Old Los Angeles and Pasadena in Vintage Postcards (Postcard by C. Milton Hinshilwood,Elena Irish Zimmerman PDF

By C. Milton Hinshilwood,Elena Irish Zimmerman

overlaying the historical past and geography of la and Pasadena among 1900 and 1950, the gathering of over 2 hundred classic postcards compiled during this new quantity bargains a different glimpse into turn-of-the-century southern California. As verbal exchange by way of postcards turned well known within the overdue nineteenth century, those that bought them have been provided an extraordinary view of the "right right here, straight away" point that purely postcard images may perhaps provide. From the earliest photographs of the Angels' Flight in l. a., to the match of Roses parades gliding down Colorado highway, the authors have fun the heritage of those appealing towns during the own medium of classic postcards.

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Download e-book for kindle: A Guide Book of Lincoln Cents (Official Red Books) by Q David Bowers,Charles D. Daughtrey

By Q David Bowers,Charles D. Daughtrey

Lincoln cents account for almost a 3rd of the cash the U.S. has
ever minted. lately the mintage of Lincoln cents has reached greater than 5 billion in line with year—nearly equaling the mintage of the entire different circulating cash mixed. The Lincoln cent is an ever-evolving submarket in the transforming into box of numismatics. With its huge price swings for larger grade prior items and millions of documented die forms, this sequence has anything to provide each collector from beginner to professional. This ebook offers creditors with detailed perception into the longest-running sequence of cash in usa heritage with its unique proof and figures in addition to notes,contemporary articles, and different documentation assembled by way of the main prolific numismatic
author in our lifetime.

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Download e-book for iPad: English Furniture - A History and Guide by John Cloag

By John Cloag

initially released in 1934, this is often an exhaustively precise consultant to the heritage of English furnishings, copiously illustrated with black and white images and plenty of illustrations, and is extremely instructed for inclusion at the bookshelf of an individual with an curiosity within the topic. lots of those earliest books, quite these courting again to the 1900s and earlier than, are actually super scarce and more and more dear. we're republishing those vintage works in reasonable, top of the range, glossy variations, utilizing the unique textual content and art. Contents contain: The old historical past of layout 1500-1700; The ancient heritage of layout 1700-1934; furnishings layout below the wooden employees 1500 1660; furnishings layout less than type, 1660-1730; furnishings layout below the Architects 1730-1830; furnishings layout less than the Romantic flow and the furnishings exchange 1830-1900; furnishings layout lower than the vintage buyers and Artist-Craftsmen 1900-1920; the hot fabrics and Their influence on layout; The sufferer paintings of shopping for furnishings; Books approximately furnishings and Design.

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Bilateralismus - was sonst?: Eigenständigkeit trotz by Patrik Schellenbauer,Gerhard Schwarz,Avenir Suisse PDF

By Patrik Schellenbauer,Gerhard Schwarz,Avenir Suisse

was once haben die bilateralen Verträge der Schweiz tatsächlich gebracht und used to be nicht? Welche Erwartungen waren überzogen, welche Befürchtungen übertrieben? Der Band zieht eine ökonomische Bilanz, fördert aber auch Unerwartetes zu Tage. Wenn die Eigenständigkeit der Schweiz bewahrt werden soll, bleibt der Bilateralismus für ein vernetztes Land inmitten Europas auch in Zukunft der beste Weg.

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Download PDF by Chad Adams: Complete Guide to 3-Gun Competition

By Chad Adams

Hot weapons and warmer motion, that is what you get and extra in The whole consultant to 3-Gun Competition, by means of the grasp of the craft himself, 3-Gun Nation's personal Chad Adams.

This explosive, high-octane recreation is atmosphere the realm of capturing activities on hearth. Now, with The entire consultant to 3-Gun Competition, rookies and specialists alike have an in-depth, behind-the-scenes examine the fit layout kings, the wildly marvelous weapons and kit, and the hot-shot accuracy superstars which are exciting crowds everywhere.

Inside you will find:

  • The interesting historical past in the back of the game, from its not-so-humble beginnings with the debatable Soldier of Fortune association to the brilliant lighting and large cash payouts of modern championship shoot in Las Vegas and the rockin' television exhibit which are introducing a completely new crowd of X-tremers to the sport.
  • Gun and kit highlights that disguise the minimalists to the customized works and novel innovations bringing new intending to the time period "speed shooting."
  • Highlights from the 1st years of the game in entrance of the digital camera, the exciting insurance that's 3-Gun state, rocking television consoles all over at the NBC activities Network.
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possibly you've got dabbled in IPSC, IDPA, and the opposite activities that got here ahead of 3-Gun. or even you have by no means even heard of "speed capturing" yet puzzled if there has been extra to you and your weapons than punching holes in paper. both approach, The whole advisor to 3-Gun Competition can have you hooked. Game on!

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Allan Hayes,John Blom,Carol Hayes's Southwestern Pottery: Anasazi to Zuni PDF

By Allan Hayes,John Blom,Carol Hayes

When this booklet first seemed in 1996, it used to be “Pottery 101,” a simple creation to the topic. It served as an artwork booklet, a historical past publication, and a reference booklet, but additionally enjoyable to learn, appealing to examine, and jam-packed with sturdy humor and sturdy experience. After 20 years of trustworthy carrier, it’s been elevated and taken updated with pictures of greater than 1,600 pots from greater than 1,600 years. It exhibits each pottery-producing staff within the Southwest, entire with maps that exhibit the place every one workforce lives. Now up to date, rewritten, and re-photographed, it is a finished learn in addition to a easy advent to the art.

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The Early Dated Coins of Europe, 1234-1500 by Robert A. Levinson PDF

By Robert A. Levinson

the looks of a date on a coin is anything so noticeable to the numismatic layman that it truly is taken with no consideration. it is going to without doubt then come as a surprise to him to find that the customized of putting the 12 months of minting on cash is absent for many of coinage historical past. it is vitally, a comparatively smooth phenomenon. actually, it didn't start in earnest till the top of the Renaissance, a interval which additionally defines the beginning of the period of what numismatists could name “modern” coinage.
In The Early Dated cash of Europe, 1234-1500, Robert A. Levinson provides for the 1st time, a complete directory in chronological order, by way of zone, nation, and mint, of all of the identified sorts of gold, silver and copper dated cash struck in medieval Europe bearing an Anno Domini date of 1500 or previous. those “early dated coins,” shape one of many first hyperlinks among medieval and sleek coinage. Anno Domini relationship of cash utilizing Latin script didn't commence until eventually the mid-13th century, and didn't turn into well-known in Europe till 3 centuries later. isolating these few cash with dates from the numerous struck with out them at 1000 mints and via countless numbers of alternative coin-issuing experts used to be a frightening job.
This publication tremendously expands at the purely quantity remotely related, the lengthy out of print paintings authored through Albert Frey in 1915. It has taken Robert A. Levinson, a l. a. lawyer and an ardent collector, greater than fifteen years to carry this booklet to fruition. With the cooperation of the various world's finest numismatists, coin purchasers and museums in additional than part a dozen international locations, Levinson techniques the topic particularly otherwise and lots more and plenty extra completely than Frey.
He makes a speciality of the 8 particular areas during which cash have been issued: Germany, Southern Netherlands, Northern Netherlands, Hapsburg lands, Switzerland, Scandinavia, Italy, and France and organizes the recognized pre-1501 Anno Domini dated cash chronologically inside of each one zone. For the 1st time, there's for every of the approximately 1200 cash indexed (twice as many as within the Frey work), the complete legends, descriptions, ruler names, references, weights and rarity. There are approximately a thousand images and line drawings, and given the intense rarity of the vast majority of the cash, this in itself represents a rare project.
The publication is in 4 elements: the 1st is a long heritage of early dated coinage, together with discussions of the categories, metallurgy, classifications, and so on. the second one half is the 173 web page catalog of coinage, divided into the 8 areas. The 3rd half is a list, back by means of area, of all of the states issuing early dated coinage, with a historical past of every state’s coinage and a cross-reference to the entire cash indexed within the catalog. The fourth half includes 8 appendices with alphabetical listings, translations of legends, a photographic thesaurus of coin forms, a list of early dated coinage utilizing Islamic script, and different priceless info. those glossaries and appendices should be worthwhile not just to creditors of ‘early dated coins,’ but additionally to somebody desiring a short connection with medieval coin-issuing towns, states and mints, deciding upon their easy designs, or interpreting their occasionally complex legends. each numismatist will locate the annotated bibliography a necessary source. besides the e-book is a cost guide.

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Syracuse China by Cleota Reed PDF

By Cleota Reed

A quantity that examines the expansion of 1 of America's significant manufacturer's of ceramic tableware. Syracuse China used to be the pioneer producer of a distinctively American form of vitrified effective china, and an said chief in labour family members and advertising inside of its industry.

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Read e-book online Coins of Northern Europe & Russia PDF

By Thomas Michael,George Cuhaj

This 600-page quantity encompasses international locations of Northern Europe. The borders drawn for this quantity and every following, are designed to incorporate a wide geographic region, whereas area of expertise areas, Slovenia, Croatia, Bulgaria, Kazakhstan, ect, are present in the longer term quantity of the center Easy.

This consultant consists of all circulating and collector cash, with the scope from approximately 1880 - 2000. Listings may be condensed to teach key dates, and typical variety costs, whereas nonetheless supplying an entire reference for the broker and collector alike.

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Download e-book for iPad: Plymouth (Postcard History) by Donna DeFabio Curtin

By Donna DeFabio Curtin

Plymouth, well-known because the touchdown position of the Pilgrims in 1620, conjures photos of quaintly clad settlers, the 1st Thanksgiving, and Plymouth Rock. referred to as �America�s Hometown,� Plymouth is the nation�s longest lasting English payment, nonetheless thriving 4 centuries after its founding. within the nineteenth century, Plymouth grew to become an business middle with the biggest rope-making manufacturing unit on the planet. Immigrant employees revitalized the outdated Yankee city, making its sleek personality as a lot blue collar as blue blood. A constructing Plymouth embraced its previous, erecting monuments to the Pilgrims and highlighting websites like Burial Hill and Pilgrim corridor. the city grew to become an important vacation spot within the twentieth century, attracting travelers and seasonal citizens with its antiquity and scenic good looks. From picturesque to gritty, come across greater than the Pilgrims during this postcard background of Plymouth, that includes early-20th-century keepsake views.

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