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Museum, historic sites, gallery & art guides books

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Treasures of the Natural History Museum Pocket Edition by Vicky Paterson Treasures of the Natural History Museum Pocket Edition

The treasures highlighted here are selected both from objects on display and those stored behind the scenes. Each one is chosen for its scientific importance, striking beauty or intriguing story--and sometimes all three. Among the many exceptional natural wonders featured...
Format: Hardback - Released: 07/09/2017

Samurai Castle by Masayuki Miura Samurai Castle


Format: Paperback - Released: 01/09/2017

Buddhist Statuary by Ayako Ishii Buddhist Statuary


Format: Paperback - Released: 01/09/2017

Shito Shrine by Kenji Kato Shito Shrine


Format: Paperback - Released: 01/09/2017

The Barber Institute of Fine Arts by Richard Verdi, Nicola Kalinsky, Robert Wenley The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
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Presents highlights from the collection of the Barber Institute, one of Britain's finest small galleries.
Format: Paperback - Released: 29/08/2017

The 50 Greatest Prehistoric Sites of the World by Barry Stone The 50 Greatest Prehistoric Sites of the World

The most incredible places to relive humankind's deep past.
Format: Paperback - Released: 03/08/2017

Atlas Obscura Page-A-Day Calendar 2018 by Atlas Obscura Atlas Obscura Page-A-Day Calendar 2018

Discover the world's hidden wonders one day at a time with a calendar from the massively popular Atlas Obscura website and the #1 New York Times bestselling book. Full of hidden wonders, surprising stories, unexpected destinations and awe-inspiring color photographs,...
Format: Calendar - Released: 01/08/2017

The Berlin 1945 Battlefield Guide Part 1 the Battle of the Oder-Neisse by David McCormack The Berlin 1945 Battlefield Guide Part 1 the Battle of the Oder-Neisse

This detailed yet accessible battlefield guide takes the reader on a journey across the Oderfront battlefield as it is today. Eye witness accounts and the author's intimate knowledge of the terrain combine to provide the essential guide for anyone seeking...
Format: Paperback - Released: 06/07/2017

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Ancient Sites of Southeast Asia A Traveler's Guide Throught History, Ruins and Landscapes by William Chapman Ancient Sites of Southeast Asia A Traveler's Guide Throught History, Ruins and Landscapes

Ancient Sites of Southeast Asia is the rst comprehensive guide to the ancient sites and archaeological ruins of Southeast Asia.
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/09/2017

Jane Austen's England A Walking Guide by Anne-Marie Edwards Jane Austen's England A Walking Guide

This is an engaging account of Austen's life and work, arranged as a series of walking tours through the towns and countryside she knew and loved - the settings for her novels.
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/09/2017

Bonnie Prince Charlie and the Jacobites Souvenir Guide by Bonnie Prince Charlie and the Jacobites Souvenir Guide

The souvenir guide produced for the major new exhibition Bonnie Prince Charlie and the Jacobites at the National Museum of Scotland, Edinburgh, 23 June-12 November 2017.
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/09/2017

A Pilgrim's Guide to Sacred Cornwall by A Pilgrim's Guide to Sacred Cornwall


Format: Paperback - Released: 19/10/2017

London's Statues and Monuments by Peter Matthews London's Statues and Monuments

The streets and public spaces of London are rich with statues and monuments commemorating the city's great figures and events - from Nelson's Column in Trafalgar Square and Sir Christopher Wren's Great Fire Monument to the charming Peter Pan statue...
Format: Paperback - Released: 24/10/2017

Rosslyn Chapel by The Earl and Countess of Rosslyn Rosslyn Chapel

The story of an architectural masterpiece - the Rosslyn Chapel - as written by its current custodians, the Earl and Countess of Rosslyn.
Format: Hardback - Released: 25/10/2017

Versailles: A Private Invitation (new updated edition) by Catherine Pegard, Laurent Salome Versailles: A Private Invitation (new updated edition)
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Format: Hardback - Released: 26/10/2017

London's Architectural Walks by Jim Watson London's Architectural Walks


Format: Paperback - Released: 28/10/2017

Design + Anthropology Converging Pathways in Anthropology and Design by Christine Miller Design + Anthropology Converging Pathways in Anthropology and Design

This volume documents the emergence of design anthropology, the convergence of two disciplines that has informed an emerging transdisciplinary field which draws from both. Rather than a subfield of either anthropology or design, design anthropology is a unique practice and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 02/11/2017

Design + Anthropology Converging Pathways in Anthropology and Design by Christine Miller Design + Anthropology Converging Pathways in Anthropology and Design

This volume documents the emergence of design anthropology, the convergence of two disciplines that has informed an emerging transdisciplinary field which draws from both. Rather than a subfield of either anthropology or design, design anthropology is a unique practice and...
Format: Paperback - Released: 02/11/2017

The 50 Greatest Churches and Cathedrals by Sue Dobson The 50 Greatest Churches and Cathedrals

The most awe-inspiring churches and cathedrals from around the world
Format: Paperback - Released: 02/11/2017

The National Museum, Sultanate of Oman by Scala Arts & Heritage Publishers Ltd. The National Museum, Sultanate of Oman

The first large-scale publication dedicated to this new cultural centre, which opened to the public in July 2016.
Format: Hardback - Released: 28/11/2017

Curating the Contemporary The Culture and Context of the 21st Century Curator by Catherine McDermott Curating the Contemporary The Culture and Context of the 21st Century Curator

This unique and useful book is an exploration of new curatorial developments that have impacted not only on museum practice but also across international creative industries. In the 21st century the traditional role of the curator as connoisseur has been...
Format: Hardback - Released: 08/12/2017

World War I Battlefields: A Travel Guide to the Western Front Sites, Museums, Memorials by John Ruler, Emma Thomson World War I Battlefields: A Travel Guide to the Western Front Sites, Museums, Memorials
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World War I Battlefields: A Travel Guide - Expert tips and itineraries for travel along the Western Front including sites in France and Belgium, maps and routes. Also includes guided walks, battlefield tours, museums, child-friendly tours, Ypres, Poperinge, Nieuwpoort, Mons,...
Format: Paperback - Released: 08/12/2017

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The UNESCO World Heritage Monuments of Humankind - Wonders of Nature by Monaco Books The UNESCO World Heritage Monuments of Humankind - Wonders of Nature

Detailed information and description of each UNESCO World Heritage site, featuring all 1,031 National and Cultural Heritage sites in one volume.
Format: Hardback - Released: 28/06/2017

Michelham Priory by Michelham Priory

Guide to this popular visitor site, with illustrations and text to bring the Priory's history to life.
Format: Paperback - Released: 28/06/2017

Casa San Ysidro The Gutierrez / Minge House in Corrales, New Mexico by Ward Alan Minge Casa San Ysidro The Gutierrez / Minge House in Corrales, New Mexico

Color and black-and-white photographs show the architectural changes over the years and highlight the collection housed inside Casa San Ysidro from the Spanish Colonial, Mexican, and Territorial periods including tinwork, ironwork, carpentry, weavings, Pueblo pottery, Navajo and Apache textiles and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 10/06/2017

Rooms of One's Own 50 Places That Made Literary History by Adrian Mourby Rooms of One's Own 50 Places That Made Literary History

Visit the historic places where great works of literature were written
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/06/2017

No Access New York City The City's Hidden Treasures, Haunts, and Forgotten Places by Jamie McDonald No Access New York City The City's Hidden Treasures, Haunts, and Forgotten Places

No Access New York City is a collection of the hidden places and little-known facts about New York. These are the secret gems of the city and most are completely off limits to the public. Through these pages explore the...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/06/2017

A Guide to Visiting Frank Lloyd Wright Public Places A Guide to Frank Lloyd Wright Public Places by The Frank Lloyd Building Conservancy A Guide to Visiting Frank Lloyd Wright Public Places A Guide to Frank Lloyd Wright Public Places

Wright Sites is the only guidebook dedicated to Frank Lloyd Wright-designed buildings that are open to the public in the United States and Japan.
Format: Paperback - Released: 02/05/2017

Durham Cathedral by Michael Sadgrove Durham Cathedral

Including specially commissioned photography, this is a fresh and illuminating look at Durham Cathedral.
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/05/2017

Blarney Castle & Gardens by Scala Arts & Heritage Publishers Ltd. Blarney Castle & Gardens

Blarney Castle is one of Ireland's most popular attractions, and with new photography of both the castle and grounds, this guide gives a concise overview of the history, as well as the myths and stories that surround the venue.
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/05/2017

World War I New York A Guide to the City's Enduring Ties to the Great War by Kevin C. Fitzpatrick World War I New York A Guide to the City's Enduring Ties to the Great War

American involvement in World War I started and ended in New York Harbor. In 1917 many troops departed from the city which would be an important hub throughout the war as recruiting and patriotic efforts continued. Following the Armistice in...
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/04/2017

Street Art by Lonely Planet Street Art


Format: Hardback - Released: 14/04/2017

Art De L'inde Ancienne 2018 L'Art Hindou Medieval En Inde Du Sud by Rudolf Blank Art De L'inde Ancienne 2018 L'Art Hindou Medieval En Inde Du Sud

L'art de l'Inde ancien et l'architecture refletent generalement des themes religieux. La dynastie Hoysala de l'Inde medievale a erige plusieurs temples dans l'actuel Karnataka. De magnifiques exemples de l'art antique hindou sont presentes ici. Les calendriers Calvendo sont des produits...
Format: Calendar - Released: 01/04/2017

Machu Picchu - Terre Des Incas 2018 Une Attraction Archeologique Des Andes Peruviennes by Rudolf Blank Machu Picchu - Terre Des Incas 2018 Une Attraction Archeologique Des Andes Peruviennes

L'histoire de l'Empire inca a debute avec la fondation de Cuzco au 12e siecle et s'est achevee au 16e siecle avec la conquete par les Espagnols. La ville de Machu Picchu au-dessus de la vallee de l'Urubamba pres d'Aquas Calientes...
Format: Calendar - Released: 01/04/2017

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