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La Playa Books highly recommends the beautiful and unique books created by Obi Kaufmann.  Order yours before June 9th and pick up in store for your Father's Day gift or have us ship direct to Dad!

The Deserts of California: A California Field Atlas By Obi Kaufmann Cover Image
$55.00
ISBN: 9781597146180
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Published: Heyday Books - October 10th, 2023

A magnificent illustrated journey into California's famed deserts and the astonishingly abundant life they contain.

2023 Glenn Goldman Award Winner for California Lifestyle, Chosen by the California Independent Booksellers Alliance

A San Francisco Chronicle Bestseller


The Coasts of California: A California Field Atlas By Obi Kaufmann Cover Image
$55.00
ISBN: 9781597145510
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Published: Heyday Books - April 19th, 2022

A San Francisco Chronicle bestseller

An epic, gloriously illustrated journey up and down California's shoreline.


The California Field Atlas By Obi Kaufmann Cover Image
$45.00
ISBN: 9781597144025
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Heyday Books - September 1st, 2017

#1 San Francisco Chronicle Best Seller

Winner, 2018 California Book Award Gold Medal (Notable Contribution to Publishing)

Winner, 2018 NCIBA Book of the Year Award (Regional Interest)

Finalist, 2018 Northern California Book Awards

"A gorgeously illustrated compendium."--Sunset


The Forests of California: A California Field Atlas By Obi Kaufmann Cover Image
$55.00
ISBN: 9781597144797
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Published: Heyday Books - September 7th, 2020

The first book of a major new trilogy from artist-naturalist Obi Kaufmann.

"A call to action ... full of beautiful watercolor renderings of both landscape and data."--Los Angeles Times


The State of Water: Understanding California's Most Precious Resource By Obi Kaufmann Cover Image
$22.00
ISBN: 9781597144698
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Published: Heyday Books - June 1st, 2019

Obi Kaufmann, author of the best-selling California Field Atlas, turns his artful yet analytical attention to the Golden State's single most complex and controversial resource: water.


The California Field Atlas: Deluxe Edition By Obi Kaufmann Cover Image
$65.00
ISBN: 9781597145237
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Published: Heyday Books - November 17th, 2020

A new classic gets the deluxe treatment