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Eugene Tenenbaum

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Helpful votes received on reviews: 100% (8 of 8)
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Versailles by Jean-Marie Perouse de Montclos
Versailles by Jean-Marie Perouse de Montclos
There is a very significant difference between the two books titled Versailles both by Jean-Marie Pérouse de Montclos and Robert Polidori, of the same size (except the thickness), and in almost identical dust jackets. The one by Abbeville Press with ISBN 1558592288 has 424 pages, and the other by Artabras with ISBN 0896600521 has only 160 pages.
The Journey of Man: A Genetic Odyssey by Spencer Wells
6 of 6 people found the following review helpful
The paperback edition does not include any photographs. They are essential and included in the hardcover edition in a great number!!!
Leonardo Da Vinci, 1452-1519 by Frank Zollner
Leonardo Da Vinci, 1452-1519 by Frank Zollner
2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
Though the book is printed nicely on a good paper, the painting and drawing reproductions are of a very poor quality. Thy are too dark and do not show the dark details at all. Additionally the colors are distorted by a brownish (sepia) hue. The dark painting reproductions are so bad that only the basic elements are visible. All the details are gone. It pertains The Virgin of the Rocks on p. 28 and 31, Portrait of a Young Man on p. 48, The Last Supper on p. 53 as well as Burlington House Cartoon (too dark cartoon) on p. 60. Other reproductions may also be affected, but I did not have anything to compare them with. The Last Supper is additionally divided between two pages with the… Read more