HOWES, A: Arts and Minds: How the Royal Society of Arts Changed a Nation

Howes, Anton. Arts and Minds: How the Royal Society of Arts Changed a Nation. Princeton University Press, 2020. ISBN: 9780691182643. Unmarked text. Very Good in very good dust jacket. Hardcover. (#31048) $25.00

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Drawing on exclusive access to a wealth of rare papers and artifacts from the Society’s own archives, Anton Howes shows how this vibrant and singularly ambitious organization has evolved and adapted, constantly having to reinvent itself to keep in step with changing times.

Illustrated in color and black-and-white. 387p.

CHAMBERS, N.: Endeavouring Banks: Exploring Collections from the Endeavour Voyage 1768-1771

Chambers, Neil. Endeavouring Banks: Exploring Collections from the Endeavour Voyage 1768-1771. University of Washington Press, 2016. ISBN: 9780295998114. Unmarked. Very Good. Hardcover. (#30969) $26.00

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Beautifully illustrated in color. 303p. Measures 9.25×11.25 inches.

When English naturalist Joseph Banks (1743–1820) accompanied Captain James Cook (1728–1779) on his historic mission into the Pacific, the Endeavour voyage of 1768–1771, he took with him a team of collectors and illustrators. This books examines the voyage, its personnel, and many “new” discoveries.

CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR: Coronation Color Section, King George, April 22, 1937

Front page. CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR: Coronation Color Section, King George, April 22, 1937 The Christian Science Monitor: Coronation Color Section, King George, April 22, 1937. The Christian Science Publishing Society, 1937. Unmarked. Very Good. Tabloid. (#30858) $40.00

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Special color supplement to the Christian Science Monitor to celebrate the coronation of King George VI. Printed to imitate an illuminated manuscript. 8p. Tabloid style, measuring 12×16 inches.