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The Medici, Michelangelo, and the Art of Late Renaissance Florence is the weighty hard-back catalogue accompanying the eponymous exhibition that traveled among Chicago, Detroit, and Florence in 2002.
Consisting of five volumes and covering six topic areas: Native American Music, African American Music, British Isles Music, European American Music, Latino American Music and Asian American Music, this scholarly and professionally produced set of hard-back volumes is a deep source of sociologically related musical information about some of the peoples who have contributed to American culture.
We also have five copies of the new Cardiff Then and Now book by local historian Brian Lee, and a further five copies of Memories of Cardiff - another hard-back book packed with pictures, stories and anecdotes relating to Wales' capital city.
Deserving some real success, this large hard-back picture-story book will readily delight many children from six to eight plus while, perhaps, slightly confusing a few others.