Decorative arts

    Cabinet of Wonders: The Gaston-Louis Vuitton Collection

    By Patrick Mauries

    Hardback £47.46

    The extraordinary personal collection of Gaston-Louis Vuitton, grandson of the founder of one of the world's most famous luxury brands

    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.

    Southwold

    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 £11.45

    Thinking radically about making & wearing homemade clothes

    Power of Objects in Eighteenth-Century British America

    By Jennifer van Horn

    Hardback £54.66

    Over the course of the eighteenth century, Anglo-Americans purchased an unprecedented number and array of goods. This volume investigates these diverse artifacts - from portraits and city views to gravestones, dressing furniture, and prosthetic devices - to explore how elite American consumers assembled objects to form a new civil society...

    Splendour!

    Paperback £17.46

    Celebrates the 80th anniversary of the Georgian Group, founded in 1937 to protect the architectural legacy of buildings and gardens dating from 1700 to 1840.

    Faberge in London: The British Branch of the Imperial Russian Goldsmith

    By Kieran McCarthy

    Hardback Save £19.54 = £35.46

    The first book to be dedicated to the British branch of Faberge, covering its history from its opening in 1903 to its closure in 1917.

    Flora: The Art of Jewelry

    By Patrick Mauries

    Hardback Save £4.32 = £12.63

    Flowers have long been a source of inspiration for jewelers, many of whom have sought to capture their transient beauty in glittering gemstones and precious metals. In this book, the floral pieces have all been selected from the magnificent jewelry collection of the Musee des Arts Decoratifs in Paris, and...

    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...

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