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Take a behind the scenes tour of one of the most loved shows in the world with Backstage: Cirque du Soleil by Assouline. Since 198...4, Cirque du Soleil has captivated international audiences with their acrobatic routines and this book allows you backstage of the renowned show. An intimate portrayal with touching humanity, it shows the artist behind every character and invites you into the show's universe. A wonderful coffee table book, it is an unparalleled behind the scenes experience and is a fabulous gift idea for any occasion. Key features: * Dimensions: 24x33cm * Pages: 232 * Hardcover with jacket * Photographs by Véronique Vial * A behind the scenes look at Cirque du Soleil * Reveals the world from a new perspective * Exhibits the touching humanity behind the show * More intriguing books available from Assouline read more

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$224.00

Discover the rich history of the proud leader of the Cartier menagerie with Cartier Panthère by Assouline. Renowned as a symbol of... luxury and a beacon of the leading fine jewellery maker, this book chronicles the history of the Cartier panther and its appearance in popular culture. Including rarely seen preparatory drawings from the Cartier archives and stunning imagery of the feline jewellery released over the decades, this volume is the definite collection of 100 years of Cartier Panthère. Key features: * Dimensions: 28x35cm * Pages: 300 * Hardcover in a luxury slipcase * Follows the history of the Cartier Panthère * Creative evolution & technical expertise behind it * 150 beautiful illustrations * Includes rarely seen drawings from the Cartier archives * More intriguing books available from Assouline read more

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Kick-back and unwind with the Survival Kit: Lifestyle book collection from Assouline. Including four fabulous lifestyle books, the...y are all packaged in a first aid inspired box which is a welcome addition to any coffee table. Africa In Style by Berenice Geoffroy-Schneiter, explores the vibrant African fashion world that despite the culture's influence on western runways, is still struggling to make itself known in its own right in the industry today. Cocktails written by 'Queen of New York nightlife' Amy Sacco focuses on the beverages' place in our social culture which is stylishly evolving year after year. Jean-Paul Hévin as documented in Francoise Simon's book is always closely associated with chocolate in Parisian culture and due to his creations in sugar & cream which broke with convention, he has defined what fine chocolate means today. Last but certainly not least in this survival kit, is The Polo Games by Aline Coquelle which takes a look at the history of 'the sport of kings and the king of sports. Key features: * Cover: hardcover * Dimensions: H40xW40cm (box) * Length: 80 pages, 60 illustrations (each book) * Set includes: * Africa in style by Berenice Geoffroy-Schneiter * Cocktails by Amy Sacco * Jean-Paul Hévin by Francoise Simon * The Polo Games by Aline Coquelle * Displayed in a stylish red & white survival gift box * More inspiring literature available from Assouline read more

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$138.00

Delve into the couture world of one of America's most celebrated designers with Oscar de le Renta by Assouline. With over forty ye...ars as a central figure in the fashion industry, Oscar de la Renta has dressed everyone in the celebrity world and his artistic, generous spirit transcends his applauded creations. Full to the brim with iconic fashion photography of his gowns and images from the designer's personal albums, this book offers an insider view of Oscar de la Renta's creative inspirations and private world, making it a stylish coffee table volume for discerning fashion followers. Key features: * Dimensions: 26x34.5cm * Pages: 208 * Hardcover in a luxury slipcase * A celebration of one of the world's most love couturiers * Brimming with iconic fashion photography * Inside view of the designer's creative inspirations * Exhibits his central role in fashion for over 40 years * More intriguing books available from Assouline read more

Assouline
$87.00

Explore the history of one of the most iconic designs in the last century with Coca-Cola: Kiss The Past Hello by Assouline. Since ...its induction in 1915, the Coca-Cola Contour bottle has become an iconic symbol for optimism, happiness and moments shared. This book is a celebration of one of the most recognised packages on the planet and includes over 100 illustrations and pictures of the bottle which has become an influential figure of design, art and culture over the last 100 years. Key features: * Dimensions: 23x30cm * Pages: 176 * Hardcover with jacket * Celebrates 100 years of the Coca-Cola Contour bottle * A collection of images & art of the iconic shape * More intriguing books available from Assouline read more

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$56.00

Travel the globe in style with Luxury Collection: Certified Indigenous by Assouline. No one knows more about a destination than th...e concierge of a top hotel and this book demonstrates the extensive knowledge of over ninety if the leading concierges of the most exciting hotels in the world. Offering a compilation of experiences indigenous to the hotel's location, each concierge has created a 24 hour tour of the destination sampling the local culture, environment and cuisine, ranging from renowned attractions to best-kept secrets. With an introduction from Holly Stiel, the first female concierge in the US, this book is a fabulous gits idea for jet setters and anyone that loves to travel. Key features: * Dimensions: 19.5x28cm * Pages: 160 * Hardcover in jacket * Introduction by Holly Stiel * Exhibits the extensive knowledge of concierges at top hotels * A compilation of over 90 concierges' experiences * Each provides a 24 hour indigenous tour of their hotel's location * Combining culture, environment and cuisine * More intriguing books available from Assouline read more

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$56.00

Discover the history of fabulous footwear with The Shoe Book from Assouline. By Nancy MacDonell, this book delves into the technol...ogies that have shaped designs & styles and which continue to evolve. With contributions from the likes of Manolo Blahnik, Christian Louboutin and Sarah Jessica Parker, this fabulous coffee table book demonstrates how shoes are a form of expression that communicates to the world who we are. Key features: * Cover: hardcover * Dimensions: H21.5xW15.5cm * Length: 360 pages, 300 illustrations * By Nancy MacDonell * Explores the history & technologies that have shaped footwear * More inspiring literature available from Assouline read more

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$56.00

Enjoy one of the most iconic and world renowned questionnaires of all time with The Proust Questionnaire from Assouline. Made famo...us by Marcel Proust in the late 19th century when he answered a friend's personality questionnaire, these questions and his corresponding answers are some of the best-known interviewing devices still in use today. Containing the original questionnaire and Proust's hand written replies, this book also holds questionnaires filled out by a range of cultural figures such as Richard Meier and Brigitte Bardot. There are also blank versions at the end of the book, making it a fabulous gift idea and perfect for entertaining. Key features: * Cover: hardcover with jacket * Dimensions: H28xW22cm * Length: 96 pages * By William C. Carter (foreword) * Introduction by Henry-Jean Servat * Fun, intelligent & concise personality questionnaire * Contains Marcel Proust's original answers, along with blank questions * One of the best know interview devices used in current times * More inspiring literature available from Assouline read more

Assouline
$56.00

Explore the lesser known side of one of the world's most revered artists with Dinner With Jackson Pollock from Assouline. An artis...t that needs no introduction, Jackson Pollock was also an avid gardener, baker and dinner party host. Filled with fifty handwritten recipes by Pollock himself and his wife, mother and friends, this book also includes images of each recipe interspersed with his masterworks. Between these are still life of the family home, photographs and anecdotes from Pollock's family & friends making this volume full of charm and vitality. A wonderful gift idea for culinary enthusiasts and lovers of Jackson Pollocks work, it is a unique and insightful portrait of one of America's leading artists. Key features: * Dimensions: 22.5x30cm * Pages: 176 * By Robyn Lea * Spiral bound hardcover * Explores the lesser known side of the world renowned artist * Includes fifty hand written recipes from Pollock, his wife, mother & friends * Interspersed with his masterworks, still lifes and photographs * Plus delightful tales from Pollock's family & friends * More intriguing books available from Assouline read more

Assouline
$947.00

Explore a dynamic period in human history with The Impossible Collection of Watches from Assouline. By Nicholas Foulkes, this book... explores the top 100 breakthrough timepieces of the twentieth century, including the 1915 Omega Lawrence of Arabia Aviator Chronograph, 1962 Breitling Cosmonaute and the 1985 Ulysse Nardin Astrolabium. With stunning illustrations, it features the most prestigious of names in the watchmaking world and is a wonderful gift idea for any timepiece aficionado. Key features: * Cover: cloth bound with gold foil stamping hardcover * Dimensions: H42xW35.5cm * Length: 144 pages, 100 illustrations * By Nicholas Foulkes * 100 breakthrough timepieces of the 20th century * Including Jaeger-LeCoultre, Patek Phillipe & Rolex * More inspiring literature available from Assouline read more

Assouline
$947.00

Trace the history of 20th century design with The Impossible Collection of Design from Assouline. Design expert Frédéric Chambre h...as selected the finest examples of creative innovation in form, materials & techniques from the last century. Exploring the development of the design industry, it spans Art Nouveau and the Arts & Crafts movement to Pop Art and today's digital ages. A welcome addition to any coffee table, this limited edition volume is displayed in a vibrant yellow linen clamshell case. Key features: * Cover: hard-bound in a linen clamshell case * Length: 144 pages, 100 illustrations * Dimensions: H42xW35.5cm * By Frédéric Chambre * Composed of 100 years of creative innovations * Traces the development of 20th century design * More inspiring literature available from Assouline read more

Assouline
$224.00

Satisfy your love of fast cars and exquisite Italian design with One in 100 Maserati by Assouline. An exploration into the Maserat...i Quattroporte Zegna, a limited edition car of just 100 which was created in collaboration with top Italian fashion house Ermenegildo Zegna, this book showcases the pinnacle of luxury. Both leading luxury brands are renowned for their use of fine materials and unrivalled craftsmanship and the stunning photographs in this book by leading fashion photograph Fabrizio Ferri pays tribute to the skill that characterises this car's design. A fabulous coffee table book, it is a wonderful gift idea for any enthusiast of Italian design and lovers of luxury automobiles. Key features: * Dimensions: 28x35cm * Pages: 224 * Hardcover in a luxury slipcase * Photographs by Fabrizio Ferri * 100 illustrations of the Maserati Quattroporte Zegna * The collaboration between Ermenegildo Zegna & Maserati * Only 100 cars ever made * More intriguing books available from Assouline read more

Assouline
$56.00

No sophisticated host's book collection is complete without Craft Cocktails by Brian Van Flandern. In this book the three Michelin... starred mixologist shares his most famous cocktail recipes to celebrate the golden age of the cocktail. Becoming an art form in its own right in recent years, the book details the drink's colourful journey with some of the best craft recipes from top New York City lounges. A must-have for every host and aspiring mixologist, it has a spiral-bound hardcover making it the ideal recipe book to have on hand in the kitchen. Key features: * Hardcover book * Dimensions: 30x23.5cm * 140 pages * Spiral-bound hardcover * By Brian Van Flandern * Details the journey of cocktails becoming an art form * The golden age of the cocktail * With some of Van Flandern's most famous recipes * As a Michelin three-star mixologist read more

Assouline
$56.00

Celebrate the joy of food with Food & Life by Assouline. Created by renowned French Chef Joël Robuchon, this book is an ode to... food and to the art of delicious and healthy cuisine. A step away from today's fashionable diets which can create deficiencies and imbalances and deprive us of part of the joy if loving, this book is a celebration of food as an integral part of happiness. Filled with beautiful and instructive imagery, this book is a fabulous gift idea for food lovers. Key features: * Spiral-bound hardcover book * Dimensions: 30x23.5cm * 200 pages and 100 illustrations * By renowned French chef Joël Robuchon * An ode to food and the art of delicious & healthy cuisine * A step away from today's fashionable diets * Which causes deficiencies & imbalances * A celebration of food as an integral part of happiness * Filled with beautiful and instructive imagery read more

Assouline
$56.00

No sophisticated host's book collection is complete without Vintage Cocktails by Brian Van Flandern. The first and only book every... host should stock in their own bar, this book explores the lost art of mixing the perfect drink. From Gimlets to sidecars, it details recipes from the world's classic cocktails with evocative photos taken at New York's renowned Carlyle hotel. Presented with a spiral-bound hardcover, the award winning book received the title of The Best Cocktail Book in the World in the Gourmand World Cookbook Awards in 2010 and its popularity shows no signs of ebbing in the future. Key features: * Hardcover book * Dimensions: 30x23.5cm * 140 pages * Spiral-bound hardcover * By Brian Van Flandern * Explores the lost art of mixing the perfect drink * Named the best cocktail book in the world in 2010 * Details every classic cocktail recipe * Introduction by Van Flandern * A Michelin three-star mixologist read more

Assouline
$947.00

Make the dream of owning a classic car collection a reality with The Impossible Collection of Cars book from Assouline. Curated by... Dan Neil, a Pulitzer Prize winning automotive columnist, this book is a collection of the world's 100 most beautiful cars that even top collectors could not come close to achieving in a lifetime. Showcasing the most exceptional cars of the 20th century including iconic celebrity owned vehicles from Elvis Presley to Pablo Picasso, it is presented in a special edition rubber clamshell case with a metal plaque making it a truly unique gift for car lovers and enthusiasts. Key features: * Special edition hardcover book * Dimensions: 42x35.5cm * 168 pages and 100 illustrations * By Dan Neil * A collection of the world's most beautiful automobiles * Showcases the most exceptional cars of the 20th century * Also features iconic celebrity owned cars * An exquisite gift for any classic car lover * Presented in a black rubber clamshell case with metal plaque read more

Assouline
$56.00

Host the perfect outdoor soiree with the Smoke & Fired Cook Book from Assouline. Collated by Holly Peterson, this book is a co...llection of sumptuous recipes and whole menu ideas dedicated entirely to outdoor dining. From simple barbecues to large outdoor events, this book is full of indispensable ideas and is presented in a spiral-bound hardcover. A wonderful gift idea for fans of alfresco dining, it provides endless inspiration to fabulous summer evenings. Key features: * Spiral-bound hardcover book * Dimensions: 30x23.5cm * 160 pages and 100 illustrations * By Holly Peterson * A colourful collection of recipes and whole menus * Entirely dedicated to dining outdoors * From barbecues to large events read more

Assouline
$95.00

Take a look back at the most iconic hairstyles of the last century with Hair by Assouline. Including an introduction by Lynn Yaege...r, this book celebrates the hairstyles that have become cultural movements in their own right. From Twiggy to Farrah Fawcett, Hair looks back at the most daring hairstyles of the 20th century making it an excellent coffee table book and fabulous gift idea. Key features: * Hardcover book * Dimensions: 33x25cm * 260 pages and 150 illustrations * By John Barrett * Introduction by Lynn Yaeger * A look at hairstyles which formed their own cultural movements * Those that have become a symbol of their time * Celebrates the most daring styles of the 20th century and beyond read more

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$56.00

Delve into the rich culture of Rio de Janeiro with In the Spirt of Rio by Assouline. With a foreword by Paulo Coelho and text by B...runo Astuto, this book is a celebration of the colourful city. A magical destination which has inspired countless artists, poets and explorers, it showcases the generous, creative citizens who despite social difficulties never lose their morals, smiles or faith. Including a guide to the city's best hotels, restaurants, shopping and attractions, it is a fabulous gift idea for those visiting or wanting to visit the sunny destination. Key features: * Hardcover book with jacket * Dimensions: 28x19.5cm * 144 pages and 150 illustrations * By Bruno Astuto * Foreword by Paulo Coelho * A celebration of the spirit of Rio * The magical city that has inspired countless artists, poets & explorers * Showcases the generous, creative citizens in constant motion * Includes a guide to hotels, restaurants, shopping & attractions read more

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$95.00

Delve into the glamorous world of interior designer Miles Redd with The Big Book of Chic by Assouline. Introduced by the designer ...renowned for his quirk brand of cosy glamour, this book is a lavishly illustrated volume documenting Miles Redd's best work. Featuring a diverse selection of his unique, eclectic and inspirational interiors, it is a glimpse at the pleasure Redd gets from his designs and is a fabulous gift for those with a penchant for bold interiors. Key features: * Hardcover book * Dimensions: 33x25cm * 300 pages and 150 illustrations * By interior design sensation Miles Redd * Includes a diverse selection of the interior designer's work * Showcases his unique, inspirational and eclectic designs * Introduced by the designer himself * Renowned for his quirky brand of cosy glamour read more

Assouline
$104.00

Explore the world of antique automobiles with Vintage Cars from Assouline. By Ken Gross, this book delves into the nostalgic world... of vintage cars which will elicit an emotional reaction from any avid collector or car lover. Including exquisite photography from renowned photographer Laziz Hamani, this, this book is a beautiful tribute to the world of antique cars of the past and is a wonderful gift idea for any passionate collector. Key features: * Cover: hardcover in luxury slipcase * Dimensions: H34xW26.5cm * Length: 168 pages, 100 illustrations * By Ken Gross * Explores the timeless beauty of antique automobiles * Exquisite photography from Laziz Hamani * More inspiring literature available from Assouline read more

Assouline
$947.00

Delve into the world of the British Royal Family and court with The Queen's People by Assouline. A stunning account of the many pe...ople that surround Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, this book is a tome to cherish for years to come and is presented in a limited edition clamshell case. With a foreword by Her Majesty herself, an essay by the Garter Principle King or Arms and an introduction and striking photography by Hugo Rittson-Thomas, this book is a wonderful coffee table book and a fabulous gift idea fans of the British Royal Family. Key features: * Hardcover limited edition book * Dimensions: 42x35.5cm * 144 pages and 100 illustrations * Magnificent collection of photography * That brings the Queen's court to life with 42 unique portraits * Capture's larger than life detail of the traditional court dress * Foreword by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II herself * Essay by the Garter Principal King of Arms * Introduction & photography by Hugo Rittson-Thomas * Presented in a luxury clamshell case read more

Assouline
$173.00

Explore the colourful world of the emperor of fashion with Valentino: At the Emperor's Table by Assouline. Curated by fashion edit...or and friend André Leon Talley, this book is a stunning visual and written account that enters the world of the famed fashion designer Valentino Garavani. Portraying the designer's excellence as a host, it delves into the settings of all of his luxurious homes. The emperor of not only fashion but also l'art de vivre, Valentino is defined by the warmth and joy he creates for his guests which is expertly demonstrated in this colourful coffee table book. Key features: * Hardcover book in a luxury slipcase * Dimensions: 34.5x26cm * 192 pages and 80 illustrations * By Vogue contributing editor André Leon Talley * A stunning visual & written account of the world of Valentino * The emperor of fashion & l'art de vivre * Explores Valentino's excellence as a host & his covetable interiors * A fabulous gift for fashion & interior lovers read more

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