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Covered Bridges: A Close-Up Look
Thomas E. Walczak, foreword.
Publisher: Fox Chapel Publishing.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781565235618.  Daedalus Item Code: 40963
 
At one time there were 14,000 covered bridges in the United States; fewer than 900 are still standing, scattered largely across states like Pennsylvania, Ohio, Kentucky, and Georgia. This book ... (Read More)
 
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Cuba: Portrait of an Island
Donald Nausbaum.
Publisher: Interlink.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781566565790.  Daedalus Item Code: 34471
 
From its white sand beaches to the sugar cane fields, and from the National Cabaret to the Prado, Cuba is a land of contrasts. In more than 100 color photographs, Donald Nausbaum profiles the ... (Read More)
 
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Da Vinci's Ghost: Genius, Obsession, and How Leonardo Created the World In His Own Image
Toby Lester.
Publisher: Free Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781439189238.  Daedalus Item Code: 40853
 
Though everyone recognizes the image of Vitruvian Man, few have any idea what prompted Leonardo da Vinci to create a drawing of a four-armed, four-legged human inscribed by a circle and a square. It ... (Read More)
 
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Daughters of India: Art and Identity
Stephen P. Huyler.
Publisher: Abbeville.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780789210029.  Daedalus Item Code: 34409
 
Warmly and abundantly illustrated with 250 large color photos—particularly works of art, and portraits of the women who created them—this book profiles 20 women in modern India who strive to improve ... (Read More)
 
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Dea Flora (in Italian): Piante E Fiori Dei Cinque Continenti
Andrea Jones. Fulco Pratesi, intro.
Publisher: Scripta Maneant.   Format: slipcased.
ISBN: 9788895847009.  Daedalus Item Code: 40461
 
Though the text is in Italian, this slipcased volume is overflowing with Andrea Jones's truly gorgeous color photographs of flowers and plants. Most of the deeply saturated images fill one or two ... (Read More)
 
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Decorative Arts: From the Middle Ages to the Renaissance: The Complete Plates
Carl Becker. Carsten-Peter Warncke, ed.
Publisher: Taschen.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9783836505185.  Daedalus Item Code: 31721
 
When this stunning catalog was originally published in three volumes, from 1852–1863, what purchasers received was, in essence, a small museum in print. The 216 hand-colored copperplate engravings ... (Read More)
 
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Decorative Prints for Children's Rooms: A Portfolio of 6 Self-Matted Full-Color Prints
Elizabeth King Brownd.
Publisher: Dover.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780486277110.  Daedalus Item Code: 04292
 
This portfolio contains six pastel-colored images by illustrator Elizabeth King Brownd, all featuring stuffed animals at play. Ideal for decorating a nursery or playroom, the images (all about 6 1/2 ... (Read More)
 
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Dhurries: History, Technique, Pattern, Identification
Nada Chaldecott.
Publisher: Thames & Hudson.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780500511381.  Daedalus Item Code: 80959
 
"Traditionally used in India, dhurries are flat, woven mats that come in a wide variety of colors, designs, and sizes. Until now, these utilitarian and decorative floor coverings have hidden ... (Read More)
 
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Do You See What I See?: The Art of Illusion (Adventures in Art)
Christopher Wynne, ed. Rosie Jackson, trans.
Publisher: Prestel.   Format: laminated cover.
ISBN: 9783791324883.  Daedalus Item Code: 40202
 
Artists often use tricks of perspective to create the illusion of depth, make subjects look three-dimensional, or create visual movement in still images. Here are eye-fooling paintings and prints ... (Read More)
 
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Dogs: History, Myth, Art
Catherine Johns.
Publisher: Harvard.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780674030930.  Daedalus Item Code: 40047
 
Archaeological evidence of truly domestic dogs dates back to the Stone Age, and the long association that followed—with dogs living alongside people as hunters and companions, as guardians and ... (Read More)
 
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Donald Sultan: The Theater of the Object
Carter Ratcliff. Essay by John B. Ravenal.
Publisher: Vendome.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780865652125.  Daedalus Item Code: 23922
 
Donald Sultan rose to prominence in the electrified atmosphere of New York City's downtown art renaissance of the late 1970s and 80s. Before graffiti and postmodern figuration were filling gallery ... (Read More)
 
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A Dose of Rock 'n' Roll
Nancy Lee Andrews.
Publisher: Dalton Watson Fine Books.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781854432353.  Daedalus Item Code: 32867
 
"The difference between a good photographer and a great one is access," declares Nancy Lee Andrews in her introduction to this book. "Because of my relationship with Ringo Starr, I was offered a ... (Read More)
 
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