A.L.A. Booklist Volume 3

A.L.A. Booklist Volume 3

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1907 edition. Excerpt: ...order to make the personality of the great diplomat stand out clearly and picturesquely. The author has succeeded admirably in this, but from the historical point of view the book cannot be compared with Lady Blennerhasset's detailed biography. Contains twenty.five portraits. 921 E Talleyrand.Perigord, Charles Maurice de, 1754-1831 7-35192/a Mauclaire, Camille. Antoine Watteau (Popular library of art) Lond.Duckworth, N.Y.Dutton 19o6 2oop.illus. 75c. 2/ net. A brief study summarizing the most significant features of Watteau's life, and analyzing to a certain extent his works and technique. The reproductions are not so successful as in some others of the series because of the amount of detail in the originals. Excellent little book for the price. 759.4 Wio Watteau, Antoine, 1684-1721 W7-64/2 Maud, Constance Elizabeth. Felicity in France. N.Y. Scribner, ioo6. 33ip. $1.50 net. "This book is really a guide.book in disguise, being concerned with the travels of two ladies through Brittany and Touraine, and the shorter voyage of one of them in Provence."--Spectator. Not remarkable as to style but lively and sympathetic, and gives enchanting glimpses of French life. 914.1 G39 France--Description and travel W6-392/2 Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, Felix. Thirty piano compositions; ed. by Percy Goetschius, with a preface by Daniel Gregory Mason (Musicians library) Bost.Ditson cioo6 i87p.por. 31 cm. cloth, $2.50, paper, $i.50. In addition to a group of familiar "Songs without words," the "Rondo capriccioso," the "Variations serieuses," and the "Scherzo a capriccio," this volume contains many delightful selections less well known, an appreciation of the composer's art and style by Mason, and a short bibliography...show more

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  • Paperback | 98 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 5mm | 191g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236533844
  • 9781236533845