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Coffee, Tea, and Chocolate – Consuming the World

by Yao-Fen You, Mimi Hellman and Hope Saska Detroit Institute of Arts
Pub Date:
11/2016
ISBN:
9780300222500
Format:
Pbk 142 pages

Coffee, tea, and chocolate were all the rage in Enlightenment Europe. These fashionable beverages profoundly shaped modes of sociability...

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Swedish Wooden Toys

by Amy Ogata and Susan Weber Yale University Press
Pub Date:
08/2014
ISBN:
9780300200751
Format:
Pbk 432 pages

The Swedish toy industry has long produced vast quantities of colorful, quality wooden items that reflect Scandinavian design...

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European Clocks and Watches: In The Metropolitan Museum of Art

by Clare Vincent, J H Leopold and Elizabeth Sullivan Metropolitan Museum of Art
Pub Date:
11/2015
ISBN:
9781588395795
Format:
Hbk 288 pages

Among the world’s great technological and imaginative achievements is the invention and development of the timepiece. Examining...

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Fashion in Steel: The Landsknecht Armour of Wilhelm von Rogendorf

by Stefan Krause Other Distribution
Pub Date:
09/2017
ISBN:
9780300230864
Format:
Hbk 128 pages

This sumptuously illustrated book celebrates a curious masterpiece of German Renaissance art - the Landsknecht armor of Wilhelm...

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Deadly Art: European Crossbows, 12501850

by Dirk H. Breiding Metropolitan Museum of Art
Pub Date:
01/2014
ISBN:
9780300197044
Format:
Pbk 160 pages

The advent of the crossbow more than 2,500 years ago effected dramatic changes for hunters and warriors. For centuries, it was...

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Collecting: an Unruly Passion: Psychological Perspectives

by Werner Muensterberger Princeton Legacy Library
Pub Date:
11/1993
ISBN:
9780691604282
Format:
Pb+ 320 pages

From rare books, valuable sculpture and paintings, the relics of saints, and porcelain and other precious items, through stamps,...

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American Presidential China: The Robert L. McNeil, Jr., Collection at the Philadelphia Museum of Art

by Susan Gray Detweiler and David L. Barquist Yale University Press
Pub Date:
03/2008
ISBN:
9780300135930
Format:
Hbk 91 pages

The china used by the First Families, both at the White House and in their private homes, reveals a fascinating story of culture...

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Buriki: Japanese Tin Toys from the Golden Age of the American Automobile: The Yoku Tanaka Collection

by Joe Earle Japan Society
Pub Date:
07/2009
ISBN:
9780300151572
Format:
Pbk 96 pages

Tin toys have been made in Japan for more than 100 years, but during World War II their productionand international salesended....

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Dutch New York, between East and West: The World of Margrieta van Varick

by Deborah L. Krohn, Marybeth De Filippis and Peter Miller Yale University Press
Pub Date:
11/2009
ISBN:
9780300154672
Format:
Hbk 464 pages

Commemorating the 400th anniversary of Henry Hudsons voyage and the lasting legacy of Dutch culture in New York, this book explores...

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Care and Conservation of Manuscripts: Proceedings of the Tenth International Seminar Held at the University of Copenhagen, 19-20 October 2006

by Gillian Fellows-jensen And Peter Springborg Museum Tusculanum Press
Pub Date:
06/2008
ISBN:
9788763507943
Format:
Pbk 284 pages

Text in English & German. This volume contains articles of relevance for books, manuscripts and libraries, for example new acquisitions...

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Picturing Illinois: Twentieth-Century Postcard Art from Chicago to Cairo

by John A Jakle and Keith A Sculle University of Illinois Press
Pub Date:
01/2015
ISBN:
9780252080906
Format:
Pb+ 232 pages

At the outset of the twentieth century the debut of the American picture postcard incited widespread enthusiasm for collecting...

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Journal of Decorative and Propaganda Arts: Issue 27: Souvenirs and Objects of Remembrance

by Jonathan Mogul The Wolfsonian–Florida International University
Pub Date:
10/2015
ISBN:
9781930776197
Format:
Pbk 232 pages

Objects have always been and continue to be carriers of personal and communal memories. Although the significance of objects for...

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Claggett: Newport's Illustrious Clockmakers

by Donald L Fennimore, Frank L Hohmann and Dennis Carr Winterthur Museum, Garden, and Library
Pub Date:
09/2018
ISBN:
9780300233797
Format:
Hbk 272 pages

In the 18th century, Newport, Rhode Island, was home to some of the most skillful craftsmen in colonial North America. Among them...

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American Silver in the Philadelphia Museum of Art: Volume 1, Makers A-F

by Beatrice B Garvan and David L Barquist Yale University Press
Pub Date:
01/2019
ISBN:
9780300229400
Format:
Hbk 520 pages

Beginning with Cesar Ghiselin in 1681, Philadelphia has a long and storied history of silversmithing that includes notable artists...

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Johann Ludwig Eberhardt and His Salem Clocks

by Frank P Albright The University of North Carolina Press
Pub Date:
01/2011
ISBN:
9780807898147
Format:
Pb+ 202 pages

Eberhardt (1758-1839) was master clockmaker in Salem for more than thirty-eight years. Albright attributes more than thirty clocks...

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