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The Martini Book by Sally Ann Berk contains more than 200 martini recipes for every flavor imaginable. Whether it's dry or sweet, fruity or spicy, there's something here for every mood. The perfect gift for the martini lover!Dimensions: 5" x 9.5" x 1"
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Random House:SEE THE BEAUTY HERE Imagine turning the corner to find a message so sentimental it yanks at your heartstrings: I've always known it was you. Happening upon an unexpected affirmation like this can instantly improve your mood and linger in your mind. This book offers the power to make someone's day with 16 reusable stencils that are die-cut into optimistic and uplifting messages (Today is your day, Follow your bliss, You are perfect!) in an array of cool fonts. When used with paint, chalk, or markers, the sturdy card stock stencils can be wiped clean and reused multiple times. Stencilers can steathily spread the love, compliment a crush, cheer up friends, or bring smiles to the faces of complete strangers. The possibilities to surprise and inspire are infinite!
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A YEAR IN THE LIFE OF FACE HUNTER Following the runaway success of his first book, pioneering street fashion photographer Yvan Rodic (better known to his fans as Face Hunter) is back with a travel diary that chronicles a year-long face-hunting expedition to more than 30 of his favourite fashion cities. Follow him to the world's most stylish cities, which range from the established fashion capitals of New York, Milan and Paris to exciting new style centres in Africa, Asia and South America and even unexpected gems such as Baku. A young child in Tokyo wears fantastic striped sunglasses; trainers are paired with cowrie shells in CapeTown; a woman poses in a fake leopard-skin coat outside Milan Cathedral; blue suede shoes pound the streets of Beirut Forget the catwalk. You never know what will catch Face Hunters eye.
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Whether it's unforgivable grammar bad spelling or just plain old terrible translations these 140 photos demonstrate how the world's favorite language is treated when it travels. From hilarious street signs to dreadful translations to an assortment of wonderful unintentional wordplay this book will make English readers laugh out loud at the things that can be lost in translation never to be found again—and will remind them to always use spellcheck!
From the creators of Cherry Bombe, the indie magazine and radio podcast celebrating women and food, comes this marvelous collection of tasty recipes. This crave-worthy book includes contributions from over 100 creative and inspiring women including Chrissy Teigen, Padma Lakshmi, and more. By Kerry Diamond and Claudia Wu. Published by Clarkson Potter. (October 10, 2017.) Hardcover. 256 pages. 8.6" length x 1.1" width x 11.0" height (approximately). ISBN: 9780553459524.
This book is a groundbreaking guide that explores the history of Champagne, the wine-growing region that has undergone a dramatic transformation over the years. Packaged in a luxurious box with a pullout tray, this wonderful resource features a complete set of seven vintage vineyard maps by Louis Larmat. By Peter Liem. Published by Ten Speed Press; Box Har/Ma edition. (October 10, 2017.) Hardcover. 328 pages. 8.4" length x 2.5" width x 10.7" height (approximately). ISBN: 9781607748427.
Featuring over 400 full-color photographs, Vogue Living: Country, City, Coast presents a stunning collection of 36 high-society houses and gardens. These lovely homes have appeared in the pages of Vogue over the last decade and will inspire designers and architects alike. Edited by Hamish Bowles and Chloe Malle. Published by Knopf. (October 24, 2017.) Hardcover with jacket. 448 pages. 437 full-color illustrations. 9.8" length x 1.7" width x 12.8" height (approximately). ISBN: 9781524732059.
Successful author, businesswoman, and former fashion designer Carolyne Roehm has established herself as a lifestyle connoisseur, showcasing her talents through many mediums, including the creation of spectacular gardens. This volume explores the American tastemaker's historic Connecticut home featuring rose gardens, greenhouses, outdoor living rooms, and an array of vibrant blooms. Styled with vivid, full-length photographs and insightful words by Roehm herself, At Home In The Garden leaves readers inspired to create a lush oasis of their own. By Carolyne Roehm. Photography by Carolyne Roehm. Contributions by Marc Kristal. Published by Potter Style. (October 27, 2015.) Hardcover with jacket. 304 pages. 11.50" length x 1.50" width x 14.25" height (approximately). ISBN: 9781101903575.
Collectors and enthusiasts will appreciate this curated overview of some of the most influential pieces of modern industrial design from 1900 to date. Within these pages are 100 meticulously selected and beautifully photographed objects from the Kravis Design Center including electronic appliances, radios, chairs, posters, and more. Introduction by Penny Sparke. Foreword by George R. Kravis II. Published by Skira Rizzoli. (March 29, 2016.) Hardcover with jacket. 176 pages. 10.50" length x 1.00" width x 10.25" height (approximately). ISBN: 9780847848324.