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Shopping list: The 2011 Globe guide to gift books

An image from "The Big Show: Charles M. Conlon’s Golden Age Baseball Photographs," by Neal McCabe and Constance McCabe


Monumental Paris By Hervé Champollion and Aude de Tocqueville, Vendome, 240 pages, $172

The Splendor of Cuba 450 Years of Architecture and Interiors, by Michael Conners, Rizzoli, 320 pages, $90

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CCCP Cosmic Communist Constructions Photographed, by Frederic Chauvin, Taschen, 312 pages, $69.99

Power to the Imagination Artists, Posters and Politics, by Jurgen Doring, Hirmer, 168 pages, $31.50

Fallingwater Edited by Lynda Waggoner, photographed by Christopher Little, Rizzoli, 325 pages, $69


The Northern Renaissance Dürer to Holbein, by Kate Heard and Lucy Whitaker, Royal Collection Publications, 247 pages, $62.30

Arts & Crafts of the Native American Tribes By Michael G. Johnson and Bill Yenne, Firefly, 256 pages, $49.95

Rain Dance By Viktor Mitic, Quattro Books, 136 pages, $40

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Turner and the Elements By Ortrud Westheider and Michael Philipp, Hirmer, 224 pages, $49.95

Black Ice David Blackwood: Prints of Newfoundland, by Katharine Lochnan et al., Douglas & McIntyre, 208 pages, $40

Great Paintings The World's Masterpieces Explored and Explained, By Karen Hosack Janes, DK, 256 pages, $33

Seeing Gertrude Stein Five Stories, by Wanda M. Corn and Tirza True Latimer, University of California, 403 pages, $45

Between Sense and de Kooning By Richard Shiff, University of Chicago Press, 312 pages, $51

El Anatsui When I Last Wrote to You About Africa, edited by Lisa M. Binder, Museum for African Art/University of Washington, 170 pages, $52

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The Group of Seven and Tom Thomson By David P. Silcox, Firefly, 441 pages, $35

Inuit Prints: Japanese Inspiration Early Printmaking in the Canadian Arctic, by Norman Vorano, Canadian Museum of Civilization, 93 pages, $31

Jack Chambers Light, Spirit, Time, Place and Life, edited by Dennis Reid, Goose Lane/Art Gallery of Ontario, 240 pages, $45

Shore, Forest and Beyond: Art From the Audain Collection Edited by Grant Arnold and Ian Thom, Douglas & McIntyre/Vancouver Art Gallery, 160 pages $55

The Art Museum Phaidon, 992 pages, $200


Children's Book of Mythical Beasts & Magical Monsters DK, 144 pages, $27.99

The Not-for-Parents Travel Book By Michael Dubois, Katri Hilden and Jane Price, Lonely Planet, 208 pages, $21.99

The Incredible Pop-Up Body Book DK, 32 pages, $27.99

The Lego Ideas Book Unlock Your Imagination, by Daniel Lipkowitz, DK, $27.99

Lego Star Wars Character Encyclopedia By Hannah Dolan, DK, 205 pages, $20.99

A Little History of the World By E.H. Gombrich, Yale University Press, 346 pages, $29.95

Top Secret Shady Tales of Spies and Spying, by Laura Buller et al., DK, $21.99

3-D Dinosaur By John Woodward, DK, 72 pages, $19.99

3-D Human Body By Richard Walker, DK Books, 72 pages, $19.95


The Blue Dragon By Robert Lepage and Marie Michaud, illustrated by Fred Jourdain, Anansi, 184 pages, $19.95

75 Years of DC Comics By Paul Levitz, Taschen, 720 pages, $225

Pogo Through the Wild Blue Yonder, Vol. 1 of the Complete Syndicated Comic Strips, by Walt Kelly, Fantagraphics, 288 pages, $49.99

Mail-Order Mysteries Real Stuff from Old Comic Book Ads, by Kirk Demarais, Insight Editions, 156 pages, $19.95


Diana Vreeland The Eye Has To Travel, by Lisa Immordini Vreeland, Abrams, 256 pages, $62

Lady Gaga By Terry Richardson, Grand Central, 384 pages, $55

Vogue The Covers, by Dodie Kazanjian, Abrams, 272 pages, $57.50

The Fashion World of Jean Paul Gaultier From the Sidewalk to the Catwalk, edited by Thierry-Maxime Loriot, Abrams, 424 pages, $145

Chanel The Vocabulary of Style, Yale University Press, by Jérôme Gautier, 304 pages, $104

It's All About the Dress Savvy Secrets, Priceless Advice and Inspiring Stories to Help You Find "The One", by Randy Fenoli, Grand Central, 230 pages, $29.99


Look, I Made a Hat Collected Lyrics (1981-2001) with Attendant Comments, Amplifications, Dogmas, Harangues, Digressions, Anecdotes and Miscellany, by Stephen Sondheim, Knopf, 245 pages, $50

The Oprah Winfrey Show Reflections on an American Legacy, by Deborah Davis, Abrams, 240 pages, $55

Eastwood on Eastwood By Michael Henry Wilson, Cahiers du Cinema/Phaidon. 240 pages, $65

MGM Hollywood's Greatest Backlot, by Steven Bingen et al., Santa Monica Press, 311 pages, $38.95

Monsters in the Movies 100 Years of Cinematic Nightmares, by John Landis, DK, 320 pages, $45


A History of The World in 100 Weapons By Chris McNabb, Osprey, 385 pages, $34

Travelling the Silk Road Ancient Pathway to the Modern World, American Museum of Natural History, 250 pages, $40

The Golden Age of Flowers Botanical Illustration in the Age of Discovery 1600-1800, by Celia Fisher, British Library, 144 pages, $21

History of Britain & Ireland: The Definitive Visual Guide By R.G Grant, Ann Kay and Michael Kerrigan, DK, 400 pages, $45

The Library of Congress Illustrated Timeline of the Civil War By Margaret E. Wagner, Little, Brown, 254 pages, $39

Smithsonian Timelines of History DK, 512 pages, $55

The Wild West 365 By Michael Wallis, Abrams, 744 pages, $39.95

The New Atlas of World History Global Events at a Glance, by John Haywood, Princeton University Press, 252 pages, $53.50

Voyages To The New World and Beyond, by Gordon Miller, Douglas & McIntyre, 192 pages, $55

The Lost Photographs of Captain Scott Unseen Images from the Legendary Antarctic Expedition, by David M. Wilson, Little, Brown, 191 pages, $39

Explorers The Most Exciting Voyages of Discovery – From the African Expeditions to the Lunar Landing, by Andrea De Porti, Firefly, 60 pages, $29.95

The Civil War A Visual History, edited by James G. Barber, DK, 360 pages, $44

100 Days That Changed Canada Edited by Mark Reid, HarperCollins, 232 pages, $45

Selling Canada Three Propaganda Campaigns that Shaped the Nation, by Daniel Francis, Stanton Atkins & Dosil, 192 pages, $45


The Physics Book From the Big Bang to Quantum Resurrection, 250 Milestones in the History of Physics, by Clifford A. Pickover, Sterling, 528 pages, $32.95

Animal Life Secrets of the Animal World Revealed, by Charlotte Uhlenbroek, American Museum of Natural History/DK, 512 pages, $30.95

Encyclopedia of Tropical Plants Identification and Cultivation of Over 3,000 Tropical Plants, by Ahmed Fayaz, Firefly, 720 pages, $75

Deceptive Beauties The World of Wild Orchids, by Christian Ziegler, University of Chicago, 180 pages, $45

Beneath Cold Seas The Underwater Wilderness of the Pacific Northwest, by David Hall, GreyStone, 160 pages, $45

Science The Definitive Visual Guide, edited by Adam Hart-Davis, DK, 512 pages, $27.95

A History of Earth in 100 Groundbreaking Discoveries By Douglas Palmer, Firefly, 415 pages, $29.95

Violent Earth Volcanoes, Earthquakes, Hurricanes, Mudslides, Tsunamis, by Robert Dinwiddie et al., DK/Smithsonian, 360 pages, $45

The Book of the Wind The Representation of the Invisible, by Alessandro Nova, McGill-Queen's, 223 pages, $75

Atlas of Oceans By John Farndon, Yale University Press, 256 pages, $50

Frozen Planet A World Beyond Imagination, by Alastair Fothergill and Vanessa Berlowitz, Firefly, 312 pages, $39.95

Avian Architecture How Birds Design, Engineer & Build, by Peter Goodfellow, Princeton University Press, 160 pages, $28.95

Auroras Fire in the Sky, by Dan Bortolotti, photos by Yuichi Takasaka, Firefly, 143 pages, $29.95


Fred Herzog Photographs, by Fred Herzog, Douglas & McIntyre, 224 pages, $60

Mountain By Sandy Hill, Rizzoli, 352 pages, $95

Iraq Perspectives, by Benjamin Lowry, Duke University Press, 120 pages, $42

Marilyn Intimate Exposures: 50 Years of Enduring Fascination, by Susan Bernard, Sterling, 208 pages, $42

Rose, c'est Paris By Bettina Rheims and Serge Bramly, Taschen, unpaginated, $79.99

Last Call By George Webber, RMB, unpaginated, $39.95

Pilgrimage By Annie Leibovitz, Random House, 244 pages, $55

The Human Body Close-Up By John Clancy, Firefly, 320 pages, $29.95

The Natural World Close-Up By Giles Sparrow, Firefly, 319 pages, $29.95

Rock Seen By Bob Gruen, Abrams, 287 pages, $52

Queen Elizabeth II Portraits By Cecil Beaton and Suzanna Brown, 128 pages, $40


Back in the Bigs How Winnipeg Won, Lost and Regained Its Place in the NHL, by Randy Turner, Winnipeg Free Press, 208 pages, $35

Reflections 2011 The NHL Hockey Year in Photographs, by Michael A. Berger, GreyStone, $27.95

NHL Records Forever Hockey's Unbeatable Achievements, by Andrew Podnieks, Fenn/M&St, 209 pages, $32.99

The Sports Book The Games, the Rules, the Tactics, the Techniques, edited by Bob Bridle et al., DK, 435 pages, $21.95

Hockey's Original Six Great Players of the Golden Era, by Mike Lionetti, GreyStone, 138 pages, $45

The Big Show Charles M. Conlon's Golden Age Baseball Photographs, by Neal McCabe and Constance McCabe, Abrams, 224 pages, $40

Thirty Years of the Game at its Best Edited by Gare Joyce, Viking Canada, 256 pages, $39


The Sacred Headwaters The Fight to Save the Stikine, Skeena, and Nass, by Wade Davis, GreyStone, 145 pages, $50

The Roof at the Bottom of the World Discovering the Transantarctic Mountains, by Edmund Stump, Yale University Press, 254 pages, $31

Sable Island By Damian Lidgard, Nimbus, 102 pages, $27.95

Sable Island The Wandering Sandbar, by Wendy Kitts, Nimbus, 96 pages, $15.95

The World's Must-See Places A Look Inside More Than 100 Magnificent Buildings and Monuments, DK, 264 pages, $28

Off the Tourist Trail 1,000 Unexpected Travel Alternatives, by Eyewitness Travel, DK, 336 pages, $23.95

Mountaineers Great Tales of Bravery and Conquest, by Ed Douglas, DK/Smithsonian, 360 pages, $45

10 Celebrating Ten Years of the Tour d'Afrique Bicycle Race and Expedition, edited and designed by David Houghton, Open Circle, 252 pages, $55

Yukon A Wilder Place, by Fritz Mueller and Teresa Earle, GreyStone, 160 pages, $50


Car The Definitive Visual History of the Automobile, DK, 355 pages, $42

The Best Homes from This Old House By Kevin O'Connor, photographs by Michael Casey, Stewart, Tabori & Chang, 228 pages, $40

Malcolm Gladwell Collected The Tipping Point, Blink, Outliers, the Definitive Editions, Little, Brown, 768 pages, $85

Pearl Jam Twenty Compiled By Jonathan Cohen with Mark Wilkerson, Simon & Schuster, 384 pages, $40

George Harrison Living in the Material World, by Olivia Harrison, 397 pages, $45

Built for Adventure The Classic Automobiles of Clive Cussler and Dirk Pitt, by Clive Cussler, Putnam, 227 pages, $57.50

Alphabets A Miscellany of Letters, introduction by David Sacks, Black Dog, 240 pages, $45

Persuasion An Annotated Edition, by Jane Austen, edited by Robert Morrison, Belknap/Harvard, 341 pages, $36

Charles Dickens At Home By Hilary Macaskill, Frances Lincoln, 144 pages, $45.95

Seafood How To Buy, Prepare, and Cook the Best Sustainable Fish and Seafood from Around the World, edited by C.J. Jackson, DK, 400 pages, $39

40 Years of Chez Panisse The Power of Gathering, By Alice Waters and friends, Potter, 304 pages, $62

Carrot City Creating Places for Urban Agriculture, by Mark Gorgolewski et al., Monacelli, 240 pages, $60

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