Download e-book for iPad: Along Ohio's Historic Route 20 (Postcard History Series) by Michael J. Till

By Michael J. Till

path 20 used to be named a federal street in 1926, and for the 1st 1/2 the twentieth century it was once an important east-west highway throughout northern Ohio. Extending from the Pennsylvania border east of Conneaut to its western terminus with Indiana, it made Ohio the connecting hyperlink among Northeastern and Midwestern states. thankfully, path 20 has remained nearly intact and will be traveled a lot as humans did in years previous. Postcard heritage sequence: alongside Ohio�s old direction 20 celebrates any such journey, illustrated by means of greater than two hundred classic postcards depicting perspectives alongside the best way. city and town scenes, rural vistas, and historical websites that drew early motorists to the road are featured. to not be forgotten are the vacationer courts, motels, diners, and fuel stations that made motor vehicle trips possible.

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Download PDF by Elinor M. Brent-Dyer: Jean of Storms

By Elinor M. Brent-Dyer

Elinor M. Brent-Dyer (1894-1969) is best-known for the fantastic good fortune of her fifty nine Chalet college tales, that have made her one of many UK’s best-loved authors for ladies. initially released among 1925 and 1970, the tales are one of the most well-liked British children’s books of the 20th century. it's a degree of Brent-Dyer’s luck that, 27 years after her dying, round 100,000 copies are nonetheless offered every year within the sleek paperback editions.

However, even if her enthusiasts comprise millions of grownup girls, till lately it used to be idea that Elinor M. Brent-Dyer had written just for more youthful readers and had by no means made use in fiction of her local Tyneside historical past. yet, in 1995, the opportunity discovery of Jean of Storms has printed not just a full-length grownup novel, yet one set within the district round South Shields, the place she herself grew up. it truly is as a result a desirable learn, not just for Chalet fanatics, yet for the image it paints of the lives and loves of the younger women of the time.

‘Jean of Storms, which was once serialised in the course of 1930 within the Shields Gazette, is a romantic tale, a great deal of its interval. however the presents as a story-teller that Elinor M. Brent-Dyer confirmed in her Chalet college books are obtrusive the following, too. particularly, her skill to create characters, either sympathetic and differently, who instantly contain the reader and retain the pages turning to the end.’ — Helen McClelland, Biographer

Cover photo courtesy of the English folks Dance & track Society

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New PDF release: Fairbairn-Sykes Commando Dagger (Weapon)

By Leroy Thompson,Howard Gerrard

The Fairbairn-Sykes Commando dagger has turn into iconic because the most generally well-known struggling with knife on this planet. The origins of the dagger should be traced to Shanghai within the Thirties the place W. E. Fairbairn and US Marine officials together with Sam Yeaton performed experiments to advance what they thought of definitely the right knife for shut strive against. whilst Fairbairn and Sykes grew to become teachers for the Commandos, they sophisticated the layout which might evolve into the vintage Fairbairn-Sykes dagger. The dagger was once first used in the course of early Commando raids into occupied Europe yet observed motion in each theatre of worldwide struggle II. US Rangers and Marines who had expert with the Commandos took their Fairbairn-Sykes daggers domestic, and this additionally prompted the improvement of yankee detailed Forces daggers. The Fairbairn-Sykes remained in use with many devices after the conflict. It has turn into a logo of Commando and distinct forces devices through the world.

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New PDF release: Carson City Morgan Dollars: Featuring the Coins of the GSA

By Adam Crum,Selby Ungar,Jeff Oxman

It used to be a coin collector’s dream: in 1964, 3 million U.S. silver cash, struck within the overdue 1800s on the Carson urban Mint, have been stumbled on within the Treasury’s vaults. What used to be the best govt distribution of hugely fascinating infrequent cash ever recorded.Carson urban Morgan cash information the heritage of those attractive and renowned cash, from their roots within the Wild West to the showrooms of coin buyers this present day. Richly illustrated in complete colour with smooth and archival images, the tale is one each collector will enjoy.

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Get Snyder County (Postcard History Series) PDF

By Jim Campbell

Snyder County used to be carved out of the southern part of Union County in 1855. Named after Selinsgrove resident and Pennsylvania�s merely three-term governor Simon Snyder (1808�1817), the county is exclusive in lots of methods. it truly is a part of the large early-nineteenth-century Pennsylvania Canal System�s Susquehanna department and residential to at least one of the nation�s first coeducational faculties, Susquehanna collage. within the western component to the county, McClure is a city that used to be created by way of and for the benefit of the mid-nineteenth-century center Creek Valley Railroad. Snyder County is a ancient journey of those ever-changing groups via greater than 2 hundred new and far-ranging pictures, many by no means sooner than released, in most cases from the exceptional postcard choice of county resident Ron Nornhold.

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Download e-book for iPad: Classic Soda Machines by Rick Dale

By Rick Dale

Rick Dale is the landlord of Ricks Restorations and big name of the hit television convey American recovery. he's synonymous with the recovery and revenues of Coke machines and has been restoring for over 30 years. research from the easiest and use this publication as a consultant whilst looking at buying or sell.

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Get Science and Art: The Painted Surface PDF

By Antonio Sgamellotti,Brunetto Giovanni Brunetti,Costanza Miliani,Richard Ernst,Siano Salvatore,Rocco Mazzeo,Piero Baglioni,Davide Domenici,Jose Luis Ruvalcaba,Diana Magalonoi,Maria Joao Melo,Maria Perla,David Peggie,Iwona Szmelter,Marco Ciatti,Cecilia Fros

Science and paintings are more and more interconnected within the actions of the examine and conservation of artistic endeavors. technological know-how performs a key function in cultural history, from constructing new analytical thoughts for learning the artwork, to investigating new methods of retaining the fabrics for the long run. for instance, excessive answer multispectral exam of work permits artwork historians to view underdrawings slightly noticeable ahead of, whereas using non-invasive and micro-sampling analytical thoughts permit scientists to spot pigments and binders that support artwork conservators of their paintings. It additionally permits curators to appreciate extra approximately how the art was once initially painted.


Through a chain of case reports written through scientists including paintings historians, archaeologists and conservators, Science and paintings: The Painted Surface demonstrates how the cooperation among technological know-how and arts may end up in an elevated knowing of the background of artwork and to higher suggestions in conservation. The examples utilized in the e-book disguise work from historic heritage, Renaissance, smooth, and modern paintings, belonging to the inventive expressions of worldwide areas from the a long way East to the US and Europe. issues lined contain the examine of polychrome surfaces from pre-Columbian and medieval manuscripts, the revelation of hidden photos under the skin of Van Gogh work and conservation of acrylic paints in modern art.


Presented in an simply readable shape for a wide viewers, the booklet courses readers into new parts exposed through the hyperlink among technological know-how and paintings. The e-book positive factors contributions from prime associations around the globe together with the Metropolitan Museum of paintings, long island; artwork Institute of Chicago; Getty Conservation Institute; Opificio delle Pietre Dure, Firenze; nationwide Gallery of London; Tate Britain; Warsaw Academy of good artwork and the nationwide Gallery of Denmark in addition to a bankruptcy protecting the Thangka work via Nobel Prize winner Richard Ernst.

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Read e-book online Lehrbuch für das Uhrmacherhandwerk - Band 2: Reparatur und PDF

By Michael Stern

Der Beruf des Uhrmachers beinhaltet die Fehlersuche, Wartung, Pflege, Prüfung und Justage von modernen und historischen Uhren aller paintings. Zu seinem Arbeitsgebiet gehört von der Turmuhr bis zur kleinsten Armbanduhr, vom einfachsten Gehwerk bis zur komplizierten Uhr mit Repetierwerk, Chronograph und Kalendarium, von den verschiedensten Uhren für besondere Zeitmessungen bis zum großen Gebiet der elektrischen Uhren das gesamte Spektrum an Zeitmessern. Das erfordert von Uhrmachern Anpassungs- und Einfühlungsvermögen in das Wesen der Uhren, um ihren technischen Aufbau kennenzulernen und jedes einzelne Bauteil des Uhrwerkes seiner Aufgabe entsprechend zu behandeln.

Dieses Lehrbuch für die Uhrmacherausbildung aus dem Jahre 1951 gibt Zeugnis von den Ansprüchen an den Handwerksnachwuchs und beschreibt detailliert die zu beherrschenden Fertigkeiten und Arbeitstechniken sowie die mechanische Ausbildung, die Uhrmacher absolvieren. Hier findet sich alles, was once ein Uhrmacher an mechanisch-technologischem Grundwissen für seinen Beruf benötigt. Inhaltlich vermittelt das dreiteilige Lehrbuch Unterrichtsstoff der Uhrmacherlehre, beginnend mit den Grundlagen und Definitionen zum Thema "Zeit und Zeitmessung" sowie Erklärungen und Funktionsbeschreibungen der verschiedenen Uhrentypen und -bauteile. Der zweite wesentliche Teil beschäftigt sich mit der Reparatur und Pflege verschiedener Uhrentypen, während der dritte Teil dieses didaktisch aufgebauten Lehrbuchs ausführlich das Unterrichtsfach Fachrechnen sowie das Berechnen fehlender Teile behandelt.

Ältere Fachbücher sind oft in ihren Bezeichnungen und Normen nicht mehr aktuell und deshalb in der heutigen Zeit nur schwer verständlich. Darum wurden in diesem kommentierten Reprint alle physikalischen Einheiten auf den neusten Stand gebracht und viele Anmerkungen verweisen auf heute gültige Normen und Bezeichnungen.

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Grading Coins by Photographs: An Action Guide for the by Q. David Bowers PDF

By Q. David Bowers

No topic is extra vital to the rare-coin collector or investor than grading. studying to grade the proper approach can prevent hundreds and hundreds or hundreds of thousands of bucks. during this moment variation of his award-winning booklet, Q. David Bowers has written a special set of step by step grading directions for each U.S. coin, from part cents to double eagles. He explains the evolution of grading criteria, the right way to “read” a coin’s surfaces, specialist ideas, shrewdpermanent procuring guidance, features of today’s industry, and extra. This distinctive, insightful textual content is mixed with 1000's of high-resolution colour pictures that can assist you grade all your coin collection.

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