Автор: Griffin Emma Название: Liberty`s Dawn ISBN: 0300205252 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780300205251 Издательство: Yale University Press Рейтинг: Цена: 1575 р. Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ.
Описание: Looks at hundreds of autobiographies penned between 1760 and 1900 to offer an account of how the Industrial Revolution was experienced by the working class. This book shows how it raised incomes, improved literacy and offered exciting opportunities for political action.
Автор: Griffin Emma Название: Liberty`s Dawn ISBN: 0300151802 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780300151800 Издательство: Yale University Press Цена: 3032 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: Candace Wheeler emerged as the leading American textile designer of the late nineteenth century by educating herself to match and then surpass the
accomplishments of advanced European designers. Moving from embroidery to the design of fabrics and interiors, she wrote influential books on decorating and was a driving force
behind the professionalisation of women in the design field. This book contains a biographical essay and a catalogue of over 100 designs for textiles, wallpaper, and other interior
furnishings by Wheeler and her associates.
This book is the catalogue for an exhibition held at The Metropolitan Museum of Art from 9th October 2001 to 6th January
Описание: Since the 1960s, the best Victorian Staffordshire ceramic figures pieces have achieved values rivaling porcelain figures from Dresden and Meissen. Over 350 beautiful images here display the figures produced from 1875 onward at their best, both original pieces and later reproductions. The Parr-Kent Factory; Sampson Smith; James Sadler & Sons, Ltd.; Lancaster & Sons, Ltd.; Joseph Unwin & Co.; and Arthur J. Wilkinson, Ltd. are shown to have made figures ranging from portraits to a menagerie of animals. Among the famous personages represented are Queen Victoria, Robert Baden-Powell, Winston Churchill, Horatio Nelson, and Woodrow Wilson. The informative text gives tips on determining original figures from reproductions, brief histories of the Staffordshire factories involved, and important information on values, with value codes in the captions. This is a wonderful companion volume to the authors three previous informative texts on this subject, covering the period 1835-1875.
Описание: A comprehensive publication on English, Scottish, Welsh, and Irish paintings and pastels by artists born before 1841 in the collection of The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Ranging in date from the late 16th through the third quarter of the 19th century, it includes 140 works that are by such major artists as Peake, Lely, Hogarth, and, Reynolds.
Описание: An illustrated identification guide to all the types of mobile field artillery (wheeled) adopted for service by US military forces (Army, Navy, Marine Corps) in the modernera. Covers the period from 1875 and the first breechloading, rifled guns through types adopted during the Korean War. Major types profiled are field and infantry artillery, mountain guns, siege artillery, anti-tank guns and naval landing guns. Each type of gun is described in text, drawings, and photographs. Included are the history of the types development, major features, production, combat usage and comments about surviving examples. It will prove to be a valuable reference guide to military historians, students of artillery technology, and those caring for or collecting surviving examples. This is the first comprehensive guide to American mobile artillery ever to be published.
Описание: This beautiful and informative volume continues where the authors two-volume set, Victorian Staffordshire Figures, 1835-1875**, ended, expanding on these works. Over 1,100 mid-nineteenth century British historical ceramic figures are shown here in over 860 beautiful color photographs organized and numbered to coincide with the previous set, allowing this volume to merge seamlessly with it. Also included are sound advice on collecting Victorian Staffordshire figures, histories of the people represented, numerous source listings, relevant bibliographical details, and a thorough guide to current market prices in both British pounds and U.S. dollars. This book will delight everyone interested in nineteenth-century Staffordshire ceramics and history, earthenware figures, and folk art.
Описание: Collecting Staffordshire ceramic figures, a particularly English folk art, has expanded from its origins to include much of the English speaking world. This work, in two books, details and illustrates the range and depth of figures made by the potters. Over 2,900 figures are illustrated in the two books, virtually all in the brilliant color which was imperative for the beauty and simplicity of the figures to be fully appreciated. Many of these figures have never before been recorded. A history of the figures, together with sources and relevant bibliographical details, are included, along with a guide to current prices. Victorian Staffordshire Figures 1835-1875, Book Two details Religous and Temperance Figures; Hunters and Huntsmen; Shepherds, Gardeners, Harvesters, and Pastoral Scenes; Other Pursuits, Pastimes, and Occupations; Children with Animals; Dogs; Animals; Houses, Cottages, and Castles; and Sport and Miscellaneous.
Описание: This new biography of Edouard Nieuport, written by his grandson Grard Pommier, details the brilliant solutions he applied to cycling and automobiles before turning to aircraft later made famous by pilots of nearly all Allied nations in the First World War. Described are the achievements of this extraordinarily talented engineer (who died at age thirty-six), of his brother Charles (killed less than two years later), and of the splendid company bearing their name which at one time led the world in airplane production, and continued its activity until 1936. The book is enhanced by many unpublished photographs from the Nieuport/Pommier archives.
Автор: Booth, Sam Название: Furniture for Interior Design ISBN: 1780673221 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781780673226 Издательство: Laurence King Publishing Ltd Рейтинг: Цена: 2853 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: This comprehensive, practical guide explores how contemporary furniture is used within interior design to define a space, create division and enclosure, and alter or redefine circulation.
Описание: Looks at an important constitutional freedom that today is largely forgotten: the right of assembly. This title demonstrates that the forgetting of assembly and the embrace of association loses sight of important dimensions of our constitutional tradition.
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