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101 Tragedies of Enrique Metinides
A Wilderness of Error: The Trials of Jeffrey MacDonald
Advertising for People Who Don't Like Advertising
America's Other Audubon
Anton Ginzburg: At the Back of the North Wind
Aperture Magazine Anthology: The Minor White Years, 1952–1976
Architectural composition
Caravaggio and His Legacy
Conversations from the Print Studio: A Master Printer in Collaboration with Ten Artists
Curiosity and Method: Ten Years of Cabinet Magazine
Dancing around the Bride: Cage, Cunningham, Johns, Rauschenberg, and Duchamp
Daniel Brush
Doris Duke's Shangri-La
Elegantissima: The Design and Typography of Louise Fili
Encyclopedia of Flowers – Flower Works by Makoto Azuma Photographed by Shunsuke Shiinoki
Enviroment and Object: Recent African Art
Felipe Cohen, Recent Works
Fred Sandback
FUSE 1–20
Herb Lubalin
In the Life of Cities
Information Graphics
Japanese American Photography: Commemorative Edition
Ken Garland: Structure and Substance
Mark & the Jellybeen Monster
Mastering the Iron
Meme Wars
Mies van der Rohe: A Critical Biography, New and Revised Edition
Notes from a Revolution: Com/Co, The Diggers & The Haight
Open This Little Book
Page 1: Great Expectations / Seventy graphic solutions
Paul Strand: The Garden at Orgeval
Petrochemical America, Photographs by Richard Misrach, Ecological Atlas by Kate Orff
Philosophy of Design
Protecting Wisdom: Tibetan Book Covers from the MacLean Collection
Rashid Johnson: Message To Our Folks
Rineke Dijkstra: A Retrospective
Schiaparelli & Prada: Impossible Conversations
Thanks for the View, Mr. Mies: Lafayette Park, Detroit
The American Circus
The Democratic Lecture
The English Cathedral
The Hugo Boss Prize 2012
The Loss Library and Other Unfinished Stories
The Tobacco Atlas
This Will Have Been: Art, Love, and Politics in the 1980s
Torre David
Typography 33
Uncle Charlie
Woodcut



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