From ancient Germany's "Lion Man of Hohlenstein-Stadel" to James Turrell's 1995 photograph "Roden Crater," chronologically presents one thousand examples of art from different countries, cultures, and civilizations and discusses what makes each piece both unique and representative.
Marking the fiftieth anniversary of the publication of Jack Kerouac's On the Road, the seminal masterpiece of the Beat Generation, a visual record of the era features more than two hundred rare illustrations that chronicle the evolution of the Beat Generation from its underground origins to its worldwide acclaim in the works of Kerouac, Ginsberg, Burroughs, Cassady, and others. 50,000 first printing.
In an easy-to-use outdoor holiday decorating manual, "Mr. Christmas" explains how to transform any home into a glittering winter wonderland, offering a step-by-step guide to planning, shopping for, and installing a terrific house and yard display. Original. 25,000 first printing.
Presents thirty years of photographs taken of the press, political figures, presidents, celebrities, and parties and featuring interviews with Madeleine Allbright, Steve Jobs, Jamie Lee Curtis, and Hillary Clinton.
Spanning from 1885 to 1910, a collection of never-before-seen personal photographs and journals offers an intimate journey inside the lives of Countess Sophia Tolstoy and her famous husband, Leo, and brings to life the glittering world of literary Russia on the eve of World War I and the Russian Revolution. 50,000 first printing.
The popular actor and comedian highlights the work of more than thirty Chicano artists in a volume that showcases Marin's own personal art collection and includes essays by leading scholars on the history and development of Chicano art. Simultaneous. 35,000 first printing.
Traces the epic story of the struggle to build Penn Station, in a narrative account that describes how the nation's most powerful railroad tackled Tammany Hall corruption, the machinations of labor agitators, and the forces of nature in order to create a tunnel system linking Manhattan, New Jersey, and Long Island.
A compilation of never-before-published images offers a visual study of religion in America as revealed in more than two hundred photographs that capture spiritual images and signs across the country, sharing messages of compassion, joy, sorrow, remorse, spirituality, and more. 10,000 first printing.