The Collector S Encyclopedia Of Buttons

Author: Sally C. Luscomb
Editor: Schiffer Pub Limited
ISBN: 9780764323294
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The bible book of buttons is back in an updated and revised sixth edition. This is the best introduction to the world of buttons that has ever been written. Over 3,000 buttons, covering all periods, materials, and manufacturers, are pictured and identified, along with newly revised current market values for each button. Although comprehensive in scope, the book is never intimidating. Its encyclopedic format enables information to be quickly and easily found. Current market values make it the best guide to the market. This is the one book that experienced collectors have long considered indispensable, that new collectors must have.

The Scrivener S Button Cabinet

Author: Sandra Jackson
Editor: AuthorHouse
ISBN: 1434381943
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With wit, wisdom and a knack for cutting through the nonsense, Ed Wesemann's latest book, Looking Tall by Standing Next to Short People again addresses the most perplexing issues facing law firms today. Hoping that you "disagree with large portions" of his take on the minefield of legal management, Ed's purpose in offering his extensive insights is to ignite the exchange of ideas, creative dialogue, enthusiasm and most importantly action. Ed tackles legal management's hot button issues by delving into six general topics: § The role of partners ~ Massive non-equity partnership ranks results in a large group of lawyers who don't meet any "full partner" criteria but are too senior to be associates. What happens when there are no "up or out" reviews in place to prevent partners from sapping up the work that should be going to associates? § The operation of partnerships ~ We used to talk about managing law firms now we govern them. § Mergers ~ It's been a sleepy couple of years where merger activity has largely been less than expected. But the natural maturation of the legal industry won't let the lull last for long.

Avon California Perfume Co Collector S Encyclopedia

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ISBN: 9780891456643
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Avon Products And California Perfume Co Collector S Encyclopedia

Author: Bud Hastin
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ISBN: 9781574320664
File Size: 66,46 MB
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Bud Hastin's new completely revised 15th edition guide features over 200 categories of Avon collectibles. Informative text tells what's hot and what's not in Avon collecting and where to buy and sell these popular items. Photos.

Bud Hastin S Avon Bottle Collector S Encyclopedia

Author: Bud Hastin
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ISBN: 9780891453680
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Illustrates and lists the current market value of Avon bottles, glass decanters, soaps, and jewelry

Adobe Walls

Author: T. Lindsay Baker
Editor: Texas A&M University Press
ISBN: 9781585441761
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In the spring of 1874 a handful of men and one women set out for the Texas Panhandle to seek their fortunes in the great buffalo hunt. Moving south to follow the herds, they intended to establish a trading post to serve the hunter, or “hide men.” At a place called Adobe Walls they dug blocks from the sod and built their center of operations After operating for only a few months, the post was attacked one sultry June morning by angry members of several Plains Indian tribes, whose physical and cultural survival depending on the great bison herd that were rapidly shrinking before the white men’s guns. Initially defeated, that attacking Indians retreated. But the defenders also retreated leaving the deserted post to be burned by Indians intent on erasing all traces of the white man’s presence. Nonetheless, tracing did remain, and in the ashes and dirt were buried minute details of the hide men’s lives and the battle that so suddenly changed them. A little more than a century later white men again dug into the sod at Adobe Walls. The nineteenth-century men dug for profits, but the modern hunters sere looking for the natural time capsule inadvertently left by those earlier adventurers. The authors of this book, a historian and an archeologists, have dug into the sod and into far-flung archives to sift reality form the long-romanticized story of Adobe Walls, its residents, and the Indians who so fiercely resented their presence. The full story of Adobe Walls now tells us much about the life and work of the hide men, about the dying of the Plains Indian culture, and about the march of white commerce across the frontier.

Civil War Collector S Encyclopedia Military Mat Riel Both American And Foreign Used By The Union And Confederacy

Author: Francis Alfred Lord
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Descriptions of more than 800 difference items used by soldiers, sailors, marines on both sides ... the things for personal comfort as well as the conduct of war.

Encyclopedia Of Political Buttons

Author: Theodore L. Hake
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The Steamboat Bertrand And Missouri River Commerce

Author: Ronald R. Switzer
Editor: University of Oklahoma Press
ISBN: 0806151307
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On April 1, 1865, the steamboat Bertrand, a sternwheeler bound from St. Louis to Fort Benton in Montana Territory, hit a snag in the Missouri River and sank twenty miles north of Omaha. The crew removed only a few items before the boat was silted over. For more than a century thereafter, the Bertrand remained buried until it was discovered by treasure hunters, its cargo largely intact. This book categorizes some 300,000 artifacts recovered from the Bertrand in 1968, and also describes the invention, manufacture, marketing, distribution, and sale of these products and traces their route to the frontier mining camps of Montana Territory. The ship and its contents are a time capsule of mid-nineteenth-century America, rich with information about the history of industry, technology, and commerce in the Trans-Missouri West. In addition to enumerating the items the boat was transporting to Montana, and offering a photographic sample of the merchandise, Switzer places the Bertrand itself in historical context, examining its intended use and the technology of light-draft steam-driven river craft. His account of steamboat commerce provides multiple insights into the industrial revolution in the East, the nature and importance of Missouri River commerce in the mid-1800s, and the decline in this trade after the Civil War. Switzer also introduces the people associated with the Bertrand. He has unearthed biographical details illuminating the private and social lives of the officers, crew members, and passengers, as well as the consignees to whom the cargo was being shipped. He offers insight into not only the passengers’ reasons for traveling to the frontier mining camps of Montana Territory, but also the careers of some of the entrepreneurs and political movers and shakers of the Upper Missouri in the 1860s. This unique reference for historians of commerce in the American West will also fascinate anyone interested in the technology and history of riverine transport.

American Revolution The Definitive Encyclopedia And Document Collection 5 Volumes

Author: Spencer C. Tucker
Editor: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 1851097449
File Size: 25,53 MB
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With more than 1,300 cross-referenced entries covering every aspect of the American Revolution, this definitive scholarly reference covers the causes, course, and consequences of the war and the political, social, and military origins of the nation. • Contains more than 1,300 A–Z entries on various political, social, and military topics connected with the American Revolution • Features contributions from more than 120 distinguished scholars and independent historians from a variety of disciplines • Introduces entries with essays on the war's underlying causes and the events that catalyzed its outbreak, a synopsis of the war, and an analysis of its long-term impact • Includes key documents relevant to the period, including Common Sense, the Declaration of Independence, the Constitution, eyewitness battle accounts, speeches, and treaties • Supplements entries with hundreds of illustrations depicting colonial and Revolutionary America, plus dozens of maps depicting major geopolitical relationships, large-scale military operations, and individual battles on land and sea • Addresses all major Native American tribes involved in the conflict and their role in the war

Encyclopedia Americana Burma To Cathay

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Buttons In The Collection Of The Cooper Hewitt Museum The Smithsonian Institution S National Museum Of Design

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American Civil War The Definitive Encyclopedia And Document Collection 6 Volumes

Author: Spencer C. Tucker
Editor: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 1851096825
File Size: 37,32 MB
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This expansive, multivolume reference work provides a broad, multidisciplinary examination of the Civil War period ranging from pre-Civil War developments and catalysts such as the Mexican-American War to the rebuilding of the war-torn nation during Reconstruction.

Just Buttons

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Collector S Encyclopedia Of Depression Glass

Author: Gene Florence
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ISBN: 9780891451174
File Size: 57,38 MB
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Dealing primarily with the glass made from the 1920s through the end of the 1930s, this book contains color photographs, vintage catalog pages, updated values, and a special section on reissues and fakes. 8.5 x 11. 2002 values.

Merit Students Encyclopedia

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Collier S Encyclopedia

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Buttons

Author: Stefan O. Schiff
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ISBN: 9780895810137
File Size: 59,36 MB
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