Big Beautiful Gift Books
A breathtaking collection of work celebrating 125 years of San Francisco’s legendary museum
The de Young is San Francisco’s oldest art museum, treasured in a unique verdant setting.
#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
A Washington Post Notable Book
Excerpted in The New Yorker
A comprehensive survey of Arnold Genthe’s life and his legendary photography of San Francisco’s 1906 earthquake and fire
Berlin-born photographer Arnold Genthe (1869–1942) was an established member of San Francisco’s art community when disaster struck on April 18, 1906.
The iconic Mexican painter as seen through almost 300 archival items, from her wardrobe to her personal art collection
A “delightful” (Vanity Fair) collection from the longest-running, most influential book review in America, featuring its best, funniest, strangest, and most memorable coverage over the past 125 years.
A magnificent and richly illustrated volume?with a groundbreaking translation framed by new commentary and hundreds of images—of the most famous story collection of all time.
A spectacular oversize photo book celebrating Africa’s most majestic trees—which are now facing an unprecedented ecological threat
“[A] gorgeous anthology of fashion images … Leibovitz is nothing less than America’s greatest living photographic portraitist … she has changed fashion photography forever.” – Anna Wintour
Legendary photographer Annie Leibovitz’s surprising account of her encounters with fashion over five decades
‘Looking back at my work, I see that fashion has always been ther
America’s Great Forest Trails is an unprecedented showcase and practical travel guide to the finest woodland hiking opportunities, calling us to get out “into the woods” but also reminding us of the importance of leaving no trace through these fragile ecosystems.
An unprecedented portrait of the hidden patterns in human society—visualized through the world of data.
The Bird explores the fascinating world of eighteenth- and nineteenth-century ornithological illustration. This was a period of scientific, artistic and geographic discovery, when people began to fully appreciate the immense variety of form and colour within the natural world. This book celebrates this beauty through the lavish illustrations produced at that time.
An inspirational visual journey along the color spectrum, brought to life via the best contemporary residential interior design
Tap into the growing trend for injecting color into home décor with this elegant, thoughtful selection of interiors in every shade and hue.
The most comprehensive, fully illustrated book on women designers ever published – a celebration of more than 200 women product designers from the early twentieth century to the present day
This glorious visual celebration of the most incredible and impactful design ever produced by women designers flips the script on what is historically considered a man’s world. Featuring more t
The most complete in-depth survey of global Mid-Century Modern homes ever published – more than 400 stunning homes from 40 countries, designed by more than 290 of the world’s greatest architects
The love of Mid-Century style is at an all-time high, with a steady flow of exhibitions, house tours, and books celebrating its unique cross- generational appeal.
Revealing the rich artistic history of this ever-changing art form, the A-to-Z format of this fully updated bestseller creates fascinating juxtapositions between the 500 iconic garden-makers of all time found within its pages
A beautifully illustrated A-to-Z who’s who of the world’s finest garden-makers, planters, horticulturists, and their signature works from throughout history,
“The most glorious cornucopia celebrating our enduring love affair with birds – an uplifting and eye opening tribute to the way they enrich our lives.” – Alan Titchmarsh MBE, British TV presenter, broadcaster, and gardener
Let your imagination take flight and celebrate the beauty and diversity of birds throughout art, science, history, and culture
This visually stunn
With the stroke of a pen, the president of the United States can proclaim a national monument. The Antiquities Act of 1906 was enacted to provide an expedited means to protect areas of natural or cultural significance. Since then, 16 presidents have used the Act to preserve some of America' most treasured public lands and waters.
POWERFUL WISDOM FROM THE ELDERS OF OUR COMMUNITIES
In this rich and multilayered collection of interviews, conversations, and intimate photographs, over 100 trailblazing women describe the ups, downs, and lessons learned while forging their unique paths.