Collier'S Cyclopedia Of Commercial And Social Information And Treasury Of Useful And Entertaining Knowledge On Art, Science, Pastimes, Belles-Lettres, And Many Other Subjects Of Interest In The American Home Circle

Collier'S Cyclopedia Of Commercial And Social Information And Treasury Of Useful And Entertaining Knowledge On Art, Science, Pastimes, Belles-Lettres, And Many Other Subjects Of Interest In The American Home Circle Author : Nugent Robinson
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This book has been considered by academicians and scholars of great significance and value to literature. This forms a part of the knowledge base for future generations. So that the book is never forgotten we have represented this book in a print format as the same form as it was originally first published. Hence any marks or annotations seen are left intentionally to preserve its true nature.

Collier's Cyclopedia of Commercial and Social Information and Treasury of Useful and Entertaining Knowledge on Art, Science, Pastimes, Belles-Lettres

Collier's Cyclopedia of Commercial and Social Information and Treasury of Useful and Entertaining Knowledge on Art, Science, Pastimes, Belles-Lettres Author : Hardpress
Release : 2013-01
Publisher : Hardpress Publishing
ISBN : 9781313814232
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Unlike some other reproductions of classic texts (1) We have not used OCR(Optical Character Recognition), as this leads to bad quality books with introduced typos. (2) In books where there are images such as portraits, maps, sketches etc We have endeavoured to keep the quality of these images, so they represent accurately the original artefact. Although occasionally there may be certain imperfections with these old texts, we feel they deserve to be made available for future generations to enjoy.

Collier's Cyclopedia of Commercial and Social Information

Collier's Cyclopedia of Commercial and Social Information Author : Nugent Robinson
Release : 2015-08-04
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ISBN : 9781332167098
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Excerpt from Collier's Cyclopedia of Commercial and Social Information: And Tresury of Useful and Entertaining Knowledge on Art, Science, Pastimes, Belles-Lettres, and Many Other Subjects of Interest in the American Home Circle The Complete Letter Writer is a gem in its way; and the selections of English prose and verse, from the works of the most renowned authors, are as chaste as they are elegant and classical. A very important section in this Treasury of Knowledge is the self teaching of French and German, and the self instructor - illustrated - for the Piano and the singing voice. The Golden Rules of Etiquette will prove invaluable to those desirous of entering into, and shining in society; and the indoor games, parlor magic, etc., will serve to render the winter nights "bright as day;" while the outdoor, comprising gymnastics, riding, driving, etc., cannot fail to work the most beneficial and healthful results to those who are enabled to profit by the instruction. The laws of health also form a portion of the Cyclopedia; nor have the all important items of agriculture or gardening been omitted. A glance at the Index will convey some slight idea of the numerous and varied subjects which the compiler has dealt with. Never within the scope of any one volume have so many subjects been so skilfully compressed, each of which is handled in so able a manner as to render its study a source of intense enjoyment, while affording the most advanced information. The Publisher has spared no expense in editing and illustrating, while the volume, for beauty, finish and cheapness, is a marvel of taste and progress. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.

An Intimate Affair

An Intimate Affair Author : Jill Fields
Release : 2007-07-02
Publisher : Univ of California Press
ISBN : 0520252616
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Presents the history of twentieth-century lingerie. This book examines the ways cultural meanings are orchestrated by the 'fashion-industrial complex, ' and the ways in which individuals and groups embrace, reject, or derive meaning from these everyday, yet significant, intimate articles of clothing.

Peribology

Peribology Author : Bryan Sisson
Release : 2013-11-22
Publisher : Xlibris Corporation
ISBN : 1483686981
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Peribology seeks to discover the etymology of symbolism. If a gift is given in a distant future; and no one knows how to interpret the secret message, does the traditional meaning carry over subconsciously? Furthermore, does this symbolism unfold in the human experience in other ways? Peribology seeks to uncover secrets from bygone eras, and encourage those who are willing, to breathe life again into ye age-old, archaic Floriography. Peribology will set the stage for modern flower talk from these gathered sources and on-going research. Since scientific inquiry admonishes the old flower language, Peribology rationalizes meaning not on poetry, but on the natural effects nature's treasures have on the five senses and the human psyche. If you want to join the cause, we welcome you into the restoration movement we call Peribology, the modern flower tongue. Please visit us online at www.peribology.com, like our page on Facebook and even follow us @peribology!

Floriography Today: The Symbolic Meanings & The Possible Powers of Trees, Plants and Flowers

Floriography Today: The Symbolic Meanings & The Possible Powers of Trees, Plants and Flowers Author : S. Theresa Dietz
Release : 2012-09-12
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There is no better book on the subject of the secret language of flowers and their possible intrinsic spiritual and magical powers than Floriography Today: The Symbolic Meanings & The Possible Powers of Trees, Plants and Flowers by S. Theresa Dietz. Floriography Today is filled with painstakingly researched and organized information that has never been available in one volume until now. Floriography Today is must have for every library's reference book shelf. Concise, consolidated and extensively cross-referenced for easy research, Floriography Today consists of over 7,500 plant names; over 2,000 symbolic meanings; and over 600 possible powers for over 900 individual species trees, plants and flowers with additional notes of interesting "Folklore and Facts" throughout. Floriography Today: The Symbolic Meanings & The Possible Powers of Trees, Plants and Flowers by S. Theresa Dietz, is the Floriography reference book of choice for the 21st Century.

Hidden Treasures

Hidden Treasures Author : Russell C. Nicholas
Release : 1973
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The Latham Letter

The Latham Letter Author :
Release : 2005
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Colby Quarterly

Colby Quarterly Author :
Release : 2002
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English-language Dictionaries, 1604-1900

English-language Dictionaries, 1604-1900 Author : Robert Keating O'Neill
Release : 1988
Publisher : Greenwood
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This is a catalog of more than 2,300 pre-1900 English-language dictionary titles in the Warren N. and Suzanne B. Cordell Collection of Dictionaries at Indiana State University in Terre Haute. The most comprehensive collection of Western language dictionaries in the world, the Cordell Collection was begun in 1961 by the late Warren N. Cordell, a marketing research executive with a deep love for and appreciation of the study of words. From the beginning, however, old English-language dictionaries formed the core of the Cordell collection, and this catalog documents the comprehensive nature of these holdings. The collection aims at completeness, with every variant copy of interest included. The format of the entries consists of seven basic parts: main entry, title, publication statement, collation, notes, provenance, and references. A subject index is provided for those interested in dictionaries for particular topics.