TAYLOR, J: William Kentridge: Being Led by the Nose

Taylor, Jane. William Kentridge: Being Led by the Nose. University of Chicago Press, 2017. ISBN: 9780226791203. Unmarked. Like New. Hardcover. (#30920) $35.00

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In 2010, and again in 2013, he staged Dmitri Shostakovich’s The Nose at the Metropolitan Opera. Taylor draws on his etchings, sculptures, and drawings to render visible the communication that occurs between his mind and hand as he thinks through the activity of making his work. Beautifully illustrated in color.

TCI: Mapping Lab: Europe and Russia

Teachers’ Curriculum Institute. Mapping Lab: Europe and Russia. Teachers’ Curriculum Institute (TCI), 2006. ISBN: 1583714383. Unmarked. Very Good. Folder. (#30783) $15.00

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Includes Lesson Guide. 7 transparencies and 15 placards in a folder with a velcro tab. Aimed at Middle and High School students. Part of Geography Alive! Regions and People set.

PORTUONDO, MM: Secret Science: Spanish Cosmography and the New World

Portuondo, Maria M. Secret Science: Spanish Cosmography and the New World. University of Chicago Press, 2013. ISBN: 9780226055404. Factory sealed. Like New. Paperback. (#30741) $30.00

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Studies the flow of geographical knowledge from the New World to Spain and how Spanish cosmographers sought to integrate the New World into the conceptual framework of Renaissance science. The book shows how they transformed traditional ways of explaining nature and developed new and sometimes innovative ways of dealing with the flood of new knowledge arriving from overseas.