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An Ottawa Album: Glimpses of the Way We Were

by Marion Van de Wetering

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

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

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

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

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...


Power to the People: The World of the Black Panthers

by Bobby Seale & Stephen Shames

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...


Why I March

by Abrams Books

New York Times Bestseller

Indiebound Bestseller

The Washington Post Bestseller

San Francisco Chronicle Bestseller

On January 21, 2017, five million people in 82 countries and on all seven continents stood up with...


Vietnam: The Real War

by Pete Hamill & Associated Press

To cover the Vietnam War, the Associated Press gathered an extraordinary group of superb photojournalists in its Saigon bureau, creating one of the great photographic legacies of the 20th century. Collected...


Talking Pictures

by Ransom Riggs

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...


Historic Photos of Brooklyn

by John B. Manbeck

Brooklyn, a magical name, both fantasy and enigma. Yet despite its reputation, Brooklyn consists of provincial, suburban neighborhoods, a small town. For over 300 years, Brooklyn suffered growing pains, but...


Horseshoe Lake, Arkansas

by Bob Laster

Horseshoe Lake, Arkansas, is around the corner from Bruins. Its out in the country, and lots of good people call it home.

Its a place to work, a place to play, a place to fish, a place to worship, a place to...


The Shot

by James A. Burgess

Ask anyone old enough where they were when President John F. Kennedy was assassinated and theyll be able to tell you.

Photojournalist Robert Hill Jackson was riding in the presidents motorcade that fateful day....


Truth Flies with Fiction

by Dale J. Satterthwaite

During World War II, author Dale J. Satterthwaite was a B-25 pilot who flew more than seventy missions over Italy and France in 1944. Truth Flies with Fiction, his memoir, presents a truthful, firsthand account...


Scotland's Heritage

by John Hannavy

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...


So You Think You Know Gettysburg? Volume 2

by James Gindlesperger & Suzanne Gindlesperger

Nearly two million people visit Gettysburg National Military Park annually, but most of those visitors possess only a rudimentary knowledge of the battle and restrict their travel to the well-established tourist...


So You Think You Know Gettysburg?

by James Gindlesperger & Suzanne Gindlesperger

If you didn’t sleep through U.S. history class, you’ve heard of Pickett’s Charge. If you’ve seen the movie Gettysburg, you’re familiar with Little Round Top. If you’ve been to the battlefield, you’ve...


Arlington

by James Gindlesperger

When deaths from the Civil War exceeded the burial capacity of the Washington, D.C area, the quartermaster general for the Union army was tasked with locating a site for a singular national cemetery large enough...


Picturing the Cosmos

by Iina Kohonen

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...


They Fought in Colour / La Guerre en couleur

by Daniel Poliquin, The Vimy Foundation, Paul Gross & Peter Mansbridge

Iconic photos from the First World War, newly colourized.

Picture the First World War as if you were there: in living colour and immersive detail. Even for such a richly documented time, the era is usually obscured...


Way Out West

by Charlie Seemann

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...