GENERAL CULTURE

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  1. 20th Century Fashion
  2. A New Turn in the South

    A New Turn in the South: Southern Flavors Reinvented for Your Kitchen

    $35.00

    When Hugh Acheson, a chef from Ottawa, settled in Georgia, who knew that he would woo his adopted home state and they would embrace him as one of their own? Learn More
  3. Advanced Style

    Advanced Style

    $35.00

    Advanced Style is Ari Seth Cohen’s blog-based ode to the confidence, beauty, and fashion that can only be achieved through the experience of a life lived glamorously. Learn More
  4. American Cornball

    American Cornball: A Laffopedic Guide to the Formerly Funny

    $35.00

    American Cornball is Christopher Miller's irresistibly funny illustrated survey of popular humor—the topics that used to make us laugh, from hiccups and henpecked-husbands to outhouses and old maids—and what it tells us about our country yesterday and today. Learn More
  5. Apartment Therapy

    Apartment Therapy Complete And Happy Home

    $35.00

    The most comprehensive and complete home book from Apartment Therapy, featuring every aspect of design and decorating from floor plans to paint, specific rooms to style approaches, with the goal of setting up and living well in a place you love. Learn More
  6. The Art of Doug Sneyd

    Art of Doug Sneyd

    $39.99

    The scintillating carton works of Doug Sneyd, an artist for Playboy magazine since the eary 1960s, are now collected in this stunning art book. Learn More
  7. The Art of Eric Stanton

    Art of Eric Stanton: For the Man Who Knows His Place

    $39.99

    Pulp art at its finest! A Stanton retrospective. Learn More
  8. Blood & Dishonour cover

    Blood And Dishonour

    $37.95

    The dark, bloody and perversely erotic world of the Satanic Sluts - Satan's true sirens. Learn More
  9. Books Do Furnish A Room

    Books Do Furnish a Room

    $39.95

    As all book lovers know, a collection of books affords not only access to endless pleasure and knowledge, but also, when skilfully deployed around the home, the opportunity to create a myriad of different impressions. Learn More
  10. Burlesque Poster Design

    Burlesque Poster Design: The Art Of The Tease

    $34.95

    The world of burlesque has always relied on posters to entice patrons and immortalise it's greatest stars. Learn More
  11. Cooking for Geeks

    Cooking for Geeks: Real Science, Great Hacks, and Good Food

    $34.95

    Are you interested in the science behind what happens to the food in your kitchen? Do you want to learn what makes a recipe work so you can improvise instead of simply following a set of instructions? Learn More
  12. Cooking in the Moment

    Cooking in the Moment: A Year of Seasonal Recipes

    $35.00

    For Andrea Reusing—an award-winning chef, a leader in the sustainable agriculture movement, and a working mother—“cooking in the moment” simply means focusing on one meal at a time. Learn More
  13. Outlaw Swords Of Death

    Cruelty And Carnage: Superviolent Art by Yoshiiku & Others (Ukiyo-e Master Series)

    $34.95

    Muzan-e ("cruel pictures”) and Chimidoro-e ("bloody pictures”) together constitute a significant strand of ukiyo-e, the populist art of late Edo-period Japan. Learn More
  14. Cult Magazines: From A to Z

    Cult Magazines: From A to Z: A Compendium of Culturally Obsessive And Curiously Expressive Publications

    $34.95

    Exploring the subcultures of mid-20th-century America, this encyclopedia comprehensively documents the huge quantity of cult magazines that thrived beneath the mainstream. Learn More
  15. Cyclepedia

    Cyclepedia: A Century of Iconic Bicycle Design

    $35.00

    For every way to ride, there s a bicycle to fit the need. An homage to the beauty of the bike, Cyclepedia showcases the innovations and legacies of bicycle design over the past century. Learn More
  16. Decadence and Dissolution

    Decadence and Dissolution: Tattoo and Kabuki Art By Kunichika

    $39.95

    Toyohara Kunichika (1835-1900) was one of the last great masters of ukiyo-e, the Japanese art of woodblock-printing which peaked in the late Edo and early Meiji periods. Learn More
  17. Dian Hanson's History of Pin-up Magazines Volumes 1-3

    Dian Hanson's History of Pin-up Magazines Volumes 1-3

    $39.99

    Birth of the newsstand pin-up! The definitive annotated and illustrated history of pin-up magazines—1900-1969. Learn More
  18. Dita: Stripteese

    Dita: Stripteese

    $30.00

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    Dita: Stripteese is a set of three exquisite little flip books, nestled in a gorgeous flocked keepsake box and featuring Dita Von Teese’s most popular burlesque performances, as photographed by Sheryl Nields. A perfect collectible book for fans of Dita, the undisputed Queen of Burlesque and the author of Burlesque and the Art of the Teese/Fetish and the Art of the Teese, as well as classic burlesque devotees and anyone who loves a playful and beautiful package, Dita: Stripteese is a stunning and unusual visual tribute to this one-of-a-kind performer. Learn More
  19. Dream Spectres 2

    Dream Spectres 2 - Kabuki Nightmares: Ukiyo-E Ghosts, Magic And Mayhem

    $39.95

    Ukiyo-e, the art of woodblock design and printing, enjoyed a symbiosis with the kabuki theater almost from its inception in the late 17th century, with a significant number of images devoted to the popular theater. Learn More
  20. Dream Spectres

    Dream Spectres: Extreme Ukiyo-E: Sex, Blood, Demons, Monsters, Ghosts, Tattoo

    $39.95

    UKIYO-E - "images from the floating world” - were the most popular art-form of 19th century Japan. Like modern-day manga, these prints could be mass-produced and were admired by people from all sectors of society; and as in manga, the art of ukiyo-e included significant sub-genres dealing in violence, erotica and horror. Learn More
  21. Eastern Shadows

    Eastern Shadows: Illustrated Japanese Ghost And Monster Tales (Ukiyo-e Master Series)

    $34.95

    In the late 19th and early 20th century, several Western writers who visited the newly-opened Japan assimilated, translated and published a host of weird, scary and stirring stories from the country's ancient folklore. Learn More
  22. Everything's Coming Up Profits

    Everything's Coming Up Profits: The Golden Age of Industrial Musicals

    $39.95

    From the 1950s to the 1980s, American corporations commissioned a vast array of lavish, Broadway-style musical shows that were only for the eyes and ears of employees. Learn More
  23. Fashion Tribes

    Fashion Tribes: Global Street Style

    $35.00

    In Fashion Tribes, award-winning photographer Daniele Tamagni has tracked down and recorded some of the most surprising and colorful international fashion subcultures. Learn More
  24. Fat

    Fat: An Appreciation of a Misunderstood Ingredient, with Recipes

    $32.50

    For all of history, minus the last thirty years, fat has been at the center of human diets and cultures. Learn More
  25. Gothic & Lolita Bible Vol. 37

    Gothic And Lolita Bible Volume 37

    $33.00

    Gothic Lolita, or "GothLoli," is a costuming craze popular among Japanese teenagers and young women which emphasizes Victorian-style girl's clothing, often imitating the look of Victorian porcelain dolls. Learn More

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