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Imogen Cunningham: A Retrospective

Paul Martineau

Thoroughly researched and beautifully produced, this book offers a comprehensive look at the motivations and extraordinary work of the American photographer.

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Mira Calligraphiae Monumenta: A Sixteenth-Century Calligraphic Manuscript Inscribed by Georg Bocskay and Illuminated by Joris Hoefnagel
Second Edition

Lee Hendrix and Thea Vignau-Wilberg

A treasury of extraordinary beauty to inspire book lovers, graphic designers, and scholars alike.

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French Rococo Ébénisterie in the J. Paul Getty Museum

Gillian Wilson and Arlen Heginbotham
Edited and with an introduction by Anne-Lise Desmas


The first comprehensive catalogue of the Getty Museum’s significant collection of French Rococo ébénisterie furniture.

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William Blake: Visionary

Edina Adam and Julian Brooks, with an essay by Matthew Hargraves

A richly illustrated, comprehensive introduction to the British artist who continues to inspire musicians, poets, performers, and visual artists worldwide.

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Mesopotamia: Civilization Begins

Edited by Ariane Thomas and Timothy Potts

A rich panorama of ancient Mesopotamia, from its earliest history to its contemporary significance.

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If… 25th-Anniversary Edition

Sarah Perry

A children’s book classic now enhanced and expanded for a new generation of readers.

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Robert Irwin Getty Garden: Revised Edition

Lawrence Weschler

Featuring new photography, an updated volume about one of the Getty Center’s best-known and most-loved sites.

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Assyrian Palace Sculptures

Paul Collins, with photography by Lisa Baylis and Sandra Marshall

A visual introduction to the extraordinary sculptures that decorated palaces with depictions of warfare, rituals, mythology, and other aspects of Assyrian life.

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Mummy Portraits of Roman Egypt: Emerging Research from the APPEAR Project

Edited by Marie Svoboda and Caroline Cartwright

A fascinating collection of new findings on ancient Romano-Egyptian funerary portraits.

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Lives of the Artists series


The Lives of the Artists series offers illuminating, and sometimes intimate, accounts of major artists as viewed by their contemporaries. Each volume contains a contextualizing introduction from a modern scholar and beautiful full-page images. These books represent a diversity of opinions, perspectives, and voices that scholars, art aficionados, and even those brand new to the history of art will find informative, accessible, and unique.

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