Books of Hours (Miniature Editions), Phaidon Press
Автор: Debbie Barr Название: Carving Miniature Animals with Debbie Barr ISBN: 0764309366 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780764309366 Издательство: Schiffer Рейтинг: Цена: 8890 T Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ. Описание: Debbie Barr carves on the wild side, guiding readers through all the steps necessary to create miniature animals from basswood, butternut, or walnut scraps left over from larger works. Debbie guides her readers through the carving process with clear instructions, sound advice, and over 200 color illustrations. Once the animal carving is finished, instructions are given for painting the figure as well. A photographic gallery rounds out the presentation, displaying additional woodland animals sure to inspire every carver. This book will prove challenging for beginners and a joy to the more advanced carvers.
Автор: Ruth E. Smith Название: Miniature Lamps II, 2nd Ed ISBN: 0764310941 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780764310942 Издательство: Schiffer Цена: 16420 T Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ. Описание: This all-new study of miniture lamps has grown out of and far beyond the first book published years ago by the author and her husband. Many (almost 600) new examples and much historical material has been combined into this up-to-date study. Miniature lamps are a fascination to people interested in antiques, lighting, and old homes. The book illustrates a wide variety of lamps by many identified makers. Miniature oil and kerosene lamps, some as diminutive as 2 1/2 inches high, are direct descendants of prehistoric lamps using animal fat and other oils. Since the miniatures which have been preserved are so small that they cannot have provided adequate reading light, their intended function remains somewhat obscure. The lamps might have found uses in sickrooms, for dispelling a child's "bogeyman", or as parlor courting lamps making a suitable compromise between the requirements of propriety and romantic
Автор: Marjorie Hulsebus Название: Price Guide for Miniature Lamps ISBN: 0764323725 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780764323720 Издательство: Schiffer Рейтинг: Цена: 9920 T Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ. Описание: Three well-known books on miniature lamps are the progenitors of this informative and easy-to-use Price Guide. Up-to-date pricing covers the lamps shown in Miniature Lamps by Frank R. and Ruth E. Smith, Miniature Lamps II by Ruth Smith, and Miniature Victorian Lamps by Marjorie Hulsebus. The illustrations in each of the three books are numbered, and those numbers are then assigned a current price in this values reference. The updated second edition includes valuable tips for assessing the condition and rarity of miniature lamps. An essential guide for lamp collectors and enthusiasts everywhere.
Автор: Glinda Bowman Название: More Miniature Perfume Bottles ISBN: 0887409997 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780887409998 Издательство: Schiffer Рейтинг: Цена: 17790 T Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ. Описание: An extravagant array of miniature perfume bottles fills these full-color pages, pure rapture for those who love scent, beautiful glasswork, and the mystique of the truly elegant. While collectors of full-sizes perfume bottles have always found a place for a few choice "minis" on their shelves, these are a growing trend to specialize in these little beauties in their own right. From the Victorian era through the beginning of the 20th century, from the world wars through the 1990s, this book has it all! Over 600 brilliant photographs show every detail and each bottle is identified by fragrance, perfumer, size, and era. Significant glassmakers are discussed, and their works are identified. This book has bottle-by-bottle guide to current market values.
Автор: Dale Power Название: Carving Miniature Carousel Animals with Dale Power ISBN: 0764303120 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780764303128 Издательство: Schiffer Рейтинг: Цена: 8890 T Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ. Описание: The complex blend of comedy and threat in the mounts on early American carousels still fascinates children and adults. For those who want to create that antique animal charm, Dale Power provides direct instructions and 267 color photographs illustrating all the steps necessary to transform a simple basswood blank into an impressive carousel goat like those that might have adorned carousels built between 1860 and 1930. Dale uses a variety of hand and power tools to complete his projects. Once the carving is complete, wood burning, painting, and mounting techniques are discussed which will bring your carousel animal to life. Patterns for seven additional, uncommon carousel animals and a color gallery are provided to further inspire carvers. With a combination of straightforward instructions and full color illustrations, this book will be a valued addition to the libraries of novice and advanced carvers alike.
Автор: Mike Davidson Название: Painting Miniature Military Figures ISBN: 0887406254 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780887406256 Издательство: Schiffer Рейтинг: Цена: 9920 T Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ. Описание: While it may seem easy to paint a three dimensional miniature figure, to do it properly requires a practiced hand and some artistic techniques. Because the figure is so small the shadings and highlights must be emphasized to make the figure seem realistic. Mike Davidson has years of experience painting miniature military figures and in teaching the art to others. Using a combination of hobby paints and oils he is able to create a visual effect that brings life to the cast or sculpted figures. In this book Mike takes a commercially produced casting and takes the reader through the process of assembly, painting and mounting, ending with a figure that would be a proud addition to any collection. Each step is clearly photographed and captioned so that the reader may follow them. While applied to a particular figure, the lessons learned from this book will enhance any painting the reader may choose to do.
Автор: Bird William L., Bird Jr William L. Название: America`s doll house: the miniature world of faith bradford ISBN: 1568989741 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781568989747 Издательство: Abrams Рейтинг: Цена: 9230 T Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ. Описание: "One of the most popular exhibits at the Smithsonian Institute is a dollhouse. Sitting on the museum`s third floor is the five-story home donated to the museum by Faith Bradford, a Washington, D.C., librarian, who spent more than a half-century accumulating and constructing the 1,354 miniatures that fill its 23 intricately detailed rooms. When Bradford donated them to the museum in 1951, she wrote a lengthy manuscript describing the lives of its residents: Mr. and Mrs. Peter Doll and their ten children, two visiting grandparents, twenty pets, and household staff. Bradford cataloged the Dolls` tastes, habits, and preferences in neatly typed household inventories, which she then bound, along with photographs and fabric samples, in a scrapbook" --
Автор: Kim Jones Название: Sculpting Miniature Military Figures ISBN: 0887406262 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780887406263 Издательство: Schiffer Рейтинг: Цена: 10610 T Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ. Описание: The art of creating military miniatures is centuries old. From the pharaohs of ancient Egypt to Frederick the Great to thousands of hobbyists today, this art form has fascinated us. In this new book Kim Jones takes the craftspeson step-by-step through the process. The figure is an American cavalryman of the late 19th century. Sculpted from epoxy putty on a brass armature, Kim brings an incredible accuracy and realism to the figure. While this book will be of primary interest to those involved in the hobby of creating military miniatures, it will also be of great help to all who use this flexible and exciting medium. Each step of the process is explained in photographs and words, so even the beginner will be able to carry out the project, while the advanced sculptor will learn some valuable insights from one of the best.
Название: Miniature Merchant Ships ISBN: 0851776590 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780851776590 Издательство: Anova Рейтинг: Цена: 17110 T Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ. Описание: After discussing research, where to obtain data and plans, tools and materials, this volume describes the construction of 1/1200-scale ship models. It contains 30 sets of plans reproduced full size for 1/1200 models, each accompanied by photographs of the ship and a brief life history.
Название: Miniature Rooms ISBN: 0896594076 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780896594074 Издательство: Abbeville Press Цена: 18570 T Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Автор: Bromer/Edison Название: Miniature books ISBN: 081099299X ISBN-13(EAN): 9780810992993 Издательство: Abrams Рейтинг: Цена: 13520 T Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ. Описание: Miniature books, most of which are less than three inches tall and some almost too small to see, have delighted readers for centuries. These historic books range from tiny thumb bibles to illustrated nursery rhymes. The miniature books with in this title are drawn from a private collection of over 15,000 books.
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