BOOKS

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ACCIDENTALLY WES ANDERSON
 

A visual adventure of Wes Anderson proportions, authorized by the legendary filmmaker himself: stunning photographs of real-life places that seem plucked from the just-so world of his films, presented with fascinating human stories behind each façade.

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THE WES ANDERSON COLLECTION: THE GRAND BUDAPEST HOTEL

This companion to the New York Times bestselling book The Wes Anderson Collection takes readers behind the scenes of the Oscar®-winning film The Grand Budapest Hotel with a series of interviews between writer/director Wes Anderson and movie/television critic Matt Zoller Seitz.

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WES ANDERSON: THE ICONIC FILMMAKER AND HIS WORK

Loaded with rich imagery and detailed analysis of his incredible films – including the classics The Grand Budapest Hotel, Rushmore, The Royal Tenenbaums and Moonrise Kingdom as well as Anderson's highly anticipated new releaseThe French Dispatch – this is the first book to feature all of Wes Anderson's movies in a single volume.

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SLIM AARONS: ONCE UPON A TIME

A richly illustrated visual journey inside the lifestyles of the rich and famous features 250 full-color photographs that capture the lives of the international elite--Hollywood stars, European aristocracy, high society mavens, moguls, statesmen, and other luminaries--during the jet-set decades of the 1950s, 1960s, and 1970s.

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SLIM AARONS: WOMEN

Slim Aarons: Women explores the central subject of Slim Aarons’s career—the extraordinary women from the upper echelons of high society, the arts, fashion, and Hollywood. 

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SLIM AARONS: LA DOLCE VITA (GETTY IMAGES) 

This lavish fourth volume in Abrams’ Slim Aarons collection revels in this photographer’s decades-long love affair with Italy.

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LOS ANGELES: PORTRAIT OF A CITY

From the first known photograph taken in Los Angeles to its most recent sweeping vistas, this photographic tribute to the City of Angels provides a fascinating journey through the city’s cultural, political, industrial, and sociological history.

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GREAT ESCAPES ITALY. 2019 EDITION

To travel through Italy is as close as one gets to being in paradise. For centuries, writers, artists, architects, and merchants have been drawn here, inspired by the beauty of Venice, Florence, Naples, and Rome. 

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ONE HUNDRED & ONE BEAUTIFUL SMALL TOWNS IN ITALY (RIZZOLI CLASSICS)

The perfect guide for those who can't resist succumbing to Italy's charms again and again, now in a popular pocket-sized format.

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GIOVANNA GARZONI: STILL LIFES

A love letter from two Americans to their adopted city, Tasting Rome is a showcase of modern dishes influenced by tradition, as well as the rich culture of their surroundings. 

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OLD WORLD ITALIAN: RECIPES AND SECRETS FROM OUR TRAVELS IN ITALY: A COOKBOOK

Mimi explores the beautiful coasts and countrysides of Italy in this lavishly photographed cookbook featuring simple, authentic recipes inspired by the country's devoted producers and rich food heritage. 

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FOOD OF THE ITALIAN SOUTH: RECIPES FOR CLASSIC, DISAPPEARING, AND LOST DISHES: A COOKBOOK

85 authentic recipes and 100 stunning photographs that capture the cultural and cooking traditions of the Italian South, from the mountains to the coast.

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ARCIMBOLDO: 1526-1593

Famous all over the world for his portraits―an illustrated composite of plants, fruit, and animals combined to create the illusion of a human form― Arcimboldo still remains, paradoxically, a painter shrouded in mystery.

NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC THE PHOTO ARK LIMITED EARTH DAY EDITION:

This special edition comes with a free poster celebrating National Geographic's Photo Ark Initiative, now in its 15th year. Photographer Joel Sartore's lifelong project to make portraits of the world's endangered species conveys a powerful message: To know these animals is to save them.

ENDANGERED

In Endangered, the result of an extraordinary multiyear project to document the lives of threatened species, acclaimed photographer Tim Flach explores one of the most pressing issues of our time.

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MARIA SIBYLLA MERIAN: ARTIST, SCIENTIST, ADVENTURER

In 1660, at the age of thirteen, Maria Sibylla Merian (1647-1717) began her study of butterfly metamorphosis—years before any other scientist published an accurate description of the process.

MARIA SIBYLLA MERIAN: THE ST. PETERSBURG WATERCOLOURS

This gorgeous collection of flora and fauna illustrations by Germanys famous woman artist Maria Sibylla Merian (1647-1717) has been mostly hidden from the public eye until now.

BEFORE THEY PASS AWAY (SMALL FORMAT EDITION)

This is a small format edition of the global bestseller that showcases tribal cultures around the world. With globalization, these societies are to be prized for their distinctive lifestyles, art and traditions.

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GIOVANNA GARZONI: STILL LIFES

Paulette Tavormina: Seizing Beauty presents the full array of her seductive and opulent still life series, heirs to the legacy of a cherished art tradition now seen through the lens of photography.

PAULETTE TAVORMINA: SEIZING BEAUTY

Paulette Tavormina: Seizing Beauty presents the full array of her seductive and opulent still life series, heirs to the legacy of a cherished art tradition now seen through the lens of photography.

JIMMY NELSON HOMAGE TO HUMANITY

Photographer Jimmy Nelson has traveled the world with his camera, visiting some of its most remote and ancient cultures: the resulting images will uplift us individually, unite us spiritually and help motivate us to save our humanity.

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WALTON FROD: TIGERS OF WRATH, HORSES OF INSTRUCTION

WALTON FORD: PANCHA TANTRA

This large-format edition includes an in-depth exploration of Walton Ford’s oeuvre, a complete biography, and excerpts from his textual inspirations: Vietnamese folktales and the letters of Benjamin Franklin, the Autobiography of Benvenuto Cellini and Audubon’s Ornithological Biography.

PAULA BRACONNOT AND BRICE GRUET


Tells the stories of 10 iconic women illustrated by Paula who’s prints can be seen in the Botanica Etcetera Gallery

WALTON FORD: TIGERS OF WRATH, HORSES OF INSTRUCTION

Walton Ford: Tigers of Wrath, Horses of Instruction is the first survey of his paintings. This volume includes an essay by screenwriter Steven Katz, who describes the artist's formative years and developing interest in natural history.

OLAF HAJEK (ENGLISH & GERMAN EDITION)
SPELLBOUND:  Fatima Ronquillo 
BACK ANTOINETTE: THE WORK OF OLAF HAJEK  

OLAF HAJEK (ENGLISH & GERMAN EDITION)

Olaf Hajek (b. Rendsburg, 1965; lives and works in Berlin) is o ne of the world’s most successful illustrators. His work has appeared in newspapers including the New York Times and London’s The Guardian.

SPELLBOUND:

Fatima Ronquillo 

Spellbound is the first book-length retrospective of Fatima Ronquillo, a self-taught painter who was born in the Philippines, came of age in San Antonio, and resides in Santa Fe.

BACK ANTOINETTE: THE WORK OF OLAF HAJEK  

Olaf Hajek is currently one of the world’s most successful and well-known illustrators. His work can be seen in publications including the New York Times and the Guardian, in advertisements for companies such as Bacardi and Daimler Benz, as well as on stamps for Great Britain’s Royal Mail

THE ART AND SCIENCE OF ERNST HAECKEL
BASILICA BESLERS FLORILEGIUM 
THE TEMPLE OF FLORA Robert John Tornton

THE ART AND SCIENCE OF ERNST HAECKEL

Rainer Willman

TASCHEN

German scientist, artist and philosopher, Ernst Haeckel (1834-1919) painted and documented flora and fauna of the natural world. This collection features prints from many of his most important tomes on marine biology. 

BASILICA BESLERS FLORILEGIUM 

Klaus Walter Littger

TASCHEN

Regarded as one of the finest treasures of botanical literature, this elegant book features exquisite reproductions of a rare 17th century album with over 400 floral illustrations, generally attributed to German painter Hans Simon Holtzbecker.

THE TEMPLE OF FLORA
Robert John Tornton
TASCHEN

The complete reprint of all colour plates from Robert John Thornton’s monumental work

presented as 35 loose leaf elephant folio sizes colour prints, as well as a booklet with an introduction and the original texts of the 31 botanical plates. 

Originally published in 1799.

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THE BOOK OF PALMS  H Walter Lack
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PHEROMONE 

Christopher Marley

The Insect Artwork Of Christopher Marley

In this book Christopher Marley’s brilliant assemblage of real insect bodies are accompanied by a series of essays by the author

THE BOOK OF PALMS 
H Walter Lack

This epic folio is based on the groundbreaking ‘Natural History Of Palms’ a work in three volumes published between 1823-1853

based on Carl Fredrick Philipp Von Martius’s expedition to Peru and Brazil, it includes 240 exquisite chromolithographic illustrations of the different palms documented on the journey.

A GARDEN EDEN

H. Walter Lack

TASCHEN

Botanical masterpieces from the National library of Vienna, from Byzantine images right up to the 20th century. 

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PEONIES 

Jane Eastoe

Photographer Georgianna Lane

Jane Eastoe’s guide to over 60 varieties of peonies with glorious full-page photographs and commentary as well as growing advice on each bloom.

SECRETS OF THE SEA Kate Baker

SECRETS OF THE SEA
Kate Baker
Illustrations Eleanor Taylor


A stunning look at some of the most extraordinary and rarely seen creatures in the sea. Breathtaking illustrations reveal the fragile, the bizarre, and the most fascinating aquatic life in the oceans and seas.
Ages 8-12

ALBERTUS SEBA’S CABINET OF NATURAL CURIOSITIES

ALBERTUS SEBA’S CABINET OF NATURAL CURIOSITIES

Irmgard Musch 

TASCHEN

One of the 18th centuries greatest natural history achievements.

Epically beautiful illustrations of plants and animals from the personal collection of Amsterdam pharmacist Albertus Seba.

WILLIAM MORRIS DÉCOR & DESIGN
THE FINE ART OF PAPER FLOWERS 
WILLIAM MORRIS: ARTIST, CRAFTSMAN, PIONEER

WILLIAM MORRIS DÉCOR & DESIGN

William Morris

A practical and inspirational guide suggesting simple, cost effective ways of creating an interior decor that aspires to purity, color, and craftsmanship, as defined by William Morris

THE FINE ART OF PAPER FLOWERS 

Tiffanie Turner

An inspiring, practical and gorgeous guide to crafting the most realistic and artful paper flowers for your home, art, wearables and more, guided by San Francisco botanical artist, Tiffanie Turner

WILLIAM MORRIS: ARTIST, CRAFTSMAN, PIONEER

William Morris

William Morris was an outstanding character of many talents, being an architect, writer, social campaigner, artist and, with his Kelmscott Press, an important figure of the Arts and Crafts movement. 

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THE JOY OF BOTANICAL DRAWING

Wendy Hollender

Achieve amazingly realistic and vibrant botanical illustrations, from flowers so dazzling you feel as if you might be able to smell them, to tomatoes that look as if they've just been picked from the garden.

ABSTRACT AND FLORAL DESIGNS

E.A. Seguy

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