Books by Publisher: BRITISH MUSEUM PRESS

    Latin Inscriptions

    By Dirk Booms

    Paperback Save £1.54 = £8.45

    Indian Art: Close-Up

    By Anna L. Dallapiccola

    Paperback £10.25

    African Art: Close-Up

    By Chris Spring

    Paperback £10.25

    Cuneiform

    By Jonathan Taylor

    Paperback Save £1.54 = £8.45

    Cuneiform script on tablets of clay is, as far as we know, the oldest form of writing in the world. This book brings the world in which the cuneiform was written to life for the non-expert reader, revealing how ancient inscriptions can lead to a new way of thinking about...

    Defining Beauty: the Body in Ancient Greek Art

    Hardback Save £9.54 = £20.46

    Drawing on the British Museums collection of Greek sculpture including extraordinary pieces from the Parthenon and the celebrated representation of a discus thrower and through a number of themed sections, this book explores the Greek portrayal of human character in sculpture, along with sexual and social identity.

    Japanese Art Close-Up

    By John Reeve

    Paperback Save £2.74 = £10.25

    From the successful, collectable Art-in-Detail series, now available in paperback with new covers.

    Netsuke: 100 miniature masterpieces from Japan

    By Noriko Tsuchiya

    Paperback Save £3.54 = £11.45

    Netsuke have once again come to the fore in the popular imagination of the public. This book brings together one hundred of the beautiful and interesting netsuke from the extensive collection of the British Museum, each of which has its own special charm and story to tell.

    Runes

    By Martin Findell

    Paperback Save £1.54 = £8.45

    Runes employ many techniques from informal scratchings to sophisticated inlaid designs on weapons, or the exquisite relief carvings of the Franks Casket. This book tells the story of runes from their mysterious origins, their development as a script, to their use and meaning in the modern world.

    The Viking Ship

    By Gareth Williams

    Paperback Save £1.54 = £8.45

    The Viking ship is one of the most iconic images of the Viking Age. As well as including well-known vessels such as the spectacular ship-burials from Gokstad and Oseberg in southern Norway, Viking Ships introduces the Roskilde 6 ship from Denmark. This book explores the evolution of their sea-going vessels.

    Persian Love Poetry

    By Vesta Sarkhosh Curis

    Paperback Save £1.54 = £8.45

    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; even as patriotic love for Iran. This title offers a collection of Persian love poetry that is illustrated with images from the British Museum's world.

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