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Hugh Honour (born 26 September 1927) is a British art historian, famous for his writings. His A World History of Art, co-authored with John Fleming, is now in its seventh edition.

Honour was born in Eastbourne, Sussex, England to Herbert and Dorothy (Withers) Honour. He received a Bachelor of Arts from St. Catharine's College, Cambridge. While at Cambridge, Honour met John Fleming, a solicitor and amateur art historian, who would become Honour's life partner. Honour accepted a position as Assistant director of Leeds City Art Gallery and Temple Newsan House but left after one year to join Fleming in Italy. Living in Asolo near Venice, Honour produced his first book, a cultural guide to Venice. The pair were then commissioned by publisher Allen Lane to edit the Style and Civilisation series (begun 1967), for which Honour wrote the volumes on Neo-classicism and romanticism; the Architect and Society series (begun 1966); and the Art in Context series (begun 1972).

In 1962 Fleming and Honour moved to live in Villa Marchi˛ near Lucca where they remained the rest of their lives. In 1966, they collaborated with Pevsner to produce The Penguin Dictionary of Architecture.Honour and Fleming then jointly produced The Penguin Dictionary of Decorative Arts in 1977 , A World History of Art in 1982 and the Venetian Hours of Henry James, Whistler and Sargent in 1991.

Honour was elected in 1972 a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature

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Total Books: 88
The Visual Arts A History
2013 - The VIsual Arts a History (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9781780671178
ISBN-10: 1780671172
Genre: Arts & Photography
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The Visual Arts/MyArtKit Access Card Pack
2010 - The VIsual Arts/myartkit Access Card Pack (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781408257319
ISBN-10: 1408257319
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A World History of Art
2009 - A World History of Art (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781856695794
ISBN-10: 1856695794
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2009 - The Penguin Dictionary of Architecture [Penguin Reference Books] (Other)
The Visual Arts A History Revised Edition
2009 - The VIsual Arts a History Revised Edition [7th Edition] (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780205665358
ISBN-10: 0205665357
Genre: Arts & Photography
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Diccionario de arquitectura/ Dictionary of Architecture
2007 - Diccionario De Arquitectura/ Dictionary of Architecture [Spanish Edition] (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9788420652184
ISBN-10: 8420652180
Genre: Nonfiction
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Diccionario de las artes decorativas/ Dictionary of the Decorative Arts
2007 - Diccionario De Las Artes Decorativas/ Dictionary of the Decorative Arts [Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9788420652221
ISBN-10: 8420652229
Genres: Reference, Nonfiction
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El romanticismo/ Romantism
2007 - El Romanticismo/ Romantism [Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9788420670201
ISBN-10: 8420670200
Genres: History, Nonfiction
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Historia Mundial Del Arte
2006 - Historia Mundial Del Arte [Arte Y Estetica - Spanish Edition] (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9788446020929
ISBN-10: 8446020920
Genres: History, Nonfiction
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World History of Art A
2005 - World History of Art A [Trade - 7th Edition] (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780131945692
ISBN-10: 0131945696
Genres: Arts & Photography, History
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The Visual Arts A History Volume 2
2005 - The VIsual Arts a History Volume 2 [7th Edition] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780131551138
ISBN-10: 0131551132
Genres: Arts & Photography, Children's Books, History
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The Visual Arts A History Volume I
2005 - The VIsual Arts a History Volume I [7th Edition] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780131551145
ISBN-10: 0131551140
Genres: Arts & Photography, Children's Books, History
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The Visual Arts A History Seventh Combined Edition
2005 - The VIsual Arts a History Seventh Combined Edition (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780131935075
ISBN-10: 0131935070
Genre: Arts & Photography
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Venedig
2000 - Venedig (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9783791323558
ISBN-10: 3791323555
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The Penguin Dictionary of Architecture and Landscape Architecture  Fifth Edition
Weltgeschichte der Kunst
2000 - Weltgeschichte Der Kunst (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9783791324258
ISBN-10: 379132425X
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The Visual Arts  A History
1999 - The VIsual Arts a History (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780810939356
ISBN-10: 0810939355
Genres: Arts & Photography, Substores
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Dictionary of Architecture The Penguin  Fifth Edition
1999 - Dictionary of Architecture the Penguin Fifth Edition [Penguin Reference Books.] (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780670880171
ISBN-10: 0670880175
Genres: Reference, Crafts, Hobbies & Home, Engineering & Transportation
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Neoclassicismo
1993 - Neoclassicismo (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9788806131883
ISBN-10: 8806131885
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Neo-Classicism
1991 - Neo-classicism [Style and Civilization] (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780140137606
ISBN-10: 0140137602
Genre: Arts & Photography
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Romanticism
1991 - Romanticism [Style & Civilization] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780140146660
ISBN-10: 0140146660
Genre: Arts & Photography
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The Venetian Hours of Henry James Whistler and Sargent
1971 - Goldsmiths and Silversmiths [Great craftsmen] (Hardcover)Hardcover
1969 - Cabinet Makers and Furniture Designers [Great Craftsmen Series] (Hardcover)
1968 - Neoclassicism [Pelican S.] (Paperback)Paperback
1965 - The Companion Guide to Venice [Companion Guides] (Paperback)
Venice [COMPANION GDES.] (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover
Horace Walpole [Writers & Their Work] (Paperback)
L'amerique Vue Par L'europe Grand Palais 17 Septembre 1976-3 Janvier 1977 [exposition - organisee a l'occasion du Bicentenaire des Etats-Unis par le ... Paris : catalogue French Edition] (Paperback)