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This sleek hardcover book refers to Yves Saint Laurent as an artist who worked in the sphere of fashion, and whose entire life was devoted to a quest for perfection. The 388-page retrospective contains a rich chronology of the iconic French designer's life, including an in-depth original interview from his longtime business partner, Pierre Bergé. Filled with beautiful photographs, illustrations and hand-written notes, it will make the perfect gift for devotees of the label. -- 388-page hardcover book - Published: 2010 - Publisher: Abrams - ISBN: 0-8109-9608-1 - Made in Italy
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It's an exhilarating experience dangling your feet from the side of a shaking helicopter while the wind is whipping you in the face. Only having seconds to manually adjust the light and composition to capture the perfect moment, says LA-based photographer Gray Malin. Inspired by the first time he shot Miami's beaches during Art Basel, this 143-page hardcover book is filled with aerial imagery of exotic shores around the world - including Cape Town, Barcelona and Sydney. Place it on your coffee table, or give it to a jet-setting friend. -- 143-page hardcover book - Published: 2016 - Publisher: Abrams - ISBN: 978149720895
Mr Derek Ridgers has captured some truly iconic and flamboyant characters during his career, such as Boy George and Mr Nick Cave, but we think it's the British photographer's candid street portraits that are most striking. Published by Carpet Bombing Culture and distributed by Abrams , this hardcover book is filled with snapshots of youth subcultures from the '80s -think Punks, Blitz Kids and New Romantics. - - 160-page hardcover book - Published: 2017 - Publisher: Carpet Bombing Culture - ISBN: 978-1908211-56-9 - Made in the UK
When I set out to become a fine art photographer, I knew I had a desire to create beautiful images - but I did not know this eagerness would evolve into an insatiable obsession, explains Mr Gray Malin in the introduction to his new hardcover book, Escape , published by Abrams . It's packed with aerial shots of more than 22 destinations across 11 countries, showcasing everything from snowy terrains to colourful swimming pools. - - 224-page hardcover book - Published: 2017 - Publisher: Abrams - ISBN: 978-1-419702759-7
Mr Fred Lyon is best known for taking striking black and white photographs of his hometown, San Francisco. Abrams ' latest book is filled with the lensman's moody, high-contrast images of a bygone era, which evoke noir movies from a similar time. It'll make an excellent gift for Bay Area natives and lovers of classic film alike. - - 224-page hardcover book - Published: 2017 - Publisher: Princeton Architectural Press - ISBN: 9781616896515 - Made in the UK
Prada by Abrams is the first book to document three decades of ground-breaking fashion, architecture and film by one of the world's most influential brands. Housed in an embossed presentation box, this expansive tome is filled with thousands of images and film stills that offer a glimpse at what goes on behind the scenes, both inside the design studios and backstage at the shows. Additionally, it chronicles the label's extensive creative partnerships with leading photographers, designers, directors and actors. It's one to display proudly on your coffee table. - - 704-page hardcover book - Published: 2009 - Publisher: Fondazione Prada - ISBN: 9788887029444 - Made in the UK
Since its launch in the late '60s, no other magazine has captured the American zeitgeist as definitively as Rolling Stone . Celebrating 50 years since its founding, this hardback book is an essential exploration of journalism, cultural criticism, and - of course - music throughout the decades. Interviews with rock icons including Bob Dylan, Mick Jagger, Kurt Cobain and Bruce Springsteen sit alongside photography from the likes of Annie Leibovitz and features by revered writers such as Hunter S. Thompson. - - 224-page hardcover book - Published: 2017 - Publisher: Abrams - ISBN: 9781419724466 - Made in the UK
More than 70 leaders in the art of gastronomy, including Ms Alice Waters and Mr Jamie Oliver, reveal the primary sources of their culinary inspiration in Abrams ' hardcover book. The result is an eclectic mix of subjects from food writers, chefs, restaurateurs and bakers and a celebration of the flavours, dishes and techniques that have inspired their cooking. It also reviews key titles on international cuisines and specialised dining subjects. - - 352-page hardcover book - Published: 2016 - Publisher: Abrams - ISBN-13: 978-1419720802 - Made in the UK
With over 40 years of interior design experience, trailblazer and tastemaker Ms Bunny Williams is one of the industry's leading names. Published by Abrams , this 256-page hardcover book showcases her Punta Cana retreat, La Colina - a lush villa tucked into tropical gardens by the Caribbean sea that she designed and custom-built with notable antiques dealer, Mr John Rosselli. It's brimming with never-before-published photos, entertaining advice and anecdotes from friends who have visited. - - 256-page hardcover book - Published: 2016 - Publisher: Abrams - ISBN: 978-1419720819 - Made in the UK
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Hardcover book, titled Jacques Helleu & Chanel, published by Abrams in 2006, in which Chanel's late artist director for more than 40 years gives insight to his vision and the premier fashion house's history. Includes slip jacket.
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Hardback cover book titled Steuben Glass: An American Tradition in Crystal published by Harry N. Abrams Inc. in 2003 and authored by Mary Jean Madigan discussing the history and design of Steuben glass.
Danny Clinch: Still Moving: * Danny Clinch is one of rock and roll s most prolific photographers, as well as a three-time Grammy-nominated music video and concert film director. This lavish monograph chronicles Danny Clinch s illustrious career with more than 200 photographs of the most important musicians of all time, along with his personal anecdotes and a written contribution by Bruce Springsteen. Published Sept 23, 2014. Hardcover. 296 pages *Measurements:* 1.5" x 10.5" x 12.25
*Bonesville* This stunning picture book from the bestselling team of Jean-Luc Fromental and Joelle Jolivet cleverly introduces many of the bones that make up the human body. A mysterious beast is terrorizing the resident skeletons of Bonesville. Under cover of darkness, it steals a different bone from each townsperson, from cranium to phalanges. Published August 16, 2016. Hardcover (Self Ended). 48 pages
*The Steep and Thorny Way* 1920s Oregon is not a welcoming place for Hanalee Denney, the daughter of a white woman and an African-American man. She has almost no rights by law, and the Ku Klux Klan breeds fear and hatred in even Hanalee's oldest friendships. Plus, her father, Hank Denney, died a year ago, hit by a drunk-driving teenager. Now her father's killer is out of jail and back in town, and he claims that Hanalee's father wasn't killed by the accident at all but, instead, was poisoned by the doctor who looked after him - who happens to be Hanalee's new stepfather. Published March 8, 2016. Hardcover. 352 pages
Ample Hills Creamery: * Ample Hills Creamery is an ice-cream destination that attracts thousands of customers each day from near and far to Prospect Heights, Brooklyn. Lines wind around the block, spurred on by the chance to try one of their unforget table flavors, and these and countless others will be dreamed up in kitchens across the country with the help of Ample Hills Creamery. Published April 15, 2014. Hardcover. 224 pages *Measurements:* 7" x 9"
*Frank Einstein and the Electro-Finger (Frank Einstein Series #2): Book Two* In this second book in the series, Frank Einstein (kid-genius scientist and inventor) and his best friend, Watson, along with Klink (a self-assembled artificial-intelligence entity) and Klank (a mostly self-assembled artificial almost intelligence entity), once again find themselves in competition with T. Edison, their classmate and archrival - this time in the quest to unlock the power behind the science of energy. Frank is working on a revamped version of one of Nikola Tesla's inventions, the "Electro-Finger," a device that can tap into energy anywhere and allow all of Midville to live off the grid, with free wireless and solar energy. But this puts Frank in direct conflict with Edison's quest to control all the power and light in Midville, monopolize its energy resources, and get "rich rich rich." Published March 17, 2015. Hardcover. 176 pages
*Brilliant* The Black Dog of Depression has descended over the adults of Dublin. Uncles are losing their businesses, dads won't get out of bed, mothers no longer smile at their children. Siblings Raymond and Gloria have had enough and set out one night with one goal in mind: to stop the Black Dog, whatever it takes. Published September 8, 2015. Hardcover. 192 pages
Vogue and the Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute: * Drawn from the extensive Vogue archives, the featured stories showcase the photographs of icons such as Annie Leibovitz, Mario Testino, Steven Meisel, and Craig McDean; the vision of legendary Vogue editors like Grace Coddington and Tonne Goodman; and the knowledge and wit of writers such as Hamish Bowles and Jonathan Van Meter. Published September 23, 2014. Hardcover. 272 pages *Measurements:* 9.75" x 12.25"
*Peanut Butter & Brains: A Zombie Culinary Tale* Reginald isn't like the other zombies who shuffle through Quirkville, scaring the townspeople and moaning for BRAINSSSSS! The only thing Reginald's stomach rumbles for is sticky peanut butter and sweet jelly. Published August 11, 2015. Hardcover. 32 pages
Mr. Ken Fulk's Magical World: * Working out of The Magic Factory, a 15,000-square-foot think tank in San Francisco, Ken Fulk specializes in interior design, special events, and architecture. Whether he is creating fantastic homes, throwing the opening party of a museum show, or planning large-scale events (like the famous wedding of Facebook's Sean Parker in a redwood forest), Fulk's work is always remarkable and stylish and sometimes over the top. Featuring more than 200 color photos with accompanying narration by the designer, Mr. Ken Fulk's Magical World showcases the best of his luxurious environments over the past decade: gorgeous dwellings he has designed for notable clientele; his own three homes; stunning examples of his party and event designs; and even a private jet. Published October 18, 2016. Hardcover. 256 pages *Measurements:* 10.5" x 13.5"