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Civil War Battlefields Then and Now: Completely Updated and Revised
James Campi Jr.
Publisher: Thunder Bay Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781607105831.  Daedalus Item Code: 61784
The Civil War was the first major conflict to be recorded by cameras, and photographers like Mathew Brady, George Barnard, Timothy O'Sullivan, and Alexander Gardner made their names by capturing ... (Read More)
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Civil War Sketch Book: Drawings from the Battlefront
Harry L. Katz & Vincent Virga. Alan Brinkley, preface.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780393072204.  Daedalus Item Code: 63535
Though battlefield photography came of age during the Civil War, much of the fighting and fallout of the conflict was captured as war had been depicted for centuries—by the artist's pencil. ... (Read More)
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Classic Book Jackets: The Design Legacy of George Salter
Thomas S. Hansen. Milton Glaser, foreword.
Publisher: Princeton Architectural Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781568984919.  Daedalus Item Code: 63863
You can't judge a book by its cover, so the proverb goes, but German-born book designer George Salter never subscribed to this truism. For more than 40 years his beautifully drawn and lettered covers ... (Read More)
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Classique: Cover Art for Classical Music
Horst Scherg & Robert Klanten, eds.
Publisher: Gestalten.   Format: laminated cover.
ISBN: 9783899552287.  Daedalus Item Code: 52695
Although we have grown accustomed to seeing classical recordings with innocuous, even uninteresting cover designs, it was not always the case. As the 777 full color examples in this overview of album ... (Read More)
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Collecting Modern: Design at the Philadelphia Museum of Art Since 1876
Kathryn Bloom Hiesinger.
Publisher: Philadelphia Museum of Art.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780300122190.  Daedalus Item Code: 32717
Since its inception in 1876 the Philadelphia Museum of Art has consistently acquired important examples of contemporary design and decorative arts. Curator Kathryn Bloom Hiesinger reveals how ... (Read More)
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Color, Line, Light: French Drawings, Watercolors, and Pastels from Delacroix to Signac
Margaret Morgan Grasselli & Andrew Robison, eds.
Publisher: National Gallery, Washington.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9783791352282.  Daedalus Item Code: 54774
Between the mid-19th and early 20th centuries, French art underwent a rapid diversification, as demonstrated by these drawings and watercolors. Shown in more than 130 color reproductions, here are ... (Read More)
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The Coloring Book of Mindfulness: 50 Quotes and Designs to Help You Focus, Slow Down, De-Stress
Holly Macdonald, illus.
Publisher: Quadrille.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781849497305.  Daedalus Item Code: 69250
An ideal companion to The Little Book of Mindfulness (and also a Zen-like experience all on its own), this lovely book includes line illustrations inspired by the natural world yet designed to ... (Read More)
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Colouring Fish: Over 40 Extraordinary Pictures with Full Colouring Guides
Diana Vowles, intro.
Publisher: Arcturus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781784048518.  Daedalus Item Code: 64170
The 44 finely detailed fish drawings in this coloring book for grown-ups represent some of the best work of illustrator William Lizars (1788–1859), taken from William Jardine's 40-volume catalogue ... (Read More)
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Comic Genius: Portraits of Funny People
Matt Hoyle. Mel Brooks, intro.
Publisher: Chronicle.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781452125381.  Daedalus Item Code: 61201
Hilariously captured by celebrity portrait photographer Matt Hoyle, here are more than 130 full-page and double-page portraits of 89 funny people—including Steve Carell, John Cleese, Tina Fey, Ricky ... (Read More)
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The Contact Sheet
Steve Crist, ed.
Publisher: AMMO.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781934429082.  Daedalus Item Code: 61850
When a photographer creates a noteworthy photograph, many images taken before and after "the moment" are left unseen to anyone but the photographer himself. In the case of an extraordinary or famous ... (Read More)
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Contemporary Housing
Maria Alessandra Segantini.
Publisher: Skira.   Format: flexi-binding.
ISBN: 9788861305359.  Daedalus Item Code: 42638
Illustrated with 180 color photos and renderings, as well as 40 black and white photos and additional drawings and plans, this book considers the dwelling as both a refuge in a world that is changing ... (Read More)
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Contemporary Japanese Ceramics: Fired with Passion
Samuel J. Lurie & Beatrice L. Chang. Geoff Spear, photos.
Publisher: Eagle Editions.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781891640384.  Daedalus Item Code: 50479
Although Japan has artistically become synonymous with woodblock prints, calligraphy, and cartoons, the nation's 15,000-year tradition of fine ceramics is little known in the West. After a brief ... (Read More)
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