In 1982 Raymond Briggs' classic picture book "The Snowman" was made into an enchanting animated film, now loved by generations of children all over the world. This special gift set combines a magical story book illustrated with pictures from the film and an audio CD with readings by Andrew Sachs and music by Howard Blake.
Fleeing the devastation of World War III, Blake, Mortimer and Nasir have been trying to reach a secret base with the blueprints for a new weapon, the Swordfish. But the forces of the Yellow Empire are hot on their trail, and soon Mortimer is captured. While Blake works tirelessly at coordinating the various resistance movements on the planet, the professor is forced to endure captivity, threats and torture from their eternal enemy, Olrik.
The Illuminated Books of William Blake V 2 – Songs Of Innocence & of Experience (Paper)
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Captain Blake having been assassinated at Athens Airport, Olrik seems to have won the first round. A furious Mortimer swears that he’ll never stop trying to avenge his friend. He goes on the hunt for Olrik, but information is scarce. Sheik Abdel Razek, an old man with mysterious powers, protects him against Doctor Grossgrabenstein’s crew. The doctor is a devoted Egyptologist who has undertaken excavations not far from the Great Pyramid. Strange happenings occur and Mortimer may sometimes feel like he’s losing his way in this investigation that will lead him into the darkest depths of the Great Pyramid.
Blake, Mortimer and Nasir are en route to Antarctica, hoping to locati Olrik and his Indian and KGB allies and to stop his attack on the Brussels Universal Exposition. Little do they know that their old adversary isn't the one in charge this time. In the frozen wasteland of the sixth continent, Mortimer will be reunited with an old acquaintance and solve the enigma of his younger days - at a terrible price.
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The Works of William Blake in the Huntington Collections
Blake: The Master Builders: Le Corbusier Mies Van Der Roche Frank Lloyd Wright (pr Only)
Professor Sat, who has made incredible advances in the field of cybernetics, has been kidnapped by Olrik. A cautious man, Sat had revealed to Professor Mortimer the hiding place of the three formulae that govern his discoveries, and asked him to protect them if need be. Unfortunately, Mortimer is eventually captured as well, and Olrik makes a robotic copy of him to retrieve the formulae. Now, though, Captain Blake is coming to Japan, hell bent on finding his old friend.
Professor Mortimer is bequeathed an old house in France by a former adversary: Miloch, the evil genius of SOS Meteors fame. Along with the house is a letter inviting the Briton, as the only man of worthy intellect, to discover a fabulous invention left behind by the departed. Following recorded instructions, Mortimer activates the device and wakes up a hundred million years in the past! Thus begins an incredible odyssey through time.
Philip Mortimer spent his youth in the land of the Maharajas. He loves India, but his last visit there did not end well. Now, many years later, the famous Professor Mortimer is in charge of the British pavilion at the Brussels Universal Exposition. When strange phenomena begin disrupting prepartions, Mortimer and his friend Blake set off on a trail that will take them to the sixth continent - to confront an old and unexpected enemy.