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Hiroshi Sugimoto: Seascapes Cover Image
By Hiroshi Sugimoto (Photographer), Munesuke Mita (Text by (Art/Photo Books))
$70.00
ISBN: 9788862084161
Availability: Backordered
Published: Damiani - October 27th, 2015

Taken at locations around the world, Hiroshi Sugimoto’s ethereal seascape photographs are as meditative and emotive as a Rothko painting. They feel like pure memory captured on film. A terrific addition to any photography buffs collection. (Keaton)


Lives of the Great Photographers Cover Image
$50.00
ISBN: 9780500544440
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Published: Thames & Hudson - October 6th, 2015

A beautiful collection of brief profiles of some of the most influential photographers of all time, paired with stunning examples of their work. This handsome book will appeal to photography lovers, and it is also a perfect introduction for newcomers with a burgeoning interest in the medium. (Keaton)


The White Road: Journey Into an Obsession Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780374289263
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - November 10th, 2015

From the author of THE HARE WITH AMBER EYES comes both a memoir and a meditation on the origin of porcelain. De Waal, a celebrated potter, travels through China, Germany, England and America to both trace and discover the allure and beauty of porcelain. A gorgeous mixture of memoir and art history. (Mark)


The Horse: The Epic History of Our Noble Companion Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780374224400
Availability: Special Order - Subject to Availability
Published: Scientific American - October 27th, 2015

Few animals share such a rich part in the history of humanity as the noble horse. This image-laden overview of equine history charts the evolution of the horse from its wild prehistoric ancestors to its domestication and beyond. THE HORSE is the perfect gift for animal lovers or anyone with an interest in how humanity interacts with the natural world. (Keaton)


Hemingway in Love: His Own Story Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781250077486
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Published: St. Martin's Press - October 20th, 2015

A heartbreaking and humanizing portrait that is essential for anyone who cares to better understand the great Ernest Hemingway. This is a potent, eye-opening memoir of a troubled friend that eviscerates the legend while bringing us closer to the man. Perfect for Hemingway aficionados and readers who love biographies of larger-than-life figures. (Keaton)


The Year of Lear: Shakespeare in 1606 Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781416541646
Availability: Hard to Find
Published: Simon & Schuster - October 6th, 2015

From one of the world’s leading experts on the Bard comes this mesmerizing look at an inspired year in the history of literature (the year Shakespeare wrote King Lear) and an infamous year in English history—the year of the notorious Gunpowder Plot. Anyone who loves the language and culture of Shakespeare will discover something new in this beautifully-produced history. (Corby)


Keeping an Eye Open: Essays on Art Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781101874783
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Published: Knopf Publishing Group - October 6th, 2015

Henri Matisse: The Oasis of Matisse Cover Image
By Henri Matisse (Artist), Beatrix Ruf (Foreword by), Bart Rutten (Introduction by)
$65.00
ISBN: 9783863357269
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Published: Koenig Books - July 28th, 2015

A fantastic monograph of the iconic modernist painter that covers his entire career and features works in all of his artistic mediums. This is the most comprehensive book on Matisse ever produced. A terrific gift idea for any art lover. (Keaton)


Ivory Vikings: The Mystery of the Most Famous Chessmen in the World and the Woman Who Made Them: The Mystery of the Most Famous Chessmen in the World Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9781137279378
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Published: St. Martin's Press - September 1st, 2015

The incredible story behind the Lewis Chessman--the medieval Viking chess pieces carved from Walrus ivory that attract visitors to numerous museums throughout the world every year. Blending archeology, Icelandic mythology, and the culture of games throughout time, this unique history book will be loved by fans of THE HARE WITH THE AMBER EYES. (Keaton)


The Urbanism of Frank Lloyd Wright Cover Image
$65.00
ISBN: 9780691167534
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Published: Princeton University Press - December 1st, 2015

The contributions of the one-and-only Frank Lloyd Wright to American architecture and design is well documented. Less well known is his work as an urban designer. This amazing volume brings together stunningly beautiful examples of his city-planning and landscape design. If you ever wanted to see what the world would look like through the eyes of FLW, this book is for you. (Keaton)


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