Автор: Gaar Gillian G. Название: The Doors: The Illustrated History ISBN: 0760346909 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780760346907 Издательство: Rockport/Rotovision Рейтинг: Цена: 1851 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: Although their career with their wild and unpredictable frontman lasted barely six years, The Doors are one of the most mind-blowing bands in rock history. Formed in Los Angeles in 1965 by UCLA film school acquaintances Jim Morrison and Ray Manzarek, the band became famous for a sound driven by powerful keyboards and haunting, stream-of-consciousness lyrics. Rounded out by guitarist Robbie Krieger and drummer John Densmore, the quartet released a string of six highly successful studio albums. Jim Morrison's death at age 27 didn't stop him or the band from joining the rock world's pantheon.
The Doors: The Illustrated History is an extensive, chronological examination of the band's career with Morrison - a period which, though brief, suffers no shortage of tales and anecdotes - as well as their short stint as a trio post-Morrison and their more recent collaborations with the likes of Ian Astbury, Perry Farrell, Scott Weiland, and Skrillex. Candid concert images, revealing offstage photographs, and images of memorabilia like picture sleeves, gig posters, ticket stubs, buttons, and more comprise over 250 illustrations. A roster of respected music journalists' insightful analyses of each of the band's studio releases completes this in-depth, up-close look at this intense group of musicians and the legendary music they created. No fan will want to miss it!
Описание: The Steampunk User's Manual features beautiful images and entertaining text about the incredibly popular Science Fiction subgenre that imagines future technology and fashion via a 19th century perspective and toolbox. The Steampunk User's Manual provides a conceptual how-to guide across all aspects of Steampunk that motivates and awes both the armchair enthusiast and the committed creator. The idea here is to give readers points of reference that are both refreshingly down-to-earth and completely over-the-top--that utterly doable jewellery project juxtaposed with that stunningly crazy and jaw-dropping art installation. The book features sections on fashion, art, crafts, music, large-scale installations, fiction, filmmaking, etc. By combining the functional and the delightfully out-there, The Steampunk User's Manual not only satisfies readers--it also entertains and inspires them at a very high level and provides an updated look at the world of Steampunk, which has already changed since the publication of The Steampunk Bible.
Описание: The first definitive and visual guide to the popular Sci-Fi/Victorian mash-up movement and its manifestations in popular culture.
Название: The Contemporary Illustrated Pin-Up ISBN: 0764342762 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780764342769 Издательство: Schiffer Рейтинг: Цена: 3907 р. Наличие на складе: Есть (2 шт.) Описание: From the girl next door to sexy switch-blade sisters, the pin-up girls depicted in this collection of works by 15 of todays best artists boldly display the full spectrum of the genre. Through masterful use of color and media, both traditional and digital, these artists from around the world capture the female form in ways that remain true to their forefathers (Gil Elvgren, Alberto Vargas, etc.) but also to their own contemporary styles. To dig deeper into the process, each artists section includes a statement that unveils his or her inspiration and techniques. Themes in the 280+ works included here are vast and cover everything from action, horror, and 70s cinema to mythology, comic books, science fiction, and fantasy. So, whether youre into zombies, angels, latex, burlesque, or pop-culture, there is fresh, modern pin-up art for everyone.
Название: Contemporary Living With Antiques ISBN: 9089440690 ISBN-13(EAN): 9789089440693 Издательство: ACC-distribution titles Рейтинг: Цена: 5748 р. Наличие на складе: Нет в наличии.
Автор: Roberts Название: Antiques of the future ISBN: 1584795549 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781584795544 Издательство: Abrams Рейтинг: Цена: 1754 р. Наличие на складе: Нет в наличии.
Описание: Talks about a collection of more than 250 everyday items such as lamps, toasters, tea kettles, salt and pepper shakers, all chosen for their exceptional design. Stating that the items that represent the best in design today will become the antiques of the future, this book features products that offer a good combination of form, function and fun.
Описание: National Book Award-winner and surgeon Sherwin B. Nuland tells the extraordinary story of the development of modern medicine through compelling studies of the great innovators and pioneers. Artfully selected illustrations bring the history of medicine to life as never before. This brilliant collection of life portraits of physicianscientists shows how their deeds and determination paved the way for future breakthroughs in medicine. Ranging from the legendary father of medicine, Hippocrates, to Helen Taussig, the founder of pediatric cardiology, the book is filled with the spirit of ideas and the thrill of discovery. Other medical pioneers profiled include Galen, Andreas Vesalius, Ambroise Pare, William Harvey, Giovanni Morgagni, John Hunter, Rene Laennec, Ignac Semmelweis, Rudolf Virchow, Joseph Lister, and William Stewart Halsted. Artwork and photography are married to Nuland's vivid narrative here for the first time, turning a "reading" book by a bestselling author into a treasured gift book for medical professionals and science enthusiasts.
Автор: Christian R. Jones Название: Barbershop: History and Antiques ISBN: 0764306952 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780764306952 Издательство: Schiffer Рейтинг: Цена: 4426 р. Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ.
Описание: This is not your average show and tell antique picture book! If you only think you like barbershop antiques and collectibles, this book is for you! It is the first volume that covers the entire spectrum of old-time barbershop items: poles, chairs, mugs, bottles, razors and much more. Even better, it takes you on a delightful romp through the occupational history of traditional barbershops, which are fading today. By chronicling the golden years of barbering, the book is guaranteed to be both informative and fun. Every page presents what, where, why, when, and how information. More than 900 barbershop items appear in over 650 color photographs with current market prices. You need this barbershop reference for definitive information. It will be the preferred reference beacon for many years.
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