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Read My Pins: Stories from a Diplomat's Jewel Box
Read My Pins: Stories from a Diplomat's Jewel Box
by Madeleine Albright
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Jewelry is a way to express yourself, and this is exactly what Madeleine Albright has done with pins throughout her career. The pins connect her to her audience in a personal way. She may wear a design from the flag of a country she is visiting or a pin... (read more)

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Your price: $27.00
Used - Hardcover

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Smoke Gets in Your Eyes (00 Edition)
Smoke Gets in Your Eyes (00 Edition)
by Michael Thibodeau
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I'm not a smoker, but I'm a sucker for vintage packaging design (see also... (read more)

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Used - Hardcover

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Vinyl Will Kill with Poster
Vinyl Will Kill with Poster
by Jeremyville
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Vinyl Will Kill is a fun backstage pass into the realm of 3D designer toy artists. The 232 page book is packaged in a toy box concept, and also comes with a large fold out poster of lots of toys, and 36 web cards with url references to the 44 designers... (read more)

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So Crazy Japanese Toys!: Live-Action TV Show Toys from the 1950s to Now
So Crazy Japanese Toys!: Live-Action TV Show Toys from the 1950s to Now
by Jimbo Matison
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They both saved the earth and put it in grave danger - the monsters and heroes of Japanese live-action. Whether you cherish tragic protagonists like Kikaida or mega monsters such as Godzilla, Jimbo Matison's So Crazy Japanese Toys collects them all. For... (read more)

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Used - Trade Paper

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Who's Your Dada?: Redefining the Doll through Mixed Media
Who's Your Dada?: Redefining the Doll through Mixed Media
by Linda O'Brien and Opie O'Brien
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Who's Your Dada? will challenge you to clean out your junk drawer and create never-before-seen dolls! Linda and Opie O'Brien give detailed techniques for using rubber stamps, metal, polymer and paper clay, and epoxy, and even give instructions for... (read more)

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Sale - Hardcover

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Twilight
Twilight
by Gregory Crewdson
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Crewdson's filmic images strongly reference TV programs such as 'The Twilight Zone' and deal with fantasy and the paranormal in a creepy "your-town-here" American setting. His work is surreal but even more so that he involved the community of small town,... (read more)

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Chris Ware (Monographics)
Chris Ware (Monographics)
by Daniel Raeburn
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Similar in sentiment to artist Joseph Cornell's three-dimensional work, Chris Ware's drawings and sculpture remind me of enchanting collections of objects lost and found. In this new monograph, Daniel Raeburn closely examine's Ware's work methods and... (read more)

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Firecrackers: The Art and History
Firecrackers: The Art and History
by Warren Dotz
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Fresh Dialogue 1: New Voices in Graphic Design
Fresh Dialogue 1: New Voices in Graphic Design
by Fresh Dialogue
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Cabinet of Natural Curiosities: The Complete Plates in Colour, 1734-1763
Cabinet of Natural Curiosities: The Complete Plates in Colour, 1734-1763
by Albertus Seba
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Taschen has always published heavy, lush art books, but they've outdone themselves with Cabinet of Natural Curiosities (weighing in at thirteen pounds). Albertus Seba, a pharmacist in eighteenth-century Amsterdam, collected beautiful and strange animals,... (read more)

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Postsecret: Extraordinary Confessions from Ordinary Lives
Postsecret: Extraordinary Confessions from Ordinary Lives
by Frank Warren
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In the movie, In the Mood for Love, Tony Leung whispers his most secret thoughts into a hole in the ruined temple of Angkor Wat. In Bethlehem, pilgrims write out their prayers and wishes and stuff them into tiny cracks between the bricks at the Western... (read more)

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Used - Hardcover

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You Are Here
You Are Here
by Katharine Harmon
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Maps are magical pieces of paper. Who doesn't love to pore over them and imagine traveling to New York, Paris, Amsterdam or even Weed, California? Maps are reassuring when you are lost, and they inspire you to dream when you're stagnant. Author Katherine... (read more)

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Hello World: A Life in Ham Radio
Hello World: A Life in Ham Radio
by Danny Gregory
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Author Danny Gregory went to a flea market and found a ring binder containing 369 colorful and cryptic-looking postcards. Intrigued, he bought the collection and did some investigating. These cards were ham radio QSL cards, which are postcards that hams... (read more)

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Prefab
Prefab
by Allison Arieff
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Not yet available from the IKEA, prefabricated homes are the hottest item for consumers of neat, clean and cheap. With only $50,000 and belief in the powers of Scandinavian architecture, you too can walk away with a very smart and very hip dwelling.... (read more)

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Hatch Show Print: The History of a Great American Poster Shop with Poster
Hatch Show Print: The History of a Great American Poster Shop with Poster
by Jim Sherraden
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Music aside, if there was ever a reason to make a pilgrimage to Nashville, this is it. Hatch's amazing little print shop is a museum of musical culture and design. Compiling 123 years worth of incredible poster history, Chronicle Books has put together a... (read more)

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Dada: Zurich, Berlin, Hannover, Cologne, New York, Paris
Dada: Zurich, Berlin, Hannover, Cologne, New York, Paris
by Leah Dickerman
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Born in the heart of Europe during World War I, the Dada movement was one of the most significant movements of the historical avant-garde. Displaying a skepticism about accepted values and artistic practices of the 1940s, artists questioned the surreal... (read more)

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Hong Kong Apothecary: A Visual History of Chinese Medicine Packaging
Hong Kong Apothecary: A Visual History of Chinese Medicine Packaging
by Simon Go
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With the art of medicine in China changing with advancements of modern technology, many of these traditional medicaments are long gone. Marketing & packaging these ointments and tinctures, from dog bites to kidney stones are now beautifully covered in... (read more)

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The Designer's Lexicon: The Illustrated Dictionary of Design, Printing, and Computer Terms
The Designer's Lexicon: The Illustrated Dictionary of Design, Printing, and Computer Terms
by Alastair Campbell
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Lost: Lost and Found Pet Posters from Around the World
Lost: Lost and Found Pet Posters from Around the World
by Ian Phillips
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If you occasionally take pleasures in the innocent misfortune of others, this one is for you. Each page tells the story of desperation as owners resort to the one hope that someone will find and return their precious pets. If it weren't for lost snakes... (read more)

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Used - Trade Paper

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William Eggleston's Guide
William Eggleston's Guide
by William Eggleston
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Eggleston's work is dedicated to showing the beauty, humor and horror that surround us at all times and in all places. Forty-eight images of this viewpoint are captured here. Be sure to check out Walker Evans' Polaroids book - also on my "best of 2002... (read more)

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New - Hardcover

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