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Amazing Brick Mosaics

Author : Amanda Brack
ISBN : 9781250163622
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Build awesome paintings brick by brick! Every LEGO-loving kid has at least one huge bin of bricks – the sets are built, dismantled, and typically never built again – and this book gives them dozens of ways to reuse them in fun projects that range from easy to challenging. Featuring a simple yet elegant mosaic technique, step-by-step instructions, and full-color photographs for making 25 cool two-dimensional pictures, Amazing Brick Mosaics offers unique projects that will delight any LEGO enthusiast.

Make A Mosaic And Other Great Lego Ideas

Author : DK
ISBN : 9780241485514
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Adorn and organize your room LEGO-style with this bite-sized collection of beautiful and useful LEGO ideas. Small in size but big in inspiration, this neat 32-page volume contains perfectly practical projects from the 'Make & Keep' chapter of The LEGO® Ideas Book. These ideas will do more than teach building skills; they will unlock your imagination and get you dreaming up dozens of ideas of your own. Projects range from arty 3-D mosaics and themed picture frames to sea monster desk organizers and space-saving minifigure display stands. You will find instructions for building LEGO versions of your favourite board games too, such as chess and Tic Tac Toe. There are interviews with top LEGO fan builders and much more inside this book, so dip in - and don't forget, there are four other exciting books in this series, too. ©2020 The LEGO Group

Conservation Of The Last Judgment Mosaic St Vitus Cathedral Prague

Author : Michele R. Derrick
ISBN : 9780892367825
Genre : Art
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Illustrated in color throughout, this handsome volume presents selected papers from an international symposium held in June 2001 marking the completion of a ten-year project to conserve the Last Judgment mosaic, at St. Vitus Cathedral in Prague. The project was a partnership between the Office of the President of the Czech Republic, the Prague Castle Administration, and the Getty Conservation Institute. The goal of the symposium was to present the methodology, research, and results of the project, which involved conserving one of the finest examples of monumental medieval mosaic art in Europe. The volume's essays are divided into three parts, which cover the historical and art-historical context, conservation planning and methodology, and project implementation and maintenance. Topics addressed include the history, iconography, and visual documentation of the mosaic; the development and application of surface cleaning and protective coating techniques for the mosaic's glass tesserae; and post-treatment monitoring and maintenance.

1990 Census Of Population And Housing

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ISBN : MINN:31951D016913785
Genre : Government publications
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Extreme Bricks

Author : Sarah Herman
ISBN : 9781782433859
Genre : Art
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From the Great Pyramid of Giza and Hogwarts, to a fully functioning harpsichord and James May's LEGO house, man has never shied away from an extreme building challenge, and the LEGO builders of the twenty-first century are no different. Whether they're re-creating the works of ancient masters in brick form or building life-size superheroes, some LEGO fans are taking their passion for plastic to the extreme. Sarah Herman has brought together some of the world's most ambitious builders in a fact-filled showcase of truly mind-blowing models for this exciting illustrated book that will delight all AFOLs (adult fans of LEGO).

Radiography In The Earth Sciences And Soil Mechanics

Author : E. L. Krinitzsky
ISBN : 9781468418033
Genre : Science
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Radiography, the use of penetrating radiation to produce shadow images of the internal structure of materials, has been with us since Roentgen made his discovery of x rays in 1895. However, applications of radiography in the earth sciences and in the related field of soils engineering have, until recent ly, been slow to develop. Bruhl reported optimistically on applications in paleontology as early as 1896 and there have been additional reports through the years. However, very few paleontologists adopted the method and the significant literature is relatively restricted. In soil mechanics, Gerber observed the movement oflead pellets in sand during a plate-bearing test as early as 1929. Gradual ly, radiography was applied to other tests including those on footings, compaction of soils, strain in sand, effects of pile penetration, and displace ments under moving wheel loads. Recently, such work has broadened into much varied and sophisticated research. Applications in geology may be dated to Hamblin's work on rocks re ported in 1962. His demonstration that many fine textural and structural details can be observed in slices of rock led to experimentation by others on unconsolidated sediments and soils. Work is now expanding at an un precedented rate. In some operations, such as the logging of oceanographic cores, it is already a routine process. The advantages of radiography lie in its nondestructive nature and its ability to reveal features that sometimes cannot be seen in any other way.

1980 Census Of Population

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ISBN : IND:30000102915232
Genre : Industries
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Suggestions In Brickwork

Author : Eastern hydraulic-press brick co., Winslow Junction, N.J.
ISBN : UIUC:30112039655292
Genre : Bricks
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The Brickbuilder

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ISBN : PRNC:32101082963826
Genre : Architecture
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Mosaic Art And Style

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ISBN : 161059441X
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Suggestions In Brickwork

Author : Hydraulic-press brick companies
ISBN : UIUC:30112024512557
Genre : Bricks
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Virtual Lego

Author : Tim Courtney
ISBN : 1886411948
Genre : Computers
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"Virtual LEGO" introduces the reader to a suite of software that allows users to create and document computer-generated LEGO models. Written by maintainers of the official hub of LEGO model-building software, the book includes coverage of popular freeware tools such as LDraw, MLCAD, L3P, L3PAO, LPub, POV-Ray, and MegaPOV.

Ceramic Abstracts

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ISBN : CORNELL:31924090460134
Genre : Ceramics
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The Writing On The Wall

Author : John Malcolm Russell
ISBN : 9780931464959
Genre : Foreign Language Study
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It is too often forgotten that every Assyrian "historical" inscription functioned in a very specific context. This context influenced its content and the way in which it was perceived by ancient viewers and readers. Russell's goal is to address the reconstruction of the context of these inscriptions in order to elucidate their original impact. In the past, the palace inscriptions, including Assyrian palace inscriptions, have been published in composite editions with little or no reference to the provenience of the individual exemplars; in addition, the original excavation reports often were more interested in the content of the inscriptions than in their locations. To achieve the objective of placing these inscriptions in their original contexts and thereby provide a base for further study of them, and stimulated by two seasons of renewed excavations at Nineveh during which he studied many inscriptions in situ, Russell returned to the British Museum and Layard's original, handwritten notes from the 19th century excavations at Nineveh--the goal being to catalogue fully and as completely as possible the individual inscriptions and their locations. The results of Russell's labors are here published, including the first publication of several shorter inscriptions. The book is lavishly illustrated, both with museum photos and with photos by the author of many of the inscriptions in situ. The book will no doubt be the basis of all further study of the relationship between inscription and context in the palaces of the Assyrian kings.

Fine Homebuilding

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ISBN : UOM:39015020388628
Genre : Architecture, Domestic
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Form And Forces

Author : Edward Allen
ISBN : 9781118174258
Genre : Architecture
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Here, in one volume, is all the architect needs to know to participate in the entire process of designing structures. Emphasizing bestselling author Edward Allen's graphical approach, the book enables you to quickly determine the desired form of a building or other structure and easily design it without the need for complex mathematics. This unique text teaches the whole process of structural design for architects, including selection of suitable materials, finding a suitable configuration, finding forces and size members, designing appropriate connections, and proposing a feasible method of erection. Chapters are centered on the design of a whole structure, from conception through construction planning.


Author : George Rapp
ISBN : 9783540785941
Genre : Science
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“Archaeomineralogy” provides a wealth of information for mineralogists, geologists and archaeologists involved in archaeometric studies. The first edition was very well-received and praised for its systematic description of the rocks and minerals used throughout the world by our ancestors and for its excellent list of over 900 references, providing easy access to the fields of archaeomineralogy and geoarchaeology. This second edition of “Archaeomineralogy” takes an updated and expanded look at the human use of rocks and minerals from the Paleolithic through to the 18th century CE. It retains the structure and main themes of the original but has been revised and expanded with more than 200 new references within the text, a bibliography of additional references not included in the text, a dozen new figures (drawings and photos), coverage of many additional important mineral, rock, and gem materials, a broader geographic scope, particularly but not limited to Eastern Europe, and a more thorough review of early contributions to archaeomineralogy, especially those of Agricola. From reviews of the first edition: "... crammed full of useful information, is well-balanced using both new and Old World examples of the archaeomaterials described. It also provides a broad, but of necessity, all too brief overview of the geological raw materials used in antiquity." -- Geoscientist "...provides much interesting discussion of how particular names came to be employed by archaeologists working in different regions of the world.... much to offer for any geologist or archaeologist interested in minerals and rocks and how they have been used in the past." -- Mineralium Deposita "... a gem of a book, it's strength is that it is encyclopedic in content, if not in layout, draws on a wealth of field experience and almost every sentence contains a nugget of information" -- The Holocene

Hellenistic And Roman Sparta

Author : Paul Cartledge
ISBN : 9781134503896
Genre : History
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In this new edition, Paul Cartledge and Antony Spawforth have taken account of recent finds and scholarship to revise and update their authoritative overview of later Spartan history, and of the social, political, economic and cultural changes in the Spartan community. This original and compelling account is especially significant in challenging the conventional misperception of Spartan 'decline' after the loss of her status as a great power on the battlefield in 371 BC. The book's focus on a frequently overlooked period makes it important not only for those interested specifically in Sparta, but also for all those concerned with Hellenistic Greece, and with the life of Greece and other Greek-speaking provinces under non-Roman rule.

On Brick Lane

Author : Rachel Lichtenstein
ISBN : 9780141902159
Genre : History
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Brick Lane today is a place of extremes – a street that's constantly reinventing itself. Blending history and reportage with personal testimony and urban myths, and interspersing these with maps and photography, On Brick Lane is a one-of-a-kind chronicle of one of London's most remarkable streets. Bringing to life the memories and realities of Brick Lane's many communities, Rachel Lichtenstein harnesses the voices of the famous, the infamous and the obscure, merging memoir, reportage, poetry, photography and local history. The result is as vibrant and fascinating as the neighbourhood it so movingly celebrates.

Basic Mosaics

Author : Sherrye Landrum
ISBN : 9780811736121
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
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Make mosaic frames, decorative panels, tabletops, shelves, switch plates, pavers, bird houses, and more A creative way to remake and reuse household items Includes a gallery of colorful finished pieces and details on 20 different projects Mosaics made with ceramic tile, stained glass, or any number of found objects are a stylish and popular way to add a decorative flair to your home. This detailed guide for beginners presents hundreds of step-by-step photos that show exactly how to make your own mosaics. Included are instructions for planning a design, cutting and affixing tiles, mixing and applying grout, and finishing your creation. It covers both the direct and indirect methods.

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