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Seamanship in the Age of Sail: An Account of the Shiphandling of the Sailing Man-Of-War 1600-1860, Based on Contemporary Sources
Seamanship in the Age of Sail
An Account of the Shiphandling of the Sailing Man-Of-War 1600-1860, Based on Contemporary Sources
Hardcover      ISBN: 0870219553
Explains exactly how ninteenth-century sailing ships were controlled and discusses rigging, sails, steering, tacking, storms, and emergency procedures

A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius
A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius
Hardcover      ISBN: 0684863472
A respected magazine editor and founder, a onetime spokesman for Generation X, offers a satiric, eloquent, and thoroughly traditionshattering memoir that discusses deaths of his parents from cancer, his raising of his younger brother, and more.
It Takes a Village, and Other Lessons Children Teach Us
It Takes a Village, and Other Lessons Children Teach Us
Hardcover      ISBN: 0684818434
The First Lady shares her observations on the needs of children and families in the modern, fragmented, fast-paced world and explores diverse ways in which we can improve family and community life. 500,000 first printing. $125,000 ad/promo.
The New Palladini Tarot
The New Palladini Tarot
Cards      ISBN: 0880791896
The Amber Spyglass
The Amber Spyglass
Hardcover      ISBN: 0679879269
The final volume in the award-winning His Dark Materials fantasy series joins returning characters with new ones and reveals startling revelations while the battle for the Kingdom of Heaven rages on and ultimately unlocks the secret of Dust.
Color
Color
Hardcover      ISBN: 0944092152
The Daily Practice of Painting: Writings and Interviews 1960-1993
The Daily Practice of Painting
Writings and Interviews 1960-1993
Paperback      ISBN: 026268084x
Gerhard Richter, born in Dresden in 1932, is one of the foremost painters of his generation. A great deal has been written about the bewildering heterogeneity of his work over the past 30 years. His seemingly willful and defiant movement between abstract and figurative modes of representation and his seemingly inconsistent methods of applying paint to canvas are consistent, if nothing else, with Richter himself—the master of the paradoxical statement. Although he has emphasized that he is first a painter and has never been a theorist, he has, throughout his career issued provocative, contentious, and memorable statements. Over seven years in preparation, this book makes available a selection of Richter's texts from all periods of his career, many translated for the first time. There are public statements about specific exhibitions, private reflections drawn from personal correspondence, answers to questions posed by critics, and excerpts from journals discussing the intentions, subjects, methods, and sources of his works from various periods. The writings are accompanied by 87 biographical illustrations of paintings from the artist's personal collection. Published in association with the Anthony d'Offay Gallery, London
Giovanni Bellini
Giovanni Bellini
Hardcover      ISBN: 0300043341

"4to, 347pgs. Full bound in dark blue cloth with silver stamped titling on spine and color illustrated dustjacket. Book is solid and interior is clean and bright full of beautiful color and black & white images. Light dust soiling to top edge of text block, else book is fine. Dustjacket has faint wear at head/tail of spine and corner tips, else clean and bright.

The Color Purple
The Color Purple
Hardcover      ISBN: 0151191549
The lives of two sisters--Nettie, a missionary in Africa, and Celie, a southern woman married to a man she hates--are revealed in a series of letters exchanged over thirty years
The American Occupation of Japan and Okinawa: Literature and Memory
The American Occupation of Japan and Okinawa
Literature and Memory
Hardcover      ISBN: 0415191947
How do the Japanese and Okinawans remember Occupation? How is memory constructed and transmitted? Michael Molasky explores these questions through careful, sensitive readings of literature from mainland Japan and Okinawa. This book sheds light on difficult issues of war, violence, prostitution, colonialism and post-colonialism in the context of the Occupations of Japan and Okinawa.