Download e-book for iPad: Pictorial Stock Certificates: Lithography & Engravings For by Brent Brown

By Brent Brown

As one can find during this ebook, inventory certificate might be nice examples of gorgeous photo artwork. As costs within the paintings marketplace have soared in recent times, the access expense for the collector has turn into prohibitive. finally, pictorial certificate will take pleasure in in price to raised mirror their good looks, desirability and rarity. only a few certificate are actually created in published shape as a result of the use of booklet access checklist preserving. This has elevated the shortage of inventory certificate as a collectible.

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Download PDF by Joe Kertzman: Knives 2015: The World's Greatest Knife Book

By Joe Kertzman

Stunning home made knives in full-on color!

Showcasing positive artistry isn't really a tricky activity. in contrast to museum curators, the knife e-book editors, designers and publishers do not even have to show the goods in a well-lit room. The pages of Knives 2015 come alive with the main utilitarian, creative, detailed and beautiful blades from round the world.

The world's best edges--whether daily hold items, hunters, bowies, belt and boot knives, camp knives, flipper folders or hugely decorated works of art--find a house within the thirty fifth version of the Knives annual e-book. and every is followed by way of whole standards, descriptions and editorial comments.

Add in a finished customized Knifemaker listing, together with e-mail addresses, web content, mobile numbers, specialties and technical details, and you'll see why creditors and fans personal each quantity of this coveted book.

  • Engrossing function articles delve into frame-lock folders, blunt tips about tall ships, knives disguised as different goods, survival knives, "A Sword for a Warrior King" and many more
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  • State-of-the-art engraving, scrimshaw, jewel inlay, sculpting and carving

extra knives, articles, info, trend-setting ideas and cutting-edge gildings than the other publication at the market!

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Download e-book for kindle: Introductory Guide to Repairing Mechanical Clocks by Scott Jeffery

By Scott Jeffery

This up to date, truly written and fantastically illustrated publication is concentrated on the novice repairer and on the absolute newbie without adventure, in addition to at hobbyists who usually dabble with, yet have little wisdom of, the ideas utilized in caliber horological fix paintings. Written via a certified clock repairer and utilizing a standard experience strategy, this workshop spouse for the newbie 'keeps issues easy' while putting an emphasis at the caliber of the paintings. It offers step by step illustrated directions and simplifies a wide number of initiatives which are frequently considered as being complex, reminiscent of re-pivoting, jewelling and bushing. in addition, it provides loads of important recommendation and comprises over four hundred top of the range color photographs that aid to provide an explanation for and make clear each approach that's coated. This no-nonsense consultant to rectifying the typical faults present in mechanical clocks can be crucial analyzing for all these drawn to horology yet particularly for the beginner who desires to fix mechanical clocks based on top perform. superbly illustrated with 424 color photographs.

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Download e-book for kindle: English Women's Clothing in the Nineteenth Century: A by C. Willett Cunnington

By C. Willett Cunnington

The 19th century was once a interval of constant swap for women's garments in England. The transforming into prosperity of the service provider type intended an ever-larger variety of ladies for whom "dress" was once a relevant functionality in existence, whereas the expanding availability of lower-priced ready-made clothing enabled girls of average capacity to buy the models of the day. additionally, the improvement of the railways spurred the unfold of recent items, whereas the removing of the tax on papers in 1854 produced an abundance of style magazines at reasonable costs, bringing information of the newest types to the multitudes.
The awesome array of girls' models that characterised the century are on demonstrate during this remarkably whole decade-by-decade evaluation. Drawing virtually solely on modern assets — type magazines, newspapers, infrequent interval pictures, memoirs, Victorian novels, periodicals, and different courses, in addition to firsthand remark of tangible clothing — the writer describes and explains the couture that developed in accordance with altering social stipulations, technological strategies, and cultural developments.
Over 1,100 line and tone drawings and pictures depict countless numbers of clothes starting from gorgeous morning attire and starkly beautiful using clothes to stylish carriage costumes, opulent night clothes, and beautiful bridal robes. Full-page plates additionally depict interval millinery, shoes, underclothing, and different clothing, whereas 3 important glossaries offer descriptions of fabrics, definitions of technical phrases, and more.
Museum curators, classic outfits creditors, and model historians will locate this conscientiously researched and well-written booklet an vital device for courting, choosing, and authenticating classic garments. not just are kinds defined and illustrated intimately for every 12 months; all of the small information of building in which specimens might be dated are given anywhere attainable. furthermore, designers, illustrators, and model fans can be thrilled by means of the perfectly precise illustrations, which painstakingly record the trendy finery of the Victorian era.

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DeLand (Postcard History Series) by L. Thomas Roberts PDF

By L. Thomas Roberts

whilst Henry A. DeLand sat right down to plan a city in the summertime of 1876, he anticipated a spot that might turn into "a non secular, academic, enterprise, and social center"--the Athens of Florida. He made his dream a truth by way of making an investment his livelihood within the city that may be named for him. DeLand donated the land for the 1st municipal construction that doubled as a church and college and funded the varsity that will develop into Stetson collage. Ever considering the fact that, the town of DeLand has had an enticing and wealthy historical past. a lot of this particular background has been captured and preserved in postcards released during the earlier hundred-plus years.

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Read e-book online Around Phoenixville (Postcard History Series) PDF

By Vincent Martino Jr.

The small city of Phoenixville has a multifaceted industrious prior that constructed round the Phoenix Iron corporation, the silk mill, and the Byrne Knitting Mill. It grew progressively via an inflow of ecu immigrants interested in the realm via the promise of labor. This progress ended in Phoenixville's many cultural associations, corresponding to the Knights of Columbus, the St. Anna Italian membership, and the Holy Trinity Church. The classic postcards in round Phoenixville depict the folk, locations, and occasions that experience formed the community's wealthy historical past and background, with photos of such landmarks because the Phoenix resort, the West finish fireplace corporation, and the development of the homosexual highway Bridge.

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Read e-book online Classic French Fashions of the Twenties (Dover Fashion and PDF

By Atelier Bachwitz

This nice copy of a 1929 French type catalog beneficial properties kinds for all events. greater than 50 colour illustrations show off dependent clothes, robes, and coats from the designers of an influential and across the world popular studio. Designs contain a prom and occasion frocks of silk, lace, and taffeta, all within the era's special dropped-waist, knee-length mode, forming a landscape of models preferred through flappers, society matrons, and different ladies of the 1920s.
A infrequent resource of actual interval types, this quantity will end up an outstanding advisor for designers, gown historians, and creditors of classic clothing. colour photographs of Jazz Age models are few and much among, and those full-page illustrations provide transparent perspectives of trimmings, seaming, and different info. Notes on every one version contain information regarding the costume's meant season and party, materials, and accessories.

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Download e-book for kindle: The Pilum: The Roman Heavy Javelin (Weapon) by M.C. Bishop,Peter Dennis

By M.C. Bishop,Peter Dennis

A heavy javelin, typically used as a surprise weapon instantly earlier than touch, the pilum used to be designed with a selected speciality: it may penetrate a guard and keep it up into the person in the back of it. counting on mass instead of pace, at brief variety a volley of pila had a lot an analogous impact on a charging enemy as musketry may in later sessions. The layout was once now not uniform, with a large range of sorts through the developmental background of the weapon, yet for greater than 4 centuries it remained an essential component of the arsenal of guns on the disposal of the Roman legionary.
Drawing upon fresh significant unearths within the Iberian Peninsula and the Balkans, in addition to written documents and rigorous medical research, this enchanting learn lifts the veil at the evolving nature of the pilum, the Roman heavy javelin that helped to overcome the recognized world.

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100 Greatest U.S. Modern Coins by Scott Schechter,Jeff Garrett PDF

By Scott Schechter,Jeff Garrett

during this fantastically illustrated ebook, special numismatists Scott Schechter and Jeff Garrett take you on a private guided journey of the main major U.S. cash of the fashionable period. From humble Lincoln cents to expensive platinum bullion cash, all of the rating cash used to be voted into position following rigorous examine to figure out which cash have been necessary of turning into contenders for the a hundred maximum. This revised and up to date moment variation good points new additions to the checklist and dramatic, even mind-blowing, adjustments in score. a brand new appendix indicates how cash replaced place at the record and explains the reasoning for the main severe adjustments. You’ll examine the behind-the-scenes tales that remove darkness from how those specific cash grew to become desirable—and why they illustrate, higher than any others, the excessive aspect of our nation’s coinage.

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