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    Art Deco Traveller

    By Genista Davidson

    Paperback £8.45

    Illustrated travel guide to the United Kingdom's Art Deco locations and architectural treasures: monuments, hotels, restaurants, theatres, lidos, bars and cinemas.

    Tommy Steiff Bear

    By Tom Lawson

    Paperback £3.99

    “An unusual ‘autobiography’ of a Steiff bear and his Czech family in the 1930s to life as refugees in Leicester, England through schooling, university, marriage, career and retirement.”

    Art of Decorative Design

    By Christopher Dresser

    Paperback £21.92

    Christopher Dresser 1834-1904 was arguably the first British industrial designer, working in a variety of media, and this 1862 work was his most influential book. Highly illustrated, it describes how to incorporate ornament into design, and encouraged the rising middle classes to decorate their homes themselves.

    History of Architecture in 100 Buildings

    By Dan Cruickshank

    Paperback £9.05

    This stunning book by renowned television historian Dan Cruickshank tells the history of architecture through the stories of 100 iconic buildings.

    Painting the Stage

    By Denise Wendel-Poray

    Hardback £35.46

    The Divine Companion

    By Francis Roads

    Paperback £9.99

    The fourth edition (on which this edition is based) of The Divine Companion was published by Henry Playford in 1722. It was a seminal publication in being the first anthology of church music to include anthems intended for amateur rather than professional singers, who might have no organ or other...

    Louth Rediscovered

    By Mark Duffy

    Paperback £20.00

    Louth Rediscovered is a photography book with the most concise collection of Louth heritage sites. County Louth is known for being the smallest county in Ireland, but did you know that it also has the largest number of heritage sites per capita outside of Dublin? Join landscape photographer...

    Burton Holmes. Travelogues. The Greatest Traveler of His Time

    By Unknown

    Hardback £11.46

    In a time before air travel or radio, Burton Holmes set out across the globe. The "world's greatest traveler" visited nearly every country on the planet, bringing home more than 30,000 photographs, 500,000 feet of film, and unbelievable travel stories that first exposed America to some of these far-flung, mysterious...

    Why You Like This Photo: The science of perception, and how we understand photographs

    By Brian Dilg

    Hardback £10.25

    Combining science and photography, Brian Dilg explores the reasons behind Why You Like This Photo.

    Abbas Akhavan

    By Omar Kholeif

    Paperback £12.63

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