I wasn’t particularly aware that The Met (aka The Metropolitan Museum of Art) had its own publishing house, but I’m certainly not surprised. It focuses on art history books.
What does amaze and delight me is that they’ve apparently decided to put their out-of-print books online for free, available to read online or download.
As of writing this, there are 569 books available in their entirety. From just a random pass, they include:
I haven’t read any of them yet, but having discovered this small archive of amazing books, I figured I needed to spread the word. Cheers!