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  • 100 Cats, 100 Minds (Japanese only, mostly visual)

    100 Cats, 100 Minds (Japanese only, mostly visual)

    This book gathers together photos of 100 “best cats in the world” that have become everyone’s favourite through their following on social media. Each cat is introduced with a main “head shot” photo, featuring its adorable face, along with its other loveable features: cute pink paws, twitching whiskers, chubby belly, round eyes, pointed ears, rumpled nose, and more.Although these feline favourites might all be lumped together as “cats”, they come in every shape and size. This book will fascinate the cat lovers with its collection of the “best of the best” cat photos and make cat owners cherish their own family cat even more.
    ISBN 9784756253071. Pie Books.
    reprinting
    • $24.00
  • 100 Iconic Gangster Movies

    100 Iconic Gangster Movies

    Gangsters embodied on the screen by Marlon Brando, Al Pacino, Alain Delon, Robert De Niro and other iconic actors have become modern legends. It’s no wonder that movies tracing the rise and fall of these fascinating characters have built a rapt fanbase. This title serves as a roadmap for navigating this beloved and enduring genre by highlighting 112 of the best films by directors from all over the globe. Relive the unforgettable dialogue and scenes, and discover some half-forgotten gems.
    ISBN 9783943330731. Gingko Press.
    available
    • $89.95
  • 100 Movie Posters: The Essential Collection

    100 Movie Posters: The Essential Collection


    ISBN 9780957261082. Reel Art Press.
    available
    • $75.00
  • 101 Essential Rock Records PB

    101 Essential Rock Records PB

    A passionate tribute to vinyl, spotlighting rock's most influential records -- from The Beatles' 1963 debut Please Please Me to the Sex Pistols' Never Mind the Bollocks (1977) -- 101 Essential Rock Records celebrates the "Golden Age" of album art. A thoughtful essay on each album accompanies the original vinyl cover artwork, with rare variations from around the world. Also included are provocative interviews with musicians discussing the albums and artists who changed their lives. David Bowie speaks eloquently about the Velvet Underground's influence, noting his band, Buzz, performed "I'm Waiting For The Man" at their last gig, and that "it was the first time a Velvet song had been covered by anyone, anywhere in the world. Lucky me". Susanne Vega, Peter Buck (REM), Johnny Marr (The Smiths), Nels Cline (Wilco), Devendra Banhart, Robyn Hitchcock and more contribute original texts. Pictorial explorations of Jimi Hendrix's personal record collection, and a survey of censored album covers from throughout the rock era are also featured. The sales of vinyl LPs have been growing rapidly while other physical mediums continue to wither, a trend driven in no small part by classic re-issues and the advent of record store day in 2008. 101 Essential is the perfect accompaniment and guide to digging in the bins for that quintessential vinyl experience.
    ISBN 9781584236405. Gingko Press.
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    • $59.95
  • 1017: Toinana Art Works (Japanese only, mostly visual)

    1017: Toinana Art Works (Japanese only, mostly visual)

    Toinana is a popular Japanese online game character designer and illustrator. This is the first collection of his work and features 117 outstanding art works from his career so far. This book would appeal to his fans, game lovers, and those who are interested in character design.
    ISBN 9784756248800. Pie Books.
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    • $39.95
  • 15 Years of Media Arts 1997-2011 (Japanese Only. 50% visual, 50% text)

    15 Years of Media Arts 1997-2011 (Japanese Only. 50% visual, 50% text)

    A survey of 15 years of digital art in Japan, looking at media art, anime, manga, video games, motion graphics and the Internet.
    ISBN 9784861008177. BNN.
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    • $55.00
  • 2001 File, the

    2001 File, the

    This stunning title is a previously unseen look behind-the-scenes at the making of this most legendary of science fiction classics. It is an in-depth examination of the complete, largely unpublished archive of art director Harry Lange’s designs, concepts, roughs and photographs, whose strikingly realistic designs created an extraordinary vision of the future.
    ISBN 9780957261020. Reel Art Press.
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    • $115.00
  • 50 Shades

    50 Shades


    ISBN 9780957261068. Reel Art Press.
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    • $49.99
  • Adam Green: War and Paradise

    Adam Green: War and Paradise

    In War and Paradise, a graphic novel by creative polymath and Moldy Peaches founder Adam Green (born 1981), the internet meets the Middle Ages and satire becomes the most logical response to our own wildly confusing, nonsensical world. A spiritual sequel to the 2016 cult film Adam Green's Aladdin, the story follows our hero Pausanias, a geographer of the soul, alongside a cast of unconventional characters through a kaleidoscopic landscape of absurdism. Illustrated in full colour by musician Toby Goodshank, animator Tom Bayne and Green himself.Released concurrently with Green's tenth album Engine of Paradise, this book cuts social commentary with laughter and imagination, all reflected through the artist-musician's characteristically quirky style.
    ISBN 9781945711107. Pioneer Works Press.
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    • $49.99
  • Agents Provocateurs: 100 Subversive Skateboard Graphics

    Agents Provocateurs: 100 Subversive Skateboard Graphics

    Skateboard graphics took a quantum leap in offensive potential after the sport was reborn aesthetically and otherwise in the 90s. Agents Provocateurs asks new questions of this boundary-pushing artistic genre and its place over the years. Did it save skateboarding? Is it still possible to address such controversial topics twenty years later? What's left once all the envelopes have been pushed? Featured artists: Mark McKee, Todd Francis, Mike Hill, Michael Sieben, and more.
    ISBN 9781584235279. Gingko Press.
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    • $59.50
  • Alex da Corte: True Life

    Alex da Corte: True Life

    This book exhaustively documents Philadelphia-based installation artist Alex Da Corte’s preoccupation with the musician Eminem across four exhibitions. Each exhibition parallels Eminem’s career through his thirties, reappearing, evolving alongside America, explaining more of himself each time. Eminem’s place in culture and his role in Da Corte’s practice, as well as the larger story of American identity, is explored through recent and commissioned essays.
    ISBN 9783960988663. Walther Koenig.
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    • $130.00
  • Alex Pardee: Doppelgangers

    Alex Pardee: Doppelgangers

    Zerofriends co-founder Alex Pardee returns with a collection of some of the most horrifying and iconic characters of film, video games and comics with Doppelgangers. The monograph displays a parade of serial killers, demons, aliens and psychopaths, from early film monsters in melancholy black and white to modern horrors captured in full bloody colour. The freaks of cult classics rub shoulders with the slick killers of modern blockbusters, all captured with Pardee's signature deranged style and a sense of childlike delight. Nostalgia and terror mix with the blood, guts and slime that drip from the collection's pages, but above all, Pardee's tongue-in-cheek humour shines through, with incompetent space villains and men with scissors for hands rubbing shoulders with mutating aliens, erudite cannibals, and a healthy assortment of axe murderers, demons, evil clowns and murderous tomatoes. In Doppelgangers, Pardee invites us to get cozy with the evil twins and dark doubles of pop culture.
    ISBN 9781584235736. Gingko Press.
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    • $47.50
  • Alice Under Ground NEW EXTENDED ED

    Alice Under Ground NEW EXTENDED ED

    Alice Under Ground is a travel journal with notes and sketches on the inhabitants of Wonderland. A bestiary compiled with the gaze of a Victorian naturalist, simultaneously passionate about insects, skeletons, ghosts and photography. It's a journey among underground inhabitants seen from a slightly macabre personal perspective, an outsider's viewpoint, where Alice too becomes an underground dweller, perfectly at home in that reverse world which is supposed to astonish her. Stefano Bessoni, Rome-based film-maker, teaches imaginative and visionary film direction at the Griffith Academy in Rome.
    ISBN 9788857607603. Logos Illustrati.
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    • $37.50
  • Alive Character Design: for Games, Animation and Film

    Alive Character Design: for Games, Animation and Film


    ISBN 9780956288073. Gingko Press.
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    • $52.50
  • All's Fair in Love and War

    All's Fair in Love and War

    The perfect gift for an anniversary – or your divorce lawyer – this title will woo over hopeless romantics and cynical heartbreakers alike. Find wit and wisdom on love in all its varieties, from a first date to a third divorce. This curated collection features work by over forty of the best and brightest New Yorker cartoonists, including Roz Chast, Sam Gross, Liana Finck, Bob Mankoff, Edward Steed, and Danny Shanahan. Many of the cartoons appear in print for the first time.
    ISBN 9781616899394. Princeton Architectural Press.
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    • $45.00
  • America's Doll House

    America's Doll House

    Washington librarian Faith Bradford spent half a century building, furnishing and peopling an elaborate 23-room doll's house, now in the Smithsonian National Museum of American History. She also produced a manuscript detailing the lives of the house's inhabitants, and it's all woven together here in a loving portrait of a sentimental American pastime.
    ISBN 9781568989747. Princeton Architectural Press.
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    • $43.50
  • American Voyage: Photographs by Mario Carnicelli

    American Voyage: Photographs by Mario Carnicelli


    ISBN 9781909526570. Reel Art Press.
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    • $75.00
  • Andy Warhol’s New York 1948-1987

    Andy Warhol’s New York 1948-1987

    Andy Warhol moved to New York City from his hometown of Pittsburgh in 1948. Over the next 40 years he would transform himself from aspiring illustrator, to wildly successful commercial and then fine artist. The 60-plus entries in Andy Warhol’s New York tell a story of a remarkable man shaped by the big city he also helped to create. In addition to the map, Andy Warhol’s New York comes in its own die-cut folder which also contains postcards and a wearable Warhol mask.
    ISBN 9781999343972. Herb Lester Associates.
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    • $29.95
  • Animal Journals: Cats

    Animal Journals: Cats

    Feline or canine? These sets of four lined journals complement the popular Animal Box postcards and feature the colourful prints of celebrated artists Ben Giles, Leah Reena Goren, Geoffrey Martin, and Alice Fattullo. Animal lovers of any age will delight in doodling or jotting a note on the pages of these lively notebooks.
    ISBN 9781616894139. Princeton Architectural Press.
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    • $29.50
  • Animal Journals: Dogs

    Animal Journals: Dogs

    Feline or canine? These sets of four lined journals complement the popular Animal Box postcards and feature the colourful prints of celebrated artists Ben Giles, Leah Reena Goren, Geoffrey Martin, and Alice Fattullo. Animal lovers of any age will delight in doodling or jotting a note on the pages of these lively notebooks.
    ISBN 9781616894344. Princeton Architectural Press.
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    • $29.50
  • Art of Chinese Kung Fu, The

    Art of Chinese Kung Fu, The

    Spiritual, moral, philosophical, and of course martial elements are at the heart of the Kung Fu practice. The Art of Chinese Kung Fu explores these core tenets. The first section of the book is concerned with aesthetic manifestations, from photography to modern popular culture. Kung Fu's most famous practitioners, including Bruce Lee and Jackie Chan, and seminal movies like "Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon" and "Kill Bill" are featured prominently. The latter section of the book digs deeper into the history and lore of the practice in remote parts of China, in the temples and cities where it now flourishes. The philosophical beliefs behind the practice and the important tenets of harmony and inclusiveness, are presented faithfully.
    ISBN 9781584235699. Gingko Press.
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    • $52.50
  • Art of Fantasy, Sci-fi and Steampunk, the (Japanese-English bilingual)

    Art of Fantasy, Sci-fi and Steampunk, the (Japanese-English bilingual)

    Art has always been one of the most vivid ways to express people’s imagination. Fantasy art illustrates the full range of human fears and dreams, from mythology, the Bible, and the artist’s own original and exciting stories. This book illustrates the remarkable transition of fantasy art that occurred in 19th century when steampunk was introduced to the fantasy art world as a response to the Industrial Revolution.A beautiful visual history book of fantasy art from Romanticism and steampunk to modern illustrations from novels, this title describes the history of fantasy art from Romanticism in the 18th century to the modern era by exploring the masterpieces of fantasy artists; William Blake, John Martin, Albert Robida, Jules Gabriel Verne , H.G. Welles and more. It also shows illustrations from science fiction and fantasy novels such as Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein, poems and stories by Edgar Allan Poe, mystery novels by Agatha Christie, and more contemporary fantasy novelists such as J.R.R. Tolkien and Michael Ende. Today, the influence of steampunk can be seen in everywhere, from legendary films by Walt Disney and Hayao Miyazaki’s Studio Ghibli. This book will surely satisfy all lovers of fantasy art and literature.
    ISBN 9784756249753. Pie Books.
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    • $69.95
  • Art of Grasshopper Manufacture, The

    Art of Grasshopper Manufacture, The

    This specialised title is the first to present the complete works of Japanese video game developer, Grasshopper Manufacturer. The Art of Grasshopper Manufacturer showcases the company's visuals for most of their games, which include Lollipop Chainsaw, Killer 7, and No More Heroes. Director of Grasshopper, Goichi Suda (aka SUDA51), is known internationally for his original and imaginative style.
    ISBN 9784756245861. Pie Books.
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    • $60.00
  • Art of Posuka Demizu, The (Japanese-English bilingual)

    Art of Posuka Demizu, The (Japanese-English bilingual)

    Posuka Demizu is a rising star among manga artists with a new title, The Promised Neverland, running in the manga magazine Weekly Shonen Jump in Japan. This first collection of Posuka's work features outstanding art works from his career so far, along with new illustrations created especially for this edition. Readers will appreciate seeing Posuka's vibrant characters and compositions rendered in his characteristically precise style, gathered together for the first time in a single volume.
    ISBN 9784756248763. Pie Books.
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    • $49.95
  • Art of Protest, The: Political Art and Activism

    Art of Protest, The: Political Art and Activism

    Famous and local artists around the globeare commenting on politic and raising awareness on issues like authoritarian regimes, sustainability, climate change, diversity and immigration.Thanks to art’s ability to communicate, manipulate and influence, art has always had a charged relationship with activism and politics. We are living in tumultuous times when democracies are challenged from all sides. Diverse topics are subjects that contemporary artists are covering in order to generate controversy, raise awareness and create empathy.The Art of Protest will explore the connection between art, politics, and activism today, revealing how, over the past decade, artists have been engaging with political and social issues of all kinds, through different artistic mediums.
    ISBN 9783967040111. Die Gestalten Verlag.
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    • $105.00
  • Art of Rebellion 4: Masterpieces of Street Art

    Art of Rebellion 4: Masterpieces of Street Art

    One of the most successful street art series ever published with 100,000 copies in print, Art of Rebellion was the originator, presenting the finest artwork ever created by artists on the street all over the world. Now comes a new volume featuring more than 100 artists with their personal favourites -- innovative work in a variety of media that arrests our attention and transforms our cities into open air museums. Artists featured include Dave the Chimp, SPY, KR, Swoon, Vhils, Stak, Jordan Seiler, Leon Reid, Ripo, PMH, Akroe, Sat One, Egs, Mysterious Al, Nuria Mora, Mambo, Eltono, Paul Insect, Dotsy, Toasters, Felipe Pantone ,Graphic Surgery, SPY, HuskMitNavn, Ox, Ermsy, Jace, L'Atlas, *G, Space Invader, Vlady Art, Skewville, WK Interact, Dmote, Nomad, Mark Drew, The Wa, Ji Lee, Stain, Roadsworth, M-City, Kami & Sasu, East Eric, Supakitch, Koralie, Bo & Microbo, Bla+ and many more.
    ISBN 9783939566496. Gingko Press.
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    • $79.95
  • Art of Shichigoro, The

    Art of Shichigoro, The

    This is the first collection of shichigoro-shingo's digital paintings, encompassing both his personal and commercial works. Shichigoro-shingo, an emerging artist based in Tokyo, is gaining a reputation worldwide for his illustration work. In 2015, he attracted attention for eye-catching contributions to a TV commercial for Tokyo Mode Gakuen, a design school in Japan, and also held a solo exhibition in Russia. Other recent work includes cover art for Clarkesworld Magazine (nominated for the Chesley Award 2016 for Best Cover Illustration) and a brand new Sci-Fi short story collection by Caroline M. Yoachim (Fairwood Press) in the US. He has also collaborated with Australian apparel company Black Milk Clothing.
    ISBN 9784756248770. Pie Books.
    reprinting
    • $47.50
  • Art of the B-Movie Poster, The REPRINT

    Art of the B-Movie Poster, The REPRINT

    Exploding off the page with more than 1,000 of the best examples of exploitation, grindhouse and pulp film poster design comes The Art of the B Movie Poster, a collection of incredible posters from low-budget films from the 1940s, '50s, '60s and '70s. The Art of the B Movie Poster is a loving tribute to the artwork and artists that brought biker gangs, jungle girls, James Bond rip-offs and reefer heads to life for audiences around the world.Once relegated to the underground and midnight movie circuit, these films and their bombastic advertisements are experiencing a surge of mainstream popularity driven by fans appreciative of the artistic skill, distinctive aesthetic, and unabashed sensationalism they relied on to make a profit, with the quality of the poster often far surpassing that of the film itself. The book celebrates this tradition with sections divided into moral panic films, action, horror, sci-fi, and of course, sex, each introduced with short essays by genre experts such as Kim Newman, Eric Schaefer, Simon Sheridan, Vern, and author Stephen Jones, winner of the Horror Writer's Association 2015 Bram Stoker Award for Non-Fiction. Edited by Adam Newell and featuring an introduction by author and filmmaker Pete Tombs.
    ISBN 9781584236221. Gingko Press.
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    • $89.99
  • Art of Yoco, the: For Eternity and a Second (Japanese only mostly visual)

    Art of Yoco, the: For Eternity and a Second (Japanese only mostly visual)

    The Art of Yoco presents the works of Japanese illustrator Yoco. Yoco is an illustrator working in the Boys' Love (BL) genre, a Japanese form of novel that focuses on homoerotic romantic or sexual relationships between male characters. This is the first book to collect his illustrations, and includes some original works. Yoco is one of the up-and-coming illustrators who is gaining popularity on Social Media and is highly praised among the BL community.
    ISBN 9784756252104. Pie Books.
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    • $45.00
  • Ask the Dust

    Ask the Dust

    Romain Veillon's Ask the Dust is an epic journey through ruins from the genteel parlours of long dead haute bourgeoisie families to the sparse industrial beauty of mid-century factories as they quietly rust away. Like a vivid daydream, you find yourself absorbed in wordless reveries from page to page. Ask the Dust is a feast of urban ruin photography, executed in gorgeous full colour, full page spreads framed by the overview of the young French adventurer behind the camera. Featuring a potent blend of haunting images of never before seen locations and new angles on classic subjects - Ask the Dust is a visual treat for anyone who cannot keep their eyes away from the elegant corruption of decomposing buildings.
    ISBN 9781908211361. Carpet Bombing Culture.
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    • $72.50
  • Back in the Day – Mini Edition

    Back in the Day – Mini Edition

    William Sharp began taking surfing photographs in southern California in the early seventies and was quickly drawn into the nascent skateboard scene, shooting friends emulating surfing moves on pavement. The work is priceless, not only for its documentary value, but for the beautiful images captured and later developed by Sharp himself. Now in a more compact format, this title is a timeless and nostalgic collection of photographs documenting the skateboarding scene in the 1970s.
    ISBN 9783943330472. Gingko Press.
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    • $69.99
  • Back in the Day: The Rise of Skateboarding

    Back in the Day: The Rise of Skateboarding

    Back in the Day features hundreds of Skateboard World photographer William Sharp’s astounding photos from the late 1970s, most of which have never been seen before. The work is priceless, not only for its documentary value, but for the beautiful and poetic images captured and later developed by Sharp himself (many in black and white). Pipes in Arizona, aqueducts in California, pools all over the place, the locales and images must be seen to be believed.
    ISBN 9781584236412. Gingko Press.
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    • $125.00
  • Back to the Lab: Hip Hop Home Studios

    Back to the Lab: Hip Hop Home Studios

    Independent producers and DJs have been busy creating world class music in bedrooms, kitchens and garages for years. Photographer and owner of Melbourne's Beatbox Kitchen Raph Rashid has travelled the globe, gaining access to these inner sanctums, one by one. Rashid has artfully documented the variety of set-ups and layouts, capturing these in-home producers amongst their instruments, gear, record collections and ephemera.Featured artists and producers include: Alchemist, Ant, Babu, EL-P, Georgia Anne Muldrow, Jazzy Jeff, Just Blaze, Kenny Dope, Lord Finesse, Oh No and many more...
    ISBN 9781584236849. Gingko Press.
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    • $45.00
  • Balancing Acts: Three Prima Ballerinas Becoming Mothers

    Balancing Acts: Three Prima Ballerinas Becoming Mothers

    There are few jobs more rarefied or as physically and mentally demanding as prima ballerina. And yet, despite very real professional risks, three dancers from the world-class San Francisco Ballet all decided to have children at the pinnacle of their careers. In Balancing Acts, photographer Lucy Gray takes readers on an unforgettable fourteen-year journey with these ballerinas, capturing their remarkable grit and determination.In dramatic black-and-white photography, Gray documents their struggles to balance the demands of family and work - from their tireless preparation in rehearsals and dazzling mastery of craft displayed on stage, to their time spent relaxing at home with family and even while giving birth. In extensive interviews the dancers and their husbands discuss their stories with great candor, providing remarkable insight into the life of a ballerina and the everyday challenges and joys of mothers everywhere.
    ISBN 9781616892548. Princeton Architectural Press.
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    • $49.50
  • Barbara Kruger: Thinking of You. I Mean Me. I Mean You

    Barbara Kruger: Thinking of You. I Mean Me. I Mean You


    ISBN 9781942884774. Delmonico Books/Los Angeles County Museum of Art.
    not yet published
    • $120.00
  • Barley and Hops: the craft beer book

    Barley and Hops: the craft beer book

    Barley & Hops gives beer connoisseurs a behind-the-kettles look at their favourite beverage - from its historical origins and regional distinctions to current developments. The book includes portraits of those who are united in their passion for craft beer, the brewing process, and creating something unique. Here, they share their personal stories of how they came to brew beer and, in the process, give insight into how beer is advancing our drinking culture today.The beers featured in Barley & Hops are not just meant to be drunk in a bar. Rather, the book introduces a range of brews with individual facets that lend themselves to different occasions - for example, a beer that makes a good aperitif, another that is recommended to be served with fish, and yet another for dessert. It also includes a glossary with key beer-related terminology and recipes.
    ISBN 9783899555332. Die Gestalten Verlag.
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    • $85.00
  • Bates Motel Notepad

    Bates Motel Notepad

    These small, functional notepads are just the sort of thing you find by the telephone in most lodgings. The difference is that these are places you can never go.
    ISBN 9781838216757. Herb Lester Associates.
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    • $24.95
  • Beat Box: A Drum Machine (Limited Edition)

    Beat Box: A Drum Machine (Limited Edition)

    Author Joe Mansfield selected 75 drum machines from his collection of 150 and had them impeccably photographed. He then documented their related collateral, including original packaging and advertising and wrote piquant essays about the machines' history, original release, and subsequent usage (often totally off-label). This limited edition version includes the regular book, but in special deluxe packaging with a cassette and seven-inch vinyl record.
    ISBN 9781584235682. Gingko Press.
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    • $95.00
  • Beat Scene: Photographs by Burt Glinn

    Beat Scene: Photographs by Burt Glinn


    ISBN 9781909526266. Reel Art Press.
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    • $75.00
  • Beats to the Rhyme

    Beats to the Rhyme

    Author Al Patterson started collecting vinyl in elementary school. He's since amassed a serious collection and deep knowledge of instrumental-only Hip Hop records. Some are "performance" records that were pressed in very small numbers for use exclusively by the MC or group's DJ during live shows, while others were commercially released. These instrumental records are cataloged alphabetically by artist and accompanied by a photograph of the record's label.Each entry specifies the artist, title, format, producer, label, year, and catalog number as well as notes and anecdotes about the disc. Many are very rare and totally unknown. All have stories attached to them. Patterson once asked Raekwon (Wu Tang Clan) to tell him more about a certain rare pressing. Raekwon replied "I thought they destroyed all of those". Many of these records were pressed in such small numbers that they'll never be seen outside the pages of this book, but it doesn't hurt to look.
    ISBN 9781584235385. Gingko Press.
    reprinting
    • $48.50
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