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Time-Life Books

Overview
Works: 582 works in 2,873 publications in 7 languages and 225,973 library holdings
Genres: Biography  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Pictorial works  Juvenile works 
Roles: Contributor, Editor, Other, Publisher, Secretary, Publishing director
Classifications: N5300, 759.4
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The world of Michelangelo, 1475-1564 by Robert Coughlan( Book )

38 editions published between 1966 and 1982 in 4 languages and held by 3,977 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lavishly illustrated account of the life, career, achievements and times of the greatest Renaissance genius, Michelangelo, with background information on other artists of that era
The first Americans by Robert Claiborne( Book )

24 editions published between 1973 and 1992 in 4 languages and held by 3,693 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes a chapter on Eskimos. Gives the history cultural-anthropological description of the Eskimos. Other chapters focus on the various types of Indians spread across the American continents
The world of Rembrandt, 1606-1669 by Robert Wallace( Book )

19 editions published between 1968 and 1991 in English and French and held by 3,514 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lavishly illustrated account of the life, career, works and times of the 17th century Dutch artist Rembrandt van Rijn, with background information on other artists of that period
The world of Winslow Homer, 1836-1910 by James Thomas Flexner( Book )

12 editions published between 1966 and 1980 in English and held by 3,478 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Profusely illustrated account of the life and career of 19th century American artist Winslow Homer, with background information on other artists of that time
African kingdoms by Basil Davidson( Book )

52 editions published between 1966 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 3,432 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Surveys the history, civilizations, culture and people of ancient Africa and explains the influence of the past on modern African life and customs
The world of Vermeer, 1632-1675 by Hans Koning( Book )

22 editions published between 1967 and 1985 in English and held by 3,384 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Surveys the life, work and times of Jan Vermeer, the last of the great artists of 17th century Holland
Cradle of civilization by Samuel Noah Kramer( Book )

36 editions published between 1965 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 3,287 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Picture-text survey that reconstructs the history, politics, religion and cultural achievements of ancient Sumer, Babylonia and Assyria
The world of Delacroix, 1798-1863 by Tom Prideaux( Book )

14 editions published between 1966 and 1981 in English and French and held by 3,266 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A profusely illustrated account of the life, career, works and times of Eugene Delacroix, master 19th century French painter, with background information on other artists of the time
The world of Cézanne, 1839-1906 by Richard W Murphy( Book )

20 editions published between 1968 and 1982 in 3 languages and held by 3,248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Profusely illustrated account of the life, work and times of Paul Cezanne, great 19th century French painter
The world of Marcel Duchamp, 1887-1968 by Calvin Tomkins( Book )

22 editions published between 1966 and 1985 in English and held by 3,247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Surveys the life, work and times of Marcel Duchamp, one of the most influential of the 20th century artists
The world of Rubens, 1577-1640 by C. V Wedgwood( Book )

17 editions published between 1967 and 1982 in 3 languages and held by 3,244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stresses the career and artistic style of the Dutch painter of the Counter Reformation and includes numerous color reproductions
The world of Goya, 1746-1828 by Richard Schickel( Book )

19 editions published between 1968 and 1982 in 3 languages and held by 3,180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the life, career and paintings of the Spanish court painter, Francisco Goya, with information on the times in which he lived and other artists of that era
The world of Manet, 1832-1883 by Pierre Schneider( Book )

17 editions published between 1968 and 1979 in English and held by 3,147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An account of the life, career and paintings of 19th century French artist Edouard Manet, with background information on the time
The world of Giotto, c. 1267-1337 by Sarel Eimerl( Book )

21 editions published between 1967 and 1983 in 4 languages and held by 3,105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The life and times of the great Italian artist of the early Middle Ages
The world of Matisse, 1869-1954 by John Russell( Book )

16 editions published between 1969 and 1979 in English and held by 3,100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An account of the life, career and works of Henri Matisse, the French artist who changed the course of Western art, with background information on the times in which he lived and other artists of his era
Ancient China by Edward H Schafer( Book )

46 editions published between 1967 and 2006 in 5 languages and held by 3,096 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Surveys the history, people, daily life, arts, religion and inventions of ancient China, from 1500 B.C. to 907 A.D
The world of Titian, c. 1488-1576 by Jay Williams( Book )

19 editions published between 1968 and 1981 in 3 languages and held by 3,089 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An account of the life, work and times of the most famous painter of 16th century Venice
The world of Bruegel : c. 1525-1569 by Timothy Foote( Book )

20 editions published between 1968 and 1981 in 3 languages and held by 3,083 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The work of the Flemish artist discussed in a blend of biography and art criticism with history
The world of Dürer, 1471-1528 by Francis Russel( Book )

15 editions published between 1967 and 1982 in English and French and held by 3,076 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Surveys the life, career, works and times of German painter Albrecht Dürer, with background information on other painters of the time
The world of Gainsborough, 1727-1788 by Jonathan Norton Leonard( Book )

22 editions published between 1969 and 1979 in 4 languages and held by 2,979 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Life, times, and works of the 18th-century English painter
 
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Alternative Names
Editions Life

Editions Time-Life

Life (Editions)

L'Instrument Financier pour l'Environnement

Time-Life Books

Time-Life Books (Nederland)

Time-Life-Bücher

Time-Life International Editors

Time-Life International Redaction

Time-Life International Redaktion

Languages
English (387)

French (71)

Spanish (53)

Dutch (8)

German (5)

Japanese (4)

Chinese (3)

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