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the Royal Mail Steamer Rhone By George & Luana Marler
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The sinking of the Rhone is a tragic story of one of the finest ships of the 1860s that was dealt a devastating blow by the worst hurricane in history. The Rhone is one of the world's greatest... More > shipwreck dives and was the undersea set for the movie, The Deep where..."in 31 days we made 1,465 dives used an estimated 117,200 cu. ft. of air and decompressed over 500 hours-without suffering a single case of the bends. In doing so, and without ever thinking about the outcome, the underwater film crew established several new world's records."< Less
Royal and Snuggles A True Turkey Tale By Coleen Hefley
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The remarkable, true story of a pair of pet turkeys that will appeal to older children and adults who love animals. "They're stupid!" Not so, thought Coleen Hefley when she ordered baby... More > turkeys through the mail, embarking on the adventure of raising twenty little gobblers in her own backyard. Sammy, the curious but wise-cracking daughter, is dubious of her mother's choice for a pet. But, wonderment mixed with side-splitting hysteria erupt when Royal and Snuggles grow up and capture everyone's heart with their amazing antics and quirky personalities. Snuggles fancies herself a construction crew supervisor and Royal gets on TV and goes into politics. These two unforgettable fowl, plus a zany cast of other critters, including a boxing bunny and an impeccably-mannered goose, round out this delightful true story.< Less
Royal and Snuggles A True Turkey Tale By Coleen Hefley
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The remarkable true story of a pair of pet turkeys that will appeal to older children and adults who love animals. "They're stupid!" Not so, thought Coleen Hefley when she ordered baby... More > turkeys through the mail, embarking on the remarkable adventure of raising twenty little gobblers in her own backyard. Sammy, the curious but wise-cracking daughter, is dubious of her mother's choice for a pet. But wonderment mixed with side-splitting hysteria erupt when Royal and Snuggles grow up and capture everyone's heart with their amazing antics and quirky personalities. Snuggles fancies herself as a construction crew supervisor and Royal gets on TV and goes into politics. These two unforgettable fowl, plus a zany cast of other critters, including a boxing bunny and an impeccably-mannered goose, round out this delightful true story.< Less
Royal and Snuggles A True Turkey Tale By Coleen Hefley
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The remarkable, true story of a pair of pet turkeys that will appeal to older children and adults who love animals. "They're stupid!" Not so, thought Coleen Hefley when she ordered baby... More > turkeys through the mail, embarking on the adventure of raising twenty little gobblers in her own backyard. Sammy, the curious but wise-cracking daughter, is dubious of her mother's choice for a pet. But, wonderment mixed with side-splitting hysteria erupt when Royal and Snuggles grow up and capture everyone's heart with their amazing antics and quirky personalities. Snuggles fancies herself a construction crew supervisor and Royal get on TV and goes into politics. These two unforgettable fowl, plus a zany cast of other critters, including a boxing bunny and an impeccably-mannered goose, round out this delightful true story.< Less
Royal and Snuggles A True Turkey Tale By Coleen Hefley
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The remarkable true story of a pair of pet turkeys that will appeal to older children and adults who love animals. "They're stupid!" Not so, thought Coleen Hefley when she ordered baby... More > turkeys through the mail, embarking on the remarkable adventure of raising twenty little gobblers in her own backyard. Sammy, the curious but wise-cracking daughter, is dubious of her mother's choice for a pet. But wonderment mixed with side-splitting hysteria erupt when Royal and Snuggles grow up and capture everyone's heart with their amazing antics and quirky personalities. Snuggles fancies herself as a construction crew supervisor and Royal gets on TV and goes into politics. These two unforgettable fowl, plus a zany cast of other critters, including a boxing bunny and an impeccably-mannered goose, round out this delightful true story.< Less
London's Royal Docks in the 1950s: A Memory of the Docks at Work By AE Smith
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The early years after WWII saw older men who had sustained the Docks through the War years and had learnt their skills in the early decades of the Twentieth Century, still working with a discipline... More > little changed since Victorian times. AE Smith worked in the Royal Docks from 1947 until their demise three decades later and was an eye-witness to the events and conditions described here. Wide ranging yet detailed, this account describes the people, cargoes, equipment and craft involved in the manhandling of hundreds of tons of disparate items out of ships’ holds and into barges or onto the backs of lorries. Focusing on Royal Mail Lines and their general cargo stevedores, Furness Withy, this record is a last look at a working environment long since extinct as recalled first hand by someone who knew the formidable commitment involved in achieving their work rates.< Less
An Introduction to U.K. 1st and 2nd Class Official Mail By Jack A. Gunn, Alastair J. Gunn
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2008 award winner! This booklet provides an introduction to 1st and 2nd Class Official Mail in the UK, with a focus on the early years of the two-tier system. It has, as its basis, a selection of... More > articles published in various philatelic magazines and booklets over many years. The only previous attempt to discuss these marks, of which we are aware, is by John F. Gilbert. His '1st Class markings on Government Official Stationery' was published in 1974 and is now difficult to find. Our booklet is the sole, readily available resource on this key change to the British postal system. This change has been ignored for too long. Awarded a Large Silver at the Australian Canberra Stamp Show 2008 in the National Class. Reviewed in UK's 'Stamp Magazine' March 2009. 43 sides, with full colour illustrations only. Key words- 1st Class mail, 2nd Class Mail, First Class Mail, Second Class Mail.< Less
THREE PSALTERS AT THE ROYAL LIBRARY OF COPENHAGEN, DENMARK - COPENHAGEN PSALTER - KRISTINA PSALTER - PSALTER AT FLANDERS By RICHARD ESTES
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The Copenhagen Psalter made in England 1175-1200. The Kristina Psalter made at Paris about 1230. The Psalter made at Flanders about 1500-1535. Of these three Psalters the only one that is complete is... More > the Psalter made at Flanders. You will think that it is not a Psalter, but it is. You will see the best pages of these Psalters. When you see the third one and love it let me know and I can do the complete Book of it. It has more then 400 pages. It will be very cost but it is beautiful. Ask me a comment or question, please use my e-mail: gutenbergrc@msn.com< Less
It's Just the Post Vol 5 By Mickey Mack
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Mickey Mack is a part time postie. Meet Albie, Bandit, Tripod and the other characters he encounters on his daily walk whilst delivering Her Majesty's mailbags. Funny and insightful, occasionally... More > rude.< Less
RMS St Helena & South Africa By Gillian Page
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This is an account of our travels on the last remaining Royal Mail Ship (excluding the QM2) which travelled from Weymouth,England to Cape Town, South Africa, via Ascension Island and St Helena, the... More > island where Napoleon was imprisoned and died. This is a unique account of a journey that the Royal Mail Ship no longer makes.< Less