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Book of Peoples of the World, A Guide to Cultures

WLD198
Wade Davis (Editor), Harrison, K David (Editor)
National Geographic
2016
384
1426217080
HARD COVER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
National Geographic's highly informative overview of the world's clans, tribes and ethnic groups is a fine reference that readers may be tempted to read cover-to-cover.The editors start with the Afrikaners of South Africa, the Azeris, the Samoans, the Sami and many others -- 222 in total.
$40.00

Greatest Landscapes

WLD302
National Geographic Society
National Geographic
2016
400
1426217129
HARD COVER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
With images chosen from the immense National Geographic catalog, this coffee table book immortalizes the world's most evocative and extraordinary landscapes ever captured on film. The many iconic shots are paired with insight from the photographers themselves.
$40.00

Wild Encounters

NAT317
David Yarrow (Photographer)
Rizzoli International
2016
320
0847858324
HARD COVER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
In this collection of fine art photographs, legendary nature photographer David Yarrow reintroduces rare subjects that readers think they know well, including lions, elephants, tigers and polar bears.
$75.00

Melting Away, Images of the Arctic and Antarctic

ANT401
Camille Seaman
Chronicle Books
2014
160
1616892609
HARD COVER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
In her masterful series of 75 portraits and essays, Camille Seaman shows how climate change has wreaked havoc on both the North and South Poles.
$55.00

The Travel Book, A Journey Through Every Country in the World

WLD193
Lonely Planet Publications
Lonely Planet Publications
2016
448
178657120X
HARD COVER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
Bigger and better than ever (the third edition of the best-selling original), we can't keep our hands off this celebration of the world. Each country, no matter how big or small, gets a colorful double-page spread in this glossy A-to-Z of travel from Afghanistan to Zimbabwe.
$50.00

Cuba, This Moment, Exactly So

CBA261
Lorne Resnick
Simon and Schuster Inc.
2016
288
1683830091
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
6/13/2017
0
0
0
0
This deluxe coffee table book organizes 250 black-and-white photographs around micro-stories that immerse readers in the heat and culture of Cuba, the "Pearl of the Antilles." Includes a foreword by the great travel writer Pico Iyer.
$29.99

The Arctic

ARC356
Elizabeth Warner, Sven-Olof Lindblad (Foreword)
Welcome Books
2016
224
0847849732
HARD COVER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
Presenting the best works from a range of Arctic photographers, this unparalleled collection celebrates the region's beautiful landscapes, biodiversity, native peoples and rapidly changing environment.
$50.00

Opulent Oceans

OCE202
Melanie Stiassny
Sterling Publishing Company
2014
176
145491341X
HARD COVER
Science
0
0
0
0
This well-curated volume features a series of essays -- culled from the Rare Book Collection of the American Museum of Natural History -- whose subject is the sea. Accounts from legendary explorers and early naturalists are paired with gorgeous illustrati
$50.00

Great Maps

MAP41
Jerry Brotton
DK Publishing
2014
256
1465424636
HARD COVER
History
0
0
0
0
Profiling 55 historical maps, this book is a lesson in history as much as it is about geography. Brotton, a professor of Renaissance Studies at the University of London, marches confidently from Ptolemy’s world map to the latest maps by Google Earth, explaining how each map influenced the culture and budding science of its day.
$30.00

Wild, Beautiful Places

WLD303
National Geographic Society
National Geographic
2016
320
1426217404
HARD COVER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
The cartographic experts at National Geographic hand-picked this collection of 50 pristine locales, perfect for nature travelers. Secluded valleys, mountain ranges and rugged plains fill the beautifully illustrated book, which includes engaging photo descriptions and practical travel advice.
$40.00

National Geographic, Around the World in 125 Years

WLD251
Reuel Golden (Editor)
Taschen
2013
1468
3836549980
HARD COVER
Cultural Portrait
1/1/2112
0
0
0
0
From early romantic images of the exotic through the golden age of Kodachrome all the way to the digital age, these three splendidly produced volumes trace the evolution of National Geographic, of photography and of the way we've seen the world since 1888. Organized geographically, it covers the sweep of nature and culture around the world in 1,500 oversized pages, with photographs by Frans Lanting, Steve Curry, David Doubilet, David Alan Harvey and many, many others.
$499.00

Yellowstone, A Journey Through America's Wild Heart

USW820
David Quammen
National Geographic Globes
2016
224
1426217544
HARD COVER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
With David Quammen's trademark blend of history, science and field research, this ode to Yellowstone is filled with informative text and plenty of vivid photographs. Quammen brings readers deep into the heart of the park: its misty mountain peaks, gray wolves, sweeping valleys and geologic wonders.
$28.00

Great City Maps

MAP59
Dorling Kindersley
DK Publishing
2016
256
146545358X
HARD COVER
History
0
0
0
0
Published in association with the Smithsonian Institution, this well-illustrated collection uses unique historical maps as gateways to 30 of the world's greatest cities.
$30.00

Times Comprehensive Atlas of the World

GEN71
Times of London
Independent Publishers Group
2014
544
0007551401
HARD COVER
Reference
0
1
0
0
The 14th edition of the world’s most authoritative atlas, presented in all its meticulous glory with each double-page spread a whopping 16 x 22 inches and an extraordinary 200,000 place name index.
$200.00

The National Parks, An American Legacy

USA583
Ian Shive
2017
240
1683830059
PAPER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
Commemorating the 100-year anniversary of the National Park Service, this dramatic photographic journey through all 58 fully fledged national parks proves why they have become national, and international, treasures.
$29.99

Pristine Seas, Journeys to the Ocean's Last Wild Places

OCE212
Enric Sala, Leonardo di Caprio (Foreword)
National Geographic
2015
272
1426216114
HARD COVER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
This photographic tribute showcases 10 seas still relatively immune from human interference. Packed with more than 200 images, the book takes readers from the shark-rich waters off Costa Rica all the way to the ice floes near Franz Josef Land, Russia.
$40.00

Light and Dust, Images and Stories from the Wild of East Africa

EAF446
Federico Veronesi
Random House
2015
240
8831720716
HARD COVER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
This gorgeously photographed tribute to the animals of Eastern Africa captures the region’s wild creatures at their most sociable and dramatic. Veronesi's lens tracks the African animals into tumultuous weather -- through mists, dust storms and heavy rains.
$60.00

Wild World

WLD297
Lonely Planet Publications
Lonely Planet Publications
2015
320
1743607482
HARD COVER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
Bringing the world's wildest corners into focus, this coffee table masterpiece depicts the breathtaking mountains, wildlife spectacles, animals, rivers, deserts and jungles found on each continent. It’s the super-sized follow-up to Beautiful World (WLD245).
$39.99

Map, Exploring the World

MAP55
Daniel Huffman
Phaidon Press
2015
352
0714869449
HARD COVER
History
0
0
0
0
Curated by a diverse panel of cartographers, academics, map dealers and map collectors, this deluxe coffee table book charts the role of cartography in world history with 300 important maps, authoritative text and 400 color illustrations.
$59.95

Destinations of a Lifetime, 225 of the World's Most Amazing Places

WLD291
National Geographic
National Geographic
2015
320
1426215649
HARD COVER
Reference
0
0
0
0
Ideal for inspiring and planning a dream trip, this National Geographic bucket list brings readers a little closer to visiting 225 of the world’s most breathtaking natural and man-made locales.
$40.00

Wildlife of the World

WLD289
DK Publishing
DK Publishing
2015
480
1465438041
HARD COVER
Reference
0
0
0
0
This beautifully produced wildlife survey brings readers face-to-face with the world’s most interesting animals from habitats as diverse as the Amazon, the Himalayas, the Sahara and the South Pole. Filled with colorful illustrations, the oversized book allots an in-depth profile to each species, from the shaggy Musk Ox to the Scottish Wildcat and the Gelda Monkey.
$50.00

Atlas of Remote Islands

WLD200
Judith Schalansky
Penguin Putnam
2010
144
014311820X
HARD COVER
Reference
0
0
0
0
Schalansky includes islands, both famous and utterly obscure, ranging across the world's seas in this intriguing collection, certain to ignite wanderlust. We bet no one has been to all 50!
$32.00

Lonely Planet the Best Place to Be Today

TVL596
Lonely Planet Publications
Lonely Planet Publications
2014
272
1743601654
PAPER
Reference
0
0
0
0
This useful catalog arranges the world’s most exciting, fun and awe-inspiring events into 365 unforgettable days. The discerning editors at Lonely Planet introduce nature hikes through Patagonia, the Up Helly Aa festival in Scotland (where they actually burn a Viking longship) and the glittering Yamayaki, Japan’s fire festival.
$19.99

Maps, Their Untold Stories

MAP44
Rose Mitchell
Bloomsbury USA
2014
256
1408189674
HARD COVER
Reference
0
0
0
0
This ponderous collection of maps from the UK’s National Archives includes intriguing pieces like woodcut maps, a map printed on a lady’s glove and a settlers’ map of Roanoke, North Carolina.
$50.00

Metropolis, Mapping the City

WLD288
Jeremy Black
Bloomsbury USA
2015
224
1844862208
HARD COVER
Reference
0
0
0
0
This enlightening reference for the urban explorer is a study of the many ways that a city can reveal itself. From ancient atlases to subway maps and skyline charts, Black looks at the development of mapping and the many ways cities are organized and depicted. A sumptuously illustrated volume.
$50.00

Where to Go When, The World's Best Destinations

WLD309
DK Publishing
DK Publishing
2016
336
146545960X
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
Whether you'd like to dive the Great Barrier Reef or relax on the beaches of Croatia, this travel primer in the 'Where to Go When' series can steer you in the right direction. With over 130 destinations and experiences that cover the entire globe.
$20.00

African Heroes, Samburu-Maasai

EAF415
Matteo Guzzini (Photographer)
Random House
2014
176
8857219062
HARD COVER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
Guzzini captures the rituals and travels of the mysterious Masaai communities of Tanzania and Kenya in beautiful, untouched photographs that honor the people and their land.
$55.00

By the Sea, A Photographic Voyage Around the Blue Planet

OCE214
Peter Guttman
Skyhorse
2015
256
1632203308
HARD COVER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
From the shores of Palau, all the way to the North Pole, award-winning photographer Guttman celebrates all things "seaside" in 240 color photos. A very attractive coffee table compendium.
$35.00

Cities That Shaped the Ancient World

WLD262
John Julius Norwich
Thames & Hudson
2014
240
0500252041
HARD COVER
History
0
0
0
0
In this fascinating historical exploration, renowned historian J.J. Norwich profiles 40 important urban centers of the ancient world, from China and Mesoamerica to Europe and Ethiopia.
$40.00

India

IDA739
Steve McCurry, William Dalrymple (Introduction)
Phaidon Press
2015
208
0714869961
HARD COVER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
By turns beautiful, uplifting and affecting, this portfolio is by one of the most admired and decorated photographers working today. The vast array of pictures is a superb tribute to the world’s most colorful country. Includes an introduction by Scottish travel writing virtuoso William Dalrymple.
$59.95

India, In Word and Image

IDA540
Eric Meola (Photographer)
Welcome Books
2013
272
1599620499
HARD COVER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
Meola deftly pairs colorful photographs of people, traditions, art and architecture with choice quotations by Salman Rushdie, R. K. Narayan, Jhumpa Lahiri and others in this dazzling visual celebration of the culture and pageantry of India.
$60.00

Ireland, In Word and Image

IRE319
Jay Adlersberg
Welcome Books
2013
276
1599621258
HARD COVER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
Jay Adlersberg's visual celebration of Ireland is accompanied by literary excerpts and poetry from Oscar Wilde, W.B. Yeats, James Joyce, Samuel Beckett and many others. With 75 gorgeous color photographs.
$60.00

Journey, An Illustrated History of Exploration and Travel

TVL686
Inc. Dorling Kindersley
Penguin Putnam
2017
440
146546414X
HARD COVER
History
0
0
0
0
An illustrated account of human movement, travel, exploration, and scientific discovery--from the first trade networks in ancient Sumer to the epic Voyager missions. Journey traces each through lively accounts, alongside the biographies of conquerors, exp
$50.00

Migrations, Wildlife in Motion

BST253
Art Wolfe (Photographer), Barbara Sleeper (Introduction)
2016
168
1608877140
HARD COVER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
World-renowned photographer Art Wolfe draws readers into the primordial stirrings and energies of the planet's wildlife in this masterful photo collection, with unique compositions inspired by the work of artist M.C. Escher.
$35.00

Paris, Les Boulevards

FRA187
Charles Franck
Rizzoli International
2015
8
0847845044
HARD COVER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
This reproduction of a Victorian-era book of lithographs in twelve gatefolds celebrates the Victorian-era romance of Paris, its wide streets filled with horse buggies, women in society hats and true French elegance.
$29.95

Passage to Burma

BMA80
Scott Stulberg
Skyhorse
2015
240
1634504852
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
Scott Stulberg presents the teak and bamboo forests, temples and especially the people of Burma in hundreds of full-page color photographs in this illustrated journey.
$45.00

Passage to Cuba

CBA251
Cynthia Carris Alonso
Skyhorse
2015
240
1632206528
HARD COVER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
A wonderful coffee table book that takes readers through the crumbling, baroque splendor of Havana. Subtitled "An Up-Close Look at the World's Most Colorful Culture."
$45.00

Rarely Seen, Photographs of the Extraordinary

WLD295
National Geographic Society
Penguin Putnam
2015
400
1426215614
HARD COVER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
In 250 color images, National Geographic presents some of the world’s rarest, far-flung objects and natural wonders, including 50-ton crystals, 30,000-year-old cave art sealed from the public and volcanic lightning.
$40.00

Ships, Clocks and Stars, the Quest for Longitude

EXP114
Richard Dunn
HarperCollins
2014
256
006235356X
HARD COVER
History
0
0
0
0
A lively history of a great achievement of navigation and science (and our namesake!). This handsomely illustrated large format book presents the scientific, political and commercial battles of the 18th century that contextualize the need to accurately measure a ship's position at sea. Authors Richard Dunn and Renekah Higgitt tell the story of a humble, self-educated clockmaker who solved the problem and claimed a national prize.
$75.00

The Curious Map Book

MAP54
Ashley Baynton-Williams
University of Chicago Press
2015
224
022623715X
HARD COVER
History
0
0
0
0
The perfect book for the cartographically curious, this collection of map gems includes moral maps, maps of board games, maps in the shapes of animals and maps made of sushi. Much more than tools of conquest and commerce, these artworks are truly unique and very, well, curious.
$45.00

The Great Inka Road

SAM205
Ramiro Matos
Smithsonian Institution Press
2015
240
1588344959
HARD COVER
History
0
0
0
0
An astute collection of essays on the "Qhapaq Nan" (the Great Inca Road), covering its engineering, practical uses and the great civilization that built it. Includes more than 225 full-color illustrations.
$40.00

The Last Great Wild Places, Forty Years of Wildlife Photography by Thomas D. Mangelsen

NAT301
Thomas D. Manglesen (Photographer), Jane Goodall (Introduction)
Rizzoli International
2014
224
0789327422
HARD COVER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
A luxurious volume of high-resolution portraits and landscapes by a master wildlife photographer. Manglesen includes his most majestic photographs of animals and natural habitats from pole to pole.
$95.00

The National Parks, An Illustrated History

USA584
Kim Heacox (Photographer)
National Geographic
2015
384
1426215592
HARD COVER
History
0
0
0
0
This photographic celebration of the US National Parks’ 100th anniversary takes readers from California's redwood forests to the Gettysburg battlefield and every park in between through the lens of award-winning photographer Kim Heacox.
$50.00

The Oldest Living Things in the World

WLD277
Rachel Sussman
University of Chicago Press
2014
304
022605750X
HARD COVER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
A gorgeous ode to the living history of the planet. Sussman visits the oldest continuously-living organisms on Earth (all of them 2,000 years and older). She photographs moss in Greenland, self-propagating shrubs in Tasmania, Caribbean brain coral, a colony of aspen trees in Utah and much more.
$60.00

The World's Best Cities, Celebrating 220 Great Destinations

WLD270
National Geographic Society
National Geographic
2014
336
1426213786
HARD COVER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
The 21st century has been dubbed the "Century of the City," a time when more people live in cities than the countryside. In commemoration, National Geographic has published a splendid, large-format guide to 225 of the world’s most exciting cities, from well-known hubs like New York and Tokyo to up-and-comers like Oslo, Asheville and Abu Dhabi.
$40.00

Treasured Lands, A Photographic Odyssey Through America's 59 National Parks

USA622
Q. T. Luong
Cameron & Company
2016
456
1944903003
HARD COVER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
QT Luong, the only photographer to have captured every park in large-format photographs, presents this collection of 500 images. An outstanding portfolio, the product of 20 years of work.
$65.00

Worldly Escapes

WLD310
Rand McNally and Company
Rand McNally
2016
256
0528015826
HARD COVER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
Stunning photos and vignettes fill this compendium of captivating destinations across the globe. The travel experts at Rand McNally feature 120 awe-inspiring sights in places like Bora Bora, Santorini, Kenya, Puerto Rico, Nashville and Copenhagen. A great resource for travel inspiration.
$24.99

Art of the Middle East, Modern and Contemporary Art of the Arab World and Iran

MDE216
Saeb Eigner
Perseus
2015
400
185894628X
PAPER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
Showcasing over 500 illustrations and biographies of 200 featured artists, this revised and expanded guide to Middle Eastern art is a comprehensive overview of contemporary styles and themes.
$39.95

Cathedrals of the World

WLD285
Graziella Leyla Ciaga
White Star
2012
216
8854406341
HARD COVER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
This gorgeously photographed coffee-table book tours the greatest cathedrals in the world, from iconic masterpieces in the UK, Italy, France and Spain to lesser-known marvels in Israel, Mexico, Brazil and Japan. Ciaga’s companion text places each cathedral in a broad, historical context.
$19.95

Easter Island Sketchbook

EIL28
Susan A. Sternau
Sausalito Press
2014
96
0989845583
HARD COVER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
This treasure trove of whimsical watercolor and ink paintings brings Easter Island's mysterious relics to life. Sternau is particularly adept at rendering the mystical moai, the large stone statues of the ancient Rapa Nui civilization.
$29.95

Extreme Adventure, A Photographic Exploration of Wild Experiences

TVL611
Peter Guttman
Skyhorse
2014
240
1629147591
HARD COVER
Exploration
11/18/2014
0
0
0
0
Guttman has captured dozens of dream trips for the adventure seeker in this collection of vivid photographs from some of the world's wildest excursions -- from tornado chasing across the Great Plains to caravanning camels to a Saharan Oasis.
$35.00

Havana Modern: Twentieth-Century Architecture and Interiors

CBA241
Michael Connors
Rizzoli International
2014
256
0847843467
HARD COVER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
In vivid, original photographs, Connors ushers us through 100 examples of Havana’s best-preserved Nouveau and Art Deco architecture, built between the early 1900s and 1965.
$65.00

Inside Tracks

AUS274
Robyn Davidson
Sterling Publishing Company
2014
224
1454912944
HARD COVER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
The astounding story of Robyn Davidson, as captured by National Geographic photographer Rick Smolan. Davidson spent an entire year crossing the Outback with a dog and four camels to keep her company. Her award-winning account of the journey, Tracks (AUS15), is now a major motion picture, and this large format book includes scenes from the film.
$45.00

Italian Splendor, Castles, Palaces and Villas

ITA555
Jack Basehart, Roberto Schezen (Photographer), Ralph Toledano (Contributor)
Rizzoli International
2015
420
0847847187
HARD COVER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
A coffee-table tour through the grandest villas and castles Trieste, Sicily, Tuscany and the Veneto. Captured in full-color photo, the 50 magnificent private residences are unequalled in splendor.
$50.00

National Geographic Stunning Photographs

PHT52
Annie Griffiths
National Geographic
2014
400
1426213921
HARD COVER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
With appearances by National Geographic’s most renowned photographers, this awe-inspiring collection captures moments both intimate and grand that illuminate parts of life most of us would never see otherwise.
$40.00

Peter Beard

PHT47
Peter Beard (Photographer)
Taschen
2013
769
3836530880
HARD COVER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
Culled from a lifetime of photographs, drawings and obsessively annotated diaries, this ten-pound beauty includes plenty of Beard's work from Tsavo, Mount Kenya, the Serengeti and his beloved 45-acre Hog Ranch encampment outside Nairobi. Golden-haired playboy, artist and African dreamer, Beard first escaped to Kenya in 1955.
$69.99

The Golden Lands, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand & Vietnam

SEA88
Vikram Lall
Abbeville Publishing Group
2014
280
0789211947
HARD COVER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
The product of 25 years of research into Buddhist architecture, this survey takes us from the monastic complexes of India to the dzongs of Bhutan, inside the wats of Southeast Asia and through the simple wooden shrines of Japan. Gorgeously illustrated throughout with color photos and 3D renderings.
$95.00

The History of Florence in Painting

ITA406
Antonella Fenech Kroke
Abbeville Publishing Group
2013
496
0789211459
BOXED
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
Sumptuously produced, this oversized collection, chosen by a Renaissance art historian, is a feast for the intellect and the eye. With 342 full-color illustrations.
$235.00

The Life and Love of the Sea

OCE211
Lewis Blackwell
Harry N. Abrams
2015
216
1419718622
HARD COVER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
This photographic tribute to the world’s oceans expertly portrays its dramatic seascapes -- coastlines, reefs and lonely islands galore. In addition, Blackwell utilizes cutting-edge underwater photography to capture the magnificent creatures of the deep sea. A beautiful effort.
$50.00

The Lost Cities of the Mayas

MYA55
Fabio Bourbon
Sterling Publishing Company
2014
208
8854408174
PAPER
Archaeology
0
0
0
0
The discoveries of British artist Frederick Catherwood and his American companion John Lloyd Stephens, the first Westerners to see the Maya cities of the Yucatan, are chronicled in this illustrated, oversized volume, featuring 200 color engravings of the monuments of Central America, Chiapas and the Yucatan.
$45.00

The Lost Photographs of Captain Scott

ANT343
David Wilson
Little Brown and Company
2011
192
0316178500
HARD COVER
Exploration
0
0
0
0
This gorgeous book of Scott's own photographs -- fought over, lost and forgotten -- supplemented by maps and incisive commentary, is a significant contribution to Antarctic history. Beautiful too!
$35.00

World Heritage Sites

CON53
UNESCO Publishing
Firefly Books
2016
932
1770858172
PAPER
Archaeology
0
0
0
0
How many have you visited? This beautifully illustrated compendium, just revised, includes color photographs, a map and succinct descriptions of each of the 1,031 archaeological sites, monuments, cities and parks inscribed by UNESCO from 1978 to 2016. Organized by order of inscription.
$29.95

World Monuments, 50 Irreplaceable Sites to Champion Around the World

WLD290
World Momuments Fund
Universe Publishing
2017
240
0789334186
PAPER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
To commemorate its 50th anniversary, the World Monuments Fund pulled together some of today’s most influential travel writers for this photographic tour of 50 awesome world sites. Great for travel inspiration! Many of the national treasures on the list de
$17.99

Plotted, A Literary Atlas

GNL29
Andrew Degraff
Houghton Mifflin Company
2015
160
1936976862
HARD COVER
Literature
0
0
0
0
This collection of literature-inspired maps takes readers into the fictional worlds of great books, including the landscapes of The Odyssey, Hamlet, Pride and Prejudice, Lord of the Flies and many more.
$24.99

A History of Life in 100 Fossils

NAT302
Paul D. Taylor
Smithsonian Institution Press
2014
224
1588344827
HARD COVER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
Using 100 important fossils as guideposts, this natural history takes us through a 3.6-billion-year history of life on Earth and its evolution.
$34.95

Arctica, The Vanishing North

ARC348
Sebastian Copeland, Sir Richard Branson (Foreword)
Aa Balkema
2015
304
3832732810
HARD COVER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
Including 200 color photographs and four gatefolds, this compendium is a luxurious visual record of the high Arctic. Copeland’s work captures the region’s ethereal, untamed splendor and draws further attention to its perilous future.
$125.00

Birds of Paradise, Revealing The World's Most Extraordinary Birds

NGA25
Edwin Scholes, Tim Laman
National Geographic
2012
227
1426209584
HARD COVER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
Photographed in Raja Ampat, the remote Aru Islands, Australia, the Arfak Mountains and all over the highlands of New Guinea, this sumptuous book not only showcases all 39 species of the spectacular birds, many never before photographed in the wild, but also includes terrific essays on life in the field, the history and evolution of the birds of paradise and a species atlas.
$50.00

Blue Hope

OCE205
Sylvia A. Earle
National Geographic
2014
256
1426213956
HARD COVER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
In this informative, dazzling collection of photographs, maps and essays, deep-sea crusader Earle pays tribute to the ocean. Her aim: to encourage us to love the ocean -- all life on Earth, she writes, depends on it.
$35.00

Blue Ice

ANT414
Peter Clarkson (Introduction), Julian Dowdeswell (Foreword), Alex Bernasconi (Photographer)
2016
204
1608877353
HARD COVER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
Award-winning nature photographer Alex Bernasconi explores the harsh climates and extreme conditions of the Antarctic through awe-inspiring panoramas, giving due attention to the diversity and resiliency of the native species.
$50.00

Earth Is My Witness, The Photography of Art Wolfe

PHT53
Art Wolfe (Photographer), Wade Davis (Introduction)
2017
396
1683831314
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
Representing 40 years of Wolfe's expeditionary photography, this beautifully produced compilation is an artful celebration of the planet's fast-disappearing landscapes, wildlife and cultures, from the Pushkar Camel fair to a polar bear den. With introduct
$50.00

Earth, The Definitive Visual Guide

GEO50
James F. Luhr (Editor)
DK Publishing
2013
528
075663332X
HARD COVER
Science
0
0
0
0
This stunning photographic overview, published in conjunction with the Smithsonian Institution, covers climate and the forces that have shaped the planet, oceans and reefs, landforms and key habitats, from Lake Titicaca to the Ganges, Atacama, Mount St. Helens and Antarctica.
$50.00

Evolution, A Visual Record

GPS127
Robert Clark (Photographer)
Phaidon Press
2016
240
0714871184
HARD COVER
Science
0
0
0
0
Award-winning photographer Robert Clark reawakens readers to humankind’s ancestors and great contributions to evolutionary science, including Darwin’s famous Galapagos finches and the links between dinosaurs and modern birds in this beautiful collection of 200 photographs.
$39.95

Extraordinary Birds

BRD121
Paul Sweet
Sterling Publishing Company
2013
144
1454906596
BOXED
Natural History
0
0
0
0
This striking book, in a beautiful case with 40 ready-to-frame color prints slipped inside, features illustrations and essays from the rare book collection at the American Museum of Natural History.
$50.00

Extreme Earth

WLD293
Michael Martin
Harry N. Abrams
2015
448
141971791X
HARD COVER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
In this vast tribute to Earth’s deserts and polar regions, Martin, a leading documentary photographer, expertly combines his photographic prowess with exploration and reportage. The hefty volume includes over 450 aerial and ground photographs, mathematically exact maps and expert text.
$85.00

Natural Histories

NAT280
Tom Baione
Sterling Publishing Company
2012
176
1402791496
BOXED
Natural History
0
0
0
0
A carefully curated selection of prints from the American Museum of Natural History’s Rare Book Collection paired with essays culled from the museum’s experts in natural science -- from anthropology to zoology. Packaged with 40 frame-worthy prints.
$50.00

Natural Histories, Extraordinary Rare Book Selections from the American Museum of Natural History Library

NAT288
Tom Baione
Sterling Publishing Company
2014
176
1454912146
HARD COVER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
A brilliant look into man’s exploration of the natural world compiled from the American Museum of Natural History’s Rare Book Collection. The museum’s librarians, researchers and curators present a variety of artwork in full-page color plates and comment on the significance of each.
$19.95

Primates of the World

BST227
Jean-Jacques Petter
Princeton University Press
2013
192
0691156956
HARD COVER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
Authoritative and stunningly illustrated, this gorgeous book features 72 richly detailed watercolor plates by Francois Desbordes.
$29.95

Southern Light, Images from Antarctica

ANT383
David Neilson (Photographer)
Abbeville Publishing Group
2013
306
0789211556
HARD COVER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
Neilson has turned his six journeys to the ice (sometimes lugging a 30-pound large format camera), into a coffee-table tribute to the continent and its wildlife. Includes 130 color and 100 rich black-and-white oversized photographs.
$85.00

The Annihilation of Nature, Human Extinction of Birds and Mammals

NAT311
Paul Ehrlich, Anne Ehrlich, Gerardo Ceballos
Johns Hopkins University Press
2015
208
1421417189
HARD COVER
Science
0
0
0
0
Warning that many of the world’s birds and mammals are becoming extinct, this timely clarion call reports on a escalating, worldwide assault on living things. A brilliant book, penned by three of today’s most distinguished conservationists.
$29.95

The Sea, An Anthology of Maritime Photography

OCE221
Pierre Borhan
Rizzoli
2016
300
2080202634
HARD COVER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
Uniting photographers from various nationalities and time periods, this album explores the mystery, adventure and awe-inspiring beauty of the sea. The 300 archival, documentary and art photos range from the photos of explorers to abstract compositions of waves, all of them striking.
$14.98

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Pierre Hausherr (Photographer), Francois Missen
Hyperion
2010
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1579128548
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Cultural Portrait
1
0
0
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With full-page photographs, introductory essays on history, architecture, music, food and more, this oversized, illustrated paperback by Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Francois Missen and photographer Pierre Hausherr captures the spirit of Cuba, its pe
$24.95

To the Arctic

ARC273
Florian Schulz (Photographer)
Mountaineers
2011
204
1594854874
HARD COVER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
From aerial photographs of the tundra in summer to stark winter landscapes and underwater images, Shultz showcases the cycle of an Arctic year in 160 color photographs in this sumptuous book, a companion to the 2012 IMAX film.
$45.00

Cooking with Italian Grandmothers

ITA193
Jessica Theroux
Welcome Books
2010
250
1599620898
HARD COVER
Food
0
0
0
0
Theroux's tender culinary celebration brings together recipes, anecdotes and photographs of a dozen Italian grandmothers across Italy. Each chapter includes a map, essay, interview and (this is the best part) authentic recipes you'd actually want to make.
$40.00

Smithsonian Natural History, The Ultimate Visual Guide to Everything on Earth

NAT235
Becky Alexander (Editor)
DK Publishing
2010
648
0756667526
HARD COVER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
Jammed with eye-popping photographs and in-depth two-page spreads on species of particular interest, this bold visual encyclopedia squeezes as many of the plants, animals, rocks and minerals of a natural history museum as could fit between its commodious covers.
$50.00

Ocean Soul

OCE178
Brian Skerry
National Geographic
2011
264
1426208162
HARD COVER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
Whales, seals, fishes of all sorts, coral reefs and other marine habitats are all showcased in this stunning tribute to the world's oceans by National Geographic explorer Brian Skerry.
$50.00

World's Best Travel Experiences

TVL553
National Geographic Society
National Geographic
2012
320
1426209592
HARD COVER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
The editors and photographers at National Geographic transport you to 400 beguiling spots in this colorful grab-bag of great places, covering the gamut from iconic cities to world monuments, wild places and storied countryside.
$40.00

The World Atlas of Beer

WLD235
Tim Webb
Sterling Publishing Company
2016
272
1454922176
HARD COVER
Food
0
0
0
0
Not just an artfully illustrated guide to this delightful beverage -- its origins, brewing methods and technologies -- the oversized hardcover book also profiles 500 great beers.
$30.00

Sacred Spaces, Turkish Mosques & Tombs

TKY273
Mary Cross
W. W. Norton & Company
2013
255
1593720556
HARD COVER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
Photographer Mary Cross showcases the great mosques and tombs of the Ottoman period in Istanbul, Bursa and Edirne in this glorious book.
$75.00

Lonely Planet Great Escapes

TVL573
Lonely Planet Publications
Lonely Planet Publications
2015
320
1743607512
PAPER
Travel Narrative
10/1/2013
0
0
0
0
Escape to Ecuador’s cloud forest, sleep under the stars in Kerala or meditate in Mallorca in this page-turning collection of photo-essays by the editors at Lonely Planet.
$24.99

Around the World in 500 Festivals

WLD249
Steve Davey
Kuperard
2013
272
1857336852
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
An exquisitely designed large format book with 200 full-color photographs that capture the vibrancy and life of 500 unique festivals around the world. Includes photographic essays on featured festivals.
$24.95

The World's 100 Best Adventure Trips

EXP107
Jasmina Trifoni
White Star
2013
304
8854407550
PAPER
Exploration
0
0
0
0
A presentation of 100 gripping adventures that introduces the reader to wild natural landscapes, different cultures and explorers who have tested the limits of what is possible. The journeys which are, by turns, short and epic, are inspirational for the traveler as well as the armchair traveler.
$29.95

Full Steam Ahead, A Golden Age of Cruises

TVL589
Boris Danzer-kantof
Trafalgar Square
2014
192
1902686799
HARD COVER
History
0
0
0
0
With photographs, archival reprints and firsthand accounts, this coffee table history of cruising focuses on the freedom and romance of cruise vessels in their golden age.
$44.95

Brazil

BZL125
Regis St. Louis
Sterling Publishing Company
2014
320
1847960529
HARD COVER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
This well-designed coffee table book serves as an excellent, colorful primer to the country and its history, covering the varied landscapes, diverse cultures and regional customs, including Carnival and soccer.
$49.95

City Parks, Public Places, Private Thoughts

GNL8
Catie Marron (Editor), Oberto Gili (Photographer)
HarperCollins
2013
302
0062231790
HARD COVER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
This compenidum of city parks pays tribute to public spaces through vivd full-page photographs of parks around the world accompanied by reflections by esteemed travel writers including Andre Aciman, John Banville, Pico Iyer, Jan Morris and Simon Winchester.
$50.00

Pocket Atlas of Remote Islands, Fifty Islands I Have Not Visited and Never Will

WLD269
Judith Schalansky
Penguin Putnam
2014
144
0143126679
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Exploration
0
0
0
0
A unique modern classic, this pocket edition of the original atlas is an imaginative guide to the world's loneliest islands. Novelist and graphic designer Schalansky reveals the secrets of 50 remote islands, making them seem even more mysterious and allur
$30.00

World War I in 100 Objects

WAR213
Peter Doyle
Plume
2014
352
0142181595
HARD COVER
History
0
0
0
0
In commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the start of World War I, this handsome volume showcases 100 historic wartime objects from badges and medals to vehicles, firearms and much more. Peter Doyle is a military historian and a professor at University College London.
$30.00

The Genius of Venice, Piazza San Marco and the Making of the Republic

ITA376
Dial Parrott
Rizzoli International
2013
413
0847840530
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Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
With 112 color illustrations and four maps, the Genius of Venice presents the magnificent buildings of the celebrated piazza as, in the words of John Ruskin, the "living books of history" in this handsome cultural history.
$40.00