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Big Beautiful Books!

Nothing says the holidays more than a big, beautiful book under the tree. To that end, this season's releases of coffee table books most certainly doesn't disappoint. As is often the case, these gorgeous books cover subjects that revel in the visual; travel, home decor, art, food and more. Here are some of our favorites...

America the Beautiful: A Story in Photographs Cover Image
$40.00
ISBN: 9781426221422
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Published: National Geographic - October 20th, 2020

With a structure inspired by the original song "America the Beautiful," this book recognizes what makes our nation great, region by region. And all 50 states and six territories of the U.S. are honored with 50 words from celebrities, historians, activists, conservationists, and politicians who call America home. 


America's National Historic Trails: Walking the Trails of History Cover Image
By Karen Berger, Bart Smith (Photographs by), Ken Burns (Foreword by), Dayton Duncan (Foreword by)
$55.00
ISBN: 9780847868858
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Published: Rizzoli - October 13th, 2020

An inspirational bucket list for hikers, history buffs, armchair travelers, and all those who wish to walk in the hallowed footsteps of American history.


The Art of Jazz: A Visual History Cover Image
By Alyn Shipton, John Hasse (Foreword by)
$35.00
ISBN: 9781623545048
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Published: Imagine - October 20th, 2020

The Art of Jazz explores how the expressionism and spontaneity of jazz spilled onto its album art, posters, and promotional photography, and even inspired standalone works of fine art.


The Beauty of Home: Redefining Traditional Interiors Cover Image
$45.00
ISBN: 9781423654667
Availability: Backordered
Published: Gibbs Smith - September 8th, 2020

The Beauty of Home combines refined elegance and innovative simplicity for a fresh, new perspective on traditional interior design.

 


Distant Shores: Surfing the Ends of the Earth Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9781623261177
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Published: Chronicle Chroma - September 22nd, 2020

Distant Shores is an impressive photographic record of Chris Burkard's search for wild, remote surfing destinations around the globe. Burkard's photographs are punctuated by energized landscapes and moments of bliss.


Drives of a Lifetime: 500 of the World's Greatest Road Trips Cover Image
$40.00
ISBN: 9781426221392
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Published: National Geographic - October 27th, 2020

Compiled from the favorite trips of National Geographic's legendary travel writers, Drives of a Lifetime spans the globe to reveal the best celebrated and lesser-known road trips on the planet.


The French Laundry, Per Se (The Thomas Keller Library) Cover Image
$75.00
ISBN: 9781579658496
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Published: Artisan - October 27th, 2020

“Every elegant page projects Keller’s high standard of ‘perfect culinary execution’. . . . This superb work is as much philosophical treatise as gorgeous cookbook.”
Publishers Weekly, STARRED REVIEW


HRH: So Many Thoughts on Royal Style Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9781250625083
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Published: Celadon Books - November 17th, 2020

Veteran style journalist Elizabeth Holmes expands her popular Instagram series, So Many Thoughts, into a nuanced look at the fashion and branding of the four most influential members of the British Royal Family: Queen Elizabeth II; Diana, Princess of Wales; Catherine, The Duchess of Cambridge; and Meghan, The Duchess of Sussex.
 


Humans Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9781250114297
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Published: St. Martin's Press - October 6th, 2020

Brandon Stanton’s new book, Humans—his most moving and compelling book to date—shows us the world.
 


The Look of the Book: Jackets, Covers, and Art at the Edges of Literature Cover Image
$50.00
ISBN: 9780399581021
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Published: Ten Speed Press - October 6th, 2020

Why do some book covers instantly grab your attention, while others never get a second glance? Fusing word and image, as well as design thinking and literary criticism, this captivating investigation goes behind the scenes of the cover design process to answer this question and more.
 


More Beautiful: All-American Decoration Cover Image
$45.00
ISBN: 9780847862269
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Published: Rizzoli - September 1st, 2020

The author of Beautiful is back with a new book of his interiors, filled with blue-and-white vignettes, wicker, saturated color, and pretty patterns.


Spirit of Place: The Making of a New England Garden Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9781604698503
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Published: Timber Press - June 23rd, 2020

How does an individual garden relate to the larger landscape? How does it connect to the natural and cultural environment? Does it evoke a sense of place? In Spirit of Place, Bill Noble answers these questions.


The Story of Contemporary Art Cover Image
$39.95
ISBN: 9780262044103
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Published: The MIT Press - November 10th, 2020

A lively introduction to contemporary art that stretches from Andy Warhol's Brillo boxes to Marina Abramović's performance art to today's biennale circuit and million-dollar auctions.

 


Visual Encyclopedia Cover Image
By DK
$50.00
ISBN: 9781465499943
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Published: DK - October 27th, 2020

Packed with facts and illustrations, this landmark book offers a reliable, visually stunning, and family-friendly alternative to online information sources.


Wolf Kahn: Paintings and Pastels, 2010-2020 Cover Image
$55.00
ISBN: 9780847868599
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Published: Rizzoli Electa - September 15th, 2020

The most definitive and up-to-date book on the vibrant paintings and pastels by this popular modern master, which now serves as a memorable tribute to his artistic legacy.