Rock Tease: The Golden Years of Rock T-Shirts (Sept., $19.95) by Erica Easley and Ed Chalfa surveys the T-shirts over three decades in 200 photos.
AMERICAN UNIV. IN CAIRO PRESS (dist. by IPM)
Heliopolis: Rebirth of the City of the Sun (Nov., $24.50) by Agnieszka Dobrowolska visits one of the most distinctive suburbs of Cairo.
Failed Stone: Problems and Solutions in Contemporary Architecture (Dec., $79) by Patrick Loughran recommends strategies for eliminating the risk of structural damage.
Jan Tschichold: Posters of the Avantgarde (Dec., $52.95) by Martijn F. Le Coultre and Alston W. Purvis examines the artist's own posters as well as those he collected.
DOWN EAST BOOKS
Paintings of Maine: A New Collection (Oct., $25.95), commentary by Carl Little, collects some 100 landscapes by noted 19th- and 20th-century artists.
WALTER FOSTER (dist. by Quayside)
Acrylic Painting Layer by Layer: Coastal Sentinel (Sept., $16.95) by Tom Swimm breaks this process down into its simplest form; includes instruction book and supplies.
FOX CHAPEL (dist. by IPG)
Focus on Materials: Furniture Studio 4 (Sept., $30) by John Kelsey offers resources for contemporary studio-furniture makers and consumers.
Artists' Techniques and Materials (Nov., $24.95) by Antonella Fuga discusses the materials and processes used in painting, drawing and other media.
European Art of the Fourteenth Century (Feb., $24.95) by Sandra Baragli is the latest entry in the Art Through the Centuries series.
MFA PUBLICATIONS (dist. by D.A.P.)
Soviet Textiles: Designing the Modern Utopia (Sept., $24.95) by Pamela Jill Kachurin studies Soviet designs for mass-produced household fabrics.
Undercover Surrealism: Georges Bataille and Documents (Sept., $38) by Dawn Ades and Simon Baker explores Bataille's revolutionary journal and considers other Surrealists in the context of their times.
Twice Untitled and Other Pictures (Oct., $35) by Louise Lawler, edited by Helen Molesworth, presents examples the artist's photos, collaborative projects and ephemeral objects.
MUSEUM OF MODERN ART (dist. by D.A.P.)
Manet and the Execution of Maximilian (Oct., $29.95) by John Elderfield analyzes the artist's quartet of paintings on the death of the Mexican emperor.
MUSEUM OF NEW MEXICO PRESS
Mexican Modern: Masters of the Twentieth Century (May, $29.95), essay by David Craven and Luis Martin Lozano, explores the different facets of Mexican modernism in an exhibition catalogue.
OHIO UNIV. PRESS/SWALLOW PRESS
Uncommon Threads: Ohio's Art Quilt Revolution (Nov., $19.95) by Gayle A. Pritchard pictures contemporary quilts and quilt makers.
Anri Sala (Oct., $39.95) by Mark Godfrey et al. surveys the Albanian artist's videos, photographs and installations.
Graffiti NYC (Sept., $19.95) by Hugo Martinez reveals the world of the city's graffiti and its creators.
PRINCETON ARCHITECTURAL PRESS
Blackstock's Collections: The Drawings of an Artistic Savant (Sept., $19.95) by Gregory L. Blackstock presents the intensely detailed work of this autistic Seattle artist.
Ghostly Ruins: America's Forgotten Architecture (Oct., $29.95) by Harry Skrdla depicts the remnants of 30 formerly vibrant structures.
1,000 Icons, Symbols & Pictograms (Sept., $40) by Blackcoffee Design provides designers with a catalogue of ideas and examples.
Betty Woodman (Sept., $24) by Paulo Henriques et al. examines the work of a leading 20th-century American ceramist.
STATE UNIV. OF NEW YORK PRESS
Modeling Life: Art Models Speak About Nudity, Sexuality, and the Creative Process (Oct., $14.95) by Sarah R. Phillips considers the work of life models.
Type Selector (Nov., $50) by Michael Wörgötter offers 226 fonts and over 1,000 typefaces in a user-friendly reference.
UNIV. OF CALIFORNIA PRESS
Yosemite: Art of an American Icon (Oct., $34.95), edited by Amy Scott, presents 200 illustrations of the national park and essays considering its significance.
UNIV. OF GEORGIA PRESS
Art of the Cherokee: Prehistory to the Present (Feb., $24.95) by Susan C. Power explores the aesthetic and historic importance of Cherokee art.
UNIV. OF NEW MEXICO PRESS
Migrations: New Directions in Native American Art (Sept., $24.95), edited by Marjorie Devon, considers the work of six Native American artists.
UNIV. PRESS OF KANSAS
Kansas Murals: A Traveler's Guide (Oct., $19.95) by Lora Jost and Dave Lowenstein describes 90 of the state's featured murals, while identifying and locating another 600.