Art

The Stones of Venice, Volume 2

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John Ruskin


The Stones of Venice is a three-volume treatise on Venetian art and architecture by English art historian John Ruskin, first published from …

A Prairie Sunset

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Walt Whitman


LibriVox volunteers bring you 16 recordings of A Prairie Sunset by Walt Whitman. This was the Weekly Poetry project for August 28, 2011.Walt…

Lives of the Most Eminent Painters, Sculptors and Architects Vol 4

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Giorgio Vasari


The Lives of the Most Excellent Italian Painters, Sculptors, and Architects, from Cimabue to Our Times, or Le Vite de' più eccellenti…

Narrative of the operations and recent discoveries within the pyramids, temples…

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Giovanni Battista Belzoni


Giovanni Battista Belzoni (1778 – 1823) was an Italian explorer and pioneer archaeologist of Egyptian antiquities. He is known for his remo…

Just Me

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Pearl White


Perhaps the first memoir written by a film celebrity, Pearl White's Just Me gives a first-person account of the actress' rise to stardom. Wh…

The Practice and Science of Drawing

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Harold Speed


This book is an attempt to teach beginning students how to draw. Starting out with intuition and vision, Harold Speed explains line and mass…

Die Neue Malerei

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Franz Moritz Wilhelm Marc


Franz Moritz Wilhelm Marc (* 8. Februar 1880 in München; † 4. März 1916 bei Verdun, Frankreich) war ein deutscher Maler und neben …

Music Talks With Children

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Thomas Tapper


"A book of this kind, though addressed to children, must necessarily reach them through an older person. The purpose is to suggest a fe…

Van Dyck

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Percy M. Turner


A biography and critique of Van Dyck in The Masterpieces in Colour series. The Plates of the paintings are fully described and the artistic …

Lives of the Most Eminent Painters, Sculptors and Architects Vol 3

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Giorgio Vasari


The Lives of the Most Excellent Italian Painters, Sculptors, and Architects, from Cimabue to Our Times, or Le Vite de' più eccellenti…

The Stones of Venice, Volume 3

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John Ruskin


The Stones of Venice is a three-volume treatise on Venetian art and architecture by English art historian John Ruskin, first published from …

The Art of Stage Dancing

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Ned Wayburn


Ned Wayburn, a popular and outstanding choreographer of the early 1900's, writes about the different styles and requirements of dancing and …

A Little Tour in France

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Henry James


A splendid example of travel writing at its best, in this description of six week tour in France -- from Touraine, down to Provence, then ba…

Woman as Decoration

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Helen M. Urban


A guide for women to complement their dress to their surroundings, be it in their own home, on outings or on stage. (Summary by Julie VW)

Knights of Art - Stories of the Italian Painters

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Amy Steedman


A children's version of the Lives of Artists by Vassari with many Illustrations. Of course we won't be able to show the paintings but the de…

Intimate Talks with Movie Stars

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Edward Weitzel


A collection of interviews originally published in Moving Picture World that aims to give the movie-mad public "intimate pen pictures o…

Appreciations, with an Essay on Style

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Walter Pater


Appreciations, with an Essay on Style, is a collection of Walter Pater's previously-published essays on literature. The collection was well …

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