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Art & Design


Alphonse Mucha

Though very much an individual and spiritual artist, Alfonse Mucha was a defining figure of the Art Nouveau era and is loved for his distinctive lush style and images of beautiful women in arabesque poses among the plethora of paintings, posters, advertisements and designs he produced. This title presents a range of his work.
ISBN: 9781844517305
Series: Masterworks
30,000 words - 170 illustrations - 200 pages - Hardback - Colour Illustrated
£20.00
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Angels & Fairies

A beautiful art book bursting with angels and fairies. Now a home for the kitsch and mysterious these mythical, religious and folk creatures were the inspirations for the great artists of the romantic and Victorian eras.
ISBN: 9781786644718
Series: The World's Greatest Art
30,000 words - 174 illustrations - 384 pages - Paperback / softback
£14.99

Art Deco

Focusing on Art Deco graphic art and illustration, this coffee-table book features fascinating text on the movement in general, fashion and advertising, accompanied by beautiful reproductions of work by talents such as Barbier, Erté, Cassandre and Colin. Echoing examples of other forms of Art Deco are also included.
ISBN: 9781847862792
Series: Masterworks
30,000 words - 170 illustrations - 192 pages - Hardback
£20.00
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Art Deco Fashion Masterpieces of Art

Beginning with a fresh and thoughtful introduction to the Art Deco movement and its influences on fashion, Art Deco Fashion: Masterpieces of Art showcases these luxurious and progressive works in all their glory.
ISBN: 9781783612918
Series: Masterpieces of Art
12,000 words - 100 illustrations - 128 pages - Hardback
£12.99

Art Nouveau

Focusing on two-dimensional Art Nouveau works, this coffee-table book features fascinating text on the movement in general, graphic art and fine art, accompanied by beautiful reproductions of work by artists such as Toulouse-Lautrec, Gaudi´ and Tiffany.
ISBN: 9781847862808
Series: Masterworks
30,000 words - 170 illustrations - 192 pages - Hardback
£20.00
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Art Nouveau

This series aims to combine a compact, commercial approach with the breadth and clarity of larger format books. Covering art which both creates the foundation of modern culture and modern art itself, the books include International Arts and Crafts, Turner, Whistler, Monet, and the Art Deco movement.
ISBN: 9781786644701
Series: The World's Greatest Art
30,000 words - 174 illustrations - 384 pages - Paperback / softback
£14.99

Art Nouveau Posters. Masterpieces of Art

Features an introduction to the Art Nouveau movement and its posters, and 100 key works. Beautifully reproduced full-page artworks in an appealing hardback giftbook.
ISBN: 9781783612680
Series: Masterpieces of Art
10,000 words - 100 illustrations - 128 pages - Hardback
£12.99

Arthur Rackham Masterpieces of Art

Arthur Rackham was a Victorian born artist who influenced most of the commercial illustration of the first half of the 20thC. The impish detail of his hundreds of drawings brought humour and dark detail to the fairy stories and classic tales of his era; Arthur Rackham: Masterpieces of Art is a celebration of this industrious and lively artist.
ISBN: 9781783613625
Series: Masterpieces of Art
12,000 words - 100 illustrations - 128 pages - Hardback
£12.99

Arts & Crafts Masterpieces of Art

Arts & Crafts Masterpieces of Art is a celebration of one of the most enduring design movements. Depicting both well-known and unusual artworks and textile patterns from this most fascinating of eras, this book provides a wealth of information on the designers, architects and artists who created them, from Voysey and Morris to Lindsay Butterfield. 
ISBN: 9781783613199
Series: Masterpieces of Art
12,000 words - 100 illustrations - 128 pages - Hardback
£12.99

Asian Art

Over the centuries, the exotic elegance of Asian art has been a source of fascination for artists and art lovers worldwide. This comprehensive book explores the diversity of art and artefacts from around Asia, detailing the subjects, the materials used in their making, and the lives of the artists and artisans who created them.
ISBN: 9781786644770
Series: The World's Greatest Art
30,000 words - 174 illustrations - 384 pages - Paperback / softback
£14.99

Celestial Art

The world of artist Josephine Wall is fantastical and enchanting, full of fairies, goddesses, angels and nature spirits. Enjoy some of her most beautiful artworks, alongside engaging text on her life, work and artistic influences as well as the mythic influences, including Northern European, Native American, African and Aboriginal folklore.  
ISBN: 9781783613236
Series: Gothic Dreams
10,000 words - 65 illustrations - 128 pages - Hardback
£9.99

Charles Rennie Mackintosh Masterpieces of Art

Charles Rennie Mackintosh was one of the most intriguing and influential artists of his time. Charles Rennie Mackintosh Masterpieces of Art reveals a selection of some of his most important and popular works, from stained glass pieces and furniture through to architecture
ISBN: 9781783612079
Series: Masterpieces of Art
12,000 words - 100 illustrations - 128 pages - Hardback
£12.99

Claude Monet

Towards the end of his life and much inspired by Japanese water gardens, Monet spent a great deal of time in his beloved Giverny. Its famous green wooden footbridge was built across the water and its waterlilies became the focus of perhaps the most famous series of paintings the world has ever seen. A beautiful new book of masterworks.
ISBN: 9781783616077
Series: Masterworks
40,000 words - 150 illustrations - 192 pages - Hardback
£20.00

Claude Monet Masterpieces of Art

Features an introduction to the life and art of the famous Impressionist, and beautifully reproduced full-page artworks in an appealing hardback gift book.
ISBN: 9781783612109
Series: Masterpieces of Art
12,000 words - 84 illustrations - 128 pages - Hardback
£12.99

Cthulhu

First brought to life by master of horror H.P. Lovecraft, Cthulhu is an iconic figure that has inspired imagination and terrified generations. In this exciting new book, punchy text describes how fantasy art, literature, movies and even games have been influenced by the power of Cthulhu, accompanied by powerfully atmospheric artworks.  
ISBN: 9781783612185
Series: Gothic Dreams
10,000 words - 60 illustrations - 128 pages - Hardback
£9.99

Cult Horror

From demons and supernatural chills, through psychos and slashers, to body horror, monsters, zombies and vampires, Cult Horror discusses the curious, hilarious and grisly films that have been awarded the 'cult' badge over the years, alongside iconic and moody film stills and posters.
ISBN: 9781783611232
Series: Gothic Dreams
10,000 words - 60 illustrations - 128 pages - Hardback
£9.99

Cute Animals US

Bring the ink to life! Delicate, bold, easy and challenging, with 120 images there’s an animal for every mood. Calming and relaxing, almost every type of pen, ink and pencil can be used to bing life and sparkle to this fabulous journey of coloring by numbers. Each page has a color chart to follow and is perforated, ready for you to frame.
ISBN: 9781786640437
Series: Hobbies and Craft
1,000 words - 120 illustrations - 128 pages - Paperback / softback - Adult colouring book. Wood free paper.
£9.99

Design Your Own Website

A guide to the creation, management and understanding of what to do with making web pages. Encompassing both PCs and Macs, testing, and the best use of images and text, it also covers the key software, along with hot tips and advice for all skill levels.
ISBN: 9781847867070
Series: Made Easy
50,000 words - 150 illustrations - 256 pages - Paperback / softback
£9.99
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Dragon Art

A survey of contemporary fantasy artwork, specifically of dragons - that popular of fantasy creatures. It features a 'Masters of Dragon Art' section that includes such favourites as Don Maitz and Bob Eggleton. It includes a discussion of dragons and fantasy art, alongside a selection of the best work out there at the moment.
ISBN: 9781847863003
Series: Inspirations & Techniques
30,000 words - 170 illustrations - 200 pages - Hardback
£20.00
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Dystopia

We have an obsession with broken societies set in futuristic worlds, curious but terrifying new technologies and post-apocalyptic dusty wastelands where survivors grow more desperate every day. Dystopian themes are becoming ever more popular and this is the book to show the art, fiction and movies.
ISBN: 9781783613212
Series: Gothic Dreams
10,000 words - 60 illustrations - 128 pages - Hardback - PLC with foiled cover
£9.99

Edgar Degas Masterpieces of Art

French artist Edgar Degas was famous for his drawing, painting, sculpture and printmaking. Although a member of the Impressionists, his work focused on indoor subjects, particularly his beautiful studies of dancers. This beautiful new book showcases all of his major works, including The Star and The Ballet Class.
ISBN: 9781783619948
Series: Masterpieces of Art
12,000 words - 90 illustrations - 128 pages - Hardback
£12.99

Edvard Munch Masterpieces of Art

A beautiful new gift art book all about Edvard Munch, the Norwegian artist behind the first truly Expressionist picture The Scream. Beginning with a fresh and captivating introduction to Munch’s life and art, the book showcases several of his works in all their glory.
ISBN: 9781783613564
Series: Masterpieces of Art
12,000 words - 100 illustrations - 128 pages - Hardback
£12.99

Edward Hopper Masterpieces of Art

Showcases all the best-loved work of this perennially popular portrayer of atmospheric modern life. Discover a fresh viewpoint on his life and work, before enjoying the beautiful reproductions of everything from Automat and Early Sunday Morning to the famous Nighthawks.
ISBN: 9781783613601
Series: Masterpieces of Art
12,000 words - 100 illustrations - 128 pages - Hardback
£12.99

Egon Schiele Masterpieces of Art

Austrian painter Egon Schiele, who was mentored by Gustav Klimt, is best-known for his figurative works, with their defiantly confrontational air and their bold contortions. This book features an introduction to the life and art of the talented painter, and beautifully reproduced full-page artworks in an appealing hardback gift book.
ISBN: 9781786640284
Series: Masterpieces of Art
12,000 words - 90 illustrations - 128 pages - Hardback - Fully Illustrated throughout
£12.99

Eric Ravilious Masterpieces of Art

Twentieth-century painter, designer and wood engraver Eric Ravilious was responsible for a range of different works, from illustrations for books to designs for ceramics for the Wedgwood pottery firm. This new book features beautiful woodcut images of countryside life, watercolours of rolling landscapes and many of Ravilious' profound war paintings
ISBN: 9781783616046
Series: Masterpieces of Art
12,000 words - 100 illustrations - 128 pages - Hardback
£12.99

Erté

Perhaps no individual is more associated with the 20th century art deco revival than artist and designer, Erté. Although his talent spanned many fields, Erté is perhaps best-known for his fashion, jewellery and interior designs. Combining fresh and thoughtful text and beautiful illustrations, this coffee-table book is the definitive Erté companion.
ISBN: 9781783612161
Series: Masterworks
35,000 words - 170 illustrations - 192 pages - Hardback
£20.00

Exotic Birds US

Bring the ink to life! Delicate, bold, easy and challenging, with 120 images there’s a bird for every mood. Calming and relaxing, almost every type of pen, ink and pencil can be used to bing life and sparkle to this fabulous journey of coloring by numbers. Each page has a color chart to follow and is perforated, ready for you to frame.
ISBN: 9781786640420
Series: Hobbies and Craft
1,000 words - 120 illustrations - 128 pages - Paperback / softback - Adult colouring book. Wood free paper.
£9.99

Fairy Art

The Victorian era saw a flowering of fairy paintings as British artists in particular rejected the classical and ancient Greek subjects in favour of a deeper, closer source of inspiration in the countryside, the hedgerows and the meadows of the nineteenth-century British landscape. This book celebrates the fine art of Fairy painting.
ISBN: 9781844513277
Series: Masterworks
30,000 words - 170 illustrations - 200 pages - Hardback
£20.00
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Fantasy Art: Warriors and Heroes

'Warriors & Heroes' is a stunning display of contemporary fantasy art, a complement to its bestselling predecessor, 'Dragon Art'. The 'Masters & Origins' section discusses influences such as Roy G. Krenkel, the Hildebrandt Brothers and Frazetta, and is then followed by a large selection of the best of the current crop of fantasy artists.
ISBN: 9780857758095
Series: Inspirations & Techniques
39,000 words - 170 illustrations - 192 pages - Hardback - Illustrated Throughout
£20.00

First World War Posters

Features an introduction to the First World War and its posters, and 100 key works. Beautifully reproduced full-page artworks in an appealing hardback giftbook.
ISBN: 9780857758163
Series: Masterpieces of Art
12,000 words - 100 illustrations - 144 pages - Hardback - Illustrated Throughout
£14.99
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Gothic Art

Gothic Art is a powerful new illustrated book, packed with inimate portraits of lonely vampires, winsome witches and stunning eerie visions. With digital and traditional paintings and photo art, and a fascinating discussion of the gothic, this is a must-have read for anyone interested in the slightly darker, anarchic side of art.
ISBN: 9780857759948
Series: Inspirations & Techniques
29,000 words - 170 illustrations - 192 pages - Hardback - Illustrated Throughout
£20.00
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Gustav Klimt

Gustav Klimt is renowned as a quintessential artist of the art nouveau movement, but he was one of a number of Viennese artists who strove to break free of the constraints of the academic art establishment. This new illustrated book focuses on the rich diversity of the movement and offers a sumptuous gift of colour and glamour for every art lover.
ISBN: 9781783616084
Series: Masterworks
30,000 words - 170 illustrations - 192 pages - Hardback
£20.00

Gustav Klimt Masterpieces of Art

Klimt's extravagant work was an obsessive manifestation of the dazzling intellectual society of his time and he painted very large canvases combining oils with gold foil. This beautiful new book brings together a wide selection of Klimt’s magnificent work.
ISBN: 9781783611393
Series: Masterpieces of Art
12,000 words - 100 illustrations - 128 pages - Hardback
£12.99

Hieronymus Bosch Masterpieces of Art

Taking account of the latest research, this book gives an overview of what is known of this elusive painter, and reproduces his (and his followers') fantastical, wondrous art, from the apocalyptic Four Visions of the Hereafter to the famous Garden of Earthly Delights, as well as some stunning line drawings.
ISBN: 9781783619726
Series: Masterpieces of Art
12,000 words - 90 illustrations - 128 pages - Hardback
£12.99

History of Art

From the Renaissance to the Baroque, from the Impressionists to the Surrealists, this book covers the range of popular Western art from the early medieval period. It is intended for the art lovers.
ISBN: 9781844513291
Series: Masterworks
30,000 words - 170 illustrations - 200 pages - Hardback
£20.00
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Illuminated Manuscripts Masterpieces of Art

Prior to the invention of the printing press, all books had to be written by hand. Illuminated manuscripts are the beautiful manifestation of this craft. Beginning with a thoughtful introduction, Illuminated Manuscripts Masterpieces of Art goes on to showcase key works in this stunning artistic genre.
ISBN: 9781783612116
Series: Masterpieces of Art
12,000 words - 100 illustrations - 128 pages - Hardback
£12.99

Impressionists Masterpieces of Art

Bringing to life the gorgeous, inspiring art of Monet, Manet, Renoir, Pissarro and their group, Impressionists takes the reader back to Nineteenth Century Paris to explore one of the most influential, and popular art movements in the history of painting. A handsome, hardback gift book.
ISBN: 9781786641755
Series: Masterpieces of Art
12,000 words - 84 illustrations - 128 pages - Hardback
£12.99

J.M.W. Turner Masterpieces of Art

The English Romantic painter Joseph Mallord William Turner (23 April 1775–19 December 1851) was a brilliant landscape artist, a watercolourist and printmaker. This wonderful new book brings to life his greatest achievements in glorious colour.
ISBN: 9781783612062
Series: Masterpieces of Art
12,000 words - 100 illustrations - 128 pages - Hardback
£12.99

Japanese Woodblocks Masterpieces of Art

Woodblock printing is a traditional artistic medium in Japan renowned for its use in ukiyo-e prints. Beginning with a thoughtful introduction to Japanese woodblock art, Japanese Woodblocks Masterpieces of Art goes on to showcase key works by artists such as Katsuhika Hokusai and Ando Hiroshige.
ISBN: 9781783612123
Series: Masterpieces of Art
12,000 words - 100 illustrations - 128 pages - Hardback
£12.99

Kandinsky

Exploring the life and works of one of the most extraordinary painters of the last century, Kandinsky is a fascinating look at this most original of artists. From his early folk art to the abstract paintings he would become famous for, Kandinsky’s work and the life that informed it are celebrated in this beautiful book.
ISBN: 9781786644763
Series: The World's Greatest Art
30,000 words - 174 illustrations - 384 pages - Paperback / softback
£14.99

L.S. Lowry Masterpieces of Art

Renowned for his paintings of the industrial towns of North West England, Lancashire born Lowry had a distinctive and enchanting style, depicting the everyday life of the world around him. In association with The Lowry, which houses over 400 of Lowry’s works, this exceptional book portrays a selection of his paintings, sketches and other works.
ISBN: 9781783613571
Series: Masterpieces of Art
12,000 words - 100 illustrations - 128 pages - Hardback
£12.99

Leonardo da Vinci Drawings Masterpieces of Art

Leonardo da Vinci was the original Renaissance Man, an artist, mathematician, inventor and writer amongst his many talents. His illustrations lie at the heart of our heritage and this beautiful new book offers a breadth and scale that will satisfy both the casual and informed reader. 
ISBN: 9781783613588
Series: Masterpieces of Art
12,000 words - 100 illustrations - 128 pages - Hardback
£12.99

Lichtenstein Masterpieces of Art

Lichtenstein adopted the styles and mannerisms of mass market comics, and turned them into a sophisticated commentary on identity and Western values, creating an accessible space for casual viewers of fine art. This powerful new book is packed with his strident and powerful art.

ISBN: 9781786641953
Series: Masterpieces of Art
12,000 words - 84 illustrations - 128 pages - Hardback
£12.99

Louis Comfort Tiffany

Louis Comfort Tiffany was highly skilled in jewellery design, as well as ceramics, enamels, and metalwork. However, he is best known for his beautiful stained-glass designs. Using opalescent glass in a variety of colours and textures, he created a stunning range of jewel-like Art Nouveau works. This work presents his work with accompanying text.
ISBN: 9781844517404
Series: Masterworks
30,000 words - 170 illustrations - 200 pages - Hardback
£20.00
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Louis Comfort Tiffany

Louis Comfort Tiffany was highly skilled in jewellery design, as well as ceramics, enamels, and metalwork. However, he is best known for his beautiful stained-glass designs. Using opalescent glass in a variety of colours and textures, he created a stunning range of jewel-like Art Nouveau works. This work presents his work with accompanying text.
ISBN: 9780857752680
Series: Masterworks
30,000 words - 170 illustrations - 200 pages - Hardback
£20.00
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Louis Comfort Tiffany Masterpieces of Art

This sumptuous new book features page after page of astounding work, showing Tiffany's skill as a colourist and a craftsman, with works that still inspire artists and audiences today.
ISBN: 9781783611409
Series: Masterpieces of Art
12,000 words - 100 illustrations - 128 pages - Hardback
£12.99

Mark Rothko

Rothko progressed from figurative and symbolist works to eventually using shimmering and enveloping abstract colour to elevate you to a higher spiritual awareness. Discover the themes, thinking and methodology behind the oeuvre, from Greek tragedy and Nietzsche to music and colour, whilst experiencing his pieces displayed in full, free of clutter. 
ISBN: 9781783619993
Series: Masterworks
35,000 words - 150 illustrations - 192 pages - Hardback - Heavily Illustrated throughout
£20.00

Michelangelo Masterpieces of Art

Michelangelo was recognised as a great artist early in his long life. Along with a small number of contemporaries he was responsible for Renaissance Florence becoming the artistic fountainhead of western culture. This comprehensive new book offers a wide range of his art, with details, complete paintings and panoramas.
ISBN: 9781783613618
Series: Masterpieces of Art
12,000 words - 100 illustrations - 128 pages - Hardback
£12.99

Necronomicon

The Necronomicon – the Book of the Dead – what horrors lurk inside, whispering malevolently as the secrets try to creep out… In this exciting new book, punchy text describes how fantasy art, literature and movies have been influenced by this dangerous tome, accompanied by powerfully atmospheric artworks.
ISBN: 9781783613205
Series: Gothic Dreams
10,000 words - 60 illustrations - 128 pages - Hardback
£9.99

Origins of Modern Art

The roots of Modern Art can be seen in the wild paintings of Turner, but it took the Impressionists and the Pre-Raphaelites to break the classical mode until the final blows were dealt by Kandinsky, Klee and Picasso. Once unleashed modernism fragmented into many different forms, each of which are explored in this powerful, illustrated new book.
ISBN: 9781783616107
Series: Masterworks
35,000 words - 150 illustrations - 192 pages - Hardback - Heavily Illustrated throughout
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Paul Klee Masterpieces of Art

A natural draughtsman, master of colour and hugely influential artist, Klee's art appeals to our primary instincts and makes us look beyond the ordinary. This beautiful new book brings together a wide selection of Klee’s magnificent work.
ISBN: 9781783612086
Series: Masterpieces of Art
12,000 words - 100 illustrations - 128 pages - Hardback
£12.99

Pierre-Auguste Renoir Masterpieces of Art

Features an introduction to the life and art of the famous Impressionist, and beautifully reproduced full-page artworks in an appealing hardback gift book.
ISBN: 9781783617180
Series: Masterpieces of Art
12,000 words - 84 illustrations - 128 pages - Hardback - Fully Illustrated throughout
£12.99

Piet Mondrian Masterpieces of Art

Featuring a fascinating introduction to Piet Mondrian’s life and art, this stunning new book brings together a wide selection of Mondrian’s magnificent work.
ISBN: 9781783613557
Series: Masterpieces of Art
12,000 words - 100 illustrations - 128 pages - Hardback
£12.99

Pre-Raphaelite Masterpieces

Brings together 100 of the best works by Rossetti, Burne-Jones, Hughes and other artists from the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood, preceded by an introduction to the movement, lives, art and times. Beautifully reproduced full-page artworks in an appealing hardback giftbook.
ISBN: 9780857752512
Series: Masterpieces of Art
12,000 words - 100 illustrations - 144 pages - Hardback
£14.99
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Pre-Raphaelites Masterpieces of Art

The Pre-Raphaelites, earlier known as the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood, were a society of English artists. Their name was a reference to their rejection of the Renaissance master Raphael and the immensely popular classical poses. Their integral and controversial movement is explored in this beautifully illustrated new book. 
ISBN: 9781783613595
Series: Masterpieces of Art
12,000 words - 100 illustrations - 128 pages - Hardback
£12.99

Rembrandt van Rijn Masterpieces of Art

This richly enjoyable book gives the reader an illuminating overview of the life and work of the master of the ‘Golden Age of Dutch Art’, before showcasing the most stunning examples of his oeuvre, broken down into themes, from the electric The Storm on the Sea of Galilee to the treasured The Night Watch.
ISBN: 9781783619085
Series: Masterpieces of Art
12,000 words - 90 illustrations - 128 pages - Hardback
£12.99

Salvador Dalí

Surrealist painter Salvador Dalí was one of the most important artists of the twentieth century, as well as a cultural figure who challenged convention. This heavily-illustrated book is a fascinating foray into the life and works of a man whose ability to reveal the gap between reality and illusion was a huge influence on artists and pop culture.
ISBN: 9781783619931
Series: Masterworks
35,000 words - 150 illustrations - 192 pages - Hardback - Heavily Illustrated throughout
£20.00

Science Fiction Movie Posters

From classic Star Wars and Blade Runner all the way back to The Day the Earth Stood Still sf movie posters have flickered across our consciousness since the early 50s. This new book features a quirky selection of what we think are the best. You won't agree, but you'll enjoy the ride!
ISBN: 9781783615940
Series: Movie Poster Masterpieces
12,000 words - 100 illustrations - 128 pages - Hardback
£12.99

Steampunk

Imagine a world where steam is the main source of power, but the attitudes are distinctly futuristic – the romance of the past meets the technology of the future. Steampunk is a subculture on the rise and this is the book to show the art, the movies and the fashion.
ISBN: 9781783611225
Series: Gothic Dreams
10,000 words - 60 illustrations - 128 pages - Hardback
£9.99

Street Art

Over 140 photographs of expressive and unconventional street art images from around the world, as well as a fascinating discussion of the styles, techniques and inspirations of both infamous artists and unknown talents. Street Art is a fantastic foray into the unique and extremely creative world of this art form.
ISBN: 9781783612697
Series: Inspirations & Techniques
35,000 words - 170 illustrations - 192 pages - Hardback
£20.00

Superheroes Movie Posters

Superhero movies have gripped the imagination since the 1950s when the film version of Superman burst onto a scene now dominated by blockbuster events from Marvel and DC. Avengers, Iron Man, Dark Knight, Judge Dredd, Hellboy and the Rocketeer all make an appearance in this fully illustrated, nostalgia driven retro history.
ISBN: 9781783615933
Series: Movie Poster Masterpieces
12,000 words - 100 illustrations - 128 pages - Hardback
£12.99

Tattoo Art

Over 140 photographs full of character and attitude showcase the many styles of tattoo, while a fascinating discussion of tattooing as cultural phenomenon and art form runs alongside. Feature spreads are dispersed throughout dedicated to talented tattoo artists, with photographs showing the progression of pieces from design to finished tattoo.
ISBN: 9780857756039
Series: Inspirations & Techniques
35,000 words - 170 illustrations - 192 pages - Hardback - Illustrated Throughout
£20.00
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The Day of the Dead

The Day of the Dead is a festival of culture and youth, a celebration of life in death.The beautiful rituals, the sugar skulls, the costumes and the festivities have grown into a massive counter culture: art, movies, cartoons and literature have been consumed by the brilliant power of the Day of the Dead, tendered here in this lively new book.
ISBN: 9781783616091
Series: Inspirations & Techniques
35,000 words - 150 illustrations - 192 pages - Hardback - Heavily Illustrated throughout
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The Illustrated Complete Works of Shakespeare

Whether through an admiration instilled at school or discovered with passion later in life, William Shakespeare inhabits us all. This title presents Shakespeare's plays, sonnets and poems.
ISBN: 9781847869944
Series: Definitive
988,000 words - 100 illustrations - 464 pages - Hardback
£30.00
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The Pre-Raphaelites

The Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood was a group of English painters, poets and critics, founded in 1848 by John Everett Millais, Dante Gabriel Rossetti and William Holman Hunt. Now back in print, this book features examples of work by all the key artists and offers an comprehensive overview of the movement.
ISBN: 9781786644800
Series: The World's Greatest Art
30,000 words - 176 illustrations - 384 pages - Paperback / softback
£14.99

The World's Great Masterpieces of Art

Highlights popular artworks from the twelfth century to the Pop Art movement of the twentieth century, with a fresh introduction to the history of art and some of the most famous artists in the world. Beautifully reproduced full-page artworks in an appealing hardback gift book.
ISBN: 9781783612147
Series: Masterpieces of Art
12,000 words - 100 illustrations - 128 pages - Hardback
£12.99

Vampires

The launch of Stephenie Meyer’s Twilight books and the blockbuster movies brought a storm of interest in the gothic to the willing minds of an entire generation of young adults. The lure of the forbidden, romantic imagination is boldy brought to life in this beautiful new book.
ISBN: 9780857759924
Series: Gothic Dreams
10,000 words - 60 illustrations - 128 pages - Hardback
£9.99
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Van Gogh

Vincent van Gogh is considered one of the world's greatest painters. Presenting Van Gogh's letters to his brother Theo, this book lets you discover the true depth of the artist's thoughts, beliefs, ambitions and his struggle with his mental illness.
ISBN: 9781847869920
Series: Masterworks
40,000 words - 170 illustrations - 192 pages - Hardback
£20.00
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Van Gogh

A stunning exploration of the life and work of one of the world’s most extraordinary, albeit misunderstood artists. From his early draughtsmanship and Dutch landscapes through his Parisian Impressionist phase to his final, unique paintings, every facet of his life is celebrated through a carefully selected range of famous and lesser-known pieces.
ISBN: 9781786644817
Series: The World's Greatest Art
30,000 words - 176 illustrations - 384 pages - Paperback / softback
£14.99

Vincent Van Gogh Masterpieces of Art

Features a fresh introduction to the life and art of one of the most famous artists in the world, followed by his best-known works beautifully reproduced full-page in an appealing hardback gift book.
ISBN: 9781783612093
Series: Masterpieces of Art
12,000 words - 84 illustrations - 128 pages - Hardback
£12.99

Visions of Fuji

This gorgeous new book discusses the ever-present inspiration of Fuji in Japanese culture, its continued presence in 19th-century Ukiyo-e woodblock art and its influence on Western art. It reproduces numerous examples of the stunning artworks, some in complete series. Featuring prints by artists such as Hokusai and Hiroshige, as well as others.
ISBN: 9781783619894
Series: Masterworks
30,000 words - 200 illustrations - 192 pages - Hardback - Printed on silver, embossed and foiled.
£20.00

Wassily Kandinsky Masterpieces of Art

Beginning with a fresh and thoughtful introduction to Kandinsky's life and art, Kandinsky Masterpieces of Art goes on to showcase his key works spanning early paintings inspired by Russian folk art and fairy tales to later works characterised by contrasting colours and striking geometric shapes.
ISBN: 9781783612154
Series: Masterpieces of Art
12,000 words - 100 illustrations - 128 pages - Hardback
£12.99
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William Morris

William Morris was an outstanding character of many talents, being an architect, writer, social campaigner, artist and, with his Kelmscott Press, an important figure of the Arts and Crafts movement. This book offers a survey of his life and work alongside some of his finest decorative work.
ISBN: 9781847867131
Series: Masterworks
30,000 words - 170 illustrations - 192 pages - Hardback
£20.00
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William Morris Masterpieces of Art

William Morris was an outstanding character of many talents and an important figure of the Arts and Crafts movement. William Morris Masterpieces of Art offers a survey of his life and work alongside stunning decorative works.
ISBN: 9781783612130
Series: Masterpieces of Art
12,000 words - 100 illustrations - 128 pages - Hardback
£12.99

Zombies

Zombies continue to fascinate with major film releases World War Z and television series 'The Walking Dead' and 'In The Flesh'. This exciting book celebrates the rise of the zombie in media and culture, alongside an eye-grabbing selection of artworks.
ISBN: 9780857759931
Series: Gothic Dreams
10,000 words - 60 illustrations - 128 pages - Hardback
£9.99
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