A collector's colouring and activity-book dedicated to the clothes, songs, and key people and places in the career of the legendary singer-songwriter; the complete guide to the brilliant world of Bob Dylan Beginning with rockabilly, moving on to folk music, sliding over to electric, and falling int..
A celebration of the outstanding work produced by the artists of the Chelsea Physic Garden Florilegium Society. Chelsea Physic Garden was founded by the Worshipful Society of Apothecaries in 1673 as a resource providing plant material for the training of apothecaries. For most of its existence, the..
Chronicled in this monumental volume is the combined encyclopedic collections of the American Kennel Club and the American Kennel Club Museum of the Dog. Because of the enormity of the two collections, it was impossible to include everything - during the selection process only the very best of the c..
"Miss Caroline Charles, aged 22 - youngest of the English designers whose fashions have captured New York - returns there to show her Spring collection. She is dark, beautiful and frail, with a small voice. But she is deceptive; she is made of iron; her energy is matched only by her persistence. Not..
Over 23 years ago the first publication of 'Chiparus: Master of Art Deco' brought this artist into the public eye. His name, lost in records and catalogues, was rejuvenated by Alberto Shayo's rediscovery of his works, effectively bringing artist and oeuvre back to life. This book dwells on the sour..
Another instalment of the highly acclaimed Design series, this time looking at contemporary designer David Gentleman (b.1930). David's early training engraving designs on small boxwood blocks ensured that his unique style retains the characteristic intensity of the miniaturist even when it is enlarg..
Edward McKnight Kauffer (1890-1954) was the most celebrated graphic designer working in Britain in the twentieth century. Born in Montana, he left America before the first world war to travel throughout Europe absorbing the influences of the Cubists and the German poster artist Ludwig Hohlwein. At t..
Inspired by the Great Exhibition of 1851, the Festival of Britain followed soon after the austerity of the war years. The major events were focused around the twenty-seven-acre bomb site around Waterloo Station, although events happened throughout the UK. The Festival was almost immediately unfash..
"The love of gardening is a seed once sown that never dies" Gertrude Jekyll The first garden, we are told, was the Garden of Eden. Perhaps garden lovers have been trying to get back to paradise ever since. For beyond the hard work and disappointments, we have an ideal vision of that we would like o..
Glamour Icons is a collection of Marc Rosen's remarkable bottle designs, as well as a selection of perfume bottles from the last century that he considers iconic. It abounds with industry back stories never published before about working at his first job with Revlon founder the imperious Charles Rev..
She got her man. He was the cat they were all after and she got him." (Opening quote from the original Rolling Stone featuring The Groupies.) The 1960s were a time of cultural revolution, with music leading the way. From small clubs to giant festivals, such as Woodstock, music became the heart of a..
The finest books produced during the quarter century prior to the outbreak of the Great War were almost invariably printed by the private presses, but post-war, with the development of new technology, the accolade of excellence passed into the hands of a small number of commercial firms, with the Cu..