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The A Z Guide To Tracing Ancestors In Britain

Author : F. C. Markwell
ISBN : IND:39000000249263
Genre : Genealogy
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This is an A to Z glossary of terms relating to genealogical research in Britain. Arranged alphabetically, it contains definitions, explanations, bibliographies, sources, addresses, and signposts pointing to every conceivable to topic of interest to the family historian. It is everything known about those curious British terms such as "Poor Law", Letters Patent, State Papers, Chancery Proceedings, GRO, and CRO. Also covered are what market towns are so important in the search for elusive marriage records. "The A-Z Guide To Tracing Ancestors In Britain" answers all these questions and hundreds more.

Catalogue Of The Library At Chatsworth T Z Supplement A Z Manuscripts Books Printed On Vellum Books In Grolier S Binding Books Purchased At Various Sales Priced Erratacorrige

Author : Dukes of Devonshire Library (Chatsworth)
ISBN : NYPL:33433069143802
Genre : Early printed books
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Alabama Iowa

Author : American Revolution Bicentennial Administration
ISBN : UCBK:C021093706
Genre : American Revolution Bicentennial, 1976
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Contemporary Authors

Author : Gale Group
ISBN : 0787667145
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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These exciting and unique author profiles are essential to your holdings because sketches are entirely revised and up-to-date, and completely replace the original Contemporary Authors entries. A softcover cumulative index is published twice per year (included in subscription).

Bibliography Of The History Of Medicine

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ISBN : OSU:32435023138936
Genre : Medicine
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Catalog Of The Avery Memorial Architectural Library Of Columbia University

Author : Avery Library
ISBN : IOWA:31858044759359
Genre : Architecture
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The A Z Guide To Modern Literary And Cultural Theorists

Author : Stuart Sim
ISBN : STANFORD:36105017418604
Genre : Social Science
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The History And Antiquities Of London Westminster Southwark And Parts Adjacent

Author : Thomas Allen
ISBN : MSU:31293027113061
Genre : London (England)
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Roadside History Of Arizona

Author : Marshall Trimble
ISBN : IND:39000005017285
Genre : Travel
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Travels modern highways on a trip through the history of Arizona, stopping at major settlements of the nineteenth century, with journal excerpts from the gold rush era. Also includes legends and treasure stories, and information on ghost towns and interesting place names.

An A Z Of Type Designers

Author : Neil Macmillan
ISBN : 0300111517
Genre : Art
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Review: "This illustrated A-Z features outstanding type designers from around the world, from Gutenberg to the present day. Arranged alphabetically by designer's name, the book contains over 260 biographical profiles. Entries are illustrated by key typefaces taken from a wide range of sources, including type specimens, original posters, private press editions and magazine covers, and also give a list of work and, where applicable, further reading references and a website address. An essential reference for typographers, graphic designers and students, the book also features a full index and eight short texts by leading typographers - Jonathan Barnbrook, Erik van Blokland, Clive Bruton, John Downer, John Hudson, Jean Francois Porchez, Erik Spiekermann and Jeremy Tankard - that cover a variety of different aspects of type design, including typeface revivals, font piracy, designing fonts for corporate identities and the role of nationality in type design."--BOOK JACKET

British History

Author : Harvard University. Library
ISBN : WISC:89057443046
Genre : History
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The Worldwide History Of Beads

Author : Lois Sherr Dubin
ISBN : STANFORD:36105215529756
Genre : Beads
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New edition updated with latest archaeological discoveries. World's definitive guide for bead lovers, collectors and scholars. Includes a new chapter on contemporary adornment since the 1980's.

Shakespeare S Pub

Author : Pete Brown
ISBN : 9781250033871
Genre : Cooking
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A history of Britain told through the story of one very special pub, from "The Beer Drinker's Bill Bryson" (Times Literary Supplement) Welcome to the George Inn near London Bridge; a cosy, wood-paneled, galleried coaching house a few minutes' walk from the Thames. Grab yourself a pint, listen to the chatter of the locals and lean back, resting your head against the wall. And then consider this: who else has rested their head against that wall, over the last six hundred years? Chaucer and his fellow pilgrims almost certainly drank in the George on their way out of London to Canterbury. It's fair to say that Shakespeare popped in from the nearby Globe for a pint, and we know that Dickens certainly did. Mail carriers changed their horses here, before heading to all four corners of Britain—while sailors drank here before visiting all four corners of the world. The pub, as Pete Brown points out, is the 'primordial cell of British life' and in the George he has found the perfect example. All life is here, from murderers, highwaymen, and ladies of the night to gossiping peddlers and hard-working clerks. So sit back with Shakespeare's Pub and watch as buildings rise and fall over the centuries, and 'the beer drinker's Bill Bryson' (UK's Times Literary Supplement) takes us on an entertaining tour through six centuries of history, through the stories of everyone that ever drank in one pub.

A New And Accurate History And Survey Of London Westminster Southwark And Places Adjacent

Author : John Entick
Genre : London (England)
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Author : Erik Larson
ISBN : 9780307351920
Genre : History
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A true story of love, murder, and the end of the world’s “great hush.” In Thunderstruck, Erik Larson tells the interwoven stories of two men—Hawley Crippen, a very unlikely murderer, and Guglielmo Marconi, the obsessive creator of a seemingly supernatural means of communication—whose lives intersect during one of the greatest criminal chases of all time. Set in Edwardian London and on the stormy coasts of Cornwall, Cape Cod, and Nova Scotia, Thunderstruck evokes the dynamism of those years when great shipping companies competed to build the biggest, fastest ocean liners; scientific advances dazzled the public with visions of a world transformed; and the rich outdid one another with ostentatious displays of wealth. Against this background, Marconi races against incredible odds and relentless skepticism to perfect his invention: the wireless, a prime catalyst for the emergence of the world we know today. Meanwhile, Crippen, “the kindest of men,” nearly commits the perfect murder. With his unparalleled narrative skills, Erik Larson guides us through a relentlessly suspenseful chase over the waters of the North Atlantic. Along the way, he tells of a sad and tragic love affair that was described on the front pages of newspapers around the world, a chief inspector who found himself strangely sympathetic to the killer and his lover, and a driven and compelling inventor who transformed the way we communicate.

The Hutchinson Illustrated Encyclopedia Of British History

Author : Simon Hall
ISBN : 1579581072
Genre : History
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The Hutchinson Illustrated Encyclopedia of British History is a comprehensive and authoritative guide to the people, events, and ideas that have shaped Britain from prehistory to the present day. The editors have also sought to convey the truth that history is more than simply a compilation of facts from the past.The editors have included as much factual information as possible in each A-Z entry, and numerous tables and statistics are included, as well as many specially-created maps and plans. The chronological relationships of past events and lives are conveyed through various detailed subject chronologies (attached to the relevant A-Z entries). A large thematic chronology, following the A-Z text, provides a visual reference to the relationship between the events of British/Irish history and events elsewhere in the world. And the cultural context of as many entries as possible has been brought to life via a wide range of illustrations, which provide a wealth of visual detail and, often, a keyto past conceptions.Interspersed in the text are 21 specially commissioned, extended feature articles from noted historians that provide the analysis and the sense of the broad sweep of history that would otherwise be impossible to convey in an A-Z reference book.

Serials In The British Library

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ISBN : STANFORD:36105121731421
Genre : Periodicals
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South Asia

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ISBN : STANFORD:36105131656246
Genre : Associations, institutions, etc
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The Bridgeman Art Library Pts 1 2 Artists A Z And Their Works

Author : Bridgeman Art Library
ISBN : PSU:000026712505
Genre : Art
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On The History Of Some Problems Of English Grammar Before 1800

Author : Ivan Poldauf
ISBN : STANFORD:36105033508826
Genre : English language
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