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Bibliophile: An Illustrated Miscellany
by Chronicle Books LLC

Language

English

Pages

224

Publication Date

September 11, 2018

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<h3><strong>Perfect gift for book lovers, writers and your book club</strong></h3><p><strong>Book lovers rejoice!</strong>聽In this love letter to all things bookish, Jane Mount brings literary people, places, and things to life through her signature and vibrant illustrations.</p><p><strong>Readers of Jane Mount's聽<em>Bibliophile</em>聽will delight in:</strong></p><ul><li>Touring the world's most beautiful bookstores</li><li>Testing their knowledge of the written word with quizzes</li><li>Finding their next great read in lovingly curated stacks of books</li><li>Sampling the most famous fictional meals</li><li>Peeking inside the workspaces of their favorite authors</li></ul><p><strong>A source of endless inspiration, literary facts and recommendations:</strong>聽<em>Bibliophile</em>聽is pure bookish joy and sure to enchant book clubbers, English majors, poetry devotees, aspiring writers, and any and all who identify as book lovers.</p><p><strong>If you have read or own:</strong>聽<em>I鈥檇 Rather Be Reading: The Delights and Dilemmas of the Reading Life; The Written World: The Power of Stories to Shape People, History, and Civilization;</em>聽or聽<em>How to Read Literature Like a Professor: A Lively and Entertaining Guide to Reading Between the Lines;</em>聽then you will want to read and own Jane Mount's聽<em>Bibliophile.</em></p>
Mark Twain: The Complete Novels
by Mark Twain

Language

English

Pages

1456

Publication Date

October 08, 2019

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Here you will find the complete novels of Mark Twain in the chronological order of their original publication: <br /><br />- The Gilded Age: A Tale of Today <br />- The Adventures of Tom Sawyer <br />- The Prince and the Pauper <br />- The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn <br />- A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court <br />- The American Claimant <br />- Tom Sawyer Abroad <br />- The Tragedy of Pudd'nhead Wilson <br />- Tom Sawyer, Detective <br />- Personal Recollections of Joan of Arc <br />- A Double Barrelled Detective Story <br />- A Horse's Tale <br />- The Mysterious Stranger
Koh-i-Noor: The History of the World's Most Infamous Diamond
by , Anita Anand

Language

English

Pages

352

Publication Date

September 12, 2017

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<b>From the internationally acclaimed and bestselling historians William Dalrymple and Anita Anand, the first comprehensive and authoritative history of the Koh-i-Noor diamond, arguably the most celebrated jewel in the world.</b><br /><br />On March 29, 1849, the ten-year-old leader of the Sikh kingdom of the Punjab was ushered into the magnificent Mirrored Hall at the center of the British fort in Lahore, India. There, in a formal Act of Submission, the frightened but dignified child handed over to the British East India Company swathes of the richest land in India and the single most valuable object in the subcontinent: the celebrated Koh-i-Noor diamond, otherwise known as the Mountain of Light. To celebrate the acquisition, the British East India Company commissioned a history of the diamond woven together from the gossip of the Delhi Bazaars. From that moment forward, the Koh-i-Noor became the most famous and mythological diamond in history, with thousands of people coming to see it at the 1851 Great Exhibition and still more thousands repeating the largely fictitious account of its passage through history. <br /><br />Using original eyewitness accounts and chronicles never before translated into English, Dalrymple and Anand trace the true history of the diamond and disperse the myths and fantastic tales that have long surrounded this awe-inspiring jewel. The resulting history of south and central Asia tells a true tale of greed, conquest, murder, torture, colonialism, and appropriation that shaped a continent and the Koh-i-Noor itself.
The Third Reich in 100 Objects: A Material History of Nazi German...
by Roger Moorhouse

Language

English

Pages

272

Publication Date

July 19, 2017

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<b>鈥淚nsightful commentary on the tangible relics of the Third Reich聽.聽.聽. Tells the history of the Nazi regime from a fascinating new perspective鈥?(<i>Military History Monthly</i>).</b><br /> 聽<br /> Hitler鈥檚 Third Reich is covered in countless books and films: no conflict of the twentieth century has prompted such interest or such a body of literature. Here, two leading World War II historians offer a new way to look at the subject鈥攖hrough objects that come from this time and place, much like a museum exhibit.<br /> 聽<br /> The photographs gathered by the authors represent subjects including the methamphetamine known as Pervitin, Hitler鈥檚 Mercedes, jackboots, concentration camp badges, a 1932 election poster, Wehrmacht mittens, Hitler鈥檚 grooming kit, the Tiger Tank, fragments of flak, and, of course, the swastika and <i>Mein Kampf</i>, among dozens more鈥攁long with informative text that sheds new light on both the objects themselves and the history they represent.
Cherrypickers' Guide to Rare Die Varieties of United States Coins...
by , J.T. Stanton

Language

English

Pages

365

Publication Date

June 30, 2009

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Few books have excited the coin-collecting community like the Cherrypickers鈥?Guide. Since the first edition burst onto the scene in 1990, thousands of hobbyists have been searching for the rare die varieties described inside. This handy book tells you how to 鈥渃herrypick鈥濃€攖hat is, how to examine coins that look normal at first glance, but have unusual characteristics: doubled and tripled dies, overdates, repunched mintmarks, and other features that can reveal a common coin to be a rare and valuable variety. With the close-up photographs and descriptions inside, you鈥檒l learn exactly what to look for. That kind of knowledge truly is power!
Vintage Recipes: Timeless and Memorable Old-Fashioned Recipes fro...
by Louise Davidson

Language

English

Pages

148

Publication Date

March 19, 2019

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<h2> Celebrate the flavors of the classic recipes from the previous generations with this collection of old-fashioned vintage recipes. <br /><br />Download FREE with Kindle Unlimited</h2><br /><br />Nostalgia is a powerful thing, and many of us would love to explore the decades of the 1900s. In this cookbook, we share with you some of the classics of each decade, from the 1920s through to the 1970s. Some will be foods you鈥檝e heard of but might ever have tried, while others might be familiar to you already.<br /><br /><b> Each recipe has a short description of its origin, making you discover the history behind the dishes that have been tried and perfected over time. </b><br /><br /><h2>This illustrated cookbook will show you the way our great grandmothers, grandmothers, and mothers used to cook food for their family.</h2> <br /><br />The recipes included here are from our family recipe boxes handwritten on cards and that have been passed down from one generation to the next. The dishes are heartwarming, healthy, and made every time with lots of love! <br /><br /><b>Inside, you鈥檒l find over 50 delicious retro recipes including:</b><br />鈥elightful breakfast recipes such as the German Pancakes and the Yankee Mush<br />鈥wesome appetizer recipes like the Speakeasy Crab Dip and the Party Meatballs<br />鈥atisfying chicken and poultry recipes such as the Chicken a la King and the Kentucky Hot Brown<br />鈥holesome beef, pork, venison and lamb recipes such as the Smothered Swiss Steak and the Sausage Stovies<br />鈥ountiful seafood recipes such as the Tuna Casserole and the Normandy Trout<br />鈥asty vegetarian and side recipes such as the Creamed Peas on Toast and the Colcannon<br />鈥eartwarming soups like the New England Clam Chowder and the Partridge Soup<br />鈥uscious dessert recipes such as the Pineapple Upside-Down Cake and the Strawberry Chiffon Pie<br /><br /><b>All recipes come with an image, a detailed list of ingredients, cooking and preparation times, number of servings and easy to follow step-by-step instructions. .</b><br /><br />Read on your favorite devices such as Kindle, iPhone, iPad, Android cellular phone, tablet, laptop, or computer with Amazon's free reading Kindle App.<br /><br />Come down memory lane and prepare delicious vintage recipe your family members or friends will discover for the first time or spark pure joy from the wholesome flavors of their childhood!<br /><br /><h2><b> Let鈥檚 get started! Scroll back up and click the BUY NOW button at the top right side of this page for an immediate download!</b></h2><br />
Tell Me Who I Am: The Sunday Times Bestseller and Netflix Origin...
by , Marcus Lewis

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English

Pages

353

Publication Date

July 04, 2013

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<p>Imagine waking up one day to discover that you have forgotten everything about your life. Your only link with the past, your only hope for the future, is your identical twin.</p><p>Now imagine, years later, discovering that your twin had not told you the whole truth about your childhood, your family, and the forces that had shaped you. Why the secrets? Why the silences? You have no choice but to begin again.</p><p>This has been Alex's reality: a world where memories are just the stories people tell you, where fact and fiction are impossible to distinguish. With dogged courage he has spent years hunting for the truth about his hidden past and his remarkable family. His quest to understand his true identity has revealed shocking betrayals and a secret tragedy, extraordinary triumph over crippling adversity and, above all, redemption founded on brotherly love.</p><p>Marcus his twin brother has sometimes been a reluctant companion on this journey, but for him too it has led to staggering revelations and ultimately the shedding of impossible burdens. </p><p>Their story spans continents and eras, from 1950s debutantes and high society in the Home Counties to a remote island in the Pacific and 90s raves. Disturbing, funny, heart-breaking and affirming, Alex and Marcus's determination to rebuild their lives makes us look afresh at how we choose to tell our stories.</p>
Another Man's Treasure (a romantic thriller) (Palmyrton Estate Sa...
by S.W. Hubbard

Language

English

Pages

353

Publication Date

November 07, 2013

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<b>On a snowy Christmas Eve, a beautiful young mother goes out to buy a few last minute gifts...and never returns.<br />Thirty years later, her daughter picks up her trail.</b> <br />What really happened to Audrey Nealon鈥檚 mother? Did she die in a tragic accident? Or did she abandon her husband and young daughter? And why is Audrey鈥檚 father so cold and distant?<br /> <br />As the successful owner of an estate sale business, Audrey has put the past behind her. Her mother is a distant memory, her father a problem she keeps closed away.<br /> <br />Until the day Audrey clears out the home of a lonely old widow and finds some shocks.<br /> <br />Street drugs in the silverware drawer, a trunkful of jewels in the attic, and the distinctive ring Audrey鈥檚 mother was wearing the night her car supposedly sank to the bottom of a New Jersey lake.<br /> <br />Relentlessly, Audrey pursues clues to her family鈥檚 troubled history. Because the truth will set her free鈥nless it gets her killed.<br /> <br />Each fact Audrey uncovers drags her further away from the love she craves. Now she鈥檚 on a collision course with people more determined, more ambitious, and more dangerous than she can fathom. As the twist ending reveals, some truths are too awful to bear, and too terrible to share.<br /> <br />Fans of Liane Moriarty and Melinda Leigh will enjoy this romantic thriller with its fun mix of mystery, romance, and humor and a strong female detective. And if you're a dog lover who enjoys Spencer Quinn's Chet and Bernie mystery series, you'll want to meet Ethel, the canine sidekick who steals every scene she's in. "Law and Order" meets "Antiques Roadshow" in this top-rated Kindle Unlimited mystery.<br /> <br />Start reading Another Man鈥檚 Treasure right now. You won鈥檛 fall asleep until you find out how Audrey鈥檚 story ends!<br />
Air Fryer Cookbook for Beginners: Top 600 Tasty, Crispy and Delic...
by Scarlett Wilson

Language

English

Pages

218

Publication Date

July 27, 2019

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<h2><strong>600 most wanted,聽easy-to-make聽air fryer recipes for beginners...</strong></h2><p>Mixed berry muffins? Tuna Zucchini Melts? Spicy Thai Beef Stir-fry? Cooked on an air fryer? Absolutely! This air fryer cookbook turns your air fryer into an all-purpose cooking machine. With more than 600 recipes,聽The Essential Air Fryer Cookbook for Beginners, goes beyond fried foods, to give you inspired meals that are baked, grilled, roasted, and more.<br /></p><p>In this unique Air Fryer cookbook, you will find an exclusive collection of recipes to prepare diverse cuisines at the comfort of your home. Now you can cook hand-picked recipes from your favorite ingredients.</p><p><strong>Try the air fryer recipes under various sections such as:</strong><br /></p><ul><li><strong>Breakfasts</strong><br /></li><li>Chicken & Poultry<br /></li><li><strong>Beef, Pork & Lamb</strong><br /></li><li>Snacks & Appetizers<br /></li><li><strong>Fish & Seafood</strong><br /></li><li>Vegan & Vegetarian<br /></li><li><strong>Desserts</strong>鈥?lt;/li></ul><p>Pick up your copy today and聽start cooking amazing Air Fryer recipes that cater for the diverse needs of you and your family, allowing you, the Air Fryer beginner, to聽<strong>save time, money and stress in the kitchen.</strong></p><h2><strong></strong><strong>>>Bonus<<</strong><br /></h2><h2><strong>Buy the "paperback edition" of this book and get the "Kindle edition" for absolutely聽FREE!</strong><br /></h2><p><br /></p><p><strong>Click the BUY NOW button to start your new Air Fryer聽lifestyle!</strong><br /></p><br /><br />
The GH Kaestlin Collection of Imperial Russian and Zemstvo Stamps...
by , Leon Finik

Language

English

Pages

314

Publication Date

October 30, 2013

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A quiet philatelist, George H. Kaestlin joined the original Rossika Society in 1935 along with the better known Theo B. Lavroff and K. Szymanowski. Whereas Lavroff contributed significantly to Russian philately as an author and researcher and Szymanowski was an avid collector, Kaestlin collected privately. Born in Moscow, circa 1893, Kaestlin arrived in England in 1939. After World War II, When the original Rossika dissolved, he did not join the newly reconstituted Rossica Society of the United States. He never wrote for any philatelic magazine, never joined the London-based British Society of Russian Philately, and never showed his material at any exhibition. Thus he managed to elude notice in the literature of the times and receded into obscurity. Kaestlin鈥檚 exceedingly remarkable contribution, however, is found in the quality and scope of his collection and in the preservation of the treasures he acquired (many from the legendary Faberg茅 collection).<br /><br />Kaestlin鈥檚 attention to detail and fastidious collecting habits are evident in the layout and handwriting in his albums. His collection, donated to the Smithsonian Institution in 1984 by his niece Vera Madeleine Kaestlin-Bock, includes more than 1,250 album pages on which he organized more than 14,000 Imperial Russian and zemstvo stamps. The quality of the stamps is outstanding. With the publication of this book, Kaestlin can finally take his place among the greats of Russian philately. The G.H. Kaestlin Collection of Imperial Russian and Zemstvo Stamps is one of the greatest museum collections outside of Russia.

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