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The Great Pawn Hunter Chess Tutorial - Stories, Poetry and Games By Manus Patrick Fealy
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This book contains 38 chess adventures, 39 poems and 17 complete chess games covering 11 different openings. Each complete game in the book illustrates a topic such as how to use a quartgrip of pawns... More > or how to use a pawn lever. All complete games in the book are match games played at the Grandmaster, master or expert levels. Follow The Great Pawn Hunter and his friends The Restless Knight, The Bad Bishop and Old Maestro through their adventures and learn such ideas as: double attack, discovered attack, decoys, forks, pins and skewers, harmony, quartgrip, piece opposition, and many other ideas are also exhibited. Many major chess openings such as "The Dutch", "Sicilian", King's Indian, French, Queen's Indian and many others are introduced to the reader. So sit down grab a board and the book and enjoy a tall tale, a poem and exciting games!< Less
Albertine Legacy By wsg wsg
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These collection of conference papers considers the legacy of Prince Albert, his work for the Great Exhibition, his proposed University, as well as his connection with the RSA. A past Director adds... More > a tribute to the current President, Prince Philip.< Less
Albertine Legacy By wsg wsg
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These collection of conference papers considers the legacy of Prince Albert, his work for the Great Exhibition, his proposed University, as well as his connection with the RSA. A past Director adds... More > a tribute to the current President, Prince Philip.< Less
DXR '09 By donald corey
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Catalog of the participants from the DXR '09 exhibition that took place in Raleigh and Charlotte, North Carolina, showcasing great design of the region.
Portrait Gallery of the Crystal Palace By Samuel Phillips
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First published in 1854 as part of the official handbook series for the Crystal Palace, this guide to the Portrait Gallery provides a catalogue of those chosen for display, plus biographical... More > information. In effect, this offers a directory of those held in high esteem by mid-Victorian London society. It’s a roll call of Britain’s heritage. Listed are artists and musicians, poets and dramatists, scientists, soldiers, statesmen, theologians, and royalty. Portraits were organised by nation: Greek and Roman, Italian, French, German, and English (notably, not ‘British’). Complete facsimile.< Less
Portrait Gallery of the Crystal Palace By Samuel Phillips
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First published in 1854 as part of the official handbook series for the Crystal Palace, this guide to the Portrait Gallery provides a catalogue of those chosen for display, plus biographical... More > information. In effect, this offers a directory of those held in high esteem by mid-Victorian London society. It’s a roll call of Britain’s heritage. Listed are artists and musicians, poets and dramatists, scientists, soldiers, statesmen, theologians, and royalty. Portraits were organised by nation: Greek and Roman, Italian, French, German, and English (notably, not ‘British’). Complete facsimile.< Less
AIGA NE Show 09 Winners By AIGA Nebraska
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This is the winners book for the 18th annual AIGA Nebraska Show. See who won and what they won for, then read what the judges really said about your work! Proceeds of the purchase of this book go to... More > AIGA Nebraska to help them continue to bring more great events to your chapter.< Less
Italian Court in the Crystal Palace By Matthew Digby Wyatt
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Catalogue for one of the great courts in the 1854 Crystal Palace at Sydenham. Detailed description of the exhibition’s sculpture, facades, and paintings. Wyatt and Waring give a synoptic... More > history of the Italian Renaissance and its main influences across Europe, providing a rationale and walking tour for the exhibition. This was more than a lesson in history and art: Michelangelo, Raphael, Titian, da Vinci, Cellini, and many more. It also was an effort to train visitors to feel continuity between Renaissance and the innovations to be found everywhere around them in Victorian Britain. Facsimile of 1854 original edition.< Less
Guide to the Crystal Palace and Park By Samuel Phillips
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The “Crystal Palace Guides” reprints original guides from the 1854 Crystal Palace. Detailed descriptions and many illustrations makes this Guide a comprehensive overview, together with... More > descriptions of the special courts and galleries. It also offers a walking tour around the park’s thematic gardens. The Geological Illustrations and Extinct Animals are described, including the famous dinosaurs of Benjamin Waterhouse Hawkins. Maps include both palace and park. Facsimile of 1856 edition. Complete. Why 1856? When the 1854 edition went to press, the palace and park were not yet finished, e.g., the fountains weren't working! The 1856 edition accurately describes the palace and park as visitors experienced them, providing more maps, more drawings of exhibits, and far better descriptions. Editions after 1856 were substantially revised but images were degraded or simplified. Important historical information was removed. Compared with others, the 1856 edition is special.< Less
A Handbook to the Courts of Modern Sculpture By Anna Jameson
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An inventory for the statues and sculptures displayed in the Crystal Palace and Park. It’s a celebration of modern sculpting, 17th to 19th century, with English work set alongside French,... More > German, and Italian masters. Individual items are described. Biographies of sculptors are given. Mrs Jameson’s introduction provides a rationale for selection and an instruction to visitors: what should they be seeing? Facsimile of 1854 edition. Complete.< Less

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