Conservation of Building and Decorative Stone by F G Dimes, J. Ashurst

By F G Dimes, J. Ashurst

One of many difficulties which beset the sensible conservation of stone structures is the fragmentation of the disciplines concerned. This e-book, with either volumes now to be had as one valuable paperback, brings those disciplines jointly through the involvement of members with various studies and methods to an identical fabric. half one is an advent to the complexities and heritage background of stone conservation via the main complete description but produced of the construction and ornamental stones utilized in the British Isles.In half , practitioners taken with stone conservation describe ways that significant structural masonry difficulties, secondary development difficulties and diverse stone floor stipulations should be taken care of. a number of construction varieties and environments has been used to make sure that the extensive scope of universal difficulties is roofed. This moment a part of the e-book may be of useful price to artwork historians, archaeologists, architects, surveyors and engineers, masonry contractors and sculpture conservators in fixing difficulties and in studying to exploit every one other's talents and adventure. hugely illustratedTwo informative volumes introduced jointly in a brand new paperback editionExcellent authorial blend

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Country Music Records: A Discography, 1921-1942 by Tony Russell

By Tony Russell

Greater than 20 years within the making, state track files records all kingdom track recording periods from 1921 via 1942. With fundamental examine in accordance with documents and consultation logs from checklist businesses, interviews with surviving musicians, in addition to the 200,000 recordings archived on the nation track corridor of repute and Museum's Frist Library and data, this outstanding paintings is the 1st compendium to safely record the foremost information at the back of all of the recording periods of kingdom track in the course of the pre-World struggle II period. This discography documents--in alphabetical order via artist--every advertisement kingdom song recording, together with unreleased facets, and exhibits, as thoroughly as attainable, the musicians enjoying at each consultation, in addition to instrumentation. this large project encompasses 2,500 artists, 5,000 consultation musicians, and 10,000 songs. precis histories of every key checklist corporation also are supplied, in addition to a bibliography. The discography contains indexes to all tune titles and musicians indexed.

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Gun Digest Guide to Customizing Your AR-15 by Kevin Muramatsu

By Kevin Muramatsu

Whether for useful software or tricking out your gun, contemporary AR components are an international unto themselves. Gun Digest consultant to Customizing Your AR-15 examines the dizzying array of techniques and makes ideas for modern-day turning out to be crowd of AR owners.

  • Exhaustive insights right into a huge spectrum of elements, add-ons, and brands
  • From shares to suppressors, and every little thing in between
  • Bonus assurance of "other" black weapons: FAL and AK
  • Special part: Full-color photograph gallery of customized AR creations!

Whether you are within the making plans phases or placing the completing touches in your customized AR-15, this accomplished consultant is helping you realize your ideas for almost each feasible variation.

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The Woodcut Artist's Handbook: Techniques and Tools for by George Walker, Barry Moser

By George Walker, Barry Moser

Compliment for the 1st version: "An integral advisor should you make paintings out of the distinction among mild and darkish. And, it is a sheer excitement for everybody else, because of its many remarkable illustrations." -- Artsforum "Walker's guide is so transparent and good equipped that this guide is ideal for the beginner." -- American Artist The heritage of woodcuts is going again greater than 1000 years. operating conscientiously and with nice precision, the woodcut artist carves a replicate photograph of a layout on wooden or different appropriate fabric. The layout is then inked and pressed opposed to paper. The process permits the artist to create a nearly limitless variety of impressions of an identical paintings. The precision of the paintings and the power of the artist to create a number of impressions enable many positive woodcut artists to create items at a cheap fee, which a regular collector can manage to pay for. The Woodcut Artist's guide offers the fundamentals of this craft with a close research of its instruments and media. This more desirable moment variation positive factors new chapters that educate artists step-by-step how one can make an engraving and linocut. Artists can enhance and advance huge ability during this artwork via following those directions and the author's specialist guidance. newbies and complicated woodcutters and creditors will achieve a deeper figuring out of and appreciation for this craft and paintings. This profusely illustrated publication is perfect for artists, printmakers, designers and creditors. (200601)

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Submarine Badges and Insignia of the World: An Illustrated by Pete Prichard

By Pete Prichard

Submariners are the elite of the elite. In either global wars, those devices on either side suffered casualties considerably better than the other distinct team. The Dolphin is the emblem of the submariner in lots of the undersea prone this present day. greater than part use it, whereas the others use a submarine or a mixture of either. within the usa military a submariners’ badge is named his «Dolphins.» it's then just a little becoming that (he first smooth submarine to sail into strive against used to be the Greek sub Delpliin (Dolphin).

Qualification badges for submariners have been sparse within the early days. most likely the Imperial Russian military issued the 1st professional badge in 1909, heavily by way of Austria-Hungary in 1910. the U.S. first issued theirs in 1924, officials in gold steel, Enlisted in fabric embroidery, both blue or white worn at the correct decrease sleeve (replaced in 1950 by means of a silver steel badge just like the Officer’s). Cap tallies for the opposite ranks have been the single symptoms as much as a minimum of 1954 within the Royal and German Navies notwithstanding Germany issued U-Boat warfare Badges, there has been no targeted for submarine qualification. within the early 90’s Saudi Arabia grew to become the most recent (to date) to factor a badge.

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The Quilters Ultimate Visual Guide: From A to Z-- Hundreds by Ellen Pahl

By Ellen Pahl

Every thing you ever desired to learn about quilting!You've hit the jackpot with this quilter's final solution e-book. From A to Z you will discover mixed knowledge from a star-studded forged of 60 specialist quilters. Lavishly illustrated, this enjoyable "look-and-learn" reference booklet covers each element of quiltmaking:* uncomplicated quiltmaking thoughts* Hard-to-find details on really good strategies* stories of tolls and provides* simple cover varieties defined and illustrated* Definitions of phrases each quiltmaker may still recognize* Creativity and notion

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The Power of Comics: History, Form and Culture by Randy Duncan

By Randy Duncan

Fully revised and up-to-date for its moment version, The energy of Comics continues to be the main authoritative advent to comedian books and photo novels – the heritage of the medium, its many kinds and manifestations and their position in modern tradition.

The re-creation comprises:

An improved historic part bringing the tale of comedian books as much as the current and overlaying the increase of the image novel and the appearance of electronic comics
a brand new bankruptcy at the memoir style and a completely revised bankruptcy at the superhero style
A revised bankruptcy – “Exploring Meanings in comedian ebook Texts” – introduces scholars to the theoretical instruments they should learn comics seriously
research goals, dialogue issues, actions and annotated additional studying courses in every one bankruptcy, aiding scholars grasp the themes coated

Illustrated all through, with an intensive word list of key phrases, The energy of Comics also contains additional up-to-date assets on hand on-line at, together with extra essays, weblinks and pattern syllabi.

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