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Night and the EnemyThese five Earth-Kyba stories by legendary science-fiction master Harlan Ellison, winner of multiple Hugo, Nebula, and Edgar awards, have been specially adapted and fully illustrated in vibrant color by artist Ken Steacy. Unavailable for nearly three decades, this tale of the Earth's war with an alien race features a clever framing device specially written by Ellison that links the individual stories. Also includes ...
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Symphony No. 3Considered throughout much of his career as the preeminent French composer, Camille Saint-Saëns wrote music that embodies a characteristic French concern for clarity and order, together with his own assured mastery of the composer's craft. These qualities are evident in Saint-Saëns' Symphony No. 3, widely regarded as the composer's major orchestral work, and one of the very few to incorporated the ...
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Pennsylvania Dutch Cook BookVisitors to the Pennsylvania Dutch country in Pennsylvania are usually delighted with the unique food tradition that survives there among the hills and small, well-tended farms. Ultimately based on the rich cookery of the peasants and small townspeople of the Rhineland and Switzerland, "Dutch" cookery has expanded into the new foodstuffs and materials that America has to offer, and it is one of the gastronomic ...
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Havanaise & Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso for Violin and PianoSant-Saéns displayed a polished craftsmanship and sense of form in the elegant gems he composed for piano and violin. These two well-known, melodious works by the famed French composer frequently performed standards of the violin repertoire are now available for musicians and music lovers to enjoy in one convenient, authoritative volume.
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Art Nouveau Design Fantasies in Full ColorElegant and distinctive, these eye-catching motifs combine a refined naturalism with the sophistication of Art Nouveau. Created during the early years of Art Nouveau, they reflect the late nineteenth century interest in Japanese art, as well as the fresh excitement of a blossoming movement that's remained fashionable for well over a century.
Sixty-six full-color images feature luxurious patterns and ornaments ...
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Fantasy in F Minor, Barcarolle, Berceuse and Other Works for Solo PianoChopin's piano works, renowned for their technical brilliance, also invariably project the composer's mercurial moods. Their complex emotional content often lies close to the surface: a sparkling and graceful passage may be tinged with melancholy, a dark moment may be crowned with a note of triumph. This superb collection of fifteen of Chopin's works for piano reflects these compelling qualities in some of the ...
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Complete Chamber Music for StringsThis volume is reproduced directly from the famous Breitkopf & Härtel series published at Leipzig under the title Franz Schubert's Werke, Kritisch durchgesehene Gesammtausgabe. The music is edited by Eusebius Mandyczewski and Joseph Hellmesberger. Included are the Quintet in C Major (1828), the 15 quartets, and two trios for violin, viola, and violoncello.
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Clara schumann piano musicOriginal compilation of the composer's most popular, most mature piano works, including Witches Dance, Op. 5, No. 1; Four Fleeting Pieces, Op. 15; Three Preludes and Fugues, Op. 16; Variations on a Theme by Robert Schumann, Op. 20; Romance, Op. 11, No. 2; and Three Romances, Op. 21. Selected and with an Introduction by Dr. Nancy B. Reich.
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Little TulipA serial killer haunts the city streets, a stalker of isolated women who leaves a Santa Claus hat at the scene of his crimes. Pavel, a Russian émigré, assists the police investigation as a sketch artist. But Pavel's true calling is as a tattoo artist, and the so-called Bad Santa killings conjure up memories of the nightmarish world in which he learned his craft: a Russian prison camp that shattered ...
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Great Short PoemsThis outstanding anthology of short verse offers poetry lovers an impressive sampling of more than 150 masterpieces spanning over 400 years of English and American literary history. Although short in length (the longest are 24 lines, most 16 lines or less), these poems are long on beauty, power, imagination, and originality.
Included are such memorable compositions as John Donne's "Death Be Not Proud", Shakespeare's ...
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The Chronicles of Clovis: Stories by SakiRenowned for his witty dialogue and macabre humor, Saki skewered the pretensions of Edwardian society. These short stories recount the escapades of an irreverent socialite and showcase the author's mastery of comic repartee. Saki's satiric tales remain remarkably contemporary, offering paradoxical combinations of good-natured irony and cheerful cruelty. Introduction by A. A. Milne.
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A First Book of Blues: 16 Arrangements for the Beginning PianistWith these easy-to-play renditions, beginning pianists of all ages can enjoy one of America's most celebrated art forms. Sixteen popular blues melodies include traditional songs such as "St. James Infirmary" and "Careless Love" as well as several numbers by blues giants Jelly Roll Morton and W. C. Handy, including "St. Louis Blues," "Joe Turner Blues," and "The Hesitating Blues." Students, teachers, and other ...
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The Last of the MohicansA massacre at a colonial garrison, the kidnapping of 2 pioneer sisters by Iroquois tribesmen, the treachery of a renegade brave, and the ambush of innocent settlers create an unforgettable picture of American frontier life in this imaginative, innovative, and classic 18th-century adventure - the most popular of James Fenimore Cooper's Leatherstocking Tales.
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The Turn of the ScrewOne of literature's most gripping ghost stories depicts the sinister transformation of 2 innocent children into flagrant liars and hypocrites. Elegantly told tale of unspoken horror and psychological terror creates what few stories in literature have been able to do - a complete feeling of dread and uncertainty.
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Art Deco Designs. Stained Glass Colouring BookSharp, smart, dazzling Art Deco designs literally shine through a striking mix of stained glass pictures. Sixteen ornate full-page illustrations include people, buildings, abstracts, and ironwork. Hold the colored pages up to the light and watch them come to brilliant life!
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Creative Haven: Paisley Mandalas Coloring BookThis collection of more than 30 original illustrations combines elements from two ever-stylish motifs: the mesmerizing allure of mandalas and the enduringly popular paisley patterns. Full-page images offer a hypnotic array of coloring possibilities. Pages are perforated and printed on one side only for easy removal and display. Specially designed for experienced colorists, Paisley Mandalas adult coloring books ...
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The Three Mulla-Mulgars. The Three Royal MonkeysReaders of all ages will be captivated by this enchanting fantasy, a hidden jewel of children's literature that recounts the adventures of three royal monkeys. With an amulet for their protection, Thimble, Thumble, and Nod set out in search of their father, who has vanished in the course of his quest for a magic kingdom.
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Twelve Classic One-Act PlaysFrom high school drama students to community theater actors, performers everywhere are looking for inexpensive material to entertain audiences. This collection of a dozen royalty-free, one-act plays provides the perfect solution.
Classic dramas include Aristophanes' The Birds, J. M. Synge's Riders to the Sea, and Eugene O'Neill's The Moon of the Caribbees. Other works include August Strindberg's The Stronger, ...
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Lower DepthsThis compelling 1902 play, considered Gorky's masterpiece, centers on a group of wretched souls who congregate to play cards, tell stories, and debate whether it is better to live without illusions or to maintain a romanticized worldview. A powerful, influential drama, hailed for its realistic and memorable characterizations.
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Seek, Sketch and Color - AlphabetThis book has it all: seek-and-find puzzles, doodling, and coloring! Each letter is represented by two pages, one with a hidden picture puzzle that's chock-full of images starting with that letter, plus an opposing page for drawing other items beginning with the same letter. Every page offers plenty of coloring fun!
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Great Speeches of the 20th CenturyA great speech can stir the soul and inspire a nation. This compact and affordable anthology gathers complete speeches and selected excerpts from memorable addresses by Martin Luther King, Mohandas Gandhi, Winston Churchill, Fulton J. Sheen, Barbara Jordan, Nelson Mandela, Malcolm X, Ronald Reagan, Colin Powell, the Dalai Lama, Tony Blair, and many others.
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990 Art Nouveau MonogramsThis singular collection displays pairs of letters, transforming ornamental initials into Art Nouveau masterpieces. Undulating lines, sensuous curves, writhing vines, and tendrils of leafy flora decorate every two-character combination, from A to Z. Featuring 990 imaginative illustrations, this treasury is perfect for tracing and copying. The marvelous monograms will also be enjoyed for their fine aesthetic ...
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Proof in Geometry. With Mistakes in Geometric ProofsThis single-volume compilation of two books explores the construction of geometric proofs. In addition to offering useful criteria for determining correctness, it presents examples of faulty proofs that illustrate common errors. High-school geometry is the sole prerequisite. Proof in Geometry, the first in this two-part compilation, discusses the construction of geometric proofs and presents criteria useful ...
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The Principles and Practice of Ornamental or Complex TurningFirst paperback edition of definitive guide to turning on the complex or ornamental lathe, the high Victorian art par excellence. Text organized according to various cutting frames and chucks, describing and illustrating the enormous powers of each used both independently and in combination. Detailed instructions. 78 objects or finished sections illustrated - urns, vases, chessmen, chalices, etc. 600 illustrations.
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Vintage Advertising Art and DesignThis comprehensive volume contains all the essentials for creating ads with a retro look and feel. Drawn from typographic sourcebooks as well as sign-painting manuals of the early 20th century, the contents include a wealth of borders, frames, images, and typographic elements for re-creating authentic styles of the 1890s-1920s.
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Christmas Ornaments to CrochetEasy-to-follow instructions for creating 50 different varieties of Christmas snowflakes, stars, and ornaments using DMC Crochet threads. Use them to dress up holiday packages or table centerpieces; hang them in windows, on trees, and on evergreen boughs; or frame as works of art and give them to friends and family. Photos of each completed design.
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Japanese Stripes and SplashesThis original collection of intriguing repeated patterns offers more than 150 full-color Japanese woodblock designs. The vivid, unusual images were selected from a rare 1905 two-volume swatch book thought to be originally intended for textile designers.
A bonus CD-ROM, featuring digital files of all of the illustrations in the book, can be easily used for any project. Professional and amateur print, web, and ...
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Fun with Numbers. Coloring Activity BookForty-five charming, ready-to-color illustrations include airplanes, elephants, candy canes, elves, pigs dancing jigs, a kitten blowing bubbles, and more. Each one teaches a basic numbers lesson: counting from 1 to 20, number recognition, and elementary addition and subtraction. Plus, simple rhymes help children remember each fun lesson.
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Body Snatcher and Other TalesFrom the famed author of such popular adventure stories as Kidnapped and Treasure Island, come these 3 tales of horror and the supernatural. Contents include The Body Snatcher, a tale of grave-robbing; The Bottle Imp, a classic fable of being careful what you wish for; and The Merry Men, a story of Scottish islanders.
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At the Zoo. Coloring BookTwenty-nine large, easy-to-color pictures invite youngsters to accompany a young family on an entertaining outing. In addition to viewing bison, a tiger, a male and female lion with their cub, a mother giraffe and her baby, and a giant turtle, they'll discover how the staff feeds the seals and other animals.
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ABC Coloring BookFrom an alligator artist painting an apple to a zany zebra balancing a zucchini, 26 cleverly rendered full-page illustrations - depicting letters of the alphabet and appropriate ready-to-color illustrations - teach the ABCs and simple reading skills in large-format pictures and print.
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Humorous Stories and SketchesEight entertaining tales, including the celebrated classic "The Notorious Jumping Frog of Calaveras County," "Fenimore Cooper's Literary Offenses," Twain's hilarious savaging of that author's style; as well as "Journalism in Tennessee," "About Barbers," "The Stolen White Elephant," "A Literary Nightmare," "How to Tell a Story," and more.
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The Beautiful and DamnedTransparently based on the lives of Fitzgerald and his beautiful wife, Zelda, this novel traces the meteoric rise and fall of glittering young socialites Anthony and Gloria Patch. Building their marriage on the shaky foundation of an expected inheritance, they devote their youth and happiness on hedonistic pursuits that plunge them into moral and financial bankruptcy.
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The Firebird and Other Russian Fairy TalesChoice collection of nine classic tales - gathered by British author on his journeys to Russia in the early twentieth century - tells of magical beasts, daring young men, frightful giants, wicked witches, and beguiling creatures of the sea. A delight for fairy tale fans of all ages.
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The Golden Cockerel. From the Original Russian Fairy Tale of Alexander PushkinElaine Pogany recounts a beloved Russian fairy tale of a king, a wizard, and a magic bird in charming prose that will delight readers of all ages. This classic also receives a stunning artistic treatment from one of the masters of book illustration, her husband Willy Pogany, whose color and black-and-white pictures adorn every page.
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Fathers and SonsThis new translation by Richard Freeborn makes Turgenev's masterpiece about the conflict between generations seem as fresh, outspoken, and exciting as it was to those readers who first encountered its famous hero. The controversial portrayal of Bazarov, the 'nihilist' or 'new man', shocked Russian society when the novel was published in 1862. The image of humanity liberated by science from age-old conformities ...
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Rubens Drawings: 44 PlatesPeter Paul Rubens' gifts as an artist were as comprehensive as they were supreme. A prolific painter of illimitable resource and invention, he was a master of intellect and emotion, figure and form, color and sweep. In all his artistic endeavors, he proved himself the true heir of Renaissance art of both the North and the South, inspired by-and assimilating - the best of both. Yet he was very much a man of his ...
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American World War I Posters: 24 CardsWorld War I posters used to promote the American war effort are today highly prized collectibles. This card collection reproduces 24 of those works, among them James Montgomery Flagg's classic depiction of Uncle Sam proclaiming I Want YOU for U.S. Army.
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1200 Ornamental Letters (+ CD-ROM)Ornate, bold, fanciful, lavish From Gothic characters and florid fonts to simple, elegant designs, this magnificent collection - meticulously reproduced from a rare 19th-century portfolio - offers graphic designers a dazzling choice of ornamental alphabets in color and black and white. Many feature both upper and lower cases.
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A Young Girl's DiaryIt provides a classic, textbook glimpse into the stages of adolescent girlhood, even though it is nearly a century old.
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Pugin's Ecclesiastical OrnamentThis Victorian artist/architect A. Welby Pugin is perhaps best known for his work on the Houses of Parliament in the neo-Gothic style, but he also produced a wealth of beautiful ecclesiastical designs that hark back to their medieval roots. Hundreds of his best designs for embellishing crosses, altar cloths, and church vestments are shown in magnificent colour on the 59 plates in this new anthology.
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Love: A Book of QuotationsA heart set on love will do no wrong, declared Confucius. This compact gift book features an international assortment of romantic ruminations from ancient and modern philosophers, playwrights, poets, novelists, commentators, critics, and actors, from Ovid to Bruce Lee. Wise, worldly, sentimental, and cynical, the quotes will touch hearts all year long.
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Almayer's FollyLush prose and penetrating psychological insight infuse Conrad's first novel with the qualities that have made him one of the most popular and most studied writers in English literature. The novel chronicles the tragic decline of a Dutch merchant isolated in 19th-century Borneo, the machinations of his bitter Malayan wife, and the loss of his much loved daughter.
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N. C. Wyeth PaintingsExcellent reproductions of works originally created for magazines and literary classics as well as personal paintings, landscapes and other subjects. Includes The Wreck of the Covenant (from Kidnapped), The Fight in the Forest (The Last of the Mohicans), Still Life with Onions, House in Maine, Pyle's Barn and 19 others.
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Sense and SensibilityA delightful comedy of manners, this novel concerns the romantic travails of two sisters, who struggle to balance passion and prudence. It abounds in the author's customary wit and engaging characterizations. This handsome hardcover gift edition features a dust jacket and more than 60 charming drawings by a leading Victorian-era illustrator.
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Street Art Vector Graphics & Stencils (+ CD-ROM)This fresh collection features 500 black-and-white graphics in four categories: retro, which includes '60s, '70s, and '80s motifs with an urban flavor; pop, with references to popular culture and such icons as Warhol and Lichtenstein; mod, mid-century images related to fashion, furniture, and architecture; and tech illustrations, including computers, radios, cameras, and more. SVG, EPS and JPEG formats for each.
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Vintage Valentines (+ CD-ROM)Drawn from authentic valentines of the early 20th century, this selection of more than 150 romantic greetings includes postcards and valentine-based die cuts of apple-cheeked children, cherubs, cupids, bouquets, and adorable animals. In addition to traditional Victorian-influenced styles, these illustrations include popular retro images that circulated in the '40s, '50s, and later.
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Butterfly Clip Art for Machine Embroidery (+ CD-ROM)In this treasury of decorative accents for machine embroidery, 100 images are presented in three different color combinations. The dainty designs can be stitched automatically in minutes and are compatible with all major brands of embroidery machines. Plus, the designs can be used in print and web projects as well!
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120 Great Victorian Fantasy Paintings (+ CD-ROM)The Victorians were enthralled by fairies and angels, and their fascination with benevolent spirits is reflected in their art. These full-color paintings from the 19th and early-20th centuries feature Pre-Raphaelite, Symbolist, and Narrative works by such noteworthy artists as Waterhouse, Burne-Jones, Draper, Watts, and Grimshaw.
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White Heron and Other StoriesA celebration of the past in stories dealing with female friendships and tales that portray the resilience with which her female characters respond to poverty. Includes The Town Poor, Miss Peck's Promotion, The Passing of Sister Barsett, The Denham Ladies, Miss Tempy's Watchers, and 5 more.
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French Stories10 unusual stories by French literary masters from Voltaire to Camus: Micromegas, by Voltaire; The Atheist's Mass, by Balzac; The Legend of St. Julian the Hospitaler, by Flaubert; Spleen of Paris, by Baudelaire; Minuet, by de Maupassant; The Guest, by Camus; and more. Accurate English translations appear on facing pages.
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VolponeBitter, satiric comedy in blank verse is one of the great Elizabethan dramatist's finest plays. The plot concerns a wealthy, lecherous old man who feigns a mortal illness in order to solicit bribes from greedy acquaintances who hope to inherit his fortune. Many complexities of plot and connivance ensue, but in the end, the guilty parties are exposed and punished. Explanatory footnotes.
Fantasy (+ CD-ROM)Wily wizards in pointed hats, demonstrative dragons, the gentle unicorn and other figures from the realm of fantasy fill the pages of this versatile and virtually inexhaustible supply of easy-to-reproduce art. Dover Electronic Design series contains permission-free illustrations and designs for art, craft, business and educational use. Hundreds of designs scanned at 600 dpi and saved in the most popular formats; ...
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Medieval Life and People (+ CD-ROM)Nobles, knights, serfs, and beggars - people from all walks of life populate the pages of this excellent archive. Derived from paintings, woodcuts, engravings, and other sources, these 283 black-and-white illustrations offer lively perspectives on the way people looked and dressed as well as their celebrations, ceremonies, work, and pastimes.
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Geometric Themes and Variations: 4,300 Designs and MotifsIn this amazing cache of designs, arresting displays of geometrics explode into thousands of fascinating variations. Each of 41 original black-and-white motifs is spun into three pages of adaptations, offering strikingly different variations on the original theme. More than 4,200 images form kaleidoscopic designs, optical illusions, and hypnotic abstracts.
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British Costume from Earliest Times to 1820Unlike many more recent costume histories, this hard-to-find classic drew on primary sources - actual costumes, illuminated manuscripts, missals, brasses, effigies, etc. - for absolute authenticity in providing a detailed, comprehensive account of what people wore in Britain from the early Saxon period (ca. 460 A.D.) through the reign of George III (1820). Here is meticulous, detailed coverage of tunics, cloaks, ...
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The World's Greatest Short StoriesThis outstanding collection features short stories by great writers from America, the United Kingdom, Ireland, and Western Europe. Ranging from the 19th to the 20th centuries, writers include Poe, Chekhov, Joyce, Kafka, Faulkner, Pirandello, Mann, and other major writers of world literature. A wonderfully wide-ranging and enjoyable anthology.
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Race Against the Clock! Secret Agent Activity BookWhich wire to cut on the ticking time bomb? How to figure out the password that will clear the checkpoint or open the safe? This activity book is loaded with 27 exciting espionage-related puzzles. Kids can engage in codebreaking, solve word searches, follow mazes, and figure out spot-the-difference challenges.
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Folk and Festival Costume: A Historical Survey with Over 600 IllustrationsA treasury of ethnic dress, this book ranges from the Amish of Pennsylvania to the Zulu of South Africa. Alphabetical entries cover more than 150 countries and regions, each represented by six or more illustrations. Six hundred drawings include images of men, women, and children. Captions describe the costumes and their associated traditions. This is a reprint of the Charles Scribner's Sons, New York, 1965 edition.
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Silhouettes and Stencils Vector Designs (+ CD-ROM)Great for use in wall decorations or as spot illustrations for design projects, over 200 silhouettes and stencils boast a wide range of styles and subjects: storybook characters, animal borders, galloping cowboys, and more. And since they are all Vector-based, the graphics can be enlarged, stretched, and customized in other ways without losing clarity.
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Green Mansions: A Romance of the Tropical ForestModern classic tells the compelling story of Rima, a strange birdlike girl of the jungle, and Abel, the European who falls in love with her. The book owes much of its popularity to the mystic, near-religious feeling that pervades the story and the beauty of Rima's halting, poetic expressions.
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Adagios for OrganSuitable for intermediate and experienced organists, this appealing collection features 43 organ works in slow tempo. Its tremendous variety includes pieces by such celebrated composers for organ as JS Bach, Guilman, Vierne and Widor, as well as works by Brahms, Couperin, Mendelssohn, Mozart, Schumann, Saint Saens, and other.
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Biddle's Young Carpenter's AssistantThis essential sourcebook offers authentic views of interior and exterior designs of buildings erected in the decades following the American Revolution. Reproduced from a rare 1805 edition, the handsome facsimile takes a fascinating look at how public structures and private homes were designed, contracted, built, and embellished during the Federal period.
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Great Self-PortraitsWhat does a self-portrait tell us about the artist? Readers are invited to find out in this unique addition to Dover's popular Art Library Series. Drawings in pen, ink, and charcoal, as well as etchings and engravings, encompass 44 splendid self-portraits. Subjects range from such 15th-century artists as Gentile Bellini, Leonardo da Vinci, and Albrecht Durer to a host of 19th-century masters: James Whistler, ...
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Harter`s Picture Archive for Collage and IllustrationThese rare pictures, both real and imagined, of relics, rituals, people, animals, and geometric shapes and designs provide much-needed material for collage and illustration, material of the highest quality that is difficult if not impossible to find elsewhere. There are 25 full-page scenes of historic, natural and city vistas that are ideally suited as backgrounds for collages and other projects. All of the ...
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American SilverA practical guide to recognizing, identifying, and appreciating the finest American silverwork. Photographs and drawings of masterworks from leading collections show some of the finest work by Jacob Hurd, Jeremiah Dummer, Peter van Dyck, Edward Winslow, John Coney, Paul Revere, and other renowned silversmiths. 52 halftones, 14 black-and-white line illustrations.
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Turn-of-the-century Viennese Patterns and DesignsStunning sourcebook of 60 full-page, royalty-free designs - 30 in full color and 30 in black-and-white - depict a marvelous selection of allover, subtly colored patterns for textiles, wallpaper, rugs, and wall hangings. Imaginative, Art Nouveau-inspired renderings of ferns, flowers, berries, human figures, masks, exotic dancers and a host of other subjects.
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Old-Time Romantic Vignettes in Full ColorTreasury of 370 full-color royalty-free illustrations selected from rare antique chromolithographs: lovely ladies, rosy-cheeked children, amorous couples, floral arrangements, clasped hands, doves, and many other nostalgic, sentimental vignettes. Ideal for use in a host of art and craft projects.
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1440 Geometric Vector Designs (+ CD-ROM)In page after page of dazzling geometrics, an interesting design is spotlighted and split into multiple vibrant, dancing variations. Take motifs from this visual feast to rev up graphics projects, or use them to build your own unique designs Need to enlarge an image? Black-and-white illustrations are vector-based for ultra-clear enhancements.
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White Nights and Other StoriesFrom the author of Crime and Punishment comes this remarkable collection of short fiction.Ten compelling tales, steeped in Dostoyevsky's characteristic themes of spiritual torment and psychological conflict, evoke life in Czarist Russia. Featured stories include Dream of a Ridiculous Man, The Honest Thief, A Gentil Creature, and the title work.
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The Duel and Other StoriesSix selections from the famed Russian showcase his natural aptitude for detail, dialogue, humor, and compassion. Includes The Darling, a poignant piece supporting the claim that life has no meaning without love; as well as The Kiss, Anna on the Neck, The Man in a Case, The Malefactor, and the title story.
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Knights, Weapons and Armor CD-ROM and Book (+ CD-ROM)From the pages of rare books come these 281 black-and-white illustrations of armor, weapons, and the men who lived and died with them. A sweeping range of extraordinary, authentic images includes swords, helmets, coats of mail, daggers, shields, battle-axes, warships, intricate battle scenes, and more, all loaded with historic interest.
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Full-color Knights and Armor (+ CD-ROM)Focusing mainly on England, these illuminated engravings range from the 9th to the 15th century. Bursting with colour and detail, the 48 plates include Norman knights and archers, Richard the First, numerous earls, war horses, and weaponry. This is a Dover original selection from A Critical Inquiry into Antient Armour, Vols. 1-3, Henry G. Bohn, London, 1842.
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Pre-Columbian Mexican Designs (+ CD-ROM)As stories told through pictures, the magnificent codices created by Mexico's ancient Indians are rich in history and folk art. In this dazzling collection of 366 color and black-and-white designs expertly selected from original codices, visual renderings of kings, warriors, tribal ceremonies, and mystical journeys will delight artists and history enthusiasts alike.
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Medieval Knights, Armor and Weapons (+ CD-ROM)Skillfully reproduced from a rare 19th-century masterpiece, this collection features 60 hand-coloured engravings of medieval knights and their weapons. Images include warriors on horseback as well as an assortment of lances, spears, mobile siege towers, muskets, and armour.
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414 Geometric Designs and Motifs (+ CD-ROM)Over 400 original, black-and-white, attention-getting graphics that pop, recede, and shimmer. Circles, squares, ellipses, curves, lines, and angles create unique visual effects that are at times strong and intriguing and sometimes — purely dazzling. Great for use in ornamental packaging, room decoration, and graphics, the illustrations can be cropped, enlarged, or used as is.
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