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Gilding - Matt, Burnish And Oil For Painters

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Originally published in 1910. An unusual and useful illustrated guide to the various methods of gilding and repairing picture frames. Deals with tools - ma ...

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  • Editeur: Read Books Ltd
  • ISBN: 1473352037
  • Genre: Crafts & Hobbies
  • Nombre de pages: 88
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: Originally published in 1910. An unusual and useful illustrated guide to the various methods of gilding and repairing picture frames. Deals with tools - materials - methods - repairs etc. Many of the earliest craft books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. Home Farm Books are republishing many of these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.


Practical Hints on Playing the B-Flat Clarinet

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Practical Hints is a unique and highly informative series developed to answer the many questions raised by the beginning student as well as the more advanc ...

  • L'auteur : Robert Lowry
  • Editeur: Alfred Music
  • ISBN: 9781457455001
  • Genre: Music
  • Nombre de pages: 36
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: Practical Hints is a unique and highly informative series developed to answer the many questions raised by the beginning student as well as the more advanced musician. Designed for individual use, the Practical Hints books cover such vital topics as care and maintenance, reeds and mouthpieces, playing position, embouchure, tuning, tonguing, tone quality, range, and practice methodology. Each book has been written by a nationally known instrumental specialist in collaboration with James D. Ployhar. Serving as a handy and informative guide, an appropriate Practical Hints book should be in every musician's library.


How to Bottom a Welted Shoe By Hand

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A series of illustrated lessons on shoe-repair, with a special focus on putting together a plain welted shoe by hand. It has chapters on every aspect from ...

  • L'auteur : F. L. West
  • Editeur: Read Books Ltd
  • ISBN: 1473344581
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Nombre de pages: 70
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: A series of illustrated lessons on shoe-repair, with a special focus on putting together a plain welted shoe by hand. It has chapters on every aspect from preparing the materials to finishing, making is a must-read for those with a practical interest in shoe-repair. Easy-to-digest and simple, “How to Bottom a Welted Shoe by Hand” is ideal for novices and those with no previous experience. “Some Facts about Comfortable Easy Wearing Shoes”, “Preparation of the Counters”, “Preparation of the Box”, “Preparation of the Innersole”, “Lasting the Upper”, “Putting on the Welt”, “Filling the Bottom”, “Moulding and Fitting the Sole”, “Stitching on the Sole”, “Building the Heel”, “Preparation of Edges and Bottom for Finishing”, etc. Many vintage books such as this are becoming increasingly scarce and expensive. We are republishing this volume now in an affordable, modern, high-quality addition complete with a specially commissioned new introduction on history of shoemaking.


Machining Technology

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Offering complete coverage of the technologies, machine tools, and operations of a wide range of machining processes, Machining Technology presents the ess ...

  • L'auteur : Helmi A. Youssef,Hassan El-Hofy
  • Editeur: CRC Press
  • ISBN: 9781420043402
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Nombre de pages: 672
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: Offering complete coverage of the technologies, machine tools, and operations of a wide range of machining processes, Machining Technology presents the essential principles of machining and then examines traditional and nontraditional machining methods. Available for the first time in one easy-to-use resource, the book elucidates the fundamentals, basic elements, and operations of the general purpose machine tools used for the production of cylindrical and flat surfaces by turning, drilling and reaming, shaping and planing, milling, boring, broaching, and abrasive processes.


The Inspector Alan Grant MEGAPACK®

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“Josephine Tey” was one of several pseudonyms used by Elizabeth Mackintosh (1896–1952), a Scottish author best known for her mystery novels. In five ...

  • L'auteur : Josephine Tey
  • Editeur: Wildside Press LLC
  • ISBN: 1479453129
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Nombre de pages: 1490
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: “Josephine Tey” was one of several pseudonyms used by Elizabeth Mackintosh (1896–1952), a Scottish author best known for her mystery novels. In five of six novels in this series, the hero is Scotland Yard Inspector Alan Grant. (Grant appears in a sixth, The Franchise Affair, as a minor character—but it is included in our series list completeness.) The most famous of these is The Daughter of Time, in which Inspector Grant, while laid up in hospital, has friends research reference books and contemporary documents so that he can puzzle out the mystery of whether King Richard III of England murdered his nephews, the Princes, in the Tower. Included are: #1 The Man in the Queue #2 A Shilling for Candles #3 The Franchise Affair #4 To Love and Be Wise #5 The Daughter of Time #6 The Singing Sands If you enjoy this entry in the MEGAPACK® series, check out the 400+ other volumes, covering not only mysteries,but classics, science fiction, fantasy, horror, westerns, romances—and much, much more! Search your favorite ebook store for "Wildside MEGAPACK" to see the complete list of available titles.


The Man In The Queue

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Outside a London theatre a throng of people wait expectantly for the last performance of a popular musical. But as the doors open at last, something spoils ...

  • L'auteur : Josephine Tey
  • Editeur: Random House
  • ISBN: 1446411486
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Nombre de pages: 256
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: Outside a London theatre a throng of people wait expectantly for the last performance of a popular musical. But as the doors open at last, something spoils all thought of entertainment: a man in the queue is found murdered by the deadly thrust of a stiletto...


Unconditional Love

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A beautiful meditation on the joys of being a grandparent and a practical guide to help you and your adult children make the most of your relationship with ...

  • L'auteur : Jane Isay
  • Editeur: HarperCollins
  • ISBN: 0062427172
  • Genre: Family & Relationships
  • Nombre de pages: 240
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: A beautiful meditation on the joys of being a grandparent and a practical guide to help you and your adult children make the most of your relationship with a grandchild. For many grandparents, a grandchild offers a second chance to become the parent they didn’t have the time or the energy to be when raising their own children. Being a grandparent, family relationships expert Jane Isay argues, is the opportunity to turn missed opportunities into delight. Drawing on her personal experience, dozens of interviews, and the latest findings in psychology, Isay shows how a grandparent can use his or her unique perspective and experience to create a deep and lasting bond that will echo throughout a grandchild’s life. She explores the realities of today’s multigenerational families, identifying problems and offering solutions to enhance love, trust, and understanding between grandparents, parents, and grandchildren. She also offers a wealth of practical advice, from when to get involved, when to stay away, and how to foster a strong relationship when you’re separated by long distance. Unconditional Love advocates for honest conversation, thinking in the long run and healing breaches in order to be together, understanding that most of us try to do our best and need to be forgiven if we fail. Isay argues that secrets and surprises may tilt the boat but won’t necessarily sink it and that grandparents and their grown children are happier when they give each other the benefit of the doubt. Most importantly, she writes, the advent of grandchildren offers families the opportunity for healing and redemption—if we seize the moment. In lovely prose and through delightful stories, Isay shows us how we can. A great gift for grandparents-to-be and a wonderful resource for all, Unconditional Love is a beautiful and psychologically astute look at what it means to be an engaged grandparent.


The Employments of Women: A Cyclopædia of Woman's Work

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"The Employments of Women: A Cyclopædia of Woman's Work" by Virginia Penny. Published by Good Press. Good Press publishes a wide range of titles that enco ...

  • L'auteur : Virginia Penny
  • Editeur: Good Press
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  • Genre: Fiction
  • Nombre de pages: 661
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: "The Employments of Women: A Cyclopædia of Woman's Work" by Virginia Penny. Published by Good Press. Good Press publishes a wide range of titles that encompasses every genre. From well-known classics & literary fiction and non-fiction to forgotten−or yet undiscovered gems−of world literature, we issue the books that need to be read. Each Good Press edition has been meticulously edited and formatted to boost readability for all e-readers and devices. Our goal is to produce eBooks that are user-friendly and accessible to everyone in a high-quality digital format.


Making Time in Stanley Kubrick's Barry Lyndon

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Considered by critics to be Stanley Kubrick's masterpiece, Barry Lyndon has suffered from scholarly and popular neglect. Maria Pramaggiore argues that one ...

  • L'auteur : Maria Pramaggiore
  • Editeur: Bloomsbury Publishing USA
  • ISBN: 1441147411
  • Genre: Performing Arts
  • Nombre de pages: 224
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: Considered by critics to be Stanley Kubrick's masterpiece, Barry Lyndon has suffered from scholarly and popular neglect. Maria Pramaggiore argues that one key reason that this film remains unappreciated, even by Kubrick aficionados, is that its transnational and intermedial contexts have not been fully explored. Taking a novel approach, she looks at the film from a transnational perspective -- as a foreign production shot in Ireland and an adaptation of a British novel by an American director about an Irish subject. Pramaggiore argues that, in Barry Lyndon, Kubrick develops his richest philosophical mediation on cinema's capacity to mediate the real and foregrounds film's relationship to other technologies of visuality, including painting, photography, and digital media. By combining extensive research into the film's source novel, production and reception with systematic textual analysis and an engagement with several key issues in contemporary academic debate, this work promises not only to make a huge impact in the field of Kubrick studies, but also in 1970s filmmaking, cultural history and transnational film practice.


Accelerate the Sale: Kick-Start Your Personal Selling Style to Close More Sales, Faster

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Open the throttle on your sales potential—and leave your competitors in the dust! Selling today can be brutal. You need to rev it up if you want to close ...

  • L'auteur : Mark Rodgers
  • Editeur: McGraw Hill Professional
  • ISBN: 007176125X
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Nombre de pages: 272
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: Open the throttle on your sales potential—and leave your competitors in the dust! Selling today can be brutal. You need to rev it up if you want to close more deals. Accelerate the Sale shows how to: Qualify Buyers Using Just Two Well-Selected Words Develop Your Marketplace Superiority Acquire unparalleled persuasive language techniques Whether you sell B2B or B2C, use Accelerate the Sale to power your sales success from 0 to 60 in no time flat. Praise for Accelerate the Sale: “I drive exotic cars, and it’s an interesting coincidence that Mark talks about speed, acceleration, and roaring to the finish line. This book is not a theoretical guide but rather a practical companion. It’s a high-performance learning vehicle.” —Alan Weiss , author of Million Dollar Consulting “Great book! It’s loaded with ‘golden nuggets’ throughout each chapter. Add the ‘Street Smarts’ and ‘Accsellerators’ sections and you have the new A-to-Z quick reference for sales success!” —Greg Heichelbech, CEO, Triumph North America “Any serious student of sales and sales leadership would do well to reflect on the wisdom Mark Rodgers has packed into this book!” —Bob Althoff, President of the world’s oldest Harley-Davidson dealership, A.D. Farrow Harley-Davidson “This powerful, practical book, based on proven, real-life experience, shows you how to make the sale, faster and easier than ever before!” —Brian Tracy, author of The Psychology of Selling


Utilities Telecommunications News

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The Oxford Handbook of the Bronze Age Aegean

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The Greek Bronze Age, roughly 3000 to 1000 BCE, witnessed the flourishing of the Minoan and Mycenean civilizations, the earliest expansion of trade in the ...

  • L'auteur : Eric H. Cline
  • Editeur: Oxford University Press
  • ISBN: 019971102X
  • Genre: History
  • Nombre de pages: 976
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: The Greek Bronze Age, roughly 3000 to 1000 BCE, witnessed the flourishing of the Minoan and Mycenean civilizations, the earliest expansion of trade in the Aegean and wider Mediterranean Sea, the development of artistic techniques in a variety of media, and the evolution of early Greek religious practices and mythology. The period also witnessed a violent conflict in Asia Minor between warring peoples in the region, a conflict commonly believed to be the historical basis for Homer's Trojan War. The Oxford Handbook of the Bronze Age Aegean provides a detailed survey of these fascinating aspects of the period, and many others, in sixty-six newly commissioned articles. Divided into four sections, the handbook begins with Background and Definitions, which contains articles establishing the discipline in its historical, geographical, and chronological settings and in its relation to other disciplines. The second section, Chronology and Geography, contains articles examining the Bronze Age Aegean by chronological period (Early Bronze Age, Middle Bronze Age, Late Bronze Age). Each of the periods are further subdivided geographically, so that individual articles are concerned with Mainland Greece during the Early Bronze Age, Crete during the Early Bronze Age, the Cycladic Islands during the Early Bronze Age, and the same for the Middle Bronze Age, followed by the Late Bronze Age. The third section, Thematic and Specific Topics, includes articles examining thematic topics that cannot be done justice in a strictly chronological/geographical treatment, including religion, state and society, trade, warfare, pottery, writing, and burial customs, as well as specific events, such as the eruption of Santorini and the Trojan War. The fourth section, Specific Sites and Areas, contains articles examining the most important regions and sites in the Bronze Age Aegean, including Mycenae, Tiryns, Pylos, Knossos, Kommos, Rhodes, the northern Aegean, and the Uluburun shipwreck, as well as adjacent areas such as the Levant, Egypt, and the western Mediterranean. Containing new work by an international team of experts, The Oxford Handbook of the Bronze Age Aegean represents the most comprehensive, authoritative, and up-to-date single-volume survey of the field. It will be indispensable for scholars and advanced students alike.


A Dictionary of the Portuguese and English Languages,

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  • L'auteur : A. Vieyra
  • Editeur: Рипол Классик
  • ISBN: 5874406670
  • Genre: History
  • Nombre de pages: N.A
  • Langue: French/English
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If You're Reading This, I'm Already Dead

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Otto Witte. Acrobat of Hamburg. King of Albania. Sitting in his caravan, drinking what is left of his coffee (dust), Otto has narrowly escaped death at the ...

  • L'auteur : Andrew Nicoll
  • Editeur: Quercus Publishing
  • ISBN: 1780873581
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Nombre de pages: 400
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: Otto Witte. Acrobat of Hamburg. King of Albania. Sitting in his caravan, drinking what is left of his coffee (dust), Otto has narrowly escaped death at the hands of allied bombs. Convinced his luck has run out and he will not see morning, he decides to record the story of his life for the poor soul who finds his body. And what a story it is. Years earlier, when he was in either Buda or Pest, working at the circus, a newspaper article was brought to his attention. Why? Because in it was a picture of a particular Turkish prince, called to Albania to be their new king. And this prince just so happened to bear a striking resemblance to Otto . . . A plan is formed, adventure is born and with the help of Otto's friends, enemies (and a camel), Otto is about to give the performance of his life.


Runnin' with the Devil

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The manager who shepherded Van Halen from obscurity to rock stardom goes behind the scenes to tell the complete, unadulterated story of David Lee Roth, Edd ...

  • L'auteur : Noel Monk,Joe Layden
  • Editeur: HarperCollins
  • ISBN: 0062474138
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Nombre de pages: 320
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: The manager who shepherded Van Halen from obscurity to rock stardom goes behind the scenes to tell the complete, unadulterated story of David Lee Roth, Eddie Van Halen, and the legendary band that changed rock music. Van Halen’s rise in the 1980s was one of the most thrilling the music world had ever seen—their mythos an epic party, a sweaty, sexy, never-ending rock extravaganza. During this unparalleled run of success, debauchery, and drama, no one was closer to the band than Noel Monk. A man who’d worked with some of rock’s biggest and most notorious names, Monk spent seven years with Van Halen, serving first as their tour manger then as their personal manager until 1985, when both he and David Lee Roth exited as controversy, backstabbing, and disappointment consumed the band. Throughout Van Halen’s meteoric rise and abrupt halt, this confidant, fixer, friend, and promoter saw it all and lived to tell. Now, for the first time, he shares the most outrageous escapades—from their coming of age to their most shocking behavior on the road; from Eddie’s courtship and high profile wedding to Valerie Bertinelli to the incredible drug use which would ultimately lead to everyone’s demise. Sharing never-before-told stories, Monk paints a compelling portrait of Eddie Van Halen, bringing into focus the unique combination of talent, vision, hardship, and naiveté that shaped one of the greatest rock guitarists of all time—and made him and his brother vulnerable to the trappings and failings of fame. Illustrated with dozens of rare photographs from Monk’s vaults, Runnin’ with the Devil is manna from rock heaven no Van Halen fan can miss.


Stars, Fans, and Consumption in the 1950s

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As the leading fan magazine in the postwar era, Photoplay constructed female stars as social types who embodied a romantic and leisured California lifestyl ...

  • L'auteur : Sumiko Higashi
  • Editeur: Springer
  • ISBN: 113743189X
  • Genre: History
  • Nombre de pages: 298
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: As the leading fan magazine in the postwar era, Photoplay constructed female stars as social types who embodied a romantic and leisured California lifestyle. Addressing working- and lower-middle-class readers who were prospering in the first mass consumption society, the magazine published not only publicity stories but also beauty secrets, fashion layouts, interior design tips, recipes, advice columns, and vacation guides. Postwar femininity was constructed in terms of access to commodities in suburban houses as the site of family togetherness. As the decade progressed, however, changing social mores regarding female identity and behavior eroded the relationship between idolized stars and worshipful fans. When the magazine adopted tabloid conventions to report sex scandals like the Debbie-Eddie-Liz affair, stars were demystified and fans became scandalmongers. But the construction of female identity based on goods and performance that resulted in unstable, fragmented selves remains a legacy evident in postmodern culture today.


The Greatest Works of Winston Churchill

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Musaicum Books presents to you this meticulously edited Winston Churchill collection: Introduction: Winston Spencer Churchill by Richard Harding Davis The ...

  • L'auteur : Winston Churchill
  • Editeur: e-artnow
  • ISBN: 8027242118
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Nombre de pages: 5785
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: Musaicum Books presents to you this meticulously edited Winston Churchill collection: Introduction: Winston Spencer Churchill by Richard Harding Davis The Influenza Novel: Savrola Biographies: Lord Randolph Churchill Marlborough: His Life and Times Historical Works: The Story of the Malakand Field Force The River War London to Ladysmith via Pretoria Ian Hamilton's March My African Journey The World Crisis 1911–1914 The Second World War The Gathering Storm Their Finest Hour A History of the English-Speaking Peoples The Birth of Britain The New World Essays & Articles: Painting as a Pastime Zionism versus Bolshevism Fifty Years Hence East London General Bullar's Headquarters Mr. Winston Churchill's Capture Speeches: Liberalism and the Social Problem The Conduct of the War by Sea Speech in the London Opera House Speech in the Tournament Hall, Liverpool First Radio Address as Prime Minister Blood, Toil, Tears and Sweat Be Ye Men of Valour We Shall Fight on the Beaches Their Finest Hour The Few – Never was so Much Owed by so Many to so Few Broadcast on the Soviet-German War Never Give In, Never, Never, Never Winston Churchill's address to the United States Congress The Price of Greatness is Responsibility Announcement of the Surrender of Germany Sinews of Peace – The Iron Curtain Speech Letters of Winston Churchill My Early Life – A Roving Commission (An Autobiography)


The Death of a Gold Town

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Editor Fitzroy of the small-town newspaper Mine and Mill is dismayed to see the vitality and pioneer strength of his small town fade before the forces of v ...

  • L'auteur : Charles E. Miller
  • Editeur: Xlibris Corporation
  • ISBN: 9781477173077
  • Genre: History
  • Nombre de pages: 210
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: Editor Fitzroy of the small-town newspaper Mine and Mill is dismayed to see the vitality and pioneer strength of his small town fade before the forces of violence, inexplicable deaths, corruption by bribery and acts of vengeance amongst the ordinary citizens of Fiddletown. he decides to log, to chart, as it were, in his paper and his diary the dismal decay of the early California gold town. He sometimes uses his poetic pen to capture the sad events, the inexplicable failures of ordinary people to show civility and compassion. "Gold! fear was not of tomorrow but of an irrecoverable sacrifice of home, honor and charity in the name of gold-a sacrifice and corruption of the conscience like mephisto the gold miners had traded their souls for the golden metal. That fear lingered beneath outward forms of pleasure and happiness, like a waiting spirit of death."


Bulfinch's Medieval Mythology

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Here, in a dazzling panoply, are the legendary figures from the age of chivalry: King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table, Robin Hood, Richard the Li ...

  • L'auteur : Thomas Bulfinch
  • Editeur: Courier Dover Publications
  • ISBN: 0486836800
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Nombre de pages: 304
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: Here, in a dazzling panoply, are the legendary figures from the age of chivalry: King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table, Robin Hood, Richard the Lionhearted and his crusaders, and a host of other famous and lesser-known characters. This collection includes tales from Camelot, dramatic narratives from The Mabinogion, and stories of the noble warriors of English history. Bulfinch's skillful storytelling not only relates these ancient myths and legends but also discusses their roles in literature and art, with numerous allusions to poetry and paintings. Generations of children and adults have thrilled to these timeless tales, and young readers can find no better introduction to the enchantment of medieval myths and legends.


Lost Illusions

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Handsome would-be poet Lucien Chardon is poor and naïve, but highly ambitious. Failing to make his name in his dull provincial hometown, he is taken up by ...

  • L'auteur : Herbert Hunt,Honoré de Balzac
  • Editeur: Penguin UK
  • ISBN: 0141936029
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Nombre de pages: 720
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: Handsome would-be poet Lucien Chardon is poor and naïve, but highly ambitious. Failing to make his name in his dull provincial hometown, he is taken up by a patroness, the captivating married woman Madame de Bargeton, and prepares to forge his way in the glamorous beau monde of Paris. But Lucien has entered a world far more dangerous than he realized, as Madame de Bargeton's reputation becomes compromised and the fickle, venomous denizens of the courts and salons conspire to keep him out of their ranks. Lucien eventually learns that, wherever he goes, talent counts for nothing in comparison to money, intrigue and unscrupulousness. Lost Illusions is one of the greatest novels in the rich procession of the Comédie humaine, Balzac's panoramic social and moral history of his times.