The Renaissance: Studies in Art and Poetry (Dover Fine Art, History of Art)

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Renaissance

"The golden book of spirit and sense, the holy writ of beauty." — Oscar Wilde
Published to equal parts scandal and acclaim in 1873,

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Cold Steel: The Art of Fencing with the Sabre (Dover Military History, Weapons, Armor)

Fechten

A pioneer of modern fencing, Alfred Hutton was the first president of the Amateur Fencing Association and a father of modern research into the Western combat
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Making Furniture Masterpieces: 30 Projects with Measured Drawings (Dover Woodworking)

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This clearly written how-to book by master craftsman Franklin H. Gottshall allows woodworkers to construct handsome, useful furniture in the most highly regarded antique styles. Characterized

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Principles of Orchestration (Dover Books on Music)

Percussion

"To orchestrate is to create, and this cannot be taught," wrote Nikolay Rimsky-Korsakov, the great Russian composer whose genius for brilliant, highly colored orchestration is unsurpassed.

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Modern Quantum Chemistry: Introduction to Advanced Electronic Structure Theory (Dover Books on Chemistry)

Theoretische Chemie

The aim of this graduate-level textbook is to present and explain, at other than a superficial level, modem ab initio approaches to the calculation of the

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The Kama Sutra of Vatsyayana: The Classic Burton Translation (Dover Thrift Editions)

Kamasutra & Tantra

Kama means desire, love, and lust; sutra means teachings and "verses." The Kama Sutra, then, is the book of love, teaching the best methods of cultivating
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The Illustrations from the Works of Andreas Vesalius of Brussels (Dover Fine Art, History of Art)

Kunst, Architektur & Fotografie

The works of Andreas Vesalius (1514–1564) have long been regarded among the great treasures of the Renaissance. Published as medical books while he was teaching anatomy
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The Doré Illustrations for Dante’s Divine Comedy (Dover Fine Art, History of Art)

Religiöse Comics

Gustave Doré (1832–83) was perhaps the most successful illustrator of the nineteenth century. His Doré Bible was a treasured possession in countless homes, and his best-received

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Doré’s Illustrations for "Paradise Lost" (Dover Fine Art, History of Art)

Religiöse Comics

Gustave Doré’s Romantic style of illustration, supremely imaginative and richly detailed, was ideally suited to literary subjects. His wood-engraved illustrations for John Milton’s monumental epic poem … Den ganzen Text anzeigen