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Cover of Gold Rush Steamers

Gold Rush Steamers of the Pacific

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This book is a large-font reprint of the 1938 original. It was written by Columbia University graduate, mining expert, and California historian Ernest Abram Wiltsee, who was a collector of covers. (A cover is the name stamp collectors have given to what most people call envelopes.) The...Read More
Gold, Silk, Pioneers & Mail, cover

Gold, Silk, Pioneers & Mail

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This 50-page book is copy number 160 of only 500 in a limited-edition printing. Number six of the Pacific History Series, this book's cover features a handsome 1867 image of the wooden side-paddle wheel steamer "China." This ship was manufactured to transport mail across the Pacific, from San...Read More
The Golden Figures of Buddha and Buddhist Sites in Thailand, photographs

The Golden Figures of Buddha and Buddhist Sites in Thailand

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Legend has it that during the third century B.C., the Indian emperor Ashoka (272-232 B.C.) sent monks to Thailand to spread the teachings of the Buddha. Archaeological evidence contradicts this story, indicating that the earliest contact between Thailand and India did not occur until 50-250 A....Read More
Goldrausch: Gegenwartskunst aus, mit oder, uber Gold, cover

Goldrausch: Gegenwartskunst Aus, Mit Oder, Uber Gold

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Gold Rush: Contemporary Art Made From, With or About Gold is an exhibition catalogue published to accompany the exhibit of the same title, which was featured at Kunsthalle Nürnburg (October 18, 2012 to January 13, 2013) and at Villa Merkel, Galerien der Stadt Esslingen am Neckar (February 17 to...Read More
The Gospel according to Mark...in the language of the Dakotas - Wotanin waxte Markus owa kin dee

The Gospel According to Mark...in the Language of the Dakotas = Wotanin Waxte Markus Owa Kin Dee

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This is one of the earliest and rarest works in the Dakota (Sioux) language. The text includes all sixteen chapters of the gospel of Saint Mark. It was created by having missionary Thomas Williamson read from the Book of Mark in French, which was then translated into Dakota by Joseph Renville, the...Read More
The grammar of ornament, illustrated by examples from various styles of ornament.

The Grammar of Ornament

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This was the first encyclopedic pattern book that examined ornament from a variety of cultures and historic periods. Jones created the Grammar to educate designers and stressed the need for a study of historic styles in order to prepare for an ornamental language suitable to the new industrial age...Read More
Title page of The Grapes of New York

The Grapes of New York

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U. P. Hedrick was a horticulturist at the New York State Agricultural Experiment Station in Geneva, New York in 1905 when he began writing the first of many monographs of fruit cultivars that could be grown in New York State.  The Grapes of New York is the first of his many works. The...Read More
Cover of The Great Chili Confrontation by H. Allen Smith

The Great Chili Confrontation

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Before cooking competitions on reality TV, a 1967 throwdown chili cookoff, commemorated in The Great Chili Confrontation, rocked the state of Texas and led to today’s World Chili Champion Cookoff (WCCC). When humorist H. Allen Smith wrote “Nobody Knows More About Chili Than I Do” in Holiday...Read More
Cover of Gullah Culture in America

Gullah Culture in America

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The book’s purpose is to take us behind-the-scenes so we can see what it’s like to grow up and live life in the Gullah community. Sayings such as “dog got four feet but can’t walk but one road” are uniquely Gullah. This translates to “you can only do one thing at a time.” The book has black adn...Read More
Handbuch fur Naturaliensammler oder grundliche Anweisung die Naturkorper aller drei Reiche zu sammeln,...

Handbuch fur Naturaliensammler oder Grundliche Anweisung die Naturkorper Aller Drei Reiche zu sammeln,...

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Held by only one other library in North America, this book is a guide to collecting and preserving natural-history specimens. Thon (1792-1838) provides thorough and detailed instructions on the collecting, preparing, and stuffing of all manner of mammals, reptiles, birds, and insects, as well as...Read More

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