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 Art Culture Cookbooks  | Art

BN3269 Dali $19.95
ISBN: 9781577150985 ISBN10: 1577150988.
Written by: Paul Moorhouse.
Softcover, 112 pp.
Beautiful color reproductions printed on high quality paper give an ample view of Dali's work in each different time period of his life. Numerous of his most popular paintings are analyzed and provide the reader with support to understand the principles and themes found in Dali's works. This beautiful volume allows the reader to enjoy Dali's works without having to travel around the world.
DAE082 Resplendence of the Spanish Monarchy $17.95
ISBN: 9780810964082 ISBN10: 0810964082.
172 pp.
Renaissance Tapestries and Armor from the Patrimonio Nacional Ortiz, Carretero, Godoy. Tapestries that eloquently reflect the range of the collection, and pieces of armor outstanding both for their associations and their aesthetic interest, are beautifully photographed in this book.
DAE0877 The Fires of Excellence: Spanish & Portuguese Oriental Architecture $34.95
ISBN: 9781859640876 ISBN10: 1859640877.
Written by: M Danby, M Weinreb.
Hardcover, oversized, full color illustrations, 236pp.
The beautiful and unique architecture on the Iberian Peninsula influenced over centuries by oriental styles and traditions is presented in this volume through more than 200 marvelous color illustrations. It also contains a glossary of architectural terms, a chronology and bibliography. A unique work for anyone interested in Spain's and Portugal's culture, art which is one of the most precious architectural legacies in the world.
DAE5140 The Serpent's Tongue Prose, Poetry, and Art of the New Mexico Pueblos $19.95
ISBN: 9780525455141 ISBN10: 0525455140.
Written by: Nancy Wood.
Hardcover with dustjacket, 230 pp., color illustrations.
A tribute to the cultural legacy of the ancient peoples of North Americas Southwest is given by this beautifully designed book that offers works by noted Pueblo and scholars, writers, and artists. More than one hundred text selections include works of prose, poetry, autobiography, and historical narrative. Seventy-five illustrations ranging from a rare drawing by D. H. Lawrence to remarkable portraits by photographer Edward S. Curtis and the brilliantly colorful paintings of Pablita Velarde and Helen Hardin introduce you to the ceremonies, symbols, and culture of the Pueblos.
DAE8475 Majorca- The Art Of Living $29.95
ISBN: 9781556708473 ISBN10: 1556708475.
Written by: L Aldrich.
Hardcover, 208pp..
A comprehensive and gorgeous illustrated guide to the style and traditions of Majorca and the Balearic Isles. With over 200 breathtaking photographs and a lively text, author and photographer explore the more intimate, picturesque, and rarely seen sides of these lovely island retreats
DOV5968 Design Motifs of Ancient Mexico $14.95
ISBN: 9780486995960 ISBN10: 0486995968.
Softcover, 48 pp., CD-Rom for Macintoch and Windows.
Over 503 black and white royalty-free designs coming from the Aztec, Maya, and Zapotec cultures can be printed from the user's computer. Designs of plumed serpents, human figures, masks, shells, flowers and others are perfect for civilazation classes, commercial designers, artists and hobbyists.
DOV841 Design Motifs Of Ancient Mexico $9.95
ISBN: 9780486200842 ISBN10: 0486200841.
Written by: Jorge Enciso.
Softcover, 153 pp., 766 Illustrations.
The book reproduces plumed serpents, wind gods, birds, real and mythological animals, flowers, and hundreds of abstract ornamental designs from the carved seals of the Aztec, Mayan, Totonac, Zapotec and Olmec cultures.
DOV944 Design From Pre-columbia Mexico $8.95
ISBN: 9780486227948 ISBN10: 0486227944.
Written by: Jorge Enciso.
Softcover, 300 illustrations, 105pp..
This is a source book and treasure of unique designs, in a collection of 300 original motifs created by the Aztecs, Totonacs and other Mexican cultures. The designs were found on malachite, small clay spindle weights or whorls made by the Pre-Conquest people of Mexico.
DV283 Mexican Painters $18.95
ISBN: 9780486260280 ISBN10: 0486260283.
Written by: MacKinley Helm.
Softcover, 205 pp..
This book explores the 20th century Mexican artists, their works, their social and political backgrounds and the relationship of these modern painters to European and Mexican historical traditions. It includes reproductions of 95 works and 37 artists, showing the range and best works of modern Mexican painters.
DV321 The Myths Of Mexico And Peru $12.95
ISBN: 9780486283326 ISBN10: 0486283321.
Written by: Lewis Spence.
Softcover, Glossary, 448 pp..
This book presents the myths of Latin America, discussing their meaning and significance to the cultures that produced them. Among the Mexican myths included, is the creation legend of the ancient Mexicans: the Mixtecs and Zapotecs. Among the Peruvian myths considered, are the Inca legends of the Vision Yupanqui. This book will interest any student of mythology or Latin America folklore. Eleven line illustrations, 26 black & white photos, 31 halftones.
DV9388 Diego Rivera: My Art, My Life $10.95
ISBN: 9780486269382 ISBN10: 0486269388.
Written by: Diego Riveria.
Softcover, 197 pp, 20 black & white illustrations.
Based on a series of interviews with the journalist Gladys March, this autobiography of the famous painter, who revolutionized modern mural painting and who is the principal figure in initiating the Mexican Renaissance, gives you not only a clearer insight on the artists life and opinions but also interpretations of his work.
RH1282 Goya $29.95
ISBN: 9780375711282 ISBN10: 0375711287.
Written by: R. Hughes.
Softcover, 448 pp..
Mr Hughes study of Goya presents the range and vision of the artist’s work with accuracy and passion and also uncovers the world of 18th and early 19th century Spain. With more than 115 color and 100 b&w illustrations, the reader will acquire an appreciation of this amazing artist.
SL0653 Cuba $23.95
ISBN: 9780847820658 ISBN10: 0847820653.
Written by: E Kohli.
Hardcover, 90 pp..
Submerse yourself in the sumptuous sights and spirits of Cuba, photographed in brilliant color. Trace the tattoo trail on a weathered man's face, sink into the serenity of a quiet emerald lake, and bask in the warmth of the sun playing upon the face of a smiling young woman. Photographs are accompanied by the writings of Reinaldo Arenas, Federico García Lorca, Ernest Hemingway, and many others.
STK0570 Traditional Houses Of Rural Spain $23.50
ISBN: 9780789200570 ISBN10: 0789200570.
Written by: B Laws.
Illustrated by J.C. Benosa, Hardcover, 160 pp., in English.
The distinctive building styles of this fascinating country are explored through the evolution of the architecture of each region. The 150, especially commissioned color photographs, form the heart of this book and record Spanish regional style from building and landscaped houses to tiny villages on the ancient pilgrim route from France to Spain. It also examines cultural and climatic conditions and their influences on local traditions
STK1663 Picasso, The Early Years, 1892-1906 $25.95
ISBN: 9780300071665 ISBN10: 0300071663.
Written by: M McCully.
Oversize hardcover, 374 pp., END OF STOCK SPECIAL!.
Much more than a simple prologue to later artistic achievement, Picasso's earlier works produced complex and compelling pieces, including paintings of the Catalan modernist movement, the Blue Period, the Rose period, and the focus on the male and female nude figures. Over two hundred lush drawings and plates accompany thoughtful essays which depicts Picasso's journey from gifted youth to master of the form.
STK2577 Frida Kahlo $15.95
ISBN: 9780847815173 ISBN10: 084781517X.
Written by: H Herrera.
Softcover, 15 color plates, 24 pp.
13' x 11'
STK7105 The Art of the Aztecs $19.95
ISBN: 9780600597100 ISBN10: 0600597105.
The Aztecs were the last of the four great pre-columbian central American peoples, and although theirs is often regarded as a bloodthirsty society dedicated to ware, there are many more aspects revealed in monuments and artifacts that have survived to this day. 'The Art of the Aztecs' studies the culture of this truly legendary civilization through its artistic heritage, with many beautifully reproduced examples of architecture, household materials, ceramics, codices, religious items, jewellery and textiles.
STK9066 Velazquez $39.95
ISBN: 9780810939066 ISBN10: 0810939061.
Hardcover, 296 pp., 225 illustrations 210 in color.
From Library Journal This sumptuous book is the catalog for the once-in-a-lifetime U.S. exhibition of the 17th-century Spanish artist frequently called the greatest painter of all time. The gorgeous reproductions illustrate every painting in the exhibition, and the many close-up details reveal the fabulous brushwork that makes Velazquez truly a painter's painter. The introductory essays provide a foundation in the history of Spain during Velazquez's life and a biography of the artist combined with an overview of his art. Catalog entries thoroughly describe each painting in terms of subject matter, style, and provenance, as well as any scholarly differences of opinion regarding dating or authenticity. This is a major publication documenting an important exhibition and should be acquired by all libraries for their patrons who love painting at its best. - Lynell A. Morr, John & Mable Ringling Museum of Art Lib . , Sarasota, Fla.
TA0773 Antoni Gaudi $34.95
ISBN: 9783822821718 ISBN10: 3822821713.
Softcover, 240 pp.
TA2579 Picasso $39.95
ISBN: 9783822812570 ISBN10: 3822812579.
Written by: I Walther, C Warncke.
Softcover, 740 pp., Midsize.
Covering his life from his childhood in Malaga to his later years in Mougins, this richly illustrated and comprehensive work depicts his range of paintings, drawings, lithographs, sculptures, and ceramics throughout his career. Nine hundred sixty-two full color and 474 black and white illustrations accompany this detailed chronology of Picasso's life which also includes a bibliography, notes, and index.
 
  Art Culture Cookbooks  | Art  | Minilibros de Arte Series


Completely in Spanish. This set of art monographs presents the life and works of the worlds favorite artists. With the proper balance between illustrations and text, this series offers each artists contemporary history, biography, and works in a practical reference book. Each book contains an index and glossary of artistic terms
KON0010 Dali $10.95
ISBN: 9783829029544 ISBN10: 3829029543.
Softcover, 95 pp., Color illustrations.
KON0012 Michel-Angelo $10.95
ISBN: 9783829029513 ISBN10: 3829029519.
Softcover, 95 pp., Color illustrations.
KON0013 Picasso $10.95
ISBN: 9783829032971 ISBN10: 3829032978.
Softcover, 95 pp., Color illustrations.
KON0014 Toulouse- Lautrec $10.95
ISBN: 9783829029537 ISBN10: 3829029535.
Softcover, 95 pp., Color illustrations.
KON0015 Cezanne $10.95
ISBN: 9783829029490 ISBN10: 3829029497.
Softcover, 95 pp., Color illustrations.
KON0017 Monet $10.95
ISBN: 9783829029568 ISBN10: 382902956X.
Softcover, 95 pp., Color illustrations.
KON0018 Van Gogh $10.95
ISBN: 9783829029582 ISBN10: 3829029586.
Softcover, 95 pp., Color illustrations.
 
 Art Culture Cookbooks  | Cookbooks

DA4593 Feast for Life $19.95
ISBN: 9780002554596 ISBN10: 0002554593.
Hardcover, 191 pp.
More than 100 celebrities ranging from G. Armani to R. Verge, share their culinary creations in this benefit cookbook for the Aids Foundations. Each dish is distinctive yet achievable and creatively captured through innovative photography and page layout. Leaf through and enjoy recipes for salads, soups, entrees, and desserts, some simple, some complex, but all delicious!
MGH5948 Cafe Brazil $19.95
ISBN: 9780809225941 ISBN10: 0809225948.
Written by: M. Bateman.
Softcover, 128 pp..
Vibrant and exotic as the people and culture of Brazil, this lush and luscious cookbook brings you the contributions of sweets from Portugal, the use of coconuts, palm oil and chilies from Africa, and maize and cassava from native Indians. Healthy, flavorful, and easy to prepare these 75 tasty recipes will satisfy every tastebud with dishes including Spicy Stuffed Crab, Chorizo Rolls, Brigadeiro (Brazil's beloved chocolate fudge), and much more!
PEL1326 A Yucatan Kitchen: Regional Recipes from Mexico's Mundo Maya $17.95
ISBN: 9781589801325 ISBN10: 1589801326.
Written by: L Miller.
Softcover, 192 pp..
Combining Mexican, Caribbean, and Lebanese flavors, Loretta Miller shares her love of Yucatan cooking and culture through various recipes that will delight both vegetarians and meat-eaters alike, with such tasty treats as Botana de Papas (Potato Appetizer) to Camarones Al Coco (Coconut Shrimp). She also provides clear and detailed descriptions of common ingredients in Mayan foods, necessary utensils, and special techniques for preparing and enjoying your Mayan feast.
PN050 La Cocina Mexicana $17.95
ISBN: 9789683802033 ISBN10: 9683802036.
Written by: A Fernandez.
Softcover, 159 pp.
Over 200 recipes providing a guide to some of the most varied and carefully chosen dishes and beverages offered in Mexico. The ingredients required can be easily obtained in the U.S
RH1639 La Cocina de Eva $29.95
ISBN: 9780307741639 ISBN10: 030774163X.
Written by: Eva Longoria.
Hardcover, 224 pp..
With more than 100 dishes and colorful pictures these recipes are easy, delicious, and tempting and form the perfect bridge between rustic Texas food with an inimitable Latin touch. From the foods she grew up with to recipes inspired by her excursions around the world, the author shares essential cooking tips, entertaining stories and the traditions that inspired her favorite foods.
RH2168 De Mi Cocina: Poca Grasa/Mucho Sabor $19.95
ISBN: 9781400002160 ISBN10: 1400002168.
Written by: L Pereda.
Softcover, 208 pp..
Beautiful 4 color pictures illustrate 220 recipes collected and refined by the famous chef Lucy Pereda, host of En Casa de Lucy on Galavisión. Within these pages you will find recipes for appetizers, sauces, salads, vegetables, fish, meat, and poultry, and of course desserts. You will be enthralled by the bewildering array of colors, spices, and compositions that will tantalize your eyes, and wet your appetite!
RH2634 Made in Spain: Spanish Dishes for the American Kitchen $35.00
ISBN: 9780307382634 ISBN10: 030738263X.
Written by: J Andres.
Softcover, 256 pp.
This cookbook brings the diversity of Spanish cooking from Basque Leek and Potato Soup, Shredded Salt Cod with Tomatoes & Olives, Lobster/Mushroom Paella, Nectarines with Anchovies and Pedro Ximenez Dressing, and Asturian ean Stew to your kitchen through100 illustrated recipes. All ingredients are available in America.
SL3594 Flavors Of Mexico $15.95
ISBN: 9780762403592 ISBN10: 0762403594.
Written by: C Ferguson.
Hardcover, 80 pp..
Within these pages you will discover 40 popular Mexican recipes with color illustrations for authentic appetizers, entrees, deserts and more. A visual directory of ingredients and step by step instructions will make the preparation of these dishes easy and enjoyable! Buen gusto!
SL5999 The Essential Mexican Cookbook $17.95
ISBN: 9781561385997 ISBN10: 1561385999.
50 classic recipes from the regions and people of Mexico. 250full-color, step by step photographs. Contains an introduction to the most popular Mexican ingredients.
STK2058 Manual De Pasteleria Casera $12.95
ISBN: 9788431510398 ISBN10: 8431510390.
Written by: Elvira Arus.
Softcover, 96 pp.
This manual will be indispensable in preparing delicious desserts, cakes, “bunuelos,” souffles, flans and more! It will give you advice on preparation, inventiveness and conservation of your sweet creations.
STK6008 El Arte Refinado de la Decoracion Culinaria $12.95
ISBN: 9780941076005 ISBN10: 0941076008.
Written by: J. Crowley.
Softcover, 104 pp.
Complete with the necessary utensils, this book will teach you how to create the attractive culinary garnishing you see in fine restaurants. The author is a world renowned chef, well respected for his artistic skills. The simple directions, sketches, photographs, and utensils will turn any novice into a master of culinary decorations and embellishments. Perfect for technical schools, restaurants, hotels, cooking schools and home kitchens.
TSP8350 The Cuisines of Spain: Exploring Regional Home Cooking $27.99
ISBN: 9781580088350 ISBN10: 158008835X.
Written by: T Barrenechea.
The author captures the essence of each dish and does an amazing job explaining the recipe in a simple manner. The book is a beautiful blend of practical and easy to follow Spanish recipes with some unusual dishes that make the reader eager to experiment. The comprehensive information on Spanish culture combined with a variety of appealing photos, will establish this book as your favorite cookbook.
TXB0348 La Parilla $19.95
ISBN: 9780811810340 ISBN10: 0811810348.
Written by: R Hearon.
Softcover, 131 pp..
Can you hear the snap of tangy ribs, lean steaks, and red snapper sizzling? Can you taste the mouth-watering recados, the colorful and zesty marinades used to enhance the natural flavors of poultry, beef, pork, and vegetables? Welcome to the grill, or la parilla, as it is called in Mexico. Acclaimed chef Reed Hearon brings you the most succulent and scintillating recipes, including Pork Ribs with Tarind Recado, Grilled Snapper with Charred Habanero Salsa, aned many more delicious dishes.
 
 Art Culture Cookbooks  | Cookbooks for Children

JWS8853 Sesame Street C Es de Cocinar $16.95
ISBN: 9780470908853 ISBN10: 0470908858.
Written by: Susan McQuillan.
Hardcover, 128 pp.
Comprised of 50 delicious recipes that kids and teachers can make together, plus fun food and cooking games and activities, make this cookbook a must. All recipes include one or more 'kids!' steps to get children involved in the kitchen. Featured full-color photographs and illustrations, as well as recipes for drinks, breakfasts, lunches, soups, dinners, side dishes, and sweet treats.
LEC9580 Yo quiero ser chef $29.95
ISBN: 9788426139580 ISBN10: 8426139582.
Softcover, 200 pp..
This cookbook contains over 100 simple and delicious recipes from 28 different countries that your students will enjoy preparing and eating. Included are Thai Fish Cakes, Vietnamese Spring Rolls, Lamb Meatballs, Spaghetti Bolognese, Cornbread, and Lemon Crepes.
MZ0993 Let's Cook Spanish, A Family Cookbook: Vamos a Cocinar Espanol, Recetas Para Toda la Familia $21.95
ISBN: 9781631590993 ISBN10: 1631590995.
Written by: Gabriela Llamas.
Hardcover, 96p.
Introduce your family to the art of Spanish cuisine with this highly engaging cookbook. Not only will it bring you closer together as a family, but it will teach your child a valuable hobby and get them interested in Spanish culture.

 

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