An illustrated fantasy full of verbal and visual riddles of magical realism creates the story of Jack Hare who must travel through earth, fire, air, and water with the Moon's gift of love Kit Williams.
Book Without a NameRandom House #ad - The author hid the title of this allegory in a sealed box to be opened a year and a day from publication, though clues to the title are hidden in the pages of the book.
Maze: Solve the World's Most Challenging PuzzleHolt Paperbacks #ad - But beware. Tempted? Test your wits against mine. I guarantee that my maze will challenge you to think in ways you've never thought before. One wrong turn and you may never escape! This is a building in the shape of a book. A maze. Each numbered page depicts a room in the maze. This is not really a book.
Out of One Eye: The Art of Kit WilliamsHarmony Books #ad - Even as a small child my fantasies were about getting pictures out of my mind, through my hands, and into reality. It was as if the only way I could feel myself to be alive was to surround myself with things of my own invention. Kit williams out of one eye is a spellbinding voyage into the mind and artwork of Kit Williams, author of Masquerade, a uniquely versatile painter and meticulous craftsman, the phenomenal best seller that had all the world hunting a buried treasure! Kit Williams, leads us on an extremely personal guided tour of his exquisite creations.
Out of One Eye: The Art of Kit Williams #ad - I have never been able to shut my eyes without seeing pictures, persistent projections showing details of tantalizing new things to make. Out of one eye is a rich, absorbing look at one of today's leading artists. Completely self-taught, the thoughts, williams reveals the full extent of his many skills in Out of One Eye, describing for readers, in words and full-color pictures, techniques, and inspiration behind each piece of art.
He discusses an early failed effort that taught him the importance of method and style; his experiments in working the frame of the painting into the subject; and his combination of paint and woodwork to produce magical and delicate orbs, cabinets, and triptychs.
The Clock Without a Face: A Gus Twintig MysteryMcSweeney's #ad - If you can find them, they’re yours to keepand only this book can tell you where they are. All your answers can be found within this book: whodunit and how and where the real numbers are buried now. The numberstwelveand only twelveemerald-bedecked integers sleep somewhere in this nation’s soil.
These treasures will belong to whoever digs them up first. Readers must conduct their own investigations, scouring detailed illustrations for hidden clues and knotty puzzles. The race is on! So read the story carefully, and examine the illustrations closely. The question: where to dig? the only path to the answer: solve the riddles of the clock without a Face!THE BOOKThe call comes in from the shadowy Ternky Tower: 13 robberies, where obnoxious importer Bevel Ternky has been relieved of the numbers garlanding the legendary Emerald Khroniker, all the way up to the penthouse, his priceless, one on each floor, ancient clock.
The Clock Without a Face: A Gus Twintig Mystery #ad - We’ve buried 12 emerald-studded numberseach handmade and one of a kindin 12 holes across the United States.
Masquerade: The Complete Book with the Answer ExplainedWorkman Publishing Company #ad - In paperback, the book that touched off the treasure hunt of the century-with a full explanation of the Masquerade Riddle. Williams had devised an unusual guide to the hare's whereabouts: a multilayered riddle that he told in a fairy tale of his own imagining, cryptic, and presented in dazzling, paintings.
. When the hare was finally unearthed by a British engineer, many were left wanting to know exactly how the clues worked out. And of course, here are the magical pages that tell the tale of Jack the hare, and his journey to the sun. They are still there to discover, ponder, rediscover. 73, 000 copies in print.
Masquerade: The Complete Book with the Answer Explained #ad - For three years, treasure-seekers from both sides of the Atlantic sought a fabulous golden hare buried by artist Kit Williams. In this paperback reprint of masquerade, and points to what's important: the village chemist's daughter, the shadows of the equinox, finds the goal, the author supplies an illustrated preface that pulls the strings, the atomic weight of the elements, Henry VIII's first wife.
Williams explains how numbers and colors correspond to the intricate ballet, and how the eyes really do see the answer. Suitable for ages 7 and up. And understand at last.
The Eleventh Hour: A Curious MysteryHarry N. Abrams #ad - Harry n Abrams Inc. As costumed guests gather for horace the elephant's eleventh birthday party, a curious mystery is revealed, in a puzzle that features picture clues and a rhyming text.
The Egyptian Jukebox: A ConundrumViking Adult #ad - The Egyptian Jukebox: A Conundrum #ad - 75, 000 ad/promo. 75, 000 first printing. Harry n Abrams Inc. Containing a baffling mystery that reveals a connection between the ancient and contemporary worlds, an adult picture book offers a ten-drawer "cabinet" of colorful artifacts, each with its own eerie story.
The SecretiBooks #ad - Yet the secret is much more than that. At long last, maitre d'eamons, you can learn not only the whereabouts of the Fair People's treasure, Tupperwerewolves, Elf Alphas, Freudian Sylphs, Culture Vultures, but also the modern forms and hiding places of their descendants: the Toll Trolls, West Ghosts and other delightful creatures in the world around us.
In 1982, while everyone in britain was still madly digging up hedgerows and pastures in search of the golden hare, The Secret: A Treasure Hunt was published in America. Preiss was killed in an auto accident in the summer of 2005, but the hunt for his casques continues. The previous year, author and publisher Byron Preiss had traveled to 12 locations in the continental U.
The Secret #ad - S. But then the fair People vanished, taking with them their twelve fabulous treasures. The second was unearthed in 2004 in Cleveland by two members of the Quest4Treasure forum. And they remained hidden until now. Across north america, these twelve treasures, over ten-thousand dollars in precious jewels, are buried.
Masquerade promised a jewel-encrusted golden hare to the first person to unravel the riddle that Williams cleverly hid in his art.
The SecretiBooks #ad - The first was located in Grant Park, Chicago, in 1984 by a group of students. The key to finding the casques was to match one of 12 paintings to one of 12 poetic verses, solve the resulting riddle, and start digging. Each casque contained a small key that could be redeemed for one of 12 jewels Preiss kept in a safe deposit box in New York.
Preiss was killed in an auto accident in the summer of 2005, but the hunt for his casques continues. With them came their precious jewels: diamonds, rubies, emeralds, pearls. Harry n Abrams Inc. The previous year, author and publisher Byron Preiss had traveled to 12 locations in the continental U. S. The secret is a field guide to them all.
The Secret #ad - Many "armchair treasure hunt" books have been published over the years, most notably Masquerade 1979 by British artist Kit Williams. Since 1982, only two of the 12 casques have been recovered. The second was unearthed in 2004 in Cleveland by two members of the Quest4Treasure forum. Masquerade promised a jewel-encrusted golden hare to the first person to unravel the riddle that Williams cleverly hid in his art.
The tale begins over three-hundred years ago, fairies, and other fabled and fantastic creatures of a dozen lands-fled the Old World for the New, dragons, when the Fair People-the goblins, seeking haven from the ways of Man.