New Arrivals · Art

October 18, 2014
These titles were recently added to the collection of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

1000 record covers

October 17, 2014
Ochs, Michael, 1943- author.
574 pages : color illustrations ; 21 cm
Includes index.
"Original edition: ©1996 Benedikt Taschen Verlag GmbH"--Title page verso.

Cultivating garden style : inspired ideas and practical advice to unleash your garden personality

October 17, 2014
Greayer, Rochelle.
Portland : Timber Press, 2014.
322 pages : color illustrations ; 27 cm
Includes index.
Artifact -- Retro rockery -- Cultivated collector -- Enchanted Bohemian -- Abstract vogue -- Hollywood froufrou -- Wabi Sabi industrial -- Lifestyle -- Homegrown rock 'n' roll -- Playful pop -- Courant cottage -- Pretty potager -- Organic modern -- Plush yoga -- Environment -- Forest temple -- Sacred meadow -- Earthy contemporary -- Tropical noir -- Handsome prairie -- World -- Arty Islam -- Scandinavian wild -- Sophisticated taj -- Xeric hacienda -- Low country shaman -- Bucolic zen.

Quilting : patchwork and applique..

October 17, 2014
319 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm
Includes index.
Everything you need to know to master quilting, patchwork and applique with over 40 projects. 'The quilting book' is your must-have companion for patchwork, applique and quilting, from fat quarters to jelly rolls - you'll soon learn how to make a quilt. If you're a complete beginner, 'The quilting book' will help you learn how to make a quilt, create perfect patchwork and amazing applique. With simple step-by-step techniques and gorgeous pictures you'll soon be able to make beautiful quilting projects. Beginner quilters are led through every step with over 100 quilt block patterns and easy to follow tutorials. If you are already familiar with quilting you can learn new skills to create that perfect gift or cherished family keepsake.

Colorado quilting : from mountains to plains

October 17, 2014
Schmidt, Mary Ann, author.
128 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm
Includes index.
Quilts from early Colorado history -- Quilts associated with ranchers -- Last chance quilters -- Japanese internment camp -- Dorothy Brammer: Colorado machine quilting pioneer -- Colorado Quilting Council beginnings -- Rocky Mountain Quilt Museum -- The story of Quilter's newsletter magazine -- Capitol Quilt Show -- Quilt exhibits -- Men quilters -- Colorado quilt authors -- Other documented quilts.

The English country house garden

October 17, 2014
Plumptre, George, author.
London : Frances Lincoln, 2014.
208 pages : color illustrations ; 31 cm.
There is something special about the English country house garden: from its quiet verdant lawns to its high yew hedges, this is a style much-desired and copied around the world. The English country house is most often conceived as a private, intimate place, a getaway from working life. A pergola, a sundial, a croquet lawn, a herbaceous border of soft planting; here is a space to wander and relax, to share secrets, and above all to enjoy afternoon tea. But even the most peaceful of gardens also take passion and hard work to create. This new book takes a fresh look at the English country house garden, starting with the owners and the stories behind the making of the gardens. Glorious photographs capture the gardens at their finest moments through the seasons, and a sparkling and erudite text presents twenty-five gardens--some grand, some personal, some celebrated, some never-before-photographed--to explore why this garden style has been so very enduring and influential.

Cathedral : an illness and a healing : a memoir

October 17, 2014
Henderson, Bill, 1941-
Wainscott, New York : Pushcart Press, [2014]
245 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
"Pushcart Prize editor Bill Henderson has written a tale of faith and survival, a fascinating history of cathedral building, life in a small town in Maine and the struggle against cancer and the "pride" of despair. But most moving is that of a man's faith in love and family and the regeneration hope brings. It's a memorable and inspiring book. Philip Schultz"--Page [4] of cover.

Vintage knit : 25 knitting & crochet patterns refashioned for today

October 17, 2014
Malak, Marine, author.
London : Laurence King Publishing, 2014.
176 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm
Accessories : Attractice skull cap for casual wear ; Cignon cap ; Knitted collar ; Headscarf ; Man's scarf and gloves in a four-colour pattern ; Twelve polo mode hats ; Trim ankle socks ; Book bag -- Sweaters & cardigans : Attractice jumper with slanting yoke in cable stitch ; Blouse front ; Blouse with a round yoke ; Man's lumberjacket ; Jumper in stripes of two colours and two thicknesses of wool ; Lady's jumper with a double scarf collar ; Man's cardigan ; Spiral pattern jumper ; Tricolour pullover ; Tuck-in surplice ; A twinset in simple stitches (a duet in knitting) ; Half blouse ; Two-colour spot jersey ; A waistcoat in cloque pattern -- Gowns & skirts : Charming dress ; Fashionable housecoat (in five colours) ; Cuddlesome cuddle skirt.

Hollywood frame by frame : the unseen silver screen in contact sheets, 1951-1997

October 17, 2014
Longworth, Karina, 1980-
New York : Princeton Architectural Press, 2014.
208 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 28 cm
"A treasure trove for any fan of Hollywood's Golden Age, Frame by Frame: The Story of Hollywood in Contact Sheets, 1951-97 is packed with images that have never before been published, offering a unique insight into the moments when movie history was made. Focusing on still photographers' contact sheets--a record of every shot they took--from the sets of some of the greatest films of the twentieth century, the book tells the story of Hollywood through images that have never been considered since the original shots were taken. The story of each movie's making--from King Kong to Some Like it Hot, from Taxi Driver to Pulp Fiction--is told in extended captions, providing insight into the art of moviemaking, the science of movie marketing, and the nature of stardom. Showing legends such as Woody Allen, Audrey Hepburn, Alfred Hitchcock, and Frank Sinatra at work and at repose, this book is the perfect gift for any movie enthusiast"-- Provided by publisher.

Glamour, Gidgets, and the girl next door : television's iconic women from the 50s, 60s, and 70s

October 17, 2014
Pilato, Herbie J.
Lanham : Taylor Trade Publishing, [2014]
x, 314 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm
Based on exclusive celebrity interviews, this book runs the gamut of female television legends, from Donna Douglas (who played Elly May Clampett on The Beverly Hillbillies) to the stars of the original Charlie's Angels.

You might remember me : the life and times of Phil Hartman

October 17, 2014
Thomas, Mike, 1970- author.
New York : St. Martin's Press, 2014.
328 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 25 cm
Hartman is best known for his eight seasons on Saturday Night Live, where his versatility and comedic timing resulted in some of the most famous sketches in the television show's history. He also starred as pompous radio broadcaster Bill McNeal in the NBC sitcom NewsRadio and voiced numerous classic roles on The Simpsons. His seemingly charmed life was cut short when he was fatally shot by his troubled third wife, Brynn, who turned a gun on herself several hours later. Thomas provides a celebration of Hartman's career and a warts-and-all examination of his often intriguing and sometimes complicated life.

Crafty dolls

October 17, 2014
Bull, Jane, 1957- author.
London : DK Publishing, 2014.
125 pages : color illustrations ; 25 cm
Includes index.
Lottie rag dolls -- Knitted dolls -- Dolly mixtures -- Knitting and sewing know-how.

Inspired by tradition : the architecture of Norman Davenport Askins

October 17, 2014
Askins, Norman Davenport, architect.
255 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm
"Fifteen lavishly detailed Southern houses in Atlanta, Georgia, South Carolina, the Virginia Piedmont, along the Florida coasts, and in the mountains of North Carolina, from a leader in traditional architecture. Esteemed Atlanta architect Norman Davenport Askins made his name with his mastery of historical precedent. His gracious and livable designs recall such diverse sources as Italian Renaissance country villas, hillside castles in the Dordogne, and the very strong presence of the Colonial Revival and Federal houses in Atlanta and the greater South. Inspired by Tradition presents a portrait of Southern elegance through Askins's trademark infusion of traditional design with understated innovation and style. New color photographs of interiors and landscape, commissioned specially for the book, complement traditional hand-drawn plans and elevations. In a special section dedicated to 'Elements of Tradition,' Askins identifies the key components of traditional design and the parameters for using them successfully. Ultimately he believes in approaching tradition with innovation and individuality--adding touches of glamour, humor, and romance that bring his houses to life."-- Provided by publisher.

Chunky knits : 31 projects for you & your home knit with bulky yarn

October 16, 2014
Little, Ashley.
Asheville, NC : Lark, [2014].
128 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm
" Dive needles-first into the cozy, lush, reach-out-and-touch-me world of chunky knits! Created by Ashley Little and a talented pool of designers, these 31 projects use one, two, and three+ skeins of chic bulky and super-bulky yarn. Featuring sumptuous cowls, lacy scarves, a draped waffle-weave throw, a cable-knit pillowcase, classic cream-toned cable mittens and a matching hat, plus clutches, jewelry, and other scene-stealing pieces, this on-trend collection is perfect for new knitters, as well as those looking for fresh inspiration"-- Provided by publisher.

Wrapping with fabric: your complete guide to furoshiki : the Japanese art of wrapping

October 16, 2014
Yamada, Etsuko, author.
[Place of publication not identified] : Tuttle Publishing, [2014].
112 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm

Breakfast at Sotheby's : an A-Z of the art world

October 16, 2014
Hook, Philip, author.
New York, NY : The Overlook Press, 2014.
x, 347 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
"First published in Great Britain by Penguin Books 2013."
The Artist and his hinterland -- Subject and style -- Wall-power -- Provenance -- Market weather.
An experienced international art dealer describes how paintings and other works of art are each given a financial value, based on the artist, their movement or "-isms", what their life has been like, previous works, style, subject, "wall power" and provenance--Publisher's description.

Present perfect : 25 gifts to sew & bestow

October 16, 2014
White, Betz.
Ft. Collins, CO : Interweave, [2014]
159 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.

Think small : make the most of every square foot.

October 15, 2014
159 pages : color illustrations ; 27 cm
Includes index.


October 15, 2014
Braithwaite, Nancy, author.
New York : Rizzoli International Publications, Inc., 2014.
295 pages : chiefly color illustrations ; 33 cm

House of cards : an exhibition of contemporary design in response to Chardin : Christie's at the Rothschild Collection at Waddesdon Manor.

October 15, 2014
Waddesdon : Waddesdon Manor, 2012.
[16] p. : col. ill. ; 25 cm.
"Waddesdon Manor, ... Viewing 26 May-28 October 2012."
"Rothschild Collection at Waddesdon, Christie's private sales."

House of cards : an exhibition of contemporary sculpture in response to Chardin : Christie's at the Rothschild Collection at Waddesdon Manor : viewing 26 May - 28 October 2012.

October 15, 2014
London : Christie's, 2012.
267 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 30 cm.
Includes introductory essay, House of cards and modern sculpture, by Richard Cork.

Seed bead chic : 25 elegant projects inspired by fine jewelry

October 14, 2014
Katz, Amy.
New York : Lark Jewelry and Beading, [2014]
128 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm
"Upscale, elegant, CHIC: these 25 handcrafted projects look like the fine jewelry you'd find in high-end boutiques. But why splurge when all it takes to make them are some seed beads and intermediate-to-advanced skills? Featuring a variety of stitches--including the author's newly created right-angle ladder stitch--these stunning pieces cover everything from earrings to brooches. Gorgeous photographs, diagrams, and helpful tips make the beading process simple and pleasurable!"-- Provided by publisher.

Big little felt fun : 60+ projects that jump, swim, roll, sprout & roar

October 14, 2014
Lim, Jeanette.
New York : Lark Crafts, an imprint of Sterling Publishing Co., Inc., [2014]
159 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 26 cm
Includes index.
"Fans of the popular Big Little Felt Universe will rejoice at this fun sequel, featuring 60 all-new designs! The charming projects include a picnic basket, complete with utensils and a sandwich; colorful Russian nesting dolls; a baking set with mixer, frosting bag, and cupcakes; and three dinosaurs with a lava mountain. Easy-to-follow instructions and colorful photos make this perfect even for beginning felters. "-- Provided by publisher.

Crochet with one sheepish girl : easy lessons & sweet designs for wearing, living & giving

October 14, 2014
Crawford, Meredith.
New York : Sixth&Spring Books, [2014]
128 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm
Includes index.
"The popular blog One Sheepish Girl ( celebrates creativity and vintage style with an unmistakably modern flair--and that's exactly what Meredith Crawford, its founder and editor, does in this beautifully curated collection. Crawford's fun, imaginative projects include a "Diana Dreamer" purse (an homage to her vintage camera of the same name), a bow brooch, a sweetly embellished blouse, a cottage tea cozy with a "thatched" roof, unique picture frames and gift boxes, and delightful garlands for party decorating. Tutorials and step-by-step how-tos cover basic crochet stitches and special techniques"-- Provided by publisher.

Freeze frame : 5 decades, 400 photographs

October 14, 2014
Kirkland, Douglas, 1934-
New York : Glitterati, 2007.
352 p. : ill. (chiefly col.), ports. (chiefly col.) ; 17 x 23 cm.

As you wish : inconceivable tales from the making of The princess bride

October 14, 2014
Elwes, Cary, 1962-
New York : Touchstone, [2014].
viii, 259 pages, 16 (unnumbered) pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
Includes index.
Foreword / by Rob Reiner -- Introduction -- Meeting Rob -- Pre-production and meeting Buttercup -- The table read and meeting Fezzik -- "En garde!" -- Wrestling the R.O.U.S in the fire swamp -- Storming the Castle and being mostly dead -- Rob's traveling circus -- True wuv -- Vizzini and Miracle Max -- A couple of mishaps -- The greatest swordfight in modern times -- All good things... -- A fairy-tale ending -- Epilogue / by Norman Lear.
From actor Cary Elwes, who played the iconic role of Westley in The Princess Bride, comes a first-person account and behind-the-scenes look at the making of the cult classic film filled with never-before-told stories, exclusive photographs, and interviews with costars Robin Wright, Wallace Shawn, Billy Crystal, Christopher Guest, and Mandy Patinkin, as well as author and screenwriter William Goldman, producer Norman Lear, and director Rob Reiner.

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