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Galleries, great paintings and fashion statements

Advantages: Superb coverage of the field and all its aspects in one small volume
Disadvantages: Being really picky, a few artists omitted who might have been included

We will never run short of well-illustrated and informative general books on art. But in a crowded field, this compact, handy and comprehensive volume will take some beating. The book The 30 or so preliminary pages are taken up with a section on ...

JOHNV 12.04.2014 · Read full review
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Review of Art - Robert Cumming

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Lovely Book To Dip Into Time And Again

Advantages: Full of info, great looking, glossy
Disadvantages: none at all

...This Dorling Kindersley hardback craft title is an absolutely exquisite book for anyone interested in papier mache. It is the type of book you pick up over and over again as the papier mache art featured is delightful and definitely something to strive t ...

gailmill 19.08.2000 · Read full review
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Review of Papier Mache - Miranda Innes

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Attention all knitters!

Advantages: Very clear instructions and detailed pictures
Disadvantages: None

...For all you keen knitters out there from beginner to expert, here is the ultimate knitting bible. This is a step-by-step guide that takes you through casting on, cabling techniques to finishing off your work in a professional manner. Brant has a clear, i ...

splendid23 11.04.2011 · Read full review
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Review of Ultimate Knitting Bible: A Complete Reference with Step-by-step Techniques - Sharon Brant

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Let Taschen Take You to India

Advantages: Visually stunning with plenty of variety
Disadvantages: Very little text - not a book from which to 'learn'

If you’ve ever bought a book and been disappointed that there weren’t enough pictures, then the Taschen ‘Icons’ range is probably just what you want. I have a couple of these books –‘Indian Style’ which I’ll review today and ‘Eccentric Style’ which I’l ...

koshkha 07.01.2012 · Read full review
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Review of Indian Style - Angelika Taschen

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The Coffee Table - The Final Frontier!

Advantages: Unique artwork. Fan boy happy!
Disadvantages: One off and will leave you wanting more!

...Every year a calendar is released that contains 14 stunning shots of ships from the Star Trek universe and very year since 2002 the calendar has received extremely high praise with what it shows. So when the early calendars were reaching a sold out status ...

Timbo3107 06.03.2011 · Read full review
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Review of Star Trek Ships of the Line - Doug Drexler

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