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Portmeirion

Written by Will Farmer


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

Portmeirion pottery evolved from gift shop designs for the Portmeirion holiday village in north Wales to a global business thanks to the design flair of Susan Williams-Ellis. She captured the sprit of the kitchens and dining rooms of the 1960's and 70's, with bold new shapes, and designs that could be... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
Susie Cooper

Written by Alan Marshall


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: March 19, 2013
Price: $7.95

During her 65-year career, Susie Cooper introduced more than 4,500 ceramic patterns and shapes, making her one of the most prolific, versatile and influential designers the industry has ever seen. Between the 1920s and 1980s she moved from the bold hand-painting of the jazz age through delicate wash banding and aerograph... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
Scalextric

Written by Jon Mountfort


Format: eBook, 56 pages
On Sale: November 22, 2011
Price: $9.95

Scalextric, the ultimate boys' toy, hit the toyshops in 1957. The first ever electric slot-car system, with uncontrollable tinplate cars running on heavy rubber track, it brought the speed and glamor of motor racing to suburban living rooms up and down the land. Classic marques of the day such as Aston... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
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 >
Also available as a trade paperback.
Muscle Cars
The First American Supercars
Written by Colin Romanick


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

In 2010, a 1970 Plymouth Superbird fetched $286,000 at an auction in Scottsdale, Arizona. In 2009, a 1970 Plymouth Hemi Barracuda sold for $2.16 million. Auctions of classic cars in general and muscle cars in particular routinely garner upwards of $39 million annually. Since their debut in the early 1960s, Americans... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
The Little Guide to Vintage Shopping
Insider Tips, Helpful Hints, Hip Shops
Written by Melody Fortier


Format: eBook, 192 pages
On Sale: December 23, 2014
Price: $3.99

A Modern Guide to Vintage
 
Vintage clothing offers couture quality at a fraction of the price. But how can you spot a Dior original in a rack stuffed with Little Black Dresses? Vintage-clothing dealer Melody Fortier demystifies the entire process so you’ll know just what to look for, what to... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
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 >
Also available as a trade paperback.
Art Deco Tiles

Written by Hans Lemmen


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: October 23, 2012
Price: $7.95

Art Deco is arguably the twentieth century's most popular and memorable design movements. The style defined the interwar period with its clean sleek lines, streamlined shapes, bold abstract forms, and luscious colours.This book charts the impact of this daring new style on the production of tiles and architectural faience in Britain... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
VW Camper and Microbus

Written by Richard Copping


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: October 18, 2011
Price: $9.95

The Volkswagen Transporter is one of the best-loved and most recognisable motor vehicles of all time. The preferred transport for surfers and hippies everywhere, the Volkswagen Type 2 'bus' was born in 1950, the first of a new breed of vehicle, the ancestor of today's people carrier. Available in various versions... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
Classic Video Games
The Golden Age 1971-1984
Written by Brian Eddy


Format: eBook, 56 pages
On Sale: July 24, 2012
Price: $9.95

In the early 1970s, video arcade games sprung to life with the advent of Pong and other coin-operated games. Within just a few short years, if you had a quarter, you could go to the video arcade and play Space Invaders, Asteroids, or Pac-Man. If you were lucky enough to have... Read more >
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