Monthly Archives: December 2016

Selection of (mainly) fine art catalogues from the collection of Lady Jane Abdy, recently bequeathed to the College

Portrait of a painter: the authorized life of Philip de László by Owen Rutter Sommeren med Edvard Munch og Arne Kavli exhibition held at Stiftelsen Modums Blaafarveværk Lady Constance Lytton: aristocrat, suffragette, martyr by Lyndsey Jenkins Sèvres porcelain: Vincennes and … Continue reading

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Selection of art historical books from the gift of Elly Miller (Somerville, 1946)

The inventory of King Henry VIII editor : David Starkey The Triumphs of Caesar by Andrea Mantegna in the collection of Her Majesty the Queen at Hampton Court by Andrew Martindale; with a foreword by Sir Anthony Blunt The Psalter … Continue reading

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Books added 15th/16th December 2016

Carmen Blacker: scholar of Japanese religion, myth and folkelore: writings and reflections edited by Hugh Cortazzi; with James McMullen & Mary-Grace Browning (Carmen Blacker Old Somervillian; On Display) The social history of the archive: record-keeping in early modern Europe edited … Continue reading

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Selection of study guides and general interest books added 13th December 2016

Academic writing: a handbook for international students (4th edn) by Stephen Bailey Doing your masters dissertation: realizing your potential as a social scientist by Chris Hart Research proposals: a practical guide by Martyn Denscombe Doing a literature search: a comprehensive … Continue reading

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Books added 13th December 2016

Getting to yes: negotiating an agreement without giving in (3rd, rev. and upd. edn) by Roger Fisher and William Ury; with Bruce Patton, editor La fiesta del chivo by Mario Vargas Llosa Haydn and his world edited by Elaine Sisman … Continue reading

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Books added 7th-9th December 2016

Beethoven and his world edited by Scott Burnham and Michael P. Steinberg The shaping of art history: meditations on a discipline by Patricia Emison Understanding syntax (4th edn) by Maggie Tallerman Letters to her sons, 1447-1470 by Alessandra Macinghi Strozzi; … Continue reading

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Books added 6th December 2016

The pursuit of power: Europe 1815-1914 by Richard J. Evans (On Display) Meetings with remarkable manuscripts by Christopher de Hamel (On Display) Hag-seed: the Tempest retold by Margaret Atwood (On Display) The Cambridge companion to Mario Vargas Llosa edited by … Continue reading

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