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Brake, Brian 1927-1988

Overview
Works: 93 works in 304 publications in 6 languages and 7,707 library holdings
Genres: Pictorial works  History  Exhibition catalogs  Guidebooks  Catalogs  Biography  Art 
Roles: Author, Photographer, Illustrator, Other, Contributor
Classifications: DG209, 951.156
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Brian Brake
Rome and her empire by Barry W Cunliffe( Book )

22 editions published between 1978 and 1994 in English and German and held by 1,005 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Art of the Pacific by Brian Brake( Book )

19 editions published between 1979 and 1980 in English and held by 897 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Maori, Polynesian and Melanesian art in New Zealand museums
Peking : a tale of three cities by Nigel Cameron( Book )

13 editions published between 1965 and 1971 in English and Undetermined and held by 730 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sydney by Peter Porter( Book )

6 editions published in 1980 in 4 languages and held by 603 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Photographs and text discuss the history of Sydney and the development of the city and its people
Reader's Digest guide to New Zealand by Maurice Shadbolt( Book )

8 editions published between 1988 and 1999 in English and held by 537 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Color photographs and text tell New Zealand's story by regions. For each region there is an alphabetically arranged guide to places to see and things to do. Includes twenty maps
Batik : fabled cloth of Java by Inger McCabe Elliott( Book )

10 editions published between 1984 and 2004 in English and German and held by 489 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Batik: Fabled Cloth of Java" is a sumptuous, classic book, richly illustrated with color plates of the finest antique and contemporary batik from thirty museums and private collections around the world. It includes historical photographs, etchings, engravings, maps and photographs of modern Java
New Zealand : gift of the sea by Brian Brake( Book )

20 editions published between 1963 and 1990 in English and held by 472 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The House on the Klong; the Bangkok home and Asian art collection of James Thompson by Brian Brake( Book )

18 editions published between 1968 and 1976 in English and Undetermined and held by 396 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Te aho tapu = The sacred thread by Mick Pendergrast( Book )

11 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 313 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Capes and clocks were made for a variety of purposes. Patterning of the weaving
China, the Long March by Anthony Lawrence( Book )

4 editions published between 1986 and 1987 in English and held by 255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The world's great photographers retrace the route of the Long March, the six thousand-mile retreat of Mao Zedong and his army from theNationalist forces of Chiang Kai-shek, in commemoration of its fiftieth anniversary
Legend and reality : early ceramics from South-east Asia by Roxanna M Brown( Book )

5 editions published between 1977 and 1978 in English and held by 194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Craft New Zealand : the art of the craftsman by Doreen Blumhardt( Book )

2 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Sacred image : sculptures from Thailand = Das heilige Bildnis : Skulpturen aus Thailand by Piriya Krairœ̄k( Book )

14 editions published in 1979 in German and English and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introducing Māori art by Deidre Brown( Book )

8 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Traditional works in wood, bone, greenstone, feathers and fibre are collected in this guide to Maori art. Art historian Deidre Brown has selected the finest of Brian Brake's photographs and adds an intesting and informative introduction."--Back cover
Māori arts of the gods by Deidre Brown( Book )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traditional objects of great beauty, made of wood, bone, greenstone, feathers and fibre, are collected in this sumptuous pictorial guide to Maori art. Deidre Brown has selected the finest of Brian Brake's photos, and adds interesting and informed commentary on the Maori gods and legends that inspired these works
Te Maori : taonga Maori = treasures of the Maori by Brian Brake( Book )

6 editions published between 1986 and 1998 in English and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

China : the 1950's by Brian Brake( Book )

3 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

" ... Photographs ... ranging from Beijing to Tibet ... portraits of Mao ... street, factory and rural scenes"--Flap
New Zealand potters : their work and words( Book )

2 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Monsoon by Brian Brake( Book )

2 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When Brian Brake spent nine months in India photographing the monsoon season of 1960, the images he created became familiar worldwide through their publication in Life, Paris-Match, Queen and Epoca. For the first time this magnificent collection is being reproduced in book form, featuring more than 130 photographs. Accompanying essays commissioned by Brake set out in human terms the effects of the rains on the life and cultural heritage of India"--Jacket flap
Rome et son Empire by Barry W Cunliffe( Book )

6 editions published between 1981 and 1994 in French and Undetermined and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Te aho tapu = The sacred thread
Alternative Names
Brake, Brian 1928-1988

Brake, John Brian 1927-1988

Brian Brake

Brian Brake Photographer

ブレイク, ブライアン

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Batik : fabled cloth of JavaTe aho tapu = The sacred threadIntroducing Māori artMāori arts of the godsMonsoonBrian Brake : lens on the worldMāori art : the photography of Brian Brake