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Download An Illustrated Guide to Rifles and Sub-machine Guns by Frederick Myatt PDF

By Frederick Myatt

ISBN-10: 0861010779

ISBN-13: 9780861010776

A magnificently illustrated compact listing of the main major rifles and sub-machine weapons utilized in the twentieth-century battle.
More than 35,000 phrases of professional text
43 glossy rifles and 35 sub-machine guns
All photographed in complete color
Every weapon illustrated, person info tables

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8 . According to Beyen, the direct source for the sage in Lucretius regarding the vanishing point in space is Epicurus; indirectly the sources Democritus and the anonymous author of an aktinographia (treatise on rays) and of a peri zographias (treatise on the art of painting) who according to Plutarch described sectioning the optical cone parallel to its base. 3. Cf. H. G. ogischen Instituts 54 (1939): 47-72. 9 . "But this cannot be the case with architectural treatises because those terms which originate in the peculiar needs of the art give rise to obscurity of ideas from the unusual nature of language .

The subject of Paul Klee's lecture is perspective. " A few years earlier, Klee had seen perspective disintegrate in the paintings of the Parisian Cubists, which enabled him confidently to state, "There is abso­ lutely no necessity for a single viewpoint. "' In i948, Walter Gropius resigned as director of the Bauhaus. " In Dessau the historical avant- garde intermixed with the aseptic-social tendencies of its new director, Hannes Meyer. " A year later, he painted Uncomposed Objects in Space (1949), in which the entire composition seems governed by linear perspective.

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