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  • Haunted London

    A sincere love of the subject, and a strong conviction of the importance of the preservation of such facts as I have dredged up from the Sea of Oblivion, have given me heart for my work. The gradual changes of Old London, and the progress of civilisation westward, are worth noting by all students of the social history of England. It will be found that many traits of character, many anecdotes of ... Read more

    $1.45 AUD

  • The Shabby Chic Home

    Shabby Chic designer Rachel Ashwell shows readers how to turn any house or apartment into a comfortable, functional, beautiful, and stylish home, in this bestselling guide to getting the most out of flea-market finds and vintage treasures. ... Read more

    $23.99 AUD

  • Cozy Minimalist Home

    More Style, Less Stuff

    Cozy Minimalist Home helps you go beyond décor trends to make your home beautiful, stylish, and comfortable on any budget.Myquillyn Smith's first book, The Nesting Place, teaches us that our homes don't have to be perfect to be beautiful. But how can we apply that lesson to our actual, day-to-day design decisions?Cozy Minimalist Home is the answer to that question. Writing for the hands-on woman ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • The Science of Getting Rich

    WHATEVER may be said in praise of poverty, the fact remains that it is not possible to live a really complete or successful life unless one is rich. No man can rise to his greatest possible height in talent or soul development unless he has plenty of money; for to unfold the soul and to develop talent he must have many things to use, and he cannot have these things unless he has money to buy them ... Read more

    $1.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Treasury of Ornamental Ironwork

    16th to 18th Centuries

    series Dover Jewelry and Metalwork
    Sixty vintage black-and-white plates illustrate the history of German decorative ironwork from the16th to the 18th centuries. A hard-to-find celebration of the diversity and enduring beauty of Germany's handcrafted iron embellishments, this magnificent edition exhibits striking views of metal doors, balconies, window arches, gates, corner pieces, decorative accessories, and more, many wrought with ... Read more

    $13.13 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Musings on the Stones at Notre Dame, Illustrated.

    The gargoyles and carvings of Notre Dame watch over Paris. Theodore Andrea Cook, art critic and historian muses about them in this short essay. ... Read more

    $1.45 AUD

  • Reading Architecture

    A Visual Lexicon

    by Owen Hopkins ...
    This innovative and unique book is a visual guide to the buildings that surround us, naming all the visible architectural features so that, unlike other architectural dictionaries, the reader doesn't have to know the name before looking it up.Clear line drawings and extensive colour photographs illustrate each of the main building types, from forts to churches, stately homes to skyscrapers. The ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Art Deco Interiors

    First published in Paris as Decoration Moderne dans l'Interieur, this rare 1935 portfolio of full-color plates reflects the influence of Art Deco modernism on architects and interior designers. Designs for every space include living rooms, dining rooms, bedrooms, bathrooms, offices, terraces, artists' studios, and other settings. Equally eye-catching are the lighting, chairs, tables, beds, ... Read more

    $40.27 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • American Rustic

    An intimate look at rustic homes, cabins, architecture, and decorating in true American rustic style. Included are fresh takes on traditional log cabins, sustainable projects, artistic abodes, and places for play—all artistically photographed and discussed in exquisite prose. From a New Mexico Pueblo to a New York lake house, from humble to grand, these dream retreats will carry away your ... Read more

    $44.99 AUD

  • Reflections on Swedish Interiors

    A well-designed Swedish room, whether an antique-filled country home or a contemporary industrial loft space, has a calm and feel-good quality that literally permeates the atmosphere. See how some of the most authentic advocates of Swedish design are using these ideas in their own homes, places of pure beauty and simplicity. The fundamental concepts of Swedish design are in full play at each ... Read more

    $31.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Dictionary of Architecture and Interior Design

    by Mary Gilliatt ...
    An easy-to-use, one-stop reference guide for architectural and interior design. Part dictionary, part reference book, Mary Gilliatt's Dictionary of Architecture and Design is a single comprehensive source of information that will help you navigate all decisions related to home decor.Whether you are a home owner, an amateur restorer or decorator, a professional, a realtor, a student, or a do-it ... Read more

    $4.99 AUD

  • Guida ai cortili di Torino

    Se i cortili di Roma sono caratterizzati dalle fontane o dai reperti archeologici che li adornano e quelli di Milano dalla ripetuta soluzione dei portici a colonne architravate; se i cortili di Napoli si distinguono per le grandi scale barocche poste a fondale e quelli di Genova per i giardini e i ninfei legati alla particolare orografia del luogo, i cortili di Torino sono essenzialmente fattori ... Read more

    $18.69 AUD

  • El sello del sol en Chichen Itzá

    “La dicha nos invadió la mañana del 23 de mayo de 2012 cuando fuimos testigos de la erudición ancestral reservada por siglos. Gracias a las aportaciones de tantos investigadores e informantes que nos antecedieron y a los colegas que nos compartieron su conocimiento, ese día pudimos advertir impresionados, desde la pirámide de El Castillo, cómo el Sol, durante su día de paso cenital, se levantaba ... Read more

    $10.16 AUD

  • Indian Architecture (The Islamic Period)

    by Percy Brown ...
    Few countries possess a richer architectural heritage than India, a country whose buildings are rooted in history, culture, and religion. As a results of India's global discourse with other regions around the world, there have been many influences that have been assimilated into its architecture, producing unique, varied and lively results. This fantastic volume walks the reader through India's ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Le Palais du Luxembourg

    Ses transformations, son agrandissement, ses architectes, sa décoration, ses décorateurs

    Extrait : "L'histoire du Palais du Luxembourg est fort complexe. On peut rechercher en quelles mains son sol a passé ; c'est son histoire immobilière. On peut envisager sa construction et ses transformations, suivant ses affectations successives ; c'est son histoire architecturale. Et celle-ci a un corollaire obligé : son histoire décorative. L'histoire de ces affectations successives et des ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • Masterpieces of Eighteenth-Century French Ironwork

    With Over 300 Illustrations

    series Dover Jewelry and Metalwork
    This magnificent display of all 166 plates from an extremely rare set of portfolios depicts scores of examples of the ironworker's art, among them beautiful gates, balustrades, balcony railings, window grilles, church screens, and lantern holders. A superb collection of royalty-free images for use by designers, architecture enthusiasts, and lovers of antiques. ... Read more

    $29.27 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Wrought Iron and Its Decorative Use

    series Dover Jewelry and Metalwork
    A superb treasury of decorative wrought iron, this well-illustrated volume presents an informative survey of the ancient craft's practice throughout England. Its history can be traced simply by admiring the crisp black-and-white illustrations of gates, railings, screens, and other elaborately rendered works. 241 black-and-white illustrations. ... Read more

    $29.27 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Breve guía de los edificios singulares y modernistas de Ferrol

    Esta Breve guía de los edificios singulares y modernistas de Ferrol, dirigida a todos los públicos, busca la sencillez en las explicaciones para que todos podamos acceder al magnífico escaparate que expone nuestra ciudad.Pasearemos por Ferrol descubriendo algunos de los edificios más emblemáticos que están ahí desde siempre viéndonos crecer, observaremos con detenimiento esos detalles que nos ... Read more

    $5.70 AUD

  • Biedermeier, de l'artisanat au design (Paris - 2007)

    Les Fiches Exposition d'Universalis

    Historiens de l'art et conservateurs de collections qui ont collaboré au catalogue de l'exposition Biedermeier, de l'artisanat au design. Vienne et Prague 1815-1830 au Musée du Louvre (18 oct. 2007-14 janv. 2008), préalablement présentée à Milwaukee, Berlin et Vienne sous le titre L'...À PROPOS DE L’ENCYCLOPAEDIA UNIVERSALISReconnue mondialement pour la qualité et la fiabilité incomparable de ses ... Read more

    $8.99 AUD

  • L'art de reconnaître les styles

    Les styles Régence et Louis XV

    Extrait : "Le style Louis XIII, attristé par les guerres religieuses, devait sa gravité à cette agitation et, tel un cerveau mûri succédant à une tête de linotte – car l'art de la Renaissance, au déclin, pouvait succomber à l'élégance et au joli, déments – le style Louis XIII ramena d'un front sévère la ligne égarée."À PROPOS DES ÉDITIONS LIGARANLes éditions LIGARAN proposent des versions ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • Les Artistes de Pharaon. Deir el-Médineh et la Vallée des Rois (Paris - 2002)

    Les Fiches Exposition d'Universalis

    En dépit de l'importance de ses vestiges architecturaux et bien que civilisation de l'écrit, l'Égypte pharaonique a paradoxalement laissé peu d'informations sur la vie quotidienne et le mode de pensée des habitants de la vallée du Nil...À PROPOS DE L’ENCYCLOPAEDIA UNIVERSALISReconnue mondialement pour la qualité et la fiabilité incomparable de ses publications, Encyclopaedia Universalis met la ... Read more

    $8.99 AUD

  • The Detroit Public Library

    An American Classic

    series Painted Turtle
    For the last century, the Detroit Public Library has ranked as one of the most beautiful buildings in Detroit — an important landmark as well as a significant monument serving generations of Detroiters. The Detroit Public Library: An American Classic was born out of “Discover the Wonders,” an art and architectural tour of the main library that began in December 2013. Since the tour’s inception, ... Read more

    $36.66 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Os revestimentos e os acabamentos do Centro Histórico de Coimbra

    O trabalho aqui apresentado foi desenvolvido no ambito de um projecto de investigac?o cientifica de caracter interdisciplinar, em que foram efectuados levantamentos de casos de estudo do casario e de alguns monumentos do Centro Historico de Coimbra, para estudo comparativo. Foram estudados os tipos de revestimentos e das cores usados ao longo do tempo, dum ponto de vista historico, social, ... Read more

    $22.18 AUD

  • Das Rosettenmotiv in der Kunst- und Kulturgeschichte

    by Georg Streng ...
    Kommentierte und erweiterte Ausgabe des Buches von 1918.Ergänzt durch eine umfangreiche Biografie und Bibliografie des Autors Georg Streng.Georg Streng schreibt in seiner Einleitung zu „Das Rosettenmotiv“, dass es in den Standardwerken seiner Zeit keinerlei befriedigende Erklärung für die Herkunft des Motivs gebe, während der Ausdruck auch auf ähnlich erscheinende Ornamente früherer Gesellschaften ... Read more

    $4.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus