117 Mexican Silver Jewelry Details. Leslie Piña. Over 1150 photos the most popular silver jewelry from Mexico, in full color. The focus is on popular and plentiful jewelry, from lesser-known or anonymous makers, with strong artistic merit. Includes in-depth information, values, hallmarks, and an illustrated glossary. Size: 11 3/4" x 9" • 1154 color photos • Price Guide/Index • 304 pp. ISBN: 978-0-7643-3081-0 • hard cover • $89.99 Mexican Jewelry &Metal Art. Leslie Piña. Mexican jewelry and metal art made of copper, brass, alpaca, and silver. The variety in color, texture, and form is wonderful. Detailed captions with value ranges accompany the 1000+ color photos of jewelry, boxes, tableware, and wall art. Size: 11 3/4" x 9" • 1272 color photos • Price Guide/index • 288 pp. ISBN: 978-0-7643-3140-4 • hard cover • $89.99 The William Spratling Legacy. Sandy Baum. Foreword by Violante and Consuelo Ulrich. This book concentrates on how William Spratling’s talent for creating silver jewelry in Taxco, Mexico, led US Interior Department personnel to invite him, in 1945, to create a similar program for Alaska’s natives. Thirty never-before-seen Alas- kan models and with their original designs are presented here along with Spratling’s original 1945 Report to the Arts and Crafts Board. Size: 8 1/2" x 11" • 294 images • 168 pp. ISBN:978-0-7643-3886-1•hardcover•$49.99 Margot Van Voorhies: The Art of Mexican Enamelwork. Penny C. Morrill. In the mid-20th century, the American Margot Van Voorhies went to Taxco, Mexico, and established a jew- elry design business best known for exquisite enamelwork. Her designs are distinctive, often based on spiral motifs inspired by vines and floral imagery. Glorious colored enamels in brilliant hues and original designs distinguish the work of Margot de Taxco. Size: 8 1/2" x 11" • 485 photos • Index • 200 pp. ISBN:978-0-7643-3549-5•hardcover•$49.99 Mexican Silver: Modern Handwrought Jewelry and Metalwork. Revised & Ex- panded 4th Edition. Penny ChittimMorrill & Carole A. Berk. The silver renaissance in Mexico from the 1920s to the present. Over 400 color photos showcase jewelry, tableware and art works in silver. This book is the definitive study of Mexican silver jewelry and decorative objects. The newly updated price guide is helpful in today’s market. Greatly expanded marks section. Size: 8 1/2" x 11" • 445 photos • 272 pp. ISBN: 978-0-7643-2671-4 • hard cover • $59.95 Silver Masters of Mexico: Héctor Aguilar and the Taller Borda. PennyC.Morrill.Master designersandsilversmithswithparticularfocuson HéctorAguilar,andthepersonnelatthisworkshop. ValentinVidaurreta,LosCastillo,WilliamSpratling, AntonioPineda,HubertHarmon,EnriqueLedesma, andmanymorecraftsmenare included.Beautifully illustrated with 100s of examples of their artistry, with current values.Size: 8 1/2" x 11" • 484 color photos • Price Guide/Index • 224 pp. ISBN: 0-88740-961-X • hard cover • $49.95 IRELAND: STORIES, LORE & HISTORY Ireland’s Ghosts, Legends, and Lore. E. Ashley Rooney, with Ciaran McHugh. Follow the ambitious Irish chiefs and English kings, family feuds, and the constant troubles with the English in over 30 stories. Reflect on the rich blend of Celtic myths and legends, and the world of fairies and leprechauns. When you read these tales, you will soon appreciate why the Irish have such a belief in the forces of the unknown. Size: 6" x 9" • 34 color photos • 160 pp. ISBN: 978-0-7643-4508-1 • soft cover • $16.99 UNITED KINGDOM: STORIES, LORE & HISTORY Haunted Britain: Supernatural Realms of the United Kingdom. JG Montgomery. More than 50 locations for supernatural Great Britain: haunted castles, manors, poltergeists, black dogs, witches, and more. From the ghosts of London's tragic past to haunted manors and ancient barrows, to the wilds of Bodmin Moor and brooding serenity of Greyfriars Kirkyard in Edinburgh, visit the strange and haunted UK. Size: 6" x 9" • 37 color photos • 240 pp. ISBN: 978-0-7643-5165-5 • hard cover • $24.99 Lancashire Folk: Ghostly Legends and Folklore fromAncient toModern. Melanie Warren. Visit 155 places in Lancashire, England, where strange history meets creepy modern times. Arranged alphabetically by town and place, includes ghosts, the devil, witches, dragons, fairies, and more. Indexed by type; a sepa- rate index lists postcodes and Ordnance Survey map references for those who wish to visit the locations. Size: 6" x 9" • 18 color images • 240 pp ISBN: 978-0-7643-4983-6 • hard cover• $19.99 Scottish Ghosts. E. Ashley Rooney. With centuries of battles, seers, curses, and illicit romances, it is no surprise that Scotland has more than its share of ghost stories and legends. Follow the ambitious kings and fathers, the family feuds, and the constant troubles with the English. Reflect on the rich blend of Celtic myths and legends and the fairy world. Size: 6" x 9" • 43 b/w photos • 160 pp. ISBN: 978-0-7643-3990-5 • soft cover • $16.99 Great Britain’s Royal Tombs: A Guide to the Lives & Burial Places of BritishMonarchs. MichaelThomas Barry. An essential and concise refer- ence guide to the true-life stories and final resting places of the monarchs of England from the warrior kings of the dark ages to modern day, including their final resting places. Brings history alive through exciting narrative, illustrations, paintings, and rare photos. Size: 11" x 8 1/2" • 237 images • 160 pp. ISBN: 978-0-7643-4129-8 • hard cover • $29.99 America's Literary Legends: The Lives and Burial Places of 50 Great Writers . Michael Thomas Barry. A concise, yet truly distinctive and com- prehensive review of 50 authors and poets who shaped American literature from the 1600s through the mid-20th century. Through succinct and engaging biographies and 193 illustrations, the lives of these great writers come to life. Size: 11" x 8 1/2" • 200 color & b/w photos • 160 pp. ISBN: 978-0-7643-4702-3 • hard cover • $29.99 Literary Legends of the British Isles: The Lives & Burial Places of 50 Great Writers Michael Thomas Barry. Journey into the best of British Isles literati in this comprehensive and concise review of 50 of the greatest writers and poets. Through engaging biographies, extensive descriptive ob- servations, and 158 illustrations, the lives of great writers come alive. Size: 11" x 8 1/2" • 158 b/w & color photos • Index • 144 pp. ISBN: 978-0-7643-4438-1 • hard cover • $29.99 Haunted London: English Ghosts, Legends, and Lore. E.AshleyRooney.FoggyLondon isoneofthemost haunted cities in the world, with blood, death, intrigue, andmanyghoststainting itscolorfulhistory.Readabout Margaret of Salisbury in the Tower of London, voices of drowningJewsontheThames,theSheWolfclutchingthe casketofEdward II,andAnneBoleyn’sghostwhohaunts the roomwhere she spent her last night. Size: 6" x 9" • 30 b/w photos • Index • 160 pp. ISBN: 978-0-7643-3149-7 • soft cover • $14.99 UNITED KINGDOM: ART 100UKGraffitiArtists .Frank“Steam156" Malt.100oftheUK’stopwritersandstreet artists.Alongsideworksbypwholeofthe UK,taking inScotlandandWales,running throughthenineties,rightuptothemodern daywhenmoreadvanced,technicalgraffiti, wheatpasting,andstencilingarethenew mediaon thestreet. Size:113/4"x9"•810photos•224pp.ISBN: 978-0-7643-4196-0•hardcover•$45.00 INTERNATIONAL Human Tribe. AlisonWright. A page-turner in the most exquisite sense, this book of over 160 portraits expresses the emotive beauty of the human face. Documentary photographer Alison Wright traveled to every continent to capture the diversity of the human tribe, from South America to Africa, Asia, and points in between. Size: 8" x 8" • 161 color images • 176 pp. ISBN:978-0-7643-5396-3•hardcover•$29.99 Seven Continents: Photography of Mohan Bhasker. Mohan Bhasker. Seven Continents takes readers around the world in 225 exquisite landscape photographs. Adventure stories enrich the images,documentingclosecallswith nature and paying tribute to the beauty, history,andsignificanceofremoteregions where few people venture. Size:12"x9"•225color images•256pp ISBN: 978-0-7643-4980-5 • hard cover • $50.00 True Africa: Photographs by David Sacks. Amasteratdrawingoutqualities of beauty, dignity, and joy in his subjects, Sacks shows that people are not defined by the outer shell of their adversity. Enjoy thisphotographic journey intothebeautiful and joyfulpeoplewho live there. Size:12"x12"•107color&67b/wimages •192pp.•ISBN:978-0-7643-4217-2•hard cover•$75.00 Ladakh: The Culture and People of “Little Tibet." David Vaala. More than 150 full-color imagespresent the rugged Himalayan region of Ladakh, India, fea- turing landscapes,seldomlyseenTibetan Buddhisttraditions,and intimateportraits of Ladakhi nomads. An exclusive look at the sacred cham ceremonies—masked dance dramas about Buddhism. Size:12"x12"•167colorphotos•192pp. ISBN: 978-0-7643-4281-3 • hard cover • $59.99 Jewish Treasures of the Caribbean: The Legacy of Judaism in the NewWorld. Pho- tographs by Wyatt Gallery, essays by Stanley Mirvis, PhD, with a foreword by Jonathan D. Sarna, PhD. A photo essay of the oldest Jewish communities of the NewWorld, as seen through the remaining historic synagogues and Jewish cemeteries in the Caribbean.Once home to thousands of Sephardic Jews who fled the Catholic Inquisition, these historic communities are rapidly dwindling and could soon disappear. Size: 9" x 11" • 233 color images • 240pp. • ISBN: 978-0-7643-5095-5 • hard cover • $60.00 Haunted Australia: Ghosts of the Great South- ern Land. JG Montgomery. Australia has a dark side embedded in the landscape,deserts,convict-built gaols, museums, public houses, and civic buildings. Find here over 150 ghostly locations covering theAustralian Capital Territory, New South Wales, Queensland,the Northern Territory, Western Australia, South Australia,Victoria, Tasmania, and external territories. Size: 6" x 9" • 38 color photos • 256pp. • ISBN: 978-0-7643-5228-7 • hard cover • $24.99 MEXICO • IRELAND • UNITED KINGDOM • INTERNATIONAL