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AMERICAN LANDMARKS: THE BARN
By Laura Brooks
8 13/16 x 11 3/4 in. 128 pages. Hardcover. Over 110 full-color illustrations. Those who love barns regard them as works of artperfect harmonies of form and function. But these structures also stand as landmarks of American history and emblems of a country that values hard work, individualism, and community spirit. This volume explores the history, architectural evolution, varying styles, and craftsmanship of these rural landmarks. Organized by region, this visual survey offers a wealth of design variations that are adapted to the special needs of specific localities. Architectural details such as fretwork designs, hex signs, cupolas, weathervanes, and decorative hardware are also noted in this splendidly illustrated volume that combines modern photography with fine art reproductions, historical prints, and folk art images. Here is a captivating portfolio that captures the soul of the American heartland.

Category: ARCHITECTURE, AMERICANA
Retail Price $16.95
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NASHVILLE: THE PILGRIMS OF GUITAR TOWN
By Robert Hicks
9 x 11 in. (230 x 300mm) Hardcover 152 pages 200 photographs A photographic portrait of Nashville, Tennessee, the residents and newcomers who have all been seduced by the promise of 'music city, USA' in Nashville: The Pilgrims of Guitar Town, photographer Michel Arnaud and writer Robert Hicks wander beyond the Grand Ole Opry to a place filled with high hopes, hard work, and, more than anything else, guitars. The book guides the reader through Nashville telling its story and also discusses: Hopes & dreams When dreams come true Legends in Nashville Some have seen their dreams come true, some never will, but this wonderful collection of captivating images proves that the journey itself is its own destination.

Category: MUSIC, AMERICANA, GENERAL INTEREST, GIFT BOOKS
Retail Price $19.95
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ELVIS: THE KING OF ROCK AND ROLL
By Rupert Matthews
9 1/4 X 12. Hardcover. 112 pages. To many people, Elvis is the most important person to have emerged from the modern popular music industry , and 20 years after his death he is just as popular as ever, with young and old striving to keep his memory alive with recordings, films and memorabilia. Here is a celebration of Elvis, complete with lively text and photographs from his early life onwards. Some of the features include : . Elvis Presley's rise to fame . his career in the movies . the G.I. Blues of Elvis . his comeback years Every fan of Elvis Presley will wish to own this book

Category: MUSIC, HISTORY, COLLECTIBLES, AMERICANA
Retail Price $15.95
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GREAT AMERICAN GARDENS
By Stacey McNutt
9 1/4 X 13. Hardcover. 80 pages. 80 Full-color photographs. Americans have always cherished gardens, from early colonial dooryard plots brimming with flowering herbs to the spectacular sculptural gardens that grace more formal landscapes today. All across the United States gardeners have adapted to the demands of local soil and climate conditions to produce amazing combinations of blooms and shrubs. With more than 80 full-color photographs of North America's most breathtaking gardens, this volume is a tribute to America's unique horticultural heritage.

Category: HOME & GARDEN, AMERICANA, GENERAL INTEREST, GIFT BOOKS
Retail Price $12.95
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O'KEEFFE, GEORGIA: AN ETERNAL SPIRIT
By Susan Wright
8 5/8 x 12 1/4 in. (220 x 310mm) 128 pages. Hardcover. 70 illustrations. During her long and distinguished career, Georgia O'Keeffe pioneered an artistic style that dominated the art of twentieth-century America. With crystalline clarity and a vivid sensuous feeling for both objects and landscapes, O'Keeffe painted life studies that were to set her apart as an original and adventurous painter. Here is a beautiful overview of the life and work of the greatest American woman artist of the modern age, illustrated with 70 full-color reproductions, from the early flowers of the New York years to the bleached bones and awe-inspiring landscapes of the Southwest.

Category: ARTISTS, ART, AMERICANA, AMERICAN ARTISTS
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O'KEEFFE, GEORGIA: AN ETERNAL SPIRIT - PAPERBACK
By Susan Wright
8 5/8 x 12 1/4 in. (220 x 310mm) 128 pages. Paperback. 70 illustrations. During her long and distinguished career, Georgia O'Keeffe pioneered an artistic style that dominated the art of twentieth-century America. With crystalline clarity and a vivid sensuous feeling for both objects and landscapes, O'Keeffe painted life studies that were to set her apart as an original and adventurous painter. Here is a beautiful overview of the life and work of the greatest American woman artist of the modern age, illustrated with 70 full-color reproductions, from the early flowers of the New York years to the bleached bones and awe-inspiring landscapes of the Southwest.

Category: ARTISTS, ART, AMERICANA, AMERICAN ARTISTS
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WRIGHT, FRANK LLOYD: A RETROSPECTIVE VIEW
By Trewin Copplestone
9 1/8 x 12 in. 112 pages. Hardcover. Over 110 full-color illustrations. It is a measure of the significance of Frank Lloyd Wright that, little more than forty years after his death, there is already a considerable library of booksas well as pamphlets and articles devoted to himthat he is the subject of worldwide lecture courses, and that his name is frequently mentioned in the press. This volume is a tribute to the man who remains as controversial and widely-discussed as he was in his own lifetime. Here is a survey of his finest buildings, complete with floor plans, architectural renderings, and full-color photographs of interiors, exteriors, and architectural details. This volume features some of the many innovative structures from his work. Along with a history of an architectural career spanning seven decades, here is the story of a man whose life encompassed great success, devastating tragedy, and remarkable changes of fortune.

Category: AMERICANA, ARCHITECTURE
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AMERICAN FOLK ART
By William C Ketchum Jr.
9 1/4 x 12 3/4 in. (235 x 325mm) 144 pages. Hardcover. Over 150 illustrations. Since the time of the earliest settlers, Americans have been expressing their individuality through the embellishment of everyday objects. From furniture and kitchen utensils to weathervances and shop signs, folk art has come to be synonymous with the art of inclusion. Such classics as whirligigs, ship models, and carousel animals fill these pages, as well as toys, scrimshaw, pottery, and quilts. Illustrated with over 150 full-color photographs, this celebration of American craftsmanship and decorative style is a must for any collector.

Category: ART HISTORY, ART COLLECTIONS, ART, AMERICANA, AMERICAN ART
Retail Price $19.95
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AMERICAN FOLK ART - PAPERBACK
By William C Ketchum Jr.
9 1/4 x 12 3/4 in. (235 x 325mm) 144 pages. Paperback. Over 150 illustrations. Since the time of the earliest settlers, Americans have been expressing their individuality through the embellishment of everyday objects. From furniture and kitchen utensils to weathervances and shop signs, folk art has come to be synonymous with the art of inclusion. Such classics as whirligigs, ship models, and carousel animals fill these pages, as well as toys, scrimshaw, pottery, and quilts. Illustrated with over 150 full-color photographs, this celebration of American craftsmanship and decorative style is a must for any collector.

Category: ART, AMERICAN ART, ART COLLECTIONS, AMERICANA, ART HISTORY
Retail Price $16.95
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ART OF THE GOLDEN WEST, THE
By William C Ketchum Jr.
8 5/8 x 12 1/8 in (220 x 310mm) 128 pages. Hardcover. Over 100 illustrations. This pictorial history of frontier towns, cowboys, Indians, and breathtaking natural beauty is a tribute to the rugged breed of artists who tamed the Old West on canvas. Shortly after the 1803-1806 expedition of Lewis and Clark, George Catlin was one of the first artists to journey to see the new land. He was followed over time by Karl Bodmer, Thomas Moran, Alfred Bierstadt, and George Caleb Bingham who traveled west to record the wild, unsettled vistas beyond the Mississippi. Toward the end of the nineteenth century, Frederic Remington and Charles M. Russell began their work, completing the artistic documentation of the Golden West. This volume reveals the lives and spirits of these artists whose work is represented by 106 full-color reproductions.

Category: ART HISTORY, ART COLLECTIONS, ART, AMERICANA, AMERICAN ART
Retail Price $17.95
Your Price  $15.26
 


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