Mitchell Beazley

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Robin & lucienne Day - Pioneers of Contemporary Design


Robin Day, the creator of the best-selling Polypropylene chair,was renowned as a furniture designer, but also excelled in many other fields over the years, including exhibition design, graphics and product design. Lucienne Day, an outstanding textile designer, gained early recognition with Calyx, her acclaimed furnishing fabric for the Festival of Britain in 1951, and she also designed stunning wallpapers, ceramics and carpets. Pioneers of "Contemporary" design during the 1950s and 1960s, and jo int design consultants to the John Lewis Partnership from 1962 to 1987, Robin and Lucienne Day,who both died in 2010,were legendary figures with an international reputation. Illustrated with the Days' own archive material and drawing on unique in-dep th interviews with the designers, this landmark book provides a comprehensive survey of their careers - an invaluable record of a lifetime of remarkable achievement.
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27,54 € 28,99 €

Encyclopedia of Planting Combinations


RHS Encyclopedia of Planting Combinations is the essential reference book for anyone wanting to combine plants according to shape, colour, texture, or form. This visionary planting guide features an A-Z of more than 1,000 great garden plants. Each plant is photographed in glorious partnership with one, two or three ideal companions, creating more than 4,000 of the most imaginative and visually effective combinations possible. With a practical introduction and analyses of what makes a successful combination, the authors show how to recreate combinations shown and invent new combinations of your own. With chapters on bulbs, climbers, perennials, shrubs, trees, roses, and annuals, this book has become the essential reference book for all those who wish to combine plants according to colour, shape, texture, and form in every corner of their gardens.
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30,39 € 31,99 €

Malt Whisky


Portable sized edition of the award-winning Malt Whisky, from Charles MacLean, a world authority on the subject of malt whisky. This edition is produced in a smaller format than the original Malt Whisky to allow the whisky enthusiast to carry it as a portable companion for reference when buying, tasting, or visiting distilleries. Full color maps locate the key distilleries, while over 150 photographs capture the essence of the spirit and how it is made. Charles MacLean describes how to appreciate and get the most out of tasting malt whisky, and a detailed A-Z directory features all of Scotland's key distilleries and their whiskies with full color labels. Also included are tips on buying malt whisky, as well as a guide to distillery visitor facilities and the best whisky societies and websites. This book offers all the information any malt lover could ever need to appreciate this magical spirit to the full.
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20,89 € 21,99 €

Elements of Style


An in-depth chronological survey of the key styles and periods of architectural design in the UK and US over the past 500 years, with over 4,000 images. This new edition brings the book up to date with a fully revised chapter on contemporary style and an updated directory of suppliers. Each chapter begins with a broad introduction to the era, summarizing its key style features. Within the chapter there follows a clearly presented guide to the features appropriate for every part of a building, from the major components such as doors, windows, walls, floors, ceilings, and staircases to embellishments such as mouldings and door furniture. A system of colour-coded tabs enables the reader to compare specific features as they have evolved over time. Additional information on restoration and maintenance, biographies of key architects, and a detailed glossary is included.
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63,18 € 66,50 €

World Atlas of Beer


The World Atlas of Beer is the definitive and essential guide to beer, with information on brews ranging from the Trappist ales of Belgium to the wheat beers of Bavaria, Breton black beers, barrel-aged Californian beers, British bitters, Vietnamese bia hoi, traditional Finnish sahti, and the output of the hundreds of craft breweries around the world, from the USA and Canada, to Japan and even the Easter Islands. It explores the development of beer and the myriad brewing techniques in use across the world today. Country by country the book considers a vast range of beer styles and traditions, with full tasting notes for over 500 beers. Detailed maps locate key breweries worldwide, and describe crucial trends in major territories. Features such as matching beer with food and how to pour different kinds of beer complete the picture. Craft brewing continues to go from strength to strength across the world, and this book is the perfect companion to help you explore the best beers the world has to offer.
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32,29 € 33,99 €

Carol Klein´s Favourite Plants


In this irresistible book Carol Klein celebrates her favourite plants. Setting aside more conventional ways of classification, she urges the gardener to choose what they grow according to plant personalities, asserting that personality traits are as valuable as height, habit and flower colour when planning your planting. For example, good-natured 'bread-and-butter' plants contribute to the overall beauty of a garden for months,whereas 'shooting stars' offer a brief but breathtaking performance. 'Touchy-feely' plantsadd rich sensuality in contrast to the dash of frivolity provided by 'wafty whisperers'.Illustrated with superb photographs by Jonathan Buckley, Carol Klein's Favourite Plants will inspire both new and experienced gardeners to see magic in every plant. The result will be a garden of subtlety and richness.
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21,83 € 22,98 €

Encyclopedia of Gardening Techniques


This step-by-step guide to essential Royal Horticultural Society gardening practice is a must-have reference showing modern methods to a new generation of gardeners. Compiled by leading RHS specialists in every area of gardening, the book contains a vast amount of expert information clearly demonstrating the tried-and-tested techniques honed by the world's leading gardening authority. Using more than 1,600 artworks in more than 400 step-by-step sequences, the book covers every aspect of gardening from pruning to sowing, watering to feeding, and propagating to planting. Covering all plants including trees, flowers, shrubs, climbers, lawns, vegetables, fruit and herbs, it shows how to create water features and patios, and add lighting. It also includes organic techniques, recycling and how to treat pests and diseases. The wealth of practical information makes this book an essential purchase for both professional and amateur gardeners.
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32,29 € 33,99 €

Vintage Tea Party Year


Angel is the founder of The Vintage Patisserie, a popular vintage hosting company offering bespoke tea parties from a bygone era, delivering everything from music, makeovers and - of course - a customised menu of tea party treats that elevate any function into a swanky soiree. Her first book The Vintage Tea Party Book is a huge success for the unique way in which it addresses all aspects of vintage culture with beautiful photography and delightful illustrations. The Vintage Tea Party Year takes you on twelve months of parties, celebrations and tea-time treats as well as introducing more games and craft projects for your chosen theme. See the New Year in with vintage style, make Valentine's Day extra special, give every child their dream tea party, find inspiration for weddings and baby showers, be the talk of the town with your own summer street party and wrap up for winter with a vintage-inspired Christmas. Angel's inimitable style will take you on a seasonal journey and help you put on the perfect tea party whatever the occasion.
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26,59 € 27,99 €

501 Great Places to Stay


501 GREAT PLACES TO STAY features a wonderful selection of appealing places to stay. How about an underwater bedroom where the fish are looking in at you, or a treehouse you share with forest birds? An old bullring in Mexico or traditional riad in Morocco? A magical safari camp in the Galapagos or vintage railway carriage in the English countryside? They re all to be found in these pages, along with a whole lot more that is bound to stimulate the imagination. There is a wealth of wonders here to exhaust both the most adventure-focused and luxury-focused traveller, or even those wishing to combine the two!
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14,24 € 14,99 €

Small Garden Handbook


RHS Small Garden Handbook provides an all-in-one guide for small space gardeners and draws on the experience in growing, planting, landscaping and design for which the RHS is world famous. It begins by explaining how to assess your plot so that you are aware of the soil, orientation, microclimate, existing materials and proportions that you have to work with, before revealing the principles of good design. Showing how your decisions on layout, colour and texture will affect the finished design and what tricks can be played to create a greater sense of space - with everything from expert design advice on boundaries, hedges and fences to clever ideas for containers and storage - every gardener will gain confidence in creating a garden to enjoy no matter how big the plot. Each of the nine chapters includes 15 ways to make instant improvements and a real-life case study to inspire change. All the gardens featured in the book's 300 photographs are accessible, achievable and truly inspirational.
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23,28 € 24,50 €

Take Chelsea Home


This inspirational sourcebook identifies the most attractive, practical and portable ideas from hundreds of gardens and designers over the last 100 years and analyses how those ideas might work in any garden. From lighting a dim corner, improving your planting scheme and creating a sophisticated theme to making a cosy space for relaxing or entertaining, this book instructs readers how to create the gardens of their dreams. Chris Young presents the RHS Chelsea Flower Show's key design trends from Contemporary to Classic via Wildlife and the Kitchen Garden. He interviews gold-medal-winning designers within each subject and analyses their individual design style, providing context to their creations. Turning his attention to the smaller scale, Chris focuses on the finer details and finishing touches that complete the designs, helping to transform our gardens and outdoor spaces. This really is everything you want to know from the world-famous RHS Chelsea Flower Show.
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23,28 € 24,50 €

Le Pain Quotidien Cookbook


Le Pain Quotidien Cookbook presents over 100 recipes for simple, elegant boulangerie fare - handmade bread, breakfast, tartines, soup, salads, sharing dishes and desserts. Le Pain Quotidien is best known for its organic bread and its signature tartines but it's also about sharing great food made with love at any time of the day. With everything from grissini, baguettes and focaccia to chia seed banana muffins, buckwheat pancakes with chestnut puree and roasted golden beetroot & chicken salad, and from toasted camembert & walnut tartine to mussels, potato & saffron aioli soup, Le Pain Quotidien Cookbook reveals all the tricks of the artisan baker and home chef.
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24,23 € 25,50 €

Brick City


While to many, LEGO bricks are 'just a toy', to an ever-growing army of fans they provide a challenging and enjoyable modelling medium. These fans, calling themselves 'AFOLs', or Adult Fans of LEGO, have taken it upon themselves to recreate local landmarks using just the bricks that you may find at a local store. LEGO models created by adult fans, however, don't resemble those that many people created as a child. Created by masters of their medium, these fabulously detailed models may contain thousands of pieces - or perhaps just a handful. Either way, the talented artists have an intimate knowledge of every piece and colour available. Skilfully choosing the ideal piece to recreate a well-known landmark, they may create a model indistinguishable from the real thing, or evoke the spirit of a building in just a few small pieces. In fact, landmarks and cityscapes - from the New York skyline to the Sagrada Familia, London's St Pancras and the amazing towers of Beijing and Hong Kong - have long been a source of inspiration for LEGO builders. In this book, LEGO artist Warren Elsmore takes us on a world tour and explores more than 12 global cities and their iconic structures. Each city is examined and recreated in LEGO form. Comprising amazing artwork, exploratory photographs and detailed breakdowns, Brick City looks at the essence of what makes an urban landscape recognizable.
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16,14 € 16,99 €

Chocolat


As a young patisserie chef, Eric was taught how to make chocolate and he went on to train as an apprentice chocolatier. He has since been fascinated with this ingredient, making it his mission to master the techniques of moulding, blending, shaping and baking with chocolate. Now you can share Eric's passion as he reveals his tried-and-tested techniques with this new selection of chocolate-based recipes, from quick bakes, cakes and simple sauces to show-stopping party pieces and after-dinner treats, all with easy-to-follow methods and helpful tips. With foolproof recipes and gorgeous photography by Kate Whitaker, this is a must-have cookbook for chocolate-lovers everywhere.
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23,28 € 24,50 €

Millers Antiques Handbook & Price Guide 2014-2015


Every year more than 8,000 items are photographed to make Miller's Antiques Handbook the most comprehensive and informative price guide on the market. Whether you're buying or selling, a dealer, collector or auctioneer, this is the book you need to help you keep track of the international market. Whenever you're buying or selling, always take Judith with you.
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36,58 € 38,50 €

The World Atlas of Wine


This major new edition confirms the status of The World Atlas of Wine as the most essential and authoritative wine reference work. Reflecting the changing nature of the wine scene, the new edition takes into account changes in climate, techniques, fashion and new regulations over the last six years. A new Australian map highlights the importance of cool-climate regions as global warming takes effect, for example, while dynamic regions such as coastal Croatia, South Africa's Swartland, northern Virginia in the US and Ningxia in China are covered for the first time. A fresh new design, a bold new 'infographic' illustration style and stunning new images make the visual appeal of the atlas as strong as its expert, accessible text. The world's increasing appetite for wine is matched by a growing thirst for knowledge, which this book will amply satisfy.
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48,93 € 51,50 €