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Author: Mike Dunn
Publisher: Polperro Heritage Press
Keywords: island, george, history, story, looe, illustrated
Number of Pages: 114
Published: 2005-03-24
ISBN-10: 0954913728
ISBN-13: 9780954913724

The Looe Island Story is the first fully illustrated history of Cornwall's most beautiful and mysterious island. Once part of a monastic settlement, St. George's or Looe Island is today owned by the Cornwall Wildlife Trust. Author Mike Dunn traces its history from earliest times, describing its inhabitants and their smuggling activities in the 18th and 19th centuries as well as the famous Atkins sisters who owned it for many years until recently. The island receives many visitors who come to enjoy its unique setting and historic past.

Author: Mark Twain
Publisher: Plain Label Books
Keywords: illustrated, mobi, classics, williams, true, sawyer, adventures, tom
Number of Pages: 317
Published: 2008
ISBN-10: 1603035079
ISBN-13: 9781603035071

The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, by Mark Twain, is a popular 1876 novel about a young boy growing up in the Antebellum South on the Mississippi River in the fictional town of St. Petersburg, Missouri. Tom Sawyer, a mischievous orphan taken in by his Aunt Polly, goes through a series of adventures involving his friends, Joe Harper and Huckleberry Finn. Tom is an escape master, and a professional trickster. The best known passage in the book describes how Sawyer persuades his friends to whitewash, or paint, a long fence for him. -- Excerpted from Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Intuitive navigati

Author: Albert C. Manucy
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: emphasizing, types, used, america, cannon, history, ages, short, illustrated, artillery
Number of Pages: 97
Published: 1994-04-01
ISBN-10: 0788107453
ISBN-13: 9780788107450

A description of types of artillery used in warfare throughout history, including the ancient engines of war; gunpowder introduced to Europe; the bombards; 16th century cannon; the 17th century and Gustavus Adolphus; the 18th century; U.S. guns of the early 1800s; rifling; the Civil War; and the change to modern artillery. Also includes the characteristics of cannon; projectiles; tools; the practice of gunnery; glossary; and selected bibliography. Many of the types of cannon described in this book may be seen in areas of the National Park system; some parks with especially fine collections are

Author: Fessenden Otis
Publisher: Applewood Books
Keywords: railroad, panama, history, illustrated
Number of Pages: 274
Published: 2009-06-01
ISBN-10: 1429020032
ISBN-13: 9781429020039

Author: Charles Kingsley
Publisher: Seeley
Keywords: reign, devon, glorious, majesty, elizabeth, queen, county, burrough, adventures, voyage, sir, amyas, knight, leigh, westward
Number of Pages: 413
Published: 1920
ISBN-10: 0684194449
ISBN-13: 9780684194448

For nearly a century, Scribner has exemplified the very best in publishing by pairing classic texts with the illustrative giants of the time, such as N. C. Wyeth and Maxfield Parrish. With the same commitment to the high standards established by the series' founders, Atheneum Books for Young Readers is expanding the Scribner Illustrated Classics line over the next several years to include such modern-day classics as Jack London's The Call of the Wild and White Fang, J.M. Barrie's Peter Pan, and The Stories of O. Henry, to be illustrated by some of the finest artists of our generation, includin

Author: National Fire Protection Association
Publisher: NationalFireProtectionAssoc
Keywords: nfpa, guide, illustrated, designer
Number of Pages: 6
Published: 2007
ISBN-10: 0877656320
ISBN-13: 9780877656326

Author: Ven R. Rechung
Publisher: University of California Press
Keywords: texts, original, illustrated, medicine, tibetan
Number of Pages: 356
Published: 1976-07-20
ISBN-10: 0520030486
ISBN-13: 9780520030480
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