Crafts & Hobbies

Easy-to-Make Storybook Dolls

Author: Sherralyn St. Clair

Publisher: Courier Corporation

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Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 112

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Bring characters from favorite stories to life with creative stitchery! This unique guide to making cloth dolls offers patterns for Pollyanna, Dorothy from The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, and Mary of The Secret Garden, plus assorted clothes, pets, and accessories. Perfect for beginners, the guide includes 263 black-and-white illustrations, an 8-page color insert, plus easy-to-follow instructions.
Crafts & Hobbies

How to Make Mission Style Lamps and Shades

Author: John Duncan Adams

Publisher: Courier Corporation

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Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 114

View: 827

Popular 1911 manual offers complete designs and instructions for making 18 authentic Mission lighting fixtures: chandeliers, reading lamps, droplights, desk lamps, dome fixtures, more. Complete, easy-to-follow instructions with measurements, illustrated with over 75 working drawings, diagrams and figures. No elaborate tools required. Minimal outlay for materials and equipment.
Egyptian language

Easy Lessons in Egyptian Hieroglyphics

Author: Sir Ernest Alfred Wallis Budge

Publisher: Courier Corporation

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Category: Egyptian language

Page: 246

View: 968

Budge gives the history of hieroglyphic writing, its evolution into hieratic and demotic scripts, and the fascinating tale of its decipherment by Young, Champollion, Åkerblad, and others.
Science

From Alchemy to Chemistry

Author: John Read

Publisher: Courier Corporation

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Category: Science

Page: 256

View: 290

Broad, humanistic treatment focuses on great figures of chemistry and ideas that revolutionized the science. Much on alchemy, also development of modern chemistry, atomic theory, elements, organic chemistry, more. 50 illustrations.
Cooking

Long Island Seafood Cook Book

Author: Justus George Frederick

Publisher: Courier Corporation

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Category: Cooking

Page: 324

View: 906

Presents over four hundred recipes for preparing a wide variety of fish and shellfish, based on the cooking traditions of Long Island.
History

Egyptian Ideas of the Afterlife

Author: E. A. Wallis Budge

Publisher: Courier Corporation

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Category: History

Page: 224

View: 683

Noted Egyptologist offers concise, learned exposition of central Egyptian concept of immortality. Belief in Osiris, god of resurrection, other "gods" of Egyptians, judgment of the dead, more. 8 illustrations.
Art

500 Years of Illustration

Author: Howard Simon

Publisher: Courier Corporation

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Category: Art

Page: 512

View: 532

Unrivaled treasury of art from the 1500s through the 1900s includes drawings by Goya, Hogarth, Dürer, Morris, Doré, Beardsley, others. Hundreds of illustrations, brief introductions. Ideal as reference and browsing book.
Nature

Manual of the Grasses of the United States, Volume Two

Author: A. S. Hitchcock U.S. Dept. of Agriculture

Publisher: Courier Corporation

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Category: Nature

Page: 512

View: 789

Volume 2 of the basic study of American grasses, both indigenous and escapes, cultivated and wild. Over 1400 species. Full descriptions, information. Total in set: over 1100 maps, illustrations. "A definitive work." — American Reference Books Annual.
History

Indian Heroes and Great Chieftains

Author: Charles A. Eastman

Publisher: Courier Corporation

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Category: History

Page: 144

View: 587

Vivid biographical sketches, by author raised as young Sioux in 19th century, of 15 great Indian leaders: Red Cloud, Crazy Horse, Sitting Bull, Little Crow, Chief Joseph, 10 more. Enhanced with 12 portraits.
Foreign Language Study

Allen and Greenough's New Latin Grammar

Author: James B Greenough

Publisher: Courier Corporation

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Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 512

View: 857

A venerable resource for more than a century, this is the finest Latin grammar reference available. Concise, comprehensive, and well organized, it places a wealth of advice on usage, vocabulary, diction, composition, and syntax.