ASSOULINE FALL 2004 CATALOGUE

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USA- TimeOut New York proclaims "As Cartier is to watches, Assouline is to books!" Assouline Publishing, the illustrated book publishing house releases more than a dozen fantastic titles this Fall, 2004 including Portraits of the New Architecture (Oct) by Richard Schulman with an intoduction by Paul Goldberger, The Building of Luxury: The Visionary Genius Behind Louis Vuitton Japan (Oct) By Kyojiro Hata, Carolina Herrera: Portrait of a Fashion Icon (Sept) with an introduction by Hamish Bowles, Coty: Perfumer and Visionary (Sept) by Orla Healy, D&G Music (Sept) , Paris by Assouline (Oct), The Journey of a Women: 20 Years of Donna Karan (Sept) with an introduction by Ingrid Sischy, Marc Jacobs (Oct) by Bridget FoleyNo Smoking (Nov)  by Luc Sante, Nigel Goes to France (Nov) and more. Inspired by art magazines and luxury publications, Assouline's graphic conception for lavishly illustrated books is replete with full-page picturesalways aiming to maintain a proper balance between text and image. Welcome to the world of Assouline, where the culture of fine books joins the universe of luxury. Come inside and get a sneak peak of tomorrow's hottest coffee-table stunners today! For more information please contact Ryan Urcia via email urcia@workhousepr.com

FASHION & LIFESTYLE

The Journey of a Woman: 20 Years of Donna Karan
Introduction by Ingrid Sischy
Oct., $60.00, ISBN 2-843-23619–3
This year marks Donna Karan’s 20th anniversary. Journey of a Woman celebrates Donna Karan’s career, her vision, and her life.
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Carolina Herrera: Portrait of a Fashion Icon
Introduction by Hamish Bowles
Sept., $60.00, ISBN 2-843-23623 –1
A retrospective of Carolina Herrera’s timeless style and fashion.
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Coty: Perfumer and Visionary
By Orla Healy
Sept., $50, ISBN 2-843-23622–3
Coty Inc. celebrates it’s centennial in 2004 with a global operation in more than 25 countries. With wit, spirit, and luminous images, Orla Healy tells the inspiring story of Coty, both the man and the company.
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D&G Music
By Dolce & Gabbana
Sept., details will be posted online shortly.
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Lynn: Front to Back

By Lynn Kohlman
Sept., $50, ISBN 2-843-23576–6
Lynn: Front to Back is one woman’s visual journey from the celebration of physical perfection to the reverence of human frailty.
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Courrèges
By Valérie Guillaume
Sept., $18.95, ISBN 2-84323-626-6
A fashion mémoire of the dynamic Andre Courrèges and the utopian decade of 1960’s of the haute couture for the people.
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Panama: The Legendary Hat
By Martine Buchet
Sept, $45, ISBN 2-84323-604-5
Taking us beyond “the myth of the Panama,” this volume offers for the first time an examination of the hat’s remarkable history, production process, and variety of shapes.
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Marc Jacobs
By Bridget Foley
Oct., $18.95, ISBN 2-84323-630-4
The delightful story of the 20-year career of designer extraordinaire Marc Jacobs from New York’s Parsons School of Design to one of the most successful international designers of our time.
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Shinde Jewels
by Reema Keswani
Oct., $18.95, ISBN 2-843-23570–7
Based on three years of intimate conversations with A.V. Shinde and featuring previously unpublished photographs and designs, Shinde Jewels offers an insider’s account of the creation of the world’s most famous diamonds.
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Balenciaga
By Marie-Andrée Jouve and Éditions du Regard by Jacqueline Demornex
Oct., $18.95, ISBN 2-84323-624-X
A fashion mémoire of the most creative couturier of his time, remaining today a reference in haute couture history.
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No Smoking
By Luc Sante
Nov., $49.95, ISBN 2-843-23616–9
No Smoking is both an homage as well as a social retrospective on the cigarette- it’s momentous birth, its alluring peak, its disreputable downfall.
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American Style
By Kelly Killoren Bensimon
Nov., $50, ISBN 2-843-23608 –8
More than 200 American style icons are illustrated and defined in this book dedicated to the ever-changing persona of fashion in the United States.
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Costumes of Light
By Peter Müller and Danièle Carbonel
Nov., $18.95, ISBN 2-843-23583–9
The evolution of the “costumes of light,” the elaborate costume worn by the bullfighters of Spain, is told in this luminous mémoire.
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Chanel Fashion
By François Baudot
Nov., $18.95, ISBN 2-84323-515-4
A story of fashion’s most enduring legend.
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Chanel Jewelry
By François Baudot
Nov., $18.95, ISBN 2-84323-516-2
A look into Chanels foray into the world of jewels.
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Chanel Perfume

By Françoies Aveline
Nov., $18.95, ISBN 2-84323-516-2
Chanel Perfume follows Chanel’s revolution of fragrance when in 1921, she launched No. 5. It’s uniquely complex composition, which contrasted with it’s sober bottle and simple name, suddenly made all other fragrances seem outdated and gave the world a lesson in modernity.
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ART, ARCHITECTURE & PHOTOGRAPHY
Picasso: The Last Years
By Mariano Miguel Montanes, introduction by Alberto Miguel Montanes, foreword by Olivier Picasso
Sept, $24.95, ISBN 2-84323-613-4
A diary of one of Picasso’s closest confidants, Montanes reveals the day-to-day life of the most important artist of the 20th century.
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Portraits of the New Architecture
By Richard Schulman, Introduction by Paul Goldberger
Oct., $70, ISBN 2-843-23573 –1
Portraits of the New Architecture celebrates the 50 architects who have reinvented architecture in the 20th and 21st centuries including Philip Johnson, I.M. Pei to SHoP and Daniel Libeskind to name just a few.
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Fayoum
By Bérénice Geoffroy-Schneiter
Oct., $18.95, ISBN 2-843-23628 –2
Miraculously hidden in the shroud of the Egyptian desert are a thousand portraits of “Fayoum.” These portraits have fascinated throughout the centuries because of their uncanny presence. This book attempts to uncover the secret of these fragments of faces- these pieces of memory.
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Miró’s Studio
By Juan Teodoro Punyet
Oct, $18.95, ISBN 2-84323-625-8
The recreation of Spanish abstractionist painter Joan Miró, as told by his grandson.
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Jean-Michel Frank
By François Baudot
Nov, $18.95, ISBN 2-84323-627-4
A look into the works of J.M. Frank, whose decorative principles are still today the basis for the minimalist style that dominates contemporary décor.
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Pierre Paulin
By Élisabeth Védrenne
Nov., $18.95, ISBN 2-84323-567-7
Recalling the evolution of society, Pierre Paulin’s pieces have become cult objects, anchored in the collective unconscious of us all.
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Morris Lapidus
By Deborah Desilets
Nov., $18.95, ISBN 2-84323-629-0
Establishes the importance of Morris Lapidus, the famous mid-century architect of the 1950’s glamorous Miami Beach resort hotels the Fontainebleau, the Eden Roc, and the Bal Harbour Sheraton.
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BUSINESS & PERSONAL FINANCE
The Building of Luxury: The Visionary Genius Behind Louis Vuitton Japan
By Kyojiro Hata
Nov, $22.995, ISBN 2-84323-618-5
Through first hand accounts of high-profile business meetings and behind-the-scenes decision making, Kyojiro Hata, the president of Louis Vuitton Japan, tells the story of how he turned Louis Vuitton into the most sought after label in the Japanese market.
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TRAVEL
Paris
B y Assouline
Oct., $49.95, ISBN 2-843-23606 –1
A contemporary photographic tour that captures the spirit of today’s Paris in a 1000 pages.
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Hôtel Plaza Athénée, Paris
By Pascal Payen-Appenzeller
Oct., $75, ISBN 2-843-23561 –8
This stately volume opens the doors of the Plaza Athénée, and tells us about it’s remarkable success and beauty.
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CHILDREN
Nigel Goes to France
Oct., $17, ISBN 2-843-23612–2
By Carina Axelsson
The second release from Assouline’s first series of children’s title, Nigel Goes to France is a lively, sweet, and whimsical tale for young children. (Suitable for children 3 years and above)
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NATURE & ENVIRONMENT
Lost Africa: The Eyes of Origin
By Cyril Christo and Marie Wilkinson
Nov. $120, ISBN 2-843-23607–X
With penetrating black and white images and a lyrically evocative essay, Lost Africa is a tribute to the beauty of this huge continent and a song for a timeless Africa.
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NEW AGE & INSPIRATIONAL
The Mystery of Numbers
By Marc-Alain Ouaknin
Oct., $24.95, ISBN 2-843-23632–0
Combining scholarship with play, The Mystery of Numbers tackles—in a simple and educational manner— the history, symbolism, and philosophy of figures and numbers, revealing surprisingly spiritual answers at every turn.
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FILM
The Movie Game Book
by Pierre Murat and Michel Grisolia
Sept., $29.95, ISBN 2-843-23605–3
.A must for any film buff, The Movie Game Book is a whimsical compendium of film factoids in the style of a “Trivial Pursuit” game. It challenges your knowledge of film from it’s beginning to the present.
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