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RED ATLAS: HOW THE SOVIET UNION SECRETLY MAPPED THE WORLD

Written by Kent, Alexander J
Nearly thirty years after the end of the Cold War, its legacy and the accompanying Russian-American tension continues to loom large.
October 6, 2017 | Hardcover | University of Chicago Press | 272 Pages |
$35.00
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YOU'RE INVITED!: INVITATION DESIGN FOR EVERY OCCASION

Invitations provide the perfect personal touch for everything from private events to opening nights. You're Invited! is the definitive guide to this versatile and charming medium. Whether for a wedding, a birthday, or a fashion show, invitations carry a touch of the personal. Carefully crafted, they span the spectrum, from the whimsical to the elegant.
August 25, 2017 | Hardcover | Gestalten | 256 Pages |
$60.00
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767 HANDMADE ILLUSTRATIONS

Written by Escandell, Joan
An outstanding showcase of highly graphic vintage pen and ink illustrations of the famous visual artist Joan Escandell, this book draws on classic styles from various eras, evoking their particular atmospheres with an intriguing modern twist. Escandell contributed to Disney's Cinderella, The Lion King, Hercules, and Pocahontas.
September 12, 2017 | Hardcover | Promopress | 176 Pages |
$24.95

50 PHOTOGRAPHERS YOU SHOULD KNOW

Written by Stepan, Peter
Now available in a new edition, this book gives a lively overview of the world's greatest photographers. This dynamic introduction to the most important photographers from the inception of photography to today bears witness to the magic of the camera.
September 25, 2017 | Paperback | Prestel Publishing | 160 Pages |
$19.95

50 WOMEN ARTISTS YOU SHOULD KNOW

Written by Weidemann, Christiane
Now available in a new edition, this book offers more than 500 years of achievements in art by women. This beautifully produced, richly detailed, and comprehensive survey of fifty influential women artists from the Renaissance to the Post-Modern era details their vast contributions to the art world.
September 25, 2017 | Paperback | Prestel Publishing | 160 Pages |
$19.95

50 DESIGNERS YOU SHOULD KNOW

Written by Duchting, Hajo
Now available in a new edition, this book offers a stunning visual history of 100 years of design. Designers have shaped our modern age, whether it's the chair we're sitting in, the computer we're reading on, or the house we're living in. Design is everywhere, and this volume profiles fifty of the most influential figures over the past one hundred years.
September 25, 2017 | Paperback | Prestel Publishing | 160 Pages |
$19.95

DESIGN IN CALIFORNIA AND MEXICO, 1915-1985: FOUND IN TRANSLATION

This groundbreaking book looks at the influence California and Mexico have had on each other's architecture and design in the 20th century. The histories of Mexico and the United States have been intertwined since the 18th century, when both were colonies of European empires. America's fascination with Mexican culture emerged in the 19th century and continues to this day.
September 25, 2017 | Hardcover | Prestel Publishing | 360 Pages |
$65.00

F***ING HISTORY OF SWEARING

Written by Kiosse, Anna Maria
Swearing is and always has been regarded as undereducated, obscene, rude, and profane in society. However, the number of times we swear daily is huge. This stylish, beautifully illustrated book recounts the complete history of swearing, detailing extraordinary and interesting information on this beautifully offensive topic.
December 12, 2017 | Hardcover | Bis Publishers | 168 Pages |
$22.50
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BOOK THAT TAKES ITS TIME: AN UNHURRIED ADVENTURE IN CREATIVE MINDFULNESS

Written by Editors of Flow Magazine
Take time to breathe. Take time to create. Take time to reflect, take time to let go. A book that's unique in the way it mixes reading and doing, A Book That Takes Its Time is like a mindfulness retreat between two covers.
October 3, 2017 | Hardcover | Workman Publishing | 340 Pages |
$27.50

CALLIGRAPHY WORKBOOK FOR BEGINNERS

Written by Peters, Maureen
Try your hand at a beautiful, classic and modern style of writing! A basic, how-to book for beginners featuring 5 popular fonts or hands, Italic, Uncial, Foundational, Gothic, and Casual Pointed Pen, shown in step-by-step detail.
October 1, 2017 | Paperback | Stackpole Books | 160 Pages |
$19.95

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