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It's a London Thing: An Insider's City Guide

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by Butler, Fred
Fred Butler has lived in London for over a decade, yet every day she still finds something new and interesting about the city, whether she's cycling to catch a fashion show, DJing a party, or going on training runs with the Run Dem Crew. Now, in her first book, the popular blogger invites readers to come along on her London travels. Fred recommends the best each neighborhood has to offer in the way of bars,...
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Photos That Changed the World

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by Stepan, Peter
Now available in an updated and revised edition, "Photos that Changed the World" gathers together images of pivotal moments in world history in one stunning volume. In lavish two-page spreads, this book presents nearly one hundred of history s most memorable photographs from the Wright Brothers first flight to the bombing of Pearl Harbor, from Martin Luther King s I Have a Dream speech to Nelson Mandela s r...
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Brutal London: Construct Your Own Concrete Capital

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by Zupagrafika
In this fun and intellectually stimulating book, readers can recreate a number of London's most renowned Brutalist buildings. Opening with an informative history of the origins and philosophy of Brutalist architecture, the book then focuses on nine buildings: Alexandra Road Estate Alton Estate Barbican Estate Robin Hood Gardens Balfron Tower The National Theatre Space House Ledbury Estate T...
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Robots: Watch Out, Water About! Pop-Up Book

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by Ug, Philippe
You don't have to be an eight-year-old boy to appreciate the plight of a robot caught in the rain - if, that is, the story is told in pop-up images by the brilliant Philippe UG. In his latest book, one of the world's most imaginative paper artists delivers a delightful glimpse into the inner workings, movement and emotion of a hapless robot. Once he gets wet, he goes to the doctor and voila! His creaky gear...
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Antoni Gaudi: Create Your Own City Sticker Book

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by Prestel Publishing
Antoni Gaudi is one of history's most recognized and beloved architects and designers. His masterpiece, the still-uncompleted Sagrada Familia, is one of the most visited monuments in Spain. But this Catalonian architect is especially inspiring to children, who marvel at the non-traditional forms he employed in his buildings and designs. Using pages of colourful stickers to inspire learning and creativity, t...
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Antoni Gaudi Colouring Book

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by Prestel Publishing
This delightful colouring book introduces children to one of the world's most recognized and admired architects, Antoni Gaudi. His masterpiece, the still-uncompleted Sagrada Familia Basilica of Barcelona, is one of the most visited monuments in Spain. The Catalonian architect is especially appealing to children, who will marvel at the organic forms inspired by nature he employed in his buildings and designs...
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Stationery Fever: From Paper Clips to Pencils and Everything in Between

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by Komurki, John Z.
This beautifully designed book shows how the seemingly mundane objects that populate desks and cubicles everywhere are now being re-imagined as collector's items. And as today's trendsetting artists and designers are increasingly returning to non-digital techniques and methods, letterpress stationery, typewriters, and ink pens have developed the cache of vintage fashion and cars. Stationery Fever showcases ...
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New York Bike Style

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by Polcer, Sam
America may be a nation obsessed with automobiles, but today the bicycle is giving the car a run for its money. And while New York is just one of many cities that is implementing new and exciting bike-friendly policies, the local cyclist population stands out as one of the most diverse, inventive, and stylish in the world. New York Bike Style celebrates this diversity with full-page photographs of riders an...
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London Rising: Illicit Photos from the City's Heights

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by Garrett, Bradley L.
Over the course of seven years, a well-respected team of adventurers has embarked on scores of not-quite-legal investigations inside, below, and above the city's hidden infrastructures. Their first book published by Prestel, Subterranean London: Cracking the Capital, took readers under the city. Now, they reveal the results of their expeditions scaling the city's heights. Jaw-dropping photographs offer extr...
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Unforgotten New York: Legendary Spaces of the Twentieth-Century Avant-Garde

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by Brun-Lambert, David
If you lived in New York City in the 1950s, '60s, '70s, or '80s, you were likely enchanted by a particular, legendary place. Late-night spots like the Copacabana, Studio 54, The Mudd Club, or The Roxy; music venues such as CBGBs and the Village Vanguard; cutting-edge performance spaces such as The Kitchen and St. Mark's Church in the Bowery; social hangouts like the Gaslight Cafe and Keith Haring's Pop Shop...
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Water

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by Edmaier, Bernhard
In his seminal photography books, Bernhard Edmaier combines his training as a geologist with an exquisite talent for capturing dreamy, colour-saturated, seemingly abstract images of earth from above. In this new volume, Edmaier looks at water-from both the air and the ground-as a source of life and one of the most important landscape-shaping forces on earth. Readers will be enthralled by Edmaier's stunning ...
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Wild Life

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by Wilson, Brad
Most nature books capture animals in their native habitats. Brad Wilson decided to try a different approach - bringing animals into his studio and photographing each against a solid black background. The results are electrifying. By minimizing the distractions of background, Wilson allows us to focus solely on the animals. This book allows the reader to fully appreciate each animal's expression, posture, si...
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Funny Birds

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by Ug, Philippe
High up in the treetops strange birds are hatching from their eggs, craning their necks toward their mothers, and exploring their new environment. In this enchanting book, paper artist Philippe UG has created an avian paradise comprised of fourteen unique and delightful birds. As each page is turned, UG's birds form intricate patterns of color and shape, inviting readers deep into a world of feathers, leave...
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Subterranean London: Cracking the Capital

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by Garrett, Bradley L.
Peel back the layers under a London street and you'll discover a haunting, dreamlike world of hand-laid brick sewers, forgotten tube stations, World War II evacuation shelters, secret government bunkers, and tunnel boring machines laying new sewer, communication and transport grids. Bradley L. Garrett has worked with explorers of subterranean London to collect an astonishing array of images documenting forb...
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Avenue Patrice Lumumba

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by Tillim/1
Tillim's earlier photographs documented war-torn Africa and the people whose lives have been shaped by years of conflict and hardship. In this book he focuses on the structures that dot the urban landscape of these troubled countries. The eighty images in this book from Angola, Mozambique, Madagascar and the Democratic Republic of Congo, reveal modern buildings constructed with illusions of prosperity and p...
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A Tiger in My Garden: A Do-It-Yourself Pop-Up Book

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by Arno
Children can make their own beautiful pop-up book using this imaginative kit, a little glue and by following simple step-by-step instructions. The result is a series of magical gardens - French, Japanese, Arabian, tropical and dreamlike - through which a mysterious tiger wonders. Brief texts introduce readers to the various types of gardens. Inspired by the late artist Derek Jarman's unique garden on the co...
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Alps: Alpine Landscape Pictures

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by Unverzart, Olaf
Serious Alpine photography began in the middle of the 19th century by photographers who lugged large plate cameras into inaccessible regions to produce some of the most spectacular images of their time. Nearly two hundred years later, Olaf Unverzart has photographed the Alps and given them a 21st century perspective. Disappearing glaciers, the steeply inclined asphalt roads of the Tour de France, machinery ...
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Kerala: India's Garden of the Gods

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by O Kruger
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Paintings that Changed the World

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by Reichold, Klaus
Looking at 90 of history's greatest masterpieces to explain just what makes them great, this work contains brief, informative essays that examine each work from historic and cultural perspectives and offers intriguing observations and interesting anecdotes about the artists and their eras. Full-page, colour representations accompany each essay and additional illustrations shed light on how - and why - the p...
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Photos That Changed The World

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by Stepan, Peter
From triumph to tragedy, this book gathers together photos of pivotal moments in 20th century world history. Engaging essays accompany each photograph and tell the story behind each image.
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