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Adventures in the Golden Age

by Archie Macpherson

As Scotland attempt to qualify for their first World Cup Finals for 20 years, very few football fans around the country are booking their tickets for Russia 2018 just yet. Qualification has never been easy,...


Day Hikes in the Pacific Northwest

by Don J. Scarmuzzi

Second book from respected hiking guru covering day hikes in this part of the country.

While Don’s books address a range of trails, they usually appeal to the “peeps who like steeps” crowd. (Daytrips for...


How to Draw People

by Jeff Mellem

The Ultimate Beginner's Guide to Drawing Figures!

To draw an anatomical figure, you don't need a stack of weighty anatomy books. Just take it step by step!

In How to Draw People, author Jeff Mellem teaches beginning...


The Rise and Fall of the Dinosaurs

by Steve Brusatte

A sweeping and revelatory new history of the age of dinosaurs, from one of our finest young scientists.

"THE ULTIMATE DINOSAUR BIOGRAPHY."  — Scientific American

The dinosaurs. Sixty-six million years ago,...


In the Great Apache Forest

by James Willard Schultz

This book brings us the story of George Crosby, the Lone Boy Scout. George Crosby was born and has lived all of his seventeen years, in Greer, a settlement of a half-dozen pioneer families located on the Little...


Homeopathy for Farm and Garden

by Vaikunthanath Das Kaviraj

A pioneering new book on homeopathy for plant diseases. Vaikunthanath Das Kaviraj, an experienced homeopath, stumbled by accident upon the homeopathic treatment of plants when he was asked to treat a rust problem...


The Story of Men’s Underwear

by Shaun Cole

Men’s fashion, particularly the trends involving undergarments, was once reserved for the elite; today it has become democratised, clear proof of social progress. The aestheticism of the body so highly valued...


Post-Impressionism

by Nathalia Brodskaïa

The Post-Impressionist period was one of solitary painters; Gauguin, Sisley, Cézanne, Van Gogh etc… “There is no longer a unique school. There are a few groups, but even they break up constantly. All these...


Impressionism

by Nathalia Brodskaïa

Just before his death, Claude Monet wrote: “I’m still sorry to have been the cause of the name given to this group, most of whom were not in the least bit impressionistic”. Starting with this paradox –...


Impressionism and Post-Impressionism

by Nathalia Brodskaïa

Impressionism is the most famous artistic movement. But what appears today as a charming and exquisite landscape painting, was actually one of the first avant-garde movements whose members had decided to fight...


Renaissance Paintings

by Victoria Charles

In utter contrast to the obscurity of the medieval period which preceded it, the rapid and unexpected arrival of the Renaissance conquered Europe during the 14th to the 16th centuries. Placing man at its centre,...


Puvis de Chavannes

by Arsène Alexandre

Pierre Puvis de Chavannes is not a very well-known artist. Famous throughout his life yetquickly forgotten by the history of art, his work remains little-studied in comparison tothe Impressionist masterpieces...


Surrealism

by Natalia Brodskaya

The Dada movement and then the Surrealists appeared in the First World War aftermath with a bang: revolution of thought, creativity, and the wish to break away from the past and all that was left in ruins. This...


In Praise of Hands

by Henri Focilon

To speak about art is to evoke the hand of the creator who produced the work. It is to confer to its gestures the importance of thoughts and to explore their point of convergence on the canvas or the stone....


Newell Convers Wyeth

by Newell Convers Wyeth

Newell Convers, called N. C. Wyeth (1882-1945) has been cherished by generations of book lovers thanks to his illustrations of all-time classics such as Treasure Island, Robin Hood, and Robinson Crusoe. As one...


Mexican Painting

by Jean Charlot

Mexican painting did not come to be internationally recognised until the early 20th century. It was the muralist movement, starting in the 1920s and strongly connected to the Mexican Revolution of the previous...


1000 Watercolours of Genius

by Viicttoriia Charlles

The watercolour technique was for a long time the great companion to drawing. A mixture of water and pigments permitting great artistic freedom, it was often employed for preparatory sketches. Albrecht Dürer...


Carl Larsson

by Klaus H. Carl

Slip into the idyllic world of turn-of-the-century, rural Sweden with this monograph dedicated to Carl Larsson, the national treasure whose delicate drawings and paintings proffer a vision of his enchanting...


Macramé at Home

by Natalie Ranae

Handmade Woven Art for Beginners & Beyond

Indulge your macramé obsession the fun way—by making it yourself! Macramé artist and teacher Natalie Ranae will guide you step by step to create stunning designer...


Backpacker The Survival Hacker's Handbook

by Backpacker Magazine & Ted Alvarez

Backpacker The Survival Hacker’s Handbook provides detailed instruction on how to use everyday items to survive in extraordinary circumstances. Sure, the quirk is here. For instance, learn how to make a fishhook...