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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 www.lulu.com/fisheseye< 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
Fiore de' Liberi's Fior di Battaglia By Tom Leoni
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This book is the first English translation of Fiore de' Liberi's "Fior di Battaglia," the 1409 swordsmanship and martial arts text that is the oldest extant in the Italian tradition. The... More > book survives in four known manuscripts. One of them, housed at the Getty museum in Los Angeles, CA, is held to be the most complete, and is the basis of this translation. Writing for an audience of illustrious students including the powerful marquis Nicolo' d' Este, Fiore presents detailed instruction on wrestling as well as the use of several weapons including longsword, axe, dagger, staff, lance and others. Fiore's text has been translated by experienced historical martial artist Tom Leoni of the Order of the Seven Hearts and reviewed by Maestro Sean Hayes of the Northwest Academy of Arms and by Greg Mele of the Chicago Swordplay Guild. Fourth revision. Text only.< Less
McHenry County Illinois Marriages Volume I: 1837-1877 By McHenry County Illinois Genealogical Society
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Arranged alphabetically by the name of the groom; includes all information contained in the original marriage records; plus Bride's Index and Miscellaneous Name Index for ministers, parents,... More > witnesses, etc.< Less