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Gem

by DK
A dazzling visual guide to precious and semiprecious stones, organic gems, and precious metals that showcases beautiful, specially commissioned images as well as science, natural history, mythology, and true stories of adventure and discovery.   From diamonds and sapphires to emeralds and obsidian, Gem profiles all the key gemstones and other precious materials. Its stunning images show the jewels in their different cuts,... more...
A Galaxy...of Epic Toys! When Star Wars landed in movie theaters in 1977, it became a popular cultural phenomenon and introduced the world to heroes like Luke Skywalker, super villain Darth Vader, Wookies, Stormtroopers, robots, Jedi Knights, space vehicles and lightsabers. The adventures continued with a toy line that soon followed, starting a hobby that still leaves collectors fascinated almost 40 years later. "The Ultimate... more...
PEZ is an American classic and a staple of many childhood memories. Yet it originated in Austria, where PEZ began in 1927 as compressed peppermint tablets marketed as an alternative to smoking. Upon arrival in the United States in 1952, PEZ quickly took a new direction, adding fruit flavors and three-dimensional character heads to top the dispensers. Now produced in Orange, Connecticut, the iconic PEZ brand is available in over eighty countries,... more...
Meticulously labelled working plans for tables and desks, chests and cabinets, beds and headboards from famous Moser's Workshop. More than 500 photos and diagrams made to scale with construction tips.
Dust & Grooves: Adventures in Record Collecting is an inside look into the world of vinyl record collectors in the most intimate of environments—their record rooms. Compelling photographic essays from photographer Eilon Paz are paired with in-depth and insightful interviews to illustrate what motivates these collectors to keep digging for more records. The reader gets an up close and personal look at a variety of well-known vinyl champions,... more...
Learn to make dozens of unique gifts packaged perfectly in glass jars of various shapes and sizes. Do you have an aspiring gardener on your list? Make a “plant bomb” jar with your favorite flower seeds or an adorable terrarium featuring easy-to-grow air plants. Headed to a bridal shower? Pamper your friend with a manicure kit or mint mojito lip scrub. Who wouldn’t love some homemade sugar cookie mix or healthy and delicious granola... more...
The Doll Scene Brigitte Coovert lives in Florida and is the founder of Zombuki, a beautiful series of exclusive customized dolls. Zombuki comes from the fusion of the words zombie and kabuki, a concrete style of traditional Japanese theater characterized by dramatic and elaborate makeup on the actors. Her work has been featured in publications and art galleries, including the... more...
The author provides clear, step-by-step instructions for and expedient 9mm submachine gun. It is easily constructed from readily available materials, primarily steel tubing; it does not require a lathe and milling machine and it can be built by just about anyone in about a week. For Academic Study Only
An invaluable resource! The 2017 U.S. Coin Digest is the most comprehensive color guide to all United States coin issues on the market. Featuring professionally vetted values, complete coin listings, detailed photos, and much more, U.S. Coin Digest is perfect for beginner and expert collector alike. Easy to use and easy to understand, U.S. Coin Digest answers all your questions about coinage from Colonial America to the... more...
Enthusiastic, thorough, and everything you need to know about discovering buried treasure! There is an incredible amount of treasure buried right under our feet, but most people don’t even know this huge amount of untold wealth exists. Imagine how it must feel to uncover large caches of silver and gold coins or long-lost jewelry packed with shimmering, precious stones. These are not some made-up fairy tales—there are people who,... more...
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