Category: Antiques Collectibles

Category: Antiques Collectibles

Download Texas on Stamps by Jon L. Allen PDF

By Jon L. Allen

From explorer Cabeza de Vaca, who was once shipwrecked on Galveston Island in 1528, to singer Willie Nelson and baseball big name Nolan Ryan, Texas historical past, the folk who made it, and the areas it used to be made come alive on postage stamps. In over 100 entries, Texas on Stamps monitors stamps from the us and overseas international locations; the stamps are observed via explanatory text.

First issued in may well 1840, postage stamps quickly turned collectibles. until eventually approximately 1900, such a lot portrayed reigning monarchs or, during this kingdom, former presidents. Then pictorials have been brought that includes occasions, areas, animals, any topic of nationwide value. instead of amassing stamps by means of international locations, a few philatelists all started topical or thematic collections.

Published within the 12 months of the Texas Philatelic Association's centennial, Texas on Stamps bargains an strange option to examine Texas historical past and a advisor for topical collectors.

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Download Practical Watch Repairing by Donald de Carle PDF

By Donald de Carle

This book describes the theories and approaches of repairing and adjusting the trendy watch in distinctive and meticulous aspect. De Carle takes his reader via each level and operation of watch repairing, and with 553 illustrations, it will probably justifiably declare to be the simplest illustrated publication on sensible horology but issued, and the best of its type on any topic.

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Download Encyclopedia of Bioprocess Technology - Fermentation, by Michael C. Flickinger, Stephen W. Drew PDF

By Michael C. Flickinger, Stephen W. Drew

Encyclopedias composed of: The Encyclopedia of Molecular Biology, the Encyclopedia of Bioprocess know-how: Fermentation, Biocatalysis, and Bioseparation, the Encyclopedia of mobile know-how, and the Encyclopedia of moral, felony, and coverage concerns in Biotechnology, offering huge insurance of 4 significant modern topics during this box. DLC: Biochemical engineering--Encyclopedias.

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Download The Colonial Andes Tapestries and Silverwork, 1530–1830 by Elena Phipps PDF

By Elena Phipps

While the Spanish landed at the coast of what's at the present time Peru in 1532, they encountered the socially complicated, artistically brilliant Inca Empire, whose monstrous, geographically diversified area encompassed nearly the complete size of the rugged Andes. Inca grasp weavers and metalsmiths, development on millions of years of neighborhood artisanal mastery, had created a amazing physique of imperial artwork whose daring, generally geometric designs have been robust expressions of Inca id and sovereignty. inside one new release that tradition have been ceaselessly reworked through the institution of the viceroyalty of Peru. The striking alternate of cultures that ensued introduced Europe and the recent international jointly via a colourful alternate in items, prone, and ideas, making a particular society that used to be richer and much extra interesting than the mere sum of its affects.

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Download The Gold Half sovereign by Michael A. Marsh PDF

By Michael A. Marsh

Данную книгу - на самом деле должен иметь в своей библиотеке каждый нумизмат, интересующийся Британскими золотыми монетами, в данном случае - полусоверенами. Эта книга явилась продолжением большого исследования автором всех Британских соверенов от появления первого во времена Георга III и до времен Георга V.

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Download 2010 North American Coins & Prices: A Guide to U.S., by Harry Miller, Thomas Michael, David C. Harper PDF

By Harry Miller, Thomas Michael, David C. Harper

'This particular booklet provide you with collector values are given for cash from the united states, Canada and Mexico indexed in as much as eleven grades of situation, reflecting either collector marketplace call for and sky-high worthwhile metals costs. New chapters were extra to check the 4 fascinating new 2009 cents and 6 fascinating new 2009 quarters of the U.S.. you will get recommendation approximately paying for, grading, organizing and storing cash besides. greater than 3,000 photographs together with obverse and opposite reduction in coin identification.

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Download Aberdeen in Vintage Postcards by Tom Hayes, Mike Wiese PDF

By Tom Hayes, Mike Wiese

Plotted and deliberate as a crossroads city alongside the constructing Milwaukee Railroad, Aberdeen, South Dakota used to be first settled in 1881. With the coming of the railroad in 1882, Aberdeen flourished. It earned the nickname of Hub urban, serving as a railroad junction and agricultural middle. Aberdeen's skill to evolve to a altering economic system has resulted in regular progress and has made it the 3rd greatest urban within the state.

Using greater than 2 hundred photographs, authors Tom Hayes and Mike Wiese take the reader on a old travel of Aberdeen. Drawing on their giant postcard assortment, they inform the tale of this tight-knit neighborhood and the magnificent those who find themselves an essential component of its historical past.

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Download Understanding China and India: Security Implications for the by Rollie Lal PDF

By Rollie Lal

Figuring out CHINA AND INDIA: defense IMPLICATIONS FOR the U.S. AND the realm is a 'must' for college-level scholars of both kingdom: it covers the entire insights had to comprehend a countrywide defense technique for Asia and the interactions among rising powers who're very diversified of their ways. 80 designated interviews with govt officers and students in Beijing and New Delhi profile those transformations, defining nationwide pursuits of every country and the way those pursuits have interaction at the worldwide marketplace. From variations in political constitution and targets to social gathering affects and interactions with the united states, realizing CHINA AND INDIA is a necessary guide.

Diane C. Donovan
California Bookwatch

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