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The Book Lover S Almanac For The Year 1893 Classic Reprint

Author : Henri Pène du Bois
ISBN : 139195078X
Genre : Literary Collections
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Excerpt from The Book-Lover's Almanac for the Year 1893 About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.
Category: Literary Collections

The Book Lover S Almanac

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ISBN : PRNC:32101045294202
Genre : Almanacs, American
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Book Lover S Almanac

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ISBN : MINN:319510018881724
Genre : Almanacs, American
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Nemo S Almanac

Author : Ian Patterson
ISBN : 9781782834038
Genre : Games & Activities
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Which bestselling novelist wrote about a tumble at the seaside? Do you know the poet who penned lines in praise of frogs? And who had strong opinions on April? A well-kept secret of the literary world for over a hundred years, the fiendishly addictive Nemo's Almanac quiz is now available in book form for the first time. Each chapter will put your knowledge to the test as you search for the origins of quotes on subjects from breakfast to bonfires, and from sunshine to snow. Featuring the work of everyone from Aldous Huxley to Zadie Smith, Nemo's Almanac is a quirky gem of a quiz, which will tantalise, entertain and enlighten whether enjoyed alone or with friends. And if that tip-of-your-tongue feeling doesn't transform into a solution, the answers in the back will send you on fresh journeys of literary discovery. Includes a short history of the quiz from former Nemo's Almanac editor Alan Hollinghurst.
Category: Games & Activities

The British Almanac

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ISBN : OXFORD:555039764
Genre : Almanacs, English
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A Lover S Almanac

Author : Maureen Howard
ISBN : UOM:39015040065958
Genre : Fiction
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A daring attempt to decipher the mysteries of how and why two people fall in love underscores the romance of two young lovers--Artie, a boyish computer wiz from New York and Louise, a committed artist from the Midwest. Tour.
Category: Fiction

The Publishers Weekly

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ISBN : STANFORD:36105011938391
Genre : American literature
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Category: American literature

An Almanac For Music Lovers

Author : Elizabeth C. Moore
ISBN : 1494102811
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This is a new release of the original 1940 edition.

The Irish Book Lover

Author : John Smyth Crone
ISBN : UOM:39015035914863
Genre : Ireland
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Category: Ireland

The English Catalogue Of Books Annual

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ISBN : UOM:39015071099231
Genre : English literature
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Vols. for 1898-1968 include a directory of publishers.
Category: English literature

A Nature Lover S Almanac

Author : Diane Olson
ISBN : 9781423622246
Genre : Nature
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Based on the "Urban almanac" column in Salt Lake City's Catalyst magazine.
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The Art Lover S Almanac

Author : Helen D. Hume
ISBN : UOM:39015056310777
Genre : Education
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If you are an art lover— novice or connoisseur— The Art Lover's Almanac is your easy-to-use guide to the world of art history, famous paintings, art terminology, folk art, great museums, art collecting, and more. You'll want to keep the Almanac handy to browse in your spare moments, to use as a comprehensive reference book, to look up interesting facts, and to enhance your appreciation of the world of art. The Art Lover's Almanac is divided into eleven chapters that include lists of information, suggestions, little-known facts, definitions, illustrations, and quotations. ABOUT ART offers information about Fakes and Forgeries . . . Great Art Thefts . . . Auction Knowledge . . . 25 Great Art Magazines ART HISTORY AND APPRECIATION includes topics such as Art and Culture 35,000 B.C. to Present . . . The Aesthetics of Art . . . Well-Known Women Artists . . . Contemporary Paintings ART FROM MANY CULTURES presents a wide range of information including Greek Historical Periods . . . 50 Major African-American Artists . . . Crafts Created Throughout Mexico . . . Islamic Art NAÏVE, FOLK, AND OUTSIDER ART contains facts about Universal Folk Art and Crafts . . . Famous Folk Art Environments . . . Major Arts and Crafts Festivals . . . National Heritage Fellows of America APPLIED DESIGN AND FINE CRAFTS includes a broad range of topics such as 100 Design Icons of the Twentieth Century . . . Museums Emphasizing Glass Collections . . .Textile and Fiber Arts . . . Master Craftspersons of the Twentieth Century MUSEUMS TO VISIT AROUND THE WORLD presents suggestions and information about How to Visit a Museum . . . Historic American Homes Open as Museums . . . American Museum Towns . . . Major Museums of the World PRINTS AND DRAWINGS includes a wealth of information on Looking at Prints . . . Drawing Terms . . . Artists Noted for Their Drawings . . . Collecting Prints PAINTINGS AND PAINTERS features Terms Used in Decorative Painting Techniques . . . Great Themes in Painting . . . Old Masters . . . Timeline: Discoveries in Pigment SCULPTURE provides facts about Famous Sculptures . . . Earthworks, Past and Present . . . Looking at Sculpture . . . Public Art100 Sculptures ARCHITECTURE includes information on Frank Lloyd Wright Places You Can Visit . . . Great Places of Worship . . . Spaces for Living . . . American Covered Bridges PHOTOGRAPHY contains facts about What Makes a Photo a Masterpiece? . . . Types of Photography . . . 75 Master Photographers . . . Digital Artists
Category: Education

The Critic

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ISBN : IND:32000000676553
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The Nation

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ISBN : STANFORD:36105006754993
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Lovers Almanac

Author : Angela O'Donnell
ISBN : 9781498218412
Genre : Poetry
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Lovers' Almanac is a collection of poems that explores the varieties of love that human beings experience. Anchoring the volume is a 12-poem sonnet sequence featuring an intimate dialogue between a man and woman, each poem keyed to one of the months of the year. The book offers a range of poems engaging divine love, agapeic love, familial love, fraternal love, parental love, and homage, the love we bear towards artists, saints, and heroes. As the title implies, Lovers' Almanac also explores the concept of time and the ways in which love is grounded in the succession of seasons--both the seasons of the year and the seasons of life. These incarnational poems devote attention to embodied, incarnate love, evident in all times and places, and celebrate the power of love to open us up, save us from the prison house of self, and redeem us from the suffering human beings are heir to. Love accompanies us throughout the course of human life, from birth to death, defying loss, loneliness, aging, and our inevitable mortality. The premise of the book might be summed up by one of its epigraphs, echoing St. Paul: "Love never fails."
Category: Poetry