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Jewel: A Celebration of the Earth’s Treasures (ISBN 978-0241226032) is a lavish look at precious stones, organic gems, and precious metals. Luped picture reseach sourced over 1000 images from over 100 different sources to illustrate gemstones from agate to zoisite. This fully illustrated book shows examples of how materials have been used by...

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Great City Maps

Great City Maps (ISBN 978-0241226117)  this beautifully illustrated book explores the world’s most celebrated historical city maps. Richly detailed ancient and modern maps of important cities take you on a journey across the globe in stunning detail, from Athens to Alexandria and Cape Town to Cairo, with close up views of each city’s most...

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The Bicycle Book

The Bicycle Book (ISBN 978-0241226117) is an extraordinary celebration of the history of cycling from BMX and mountain biking, to track and road racing. Take a ride through the sport’s history and discover classic and cutting-edge bicycles, following the evolution of cycling throughout the decades. For this project Luped picture research sourced...

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Body of Art

Body of Art (Print ISBN 978-0714869667) is the first book to explore the various ways the human body has been both an inspiration and a medium for artists over hundreds of thousands of years. Unprecedented in its scope, it examines the many different manifestations of the body in art, from Anthony Gormley and Maya Lin sculptures to eight-armed Hindu gods...

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The Art of Forgery

The Art of Forgery: The Minds, Motives and Methods of Master Forgers (Print ISBN 978-0714867458) is out next week and examinies some of the stories surrounding the world’s most famous forgeries. This entertaining look at the darker side of the art world reveals far more motivations than just financial...

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Photography: The Definitive Visual History

Photography: The Definitive Visual History (Print ISBN 978-1409346456) is out today. From the first efforts to capture an image in the early 19th century through to the image saturated world of today; this book charts the evolution of cameras and technology; changing styles and trends; seminal photographs and visionary photographers – all with fully...

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