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SMOKE
By K. M. Kuntz
10 x 10 in. (254 x 254mm). 128 pages. Hardcover. Over 100 illustrations. Smoking is by no means good for you, but it is a world-wide habit and an international industry. A fiercely competitive business, tobacco has generated some of the most effective and memorable advertising campaigns of all time. The cigarette, cigar, and pipe have become useful props in fiction and films, signaling maturity, sophistication, eccentricity, rebelliousness, and corruption. This lavishly illustrated book provides an in-depth look at smoking tobacco. A rich historical background is complemented by vintage and modern advertisements and movie stills, and a complete assortment of cigars, cigarettes, and fantastic accouterments.

Category: FOOD & DRINK, GENERAL INTEREST
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HERBS & SPICES
By Karen Farrington
9 X 11 v5/8 in. 96 pages. Hardcover. Over 100 full-color photographs. Herbs are among the oldest cultivated plants, and of course, spices, with their various flavorful and preservative properties, have long been sought after. Their manifold uses are legendary and have enriched the lives of people for millennia. Along with a history of their place in culture, this volume contains an extensive directory of herbs and spices including such culinary classics as turmeric, saffron, and coriander, as well as many lesser-known types., Today, more than ever before, people are becoming increasingly interested in trying and using these exotic and potent ingradients. This handsomely illustrated guide will enable you to explore this rich culinary area with full confidence.

Category: FOOD & DRINK, HOME & GARDEN, GENERAL INTEREST
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OILS & VINEGARS
By Karen Farrington
9 X 11 5/8 in. 96 pages. Hardcover. Over 90 full-color photographs. Olive oil, palm oil, nut oil, balsamic vinegar, fruit vinegar, rice vinegar, wine vinegar--there have never been so many types of oils and vinegars readily available. Oils and vinegars are not only essential ingredients for Italian, French, Chinese, and Indian dishes, but for many cuisines around the world. It is now known that much can be done with these versatile ingredients. Illusatrated with over 90 full-color photographs, this volume reveals the potential of both ingredients and inspire you to buy and try unfamiliar oils and vinegars with confidence and incorporate them into your cookery and lifestyle in exciting and adventurous new ways.

Category: FOOD & DRINK, GENERAL INTEREST
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DINERS
By Karen Offitzer
8 13/16 x 11 3/4 in. (224 x 298mm) 128 pages. Hardcover. Over 100 illustrations. More than just a place to grab a bite, the diner is an expression of the free-flowing American spirit, as generous as a bottomless cup of coffee and as welcoming as a flashing neon sign beckoning the traveler to "Eat Here Now." Experience the sights and sounds of the glorious diners of America through photographs and descriptions of diners of the past and present. You'll see neon lights and shiny silver buildings; chrome counter stools and rollicking juke boxes; signs, menus, and sturdy diner crockery; blue plate specials, hearty hamburgers, and sinful desserts. Here is a delightful pictorial celebration of this slice of American culture and history, presenting an entertaining and informative text served up in style with over 100 full-color and archival photographs, fine art reproductions, and diner memorabilia.

Category: AMERICANA, ARCHITECTURE, GENERAL INTEREST, GIFT BOOKS
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100% CHOCOLATE
By Katherine Khodorowsky & Herve Robert
9 3/4 x 11 1/4 in. 192 pages. Hardcover, with more than 270 full-color photographs. For many, their passion for chocolate is a life-long obsession and a secret vice. Dedicated to all those fanatical chocolate lovers and those of us who are a little more restrained in our interest, here is the perfect companion and guide for appreciating this delightful and ever-popular treat to the fullest. Since its discovery by the conquistadors in the Americas and subsequent introduction into Europe in the 17th century, chocolate has become an important component of culinary and social culture throughout the Western world.

Category: GENERAL INTEREST, FOOD & DRINK
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GOLDEN AGE OF AVIATION, THE
By Katherine S Williamson
8 5/8 x 12 1/8 in (220 x 310mm) 80 pages. Hardcover. Over 90 illustrations. This book traces the development of powered flight from its infancy to its growth during the 1920s and 19302 up to World War II. The rapid advances in aerial combat and aerial bombardment in World War I are chronicled, followed by the more pacific ventures that established passenger flights and mail routes. The heroic flights of Charles Lindbergh Amelia Earhart, and others are examined, as well as the expansion of commericial aviation through the introduction of dirigibles such as "Graf Zeppelin" and the great flying boats of Pan American's Clipper Ship Fleet. With 95 period photographs and works of art, the excitement and glamour of a true technological revolution comes alive in this handsome volume.

Category: HISTORY, TRANSPORTATION, GENERAL INTEREST
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FARMHOUSE COOKING
By Kathy Blake
8 13/16 x 11 3/4 in. (224 x 298mm) 144 pages. Hardcover. Over 100 illustrations. In every part of the country and in every season, cooking and sharing food is an integral part of hospitality and celebration. Here is a delightful collection of traditional dishes to feed the family year round, from summer picnics to cozy winter dinners. Arranged by seasons, it offers 100 tasty recipes and luscious full-color photographs that are sure to be a favorite souce and inspiration for many delicious family meals and a welcome gift for any cook, from novice to professional.

Category: GIFT BOOKS, GENERAL INTEREST, FOOD & DRINK, AMERICANA
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AMERICA'S BOUNTY
By Kathy Blake
9 1/4 x 12 13/16 in. (235 x 325mm) 128 pages. Hardcover. Over 80 illustrations. Celebrate a glorious bounty from America's plains, farms, gardens, and waters in this beautifully illustrated cookbook. Discover different ways to include fragrant herbs, greens, grains, colorful vegetables, exotic mushrooms, and fresh, juicy fruits in your meals. Here is a celebration of American foods in all their varieties, flavors, and aromas. Traditional favorites such as Maryland Crab Cakes and Southern Cheese Grits are joined by new ethnic additions to our heritage, including Chicken Chorizo, Rabbit with Mushrooms, and New Mexican Cornbread. This book is illustrated with over 80 full-color illustrations.

Category: GENERAL INTEREST, FOOD & DRINK, AMERICANA
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GREATEST FISHING LOCALES OF NORTH AMERICA
By Ken Schultz
9 5/8 x 10 7/16 in. (265 x 245mm) 144 pages. Hardcover. Over 130 illustrations. For the North American angler, there are many choices of sites for sportfishing, from coastal saltwaters to inland rivers and streams to placid lakes and ponds. The author has chosen a variety of prime fishing spots suitable for sportsmen of all levels of expertise. These places were selected for their diversity of species, angling skills required, geographical balance, and accessibility. All regions of the United States are represented plus the best locations in Canada. The book is enhanced by over 130 full-color photographs and individual, small-format maps that accompany each destination.

Category: SPORTS & RECREATION, GENERAL INTEREST, AMERICANA
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GARDENING ALL YEAR ROUND
By Klass T. Noorhuis
8 1/4 x 10 3/4 in. 480 pages. Hardcover. Over 730 full-color photographs. Here is a comprehensive reference work that will be an invaluable aid to anyone who enjoys gardening. Part garden planner and part encyclopedia, it contains a wealth of information on caring for plants in any climate and at any time of the year. Lavishly illustrated with full-color photographs, botanical drawings, and garden plans, this volume covers in detail every important horticultural topic. This comprehensive, accessible work is designed to both provide ideas and inspiration and to solve any gardening problem, ensuring that your garden will be attractive and welcoming in all seasons.

Category: HOME & GARDEN, GENERAL INTEREST
Retail Price $24.95
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