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LIFE The Wizard of Oz: 75 Years Along the Yellow Brick Road
LIFE The Wizard of Oz: 75 Years Along the Yellow Brick Road

The Editors of LIFE · Life
Format: Book

LIFE is where the nation first learned about The Wizard of Oz and its soon-to-be starlet Judy Garland. Seventy-five years after the debut of the classic American movie, this commemorative volume, LIFE The Wizard of Oz: 75 Years Along the Yellow Brick Road, includes rare and never-before-seen...
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Painting Houses, Cottages and Towns on Rocks
Painting Houses, Cottages and Towns on Rocks

Lin Wellford · North Light Books
Pages: 128
Format: Paperback

Transform ordinary rocks into amazing little houses and cottages. You don't have to be an artist to experience the fun of this simple yet exciting craft. Lin Wellford revitalized the art of painting on rocks, and her imaginative and innovative use of rocks and stones as art material continues...
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The Lost Art of Dress: The Women Who Once Made America Stylish
The Lost Art of Dress: The Women Who Once Made America Stylish

Linda Przybyszewski · Perseus Books Group
Pages: 347
Format: Hardcover

As a glance down any street in America quickly reveals, American women have forgotten how to dress. We chase fads, choose inappropriate materials and unattractive cuts, and waste energy tottering in heels when we could be moving gracefully. Quite simply, we lack the fashion know-how we need...
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Where Valor Rests: Arlington National Cemetery
Where Valor Rests: Arlington National Cemetery

Rick Atkinson · National Geographic Society
Pages: 192
Format: Hardcover

Commemorating the 150th anniversary of Arlington National Cemetery, this updated edition includes new images, an afterword by Brigadier General Creighton Abrams, Jr., and a revised map of the cemetery including newly acquired additional land.Bittersweet and breathtaking, this gorgeously...
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The Appalachian Trail: Hiking the People's Path
The Appalachian Trail: Hiking the People's Path

Appalachian Trail Conservancy. · Rizzoli
Pages: 224
Format: Print book

An inspirational photographic tour for anyone who wants to get out on America's most iconic trail - from day hiker to thru-hiker. The Appalachian Trail spans fourteen states from Maine to Georgia and is more than 2,000 miles long. Now, eighty years after its completion, the A.T. remains...
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John Wayne: The Life and Legend
John Wayne: The Life and Legend

Scott Eyman · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 658
Format: Book

Drawing on interviews that author Scott Eyman conducted with John Wayne before his death and more than 100 interviews with the actor's family, co-stars, and close associates, this revelatory biography shows how both the facts and fictions about Wayne illuminate his singular life.John Wayne...
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Earth from Space
Earth from Space

Yann Arthus-Bertrand · Harry N. Abrams
Format: Hardcover

From space, Earth is a magnificent sight, splashed with vivid colors, patterns, textures, and abstract forms. Views from above can also provide telling information about the health of our planet. To help us understand the more than 150 breathtaking satellite photographs in Earth from Space,...
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WWE:
WWE:

Jon Robinson · BradyGames DK Style
Format: Hardcover

Includes a FREE Stone Cold Steve Austin bottle opener! If you remember the "Attitude Era", you are probably of age for a Steve-weiser!!When your back is against the wall, it's time to unleash a little Attitude! In the late 1990's, that's exactly what the WWE did. With...
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The Art of Crayon: Draw, Color, Resist, Sculpt, Carve!
The Art of Crayon: Draw, Color, Resist, Sculpt, Carve!

Lorraine Bell · Quarry Books
Pages: 160
Format: Print book

Create astonishing artwork with crayons!Crayons aren't just for kids anymore!Sculptors use them whole, bundling thousands of crayons to create environmental and installation-size sculptures. Carvers pierce and reshape crayons with scalpels, turning them into mini totems, helixes, and portrait...
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Mastering Fantasy Art - Drawing Dynamic Characters: People, Poses, Creatures and More
Mastering Fantasy Art - Drawing Dynamic Characters: People, Poses, Creatures and More

John Stanko · IMPACT
Format: Book

Bring the power of realism to your fantasy drawings!Great fantasy art transports viewers to a realm where the impossible becomes less so, and all manner of strange beasts and beings dwell. It takes more than fierce imagination to create these worlds. Great reference photos make it easier...
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