Books by Publisher: PHILIP WILSON PUBLISHERS

    All in Good Time

    By George Daniels

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    Hardback £21.21

    Tells the story of George Daniels, the master mechanic, who was born into poverty in London but raised himself to become the greatest watchmaker of the twentieth century. This revised edition also contains a section that illustrates and describes over thirty of the pocket and wrist-watches Daniels himself has made...

    Eric Ravilious

    By Alan Powers

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    Paperback Save £2.53 = £17.42

    Eric Ravilious 1903-1942 is firmly one of the most popular artists of his period. This title includes illustrations of many previously unpublished paintings, including a number from private collections, as well as surveying his other artistic activities. It offers an account of his career.

    Court on Canvas: Tennis in Art

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    Paperback Save £6.54 = £15.96

    Celebrates the origins of the game in Birmingham and explores the ways in which tennis has inspired artists from the mid-nineteenth century onwards. This book guides us from the origins of the game as a genteel pastime for the upper classes, through its codification as a sport, to the international...

    Watchmaking

    By George Daniels

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    Hardback Save £5.79 = £49.21

    Discribes and illustrates the making of the precision timekeeper, at each stage with line drawings and brief explanatory captions. This handbook provides an insight to the enthusiast and watch-collector who, until its publication, had often been able only to admire the superb craftsmanship of a fine watch without understanding how...

    The Stylemakers: Minimalism and Classic-Modernism 1915-45

    By Mo Teitelbaum

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    Hardback Save £13.34 = £26.16

    In Paris in the 1920's a new style was born, rejecting the embellishments of Art Nouveau and Art Deco, it allied the linear proportions of late eighteenth-century furniture to a twentieth-century perception, paring down superfluous detail to the essence of classic modernism. This title offers insights on artists of the...

    The Family Behind the Firm Garrard and Co

    By Annie McCaffry

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    Hardback Save £5.54 = £14.45

    Presents an intimate family history, that paints a panorama of domestic life of the time, set against the backdrop of privilege, wealth and the glories of the empire.

    Pissarro: Creating the Impressionist Landscape

    By Katherine Rothkopf

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    Hardback Save £9.14 = £19.86

    Provides information on Camille Pissarro's transformation from Barbizon-style landscape painter to one of the leaders of the Impressionist movement. This book examines the revolutionary landscape paintings Pissarro created between 1864 and 1874. It includes essays on the development of his painting style and on the influence of place in his...

    Isaak Levitan: Lyrical Landscape

    By Averil King

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    Paperback £14.45

    Levitan's lyrical, expressive evocations of the Russian countryside are little known in the west. Offering an introduction to his life and work, this book describes his training in Moscow, his youthful visits to the Crimea and the Volga region and the creation of the 'mood landscapes' which won him early...

    Morandi\'s Legacy: Influences on British Art

    By Paul Coldwell

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    Hardback Save £8.34 = £18.66

    Giorgio Morandi is often defined within the traditions of still life and landscape painting, and is known for the domestic source of his subject matter. Presenting an exploration of the influence of Morandi's work on British artists, this book juxtaposes paintings by Morandi with works by artists, such as David...

    In and out of Focus: Images from Central Africa, 1885-1960

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    Paperback Save £8.34 = £18.66

    This exploration of photography in Central Africa explores and links the role of photographic images in constructing fantasies and sentiments in Europe and the US relating to peoples of Central Africa; and the role of photography in enabling Africans to project and create images of themselves.

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