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Tassajara Cookbook

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Tassajara Cookbook : Lunches, Picnics & Appetizers
By author: Karla Oliveira   Photographs by: Patrick Tregenza
Product Code: 31835
ISBN: 978-1-4236-3183-5
Publisher: Gibbs Smith
Binding Information: Paperback
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Price:  $24.99


Vegetarian appetizers and light meals from the Tassajara Zen Mountain Center.

Tassajara Zen Mountain Center, the legendary Buddhist monastery set deep in California’s Ventana wilderness, is famous for its healthy gourmet vegetarian cuisine. Guests are known to rave about one particular Tassajara tradition: the bag lunch. Tassajara Cookbook shares these never-before published recipes for savory sandwich spreads, pâtés and loaves, egg and tofu sandwich fillings, salads, chutneys, sauces, marinades, and butters, as well as recipes for baked goods and sweet treats.

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Julia Morgan

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Julia Morgan : Architect of Beauty
By authors: Mark Wilson, Mark A. Wilson
Product Code: 36540
ISBN: 978-1-4236-3654-0
Publisher: Gibbs Smith
Binding Information: Paperback / softback
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Price:  $30.00


Julia Morgan, America’s first truly independent female architect, left a legacy of more than 700 buildings, many of which are now designated landmarks, in cities throughout California, as well as in Hawaii, Utah, and Illinois. Her work spanned five decades, and the total of her commissions was greater than any other major American architect, including Frank Lloyd Wright. Julia Morgan tells the remarkable story of this architectural pioneer, and features text, drawings, and photographs of the many buildings that still exist.

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Picturing Los Angeles

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Picturing Los Angeles
By authors: Jon Wilkman, Nancy Wilkman
Product Code: 23434
ISBN: 978-1-4236-2343-4
Publisher: Gibbs Smith
Binding Information: Paperback / softback
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PICTURING LOS ANGELES ILLUSTRATES THE CREATION, evolution, and ever-changing face of Los Angeles. Through stunning photography, the city’s intriguing, important, and unexpectedly influential past is revealed. These images function like frames from a movie, offering glimpses of an ever-evolving metropolis. Drawing upon more than two hundred years of images and human experience, the authors have gathered a telling array of newspaper photos, historical snapshots of the movie industry, and photos that offer a glimpse into the sports, politics, industry, social change, crime, disasters, arts, and everyday life of each decade.

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Backyard Birds of California

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Backyard Birds of California : How to Identify and Attract the Top 25 Birds
By author: Bill Fenimore
Product Code: 03481
ISBN: 978-1-4236-0348-1
Publisher: Gibbs Smith
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BACKYARD BIRDS IS AN EXCITING SERIES of books that explores the top twenty-five backyard birds most commonly found in each state. It includes a profiled size scale that allows the reader to quickly identify the correct bird, and each bird entry is accompanied by a stunning color photograph and specific description, including identification marks, behavior, habitat, and nesting style-even the song the bird makes! As an added feature, author Bill Fenimore also provides expert tips for building the ultimate backyard bird sanctuary, from creating birdbaths and planting proper foliage to offering a bird's favorite foods.

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Architectural Guidebook to San Francisco and the Bay Area, An

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Architectural Guidebook to San Francisco and the Bay Area, An
By author: Susan Cerny
Product Code: 54324
ISBN: 978-1-58685-432-4
Publisher: Gibbs Smith
Binding Information: Paperback
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Price:  $29.95


An Architectural Guidebook to San Francisco and the Bay Area is the definitive guide to the history and architecture of the nine San Francisco Bay Area counties. This compendium has been written and photographed by Susan Cerny and twelve Bay Area experts and provides a historic record of how the area developed to became what it is today, and discusses transportation systems, city and suburban landscape plans, public parkland, California history, and economic, social, and political influences. Included are San Francisco Victorians, civic buildings, churches, parks, grand Period Revivals, and rustic Arts and Crafts homes, as well as significant vernacular buildings in less publicized neighborhoods and towns.

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