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Bricks and Mortals: Ten Great Buildings and the People They Made
Bricks and Mortals: Ten Great Buildings and the People They Made

Tom Wilkinson · Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Format: Hardcover

Longlisted for the Guardian First Book Award 2014 We don't just look at buildings: their facades, beautiful or ugly, conceal the spaces we inhabit. We are born, work, love and die in architecture. We buy and sell it, rent it and squat in it, create and destroy it. These aspects of buildings...
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Painting Nature in Watercolor with Cathy Johnson: 37 Step-by-Step Demonstrations Using Watercolor Pencil and Paint
Painting Nature in Watercolor with Cathy Johnson: 37 Step-by-Step Demonstrations Using Watercolor Pencil and Paint

Cathy Johnson · North Light Books
Format: Book

Breathe fresh air into your watercolors! Capture the wonders of nature!From crashing waves to sculptured deserts, from grand sunsets to humble wildflowers, from backyard discoveries to exotic getaways, the natural world offers inspiration enough for a lifetime! In this book, one of today's...
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The Beatles Lyrics: The Stories Behind the Music, Including the Handwritten Drafts of More Than 100 Classic Beatles Songs
The Beatles Lyrics: The Stories Behind the Music, Including the Handwritten Drafts of More Than 100 Classic Beatles Songs

Hunter Davies · Little, Brown and Company; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

The definitive book of Beatles songs, shown as first written by their own hands and put into authoritative context, for the 50th anniversary of the Beatles coming to America.For the Beatles, writing songs was a process that could happen anytime -- songs we all know by heart often began...
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100 Essential Things You Didn't Know You Didn't Know about Math and the Arts
100 Essential Things You Didn't Know You Didn't Know about Math and the Arts

John D. Barrow · W. W. Norton & Company; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

A fascinating exploration of maths connection to the arts. At first glance, the worlds of math and the arts might not seem like comfortable neighbors. But as mathematician John D. Barrow points out, they have a strong and natural affinityafter all, math is the study of all patterns, and the world...
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The Art Abandonment Project: Create and Share Random Acts of Art
The Art Abandonment Project: Create and Share Random Acts of Art

Michael deMeng · North Light Books
Format: Paperback

Art sharing at its sneakiest!Art sharing at its sneakiest!The Art Abandonment Project is your guide to expressing yourself through random acts of art! Create something for the joy of making it, and then leave it for an unsuspecting person to find--be it on a shelf at the library, a park...
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National Geographic The National Parks: An Illustrated History
National Geographic The National Parks: An Illustrated History

Kim Heacox · National Geographic
Pages: 367
Format: Print book

An inspired tribute to the astonishing beauty and priceless cultural treasures of America's National Parks, this volume is a lavish celebration of the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service. National Geographic The National Parks collects the very best of National Geographic's photographs,...
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The Library of Congress Illustrated Timeline of the Civil War
The Library of Congress Illustrated Timeline of the Civil War

Margaret E. Wagner · Little, Brown and Company; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

With striking visuals from the Library of Congress unparalleled archive, THE LIBRARY OF CONGRESS ILLUSTRATED TIMELINE OF THE CIVIL WAR is an authoritative and engaging narrative of the domestic conflict that determined the course of American history. A detailed chronological timeline of the war captures...
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Washington's Monument: And the Fascinating History of the Obelisk
Washington's Monument: And the Fascinating History of the Obelisk

John Steele Gordon · Bloomsbury USA, 2016.
Pages: 224
Format: Print book

Conceived soon after the American Revolution ended, the great monument to George Washington was not finally completed until almost a century later; the great obelisk was finished in 1884, and remains the tallest stone structure in the world at 555 feet. The story behind its construction...
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Complete Guide to Art Techniques and Materials: Everything there is to know about the art world
Complete Guide to Art Techniques and Materials: Everything there is to know about the art world

Ian Sidaway · Chartwell Books
Pages: 288
Format: Print book

Confused by the vast array of art materials out there? Unsure how to distinguish between those you must have to create your art and others that might be a wasted expense? Looking to try out a new medium but don't know where to start? If so, you've come to the right source! The Complete...
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