This card collection reproduces in sumptuous full color the Art Nouveau master's most famous posters and panels. Pocket-size masterpieces include "Zodiac," "Sarah Bernhardt/La Plum"e, "Rêverie," "Cognac Bisquit," and more.
"Obviously of great merit." -- "Art Material Trade News." Fifteenth-century handbook, written by a working artist of the day, reveals secrets and techniques of the masters in drawing, oil painting, frescoes, panel painting, gilding, casting, more. Di...
This catalog of ancient motifs contains over 760 vigorous, powerful, stark designs from pre-Columbian clay stamps made by Aztecs, Maya, Zapotecs, Toltec, Olmec, Mixtec. Depictions of serpents, gods, priests, dancers, florals, geometrics, more.
Great modern American supernaturalist brilliantly surveys history of genre to 1930s, summarizing, evaluating scores of books, including works by Poe, Bierce, M.R. James, "Monk" Lewis, many others. Praised by critics as diverse as Edmund Wilson and Vi...
Undisputed master of the simple expressive line. 141 full body sketches and enlarged details of animals in characteristic poses and movements. Calder covers cats, dogs, the elephant, birds, monkeys, the deer family, horses, cows, the lion, and more.
Here are modern, easy, and inexpensive techniques for binding new books and for rebinding old volumes. The best elementary book available, it will benefit beginners and experienced hands alike. 261 illustrations.
Handiest Russian dictionary in print, with surprising amount of information, including accent changes in declension and conjugation, irregular forms, special treatment of perfectives, etc. Used in scores of colleges. Over 70,000 entries.
Two books bound together, from religious period of one of the most renowned and representative thinkers. Written for laymen, thus easy to understand, it is penetrating and brilliant as well. Illuminations of age-old religious questions from a pragmat...
Best one-volume guide to 140 native trees and important escapes. Full descriptions, woodlore, range, other information. Over 600 illustrations. Handy pocket size. "One of the best books we have ever seen about trees." -- "Woodmen of the World Magazin...
Volume 1 of classic history. One of the world's foremost historians chronicles the major forces and events in the history of the Western and Byzantine Empires from the death of Theodosius (A.D. 395) to the death of Justinian (A.D. 565).