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History of art: pre-history

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History of art: pre-history

Paperback. Offers information about the rock art of the Northern Dales, an area spanning no fewer than seven dales in three counties. This book includes discussions on the chronology of the rock art and its relationship to other archaeological features in the area. It presents a study of the prehistoric landscape of the North York Moors. Num Pages: 320 pages, 70 b/w & 30 colour illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBKEYK; ACC; HDDA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 250 x 175 x 19. Weight in Grams: 840.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
Publisher
The History Press
Number of pages
320
Condition
New
SKU
V9780752442464
ISBN
9780752442464
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 28.82

Paperback. Investigates the idea of beauty over time and space. This book offers a chronological account whose conceptual and historical paradigms have been reiterated and contested into the twentieth century. It not only sketches the circumstances that shaped Winckelmann's project but also assesses this scholar's influence on European intellectual life. Translator(s): Mallgrave, Harry Francis. Series: Getty Research Institute Texts & Documents. Num Pages: 456 pages, 38 b&w illustrations. BIC Classification: ACC; ACG. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 176 x 253 x 35. Weight in Grams: 1202.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2006
Publisher
Getty Research Institute
Condition
New
SKU
V9780892366682
ISBN
9780892366682
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 71.70

Paperback. A radically interdisciplinary inquiry into the origins of human consciousness, community, and potential. Editor(s): Kendall, Stuart. Translator(s): Kendall, Michelle; Kendall, Stuart. Num Pages: 210 pages, 15 illus. BIC Classification: ACC; JHMC. Category: (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 229 x 152 x 18. Weight in Grams: 358.
Publisher
Zone Books
Number of pages
210
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Condition
New
SKU
V9781890951566
ISBN
9781890951566
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 25.99
€ 23.13

Hardcover. Leading archaeologist Paul Bahn explores the caves, rocks, and objects decorated by our Ice Age ancestors, giving us a unique opportunity to marvel at some of the earliest evidence of artistic expression. Images of the Ice Age provides a visual feast and an absorbing synthesis of this crucial aspect of human history. Num Pages: 496 pages, 350 colour illustrations. BIC Classification: ACC; HDDA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 246 x 189. .
Publisher
Oxford University Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
496
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2016
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780199686001
ISBN
9780199686001
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 46.45

Paperback. Deep underground, hidden from view, some of humanity's earliest artistic endeavours have lain buried for thousands of years. Often undisturbed for tens of thousands of years, these were among the first visual symbols that humans shared with each other. However, as the author reveals, we have ways of unlocking their secrets. Series: World of Art. Num Pages: 256 pages, 223 illustrations, 208 in colour. BIC Classification: ACC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 153 x 210 x 17. Weight in Grams: 542.
Publisher
Thames & Hudson
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780500204351
ISBN
9780500204351
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 19.99
€ 15.76

Paperback. A beautiful and simple introduction to the Book of Kells. George Otto Simms, a world-renowned authority on the Book of Kells, reveals the mysteries hidden in this magnificent manuscript, and the lives of the monks who made it. Newly-expanded colour plate section. Illustrator(s): Rooney, David; O'Brien, Eoin. Series: Exploring. Num Pages: 80 pages, 32 colour illustrations, 60 black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: ACC; HRKP. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (J) Children / Juvenile. Dimension: 139 x 216 x 7. Weight in Grams: 160.
Publisher
O'Brien Press Ltd
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Edition
3rd Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781847177964
ISBN
9781847177964
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 10.30

Paperback. Cumbria, with the Lake District at its heart, is one of the richest counties for prehistoric rock art. Num Pages: 176 pages, colour and b&w illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBKENM; ACC; HB; HD. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 246 x 169 x 12. Weight in Grams: 450.
Publisher
The History Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2002
Edition
illustrated edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780752425269
ISBN
9780752425269
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 22.64

Paperback. The first-ever exploration of the little-known geometric images that accompany most cave art around the world. Num Pages: 328 pages, 31 b&w photos t-o; 8-pg 4-c insert. BIC Classification: ACC; HB; HBL; JH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 228 x 152 x 22. Weight in Grams: 366.
Publisher
Atria Books
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Edition
Reprint
Condition
New
SKU
V9781476785509
ISBN
9781476785509
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 15.99
€ 12.13

Paperback. This book, revised and updated in its second edition is the culmination of over two decades of research and fieldwork by two dedicated rock art researchers and presents a comprehensive account of the little known prehistoric rock carvings in the North York Moors, providing a full account of the geographical and landscape settings of all sites. Num Pages: 288 pages, b/w and col pls, tabs. BIC Classification: 1DBKEYK; 3B; ACC; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 246 x 166 x 19. Weight in Grams: 748.
Publisher
The History Press
Number of pages
288
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Edition
Reprint
Condition
New
SKU
V9780752468778
ISBN
9780752468778
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 28.82

Paperback. Discovered in 1866 as two separate pieces and acquired by the British Museum in 1887, the sculpture known as the 'swimming reindeer' depicts a male and a female reindeer with their heads up and legs extended, and was created at least 13,000 years ago. This book offers us a glimpse into an Ice Age society. Series: Objects in Focus. Num Pages: 56 pages, colour illustrations, maps. BIC Classification: ACC; AFKB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 149 x 6. Weight in Grams: 146.
Publisher
British Museum Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
56
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2010
Condition
New
SKU
V9780714128214
ISBN
9780714128214
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 8.26

Hardcover. Two of the greatest living authorities on Ice Age art delve hundreds of thousands of years into the human past to discover the earliest works of art ever made, drawing on decades of new research Num Pages: 240 pages, 80 illustrations, 20 in colour. BIC Classification: ACC; HDDA; HDW. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 234 x 153. .
Publisher
Thames & Hudson
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2017
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780500051870
ISBN
9780500051870
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 26.99
€ 20.12

Paperback. Num Pages: 160 pages. BIC Classification: 1DN; ACC; HDDA. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 279 x 216. .
Publisher
Oxbow Books United Kingdom
Number of pages
160
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Condition
New
SKU
V9781785701191
ISBN
9781785701191
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 33.99
€ 31.60