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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.
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.
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.
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.
This small, beautifully illustrated book offers fun facts about one of the greatest cities in the world through its most famous monuments, streets, and neighborhoods. Packed with information about New York City's greatest points of interest, including the Statue of Liberty, New York Stock Exchange, St. Patrick's Cathedral, City Hall, Times Square, Park Avenue and many more, this handy book is a must-have for both tourists and residents alike! From The Little Book Of series. By Christine Barrely. Edited by Flavie Gaidon and Franck Friès. Published by Hachette Livre Editions Du Chene. (October 21, 2016.) Hardcover. 176 pages. 4.00"/10cm length x 0.75"/2cm width x 6.25"/16cm height (approximately). ISBN: 9782812315329.
With its stunning fringe-trimmed suede-inspired cover, this book provides an all-access pass to the personal life of the notorious Elvis Presley. Including gorgeous full-color visuals alongside personal anecdotes from 75 of Presley's friends, fellow musicians, and fans, this incredible read is a must-have for partisans of the beloved performer. By Thom Gilbert. Foreword by Kim Novak. Published by Glitterati Editions. (August 1, 2017.) Hardcover. 252 pages. 9.5" length x 1.3" width x 12.5" height (approximately). ISBN: 9781943876037.
Founded in 1766, globally esteemed auction house Christie's has showcased fine decorative arts, photography, books, and accessories, among dozens of additional categories. Crafted by famed author Vincent Meylan, this all-inclusive volume offers an exclusive view into the jewelry archives of the distinguished auctioneers. Curated with over 100 reprints of original documents, vivid imagery, and excerpts on prominent figures, Christie's: The Jewellery Archives Revealed unfolds the riveting stories behind the world's most precious gem collections, from Marie Antoinette's treasured necklaces to Gloria Swanson's glamorous rock crystal bracelets. By Vincent Meylan. Published by ACC Publishing Group. (December 6, 2016.) Hardcover with jacket. 244 pages. 10.00" length x 1.25" width x 12.00" height (approximately). ISBN: 9781851498475.
Including contributions by notable scholars, art historians, and more, this fascinating book traces the career of American artist Cy Twombly. This diverse catalog, edited by curator Jonas Storsve of the Musée National d'Art Moderne in Paris, shows Twombly's creative development through more than 200 paintings, sculptures, drawings, and photographs. By Jonas Storsve. Published by 24 ORE Cultura. (March 31, 2017.) Hardcover with jacket. 320 pages. 11.25" length x 1.55" width x 11.25" height (approximately). ISBN: 9783944874616.
Written by connoisseurs Erick Verdonck and Luc De Raedemaeker, this massive text is a definitive guide to Belgian beer culture. Organized by style, the chapters include everything from food pairing advice to a list of the best beer cafés across the globe. By Erick Verdonck and Luc De Raedemaeker. Published by Lannoo Publishers. (November 8, 2016.) Hardcover. 704 pages. 9.25" length x 2.50" width x 11.50" height (approximately). ISBN: 9789401435529.
Renowned photographer Anouk Masson Krantz explores the fascinating world of the wild horses that dwell on Cumberland Island, a remote American getaway in the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of Georgia. This intimate portfolio of black and white photographs encapsulates the exceptional beauty of both the island and its majestic inhabitants. By Anouk Masson Krantz. Foreword by Oliver Ferguson. Published by Images Publishing. (November 10, 2017.) Hardcover with jacket. 240 pages. 11.0" length x 1.0" width x 14.0" height (approximately). ISBN: 9781864707427.