Art & Literature

Our Art & Literature collection features studies of artists as diverse as Ninetta Sombart, Hieronymus Bosch, Carl Larsson and Raphael, as well as explorations into the work of Shakespeare and Dostoevsky.

This section also includes our range of books about architecture and design with two important works by Jon Allen.

Illustration from A Farm by Carl Larsson
Beauty, Memory, Unity: A Theory of Proportion in Architecture

Beauty, Memory, Unity: A Theory of Proportion in Architecture

Steve Bass
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Examining the sense of unity and harmony in architecture, and calling for a return to the use of proportion, this book ranges impressively from ancie... Read more

Carl Larsson's Home, Family and Farm: Paintings from the Swedish Arts and Crafts Movement

Carl Larsson's Home, Family and Farm: Paintings from the Swedish Arts and Crafts Movement

Original Artwork by Carl Larsson; Polly Lawson
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Beautiful watercolours depicting Swedish rural life at the turn of the last century, ... Read more

Chartres: Sacred Geometry, Sacred Space

Chartres: Sacred Geometry, Sacred Space

Gordon Strachan
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Explores the magnificent structure of Chartres Cathedral, suggesting its origins lie in Islamic architecture. Also explores how a particular building or space affects... Read more

Drawing Geometry: A Primer of Basic Forms for Artists, Designers and Architects

Drawing Geometry: A Primer of Basic Forms for Artists, Designers and Architects

Jon Allen; Foreword by Keith Critchlow
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Teaches professionals how to draw two-dimensional geometric shapes in simple step-by-step instructions.... Read more

The Dream Song of Olaf Asteson: An Ancient Norwegian Folksong of the Holy Nights

The Dream Song of Olaf Asteson: An Ancient Norwegian Folksong of the Holy Nights

Original Artwork by Janet Jordan; Introduction by Andrew Welburn; Jonathan Stedall
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An epic Scandinavian narrative brought to life with lumino... Read more

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