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Since the wolf first snuck into the caves of our ancestors to take warmth from the fire, dogs have been man’s constant companion. Dogs, multi-award-winning photographer Tim Flach’s stunning follow-up to the critically acclaimed Equus, delves deep into the psyche of this enduring bond with Canis familiaris to present an exquisite study of “man’s best friend.”
Celebrating its 125th anniversary in 2017, Vogue is one of the most popular fashion and lifestyle magazines of all time. This fascinating book features a collection of some of the most mouthwatering, elegant, and quirky food editorials photographed by Irving Penn alongside original essays by leading writer and Vogue food critic Jeffrey Steingarten. By Vogue Editors. Published by Abrams. (November 14, 2017.) Hardcover with jacket. 304 pages. 10.25" length x 1.25" width x 13.5" height (approximately). ISBN: 9781419727542.
Featuring images of over 22 destinations across 11 countries, Escape showcases Gray Malin's knack and deep passion for photography and adventure as well as his mastery of light, shape, and perspective. Within these pages readers will find stunning aerial photographs of vacation spots across the globe, creating the ultimate visual escape. By Gray Malin. Published by Abrams (October 3, 2017.) Hardcover. 224 pages. 13.2" length x 0.9" width x 10.2" height (approximately). ISBN: 9781419727597.
This visually stunning book profiles the talented photographer Cecil Beaton and his creative world of art and culture. Author Lisa Immordino Vreeland brings the late Beaton's personality to life through her inclusion of his beautiful photography, fascinating drawings, diary entries, and much more. By Lisa Immordino Vreeland. Published by Abrams Books. (October 17, 2017.) Hardcover with jacket. 144 pages. 10.5" length x 1.0" width x 12.5" height (approximately). ISBN: 9781419726606.
This beautifully illustrated eight-volume set showcases the expansive work of French glass designer René Lalique and his successors. A must-have for objet d'art enthusiasts, this collection includes awe-inspiring images of Lalique's nouveau jewelry, intricate stained-glass designs, stunning tableware, and more. Includes eight volumes: Crystal, Poet of Glass, Architecture & Interior Design, Tableware, Perfume Bottles, Drawings, Jewels, The Artist. By Véronique Brumm. Published by 5Continents; Slp edition. (October 10, 2017.) Paperbacks with hard slipcase. 416 pages. 8.0" length x 2.2" width x 11.5" height (approximately). ISBN: 9788874397402.
One of the most popular movements of the 20th century, Art Deco takes its influences from European craft traditions, Ancient Egyptian culture, and everything in between. This beautifully illustrated, definitive text explores how this modern and eclectic style came to epitomize the glamour and indulgence of the Jazz Age. Edited by Charlotte Benton, Tim Benton, Ghislaine Wood. Published by Victoria & Albert Museum. (June 2, 2015.) Hardcover with jacket. 464 pages. 9.8" length x 1.8" width x 11.0" height (approximately). ISBN: 9781851778331.
This book shows off a selection of outstanding New York City apartments decorated by top interior designers. The exceptional properties featured in this work have undergone dramatic changes throughout the decades but still maintain an air of wealth and sophistication that design enthusiasts will appreciate through the stunning photography and floor plans. By Kirk Henckels and Anne Walker. Photographs by Michel Arnaud. Published by Vendome Press. (October 31, 2017.) Hardcover. 312 pages. 1.2" length x 9.2" width x 12.0" height (approximately). ISBN: 9780865653405.
Bohemianism upholds a range of meanings: open-minded wanderers, artistic and literary pursuits, and alternative lifestyle, among others. Keeping its worldly, free-spirited nature, this theme continues to flourish, most notably in décor and interior design. Presented by famed photographer Miguel Flores-Vianna, this volume surveys an extraordinary group of tastemakers who have crafted their abodes by this whimsical agenda. Covering spaces across four continents, these pages display variations of eccentric-chic including earthy colors, mix-and-match china, geometric patterns, and vintage furniture. By Miguel Flores-Vianna. Foreword by Amy Astley. Published by Vendome Press. (September 26, 2017.) Hardcover with jacket. 312 pages. 10.0" length x 1.5" width x 13.0" height (approximately). ISBN: 9780865653399.
The work of multi-award-winning photographer Tim Flach is showcased in Lewis Blackwell's Dogs. From rescue dogs, to racing greyhounds and the show dogs of Crufts and Westminster, this beautiful book dedicates over 200 pages to man's best friend. By Lewis Blackwell. Photographer by Tim Flach. Published by Harry N. Abrams. (October 1, 2010.) Hardcover with jacket. 216 pages. 12.00" length x 1.25" width x 12.00" height (approximately). ISBN: 9780810996533.
This witty narrative follows the life and career of award-winning artist Christoph Niemann. Filled with nearly 350 original images, including whimsical sketches, travel journals, and newspaper features, this book will both entertain and inspire. By Christoph Niemann. Published by Abrams. (October 25, 2016.) Hardcover. 272 pages. 8.5" length x 1.0" width x 11.0" height (approximately). ISBN: 9781419722684.
Known for showcasing the homes and closets of the most beloved celebrities and trendsetters, The Coveteur has quickly become one of fashion's leading websites. Through gorgeous and colorful illustrations, this beautiful coffee table book examines the creative processes of 43 style icons including Christian Louboutin, Dita Von Teese, Karlie Kloss, and more. By Stephanie Mark. Photographs by Jake Rosenberg. Published by Harry N. Abrams. (October 18, 2016.) Hardcover. 272 pages. 9.2" length x 1.0" width x 11.2" height (approximately). ISBN: 9781419721991.
Presented by renowned designer Julia Buckingham, Modernique serves an in-depth guide on how to expertly decorate a modern home. Famed for her exquisite blending of elements, the American tastemaker motivates readers to create a personalized, timeless aesthetic by infusing contemporary and vintage decor. By Julia Buckingham. Foreword by Ken Downing. Contributions by Judith Nasatir. Published by Harry N. Abrams. (April 4, 2017.) Hardcover with jacket. 288 pages. 9" length x 1" width x 11" height (approximately). ISBN: 9781419724817.
An essential collector's item for any Rolling Stone fan, this stunning volume offers a look back at the renowned magazine's rise to prominence and its coverage of American music, pop culture, and history. Filled with the publication's most memorable feature articles, interviews, exposés, and photography organized by decade, the book gives readers an in-depth and comprehensive look into Rolling Stone 's fascinating past. Introduction by Jann S. Wenner. Edited by Jodi Peckman and Joe Levy. Published by Abrams Books. (May 16, 2017.) Hardcover with jacket. 288 pages. 11.50" length x 1.25" width x 14.50" height (approximately). ISBN: 9781419724466.
Recognized for pioneering the fashionable silhouette, Cristóbal Balenciaga continues to be one of the most influential fashion designers of all time. This extended and revised edition exhibits the couturiers background as a budding artist, the growth of his famed fashion house, and his glamorous clients, which included Jackie Kennedy and Ava Gardner. Complete with thoroughly detailed excerpts, Balenciaga's Craft: Outside In will leave readers in awe with the Spanish-born artist's distinguished career and impact on style. By Lesley Ellis Miller. Published by Victoria & Albert Museum. (May 23, 2017.) Hardcover. 192 pages. 8.75" length x 1.00" width x 11.00 height (approximately). ISBN: 9781851779031.
In light of Rosé's rising popularity, this essential guide invites readers to learn about the history and creation of pink wine as well as where to find the best of it. Author and wine columnist Katherine Cole organizes this book's chapters by regions, each with its own exciting atmosphere and flavors. By Katherine Cole. Published by Harry N. Abrams. (April 11, 2017.) Hardcover. 288 pages. 5.8" length x 1.0" width x 10.2" height (approximately). ISBN: 9781419724107.
Written by one of the world's most respected wine critics, this book teaches would-be experts all that there is to know about wine. Jancis Robinson shares her extensive knowledge in a way that is informative, witty, and approachable. By Jancis Robinson. Published by Harry N. Abrams. (September 6, 2016.) Hardcover. 112 pages. 5.25" length x 0.50" width x 7.25" height (approximately). ISBN: 9781419722660.
This beautiful book is a compilation of images from acclaimed photographer Slim Aarons, showcasing the extraordinary women who most influenced his career. The photographs feature big personalities like Audrey Hepburn and Marilyn Monroe in some of the most glamorous locations around the world. By Laura Hawk. Photographs by Slim Aarons and Getty Images. Published by Abrams. (October 4, 2016.) Hardcover with jacket. 240 pages. 10.25" length x 1.00" width x 12.25" height (approximately). ISBN:9781419722424.
The word on style since 1892, Vogue continues to print visionary work that seams together the ever-changing fashion industry with art, culture, photography, and more. This engaging volume chronicles every cover printed by the publication up until 2010, from early 20th-century illustrations to celebrity features. Complete with text detailing trends throughout the decades, this exquisite edition is a must-have for readers in awe of the iconic magazine and its innovative storytelling. By Dodie Kazanjian. Foreword by Hamish Bowles. Published by Harry N. Abrams. (September 5, 2017.) Hardcover with jacket. 304 pages. 9.25" length x 1.25" width x 12.25" height (approximately). ISBN: 9781419727535.
Renowned for their artistry in a time of social and political unrest, Richard Avedon and Andy Warhol are two of the greatest and most influential artists of the 20th century. Accompanying an exhibition at Gagosian in London, this beautiful book showcases some of the men's most creative and iconic work. By Mark Francis and John Richardson. Introduction by Larry Gagosian. Contributions by Michael Bracewell and Ara Merjian. Published by Gagosian Gallery. (March 29, 2016.) Paperback. 256 pages. 12" length x 1" width x 12" height (approximately). ISBN: 9781419719486.
This updated volume is filled with more than 200 new photographs of The New York Botanical Garden. Founded in 1891, the urban oasis celebrates its 125th year as an internationally renowned leader in plant research and conservation. With new additions providing in-depth views of the plants, gardens, architecture, and landscape, this book will delight readers with its beautifully documented history. By Gregory Long and Todd A. Forrest. Published by Harry N. Abrams; Revised, Updated ed. edition. (April 5, 2016.) Hardcover with jacket. 252 pages. 11.00" length x 1.25" width x 11.75" height (approximately). ISBN: 9781419719752.