Автор: Petrovskaya, Kyra Название: Russian Cookbook ISBN: 0486273296 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780486273297 Издательство: Dover Рейтинг: Цена: 937 р. Наличие на складе: Есть (более 5-х шт.) Описание: Easy-to-follow instructions, adapted for modern American cooking, for over 200 mouthwatering traditional dishes: borsch, shashlik of salmon, Russian squab in sour cream, potato kotlety, pirozhki and pirogi, blini, paskha and many more. Also origins of Russian foods, helpful hints on buying and preparing foods, much else. Definition of terms.
Автор: Strowbridge, Clarence C. Название: American Short Story Masterpieces ISBN: 0486499138 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780486499130 Издательство: Dover Рейтинг: Цена: 274 р. Наличие на складе: Есть (5 шт.) Описание: An affordable compilation of more than a dozen of the best American short stories features tales by Hawthorne, Twain, James, Cheever, Wharton, and Cather. Contents include "The Fall of the House of Usher" by Edgar Allan Poe, F. Scott Fitzgerald's "The Diamond as Big as the Ritz," Stephen Crane's "The Open Boat," and "A Worn Path" by Eudora Welty.
Описание: This anthology of entertaining tales features the works of early American authors such as Benjamin Franklin and stories by 20th-century writers, including Dorothy Parker, Langston Hughes, and James Thurber. Additional contributors include Edgar Allan Poe, Harriet Beecher Stowe, Herman Melville, Bret Harte, Mark Twain, James Branch Cabell, and others.
"Looking for a good book? Treasury of American Pen & Ink Illustration 1881-1938 is a coffee-table-style book of outstanding black and white art that is magnificent to look through and should be in every art lover's home." -- Rushford Public Library A combination of technological advances and a vast reservoir of native talent led to a golden age in American illustration during the period between the Gilded Age and the dawn of World War II. Popular magazines such as Century, Scribner's, Puck, and Life launched the careers of many aspiring illustrators, including Edwin Austin Abbey, Howard Pyle, Maxfield Parrish, Frederic Remington, Charles Dana Gibson, Rockwell Kent, and many others. This collection features more than 230 reproductions of the finest pen-and-ink drawings by more than 100 artists during the heyday of the illustrated magazine, from 1881 to 1938. In addition to images from popular magazines, the survey features illustrations from newspapers and books that recapture a broad range of expressions of artistic imagination and experimentation. The compilation includes an informative Introduction by designer and art historian Fridolf Johnson, which traces the history and development of pen-and-ink illustration and chronicles America's richly varied illustrative tradition and artistic heritage.
Автор: Johnson, Evelyne Название: A First Cookbook for Children ISBN: 0486242757 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780486242750 Издательство: Dover Рейтинг: Цена: 391 р. Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ.
Описание: Finally, a beginning cookbook designed especially for children and one that adds the fun of coloring to the joy of cooking. "A First Cookbook for Children" contains a wide variety of yummy, mouth-watering recipes that kids love and love to fix: cheeseburgers, chicken, pizza, salads, sauces, desserts, dips, and much more. Assuming no previous cooking experience, the author gently guides the reader from start to finish with special sections on muffins, cakes, meat loaf, chicken, dips & dunks, corn bread, scalloped potatoes, biscuits, salads, hamburgers, fish, cookies, macaroni & cheese, pancakes, candies, dressings, pizza, baked ham, crudites, and rice. Simple, easy-to-follow instructions plus clear explanations of ingredients and utensils take a child through each step of food preparation and actual cooking. A helpful introduction includes lists of necessary equipment and basic ingredients along with five sample menus. A fun first cookbook for kids ages 10 and up, this volume offers 60 sure-to-please recipes."
Описание: Harrison Fisher's portraits of healthy, poised, active, and confident women set the standard of American beauty in the early 20th century — and he enjoyed a celebrity status that was unparalleled for an illustrator. This original publication compiles his very best black-and-white and color illustrations for Cosmopolitan, The Saturday Evening Post, books, and other publications.
Описание: Comprehensive, well-illustrated survey of domestic and public architecture—from earliest known buildings along Atlantic coast to French and Spanish styles of early 1800s in the South and West. Vigorous and entertaining text includes accounts of plans, materials, methods.
Описание: This compact volume offers a broad selection of the most important documents in American history: the Nineteenth Amendment to the Constitution, which ratified women's right to vote; the Supreme Court's decision on Brown v. Board of Education; and the Heroism and Horror portion of the 9/11 Commission Report; as well as presidential speeches, Acts and Declarations of Congress, essays, letters, and much more. The compilation of more than 70 documents opens with nineteenth-century speeches by Red Cloud (The Great Spirit Made Us Both) and Chief Joseph (I Will Fight No More Forever) and concludes with the election night speech by Senator Barack Obama on November 4, 2008. Many of the selections recapture the voices of great Americans, from Martin Luther King's I Have a Dream speech to Franklin D. Roosevelt's 1941 The Four Freedoms State of the Union Message, the Apollo 11 astronaut narratives from the moon, and addresses by Susan B. Anthony, John Muir, Margaret Sanger, William Jennings Bryan, and many others. Brief introductions to each document place the works in historical context.
Описание: About 1912, a renaissance of interest in early American architecture occurred that claimed the attention of a broad cross-section of the culture. It was demonstrated not only by being a popular topic in books and magazines, but also by the public's passion for collecting American antique furniture, and by students and architects traveling through different regions of the nation and photographing the most notable architectural examples. In the 1930s, the classic constructions from this earlier time mingled with the new materials and efficient designs, and the great American country house was born. This treasury showcases some of the finest American country houses produced during that unusually fruitful period. Culled from many of the best architectural firms of the time, the volume includes numerous detailed floor plans, lively sketches, and breathtaking photographs of exteriors and interiors. From simple cottages to functional family homes to sprawling estates, a wide variety of styles is represented. Celebrating the stately form, quiet technique, and balance and simplicity that is at the heart of every well-built American country house, anyone interested in history, art, and architecture will find in this collection an inspiring vision.
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