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Melody of the Earth. A Garden Anthology By Ruth Finnegan
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The enduring collection of beautiful and uplifting poems for the garden - and the home. A treasure! and the perfect gift for gardeners and non -gardeners alike. Classy hardback, the perfect... More > gift Callender poetry< Less
101 Things a Translator Needs to Know By WLF Think Tank
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This is a book for beginners. It’s also a book for seasoned professionals, students and teachers. For freelancers and staff translators. For amateurs and experts, generalists and... More > super-specialists — be they certified and sworn, recognised, authorised... or simply tantalised by translation’s potential for a varied and enriching career. The authors are all successful translation professionals in fields ranging from highly technical to literary. Here they share insights and tips about what translation involves and how a professional translator needs to think, work and act when dealing with clients and colleagues.< Less
Rubbings of Ancient Maya Sculpture by Joan W. Patten (softcover color edition) By Carl D. Callaway
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Rubbings of Ancient Maya Sculpture by Joan W. Patten (softcover color edition) American Sculptor Joan W. Patten (1924-2005) lived and traveled extensively throughout Guatemala from 1965-1982. The... More > Guatemalan government granted Joan official, carte blanche permission to make molds, casts and replicas of ancient Preclassic (1500 BC-250 AD) and Classic (250-900 AD) Maya relief sculpture. Her replicas of Maya stelae currently stand in Guatemala’s Museo Nacional de Arqueología y Etnología, the National Zoo and at the Museo Popol Vuh gardens at Francisco Marroquín University. In addition to the replicas, she executed hundreds of rubbings in oils on colored fabric. With a sculptor’s touch and infinite patience, she rendered images onto cloth that are remarkably sharp in detail and line. The rubbings include images that preserve an abundance of information about Maya sculptural traditions, iconography, hieroglyphic writing, mythology and history.< Less
The Banknote Book Vol. 1 color By Owen Linzmayer
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The Banknote Book is meant to be purchased as a four-volume set organized alphabetically: 1 Abyssinia to Czech Republic (49 countries). 2 Dahomey to Lithuania (54 countries). 3 Macau to Serbian... More > Krajina (57 countries). 4 Seychelles to Zimbabwe (40 countries). Combined, these volumes provide a comprehensive reference of the banknotes from the 200 countries included, but be advised that The Banknote Book is a work in progress and that not all countries in the world are currently cataloged. Anyone buying the print edition of The Banknote Book can request a free one-year subscription to the online edition (a $99 value), which entitles you to downloadable PDF copies of every chapter currently available as well as everything published—or revised—during the next 12 months. Forward your Lulu order confirmation email to owen@banknotenews.com to obtain your subscription.< Less