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Podtours of the great French cathedrals and their cities
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 122,760. Language: British English. Published: May 18, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
France was where the Gothic style was invented, and the great cathedrals of Paris and the Ile de France bear witness to the huge changes in art, architecture, and society that happened in the Middle Ages. These self-guided tours take you around a number of French cities - Laon, Chartres, Reims, Bourges, Rouen, Beauvais and Amiens and Paris (including Saint-Denis).
A Grandfather's Gift
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 8,850. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
If you love historical homes, powerful political figures, steamships, trains, brilliant business people, renovations, interior design, gardens in pink and secrets, then welcome to Glencairn Hall. Built in 1832, perched on the edge of the Niagara River. The road this mansion is situated on, according to Winston Churchill, “is the prettiest drive in the world.”
Doing Feng Shui With A Taoist Master
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 15,280. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
Fr.Axel takes the reader along on a quest, to locate the right apartment/office for his client. We meet bizarre buildings and strange people. We go to China, doing Yin FS. Then to Hong Kong, to investigate haunted apartments and real estate prices. We learn, how murder is caused by the accumulation of evil Chi. Concluding, the science of FS is compressed into understandable building blocks.
London Deco: Offices Part 2
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,390. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
Explore the city’s many Art Deco office buildings in a profusely illustrated ebook by Gregory Edwards. In between the two world wars London rebuilt itself and expanded with bright, new Art Deco styles. Part 2 continues the historical survey, then adds other buildings created in a Post-Modernist style that recapture the original Art Deco look. An 'Art Deco cemetery', and an index conclude it.
London Deco: Offices Part 1
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,420. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
Explore the city’s many Art Deco office buildings in a profusely illustrated ebook by Gregory Edwards. In between the two world wars London rebuilt itself and expanded with bright, new Art Deco styles. Discover many buildings that survived the blitz and can still be seen. Part 1 moves from the riverside through Victoria, Mayfair, Soho, and Fitzrovia to the West End.
London Deco: Introduction
Price: Free! Words: 7,820. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
'London Deco: Introduction' is an essential introductory volume for the London Deco series of ebooks by Gregory Edwards. 'London Deco: Introduction' attempts to answer the questions: “Why is London not Regarded as an Art Deco City?” and, at least as far as London is concerned, “What Makes a Building Art Deco?”. It also has a directory of British Art Deco Artists and Designers.
Black Taj Mahal: The Emperor's Missing Tomb
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 70,400. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture, Nonfiction » History » Asian
To realize the crux of Black Taj, the existence of a paradox, a glaring asymmetry at the very center, this book is a summation of the research conducted by Arshi who visited the Taj in 1982. He was awestruck with grandeur and magnificence of the white marble, its perfect symmetry and the balance of the entire complex. And especially the unfulfilled dream of emperor Shah Jahan;the Black Taj Mahal.
Architecture of Ancient Mesopotamia - Chapter 2 of Brief Guide to the History of Architectural Styles
Series: Brief Guide to the History of Architectural Styles, 15. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,580. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2014 by Progress Builders. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture, Nonfiction » History » World
Brief Guide to the History of Architectural Styles is a full-color illustrated edition of the classic study of the history of World's architecture. This handbook has been written by Tatyana Fedulova - Russian art critic, lecturer and popularize of history of Fine Arts, the expert in the History of Art and Religion.
Architecture of Ancient Egypt - Chapter 1 of Brief Guide to the History of Architectural Styles
Series: Brief Guide to the History of Architectural Styles, 15. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,000. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2014 by Progress Builders. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture, Nonfiction » History » World
Brief Guide to the History of Architectural Styles is a full-color illustrated edition of the classic study of the history of World's architecture. This handbook has been written by Tatyana Fedulova - Russian art critic, lecturer and popularize of history of Fine Arts, the expert in the History of Art and Religion.
Phong thủy dương trạch học - ứng dụng
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 41,270. Language: Vietnamese. Published: May 29, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
Với sự sàng lọc của thời gian, với sự lưu truyền rộng rãi, với mục đích làm cho đời sống con người thêm tốt đẹp, phong thủy học xứng đáng để chúng ta nghiên cứu, tìm hiểu và ứng dụng.
Il Bellafiore digitale
Price: Free! Words: 5,180. Language: Italian. Published: November 26, 2013. Categories: Essay » Business, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
“Backstage della riedizione in ebook di una Guida Storica di Palermo molto amata dai siciliani”
Maryland's Covered Bridges
Series: Covered Bridges of North America, Book 6. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 3,500. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
A Source book for Photographers and Explorers. Descriptions of Maryland's 6 Remaining Historic Covered Bridges, as well as multiple photographs of them. GPS Positions and written directions. Photo tips for each bridge. A short history of Covered Bridges in North America and a review of the various Truss Types.
Delaware's Covered Bridges
Series: Covered Bridges of North America, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 2,930. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
A Source book for Photographers and Explorers. Descriptions of Delaware's 3 Remaining Historic Covered Bridges, as well as multiple photographs of them. GPS Positions and written directions. Photo tips for each bridge. A short history of Covered Bridges in North America and a review of the various Truss Types and information on the important bridge builders of Ohio.
The Dome of Florence Cathedral
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,490. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
This book covers the history of the Florence Cathedral and the design, development, and construction of the great cathedral. This book is an excellent brief of the origins of the Renaissance in Italy as well.
The Fan Vault of King's College Chapel
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,490. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
Using structural evidence and expert historical analysis, this book examines the architecture and history of King's College Chapel. Of particular interest is the great fan vault and the circumstances in which it may have been constructed.
Moscow's Cathedral of Christ the Savior
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 112,590. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
Translated for the first time into English, Kirichenko’s absorbing account brings to life the history of Russia’s largest church--its origins, conception, the fits and starts of its planning and construction, the life that developed in and around the Cathedral, its demise in the Soviet period--and its recent reincarnation.
Shelter in the Southwest - Early Dwellings of the Borderlands
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,560. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture, Nonfiction » History » American
The prospect of building a house must have been daunting for early nineteenth century newcomers to the desert regions—no timber or stone, no iron hinges or window glass—a hundred things that seem necessities. It was here that residents already settled provided a model in the adobe house. Reeve-Kidney meticulously documents this fascinating chapter of of architectural history.
Tennessee Covered Bridges
Series: Covered Bridges of North America, Book 13. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 2,960. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
A Source book for Photographers and Explorers Descriptions to all of Tennessee's 4 Remaining Historic Covered Bridges, as well as photos of each one. GPS Positions and written directions. Photo tips for each bridge. A short history of Covered Bridges in North America and an extensive review of the various Truss Types.
14 Fun Facts About the Washington Monument: A 15-Minute Book
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,720. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » History, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
The Washington Monument took over 50 years to build and it has stood for over 100 years. How much do you know about this magnificent monument. How thick are the walls at the base of the monument? Why is the Monument made up of two different colors of marble? Why is are there stones from other places in the monument. Find out more about the Washington Monument with these 14 fun facts!