All The Best Rubbish

Author : Ivor Noel Hume
ISBN : 9780062312006
Genre : Antiques & Collectibles
File Size : 55.14 MB
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One person's trash is another's treasure! In his newly revised classic, All the Best Rubbish, Ivor Noël Hume traces the fascinating history of collecting from its recorded beginnings and describes the remarkable detective work that goes into establishing the probable facts about uncovered and often underappreciated treasures. Now expanded with hints, tips, and helpful information about antique-hunting online, All the Best Rubbish is the ideal book for the antiquarian or amateur, the historian or professional collector—for anyone who knows that there's no such thing as "just junk." Noël Hume, former head of the Department of Archaeology for Colonial Williamsburg, has pursued bottles, pottery, clocks, and coins through junk shops, street markets, attics, and cellars on two continents. He's unearthed the most fascinating—and valuable—rubbish from the most unlikely places: the shores of the Thames in London; the lagoons of the Caribbean; the bottom of Martha Washington's well. Hume knows everything that's worth knowing about collecting—why we do it, what we can find, where we can find it, and what we can learn from it.
Category: Antiques & Collectibles

Gaither S Dictionary Of Scientific Quotations

Author : Carl C. Gaither
ISBN : 9781461411130
Genre : Science
File Size : 27.45 MB
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This unprecedented collection of 27,000 quotations is the most comprehensive and carefully researched of its kind, covering all fields of science and mathematics. With this vast compendium you can readily conceptualize and embrace the written images of scientists, laymen, politicians, novelists, playwrights, and poets about humankind's scientific achievements. Approximately 9000 high-quality entries have been added to this new edition to provide a rich selection of quotations for the student, the educator, and the scientist who would like to introduce a presentation with a relevant quotation that provides perspective and historical background on his subject. Gaither's Dictionary of Scientific Quotations, Second Edition, provides the finest reference source of science quotations for all audiences. The new edition adds greater depth to the number of quotations in the various thematic arrangements and also provides new thematic categories.
Category: Science

The Academy

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ISBN : STANFORD:36105028011596
Genre :
File Size : 39.31 MB
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Birthday Letters

Author : Ted Hughes
ISBN : 3518223631
Genre :
File Size : 70.37 MB
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The Athenaeum

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ISBN : WISC:89088308101
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Zeit Des Mondes

Author : David Almond
ISBN : 9783473380305
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
File Size : 47.6 MB
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Als Michael in einer baufälligen Garage ein dürres, blasses Wesen entdeckt, weiß er nicht, ob er Mensch oder Tier vor sich hat. Gemeinsam mit Mina kümmert sich Michael um das Wesen. Das lenkt ihn ab von der großen Sorge um seine kleine Schwester, die viel zu früh auf die Welt gekommen ist. Doch die Begegnung mit Skellig, wie das Wesen sich nennt, verändert Michaels und Minas Leben für immer.
Category: Juvenile Fiction