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Pyrite

Pyrite [Fool's Gold]

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David Rickard gives gold’s poor relation the royal treatment in this scholarly work on the mineral pyrite. Rickard presents both the social uses of pyrite—from historical accounts—and the scientific nature of the mineral. Whether a scientist is researching the history of an older piece of metalwork...Read More
The R.F.D. Golden Jubilee, cover

The R.F.D. Golden Jubilee

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This pocket-sized hardcover book was published in 1946—the 50-year anniversary of rural free delivery by the U.S. postal service. The advent of rural delivery service made a big difference in the lives of farmers. Before rural free delivery, many farmers had to travel long distances to pick up...Read More
Anatomical diagram of fossil fish jaws

Recherches Sur Les Poissons Fossiles

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Prehistoric fishes were a largely unexplored paleontological topic until Louis Aggassiz (1807-1873) published this ground-breaking work. The most comprehensive book on fossil fishes at the time, it names hundreds of new species, including two in honor of Mary Anning, the fossil hunter who...Read More
Cover of The Record of the Sub-Wealden Exploration

The Record of the Sub-Wealden Exploration

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The Weald of southeast England is likely one of the most geologically rich areas within the British Isles. Located between the chalk escarpments of the North and the South Downs, it has yielded many important fossils, including ones for the Baryonyx and Iguanodon dinosaurs. As part of the...Read More
Encyclopédie - t.10

Recueil de Planches, Sur les Sciences, les Arts Libéraux, et les Arts Méchaniques. Encyclopédie - t.10

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The Encyclopédie ou Dictionnaire raisonné des sciences, des arts et des métiers, par une Société de Gens de lettres was published under the direction of Diderot and d'Alembert, with 17 volumes of text and 11 volumes of plates between 1751 and 1772. Containing 74,000 articles written by more than...Read More
Encyclopédie - t.6

Recueil de Planches, Sur les Sciences, les Arts Libéraux, et les Arts Méchaniques. Encyclopédie - t.6

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The Encyclopédie ou Dictionnaire raisonné des sciences, des arts et des métiers, par une Société de Gens de lettres was published under the direction of Diderot and d'Alembert, with 17 volumes of text and 11 volumes of plates between 1751 and 1772. Containing 74,000 articles written by more than...Read More
Encyclopédie - t.7

Recueil de Planches, Sur les Sciences, les Arts Libéraux, et les Arts Méchaniques. Encyclopédie - t.7

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The Encyclopédie ou Dictionnaire raisonné des sciences, des arts et des métiers, par une Société de Gens de lettres was published under the direction of Diderot and d'Alembert, with 17 volumes of text and 11 volumes of plates between 1751 and 1772. Containing 74,000 articles written by more than...Read More
Encyclopédie - t.8

Recueil de Planches, Sur les Sciences, les Arts Libéraux, et les Arts Méchaniques. Encyclopédie - t.8

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The Encyclopédie ou Dictionnaire raisonné des sciences, des arts et des métiers, par une Société de Gens de lettres was published under the direction of Diderot and d'Alembert, with 17 volumes of text and 11 volumes of plates between 1751 and 1772. Containing 74,000 articles written by more than...Read More
Cover of Religion in the kitchen by Elizabeth Perez

Religion in the Kitchen

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This book is a truly original and innovative look into the often unknown and complex “micropractices” of preparing sacred foods that are important religious rituals in their own right. With her in-depth anthropological study of the traditions of Lucumi (popularly known as Santeria), Elizabeth Pérez...Read More
Reports on the crab and lobster fisheries of England and Wales...

Reports on the Crab and Lobster Fisheries of England and Wales...of Scotland and of Ireland

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Written by Francis Trevelyan Buckland (1826 – 1880) and Sir Spencer Walpole KCB (1839 – 1907) in 1877, Report on the Crab and Lobster Fisheries of England and Wales, of Scotland, and of Ireland serves as an excellent historical survey of individuals who made their living catching both lobsters and...Read More

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