Coffee Table Books
|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.
|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.
THIS COPY (shown below) was signed by Sid Evans on the title page at the...
|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.
THIS COPY (shown below) was signed by Diana Kennedy on the title page at...
|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...
|The New York Times Book of the Dead: 320 Print and 10,000 Digital Obituaries of Extraordinary People||William McDonald||
THE NEW YORK TIMES BOOK OF THE DEAD: OBITUARIES OF EXTRAORDINARY PEOPLE chronicles the lives of history makers of the last 165 years. It is one of our top-selling gifts for all people for all occasions. In addition to the hundreds of obits in the book, there is a web key that provides exclusive instant access to 10,000...
|Visions of the Black Belt||Robin McDonald||
VISIONS OF THE BLACK BELT: A CULTURAL SURVEY OF THE HEART OF ALABAMA is a breathtaking collection of nearly four hundred beautiful photographs of the Black Belt region of Alabama. Touching on a multitude of aspects of the culturally rich area, including the farms built on the rich soil that gives the area its name to...
ANDREW MOORE: CUBA was created over a span of 14 years and reveals an elegant but crumbling metropolis of muted pastel interiors, courtyards and scenes of daily life. The images are painterly and poetic and show the country’s 500 year old history and culture in transition. Moore does not attempt to gloss over...