Design

Spanish Decorative Ironwork

Author: Luis Labarta

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN:

Category: Design

Page: 128

View: 764

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Antiques & Collectibles

Spanish Decorative Ironwork

Author: Luis Labarta

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN:

Category: Antiques & Collectibles

Page: 120

View: 791

Over 300 outstanding illustrations, excellently reproduced from an extremely rare publication, depict ornate altar screens, doors, chandeliers, balcony railings, candelabra, tombstone crosses, pulpits, gates, more. Captions.
Design

A Pictorial Encyclopedia of Decorative Ironwork

Author: Otto Hoever

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN:

Category: Design

Page: 352

View: 465

Over 450 black-and-white photos, royalty-free, show great ironwork from all over Europe — doors, gates, railings, grilles, lanterns, candelabra, firedogs, chandeliers, much more.
Architecture

Distinctive House Design and Decor of the Twenties

Author: Richardson Little Wright

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN:

Category: Architecture

Page: 191

View: 970

Hundreds of excellent photographs, drawings and floor plans depict landscaping, interior and exterior decor. Text includes a wealth of information on how a house is built, with expert advice on walls, floors, ceilings, windows, balconies, fireplaces, plumbing, decorative hardware, paints, even architects' fees. Special portfolio of 60 houses in varied styles.
Technology & Engineering

Southwestern Colonial Ironwork

Author: Marc Simmons

Publisher: Sunstone Press

ISBN:

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 199

View: 998

A survey of the full range of ornamental and utilitarian ironwork used and made by Spanish colonial people in California, Arizona, New Mexico and Texas.
Art

Tradiciones Nuevomexicanas

Author: Mary Caroline Montaño

Publisher: UNM Press

ISBN:

Category: Art

Page: 374

View: 496

Surveys both religious and secular arts in New Mexico from the sixteenth century to the present, including festivals, music, dance, the visual arts, language arts, and food and healing.
Islam and science

Science and Technology in Islam: Technology and applied sciences

Author: A. Y. Al-Hassan

Publisher: UNESCO

ISBN:

Category: Islam and science

Page: 726

View: 339

Part II deals with agricultural science, alchemy, chemistry and chemical technology, mining and metallurgy military technology, textiles and manufacturing industries, mechanical technology, civil engineering, navigation and ship-building, medicine and pharmacy. Historians of Islamic science tend to limit their studies to the period up to the 16tb century but, Part II of this volume also deals with the continuation of science and technology in the Ottoman Empire, India and Iran.
Travel

The Rough Guide to Spain (Travel Guide eBook)

Author: Rough Guides

Publisher: Apa Publications (UK) Limited

ISBN:

Category: Travel

Page: 944

View: 1000

Discover Spain with the most incisive and entertaining guidebook on the market. Whether you plan on exploring Andalucia's White Towns, sampling the legendary nightlife of Madrid or hiking in the Picos de Euuropa, this new edition of The Rough Guide to Spain will show you the ideal places to sleep, eat, drink, shop and visit along the way. Inside The Rough Guide to Spain - Independent, trusted reviews written with Rough Guides' trademark blend of humour, honesty and insight, to help you get the most out of your visit. - Full-colour maps throughout - navigate the backstreets of Barcelona or Granada's Albaicín without needing to get online. - Stunning, inspirational images - a rich collection of inspiring colour photography. - Things not to miss - Rough Guides' rundown of Spain's best sights and experiences. - Itineraries - carefully planned routes to help you organize your trip. - Detailed city coverage - whether visiting the big sights or venturing off the tourist trail, this travel guide has in-depth practical advice for every step of the way. Areas covered include: Madrid, Segovia, Toledo, Castilla-La Mancha, Extremadura, Andalucía, Castilla y León, La Rioja, the País Vasco, Navarra, Cantabria, Asturias, Galicia, Aragón, Barcelona, Catalunya, Valencia, Murcia, and the Balearics. Attractions include: Museo del Prado, Reina Sofía, El Escorial, Mérida, the Alhambra, La Mezquita, Parque Nacional Coto de Doñana, Univeridad de Salamanca, Burgos Cathedral, Museo Guggenheim, Santiago de Compostela's cathedral,Sagrada Família, Fundació Joan Miró, Teatre-Museu Dalí, La Ciudad de las Artes y Ciencias, and the Palma Cathedral. - Basics - essential pre-departure practical information including getting there, local transport, festivals, culture and etiquette; sports and outdoor activities, tourist information and more - Background information - a Contexts chapter devoted to history, wildlife flamenco and books and with a handy language section covering Castilian (Spanish), Catalan, Basque and Galician. Make the Most of Your Time on Earth with The Rough Guide to Spain About Rough Guides: Escape the everyday with Rough Guides. We are a leading travel publisher known for our "tell it like it is" attitude, up-to-date content and great writing. Since 1982, we've published books covering more than 120 destinations around the globe, with an ever-growing series of ebooks, a range of beautiful, inspirational reference titles, and an award-winning website. We pride ourselves on our accurate, honest and informed travel guides.
Architectural ironwork

Decorative Ironwork

Author: Marian Campbell

Publisher:

ISBN:

Category: Architectural ironwork

Page: 144

View: 719

This volume covers both wrought and cast ironwork, containing comprehensive information on the techniques and processes involved. Exploring topics as diverse as gates and railings, jewellery and lighting, the staircase, the hearth, ecclesiastical ironwork and the use of colour on iron, thematic features highlight some of the designs created to embellish interiors and exteriors through the ages. Illustrations are taken from many major collections, especially those of the Victoria and Albert Museum.
Travel

DK Eyewitness Spain

Author: DK Eyewitness

Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd

ISBN:

Category: Travel

Page: 672

View: 540

The ideal travel companion, full of insider advice on what to see and do, plus detailed itineraries and comprehensive maps for exploring this diverse and compelling country. Marvel at Granada's magnificent palace of Alhambra, get lost in Barcelona's Gothic Quarter or meander between the Costa Vasca's enchanting seaside towns: everything you need to know is clearly laid out within colour-coded chapters. Discover the best of Spain with this indispensable travel guide. Inside DK Eyewitness Travel Guide Spain: - Over 65 colour maps help you navigate with ease - Simple layout makes it easy to find the information you need - Comprehensive tours and itineraries of Spain, designed for every interest and budget - Illustrations and floorplans show the inside of icons such as the world-famous Sagrada Família in Barcelona, the lavish Palacio Real in Madrid, the Moorish Real Alcázar in Seville and more - Colour photographs of Spain's historic cities including quirky Barcelona, Moorish Seville and museum-filled Madrid; picturesque towns; white-sand beaches and more - Historical and cultural context gives you a richer travel experience: learn about the country's fascinating history and culture, diverse architecture, national parks, art and literature, colourful fiestas, delicious tapas, outdoor activities and more - Detailed chapters, with area maps, cover Galicia; Asturias and Cantabria; the Basque Country, Navarra and La Rioja; Barcelona, including the Old Town, Eixample and Montjuïc; Catalonia; Aragón; Valencia and Murcia; Madrid, including Old Madrid, Bourbon Madrid and Madrid Province; Castilla y León; Castilla-La Mancha; Extremadura; Seville; Andalucia; the Balearic Islands; the Canary Islands - Essential travel tips: our expert choices of where to stay, eat, shop and sightsee, plus useful phrases, and visa and health information DK Eyewitness Travel Guide Spain is a detailed, easy-to-use guide designed to help you get the most from your visit to Spain. DK Eyewitness: winner of the Top Guidebook Series in the Wanderlust Reader Travel Awards 2017. "No other guide whets your appetite quite like this one" - The Independent On a shorter break? Try our DK Eyewitness Travel Guide Barcelona, DK Eyewitness Travel Guide Madrid or our DK Eyewitness Travel Guide Seville and Andalucia. About DK Eyewitness Travel: DK's highly visual Eyewitness guides show you what others only tell you, with easy-to-read maps, tips, and tours to inform and enrich your holiday. DK is the world's leading illustrated reference publisher, producing beautifully designed books for adults and children in over 120 countries.
Travel

DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Spain

Author:

Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd

ISBN:

Category: Travel

Page: 720

View: 857

The DK Eyewitness Spain Travel Guide is your indispensible guide to this beautiful part of the world. The fully updated guide includes unique cutaways, floorplans and reconstructions of the must-see sites, plus street-by-street maps of all the fascinating cities and towns. The new-look guide is also packed with photographs and illustrations leading you straight to the best attractions on offer. The uniquely visual DK Eyewitness Travel guide will help you to discover everything region by region; from local festivals and markets to day trips around the countryside. Detailed listings will guide you to the best hotels, restaurants, bars and shops for all budgets, whilst detailed practical information will help you to get around, whether by train, bus or car. Plus, DK's excellent insider tips and essential local information will help you explore every corner of Spain effortlessly. DK Eyewitness Spain Travel Guide - showing you what others only tell you. Now available in PDF format.
Travel

DK Eyewitness Travel Guide Spain

Author: DK Travel

Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd

ISBN:

Category: Travel

Page: 672

View: 882

The ideal travel companion, full of insider advice on what to see and do, plus detailed itineraries and comprehensive maps for exploring this diverse and compelling country. Marvel at Granada's magnificent palace of Alhambra, get lost in Barcelona's Gothic Quarter or meander between the Costa Vasca's enchanting seaside towns: everything you need to know is clearly laid out within colour-coded chapters. Discover the best of Spain with this indispensable travel guide. Inside DK Eyewitness Travel Guide Spain: - Over 65 colour maps help you navigate with ease - Simple layout makes it easy to find the information you need - Comprehensive tours and itineraries of Spain, designed for every interest and budget - Illustrations and floorplans show the inside of icons such as the world-famous Sagrada Família in Barcelona, the lavish Palacio Real in Madrid, the Moorish Real Alcázar in Seville and more - Colour photographs of Spain's historic cities including quirky Barcelona, Moorish Seville and museum-filled Madrid; picturesque towns; white-sand beaches and more - Historical and cultural context gives you a richer travel experience: learn about the country's fascinating history and culture, diverse architecture, national parks, art and literature, colourful fiestas, delicious tapas, outdoor activities and more - Detailed chapters, with area maps, cover Galicia; Asturias and Cantabria; the Basque Country, Navarra and La Rioja; Barcelona, including the Old Town, Eixample and Montjuïc; Catalonia; Aragón; Valencia and Murcia; Madrid, including Old Madrid, Bourbon Madrid and Madrid Province; Castilla y León; Castilla-La Mancha; Extremadura; Seville; Andalucia; the Balearic Islands; the Canary Islands - Essential travel tips: our expert choices of where to stay, eat, shop and sightsee, plus useful phrases, and visa and health information DK Eyewitness Travel Guide Spain is a detailed, easy-to-use guide designed to help you get the most from your visit to Spain. DK Eyewitness: winner of the Top Guidebook Series in the Wanderlust Reader Travel Awards 2017. "No other guide whets your appetite quite like this one" - The Independent On a shorter break? Try our DK Eyewitness Travel Guide Barcelona, DK Eyewitness Travel Guide Madrid or our DK Eyewitness Travel Guide Seville and Andalucia. About DK Eyewitness Travel: DK's highly visual Eyewitness guides show you what others only tell you, with easy-to-read maps, tips, and tours to inform and enrich your holiday. DK is the world's leading illustrated reference publisher, producing beautifully designed books for adults and children in over 120 countries.
Travel

DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Spain

Author: DK

Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd

ISBN:

Category: Travel

Page: 672

View: 205

The DK Eyewitness Spain Travel Guide is your indispensable guide to this beautiful part of the world. The fully updated guide includes unique cutaways, floorplans and reconstructions of the must-see sites, plus street-by-street maps of all the fascinating cities and towns. The new-look guide is also packed with photographs and illustrations leading you straight to the best attractions on offer. The uniquely visual DK Eyewitness Travel guide will help you to discover everything region-by-region; from local festivals and markets to day trips around the countryside. Detailed listings will guide you to the best hotels, restaurants, bars and shops for all budgets, whilst detailed practical information will help you to get around, whether by train, bus or car. Plus, DK's excellent insider tips and essential local information will help you explore every corner of Spain effortlessly. DK Eyewitness Spain Travel Guide - showing you what others only tell you. Now available in PDF format.
House & Home

Decorative Style

Author: Kevin McCloud

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN:

Category: House & Home

Page: 350

View: 816

Shows forty decorating styles and demonstrates special painting techniques

Popular Science

Author:

Publisher:

ISBN:

Category:

Page: 114

View: 265

Popular Science gives our readers the information and tools to improve their technology and their world. The core belief that Popular Science and our readers share: The future is going to be better, and science and technology are the driving forces that will help make it better.