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An American Odyssey (XL-Format)

An American Odyssey

Hardcover with fold-outs, 11.4 x 15.6 in., 612 pages, $ 200
Produced by the Detroit Photographic Company between 1888 and 1924, these rediscovered Photochrom and Photostint postcard images are the very first color pictures of North America. Covering people, places and legendary locales, they provide an epic panorama of the New World of our past. 
Norman Mailer. JFK. Superman Comes to the Supermarket (XL-Format)
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Norman Mailer. JFK. Superman Comes to the Supermarket

Hardcover, 11.4 x 15.6 in., 370 pages, $ 150
Norman Mailer’s pro-JFK profile and seminal New Journalism showpiece “Superman Comes to the Supermarket,” originally published in Esquire in 1960, now rediscovered in photo book form. Alongside the complete Mailer portrait of JFK as the “existential hero,” see Kennedy’s campaign and personal life captured by such photojournalistic greats as Cornell Capa, Jacques Lowe, Paul Schutzer, and Garry Winogrand.
The Circus. 1870s–1950s

The Circus. 1870s–1950s

Hardcover in slipcase, 9.9 x 15.0 in., 544 pages, $ 69.99
The history and legacy of the circus
Game Changers. The Evolution of Advertising

Game Changers. The Evolution of Advertising

Hardcover, 9.8 x 12.4 in., 312 pages, $ 69.99
Where great ideas come to roar: The campaigns that changed the advertising industry forever
Magic. 1400s–1950s

Magic. 1400s–1950s

Hardcover in slipcase, 9.9 x 15.0 in., 544 pages, New edition, only $ 69.99
Original edition $ 200
Illusion, enchantment, and wonder: the world’s greatest magicians from the Middle Ages through the 1950s
Los Angeles. Portrait of a City

Los Angeles. Portrait of a City

Hardcover, 9.8 x 13.4 in., 572 pages, $ 69.99
Rise and sprawl: how Los Angeles came to be. A pictorial history of the City of Angels
D&AD 50

D&AD 50

Softcover with jacket, 9.8 x 12.5 in., 360 pages, $ 59.99
Celebrating 50 years of excellence in design and advertising, and the people who made it happen
Logobook

Logobook

Flexicover with thumb index, 6.6 x 9.4 in., 776 pages, $ 59.99
Signs of our times: a monumental logo compilation
Menu Design in America, 1850–1985

Menu Design in America, 1850–1985

Hardcover, 9.8 x 12.5 in., 392 pages, $ 59.99
Appetite for art: over one hundred years of menu graphics
Tiki Pop. America imagines its own Polynesian Paradise

Tiki Pop. America imagines its own Polynesian Paradise

Hardcover, 9.8 x 12.8 in., 384 pages, $ 59.99
Published in connection with an exhibition at the prestigious Musée du quai Branly in Paris, this history of Tiki from urban archaeologist Sven Kirsten explores one of the most colorful pop culture phenomena of mid-century America. Through hundreds of previously unpublished images and ephemera, trace the Tiki trend from the first Pacific island exploration to Hollywood jungle fantasies and elaborate temples built to celebrate Tiki as the god of recreation.
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Mid-Century Ads (Jumbo)

Mid-Century Ads

Jim Heimann, Steven Heller
Hardcover, 2 vols. in slipcase, 9.4 x 13.2 in., 720 pages
$ 59.99
Multilingual Edition: English, French, German
Availability: In Stock
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