Hermitage Cookbook: Symbols, Traditions, Recipes
ISBN: HB: 9785912083266, Prestel Publishing, Arca, December 2023
320 pp., 21,0x15,0 cm
The Hermitage Cookbook is a hymn to the unity of material world seen through the prism of art, literature, ethnographic observations and historical documents. The book covers a wide range of culinary recipes-ancient, national, family and royal. And w...
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£29.99
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Grand and Private Rooms of the Winter Palace
ISBN: HB: 9785912084133, Prestel Publishing, Arca, December 2021
216 pp., 26,6x22,8 cm
A stunning volume presenting the history of the Winter Palace. The Winter Palace is connected with the life of Russia and Saint Petersburg for more than 250 years. Externally the Palace has remained true to the original design, however its interior h...
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£34.99
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Hermitage: Masterpieces of the Painting Collection
ISBN: PB: 9785912084140, Prestel Publishing, Arca, December 2021
336 pp., 11,4x9,9 cm
Works from the palatial Hermitage Museum in St Petersburg, Russia, are beautifully reproduced in this splendid volume. For 255 years, the State Hermitage has been one of Europe's largest and significant museums. Its collection was started in 1764 by...
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£29.99
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Gods, Humans, Dogs
ISBN: HB: 9785912084065, Prestel Publishing, Arca, December 2019
208 pp., 20,8x19,3 cm
This book is dedicated to humanity's oldest and most loyal friend, our companion since time immemorial―the DOG. Dogs have devotedly served poor shepherds and mighty kings, and even the gods. Their hidden talents and capabilities are spoken of in the...
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£17.99
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Flower Power
ISBN: HB: 9785912083631, Prestel Publishing, Arca, May 2019
224 pp., 15,2x11,4 cm, colour illus.
This elegant gift edition pays tribute to the symbolic and allegorical language of flowers by placing flower portraits , manuscripts and botanical atlases alongside myths, legends and poetry from around the world. Devoted to flowers, the book is beau...
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£12.99
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Birds of a Feather...
ISBN: HB: 9785912083648, Prestel Publishing, Arca, May 2019
304 pp., 15,2x11,4 cm
The symbolism surrounding the bird is unequalled by any other creature. Godlike, mysterious, benevolent or evil, they can be associated with fire, with freedom, with fragility and have been a recurrent symbol in mythology, literature and art through...
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£12.99
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Alice in Wonderland Card Game
ISBN: HB: 9785912083419, Prestel Publishing, Arca, October 2018
48 pp., 20,8x20,8 cm, illustrations throughout
An "Alice in Wonderland" card game with artwork based on Sir John Tenniel's original illustrations for the books. This game can be played by several people. The 48 cards make up 16 sets of 3 cards each. The cards in each set have different pictures o...
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£16.66
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Hermitage: The Sea in Art
ISBN: HB: 9785912083181, Prestel Publishing, Arca, October 2018
288 pp., 20,8x19,8 cm
In the richest collection of the State Hermitage we may find answers to many questions. Even to such as these: how did people of ancient civilizations imagine the sea? How did they express in myths and artworks their awe of the profound? What invaria...
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£29.99
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ABC
ISBN: HB: 9785912082542, Prestel Publishing, Arca, July 2018
74 pp., 9,9x9,9 cm, illustrations throughout
Every letter in this unusual ABC book opens a door into the treasure-stores of one of the world's great museums. the book is aimed not only at children who start learning their letters, but also at a slightly older age group and at parents who want t...
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£12.95
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