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Hodgson Ian: Great Garden Design: Contemporary Inspiration for Outdoor Spaces

Скачать книгу (размер 891 Kb , формат fb2, страниц 176) Аннотация: This book presents the best garden designs of the last five years from more than 50 top garden designers. It offers design solutions for every situation, every area, all tastes and budgets, and any size of garden. It draws on the talents of celebrated designers such as Tom Stuart Smith, Luciano Giubbilei, Cleve West, Dan Pearson and Joe Swift. It also showcases the work of lesser-known designers…

Manning Mick: The Beatles

Скачать книгу (размер 238 Kb , формат fb2, страниц 48) Аннотация: Mick and Brita tell the story of the Beatles in the vivid and exciting way which has become the hall mark of their books. The story begins... John Lennon's Liverpool childhood with Auntie Mimi, and his school band The Quarrymen; the friendships with Paul McCartney and George Harrison, and their entry into the band; renaming the band The Beatles; the arrival of Brian Epstein as manager; the tour…

Crook J. Mordaunt: William Burges and the High Victorian Dream

Скачать книгу (размер 1 952 Kb , формат fb2, страниц 384) Аннотация: 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…

Mannen Rick: Beautiful Tractors: Portraits of Iconic Models

Скачать книгу (размер 565 Kb , формат fb2, страниц 112) Аннотация: Portraits of 40 majestic models The best-selling Beautiful... series has seen a plethora of handsome thoroughbreds step into the spotlight to have their looks preserved for posterity. Now our leading portrait photographer focuses his lens on beasts of an altogether different nature. Beautiful Tractors presents a fabulous variety box of the world's most magnificent agricultural machines, each…

Alhambra

Скачать книгу (размер 973 Kb , формат fb2, страниц 192) Аннотация: The Alhambra palace complex is imposingly situated above the town of Granada, on the lower slopes of the Sierra Nevada, southern Spain. It is the most important surviving medieval Islamic palace in the world. Michael Jacobs takes a fresh look at this magical palace-fortress, built by the Muslim Nasrid rulers and the potent mythology that has grown up around it. The heart of the book is a tour of…

Wild in the Garden Diary 2014

Скачать книгу (размер 565 Kb , формат fb2, страниц 112) Аннотация: The RHS Wild in the Garden Diary 2014 celebrates British wildlife. It is illustrated with photographs of birds, mammals, amphibians and insects that may be found in gardens, plus tips on how to manage your garden to enhance the wildlife potential and thereby add interest and enjoyment. Illustrated with full colour photographs this week-to-view diary includes an internal storage pocket and ribbon…

London Year: Daily Life in the Capital in Diaries, Journals and Letters

Скачать книгу (размер 2 033 Kb , формат fb2, страниц 400) Аннотация: This is an anthology of short diary entries (with the occasional journal entry or letter), one or two for each day of the year, which, taken together, will provide an impressionistic portrait of life in the city over the last five centuries. The book will vividly evoke moments in the lives of Londoners in the past, providing snapshots of the city's inhabitants at work, at play, in pursuit of…

Pickeral Tamsin: The Grace of the Cat: An Illustrated History

Скачать книгу (размер 1 462 Kb , формат fb2, страниц 288) Аннотация: Cats are the most enigmatic and alluring of domestic animals. Beguiling beauty, fierce independence and aloof intelligence characterize their long and exotic history. The Grace of the Cat is a celebration of this captivating animal and a moving account of the feline's journey from the wild to a comfortable domestic existence. In this beautifully illustrated book, Tamsin Pickeral traces the…

Edwards Garth: Heroes of Mercy Hall

Скачать книгу (размер 728 Kb , формат fb2, страниц 144) Аннотация: As weird and wonderful as Escape from Mercy Hall and Secrets of Mercy Hall, the final book in the trilogy see the children back behind the Hedge again, this time on a rescue mission. Where is the lever to the Hedge? Shouted Jethro Barking as he towered over them! I'll feed you to the sharks, I'll hang you by your feet, I'll give you to the Muttons, one by one 'till you tell me. So ended Secrets…

Edwards Garth: The Secrets of Mercy Hall

Скачать книгу (размер 728 Kb , формат fb2, страниц 144) Аннотация: This weird and wonderful tale follows the exploits of eight year old Milly, and nine year old George and Samuel, as they escape from the grey world of a Victorian orphanage into a land of curious and unsettling modernity.

Wallace-Hadrill Andrew: Herculaneum

Скачать книгу (размер 1 789 Kb , формат fb2, страниц 352) Аннотация: In ad 79, the volcano Vesuvius erupted, burying the cities of Pompeii and Herculaneum under ash and rock, and leaving them remarkably well preserved for centuries. While Pompeii has been extensively written about and popularized, the remains of its sister city, a smaller yet wealthier community close to the sea, are less widely known, but they have yielded spectacular archaeological evidence.…

Stourton James: Great Houses of London

Скачать книгу (размер 1 789 Kb , формат fb2, страниц 352) Аннотация: The great houses of London represent one of the marvels of English architecture and yet they are almost entirely unknown. They are for the most part disguised behind sober facades but their riches within are astonishing. This book will range from the romantic 17th century Ashburnham House, nestling in the shadow of Westminster Abbey, through the splendid 18th century aristocratic palaces of the…

Edwards G.: Escape from Mercy Hall

Скачать книгу (размер 728 Kb , формат fb2, страниц 144) Аннотация: “Any creature who gets changed after passing through the Rainbow Cave is sentenced to death by pegging out,” said Drago soberly. “They are simply chained out in the fields and when the evening comes the Muttons appear and eat everything in sight.” In trouble again with the unpopular headmaster of Mercy Hall, Jethro Barking, Milly escapes from the orphanage with the help of her friends George and…

Saxton D.: Snail Trail: In Search of a Modern Masterpiece

Скачать книгу (размер 157 Kb , формат fb2, страниц 32) Аннотация: A colourful snail asks you to help him look for his favourite painting. Follow his silver trail through a selection of famous modern paintings by an exciting range of modern artists including Pollock, Rothko, Mondrian, Dali, Picasso and Matisse in search of a piece of art that represents him.

Paterson Katherine: Under the Spell of the Moon

Скачать книгу (размер 401 Kb , формат fb2, страниц 80) Аннотация: This beautiful book is a collection of poetry from all around the world, illustrated by some of the finest picture book artists working today including Peter Sis, Children's Laureate Anthony Browne and Quentin Blake. Produced by the International Board on Books for Young People (IBBY), this is a poignant and uplifting book to treasure, inspire and educate.

Ryan John: Pugwash the Smuggler (+ CD-ROM)

Скачать книгу (размер 157 Kb , формат fb2, страниц 32) Аннотация: Captain Pugwash is delighted at the prospect of earning five hundred golden crowns for smuggling barrels of brandy across the English Channel. But little does he suspect what is really inside the barrels! Luckily Tom the quick-witted cabin-boy uncovers Cut-throat Jake's dastardly plot and not only saves the day, but secures the Captain's reward as well!

Wallace-Hadrill Andrew: Herculaneum: Past and Future

Скачать книгу (размер 1 625 Kb , формат fb2, страниц 320) Аннотация: In AD 79, the volcano Vesuvius erupted, burying the cities of Pompeii and Herculaneum under ash and rock, and leaving them remarkably well preserved for centuries. While Pompeii has been extensively written about and popularized, the remains of its sister city, a smaller yet wealthier community close to the sea, are less widely known, but they have yielded spectacular archaeological evidence.…

Bullen J.B.: Rossetti: Painter and Poet

Скачать книгу (размер 1 381 Kb , формат fb2, страниц 272) Аннотация: Dante Gabriel Rossetti is the most intriguing and flamboyant figure in nineteenth-century British art. He inspired the first Pre-Raphaelite generation of 1849 and the second generation ten years later and both brought about significant changes in British art. His poetry, too, acted as a stimulus to many writers at the end of the century, who saw in his subtle manipulation of the sonnet and the…

Stiletto Johnny: Vintage 80s: London Street Photography

Скачать книгу (размер 891 Kb , формат fb2, страниц 176) Аннотация: 'No other city has the variety of hairstyles male and female that parade the streets of London. The bouffant, the duck arse, the white wings of power swept over the ears, the coxcomb punk, the flat top, the social outrider's bowl cut. They're all there to make a place. In respect of the hair of the 80s, the rest of the world was dead from the neck up.' Buy a 35 mm camera at the beginning of 1980…