Mauser Military Rifles of the World by Robert W. D. Ball

By Robert W. D. Ball

More versions — extra images — extra History

Robert Ball, the world's most excellent authority on Mauser army rifles, maintains to scour the continents looking for extra information and versions of this ubiquitous rifle. His years of analysis and services culminate during this definitive, full-color Mauser reference.

In this re-creation, you are going to find:

  • Previously unknown variations
  • Rare insurance of experimental guns and prototypes
  • Meticulously cataloged descriptions, ancient backgrounds, version specifics and markings, and specific photographs

One of a sort, this version is the main exhaustive reference ever for Mauser army rifles!

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Fragments of the World: Uses of Museum Collections by Suzanne Keene

By Suzanne Keene

Prior to now decade a few person museums have stumbled on inventive methods of utilizing their collections and of constructing them obtainable. despite the fact that, museum collections as an entire are huge, immense in dimension and volume and the query of ways can they are often placed to top use is ever current. whilst traditional exhibitions can basically ever utilise a tiny share of them, what different makes use of of the collections are attainable? Will their exploitation and use now ruin their price for destiny generations? should still they only be stored properly and as economically as attainable as a source for the future?Fragments of the realm examines those questions, first reviewing the heritage of accumulating and of collections, then discussing the ways that the collections themselves are getting used this present day. Case reports of major examples from world wide illustrate the dialogue. Bringing jointly the wondering museum collections with case experiences of the ways that types of assortment are used, the booklet offers a roadmap for museums to make greater use of this glorious source. * Brings jointly the varied facets of this topical topic in a single position* available, readable textual content within the authors trademark sort* overseas case stories to demonstrate the speculation

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Warman's Barbie Doll Field Guide: Values and Identification by Sharon Verbeten

By Sharon Verbeten

This enjoyable, reasonable and fact-filled advisor helps you to indulge in the wonderful thing about Barbie, whereas delivering information that can assist you determine and examine the worth of the dolls on your assortment, or these you dream approximately owning.

The excellent measurement to exploit at outlets, storage revenues, and through on-line auctions, this advisor comprises model units and approximately 50 years of the main precious and collectible Barbie dolls.

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Matroid theory and its applications by Barlotti A. (ed.)

By Barlotti A. (ed.)

Lectures: T.H. Brylawski: The Tutte polynomial.- D.J.A. Welsh: Matroids and combinatorial optimisation.- Seminars: M. Barnabei, A. Brini, G.-C. Rota: Un’introduzione alla teoria delle funzioni di Möbius.- A. Brini: a few comments at the serious problem.- J. Oxley: On 3-connected matroids and graphs.- R. Peele: The poset of subpartitions and Cayley’s formulation for the complexity of a whole graph.- A. Recski: Engineering functions of matroids.- T. Zaslavisky: Voltage-graphic matroids.

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X-Radiography of Textiles, Dress and Related Objects by Sonia O'Connor, Mary Brooks

By Sonia O'Connor, Mary Brooks

X-radiography of fabric items unearths hidden good points in addition to unforeseen elements and fabrics. This non-destructive procedure throws gentle on development, production thoughts, use, put on, fix, styles of degradation and relationship. X-radiography improves artefact documentation and interpretation in addition to guiding conservation techniques through bettering understanding.This booklet explores recommendations for X-raying textiles. It describes techniques to photo interpretation and explains how, via digitisation and electronic photograph manipulation, greatest details should be realised. Case stories comprise archaeological, ecclesiastical and ethnographic textiles, goods of gown and components, upholstery, quilts, embroideries, dolls and toys. Museum pros will locate this stimulating publication a vital consultant for constructing their very own perform or commissioning cloth X-radiographs. * cutting edge remedy of X-radiography for cloth examine and conservation * available case examine procedure presents concept for destiny initiatives * contains part on digitization and electronic picture processing

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100 Years of Collecting in America: The Story of Sotheby by Thomas Elliot Norton

By Thomas Elliot Norton

The heritage of good artwork auctions in the United States is an indelible list of public opinion within the realm of aesthetics and style. In each public sale, the murals that has the best allure instructions the top expense, and a studying of the roster of gadgets and artists most often chosen offers a transparent and engaging photo of the evolution of style and style in America.

The background of Sotheby Parke Bernet and its predecessor organizations in the United States provides us a brief synopsis ot the place we have been and the way we've got replaced and what kind of we loved ourselves within the technique. taking a look at the various illustrations of artistic endeavors offered over the process a century, we're mesmerized by way of the diversity of items that experience undergone their public sale rooms.

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Pen & Sword - Images of War. Panzer Divisions at War by Ian Baxter

By Ian Baxter

Pen & Sword - photographs of warfare. Panzer Divisions at struggle 1939-1945 КНИГИ ;ВОЕННАЯ ИСТОРИЯ Издательство: Pen & Sword (LEO COOPER)Серия: photos of WarАвтор(ы): Ian BaxterЯзык: EnglishГод издания: Количество страниц: ISBN: 1-84415-433-5Формат: pdfРазмер: 133.0 mbRapid1Rapid2Размер: 15.7 mb swift eighty five

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Imagining A Medieval English Nation (Medieval Cultures) by Kathy Lavezzo

By Kathy Lavezzo

Throughout the overdue heart a while, the expanding growth of administrative, felony, and armed forces structures via a vital govt, including the higher involvement of the commons in nationwide existence, introduced England nearer than ever to political nationhood. analyzing a various array of texts-ranging from Latin and vernacular historiography to Lollard tracts, Ricardian poetry, and chivalric treatises-this quantity finds the range of types "England" assumed while it used to be imagined within the medieval West. those essays disrupt traditional considering the connection among premodernity and modernity, problem conventional preconceptions in regards to the origins of the state, and complicate theories in regards to the workings of nationalism. Imagining a Medieval English kingdom is not just a suite of recent readings of significant canonical works by means of major medievalists, it truly is one of the first book-length analyses at the topic and of serious curiosity. participants: Kathleen Davis, Bucknell U; L. O. Aranye Fradenburg, U of California, Santa Barbara; Andrew Galloway, Cornell U; Jill C. Havens, Baylor U; Peggy A. Knapp, Carnegie Mellon U; Larry Scanlon, Rutgers U; D. Vance Smith, Princeton U; Claire Sponsler, U of Iowa; Lynn Staley, Colgate U; Thorlac Turville-Petre, U of Nottingham. Kathy Lavezzo is assistant professor of English on the college of Iowa.

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