Designa Wooden Books

Bloomsbury USA - Bloomsbury USA. Lavishly illustrated with engravings, and original drawings and diagrams, woodcuts, Designa will inspire readers of all ages to take an interest in the interconnected knowledge of art and design from different cultures throughout the world. Wooden books was founded in 1999 by designer John Martineau near Hay-on-Wye.

Following the success of quadrivium and Sciencia, a compendium of six titles on art and design in the acclaimed Wooden Books series appears here in one volume. From the geometric patterns of islamic art and design to the swirling floral motifs of Celtic art, Symmetry, Curves, Celtic Pattern, The Golden Section, Designa brings together six elegant and insightful short volumes from the Wooden Books series on art and design including Islamic Design, and Perspective.

Designa Wooden Books - Eco friendly and educational. The aim was to produce a beautiful series of recycled books based on the classical philosophies, arts and sciences. There are over 1, 000, 000 Wooden Books now in print worldwide and growing. Small but stuffed with information. Using the beatrix potter formula of text facing picture pages, along with hand-drawn illustrations and 19th century engravings, and old-styles fonts, the books are designed not to date.

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Sciencia: Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, and Astronomy for All Wooden Books

Bloomsbury USA - Big ideas in a tiny space. Walker Company. Eco friendly and educational. Using the beatrix potter formula of text facing picture pages, along with hand-drawn illustrations and 19th century engravings, and old-styles fonts, the books are designed not to date. Lavishly illustrated with engravings, woodcuts, and original drawings and diagrams, Sciencia will inspire readers of all ages to take an interest in the interconnected knowledge of the modern sciences.

Beautifully produced in thirteen different colors of ink, Sciencia is an essential reference and an elegant gift. Wooden books was founded in 1999 by designer John Martineau near Hay-on-Wye. The aim was to produce a beautiful series of recycled books based on the classical philosophies, arts and sciences.

From basic mathematical and physical formulas that govern much of our world to the components of matter; from the structure of the cosmos to that of the human body-the discoveries of scientists over the last millennium have been remarkable. Sciencia gathers together Useful Mathematical and Physical Formulae, Q.

Sciencia: Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, and Astronomy for All Wooden Books - E. D, evolution, and the compact cosmos, six elegant and insightful short volumes spanning the realms of mathematics, chemistry, Essential Elements, The Human Body, biology, Evolution, and astronomy, physics, offering invaluable information to today's readers. Small but stuffed with information. There are over 1, 000, 000 Wooden Books now in print worldwide and growing.





Quadrivium: The Four Classical Liberal Arts of Number, Geometry, Music, & Cosmology Wooden Books

Bloomsbury USA - It was studied from antiquity to the Renaissance as a way of glimpsing the nature of reality. Small but stuffed with information. Walker Company. Big ideas in a tiny space. The aim was to produce a beautiful series of recycled books based on the classical philosophies, arts and sciences. Eco friendly and educational.

There are over 1, 000, 000 Wooden Books now in print worldwide and growing. Walker Company. Using the beatrix potter formula of text facing picture pages, and old-styles fonts, along with hand-drawn illustrations and 19th century engravings, the books are designed not to date. Composed of six successful titles in the wooden books series-sacred Geometry, The Elements of Music, Sacred Number, Platonic & Archimedean Solids, Harmonograph, and A Little Book of Coincidence-it makes ancient wisdom and its astonishing interconnectedness accessible to us today.

Quadrivium: The Four Classical Liberal Arts of Number, Geometry, Music, & Cosmology Wooden Books - Beautifully produced in six different colors of ink, Quadrivium will appeal to anyone interested in mathematics, music, astronomy, and how the universe works. Wooden books was founded in 1999 by designer John Martineau near Hay-on-Wye. The quadrivium-the classical curriculum-comprises the four liberal arts of number, geometry, music, and cosmology.

Geometry is number in space; music is number in time; and cosmology expresses number in space and time. Quadrivium is the first volume to bring together these four subjects in many hundreds of years.





Trivium: The Classical Liberal Arts of Grammar, Logic, & Rhetoric Wooden Books

Bloomsbury USA - Walker Company. Walker Company. Following on the success of quadrivium and Sciencia, Trivium gathers six Wooden Books titles together into a beautiful six-color package that presents ancient wisdom in an accessible way. Small but stuffed with information. Eco friendly and educational. Trivium will include the books Euphonics, Logic, Grammar, Rhetoric, Poetic Meter and Form, and Ethics.

Wooden books was founded in 1999 by designer John Martineau near Hay-on-Wye. The aim was to produce a beautiful series of recycled books based on the classical philosophies, arts and sciences. There are over 1, 000, 000 Wooden Books now in print worldwide and growing. Bloomsbury usa. Following the success of quadrivium, and designa in the acclaimed Wooden Books series, Sciencia, Trivium is a compendium of writings on the classical subjects at the heart of a liberal education, bringing the wisdom of the past into the twenty-first century.

Trivium: The Classical Liberal Arts of Grammar, Logic, & Rhetoric Wooden Books - The trivium refers to the three liberal arts considered in classical Greece to be the pillars of critical thought: grammar, logic, and rhetoric. Using the beatrix potter formula of text facing picture pages, along with hand-drawn illustrations and 19th century engravings, and old-styles fonts, the books are designed not to date.

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Ruler and Compass: Practical Geometric Constructions Wooden Books

Bloomsbury USA - Originally marked out by eye and later using a stretched cord, in time these came to be made with the simple tools of ruler and compass. This small book introduces the origins and basic principles of geometric constructions using ruler and compass, before going on to cover dozens of geometric constructions, from the practical fundamentals to the more demanding.

Constructions for more than thirty regular polygons- introduces geometric construction using compasses alone and using rulers alone- Explains why trisecting an angle is impossible using classical rules and how to trisect an angle anyway- Highlights the relationship of geometric construction with many fundamental developments throughout the history of mathematicsWooden Books was founded in 1999 by designer John Martineau near Hay-on-Wye.

Ruler and Compass: Practical Geometric Constructions Wooden Books - Big ideas in a tiny space. Small but stuffed with information. Using the beatrix potter formula of text facing picture pages, and old-styles fonts, along with hand-drawn illustrations and 19th century engravings, the books are designed not to date. Walker Company. Walker Company. Walker Company. There are over 1, 000, 000 Wooden Books now in print worldwide and growing.

The aim was to produce a beautiful series of recycled books based on the classical philosophies, arts and sciences.





Sacred Geometry Wooden Books

Bloomsbury USA - Walker Company. In this small volume, Miranda Lundy presents a unique introduction to this most ancient and timeless of universal sciences. Sacred geometry demonstrates what happens to space in two dimensions - a subject last flowering in the art, science and architecture of the Renaissance and seen in the designs of Stonehenge, mosque decorations and church windows.

Using the beatrix potter formula of text facing picture pages, and old-styles fonts, along with hand-drawn illustrations and 19th century engravings, the books are designed not to date. Miranda lundy gives us a beautiful glimpse into the world of shapes and the geometry behind some of mankind's most famous creations.

Sacred Geometry Wooden Books - Geometry is one of a group of special sciences - Number, Music and Cosmology are the others - found identically in nearly every culture on earth. The aim was to produce a beautiful series of recycled books based on the classical philosophies, arts and sciences. Walker Company. Big ideas in a tiny space. Eco friendly and educational.

With exquisite hand-drawn images throughout showing the relationship between shapes, and the definition of the golden section, hexagon, arch, the patterns of coin circles, it will forever alter the way in which you look at a triangle, or spiral. Wooden books was founded in 1999 by designer John Martineau near Hay-on-Wye.





The Golden Section: Nature's Greatest Secret Wooden Books

Bloomsbury USA - Walker Company. Drawing on art, architecture, mathematics, philosophy, nature, geometry, and music--and beautifully illustrated in the Wooden Books fashion with all manner of images--The Golden Section will tell the story of this remarkable construction and its wide ranging impact on civilization and the natural world.

Walker Company. Walker Company. A concise and useful handbook on the Golden Section--also known as the Golden Ratio and Golden Mean. The golden section is a line segment divided into two parts, such that the ratio of the short portion to the longer portion is equal to the ratio of the longer portion to the whole.

The Golden Section: Nature's Greatest Secret Wooden Books - Bloomsbury usa. It is one of the most elegant and beautiful ratios of the mathematical universe because of its combination of elegance and simplicity--hence the divine nature of its name.





Symmetry: The Ordering Principle Wooden Books

Bloomsbury USA - Walker Company. Bloomsbury usa. Walker Company. In this little book welsh writer and artist David Wade paints a picture of one of the most elusive and pervasive concepts known to man. Walker Company. Symmetry underlies almost every aspect of nature and our experience of the world, in art, from the subatomic realms of quantum mechanics to the equations of physics, architecture and our concepts of morality and justice.

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The Miracle of Trees Wooden Books

Bloomsbury USA - Walker Company. Internationally renowned finnish tree expert Professor Olavi Huikari takes us on an unforgettable journey deep into the secrets of Earth's most majestic trees in this essential illustrated pocket guide. What is a tree? why are they so important to life on earth? how do they eat, and regenerate themselves? How many different kinds of trees are there, illustrated with rare old engravings and specially commissioned drawings, grow, breathe, and where do they live? In this beautiful little book, communicate, internationally renowned Finnish tree expert Professor Olavi Huikari takes us on an unforgettable journey deep into the secrets of these most majestic of Earth's life forms.

Wooden books was founded in 1999 by designer John Martineau near Hay-on-Wye. Bloomsbury usa. Walker Company. Walker Company. There are over 1, 000, 000 Wooden Books now in print worldwide and growing. Small but stuffed with information. Eco friendly and educational. Walker Company. Using the beatrix potter formula of text facing picture pages, along with hand-drawn illustrations and 19th century engravings, and old-styles fonts, the books are designed not to date.

The Miracle of Trees Wooden Books - The aim was to produce a beautiful series of recycled books based on the classical philosophies, arts and sciences.





A Little Book of Coincidence: In the Solar System Wooden Books

Bloomsbury USA - Walker Company. Using the beatrix potter formula of text facing picture pages, and old-styles fonts, along with hand-drawn illustrations and 19th century engravings, the books are designed not to date. The aim was to produce a beautiful series of recycled books based on the classical philosophies, arts and sciences.

A table shows the relative measurements of each planet in eighteen categories, and three pages show the beautiful dance patterns of thirty six pairs of planets and moons. Wooden books was founded in 1999 by designer John Martineau near Hay-on-Wye. From the observations of ptolemy and kepler to the Harmony of the Spheres and the hidden structure of the solar system, John Martineau reveals the exquisite orbital patterns of the planets and the mathematical relationships that govern them.

A Little Book of Coincidence: In the Solar System Wooden Books - Bloomsbury usa. Walker Company. Small but stuffed with information. Big ideas in a tiny space. Walker Company. Walker Company. Walker Company. Eco friendly and educational.





Charms, Amulets, Talismans & Spells Wooden Books

Bloomsbury Publishing - This unique little book unravels the complex web of associations and correspondences which form the backbone of the Western magical arts. Packed with rare illustrations and useful tables, there is no better volume for the modern travelling magician. Walker Company. Since ancient times, people have collected and used objects with beneficial properties and chanted words to bring about real-world results.

Walker Company. Bloomsbury usa. Walker Company. Walker Company. Walker Company. A pocket-sized illustrated guide to magic’s history, and uses today from Marian Green, definitions, author of A Witch Alone. In charms, talismans & spells, shows you which to use for luck or protection or other benefits, talismans, scholar Marian Green explains the difference between these magical objects and sayings, Amulets, and explores the history of the magic that gives these charms, amulets, and spells their meaning.