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  1. El Capitan

    El Capitan Historic Feats and Radical Routes

    By Daniel Duane

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    An unforgettable faceall 3,000 granite feet of it. El Capitan towers above California's Yosemite Valley, a sheer rock wall, seemingly insurmountable, and by far the most coveted rock climb on earth. El Capitan traces the mountain's unique histo...


  2. Shaving Lessons

    Shaving Lessons A Memoir of Father and Son

    by Kurt Chandler

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    With a mixture of admiration, amusement, and alarm, author Kurt Chandler watches his son Ben navigate his freshman year of high school. It's a transitional time for both of themfather at mid-life and son on the path to manhoodwhich they manage together...


  3. Frank Lloyd Wright: The Western Work

    Frank Lloyd Wright: The Western Work

    By Dixie Legler,Photographs by Scot Zimmerman,Introduction by Arthur Dyson

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    Although known primarily for his iconic midwestern buildings, Frank Lloyd Wright constructed many of his most ambitious and distinctive works in the western states. The landscape of the West charmed and astounded Wright to such a degree that it fundamenta...


  4. The World of Herb Caen

    The World of Herb Caen San Francisco 1938-1997

    Edited by Barnaby Conrad

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    Beloved Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist and friend to an entire city, Herb Caen knew San Francisco like no one else. His wise and witty writing on Baghdad-by-the-Bay celebrated all that was weird, wonderful, and uniquely San Francisco. By popular demand,...


  5. Frank Lloyd Wright's Fallingwater

    Frank Lloyd Wright's Fallingwater Building Block Series

    Photographed by Ezra Stoller

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    These new titles in the Building Blocks series showcase four more icons of modern architecture, as portrayed by renowned architectural photographer Ezra Stoller. Two buildings by Frank Lloyd Wright, Fallingwater and Taliesin West, Louis Kahn's Salk...


  6. Albert Frey Houses 1 + 2

    Albert Frey Houses 1 + 2 Princeton Architectural Press

    by Jennifer Golub

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    Albert Frey worked in Le Corbusier's atelier in Paris, but he is most closely associated with the 1940s and 1950s desert architecture of Southern California, and with the work of architects such as Richard Neutra and John Lautner. This exquisitely design...


  7. Listen to Her Voice

    Listen to Her Voice Women of the Hebrew Bible

    By Miki Raver

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    Eve, Sarah, Rachel, Delilah, Ruth-their names live on, but their ancient stories have long been obscured. In this sumptuously illustrated retelling of the lives of 18 women in the Hebrew Bible, we are reunited with Deborah, the warrior prophetess, Tamar,...


  8. Jan Tschichold

    Jan Tschichold A Life in Typography Princeton Architectural Press

    By Ruari McLean

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    German type and book designer Jan Tschichold (1902-1974) revolutionized modern typography through his bold, asymmetrical designs and use of sanserif typography, both inspired by the work of the Bauhaus. He proclaimed his new design philosophy through a se...


  9. The Journey is the Destination

    The Journey is the Destination The Journals of Dan Eldon

    By Dan Eldon,Edited by Kathy Eldon

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    By the time he was twenty-two, Dan Eldon had led a relief mission across Africa; worked as a graphic designer in New York; studied (intermittently) at four colleges; traveled through Europe, Africa, Japan, and the US; founded a charity for Mozambiquan ref...


  10. Confederate Jasmine and the Fat Tuesday Tree

    Confederate Jasmine and the Fat Tuesday Tree A Poetic Herbarium

    By Ann Lewis

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    A book for gardeners, travelers, and anyone who loves the lush landscape of the deep South, Confederate Jasmine and the Fat Tuesday Tree is an exquisite combination of delicate images and rich memoiran illustrated volume that is as beautiful as it...


  11. Playing Chess With Heart

    Playing Chess With Heart Beatrice Wood at 100

    Photography by Marlene Wallace

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    Internationally renowned as one of the twentieth century's wittiest writers and most original artists, Beatrice Wood at the age of 100 is as energetic, graceful, and inspiring as ever. In a series of duotone portraits made during the last 18 years, Wood's...


  12. Frida Kahlo

    Frida Kahlo Brush of Anguish

    By Martha Zamora,Translated by Marilyn Sode Smith

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    Mexican author Martha Zamora captures the essence of one of Mexico's most prolific and talented painters in a single comprehensive volume. Seventy-five of Frida Kahlo's paintings, reproduced here in lavish color, accompany numerous historical photographs...


  13. Imogen Cunningham

    Imogen Cunningham Ideas without End A Life and Photographs

    Text and Introduction by Richard Lorenz

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    From bold, evocative nudes to starkly beautiful still lifes, Imogen Cunningham's pioneering work has garnered worldwide acclaim. One of the first women to make her living as a photographer, Cunningham consistently experimented with a wide range of techniq...


  14. Frida Kahlo

    Frida Kahlo The Camera Seduced

    MEMOIR BY Elena Poniatowska,BIOGRAPHICAL ESSAY BY Carla Stellweg

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    Extravagantly beautiful and psychologically complex, Frida Kahlo was a legend in her lifetime, and, nearly forty years after her death, that legend has evolved into a myth. Her intimate, often painfully revealing self-portraits have become contemporary ic...


  15. I Shock Myself

    I Shock Myself The Autobiography of Beatrice Wood

    By Beatrice Wood

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    Beatrice Wood's Life has been extraordinary in every way, from earliest childhood, when her dominating Victorian mother realized she "wasn't like the rest of them," to her productive life at ninety-five in California's Ojiai Valley. Rebellious, radical an...


  16. DPZ

    DPZ The Architecture of Andres Duany and Elizabeth Plater-Zyberk

    unknown Beth Dunlop

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    Andres Duany and Elizabeth Plater-Zyberk are best known for remaking the traditional town as a viable alternative to suburban sprawl, under the moniker of New Urbanism. But they have also created a flourishing architectural practice that conices with thei...


  17. DPZ

    DPZ The Architecture of Andres Duany and Elizabeth Plater-Zyberk

    unknown Beth Dunlop

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    Andres Duany and Elizabeth Plater-Zyberk are best known for remaking the traditional town as a viable alternative to suburban sprawl, under the moniker of New Urbanism. But they have also created a flourishing architectural practice that conices with thei...


  18. The Vogue Factor

    The Vogue Factor The Inside Story of Fashion’s Most Illustrious Magazine

    By Kirstie Clements

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    This addictive tell-all exposes the cutthroat culture of the world’s most revered fashion masthead. Kirstie Clements started at the front desk answering phones for Vogue Australia. Years of determination and risk-taking landed her at editor in chief.


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