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Ancient Mosaics & Wallpaintings V 3

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The 132 drawings catalogued document most of the major examples of ancient Roman pictorial art known to seventeenth-century Rome. They include early finding such as the Aldobrandini Wedding, the Nile mosaic from Palestrina, tha marble pictures from the Basilica of Junius Bassus, and later finds such as the Harbour Landscape (found in 1668) and the Tomb of Nasonii (1674). Detailed accounts are given of the discoveries, and a general introduction assesses the significance of the Cassiano assemblage within the wider context of contemporary antiquarian interest in ancient painting, its collectors and copyists. Cataogue entries describe and discuss the drawings in graet detail, relating them to the original mosaics and wallpaintings as they survive in their present state of preservation. All drawings catalogued are reproduced, mostly on a large scale and mostly in full colour. They are frequently accompanied by illustrations, also in colour, of the ancient originals.


The Haunted Painting On The Wall

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When Tracy and Sebastian go to stay with their great aunt in her old castle in the Highlands of Scotland, they are intent on searching for a secret, long-lost hidden chamber which legend says hides priceless treasure that has never been found.

Unfortunately for the children, a malevolent ghost has been haunting the castle for four centuries, waiting to wreak revenge. In searching for the hidden chamber, the children are unwittingly putting themselves in great danger.

Unbeknownst to them, witchcraft was once practised in the castle, and sinister dark magic is still lurking within the castle walls waiting to be unleashed again. On Tracy's bedroom wall in the castle, there is a mysterious painting which holds a very dark and terrifying secret...

It was night. Suddenly Tracy awoke with a jolt. Something had disturbed her in her sleep. There seemed to be the sound of someone crying in the distance. A feeling of panic came over Tracy as for a moment she didn't know where she was. Everything around her was pitch black...


Theres A Wallaby In The Wardrobe

RRP $12.99

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Whimsical text and gorgeous illustrations make these picture books by Conny Fechner welcome additions to your Australian picture book library!

A wallaby lives in our garden,
See! I wasn't wrong.
She had a great surprise for me,
I'm glad I went along.


About the Author

Even as a youngster, Conny Fechner had a natural flair for art; always picking up ideas, new skills and making "things". She was already winning prizes during primary and high school.

Conny was born in Dunedin, New Zealand. She trained as a teacher, graduating with a Bachelor of Education Degree.

Although the first years were spent teaching, Conny was already entering major art shows, doing commissioned work, exhibiting and winning awards.

Self taught, wth over thirty years experience in the arts and crafts, Conny's vivid imagination and humour is seen in most of her work.

She has produced work ranging from murals, greeting cards, illustrations to acrylic paintings (sold on commission and through local art shows), and cartoons. Conny's favourite mediums are ink, watercolour, acrylics and dye. She has just finished a quilt, each panel handpainted with dye and black lines, depicting fish in a most whimsical fashion!

Conny works from a home studio.

Conny's recent artistic contributions include illustrating and writing a range of books.


To Fear A Painted Devil

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Gossip in tiny Linchester is raised to new heights when young Patrick Selby dies on the night of his beautiful wife's birthday party. The whole neighborhood was there, witness to the horrible attack of wasps Peter suffered at the end of the evening. But did Peter die of the stings? Dr. Greenleaf thinks not. After all, wasps aren't the only creatures that kill with poison . . .


A Wallflower's Christmas Kiss

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Have you ever dreamed of a Christmas wedding? Spinsterhood has never looked so good, but unfortunately even that won't save Lady Juliette Brooks. Her father's arranged a betrothal for her to a brute of a man. She has one choice left-force the Duke of Kissinger to honor a long ago promise to save her. Grayson Abbot, the Duke of Kissinger, does not want to marry Lady Juliette. He doesn't want to marry anyone. But he did make her a promise, and he doesn't go back on his word So he reluctantly agrees to run away with her.They set off on an adventure during the Christmastide season. As they race to Scotland they experience delays, cold weather, and a friendship they'd almost forgotten about. Will Juliette finally find out what it's like to be kissed, and in return, win the duke's heart?



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