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CATS, A GUIDE TO CREATURE COMFORTS
By James Croft
6 1/12 X 6 1/2. Hardcover. 116 pages. Illustrated throughout. Cats are curious creatures-lovers of comfort who always find the cosiest place to sleep and intrepid adventurers who flirt with danger, testing their "nine lives" to capacity. In his bright and quirky illustrations, noted artist James Croft offers whimsical insight into the loves, hates, dreams, and desires of these paradoxical animals.

Category: PETS, NATURAL HISTORY, CHILDREN'S BOOKS, ANIMALS, PRE-SCHOOL BOOKS
Retail Price $4.95
Your Price  $4.21
 

CHILDREN IN ART
By Janice Anderson
8 13/16 x 11 3/4 in. (224 x 298mm) 128 pages. Hardcover. Over 100 illustrations. Children make one of the most attractive themes in Western art, and there are few more satisfying images than the innocence, joy, and often, mischief of childhood captured for all time by some of the world's greatest painters. The pictures in this beautiful book feature children at court, children in religion, at play, growing up, and in the family circle. Many wonderfully alive and attractive studies are presented, representing the work of such artists as Leonardo, Raphael, Titian, Velasquez, Van Dyke, Goya, Sargent, Picasso, and many more. The artworks of these painters are reproduced in over 100 full-color illustrations.

Category: GENERAL INTEREST, ART HISTORY, ART COLLECTIONS, ART
Retail Price $17.95
Your Price  $15.26
 

CATS, A PORTRAIT OF THE ANIMAL WORLD
By Marcus Schneck
9 x 12 3/4 in. (235 x 325mm) 80 pages. Hardcover. Over 90 illustrations. Looking into the history of the cat, the development of different breeds, the criteria used to judge these breeds in shows, as well as feline psychology and communication techniques, this book is practical as well as informative and beautiful The perfect guide for anyone choosing a pet, this volume examines forty of the delightful breeds of the feline world, including Persian and other longhairs, British Shorthairs, American Shorthairs, and Oriental Shorthairs. Over 90 full-color photographs are included.

Category: PETS, NATURAL HISTORY, ANIMALS
Retail Price $12.95
Your Price  $11.01
 

CONVERTIBLES
By Michael Benson
8 5/8 x 12 1/4 in. (220 x 310mm) 80 pages. Hardcover. Over 90 illustrations. As far as automobiles go, "ragtops" are the ultimate in romance. Convertibles are the closest that real life gets to a magic carpet ride. An outgrowth of post-World War II chic, the convertible became the ultimate symbol of the California laid-back, "beautiful person" lifestyle. This book, illustrated with 90 full-color photographs, presents a complete history of convertibles from the golden age of ragtops in the 1920s and 1930s to the grand cars of the fifties and sixties, and finally, the sleek models of today.

Category: CARS & MOTORCYCLES, TRANSPORTATION, GENERAL INTEREST
Retail Price $10.95
Your Price  $9.31
 

COURBET, GUSTAVE (REVERIES)
By Patrick Bade
5 X 8 1/5 in. (128 x 204mm) Hardcover 120 Pages 58 Illustrations - Welcome to our Reverie collection. When ideas float in our mind without any reflection or regard of the understanding, it is that which French call Revery or Reverie. True to its definition our Reverie collection features 10 books from great painters that include works by individual painters. These books primarily feature paintings of women mostly in nude but without a specific subject. The unique features included of this series are: Look into the life of each painter Comments on works featured Full color as well as black and white illustrations All the books in this series with their individual small size and hardcover with dust jacket and price of $14.95 each, will be a great collection for art lovers.

Category: ART, ARTISTS
Retail Price $14.95
Your Price  $12.71
 

CIGARS
By Red Howard
10 x 10 in. (254 x 254mm) 128 pages. Hardcover. Over 150 illustrations. This manifesto of cigar history, legend, and lore takes a stylish look at the making and enjoyment of fine cigars, from Columbus to the golden age of Hollywood through the surging popularity that makes cigar smoking one of today's most popular pleasures. The main areas essential to cigar erudition and appreciation explored in this volume are cigar history, tobacco, growing, and cigar manufacture; cigars on stage and screen; cigars in society; storing, cutting, and lighting; and finally, a catalog of fine cigars. A complete guide to choosing, preparing, and enjoying, this volume details the subleties of different brands and blends, providing a useful and lively guide to cigars and accouterments. A spectacular collection of over 100 photographs, vintage and cutting-edge advertisements, and fine art reproductions round out this spirited celebration of cigar trivia, nostalgia, and culture.

Category: GIFT BOOKS, GENERAL INTEREST, FOOD & DRINK
Retail Price $19.95
Your Price  $16.96
 

COMPLETE BOOK OF HUNTING, THE
By Robert Elman
8 1/2 x 11 in. 280 pages. Hardcover. Over 700 illustrations. Hunting is truly the world's oldest profession, since it has been for millennia necessary to our very survival. However, in recent centuries, due to developments in agriculture and transportation, it has become a less vital activity for many. Nevertheless, in most parts of the world it survives and thrives as a form of sport that satisfies some of man's atavistic instincts and brings him in closer relation to nature. Here is a compendium of hunting lore and historical facts, along with an overview of how humans hunt in the various habitats of the world both for food and for sport. Insights into hunting techniques of the past and present are given along with tips on how to improve your success as a hunter. This volume, filled with full-color photographs and illustrations, was compiled by an expert group of seasoned huntsmen and naturalists and edited by the well-known wildlife authority, Robert Elman.

Category: SPORTS & RECREATION, GENERAL INTEREST, GIFT BOOKS
Retail Price $24.95
Your Price  $21.21
 

COLLECTING TEDDY BEARS
By Sally Taylor
8 13/16 x 11 3/4 in. (224 x 298mm) 128 pages. Hardcover. Over 100 illustrations. This book explores the beginnings of the great teddy bear boom; explains why they are so important in our lives; discusses the innumerable variety of bears available; considers famous bears in fiction, such as Winnie-the-Pooh; and offers sound advice on how to start building a collection of these uniquely endearing little creatures. Over 100 full-color photographs aid the reader in sampling the immense universe of the teddy bear.

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

CELTIC MYTHOLOGY
By Simon Goodenough
8 13/16 x 12 3/4 in (224 x 298mm) 128 pages. Hardcover. Over 100 illustrations. The very word "Celtic" conjures up a mysterious world of Druids and their strange rituals, great warriors, star-crossed lovers, witches and warlocks, poets and musicians. This book brings together some of the best-known myths and legends from the Celtic lands of Ireland, Scotland, Wales, Cornwall, the Isle of Man, and parts of mainland Europe. The haunting epic narratives of the Celts come alive in this beautifully illustrated volume. A complete history of Celtic lore is highlighted with 110 full-color and archival images, vibrantly capturing the essence of this fascinating ancient civilization.

Category: MYTHOLOGY, HISTORY, GENERAL INTEREST
Retail Price $16.95
Your Price  $14.41
 

CHRONICLE OF GOLF, THE
By Ted Barrett
8 1/2 X 11 in. 304 pages. Hardcover. Over 550 archive photographs. Here is a book that takes the reader on a journey encompassing all the remarkable events and unique individuals that have characterized this remarkable sport from its humble Scottish origins to the mass-participation, multi-million dollar game that we know today. The journey is a fascinating one and the stories are ones worth telling--who were the greatest players of all time, what were the greatest tournaments ever played, and how did the Ryder Cup come into being Unfolding in a page-by-page news-sheet format and written from the point of view of the British and American golfing public, this book includes newspaper style reports on all the golf stories that hit the headlines. It reflects all the drama and excitement of the club-and-ball game that is magnificent obsession of millions of sportsmen and women throughout the world.

Category: SPORTS & RECREATION, GENERAL INTEREST, GIFT BOOKS
Retail Price $19.95
Your Price  $16.96
 


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