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

Princeton University Press, $49.50

The first historical atlas to present global history in a series of uniform world maps, bringing easy comparisons of different regions and periods into full focus.

New York in Color

Bob Shamis

Abrams, $50

Some of the best color photography of the city that never sleeps by Andre Kertesz, William Klein, Helen Leavitt and Joel Meyerowitz.

Nostalgia in Vogue, 2000-2010

Edited by Eve MacSweeney

Rizzoli, $55

The magazine's popular coming-of-age-memoir columns are presented here with the great photography that accompanied them.

Now Dig This

Art & Black Los Angeles 1960-1980

Prestel, $60

The companion book to a groundbreaking exhibition documenting the pioneering work of a group of black artists is part of Pacific Standard Time, an initiative of the Getty.

Pantone

The 20th Century in Color

Leatrice Eiseman and Keith Recker

Chronicle Books, $40

The worldwide color authority offers a retrospective of 100 transformative years in the creation of color.

Proof