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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
 

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
 

MAJESTY OF THE HORSE, THE
By Dean Server
8 5/8 X 11 3/4 in. (224 x 298mm). 128 pages. Hardcover. Over 100 full-color illustrations. This attractive, informative book will act as a guide for the horse lover, offering a brisk ride through the history of this remarkable animal and its many uses in agriculture, warfare, and transportation. The ground covered includes life cycle, conformation, and gaits; a comparison of the domestic and wild horse; and a thorough section on the history of horse racing and competitive equestrian events. Finally, there is a detailed chapter describing a number of specific breeds. Combining modern photography with reproductions of historical paintings and drawings, this handsome volume, with its 105 full-color illustrations, will gratify all those who love this magnificent and beautiful animal.

Category: NATURAL HISTORY, GIFT BOOKS, GENERAL INTEREST, ANIMALS, PETS
Retail Price $16.95
Your Price  $14.41
 

MARITIME MAPS (MEGA SQUARES)
By Editorial Team
Each book is 5 1/2 X 5 1/2 inches in size, paperback, with 256 pages and 120 full-color illustrations. A collection of paintings featuring great artist from the eighteenth ,nineteenth and twentieth centuries presented in a convenient square format. The unique features of each book in this series that will excite evry resder are: Biography of each artist Quatation of each artist about his paintings Small and convenient size. This beautifully produced series will appeal to all art lovers and will also make a great collection.

Category: ART, HISTORY, GENERAL INTEREST, MARITIME
Retail Price $10.95
Your Price  $9.31
 

MONET (PERFECT SQUARES)
By Editorial Team
Each book is 9 1/4 x 9 3/4 inches in size, hardcover, with 80 pages and about 60 photographs These 29 books all feature the works of a legendary artist, each master of the period in which they painted. From old masters Rubens and Rembrandt, to impressionists Monet and Renoir, to modern artist's Picasso and dali, these square-shaped books are perfect overviews of each artist's scope of work. The highlights in these books are: Important works of each artist Illustrations with an index for each work Details on each illustration with its size and where it is displayed These books are must-haves for all art lovers and will also make a great collection.

Category: ART, ARTISTS
Retail Price $10.95
Your Price  $9.31
 

MONET: IMPRESSIONS OF LIGHT
By Henri Lallemand
9 1/4 x 12 3/4 in. (235 x 325mm) 144 pages. Paperback. Over 130 illustrations. Together with Renoir and Degas, Claude Monet was one of the organizers of the first Impressionist exhibition of 1874. Considering Impressionism a national French style, Monet painted such diverse subjects as urban scenes, still life's, landscapes, seascapes, and nature studies, including his famed gardens of Giverny. By the time of his death in 1926, Monet's works were famous throughout the world, and their influence helped shape the direction of painting in the twentieth century. The full range of the artist's work is showcased in this volume, illustrated with 136 full-color reproductions.

Category: ART, ARTISTS
Retail Price $19.95
Your Price  $16.96
 

MONET: IMPRESSIONS OF LIGHT - PAPERBACK
By Henri Lallemand
9 1/4 x 12 3/4 in. (235 x 325mm) 144 pages. Paperback. Over 130 illustrations. Together with Renoir and Degas, Claude Monet was one of the organizers of the first Impressionist exhibition of 1874. Considering Impressionism a national French style, Monet painted such diverse subjects as urban scenes, still life's, landscapes, seascapes, and nature studies, including his famed gardens of Giverny. By the time of his death in 1926, Monet's works were famous throughout the world, and their influence helped shape the direction of painting in the twentieth century. The full range of the artist's work is showcased in this volume, illustrated with 136 full-color reproductions.

Category: ART, ARTISTS
Retail Price $16.95
Your Price  $14.41
 

MONUMENTS
By Laura Brooks
8 5/8 x 12 1/4 in. (220 x 310mm) 80 pages. Hardcover. 90 illustrations. Here is a celebration of towering achievements in architecture and artistry in a beautifully illustrated collection of monumental towers, buildings, and memorials from around the world. Whether built to celebrate the victories of war, the passing of presidents, or the loss of a nation's young, these monuments range in scale from the epic to the intimate and represent the visions of some of history's most ingenious architects, artists, and sculptors. The Arch of Titus, the Arc de Tromphe, the St. Louis Arch Gateway, the Viet Nam War Memorial, and the pyramids of the pharoahs are just a few of the moving structures illustrated. This book contains 90 full-color photographs.

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

MASTERPIECES OF THE ITALIAN ART
By Maria Laura Della Croce
9 1/2 x 12 3/4 in (240 x 325mm) 240 pages. Hardcover. 200 full-color reproductions. No people on earth have a culture as rich in the history of Western art as the Italians. This book presents a magnificent guide to all that Italian art has to offer, from the Roman sculptures of antiquity to the ornate and soaring churches of the Middle Ages and from the paintings of the great Italian masters to the magnificent architectural triumphs of the Renaissance. Some of the master artists whose works are featured in this fascinating study are Michelangelo, Leonardo, Botticelli, Bernini, Veronese, Caravaggio, and Titian. This extraordinary volume, filled with impressive photographs and revealing descriptions, is a compendium of the artistic creative power of Italy over the centuries.

Category: ART, ART COLLECTIONS, GENERAL INTEREST, ART HISTORY
Retail Price $39.95
Your Price  $33.96
 

MAGIC LANTERNS: IN THE WOODS
By Moira Maclean
7 3/4 x 7 7/8 in. (195 x 200mm). Full-color board book. This enchanting series offers the challenge of following real flashing lights through the trees of the forest or the caverns of the sea to find out what could be causing their strange glow. Every page brings the young reader closer to solving the mystery, while encountering wonderful sights and friendly creatures along the way. Finally, the strange lights are discovered to be magic lanterns, and the quest is over. The lavish and colorful illustrations, combined with battery-powered flashing lights, will make this an enchanting reading experience for any child.

Category: PRE-SCHOOL BOOKS, CHILDREN'S BOOKS
Retail Price $7.95
Your Price  $6.76
 

MAGIC LANTERNS: ON THE FARM
By Moira Maclean
7 3/4 x 7 7/8 in. (195 x 200mm) Full-color board book. This enchanting series offers the challenge of following real flashing lights through the trees of the forest or the caverns of the sea to find out what could be causing their strange glow. Every page brings the young reader closer to solving the mystery, while encountering wonderful sights and friendly creatures along the way. Finally, the strange lights are discovered to be magic lanterns, and the quest is over. The lavish and colorful illustrations, combined with battery-powered flashing lights, will make this an enchanting reading experience for any child.

Category: PRE-SCHOOL BOOKS, CHILDREN'S BOOKS
Retail Price $7.95
Your Price  $6.76
 

MAKING SOFT-BODIED DOUGH CHARACTERS
By Patricia Hughes
Here's how to achieve an exciting new angle on the popular and easy-to-master craft of salt dough. With just a few simple cheap materials and tools, you can create these colorful, characters that will appeal to adults and children alike. All the basics are coverd in detail including: Materials and tools Basic techniques Recipe for salt dough Sewing patterns Illustrated step-by-step instructions for each project Photographs of the finishised characters

Category: HOME & GARDEN, GENERAL INTEREST, CRAFTS, GIFT BOOKS
Retail Price $12.95
Your Price  $11.01
 

MERCEDES - BENZ
By Paul W Cockerham
8 5/8 x 12 1/4 in. (220 x 310mm) 80 pages. Hardcover. Over 90 illustrations. Mercedes-Benz has long been identified with luxury and quality. This informative volume about the distinguished manufacturer details the steady rise of a motorcar giant, which succeeded by matching superior technology with driving style over a century of change. From the Gullwing Coupe to the Boattail Speedster; and from the remarkable SLs to the recent SLK, the Mercedes-Benz image of reliability and refinement has remained intact. With over 90 full-color photographs, the story of this remarkable automobile comes vividly to life.

Category: TRANSPORTATION, GENERAL INTEREST, CARS & MOTORCYCLES
Retail Price $12.95
Your Price  $11.01
 

MY FIRST PIANO: JOIN THE BAND
By Paula Martyr
8 5/8 X 10 1/2 in. Printed in full color. The battery used to power the musical keyboard is replaceable. With familiar nursery tunes to sing and play along to, this colorful first song book will delight every young child. It contains the words and music to four songs, each surrounded by fanciful illustrations of animal characters singing, dancing, and making music together. An added feature is a 15-note battery operated keyboard-producing music-bpx sounds--on which all the songs in the book can actually be played.

Category: PRE-SCHOOL BOOKS, MUSIC, GIFT BOOKS, CHILDREN'S BOOKS
Retail Price $7.95
Your Price  $6.76
 

MYSTERIOUS PLACES OF THE WORLD
By Ronald Pearsall
8 13/16 x 11 3/4 in (224 x 298mm) 128 pages. Hardcover. Over 100 illustrations. The great pyramids, Stonehenge, Delphi, Machu Picchu, and Easter Island are just a few spots that engage our interest and challenge our imaginations. This authoritatively written and brilliantly illustrated book examines the history and culture of each place, and attempts to delve behind the mysteries left by our forebearers. In addition to the sites mentioned above, many others are featured, including the megalithic temples of Malta, the rock city of Petra, Angor Wat in Cambodia, and the ruins of Troy. Both illuminating and mystifying, this volume includes a porfolio of over 100 full-color illustrations that encourages the reader to search further into the secrets of the past.

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

MUSEUMS
By Susan A Sternau
8 5/8 x 12 1/4 in. (220 x 310mm) 80 pages. Hardcover. Over 90 illustrations. Tracing the development of museums from personal treasure troves to multi-functioned institutions offers a fascinating journey through time. From the "pre-history" of the museum in ancient times to its birth in the Renaissance and evolution up to the present day, here is a beautifully illustrated guided tour to the architecture of the world's most famous and beloved museums. Accompanied by an authoritative text, modern photography is combined with period paintings and illustrations to show both the evolution of architectural styles and the changing tastes in artwork displays. From the Louvre and Hermitage to the Uffizzi and Pitti Palace to the San Francisco MoMA and the Guggenheim in Bilbao,this is an up-to-date survey of the world's great museums. Over 90 full-color illustrations reveals the splendors of these magnificent buildings.

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

MATISSE, HENRI
By Susan A Sternau
8 5/8 x 12 1/4 in. (220 x 310mm) 128 pages. Hardcover. 98 illustrations. Henri Matisse's long life and career was marked by steady, industrious work and a constant seeking and reevaluation of his remarkable art. His continued struggles with self expression gave to the world, over some six decades, a wealth of new visions in line, color, and form. With the exception of Pablo Picasso, no other artist has so profoundly and single-handedly influenced the direction of modern art. This volume celebrates the life and work of this extraordinary artist with 98 full-color and archival photographs.

Category: ART, ARTISTS
Retail Price $17.95
Your Price  $15.26
 

MICHELANGELO (PERFECT SQUARES)
By The Editorial Team
This book is 9 1/4 X 9 3/4 iches in size, hardcover, with 80 pages and contains about 60 full-color illustrations. It features many of the more important works of this much loved artist.

Category: ART, ARTISTS
Retail Price $10.95
Your Price  $9.31
 

 
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