Forty-one finely cut, highly detailed woodcuts capture the single motif, Memento mori: "Remember, you will die." Can't wait to re-read the next 'episode' Book of the Dead in the Pendergast saga, please, please, please, long may these authors continue with this character.. The Complete Woodcuts of Albrecht Dürer (Dover Fine Art, History of Art), The Dance of Death; From the Original Designs of Hans Holbein, Illus. I purchased this book quite a while ago and dug back through my orders because I feel it was important to note that the book is missing several pages and has several duplicate pages.
And Diogenes has thrown down the gauntlet.Now, several of the people closest to Pendergast are viciously murdered, and Pendergast is framed for the deeds. And even then, I have my doubts. Forty-one finely cut, highly detailed woodcuts capture the single motif, Memento mori: "Remember, you will die." Welcome back. Engraved frontispiece.
Please enter recipient e-mail address(es). Ne è rimasto davvero entusiasta e ogni tanto lo sfogliamo insieme per ammirare le riproduzioni delle stampe di Holbein. The Dances of Death, through the various Stages of Human Life: wherein the capriciousness of that Tyrant is exhibited in forty-six Copper Plates; done from The Original Designs, which were cut in Wood, and afterwards painted, by John Holbein, in the Town House of Basil. Also "Death and the Idiot", Death playing a tune for him on some bagpipes, if I remember correctly. The book develops the Agent Pendergast, character and provides an insight into his earlier life. Bring your club to Amazon Book Clubs, start a new book club and invite your friends to join, or find a club that’s right for you for free. Our payment security system encrypts your information during transmission. Mad driving skills. 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. The Poe book with Doré's illustrations of The Raven is an incredible 12x9 inches. I cease to enjoy a book when a lead character loses my respect. Take a stab at guessing and be entered to win a $50 Biblio gift certificate!
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Please try your request again later. Separate up to five addresses with commas (,). S.E.S. Reviewed in the United States on February 15, 2020. Top subscription boxes – right to your door, © 1996-2020, Amazon.com, Inc. or its affiliates. A repeated series of the 41 woodblocks follows the reprinted work and contains English translations of the quotations and verses. The table of contents lists the woodcuts with page numbers, but the numbers do not appear on the pages! Perhaps it would be fair to tell the 'buyer" about the product's useless characteristics before it is ordered. Two brothers bound by blood, divided by hate . A stylized skeleton seizes the child from his mother's breast. It also analyzes reviews to verify trustworthiness. The commentary section was long and dull, and not as helpful in understanding the images as one would have hoped. Reviewed in the United States on September 13, 2020. Many reviewers here lament the same condition. The original woodcuts were roughly 3 inches by 2 inches! Reviewed in the United States on September 8, 2020, Another TERRIFIC suspense tale pitting A. Pendergast against D. Pendergast mirror images: one good one EVIL. To get the free app, enter your mobile phone number. In this book he is determined but struggling, and frequently held back by mundane matters. Unable to add item to List. Nice full red morocco from ab. Interesting, but unfortunately the illustrations are relegated to just a tiny space per page.
Reviewed in the United States on November 12, 2019. Preston & Child have quickly become some of my favorite authors.
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Find all the books, read about the author, and more. (not yet rated) Copyright © 2001-2020 OCLC. Reviewed in the United States on November 11, 2019. The E-mail message field is required. the commentary is interesting although not groundbreaking and the reproductions are nice, the pictures themselves are kinda charming in a "rowdy party skeletons harass men who wear silly hats" way, Holbein desarrolla con destreza y mordacidad los vicios de la Iglesia católica a inicios del siglo XVII a través de sus grabados en madera. He can do it all.
The skeleton snatches, plays, tugs, and cavorts throughout the rest of the book. Herman H. J. Lynge & Sn A/S was founded 1821 in Copenhagen, and has been a member of the Danish Antiquarian Booksellers Association (ABF) and International League of Antiquarian Booksellers (ILAB-LILA) since their beginning. You can't see any detail really.
Reviewed in the United Kingdom on November 21, 2016. The skull is thrust into the face of the astrologer.
So two stars. Privacy Details. Master of disguise. "This edition of two hundred and fifty copies ... was printed by Arthur K. Sabin at the Temple Sheen press.
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about collecting P. T. Barnum books and ephemera here. Holbein desarrolla con destreza y mordacidad los vicios de la Iglesia católica a inicios del siglo XVII a través de sus grabados en madera. I love these Preston & Child novels, they are usually great entertainment, fast paced and interesting. This book is the second book of the trilogy concerning Agent Aloysius Prendergast and his dastardly brother Diogenes. A real mystery and I couldn't guess even nearly at the end of the book the twist in the tale would be, and there always is one from these authors.
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