Schiffer Publishing Ltd

Schiffer Publishing Ltd. published over 3,800 titles.

Schiffer Publishing produces titles under four catalogs, including Antiques and Collectibles, Military History, Lifestyle, and Arts and Crafts. These catalogs span such subjects as: Surf Memorabilia, Art Deco, Rock Posters, and Depression Glassware (Antiques); Waffen-SS, Rommel, Afrikakorps, Airborne, Aviation and Naval History, Aviation, and Modeling (Military History); Interior and Exterior Design, Fashion and Accessories, Nostalgic tours, Design Patterns, Architectural Details, and Ghosts and the Paranormal, Witchcraft, Astrology, and Numerology (Lifestyle); and Woodcarving, Clay Sculpture, Decoys, Canoe Building, and Woodturning (Arts and Crafts).
Schiffer Publishing, Ltd. is located on the Schiffer Book Farm, approximately 30 minutes east of Lancaster, Pennsylvania, USA. Schiffer Publishing, Ltd. is always happy to have visitors during work hours, and they have a library of all their titles that you may browse through and purchase.
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alex lambertRussian Prison Tattoos: Codes of Authority, Domination, and Struggle by Alix Lambert first published by Schiffer Publishing Ltd. in 2003. "In the former Soviet Union, the tattoos you wear in prison are your dossier..." In June 1999 Alix Lambert arrived in Moscow with $30,000 in small bills rubber-banded inside her luggage, to gain access behind the bars of the post-Soviet penal system. It was not easy to convince prison officials to grant a view into the well-published statistics that quantify these problems: prisoners are kept alive on one dollar a day, thousands of them infected with malty-drug resistant tuberculosis... They have no secrets: they write on the body: murder, rape, addiction, robbery... This fascinating and remarkable title fully illustrated with color and black-and-white photographs.
Alix Lambert is an award-winning documentary film-maker. Alix was named by the New York Times as one of "thirty people under thirty who will change the culture in the next thirty years." A. Lambert has created film, video, photography, that have drawn international acclaim. Her work has been displayed worldwide, including MoMA in NYC.
Mary Christ is a journalist living in New York.

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100 New York Painters by Cynthia Maris Dantzic first published by Schiffer Publishing Ltd. in 2006. In this remarkable title readers will find a broad of many kinds of paintings that have been made by 100 individual New York painters. 100 New York Painters explores the range of painting mediums, subjects, styles and philosophy of art, & also features works of famous painters, and artists less celebrated. Brief biographies provide insight into artists' emotional and philosophical connection with art world. Fully illustrated with colour and black-and-white images and photographs this title has educational and entertaining qualities.
Cynthia Maris Dantzic is a Professor of Art at Long Island University. She is award-winning author of several textbooks on art. Cynthia has exhibited her works in painting, calligraphy, photo-collage, drawing, and has works in several museum collections.

Dry-Stark Stone Walls
Building Dry-Stack Stone Walls by Rob Gallagher, Sean Malone and Joe Piazza first published by Schiffer in 2008. Building stonewalls is a simple process. But it is an art to make a wall that is stable enough to pass the test of time. This book is a practical and detailed guide that will give you the basic information on how to build an attractive and long-lasting walls. Building Dry-Stack Stone Walls is divided into three sections based on the size of the stones used to build the walls. It is a project that anyone can build, and it will last over hundred years if built correctly. This title provides step-by-step procedures for three projects from the smallest up to boulders.
Chapter One: They're Just Rocks. Looking For The Right Rocks. Cutting Rocks.
Chapter Two: Sticks And Stones May Break My Bones. Four Areas of Risk on the Job Site. Plan for safety.
Chapter Three: Making A Rock Solid Project Plan. Ready...Set...Go...
And so on... Fully illustrated with color photographs this book will inspire you to start stacking...

California Gardes
California Gardens of the Arts & Crafts Period by Eugene O. Murmann was published by Schiffer in 2008. Eugene O. Murmann was born in Russia in 1874 and later settled in Glendale, California. He was a landscaper and an artist. He is credited by the National Park Service with coining California garden style. His work helped establish direction for a wildly growing population of bungalows from the moment of the book release in 1914 through the 1930. This historical title is fully illustrated with 103 black-and-white photographs and fifty plot plans, which making California Gardens of the Arts & Crafts Period as useful today as it was almost one hundred years ago. This fascinating book offered reader ways to beautify and plan the city lot, country estate, suburban grounds. This unique and outstanding title explores ideas about Arts & Crafts of era sensibilities, Mission-influenced landscape design and Japanese gardens.

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