Destination: Books reflects the interests of its proprietor-moderator, Murray Browne, who is the author of The Book Shopper: A Life in Review and Down & Outbound: A Mass Transit Satire. Destination Books specializes in History, Art, Photography, Transportation, Travel, Information Sciences (including data visualization), books about books, books about distant lands, and book art.
My interest in bookselling has progressed from my writing about books (The Book Shopper: A Life in Review) and publishing (Down & Outbound: A Mass Transit Satire). For a complete rundown, visit murray-browne.com
Patrimonio, Aloysius (Illustrator) New. No dust jacket. 106 p. Includes: illustrations, maps. The comb-spiral binding (an intentional design) makes Down and Outbound easy to read with one hand while holding on for dear life with the other hand. An important consideration for subway and bus riders.
Gorman, Peter. Fine. 200 p. Includes: illustrations, maps. This book began as a Kickstarter project rising from a personal account of cyclist and graphic designer Peter Gorman's 11, 000 mile bike trip across the United States and southern Canada. The book resembles an art book with dozens of illustrations including a set of Intersections, where Gorman outlines the quirky, weird intersections of select U.S. cities. The book also has map-like illustrations of Seattle, Boston and Syracuse where ...
Dzama, Marcel. Very good. No dust jacket. Sewn binding. Paper over boards. Contains: Illustrations. Audience: General/trade. Inscribed by author. Inscription "For Murray, Love Nick Hornby" Includes the accompanying CD of 11 songs (Rod Stewart, Ani DiFranco, Aimee Mann) There are pen markings in the Table of Contents page circling which songs are on the CD. The "stains" on the front cover is part of the artwork.
Edition: First edition
Publisher: Gingko Press, Corte Madera
Date published: 2016
Description: Fine in very good dust jacket. Sewn binding. Cloth over boards. 196 p. Audience: General/trade. I bought this book in New Orleans and read it, but there are no markings on it. However, I made plenty of jottings on note cards. Perfect for a hardcore McLuhan fan. "Classification is a process, something which takes up one's time." Read More
Edition: First edition
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company, New York, NY
Date published: 1999
Description: Very good in very good dust jacket. Sewn binding. Cloth over boards. 252 p. Audience: General/trade. A selection of fiction and poetry from writers have found inspiration in Hopper's work. Includes works by Leonard Michaels, Paul Auster, Ann Beattie, William Kennedy, Norman Mailer, Walter Mosley, Grace Paley and others Read More
Description: Very good in very good dust jacket. Sewn binding. Cloth over boards. 144 p. Includes photography and discussion of the Arts and Crafts Movement. Chapters include: Architecture, Interior Design, Furniture, Glass, Ceramics, Metal Works, Textiles, Graphic Arts. Read More
Description: Very good in good dust jacket. Sewn binding. Paper over boards. With dust jacket. Contains: Illustrations, black & white, Illustrations, color. Audience: General/trade. A celebration of the work of M.C. Escher contain 76 reproductions of his work. Read More
Edition: Revised edition
Binding: Trade paperback
Publisher: Mit Press, Cambridge
Date published: 2000
Description: Very good. Trade paperback (US). Glued binding. 312 p. Contains: Illustrations. Mit Press. Audience: General/trade. This book theorizes that much of the new media in the digital age "pays homage" or "refashions" older media. Read More