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The bestselling author of It's Not How Good You Are, It's How Good You Want To Be Paul Arden turns logic and common sense on its head in Whatever You Think, Think the Opposite and gives you the confidence to take bigger risks and enjoy your work more than you can imagine. Have you ever considered the extraordinary power of making bad decisions, being unreasonable, and taking dangerous, unadvisable risks? Has it ever occurred to you that nothing is... more...

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A beautifully illustrated guide to more than 75 of the world's most celebrated, rare, and seminal books and handwritten manuscripts ever produced, with discussions of their purpose, features, and creators. From ancient masterpieces such as The Art of War, written on the leaves of bamboo, to the stunningly illustrated Birds of America, to Chairman Mao's Little Red Book, Remarkable Books delves into the stories behind the most... more...

-- For professionals and hobbyists alike, this is the new bible of CD and DVD recording-- Demonstrates CD-R and DVD recording techniques, profiles recording equipment and software, and provides methods and tools for disc authoring-- The CD-ROM features scores of CD-R utilities, and demos of CD and DVD authoring and premastering software

The new edition of Antique Trader Tools Price Guide takes its role seriously as the only significant guide of its kind on the market. International tool authority Clarence Blanchard has assembled the definitive guide showcasing 700 large color photos and 2,000 listings of tools from the late 18th century through the middle of the 20th century, with actual prices from recent tool auctions. Among a myriad of other items, the guide features braces, bits,... more...

Learn and explore the fundamentals of data science with R About This Book Familiarize yourself with R programming packages and learn how to utilize them effectively Learn how to detect different types of data mining sequences A step-by-step guide to understanding R scripts and the ramifications of your changes Who This Book Is For If you are a data analyst who has a firm grip on some advanced data analysis... more...



This comprehensive collector's guide provides more than 1,300 colour photographs and current prices for collectibles in the kitchen, bathroom and beyond. Includes many listings which are not featured anywhere else, including napkin doll ladies, figural egg timers, laundry sprinkler bottles, whistle cups, toothbrush holders, plus much more. Vintage advertisements and original patents offer valuable historical background information. The book also... more...

Japan's ancient and esteemed tradition of textile arts has long been reflected in the delicate beauty of the kimono and its appealing designs. This unique design treasury, consisting of lavish full-color pictures of a vibrant array of kimonos, is reproduced directly from two rare and costly original portfolios. Devotees of fashion, art, and Asian culture will appreciate this beautiful book and its tribute to the elegance and refinement... more...

Engraving on Precious Metals is for professionals and others who wish to learn hand engraving as a hobby or trade, and reveals many previously undisclosed practices of the commercial engraver which help to make his skill quite astonishing. All aspects of the craft are covered exhaustively, including the relatively modern innovation of the high-class machine engraver. Illustrated throughout with over 250 drawings, the... more...

The best never rests! Antique Trader Antiques & Collectibles, 32nd Edition is the most complete visual reference to the world of fine art and collectibles available on the market today. As the No. 1 selling reference o fits kind, this vast volume is overflowing with 4,300 new color images of a broad and fascinating range of prized items. Throughout you will enjoy some of the most important and... more...