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Sense and Sensibility: Edition de Luxe (Illustrated with 88 Vintage Engravings and Pictures of 19th Century Artists). Detailed Table of Contents By Jane Austen et al.
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Two penniless sisters deprived of their dowry by their greedy in-laws fall in love each in her own way. Where passion and shyness, romance and calculation, spontaneity and strict rules mingle... More > together, tragedy is in the air. How will Elinor and Marianne deal with their complicated love life? How will their beloved gentleman act with back against the wall of cruel 19th century mentality? Is there a chance for happiness? Luxury edition decorated with 88 extraordinary Victorian era illustrations and engravings (by C.E. Brock, Hugh Thompson and Chris Hammond). Includes 88 unique illustrations relevant to the book.< Less
Les Miserables. Vol. 4. The Idyll: Edition de Luxe (Illustrated with 44 Vintage Engravings of 19th Century Artists). Detailed Table of Contents By Victor Hugo et al.
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Paris uprising on 5-6th June 1832. Marius is fighting passionately on the side of the socially oppressed. Éponine, jealous of his love for Cosette, hides her letter from him. Cosette enters... More > the convent but there is still hope for happy ending as her foster father goes for barricade to protect her lover from bullets and lies. According to the author: "The book is a progress from evil to good, from falsehood to truth, from bestiality to duty, from hell to heaven". The exceptional edition decorated with 44 illustrations of 19th century top French artists who raised simple drawing to a level of most inspiring art. Detailed Table of Contents helps readers navigate to specific parts of the text. A film with Hugh Jackman, Russell Crowe and Anne Hathaway was based on that novel. Includes 44 unique illustrations relevant to the book.< Less
Les Miserables. Vol. 5. Jean Valjean: Edition de Luxe (Illustrated with 49 Vintage Engravings of 19th Century Artists). Detailed Table of Contents By Victor Hugo et al.
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Paris uprising on 5-6th June 1832. Jean Valjean volunteers to execute Javert, his old enemy. He takes the spy out of sight of other soldiers and releases him in the act of forgiveness. He also saves... More > Marius' life and therefore Cosette's chance for love and happiness. But Javert keeps tracking them even when they escape through the sewers. Will he ever let go...? According to the author: "The book is a progress from evil to good, from falsehood to truth, from bestiality to duty, from hell to heaven". The exceptional edition decorated with 49 illustrations of 19th century top French artists who raised simple drawing to a level of most inspiring art. Detailed Table of Contents helps readers navigate to specific parts of the text. A film with Hugh Jackman, Russell Crowe and Anne Hathaway was based on that novel. Includes 49 unique illustrations relevant to the book.< Less
Jane Eyre. An Autobiography: Edition de Luxe (Illustrated with 83 Vintage Engravings of 19th Century Artists). Detailed Table of Contents By Charlotte Bronte et al.
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One of most mysterious romances ever described! An eccentric aristocrat achieves the affection of a penniless governess but the happy end is not that imminent? Fascination and fear, grief and... More > compassion, mortal danger and mystery, but after all the overwhelming power of love able to triumph over most sinister impediments in a story settled in a magical scenery of gloomy old English residence. The exceptional edition decorated with 85 top illustrations of XIXth century artists who raised simple drawing to a level of most inspiring art. Let yourself be seduced!< Less
Tales from Four Towns - Death, Destruction, Crime and Notable News from 19th Century Walsall, Wednesbury, West Bromwich and Wolverhampton. By Paul Robinson
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This unique compendium is based on more than two hundred nineteenth century news stories and gives a fascinating glimpse into the Black Country at its industrial peak. From short news snippets to... More > longer articles, the stories range from sad to amusing to truly shocking. The stories include all manner of crime, from petty theft to brutal murder, along with accidents and disasters in and around the canals, railways, collieries, factories, streets and homes of the area. Further articles tell of the diseases that afflicted the towns, how they were spread and eventually controlled. Unlike some general interest local history books, precise sources are quoted for every article. The book also includes a handy list of almost five hundred surnames, streets and businesses mentioned in the text, to assist those who wish to engage in further research. Please note that many of the stories are unsuitable for children.< Less
Tales From Four Towns - Death, Destruction, Crime and Notable News From 19th Century Walsall, Wednesbury, West Bromwich and Wolverhampton. By Paul Robinson
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This unique compendium is based on more than two hundred nineteenth century news stories and gives a fascinating glimpse into the Black Country at its industrial peak. From short news snippets to... More > longer articles, the stories range from sad to amusing to truly shocking. The stories include all manner of crime, from petty theft to brutal murder, along with accidents and disasters in and around the canals, railways, collieries, factories, streets and homes of the area. Further articles tell of the diseases that afflicted the towns, how they were spread and eventually controlled. Unlike some general interest local history books, precise sources are quoted for every article. The book also includes a handy list of almost five hundred surnames, streets and businesses mentioned in the text, to assist those who wish to engage in further research. Please note that many of the stories are unsuitable for children.< Less
Italian Pottery Marks : From Cantagalli to Fornasetti (And Everyone in Between): An Identification Guide of Late 19th and Early 20th Century Italian Pottery & Porcelain Marks for English-Speaking Collectors By Karen Del Pellegrino & Walter Del Pellegrino
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An Identification Guide Of Late 19th and Early 20th Century Italian Pottery & Porcelain Marks For English-Speaking Collectors. Designed in a format that's easy to use, it's becoming a favorite... More > for Italian pottery identification. Color Edition.< Less
Manufacture & Distillation of Alcoholic Liquors by P.Duplais. The Most Important 19th Century Distilling Guide & The Bible of Absinthe Distillation. Facsimile of the 1871 English Edition. By David Nathan-Maister
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Pierre Duplais' seminal "Traité de la Fabrication des Liqueurs et de la Distillation des Alcools" is the authoritative French distillation guide. It went through seven editions from... More > 1855 to 1900 and is the basis of our understanding of 19th century French distillation techniques. A single English edition was published in Philadelphia in 1871, translated by M. McKennie. The special section on absinthe is of particular importance - this is our most accurate and comprehensive guide to the recipes and techniques used by late 19th century absinthe distillers, and is informally regarded as the "bible" of those seeking to duplicate their recipes today. McKennie's translation appears to have been issued in a very small print run, and surviving copies are extremely scarce. This new facsimile edition published by The Virtual Absinthe Museum has been painstakingly compiled from scans of a rare original copy. This perfect-bound PAPERBACK version is just under 700 pages.< Less
Notes from the Underground by Fyodor Dostoevsky and the Subgenre of "Antihero’s Confession" in Russian Literature of the Second Half of the 19th – 20th Century By Natalia Zhivolupova
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The monograph is devoted to the study of architectonics, poetics and artistic functioning of the special phenomenon in Russian literature indicated in the monograph as the subgenre of antihero's... More > confession. The first model, which became a productive model for the literary process of the second half of the 19th - 20th century became "Notes from Underground" by F. Dostoyevsky, the "genre shell" that has been reproduced over a hundred-odd years (the conventional time border of the studied texts is 1864 - 1979). The book reveals the nature of this phenomenon, determines aspects of the internal form of the subgenre (related to the specific features of otherness, body, perceiving consciousness), sets the background (artistic anthropology, a critical state of cultural awareness), the laws of poetics of the studied works. The author defines the aesthetic and semantic parameters of the subgenre emergence which provides insights into the mechanism of the subgenre formation.< Less
The History of the Nineteenth Century in Caricature By Arthur Bartlett Maurice
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Frederic Taber Cooper Ph.D. (May 27, 1864 – May 20, 1937)... More > was an American editor and writer.Cooper was born in New York City, graduated from Harvard University in 1886 and obtained an LL.B. from Columbia University in 1887.On November 29, 1887, he married Edith Redfield in New York. Edith's father Amasa A. Redfield was a New York attorney and author.In 1888, he was admitted to the New York Bar, but promptly abandoned the practice of law. Returning to Columbia, he obtained an A.M. in 1891, serving as an associate instructor of Latin until 1894. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Frederic_Taber_Cooper< Less

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