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Cigar Box Lithographs

by Meg Nola

Cigar Box Lithographs: Volume V extols the unique, functional beauty of antique cigar labels and their boxes. Charles J. Humber’s Cigar Box Lithographs: Volume V continues a series featuring the colorful and varied inner labels affixed... Read More

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The Riddle of Alchemy

by Karen Rigby

"The Riddle of Alchemy" is a dense and lavish text that elucidates a storied natural philosophy and protoscience, showing its creative influence on modern psychology. Paul Kiritsis’s intricate text "The Riddle of Alchemy" surveys an... Read More

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The Beauty of the Flower

by Kristen Rabe

Visually stunning and astonishing in scope, Stephen A. Harris’s "The Beauty of the Flower" is a history of botanical illustration that has all the makings of a classic reference text. Hundreds of gorgeous images are used to trace the... Read More

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The Last Island

by Brian D. Henderson

Adam Goodheart’s book "The Last Island" collects compelling and tragic anecdotes about various failed efforts, from the Victorian age to the present, to encounter and establish permanent contact with perhaps the last self-isolated... Read More

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by Erika Harlitz Kern

"Agincourt" is an innovative historical reinterpretation of the Battle of Agincourt. In 1415, England and France endured an epic showdown in the midst of the Hundred Years’ War. The battle reverberated through the centuries, helped by... Read More

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