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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
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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.
August 11, 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 |
$27.50
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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 31, 2017 | Paperback | Stackpole Books | 208 Pages |
$19.95

SANTIAGO CALATRAVA: OCULUS

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September 15, 2017 | Hardcover | Assouline |
$85.00
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CALLIGRAPHY: A COMPLETE GUIDE

Written by Chazal, Julien
Learn and master the beautiful and varied art of Western calligraphy. This lavishly illustrated guide includes all the information you need to get started in calligraphy, as well as techniques for the more advanced artist, including using color, carving lettering in wood and stone, and creating abstract and ornamental calligraphy designs.
September 1, 2013 | Paperback | Stackpole Books |
$24.95
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HISTORY OF CHILDREN'S BOOKS IN 100 BOOKS

Written by Ayad, Sara
A History of Children's Books in 100 Books takes a global perspective and traces the development of the genre from ancient stories, such as Aesop's Fables and the Indian Panchatantra, through the Puritan primers of the 17th century to the Harry Potter series and books as technology.
September 7, 2017 | Hardcover | Firefly Books | 240 Pages |
$29.95
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GIRL GANGS, BIKER BOYS, AND REAL COOL CATS: PULP FICTION AND YOUTH CULTURE, 1950 TO 1980

The first comprehensive account of how the rise of postwar youth culture was depicted in mass-market pulp fiction. As the young created new styles in music, fashion, and culture, pulp fiction shadowed their every move, hyping and exploiting their behavior, dress, and language for mass consumption and cheap thrills.
October 1, 2017 | Paperback | PM Press | 328 Pages |
$24.95

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