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- A&C Black 2010; US$ 22.10
Aluminium is a versatile and easily obtainable material which can be decorated in a number of ways. This book covers various methods of colouring including painting and drawing, low-tech colouring, submersion dyes, anodising, resists, digital printing and sublimation printing. There are also sections on sealing pigment into the metal, assembly and... more...
- F+W Media 2011; US$ 17.99
Watches are more than devices useful for monitoring the time you have left in a day, assessing where the day went or when you need to be someplace. They look good, they help keep life organized and they can be some of the most impressive collectibles or heirlooms you will ever find. Within the book of this time keeper's must-have, you will discover... more...
- Tuttle Publishing 2011; US$ 12.95
NETSUKE artists have carved an imperishable niche for themselves in the hearts of collectors and connoisseurs everywhere. Among the many Japanese objets d'art, few have aroused greater admiration than the netsuke. This miniature piece of Japanese sculpture, approximately 1 1/2 inches in size, was designed (in the absence of pockets on kimonos) as... more...
- Tuttle Publishing 1989; US$ 45.00
Among the growing number of books dealing with the fascinating miniature sculptures of Japan known as netsuke, none so far has treated the subject specifically from the viewpoint of the amateur collector. It is the purpose of the present volume to answer the need for such a guide. The book fulfills this purpose by organizing for the first time in... more...
- Tuttle Publishing 2012; US$ 12.95
Roughly a century ago, when Japan emerged from the long seclusion of the Edo period and opened her doors to the West, a treasury of fascinating objets d'art was exposed to view. By no means the least fascinating among the discoveries by Westerners were the miniature works of art known as netsuke. These tiny masterpieces of sculpture (mostly in ivory... more...
- The History Press 2012; US$ 14.57
The Birmingham City Miscellany - a book on the Blues like no other, packed with facts, stats, trivia, stories and legend. Delve deep to find out all about the events and people who have shaped the club into what it is today. Featured here are a plethora of stories on this charismatic football club ranging from how the club was formed, to little-known... more...
- Amsterdam University Press 2012; US$ 70.00
This richly illustrated volume analyses eight new Celtic gold hoards from the southern Netherlands and Belgium, consisting of gold coinage and in several cases also gold ornaments. The study of these hoards provides a wealth of new information on the archaeological contexts in which they were found, on the dating of many coin types and jewelry, and... more...
- Taylor Trade Publishing 2011; US$ 14.99
Lest We Forget serves as a tribute to our men and women in service both past and present. It derives its title from the poem ?Recessional? by Rudyard Kipling, often used as a tribute in war memorials, while its contents chronicle our military history since the Revolution through 150 iconic artifacts. It showcases such diverse items as the Washington... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 248.00
For a full list of entries, contributors, and more, visit the Encyclopedia of American Folk Art web site. This is the first comprehensive, scholarly study of a most fascinating aspect of American history and culture. Generously illustrated with both black and white and full-color photos, this A-Z encyclopedia covers every aspect of American folk... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 2000; US$ 67.50
A rich and lively examination of this curious and pervasive tradition.Karal Ann Marling visits dozens of roadside attractions, viewing them analytically, intellectually, and enthusiastically, tracing each one through folklore and literature. Heavily illustrated, this book takes the reader on the road to examine these treasures and all that they represent. more...