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Earls of Paradise: England & the Dream of Perfection
Adam Nicolson.
Publisher: Harper.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780007240524.  Daedalus Item Code: 33596
 
In the Arcadian vision, tomorrow would always be the same as yesterday—a dream that became ever more alluring as the changes of approaching modernity accelerated through 16th- and 17th-century ... (Read More)
 
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Elizabeth in the Garden: A Story of Love, Rivalry and Spectacular Design
Trea Martyn.
Publisher: Faber & Faber.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780571217014.  Daedalus Item Code: 52425
 
A historian of gardens, Trea Martyn here offers the beguiling story of how Elizabeth I's two great courtiers fought a lifelong duel for her affections by creating ever more lavish gardens for their ... (Read More)
 
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Empire Without End: Antiquities Collections in Renaissance Rome, c. 1350–1527
Kathleen Wren Christian.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780300154214.  Daedalus Item Code: 52732
 
In the early 15th century, when peasants discovered ancient marble sculptures among the ruins of Rome, they often melted them into mortar; a hundred years later, antique marbles had assumed their ... (Read More)
 
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Fra Angelico
Diane Cole Ahl.
Publisher: Phaidon.   Format: no jacket.
ISBN: 9780714848303.  Daedalus Item Code: 52870
 
Fra Giovanni da Fiesole (c. 1390–1455), known as Fra Angelico, was possibly the most celebrated religious painter of the Italian Early Renaissance, yet adhered to an austere life in a Dominican ... (Read More)
 
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The Golden Ass of Lucius Apuleius
M.D. Usher, adaptation. T. Motley, illus.
Publisher: Godine.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781567924183.  Daedalus Item Code: 36319
 
A favorite of private presses and illustrators since the invention of printing, Lucius Apuleius's 2nd-century comic masterpiece traces the misadventures of a young man who is a bit too curious about ... (Read More)
 
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Hakluyt's Promise: An Elizabethan's Obsession for an English America
Peter C. Mancall.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780300164220.  Daedalus Item Code: 32741
 
Richard Hakluyt the younger, a contemporary of William Shakespeare, advocated the creation of English colonies in the New World at a time when the advantages of this idea were far from self-evident. ... (Read More)
 
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In Pursuit of the Absolute Art of the Ancient World: The George Ortiz Collection
George Ortiz. John Boardman, intro.
Publisher: Benteli.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9783716510261.  Daedalus Item Code: 32653
 
For more than 60 years the Paris-born collector George Ortiz has assiduously traveled the world in search of the finest ancient art. The fruits of his labors are shown here in 291 color ... (Read More)
 
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Italian Paintings 1250–1450: In the John G. Johnson Collection and the Philadelphia Museum of Art
Carl Brandon Strehlke.
Publisher: Philadelphia Museum of Art.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780271025377.  Daedalus Item Code: 42129
 
When Philadelphia lawyer John G. Johnson began to collect art in the late 19th century, he made Italian paintings from the early Renaissance a specialty, and eventually donated his distinguished ... (Read More)
 
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Italian Paintings 1250–1450: In the John G. Johnson Collection and the Philadelphia Museum of Art
Carl Brandon Strehlke.
Publisher: Philadelphia Museum of Art.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780876331842.  Daedalus Item Code: 42130
 
When Philadelphia lawyer John G. Johnson began to collect art in the late 19th century, he made Italian paintings from the early Renaissance a specialty, and eventually donated his distinguished ... (Read More)
 
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J.A. Froude's The Reign of Mary Tudor
J.A. Froude. Eamon Duffy, intro.
Publisher: Continuum.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781441186850.  Daedalus Item Code: 42578
 
"Great historical writing, perhaps all historical writing, holds a mirror up to two different worlds: the age it sets out to describe, and the age in which it is written," explains Eamon Duffy in his ... (Read More)
 
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Life in a Medieval Town
Peter Hammond.
Publisher: Amberley.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781848681262.  Daedalus Item Code: 52435
 
What it was like living in a medieval town? What sort of house would you live in? What would you eat, and what might you do for a living? In this small chapbook Peter Hammond introduces readers to ... (Read More)
 
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Mapping the New World: Renaissance Maps from the American Museum in Britain
Anne Armitage & Laura Beresford.
Publisher: Scala.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781857598223.  Daedalus Item Code: 52723
 
Spurred on by thoughts of treasure, European travelers changed the shape of the New World as they mapped the Americas from the 15th through the 17th centuries. As seen in this book's more than 125 ... (Read More)
 
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