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Schweitzer Albert: The Quest of the Historical Jesus

Скачать книгу (размер 2 115 Kb , формат fb2, страниц 416) Аннотация: Groundbreaking study that established the reputation of the famed theologian traces the search for the historical person of Jesus. Schweitzer examines works of more than 50 18th and 19th-century authors and scholars and concludes that many of the earlier historical reconstructions of Christ were largely fantasies. The criterion for all subsequent studies.

Braybrooks Ann: Love: A Book of Quotations

Скачать книгу (размер 1 299 Kb , формат fb2, страниц 256) Аннотация: A heart set on love will do no wrong, declared Confucius. This compact gift book features an international assortment of romantic ruminations from ancient and modern philosophers, playwrights, poets, novelists, commentators, critics, and actors, from Ovid to Bruce Lee. Wise, worldly, sentimental, and cynical, the quotes will touch hearts all year long.

Shakespeare William: Hamlet

Скачать книгу (размер 1 299 Kb , формат fb2, страниц 256) Аннотация: As attested to by countless stage and screen productions, Hamlet forever retains its fascination for audiences. It's an absorbing intellectual drama of the contemplative prince who reluctantly ventures in pursuit of revenge. Hamlet's musings on the nature and consequences of human activity have accorded him the reputation as literature's first modern man.

Robert Louis Stevenson: Kidnapped

Скачать книгу (размер 483 Kb , формат fb2, страниц 96) Аннотация: Seventeen-year-old David Balfour's villainous uncle has him kidnapped in order to steal his inheritance. David escapes only to fall into the dangerous company of rebels who are resisting British redcoats in the Scottish highlands.

Cirker: Art Nouveau Posters

Скачать книгу (размер 24 Kb , формат fb2, страниц 6) Аннотация: 24 postcards reproduced from rare set of authentic poster art, Les Maitres de L'Affiche, published in Paris from 1895 to 1900. Cards include works of 17 artists: Bonnard, Steinlen, Reed, Grasset, Cheret, Mucha, Toulouse-Lautrec, Bradley, many more. Captions.

Paris, 1890s: Postcards

Скачать книгу (размер 116 Kb , формат fb2, страниц 24) Аннотация: Twelve black-and-white postcards offer captivating views of the City of Light at the end of the 19th century. Photographs include images of the Seine and its bridges, Place de la Concorde, the Eiffel Tower, Pont au Change and Palais de Justice, the Arc de Triomphe, and other memorable locales.

Weller Alan: Japanese Design: Second Series (+ CD-ROM)

Скачать книгу (размер 646 Kb , формат fb2, страниц 128) Аннотация: The follow-up to one of the most popular Pictura collections, this new sampling of rare and authentic sources features approximately 200 color and black-and-white images: richly decorated backgrounds, mythological figures, serpentine dragons, fearsome samurai, prancing peacocks, objets d'art, and other traditional motifs.

Ransome Arthur: Favorite Russian Fairy Tales

Скачать книгу (размер 483 Kb , формат fb2, страниц 96) Аннотация: Six tales of witches, and wizardry, perilous journeys, wise animals, frightful giants and beautiful princesses, among them the legendary Fire-Bird, the dulcimer-playing Sadko, the iron-toothed witch Baba Yaga, and a goat that sneezes gold pieces. Newly reset in large, easy-to-read type, with 6 new illustrations.

Mackenzie Donald A.: Scottish Fairy Tales: Unabridged in Easy-to-Read Type

Скачать книгу (размер 483 Kb , формат fb2, страниц 96) Аннотация: Colorful stories from ancient and modern Scottish sources will charm young readers with the deeds of mermaids, giants and other supernatural creatures. Includes Battle of the Fairy Kings, Conall and the Thunder Hag, In the Kingdom of Seals, The Maid-of-the-Wave, The Land of Green Mountains, and many more.

Williams Margery: The Velveteen Rabbit

Скачать книгу (размер 238 Kb , формат fb2, страниц 48) Аннотация: Margery Williams's beloved classic of a toy rabbit's quest to become real through the love of his young owner is a timeless, treasured tale. This gift edition features the original illustrations by William Nicholson and an elegant new book design. The seven charming full-color plates include three double-page spreads. Illustrated endpapers.

Gelis-Didot Pierre: Paris Mansions and Apartments 1893: Facades, Floor Plans and Architectural Details

Скачать книгу (размер 565 Kb , формат fb2, страниц 112) Аннотация: Selected from a very rare portfolio, this collection of exquisitely detailed drawings features 100 plates depicting 50 buildings in the lavish, heavily ornamented style of Beaux-Arts Classicism. Full-page engravings of facades are accompanied by facing pages with floor plans and finely rendered images of doors, windows, balconies, columns, cornices, and other architectural details.


Скачать книгу (размер 116 Kb , формат fb2, страниц 24) Аннотация: Twelve superb postcard reproductions of works by the famed Surrealist include Geopoliticus Child Watching the Birth of the New Man, The Disintegration of the Persistence of Memory, The Hallucinogenic Toreador, Apparatus and Hand, The Ghost of Vermeer of Delft Which Can Be Used as a Table, and other striking paintings.

3-D Designs

Скачать книгу (размер 483 Kb , формат fb2, страниц 96) Аннотация: An intriguing assortment of 30 complex 3-dimensional designs, this volume will appeal to colorists of all ages. Patterns range from closely interwoven squares, stars, and rectangles with sharp, angular forms, to flowing interlacements of circles, ovals, hearts, and other rounded shapes. The hypnotic images, some of which feature optical illusions, are absolutely fascinating.

Charayron: Art Nouveau Stencil Designs in Color

Скачать книгу (размер 320 Kb , формат fb2, страниц 64) Аннотация: Drawn from a rare French volume, this gallery of delicate multicolor stenciling in the Art Nouveau style is a unique treasury of ideas for designers and decorators. Colorful illustrations showcase panels, friezes, walls, and ceilings, embellished with such natural delights as wild roses and nasturtiums, pears and grapes, seagulls and geese, rabbits and roosters, and children playing.

Erte: Erte Postcards in Full Colo

Скачать книгу (размер 24 Kb , формат fb2, страниц 6) Аннотация: Exquisite masterpieces by the greatest theatrical and fashion illustrator of the 20th century are reproduced in full color in postcard form for mailing. «Harlequin», «Oriental Tale», «Stolen Kisses» and famous designs for Manon, Rigoletto, Legendary Kings, and more feature Erté's chic female temptresses. 24 full-color illustrations on postcard stock. Publisher's Note.

Wells H.G.: The Country of the Blind and Other Science-Fiction Stories

Скачать книгу (размер 646 Kb , формат fb2, страниц 128) Аннотация: Six entertaining short stories from the foremost science-fiction writer of the early 20th century include The Star, a gripping tale about a massive celestial object hurtling toward the Earth, as well as The New Accelerator, The Remarkable Case of Davidson's Eyes, Under the Knife, and two others.

Wilde Oscar: De Profundis

Скачать книгу (размер 483 Kb , формат fb2, страниц 96) Аннотация: Oscar Wilde wrote I don't defend my conduct, I explain it, when he was imprisoned in Reading Gaol in 1895 for his violation of England's stringent laws against homosexuality. Wilde's nototious liaison with the Marquess of Queensberry's son, Lord Alfred Douglas (Bosie), had so inflamed the Marquess that he made public attacks on Wilde's character and morals. In return, Wilde sued for slader, an…

Gogol Nikolai: Inspector General

Скачать книгу (размер 401 Kb , формат fb2, страниц 80) Аннотация: Satiric masterpiece skewers Russian provincial officials, offering a highly entertaining glimpse of human foibles and failings.

Resnick Seymour: Spanish-american poetry: A Dual Language Anthology

Скачать книгу (размер 294 Kb , формат fb2, страниц 59) Аннотация: Inspiring treasury of 40 poems ranging from the time of the Conquest to the first half of the 20th century. Works by Marti, Dario, Nervo, Mistral, Neruda, many other poets. Original Spanish — American versions with new literal English translations on facing pages. Brief biographical notes on each poet.

Setsuzan Furuya: Japanese Stripes and Splashes

Скачать книгу (размер 728 Kb , формат fb2, страниц 144) Аннотация: This original collection of intriguing repeated patterns offers more than 150 full-color Japanese woodblock designs. The vivid, unusual images were selected from a rare 1905 two-volume swatch book thought to be originally intended for textile designers. A bonus CD-ROM, featuring digital files of all of the illustrations in the book, can be easily used for any project. Professional and amateur…