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At Home with Handmade Books
At Home with Handmade Books
Written by Erin Zamrzla
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781590308226
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At Home with Handmade Books
28 Extraordinary Bookbinding Projects Made from Ordinary and Repurposed Materials
Written by Erin Zamrzla


Format: Trade Paperback, 160 pages
On Sale: April 12, 2011
Price: $21.95

The handmade books presented here offer creative ways for you to explore your personal styles and interests: Create a record of this year's garden with a book made out of seed packets. Collect your favorite recipes under the protective cover of a plastic cutting mat. Make simple memo pads out of... Read more >
Asian Art Now
Asian Art Now
Written by Melissa Chiu and Benjamin Genocchio
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781580932981
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Asian Art Now

Written by Melissa Chiu and Benjamin Genocchio


Format: Hardcover, 256 pages
On Sale: September 28, 2010
Price: $60.00

The remarkable phenomenon of the twenty-first-century art world is contemporary Asian art. Fueled by a newfound openness in the East, and by an economic boom that has promoted a vibrant cultural confidence, art made in Asia or by Asian artists since the 1990s has become dynamic and exciting, acknowledged and appreciated... Read more >
The Art of Buddhism
The Art of Buddhism
Written by Denise Patry Leidy
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781590306703
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The Art of Buddhism
An Introduction to Its History and Meaning
Written by Denise Patry Leidy


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
On Sale: October 6, 2009
Price: $29.95

As its teachings spread from the Indian subcontinent in all directions across Asia, Buddhism influenced every culture it touched—from <st1:country-region w:st="on">Afghanistan</st1:country-region> to <st1:country-region w:st="on">Korea</st1:country-region>, from <st1:country-region w:st="on"> <st1:place w:st="on">Mongolia</st1:place> </st1:country-region> to Java. Buddhist art is a radiant reflection of the encounter of the Buddha’s teachings with the diverse civilizations that came... Read more >
How to Wrap Five Eggs
How to Wrap Five Eggs
Written by Hideyuki Oka
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781590306192
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How to Wrap Five Eggs
Traditional Japanese Packaging
Written by Hideyuki Oka


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
On Sale: October 14, 2008
Price: $30.00

Traditional Japanese packaging is an art form that applies sophisticated design and natural aesthetics to simple objects. In this elegant presentation of the baskets, boxes, wrappers, and containers that were used in ordinary, day-to-day life, we are offered a stunning example of a time before mass production. Largely constructed of bamboo... Read more >
Firecrackers!
Firecrackers!
Written by Warren Dotz, Jack Mingo and George Moyer
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781580089036
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Firecrackers!
An Eye-Popping Collection of Chinese Firework Art
Written by Warren Dotz, Jack Mingo and George Moyer


Format: Hardcover, 112 pages
On Sale: July 1, 2008
Price: $14.95

Firecrackers, sparklers, and rockets offer maximum flash for minimum cash, and over the years, manufacturers have created dazzling labels to hype their pyrotechnic products. FIRECRACKERS! pays tribute to this eye-popping art form, featuring some of the most vibrant and eccentric labels from the 1950s and 1960s. Conjuring memories of outdoor celebrations... Read more >
Afghanistan
Afghanistan
Written by Fredrik Hiebert
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781426202957
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Afghanistan
Hidden Treasures
Written by Fredrik Hiebert


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
On Sale: May 20, 2008
Price: $30.00

Almost 30 years ago, a precious trove of art was spirited away from the National Museum of Afghanistan by a small group of "keyholders" —museum guards, curators, and antiquities lovers who risked their lives to save the country’s cultural treasures. Their actions spared these magnificent pieces from the threat of destruction... Read more >
Coffin: The Art of Vampire Hunter D
Coffin: The Art of Vampire Hunter D
Written by Yoshitaka Amano, Illustrated by Yoshitaka Amano
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781595820617
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Coffin: The Art of Vampire Hunter D

Written by Yoshitaka Amano
Illustrated by Yoshitaka Amano


Format: Hardcover, 200 pages
On Sale: October 17, 2006
Price: $39.95

For over 20 years, the character Vampire Hunter D has haunted the imaginations of people around the world, its image forever etched in the mind's eye through the dazzling artwork of Yoshitaka Amano. As the original novels appear in English for the first time, American readers are clamoring for a more... Read more >
Tibetan Thangka Painting
Tibetan Thangka Painting
Written by David Jackson and Janice Jackson
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781559392570
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Tibetan Thangka Painting
Methods and Materials
Written by David Jackson and Janice Jackson


Format: Trade Paperback, 208 pages
On Sale: August 14, 2006
Price: $39.95

Tibetan Thangka Painting is the only detailed description of the techniques and principles of the sacred art of Tibetan scroll painting. It is the distillation of research carried out over a period of ten years, collected during five journeys to Nepal and India, and compiled from some twenty traditional painters. This... Read more >
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