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Landscapes for the People: George Alexander Grant, First Chief Photographer of the National Park Service (A Friends Fund Publication)

Winner of the American Library Association’s 2015 INDIEFAB Gold Medal for best photography book published by an independent or academic press George Alexander Grant is an unknown elder in the field of American landscape photography. Just as they did the work of his contemporaries Ansel Adams, Edward Weston, Eliot Porter, …

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The Mitsitam Café Cookbook: Recipes from the Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian

The Mitsitam Cafe Cookbook, published in association with the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of the American Indian, showcases the Americas’ indigenous foods in 90 easy-to-follow, home-tested recipes. Author and Mitsitam Cafe chef Richard Hetzler spent years researching Native American dishes and food practices for this stunning cookbook. Includes full-color images …

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National Audubon Society Guide to Marine Mammals of the World (National Audubon Society Field Guide)

Written by a team of experts and featuring hundreds of illustrations, photographs, and maps, the most authoritative, up-to-date, and accessible information on marine mammals–perfect for your outdoor excursions or your home library. The National Audubon Society Guide to Marine Mammals of the World describes in fascinating detail all 120 species …

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National Geographic The Ultimate Field Guide to Digital Video (National Geographic Photography Field Guides)

With the explosive popularity of camera phones, streaming video, and YouTube.com, digital video is fast becoming as ubiquitous as the snapshot. National Geographic stands at the forefront of this emerging trend with an essential how-to guide. Illustrated with clear, step-by-step photos, it teaches an easy, logical approach: first, make better-quality …

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National Geographic Kids Ocean Animals Sticker Activity Book: Over 1,000 Stickers! (NG Sticker Activity Books)

Discover 1,000 cool stickers featuring your favorite ocean animals, like dolphins, coral, fish, sea turtles, seals and more. You’ll also find skill-building puzzles and mazes, spelling and pattern games, drawing, photos, facts, and other activities that will keep you entertained (and learning) for hours on end. National Geographic Kids Sticker …

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2016 National Repair & Remodeling Estimator (National Repair & Remodeling Estimator) (National Repair & Remodeling Estimator (W/CD))

Current prices in dollars and cents for hard-to-find items needed on most insurance, repair, remodeling, and renovation jobs. All price items include labor, material, and equipment breakouts, plus special charts that tell you exactly how these costs are calculated. Provides recommended crew sizes; average production rates; exact material, equipment, and …

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The National Parks: Our American Landscape

The National Parks: Our American Landscape is the second book from rising nature photographer Ian Shive who has been making a name for himself in publications such as Time, National Geographic, and National Parks magazine. Shive brings a fresh perspective to some of the most beautiful and storied scenic spots …

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How Healthy Are We?: A National Study of Well-Being at Midlife (The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation Series on Mental Health and De)

Childhood, adolescence, even the “twilight years” have been extensively researched and documented. But the vast terrain known as midlife—the longest segment of the life course—has remained uncharted. How physically and psychologically healthy are Americans at midlife? And why do some experience greater well-being than others?The MacArthur Foundation addressed these questions …

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Geology and Landscape of Michigan’s Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore and Vicinity (Great Lakes Books Series)

Michigan’s Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore was established in 1966 to preserve one of the most exquisite freshwater coastal landscapes in North America. Located between Munising and Grand Marais on Lake Superior, the rugged coastline is anchored by the Pictured Rocks cliffs-soaring sandstone fortresses awash with natural pink, green, and brown …

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National Geographic Complete Photography

A comprehensive illustrated reference about photography and the camera, this book combines how-to advice, knowledgeable commentary, and useful tips on how to take and look at photographs. Not just a how-to book, it is a how-does-it-work book, focusing on cameras, photographs, and photographers. Throughout, voices and photographs from the greatest …

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Renoir Landscapes: 1865-1883 (National Gallery Company)

Pierre-Auguste Renoir (1841–1919) was one of the most audacious and original landscape artists of his age. Throughout his career, he continually experimented with composition, light, paint handling, and pictorial structure in innovative new ways that challenged traditional––and contemporary––painting. He taught himself by working side-by-side with fellow Impressionist masters Monet and …

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The Photographer’s Guide to Acadia National Park: Where to Find Perfect Shots and How to Take Them (The Photographer’s Guide)

Detailed descriptions of nearly 100 of the top photographic opportunities to be found in Acadia National Park and nearby locales. Known for their conservation-conscious photography, Jerry and Marcy Monkman have spent the last twenty years artfully documenting the mountains, forests, and coastlines that define New England. Their latest book is …

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DEWALT Electrical Code Reference: Based on the 2011 National Electrical Code (Dewalt Professional Reference)

Transform complex residential electrical installation requirements into practical, simple, easy-to-understand concepts – all with a tool designed to meet the needs of anyone from the average homeowner to the experienced electrician! The DEWALT Electrical Code Reference, Second Edition: Based on the 2011 National Electrical Code examines all aspects of residential …

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