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The Carved Cupboard

Author : Amy Le Feuvre
ISBN : 9781406865134
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Manual Of Traditional Wood Carving

Author : Paul N. Hasluck
ISBN : 9780486154183
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
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Superb guide to every aspect of the craft combines practical instruction with more than 1,000 photos and diagrams. Projects range from simple — boxes, chests, chairs — to complex — tables, cabinets, beds.

Highlights Of The Untermyer Collection Of English And Continental Decorative Arts

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ISBN : 9780870991691
Genre : Decoration and ornament
File Size : 66. 33 MB
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American Furniture In The Metropolitan Museum Of Art

Author : Frances Gruber Safford
ISBN : 9781588392336
Genre : Furniture
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The Metropolitan Museum's preeminent collection of early colonial furniture is expertly documented in this long-awaited publication. It covers the full spectrum of furniture forms made during the 17th and early 18th centuries--from chairs and other seating to tables, boxes, various types of chests and cupboards, and desks. Each of the 141 objects is thoroughly described with detailed information on provenance, construction, condition, inscriptions, dimensions, and materials. Photographed anew in color for this volume, each piece is explicated in terms of the styles and craftsmanship of the period and is evaluated in light of comparative pieces in public and private collections throughout the country. One appendix contains photographic details of construction and decorative elements, and another has drawings of joints and moldings.

Making Antique Furniture Reproductions

Author : Franklin H. Gottshall
ISBN : 0486279766
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
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This book introduces the fundamentals of cabinetmaking and woodworking and provides advice on selecting hardware, finishing and other aspects of the craft. Includes forty classic projects with instructions and measured drawings.

Jasmine Skies

Author : Sita Brahmachari
ISBN : 9781497698918
Genre : Young Adult Fiction
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Mira Levenson is excited to visit India for the first time. But upon arriving she is hurled into new sights, sounds, sweltering heat, and deeply buried family secrets. From the moment Mira meets Janu she feels an instant connection to him. Nothing is as she imagined it—and suddenly home feels a long way away. But Mira is determined to uncover the truth about her family, and she must also make a decision that will break someone’s heart.

Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen

Author : Hans Christian Andersen
ISBN : 9781446548530
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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This book was originally published in 1916. It contains 24 of Hans Andersen's most famous tales illustrated by many of Harry Clarke's enchanting colour plates and his fascinating black and white line drawings. Many of the earliest children's books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. Pook Press are working to republish these classic works in affordable, high quality editions, using the original text and artwork so these works can delight another generation of children.

The Tudors In 100 Objects

Author : John Matusiak
ISBN : 9780750969284
Genre : History
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This seminal period of British history is a far-off world in which poverty, violence and superstition went hand-in-hand with opulence, religious virtue and a thriving cultural landscape, at once familiar and alien to the modern reader. John Matusiak sets out to shed new light on the lives and times of the Tudors by exploring the objects they left behind. Among them, a silver-gilt board badge discarded at Bosworth Field when Henry VII won the English crown; a signet ring that may have belonged to Shakespeare; the infamous Halifax gibbet, on which some 100 people were executed; scientific advancements such as a prosthetic arm and the first flushing toilet; and curiosities including a ladies’ sun mask, ‘Prince Arthur’s hutch’ and the Danny jewel, which was believed to be made from the horn of a unicorn. The whole vivid panorama of Tudor life is laid bare in this thought-provoking and frequently myth-shattering narrative, which is firmly founded upon contemporary accounts and the most up-to-date results of modern scholarship. "Everything you wanted to know about the Merrie England of the Tudors and some things you probably did not. If the Tudors seem far removed, they are also curiously modern. They had spectacles and metal prosthetic arms, while a “fuming pot” was but a prototype Air Wick. Matusiak’s mini essays accompanying the photographs are perfectly sculpted and the book is beautiful to hold." - Charlotte Heathcote, The Sunday Express

Making Furniture Masterpieces

Author : Franklin H. Gottshall
ISBN : 9780486156729
Genre : Antiques & Collectibles
File Size : 68. 17 MB
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Step-by-step instructions, illustrations for constructing handsome, useful pieces, among them a Sheraton desk, Chippendale chair, Spanish desk, Queen Anne table, and a William and Mary dressing mirror.

Decorative Style

Author : Kevin McCloud
ISBN : 9780671691424
Genre : House & Home
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Shows forty decorating styles and demonstrates special painting techniques

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