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Hokusai et son temps - Le Fou de Peinture - Catalogue Exposition, Paris, Centre Culturel du Marais, 6 octobre 1980 - 4 janvier 1981 by Centre culturel du Marais

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Tagsreference (1,955), Science Fiction (695), JC (689), Art (394), painting (370), ephemora (342), France (304), History (291), theatre (244), Architecture (232) — see all tags

MediaNot set (750), Book (2,474), Paper Book (2,171), Audiobook (8), Ebook (15), Video Recording (2), Other (7), Map (1), Calendar (1)

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About meHello, my name is Ziska and I'm a Bookaholic.

About my library"What's the use of a book without pictures and conversations?"

One of my favorite places is the New York City Library picture library. That's what I'm looking for most of the time anyway- pictures for research. The tags are set up to help that research. All books in the design office are tagged "reference". All magazines and pamphlets are tagged "ephemora". All "how-to" books or books which illustrate step by step instructions are tagged "technique". There are date tags when the book deals primarily with a certain period style (1980's etc.) I try to list tags from the general (Ornament) to the specific (Louis XIV).

Groups50-Something Library Thingers, All the World's a Stage, Architext, Booksellers, Colorado Bibliophiles, Favorite Bookstores, Rare, Old or Offbeat, Supporters of Local & Independent Bookstores

Favorite authorsArthur C. Clarke, Robertson Davies, Victoria Finlay, Hergé, Homer, Farley Mowat, Mary Renault, Barbara W. Tuchman (Shared favorites)

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Favorite bookstoresBooks of Wonder, Hatchards, Hennessey + Ingalls - Art & Architecture Books, Librairie du Musée du Louvre, Librairie Eyrolles, Librairie La Hune, Metropolitan Museum of Art Shop, Museum of International Folk Art Bookshop, Rizzoli Bookstore, Strand Bookstore, The Fine Art Society Plc, Three Lives & Company

Other favoritesMetropolitan Museum of Art

Homepagehttp://www.ziskachilds.com

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Real nameZiska Childs

LocationColorado

Account typepublic, lifetime

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Member sinceDec 7, 2007

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