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Forks Knives & Spoons
Forks Knives & Spoons
1st Edition    Hardcover      ISBN: 0517588285
Full-color photographs provide a close-up look at richly varied Victorian flatware and silverware, in a study that includes tips on the care of these valuable collectibles, the art of setting a table, the uses of the various utensils, and more. 25,000 first printing.
Hieronymus Bosch: C. 1450-1516: Between Heaven and Hell
Hieronymus Bosch
C. 1450-1516: Between Heaven and Hell
Hardcover      ISBN: 3836559862
Between heaven and hell: Hieronymus Bosch’s meticulous visions of the grotesque, debauched, and divine As cryptic as they are compelling, the masterpieces of Hieronymus Bosch (1450–1516) remain some of the most enduring enigmas of the art world. Their intricate, allegorical, and often startling content has captivated not only art historians, but also fashion designers, rock stars, writers, and punk rockers, as well as countless modern and contemporary artist successors. Although rooted in the Old Netherlandish tradition, Bosch developed a highly subjective, richly suggestive style to render both the celestial bliss of heaven and the grotesque tortures of hell, most famously and meticulously excecuted inThe Garden of Earthly Delights. Here, as in his other known works, his artistic language combined religious humility with a razor-sharp wit, often playing off pictorial versions of contemporary proverbs or figures of speech. This book ties together the elusive threads of Bosch’s oeuvre to provide a concise introduction to an at once haunting and enthralling pictorial world. About the Series: Each book in TASCHEN’s Basic Art series features: - a detailed chronological summary of the life and oeuvre of the artist, covering his or her cultural and historical importance - a concise biography - approximately 100 illustrations with explanatory captions
The Clock Repairer's Handbook
The Clock Repairer's Handbook
Paperback      ISBN: 1602399611
A how-to guide to diagnosing and correcting faults in clocks, antique and modern.
Collect Contemporary Jewelry
Collect Contemporary Jewelry
Paperback      ISBN: 0500288550
Featuring text by an acknowledged expert in arts and crafts, hundreds of illustrations, and essays on key issues and themes, this compact, accessible guide will be an authority in the global marketplace.
Historic Stock Certificates Europe Vol 1
Historic Stock Certificates Europe Vol 1
Hardcover      ISBN: 3874393968
Depression Era Dime Store: Kitchen, Home & Garden
Depression Era Dime Store
Kitchen, Home & Garden
Paperback      ISBN: 076431050x
Christmas Household Textiles
Christmas Household Textiles
Paperback      ISBN: 0764326465
Only in Minnesota
Only in Minnesota
Hardcover      ISBN: 0896585344
Only in Minnesota is a pictorial tribute to all that makes the state unique. Combining the natural, historical, and cultural facets of life in Minnesota, it showcases the people and what they do for fun (the Uptown Art Fair, ice fishing), where they live (from the cities of Minneapolis, St. Paul, Duluth, and Rochester to smaller towns and rural regions in between), their favorite places (Mille Lacs, Split Rock Lighthouse), and more. More than 160 dazzling, four-color photographs, showing a variety of subjects--from farms and churches to tourist destinations and state parks; from nature scenes to city festivals and cultural events--are the focus of Only in Minnesota. These photographs are accented by lively captions and fun facts. The result is a homage to the Gopher state from a local author and photographer whose love for Minnesota comes through on every page. Roxanne Kjarum is a freelance photographer who shoots advertising for money and the natural world for love. Her first published work was in Sierra Club magazine in 1988; since then her photography has appeared in numerous publications, including MPLS.ST.PAUL Magazine, Lake Superior Magazine, and Metropolitan Home.
Turkmen Carpets: Masterpieces of Steppe Art, From the 16th to the 19th Century; The Hoffmeister Collection
Turkmen Carpets
Masterpieces of Steppe Art, From the 16th to the 19th Century; The Hoffmeister Collection
Hardcover      ISBN: 3897903423
Discover the fascination of Turkmen knotted works with the masterpieces of the Hoffmeister Collection. Brilliant illustrations and well-informed texts demonstrate the cultural significance of the collection.
Collecting Occupied Japan: With Values
Collecting Occupied Japan
With Values
Paperback      ISBN: 0887409687