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AMERICAN WEATHERVANES: THE ART OF THE WINDS

Written by Shaw, Robert
This groundbreaking study reveals the remarkable beauty, historical significance, and technical virtuosity of American vanes fashioned between the late seventeenth and early twentieth centuries and is lavishly illustrated with masterworks from prominent private and public collections. This major American art form has been an enduring part of the landscape since Colonial days.
April 27, 2021 | Hardcover | Rizzoli Electa | 224 Pages |
$65.00
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CRAP: A HISTORY OF CHEAP STUFF IN AMERICA

Written by Woloson, Wendy A
Crap. We all have it. Filling drawers. Overflowing bins and baskets. Proudly displayed or stuffed in boxes in basements and garages. Big and small. Metal, fabric, and a whole lot of plastic. So much crap. Abundant cheap stuff is about as American as it gets. And it turns out these seemingly unimportant consumer goods offer unique insights into ourselves--our values and our desires.
September 1, 2020 | Hardcover | University of Chicago Press | 416 Pages |
$29.99
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MISS VIOLET'S DOLL'S HOUSE: MAGICAL MAKES FOR YOUR MINIATURE WORLD

Written by McKechnie, Sam
Sam McKechnie's new craft book invites readers to lose themselves in the incredible world of Miss Violet. Whether they have a doll's house, some shelf space, or an unwanted shoebox, Sam has created 25 projects that are perfect for any miniature residence.
June 1, 2018 | Hardcover | Pavilion Books | 192 Pages |
$29.95
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GRANNY'S KITCHEN CUPBOARD: A LIFETIME IN OVER 100 OBJECTS

Written by Alexander, John
Accumulated over many years, 'Granny', the enigmatic collector behind this book, presents a selection of quirky post-war goods, advertising and kitchen items.In Granny's Kitchen Cupboard you'll find a remarkable array of British twentieth-century ephemera.
August 1, 2018 | Hardcover | Pavilion Books | 128 Pages |
$24.95

MATCHBOX TOYS

Written by Jones, Nick
Matchbox toys were ubiquitous items for children across the Western world. Originally labeled Christmas-cracker trash by retailers and shopkeepers, the small-scale 1-75 series soon began to see unprecedented worldwide sales in the 1950s.
January 24, 2017 | Paperback | Shire Publications | 64 Pages |
$14.00
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BARBIE FOREVER: HER INSPIRATION, HISTORY, AND LEGACY

Written by Gerber, Robin
Barbie Forever: Her Inspiration, History, and Legacy presents a detailed, fully authorized portrait of this beloved doll through all-new interviews, original sketches, vintage photos, advertisements, and much more--including a foreword by Olympic fencing medalist Ibtihaj Muhammad. A double-sided foldout timeline showcases important moments in Barbie history.
September 24, 2019 | Hardcover | Epic Ink | 176 Pages |
$40.00
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AMERICAN EAGLE: A VISUAL HISTORY OF OUR NATIONAL EMBLEM

Written by Cook, Preston
A bold expression of a fledgling republic's aspirations and bravado, the American bald eagle has been designed, drawn, illustrated, stamped, engraved, painted, sculpted, carved, photographed, and etched by thousands of artists and artisans since 1782, when it first appeared as the central figure on the Great Seal of the United States.
March 15, 2019 | Hardcover | Goff Books | 272 Pages |
$75.00

TOYBOX TIME MACHINE: A CATALOG OF THE COOLEST TOYS NEVER MADE

Written by Baumann, Marty
Recapture an innocent era of boundless commercial creativity in a beautifully illustrated tome featuring some of the greatest toys NEVER made (but wouldn't your world have been a better place if they had been?).
June 20, 2017 | Hardcover | IDW Publishing | 164 Pages |
$29.99

MASTERWORKS: RARE AND BEAUTIFUL CHESS SETS OF THE WORLD

The world's most gorgeous and unusual chess sets, spanning hundreds of years and five continents
February 28, 2017 | Hardcover | Fuel | 232 Pages |
$47.50

OBJECTS OF DEVOTION: RELIGION IN EARLY AMERICA

Written by Manseau, Peter
Objects of Devotion: Religion in Early America tells the story of religion in the United States through the material culture of diverse spiritual pursuits in the nation's colonial period and the early republic.
May 23, 2017 | Hardcover | Smithsonian Books | 260 Pages |
$29.95

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