The heavily illustrated Martini Field Guide tells you everything you need to know about Martini culture. The Martini Field Guide is as potent as the gin used to make the iconic drink. Both cocktail connoisseurs and Happy Hour newbies will lose themselves in this heavily illustrated book, featuring vintage ads and imagery from some of the world’s top distillers, as they read about the Martini’s muddled origins and how an American concoction became popular worldwide. Whether you prefer it shaken or stirred, dry or dirty, The Martini Field Guide provides plenty of ways to think about, make, and drink this popular cocktail, making for the perfect addition to any cocktail lover’s collection.
Bound by hand in genuine leather; 208 pages.
<p>Here’s drinking with you, kid.</p>
<p>We know your type. You love the smell of napalm in the morning, you see dead people, and you’re the king (or queen!) of the world. No matter your cinematic stripe, there’s a beverage (or ten) tailor-made just for you.</p>
<p>The book itself is like a classic cocktail, with its iconic, vintage appeal. Mixed media illustrations by award-winning Danish artist Poul Lange feature vintage bottle labels, postcards, and magazine images. The illustrations are matched with simple recipes and deeply researched backstories for a new look at the world's most iconic cocktails. </p>
<p>A perfect gift for film buffs and a terrific twist on movie nights, Gone With The Gin is the ultimate cocktail book for die-hard silver screen aficionados who prefer to be shaken, not stirred. Included within are 50 delicious drinks—paired with winking commentary on history’s most quotable films—plus an all-star lineup of drinking games, movie-themed munchies, and illustrations throughout. </p>
<p>So go ahead, make my drink.</p>
<p>Bound by hand in full-grain leather</p>
<p>The ultimate cocktail book</p>
<p>Features 50 drink recipes</p>
Cocktails with a Literary Twist.
Congrats. You fought through War and Peace, burned through Fahrenheit 451, and sailed through Moby-Dick. All right, you nearly drowned in Moby-Dick, but you made it to shore—and you deserve a drink!
A fun gift for barflies and a terrific treat for book clubs, Tequila Mockingbird is the ultimate cocktail book for the literary obsessed. Featuring 65 delicious drink recipes—paired with wry commentary on history’s most beloved novels—the book also includes bar bites, drinking games, and whimsical illustrations throughout.
<p>Even if you don’t have a B.A. in English, tonight you’re gonna drink like you do. Drinks include: </p>
<p>The Pitcher of Dorian Grey Goose </p>
<p>The Last of the Mojitos </p>
<p>Love in the Time of Kahlúa </p>
<p>Romeo and Julep </p>
<p>A Rum of One’s Own </p>
<p>Are You There, God? It’s Me, Margarita </p>
<p>Vermouth the Bell Tolls </p>
<p>Bound by hand in full-grain leather</p>
<p>Features 65 drink recipes</p>
<p>Includes bar bits, drinking games, and whimsical illustrations</p>
The Complete Guide to Single Malt Scotch.
Our Leather editions will attract the admiration of all who hold them in their hands. The world's best-selling book on malt whisky, now updated to include all the latest significant bottlings.
This seventh edition of Michael Jackson's Complete Guide to Single Malt Scotch continues to provide whisky enthusiasts with all the information, advice, and guidance they need to improve their knowledge and appreciation of single malt whisky.
Fully updated with all the latest significant bottlings, Michael Jackson's Complete Guide to Single Malt Scotch includes an unrivaled A– Z of single malts with background information on the distilleries and tasting notes for more than 1,000 bottlings. It even provides each whisky with an overall score. Michael Jackson, regarded as the world's foremost authority on whisky until his death in 2007, originally authored this title. His legacy lives on in the 2015 edition edited by world-leading whisky consultants Dominic Roskrow and Gavin D. Smith.
By giving practical advice on buying and collecting malts and interpreting whisky labels, and providing hundreds of color images, Michael Jackson's Complete Guide to Single Malt Scotch can turn any whisky novice into an informed veteran.
Our leather editions will attract the admiration of all who hold them in their hands.
World Whiskey is your nation-by-nation whiskey bible to more than 700 varieties and top award-winners from around the world. Featuring an up-to-date photograph for each type to aid in recognition, this comprehensive reference guides you through every important distilling nation---from Dewar's and Macallan in Scotland to Jack Daniel's and Maker's Mark in the United States to Amrut and Lammerlaw in Asia and Australia. Its nation-by-nation A to Z format makes it accessible for confirmed whiskey lovers and new converts alike. Tasting notes and information on the factors that contribute to each variety's unique flavor help you explore and enjoy this distinctive spirit. Learn about every aspect of whiskey productions, gain insight into the operation and secrets of featured distilleries, use whiskey tour maps to plan trips around major whiskey-producing regions and much more.
Bound by hand in Genuine Leather; 352 pages
This collection of Mark Twain quotes presents the best of the curmudgeonly writer's thoughts on diet, exercise, medicine,, smoking, drinking, romance, parenting, old age, fashion, finances, politics and stress management. Curated by a well-known Twain expert and mining lesser-known texts, speeches and notebooks.
"Be respectful to your superiors, if you have any." --from an April 15, 1882 speech
"Training is everything. The peach was once a bitter almond; cauliflower is nothing but cabbage with a college education." --from Pudd'nhead Wilson
"The less a man knows the bigger the noise he makes and the higher the salary he commands." --from "How I Edited an Agricultural Paper"
Bound by hand in Genuine Leather; 208 pages
Breakfast at Tiffany's and Three Stories
Bound in full grain leather this seductive, wistful masterpiece, Truman Capote created a woman whose name has entered the American idiom and whose style is a part of the literary landscape. Holly Golightly knows that nothing bad can ever happen to you at Tiffany's; her poignancy, wit, and naïveté continue to charm. This volume also includes three of Capote's best-known stories, “House of Flowers,” “A Diamond Guitar,” and “A Christmas Memory,” which the Saturday Review called “one of the most moving stories in our language.” It is a tale of two innocents—a small boy and the old woman who is his best friend—whose sweetness contains a hard, sharp kernel of truth.
Bound by hand in full grain leather; 161 pages.
Stunning coffee-table retrospective of who's who of fashion beautiful designed collection of photo archives at British Vogue.
Inventive, glamorous, gorgeous since the beginning Vogue has set the platinum standard for fashion magazines the world over and has become an icon in its own right. Vogue s covers sum up the superlative visual ideals of the whole magazine. For the first time, this book brings together in one volume nearly a century of covers both illustrated and photographic. Over 200 stunning images have been selected from an archive of more than 1,500. What sets Vogue s covers apart is that each is so bold, so beautiful, and so emphatically different. They mark the course of history, chart changing fashions and ideas of beauty, and hold up a mirror to the cultural and social revolutions of the 20th century. Since 1916 Vogue s covers have celebrated the most striking women of our age, captured by the century's leading photographers, the greatest artists, and the most inventive fashion. Brilliant, captivating, and full of life, this is the face of the world s most influential magazine and the original style bible.
Custom Italian Matte Metallic Finish; 239 Pages.
Life lessons from the world's most elegant woman.
Our leather editions will attract the admiration of all who hold them in their hands. Coco Chanel brought us the little black dress, the timeless Chanel suit and classic Chanel No. 5 perfume. This charming book explores the philosophy of this fascinating woman on topics ranging from style to passion, from money and success to femininity and living life on your own terms.
Bound by hand in grain calfskin leather; 225 pages.
Photographer David Cannon began his career in sports photography twenty-five years ago and is considered the premier golf photographer in the world. Cannon photographs with a true golfer's eye, offering an extraordinary window into some of the world's most celebrated courses with more than 40 in North America, dozens in Asia and the South Pacific, and several in both Africa and the Middle East. Savor a view from the 11th hole of the incomparable and historic St. Andrews's Old Course bathed in golden afternoon light; glimpse giraffes and elephants from any green at Leopard Creek, South Africa; vicariously experience Pirate's Plank, the harrowing 15th hole at Cape Kidnappers, New Zealand, which is set at the very end of the clifftop fairway surrounded by dramatic 500-foot drops to the ocean; and take in the serene sea view from the signature 18th hole of the very private Seminole Golf Course in Florida. Golf Courses stunningly captures the singular genius and beauty of golf courses.
Bound by hand in Traditional Leather; 264 Pages.
A timeless classic, Ben Hogan’s Five Lessons outlines the building blocks of winning golf from one of the all-time masters of the sport—fully illustrated with drawings and diagrams to improve your game instantly. Ben Hogan, one of the greatest golfers in the history of the sport, believed that any golfer with average coordination can learn to break eighty—if one applies oneself patiently and intelligently. With the techniques revealed in this classic book, you can learn how to make your game work from tee to green, step-by-step and stroke by stroke. In each chapter, a different experience-tested fundamental is explained and demonstrated with clear illustrations—as though Hogan were giving you a personal lesson with the same skill and precision that made him a legend. Whether you’re a novice player or an experienced pro, Ben Hogan’s Five Lessons is a must-have reference for anyone who knows that fundamentals are where champions begin.
Bound by hand in Genuine Leather; 128 pages.
As the NFL celebrates its monumental 100th season, this vivid retrospective pays tribute to America’s game in spectacular fashion. The superstars, the dynasties, and the most heart stopping, unbelievable moments are all here. With incisive writing and hundreds of the finest historical photos, relive a century’s worth of the greatest games and personalities that have captivated football fans everywhere. NFL 100 takes you on a journey through the 100 most essential, influential, and amazing moments in the league’s history in breathtaking fashion—it’s a journey no fan will want to miss.
Bound by hand in Genuine Leather; 240 pages.
In a great green room, tucked away in bed, is a little bunny. "Goodnight room, goodnight moon." And to all the familiar things in the softly lit room--to the picture of the three little bears sitting on chairs, to the clocks and his socks, to the mittens and the kittens, to everything one by one--the little bunny says goodnight.
In this classic of children's literature, beloved by generations of readers and listeners, the quiet poetry of the words and the gentle, lulling illustrations combine to make a perfect book for the end of the day.
Wonderful new version of the classic poem every family should own. Lavishly illustrated by renowned artist Charles Santore, the critically acclaimed illustrator of The Wizard of Oz, Snow White, The Little Mermaid, and others. An oversized heirloom edition with a four-page gatefold. Since it was first published anonymously in 1823, “The Night Before Christmas” has enchanted children with the story of St. Nicholas climbing down the chimney and filling all the stockings before springing back to his sleigh. Many families read the poem every year, and now they have an edition to treasure. The cherished verse, faithfully reproduced here, is accompanied by Charles Santore’s lavish illustrations.
Bound by hand in genuine leather
The tales of Peter Rabbit are celebrated in this full-color classic edition that features never-before-seen original art and a newly designed format. New York Times bestselling illustrator Charles Santore brings the adventure-filled world of the beloved bunny and friends to life with original illustrations, masterfully reproduced using the most advanced digital imaging technology. The Classic Tale of Peter Rabbit includes a beautiful 4-panel gatefold and a limited supply of exclusive signed and numbered collectible posters for select retailers.
The world’s most beloved bunny has engaged young readers with adventure-filled stories and valuable lessons for many generations. Peter Rabbit’s perilous run-ins with Mr. McGregor and the tales of his playful siblings and friends are accompanied by captivating, original illustrations by critically acclaimed illustrator Charles Santore. Children can flip through the pages with joy and excitement as the mischievous and disobedient Peter Rabbit scurries through forbidden territory and later faces the consequences. These cautionary yet gripping tales are made further compelling with masterfully reproduced original art, newly designed layouts and a beautiful 46-inch-wide 4-panel gatefold. A timeless gift and traditional family classic to add to any collection.
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Meet Eloise, the precocious darling of the Plaza Hotel! Eloise is a little girl who lives at The Plaza Hotel in New York. She is not yet pretty but she is already a Person. Henry James would want to study her. Queen Victoria would recognize her as an Equal. The New York Jets would want to have her on their side. Lewis Carroll would love her (once he got over the initial shock). She knows everything about The Plaza. She is interested in people when they are not boring. She has Inner Resources. If you take her home with you, you will always be glad you did. Read along with the enclosed compact disc that contains a charming narration of this classic story by renowned actress Bernadette Peters.
Bound by hand in genuine leather