Coffee Table Books

The History of Gardens in Painting Nils Buttner
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My Alabama: John Dersham Photographs a State John Dersham

MY ALABAMA is a beautiful collection of two hundred photographs of Alabama, from its beautiful and diverse landscapes to the structures that demonstrate how it has been shaped over the last two hundred years. This is a must-have for anyone interested in what makes this great state Alabama the Beautiful.

 

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From Steel Mills to Stethoscopes: A History of the Birmingham Medical Profession Lynn Edge

FROM STEEL MILLS TO STETHOSCOPES covers the advancement of the medical profession in Birmingham from...

Southern Living 50 Years: A Celebration of People, Places and Culture Sid Evans

SOUTHERN LIVING 50 YEARS: A CELEBRATION OF PEOPLE, PLACE, AND CULTURE is a magnificent history of this iconic magazine, featuring, among many other prizes, the images of every cover - all six hundred of them.

 

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The Art of Rock: Posters from Presley to Punk Paul Grushkin

THE ART OF ROCK is a visual journey through thirty years of rock and roll with more than 1,500 posters and other graphics, including tickets, backstage...

Ducks, Geese and Swans of North America Rick Kaminski

DUCKS, GEESE AND SWANS OF NORTH AMERICA: REVISED AND UPDATED EDITION OF THE BEST-SELLING CLASSIC was finished by Rick Kaminski and other colleagues after the untimely death of Guy Baldasarre, the editor. It is a magnificent two-volume must-have revision of the original published in 1942. No birder, collector or...

Oaxaca Al Gusto: An Infinite Gastronomy Diana Kennedy

OAXACA AL GUSTO: AN INFINITE GASTRONOMY lists food by the region in the state of Oaxaca, rather than by type. This James Beard winner is respected around the world as the most complete reference of Mexican cooking.

 

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The Wall of Birds: One Planet, 243 Families, 375 Million Years Jane Kim

THE WALL OF BIRDS features hundreds of gorgeous paintings and drawings of birds both extant and extinct, illustrating their diversity and evolution over the millenia. These photos are paired with insights from the artist about her approach to their design, as well as narratives about the history of the birds themselves...

The Weeping Goldsmith: Discoveries in the Secret Land of Myanmar W. John Kress

THE WEEPING GOLDSMITH: DISCOVERIES IN THE SECRET LAND OF MYANMAR is a beautiful collection of photographs of places and plants in the mysterious Burmese landscape. The author is one of the world's most respected botanical experts, hence the descriptions are deep and telling.

 

 

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Boyhood: Twelve Years on Film Matt Lankes

BOYHOOD: TWELVE YEARS ON FILM explains in detail, and shows photographs of the acclaimed movie that consumed twelve years in the making. The images created by Matt Lankes are stunning. 

 

THIS COPY (shown below) was signed by Matt Lankes, Richard Linklater, Lorelei Linklater, and Cathleen...