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CHINESE TYPEWRITER: A HISTORY

Written by Mullaney, Thomas S
Chinese writing is character based, the one major world script that is neither alphabetic nor syllabic. Through the years, the Chinese written language encountered presumed alphabetic universalism in the form of Morse Code, Braille, stenography, Linotype, punch cards, word processing, and other systems developed with the Latin alphabet in mind.
August 4, 2017 | Hardcover | Mit Press | 504 Pages |
$34.95
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MEDIEVAL CALENDAR: LOCATING TIME IN THE MIDDLE AGES

Written by Wieck, Roger S
-A sumptuously illustrated guide to the vigils, moveable feasts and saint's days that marked the medieval year -All examples are drawn from The Morgan Library's unparalleled manuscript collection, and illuminated by the lucid explanations of the collection's curator -Ideal for those with an interest in medieval history, its literature or religion, who have wondered about the significance of these
October 31, 2017 | Paperback | Scala Arts Publishers Inc. | 136 Pages |
$35.00

SPOON

Written by Rozensztroch, Daniel
-Showcases the highlights of Rozensztroch's personal spoon collection, featuring eating utensils from across the world in a wide range of materials A celebration of one of the most universally recognizable and beloved objects of our daily lives, Spoon showcases hundreds of spoons from author Daniel Rozensztroch's personal collection.
October 31, 2017 | Hardcover | Pointed Leaf Press | 216 Pages |
$50.00
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ROBOT: A VISUAL ATLAS FROM ANCIENT GREECE TO ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE

Written by Beatrice, Luca
-The definitive work on the robot aesthetic throughout history, from Ancient Greece to the present day -An inexhaustible source of inspiration for fashion, music and design From Ancient Greece onwards, humans have been swept up in a race to replicate and rebuild themselves.
October 31, 2017 | Hardcover | Ore Cultura Srl | 272 Pages |
$35.00

DEPERA FUTURISTA-BOLTED BOOK (NEW FACSIMILE)

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Hardcover |
$150.00

POSTMODERN DESIGN COMPLETE: DESIGN, FURNITURE, GRAPHICS, ARCHITECTURE, INTERIORS

Written by Gura, Judith
Originating as a rebellious movement in philosophy and literature, Postmodernism proclaimed the death of modernism and promoted a new, nonlinear way of approaching architecture and design, spearheaded by Michael Graves, Robert Venturi, Ettore Sottsass, and Alessandro Mendini. It became a style in itself and the defining look of the 1980s.
November 28, 2017 | Hardcover | Thames & Hudson | 480 Pages |
$95.00

STORY OF THE FACE

Written by Gorman, Paul
Launched by NME editor and Smash Hits creator Nick Logan in 1980, The Face became an icon of "style culture," the benchmark for the latest trends in art, design, fashion, photography, film, and music being defined by a thriving youth culture.
November 7, 2017 | Paperback | Thames & Hudson | 352 Pages |
$50.00
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NOWHERELANDS: AN ATLAS OF VANISHED COUNTRIES 1840?1970

Written by Berge, Bjorn
These are the stories of fifty countries that once existed but have now have been erased from the map. Varying vastly in size and shape, location and longevity, they are united by one fact: all of them endured long enough to issue their own stamps.
October 17, 2017 | Hardcover | Thames & Hudson | 240 Pages |
$24.95

CHINESE SCRIPT: HISTORY, CHARACTERS, CALLIGRAPHY

Written by Hollmann, Thomas O
In this brisk and accessible history, sinologist Thomas O. Hollmann explains the development of the Chinese writing system and its importance in literature, religion, art, and other aspects of culture.
November 14, 2017 | Paperback | Columbia University Press | 128 Pages |
$18.00
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BIOGRAPHY OF A MAP IN MOTION: AUGUSTINE HERRMAN'S CHESAPEAKE

Written by Koot, Christian J
Reveals the little known history of one of history's most famous maps - and its maker Tucked away in a near-forgotten collection, Virginia and Maryland as it is Planted and Inhabited is one of the most extraordinary maps of colonial British America.
January 2, 2018 | Hardcover | New York University Press | 304 Pages |
$35.00

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