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WRIGHT, FRANK LLOYD
By Eric Peter Nash
9 x 12 3/4 in. (235 x 325mm) 80 pages. Paperback. 70 illustrations. Frank Lloyd Wright was the avator of American Architecture. His highly original aesthetic and singular philosophy placed him, during his lifetime, in the forefront of modern architecture and resulted in a doctrine for American building design that continues to this day. This volume is a spirited introduction to the designs of an architectural master, showcasing his public and private work from the early Prairie Houses to the splendid S.C.Johnson buildings and the controversial Guggenheim Museum, all illustrated with 70 full-color photographs.

Category: AMERICANA, AMERICAN ARTISTS, AMERICAN ART, ALL TITLES, ARCHITECTURE, GIFT BOOKS
Keywords: ARCHITECTURE, BUILDINGS, ARCHITECT
Retail Price $9.95
Your Price  $8.46
 

EAGLES
By Hal H Wyss
9 x 12 3/4 in. (235 x 325mm) 72 pages. Paperback. Over 80 illustrations. Eagles are found in all parts of the world. From the American bald eagle and trhe European imperial eagle to the rare monkey-eating eagle of the Philippines, here is a pictorial history of the life cycles and habitats of these impressive and beautiful flying predators. A detailed history of these legendary birds and mankind's struggles to save endangered species from extinction provides bird lovers the world over with an informative guide to identifying, understanding, and appreciating these fantastic creatures.

Category: AMERICANA, ANIMALS, BIRDS, GENERAL INTEREST, NATURAL HISTORY
Keywords: BIRDS, BIRDS OF PREY, HUNTERS, ANIMALS, NATURAL HISTORY
Retail Price $9.95
Your Price  $8.46
 

ELLIS ISLAND: GATEWAY OF HOPE
By John Burdick
8 7/8 x 11 3/4 in. 128 pages. Hardcover. Over 120 full-color and archival illustrations. One half of the population of the United States today can trace their ancestry to immigrants processed in the shadow of the Statue of Liberty at New York's Ellis Island. Illuminated by portraits of the new arrivals themselves, this volume brings the immigrant experience to life with eloquent historical views of Ellis Island whose halls echoed with the voices of the millions who passed through on their way to build America's future. A complete history of this great national landmark is presented, highlighting various aspects of the whole process. With 123 full-color and archival photographs, this beautiful volume captures the spirit of the gateway to America and serves as a touching reminder of the brave "huddled masses" who left their homes for a new nation.

Category: AMERICANA, HISTORY, GENERAL INTEREST, GIFT BOOKS
Retail Price $16.95
Your Price  $14.41
 

AMERICAN COLONIAL HOMES
By John Burdick
8 7/8 x 12 1/8 in. 80 pages. Hardcover. Over 80 full-color photographs. The homes built in pre-revolutionary America mark the development of a new architectural and artistic style. This volume explains how the colonists, inspired by the freedom of the New World but influenced by their European roots, created an architecture that reflects their struggle both to reject and to retain the cultural, political, and social standards of Europe. Relevant quotes from the diaries, journals, and letters of the colonists offer a view of the day-to-day lives centered around their colonial homes. This volume presents the visual celebration of the spirit and evolution that produced some of Americas greatest architectural icons. With more than 80 full-color photographs of North Americas most stunning and historic colonial homes, this beautiful volume is a tribute to Americas unique heritage.

Category: AMERICANA, ARCHITECTURE
Retail Price $12.95
Your Price  $11.01
 

INDIAN TRIBES OF NORTH AMERICA
By Josepha Sherman
10 1/4 X 10 1/4 in. (260 x 260mm) 144 pages. Hardcover. Over 110 illustrations. This authoritative volume vividly describes the Native Americans who once inhabited every area of the United States. Captivating portraits of many tribes are presented on a region-by-region basis, covering every aspect of Native American life from examples of traditional dress to weaponry and artifacts. Through a concise text and 114 full-color photographs, this book portrays the majesty of tribal life, expressed in both full-dress traditional ceremonies and the high art of Native American crafts.

Category: PHOTOGRAPHY, GIFT BOOKS, GENERAL INTEREST, AMERICANA
Keywords: AMERICANA, NATIVE AMERICANS, INDIANS, TRIBES, TRIBAL
Retail Price $19.95
Your Price  $16.96
 

INDIAN TRIBES OF NORTH AMERICA
By Josepha Sherman
10 1/4 X 10 1/4 in. (260 x 260mm) 144 pages. Paperback. Over 110 illustrations. This authoritative volume vividly describes the Native Americans who once inhabited every area of the United States. Captivating portraits of many tribes are presented on a region-by-region basis, covering every aspect of Native American life from examples of traditional dress to weaponry and artifacts. Through a concise text and 114 full-color photographs, this book portrays the majesty of tribal life, expressed in both full-dress traditional ceremonies and the high art of Native American crafts.

Category: ALL TITLES, AMERICANA, GENERAL INTEREST, GIFT BOOKS
Keywords: AMERICANA, NATIVE AMERICANS, INDIANS, TRIBES, TRIBAL
Retail Price $16.95
Your Price  $14.41
 

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
Retail Price $16.95
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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
Retail Price $16.95
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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
Retail Price $16.95
Your Price  $14.41
 

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
Retail Price $16.95
Your Price  $14.41
 


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