Catalogue

Terracotta Army: The Official Guide to the ROM Exhibition

ROM
2010
8"x5"
80 Pages
Soft Cover
$5.00
information below

English edition: ISBN 978-0-88854-478-0
French edition: ISBN 978-0-88854-467-4
Traditional Chinese edition: ISBN 978-0-88854-477-3
Simplified Chinese edition: ISBN 978-0-88854-479-7

Long considered mythological until its discovery by well diggers in 1974, the terracotta army of China's first emperor was interred in an underground tomb complex in China's northern Shaanxi province for more than 2,000 years. Seldom seen outside China, a selection of warriors and their artifacts has crossed the world to be exhibited at the ROM from June 26, 2010 to January 2, 2011. A concise history of the warrior emperor and his army.

Iconic: The Must-See Treasures of the ROM

Tessa Derksen

ROM
2010
6"x6"
39 Pages
Soft Cover
$5.00
978-0-88854-473-5

Every great museum has artifacts or specimens of unusual value, items of cultural or natural significance that symbolize the nature, quality, and values of the institution. The Royal Ontario Museum has created this special catalogue to provide more information on the star or "iconic" objects on display throughout the Museum. Discover the unique story of each of these treasures, capturing its history, significance, and acquisition.

I Brought the Ages Home

C. T. Currelly, Foreword by Northrop Frye

ROM
2004
6.5"x9.5"
314 Pages
Cloth
$39.95
978-0-88854-445-2

The deluxe edition of ROM founding director Charles T. Currelly's memoirs. With full-colour plates. Published on the 90th anniversary of the opening of the Museum.

Tamerlane's Tableware: A New Approach to the Chinoiserie Ceramics of Fifteenth- and Sixteenth-Century Iran

Gauvin A. Bailey

MAZDA/ROM
1996
264 Pages
Cloth
$40.00
978-1-56859-043-1

A description of the title and ordering information may be found at Mazda.

Booksellers and Librarians: please note that this title is available through Mazda Publishers. See Order Information.

Sponges of the Middle Cambrian Burgess Shale and Stephen Formations, British Columbia

J. Keith Rigby, Desmond Collins

ROM
2004
164 Pages
Paper
$19.95
978-0-88854-443-8

The Star-Man and Other Tales

Basil H. Johnston and Jonas George

ROM
1997
64 Pages
Cloth
$19.95
978-0-88854-419-3

Imbued with humour, vision, mystery, and dreams, these nine tales, and Ken Syrette's luminous paintings, reveal the power of Ojibwa myth-making and a world of thunderbirds and sea-serpents, star-men and mermaids.

Bold Visions: The Architecture of the Royal Ontario Museum (Souvenir Edition)

Kelvin Browne

ROM
2007
6"x6"
32 Pages
Paper
$3.99
978-0-88854-450-6

Adapted from the coffee table book about the history of the ROM's architecture, to be published in fall 2007, this souvenir edition offers an introduction to the architectural evolution of Canada's largest museum. From the original yellow-brick ROM of 1914 and the great stone building of 1933 to the Michael Lee-Chin Crystal of 2007, Bold Visions will interest both the general reader and the architectural aficionado.

More Than Keeping Cool: Chinese Fans and Fan Paintings

ROM
2002
304 Pages
Deluxe Paper
$29.99
978-0-88854-439-1

This exquisitely beautiful volume showcases four centuries of Chinese fan paintings-dreamscapes of lilac, lotus, and wisteria, and sailboats in the mist. Author Tsang illuminates the auspicious symbolism that permeates every painting. 150+ colour photographs.

Shrubs of Ontario

James H. Soper and Margaret L. Heimburger

ROM
1990
528 Pages
Paper
$39.95
978-0-88854-283-0

An invaluable reference for naturalists and botanists, both professional and amateur, this comprehensive volume contains detailed descriptions of more than 200 species. Profusely illustrated.

Shine Like the Sun: Lustre-painted and Associated Pottery from the Medieval Middle East

MAZDA/ROM
1998
128 Pages
Cloth
$65.00
978-1-56859-096-7

A description of the title and ordering information may be found at Mazda.

Booksellers and Librarians: please note that this title is available through Mazda Publishers. See Order Information.