Classics

Émile Prisse d'Avennes. Egyptian Art (XL-Format)
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Émile Prisse d'Avennes. Egyptian Art

Hardcover, 12.4 x 17.1 in., 424 pages
$ 150
One of the first European explorers to fall obsessively in love with the realm of pyramids and pharaohs, Emile Prisse d’Avennes made an outstanding contribution to Egyptology with his illustrations of Ancient Egyptian architecture, sculpture, paintings, and industrial arts. This world premiere brings together the complete collection of Prisse d'Avennes's Egyptian plates in a visual feast of symmetry and complexity, mystery and opulence.
The Book of Miracles

The Book of Miracles

Hardcover with booklet in clamshell box, 12.6 x 8.5 in., 560 pages
$ 150

Newly uncovered illuminations from the Renaissance depicting fantastic and miraculous phenomena


The Fairy Tales of Hans Christian Andersen

The Fairy Tales of Hans Christian Andersen

Hardcover, clothbound, with ribbon bookmarks, 8.1 x 10.1 in., 320 pages
$ 39.99

An exciting new compilation of Hans Christian Andersen’s world-famous fairy tales


Oliver Byrne. The First Six Books of the Elements of Euclid

Oliver Byrne. The First Six Books of the Elements of Euclid

Hardcover, 8.1 x 10.1 in., 396 pages
New edition, only $ 39.99
Original edition $ 59.99
Primary elements: Euclid in living color

“Every graphic designer, book lover and math nerd will be awestruck.”
The New York Times, New York
Romeyn B. Hough. The Woodbook

Romeyn B. Hough. The Woodbook

Hardcover, 6.6 x 9.6 in., 768 pages
New edition, only $ 29.99
Original edition $ 99.99
For the love of trees: an illustrated encyclopedia of wood types
The Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm (eBook)

The Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm

eBook for iPad and iPhone, 126 pages
$ 0.99
iBookstore
A selection of 9 Brothers Grimm fairy tales complete with vintage illustrations, animations and read-aloud mode. iPad & iPhone version
National Geographic. Around the world in 125 years
Editor in charge
Petra Lamers-Schütze studied art history, archaeology and Romance languages and literatures in Mainz and Rome, gaining her doctorate in 1991. She has worked for TASCHEN since 1998, writing and editing numerous art titles, and overseeing the "Art" and "Classic" series.