books by Dover Publications
Alice Starmore's Book of Fair Isle Knitting (Dover Knitting, Crochet, Tatting, Lace)
Dover Publications, 2009
Scotland's Fair Isle is celebrated the world over for its distinctive, stranded-color knitting, and Alice Starmore is famous for her expertise in designing and instructing knitters in this appealing regional tradition. This volume is profusely illustrated with color photographs, plus drawings and charts that illustrate the art's history, patterns, and techniques.
One Two Three . . . Infinity: Facts and Speculations of Science
Dover Publications, 1988
Over 120 delightful pen-and-ink illustrations by the author add another dimension of good-natured charm to these wide-ranging explorations. A mind-expanding volume for the layman and the science-minded. "This is a layman's book as readable as a historical novel, but every chapter bears the solid imprint of authoritative research." — San Francisco Chronicle .
Modern Coin Magic
Dover Publications, 2012
The most complete treatise on sleight-of-hand coin conjuring, including best traditional methods and modern innovations. Guides you systematically from basic techniques, through integrated tricks to complete routined acts, 18 in all. 510 clear illustrations by Nelson C. Hahne. The best manual for amateurs, an encyclopedic source for professionals.
Great Speeches by African Americans: Frederick Douglass
Dover Publications, 2006
This anthology comprises speeches by influential figures in the history of African-American culture and politics. Contents include the famous "Ain't I a Woman?" speech by Sojourner Truth, Frederick Douglass' immortal "What, to the Slave, Is the Fourth of July?" Martin Luther King, Jr.,'s "I Have a Dream," Barack Obama, and many others.
Russian Stories: A Dual-Language Book (English and Russian Edition)
Dover Publications, 1990
Twelve superb tales by Chekhov, Tolstoy, Dostoevsky, Pushkin, Bunin, other masters. Excellent word-for-word English translations on facing pages. Also teaching and practice aids, Russian-English vocabulary, biographical/critical introductions to each selection, study questions, more. Especially helpful are the stress accents in the Russian text, usually found only in primers.
A Modest Proposal and Other Satirical Works [MODEST PROPOSAL & OTHER SATIRI]
Dover Publications, 1996
Twelve Van Gogh Bookmarks (Dover Bookmarks)
Vincent Van Gogh
Dover Publications, 2002
Vincent van Gogh evolved a vibrant technique, characterized by bold, slashing strokes. This collection of bookmarks includes details from 12 of his most revolutionary works, among them Self-Portrait with Bandaged Ear , Sunflowers , Starry Night , Café Terrace on the Place du Forum , Arles , At Night , Irises , The Night Café , and Portrait of Doctor Gachet .
Twelve Years a Slave (African American)
Dover Publications, 2000
Kidnapped into slavery in 1841, Northup spent 12 years in captivity. This autobiographical memoir represents an exceptionally detailed and accurate description of slave life and plantation society. "A moving, vital testament to one of slavery's 'many thousand gone' who retained his humanity in the bowels of degradation." — Saturday Review . 7 illustrations. Index.
Wonderful World of Horses Coloring Book (Dover Nature Coloring Book)
Dover Publications, 2005
Thirty handsome illustrations capture the legendary grace and beauty of the horse. Depictions of mounted riders; horses racing across fields; mares with their colts; horses walking, galloping, trotting; a stallion rearing up on its hind legs; and more. Captions supplement an impressive panorama of the world's best-loved and most highly prized animals.
An Old-Fashioned Girl (Dover Children's Evergreen Classics)
Louisa May Alcott
Dover Publications, 2007
Alcott, beloved author of Little Women and other magnificent children's classics, brings to life the tale of Polly Milton, a young girl who leaves her simple country life to stay at the home of her wealthy city cousins. But can plain Polly enjoy sophisticated city life without changing? This unforgettable story about being true to yourself continues to inspire.
Animals: 1,419 Copyright-Free Illustrations of Mammals, Birds, Fish, Insects, etc (Dover Pictorial Archive)
Dover Publications, 1979
Selected for its visual impact and ease of use, this outstanding collection of wood engravings presents over 1,000 species of animals in extremely lifelike poses. Includes many different versions of familiar mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, fish, insects, and other invertebrates such as spiders, crabs, squid, earthworms, and more. Captions provide modern common-name identifications.
General Chemistry (Dover Books on Chemistry)
Dover Publications, 1988
Here is the extensively revised and updated third edition of the classic first-year text by the Nobel laureate. Pauling covers atomic and molecular structure, quantum mechanics, statistical mechanics, and thermodynamics correlated with descriptive chemistry. Problems. 75 pages of appendixes. Hailed by Choice as "an excellent text, highly recommended."
Burnham's Celestial Handbook, Volume Two: An Observer's Guide to the Universe Beyond the Solar System: 2
Dover Publications, 2012
Volume II of this comprehensive three-part guide to the thousands of celestial objects outside our solar system ranges from Chamaeleon through Orion. Objects are grouped according to constellation, and their definitions feature names, coordinates, classifications, and physical descriptions. Additional notes offer fascinating historical information. Hundreds of visual aids. 1977 edition.
Burnham's Celestial Handbook, an Observer's Guide to the Universe Beyond the Solar System Volume 2
Robert Burnham Jr.
Dover Publications, Inc., 1978
Technical Manual and Dictionary of Classical Ballet (Dover Books on Dance)
Dover Publications, 1982
From adagio to voyage, over 800 steps, movements, poses, and concepts are fully defined. A pronunciation guide and cross-references to alternate names for similar steps and positions that vary from the Russian to the French or Italian schools are also invaluable aids. "More information available in one book than we have ever had before." — Dance Magazine .
Dragons Coloring Book (Dover Coloring Books)
Dover Publications, 2002
Thirty ready-to-color images of fire-breathing mythical creatures with batlike wings, scaly skin, and a barbed tail — among them a flying dragon with three heads; Quetzalcoatl, a legendary feather-covered serpent; the Leviathan, a sea monster of enormous proportions; and a real dragon, the Komodo, one of the world's largest living reptiles.
Mathematics of Classical and Quantum Physics (Dover Books on Physics)
Frederick W. Byron
Robert W. Fuller
Dover Publications, 1992
Well-organized text designed to complement graduate-level physics texts in classical mechanics, electricity, magnetism, and quantum mechanics. Topics include theory of vector spaces, analytic function theory, Green's function method of solving differential and partial differential equations, theory of groups, more. Many problems, suggestions for further reading.
The Dore Illustrations for Dante's Divine Comedy (136 Plates by Gustave Dore)
Dover Publications, 1976
These 135 fantastic and grotesque scenes depict the passion and grandeur of Dante's masterpiece — from the depths of Hell onto the mountain of Purgatory and up to the empyrean realms of Paradise. Includes plates produced for The Inferno, Purgatory, and Paradise. Illustrations accompanied by appropriate lines from the Longfellow translation.
Burnham's Celestial Handbook, Volume One: An Observer's Guide to the Universe Beyond the Solar System: 1
Dover Publications, 2013
Volume I of this comprehensive three-part guide to the thousands of celestial objects outside our solar system ranges from Andromeda through Cetus. Objects are grouped according to constellation, and their definitions feature names, coordinates, classifications, and physical descriptions. Additional notes offer fascinating historical information. Hundreds of visual aids. 1977 edition.
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