Download e-book for kindle: Midland (Postcard History Series) by James Collett,Doug Page

By James Collett,Doug Page

Midland used to be a tender farming and ranching group at the southern fringe of the Llano Estacado while the real-photo postcard period started close to the outlet of the twentieth century. companies, citizens, and promoters embraced this new know-how to supply photographs taking pictures Midland�s strange rural-and-cosmopolitan combine. As postcards replaced to linen and chrome, Midland additionally underwent dramatic alterations. town at the plains labored tough to develop into an essential a part of the huge Nineteen Twenties Permian Basin oil undefined. In post�World battle II years, Midland grew into an city heart of West Texas, situated strategically on the midpoint of Interstate 20�s course from fortress worthy to El Paso.

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Download e-book for iPad: Money of the Bible by Kenneth Bressett

By Kenneth Bressett

No fewer than sixteen of the forty parables preached via Jesus point out cash or cash. have you puzzled what the 30 items of silver—the cash given to Judas for his betrayal—actually seemed like? They have been actual cash, just like the ones we spend at the present time. What in regards to the Widow’s Mites (two tiny cash that provided a profound lesson in giving): what did they appear to be? Or the Tribute Penny so famously “rendered unto Caesar”? and what sort of funds did the nice Samaritan pay to the innkeeper? within the award-winning funds of the Bible, those questions and extra are explored through some of the most recognized coin researchers of our time. Kenneth Bressett’s interesting booklet offers us a greater figuring out of old existence and the reality within the phrases of the previous and New Testaments. third variation, up-to-date and Revised: a desirable numismatic chronicle of occasions. absolutely illustrated; now with extra images.

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New PDF release: Life Adventures of Ahlaak: Inupiaq-uva, agriiga!

By Vera Ahlaak Brower-Williams

Ahlaak's existence adventures of Arctic Alaska, at Barrow, Alaska. Ahlaak is a Inupiaq girl- whom writes approximately her formative years and the radical has her precise occasions that occurred in her lifestyles time it is a interval from 1961- 2013; and she or he survives as you learn her novel. they are saying the land of the Eskimos can be replaced with results of world warming weather within the Arctic. Her youth tales and her encounters with God and likewise her wisdom given to her approximately her family tree of her large kinfolk, from the Arctic to kinfolk everywhere Alaska, decrease forty eight States, and England, and past. move and discover what Ahlaak had explored in her lifetime. devoted to her liked mom and dad: Arnold Brower Sr and Emily Hopson Brower Sr of Barrow, Alaska.

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Download PDF by Peter Braun: Wristwatch Annual 2017: The Catalog of Producers, Prices,

By Peter Braun

Now in its 19th version, the Wristwatch Annual is a one-stop store for beautiful timepiece purchasing, providing entire specifications whereas additionally monitoring the most recent advancements within the watch undefined. offering quite a lot of wristwatches, the booklet is prepared alphabetically by means of manufacturer, and inside of each one producer’s part is a quick historical past of the emblem (with touch information), in addition to requisites and fabrics for every watch, together with circulate, designated positive aspects, issues, dial, band, and diversifications. additionally incorporated are a thesaurus and a consultant to observe upkeep. This year’s version also will characteristic multiplied insurance on American manufacturers to connect to luxurious watch dealers stateside.

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Download PDF by Anthony Tucker-Jones: Soviet Cold War Weaponry: Tanks and Armoured Vehicles

By Anthony Tucker-Jones

The T-54, T-62 and T-72 major conflict tanks in addition to the body of workers companies, attack weapons, self-propelled weapons and anti-tank missiles which are illustrated during this photographic heritage symbolize the excessive aspect within the layout and manufacture of armoured automobiles through the Soviet Union throughout the chilly battle. even supposing the superpowers by no means got here to blows, the 'Cold warfare' was once faraway from chilly, as quite a few 'hot' proxy wars have been fought in Africa and the center East, and those conflicts hired the Soviet weaponry that's proven in motion within the color and black-and-white images chosen for this book.
Between the Fifties and Nineteen Eighties Soviet and Warsaw Pact international locations produced millions of tanks and armoured autos prepared for the 3rd international conflict. They launched into a technological palms race with the NATO allies in an try to counter each one new piece of kit because it seemed in carrier. a lot of this Soviet weaponry has accomplished nearly iconic prestige and, regardless of its age, continues to be in provider with armies, guerrilla forces and terrorist businesses around the globe at the present time. it's also of tolerating curiosity to creditors, re-enactors and modellers who're eager about the army gear of the overdue 20th century.

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Read e-book online Oriental Rugs: An Illustrated Lexicon of Motifs, Materials, PDF

By Peter F. Stone

This enormous reference work—long awaited by way of creditors and scholars—fills a major hole within the on hand literature on oriental rugs.

Lavishly illustrated with over a thousand images and drawings, it deals transparent and specific definitions for the rug and fabric phrases in use throughout a large swath of the globe—from Morocco to Turkey, Persia, the Caucasus quarter, relevant Asia, Afghanistan, Pakistan, India and China. protecting important museum-quality rug traditions in addition to sleek facilities of construction, Oriental Rugs: An Illustrated Lexicon of Motifs, fabrics, and Origins attracts on classical scholarship in addition to present terminology in use between manufacturers and investors in those parts this day. It focuses totally on the wealthy hand-knotting and hand-weaving traditions of the close to East and primary Asia, but additionally contains a few examples of Scandinavian and local American weavings.

Oriental rugs are receiving ever-increasing cognizance and popularity within the box of paintings historical past. Tribal weavings in particular became a spotlight for brand new learn, and Oriental Rugs presents a brand new knowing of many exact traditions that have been formerly understudied, comparable to the weavings of southwest Persia, Baluchistan and Kurdistan. This concise oriental rug reference booklet is a must have for students and someone fascinated about amassing rugs, promoting rugs or the rug exchange quite often. extra reference details additionally includes:

  • Foreign terms
  • Place names
  • The Oriental Rug lexicon
  • Museums with extraordinary rug collections
  • Oriental rug web sites

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Ceramic Makers' Marks (Guides to Historical Artifacts) - download pdf or read online

By Erica Gibson

Erica Gibson’s entire consultant offers a much-needed catalogue of ceramic makers' marks of British, French, German, and American beginning present in North American archaeological websites. inclusive of approximately 350 marks from 112 diverse brands from the mid-19th via early twentieth century, this catalog offers complete details on either the background of the mark and its versions, in addition to information about the producer. a collection of indexes enable for searches by means of producer, position, mark parts, and customary phrases used. This consultant may be of curiosity not just to historic archaeologists, yet fabric tradition experts, creditors, museum execs, scholars, paintings historians, and others attracted to ceramics.

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Read e-book online Warman's U.S. Stamps Field Guide: Values and Identification PDF

By Maurice Wozniak

The take-it-with-you gathering resource!

At final, a consultant you could relatively hold alongside to property revenues, storage revenues, and flea markets, containing 1,000 colour photos and present pricing to make on-the-spot value determinations easy.

  • New to this version! characteristic chapters on Christmas stamps and blunder stamps
  • 1,000 designated colour photographs
  • Listings for all 4,250+ U.S. regular-issue and Airmail stamps from 1847-2010
  • Accurate costs in Unused and Used condition
  • State-of-the-market file and recommendation on starting a suite, together with the place to discover stamps, judging caliber, grading, and dealing with and storage

About the Author

Maurice D. Wozniak has been amassing stamps because the mid-1950s. After a 30-year occupation as a reporter and editor on metropolitan day-by-day newspapers, Wozniak served for seven years as editor of the weekly Stamp Collector and The Stamp Wholesaler courses and Minkus catalogs for stamp creditors. he's at present president of the Wisconsin Federation of Stamp golf equipment, an umbrella workforce of 30 golf equipment within the philatelic pastime, and a member of the yank Philatelic Society and the primary Wisconsin Stamp membership. he's a contract journal author on stamp accumulating topics.

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Download e-book for kindle: Springfield (Postcard History Series) by Connie Yen

By Connie Yen

referred to as the �Queen urban of the Ozarks,� Springfield was once based in 1829 and have become the seat of Greene County in 1835. starting in 1870, Springfield served as a railroad hub that attached the Ozarks culturally and financially to Kansas urban, St. Louis, Chicago, and issues alongside the East Coast. In 1938, path sixty six turned a part of the city�s historical past while the mythical street got here throughout the public sq. on collage road. outfitted on land donated through Springfield founder John Polk Campbell, the sq. is still an essential component of the city�s tradition and economic climate. Postcard background sequence: Springfield illustrates the community�s development from downtown companies to the unfold of faculties, hospitals, and parks around the city.

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Download e-book for kindle: Open Letters: Russian Popular Culture and the Picture by Alison Rowley

By Alison Rowley

During the fin-de-siècle and early progressive eras, photo postcards have been an incredible medium of verbal exchange for Russians of all backgrounds. In Open Letters, the main complete learn of Russian photograph postcards so far, Alison Rowley makes use of this medium to discover numerous elements of Russian pop culture. The e-book is lavishly illustrated with greater than one hundred thirty pictures, such a lot of that have by no means been released before.

Through her examinations of postcards, Rowley addresses a various diversity of themes: how panorama postcards conveyed notions of imperialism; the position of postcards within the upward push of megastar tradition; depictions of the physique on erotic and pornographic postcards; how postcards have been hired to advertise differing interpretations of the 1st global conflict; and using postcards via progressive teams looking to overthrow the Tsarist govt. Rowley determines the level to which Russia was once embedded in Europe-wide cultural traits through situating the Russian case inside a bigger ecu context.

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