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Cover for Prehistoric rock art in Scandinavia

Prehistoric rock art in Scandinavia

Scandinavia is home to prolific and varied rock art images among which the ship motif is prominent. Because of this, the rock art of Scandinavia has often been interpreted in terms ...

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Fractal Dimensions

The concept behind fractal geometry is extremely difficult to explain . . . but easy to see and enjoy. Eric Hammel, a professional author of military history books, is unable to ex ...

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Structure, Image, Ornament

This volume presents the proceedings of a conference hosted by the American School of Classical Studies, Athens and the Deutsches Archäologisches Institut, Athens in 2004. There ar ...

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Art, Artisans and Apprentices

Before the foundation of academies of art in London in 1758 and Philadelphia in 1805, most individuals who were to emerge as artists trained in workshops of varying degrees of rele ...

Cover for Medieval Islamic Swords and Swordmaking

Medieval Islamic Swords and Swordmaking

One of the problems pervading the study of medieval Islamic technology is the lack of surviving technical treatises. Tradition tended to be handed down by example and by word of mo ...

Cover for The Best Beatles Book Ever

The Best Beatles Book Ever

On March 22, 1963 the album Please, Please Me was released and a phenomenon was sparked. Now, 50 years later, The Beatles remain one of the most successful and recognizable groups ...

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Underwater Photography

This is a step-by-step guide to taking professional quality underwater photos with a point-and-shoot camera. Modern compact cameras are capable of capturing fantastic underwater im ...

Cover for Ultimate Canoe & Kayak Adventures

Ultimate Canoe & Kayak Adventures

This book is stunningly illustrated and has something for everyone, from whitewater adrenaline junkie to extreme sea kayaker.The adventures cover every sort of paddling venue - fro ...

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Ultimate Fishing Adventures

This book takes you on a remarkable journey visiting 100 destinations from Alaska to New Zealand. Fly, lure and bait fishing in rivers, oceans and lakes, from deftly dropping a fly ...

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Shark Bytes

The popular image of sharks is of a dorsal fin cleaving the surface as it rushes to its next kill, but this is a limited caricature. There are over 500 species to choose from, most ...

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By the Emperor's Hand

By the sixth century of the common era the Roman Empire already had many hundreds of years of accumulated ceremony embedded in its government, and practical science embodied in its ...

Cover for Caroline Walker - In Every Dream Home

Caroline Walker - In Every Dream Home

Caroline Walker (b. 1982, Dunfermline) has established herself as one of the UK’s most exciting figurative painters of her generation working internationally today. By means of an ...

Cover for My Name is Charles Saatchi and I am an Artoholic. New Extended Edition

My Name is Charles Saatchi and I am an Artoholic. New Extended Edition

One of the most influential art collectors of our time and founder of the global advertising agency, Charles Saatchi reveals his opinions on collecting, artists, dealers, advertisi ...

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Be the Worst You Can Be

Charles Saatchi is a man with strong opinions on everything from movies to morals, superstition to suicide, and in this book he answers nearly 300 questions from readers and journa ...

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A book of essays, accompanied by illustrations, that give a revealing insight into the forthright and often controversial views of Charles Saatchi on a wide-ranging number of topic ...

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Known Unknowns

In Known Unknowns, Charles Saatchi provides fascinating insights into some of the world’s lesser-known but truly extraordinary historical events and social phenomena. 100 individua ...

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Train Doctor

Train Doctor is the story of Roger Senior's career in the railway industry, from 1968 when the author joined British Railways, until his retirement from Great North Eastern Railway ...

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Rails Across Europe

The two volumes covering Rails Across Europe are divided into one, covering the North and West of the continent, the other dealing with the South and East.The photos were taken by ...

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London Underground Serial Killer

The full story of the life and times of Kieran Patrick Kelly, the London Underground Serial Killer, who wandered up and down the Northern Line of the London Underground between 196 ...

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The Great Northern Atlantics

The Great Northern Atlantics, were the first locomotives constructed in Britain to the 4-4-2 wheel arrangement. The Atlantics were designed by H.G. Ivatt, locomotive Superintendent ...

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Canal Builders

Canal Builders is a classic history book for anyone interested in the development of Britain's canal system. The book, which was first published in the 1970s, is now republished he ...

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London Local Trains in the 1950s and 1960s

This remarkable colour album of 1950’s and 1960’s images covers non-express trains working in and out of London termini, along with a selection of feeder services operating in roug ...

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Rails Across North America

The Railways of the USA have a great following, both in the United States where there are large numbers of rail fans and increasingly in Britain/Europe, where there are enthusiasts ...

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Rails Across Canada

The railways of Canada, like the network in the U.S.A, have a fascination to many people, both in North America and those who live elsewhere.

Cover for The Light Railways of Britain and Ireland

The Light Railways of Britain and Ireland

First published in 1985 by Moorland Press, The Light Railways of Britain & Ireland has remained unavailable for more than twenty-five years, until now. Re-released by Pen & Sword, ...