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International Guide To Coin Collecting

Author: Burton Hobson

Publisher: Signet (1966)

Although rare coins have sold at auction for as much as $36,000, you can start your collection with coins costing as little as 10¢. Included in concise, ready-reference form is information to help you identify and evaluate your coins – ancient, medieval, and modern. Dozens of coin types and unusual issues are illustrated, and an extensive glossary of mint and coin terminology completes the usefulness of this fascinating INTERNATIONAL GUIDE TO COIN COLLECTING.

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Make Your Own Artist's Tools And Materials

Author: Vance Studley

Publisher: Dover Publications Inc. (1992)

With this detailed, lavishly illustrated guidebook, artists can learn to make the tools, materials and equipment essential to create artworks of many different kinds: paintings, drawings, watercolours and prints at great savings. Items include fine-quality pigments, brushes, bamboo pens, palettes, felt-tip markers, etching needles, linoleum blocks, brayers and rollers, crayons, woodblock presses, paper-making essentials, an artist's toolbox, a simple work table, a portable drafting table and much, much more. 367 illustrations.

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Making A Space Shuttle

Author: Mary Lee

Part of a series: Oxford Reading Tree Stage 7: Fireflies

Publisher: Oxford University Press (2003)

This non-fiction book provides information about space shuttles, before giving instructions on how to create your own from craft materials. Part of the Oxford Reading Tree series, which is used in 80% of primary schools to teach children to read.

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Patterns

Author: Cynthia Rider

Part of a series: Oxford Reading Tree Stage 3: More Fireflies A

Publisher: Oxford University Press (2006)

Part of the Oxford Reading Tree series. This level is a further series of 30 new non-fiction titles for reading stages 1+ to 5, for children in Reception and Year 1 (aged 4 to 6 years). Written by a team of experienced authors, these titles include a variety of current topics covering all areas of the curriculum, from science to citizenship.

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Perfume: A Century Of Scents

Author: Lizzie Ostrom

Publisher: Hutchinson (2015)

Signature scents and now lost masterpieces; the visionaries who conceived them; the wild and wonderful campaigns that launched them; the women and men who wore them – every perfume has a tale to tell.

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Poetry By Heart

Authors: Julie Blake, Mike Dixon, Andrew Motion, Jean Sprackland

Publisher: Penguin Books (2016)

Familiar poems and almost unknown poems. Love poems and war poems. Funny poems and heartbroken poems. Poems that re-create the world we know and poems written on the dark side of the moon. Poetry by Heart is an essential collection of over 200 poems, from Geoffrey Chaucer to Emily Dickinson, from Christina Rossetti to Benjamin Zephaniah, all carefully chosen for their suitability for learning and reciting. This is an anthology which celebrates the age-old pleasure of reciting poems - an anthology for all ages to treasure.

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Sex And Violence, Or Nature And Art

Author: Camille Paglia

Publisher: Penguin (1995)

A complex little book (the first chapter of the book Sexual Personae: Art and Decadence from Nefertiti to Emily Dickinson, published as a Penguin 60 edition), which touches on all manner of sexual equality; inequality; nature/nurture; sexuality/eroticism; feminism; sexual attitudes in religion; sexual roles in Greek literary works; equivalences of the sexes in Eastern symbolism, the bible, Indian myths, paganism, etc

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The Book Of The Coppice-Cutter

Authors: Beshlie, National Trust

Part of a series: Beshlie's Countryside

Publisher: Orchard Books (1988)

Beshlie has spent most of her adult life travelling through England, often with the Travelling People. From her own knowledge of rural life she now recaptures three forgotten country crafts and occupations, in lovingly created pictures and vivid personal text

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The Studio Dictionary Of Art Terms

Author: Mervyn Levy

Publisher: Studio Books (1961)

Unique of its kind, this reference book contains a wealth of knowledge, vital for the explanation and interpretation of the numerous art terms in existence.

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