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  • Book of Pirates, The
    Pyle, Howard
    Rarely have the exploits of marauding pirates and buccaneers of the Spanish Main been more vividly recounted than in the stories of author and illustrator Howard Pyle. Possessed of a unique talent for recapturing the flavor of bygone eras, Pyle wrote and illustrated these highly readable sagas of the sea wolves who sailed under the dreaded black flag.This treasury includes "The...

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  • Faust
    Goethe, Johann Wolfgang von
    At the time of Faust's 1808 publication, Goethe was already famous as one of the most accomplished men of his era. A statesman as well as an artist and the writer of scientific essays, poetry, and criticism, the German author sealed his immortality with this ambitious drama and its embodiment of eighteenth-century humanism. Goethe based his protagonist on figures of history and...

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  • Dangerous Beauties and Dutiful Wives
    Brown, Kendall
    This captivating gallery offers rare glimpses of Japanese culture during the early years of the 20th century. Drawn from popular women's magazines of the Taishô period, its kuchi-e (frontispiece pictures) of bijin (beauties) represent a variety of artists, from the visual poetry of famous painters to more prosaic efforts by anonymous designers. Printed in the era's latest techn...

    $365.00 MXN

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  • A Second Spanish Reader
    Appelbaum, Stanley
    Geared toward advanced beginners, this dual-language volume offers the convenient, accessible format of English translations on pages facing the matching Spanish text. It introduces such authors as Lope de Vega, Cervantes, Alarcón, Unamuno, and Darío, and such works as El buscón, Cartas marruecas, El estudiante de Salamanca, and Santa. Contents include plays, lyric and narrativ...

    $225.00 MXN

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  • Gothic Architecture
    Brandon, Raphael / Brandon, J Arthur
    In a rich retrospective of ecclesiastical architecture through the Middle Ages, the Gothic style shines through in 158 expert illustrations. Details of church windows, moldings, doorways, piers and arches, roofs, porches, panels, hinges, and more reveal the intricate geometry of classic Gothic design. Collected from rare 19th-century sources. ...

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  • Form and Design in Classic Architecture
    Stratton, Arthur
    Most people recognize at a glance the extraordinarily graceful proportions of classical-style buildings such as London's Syon House and Athenaeum Club and the Banqueting Hall at Whitehall. Few, however, appreciate the underlying geometrical principles that lend these buildings their elegant unity of expression. Form and Design in Classic Architecture explains in simple, direct ...

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  • Complete Woodcuts of Albrecht Dürer, The
    Kurth, Willi (Ed.)
    Albrecht Dürer was a master in various media, but it was in woodcut design that his creative genius reached its highest expression. Here are all of his extant woodcuts, a collection of over 300 great works containing all the familiar cuts long treasured by the world's art lovers: the celebrated series on the Life of the Virgin, The Apocalypse of John (17 cuts), The Great Passio...

    $578.00 MXN

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  • Dore Gallery, The
    Dore, Gustave
    This superb compilation showcases the art of Gustave Doré, one of the nineteenth century's most prolific and successful book illustrators. Brimming with stunning images created to accompany the world's greatest literature, this volume compiles the very finest and most famous plates from Doré's work.Scores of magnificent, finely wrought engravings feature such dramatic and power...

    $381.00 MXN

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  • Problems of philosophy, the
    Russell, Bertrand
    Immensely intelligible, thought-provoking guide by Nobel Prize winner considers such topics as the distinction between appearance and reality, the existence and nature of matter, idealism, inductive logic, intuitive knowledge, many other subjects. For students and general readers, there is no finer introduction to philosophy than this informative, affordable and highly readable...

    $155.00 MXN

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  • Mexican Short Stories
    Appelbaum, Stanley (Comp.)
    From the realism of López Portillo to the romanticism of Gutiérrez Nájera, this important collection offers a rich sampling of the finest Mexican prose published from 1843 to 1918. Nine short story selections appear in their original Spanish text, with expert English translations on each facing page. ...

    $276.00 MXN

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  • Great Scenes from Horror Stories
    Green, John
    From the terrifying Headless Horseman of The Legend of Sleepy Hollow to Frankenstein's ghastly monster, this coloring book depicts characters and episodes from more than two dozen well-known thrillers. Featured vignettes include dramatic moments from Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde and Dracula as well as stories by Poe, Lovecraft, Dickens, Kipling, and other masters of suspense. ...

    $60.00 MXN

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  • Dore's Illustrations for Don Quixote
    Dore, Gustave
    "His Don Quixote ... from its first to its last page [is] a marvel of imagination, poetry, sentiment, and sarcasm. . . . People still speak of it only as 'Doré's Don Quixote'." -- Life and Reminiscences of Gustave DoréDoré himself had something of Quixote's chivalry and spent an arduous life drafting impossible dreams; he knew fame as well as pain, disillusionment, and failure....

    $519.00 MXN

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  • Heart of Darkness
    Conrad, Joseph
    Although Polish by birth, Joseph Conrad (1857–1924) is regarded as one of the greatest writers in English, and Heart of Darkness, first published in 1902, is considered by many his "most famous, finest, and most enigmatic story." — Encyclopaedia Britannica. The tale concerns the journey of the narrator (Marlow) up the Congo River on behalf of a Belgian trading company. Far upri...

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  • An Aztec Herbal
    De la Cruz, Martín
    Originally written in the Aztec language, this 16th-century codex was the first herbal and medical text compiled in the New World. It contains ancient remedies for myriad ailments — boils, hair loss, cataracts, insomnia hiccoughs, and gout, to name a few. Analytical Index to Plants. New Introduction. Over 180 black-and-white and 38 color illustrations. ...

    $259.00 MXN

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  • Grumpy cat´s knitting nightmares
    Internet sensation Grumpy Cat reluctantly approves these feline-oriented knitting projects. Clear directions and well-illustrated patterns, accompanied by color photographs, explain how to make a fabulous assortment of sweaters, toys, and accessories for you and your favorite kitties. In addition to being wonderful handmade gifts, these projects are great keepers, too.You can m...

    $368.00 MXN

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  • Das Rheingold
    Wagner, Richard
    Das Rheingold, the first opera in Wagner's celebrated four-part Ring Cycle, blends the powerful imagery of Norse and Teutonic mythology with glorious, robustly inventive music to produce a dramatic allegory of greed and lust for power. Despite its popularity, however, Das Rheingold has long been difficult to find in complete score — until now. This handsome volume reproduces th...

    $519.00 MXN

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  • Animals in motion
    Muybridge, Eadweard
    Here is the largest, most comprehensive selection of Muybridge's famous animal photos — more than 4,000 high-speed shots of 34 different animals and birds, in 123 different types of actions. Animals are shown walking, running, leaping, flying — in typical actions. The horse alone is shown in more than 40 different ways: galloping with nude rider, trotting, pacing with sulky, ca...

    $961.00 MXN

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  • Second Treatise of Government And A Letter...
    Locke, John
    A highly influential figure in the Age of Enlightenment in England and France, whose works helped inspire the Declaration of Independence and the U.S. Constitution, John Locke was one of the most important political theorists in Western history. In The Second Treatise of Government, a major contribution to the principles underlying modern democracies, he achieved two objectives...

    $121.00 MXN

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  • Great Spanish and Latin American Short...
    Hiller, Anna E. (Ed.)
    This bilingual anthology features outstanding short stories by the most celebrated Spanish-language writers. Contents include tales by Cervantes, Alarcon, de Unamuno, Pio Baroja, Borges, Goytisolo, Ruben Dario, and others. Ideal for students of language and literature, it is equally valuable for classroom use and independent study. An informative Introduction and Notes accompan...

    $292.00 MXN

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  • Conquest of Bread, The
    Kropotkin, Peter
    Born a Russian prince, Peter Kropotkin (1842-1921) rejected his title and wealth to spend his life in pursuit of social justice and equality. His last major work, The Conquest of Bread, surveys economic methods for the satisfaction of human needs. The 1892 treatise also outlines the revolutionary path to his vision of utopia: an anarchist communist society.Kropotkin criticizes ...

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  • Movie-Star Portraits of the Forties
    Kobal, John
    The Hollywood of the Forties brings many images to mind. Do you remember the most famous pinup of them all? Betty Grable smiling at you all through World War II. The original sweater girl, Lana Turner. Rita Hayworth in all her glory. The stunning and statuesque Ava Gardner. A defiant, scantily clad Jane Russell standing near the hay. Bogart, Garfield, Kirk Douglas, Judy Garland...

    $450.00 MXN

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  • Art & Illustration of Walter Crane The
    Crane, Walter
    A prominent figure in the Victorian art world, Walter Crane not only participated in the late nineteenth century's publishing revolution but also led the way toward the Golden Age of Illustration. Crane was instrumental in the transition from simple black-and-white illustrations for children's books to gallery-quality artwork. This original collection features more than one hun...

    $392.00 MXN

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  • Towards a New Architecture
    Le Corbusier
    For the Swiss-born architect and city planner Le Corbusier (Charles-Édouard Jeanneret, 1887-1965), architecture constituted a noble art, an exalted calling in which the architect combined plastic invention, intellectual speculation, and higher mathematics to go beyond mere utilitarian needs, beyond style, to achieve a pure creation of the spirit which established emotional rela...

    $292.00 MXN

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  • Great Weird Tales
    Joshi, S.T. (Ed.)
    Weird tales -- exquisitely chilling works of fiction dealing with supernatural horrors, fantasy, and pseudo-science -- became an established genre with the enduring masterpieces of Edgar Allan Poe. The 14 spellbinding stories assembled in this outstanding collection are by later writers, who produced a great outpouring of weird fiction in the "Golden Age" of the genre, between ...

    $374.00 MXN

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  • Joan of Arc
    Funck-Brentano, Frantz. / Guillonnet, O.D.V.
    Warrior, martyr, saint: Joan of Arc has captivated imaginations around the world for centuries. The legendary heroine of a tumultuous episode from the Hundred Years' War, Joan led the French army to triumph over the English at the Siege of Orléans in 1429. Two years later the 19-year-old was captured by the enemy and their French collaborators, charged with heresy, and burned a...

    $795.00 MXN

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  • Dance of Death, The
    Holbein, Hans
    Hans Holbein the Younger (1497-1543), remembered today for his insightful portraits, was better known in his own time for his varied and extensive graphic works, the most celebrated of which was The Dance of Death. This work, from the woodblocks of collaborator Hans Lützelburger, was first published in book form in 1538.The theme of the dance of death was a popular one of the s...

    $191.00 MXN

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  • Matter and Memory
    Bergson, Henri
    A monumental work by an important modern philosopher, Matter and Memory (1896) represents one of the great inquiries into perception and memory, movement and time, matter and mind. Nobel Prize-winner Henri Bergson surveys these independent but related spheres, exploring the connection of mind and body to individual freedom of choice.Bergson's efforts to reconcile the facts of b...

    $223.00 MXN

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  • Constructive Anatomy
    Bridgman, George B.
    Countless artists and students since the 1920s have used this and other books by George B. Bridgman (for nearly 50 years a teacher at the Art Students League in New York) for a solid foundation and understanding of human anatomy. They have found, and continue to find, that his unique way of discovering the vitalizing forces in the human form and realizing them in drawing carrie...

    $210.00 MXN

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  • Phenomenology of Mind, The
    Hegel, G. W. F.
    Remarkable for its breadth and profundity, this work combines aspects of psychology, logic, moral philosophy, and history to form a comprehensive view that encompasses all forms of civilization. Its three divisions consist of the subjective mind, the objective mind, and the absolute mind. A wide-ranging survey of the evolution of consciousness. ...

    $311.00 MXN

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  • Underdogs, The
    Azuela, Mariano
    Renowned as the greatest novel of the Mexican Revolution, The Underdogs recounts a young peasant's recruitment into Pancho Villa's army. Demetrio Macías is compelled to defend his home from attacks by the Federales who serve Mexico's hated dictator. Forced into a fugitive existence, he encounters a rebel band and becomes their charismatic leader, shaping the vagabonds into a dy...

    $105.00 MXN

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