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Book Cover: 50 Landmark Cameras That Changed Photography

50 Landmark Cameras That Changed Photography

Author: John Wade

ISBN: 9780764350047

The Daguerreotype Camera of 1839 is a photographic landmark. It introduced the first practical method for taking a photograph, although what is generally acknowledged as the first photograph was actually taken thirteen years before with a different type of camera by Nicéphore Niépce. The Leica was the first camera to...

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Book Cover: Timeless Beauty: The Art of Louis Comfort Tiffany

Timeless Beauty: The Art of Louis Comfort Tiffany

Author: Louis Comfort Tiffany

ISBN: 9780764351495

American artist Louis Comfort Tiffany is most famous for his revolutionary and widely popular glass windows, lamps, and vases, but his contributions to late nineteenth- and early twentieth-century art and design were so much more. Tiffany was also a painter, photographer, interior decorator, and designer of ceramics, enamels, and jewelry...

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Book Cover: It's All a Game: The History of Board Games from Monopoly to Settlers of Catan

It's All a Game: The History of Board Games from Monopoly to Settlers of Catan

Author: Tristan Donovan

ISBN: 9781250082725

Board games have been with us longer than even the written word. But what is it about this pastime that continues to captivate us well into the age of smartphones and instant gratification? In It's All a Game, British journalist and renowned games expert Tristan Donovan opens the box on...

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Book Cover: Crafting the Resistance: 35 Projects for Craftivists, Protestors, and Women Who Persist

Crafting the Resistance: 35 Projects for Craftivists, Protestors, and Women Who Persist

Author: Heather Marano

ISBN: 9781510731387

Knit, sew, and craft your way to self-empowerment. Are you a Nasty Woman ready to smash the patriarchy with a needle and thread? Proudly proclaim your feminism with your very own DIY Bleeding Heart T-shirt? Or stage a protest with the rest of the girls, wearing knitted Pussyhats? Be part...

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Book Cover: Trafalgar Square Books-Viking Knits & Ancient Ornaments

Trafalgar Square Books-Viking Knits & Ancient Ornaments

Author: Elsebeth Lavold

ISBN: 9781570766817

Trafalgar Square Books-Viking Knits & Ancient Ornaments. Experience interlace patterns from around the world in modern knitwear In this book the author introduces her own innovation using lifted increases to create interlace patterns instead of just to shape garments and to bring new life to the ornamental heritage of the...

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Book Cover: The Game Console: A Photographic History from Atari to Xbox

The Game Console: A Photographic History from Atari to Xbox

Author: Evan Amos

ISBN: 9781593277437

The Game Console is a tour through the evolution of video game hardware, with gorgeous full-color photos of 86 consoles. You'll start your journey with legendary consoles like the Magnavox Odyssey, Atari 2600, Nintendo Entertainment System, and the Commodore 64. The visual nostalgia trip continues with systems from the 1990s...

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Book Cover: Handmade Houseplants: Remarkably Realistic Plants You Can Make with Paper

Handmade Houseplants: Remarkably Realistic Plants You Can Make with Paper

Author: Corrie Beth Hogg

ISBN: 9781604698190

Houseplants are everywhere - on Instagram, in the media, and in trendy homes all over the world. In Handmade Houseplants, expert crafter and tastemaker Corrie Beth Hogg offers a no-water necessary alternative: plants made from paper! This stylish guide includes step-by-step instructions for 30 of the most popular houseplants, from...

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Book Cover: Screen-Free Crafts Kids Will Love: Fun Activities that Inspire Creativity, Problem-Solving and Lifelong Learning

Screen-Free Crafts Kids Will Love: Fun Activities that Inspire Creativity, Problem-Solving and Lifelong Learning

Author: Lynn Lilly

ISBN: 9781612435640

A collection of educational, entertaining crafts that are sure to get kids and parents to unplug and interactComputers, tablets, and even televisions can be valuable learning tools, but nothing compares to the developmental benefits provided by hands-on crafting and building. Screen-Free Crafts Kids Will Love features a wide range of...

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Book Cover: Pencil Art Workshop: Techniques, Ideas, and Inspiration for Drawing and Designing with Pencil

Pencil Art Workshop: Techniques, Ideas, and Inspiration for Drawing and Designing with Pencil

Author: Matt Rota

ISBN: 9781631592690

The humble pencil is the world's most flexible and forgiving drawing material. And in Pencil Art Workshop artist and educator Matt Rota (author of The Art of Ballpoint) explores the pencil's phenomenal range. Turn to any chapter--drawing with line, drawing with tone, drawing quickly, photorealism, adding color--and you'll discover, through...

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Book Cover: Mini Makers: Crafty Makes to Create With Your Kids

Mini Makers: Crafty Makes to Create With Your Kids

Author: Laura Minter

ISBN: 9781784941017

You don't need to be an arty creative type to be able to enjoy crafting with your young children. Mini Makers will give you the ideas and the inspiration to experiment with an explore the hugely rewarding world of making and creating together. Paint, draw, print, cut, stick, sew and...

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Book Cover: Beckett Baseball Card Price Guide 2017

Beckett Baseball Card Price Guide 2017

Author: Beckett Media

ISBN: 9781887432955

This attractive display comes pre-packed with six copies of each of Beckett Publication's authorized Coca-Cola collectibles books: Coca-Cola Collectible Santas, Coca-Cola Collectible Cars & Trucks, Coca-Cola Collectible Polar Bears and Coca-Cola Collectible Bean Bags and Plush. You get 24 books in all. The free-standing display is attention-grabbing and easy to...

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Book Cover: Addicted to Americana: Celebrating Classic & Kitschy American Life & Style

Addicted to Americana: Celebrating Classic & Kitschy American Life & Style

Author: Charles Phoenix

ISBN: 9781945551192

Raised on a used-car lot, Charles Phoenix was destined to become the Ambassador of Americana. The photo collector, food crafter, and field tripper is famed for his hilarious live show performances and "theme park" tour of downtown Los Angeles. This riotously colorful book, replete with Charles's collection of vintage Kodachrome...

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Book Cover: Japanese Knitting Stitch Bible: 260 Exquisite Patterns by Hitomi Shida

Japanese Knitting Stitch Bible: 260 Exquisite Patterns by Hitomi Shida

Author: HITOMI SHIDA

ISBN: 9784805314531

In the Japanese Knitting Stitch Bible knitting guru Hitomi Shida shares some of her favorite needlework patterns.Shida's strikingly original designs and variations on every imaginable classic stitch result in intricate patterns that form the basis for beautiful and unique knitted fashions. This is the perfect book for the experienced knitter...

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