The Carpet and the Connoisseur: The James F. Ballard Collection of Oriental Rugs

The Carpet and the Connoisseur: The James F.

Following several years of extensive research, conservation, and photography, Saint Louis Art Museum's major 2016 exhibition highlights 50 carpets and two Persian pleasure tents assembled by one of the most important early twentieth-century American carpet collectors, James F. Ballard. The unique contents of the collection, outstanding quality of many of the rugs, and detailed technical content make this book a major contribution to the study of Islamic textiles and the field of Islamic art history as a whole. The compelling visual nature of the pieces will appeal to art historians, rug collectors, and the general public alike. The book includes an essay about James Ballard as a collector by Thomas J. Farnham. A second essay by Walter B. Denny introduces the general topic of rug varieties in the Ballard Collection, placing the collection in a larger art historical and historiographic context. The textiles featured in the exhibition are organized according to geographical origin and style, with brief introductions by Denny that provide more detailed art historical context for each group. All items have full catalogue entries, full color illustrations, and front and back details showing technical features. Ballard Collection rugs in the museum's inventory not exhibited are included...

  • ASIN: 0891780726

The James F. Ballard Collection of Oriental Rugs

The James F. Ballard Collection of Oriental

  • ASIN: B00474SYCG

The Ballard Collection of Oriental Rugs in the City Art Museum of St. Louis

The Ballard Collection of Oriental Rugs in the

  • ASIN: B00BSA4GL0

The Complete Stories of J. G. Ballard

The Complete Stories of J. G.

A collection of 98 enthralling and pulse-quickening stories, spanning five decades, venerates the remarkable imagination of J. G. Ballard. With a body of work unparalleled in twentieth-century literature, J. G. Ballard is recognized as one of the greatest and most prophetic writers in the world. With the much-hailed release of The Complete Stories of J. G. Ballard, readers now have a means to celebrate the unmatched range and mesmerizing cadences of a literary genius. Whether writing about musical orchids, human cannibalism, or the secret history of World War III, Ballard's Complete Stories evokes the hallucinations of Kafka and Borges in its ability to render modern paranoia and fantastical creations on the page. A Washington Post Best Book of 2009, Boston Globe Best Book, Los Angeles Times Favorite Book, and San Francisco Chronicle Best Book.

  • Brand: W W Norton Company
  • ASIN: 0393339297

Junie B. Jones's First Boxed Set Ever! (Books 1-4)

Junie B. Jones's First Boxed Set Ever! (Books

  • Brand: Park, Barbara/ Brunkus, Denise (ILT)
  • ASIN: 0375813616

The Best Short Stories of J. G. Ballard

The Best Short Stories of J. G.

First published in 1978, this collection of nineteen of Ballard's best short stories is as timely and informed as ever. His tales of the human psyche and its relationship to nature and technology, as viewed through a strong microscope, were eerily prescient and now provide greater perspective on our computer-dominated culture. Ballard's voice and vision have long served as a font of inspiration for today's cyber-punks, the authors and futurist who brought the information age into the mainstream.

  • ASIN: 0312278446

Minnows In The Bath And Other Doggie Treats (Ballard Street Collection)

Minnows In The Bath And Other Doggie Treats

Cartoonist Jerry Van Amerongen is an intellectual cartoonist with a loopy sense of humor and a richly subtle drawing style. In Minnows in the Bath, Van Amerongen gathers together his best canine cartoons. The droll dogs of Ballard Street are often hailed as among the cartoonist's strongest characters. Dogs who wear hats, dogs that catapult from trampolines, and dogs that outthink their human counterparts highlight Van Amerongen's humorous way with hounds. Through his comedic canines, Van Amerongen wants to share his world. "Some of the messages are profound; some are just plain silly. Some are geared for big laughs; others a quiet smile," the cartoonist says. "It's what's rattling around in my brain at the time." In 1980, Jerry Van Amerongen left a successful career in corporate America to work full-time on his cartoon The Neighborhood. After a decade, he decided it was time for a change, so he began developing Ballard Street. A graduate of Ferris State College, Van Amerongen lives in Minneapolis.

  • Brand: Brand: Andrews McMeel Publishing
  • ASIN: 0740705792

Soldiers' Stories: A Collection of WWII Memoirs

Soldiers' Stories: A Collection of WWII

Winner of the 2017 Ella Dickey Literacy Award for historical preservation through literature, this WWII page-turner is a colorful compilation of 140+ stories laced with illustrations and photos telling the personal accounts of young men and women who risked their lives, were wounded or killed to save the lives of millions. True stories depict their valor, patriotism and day-to-day exploits during the 1940s.As the proud children of Myron H. Miller, S/Sgt, 83rd Infantry Division, K/331st, we share these stories of fellow WWII veterans in his memory.  It is our honor to pass the stories of these brave men and women on to the next generation.  We must never forget their sacrifices. The Miller Family pooled their talents and skills to create this beautiful book: with Myra Miller, PhD; Ken Miller, illustrator; Del Miller, Marshall Miller, and Lynette Miller Ballard as writers and editors. 

  • ASIN: 0998731854

Catalogue of Oriental Rugs in the Collection of James F. Ballard

Catalogue of Oriental Rugs in the Collection of

From the John Herron Art Institute of Indianapolis, Indiana, exhibit, October through December of 1924.

  • ASIN: B00085MMVC

Safavieh Home Collection Ballard White & Black End Table

Safavieh Home Collection Ballard White & Black End

Life is a balancing act, and the Ballard end table is no exception. The perfect yin and yang of black iron tripod base and wood top with shiny white lacquer finish, this table brings an open, airy look to the contemporary or transitional living room.

  • Color: White/Black
  • Brand: Safavieh
  • ASIN: B00OCVG8G8
  • UPC: 683726347354

Super Simple Hand Lettering: 20 Traceable Alphabets, Easy Projects, Practice Sheets & More! (Design Originals) Includes Technique Guides, Skill-Building Exercises, Art Prints, & Vellum Tracing Paper

Super Simple Hand Lettering: 20 Traceable Alphabets, Easy

Discover how to transform simple words into stunning works of art with this interactive workbook! 20 traceable alphabets, both lowercase and uppercase, let you get started lettering right away A beginner-friendly guide to tools and techniques is included, for an easy introduction to creative hand lettering for absolute beginners 4 skill-building practice exercises help build your lettering skills 5 easy-to-execute projects incorporate the hand lettering skills you've learned 4 frameable pullout art prints to display, gift, or embellish Quality vellum tracing paper to practice your lettering Color gallery of finished art to inspire your creativity Drawing beautiful letters by hand may seem intimidating, but it doesn't have to be! "Kiley in Kentucky" hand lettering expert Kiley Bennett gets you started right away with 20 traceable alphabets. She guides you through five skill-building projects to let you practice drawing each upper and lower case letter. This interactive workbook also provides quality vellum tracing paper, along with four frameable pullout art prints and an inspirational art gallery. Super Simple Hand Lettering is a valuable resource for any artist, whether you're a complete novice or an experienced designer looking to expand your technique and toolkit. You'll lea...

  • Brand: Design Originals
  • ASIN: 1497203716
  • UPC: 023863058865

Classic Soul Ballads [CD]

Classic Soul Ballads

Time Life presents Classic Soul Ballads - 10 CDs with 144 of the most beautiful, the most sensual, and the sexiest songs of all time. You'll get the deep soul music classics from the '60s, the sweet harmonies of the '70s, and the sexiest songs of the '80s. This includes 2 FREE CDs with 24 of the most romantic duets of all time, and complete liner notes with photos and stories about the artists and their music.Every song in the Classic Soul Ballads Collection is the original hit recording and has been digitally remastered for beautiful sound. You'll hear all the music legends that took love songs, added a whole lot of soul, and created absolute magic."

  • UPC: 610583564327

SLATE COLLECTION Ballard Mini Crossbody Bag, Full-grain Leather (Cognac)

SLATE COLLECTION Ballard Mini Crossbody Bag, Full-grain Leather

The BALLARD Mini Crossbody is an elegant, streamlined option that keeps essentials by your side. A simplified rivet closure plus multiple pockets make it easy to retrieve cards, phone, and keys while on-the-go. Also great for travel, its slim profile packs neatly into luggage, so you never have to leave home without it.

  • Color: Cognac
  • ASIN: B07T1M5ZZY
  • UPC: 038576619111

Apollo: VII - XVII

Apollo: VII -

July 2019 marks the 50th anniversary of the first manned moon landing--a milestone in the history of humankind. Today, the adventure, courage, and ground-breaking accomplishment behind the NASA Apollo missions remains as compelling as ever.This thrilling photo book features previously-unpublished photographs from the NASA archives, now meticulously digitized, captured by the Apollo astronauts during their missions. From some 27,000 NASA images, the book's authors have curated 225 of the most remarkable Apollo mission pictures, creating a uniquely vivid document of one of the most seminal events of the 20th century. Accompanying these extraordinary Apollo photographs are little-known insider facts and fascinating insights into the Apollo missions, including a detailed Foreword from NASA astronaut, Walter Cunningham. Not only a must-have book for fans of air and space travel, Apollo VII - XVII is a hit for anyone interested in photography, pop culture, and modern history.

  • ASIN: 3961711321

Fairy Tail: Collection Eight [Blu-ray]

Fairy Tail: Collection Eight

The most epic magic tournament in history continues as the members of Fairy Tail attempt to snatch victory from the strongest guilds in the Grand Magic Games. With the magical world completely focused on the competing guilds, a looming threat gains power and a conspiracy is revealed! Lucy and Yukino are accused and imprisoned for their involvement and it’s up to Natsu to free them.Collection Eight contains episodes 165-187.

  • Brand: Funimation
  • ASIN: B06XRGR62X
  • UPC: 704400017698

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  • ASIN: B071KHBK4J

Everyday Watercolor Flowers: A Modern Guide to Painting Blooms, Leaves, and Stems Step by Step

Everyday Watercolor Flowers: A Modern Guide to Painting

Author of Everyday Watercolor and Instagram darling Jenna Rainey presents a beautiful step-by-step guide to painting botanicals from lilies to daffodils in a wide variety of styles.Artist Jenna Rainey shares easy-to-follow ways to paint a wide range of botanicals, all in her fresh, modern style that appeals to the next generation of watercolor artists and creatives, from beginners to hobbyists. With gorgeously illustrated instructions for both loose and realistic watercolor depictions of more than 25 flowers, leaves, and plants, organized by form and shape, Everyday Watercolor Flowers is every nature-lover's answer to capturing that beauty on paper.

  • ASIN: 0399582215

Concise Guide to Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (Concise Guides)

Concise Guide to Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (Concise

Much like the patients on which it focuses, the field of pediatric mental health continues to grow and develop. Among other advances, the body of clinical research and the number of empirically supported treatments have grown, evaluation practices have been refined, and awareness of emotional and behavioral problems in youth has increased. Stay up-to-date on significant DSM-5 changes to psychiatric nomenclature and criteria-and the developments that have spurred them-with the Concise Guide to Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.,br>This fifth edition prunes older content while distilling and incorporating clinically relevant findings, and features:Reorganized diagnostic chapters that reflect updates to DSM-5Tables of selected diagnostic criteria from DSM-5 for quick referenceRelevant treatment methods for each section on a specific disorder or clinical situationAn informative chapter dedicated to pharmacological treatments-from stimulant medications and antidepressants to antipsychotics and anticonvulsantsSuggested additional readings for those interested in learning more about particular topicsRecommended published and on-line information resources for parentsAn indispensable primer on child and adolescent psychiatry for medical and mental health students and clinical trainees, this...

  • ASIN: 1615370781

(CI) Keith Ballard Hockey Card 2007-08 UD Mini Jersey Collection 75 Keith Ballard

(CI) Keith Ballard Hockey Card 2007-08 UD Mini

2007-08 UD Mini Jersey Collection 75 Keith Ballard

  • Brand: UD Mini Jersey Collection
  • ASIN: B07D3W5DNX

JuJuBe Travel Diaper Bag | Ballad Backpack, Multi-Functional Everyday Bag with Changing Pad | Classic Collection | Graphite, One Size

JuJuBe Travel Diaper Bag | Ballad Backpack, Multi-Functional

The JuJuBe Ballad Backpack is a stylish must-have for both dads and moms! Enjoy JuJuBe's latest addition with a simple design. The JuJuBe Ballad Backpack will compliment any outfit, from playground fun to worktime commute. Enjoy the light colored lining that makes finding what you need a breeze. This backpack includes interior organization for wipes and diapers or even a laptop. Carry your necessities and be comfortable with the padded straps. The Ballad has interior pockets for organization, like a 3M Thinsulate insulated pocket that helps keep beverages hot or cold and a large pocket for a changing pad or electronic device. For your convenience, JuJuBe products are machine washable and can be left out to air dry. Founded in 2005, JuJuBe is a Southern California company that uses science, style, and attitude to create diaper bags, purses and other fashionable accessories. JuJuBe assimilated the most advanced technology possible to create a stylish and intelligent product line that's unrivaled in the industry.

  • Color: Graphite
  • Brand: JuJuBe
  • UPC: 840227121337

Excel 2016 Bible

Excel 2016

The complete guide to Excel 2016, from Mr. Spreadsheet himself Whether you are just starting out or an Excel novice, the Excel 2016 Bible is your comprehensive, go-to guide for all your Excel 2016 needs. Whether you use Excel at work or at home, you will be guided through the powerful new features and capabilities by expert author and Excel Guru John Walkenbach to take full advantage of what the updated version offers. Learn to incorporate templates, implement formulas, create pivot tables, analyze data, and much more. Navigate this powerful tool for business, home management, technical work, and much more with the only resource you need, Excel 2016 Bible. Create functional spreadsheets that work Master formulas, formatting, pivot tables, and more Get acquainted with Excel 2016's new features and tools Customize downloadable templates and worksheets Whether you need a walkthrough tutorial or an easy-to-navigate desk reference, the Excel 2016 Bible has you covered with complete coverage and clear expert guidance.

  • Brand: imusti
  • ASIN: 1119067510

Kapaqua Rubber Backed 21" x 60" Fancy Moroccan Trellis Ivory & Grey Runner Non-Slip Rug - Rana Collection Kitchen Dining Living Hallway Bathroom Pet Entry Rugs RAN204CRM-25

Kapaqua Rubber Backed 21" x 60" Fancy Moroccan

Add warmth & elegance to your house with the vibrant colors of our affordable rubber backed collection. With its stain, mold, mildew, bacteria, soil resistant polypropylene material; it is also an ideal addition to homes with kids and pets. Designed to be stain resistant, this rug features a non-skid rubber backing, alleviating the need for a rug pad. Comes in multiple sizes including doormat, long and wide runners, small, medium and large area rug versions. Check our Amazon page for matching custom length stair and hallway runners!

  • Color: Ivory
  • Brand: Kapaqua
  • ASIN: B019PU6RRA

Hinkley 1804OZ Traditional One Light Wall Mount from Freeport collection in Bronze/Darkfinish,

Hinkley 1804OZ Traditional One Light Wall Mount from

Under four generations of family leadership, Hinkley Lighting has transformed from a small outdoor lantern company to a global brand intent on bringing you the best in style, quality and value. We thrive on personal relationships, regional roots, inspiring design and a family atmosphere that is encouraged at every level of our company. If the past 90 years are any indication, it is with great pride and excitement that we set our sights on the horizon and extend our commitment to keeping your ‘Life Aglow.’.

  • Color: Oil Rubbed Bronze
  • Brand: Hinkley
  • UPC: 640665180404

Atlas of World War II: History's Greatest Conflict Revealed Through Rare Wartime Maps and New Cartography

Atlas of World War II: History's Greatest Conflict

This definitive, lavishly illustrated book from National Geographic features an astonishing array of vintage and newly created maps, rare photographs, covert documents, and eyewitness accounts that illuminate the world’s greatest conflict. This magnificent atlas delves into the cartographic history of WWII: naval, land, and aerial attacks from the invasion of Poland to Pearl Harbor and the Battle of the Bulge. Rare maps include a detailed Germany & Approaches map used by Allied forces in the final stages of the war, full large-scale wartime maps of the world used by President Roosevelt, and crucial Pacific theater maps used by B-17 pilots. Satellite data renders terrain as never before seen, highlighting countries and continents in stunning detail to include the towns, cities, provinces and transportation roads for a pinpoint-accurate depiction of army movements and alliances. Gripping wartime stories from these hallowed fields of battle, along with photographs, sketches, confidential documents, and artifacts color the rest of this timeless and informative book.

  • ASIN: 1426219717
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