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Great Pubs of London

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by Dailey, George
For centuries the pub has been an essential part of London's cultural and social fabric. This beautifully illustrated book takes readers through the doors of 25 historically and architecturally significant London pubs. Through photographs specially commissioned for this project, readers can explore these institutions-from snob screens to 400-hundred-year-old flagstone floors. Engaging texts highlight what m...
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The Passport Book

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by Velsen, Nicola von
This highly entertaining, fact-filled book reproduces the passport covers of every single country that issues its own travel document. It clearly illustrates how varied passports can be, despite the guidelines established by the International Civil Aviation Organization. Arranged by continent, each country's entry includes a full-color reproduction of its passport cover as well as brief information, includi...
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Magnum Atlas: Around the World in 365 Photos from the Magnum Archive

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by Magnum Photos
Featuring new and iconic images, this follow-up to Prestel's highly successful A Year in Photography: Magnum Archive includes some of the most striking photography ever collected in one volume. As readers flip the pages they will find themselves traveling from west to east across the globe. Each country is represented in three or four images captured by a single photographer. While renowned figures such as ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Frida Kahlo: The Story of Her Life

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by Vinci, Vanna
The perfect subject for a graphic novel, Frida Kahlo's brief life was dramatic and romantic, tragic and painful. In this illustrated "biography", Vanna Vinci captures the spirit of Kahlo's world in boldly colored, minutely detailed illustrations. Blending facts and history with dreamlike and surreal sequences, Vinci creates an intimate portrayal of an artist who incorporated her life experiences into her ar...
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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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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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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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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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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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Bauhaus: Travel Book: Weimar Dessau Berlin

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by Kern, Ingolf
Established in 1919 in Weimar, the Bauhaus college for design influenced one of the world's most important Modernist movements. Divided into three geographic sections that follow the locations of the school-Weimar (1919-25), Dessau (1925-33), and Berlin (1933)-this unique travel guide leads readers through the most important Bauhaus structures in Germany. Each section features important sites that are given...
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Great Pubs of London

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by Dailey, George
For centuries the pub has been an essential part of London's cultural and social fabric. This beautifully illustrated book takes readers through the doors of 22 historically and architecturally significant London pubs. Through photographs specially commissioned for this project, readers can explore these institutions-from 400-hundred-year-old flagstone floors to etched glass and polished brass. Engaging tex...
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The Island: London Mapped

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by Walter, Stephen
Based on Stephen Walter's stunningly detailed map of London, The Island, this jigsaw puzzle offers a chance to explore the city in a whole new way. Walter converts the city's densely packed streets into a tangle of insightful yet humorous words and symbols. This jigsaw puzzle has been designed to preserve its detail, with the puzzle pieces specially cut along geographical lines in the map. Over the years, W...
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