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CHAUMET PARIS: CROWN JEWELS

Founded in 1780, Chaumet be­came the jeweller to Em­press Josephine of France, cre­at­ing de­lec­ta­ble pieces for the French aris­toc­racy. This book from As­souline of­fers a closer look at the ex­quis­ite crafts­man­ship that made the house what it is.

THE AL­LURE OF HORSES

This tome by Uli We­ber looks at the en­dur­ing re­la­tion­ship be­tween peo­ple and their horses, blend­ing por­traits with re­portage-style im­ages. Shot over six years at es­tates and manors in the UK, this is a unique in­sight into the equine world.

THE WORLD OF PRI­VATE IS­LANDS

If you can dream it, it’s out there for you: that’s the premise of Farhad Vladi’s book, which show­cases ev­ery­thing from Cana­dian lake isles and Pa­cific atolls to the se­cluded hol­i­day homes of Johnny Depp and Richard Bran­son.

POCKET COCO CHANEL WIS­DOM

There’s no­body in the world that couldn’t learn a lit­tle some­thing from the for­mi­da­ble Gabrielle “Coco” Chanel. The witty quotes and wise words in this pocket book will help you on your way.

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