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A Doctor in The Great War

by Andrew Davidson Atria Books/Marble Arch Press (October 07, 2014)

Featuring 250 previously unknown photographs, this is the extraordinary true story of a young doctor whose photos left behind an astonishing firsthand account of life at the front of World War I.

As a twenty-five-year-old...


Fearless Genius

by Doug Menuez, Kurt Andersen & Elliot Erwitt Atria Books (June 03, 2014)

An award-winning documentary photographer delivers a stunning visual history of the Silicon Valley technology boom, in which he was witness to key moments in the careers of Steve Jobs and more than seventy other...


An Ottawa Album: Glimpses of the Way We Were

by Marion Van de Wetering Dundurn (October 01, 1997)

Traces the city's development from the days when Bytown was a lumber village to its emergence as Canada's capital.


A Kingston Album: Glimpses of the Way We Were

by Marion Van de Wetering Dundurn (October 01, 1998)

The history of Kingston from the founding of Fort Frontenac and the French settlement of Cataraqui in 1673 to the present.


Snow Crystals

by W. A. Bentley & W. J. Humphreys Dover Publications (April 11, 2013)

Over 2,000 clear photomicrographs printed on black background of snow crystals. Also frost, rime, hail, and more. Brief text on methodology of research. Absolutely inexhaustible source of design. 202 plates....


Victorian London Street Life in Historic Photographs

by John Thomson Dover Publications (May 06, 2013)

Classic document of social realism contains 37 photographs by famed Victorian photographer Thomson, accompanied by texts offering sharply drawn vignettes of laborers, dustmen, street musicians, shoe blacks,...


Indiana Covered Bridges

by Marsha Williamson Mohr & Rachel Berenson Perry Quarry Books (September 11, 2012)

A symbol of Indiana's past, the covered bridge still evokes feelings of nostalgia, romance, and even mystery. During the 19th century, over 500 of these handsome structures spanned the streams, rivers, and ravines...


Undisclosed Files of the Police

by Bernard Whalen, Philip Messing, Robert Mladinich & Peter Ganim Black Dog & Leventhal (September 27, 2016)

More than 175 years of true crimes culled from the city's police blotter, told through startling, rarely seen images and insightful text by two NYPD officers and a NYC crime reporter.

From atrocities that occurred...


Power to the People: The World of the Black Panthers

by Bobby Seale & Stephen Shames Abrams (October 17, 2016)

In words and photographs, Power to the People is the story of the controversial Black Panther Party, founded 50 years ago in 1966 by Bobby Seale and Huey P. Newton.

 

The words are Seale’s, with contributions...


Talking Pictures

by Ransom Riggs It Books (October 16, 2012)

With the candid quirkiness of Awkward Family Photos and the confessional intimacy of PostSecret, Ransom Riggs's Talking Pictures is a haunting collection of antique found photographs—with evocative inscriptions...


The Writing on the Wall

by Ben Passikoff & James Trager Skyhorse (September 19, 2017)

The New York Times' pick in "A Holiday Gift Guide for Hardcover Fans"A Publishers Weekly pick in "Holiday Gift Guide 2017: Illustrated Gift Books"

A Photographic and Historical Record of the City's Vanishing...


Hemingway's Havana

by Robert Wheeler & América Fuentes Skyhorse (March 20, 2018)

Ernest Hemingway lived in Cuba for more than two decades, longer than anywhere else. He bought a home—naming it the Finca Vigia—with his third wife, Martha Gellhorn and wrote his masterpiece The Old Man...


War Photographs Taken on the Battlefields of the Civil War

by Mathew B. Brady & Alexander Gardner Skyhorse (June 01, 2013)

Fought over the course of four years, the Civil War pitted countrymen against countrymen, North versus South, friend against friend, and brother against brother. The photographs within these pages document the...


Scotland's Heritage

by John Hannavy Whittles Publishing (April 28, 2017)

Scotland’s Heritage is a unique book. It combines John Hannavy’s stunning and original photography of Scotland with an engaging narrative on the country’s evolution from 4000 BC to the present day, using...


Picturing the Cosmos

by Iina Kohonen Intellect (July 01, 2017)

Picturing the Cosmos elucidates the complex relationship between visual propaganda and censorship in the Soviet Union in the Cold War period, focusing on the 1950s and 1960s. Drawing from a comprehensive corpus...


Unseen

by Dana Canedy, Darcy Eveleigh, Damien Cave & Rachel L. Swarns Hachette Books (October 17, 2017)

Hundreds of stunning images from black history have long been buried in The New York Times archives. None of them were published by The Times--until now. UNSEEN uncovers these never-before published photographs...


Way Out West

by Charlie Seemann TwoDot (September 01, 2017)

A striking look back at a remarkable period in history

Featuring 125 black and white photographs by such renowned Farm Security Administration photographers as Dorothea Lange, Arthur Rothstein, Russell Lee, and...


The Black Panthers

by Yohuru Williams, Bryan Shih & Peniel E. Joseph PublicAffairs (September 13, 2016)

"Brilliant, painful, enlightening, tearful, tragic, sad, and funny, this photo-essay book is at its core about healing, and about the social justice work that still needs to be done in the era of hip-hop, Black...


The Gilded Age in New York, 1870-1910

by Esther Crain Black Dog & Leventhal (September 27, 2016)

The drama, expansion, mansions and wealth of New York City's transformative Gilded Age era, from 1870 to 1910, captured in a magnificently illustrated hardcover.

In forty short years, New York City suddenly became...


Vietnam, Our Beloved Land

by Cao Dam Nguyen, Cao Linh Tran & The-Uy Tran Tuttle Publishing (June 01, 1968)

This collection of photography and essays from 1960's Vietnam offers a picture of normal, daily life during the Vietnam War era.

Some of the photographs were entered in international expositions where they were...


Old Beijing: Postcards from the Imperial City

by Felicitas Titus & Susan Naquin Tuttle Publishing (November 27, 2012)

This collection of Chinese photography contains over 350 vintage postcards from pre-communist China along with extensive historical background and commentary.

Camel trains arriving at a city gate; the distinctive...


Early Japanese Images

by Terry Bennett Tuttle Publishing (February 19, 2013)

This fascinating Japanese photography book features over 140 images taken between 1853 and 1905 by the most important local and foreign photographers then working in Japan.

Almost one-fourth of the images are...


Photography in Japan 1853 - 1912

by Terry Bennett Tuttle Publishing (July 03, 2012)

Photography in Japan 1853-1912 is a fascinating visual record of Japanese culture during its metamorphosis from a feudal society to a modern, industrial nation at a time when the art of photography was still...


The Orillia Spirit

by Randy Richmond & James A. "Pete" McGarvey Dundurn (July 08, 2017)

  • An updated second edition of Orillia journalist Randy Richmond’s history of Orillia, immortalized by Stephen Leacock in Sunshine Sketches of a Little Town
  • Illustrated throughout, with rich details about local...


When San Francisco Burned: A Photographic Memoir of the Great San Francisco Earthquake and Fire of 1927

by Doug Gist Craven Street Books (March 01, 2016)

Early one spring morning, disaster struck San Francisco, and a young man grabbed his camera and started documenting the destruction and death surrounding him. Fearlessly going to the center of the devastation,...


An Edmonton Album: Glimpses of the Way We Were

by Jo-Anne Christensen & Dennis Shappka Dundurn (September 01, 1999)

A collection of photographs through which moments in Edmonton's past are captured.


A Waterloo County Album: Glimpses of the Way We Were

by Stephanie Kirkwood Walker Dundurn (October 01, 2002)

A photographic history of the linked cities of Kitchener, Waterloo, and Cambridge, with images from as early as 1880.


From War to Peace in 1945 Germany: A GI's Experience

by Malcolm L. Fleming, James H. Madison & Bradley D. Cook Indiana University Press (May 02, 2016)

As an Official Army Photographer, "Mac" Fleming's assignment was to take motion pictures of significant wartime events for the US Army. In the pouch intended to carry his first-aid kit on his belt, he instead...


Delta Jewels: In Search of My Grandmother's Wisdom

by Alysia Burton Steele Center Street (April 07, 2015)

Inspired by memories of her beloved grandmother, photographer and author Alysia Burton Steele--picture editor on a Pulitzer Prize-winning team--combines heart-wrenching narrative with poignant photographs of...