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Illustrated History of Furniture: From the Earliest to the Present Time By Frederick Litchfield
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A fully illustrated edition of Litchfield's classic work. Over 250 facsimile ilustrations. A fascinating insight into life in times past.
Illustrated History of Furniture: From the Earliest to the Present Time By Frederick Litchfield
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A fully illustrated edition of Litchfield's classic work. Over 250 facsimile ilustrations. A fascinating insight into life in times past.
Ladi's Juvenilia: My Earliest Writings By 'dipo Majekodunmi
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A collection of poems I wrote between 2000 and 2001. Reading through them, I had a really good laugh. I was intrigued by my thought process at the time. Some of them are quite interesting and some... More > are just a bore. I have decided to preserve them by compiling this book. I hope it inspires, encourages, and blesses you. I have grouped them along the lines of LOVE, FAITH, HOPE, REFLECTION, FRIENDSHIP and MOTHER.< Less
A Popular History of France from the Earliest Times : Volume 4 (Illustrated) By M. Guizot
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“The Frenchman of to-day inhabits a country, long ago civilized and Christianized, where, despite of much imperfection and much social misery, thirty-eight millions of men live in security and... More > peace, under laws equal for all and efficiently upheld. There is every reason to nourish great hopes of such a country, and to wish for it more and more of freedom, glory, and prosperity; but one must be just towards one's own times, and estimate at their true value advantages already acquired and progress already accomplished. If one were suddenly carried twenty or thirty centuries backward, into the midst of that which was then called Gaul, one would not recognize France…”< Less
A Popular History of France from the Earliest Times : Volume 1 (Illustrated) By M. Guizot
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“The Frenchman of to-day inhabits a country, long ago civilized and Christianized, where, despite of much imperfection and much social misery, thirty-eight millions of men live in security and... More > peace, under laws equal for all and efficiently upheld. There is every reason to nourish great hopes of such a country, and to wish for it more and more of freedom, glory, and prosperity; but one must be just towards one's own times, and estimate at their true value advantages already acquired and progress already accomplished. If one were suddenly carried twenty or thirty centuries backward, into the midst of that which was then called Gaul, one would not recognize France…”< Less
A Popular History of France from the Earliest Times : Volume 6 (Illustrated) By M Guizot
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“The Frenchman of to-day inhabits a country, long ago civilized and Christianized, where, despite of much imperfection and much social misery, thirty-eight millions of men live in security and... More > peace, under laws equal for all and efficiently upheld. There is every reason to nourish great hopes of such a country, and to wish for it more and more of freedom, glory, and prosperity; but one must be just towards one's own times, and estimate at their true value advantages already acquired and progress already accomplished. If one were suddenly carried twenty or thirty centuries backward, into the midst of that which was then called Gaul, one would not recognize France…”< Less
A Popular History of France from the Earliest Times : Volume 3 (Illustrated) By M. Guizot
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“The Frenchman of to-day inhabits a country, long ago civilized and Christianized, where, despite of much imperfection and much social misery, thirty-eight millions of men live in security and... More > peace, under laws equal for all and efficiently upheld. There is every reason to nourish great hopes of such a country, and to wish for it more and more of freedom, glory, and prosperity; but one must be just towards one's own times, and estimate at their true value advantages already acquired and progress already accomplished. If one were suddenly carried twenty or thirty centuries backward, into the midst of that which was then called Gaul, one would not recognize France…”< Less
A Popular History of France from the Earliest Times : Volume 2 (Illustrated) By M. Guizot
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“The Frenchman of to-day inhabits a country, long ago civilized and Christianized, where, despite of much imperfection and much social misery, thirty-eight millions of men live in security and... More > peace, under laws equal for all and efficiently upheld. There is every reason to nourish great hopes of such a country, and to wish for it more and more of freedom, glory, and prosperity; but one must be just towards one's own times, and estimate at their true value advantages already acquired and progress already accomplished. If one were suddenly carried twenty or thirty centuries backward, into the midst of that which was then called Gaul, one would not recognize France…”< Less
A Popular History of France from the Earliest Times : Volume 5 (Illustrated) By M Guizot
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“The Frenchman of to-day inhabits a country, long ago civilized and Christianized, where, despite of much imperfection and much social misery, thirty-eight millions of men live in security and... More > peace, under laws equal for all and efficiently upheld. There is every reason to nourish great hopes of such a country, and to wish for it more and more of freedom, glory, and prosperity; but one must be just towards one's own times, and estimate at their true value advantages already acquired and progress already accomplished. If one were suddenly carried twenty or thirty centuries backward, into the midst of that which was then called Gaul, one would not recognize France…”< Less
A SMALLER HISTORY OF GREECE : from the earliest times to the Roman conquest By by WILLIAM SMITH, D.C.L., LL.D.
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The name of Greece was not used by the inhabitants of the country. They called their land HELLAS, and themselves HELLENES. At first the word HELLAS signified only a small district in Thessaly, from... More > which the Hellenes gradually spread over the whole country. The names of GREECE and GREEKS come to us from the Romans, who gave the name of GRAECIA to the country and of GRAECI to the inhabitants. The two northerly provinces of Greece are THESSALY and EPIRUS, separated from each other by Mount Pindus. Thessaly is a fertile plain enclosed by lofty mountains, and drained by the river Peneus, which finds its way into the sea through the celebrated Vale of Tempe. Epirus is covered by rugged ranges of mountains running from north to south, through which the Achelous the largest river of Greece, flows towards the Corinthian gulf.< Less