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An American Odyssey (XL-Format)

An American Odyssey

Hardcover, clothbound with jacket, with 6 fold-outs and ribbon bookmark, 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)

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
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
Mid-Century Ads (Jumbo)

Mid-Century Ads

Hardcover, 2 vols. in slipcase, 9.4 x 13.2 in., 720 pages, $ 59.99
Mad for ads. Advertising for the space Age—Zoom back in time to the 50s and 60s!
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 Through hundreds of previously unpublished images and ephemera, trace the Tiki trend from the first Pacific island exploration to Hollywood jungle fantasies and elaborate temples built to celebrate Tiki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.
NYT. 36 Hours. USA & Canada. 2nd Edition

NYT. 36 Hours. USA & Canada. 2nd Edition

Flexicover, clothbound, with ribbon bookmarks and thumb index, 6.6 x 9.4 in., 744 pages, $ 39.99
This fully revised and updated second edition of the best-selling New York Times travel guide offers 150 weekend trip itineraries across North America, including 29 new destinations.

“A go-to guide for quick and inspired getaways.”
—Martha Stewart’s Whole Living, New York
All-American Ads of the 40s

All-American Ads of the 40s

Hardcover, 8.3 x 10.8 in., 704 pages, $ 39.99
Tracing 1940s America through advertising, this new hardcover collection edited by Jim Heimann follows the ads of the United States through the propaganda of war to the mass consumerism of peace.

“The ads themselves, besides being graphically stunning, are as eloquent about mid-century Americans as any eyewitness report.”
The Wall Street Journal, New York
Great Escapes North America. Updated Edition (Jumbo)

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
Mid-Century Ads (Klotz)

Mid-Century Ads

Hardcover, 5.5 x 7.7 in., 720 pages, $ 19.99
Sit back with this anthology of ads and zoom back in time to the height of American postwar consumerism, when real life Don Drapers labored day and night to sell everything from girdles to guns.

“If you're a graphic design nerd, a marketing guru looking for a coffee table book or just a lover of pop Americana, trust us, you want this for your collection.”, New York
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Menu Design in America, 1850–1985

Menu Design in America, 1850–1985

Jim Heimann, Steven Heller, John Mariani
Hardcover, 9.8 x 12.5 in., 392 pages
$ 59.99
Multilingual Edition: English, French, German
Availability: In Stock
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