By Eugene H. Ehrlich
First released in nice Britain in 1987 via Mitchell Beazley
less than the name The Astronomy Encyclopedia (General Editor
This totally revised and accelerated version first released in 2002 by
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Дополненный и переработанный стандартный каталог монет мира с 2001 года по настоящее время, 5-е издание. Теперь объем каталога составляет 602 страницы, он содержит 14500 описаний типов монет, 6000 изображений. Все монеты мира, отчеканенные в XXI веке, с рыночными ценами для нескольких степеней сохранности. Это копия официального электронного каталога Краузе. Качество очень высокое, есть возможность увеличения изображений монет и текста до four hundred% без потери качества. Доступен поиск по тексту.PDF-файл имеет интерактивное оглавление.Ранее на сайте были выложены копии последних редакций официальных электронных каталогов Краузе:Standard Catalog of global cash 1601-1700 (4th Edition)Standard Catalog of global cash 1701-1800 (5th Edition)Standard Catalog of worldwide cash 1801-1900 (6th Edition)2011 commonplace Catalog of global cash 1901-2000 (38th variation)
By Laurie Penman
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By Alex Danchev
During this unique quantity, quintessential for college kids of paintings, structure and picture, Alex Danchev offers a hundred Artists' Manifestos, every one reproduced with an advent at the writer and the linked flow, in Penguin smooth Classics. This striking selection of a hundred manifestos from the final a hundred years is cacophony of voices from such various routine as Futurism, Dadaism, Surrealism, Feminism, Communism, Destructivism, Vorticism, Stridentism, Cannibalism and Stuckism, taking in alongside the way in which movie, structure, style, and cookery. Artists' manifestos are not anything if no longer innovative. they're outlandish, outrageous, and regularly offensive. They mix wit, knowledge, and world-shaking calls for. This assortment gathers jointly a global array of artists of each stripe, together with Kandinsky, Mayakovsky, Rodchenko, Le Corbusier, Picabia, Dalí, Oldenburg, Vertov, Baselitz, Kitaj, Murakami, Gilbert and George, including their allies and collaborators - such figures as Marinetti, Apollinaire, Breton, Trotsky, man Debord and Rem Koolhaas. Editor Alex Danchev is the writer of an acclaimed biography of artist Georges Braque and is Professor of diplomacy on the collage of Nottingham. His different works contain Alanbrooke struggle Diaries: box Marshall Lord Alanbrooke, The Iraq battle and Democratic Politics and On artwork and warfare and Terror. in case you loved a hundred Artists' Manifestos, you could like John Berger's methods of Seeing, additionally on hand in Penguin smooth Classics. 'The Manifesto is impressive for its resourceful strength ... it's the first nice modernist murals' Marshall Berman