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Bricks and Mortals: Ten Great Buildings and the People They Made

Tom Wilkinson · Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Format: Hardcover

Longlisted for the Guardian First Book Award 2014 We don't just look at buildings: their facades, beautiful or ugly, conceal the spaces we inhabit. We are born, work, love and die in architecture. We buy and sell it, rent it and squat in it, create and destroy it. These aspects of buildings...
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Ed Sheeran: Memories We Made

Christie Goodwin · Harper Design
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

When photographer Christie Goodwin first met Ed Sheeran he was unknown and unsigned - just a young busker trying to make it big. But she could see something special in Ed. Goodwin agreed to photograph him for free to help him on his way to the top.That was the beginning of a 10-year collaboration,...
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The Library of Congress Illustrated Timeline of the Civil War

Margaret E. Wagner · Little, Brown and Company; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

With striking visuals from the Library of Congress unparalleled archive, THE LIBRARY OF CONGRESS ILLUSTRATED TIMELINE OF THE CIVIL WAR is an authoritative and engaging narrative of the domestic conflict that determined the course of American history. A detailed chronological timeline of the war captures...
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Impressionist Prints

Roger Passeron · Dutton
Pages: 222
Format: Hardcover

First edition. 99 illustrations, 23 in color. The text begins with a general section on printmaking in France c. 1860, before considering, in a separate section, each artist and those of his or her works reproduced. 223 pages. cloth. folio.
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The Heart of a Boy: Celebrating the Strength and Spirit of Boyhood

Kate T. Parker · Workman Publishing Company
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

In her international bestseller Strong Is the New Pretty (with 329,000 copies in print) , the photographer Kate T. Parker changed the way we see girls by showing us their truest selves - fearless, messy, wild, stubborn, proud. Now it's time to talk about our boys. Prompted by #metoo,...
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You Are Here: Around the World in 92 Minutes: Photographs from the International Space Station

Chris Hadfield · Little, Brown
Format: Hardcover

Divided by continent, YOU ARE HERE represents one (idealized) orbit of the ISS. This planetary photo tour -- surprising, playful, thought-provoking, and visually delightful -- is also punctuated with fun, fascinating commentary on life in zero gravity. In the spirit of his bestselling An Astronaut's...
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Walk This Way: Run-DMC, Aerosmith, and the Song that Changed American Music Forever

Geoff Edgers · Blue Rider Press
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

Washington Post staff writer Geoff Edgers takes a deep dive into the story behind "Walk This Way," Aerosmith and Run-DMC's legendary, groundbreaking mashup that forever changed music. The early 1980s were an exciting time for music. Hair metal bands were selling out stadiums,...
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Handel in London: A Genius and His Craft

Jane Glover · Pegasus Books
Pages: 448
Format: Hardcover

A rich and evocative account of the life and work of one of the world's favorite composers -- from the acclaimed author of Mozart's Women.In 1712, a young German composer followed his princely master to London and would remain there for the rest of his life. That master would become King...
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Justice League: The Art of the Film

ABBIE BERNSTEIN · Titan Books
Pages: 208
Format: Hardcover

Inspired by Superman's selfless act, Batman and Wonder Woman work quickly to find and recruit a team of metahumans - Aquaman, Cyborg, and The Flash - to save the planet from an assault of catastrophic proportions. Packed with stunning concept art, sketches, costume detail, stills, and behind-the-scenes...
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Slowhand: The Life and Music of Eric Clapton

PHILIP NORMAN · Little, Brown and Company
Pages: 432
Format: Hardcover

From the bestselling author of Shout!, comes the definitive biography of Eric Clapton, a Rock legend whose life story is as remarkable as his music, which transformed the sound of a generation.For half a century Eric Clapton has been acknowledged to be one of music's greatest virtuosos,...
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This Is What a Librarian Looks Like: A Celebration of Libraries, Communities, and Access to Information

Kyle Cassidy · Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers
Pages: 240
Format: Print book

In 2014, author and photographer Kyle Cassidy published a photo essay on Slate.com called "This is What A Librarian Looks Like," a montage of portraits and a tribute to librarians. Since then, Cassidy has made it his mission to remind us of how essential librarians and libraries...
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Queen Bey: A Celebration of the Power and Creativity of Beyoncé Knowles-Carter

Veronica Chambers · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

From the editor of the bestselling anthology The Meaning of Michelle, a celebration of one of the greatest stars of our timeThe Ultimate Beyonce Collectible Beyoncé. Her name conjures more than music, it has come to be synonymous with beauty, glamour, power, creativity, love, and romance....
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Laws Guide to Nature Drawing and Journaling, The

John Muir Laws · Heyday
Pages: 303
Format: Print book

In straightforward text complemented by step-by-step illustrations, dozens of exercises lead the hand and mind through creating accurate reproductions of plants and animals as well as landscapes, skies, and more. Laws provides clear, practical advice for every step of the process for artists...
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