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This coffee table book for adults and children is a wonderful collection of high-quality images produced by a series of professional photographers. Please note that this book contains no text, information or facts only an unique selection of medium sized images that portray the subject.Show book
Guide to Basel
World Travel Publishing
Basel is located on the border of Switzerland, Germany and France, and the town has German and French suburbs. The town lies on the River Rhine. Old Town of Basel is full of historical monuments and sites of national significance. Get now the Ultimate Travel Guide to Basel and enjoy a great holiday with it.Show book
Lesbianism Made Easy
The essential guide to enjoying modern lesbianism These days, lesbians are everywhere you turn, streaming for your entertainment or commenting on the important political movements and hairdos of the day. Yet as more doors open on this often-misunderstood world, who hasn’t found him- or herself wondering how he or she might uncover the secrets, experience the glamour, enjoy the special advantages of lesbianism? Helen Eisenbach’s hilariously irreverent guide provides a front-row seat to a largely female universe where love, lust, and forbidden laughter are just a fingertip away. Sharing hard-earned truths with sly insight and wit, Eisenbach reveals the fascinating inside story of a growing culture and shows how anyone can acquire the skills and state of mind to be a lesbian. From flirting to family values, from work to play, from enlightening friends, relatives, or strangers to figuring out how to have sex with women or choose a pet, Lesbianism Made Easy answers all your questions—and some you didn’t know you had.Show book
The Angola Horror - The 1867...
On December 18, 1867, the Buffalo and Erie Railroad’s eastbound New York Express derailed as it approached the high truss bridge over Big Sister Creek, just east of the small settlement of Angola, New York, on the shores of Lake Erie. The last two cars of the express train were pitched completely off the tracks and plummeted into the creek bed below. When they struck bottom, one of the wrecked cars was immediately engulfed in flames as the heating stoves in the coach spilled out coals and ignited its wooden timbers. The other car was badly smashed. About fifty people died at the bottom of the gorge or shortly thereafter, and dozens more were injured. Rescuers from the small rural community responded with haste, but there was almost nothing they could do but listen to the cries of the dying—and carry away the dead and injured thrown clear of the fiery wreck. The next day and in the weeks that followed, newspapers across the country carried news of the "Angola Horror," one of the deadliest railway accidents to that point in U.S. history.In a dramatic historical narrative, Charity Vogel tells the gripping, true-to-life story of the wreck and the characters involved in the tragic accident. Her tale weaves together the stories of the people—some unknown; others soon to be famous—caught up in the disaster, the facts of the New York Express’s fateful run, the fiery scenes in the creek ravine, and the subsequent legal, legislative, and journalistic search for answers to the question: what had happened at Angola, and why? The Angola Horror is a classic story of disaster and its aftermath, in which events coincide to produce horrific consequences and people are forced to respond to experiences that test the limits of their endurance. Vogel sets the Angola Horror against a broader context of the developing technology of railroads, the culture of the nation’s print media, the public policy legislation of the post–Civil War era, and, finally, the culture of death and mourning in the Victorian period. The Angola Horror sheds light on the psyche of the American nation. The fatal wreck of an express train nine years later, during a similar bridge crossing in Ashtabula, Ohio, serves as a chilling coda to the story.Show book
Parson Gray Trade Quilts - 20...
Quilting gets a rustic modern treatment in this 20-project sewing book that celebrates American trade quilts, with touches of Native and early American influences. The timeless style of these DIY designs will inspire quilters of every skill level to make cozy style statements for their home or office. Clear, step-by-step instructions detail how to use inventive techniques such as coffee staining and bleaching to achieve a perfectly distressed vintage feel, while dozens of helpful diagrams and photographs make these projects even more accessible. From a stunning Navajo blanket to a World's Fair design comprising international antique flags, this compilation is ideal for anyone looking to create gorgeous quilts and blankets in the spirit of a bygone era.Show book
Insight Guides Explore Budapest
Perfect for a weekend break in any season, Budapest is a destination that offers an abundance of attractions, cultural, historical and natural, whether it's snowing or the sun is shining. Insight Guide Explore Budapest is the ideal pocket companion for your trip: a full-colour guide containing 12 easy-to-follow routes around the city, from the vast views of the Buda Hills to the grandeur of the Palace District. Inside Explore Budapest:Discover the appeal of the Hungarian capital, from the historical Freedom Square and the lavishly decorated Opera House to the relaxing bath and spa facilities found throughout the city.Experience classic Budapest: Visit Buda castle, exploring the delights of Central Market Hall and stroll over the Chain Bridge to the other side of the city. Insight's trademark cultural coverage sets the routes in context, with introductions to Budapest's traditional cuisine, natural hot spring baths, extraordinary buildings and key historical dates. Our recommended places to eat and drink are highlighted in each route, with even more suggestions in the directory section, which also contains a wealth of useful practical information including a range of carefully selected accommodation to suit all budgets. Pull-out map with useful plotted routes. Evocative photography captures the beauty of this picturesque capital city.About Insight Guides: Insight Guides has over 40 years' experience of publishing high-quality, visual travel guides. We produce around 400 full-colour print guidebooks and maps as well as picture-packed eBooks to meet different travellers' needs. Insight Guides' unique combination of beautiful travel photography and focus on history and culture together create a unique visual reference and planning tool to inspire your next adventure.Show book