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The Photoshop Elements 12 Book for Digital Photographers

Scott Kelby · Pearson P T R
Pages: 427
Format: Paperback

Adobe's Photoshop Elements is America's #1 selling consumer photo editing software, and this updated book - covering both Windows and Mac - breaks new ground by doing something for digital photographers that's never been done before: It cuts through the bull and shows exactly...
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Ballerina Body: Dancing and Eating Your Way to a Leaner, Stronger, and More Graceful You

Misty Copeland · Grand Central Life & Style
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

The celebrated ballerina and role model, Misty Copeland, shares the secrets of how to reshape your body and achieve a lean, strong physique and glowing health.Misty Copeland believes "There has been a shift in recent years in which women no longer desire the bare bones of a runway...
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Above the World: Earth Through A Drone's Eye

DJI (Company) · teNeues
Pages: 207
Format: Hardcover

Sometimes, all that is needed to change someone's mind is a change of perspective. Flying cameras, freed from the constraints of gravity, redefine how we perceive the world we live in and reveal previously unseen moments of beauty. Very rarely does a new technology level a playing field...
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101 Different Ways to Build Homes and Pens for Your Animals: A Complete Step-By-Step Guide

Randy LaTour · Atlantic Pub Co; 2 edition
Format: Print book

Animals need their own space, and nowhere is this more apparent than for those who own multiple animals. When not given their own private space to be alone in many animals, especially dogs and livestock will become overly territorial, marking space, and fighting with other animals or even...
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Brilliant Beacons: A History of the American Lighthouse

Eric Jay Dolin · Liveright Publishing Corporation
Pages: 448
Format: Print book

In a work rich in maritime lore and brimming with original historical detail, Eric Jay Dolin, the best-selling author of Leviathan, presents an epic history of American lighthouses, telling the story of America through the prism of its beloved coastal sentinels.Set against the backdrop...
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Digital Photography For Dummies

Julie Adair King · For Dummies
Pages: 320
Format: Print book

Your fun guide to digital photography with any device Whether you're shooting with an inexpensive point-and-shoot camera, a smartphone or tablet, a high-priced contraption, or one of those new-fangled action cameras, it's possible to take your digital photos from good to great by applying...
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First Time Knitting: The Absolute Beginner's Guide: Learn By Doing - Step-by-Step Basics + 9 Projects

Carri Hammett · Creative Publishing int'l
Format: Book

Learning how to knit has never been simpler! Enjoy this beginner's guide that takes you by the hand like a personal instructor and teaches you how to knit. Filled with detailed descriptions of materials and tools, the easy step-by-step instructions for all the basic knitting techniques...
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Sketching People: An Urban Sketcher's Manual to Drawing Figures and Faces

Lynne Chapman · Barron's Educational Series
Pages: 128
Format: Paperback

Drawing people in the outside world can be a real thrill; each sketch captures a particular person and place in time. But it can also be a challenge. How do you spot a likely subject? How do you choose the person most likely to stay still? How do you draw movement for the person that refuses...
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Drawing and Painting Animals with Expression

Marjolein Kruijt · Search Press Limited
Pages: 143
Format: Print book

A beautiful and inspirational guide to making your animal portraits and artworks leap to life. Learn to accurately and sympathetically depict the animals which inspire you, capturing that elusive glint of life in their eyes and the textures in their fur and musculature. With instructions...
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American Titan: Searching for John Wayne

Marc Eliot · Dey Street Books; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

From the veteran New York Times bestselling biographer comes a major, in-depth look at one of the most enduring American icons of all time, "the Duke," John Wayne.As he did in his bestselling biographies of Jimmy Stewart and Clint Eastwood, acclaimed Hollywood biographer Marc...
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Ultimate Star Wars

Ryder Windham · DK Publishing (Dorling Kindersley)
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

Become an expert on the Star Wars galaxy!Ultimate Star Wars® is an in-depth visual feast exploring the characters and storylines from the Star Wars galaxy. This is a beautifully illustrated guide that is structured chronologically and packed full of information about key characters and storylines...
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101 Jazz Songs for Alto Sax

Hal Leonard Corp. · Hal Leonard Corp
Pages: 104
Format: Print book

(Instrumental Solo) . Instrumentalists will love this huge collection of jazz classics, including: All of Me * Autumn Leaves * Bewitched * Blue Skies * Body and Soul * Cheek to Cheek * Come Rain or Come Shine * Don't Get Around Much Anymore * A Fine Romance * Here's to Life * I Could...
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The Fashion Encyclopedia: A Visual Resource for Terms, Techniques, and Styles

Emily Angus · Barron's Educational Series
Format: Hardcover

Students, designers, and anyone who has a love of clothes will find The Fashion Encyclopedia to be an essential reference for clothing terminology in both historical and contemporary contexts. From types of embroidery and lace to definitions for clothing styles and stitching, from panniers...
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One World Trade Center: Biography of the Building

Judith Dupre · Little, Brown
Pages: 304
Format: Print book

The definitive book about One World Trade Center--the tallest building in the Western Hemisphere--by the author of the iconic and best-selling Skyscrapers.In hundreds of photographs, drawings, and plans-most never seen by the public-Judith Dupré chronicles the rise of America's most...
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The Song Machine: Inside the Hit Factory

John Seabrook · W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

There's a reason hit songs offer guilty pleasure -- they're designed that way.Over the last two decades a new type of hit song has emerged, one that is almost inescapably catchy. Pop songs have always had a "hook," but today's songs bristle with them: a hook every...
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Buildings of Savannah

Robin B Williams · University of Virginia Press
Pages: 321
Format: Print book

While Savannah's famous urban plan is rightly renowned in many studies of urban history, what brings streams of tourists and architects to the city, and daily engages residents with its fascinating history, are not abstract principles of urban planning but a compelling fabric of buildings...
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Apple Pro Training Series: Logic Pro X: Professional Music Production

David Nahmani · Peachpit Press; 1 edition
Format: Print book

Completely revised and updated for Logic Pro X, this Apple-certified guide shows you how to record, produce, and polish music files with Apples professional audio software. Veteran music producer David Nahmanis step-by-step, instructions teach you everything from basic music creation to advanced...
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Draw Manga Faces for Expressive Characters: Learn to Draw More Than 900 Faces

Aya Hosoi · Impact
Pages: 175
Format: Print book

Learn to draw the most expressive manga faces ever!Sure, drawing faces is one of the most challenging aspects of manga. But Draw Manga Faces for Expressive Characters is here to help! This fantastically comprehensive book includes more than 900 sample illustrations that teach key elements...
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Optical Illusion Magic Visual Tricks & Amusements

Michael A. DiSpezio · Sterling Publishing Co. Inc
Pages: 80
Format: Paperback

Amazing visual tricks and fun illusions.
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World War I: The Definitive Visual History

R.G. Grant · DK Publishing (Dorling Kindersley)
Pages: 360
Format: Hardcover

2014 marks the centennial of the start of World War I - DK will mark the occasion with the publication of World War I: The Definitive Visual Guide, a vividly illustrated, in-depth account of the Great War. Written by historian R. G. Grant, and created by DK's award-winning editorial...
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Body of Art

Phaidon Monica Kjellman-ChapinRobert ShaneDavid Trigg Phaidon · Phaidon Press, 2015.
Pages: 440
Format: Print book

The first book to celebrate the beautiful and provocative ways artists have represented, scrutinized and utilized the body over centuries.Body of Art is the first book to explore the various ways the human body has been both an inspiration and a medium for artists over hundreds of thousands...
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Girl in a Band: A Memoir

Kim Gordon · Dey Street Books
Format: Print book

Kim Gordon, founding member of Sonic Youth, fashion icon, and role model for a generation of women, now tells her story—a memoir of life as an artist, of music, marriage, motherhood, independence, and as one of the first women of rock and roll, written with the lyricism and haunting beauty...
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Billie Holiday: The Musician and the Myth

John Szwed · Viking
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

Published in celebration of Holiday's centenary, the first biography to focus on the singer's extraordinary musical talentWhen Billie Holiday stepped into Columbia's studios in November 1933, it marked the beginning of what is arguably the most remarkable and influential career...
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Taylor's Master Guide to Landscaping

Rita Buchanan · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 400
Format: Hardcover

Developing your landscape is one of the pleasures of owning a home. It's an opportunity to surround yourself with beauty and provide for your comfort and convenience. In a well-designed yard, kids have room to play and adults have an attractive area in which to relax and enjoy the surroundings....
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Archiflop: A Guide to the Most Spectacular Failures in the History of Modern and Contemporary Architecture

Alessandro Biamonti · Braun
Pages: 196
Format: Print book

As soon as it leaves the protective environment of drafting boards, specialized computer programs, and sophisticated 3-D models, every architectural project is inevitably forced to face the circumstances of real life. In most cases, it's a relatively painless experience, it nevertheless...
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Calatrava: Updated Version

Philip Jodidio · Taschen
Pages: 595
Format: Hardcover

Masterful form: Architecture, art, and engineering
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Lost Towns of North Georgia

Lisa M Russell · The History Press
Pages: 176
Format: Paperback

When the bustle of a city slows, towns dissolve into abandoned buildings or return to woods and crumble into the North Georgia clay. The remains of numerous towns dot the landscape--pockets of life that were lost to fire or drowned by the water of civic works projects. In 1832, Auraria...
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Sketching Masterclass

Ruzaimi Mat Rani · Rockport Publishers
Format: Paperback

Master all the art techniques you need to produce a quality sketch drawing. Simple, fuss-free methods of sketching are accompanied with step-by-step illustrations, thorough explanations and great techniques. Suitable for all artists at all levels.
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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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Best Day On Earth

Rough Guides · Rough Guides
Pages: 255
Format: Print book

Best Day on Earth is the definitive photographic guide to the worlds most unforgettable travel experiences, from sunrise until after dark.A unique one day around the world format gives a global snapshot of extraordinary moments taking place simultaneously, from climbers reaching the summit...
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Digital Masters: Nature Photography: Documenting the Wild World

Ralph Lee Hopkins · Lark Books
Format: Book

The newest in the popular Digital Masters series is designed to develop and expand photographers' unique vision of the world's wildlife and wild places. It's a lavishly illustrated workbook that photographers will return to again and again as they master the techniques-and move...
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Business and Legal Forms for Illustrators

Tad Crawford · Allworth Press
Pages: 167
Format: Print book

The fourth edition of this popular guide contains twenty-nine of the most essential business and legal forms to meet the everyday needs of today's illustrators. Updated throughout, new forms include a promissory note, releases, and an agreement to arbitrate. Each form is accompanied...
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Cubed: A Secret History of the Workplace

Nikil Saval · Doubleday
Format: Hardcover

You mean this place we go to five days a week has a history? Cubed reveals the unexplored yet surprising story of the places where most of the worlds work—our work—gets done. From Bartleby the Scrivener to The Office, from the steno pool to the open-plan cubicle farm, Cubed is a fascinating,...
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Legends: The Century's Most Unforgettable Faces

Killian Jordan · Life
Pages: 176
Format: Hardcover

An album of thirty color and ninety-eight black-and-white photographs captures the twentieth century's most famous faces from politics, the arts, sports, and more, accompanied by the penetrating observations of their equally famous peers. 30,000 first printing.
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The Visual Blues

Natalie A. Mault · University of Washington Press
Format: Paperback

The Visual Blues explores the enormous impact that blues and jazz music emanating from the Deep South and moving north had on artists associated with the Harlem Renaissance. Through a synthesis of interdisciplinary studies, The Visual Blues will fill a major gap in the historiography of the intersection...
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Photography: The Definitive Visual History

Tom Ang · Dorling Kindersley Publishers Ltd
Format: Hardcover

This is the definitive visual history, from the dawn of photography to the digital age. Photography is a beautiful lavishly illustrated reference book tracing the history of photography from its origins in the 1800s to the global phenomenon of digital photography. Photography celebrates...
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Straight Walk: A Supermodel's Journey to Finding Her Truth

Patricia Velasquez · Post Hill Press
Format: Hardcover

In this intimate, inspiring, empowering and heartfelt memoir, the "world's first Latina supermodel" Patricia Velasquez reveals the naked truth about her life.The riveting story of a Latina actress and supermodel and her rise from a poor neighborhood in Venezuela to the fashion...
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Guitar For Dummies

Mark Phillips · John Wiley
Pages: 408
Format: Print book

Guitar For Dummies, 4th Edition (9781119293354) was previously published as Guitar For Dummies, 4th Edition (9781119151432) . While this version features a new Dummies cover and design, the content is the same as the prior release and should not be considered a new or updated product....
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The Story of the Jews: Finding the Words 1000 BC - 1492 AD

Simon Schama · Ecco
Pages: 496
Format: Hardcover

In this magnificently illustrated cultural history - the tie-in to the PBS and BBC series The Story of the Jews - Simon Schama details the story of the Jewish experience, tracing it across three millennia, from their beginnings as an ancient tribal people to the opening of the New World...
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The Art of Painting Still Life in Acrylic: Master techniques for painting stunning still lifes in acrylic

Varvara Harmon · Walter Foster
Pages: 144
Format: Print book

Packed with beautiful illustrations and expert instruction, The Art of Painting Still Life in Acrylic is a comprehensive and indispensable resource for all aspiring painters.Designed for beginners and intermediate artists, The Art of Painting Still Life in Acrylic offers valuable drawing...
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This Is the Day: The March on Washington

Leonard Freed · J. Paul Getty Museum; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

This Is the Day: The March on Washington is a stirring photo-essay by photographer Leonard Freed documenting the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom of August 28, 1963, the historic day on which Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his “I Have a Dream” speech at the base...
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Photography: The Definitive Visual History

Tom Ang · DK
Format: Hardcover

Written by world-renowned photographer, writer, and broadcaster Tom Ang, Photography lavishly celebrates the most iconic photographs and photographers of the past 200 years. Tracing the history of photography from its origins in the 1800s to the digital age, Photography The Definitive Visual...
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Banjo For Dummies: Book + Online Video and Audio Instruction

Bill Evans · For Dummies; 2 edition
Format: Print book

Play your way to banjo-playing expertise Traditionally associated with country, folk, and bluegrass music, the banjo is accessible to anyone with the patience and willpower to learn it. This second edition of Banjo For Dummies does the rest of the work for you with updated practice lessons,...
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Draw: Teach Yourself How In 30 Lessons

Jake Spicer · North Light Books
Pages: 176
Format: Print book

30 carefully planned exercises helping readers learn at their own pace
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2015 Songwriter's Market: Where & How to Market Your Songs

James Duncan · Writer's Digest Books; Thirty-eighth Edition edition
Format: Print book

The most trusted guide to songwriting success!There is a home out there for every song you've written, but in order to place those songs and advance your music career you must arm yourself with steadfast determination, unending passion, and the most accurate music business knowledge...
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Doctor Who: 365 Days of Memorable Moments and Impossible Things

Justin Richards · Harperdesign
Pages: 464
Format: Print book

Do you remember the first time you saw the TARDIS?For more than half a century, Doctor Who has entertained and enthralled fans with the time-traveling adventures of the Doctor. From the first glimpse of a police telephone box in a Totter's Lane junkyard to the fall of the Time Lords'...
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The Hippest Trip in America: Soul Train and the Evolution of Culture & Style

Nelson George · HarperCollins Publishers
Pages: 236
Format: Hardcover

An authoritative history of the groundbreaking syndicated television show that has become an icon of American pop culture, from acclaimed author and filmmaker Nelson George, "the most accomplished black music critic of his generation" (Washington Post Book World).When it debuted...
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Understanding Exposure, Fourth Edition: How to Shoot Great Photographs with Any Camera

Bryan Peterson · Amphoto Books
Pages: 176
Format: Paperback

This newly revised edition of Bryan Peterson's most popular book demystifies the complex concepts of exposure in photography, allowing readers to capture the images they want. Understanding Exposure has taught generations of photographers how to shoot the images they want by demystifying...
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A View from A Broad

Bette Midler · Simon & Schuster; Updated edition
Format: Hardcover

With her brassy voice and bold performances making the world finally pay attention, she needs no introduction. Grammy award–winning singer, Academy Award–nominee, Broadway star of her critically acclaimed one-woman show and beloved actress in The Rose, Beaches and Down and Out in Beverly...
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Fifty Sneakers That Changed the World

Alex Newson · Conran Octopus
Pages: 112
Format: Hardcover

Over the course of its history the sneaker has undergone a complete transformation, taking it from functional sportswear to high fashion. The Design Museum's Alex Newson traces this evolution through the 50 most influential examples, from the classic Converse All Star up to the very...
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1965: The Most Revolutionary Year in Music

Andrew Grant Jackson · Thomas Dunne Books; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

During twelve unforgettable months in the middle of the turbulent Sixties, America saw the rise of innovative new sounds that would change popular music as we knew it. In 1965: The Most Revolutionary Year in Music, music historian Andrew Grant Jackson (Still the Greatest: The Essential...
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The Encyclopedia of Drawing Techniques

Hazel Harrison · Search Press(UK)
Pages: 160
Format: Print book

Detailed photographic sequences explore pencil, charcoal, pen and technical pen techniques, including shading, building up, blending, hatching, highlighting, stippling and more. Colored pencils, chalks, pastels, and pen and ink are also covered with inspirational pictures across a full...
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In Performance: Contemporary Monologues for Men and Women Late Thirties to Forties

J V Mercanti · Applause Theatre & Cinema Books
Pages: 259
Format: Print book

(Applause Acting Series) . In this thoughtfully curated collection, actors preparing for an audition or searching for quality scenes to hone their chops will find a wealth of contemporary material from American and British plays. Almost all of the works are from the year 2000 to the recent...
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The Artist's Everything Handbook: A New Guide to Drawing and Painting

Kate Wilson · Harper Design
Format: Print book

A practical and authoritative guide to the latest materials, hottest trends, and best techniques for creating stunning artwork, The Artist's Handbook is packed with easy-to-follow tutorials, engaging artist profiles, and inspirational galleries.Unleash your creativity with The Artist's...
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Invent It, Sell It, Bank It!: Make Your Million-Dollar Idea into a Reality

Barbara Corcoran · Ballantine Books
Format: Kindle Edition

NATIONAL BESTSELLERFrom one of the stars of ABC's Shark Tank and QVC's Clever & Unique Creations by Lori Greiner comes a hands-on, nuts-and-bolts guide to getting a new product or company off the ground and making it a success. Turn your idea into a reality. Become your own boss....
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I Like You Just the Way I Am: Stories About Me and Some Other People

Jenny Mollen · St. Martin's Press
Format: Hardcover

A New York Times Best Seller!By the actress, writer, and one of the funniest women on Twitter, an outrageous, hysterical memoir of acting on impulse, plotting elaborate hoaxes, and refusing to acknowledge boundaries in any formJenny Mollen is an actress and writer living in Los Angeles....
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Fulton

Mona Robinson Mills · Arcadia Publishing Inc.
Pages: 128

Fulton is one of the oldest cities in northern Mississippi. Established on May 11, 1837, by an act of the Mississippi legislature, the city is the northernmost town on the Tombigbee River, located less than 10 miles south of that river's headwaters. Fulton was settled by hardy pioneers...
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Unbreak My Heart: A Memoir

Toni Braxton · It Books
Format: Hardcover

In this heartfelt memoir, six-time Grammy Award-winning artist and star of WE TVs reality hitBraxton Family Values, Toni Braxton writes about her personal life decisions and their impact on her health, family and career.While Braxton appears to be living a gilded life—selling 60 million...
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Taking the Lead: Lessons from a Life in Motion

Derek Hough · William Morrow
Format: Hardcover

Derek Hough, the dashing Emmy Award-winning fan favorite, and only five-time champion of the hit ABC reality show Dancing With the Stars, tells the inspiring story of his life and career, and shares insider tips of how he transforms his celebrity dance partners into confident, charismatic...
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Victorian Domestic Architectural Plans and Details: 734 Scale Drawings of Doorways, Windows, Staircases, Moldings, Cornices, and Other Elements

William T. Comstock · Dover Publications; New edition edition
Format: Paperback

Victorian architecture, with its quirky diversity, eclectic origins, and exuberant ornamentation, continues to exert a strong attraction on today's architects, builders, and homeowners. For those interested in restoring, preserving, or even re-creating Victorian homes, authentic plans...
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American Titan: Searching for John Wayne

Marc Eliot · Dey Street Books
Pages: 432
Format: Print book

From the veteran New York Times bestselling biographer comes a major, in-depth look at one of the most enduring American icons of all time, “the Duke,” John Wayne.As he did in his bestselling biographies of Jimmy Stewart and Clint Eastwood, acclaimed Hollywood biographer Marc...
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Counting Down the Beatles: Their 100 Finest Songs

Jim Beviglia · Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Pages: 218
Format: Hardcover

The Beatles loom large over the musical landscape even now that nearly a half-century has passed since the four men from Liverpool played their last notes together. While the story of their stunning rise and brief but brilliant time together on top of the pop music world is undoubtedly...
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Dance Manual: The complete step-by-step guide to dance

Keyna Paul · Haynes Publishing UK
Pages: 194
Format: Hardcover

Dance has increased in popularity as a leisure activity during the past decade. It has now moved beyond the preserve of the young and fit and is gaining recognition as a way for everyone to gain and maintain physical health including losing weight, maintaining strong bones and improving...
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Illustration School: Let's Draw Happy People

Sachiko Umoto · Quarry Books
Format: Paperback

Created by one of Japan’s most popular artists, this book provides detailed and complete instruction for illustrating fun and appealing characters and elements that celebrate life. The author’s special and distinct style is simple, appealing, happy, and cute and offers artists,...
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Drawing Masterclass: 100 Creative Techniques of Great Artists

Guy Noble · Prestel
Pages: 288
Format: Paperback

Gorgeously illustrated and practical, this guide to the art of drawing employs a close analysis of great works to reveal techniques and lessons that will help practitioners at every level. The art of drawing is an essential skill for any artist. This beautifully produced book uses 100 great...
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Digital Photography Complete Course

David Taylor · DK Publishing
Pages: 360
Format: Print book

Digital Photography Complete Course will help you build your photography skills step-by-step, with an independent photography course that guides you through every aspect of digital photography. Digital Photography Complete Course uses a combination of tutorials, step-by-step demonstrations,...
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Best Contemporary Monologues for Men 18-35

Lawrence Harbison · Applause Theatre & Cinema Books
Format: Print book

Applause Acting Series. Lawrence Harbison has selected 100 terrific monologues for men from contemporary plays, all by characters between the ages of 18 and 35 perfect for auditions or class. There are comic monologues laughs and dramatic monologues no laughs. Most have a compelling...
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The Bergdorf Goodman Cookbook

Bergdorf Goodman · Harper Design
Format: Hardcover

A stylish collection of 100 recipes from the renowned BG restaurant at the singular luxury shopping emporium. Incorporating recipes from the fashion community, this charming gift volume features the whimsical four-color art of renowned illustrator Konstantin Kakanias throughout.The Bergdorf...
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Drawing Atelier - The Figure: How to Draw in a Classical Style

Jon DeMartin · North Light Books
Pages: 176
Format: Print book

Arguably the most challenging of subjects for the artist, the human figure also offers opportunities for works of incredible beauty and complexity. In this book, one of today's leading figurative artists shares techniques and approaches for drawing the human form. With a reverent grounding...
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Chloë Sevigny

Chloë Sevigny · Rizzoli
Format: Hardcover

A celebration of the eclectic and daring personal style of the actress and contemporary fashion icon Chloë Sevigny—famous for looking cool without looking like she’s trying. Chloë Sevigny has been a muse in the downtown creative scene for over three decades, beginning...
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Modern Lettering: A Guide to Modern Calligraphy and Hand-Lettering

REBECCA CAHILL ROOTS · Batsford
Pages: 192
Format: Hardcover

Learn a variety of quirky, contemporary alphabets with these easy-to-follow guided worksheets. Explore stunning letterforms, create your own hand-lettering style, and make fun projects with this immersive guide to contemporary calligraphy. Offering practice worksheets on professional-quality...
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Life in Motion: An Unlikely Ballerina

Misty Copeland · Touchstone
Format: Kindle Edition

The New York Times - Apollinaire Scherr In depicting the psychic load a black artist bears in a predominantly white profession, Life in Motion is wrenching and revelatory. Publishers Weekly03/31/2014 The first African-American...
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Dressing the Decades: Twentieth-Century Vintage Style

Emmanuelle Dirix · Yale University Press
Pages: 224
Format: Print book

An authoritative and visually stunning look at the fashion of the 20th century, Dressing the Decades examines in depth the origins of the most important luxury garments. Each sumptuously illustrated chapter features a detailed overview of a particular decade, including the historical events,...
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The Actor's Workbook: A Practical Guide to Training, Rehearsing and Devising Video

Alex Clifton · Bloomsbury Methuen Drama
Pages: 367
Format: Print book

The Actor's Workbook is an essential workbook for actors, actors in training and teachers of acting and drama. The workbook and video provide a clear, step-by-step guide to learning techniques in acting.The book presents a system of exercises which will develop core acting skills, offers...
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Natural Histories: Extraordinary Rare Book Selections from the American Museum of Natural History Library

Tom Baione · Sterling Publishing
Pages: 163
Format: Print book

Inside the American Museum of Natural History is an eight-story library - one of the largest natural-science libraries in the Western Hemisphere - that contains over 450,000 volumes of monographs, pamphlets, reprints, and original rare books. Natural Histories allows readers a privileged...
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The Everything Essential Music Theory Book: A Guide to the Fundamentals of Reading, Writing, and Understanding Music

Marc Schonbrun · Adams Media; 1 edition
Format: Print book

Master musical skills quickly and easily!From classical music to new age, hard rock, and pop, music has always played an important role in everyday life. Whether youre an intermediate musician or an aspiring music major, The Everything Essential Music Theory Book is a guide to mastering...
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The Bow Tie Book

James Gulliver Hancock · Universe
Format: Hardcover

The perfect adornment for the bookshelves of today’s modern gentleman, The Bow Tie Book is the first illustrated book devoted to the classic menswear accessory. "If you have a swagger, a bow tie can be a badge of courage…The bow is not for the timid of heart…but a beautifully...
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Five Star Music Makeover: The Independent Artist's Guide for Singers, Songwriters, Bands, Producers, and Self-Publishers

Coreen Sheehan · Hal Leonard Books
Pages: 347
Format: Print book

(Music Pro Guide) . In order to achieve success in today's music industry, artists must first do a great deal of work on their own. Learning the required skills can take years of real-life experience, and hiring personal coaches, studio professionals, and consultants can be costly....
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Bond vs. Bond: The Many Faces of 007

Paul Simpson · Race Point Pub
Pages: 208
Format: Print book

Who is your favorite Bond? Whether you love Sean Connery, Roger Moore, or even Timothy Dalton, you are going to love Bond vs. Bond. A fully comprehensive guide, Bond vs. Bond compares and contrasts all of the various ways Ian Fleming's iconic British Secret Service agent, code name...
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Complete Calligraphy Skills: Everything You Need to Know with 20 Beautiful Lettering Styles

Vivien Lunniss · Barron's Educational Series
Pages: 192
Format: Paperback

The modern use of calligraphy for wedding invitations and graphic design has breathed new life into the ancient art of decorative lettering, but beginners can be overwhelmed by the vast array of techniques needed for mastering calligraphy. Complete Calligraphy Skills/i> provides step-by-step...
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The 101 Greatest Plays: From Antiquity to the Present

Michael Billington · Guardian Books/Faber & Faber
Pages: 464
Format: Print book

Having surveyed post-war British drama in State of the Nation, Michael Billington now looks at the global picture. In this provocative and challenging new book, he offers his highly personal selection of the 101 greatest plays ranging from the Greeks to the present-day.But his book is no mere...
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Glow: The Autobiography of Rick James

Rick James · Atria Books
Pages: 342
Format: Print book

Best known for his song "Super Freak," hitmaker, singer, innovator, producer, award-winning pioneer in the fusion of funk groove and rock, the late Rick James collaborated with music biographer David Ritz in this posthumously published, wildly entertaining, and profound expression...
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Rustic Chic Wedding: 55 Projects for Crafting Your Own Wedding Style

Morgann Hill · Running Press
Pages: 271
Format: Paperback

Rustic Chic Wedding is a bride and groom's peek into the vintage-inspired, timeless wedding of their dreams. A little DIY with a whiff of romance and whimsy goes a long way toward wedding-day magic.Choose from any of the three beautiful wedding "themes." Maybe your wedding style...
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Ansel Adams: The National Parks Service Photographs

ANSEL ADAMS · Abbeville Press
Pages: 160
Format: Hardcover

In 1941, Ansel Adams photographed America's national parks for a series of murals that would celebrate the country's natural heritage. Because of the escalation of World War II, the project was suspended after less than a year, but not before Adams had produced these images, which illustrate...
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Good Booty: Love and Sex, Black and White, Body and Soul in American Music

ANN POWERS · Dey Street Books
Pages: 418
Format: Hardcover

In this sweeping history of popular music in the United States, NPR's acclaimed music critic examines how popular music shapes fundamental American ideas and beliefs, allowing us to communicate difficult emotions and truths about our most fraught social issues, most notably sex and race.In...
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Let's Go Crazy: Prince and the Making of Purple Rain

Alan Light · Atria Books
Format: Hardcover

From the former senior editor of Rolling Stone and author of The Holy or the Broken, called "thoughtful and illuminating" by The New York Times, a new book on the unlikely coming-to-be of Prince's now legendary album.Purple Rain is a song, an album, and a film - each one a commercial...
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LIFE D-Day: Remembering the Battle that Won the War - 70 Years Later

The Editors of LIFE · Life; Reprint edition
Format: Book

Probably the most famous combat photographs ever made were those taken on the beach in Normandy during the D-Day invasions by Robert Capa, shooting for LIFE and going in with the first wave. The saga of those images has been told before and will be again in this commemorative book: How Capa...
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Contemporary Duologues: Two Men

Trilby James · Nick Hern Books
Pages: 266
Format: Paperback

In this volume of the Good Audition Guides, you'll find a selection of the best contemporary scenes for two male actors.
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Cubed: The Secret History of the Workplace

Nikil Saval · Doubleday
Pages: 368
Format: Print book

A New York Times Notable Book * Daily Beast Best Nonfiction of 2014 * Inc. Magazine's Most Thought-Provoking Books of the Year"Man is born free, but he is everywhere in cubicles."How did we get from Scrooge's office to "Office Space"? From bookkeepers in dark...
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James Bond Encyclopedia: Updated Edition

John Cork · DK ADULT; Updated edition
Format: Hardcover

The newly updated James Bond Encyclopedia explores every aspect of the 007 story, including Skyfall, the most successful Bond film ever made. Created in full collaboration with EON Productions, producers of the Bond films, and illustrated with more than 1,000 amazing photographs, the book...
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AutoCAD 2014 For Dummies

Bill Fane · For Dummies; 1 edition
Format: Paperback

Find your way around AutoCAD 2014 with this full-color, For Dummies guide!Put away that pencil and paper and start putting the power of AutoCAD 2014 to work in your CAD projects and designs. From setting up your drawing environment to using text, dimensions, hatching, and more, this guide...
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Practical Handbook: Learning to Paint & Draw: A Superb Guide To The Fundamentals Of Working With Charcoals, Pencils, Pen And Ink, As Well As In Waterpaints, Oils, Acrylics And Pastels

Hazel Harrison · Southwater
Format: Print book

An illustrated course on practical and creative techniques using a wide range of media, with demonstrations, exercises and projects to follow.
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American Mirror: The Life and Art of Norman Rockwell

Deborah Solomon · Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Format: Hardcover

Welcome to Rockwell Land, writes Deborah Solomon in the introduction to this spirited and authoritative biography of the painter who provided twentieth-century America with a defining image of itself. As the star illustrator of The Saturday Evening Post for nearly half a century, Norman...
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The Book of Broadway: The 150 Definitive Plays and Musicals

Eric Grode · Voyageur Press, 2015.
Pages: 320
Format: Print book

Relive, or discover, the Broadway productions that have enthralled, enchanted, and enraptured audiences for more than 100 years.The Book of Broadway is a celebratory, gorgeous tome dedicated to what is arguably the quintessential American art form: the Broadway show. The book profiles 150 of the best,...
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The Complete Beginner's Guide to Drawing: More than 200 drawing techniques, tips & lessons

Walter Foster Creative Team · Walter Foster Publishing
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

With helpful tips and easy to follow step-by-step lessons, The Complete Beginner's Guide to Drawing is the perfect resource for artists looking to hone their drawing style and technique. The Complete Beginner's Guide to Drawing is a comprehensive guide to drawing a vast array of subjects,...
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How to Read Houses: A Crash Course in Domestic Architecture

Will Jones · Rizzoli
Format: Book

Small enough to fit in a pocket yet serious enough to provide real answers, this charmingly illustrated book is the ultimate field guide to domestic architecture. This sixth entry in the hugely popular How to Read series is a one-stop guide to understanding house styles. The book explains...
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Elvis and Ginger: Elvis Presley's Fiancée and Last Love Finally Tells Her Story

Ginger Alden · Berkley
Format: Hardcover

ELVIS PRESLEY'S FIANCÉE AND LAST LOVE FINALLY TELLS HER STORY "Elvis, you and I know the truth and unfortunately you're not here to set the record straight. With this book, I will try to..." Elvis Presley and Graceland were fixtures in the life of Ginger Alden, having...
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Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice: The Art of the Film

Peter Aperlo · Titan Books
Pages: 160
Format: Print book

Fearing the actions of a god-like Superhero left unchecked, Gotham City's own formidable vigilante takes on Metropolis's most revered, modern-day savior, while the world wrestles with what sort of hero it really needs. Zack Snyder's Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice sees Batman...
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Creative Colored Pencil: Easy and Innovative Techniques for Beautiful Painting

Gary Greene · North Light
Pages: 128
Format: Print book

New, easy & fun colored pencil techniques! In Creative Colored Pencil, you will find secrets for amazing new and never-before-seen techniques that will turn your everyday colored pencils (both traditional wax-based and water-soluble into liquid pencils! Whether you want to learn how to color...
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Cartooning: Basic Cartooning: Learn to draw cartoon characters and scenes

Maury Aaseng · Walter Foster Publishing
Pages: 40
Format: Print book

The beginning artist's guide to drawing basic cartoon characters.Perfect for beginning artists, Basic Cartooning begins with a comprehensive introduction to drawing cartoon heads and bodies, covering tools and materials to fundamental techniques. Aspiring cartoonists will learn to master...
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