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Russia: St Petersburg By Stephen Platt
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We went to St Petersburg in 2009 for a meeting on an EU project called ISAAC about heritage tourism. The May weather was marvellous and we stayed in a nice hotel next to the Fontanka River in walking... More > distance of Nevsky Prospect. The high spot of our trip was a private tour of the Impressionist paintings in the Hermitage and Russian art in the Russian Museum. The Hermitage Museum, founded in 1764 by Catherine the Great is spectacular – lavish, ornate with the most impressive collection of art. The collections occupy a complex of six historic buildings along Palace Embankment, including the Winter Palace, home of Tsars, centre of imperial power, scene of the Bloody Sunday massacre of protesters in 1905 and subject to storming by Red Army troops in the October 1917 Revolution. We also had a boat trip to Peterhof, , the Russian Versailles, begun in 1714 by Peter the Great as his Monplaisir’.< Less
Russia: St Petersburg By Stephen Platt & Scharlie Platt
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We went to St Petersburg in 2009 for a an EU project about heritage tourism. The May weather was marvellous and we stayed in a nice hotel next to the Fontanka River in walking distance of Nevsky... More > Prospect. The high spot of our trip was a private tour of the Impressionist paintings in the Hermitage and Russian art in the Russian Museum. The Hermitage Museum, founded in 1764 by Catherine the Great is spectacular – lavish, ornate with the most impressive collection of art. The collections occupy a complex of six historic buildings along Palace Embankment, including the Winter Palace, home of Tsars, centre of imperial power, scene of the Bloody Sunday massacre of protesters in 1905 and subject to storming by Red Army troops in the October 1917 Revolution. We also had a boat trip to Peterhof, the Russian Versailles, begun in 1714 by Peter the Great as his 'Monplaisir’.< Less
Gypsy Ripples By Lesley Nelson
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A non - fiction novel spanning eight decades in the life of Catherine McGuire, an ordinary mortal with a strong social conscience, an empathy with minorities and a resistance to injustice activated... More > by the effect of her own birth in the aftermath of the Great war. Categorised by the British Secret Service as a domestic subversive, this is the story of an insatiable worker fuelled by risk and dissent, who moved to rural Spain to live alone at the age of seventy six.< Less
Gypsy Ripples By Lesley Nelson
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A non - fiction novel spanning eight decades in the life of Catherine McGuire, an ordinary mortal with a strong social conscience, an empathy with minorities and a resistance to injustice activated... More > by the effect of her own birth in the aftermath of the Great war. Categorised by the British Secret Service as a domestic subversive, this is the story of an insatiable worker fuelled by risk and dissent, who moved to rural Spain to live alone at the age of seventy six.< Less
Davenport Dunn, a Man of Our Day. Volume 2 (of 2) By Charles James Lever
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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: Hablot Knight Browne (10 July 1815 – 8 July 1882) was an... More > English artist. Well-known by his pen name, Phiz, he illustrated books by Charles Dickens, Charles Lever, and Harrison Ainsworth.Of Huguenot ancestry, Hablot Knight Browne was born in England, in Lambeth (near London) on Kennington Lane. He was the fourteenth of Catherine and William Loder Browne's fifteen children. According to Valerie Browne Lester, Phiz was in fact the illegitimate son of his putative eldest sister Kate and Captain Nicholas Hablot of Napoleon's Imperial Guard. There is some uncertainty regarding the exact date of birth. 10 July 1815 is the date given by Valerie Browne Lester, his great-great-granddaughter. John Buchanan-Brown in his book Phiz! : illustrator of Dickens' world says 12 July 1815. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hablot_Knight_Browne< Less
Katrin's Korners By Katherine Alice Budd Glenn
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This treasure of short stories was written in the last year of the author’s life. It wasn’t composed at a typewriter; it was dictated in traditional storytelling at her bedside. You... More > see, an accident in 1975 left Katherine Glenn bed bound for the remaining 17 years of her life. “Katrin’s Korners” was one of the final legacies she left her daughters. Her birth in 1924 positioned her in time to experience the Great Depression, World War II, the birth of the Big Band Era and Jitterbug, the childhood of Los Angeles, the revolution of women and the coming of the 21st Century. Take this journey through American history. Katherine’s outlook carried her through many hardships, and deep down she figured no matter how great the challenge, it would always make for another good chapter in the Book of Life.< Less
Collected Works Vol. 1 By Charles H. Spurgeon
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Charles. H. Spurgeon: The man, the myth, the legend. There are few who can achieve what he has in such a short time. Moreover, few have amassed the written works as Spurgeon, The few who may be... More > considered are the likes of Thomas Aquinas, Albert the Great, Bonaventure and Bernard to name a few. In this effort there will not be a presentation of his sermons, but simply the best of his writings. In this endeavor, 12 volumes will present only his finest works. In this debut volume, the following works are presented: According to the Promise All of Grace Around the Wicked Gate Grace We trust that you will agree, these are indeed great compositions, and yet to have them in one complete volume is an even better arrangement. The cover is presented since he is known as the “Prince of Preachers.” In this endeavor, we contend he continually rivals the best of the best and has preached as though he were one of God’s anointed. Http:Revelationinsight.tripod.com< Less
Collected Works : Vol. 1 By Charles H. Spurgeon
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Charles. H. Spurgeon: The man, the myth, the legend. There are few who can achieve what he has in such a short time. Moreover, few have amassed the written works as Spurgeon, The few who may be... More > considered are the likes of Thomas Aquinas, Albert the Great, Bonaventure and Bernard to name a few. In this effort there will not be a presentation of his sermons, but simply the best of his writings. In this endeavor, 12 volumes will present only his finest works. In this debut volume, the following works are presented: According to the Promise All of Grace Around the Wicked Gate Grace We trust that you will agree, these are indeed great compositions, and yet to have them in one complete volume is an even better arrangement. The cover is presented since he is known as the "Prince of Preachers." In this endeavor, we contend he continually rivals the best of the best and has preached as though he were one of God's anointed.< Less
The Constitutional History of England from 1760 to 1860 By Charles Duke Yonge
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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: Charles Duke Yonge (30 November 1812 – 30 November 1891)... More > was an English historian, classicist and cricketer. He wrote numerous works of modern history, and translated several classical works. His younger brother was Gerald Yonge.C. D. Yonge was born in Eton, Berkshire on 30 November 1812. He was baptised 25 December 1812. He was the eldest of eight children to Reverend Charles Yonge (1781-1830) and Elizabeth Lord (?-1868). His parents married on 4 December 1811. His grandparents were Duke Yonge and Catherine Crawley, on his father's side, and Joseph Lord and Corbetta Owen of Pembroke South Wales, on his mother's side.He was educated at Eton College. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charles_Duke_Yonge< Less
A Machen Omnibus By Arthur Machen
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Three famous works by Arthur Machen—The Great God Pan, The Hill of Dreams, and the Angels of Mons—in one volume with an introduction by Catherine Mintz.

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