dostupnosť: Vypredané v e-shope
    Bežná cena: 15,50 €
    Vaša cena: 14,73 
    Drawn from 14th and 15th century sources including works by Geoffrey Chaucer and carefully adapted to suit the modern kitchen, this beautifully illustrated cookbook explores the traditions and tastes of authentic medieval cookery. "This is a beguiling gastronomic journey. " ("Homes and Gardens"). "Sumptuous and richly informative with recipes that work … Zobraziť viac info ►
  • Autor: Jonathon Bate, Dora Thorton

    Shakespeare staging the world

    Vydavateľstvo: British Museum Press
    Dátum vydania: 16. apríla 2012
    Jazyk: anglický
    Dostupnosť: Vypredané v e-shope
    Bežná cena: 34,99 €
    Vaša cena: 33,24 
    Authoritative, surprising, evocative and original, "Shakespeare: Staging the World" offers a completely new approach to one of the most exceptional creative imaginations in history. While matters of religion, trade and war were being contested, the role of the playwright developed to inform, persuade and provoke debate on the concerns of the day. This … Zobraziť viac info ►
  • Autor: Emmanuel Cooper

    10 000 Years of Pottery

    Vydavateľstvo: British Museum Press
    Dátum vydania: 1. januára 2010
    Jazyk: anglický
    Dostupnosť: Vypredané v e-shope
    Bežná cena: 32,95 €
    Vaša cena: 31,30 
    'Lavishly illustrated and extremely comprehensive . .. a bargain' - Antiques Magazine . 'The evolution of pottery . .. is fascinating, and this book does it justice' - The Good Book Guide . 'An epic tale . .. a book to buy and to treasure' - Crafts Magazine . This is the definitive British Museum reference book reissued with a beautiful new jacket design … Zobraziť viac info ►
  • Autor: Spee von Clarissa

    The Printed Image in China

    Vydavateľstvo: British Museum Press
    Dátum vydania: 1. januára 2010
    Jazyk: anglický
    Dostupnosť: Vypredané v e-shope
    Bežná cena: 27,95 €
    Vaša cena: 26,55 
    The British Museum holds one of the finest collections of Chinese prints outside Asia, with particular strength in the modern period. Its wide range includes examples dating back to the invention of printing in China through its development, both technically and aesthetically, over more than a millennium, from the 8th to the 20th century. This book features … Zobraziť viac info ►