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Opening its doors in 1800, Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam has housed a wide range of historical artifacts and masterpieces from the Netherlands. Currently exhibited at the museum's famed Gallery of Honour, the works covered in this limited edition were crafted by celebrated artists of the 17th-century Dutch Golden Age. Featuring fine paper and colorful hand-written calligraphy, this volume is finished with passages from leading figures of contemporary industries, including Angela Missoni and Ferran Adrià. Limited edition. By Marcel Wanders. Published by Lannoo Publishers. (September, 2016.) Hardcover. 576 pages. 9.50" length x 2.00" width x 13.25" height (approximately). ISBN: 9789491525308.
This visually arresting book showcases the diverse work of international interior designer Eric Kuster. Photography by Paul Barbera Published by Terra Hardcover 400 pages 11.5" length x 14" height x 1.75" depth (approximately)
Tham ma da, which translates to "Thai for every day," takes a dive into the incredible work of award-winning architect and interior designer, Paola Navone. Highly inspired by her travels throughout Asia, the Italian tastemaker has crafted innovative work for over 30 years. Filled with vivid photographs, this book will leave readers in awe of Navone's thrilling settings, from rooftop houses in Milan to beach houses in Nice. By Spencer Bailey. Published by Pointed Leaf Press. (November 3, 2016.) Hardcover. 396 pages. 9.25" length x 1.25" width x 12.00" height (approximately). ISBN: 9781938461385.
The foods of the world are explored through recipes contributed by such globally recognized chefs as Eric Ripert, José Andrés, Jamie Oliver and more. By Hilary Gumbel, with contributions by Kate Meyers and Scott Mowbray; foreward by Danny Kayew Published by Glitterati Incorporated Hardcover 200 pages 7.75" length x 1.00" width x 10.00" height, approximately All proceeds go to The U.S. Fund for UNICEF, which provides health care and immunizations, emergency relief, clean water, education, nutrition and more to children around the world.
This instructive book analyzes a variety of decorating styles (modern, minimalist, surrealist and vintage, to name a few) and the key objects that set them apart. By Maria Vittoria Capitanucci, Alessandra Coppa and Chiara Savino Published by 24 ORE Culture srl, Milano Paperback 504 pages 9.0" length x 1.5" width x 11.0" height, approximately
Readers explore three decades of award-winning paparazzo, Elio Sorci's stunning work. By Elio Sorci Published by Roads Publishing Hardcover 352 pages 9.50" length x 1.25" width x 13.50" height, approximately
Shining light on the collaborative history that music and visual art share, this exclusive monograph presents a never-before-seen compilation of 20th-century album covers gathered by Dutch graphic designer Jan van Toorn. Fans and collectors of vinyl records will delight in this impressive archive, featuring various designs, including work by Salvador Dalí and Roy Lichtenstein. By Heerlen Schunck. Published by Verlag Kettler. (May 11, 2017.) Hardcover. 232 pages. 9" length x 1" width x 9" height (approximately). ISBN: 9783862065790.
The work of fashion and celebrity photographer Milton H. Greene, this massive volume presents over 280 pictures of the beloved Marilyn Monroe at the height of her fame. Restored by his son Joshua Greene, also a photographer, these images present the iconic beauty in a wide spectrum of settings, from the intimate to playful. By Joshua Greene. Published by Antique Collectors' Club. (October 6, 2017.) Hardcover with jacket. 324 pages. 12.1" length x 1.6" width x 12.0" height (approximately). ISBN: 9781851498673.
Readers will be star-struck by this collection of essays from twins, Austin and Howard Mutti-Mewse. Fans of old Hollywood, the brothers share their extensive correspondence with such celebrities as Bette Davis, Elizabeth Taylor and Pola Negri. By Austin Mutti-Mewse and Howard Mutti-Mewse Published by ACC Editions Hardcover 303 pages 9.5" length x 12" height x 1.5" depth (approximately)
Readers take a look at some of the most extravagant and expensive timepieces created in and around the last ten years. By Ariel Adams Published by Antique Collectors' Club Hardcover 324 pages 11.00" length x 1.25" width x 12.75" height, approximately
This visually engaging book captures the travels of two friends: photographer Mirjam Bleeker and interior designer Frank Visser. By Mirjam Bleeker and Frank Visser Published by Luster Hardcover 270 pages 9.0" length x 1.0" width x 11.5" height, approximately
A large-format special edition limited to 300 copies. Includes an exclusive collectible Terry O'Neill print of Brigitte Bardot (France, 1971) upon archival paper. This print has never been exhibited, and is only available to purchasers of this edition. Now, for the first time, an exhaustive cataloging of his archive conducted over the last three years has revisited more than 2 million negatives and has unearthed unseen images of a career spanning 53 years. Hardcover 352 pages
From 1997 to 2003, Belgian designer Martin Margiela created timeless styles for French luxury house Hermès, a highlight in his career. These iconic pieces are vibrantly showcased in this volume alongside essays and interviews with Margiela's closest collaborators. Accompanying an exhibition at Antwerp's fashion museum, Margiela: The Hermès Years is a must-read for any fashion enthusiast. By Kaat Debo, Sarah Mower, Rebecca Arnold, Vincent Wierink, Suzy Menkes. Published by Lannoo Publishers. (May 31, 2017.) Hardcover. 256 pages. 9.2" length x 1.1" width x 11.8" height (approximately). ISBN: 9789401440608.
Readers explore the delicious genius of famed 2-star Michelin restaurant, Le Cinq. By Éric Briffard and Chihiro Masui, photography by Richard Haughton Published by Antique Collectors' Club Hardcover 352 pages 8.00" length x 1.50" width x 10.25" height, approximately
This gorgeous, 160-page book offers an inside look at ten of the world's most prestigious yacht clubs. Written by yachtsman Svante Domizlaff, Exclusive Yacht Clubs discusses the meaning and history of these exclusive clubs. Bilingual edition By Svante Domizlaff. Published by Delius Klasing Verlag GMbH, distributed by National Book Network. (November 27, 2015.) Hardcover with jacket. 160 pages. 12.00" length x 0.75" width x 9.50" height (approximately). ISBN: 9783667102737.
Part of the Insta Grammar series, this whimsical edition features cats in witty and often unexpected settings. Gathered from various Instagram accounts, images within these pages vary from four-legged friends perusing the beach to posing for a selfie. Complete with quirky quotes about its furry subjects, this collection will bring a smile to all ages. Edited by Irene Schampaert. Published by Lannoo Publishers. (December 20, 2016.) Paperback. 128 pages. 6.00" length x 0.75" width x 8.25" height (approximately). ISBN: 9789401436953.
Readers get a behind-the-scenes look at Dior, exploring the ten years that the celebrated designer ran his fashion house himself. By Natasha Fraser-Cavassoni Published by Pointed Leaf Press Hardcover 256 pages 7.25" length x 1.00" width x 8.00" height, approximately
While attending the Monterey International Pop Music Festival in 1967, Ed Caraeff's career was launched after capturing the greatest rock-and-roll moment of all time: Jimi Hendrix burning his guitar on stage. Released at the 50th anniversary of this legendary weekend in Monterey, Burning Desire is Caraeff's spectacular visual archive of Hendrix, showcasing never-before-seen color and black-and-white images, articles from the '60s, and quotes from various figures. This all-inclusive volume will leave music enthusiasts speechless with the fantastic spectrum of Hendrix and his scene. By Ed Caraeff. Published by Acc Publishing Group Ltd. (June 1, 2017.) Hardcover. 192 pages. 9.75" length x 1.00" width x 12.00 height (approximately). ISBN: 9781851498345.
Launched alongside the release of the award-winning film of the same name, Palio is a compelling illustration of the 800-year-old horse race that has been uniting the people of Siena for centuries. The legendary event is both a civic ritual and a passionate lifestyle. Featuring never-before-seen photographs, film stills, and rare archival images, this official publication informs readers how "the game" is played on and off the track. By John Hunt. Published by Archimedia Productions Ltd. (October 1, 2015.) Hardcover. 386 pages. 8.25" length x 1.50" width x 13.75" height (approximately). ISBN: 9780993267703.
Readers explore Gary McBournie's chic and timeless interior design sensibility. By Gary McBournie and William Richards Published by Pointed Leaf Press Hardcover 252 pages 11.25" length x 12" height x 1.25" depth (approximately)