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Isambard Kingdom Brunel

9780140117523
Brunel Rolt L
Engineering genius, technical innovator and one of the greatest figures of the Industrial Revolution, Isambard Kingdom Brunel changed the face of the English landscape with his groundbreaking designs and ingenious constructions. This biography traces the life, times and monumental achievements of Brunel, the man who helped to build modern Britain.
€17.77
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Palladio

9780140135008
Palladio Ackerman J
Palladio (1508-80) combined classical restraint with constant inventiveness. In this study, Professor Ackerman sets Palladio in the context of his age - the Humanist era of Michelangelo and Raphael, Titian and Veronese - and examines each of the villas, churches and palaces in turn.
€15.40
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Unto This Last and Other Writings

9780140432114
Ruskin J
Shows the range and depth of Ruskin's work, and reveals the consistency of Ruskin's philosophy and his adamant belief that questions of economics, art and science could not be separated from questions of morality. This volume also shows that his work "Unto this Last" is also a closely argued assault on the science of political economy.
€16.58
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The Man Who Made Things Out of Trees

9780141977515
Penn, Robert
Features a tale of craftsmanship for nature lovers and rugged outdoor types. This book chronicles how the urge to understand and appreciate trees still runs through us all like grain through wood.
€11.84
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The Age of Earthquakes: A Guide to the Extreme Present

9780141979564
Basar S
Provides the images, language and perceptions of our unfurling digital lives. The authors invent a glossary of new words to describe how we are truly feeling today; and 'mindsource' images and illustrations from over 30 contemporary artists.
€17.77
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