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Image of the book Weather lore; a collection of proverbs, sayings, and rules concerning the weather

Weather Lore

Preserve for the Future – $850
Richard Inwards’ Weather Lore is a collection of proverbs, sayings, and quotations about the weather. With wide-ranging chapter titles such as Mists, Sound, Frost, Birds, Insects, Plants, Thermometer, and Spectroscope, Weather Lore captures the myriad ways that people have attempted to forecast...Read More
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Weegee's Creative Camera

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On the gritty streets of Manhattan's Lower East Side during the 1930s and 40s, you could expect photojournalist Weegee to be at the scene of a crime before emergency services arrived. Sometimes developing pictures in the trunk of his car, Weegee quickly provided newspapers with the scandalous...Read More
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Western Apache Material Culture

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Together, the Goodwin and Guenther Collections in the Arizona State Museum form the most significant collection of Apache cultural materials dating from the mid-1800s to 1985. In the early 1930s, Grenville Goodwin came to Arizona to attend prep school, but instead was drawn to the Apaches and spent...Read More
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Western Art and the New Era

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Katherine Dreier was a Progressive Era reformer, painter, writer, and collector, who focused her formidable zeal upon promoting international modern art in America. In 1920, with the aid of Marcel Duchamp and Man Ray, Dreier formed the Société Anonyme, Inc.: Museum of Modern Art: 1920, the...Read More
Where the Salmon Run

Where the Salmon Run

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Where the Salmon Run follows the life and activism of Billy Frank, Jr., a member of the Nisqually tribe in Washington state who became one of the most prominent American Indian activists during the Civil Rights Movement in the 1960s and 1970s.  Frank was posthumously awarded the Presidential...Read More
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Wind & the Willows: Iron & Gold in the Air, Dust & Smoke on the Ground

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Lawrence Weiner is a conceptual artist who has used language as his primary medium since 1968, when he concluded that viewers could experience the same effect from reading a verbal description of his work as they could from viewing the work itself. Since that point, he has been best-known for his...Read More
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The World in Miniature: Africa, Vol.1-2

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This little 19th-century gem, The World in Miniature: Africa, was written to satisfy the curiosity of the British public about unknown Africa.  Based on eye-witness accounts written by the Scottish explorer Mungo Park, who died in West Africa in 1806, the fifty-three chapters cover a wide...Read More
Cover of the book Wrapped in Pride showing an abstract pattern of Kente Cloth designs

Wrapped in Pride

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Kente cloth was once only worn on special occasions. Today, it is one of the best-known African textiles and is used in many ways, from hats, ties, and bags to drums, shields, and umbrellas. The pattern has also been adopted as surface designs for everything from Band-Aids to Bible covers...Read More
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Yayoi Kusama

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This hardcover catalog features work from Yayoi Kusama’s critically acclaimed 2013 solo exhibition at David Zwirner, a celebrated contemporary art gallery in London. The exhibit marked the debut of the artist’s large-scale square-format acrylic on canvas paintings, which demonstrate her supreme...Read More
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Yayoi Kusama: Infinity Mirrors

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A lusciously illustrated hardcover catalog published in conjunction with the popular retrospective exhitition Yayoi Kusama: Infinity Mirrors, organized by the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Beautiful full color plates showcase a selection of Kusama’s paintings, sculptures, works on paper,...Read More

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