Colonial Homes and Their Furnishings by Northend,Mary Harrod

By Northend,Mary Harrod

not like another reproductions of vintage texts (1) we haven't used OCR(Optical personality Recognition), as this results in undesirable caliber books with brought typos. (2) In books the place there are photographs comparable to pix, maps, sketches and so forth we have now endeavoured to maintain the standard of those photographs, so that they characterize properly the unique artefact. even supposing sometimes there's sure imperfections with those outdated texts, we believe they should be made to be had for destiny generations to enjoy.

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African Pottery Roulettes Past and Present: Techniques, by Anne Haour,K. Manning,N. Arazi,O. Gosselain

By Anne Haour,K. Manning,N. Arazi,O. Gosselain

African Pottery Roulettes prior and current considers ethnographic, museological and archaeological methods to pottery-decorating instruments known as roulettes, that's to assert, brief lengths of fibre or wooden which are rolled over the outside of a vessel for adornment. This e-book units out, for the 1st time, an exceptional typology for the category of African pottery adorned with such instruments, and forges a consensus on universal technique and criteria. It supplies an summary of heritage of analysis into roulette ornament in Africa and in different places Jomon Japan, Neolithic Europe, Siberia, and big apple between others; outlines the modern distribution of roulette utilization in sub-Saharan African at the present time, a 'success tale' from Senegal to Tanzania; and proposes methodologies for the id of chosen roulette ornament forms within the archaeological list. via attaining standardisation in pottery research, this ebook may also help researchers make significant comparisons among diversified websites of West Africa, and therefore consultant extra learn at the West African earlier. As roulette ornament has been one of these international phenomenon long ago, the ebook can be of curiosity to all researchers with an curiosity in ceramics from assorted components of the world.

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Midland (Postcard History Series) by James Collett,Doug Page

By James Collett,Doug Page

Midland was once a tender farming and ranching group at the southern fringe of the Llano Estacado while the real-photo postcard period all started close to the hole of the twentieth century. companies, citizens, and promoters embraced this new know-how to provide pictures taking pictures Midland�s strange rural-and-cosmopolitan combine. As postcards replaced to linen and chrome, Midland additionally underwent dramatic adjustments. town at the plains labored challenging to turn into an necessary a part of the tremendous Nineteen Twenties Permian Basin oil undefined. In post�World battle II years, Midland grew into an city middle of West Texas, situated strategically on the midpoint of Interstate 20�s direction from fortress worthy to El Paso.

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Starting Horses with Quentin Szery by Alison Huth

By Alison Huth

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In the early morning, the stillness is damaged via small clouds of airborne dirt and dust billowing a few horse’s hooves. A unmarried stockman strikes into the nice and cozy, delicate rays of the Australian wintry weather solar. one other workday has begun.

Stockmen, airborne dirt and dust, and horses are synonymous with lifestyles within the Australian outback. There are those that say that the Australian outback used to be outfitted at the sheep’s back—and there are lots extra horsemen and horsewomen who might argue that point.

There are few areas with a much better or prouder historical past of horsemanship than the Australian outback. Even in an period while a few have come to rely on motorbikes or helicopters, the most cog of mustering continues to be pushed by way of the well-known Australian horses and their riders. for lots of Australians, horses are on the center in their lives, not only as valued, trustworthy staff, but in addition because the stars of a massive tradition of equine festival and leisure.

Quentin Szery’s lifestyles has constantly been embedded within the equine international. via his lifelong concentration and statement of horse behaviour, he has constructed nice perception into their psychology. by way of harnessing the natural tendencies of a horse, running shoes can create a lifelong, symbiotic operating dating. no matter if a horse is destined for the Olympic ring or the dusty outback, early and powerful education is the foremost to success.

Written to encourage a large cross-section of the equine-oriented global, beginning Horses with Quentin Szery deals readers a glimpse of an iconic horseman’s intimate wisdom and the non secular courting shared by way of horses and humans.

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Paper Money of the United States: A complete Illustrated by Arthur L. Friedberg,Ira S. Friedberg,Robert Friedberg

By Arthur L. Friedberg,Ira S. Friedberg,Robert Friedberg

seeing that 1953, the definitive common reference on paper funds. thoroughly revised & updated.
• All illustrations in color
• 800+ photographs
• 328 pages
• The universally-used Friedberg Numbering System,™ the traditional strategy for describing usa
currency
• Colonial and Continental foreign money
• Treasury Notes of the conflict of 1812
• accomplice States of America
• huge measurement Notes
• Small measurement Notes
• Fractional forex
• Encased Postage Stamps
• errors Notes
• Uncut Sheets
• Paper funds mules
• Postage Envelopes
• costs in as much as 7 conditions
• complete directory of note-issuing nationwide Banks with quantity of notes identified in keeping with financial institution
• entire signature directory for U.S. currency
• listing of the best paper funds dealers

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Armed America: The Remarkable Story of How and Why Guns by Clayton E. Cramer

By Clayton E. Cramer

"For many american citizens, weapons appear to be a primary a part of the yankee experience?and constantly have been."

Grand in scope, rigorous in examine, and chic in featuring the adolescence of our nation, Armed America strains the winding ancient path of usa electorate' ardour for firearms. writer and historial Clayton E. Cramer is going again to the resource, unearthing first-hand money owed from the colonial instances, during the innovative warfare interval, and into the early years of the yankee Republic.

In Armed America, Cramer depicts a budding country depending on its firearms not just for foodstuff and security, but in addition for game and delight. via newspaper clippings, legitimate files, and private diaries, he exhibits that fresh grandiose theories claiming that weapons have been scarce in early the United States are shaky at top, and downright fake at worst. mainly, Cramer permits readers a invaluable glimpse of a rustic actually struggling with for its identity.

For those that imagine that our electorate' charm to firearms is a up to date phenomenon, it is time to reassess. Armed America proves that the perfect to undergo hands is as American as apple pie.

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Exercises In Wood-Working; With A Short Treatise On Wood; by Ivin Sickels

By Ivin Sickels

This booklet bargains with carpentry and joinery. the 1st half being approximately constitution, homes and types of wooden; its manufactures and financial family to different components, parasitic plant and bugs; and technique of maintaining wooden. the second one half comprises workouts, preceded by way of the outline of instruments, and the style of drawing used to demonstrate the exercises.

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Celebrating Canada: Decorating with History in a by Peter E. Baker,John A. Fleming

By Peter E. Baker,John A. Fleming

A visible trip showcasing how heritage could make a home a house, a reminder of the power of personality and ingenuity entrenched in Canada’s history.

Inspired by way of the one hundred and fiftieth anniversary of Canadian confederation — an analogous 12 months spotting 375 years of payment in Montreal — Quebec antiques specialist Peter E. Baker brings lifestyles to Canadian background and demonstrates how antiques and people artwork can effectively be integrated right into a modern way of life, offering a house with a distinct identity.

Drawing from a unmarried assortment, the writer selects and showcases items spanning 3 centuries of Canadian historical past, from the early days of French cost to the artistic growth of late-20th-century people artists. Amply illustrated, and written in a conversational, easy-to-read type, this isn't a conventional technical examine of antiques representing a selected style or quarter. Celebrating Canada showcases the tale and the inventive advantages of every object.

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Along the Allegheny River: The Southern Watershed (Postcard by Charles E. Williams

By Charles E. Williams

The Allegheny River of western Pennsylvania and manhattan rises in Potter County, Pennsylvania, and flows 320 miles to its confluence with the Monongahela River in Pittsburgh. The Allegheny�s southern watershed district starts off in East Brady, Pennsylvania, and results in Pittsburgh, and it comprises the ancient Redbank Creek, Mahoning Creek, Crooked Creek, and Kiskiminetas River valleys. alongside the Allegheny River: The Southern Watershed beneficial properties over two hundred classic postcards of the landscapes, humans, industries, and occasions that formed the heritage of the southern Allegheny River Valley and of the kingdom. those soaking up photos chronicle over 2 hundred years of background from the frontier wars of the 18th century to the increase and progress of
the business Revolution within the overdue nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.

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