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Founded in 1766, globally esteemed auction house Christie's has showcased fine decorative arts, photography, books, and accessories, among dozens of additional categories. Crafted by famed author Vincent Meylan, this all-inclusive volume offers an exclusive view into the jewelry archives of the distinguished auctioneers. Curated with over 100 reprints of original documents, vivid imagery, and excerpts on prominent figures, Christie's: The Jewellery Archives Revealed unfolds the riveting stories behind the world's most precious gem collections, from Marie Antoinette's treasured necklaces to Gloria Swanson's glamorous rock crystal bracelets. By Vincent Meylan. Published by ACC Publishing Group. (December 6, 2016.) Hardcover with jacket. 244 pages. 10.00" length x 1.25" width x 12.00" height (approximately). ISBN: 9781851498475.
Opening its doors in 1800, Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam has housed a wide range of historical artifacts and masterpieces from the Netherlands. Currently exhibited at the museum's famed Gallery of Honour, the works covered in this limited edition were crafted by celebrated artists of the 17th-century Dutch Golden Age. Featuring fine paper and colorful hand-written calligraphy, this volume is finished with passages from leading figures of contemporary industries, including Angela Missoni and Ferran Adrià. Limited edition. By Marcel Wanders. Published by Lannoo Publishers. (September, 2016.) Hardcover. 576 pages. 9.50" length x 2.00" width x 13.25" height (approximately). ISBN: 9789491525308.
Renowned photographer Anouk Masson Krantz explores the fascinating world of the wild horses that dwell on Cumberland Island, a remote American getaway in the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of Georgia. This intimate portfolio of black and white photographs encapsulates the exceptional beauty of both the island and its majestic inhabitants. By Anouk Masson Krantz. Foreword by Oliver Ferguson. Published by Images Publishing. (November 10, 2017.) Hardcover with jacket. 240 pages. 11.0" length x 1.0" width x 14.0" height (approximately). ISBN: 9781864707427.
Written by connoisseurs Erick Verdonck and Luc De Raedemaeker, this massive text is a definitive guide to Belgian beer culture. Organized by style, the chapters include everything from food pairing advice to a list of the best beer cafés across the globe. By Erick Verdonck and Luc De Raedemaeker. Published by Lannoo Publishers. (November 8, 2016.) Hardcover. 704 pages. 9.25" length x 2.50" width x 11.50" height (approximately). ISBN: 9789401435529.
Including contributions by notable scholars, art historians, and more, this fascinating book traces the career of American artist Cy Twombly. This diverse catalog, edited by curator Jonas Storsve of the Musée National d'Art Moderne in Paris, shows Twombly's creative development through more than 200 paintings, sculptures, drawings, and photographs. By Jonas Storsve. Published by 24 ORE Cultura. (March 31, 2017.) Hardcover with jacket. 320 pages. 11.25" length x 1.55" width x 11.25" height (approximately). ISBN: 9783944874616.
With its stunning fringe-trimmed suede-inspired cover, this book provides an all-access pass to the personal life of the notorious Elvis Presley. Including gorgeous full-color visuals alongside personal anecdotes from 75 of Presley's friends, fellow musicians, and fans, this incredible read is a must-have for partisans of the beloved performer. By Thom Gilbert. Foreword by Kim Novak. Published by Glitterati Editions. (August 1, 2017.) Hardcover. 252 pages. 9.5" length x 1.3" width x 12.5" height (approximately). ISBN: 9781943876037.
New York Resized presents the Big Apple in a visually stunning bird's-eye view that creates the illusion of miniature people and cityscapes. Photographer Jasper Léonard utilizes inspiring quotes and a tilt-shift photo technique to showcase New York in a surprising new light. From the Resized Series. By Jasper Léonard. Published by Lannoo Publishers. (November 20, 2017.) Hardcover. 144 pages. 5.40" length x 0.70" width x 8.00" height (approximately). ISBN: 9789401443395.
Shining light on the collaborative history that music and visual art share, this exclusive monograph presents a never-before-seen compilation of 20th-century album covers gathered by Dutch graphic designer Jan van Toorn. Fans and collectors of vinyl records will delight in this impressive archive, featuring various designs, including work by Salvador Dalí and Roy Lichtenstein. By Heerlen Schunck. Published by Verlag Kettler. (May 11, 2017.) Hardcover. 232 pages. 9" length x 1" width x 9" height (approximately). ISBN: 9783862065790.
The work of fashion and celebrity photographer Milton H. Greene, this massive volume presents over 280 pictures of the beloved Marilyn Monroe at the height of her fame. Restored by his son Joshua Greene, also a photographer, these images present the iconic beauty in a wide spectrum of settings, from the intimate to playful. By Joshua Greene. Published by Antique Collectors' Club. (October 6, 2017.) Hardcover with jacket. 324 pages. 12.1" length x 1.6" width x 12.0" height (approximately). ISBN: 9781851498673.
At a young age, Mario Nievera was enchanted with lustrous gardens and vast backdrops of greenery. Now a renowned architect, Nievera runs his eponymous design firm that completes landscape projects around the globe, including residential properties, commercial spaces, and historic sites. Complete with gorgeous photographs and a guide to various plants, this volume offers an escape into Nievera's captivating environment. By Mario Nievera. Photographs by Michael Stavaridis. Published by Pointed Leaf Press. (November 3, 2016.) Hardcover with jacket. 233 pages. 11.25" length x 1.00" width x 12.00" height (approximately). ISBN: 9780983388999.
From 1997 to 2003, Belgian designer Martin Margiela created timeless styles for French luxury house Hermès, a highlight in his career. These iconic pieces are vibrantly showcased in this volume alongside essays and interviews with Margiela's closest collaborators. Accompanying an exhibition at Antwerp's fashion museum, Margiela: The Hermès Years is a must-read for any fashion enthusiast. By Kaat Debo, Sarah Mower, Rebecca Arnold, Vincent Wierink, Suzy Menkes. Published by Lannoo Publishers. (May 31, 2017.) Hardcover. 256 pages. 9.2" length x 1.1" width x 11.8" height (approximately). ISBN: 9789401440608.
Part of the Insta Grammar series, this whimsical edition features cats in witty and often unexpected settings. Gathered from various Instagram accounts, images within these pages vary from four-legged friends perusing the beach to posing for a selfie. Complete with quirky quotes about its furry subjects, this collection will bring a smile to all ages. Edited by Irene Schampaert. Published by Lannoo Publishers. (December 20, 2016.) Paperback. 128 pages. 6.00" length x 0.75" width x 8.25" height (approximately). ISBN: 9789401436953.
Packaged in a limited-edition cloth clamshell case and accompanied by a stunning print, this massive volume presents over 280 pictures of the beloved Marilyn Monroe at the height of her fame. Taken by fashion and celebrity photographer Milton H. Greene and restored by his son Joshua, also a photographer, these images present the iconic beauty in a wide spectrum of settings, from the intimate to playful. Exclusive limited edition of 15. Includes a hand-numbered estate-stamped print from Oriental Sitting and letter of authenticity from Milton Greene's estate. By Joshua Greene. Published by Acc Publishing Group Ltd; Box edition. (November 20, 2017.) Hardcover with jacket and cloth clamshell case. 372 pages. Case: 15.0" length x 2.5" width x 15.0" height (approximately). ISBN: 9781851498802.