'The Art of The Adventures of Tintin' (Harper Design)

Marilyn: Intimate Exposures

Susan Bernard

Sterling, $35

Bruno Bernard, known as Bernard of Hollywood, photographed Marilyn Monroe, and is perhaps best known for his picture of her as she holds down her wind-blown skirt in the movie "The Seven Year Itch."

Marilyn Monroe: Metamorphosis

David Wills and Stephen Schmidt

It Books, $40

This portfolio of images includes photographs of Marilyn Monroe, some previously unpublished, by Richard Avedon, Cecil Beaton, Elliott Erwitt and Philippe Halsman.

Medal of Honor

Portraits of Valor Beyond the Call of Duty

Photographs by Nick del Calzo, text by Peter Collier

Artisan, $45 (special commemorative edition $100)

A compilation of stories and photos of soldiers who were given this special honor, which was established by Lincoln 150 years ago.

Mountain

Sandy Hill

Rizzoli, $85

Mountaineer Sandy Hill presents an array of images of some of the world's highest places photographed by Galen Rowell, Peter Beard and Ansel Adams, among others.

The New Atlas of World History

Global Events at a Glance

John Haywood