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50 Things To Do With A Penknife

Author : Matt Collins
ISBN : 9781911595489
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
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A beautifully presented, practical gift guide to the age-old art of whittling. There are 50 projects featured in the book, ranging from quick makes to more elaborate projects, and even a chapter on creating things from cork. The 8 main themes are: Quick Things – including a doorstop, a bookmark and a gift-box book; Into The Woods – including a willow whistle, walking stick, fish hook and slingshot; Around The House – including chopsticks, coat and crochet hooks; Cork Creations – including a succulent pot, stamp, and earphones spool; Ornamental Carving – including a boat, a deer and a spinning top; Kitchen Carving – including a carrot flute, apple candle and onion flower; The Natural World – including a bird feeder and instructions to prepare a fish for cooking, a graft an apple tree. The projects cater for a range of skill levels and the instructions are complemented by smart step-by-step illustrations, which highlight the tactile quality of the material in hand. The book also includes an introduction with advice on selecting a penknife, maintaining your blade, choosing your caving material, and carving techniques. Featuring the ultimate crossover of cool craftsmanship and savvy survival-skill projects, this book is the perfect gift for creative adventurers.
Category: Crafts & Hobbies

50 Things To See In The Sky

Author : Sarah Barker
ISBN : 1616898003
Genre : Science
File Size : 82.74 MB
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This hip and handy guide helps you learn the science behind blue skies, sun dogs, and the solar eclipse, and shows you how to observe nocturnal wonders such as lunar halos, Martian ice caps, and far-off galaxies. Fifty celestial phenomena come to life with expert tips from astrophysicist Sarah Barker and stylish illustrations by Maria Nilsson. Any explorer can become an adept observer with their guidance, and more ambitious stargazers will be able to discover more distant sights with the help of binoculars, a telescope, or a local astronomy group. With a glow-in-the-dark cover, 50 Things to See in the Sky is a perfect complement to your next camping expedition and a wonderful gift for anyone who marvels at what lies in our celestial sphere.
Category: Science

Forest

Author : Matt Collins
ISBN : 1452184828
Genre : Nature
File Size : 75.62 MB
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Brimming with engaging writing and stirring photography, Forest is an ode to the natural world and a celebration of the relationship between humans and trees. Discover the secrets hidden within the Earth's lush woodlands and wild landscapes through photographs and stories about enchanting forests, magnificent trees, and people who live off the land. Journeying across North America, the United Kingdom, and Europe, writer Matt Collins and photographer Roo Lewis capture the history, science, and human stories behind some of the most enchanting natural environments in the world. • Explores the captivating history behind some of the world's most enchanting forests • Organized by tree species, including the hearty pines in Spain's Tamada forest, the towering firs of the American West, the striking Birch groves of Germany's Elbe Valley, and beyond • A blend of beautiful photographs, scientific trivia, and engaging human stories Forest is an arresting tribute to the magnificence of the natural world and a wonderful gift for anyone who enjoys spending time in the outdoors. Complete with gorgeous photography and engaging stories of people living in harmony with nature, readers will learn everything they dream of knowing about the forests of the world. • A handsome gift for photographers, travel and outdoor enthusiasts, environmentalists, and science lovers • A stunning way to learn about the world and the trees that surround us • Great for readers who couldn't get enough of The Hidden Life of Trees by Peter Wohlleben, Ancient Trees by Beth Moon, and Wise Trees by Diane Cook and Len Jenshel
Category: Nature

40 Knots And How To Tie Them

Author : Lucy Davidson
ISBN : 1911595237
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
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A beautifully presented, practical gift guide to the age-old art of tying knots. The next title in Pavilion’s exciting new series for adventurers, this book follows on from the success of 50 Things to Do with a Penknife. The book features step-by-step instructions on how to tie 40 fundamental knots, and then shows you how your new skills can be transformed into a selection of practical and decorative projects. The book is divided in four sections: Classic Knots – featuring the Reef Bow and the True Lover’s Knot. Knots in this chapter can be used to create a wall hanging. Camping Knots – featuring the Tent Pole Hitch and the Rope Ladder. Knots in this chapter can be used to create an outdoor mat and a beaded bracelet. Climbing Knots – featuring the Alpine Butterfly and the Spanish Bowline. Knots in this chapter can be used to make a coaster and a bag. Maritime Knots – featuring the Anchor Bend and the Dry Fly. Knots in this chapter can be used to make a plant hanger and a hammock. The detailed instructions are complemented by smart step-by-step illustrations, which highlight the tactile quality of the material in hand. The book also includes an introduction with advice on putting together the knot lover’s ultimate toolbox, alongside explanations of key terms and techniques. Featuring the ultimate crossover of cool craftsmanship and nifty projects, this book is the perfect gift for creative adventurers.
Category: Crafts & Hobbies

50 Classics You Have To Read Before You Die Vol 1 Gold Edition Golden Deer Classics Included Audiobooks Link Active Toc

Author : Joseph Conrad
ISBN : 9782377870462
Genre : Fiction
File Size : 22.11 MB
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This edition includes free audiobooks links. This book contains the following works arranged alphabetically by authors last names - The Divine Comedy [Dante Alighieri] - Emma [Jane Austen] - Persuasion [Jane Austen] - Pride and Prejudice [Jane Austen] - Father Goriot [Honoré de Balzac] - Jane Eyre [Charlotte Brontë] - The Tenant of Wildfell Hall [Anne Brontë] - Wuthering Heights [Emily Brontë] - The Way of All Flesh [Samuel Butler] - Don Quixote [Miguel de Cervantes] - Heart of Darkness [Joseph Conrad] - Nostromo [Joseph Conrad] - Moll Flanders [Daniel Defoe] - Bleak House [Charles Dickens] - Great Expectations [Charles Dickens] - The Brothers Karamazov [Fyodor Dostoyevsky] - Crime and Punishment [Fyodor Dostoyevsky] - The Idiot [Fyodor Dostoyevsky] - The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes [Arthur Conan Doyle] - The Count of Monte Cristo [Alexandre Dumas] - Daniel Deronda [George Eliot] - Middlemarch [George Eliot] - Madame Bovary [Gustave Flaubert] - The Yellow Wallpaper [Charlotte Perkins Gilman] - Dead Souls [Nikolai Gogol] - Grimm's Fairy Tales [The Brothers Grimm] - The Iliad [Homer] - The Odyssey [Homer] - Les Misérables [Victor Hugo] - The Legend of Sleepy Hollow - Washington Irving - The Portray of a Lady [Henry James] - A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man [James Joyce] - Sons and Lovers [D. H. Lawrence] - The Phantom of the Opera [Gaston Leroux] - The Call of the Wild [Jack London] - The Great God Pan [Arthur Machen] - Moby Dick [Herman Melville] - Swann's Way [Marcel Proust] - Frankenstein [Mary Shelley] - The Red and the Black [Stendhal] - The Strange Case Of Dr. Jekyll And Mr.
Category: Fiction

St Nicholas

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ISBN : SRLF:A0003836186
Genre : Children's literature
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Category: Children's literature

Criminology Skills

Author : Emily Finch
ISBN : 9780199597376
Genre : Law
File Size : 79.76 MB
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From study skills to research skills, Criminology Skills gives students the tools needed to succeed in the study of criminology. Beginning with an introduction to finding, using, and evaluating criminological resources, it allows students to establish a strong skills foundation right from the start. The book then moves into more advanced levels of study, covering academic skills, and finally, research skills. Offering coverage of practical, academic, and research skills in one manageable volume, Criminology Skills is an excellent study skills book for criminology students at all levels of study. FEATURES * Written in lively, student-friendly language * Integrates real-world examples and engaging exercises throughout, encouraging students to put the skills they are learning into a practical context * Comprehensive coverage of research methods, ethics, and data analysis * Accompanied by a comprehensive Companion Website (www.oup.com/uk/orc/bin/9780199597376) with a rich variety of student resources--practical exercises, animated walkthroughs showing how to use online databases, activities to help test students' understanding of ethical considerations as well as the differences between quantitative and qualitative research methods, and more
Category: Law

The Asiatic Journal And Monthly Miscellany

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ISBN : UCAL:$B398247
Genre : Asia
File Size : 58.16 MB
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Contains "verbatim reports of Debates at the East-India house, taken in shorthand for these pages". -- cf. v. 1, p. iii.
Category: Asia