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  • Download The Outer Banks in Vintage Postcards (Postcard History by Chris Kidder PDF

    By Chris Kidder

    The Outer Banks of North Carolina were a vacation spot for seasonal viewers when you consider that Algonkian Indians hunted and fished at the islands. In 1584, English explorers arrived and sooner than lengthy have been selling the world as a land of usual abundance and sweetness, friendly climate, and kindly natives. now not a lot has replaced in that appreciate. via the start of the 20 th century, viewers and citizens alike have been utilizing postcards to percentage the issues that make the Outer Banks specific with friends and family in different places.

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  • Download The Gun Digest Book of Combat Handgunnery by Massad Ayoob PDF

    By Massad Ayoob

    This ebook can keep your life!

    The most sensible safeguard for any state of affairs is to be ready. The Gun Digest e-book of strive against Handgunnery prepares you for power life-threatening occasions with sensible guideline and specialist guidance.

    Author Massad Ayoob teaches you the talents to maintain you and your loved ones secure in any violent come upon, including:

    • Selecting the appropriate pistol, ammunition and holster
    • How to exploit and decorate your handgun
    • Close-quarter conflict thoughts utilized by legislation enforcement and the U.S. military

    In addition to the tactical elements of self-defense, Ayoob additionally covers functional information regarding determining a used handgun and the criminal points of self-defense with a firearm. Firearms know-how and strategies swap through the years, that is why the up-to-date sixth variation of The Gun Digest e-book of wrestle Handgunnery is key to the healthiness of you and your loved ones. consider, your top safety is to be prepared.

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  • Download Modern Roots - Today's Quilts from Yesterday's Inspiration: by Bill Volckening PDF

    By Bill Volckening

    Discover the vintage roots of contemporary quilting, and take a peek inside of invoice Volckening’s cover assortment (from the 1840s to 1970s). Patterned for the 1st time with complete directions, 12 vintage and classic tasks invite you to remake them on your personal kind with smooth innovations, rotary slicing instruments, and templates. learn how to get pleasure from the handwork and personality of yesterday’s quilts from a professional who has amassed and studied them for greater than 25 years.

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  • Download The GH Kaestlin Collection of Imperial Russian and Zemstvo by Thomas Lera,Leon Finik PDF

    By Thomas Lera,Leon Finik

    A quiet philatelist, George H. Kaestlin joined the unique Rossika Society in 1935 in addition to the higher recognized Theo B. Lavroff and ok. Szymanowski. while Lavroff contributed considerably to Russian philately as an writer and researcher and Szymanowski was once an avid collector, Kaestlin accumulated privately. Born in Moscow, circa 1893, Kaestlin arrived in England in 1939. After global warfare II, while the unique Rossika dissolved, he didn't sign up for the newly reconstituted Rossica Society of the us. He by no means wrote for any philatelic journal, by no means joined the London-based British Society of Russian Philately, and not confirmed his fabric at any exhibition. hence he controlled to elude observe within the literature of the days and receded into obscurity. Kaestlin’s tremendously impressive contribution, even though, is located within the caliber and scope of his assortment and within the maintenance of the treasures he obtained (many from the mythical Fabergé collection).

    Kaestlin’s realization to element and fastidious amassing conduct are obtrusive within the structure and handwriting in his albums. His assortment, donated to the Smithsonian establishment in 1984 via his niece Vera Madeleine Kaestlin-Bock, contains greater than 1,250 album pages on which he geared up greater than 14,000 Imperial Russian and zemstvo stamps. the standard of the stamps is exceptional. With the e-book of this publication, Kaestlin can eventually take his position one of the greats of Russian philately. The G.H. Kaestlin number of Imperial Russian and Zemstvo Stamps is among the maximum museum collections open air of Russia.

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  • Download Colt Single-Action Revolvers (Weapon) by Martin Pegler,Mark Stacey,Alan Gilliland PDF

    By Martin Pegler,Mark Stacey,Alan Gilliland

    In 1836, Samuel Colt replaced the face of struggle with the construction of the 1st of a sequence of iconic and influential single-action revolvers, together with the .44-calibre Colt Walker and the seminal .45-calibre Colt unmarried motion military, which continues to be in creation this present day. those guns shifted the position of the pistol from single-shot weapon of final inn to a pragmatic and robust sidearm that gave the person the power to guard himself as soon as his basic armament was once discharged. It reworked cavalry strategies and relegated the sword to a principally ceremonial function in lots of armies.

    Featuring full-colour paintings, professional research and gripping first-hand bills, this is often the soaking up tale of Colt's kinfolk of single-action revolvers, overlaying their origins, improvement, use and lasting influence at the glossy world.

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  • Download Raising My Voice by Melinda E. Feliciano PDF

    By Melinda E. Feliciano

    "Revealing the ups and downs of life’s trip and reports, writer Melinda E. Feliciano provides a poetry assortment that summarizes her tale and the way she has handled the drama in her past.

    Through this introspection, Feliciano explores the variety of feelings one studies in own issues and relationships whereas maturing from adolescence via formative years to maturity. In “Who Am I,” she displays on her prior, current, and destiny. / Who am I as someone /
    Who relatively understands me / Even those that recognized me for a very long time / nonetheless ask yourself who i actually am / i'll be the great woman / Or i'll be the undesirable lady / Who am i actually / nobody could ever / comprehend / My lifestyles had its up and down / Being me hasn’t been effortless / Who am I now / not anything comes breezy / existence takes drastic turns / You ask yourself the place it’ll take you / Who will think in me besides / Then who am I at the present time /

    Raising My Voice delves into Feliciano’s internal self and serves as fodder for others to contemplate who they've been and what they've got become."

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  • Download Mechanicsburg (Postcard History) by Byron L. Reppert PDF

    By Byron L. Reppert

    Mechanicsburg, nestled in Cumberland County halfway among Harrisburg, the nation capital, and Carlisle, the county seat, used to be often called Drytown, Pinchgut, and Stauffertown. integrated in 1828 and named for a payment of mechanics that repaired Conestoga wagons, Mechanicsburg used to be raided by way of the Confederates and held for 3 days throughout the Civil warfare. either the Cumberland Valley Railroad and the improvement of the inland Naval aid job Base prompted the fast development of this borough. considering that 1924, Mechanicsburg has performed host to Jubilee Day, Pennsylvania�s biggest one-day highway fair.

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  • Download Fifty Years Honouring Canadians: The Order of Canada, by Christopher McCreery PDF

    By Christopher McCreery

    This absolutely illustrated background lines the Order of Canada from its institution in 1967 to its position at the present time as a countrywide honour.

    Over the previous fifty years greater than six thousand Canadians were appointed to the Order of Canada. those that embrace the motto of the Order via their efforts to “Desire a greater country,” remain famous by way of the Crown and their fellow Canadians with the established white snowflake insignia. This illustrated historical past lines the origins of the Order, from the controversy surrounding Canadians accepting peerages and knighthoods that happened in the course of the First global battle, via to Vincent Massey and Lester Pearson’s nice wish to see their fellow voters famous with a really Canadian honour. information about the layout of the insignia, investitures, and in demand individuals of the Order of Canada also are integrated. wealthy with illustrations and ancient vignettes, this e-book offers an simply available window into the interesting heritage of our pre-eminent nationwide honour.

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

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

    African Pottery Roulettes prior and current considers ethnographic, museological and archaeological techniques to pottery-decorating instruments known as roulettes, that's to claim, brief lengths of fibre or wooden which are rolled over the outside of a vessel for adornment. This ebook units out, for the 1st time, an excellent typology for the category of African pottery adorned with such instruments, and forges a consensus on universal method and criteria. It offers an outline of background of study into roulette ornament in Africa and in other places Jomon Japan, Neolithic Europe, Siberia, and manhattan 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 varieties within the archaeological list. by means of reaching standardisation in pottery research, this e-book can help researchers make significant comparisons among diversified websites of West Africa, and therefore advisor additional examine at the West African previous. As roulette ornament has been one of these international phenomenon long ago, the ebook may also be of curiosity to all researchers with an curiosity in ceramics from assorted elements of the world.

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