Автор: Mary Morrison Название: Snow Babies, Santas, and Elves ISBN: 0887404936 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780887404931 Издательство: Schiffer Рейтинг: Цена: 3332 р. Наличие на складе: Нет в наличии.
Описание: Snow babies appeal not only to Christmas enthusiasts, but to collectors of dolls, figurines, and miniatures. Principally manufactured in Germany in the early part of this century, these tiny grouted figures decorated cakes in England and mantel pieces in the United States. Today they are avidly sought by collectors, who still use them to create little winter scenes. This carefully researched and documented book explores the origins of snow babies. (Were they created to honor Marie Peary, the daughter of Admiral Peary and the first white baby born in Northern Greenland?) The collection of 700 color photographs, the largest ever published, displays exquisite all-white pieces and the smaller action snow babies. It also introduces the reader to the rare blue and pink snow pieces. Included are chapters on bisque Santas (over 150 of them), elves, dwarves, snowmen, buildings, animals, and other pieces that are collected and displayed with snow babies. A rarity scale and price guide are included.
Описание: From the author of French Country Hideaways comes an enticing new insider’s entree to Paris. Eschewing the larger hotels and chains, Casey O’Brien Blondes has put together an impeccable list of four-star escapes carefully selected for their interior design, authenticity, panache, and personalized service. Grouped by theme—including literary, historic, and boudoir—the hotels present an enticing range of decor, from the timeless splendor of the Raphael, with its incomparable view of the Arch de Triomphe from its lush rooftop garden restaurant, to the minimalist verve of Hotel le A, off the Faubourg Saint-Honore, where graphic black-and-white decor harmonize with Gallic elan. Each is unique, yet all share in common family or manager ownership, fewer than 100 rooms, generous room size, and very distinctive French style. With lush color photography and in-depth descriptions of each hotel, including a list of neighborhood restaurants, boutiques, gourmet treats, curiosities, or walking tours, Parisian Hideaways is a must for anyone longing to escape to or be inspired by the City of Lights.
Описание: Recipes Crafts and Games for Enchanting Celebrations. Fairy Parties has all you need ideas, activities, recipes, and craft projects to throw an unforgettable fairy-themed celebration.
Автор: Dee Hockenberry Название: Enchanting Friends ISBN: 0887407234 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780887407239 Издательство: Schiffer Рейтинг: Цена: 3332 р. Наличие на складе: Нет в наличии.
Описание: Four of the worlds most beloved storybook characters are the focus of this delightful new book. A.A. Milnes Winnie the Pooh, Johnny Gruelles Raggedy Ann Stories, Florence K. Uptons Golliwoggs Adventures, and Seymour Eatons Adventures of the Roosevelt Bears have inspired related books, art works, beloved stuffed toys, licensed products and interpretations for several generations--highlighted here in this delightful collectors guide. Each of these famous four storybook characters has an individual history which is charmingly related after extensive research by author Dee Hockenberry. The other books in each of their series, major playmates of the principal characters, dolls inspired by the characters, and modern products based on the characters all are featured in this interesting presentation. Over 600 color photographs show the tremendous variety of material that can be found relating to these characters. The useful price guide provides current market value. Readers will be enchanted by these stories and their far-reaching influence world-wide.
Описание: Featuring stunning escapes selected for their unique views, unrivaled décor, and one-of-a-kind ambience, this book is the perfect gift for both the sophisticated traveler and the interiors aficionado. Every traveler wants to feel as if they are the first to discover their destination—that’s why staying somewhere fresh, somewhere that is still a well-kept secret, is so important. Travel journalist and hotel expert Meg Nolan Van Reesema has combed the Caribbean for the most exotic, exclusive places to stay, from the relaxed, chic bungalows of Hermitage Bay in Antigua with their dark wood furnishings and freestanding tubs, to the open-air guest rooms of Jade Mountain in St. Lucia with unparalleled views of the Piton peaks, and The Fustic House, an exceptional private estate in Barbados with an Oliver Messel design that allows guests to enjoy every island breeze. Luxuriate in the spectacular Balinese furnishings of Anguilla’s Bird of Paradise Villa, or relax in the cosseted bliss of the Colleton Suite at Cobblers Cove in Barbados, a classic English interior with four-poster bed, fringed curtains, and private terrace. Featuring destinations from fifteen islands, and with more than two hundred lavish photographs of stunning interiors and unforgettable ocean vistas, the book is an invaluable guide to the finest guestrooms in the Caribbean.
Автор: Christopher Lloyd Название: Enchanting the Eye ISBN: 1902163907 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781902163901 Издательство: Thames & Hudson Рейтинг: Цена: 1029 р. Наличие на складе: Нет в наличии.
Автор: Kelley Stadelman Название: Carving Elves ISBN: 0887407099 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780887407093 Издательство: Schiffer Рейтинг: Цена: 1493 р. Наличие на складе: Нет в наличии.
Описание: Working in full-size is a daunting prospect for most carvers. But, fortunately, some creatures are made small enough to be manageable. So it is with elves. These delightful mischievous characters of myth are traditionally very small, and have a liveliness about them that make them perfect subjects for carving. Kelley Stadelman takes the carver step-by-step through the process of creating a life sized elf. After years of teaching, Kelley makes carving easy and enjoyable. She begins with the blank and ends with decorative painting. The result is a wonderful creature in the primitive style that will adorn your home or shop. Each step is illustrated with a color photograph and descriptive caption. Patterns are included for the main project and several similar projects that are shown in the gallery. This is a great project for the beginning or intermediate carver!
Автор: Dee Hockenberry Название: More Enchanting Friends ISBN: 0764305131 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780764305139 Издательство: Schiffer Рейтинг: Цена: 3907 р. Наличие на складе: Нет в наличии.
Описание: Dee Hockenberry brings home some of the worlds favorite storybook characters and cuddle partners in a pictorial review of teddy bears and dolls. Enjoy Raggedy Ann and Andy, Beatrix Potters delightful creatures, the Golliwog, all the absurd characters from Alice in Wonderland, and Winnie-the-Pooh and his adventurous pals. Explore the bears evolution since first made famous, and welcomed indoors, by Teddy Roosevelt. Punkinhead, Paddington, and storybook characters like The Three Bears and The Busy Bears are pictured and described. A collectors guide, this book provides current values for memorabilia about these lovable characters in their many incarnations.
Автор: Trusscott Elves, Rebecca Название: The Illustrated Gardening Journal ISBN: 1908714131 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781908714138 Издательство: Thames & Hudson Цена: 686 р. Наличие на складе: Нет в наличии.
Автор: The Brothers Grimm Название: The Elves and the Shoemaker ISBN: 0789207311 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780789207319 Издательство: Abbeville Press Рейтинг: Цена: 542 р. Наличие на складе: Невозможна поставка.
Описание: This charming series retells classic fairy tales with bright illustrations and a clever tone. The stories in the Little Pebbles series have been adapted for children
today while respecting the richness and flavor of the original versions. The small size of the books and their warm, inviting illustrations will appeal to children, who will also love the game
page at the end of each book and will want to read all the books in the series.
A poor shoemaker's shop is blessed with a nightly miracle: scraps of leather left on the
worktable mysteriously become beautiful shoes that sell
immediately the next day! When the shoemaker and his wife discover who has been bringing them good fortune, they show their gratitude by leaving a special Christmas gift.
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