8vo. 384pp. Block cloth w/ gilt title. Housed in an illustrated jacket. Illustrated throughout the text. Some slight shelfwear to the jacket’s extremities, otherwise condition is impeccable inside and out. Orientalism and Visual Culture is the first sustained analysis of historical exoticism in the nineteenth century. Supplementing the tools of art history with aspects of postcolonial theory, the work of the Frankfurt School, and reception theory, Frederick Bohrer examines the varied reception of the art of ancient Mesopotamia at the time of their archaeological discovery in England, France and Germany. Out of print since 2005. Rare.
BOHRER, Frederick N., Orientalism and Visual Culture: Imagining Mesopotamia in Nineteenth-Century Europe, Cambridge University Press, 2003
Institutiones Chirurgicae, in quibus quidquid ad rem chirugicam pertinet, optima et novissima ratione pertractatur, atque in tabulis multis aenis praestantissima ac maxime necessaria instrumenta itemque artificia, sive encheirises praecipuae & vincturae chirugicae repraesentantur. Opus quadraginta fere annorum, nunc demum, post aliquot editiones germanica lingua evulgatas, in exterorum gratiam latine altera vice longe auctius atque emendatius publicatum. [2 vols.]
KISLUK-GROSHEIDE, Danielle; KROHN, Deborah L.; LEBEN, Ulrich (eds.)., Salvaging the Past: Georges Hoentschel and French Decorative Arts from the Metropolitan Museum of Art., The Bard Graduate Center: Decorative Arts, Design History, Material Culture; The Metroplitan Museum of Art and Yale University Press, 2013
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