First Hundred Words In Spanish Il

Author: Heather Amery
Publisher: Usborne
ISBN: 9780794535131
Size: 48.33 MB
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This Latin-American Spanish version of the best-selling First Hundred Words is a wonderful way for getting children started in a new language. Above every large picture there are clear illustrations of each word, with the Spanish word and a guide to its pronunciation underneath. This encourages direct association of the Spanish word with the object, making it easy to remember. The large pictures provide plenty of opportunities for spotting the object and repeating the word. A complete English/Spanish list of the words in the book and their pronunciations is also included.

The International Dolls House Book

Author: Stanley F. King
Publisher: Crown
ISBN: 9780517529430
Size: 20.67 MB
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How to build models for six houses: "the Swiss chalet, Victorian mansion, Spanish hacienda, modern bungalow, traditional Japanese house, and the gypsy caravan."

History Of Doll Houses

Author: Flora Gill Jacobs
Publisher: Macmillan Publishing Company
ISBN:
Size: 52.77 MB
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The fascination with miniature objects continues to grow. One of the most popular forms of "life in miniature" throughout the ages has been the doll's house, which appeals to a great variety of people, including architects, collectors, children, historians, and antiquarians. A doll's house is a miniature representation of its place and time, and this fascinating account of dolls' houses and miniature furnishings covers four centuries and many countries: Holland, Germany, France, England, the United States. Additional information on examples of Scandinavian, Italian, Swiss, and Japanese houses is provided. World famous dolls' houses described at length include Queen Mary's doll house, complete in every detail down to miniature bottles of real champagne in the wine cellar; Colleen Moore's spectacular castle with its diamond chandelier and gold (monogrammed!) forks and knives; Titania's Palace which has been called "a museum-in-little of Italian art"; the Stettheimer doll house with its unique art gallery of miniature originals by famous modern artists. - Back cover.

Making And Dressing Doll House Dolls

Author: Sue Atkinson
Publisher: David & Charles
ISBN: 9780715307885
Size: 79.79 MB
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A comprehensive guide to making and dressing dolls from master craftswoman and miniaturist Sue Atkinson, featuring - expert tips on producing professional results; - hundreds of patterns for clothes from every era; - superb photography of the finished dolls and outfits in period settings.

The Complete Nevada Traveler

Author: David W. Toll
Publisher: University of Nevada Press
ISBN: 9780940936126
Size: 76.24 MB
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A guidebook to the wonders of the Silver State. In addition to an introduction to the communities and regions travelers encounter as they move through the state, Toll includes recommendations for his favorite restaurants, lodgings, and entertainments. Distributed for Gold Hill Publishing Company.

Pocket Rough Guide London

Author: Rob Humphreys
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1409324036
Size: 60.26 MB
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The best London has to offer--now available in ePub format. The Pocket Rough Guide to London is your essential guide to the British capital, with the all the key sights, restaurants, shops, and bars in an easy-to-use format, and full-color maps. Whether you have an afternoon or a few days at your disposal, Rough Guides' itineraries help you plan your trip, and the "Best of London" section picks out the city's highlights you won't want to miss, from the mind-boggling treasure-trove of the British Museum to the gargantuan exhibition spaces of the Tate Modern. Divided by area for easy navigation, the Places section is written in Rough Guides' trademark honest and informative style, with listings of the must-see sights and our pick of the places to eat, drink, and dance, from cozy and welcoming traditional pubs to the latest champions of London's culinary revolution. Make the most of your time with The Pocket Rough Guide to London.

Penelope Fitzgerald

Author: Hermione Lee
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 0385352352
Size: 41.49 MB
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ONE OF THE NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW’ S 10 BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR A Best Book of the Year: San Francisco Chronicle, Seattle Times Winner of the Plutarch Award for Best Biography The acclaimed biographer of Edith Wharton and Virginia Woolf gives us an intimate portrait of one of the most quietly brilliant novelists of the twentieth century. Penelope Fitzgerald was a great English writer whose career didn't begin until she was nearly sixty. She would go on to win some of the most coveted awards in literature—the Booker Prize and the National Book Critics Circle Award. Now, in an impeccable match of talent between biographer and subject, Hermione Lee, a master biographer and one of Fitzgerald's greatest champions, gives us this remarkable writer’s story. Lee’s critical expertise is on dazzling display on every page, as it illuminates this extraordinary English life. Fitzgerald, born into an accomplished intellectual family, the granddaughter of two bishops, led a life marked by dramatic twists of fate, moving from a bishop’s palace to a sinking houseboat to a last, late blaze of renown. We see Fitzgerald’s very English childhood in the village of Hampstead; her Oxford years, when she was known as the “blonde bombshell”; her impoverished adulthood as a struggling wife, mother and schoolteacher, raising a family in difficult circumstances; and the long-delayed start to her literary career. Fitzgerald’s early novels draw on her own experiences—working at the BBC in wartime, at a bookshop in Suffolk, at an eccentric stage school in the 1960s—while her later books open out into historical worlds that she, magically, seems to entirely possess: Russia before the Revolution, postwar Italy, Germany in the time of the Romantic writer Novalis. Fitzgerald’s novels are short, spare masterpieces, and Hermione Lee unfurls them here as works of genius. Expertly researched, written out of love and admiration for this wonderful author’s work, Penelope Fitzgerald is literary biography at its finest—an unforgettable story of lateness, persistence and survival. From the Hardcover edition.