This 6th edition of Unusual World Coins is bigger and better than ever with over 150 more pages, 1,250 new images and over 700 new issues. The classic guide to mysterious coin issues from the realms of Fantasy, the borders of Micro-Nations, the halls of Exiled Royalty, the shady backrooms of imitators, the creative minds of numismatic promoters and the shores of Islands as yet undiscovered has grown and the market for these types is hotter than ever. Within this volume you can tap into a numismatic world sparkling with flare and enchantment, bubbling with inventiveness and simmering with independence. In this new edition you will discover: New countries never before detailed in any catalog Up-to-date prices for this exploding market More photographic images New coin issues with full descriptions With this 6th edition, Unusual World Coins continues its reign as not only an indispensable reference to the untraditional, but also one of the most exciting books you may ever add to your numismatic library! There is only one Unusual World Coins; no other reference comes close!
This amazing compilation of decorative motifs from around the world is unparalleled in its range of coverage with examples from early Greek, Roman and Egyptian designs through those of the 19th century. Geographically diverse, the book covers ornamentation from Asia and Africa as well as Europe and the Americas. Originally published in the 19th century in two volumes, this work by Auguste Racinet was an invaluable resource to artists, designers and architects when it was first published and continues to be so today.
The year is 1Q84. This is the real world, there is no doubt about that. But in this world, there are two moons in the sky. In this world, the fates of two people, Tengo and Aomame, are closely intertwined. They are each, in their own way, doing something very dangerous. And in this world, there seems no way to save them both. Something extraordinary is starting.
Design for the Real World has, since its first appearance twenty-five years ago, become a classic. Translated into twenty-three languages, it is one of the world's most widely read books on design. In this edition, Victor Papanek examines the attempts by designers to combat the tawdry, the unsafe, the frivolous, the useless product, once again providing a blueprint for sensible, responsible design in this world which is deficient in resources and energy.
Cloud-free satellite images, stunning terrain models and high-definition large-scale maps, including spectacular fold outs, present the complete picture of Earth as it is today in this updated world atlas. Find out everything you want to know about Earth from detailed facts on key topics from industry, natural resources and agriculture to communications. Plus a comprehensive index-gazetteer of over 80,000 geographical names will take you anywhere in the world fast. Packaged in a handy slipcase to prevent wear and tear, use this atlas for homework, crosswords or just for fun!
Chief Inspector Morse and Sergeant Lewis went into the house. Inside the sitting-room, the light was still switched on and a gas fire was burning. The dead body of a young man was lying on the carpet, in front of the fire. Near the body, on a small table, stood a bottle of sherry and a wine glass. The bottle was almost full, the glass was almost empty. Morse smelt the sherry which was left in the glass. "This smells like cyanide, Lewis", he said. "This man was probably poisoned". Retold by Anne Collins.
An exciting picture book based on the Peppa Pig special episode, Around the World! In this story, Peppa visits friends located across the globe in her very own aeroplane. With journeys to the South Pole, snowy mountain tops, the jungle and the desert, this is a colourful and action-packed Peppa adventure.
The prismatic world tour live Is a sensory explosion of eye-popping theatrics, daring acrobatics and of course, all the hits. This concert film is a visually stunning production that captures Katy's fun-loving personality and artistic vision. Spanning the entire length of the arena floor, the innovative prismatic tour stage allows Katy to share intimate moments with her fans in a unique shared connection with the music. Directed for the stage in seven thematic acts, this unmissable spectacle features hit after hit after hit, and the prismatic world tour live truly captures the excitement, colour and energy of the live Katy Perry extravaganza. Содержание: 01. Roar 02. Part Of Me 03. Wide Awake 04. This Moment / Love Me 05. Dark Horse06. E.T. 07. Legendary Lovers 08. I Kissed A Girl 09. Hot N Cold 10. International Smile 11. By The Grace Of God 12. The One That Got Away / Thinking Of You 13. Unconditionally 14. Walking On Air 15. It Takes Two16. This Is How We Do/Last Friday Night (T.G.I.F.) 17. Teenage Dream 18. California Gurls 19. Birthday 20. Firework
This is the classic giftset collection of Beatrix Potter's original Peter Rabbit books. This beautiful gift box contains all 23 original Peter Rabbit books by Beatrix Potter. Each tale is presented in its iconic white jacket and features a publisher's note describing how the story came to be. This set of books contains the tales of all of Beatrix's lovable characters, from naughty Peter Rabbit himself, to tidy Mrs. Tittlemouse and unlucky Mr. Jeremy Fisher. These tales have charmed and enchanted children for generation and are essential for every nursery bookshelf. Beatrix Potter is regarded as one of the world's best-loved children's authors of all time. From her first book, The Tale of Peter Rabbit, published by Frederick Warne in 1902, she went on to create a series of stories based around animal characters including Mrs. Tiggy-winkle, Benjamin Bunny, Jemima Puddle-duck, Mr. Jeremy Fisher and Tom Kitten.
MGM's hit show Vikings on the History Channel has drawn millions of viewers into the fascinating and bloody world of legendary Norse hero Ragnar Lothbrok, who led Viking warriors to the British Isles and France. Covering the first three seasons of the series, this official companion book delves into the real history as well as the behind-the-scenes stories. Viking historian Justin Pollard explains shipbuilding and navigation, Norse culture and religion, and the first encounters between Viking warriors and the kings of England and France. Interviews with cast and crew reveal the process of dramatizing this gripping story, from reviving the Old Norse language to choreographing battle scenes and building ancient temples for human sacrifice. This spectacular package is a must for fans of the show and history buffs alike.
Издание на английском языке. THE TIMES ATLAS OF THE WORLD, with maps created by Bartholomew, has long been considered the finest available anywhere. There are now six versions of the atlas ranging from the Comprehensive edition down to this Compact edition. This edition of the Compact has a section of data on the States and Territories of the World, as well as 112 pages of reference maps and an index to over 20 000 places.
Dive deep into the world of monster hunters, as the prominent characters from the universe take you on a guided tour of the fascinating dark fantasy adventure that is The Witcher. This gorgeous, illustrated hardbound volume contains in-depth knowledge about the locales, the deadly beasts that inhabit them, and the lethal weapons used to put them down.