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Since the 4 remaining Nicholas Hoare bookshops closed in orderly fashion in 2013, and your correspondent retired, we have been busily restoring our new...

You Say You Want a Revolution: Records & Rebels, 1966-1970, edited...

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To mark the 50th anniversary of Montreal's celebrated "Expo '67", the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts has published, in conjunction with the V&A in...

How They Decorated: Inspiration from the Great Women of the Twentieth...

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Don't be put off by the cover. This otherwise handsome book, which complements Adam Lewis's memorable "Great Lady Decorators" (of which we have already...

What Plant Where Encyclopedia, edited by Lorraine Johnson

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American readers should not be foxed. Although the sub-title of this noble tome reads "Canadian Edition", this is, in fact, a British book, edited...

Rogues’ Gallery: A History of Art and its Dealers by Philip...

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The entertaining author of "Breakfast at Sotheby's" returns with a revealing account of the questionable world of art dealing, from its inception in Antwerp...

Alastair Denniston: Code-Breaking from Room 40 to Berkeley Street and the...

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How ironic that the long-winded sub-title reveals more about our hero than his name does. Even now, the name of Alastair Denniston remains sadly unsung....