The Natural Way To Draw A Working Plan For Art Study

Autore: Kimon Nicolaïdes
Editore: Read Books Ltd
ISBN: 1473387396
Grandezza: 74,29 MB
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This classic book offers a comprehensive lesson in drawing the natural form. Split into sixty-four easy exercises including 'Gesture Drawing', 'Group Poses' and 'Study of the Bones', this book is great for anyone wishing to learn how to draw. Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.

Survival In Auschwitz

Autore: Primo Levi
Editore: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 0684826801
Grandezza: 39,66 MB
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The author describes his twenty month ordeal in the Nazi death camp.

If On A Winter S Night A Traveler

Autore: Italo Calvino
Editore: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 0544133404
Grandezza: 48,39 MB
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Vista: 4263
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Italo Calvino imagines a novel capable of endless mutations in this intricately crafted story about writing and readers. If on a Winter's Night a Traveler turns out to be not one novel but ten, each with a different plot, style, ambience, and author, and each interrupted at a moment of suspense. Together they form a labyrinth of literatures, known and unknown, alive and extinct, through which two readers, a male and a female, pursue both the story lines that intrigue them and one another.

The Castle Of Otranto

Autore: Horace Walpole
Editore:
ISBN:
Grandezza: 74,61 MB
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Vista: 7144
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Science In The Kitchen And The Art Of Eating Well

Autore: Pellegrino Artusi
Editore: University of Toronto Press
ISBN: 1442690968
Grandezza: 19,39 MB
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First published in 1891, Pellegrino Artusi?s La scienza in cucina e l?arte di mangier bene has come to be recognized as the most significant Italian cookbook of modern times. It was reprinted thirteen times and had sold more than 52,000 copies in the years before Artusi?s death in 1910, with the number of recipes growing from 475 to 790. And while this figure has not changed, the book has consistently remained in print. Although Artusi was himself of the upper classes and it was doubtful he had ever touched a kitchen utensil or lit a fire under a pot, he wrote the book not for professional chefs, as was the nineteenth-century custom, but for middle-class family cooks: housewives and their domestic helpers. His tone is that of a friendly advisor ? humorous and nonchalant. He indulges in witty anecdotes about many of the recipes, describing his experiences and the historical relevance of particular dishes. Artusi?s masterpiece is not merely a popular cookbook; it is a landmark work in Italian culture. This English edition (first published by Marsilio Publishers in 1997) features a delightful introduction by Luigi Ballerini that traces the fascinating history of the book and explains its importance in the context of Italian history and politics. The illustrations are by the noted Italian artist Giuliano Della Casa.

A Treatise On Painting

Autore: Leonardo (da Vinci)
Editore:
ISBN:
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Vista: 876
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The House By The Medlar Tree

Autore: Giovanni Verga
Editore:
ISBN:
Grandezza: 69,82 MB
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Vista: 2213
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The Book Of Disquiet The Complete Edition

Autore: Fernando Pessoa
Editore: New Directions Publishing
ISBN: 0811226948
Grandezza: 56,42 MB
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For the first time—and in the best translation ever—the complete Book of Disquiet, a masterpiece beyond comparison The Book of Disquiet is the Portuguese modernist master Fernando Pessoa’s greatest literary achievement. An “autobiography” or “diary” containing exquisite melancholy observations, aphorisms, and ruminations, this classic work grapples with all the eternal questions. Now, for the first time the texts are presented chronologically, in a complete English edition by master translator Margaret Jull Costa. Most of the texts in The Book of Disquiet are written under the semi-heteronym Bernardo Soares, an assistant bookkeeper. This existential masterpiece was first published in Portuguese in 1982, forty-seven years after Pessoa’s death. A monumental literary event, this exciting, new, complete edition spans Fernando Pessoa’s entire writing life.

Tiny Tale Of Little Pea The

Autore: Davide Cali
Editore: Kids Can Press Ltd
ISBN: 1771389745
Grandezza: 80,78 MB
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Vista: 2605
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Even the littlest among us can make a big mark! –When he was born, Little Pea was tiny. Teeny-tiny.” His clothes were hand sewn by his mother and his shoes were hand-me-down doll shoes. As he grew older, Little Pea enjoyed climbing tomato plants, driving around in his wind-up car and riding on the backs of grasshoppers. But then he went to school. And he realized just how small he was. Too small for his chair. Too small to play the flute. Too small for gym class. Will there be a place in the world for such a wee person? A champion for different kids everywhere, Little Pea shows youêre never too small to be great!

The Neverending Story

Autore: Michael Ende
Editore: Puffin
ISBN: 9780141354972
Grandezza: 15,40 MB
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Vista: 8788
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Small and insignificant Bastian Balthazar Bux is nobody's idea of a hero, least of all his own. Through the pages of an old book he discovers a mysterious world of enchantment - but a world that is falling into decay. The great task of making things well again falls on Bastian and so begins a dazzling, magical adventure.