Decorative arts

    Artists' Spoons & Related Table Cutlery

    By Simon Moore

    Paperback £60.00

    This fully colour illustrated work covers the most artistically progressive period for British table cutlery between 1870 and 1940, and maps its evolution through a series of artistic periods, including Art Deco and the Arts & Crafts revival, to the present day.

    Haunted Places

    By Robert Grenville

    Hardback £14.45

    From palaces to prisons, from an 11th century Cha teau in France to The Island of the Dolls in Mexico City, Haunted Places features the world''s most fascinating spooky locations.


    By Geoffrey Munn

    Hardback Save £9.52 = £20.43

    -A glimpse into the exciting, and often tumultuous, history of a small seaside town The inspiration behind William Morris's Earthly Paradise, the muse for J.M.W. Turner's superlative seascapes, a home to hardy fishermen and the top holidaying spot for wealthy Victorians, as well as the scene for relentless witch-hunts and...

    Folk Fashion

    By Amy Twigger Holroyd

    Paperback £17.45

    Thinking radically about making & wearing homemade clothes

    Tribal Textiles from Southwest China: Threads from Misty Lands: The Philippe Fatin Collection

    By Catherine Bourzat

    Hardback Save £11.54 = £23.46

    Philippe Fatin is a traveller, photographer and collector who has established a world-class collection of tribal textiles from southern China.

    In Fairyland: The World of Tessa Farmer

    By Catriona McAra

    Paperback Save £3.54 = £11.45

    For almost two decades now, Tessa Farmer has been evolving a new species of fairy. They represent the point at which science tilts into fantasy - as the sleep of reason produces monsters. In Fairyland is the first substantial scholarly volume devoted to Farmer's work. Here, leading thinkers in the...

    Islamic Design Workbook

    By Eric Broug

    Paperback Save £3.52 = £11.43

    Helps readers to create their own patterns, based on compositions from across the Islamic world. This book opens up the world of intricate Islamic patterns, allowing artists, designers and doodlers alike to learn about these works of art as they produce their own.

    From Invention to Perfection

    Hardback £49.26

    A reference work for collectors and enthusiasts of 18th-century object d'art, featuring essays by leading specialists in the fields of European applied arts.

    Calming Celtic Colouring

    By Tony Potter

    Paperback Save £0.74 = £7.25

    An excellent antidote to the stresses of modern life, Calming Celtic Colouring will relax your mind and allow you to focus on the simple pleasure of colouring in.

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