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Darton, Michael

Overview
Works: 42 works in 175 publications in 2 languages and 5,575 library holdings
Genres: Dictionaries  Concordances  History  Terminology  Gazetteers  Pictorial works  Illustrated works  Miscellanea  Terms and phrases  Humor 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Translator, ed
Classifications: QC82, 389.103
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Michael Darton
The Macmillan dictionary of measurement by Michael Darton( Book )

8 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 1,605 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nearly four thousand entries in thirty-five categories provide the etymologies, numerical equivalents, definitions, and usages of measurement terminology. By the authors of Word for Word
The Encyclopedia of world faiths : an illustrated survey of the world's living religions by Peter D Bishop( Book )

18 editions published between 1987 and 1996 in English and held by 1,373 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines twelve major religions of the world in depth and also explores less well known religions
Modern concordance to the New Testament by Michael Darton( Book )

24 editions published between 1976 and 1977 in English and held by 834 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Art deco : an illustrated guide to the decorative style 1920-40 by Arie van de Lemme( Book )

11 editions published between 1989 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 335 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Practical calligraphy : techniques and materials by Michael Darton( Book )

13 editions published between 1990 and 1996 in English and Undetermined and held by 224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Practical notes and analysis of a wide range of letterforms, from traditional to contemporary. Many different alphabets shown in full
Naïve art by N. V Brodskai︠a︡( Book )

5 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in English and held by 188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses Rousseau, Miro, Pirosmani, Bambois and many more
The Dent dictionary of measurement by Michael Darton( Book )

6 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The dictionary of Scottish place names : and the elements that go to make them up by Michael Darton( Book )

8 editions published between 1990 and 1994 in English and held by 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is a definitive work of reference with over 5,000 entries. It is the most comprehensive book of its type detailing derivation, meaning and location. The place names include cities, towns and villages but also extend to coverage of mountains, lochs, rivers and other geographical features. There is a detailed introduction to the dictionary which will enable readers to understand the various linguistic derivations and which provides some guidance to pronounciations. It also gives tips on using the entries, making the book even more accessible--Front cover
The Lady and the unicorn by Sutherland Lyall( Book )

4 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The legendary medieval tapestry The Lady and the Unicorn is Sutherland Lyall's starting point for this journey into the world of mythology and mystery which has been woven around the myth of the unicorn and the lady. We learn that the unicorn is a symbol for power and the lady may be mother, mistress or virgin. With an abundant collection of documents from a number of international museums, Lyall's writing is an exciting exploration, a lively new examination, of old subjects. Who knows - perhaps he has finally solved the mystery of the Lady and the Unicorn!
Set sail by Michael Darton( Book )

13 editions published between 1989 and 2003 in English and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Denne prisgunstige innføringsboka er i stort format, og er illustrert med fargefotos og tegninger. Den henvender seg både til jolle- og turbåtseilere,og forklarer både prinsipper og praktiske teknikker. Kapitlene tar for seg ulike typer seilbåter, seil og seiltrim, seiling og manøvrering, navigering,ankring og fortøyning. Momenter som gjelder sikkerheten om bord er ikke glemt: værforhold, utstyr, sjøveisregler, flagg og nødsituasjoner. Med er også et kapittel om vedlikehold og reparasjoner og ett om motoren. Har ordforklaringer
The Illustrated book of architects and architecture by Michael Darton( Book )

6 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A guide to art deco style by Arie van de Lemme( Book )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Art Deco is a truly comprehensive handbook to the distinctive style of the age between 1920-40. Containing a wealth of information, and illustrated throughout, it represents some of the most intimate knowledge of some of the foremost experts
Flower art : collecting, arranging, pressing and drying flowers( Book )

2 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A potted history of fruit : a kitchen cornucopia by Michael Darton( Book )

5 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With buying local or gathering and harvesting your own fruit very much in vogue and heirloom varieties enjoying a renaissance, here is your opportunity to discover the origins, nature and personalities of everyday and unusual fruit
Cocktails by Michael Darton( Book )

4 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Spott's canine miscellany by Michael Darton( Book )

2 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dog the wag : Professor Marvin's dogged pursuit of canine words and phrases by Michael Darton( Book )

2 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The dictionary of place names in Scotland and the elements that go to make them up by Michael Darton( Book )

5 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A cat-lover's miscellany by Michael Darton( )

5 editions published between 2009 and 2017 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A neat collection of feline facts, embracing the essential, the trivial, the intriguing, and the extraordinary, this little anthology is the perfect bedside book to give to a cat lover. Herein you will discover such treats as Sir Isaac Newton's invention of the cat flap; the origins and popularity of cat names; the power of catmint; how long cats spend asleep each day; and the famous Chopin waltz that was in fact composed by the composer's cat
The bikini : a cultural history by Patrik Alac( Book )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It was in 1946 that the world fi rst came to hear of a coral atoll in the Marshall Islands called Bikini. The following year, French couturier Louis Réard borrowed the name and applied it to a bathing costume for women. Breaking from decades of conformity, Réard dared to 'undress' women's bodies in order to better emphasize what remained clothed - albeit in tiny wisps of material. By taking up the bikini as popular beachwear, women also found themselves thinking differently about their bodies. An ideal of perfection was reinforced by the appearance on the cinema screen of stars such as Marilyn
 
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The Macmillan dictionary of measurement
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Art deco : an illustrated guide to the decorative style 1920-40Naïve artThe Lady and the unicornSet sailA potted history of fruit : a kitchen cornucopiaSpott's canine miscellanyDog the wag : Professor Marvin's dogged pursuit of canine words and phrasesA cat-lover's miscellanyThe bikini : a cultural history
Alternative Names
Darton Michael

Darton, Mike

Darton, Mike 1945-

다턴, 마미크

Languages
English (138)

Chinese (3)