Category: Antiques Collectibles

Download Submarine Badges and Insignia of the World: An Illustrated by Pete Prichard PDF

By Pete Prichard

An entire compendium of the submarine badges of the area, courting from the Imperial Russian Naval officials Submarine university commencement Badge of 1909 to the hot South Korean Submariners Badge issued in 1996. Covers all international locations at the moment working submarines in addition to these now not present as political entities.

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Download Knight's Cross and Oak-Leaves Recipients 1939-40 by Gordon Williamson, Ramiro Bujeiro PDF

By Gordon Williamson, Ramiro Bujeiro

В 1939 году был введен новый класс в серии ордена Железный крест, Рыцарский крест Железного Креста (Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes). Им награждали за умелое руководством боем или храбрость невзирая на звание, ранг и род войск. Это первая из четырёх книг, рассказывающая о его кавалерах

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Download Civil war guns by William B. Edwards PDF

By William B. Edwards

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Download Roman Imperial Coinage by C.H.V. Sutherland PDF

By C.H.V. Sutherland

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Download Big-Bore Revolvers by Max Prasac PDF

By Max Prasac

Is higher larger? You guess it really is, whilst it is a big-bore revolver!

Big-Bore Revolvers deals a one-stop source for the wheelgun amateur to the hardened veteran and everybody in among. With in-depth insurance of industrial and wildcat calibers and their effectiveness, theoretical and real software of terminal ballistics and a close examine modern to be had revolver structures, this is often the main complete booklet ever released at the topic.

Inside you will find:

  • A one-stop source for every little thing you will have and wish to grasp approximately big-bore revolvers
  • Foreword through Dick Casull, smooth big-bore revolver pioneer and father of the cartridge that consists of his name--the well-known .454 Casull
  • A finished examine dozens of outsized cartridges, their designers and ballistics
  • Detailed descriptions of the power-house revolvers that may deal with big-bore loads--even if you happen to can't!
  • More than 250 full-color pictures, highlighting cartridge comparisons, the revolvers themselves, and the massive and hazardous online game which are no fit for the devastating strength of those firearms.
  • And a lot, a lot more!

With a distinct examine the pioneers in the back of the big-bore revolution, and hunt tales as mammoth because the weapons and cartridges themselves, this can be one publication each handgun lover and hunter should want to learn conceal to hide. Authored by means of big-bore revolver aficionado Max Prasac, and with collaboration from John Parker and Jack Huntington, of the main authoritative names in big-bore revolver circles, this compendium of evidence, background and first-hand stories at the back of the points of interest fills a long-vacant niche.

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Download Practical Watch Repairing by Donald de Carle PDF

By Donald de Carle

This book describes the theories and techniques of repairing and adjusting the fashionable watch in targeted and meticulous element. De Carle takes his reader via each level and operation of watch repairing, and with 553 illustrations, it might justifiably declare to be the simplest illustrated publication on functional horology but issued, and the best of its style on any topic.

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Download Encyclopedia of Knitting by coll. PDF

By coll.

Knitting creates a number of loops of yarn, known as stitches, in a line or tube. Knitting has a number of energetic stitches at the needle at one time. Knitted textile contains a few consecutive rows of interlocking loops. As each one row progresses, a newly created loop is pulled via a number of loops from the past row, put on the gaining needle, and the loops from the earlier row are then pulled off the opposite needle.

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Download Companion encyclopedia of Asian philosophy by Dr Brian Carr, Brian Carr, Indira Mahalingam PDF

By Dr Brian Carr, Brian Carr, Indira Mahalingam

The significant other Encyclopedia of Asian Philosophy is a distinct one-volume reference paintings which makes a large variety of richly various philosophical, moral and theological traditions available to a large audience.The spouse is split into six sections masking the most traditions inside of Asian suggestion: Persian; Indian; Buddhist; chinese language; jap; and Islamic philosophy. each one part includes a number of chapters which supply complete insurance of the origins of the culture, its ways to, for instance, good judgment and languages, and to questions of morals and society. The chapters additionally include worthwhile histories of the lives of the foremost influential thinkers, in addition to an intensive research of the present tendencies.

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Download Late Byzantine Coins 1204 - 1453 in the Ashmolean Museum, by Eleni Lianta PDF

By Eleni Lianta

This assortment has now been meticulously documented through Eleni Lianta in overdue Byzantine cash 1204-1453, released by way of Spink. Dr. Lianta carry a level in Byzantine numismatics from Oxford, and this paintings relies on her dissertation. on the time of e-book, she used to be operating as a numismatist within the archaeology division of the Thessaloniki Metro venture. The e-book contains 1128 cash, so much formerly unpublished and such a lot in «fine» situation, that means they're identifiable. For the interval 1204-1261, eighty four% of the cash are billon (copper alloy with a small volume of silver), 7.6% are copper, 5.5% are electrum and nearly three% are gold. For the interval 1261-1453, forty three% are copper. 37% are silver, 17% are gold and in basic terms 3.4% are of billon.

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Download Encyclopedia of Ancient Egypt by Margaret R. Bunson PDF

By Margaret R. Bunson

Starting from Egypt's predynastic cultures to the suicides of Cleopatra and Marc Antony in 30 BCE, Encyclopedia of old Egypt, 3rd variation comprises greater than 2,300 distinctive entries, each one completely reviewed and up-to-date to mirror fresh advances in scholarship.

In addition to the newest discoveries and excavations, new back and front subject goods were further to this complete source, together with an appendix at the research of historical Egypt, a thesaurus, a ancient evaluation part, and a geographical assessment part.

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