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HUDSON RIVER SCHOOL
By Bert D. Yaeger
9 x 12 3/4 in. (235 x 325mm) 80 pages. Hardcover. 70 illustrations. During a period of roughly fifty years (1825-1875) an artistic movement developed in America that was based in Romanticism and inspired by the wild areas in the vicinity of New York's Hudson River. This first native school of American landscape painting included among its leading artists Thomas Cole, Asher Brown Durand, and Thomas Doughty as well as, later, looking westwood, Frederic Church, Thomas Moran, and Albert Bierstadt. The story of this movement and the masters who created sweeping scenes of the New World in all its pristine grandeur is detailed here, accompanied by a portfolio of 70 full-color reproductions.

Category: ART MOVEMENTS, ART, AMERICANA, AMERICAN ART
Keywords: ART, ART MOVEMENTS, AMERICANA
Retail Price $12.95
Your Price  $11.01
 

HUDSON RIVER SCHOOL
By Bert D. Yaeger
9 x 12 3/4 in. (235 x 325mm) 80 pages. Paperback. 70 illustrations. During a period of roughly fifty years (1825-1875) an artistic movement developed in America that was based in Romanticism and inspired by the wild areas in the vicinity of New York's Hudson River. This first native school of American landscape painting included among its leading artists Thomas Cole, Asher Brown Durand, and Thomas Doughty as well as, later, looking westwood, Frederic Church, Thomas Moran, and Albert Bierstadt. The story of this movement and the masters who created sweeping scenes of the New World in all its pristine grandeur is detailed here, accompanied by a portfolio of 70 full-color reproductions.

Category: AMERICAN ART, AMERICANA, ART, ART MOVEMENTS
Keywords: ART, ART MOVEMENTS, AMERICANA
Retail Price $9.95
Your Price  $8.46
 

MIAMI: TRENDS & TRADITIONS
By Beth Dunlop
11 X 11 in. 240 pages. Hardcover. Over 160 full-color photographs.This handsome volume documents the pioneering architecture and spectacular interiors of Miami, exploring the great architectural treasures of this exciting metropolis. Well-known landmarks are featured along with less famous houses by such young architects as Teofilo Victoria, Jorge Hernandez, and Carlos Zapata. This exceptional book traces the history of Miami's architecture-drawn from a rich mix of sources and theatrical inspirations--and looks at the role and influence of private houses in creating the larger sense of the city. It is an ode both to the important works of the past and to the exemplary architecture of the present.

Category: AMERICANA, TRAVEL
Retail Price $24.95
Your Price  $21.21
 

GUIDE TO YOUR DOG
By BSB Publishing
9 x 10 in. (230 x 254mm) 216 pages. Hardcover. 225 full-color photographs. From barking to marking, wet noses to wagging tails, this informative guide answers the most puzzling questions about the most companionable of animals, the dog. In the spirit of the Discovery Channel television series Wild Discovery, this book delves into the heart of dog behavior, every beat of which is an echo of the wolf ancestors in each dog's bloodline. Featured in this indispensable resource are: details of the similarities between domestic and wild dogs; insights into the dog's design, senses, life stages, and behavior; advice on choosing and training a dog; a comprehensive guide to dog care; and an authoritative directory of 50 major dog breeds. Filled with 225 vivid full-color photographs, this unique and insightful volume is sure to strike the fancy of first-time dog owners and veteran dog lovers alike.

Category: PETS, NATURAL HISTORY, ANIMALS
Retail Price $19.95
Your Price  $16.96
 

IMPRESSIONISTS, THE POSTCARD BOOK
By BSB Publishing
4 1/8 X 6 1/4 in. (105 x 160mm) 30 full-color postcards. This softbound volume of postcards features the artworks of the great impressionist masters, reproduced in brilliant color. The cards are detachable and can be used to send messages to friends or as informal decorations for the home or office. Easily stored, they can also serve as an inexpensive guide to some of the masterpieces of this seminal art movement.

Category: ART, POSTCARD BOOKS, ART MOVEMENTS, ARTISTS, ART HISTORY
Retail Price $5.95
Your Price  $5.06
 

MODERN ART POSTCARD BOOK
By BSB Publishing
4 1/8 X 6 1/4 in. (105 x 160mm) 30 full-color postcards. Softbound. This softbound volume of postcards features the artworks of some of the greatest and most influential artists of the twentieth century, reproduced in brilliant color. The cards are detachable and can be used to send messages to friends or as informal decorations for the home or office. Easily stored, they can also serve as inexpensive guides to some of the challenging masterpieces that changed the course of art history.

Category: ART, POSTCARD BOOKS, ART MOVEMENTS, ART HISTORY
Retail Price $5.95
Your Price  $5.06
 

RENOIR, AUGUSTE POSTCARD BOOK
By BSB Publishing
4 1/8 X 6 1/4 in. (105 x 160mm) 30 full-color postcards. This softbound volume of postcards features the artworks of the great impressionist master, Auguste Renoir, reproduced in brilliant color. The cards are detachable and can be used to send messages to friends or as informal decorations for the home or office. Easily stored, they can also serve as an inexpensive guide to some of the masterpieces of this great artist.

Category: ART, POSTCARD BOOKS, ARTISTS
Retail Price $5.95
Your Price  $5.06
 

TREASURES OF THE MOSCOW KREMLIN
By BSB Publishing
8 5/8 x 10 5/8 in. (220 x 270mm) 192 pages. Paperback. Over 120 full-color photographs. The Armory Chamber, a part of the Moscow Kremlin historical and cultural complex, is the oldest museum in Russia. Its collection consists of the rarest productions of Russian and foreign masters from the fourth to the twentieth centuries, the most important part of which is the collection of arms and ceremonial equestrian attire. A selection from this trove of weapons and equipment is shown here, including such types of objects as armor, mail, and helmets; finely wrought swords and lances; side arms, including hand guns and dueling pistols; inlaid muskets and rifles; and uniforms and equestrian paraphenalia. This lavishly ilustrated book contains over 120 full-color photographs.

Category: SPORTS & RECREATION, GENERAL INTEREST, ART HISTORY, GIFT BOOKS
Retail Price $22.95
Your Price  $19.51
 

NATURALLY HEALTHY DOGS
By Carol Osborne
5 1/2 X 8 1/2 in. 112 pages. Softcover. Over 110 full-color photographs. Your dog is an intelligent social animal that will be a faithful companion if properly cared for. Although disorders and illnesses can affect its head, coat, digestion, and internal organs, many conditions can be effectively treated at home. This book takes a comprehensive look at what you can do to help your pet and clearly shows when you need to consult a vet. Filed with vivid color photographs, this unique and insightful volume is sure to please first-time dog owners and veteran dog lovers alike.

Category: PETS, NATURAL HISTORY, ANIMALS
Retail Price $9.95
Your Price  $8.46
 

RAILWAY STATIONS
By Charles Sheppard
8 5/8 x 12 1/8 in. (220 x 310mm) 80 pages. Hardcover. Over 90 illustrations. Railroads transformed not just common means of transportation but cities, countries, and continents. Trains and their engines became emblems of a new era, as were the buildings which served as their departure points and destinations. This type of building presented an entirely new challenge for architects and engineers, for nothing like a railway station had ever been built, or needed, before. Not simply imposing examples of civic architecture, these structures also represent massive feats of engineering designed to enclose enormous spaces and accomodate thousands of travelers. This authoritative volume traces and celebrates the history and technical development of these hubs of transportation from the earliest wooden buildings to the most modern structures.

Category: TRAVEL, GENERAL INTEREST, ARCHITECTURE
Retail Price $10.95
Your Price  $9.31
 


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