Art books from Bored Feet Press

2017 Beautiful Mushrooms of the World Wall Calendar

Taylor Lockwood

World’s greatest fungi photographer Lockwood presents 13 amazing mages of mushrooms from around the world, including some of Taylor’s latest favorites.


Wonders of the Sea, Volume Three
Hidden Treasures of California's Far North Coast

Marc Shargel

Takes readers on a visual voyage beneath the ocean to discover marine life from the Oregon Border to Point Arena, near Mendocino. The book reveals an array of marine life seen by few.


Wonders of the Sea, Volume Two
Marine Jewels of Southern California's Coast and Islands

Marc Shargel

Takes readers on a visual voyage beneath the ocean to discover marine life from Santa Barbara to San Diego and offshore to all eight of the Channel Islands.


Secrets of the Oak Woodlands
Plants and Animals among California’s Oaks

Written by Kate Marianchild; Illustrations by Ann Meyer Maglinte

In a book rich in illustration and suffused with wonder, author Kate Marianchild combines extensive research and years of personal experience to explore some of the marvelous plants and animals that the oak woodlands nurture.


Mark Twain Playing Cards
55 Quotes by Mark Twain

Prospero Art, Illustrations by Jan Padover

Twain's characters spring to life in this colorful deck of cards. The cards feature watercolored pen and ink drawings of many of the memorable American characters he created.


Chickens Playing Cards
55 Vintage Illustrations

Prospero Art

This amusing deck features classic illustrations of chickens from old note cards. Includes 35 varieties of birds plus plenty of adorable chicks.


Walk the Sky
Following the John Muir Trail

Photography by John Dittli, Essays by Mark Schlenz

This gorgeous book is the first color photography book in more than forty years about the renowned John Muir Trail of California's Sierra Nevada. This stunning collection of photographs will inspire all. The essays describe the history of the trail, the surrounding terrain, and more.


The High Sierra of California

Poems and Journals by Gary Snyder, Woodcuts by Tom Killion

Working from sketches made on mountaineering trips over a period of thirty years, Tom Killion uses traditional woodcut techniques to create riveting images of the Sierra. Adding poems and excerpts from Snyder's journals, Killion has created a stunning fine art book about the High Sierra.


Nutcracker Ballet Playing Cards

Prospero Art

The cards feature evocative portraits of all the major Nutcracker characters: Fritz, Drosselmeyer, the Mouse King, the Snow Queen, the Snow King, the Sugar Plum Fairy, the Dew Drop Queen, the Dancing Bear, and the other colorful characters from Tchaikovsky's most memorable ballet.


Wagner’s Ring Playing Cards
Ring of the Nibelungen

with 55 color illustrations by Arthur Rackham

Each of the 55 cards in the deck has a full size Rackham illustration of this Wagner work, with captions describing the characters and scene, such as "Siegfried crosses the fire and reaches Brunhilde,"


Old Testament Playing Cards

Prospero Art

You will find a bible quote on every card, all carefully selected from the Old Testament. Face cards include images from classic art.


Circles of Life
Katsina Imagery on Hopi Wicker Basketry

Judith W. Finger and Andrew D. Finger

The Hopi people are well known for their skill and artistry in creating ceramics, jewelry, and most especially, katsina dolls, but this is the first book to detail the basketry art.


The Painter Lady
Grace Carpenter Hudson

Searles R. Boynton

This hardbound coffee table style book chronicles the life of Grace Carpenter Hudson (1865-1937), the acclaimed artist famous for her images of the Pomo people.


Reefs and Rain Forests
The Natural Heritage of Malaysian Borneo

Text and Photographs by Murray S. Kaufman

This gorgeous book presents a graceful and poignant essay about, and spectacular color photographs of, the two most important and endangered ecosystems on Earth.


America's Vanishing Landscapes
The Western States

Photography and text by Wayne Williams
Preface by Andy Lipkis, founder of Tree People

Heroic images in vivid color depict some of the greatest of the West's natural landscapes: mountains, rivers, deserts, forests, lakes and coastlines. Williams has spent the last ten years exploring and shooting wilderness landscapes.


Mendocino
A Painted Pictorial

Kevin Milligan

This inviting book features over 80 of Kevin Milligan's evocative paintings of Mendocino village. His historical text examines the days as a bustling redwood lumber port, as well the evolution into an artist's community.


Artist‘s Choice
The Photographs of Rod Dresser

Photographs and text by Rod Dresser, Introduction by Dale Stulz

Rod Dresser, one of Ansel Adams’ last students, is acclaimed for the remarkable quality of his prints and for his perceptive and popular workshops. This volume, includes a diverse range of landscape, architectural, still life and figure studies.


Dassonville
California Photographer (1879-1957)

Peter Palmquist; Researched and edited by Susan Herzig and Paul Hertzmann

This beautiful book is the first about an influential, superb California photographer widely published in his day and the winner of numerous prizes and honors.




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