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A Portrait of Africa’s Wildlife Crisis by Peter Beard (5)
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A Portrait of Africa’s Wildlife Crisis by Peter Beard

A Portrait of Africa’s Wildlife Crisis by Peter Beard – “The deeper the white man went into Africa, the faster the life flowed out of it, off the plains and out of the bush, vanishing in acres of trophies and hides and carcasses.” — Peter Beard. A landmark publication on Africa, The End of the Game combines Peter Beard’s salient text and remarkable photographs to document the overpopulation and starvation of tens of thousands of elephants, rhinos, and hippos in Kenya’s Tsavo lowlands and Uganda parklands in the 1960s and ’70s. Researched and compiled over two decades, Beard’s work is a powerful and poignant testimony to the damage done by human intervention in Africa. His own images and texts are supplemented by historical photographs of, and writings from, the enterprisers, explorers, missionaries, and big-game hunters whose quest for adventure and “progress” were to change the face of a continent: Theodore Roosevelt, Frederick Courteney Selous, Karen Blixen (Isak Dinesen), Philip Percival, J.A. Hunter, Ernest Hemingway, and J.H. Patterson. Marking the 50th anniversary of its first publication, Taschen now republishes The End of the Game in a limited edition of 5,000 copies, with an updated foreword by internationally renowned travel and fiction writer Paul…

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Limited Edition Book: Beyoncé’s How To Make Lemonade Box Set

Limited Edition Book: Beyoncé’s How To Make Lemonade Box Set – The How To Make Lemonade Box Set is a momentous tome and comprehensive look at Beyoncé’s LEMONADE journey. The How To Make Lemonade Box Set gives unprecedented insight into the making of multiple award-winning LEMONADE, with a numbered, collector’s edition coffee table book, double vinyl LP, and audio and visual album downloads. The 600+ page hardcover book includes hundreds of never-before-seen photos from the making of LEMONADE, and shows the inspiration and themes behind some of the film’s most provocative and cryptic moments. The foreword is written by Dr. Michael Eric Dyson with poetry by Warsan Shire. Beyoncé’s personal writing and lyrics are interwoven throughout the book. LEMONADE is Beyoncé’s sixth studio album, originally released on April 23, 2016. The Box Set includes the first pressing of the double LP vinyl with the following track listing: Side A: Pray You Catch Me Hold Up Don’t Hurt Yourself (Featuring Jack White) Side B: Sorry 6 Inch (Featuring The Weeknd) Daddy Lessons Side C Love Drought Sandcastles Forward (Featuring James Blake) Freedom (Featuring Kendrick Lamar) Side D All Night Formation $299.99 How to Create a Reading Nook: See also: How to Decorate…

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Book review Richard Meier Artist's Edition (2)
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Book review: Richard Meier Artist’s Edition

Limited edition of 100 copies worldwide, clothbound in a clamshell box, each numbered and signed by Richard Meier. The artwork is a silkscreen print (20 x 30 cm / 8 x 12 inches) on mould made paper. The trademark of celebrated architect Richard Meier (born 1934) is his use of white structures. He began his career building numerous private homes, and then moved on to administrative buildings, museums and residential complexes notable for their complex groundplans and axial twists – features that have had a decisive influence on contemporary architecture. The Getty Center in Los Angeles, scheduled for completion in 1996, gave Meier the opportunity to tackle the most ambitious project of the decade. This limited edition monograph traces the development of Richard Meier, one of the foremost architects of our times, and affords a generous overview of his projects to date, including: Smith House, Darien (CT), 1965-1967 Bronx Development Center, New York (NY), 1970-1977 Douglas House, Harbor Springs (MI), 1971-1973 The Atheneum, New Harmony (IN), 1975-1979 Hartford Seminary, Hartford (CT), 1978-1981 Museum for Decorative Ars, Frankfurt/ Main, 1979-1985 Giovanitti House, Pittsburgh (PA), 1979-1983 High Museum of Art, Atlanta (GA), 1980-1983 Des Moines Art Center Adddition, Des Moines (IA), 1982-1984…

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Books Review Emilio Pucci Vintage Art Edition
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Books Review: Emilio Pucci Vintage Art Edition

Best design Books brings to you another book review, this time an vintage art edition about Emilio Pucci! Vintage Art Edition limited to just 500 signed and numbered copies. Each book is bound in an original vintage Pucci fabric and is accompanied by four art prints of original drawings from the designer Emilio Pucci. Each book is signed by his daughter Laudomia Pucci who continued to design under the Pucci name after Emilio’s death in 1992 and who is Image Director and Deputy Chairman of the company since 2000.

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