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TASCHEN

With all the technology that we live with every day, there is something to be said about curling up with a good book. Before television, movies, and the internet, books have been hand-crafted by artisans and illustrators, and with the invention of the printing press, have made art and artists available to the public since the late 19th century.

Famous art dealer and publisher Ambroise Vollard (1866 – 1939) was deeply committed to the production of artists’ books and created several limited edition volumes that are still sought after today. A livre d’artiste, or artist’s book, is a work of art in the form of a book, often created to illustrate a literary work. The limited edition book would be published with the accompanying loose prints, often contained in a case or linen box. During the 1900’s, Europe’s well known artists such as Picasso, Matisse, Miró, and Chagall, collaborated with the most important publishers in Paris to create lavishly printed limited edition books based on great works of literature, reaching all the way back to the second century. Andre Suares, a well-known publisher of the last century said of Vollard’s artists’ books; “Books like these have never been done before and will never be done again.” And we feel the same of the offerings from Taschen.

In keeping with the tradition of book collecting, ÆRENA Galleries and Gardens is pleased to present a selection of collectable limited edition books by the world renown publisher Taschen, including their line of SUMO books that include: Annie Leibovitz, The Rolling Stones, Ai Weiwei, Sebastiao Salgado’s Genesis, and a very limited number of the sold out Giselle Bündchen.

Please allow 6 to 8 weeks to order books.

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To edit your membership information, including credit card, address, or membership-upgrades, please contact membership@bespokecollection.com or call Membership Leader Katelyn Dickenson (707) 603-8770. All changes are required at least one week before member-shipment processing. A reminder email will always precede an upcoming shipment, providing you ample time to make updates. It is your responsibility to update relevant information to ensure a proper, timely delivery. To avoid delayed and potentially returned shipments, we request you make every attempt to ship to a business address so that the wines can be signed for upon delivery.

Bespoke Collection will not be responsible for shipping charges incurred due to misdirected wines and reserves the right to charge any additional fees resulting from any misdirected wines.

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Note: All custom changes must be requested at least two weeks prior to an upcoming shipment. Any changes made within two weeks of an upcoming shipment will take effect in the following shipment.

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Adult signatures are required for all wine shipments from Bespoke Collection. We recommend shipping to a business address to ensure successful delivery. Alcoholic beverages may be sold and delivered only to persons who are at least 21 years of age.

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The Bespoke Collection is pleased to reward you through "Bespoke Benefits." In appreciation for being a client of Blackbird Vineyards, ÆRENA Galleries & Gardens, and Recuerdo Wines, you are automatically enrolled in the Benefits program. With your purchases of wine, art or design, or enrollment in any of our membership programs, you will automatically earn points to redeem for one-of-a-kind experiences in the Napa Valley; Mendoza, Argentina; or in your locale. Bespoke Benefits are acquired when you make a purchase in person, via phone or email, or through our online stores: Blackbird Vineyards, ÆRENA Wines, Recuerdo Store, and ÆRENA Galleries & Gardens.

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