Architecture

Historic architecture from the ancient world to Neoclassical elegance and the Gothic revival, as well as some contemporary gems.

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  1. Further Studies in Islamic Painting

    Further Studies in Islamic Painting [Hardback]

    Ernst Grube (Author)

    £200.00

    ISBN: 9781899828500
    Published by : Pindar Press
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    A collection of Professor Grube's essays on Islamic paintings of the late 14th and 15th century in the Timurid empire and Ottoman Turkey. This is a new revised edition of the 1968 exhibition catalogue The Classical Style of Islamic Painting , ... .... Learn More
  2. The Julian Basilica

    The Julian Basilica: Architecture, Sculpture, Epigraphy [Hardback]

    Paul D. Scotton (Author); Catherine de Grazia Vanderpool (Author); Carolynn Roncaglia (Author)

    £130.00

    ISBN: 9780876610237
    Published by : American School of Classical Studies at Athens
    Series: Corinth
    Volume: 22
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    Early-20th-century explorations of the Roman Forum at Ancient Corinth revealed a massive early imperial building now known as the Julian Basilica. The structure stood on a podium over four meters high, and it dominated the east end of the forum in... .... Learn More
  3. Studies in the Islamic Decorative Arts

    Studies in the Islamic Decorative Arts [Hardback]

    Robert Hillenbrand (Author)

    £150.00

    ISBN: 9781904597506
    Published by : Pindar Press
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    Islamic artists channeled their energies not into easel painting and large-scale sculpture, but rather into what Western scholars, obeying a very different hierarchy of art forms, rather disparagingly termed the "decorative arts" or even "the mino... .... Learn More
  4. Deliciae Fictiles V. Networks and Workshops

    Deliciae Fictiles V. Networks and Workshops: Architectural Terracottas and Decorative Roof Systems in Italy and Beyond [Hardback]

    Patricia Lulof (Editor); Ilaria Manzini (Editor); Carlo Rescigno (Editor)

    Regular Price: £60.00

    Special Price: £48.00

    ISBN: 9781789253108
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Series: Deliciae Fictiles
    Volume: 5
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    Temples are the most prestigious buildings in the urban landscape of ancient Italy, emerging within a network of centres of the then-known Mediterranean world. Notwithstanding the fragmentary condition of the buildings’ remains, these monuments – ... .... Learn More
  5. Studies in the Decorative Arts of the Muslim World

    Studies in the Decorative Arts of the Muslim World [Hardback]

    Ernst Grube (Author)

    £250.00

    ISBN: 9780907132790
    Published by : Pindar Press
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    A selection of twelve previously published papers by Ernst Grube which examine specific materials used in Islamic decorative arts. Six papers examine pottery and tiles, one considers Ilkhanis stucco work as represented in the mausoleum of the ... .... Learn More
  6. Hagia Sophia in Context

    Hagia Sophia in Context: An Archaeological Re-examination of the Cathedral of Byzantine Constantinople [Hardback]

    Ken Dark (Author); Jan Kostenec (Author)

    Regular Price: £55.00

    Special Price: £41.25

    ISBN: 9781789250305
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    The Byzantine cathedral of Hagia Sophia has been a source of wonder and fascination since its sixth-century construction. It was the premier monument of the Byzantine capital, Constantinople, and remains one of the most recognisable symbols of mod... .... Learn More
  7. Big Men or Chiefs?

    Big Men or Chiefs?: Rondel Builders of Neolithic Europe [Hardback]

    Jaroslav Řídký (Author); Petr Květina (Author); Petr Limburský (Author); Markéta Končelová (Author); Pavel Burgert (Author); Radka Šumberová (Author)

    £38.00

    ISBN: 9781789250268
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    If there is a feature of the Central European Neolithic period that deserves increased attention of researchers and all those with interest in prehistory, it is circular architecture of the dimensions of many tens of metres, from which only negati... .... Learn More
  8. Crossing the Threshold

    Crossing the Threshold: Architecture, Iconography and the Sacred Entrance [Hardback]

    Madeleine Mumcuoglu (Author); Yosef Garfinkel (Author)

    £50.00

    ISBN: 9781789250763
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Every day millions of people enter public buildings of many forms and functions: Notre-Dame in Paris, Central Station in New York; the British Museum in London, that are decorated with recessed doorways. None of them is likely to be aware that thi... .... Learn More
  9. Buildings of Medieval Europe

    Buildings of Medieval Europe: Studies in Social and Landscape Contexts of Medieval Buildings [Paperback]

    Duncan Berryman (Editor); Sarah Kerr (Editor)

    £38.00

    ISBN: 9781785709715
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    This volume brings together an interesting range of papers discussing medieval buildings across Europe. They provide interesting insights to life in the medieval world in several understudied areas of Europe. The papers range from Croatia and Tran... .... Learn More
  10. The Houses of Hereford 1200-1700

    The Houses of Hereford 1200-1700 [Hardback]

    Nigel Baker (Author); Pat Hughes (Author); Richard K. Morriss (Author)

    £25.00

    ISBN: 9781785708169
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    The cathedral city of Hereford is one of the best-kept historical secrets of the Welsh Marches. Although its Anglo-Saxon development is well known from a series of classic excavations in the 1960s and ’70s, what is less widely known is that the ci... .... Learn More

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