The Rise of David Bowie. 1972-1973 (Collector's Edition)
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The Rise of David Bowie. 1972-1973

Hardcover volume with 3 foldouts in clamshell box, lenticular cover, 12.4 x 17.3 in., 310 pages
$ 700
Join David Bowie on his turbo-glam ride to superstardom. This book takes readers to the heart of Bowie's inner circle and boundary-breaking superstardom, showcasing the work of Mick Rock, Bowie's official photographer between 1972–1973. Spectacular stage shots and intimate inner circle portraits celebrate Bowie's musical, theatrical, and sexual revolution during his groundbreaking Ziggy Stardust world tour.

Limited edition of 1,772 copies, signed by David Bowie and Mick Rock.
Expanding Universe. Photographs from the Hubble Space Telescope
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Expanding Universe. Photographs from the Hubble Space Telescope

Hardcover with fold-outs, 11.8 x 11.8 in., 260 pages
$ 69.99
Swirling nebulae, exploding stars, and vast, fragile forms. Come face to face with some of the most breathtaking images from the Hubble Telescope's 25 year surveillance of space, from the massive Sombrero Galaxy to a comet striking Jupiter with the force of a thousand nuclear bombs.
Kishin Shinoyama. John Lennon & Yoko Ono. Double Fantasy (Collector's Edition)
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Kishin Shinoyama. John Lennon & Yoko Ono. Double Fantasy

Hardcover in clamshell box, cloth-bound, 12.3 x 17.3 in., 174 pages
$ 700
Kishin Shinoyama’s widely unseen portrait series of John Lennon and Yoko Ono, shot at Ono’s request for the cover of the couple’s 1980 album, Double Fantasy. With exceptional access to the couple’s private apartment, Shinoyama immortalizes this iconic couple at a decisive moment in their personal and creative relationship, and just three months before Lennon’s untimely death.

Limited edition of 1,730 numbered copies, signed by Yoko Ono and Kishin Shinoyama.
Mario Testino. SIR (Collector's Edition)

Mario Testino. SIR

Hardcover, Swiss binding, Japanese cloth, in metallic slipcase, 12.7 x 16.4 in., 456 pages
$ 700
Mario Testino selects his finest male portraiture from the past thirty years. As costume, gender play, photojournalism, tradition, and fashion collide, this Eden of male allure is testimony both to Testino's unfailing eye for immediacy and elegance, and to the evolution of male self-expression.

Limited edition of 1,000 numbered copies, each signed by Mario Testino, bound in Japanese cloth, and delivered in a metal slipcase.
Great Escapes Mediterranean. Updated Edition (Jumbo)
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Great Escapes Mediterranean. Updated Edition

Hardcover, 9.4 x 11.9 in., 300 pages
$ 39.99
Voyage over the azure blues of the Mediterranean and find repose along the way in one of the many gems of this refined hotel guide. From charming six-room island hideaways to spectacular Le Corbusier building, this is the ultimate reference for a discerning traveller.

“Wonderful to look at. The only thing that's better is to go there.”
ELLE, Munich
Great Escapes Europe. Updated Edition (Jumbo)
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Great Escapes Europe. Updated Edition

Hardcover, 9.4 x 11.9 in., 360 pages
$ 39.99
The ultimate in holiday inspiration, this discerning directory of hotels and guesthouses across Europe brings you gorgeous color images, directions, pricing, and contact information, as well as great literary suggestions for each destination.

“All places where you can melt away from the problems of the real world.”
Living North Magazine, Manchester
Letter Fountain
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Letter Fountain

Flexicover, 6.6 x 9.4 in., 640 pages
$ 39.99
A bargain price student’s edition of the award-winning typeface handbook. Featuring over 150 typefaces; a detailed examination of the form and anatomy of every letter of the alphabet; full page tables of font scale, weight, and useful alternatives; and a manual for developing digital fonts.

“The world’s best type reference guide.”
— Steven Heller
Ellen von Unwerth. Fräulein
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Ellen von Unwerth. Fräulein

Hardcover, 7.5 x 10.8 in., 480 pages
$ 39.99
They’re not your girls next door. Fashion and fetish in a female fantasyland. Now available in a smaller format for a better price.

“The great quality here is that the power belongs to the subject—any fantasy projected is ultimately her own. To be allowed a glimpse into her world feels like a privilege.”
The Independent, London
Great Escapes North America. Updated Edition (Jumbo)
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Great Escapes North America. Updated Edition

Hardcover, 9.4 x 11.9 in., 360 pages
$ 39.99
From the Redwood Forest to the Gulf Stream waters, be inspired by the hotels, inns, guesthouses, ranches, wigwams, and treehouses that make up North America's most tasteful and inspiring accommodation.

“Brought to life with dazzling photography, the book guides you to funky, extravagant and far-from-the-maddening crowd hotels encompassing North America.”
Food & Travel, London
Darren Almond. Fullmoon

Darren Almond. Fullmoon

Hardcover, 11.8 x 11.8 in., 400 pages
$ 69.99
Over 260 images from Darren Almond's moonlit landscape series. From the Yosemite National Park to Japanese seashores and English meadows, this is a breathtakingly beautiful, nocturnal journey around the globe, echoing with ideas of time, nature, and fragility. With an introduction by Sheena Wagstaff and an essay by Brian Dillon.

“With long exposures, you can never see what you are shooting. But you are giving the landscape longer to express itself.” —Darren Almond
Video
CBS This Morning: Photographer Mario Testino’s new focus on men

CBS This Morning: Photographer Mario Testino’s new focus on men

Eye on the skies

Eye on the skies

On Hubble’s 25th anniversary, watch Zoltan Levay, imaging team leader at the Space Telescope Science Institute, explain the delicate process behind the telescope’s jaw-dropping, mind-blowing, perspective-shifting pictures.
Events
Around the globe in 800 feet

Around the globe in 800 feet

After the global success of YES IS MORE, Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG) presents HOT TO COLD, an odyssey of architectural adaptation. The book coincides with the HOT TO COLD exhibition at the National Building Museum in Washington DC (January 24 - August 30, 2015) and presents 60 case studies in harsh climate conditions in order to examine where and how we live on our planet.
My Favorite TASCHEN Book Is...
Walton Ford

"How do I choose my favorite? I love my Diego Rivera, my Peter Beard, my Edward Lear. The Parrots — but I keep returning to my little chunky TASCHEN edition of The Description of Egypt — my copy is really beat up. It's an orientalist visual ravishment."
Illustration by Robert Nippoldt