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Monthly Archive for December, 2015

Download Shingle Styles Innovation and tradition in American architecture 1874 to 1982 by Leland M Roth – DelectablePDF Summary:While Newport Rhode Island may not have been the birthplace of shingle style it certainly became–somewhere around the 1860s–a stronghold for an approach that would become popular in American architecture Established as a major shipping port in [...]

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Download Scythian Gold by Michael Treister – A Well-Researched Compendium And A Pretty Picture-BookPDF Summary:Revealing newly excavated works of art as well as important scholarship this volume examines the culture and art of the Scythians a nomadic people that flourished in what is now the Ukraine between the fifth and third centuries BC…

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Download Summer in the City New York Baseball 1947-1957 by Vic Ziegel – The Photographs Make The BookPDF Summary:Between 1947 when Jackie Robinson joined the Brooklyn Dodgers and 1957 when the Dodgers and the New York Giants played their last season in the East New York baseball teams appeared in ten World Series In seven [...]

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Download Holy Cards by Barbara Calamari – Stunningly Beautiful And Chock Full Of InformationPDF Summary:Holy cards offer comfort consolation and encouragement to Catholics who often carry these portable images of their favorite saints with them and use them in daily religious ritual Given as remembrances at wakes and funerals communions and confirmations holy cards are [...]

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Download Cuban Elegance by Michael Connors – Elegant NostalgiaPDF Summary:At a time when more and more travelers are discovering Cuba which has been locked away from the outside world for more than 40 years this lavishly illustrated absorbing volume offers a completely different view of the island from the one seen by most visitors This [...]

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Download Craftsman Style by Alexander Vertikoff – A Wonderful Blend Of History And PhotographyPDF Summary:Inspired by the British Arts and Crafts movement Craftsman-style homes captured Americas heart at the turn of the 20th century Bungalows and larger houses with broad roof overhangs comfortable porches and hand-hewn wooden details grew out of Californias warm climate and [...]

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Download Silken Threads A History of Embroidery in China Korea Japan and Vietnam by Young Yang Chung – If You Love Fiber ArtsPDF Summary:Master embroiderer and world-renowned textile historian Young Yang Chung brings a wealth of new information to light in ISilken ThreadsI to date one of the most authoritative and comprehensive guides to the [...]

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Download The Rembrandt Book by Gary Schwartz – A Core AdditionPDF Summary: With international attention focused on the 400th anniversary of Rembrandt von Rijns birth the worlds leading Rembrandt expert weighs in with a penetratingand accessibleexamination of the Dutch masters life and art from both the biographical and the art historical perspective BRBRRembrandt was an [...]

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Download Jacques Helleu and Chanel by Laurence Benaim – ChanelPDF Summary: Jacques Helleu is the eye behind the House of Chanels enduring image having explored the meanings of this legendary brand in daring commercials and fabulous print ads for the past 40 years He has given tangible glamorous shape to the essential mystique of Chanels [...]

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Download Luv Ya Bunches Book One Luv YA Bunches Hardback by Lauren Myracle – This Book Was Censored By Scholastic BooksPDF Summary:DIVDIVWhat do Katie-Rose Yasaman Milla and Violet all have in common Other than being named after flowers practically nothing Katie-Rose is a film director in training Yasaman is a computer whiz Milla is third [...]

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