From Thomas Paine's Common Sense to Alexander Hamilton's Federalist Papers, the Historical Documents Book Set features eleven writings essential in understanding America's early years. The custom design features an early colonial flag overlain with text and signatures from the Declaration of Independence.
"The first book of its kind. A selection of over five hundred photographs of arguably the rarest and most spectacular plants on earth, photographed in their natural habitats over the past 80 years by a global cadre of obsessed cactus aficionados made up of both the amateur and the professional. These explorers' relentless drive to find and document succulent plants in some of the most remote landscapes on earth has created an extraordinary collective body of photographic work, one which has rare
"Dylan by Schatzberg Coffee Table Book features exclusive photography of musician Bob Dylan. In 1965, photographer Jerry Schatzberg, already well-established in the field due to his fashion and portrait photography for various publications, such as Vogue, Esquire and Life, listened to Bob Dylan for the first time. Schatzberg would eventually do nine more photo shoots with Dylan from 1965-6, arguably the singer's most creative period, and capture the (now) Nobel laureate during one of the most pi
"Edmund Morris's The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt stands as one of the finest biographies of our time, winning both the Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award for best biography in 1980. His subsequent Roosevelt biographies completed TR's amazing story and are now published for the first time in a handsome set of three hardcover books. Each volume has deckle page edges, photographs, and reproduced historical documents. Custom jackets feature a regal portrait of the 26th President with his signatur
"Cocktails with a Literary Twist. Congrats. You fought through War and Peace, burned through Fahrenheit 451, and sailed through Moby-Dick. All right, you nearly drowned in Moby-Dick, but you made it to shoreand you deserve a drink! A fun gift for barflies and a terrific treat for book clubs, the Graphic Image Tequila Mockingbird Leatherbound is the ultimate cocktail book for the literary obsessed. Featuring 65 delicious drink recipespaired with wry commentary on history's most beloved novelsthe
"Here's drinking with you, kid. We know your type. You love the smell of napalm in the morning, you see dead people, and you're the king (or queen!) of the world. No matter your cinematic stripe, there's a beverage (or ten) tailor-made just for you. Gone With The Gin Leatherbound is like a classic cocktail, with its iconic, vintage appeal. Mixed media illustrations by award-winning Danish artist Poul Lange feature vintage bottle labels, postcards, and magazine images. The illustrations are match
Considered to be the greatest American novel by one of America's finest writers. Published first in England in 1884 and then the following year in the U.S, This book follows the colorful Huckleberry Finn, whom we first met in The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, on his continuing exploits along the Mississippi River. Bound in the finest leathers, this book is a classic that will be cherished for years to come.
The eight-book Presidents Book Set gathers the writings of influential presidents in beautifully bound, heirloom-quality volumes from Library of America. The custom jacket design features an antique architectural rendering of the White House from the early 19th century.
The charming Fables Book Set features a custom jacket design based on a classic Arthur Rackham drawing of Red Riding Hood, one of the most famous fairytale characters. Each illustrated clothbound volume is published by Macmillan Collector's Library and features gilt page edges, a reading ribbon, and the full unabridged texts as originally published. It's a wonderful way to share cherished, timeless anecdotes with a young reader.
"Almost all of Herman Melville's novels draw from his experiences at sea. Even as his writing evolved to become emblematic of 19th-century American literature's dark, psychological style, Melville wove the experiences of his personal travels into his works and helped develop the young country's thirst for tales of adventure and independence. This elegant, neutral-toned set from Juniper Books features custom-printed jackets with an antique engraving of sailors onboard a ship's deck. Includes: Red
"Anne Shirley is one of the most recognizable and treasured characters in children's literature. She was first introduced to readers with the 1908 publication of the instant hit Anne of Green Gables, and author Lucy Maud Montgomery followed that book with a number of popular sequels. We've collected 6 of the best together in a set published by Aladdin, an imprint of Simon Schuster. The books are covered with custom jackets featuring an illustration of Anne's famous hat, and all of them include t
"Famed mid-century American writer Truman Capote achieved international success with his brilliant non-fiction novel In Cold Blood, which made him a household name in the late '60s. His development of literary journalism, in addition to the witty narrations and larger-than-life characters of his other works, have kept him atop the list of the country's most beloved writers. Including all of Capote's major works of fiction, short stories, and essays, this set published by Modern Library with cust
"Created exclusively for AHAlife, the new limited edition Read It and Drink (Beer, Wine, Whiskey) set is hand numbered on the jacketsthe edition is limited to 50 copies. It is a truly unique book set you cannot find anywhere else! As F. Scott Fitzgerald wrote, "Here's to alcohol, the rose colored glasses of life." We couldn't agree more. Each compact yet substantial hardcover volume offers generous descriptions, information, and photos of the most sought-after hard beverages around the world: be
"Juniper Books has brought together some of the best known religious texts in a handsome set, printed and bound by Everyman's Library. These custom jackets feature a timeless design evocative of prayer books worldwide. Reading the world's great religious texts provides invaluable knowledge about cultures and customs across the planet. From a literary perspective, they each serve as marvelous writings that everyone should have on their reading list. This set includes: The Tao Te Ching, The Analec
"Many of us are introduced to J.D. Salinger as teenagers and carry his characters with us as we grow. Perhaps this is why Salinger has become one of the most highly regarded authors in the American literary canon, widely read and adored by readers of all ages. One of those readers is our founder, Thatcher, whose heavily worn personal copy of one of his favorite books, The Catcher in the Rye, was the basis for the design of these custom jackets. The editions, published by Little, Brown and Compan
A first-hand account of the American Civil War, this four-volume set chronicles the war with letters, diaries, speeches, articles, poems, songs, military reports, legal opinions, and memoirs. The books are brand new from the publisher, Library of America, wrapped in custom jackets designed by Juniper Books. Set includes The Civil War As Told By Those Who Lived It - First Year, Second Year, Third Year and Final Year.
You'll get some time in outdoors when you make the Shou Sugi Ban table from the July/August issue of Woodworker's Journal - that's where you do the Japanese charring technique - as well as when you set it up afterward. Looking for other exterior finish options? Check out Michael Dresdner's Finishing Thoughts column. Back indoors, we've got projects like a Mission style Window Bench, a Waney-Edged Box with a stunning lid and Woodturning's Small Hollow Forms. Plus, discover what you do - and don't - know about your drill/driver. You'll find it all in the July/August issue of Woodworker's Journal. Shou Sugi Ban Side Table: A tried-and-true Japanese finishing technique chars wood to protect it from insects, rot and the elements - a great way accent the top and legs of this outdoor table. Limbert Window Bench: A reproduction of an Arts and Crafts era piece uses angled joinery to add visual interest. The upholstered cushion is optional. Waney-Edged Box: A box's simple lines showcase the natural edge of the wood used for the lid. Plus, learn about regulations now affecting that species - and all the rosewoods. Tool Tutorial: The drill/driver is a standby tool, not just for woodworkers, but for homeowners, DIYers - just about everyone. Learn more about this basic from Chris Marshall, including why you care about amp/hours and whether you need a hammer drill or impact driver. Woodturning: Ready to move beyond the basics of spindle turning? Small, hollow forms are a fun next step - plus, these vessels can make great gifts. Finishing Thoughts: What do you put on your projects when they're going to live outside? Michael Dresdner walks you through the options for exterior finishes.
We've made it easy to purchase all the fasteners you need to build the attached table for our Bar Height Adirondack Chairs (the table is included as an option in our Bar Height Adirondack Chair plan, #56771, sold separately). Rather than searching through bins at the hardware store or searching for multiple items online, our kit makes it as simple as one click, for one low price. Spend less time shopping and more time woodworking! All fasteners are made of stainless steel for maximum resistance to the elements.
We've made it easy to purchase all the fasteners you need to build our Adirondack Chair (#49259, sold separately). Rather than searching through bins at the hardware store or searching for multiple items online, our kit makes it as simple as one click, for one low price. Spend less time shopping and more time woodworking! All fasteners are made of stainless steel for maximum resistance to the elements.
We've made it easy to purchase all the fasteners you need to build one of our Bar Height Adirondack Chairs (#56771, sold separately). Rather than searching through bins at the hardware store or searching for multiple items online, our kit makes it as simple as one click, for one low price. Spend less time shopping and more time woodworking! All fasteners are made of stainless steel for maximum resistance to the elements.
We've made it easy to purchase all the fasteners you need to build our Adirondack Side Table and Foot Stool (#52483, sold separately). Rather than searching through bins at the hardware store or searching for multiple items online, our kit makes it as simple as one click, for one low price. Spend less time shopping and more time woodworking! All fasteners are made of stainless steel for maximum resistance to the elements.
We've made it easy to purchase all the fasteners you need to build one of our Adirondack Benches (#48773, sold separately). Rather than searching through bins at the hardware store or searching for multiple items online, our kit makes it as simple as one click, for one low price. Spend less time shopping and more time woodworking! All fasteners are made of stainless steel for maximum resistance to the elements.
Making your own birdhouses and feeders is a rewarding way to attract birds and enhance any garden. An invaluable book for both woodworkers and birdwatchers. Woodworking experts Alan and Gill Bridgewater have teamed up with ornithologist Stephen Moss to produce a range of boxes and feeders that are specifically tailored to the nesting and feeding habits of the birds you want to attract. Information on siting, appropriate food, types of nesting boxes, and the birds you can expect to see, is featured alongside everything that you need to know about tools, materials, and construction techniques. Features: 17 practical projects, appropriate for all skill levels Step-by-step photographs, diagrams, and concise step-by-step instructions Helpful hints on siting and construction, attracting birds, feeding, nesting, and predators Suitable for novice and experienced woodworkers alike Birdhouses, Boxes & Feeders for the Backyard Hobbyist Preview