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The Bengal Obituary Ebook By The Indiaman Magazine
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The Bengal Obituary. A Record of monumental inscriptions of the British in India. 437 pages including a 27 alphabetical surname index. Originally published in 1851.
Amazing Victorian Inventions - PDF Scrapbook / Slideshow By Babette Abbeywood
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A digital anthology of over 100 vintage illustrations of marvelous Victorian machines, gadgets, famous scientific instruments and watershed innovations. From the great age of 19th century invention... More > and scientific discovery - steam-powered contraptions, early electric and petrol motors, boats and steam locomotive trains, weapons, optical and photographic devices, patent diagrams and illustrations from popular science journals and reviews. Sometimes beautiful, often clumsy, these early prototypes changed our world. Mainly American, British and French inventions, from the steam turbine to Edison's phonograph, the Maxim gun, the typewriter, wireless telegraphy, the gramophone, early aeroplanes and motor cars... Downloadable in PDF ebook format with optional random page transition effects for amusing browsing! Please check out our other titles including Amazing Victorian Amazing Vintage Medical Devices, Ads & Illustrations, available at our store< Less
Annals of Beara Volume I By Riobard O'Dwyer
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This is the first of a comprehensive three volume set, representing an entire lifetime of work by the esteemed Irish genealogist, Riobard O'Dwyer. Volume I includes all of the parish records for... More > Adrigole and Allihies on the peninsula of Beara, each carefully translated and transcribed for posterity. These water stained and sun bleached manuscripts were very close to becoming illegible when Mr. O'Dwyer single handedly saved their precious information for generations to come. The Annals of Beara is, without a doubt, the most important genealogical work of the O'Sullivan family and the other tribes of Beara.< Less
Streetcars of New Jersey By Barker Gummere, Joseph F. Eid, Jr.
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This book combines all three volumes (Atlantic Coast, Delaware River Valley & Metropolitan Northeast) covering the history of streetcars in New Jersey, from horsecar railways to the electric... More > trolley age that rapidly spread throughout the state. This volume covers Atlantic, Cape May, Middlesex, Monmouth, Ocean, Cumberland, Salem, Camden, Gloucester, Burlington, Mercer, Hunterdon, Warren, Essex, Hudson, Passaic, Bergen, Somerset, Middlesex, Union and Morris Counties including Public Service. There are more than 340 photographs and complete rosters for all companies that operated in the State of New Jersey.< Less