Samuel Johnson famously said that: "When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life." London's remarkable history, architecture, landmarks, streets, style, cool, swagger, and stalwart residents are pictured in hundreds of compelling photographs sourced from a wide array of archives around the world. London is a vast sprawling metropolis, constantly evolving and growing, yet throughout its complex past and shifting present, the humor, unique character, and bulldog spirit of the people have stayed constant. This book salutes all those Londoners, their city, and its history. In addition to the wealth of images included in this book, many previously unpublished, London's history is told through hundreds of quotations, lively essays, and references from key movies, books, and records. From Victorian London to the Swinging 60s; from the Battle of Britain to Punk; from the Festival of Britain to the 2012 Olympics; from the foggy cobbled streets to the architectural masterpieces of the millennium; from rough pubs to private drinking clubs; from Royal Weddings to raves, from the charm of the East End to the wonders of the Westminster; from Chelsea girls to Hoxton hipsters; from the power to glory: in page after page of stunning photographs, reproduced big and bold like the city itself, London at last gets the photographic tribute it deserves.
Gewidmet ist dieses Bildbuch allen, denen Herford Heimat ist oder war, die hier Heimat fanden oder getrennt von ihr leben und sich der Stadt liebend erinnern. Die als Gast Einkehr hielten und wiederkommen mochten. Ihnen allen soll dieser Bildband Wegweiser sein zu den Schonheiten der alten Stadt Herford.This picture book is dedicated to those for whom Herford is home or was so. And to those who found a home there, or separated from the town live far away and remember her with fondness. Also to those who found a welcome there as guests and would like to return. For all those this picture book will be a signpost back to the loveliness of the ancient town of Herford.Издательство: Busse Seewald
Словения - фотоальбом
Trace the epic story of New York through hundreds of atmospheric photographs, from the mid-19th century to the present day. Follow its fluctuating fortunes, from the wild nights of the Jazz Age and the hedonistic disco era, to the grim days of the Depression and the devastation of 9/11 and its aftermath.This remarkable collection, now available in a popular Reader s Edition, pays tribute to the metropolis architecture, energy, civic, social, and photographic heritage. From the building of the Brooklyn Bridge to the immigrants arriving at Ellis Island; from the slums of the Lower East Side to the magnificent art deco skyscrapers, the streets, the sidewalks, the chaos, the energy, the ethnic diversity, the culture, the fashion, the architecture, the anger and the complexity of the city is laid out block by block.Featuring hundreds of images from such celebrated photographers as Alfred Stieglitz, Berenice Abbott, Weegee, Margaret Bourke-White, William Claxton, Ralph Gibson, Ryan McGinley, Steve Schapiro, Garry Winogrand, Larry Fink, Keizo Kitajima, and many, many more, New York: Portrait of a City also includes over a hundred evocative quotations and references from relevant books, movies, shows, and songs.
A compelling portrait of a city and its transcendent artistic and spiritual legacy--written by a cultural historian who has known some of the greatest figures of modern St. Petersburg, including Balanchine, Shostakovich, Akhmatova, and Brodsky. "A rich and enjoyable work."--"The Economist." of photos.
Красочная книга "Celebration: A Portrait of Hawai'i Through the Songs of the Brothers Cazimero" от автора Ronn Ponck. На английском языкеИздательство - Mutual Publishing LLC
Henry James was an American author regarded as a key transitional figure between literary realism and literary modernism. "The Portrait of a Lady" is the awesome story of a spirited young American woman, Isabel Archer. She inherits a large amount of money and subsequently becomes the victim of Machiavellian scheming by two American expatriates. This novel reflects James's continuing interest in the differences between the New World and the Old, often to the detriment of the former.