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PUBLISHER
Stichting Kunstboek

BOOK FORMAT
Hardcover, 12.5 x 17 in. / 128 pgs / 120 color.

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D.A.P. Exclusive
Catalog: FALL 2005 p. 56   

PRODUCT DETAILS
ISBN 9789058561596 TRADE
List Price: $125.00 CAD $150.00

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STICHTING KUNSTBOEK

The Quest for the Black Rose

Edited by Ingrid Verdegem. Essay by Anne-Sophie Rondeau.

Botanists are on the case, trying to solve the mystery of the black rose: does it exist? Has it ever? It seems that the only solid fact surrounding this flower is that people have been searching for it for centuries--and are still searching today. The first references to extremely dark red roses were made in early botanist literature, and at the end of the eighteenth and beginning of the nineteenth century, drawings of such roses were widely circulated. And, according to a spokesman of the Flowers and Plants Association, “Black flowers were beloved of the art nouveau designers at the previous turn of the century. Victorians and Edwardians at the cutting edge of fashion collected them, going to great lengths to track down exotic species.” Today, the desire for unique blooms continues, prompting environmental consultant James Reynolds to write in March 2005: “Those looking for a riot of color at this year's flower shows are in for disappointment: black is back and this time it is set to take a hold over the nation's gardens. Just as floral prints have been banished from the house in favor of muted tones and minimalism, so the same is set to happen in our gardens and parks, with black flowers now the must-have item.” Through extensive and detailed research, The Quest for the Black Rose presents the complete story of the elusive flower--from the oldest historical drawings up to the most recent developments. This publication, with its stunning photography, is sure to be treasured by any rose lover... or anyone intrigued by a good mystery.
The Quest for the Black Rose

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If You Can Kill It I Can Cook It

IF YOU CAN KILL IT I CAN COOK IT

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ISBN: 9781945711213
USD $45.00
| CAD $65 UK £ 40

Pub Date: 10/22/2024
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Chess Players

CHESS PLAYERS

FUEL

ISBN: 9781739887865
USD $37.95
| CAD $54.95

Pub Date: 10/15/2024
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Ah Ah: Conscience Letters and Photographs from the Haleakala & Hawai'i Volcanoes National Parks

AH AH: CONSCIENCE LETTERS AND PHOTOGRAPHS FROM THE HALEAKALA & HAWAI'I VOLCANOES NATIONAL PARKS

The Ice Plant

ISBN: 9798985733044
USD $29.95
| CAD $42.95 UK £ 24.99

Pub Date: 7/2/2024
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Operation Match

OPERATION MATCH

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ISBN: 9780972388627
USD $35.00
| CAD $52 UK £ 30

Pub Date: 9/3/2024
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Bo's Magic Ocean Glow

BO'S MAGIC OCEAN GLOW

Atelier Enfants

ISBN: 9781954957077
USD $18.00
| CAD $28 UK £ 15

Pub Date: 11/7/2024
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Journey of the Red Knots

JOURNEY OF THE RED KNOTS

Atelier Enfants

ISBN: 9781954957084
USD $18.00
| CAD $28 UK £ 15

Pub Date: 11/7/2024
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Pablo Dreams of Cats

PABLO DREAMS OF CATS

Atelier Enfants

ISBN: 9781954957060
USD $18.00
| CAD $28 UK £ 15

Pub Date: 8/6/2024
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The Sports Workshop

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Marsilio Arte

ISBN: 9791254631843
USD $55.00
| CAD $79 UK £ 50

Pub Date: 10/15/2024
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The Royals

THE ROYALS

National Portrait Gallery

ISBN: 9781855145344
USD $24.95
| CAD $35.95

Pub Date: 8/20/2024
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Cocktails at Larry's

COCKTAILS AT LARRY'S

National Portrait Gallery

ISBN: 9781855145399
USD $19.95
| CAD $29.95

Pub Date: 11/5/2024
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Where'd You Get Those?

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Testify Books

ISBN: 9780972592079
USD $45.00
| CAD $65 UK £ 39

Pub Date: 5/21/2024
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The Awe of the Arctic

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Hatje Cantz

ISBN: 9783775748070
USD $70.00
| CAD $102

Pub Date: 6/4/2024
Active | Out of stock