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  • 100 Books That Changed the World

    A tour of global history by way of history’s most important scrolls, manuscripts, and printed books, from Plato and Homer to the twenty-first century—100 must reads. Beautifully illustrated…

    March 2018 Hardcover $29.95 978-0-7893-3424-4

  • 100 Documents That Changed the World

    A tour of the history of the world through the declarations, manifestos, and agreements from the Magna Carta and the Declaration of Independence to Wikileaks. This fascinating collection…

    November 2015 Hardcover $29.95 978-0-7893-2936-3

  • 100 Letters That Changed the World

    The history of the world as witnessed through the most inspiring, heartfelt, and impactful letters ever written. For the legions of readers who enjoyed 100 Diagrams that Changed…

    October 2019 Hardcover $29.95 978-0-7893-3684-2

  • 100 Speeches That Changed the World

    The history of the world as witnessed through the most inspiring, rousing, and memorable speeches ever given. Throughout history, passionate orators have rallied nations, challenged accepted beliefs, and…

    April 2019 Hardcover $29.95 978-0-7893-3558-6

  • A Day with Marie Antoinette

    Featuring personal correspondence, lavish illustrations, and a wealth of unpublished material, this handsome slipcased volume reveals an intimate portrait of Marie Antoinette, her personal collections, and Versailles. Marie…

    November 2015 Hardcover $34.95 978-2-08-020210-9

  • A Soldier on the Southern Front

    A rediscovered Italian masterpiece chronicling the author’s experience as an infantryman, newly translated and reissued to commemorate the centennial of World War I. Taking its place alongside works…

    February 2014 Hardcover $26.95 978-0-8478-4278-0

  • A Treasury of British Folklore

    An entertaining and engrossing collection of British customs, superstitions and legends from past and present. Did you know, in Cumbria it was believed a person lying on a pillow…

    August 2018 Hardcover $18.95 978-1-911358-39-8

  • Acadia National Park

    The official book of Maine’s treasured and New England’s only national park, on the occasion of the park’s centennial. Created in 1916, and encompassing 45,000 acres on two…

    March 2016 Hardcover $50.00 978-0-8478-4914-7

  • African Twilight

    African Twilight is the two-volume, slipcased magnum opus of the two pioneering documentary photographers of African tribal cultures and ceremonies–a world that is quickly vanishing before our very…

    October 2018 Hardcover $150.00 978-0-8478-6017-3

  • Albuquerque Then and Now

    Albuquerque Then and Now matches vintage photographs with contemporary shots, documenting the change from a popular motel stop on Route 66 to a modern hi-tech city specializing in…

    July 2019 Hardcover $22.50 978-1-911624-06-6

  • Amsterdam Then and Now®

    Amsterdam Then and Now is the perfect historical guide to one of Europe’s best preserved city centres. Written by one of Amsterdam’s most popular walking tour leaders, the…

    May 2018 Hardcover $19.95 978-1-910904-85-5

  • Arizona Then and Now®

    Arizona Then and Now(R) People and Places puts archive and contemporary photographs of the same landmark side-by-side to reveal how Arizona has changed and evolved. From its desert…

    December 2013 Hardcover $19.95 978-1-909108-66-0

  • Art after Stonewall, 1969-1989

    The powerful art that emerged in the wake of the Stonewall Riots and the rise of the LGBTQ liberation movement in the U.S. Art after Stonewall reveals the…

    April 2019 Hardcover $60.00 978-0-8478-6406-5

  • Beautiful People of the Café Society

    The Baron de Cabrol’s legendary scrapbooks capture a golden era of glamour and reveal the sheer elegance and decadence of the cosmopolitan café society. The glamorous aristocrats Daisy…

    November 2016 Hardcover $120.00 978-2-08-020271-0

  • Beautiful People of the Café Society

    The Baron de Cabrol’s legendary scrapbooks capture a golden era of glamour and reveal the sheer elegance and decadence of the cosmopolitan café society. The glamorous aristocrats Daisy…

    March 2020 Hardcover $39.98 978-2-08-020455-4