GRAY, ML: A Guide to Chicago’s Murals

Book cover. A Guide to Chicago's MuralsGray, Mary Lackritz. A Guide to Chicago’s Murals. University of Chicago Press. ISBN: 9780226305967. Factory sealed. Like New. Paperback. (#30737) $24.00

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The first definitive handbook to the murals of Chicago and suburbs. With full-color illustrations of nearly two hundred murals and accompanying entries that describe their history—who commissioned them and why, the subjects of the murals and their contexts.

Biographies of more than 150 artists and a glossary of key terms. 204 color plates, 35 halftones. 516p. Measures 5.75×7.5 inches.

OLES, T: Walls: Enclosure and Ethics in the Modern Landscape

Oles, Thomas. Walls: Enclosure and Ethics in the Modern Landscape. University of Chicago Press, 2015. ISBN: 9780226199245. Unmarked. Some bends on dust jacket, spine head and front bottom. Very Good in very good dust jacket. Hardcover. (#30735) $36.00

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Oles traces the rich array of practices and meanings connected to the making and marking of boundaries across history and prehistory, and he describes how these practices have declined in recent centuries. Black and white illustrations. Notes. Index.

REID, P: Brief History Of Medieval Warfare: Triumph and Domination in the Wars of the Middle Ages

Reid, Peter. Brief History Of Medieval Warfare: Triumph and Domination in the Wars of the Middle Ages. Little, Brown and Co., 2007. ISBN: 9780786718597. Unmarked. Very Good. Paperback. (#30734) $14.00

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This is a period of war when three nations struggled against each other over 200 years bringing England to the brink of Civil War. Formerly the Major General of logistics for the British Army, Reid uses his experience to recast how the small English forces were able to face down their enemies on so many fronts.

Illustrated in color and black-and-white. Measures 6.5×9.5 inches. 561p.