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The Secret Language of Churches & Cathedrals: Decoding the Sacred Symbolism of Christianity's Holy Buildings
Richard Stemp

Duncan Baird, 2010

Thanks to books and films like The Da Vinci Code and its sequel, Angels and Demons , interest in secret religious symbols has never been greater. This carefully researched guide takes the reader into some of the world's most famous churches, decoding messages that are hidden in plain sight-in stained-glass windows, statuary, patterned flooring, ornamentation, and even the buildings' architectural design: Why do fierce beasts and grotesque ...
  
  











  



  
The Mythic Bestiary: The Illustrated Guide to the World's Most Fantastical Creatures
Tony Allan

Duncan Baird, 2008

Dragons and firebirds, fairies and orcs: these are just a few of the residents of The Mythic Bestiary . A whole menagerie of make-believe beings from the earth, water, and air inhabit these stunningly written and eye-catching pages, from Japan’s Yukki-onna, a beautiful but deadly spirit who appeared to stranded travelers, to the two-headed venomous snake Amphisbaena, which hailed from the imagination of the Greek poet Nicander. Many are ...
  
  











  



  
The Essential Oils Handbook: All the Oils You Will Ever Need for Health, Vitality and Well-Being
Jennie Harding

Duncan Baird, 2008

Whether it’s rosemary oil for sore muscles or ylang-ylang to calm the mind, aromatic oils play a major role in today’s holistic approach to health. They’re used in massage, in aromatherapy, and to create a positive ambience at home and at work. This attractive new addition to the Essential Handbook series is both a reference and a guide to these oils and their life-enhancing properties. The main attraction is a directory of 100 oils, ...
  
  











  



  
Mastering Sudoku Week by Week: 52 Steps to Becoming a Sudoku Wizard
Paul Stephens

Duncan Baird, 2007

Sudoku has become an addiction for millions—and that’s great, because mind games help keep our brains in good working order. But even though the rules are simple, many solvers need some help when cracking the more complicated grids. That support is here in abundance…enough to take to you into the realm of the Very Difficult and even the Fiendish. Using this attractive guide, solvers will smoothly progress through 52 stages, each with a ...
  
  











  



  
Niccolo Machiavelli's The Prince on The Art of Power: The New Illustrated Edition of the Renaissance ...

Duncan Baird, 2009

With a scene-setting historical introduction, this newly translated and illustrated edition of a classic work is an essential addition to any home library. Written in 1512, The Prince is the masterpiece by Florentine political philosopher, poet, and playwright Niccolò Machiavelli. Although Machiavelli’s book has been frequently misunderstood as a manual for unprincipled manipulators and tyrants, careful reading reveals that it actually ...
  
  











  



  
The Top 100 Healing Foods: 100 Foods to Relieve Common Ailments and Enhance Health and Vitality (The Top 100 ...
Paula Bartimeus

Duncan Baird, 2009

If you suffer from ailments such as eczema, asthma, migraines, high blood pressure, diabetes, or allergies; if you are plagued by stress and insomnia; if you feel depressed and tired all the time, or if you simply seek to boost your physical and mental health, nature’s wonder foods can provide the answers! With this portable handbook, you’ll discover that bananas and turkey can help you to sleep, flax seeds will help control your blood ...
  
  











  



  
The Art of War: The New Illustrated Edition (The Art of Wisdom)
Sun Tzu

Duncan Baird, 2012

This classic Chinese text, the earliest known treatise on war, offers strategy and tactics that can be applied to every type of human conflict. Central to Sun Tzu's philosophy is the concept of using deception and superior intelligence to minimize risk, which has made his book required reading at military, business, and law schools around the world. With a Foreword by B.H. Liddell Hart and a 74-page Introduction, this deluxe edition--beautifully ...
  
  











  



  
Mighty Spice Cookbook: Fast, Fresh and Vibrant Dishes Using No More Than 5 Spices for Each Recipe
John Gregory-Smith

Duncan Baird, 2011

Bring a new dimension to your dishes with this culinary journey through the world of spice. With 100 inspiring recipes from the Far East, North Africa, and South America, kitchen enthusiasts will indulge in such wonderful creations as Indian Fish Cakes with Coriander and Coconut Chutney, Vietnamese Star Anise and Lemongrass Chicken Claypot, and Chili and Basil Scallops. Twenty-five key spices are covered and recipes use no more than five at a ...
  
  











  



  
Mythology: the Illustrated Anthology of World Myth & Storytelling
C. Scott Littleton

Duncan Baird, London, 2002

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French Brasserie Cookbook: The Heart of French Home Cooking
Daniel Galmiche

Duncan Baird, 2011

In his brilliant cookbook debut, award-winning chef Daniel Galmiche serves up a superb collection of 100 brasserie recipes executed with a modern Mediterranean twist. These irresistible dishes all showcase the classic principles of brasserie cooking--regional recipes, local ingredients, and homey, comforting flavors. Try his aromatic Roast Leg of Lamb with Garlic & Lavender or wonderful Wild Mushroom & Herb Risotto, followed by a mouthwatering ...
  
  











  



  
Pig: A Passion for Pork
Johnnie Mountain

Duncan Baird, 2012

Pork is healthy, inexpensive, and versatile. Yet this succulent meat is tricky to cook--and achieving the perfect crackling is even harder! In Pig , charismatic chef Johnnie Mountain shares his pork-preparation secrets in more than 100 delicious recipes like Grilled Garlic & Sage Pork Chops and Pork Loin in a Fennel-Salt Crust. Practical features explaining the different cuts of meat and how to smoke, preserve, and cure, plus smartphone links ...
  
  











  



  
Lemongrass and Ginger Cookbook: Vibrant Asian Recipes
Leemei Tan

Duncan Baird, 2012

Rich in aromatic spices, herbs, and flavourings, Asian food explodes deliciously in your mouth. Now, thanks to Leemei Tan, home cooks can easily master the art of preparing this delectable cuisine. She explains how to make perfect sushi, creamy curries, spicy stir-fries, and crisp tempura, and work with noodles, kaffir lime leaves, or wasabi. From Korean Spicy Seafood Noodle Soup and Japanese Pork Dumplings to Thai Green Papaya Salad and Indian ...
  
  











  



  
The Big Book of Juices: More Than 400 Natural Blends for Health and Vitality Every Day
Natalie Savona

Duncan Baird, 2009

With some 405 recipes for fruit and vegetable juices, smoothies, and quenchers, this newly updated and expanded edition of Natalie Savona’s essential kitchen guide to juicing now offers health-conscious readers even more. A clever indexing system sorts the juices by key ingredients, by nutrients, and by health benefits. Plus, a simple five-star system rates the effectiveness of the drinks in boosting energy and detoxifying the body, as well as ...
  
  











  



  
Total Yoga: A Step-By-Step Guide to Yoga at Home for Everybody
Tara Fraser

Duncan Baird, 2007

This is simply the perfect introduction to yoga! Complete with more than 200 photos—plus special boxes that explain how to adapt the classic moves so they’re easier to perform—it breaks down every asana, or posture, and reflects the most important developments in the form. The poses range from a simple standing forward bend to a plough and shoulder stand, and specific sequences are laid out in detail, including one for early morning ...
  
  











  



  
Pregnancy Health Yoga: Your Essential Guide for Bump, Birth and Beyond
Tara Lee, Mary Attwood

Duncan Baird, 2013

From the moment a woman learns she's pregnant till after she gives birth, yoga can help, calming emotions, enhancing health, and aiding in post-natal recovery. Two top experts in pregnancy yoga have created an accessible guide—plus a DVD of key practices—that gently takes moms-to-be through every stage. They explain breathwork and provide guided meditations and visualizations; illustrated step-by-step routines; and a directory of postures ...
  
  











  



  
The Top 100 Juices: 100 Juices to Turbo-Charge Your Body with Vitamins and Minerals (The Top 100 Recipes ...
Sarah Owen

Duncan Baird, 2007

Did you know that apple juice boosts brain function? Or that wheatgrass can remove toxins from the body? Fresh fruit and vegetable juices are packed full of vitamins, minerals, and loads of beneficial phytonutrients that help the body heal itself and prevent or lessen the severity of many common illnesses. And there’s never been a more accessible guide to juice than this; it covers everything from the juices of commonly found fruits and garden ...
  
  











  








   



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