Описание: Antique and Collectible Dollhouses and Their Furnishings features pictures and information on over 200 dollhouses from Europe and America dating from the mid-1800s through the 1970s. This extensive book depicts 2,000 different examples of furniture, dolls, and accessories. With over 800 color photographs provided through the help of more than 50 individual collectors, this book is a must for anyone interested in dollhouses and furniture. Company products illustrated include Bliss, Silber & Fleming, Amersham, Tudor Toy, Christian Hacker, Gottschalk, Lines/Tri-ang, Bartons, Reliable, Lynnfield, and many more. For the first time, furniture from the Wisconsin Toy Company, Kage Company, and Menasha Woodenware Corporation is pictured and identified. Included as well are a price guide and list of sources for obtaining dollhouses and furniture.
Автор: Bennett, Paul Название: Home furnishings workbook ISBN: 1841389528 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781841389523 Издательство: Anova Рейтинг: Цена: 761 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: For too long the secrets of successful soft furnishings have been in the hands of the professionals. This volume reveals workroom techniques to help revolutionize the way we sew. Each title in this series looks at what happens to a country`s people when disaster strikes, and shows how the world mobilizes its forces to help. Case studies, eye-witness accounts and photos are included to help children understand scenes they see on TV and encourage them to think from a new perspective.
Описание: In the middle of the twentieth century, Denmark, Sweden, Norway, and Finland, four countries with a total population no larger than New York City, impacted the world of design to a degree never before seen and unlikely to be repeated. Scandinavian Modern design already had a solid domestic audience, and the Post-World War II American consumer was ready for the distinctive style and the fine quality it offered. With a focus on more than 60 designers, this extensively researched book presents the furniture and household objects especially those of wood and metal. of the Scandinavian Modern style, beginning in the 1930s and culminating in the 1970s. Hundreds of photographs and a comprehensive introduction, historical timeline, and appendices of furniture makers and designers, distributors, and sources are included. Detailed captions with current prices, a large bibliography, and an index make this book a valuable reference and a must for all collectors, dealers, and researchers of Scandinavian design.
Автор: Clune Brian Название: California`s Historic Haunts ISBN: 0764347063 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780764347061 Издательство: Schiffer Рейтинг: Цена: 2159 р. Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ.
Описание: Visit 25 of Californias most haunted and historic sites. Wander the halls of Camarillo State Hospital to hear ghostly children laughing and objects moving without assistance from the living. Consider whether restless soldiers are still in the tunnels where they were killed -- could this be a legend? Is there a cryptozoological creature known as the "Billiwhack Monster" at Rancho Camulos? Could there be truth to the phantom stagecoach that can be heard and seen late at night at Vallecito, then continuing on before vanishing from sight? Each site is explored by the authors and Planet Paranormal Investigations to give the visitor or potential investigator all the tools necessary for a rewarding experience. All sites are open to the public and this comprehensive historic guide supplies visitor information, tools of the trade, and a full glossary.
Автор: Honeycutt, Mira Advani Название: California`s central coast ISBN: 0811851672 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780811851671 Издательство: Abrams Рейтинг: Цена: 1714 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: Whether you`re looking for a lush picnic spot and a glass of bubbly, or panoramic views accompanied by a tasting flight of robust Rhone blends, this work provides helpful tips. It also reveals the distinctive art and architecture that abound in the wineries, while fine cuisine, fresh produce, and eclectic shopping are never far away.
Описание: New edition with a new cover and lightly updated.
Автор: Brad & Brian Witherell Название: California`s Best ISBN: 0764308416 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780764308413 Издательство: Schiffer Рейтинг: Цена: 10925 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: This is the most comprehensive study of Old West art and antiques from the Golden State to date. Best quality furniture, gold and silver objects, gold quartz jewelry, gambling tools, firearms, Bowie knives, and beer advertising items of California significance from 1850 to 1920 are shown in over 700 color photos with extensive descriptions and history. An extensive directory of California makers and manufacturers is especially useful for reference. Californias Old West legacy is captured in the dramatic imagery and carefully researched explanations.
Описание: Acquaint yourself with spirits who roam miles and miles along Californias gorgeous central coastline. Stroll through haunted halls of missions in the footsteps of Chumash Indians and Spanish conquistadors. Make your way to the Santa Maria Inn, which is filled with ghosts from its illustrious past who regularly use the elevator. Spend some time in Summerland, or heaven, the first Spiritualist colony in the U.S., and meet Hector, the young boy who inhabits The Big Yellow House. Explore the theory of a parallel universe and different dimensions. Enter the world of Robbie, a young boy whose life was cut short by an evil entity that still travels between this world and the next to hide his wicked crime. So join the spirits along Californias central coast and spend time within an incredible vortex of paranormal energy!
Автор: Anita Yasuda Название: Haunted Monterey Peninsula ISBN: 0764331515 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780764331510 Издательство: Schiffer Рейтинг: Цена: 1904 р. Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ.
Описание: The Monterey Peninsula, in California, is alive with ghosts and spirits. Spend time with a ghostly lady in a black dress who occupies a rocking chair at the Robert Louis Stevenson House. Read about a phantom woman in Pebble Beach who frightens drivers when she appears in the middle of the road. Examine the peculiar appearances of Montereys famous sea serpent, "Bobo," and the ghost of Father Junipero Serra that returns annually to Carmel Mission to say Mass. Experience disembodied voices, phantom ships, and ghostly spirits wandering historic adobes, hotels, and roadways of the Peninsula. Unusual paranormal stories are compiled here, including the ghost of a Chinese fisherman, a Devils Ship, a Haunted Lighthouse, and more.
Автор: Beard Название: Upholsterers & Interior Furnishing ISBN: 0300071353 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780300071351 Издательство: Yale University Press Рейтинг: Цена: 6064 р. Наличие на складе: Невозможна поставка.
Описание: A history of the upholstery trade in Britain over 300 years, this text surveys the changing styles that affected this art form, the craftsmen who made the furniture and the kings and courtiers who purchased it, and the events - from coronations to funerals - at which upholstery played a part.
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