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The Secrets Behind Britain’s Royal Portraits

Discover incredible, little-known royal dramas spanning the colorful history of the United Kingdom through treasured portraits like Hans Holbein’s Henry VIII, Anthony van Dyck’s Charles I, Thomas Lawrence’s George IV, Lucian Freud’s Elizabeth II, and more. This informative book is sumptuously illustrated, includes family trees and a timeline, and features four Royal London Walking Tours with maps. Lust, Lies and ... Read More »

Lust, Lies and Monarchy: The Princes in the Tower

In the summer of 1483, two brothers, the elder aged twelve, the younger just nine, played games with each other as best they could within the few open spaces of England’s most feared prison-the Tower of London. They were mourning the death of their father, the king, and trusting that their uncle was looking after their future. But they were ... Read More »

Talk and Book Signing by misaki matsui: Tokyo Mindscapes

Come meet photographer and film director, misaki matsui, as she talks about her first book, Tokyo Mindscapes: Where to Go, When to Go, What to See, while presenting her gorgeous and fascinating photos of Tokyo and nearby suburban cities. This is a rare opportunity to learn about the places Tokyoites treasure during every season in their daily lives from the ... Read More »

HAPPY SNAPPER: The Photography of Jacques-Henri Lartigue

Author John Baxter presents another fascinating story to add to his latest Museyon title French Riviera and Its Artists: Art, Literature, Love, and Life on the Côte d’Azur. Enjoy this special promotional chapter about the photographer Jacques-Henri Lartigue! In 1962, a placid white-haired Frenchman of sixty-nine wandered into the Manhattan offices of photography agent Charles Rado. With him was a ... Read More »

Tribune reviewed Chronicles of Old Chicago

Chronicles of Old Chicago is reviewed highly by Chicago Tribune. This is a must-read book for American history buffs, Chicago residents, baseball fans, political historians, tourists, and you! “Though “newer Chicagoans” are here (the late Roger Ebert, Oprah Winfrey and Barack Obama), it is the “old Chicago” of the title that is the real star, the Chicago of the popular ... Read More »

Chronicles of Old Chicago

Discover the fascinating history of Chicago through 24 dramatic, fact-filled, humorous true stories about the events and colorful characters that make up Chicago’s history. From Potawatomi Indians, to the reviled Al Capone to the esteemed Oprah Winfrey and President Barack Obama, author and tour guide Adam Selzer outlines the history of the city, from the Great Fire of 1871, famous ... Read More »

Ah, Paris of the 1920s

John Baxter’s new book, The Golden Moments of Paris, got exciting reviews.Here’s the review by June Sawyers of the Chicago Trubune.   Paris, especially the Paris between the two world wars, continues to resonate with many people around the globe. The city has had many golden ages but probably none as famous as the 1920s: the Paris of the Lost ... Read More »

Entertaining Guide Book: COOL JAPAN

Cool Japan is going to rock your world! Museyon Guides is proud to announce our 16th original title: Cool Japan. The book is hitting the stores and online sellers in one week on November 1st! From the Japanese heroes of the past to the 100%-unique culture of the present-day Japan, from Tokyo to Kyoto and Tohoku region, this book is ... Read More »

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