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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 (TASCHEN 25 Edition)

The Circus. 1870s–1950s

Hardcover in slipcase, 9.9 x 15.0 in., 544 pages, $ 69.99
The history and legacy of the circus
Magic. 1400s–1950s (TASCHEN 25 Edition)

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
Mid-Century Ads (Jumbo, TASCHEN 25 Edition)

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 Through hundreds of previously unpublished images and ephemera, trace the Tiki trend from the first Pacific island exploration to Hollywood jungle fantasies and elaborate temples built to celebrate Tiki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
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NYT. 36 Hours. USA & Canada. 2nd Edition

Flexicover, 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 (TASCHEN 25 Edition)

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
Design for Obama. Posters for Change: A Grassroots Anthology

Design for Obama. Posters for Change: A Grassroots Anthology

Hardcover, 9.0 x 10.6 in., 184 pages, $ 29.99
Graphic innovation that helped make history
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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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"Menu design: a must have for any foodie. Just hot off the press is this great book by TASCHEN: Hundred Years of Menu Designs…We love it!"
— Tasteandliving.com, Belgium