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Encyclopedia of the Exquisite
Encyclopedia of the Exquisite
Written by Jessica Kerwin Jenkins
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780385533652
Our Price: $16.99
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Encyclopedia of the Exquisite
An Anecdotal History of Elegant Delights
Written by Jessica Kerwin Jenkins


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: November 2, 2010
Price: $16.99

Encyclopedia of the Exquisite is a lifestyle guide for the Francophile and the Anglomaniac, the gourmet and the style maven, the armchair traveler and the art lover. It’s an homage to the esoteric world of glamour that doesn’t require much spending but makes us feel rich.

Taking a cue from the... Read more >
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The Intrepid Art Collector
The Intrepid Art Collector
Written by Lisa Hunter
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307496225
Our Price: $11.99
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The Intrepid Art Collector
The Beginner's Guide to Finding, Buying, and Appreciating Art on a Budget
Written by Lisa Hunter


Format: eBook, 368 pages
On Sale: June 23, 2010
Price: $11.99

Ready to upgrade your artwork from framed Monet posters but intimidated by what you see in galleries?

In The Intrepid Art Collector, Lisa Hunter shows you how to start a fine art collection without spending a fortune. This accessible, jargon-free resource contains up-to-date information on the most popular original art—everything from photography... Read more >
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The Webley Service Revolver

Written by Robert Maze
Illustrated by Peter Dennis


Format: eBook, 80 pages
On Sale: August 21, 2012
Price: $15.95

The Webley .455in service revolver is among the most powerful top-break revolvers ever produced and has a claim to be the first 'tactical fighting pistol'. First adopted in 1887, in various marques it was the standard-issue service pistol for British and Commonwealth armed forces for nearly fifty years; later versions in... Read more >
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Pottery of the Southwest
Ancient Art and Modern Traditions
Written by Carol Hayes


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: July 24, 2012
Price: $9.95

For almost two thousand years, the pottery made by the Indians of America’s Southwest has remained a vital art. Today, more than twenty Pueblos and tribes make pottery within the tradition, each with a distinctive style. Many of those local styles have persisted for hundreds of years. In prehistory, beautiful pieces...

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Patchwork and Quilting in Britain

Written by Heather Audin


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: August 20, 2013
Price: $7.95

Patchwork quilts are hugely evocative emblems of our domestic past. With no two quite the same, each example hints both at the story of the particular household in which it was produced and at a larger piece of social history. But quilting is by no means only historical, with the craft... Read more >
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Fashion in the Time of Jane Austen

Written by Sarah Downing


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: August 23, 2011
Price: $9.95

The broader Regency period 1795 to 1820, stands alone as an incredible moment in fashion history, unlike anything that went before it. For the first time England became a fashion influence, especially for menswear, and became the toast of Paris, as court dress became secondary to the season-by-season flux of fashion... Read more >
The 1950s Kitchen

Written by Kathryn Ferry


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: August 23, 2011
Price: $9.95

The 1950s was the first great age of the modern kitchen: labor-saving appliances, bright colors and the novelty of fitted units moved the kitchen from dankness into light, where it became the domain of the happy housewife and the heart of the home. Formica - a new space-age material - decorated... Read more >
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Jaguar

Written by Graham Robson


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: September 18, 2012
Price: $7.95

Sir William Lyons enjoyed a seemingly unstoppable rise to fame and fortune in the motor industry, and the Jaguar brand which he introduced became world-famous. Yet it did not happen overnight. In the 1920s he was in Blackpool, styling motorcycle sidecars, in the 1930s he was in Coventry developing the SS... Read more >
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Confederate Currency

Written by Pierre Fricke


Format: eBook, 56 pages
On Sale: September 18, 2012
Price: $7.95

With the outbreak of the U. S. Civil War in 1861, the Confederate States of America began issuing its own paper money. Over the years, seven different series of currency were issued. Counterfeiting became a significant problem for the South, as did depreciation and inflation. By the end of the war...

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Bridal Fashion 1900-1950

Written by Kathleen York


Format: eBook, 56 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2012
Price: $7.95

From homespun to haute couture, the dresses worn by American brides in the first half of the twentieth century had myriad influences. In Bridal Fashion 1900–1950, living-history expert Kathleen York takes readers on an elegant journey back in time, marking the changes that economics, popular culture, and even politics have made to... Read more >
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