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Product Description: A companion to Midway, this is the second volume of letters of Ian Hamilton Finlay (1925-2006), the leading Scottish poet, artist, sculptor, and garden designer. His garden at Stonypath, now called "Little Sparta" has been described as "the only truly original garden created since 1945...read more

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9781908524720 | Wilmington Square Books, September 13, 2016, cover price $40.00 | About this edition: A companion to Midway, this is the second volume of letters of Ian Hamilton Finlay (1925-2006), the leading Scottish poet, artist, sculptor, and garden designer.

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Product Description: Ian Hamilton Finlay (1925–2006) was one of Scotland's leading twentieth-century public intellectuals, and famously one of its most brilliant and combative correspondents. His letters raise issues of particular and widespread interest both within Scotland and further afield...read more
By Stephen Bann (editor)

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9781908524348 | Wilmington Square Books, May 13, 2014, cover price $40.00 | About this edition: Ian Hamilton Finlay (1925–2006) was one of Scotland's leading twentieth-century public intellectuals, and famously one of its most brilliant and combative correspondents.

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Product Description: This multifaceted book reviews the vast range of types of printmaking that flourished in France during the 19th century. Studies of this period’s printmaking tend to be confined to histories of individual processes, such as lithography or steel engraving...read more

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9780300177275 | Yale Univ Pr, June 11, 2013, cover price $75.00 | About this edition: This multifaceted book reviews the vast range of types of printmaking that flourished in France during the 19th century.

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Product Description: Just over a century after his death, Walter Pater's critical reputation now stands as high as it has ever been. In the English-speaking world, this has involved recovery from the widespread neglect and indifference which attended his work in the first half of the twentieth century...read more
By Stephen Bann (editor)

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9780826468468 | Bloomsbury USA Academic, February 28, 2005, cover price $350.00

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9781441130402 | Bloomsbury USA Academic, May 1, 2013, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: Just over a century after his death, Walter Pater's critical reputation now stands as high as it has ever been.

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Product Description: Interlacing Words and Things: Bridging the Nature-Culture Opposition in Gardens and Landscape examines the various ways in which the natural world has been transformed through the creative use of language. The nine contributors do not assume that there is an opposition between nature and culture, but rather emphasize that forms of language are embedded in our understanding and appreciation of the natural environment...read more
By Stephen Bann (editor)

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9780884023692 | Dumbarton Oaks Pub Service, April 23, 2012, cover price $40.00 | About this edition: Interlacing Words and Things: Bridging the Nature-Culture Opposition in Gardens and Landscape examines the various ways in which the natural world has been transformed through the creative use of language.

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Product Description: One of the most prized categories of early photography was the reproduction of artworks, a role in which photographs largely replaced engravings in book imagery during the mid-19th century. Photographs of paintings, sculptures, and other works were compiled in albums, ranging from surveys of museum collections and catalogues of works by single artists to illustrated travel guides and archaeological reports...read more
By Stephen Bann (editor)

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9780300135909 | Natl Gallery of Art, April 26, 2011, cover price $70.00 | About this edition: One of the most prized categories of early photography was the reproduction of artworks, a role in which photographs largely replaced engravings in book imagery during the mid-19th century.

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Product Description: Originally published in 1984, The Clothing of Clio is concerned with the wide variety of ways in which the past was represented in Britain and France in the nineteenth century. This was a period of unprecedented historical-mindedness, in which novelists, poets, painters, collectors, as well as historians, took the past as their subject matter...read more

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9780521180887 | Reissue edition (Cambridge Univ Pr, February 17, 2011), cover price $44.99 | About this edition: Originally published in 1984, The Clothing of Clio is concerned with the wide variety of ways in which the past was represented in Britain and France in the nineteenth century.

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Product Description: Mexico City–based artist Francis Alÿs (b. 1959) has assembled a group of paintings depicting Saint Fabiola, a 4th-century saint who gave up all earthly possessions and devoted herself to the practice of Christian asceticism. All of the pictures in the collection are based on an original work—now lost—by the 19th-century French artist Jean-Jacques Henner...read more
By Francis Alys and Stephen Bann (contributor)

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9780300139167 | Dia Art Foundation, June 30, 2008, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: Mexico City–based artist Francis Alÿs (b.

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Product Description: In 1969, House and Garden magazine commissioned one of the first minimalist artists, Patricia Johanson, to propose new directions for American garden art. Having never been exhibited or published before as a whole, the resulting garden proposals reveal an unknown dimension of the New York art world of the late 1960s...read more
By Stephen Bann (foreword by) and Xin Wu

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9780884023340 | Slp edition (Dumbarton Oaks Pub Service, March 30, 2008), cover price $45.00 | About this edition: In 1969, House and Garden magazine commissioned one of the first minimalist artists, Patricia Johanson, to propose new directions for American garden art.

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The French artist Paul Delaroche (1797-1856) achieved widespread recognition through his paintings based on historical events, but fame in his own lifetime has been followed by almost total neglect in the 20th century. This examination of his career seeks to restore the balance.

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9781861890078 | Reaktion Books, June 24, 2008, cover price $95.00 | About this edition: The French artist Paul Delaroche (1797-1856) achieved widespread recognition through his paintings based on historical events, but fame in his own lifetime has been followed by almost total neglect in the 20th century.
9780691017457 | Princeton Univ Pr, October 1, 1997, cover price $62.50 | About this edition: Paul Delaroche was one of the most celebrated artists of the first half of the nineteenth century.

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Product Description: Our view of modernism in the arts has been largely shaped by the prominence of painting and, in particular, by a succession of major painters working in Paris—from Courbet and Manet to the Cubists. Moreover, modernist aesthetics has come to be equated with the concept of formalism, which has been both advocated and attacked in the critical roster of the twentieth century...read more
By Stephen Bann (editor)

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9780126122244, titled "Symposia Mathematica: Proceedings" | Academic Pr, February 1, 1982, cover price $72.00 | also contains Symposia Mathematica: Proceedings

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9780271029702 | Pennsylvania State Univ Pr, November 30, 2007, cover price $46.95 | About this edition: Our view of modernism in the arts has been largely shaped by the prominence of painting and, in particular, by a succession of major painters working in Paris—from Courbet and Manet to the Cubists.

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Product Description: Today serial imagery dominates all forms of visual media, from advertising to conceptual sculpture. In this innovative project, the authors show that the phenomenon of repetition appears as a radical element in early modern painting, long before its embrace by 20th-century high modernism...read more
By Stephen Bann (contributor), Eik Kahng (editor), Simon Kelly (contributor), Richard Shiff (contributor) and Charles Stuckey (contributor)

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9780300126693 | Yale Univ Pr, November 28, 2007, cover price $50.00 | About this edition: Today serial imagery dominates all forms of visual media, from advertising to conceptual sculpture.

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Product Description: Stephen Bann examines the arguments for the centrality of French modernist painting. He begins by focusing particularly on the notion of the modernist break, as it has been interpreted with regard to painters like Manet and Ingres...read more

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9780415974219 | Routledge, November 30, 2006, cover price $120.00 | About this edition: Stephen Bann examines the arguments for the centrality of French modernist painting.

Paperback:

9780415974226 | Routledge, December 22, 2006, cover price $33.95 | About this edition: Stephen Bann examines the arguments for the centrality of French modernist painting.

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A comprehensive presentation of the work of German sculptor and constructive artist, Vera Rohm.

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9781861892645 | Reaktion Books, June 1, 2006, cover price $29.00 | About this edition: A comprehensive presentation of the work of German sculptor and constructive artist, Vera Rohm.

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Product Description: Over the past 40 years, sculptor and installation artist Jannis Kounellis has established himself as a unique presence in the world of contemporary art. His work, whether included in temporary exhibitions or placed in semi-permanent installations, invariably lingers in the memory because of its forceful character and its ability to transform its immediate environment...read more

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9781861891525 | Reaktion Books, September 1, 2003, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: Over the past 40 years, sculptor and installation artist Jannis Kounellis has established himself as a unique presence in the world of contemporary art.

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Product Description: The nineteenth century was a remarkable period in art history during which the practices of painting, printmaking and photography intersected in new and unexpected ways. Massive changes in the technology of reproduction took place, and France in particular became a leading testing ground for new printing and photographic techniques...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780300089325 | Yale Univ Pr, August 1, 2001, cover price $60.00 | About this edition: The nineteenth century was a remarkable period in art history during which the practices of painting, printmaking and photography intersected in new and unexpected ways.

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Product Description: A familiarity with the work of Bernard Lassus, the leading French landscape architect, is essential for anyone seriously interested in contemporary landscape experience and design. Now, with this first collection of his writings to be translated into English, the contributions of Lassus can finally be fully appreciated by a wider audience...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Stephen Bann (introduced by), Peter Jacobs (introduced by), Bernard Lassus and Robert B. Riley (introduced by)

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9780812234503 | Univ of Pennsylvania Pr, December 1, 1998, cover price $49.95 | About this edition: A familiarity with the work of Bernard Lassus, the leading French landscape architect, is essential for anyone seriously interested in contemporary landscape experience and design.

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Product Description: Some of the most significant currents in modern intellectual and cultural history pass by way of Mary Shelley's Frankenstein (1818). By choosing in her book as a guiding theme the idea of the scientist who creates a monster, she both revives for the Romantic period the traditional link between scientific experiment and natural magic, and makes her own contribution to the debate on the difference between "creation" and "production" that was flourishing among the natural scientists of her time...read more
By Stephen Bann (editor)

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9780948462597, titled "Frankenstein Creation and Monstrosity" | Reaktion Books, January 1, 1995, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: Some of the most significant currents in modern intellectual and cultural history pass by way of Mary Shelley's Frankenstein (1818).

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9780948462603 | Reaktion Books, October 1, 1997, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: Some of the most significant currents in modern intellectual and cultural history pass by way of Mary Shelley's Frankenstein (1818).

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Product Description: This book is in brand new condition.delivered within 7-12 working days via UPS/USPS/DHL and FEDEX.(FOR SALE ONLY U.S. & U.K.)

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9780853316756 | Lund Humphries Pub Ltd, March 1, 1995, cover price $125.00 | About this edition: This book is in brand new condition.

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Product Description: The curious items collected by a 17th-century English nobleman shed light on the origins and limitations of modern museum practices

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9780472104369 | Univ of Michigan Pr, January 1, 1995, cover price $60.00 | About this edition: The curious items collected by a 17th-century English nobleman shed light on the origins and limitations of modern museum practices

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Hardcover:

9780805786187 | Twayne Pub, January 1, 1995, cover price $28.95

Paperback:

9780805786194 | Twayne Pub, January 1, 1995, cover price $15.95

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Product Description: Noted literary critic, psychoanalyst, and theorist Julia Kristeva presents a thoroughly original and compelling reading of Proust's Remembrance of Things Past, just delivered at the 1992 T.S. Eliot Memorial Lectures at Canterbury...read more

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9780231084789 | Columbia Univ Pr, September 1, 1993, cover price $40.00 | About this edition: Noted literary critic, psychoanalyst, and theorist Julia Kristeva presents a thoroughly original and compelling reading of Proust's Remembrance of Things Past, just delivered at the 1992 T.

Product Description: Utopia has always had a close, though ambivalent, relationship with millennialism. This relationship was probably at its most intense in England at the time of the Civil War; even when utopia aspired to secularism – as at the time of the French Revolution, or in nineteenth-century socialism – it continued to turn to millennial forms to recharge its energies...read more
By Stephen Bann (editor) and Krishan Kumar (editor)

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9780948462450 | Reaktion Books, July 1, 1993, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: Utopia has always had a close, though ambivalent, relationship with millennialism.

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