Описание: If you love the designs, fabrics, and sheer beauty of 19th and early 20th century womens fashions, this book will be your guide and time machine. It presents over 450 enchanting color photographs of modern-day models wearing the dresses, waists, undergarments, and accessories of this elegant era, including daywear, sportswear, and formalwear. Unusual items such as fancy dress, aesthetic garments, and reform styles are explained and illustrated. This book will help both novice and expert collectors accurately identify and date their collections by evaluating the silhouette, construction, style, and details of fashionable garments. Sound advice for maintaining, laundering, and repairing them is also provided, as is an updated price guide.
Автор: Crook J Mordaunt Название: William Burges: and the High Victorian Dream ISBN: 0711233497 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780711233492 Издательство: Frances Lincoln Цена: 6683 р. Наличие на складе: Есть (1 шт.) Описание: William Burges (1827-81) was arguably the greatest of all Victorian architects. But he was more than just the creator of a modest number of fabulous, and fabulously expensive, buildings. He dreamed of hundreds more, designed dozens, and in addition created some of the most remarkable furniture and jewellery of all time.
He was an art-architect. Rich, clever, well connected and short lived, he was uncompromising, profoundly learned, skilled in every process of design and explosively inventive. A brilliant talker, pungent critic and hilarious companion, he was one of Victorian London's great eccentrics and networkers, though he was bewitched by the Middle Ages.
The great buildings that he completed include Cork Cathedral, Cardiff Castle and the even more eccentric Castell Coch, the great Yorkshire churches of Skelton and Studley Royal, the magnificent country houses of Knightshayes in Devon, and Mount Stuart on the Isle of Bute, and his own astonishing Tower House in Kensington. His furniture, fabric and jewellery designs and his unrealised projects were also hugely influential, and the former are now enthusiastically collected. This book was a landmark in Victorian studies when first published in 1981 and is now completely revised and re-illustrated substantially in colour.
Описание: Explore a golden age in architecture when architects, builders, and homeowners let their imaginations run wild. If you are thinking about renovating, remodeling, or building a Victorian home, this book will show you how the architectural features characteristic of turn-of-the-20th century architecture were used. Here are richly detailed gingerbread trims, towers, encircling porches, balconies, cornices, belvederes, large porte-cocheres, bay windows, ornamental ironwork, elaborate chimneys, and much more. All who love Victorian architecture will be informed and inspired by over 300 full color photographs of historical architectural details found here.
Название: Victorian Scrapbook ISBN: 0954795490 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780954795498 Издательство: ACC-distribution titles Рейтинг: Цена: 2467 р. Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ.
Описание: The Victorian Era represents the cradle of our modern society - a time when social change and new technology heralded an industrialised economy. By the time of Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee in 1897, claims were proudly made of the progress since her accession to the throne. Steam ships had replaced sail, the railway system had superseded the stage coach, and the motor car had just begun to replace the horse.
Not only did mass production create a new wealth of household products, ceramics, toys and games, but the arrival of cheaper printing and colour lithography made possible a profusion of printed material. The music sheets, colourful scraps, advertisements, greetings cards and children's book illustrations that fill The Victorian Scrapbook - with such vigour - all give us an insight into the life and times of our forebears. Fortunately the thousand items gathered here have survived in remarkable condition, some by chance, others by having themselves been pasted down into contemporary scrapbooks.
They all combine to celebrate a time when British ruled an Empire 'on which the sun never sets'. AUTHOR: Since the 1960s, Robert Opie has amassed an unrivalled collection of packaging. He is the author of numerous publications and has given many talks to schools, as well as on radio and television.
Описание: This three volume set on World War II German swords by LTC (Ret.) Thomas M. Johnson, a leading collector and authoritative researcher, is a follow-up to his successful and highly acclaimed four volume series on World War II German daggers by Schiffer Publishing (1995). Johnson is the author of some twenty-six reference books on the subject of German edged weaponry. This sword series has been designed to aid not only the beginning collector, but also the seasoned advanced collector and specialist. These volumes are the result of many years of arduous research conducted on both sides of the Atlantic, and are a scholarly study that is more than a perfunctory annotation and illustration of the known basis patterns. Also, the series is a study of a culture and the crafts that actually produced the blades, as well as being a manual in the art of collecting them. The embracing scope is both educational and recreational, and adds a whole new dimension to this popular collecting subject as a whole. Within these books one finds the historical background, the manufacturing techniques, constructional information, the actual basic patterns, variations and rarities, and a whole host of salient facts of absorbing interest.
Автор: Jeremy Cooper Название: Victorian & Edwardian Furn. PB ISBN: 0500280223 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780500280225 Издательство: Thames & Hudson Рейтинг: Цена: 3292 р. Наличие на складе: Невозможна поставка.
Описание: Contains a range of photographs and drawings offering comprehensive coverage of 19th-century furniture, from the Gothic revival to Art Nouveau. This work represents major designers and is suitable for collectors, dealers and scholars, and also to those concerned with the history of design or interior decoration.
Enter into a world where fashion is Victorian punk, technology hasn't surpassed the steam engine, and inventors' workshops are filled with bizarre gadgets and contraptions that you haven't imagined in your wildest dreams. This is the world of steampunk; a world that has fueled a growing subculture and is making its presence known in mainstream media. From a crafty villain and steampunk laden woman to a steam-powered pet and a flying galleon complete with sails and propellers, talented illustrator Bob Berry takes readers through the process of drawing, painting, and digitally illustrating the marvelous players and elements of the steampunk genre. As aspiring artists learn how to create steam-powered machines and gadget-toting characters, Joey Marsocci and Allison DeBlasio of Dr. Grymm Laboratories explain the history and origin of steampunk, its cultural relevance, and other interesting facts about real-life steampunk machines and their makers.
Автор: Favre Thierry Название: Railway Posters ISBN: 1851496726 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781851496723 Издательство: ACC-distribution titles Рейтинг: Цена: 3135 р. Наличие на складе: Невозможна поставка.
Описание: Railway Posters is the story of train travel through the posters of American and European railway companies. The inventive graphics created by the poster artists convey the excitement and nostalgia that accompany today's perceptions of train travel; taking the reader on a journey from their first experience of trains as miniature sets in their family home to the necessity of train travel in their adult life. This large-format book showcases the beautiful posters in all their splendour as well as providing an historical commentary. Features posters by artists including Cassandre, Alesi, Dorival, Otto Ernst, Fix-Masseau, Villemot and Zenobel.
Автор: Beverley Cole Название: Railway Posters 1923-1947 ISBN: 1856690148 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781856690140 Издательство: Laurence King Publishing Ltd Рейтинг: Цена: 2962 р. Наличие на складе: Невозможна поставка.
Описание: This book shows over 200 posters dating from the railways` heyday prior to nationalization. The book explains the history of the companies and examines their attitude to poster advertising.
Автор: Heller Steven, Chwast Seymour Название: Graphic Style: From Victorian to New Century ISBN: 0810997916 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780810997912 Издательство: Abrams Рейтинг: Цена: 2969 р. Наличие на складе: Невозможна поставка.
Описание: From Victorian to New Century. Survey of graphic design styles through the ages, first published in 1988, it has become an essential resource for designers and students. With more than 700 illustrations, it is the only wide-ranging history of graphic design to be completely visual, and many readers treasure it fot its amazing trove of images. This new edition has been brought completely visual, and many readers treasure it for its amazing trove of images. This new edition has been brought completely up to date, with sections devoted to styles of the twenty-first century.
Описание: A how-to jewellery-making book that features 30 stringing, wirework, hammering, stamping, stitching, gluing, off-loom beadwork designs. It offers an overview of a design trend that is a part of the literary, industrial design, fashion, and popular culture scene.
Описание: The first edition of "The Dictionary of Victorian Painters" was published in 1971 and contained details of 1,800 artists together with 250 illustrations. It became an accepted text book on Victorian artists and was reprinted four times until a second, revised and enlarged edition with 11,000 entries and 550 illustrations appeared in 1978. "The Dictionary" is now revised in two volumes, each complementary to one another yet entirely independent works, depending on the particular interest of the reader. Thislume contains a scholarly introduction of some 70 pages in which the author discusses the development and importance of Victorian painters and their work setting it within the context of the time. This prepares the reader for the visual examples which follow, 750 black and white and 40 colour plates. The examples which are included show the tremendous output and range of paintings of the time and provide the reader with a visual account of this period in British art. Illustrations, for the most part arranged alphabetically by artist, are a representative selection and provide a picture of the full range of Victorian art. As a visual reference this title should prove useful and will occupy a place in most libraries, art galleries, museums and anywhere that people wish to check details or learn more about one of the most productive periods in British art.
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