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Historic New York City 2015 Calendar

Historic Pictoric, 2014

Explore the history of the city of New York through this new and exclusive photograph collection from Historic Pictoric. Each month features a restored historic image of familiar places including Fifth Avenue and Central Park. Experience life during the turn of the century, with twelve black and white photos from the past. Features large daily squares for easy planning, last and next month's view and four (4) bonus months from the previous year, ...
  
  











  



  
Historic Boston 2015 Calendar

Historic Pictoric, 2014

Explore the history of the city of Boston, Massachusetts through this new and exclusive photograph collection from Historic Pictoric. Each month features a restored historic image of familiar places including Copley Square and Boston Public Garden. Experience life during the turn of the century, with twelve black and white photos from the past. Features large daily squares for easy planning, last and next month's view and four (4) bonus months ...
  
  











  



  
Historic Maps and Views of New York
Vincent Virga

Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers, 2008

A first-of-its-kind collection of twenty-four historic maps and views of New York City, specially bound so they can be removed easily and framed in standard-size frames. Historic Maps and Views of New York is a unique and fascinating collection of twenty-four New York maps and views dating from the 1600s through the present. Included with each map is the original printing information and brief text that places it in historic context and ...
  
  











  



  
Historic Heston
Heston Blumenthal

Bloomsbury USA, 2013

Winner of Three James Beard Awards Cookbook of the Year Cooking from a Professional Point of View and Photography British gastronomy has a grand old tradition that has been lost over time. Now England’s most inventive chef is out to reclaim it. Heston Blumenthal, whose name is synonymous with cutting-edge cuisine, nonetheless finds his greatest source of inspiration in the unique and delicious food that the sceptered isle once produced. This ...
  
  











  



  
Historic Girls Stories Of Girls Who Have Influenced The History Of Their Times, 2012

This book was converted from its physical edition to the digital format by a community of volunteers. You may find it for free on the web. Purchase of the Kindle edition includes wireless delivery.
  
  











  



  
Historic San Francisco: A Concise History and Guide
Rand Richards

Great West Books, 2007

Despite the devastation of 1906, historic buildings and artifacts survive from every period of San Francisco's history. This lively narrative of The City from its very beginnings all the way through the earthquake of 1989 tells how to find the historic buildings, sights, and artifacts that make that history come alive. Just a few of the things that you will find in Historic San Francisco are the locations of, and the fascinating histories ...
  
  











  



  
Secret Stairs: A Walking Guide to the Historic Staircases of Los Angeles
Charles Fleming

Santa Monica Press, 2010

Containing walks and detailed maps from throughout the city, Secret Stairs highlights the charms and quirks of a unique feature of the Los Angeles landscape, and chronicles the geographical, architectural, and historical aspects of the city’s staircases, as well as of the neighborhoods in which the steps are located. From strolling through the classic La Loma neighborhood in Pasadena to walking the Sunset Junction Loop in Silver Lake, to ...
  
  











  



  
Historic Girls, 2012

This book was converted from its physical edition to the digital format by a community of volunteers. You may find it for free on the web. Purchase of the Kindle edition includes wireless delivery.
  
  











  



  
Historic Houses of the Hudson River Valley
Gregory Long

Rizzoli, 2014

Back in print in a newly affordable edition, Historic Houses of the Hudson River Valley showcases a stunning array of three centuries of homes that are distinctive examples of the region's architecture. Overlooking the majestic Hudson River, the Hudson Valley has long been a favored place to live. From the homes of the early settlers of the seventeenth century to the estates of the landed gentry of the eighteenth century and the baronial ...
  
  











  



  
Historic Walks in San Francisco: 18 Trails Through the City's Past
Rand Richards

Great West Books, 2001

Historic Walks in San Francisco will take you back in time as you follow 18 self-guided walks down city streets. Besides vivid stories about the sites and buildings along the way and anecdotes about the colorful characters associated with them, you will read tales about such well-known figures as Jack London, Mark Twain, Ulysses S. Grant, the Emperor Norton, Lenny Bruce, and Janis Joplin, all of whom plated roles in San Francisco's vibrant ...
  
  











  



  
Historic Architecture in Northwest Philadelphia: 1690 - 1930s
Joseph Minardi

Schiffer Publishing, 2012

Historic Architecture in Northwest Philadelphia is a colorful and comprehensive look at the rich architectural history of the Wissahickon Valley, and the people who made it possible with a locally sourced building stone, the Wissahickon schist. The simple stone structures of Germantown's origins as a village of German immigrants laid the groundwork for the more elaborate buildings for Philadelphia's rising mercantile class that followed. From ...
  
  











  



  
Historic Highways of America (Vol. 1) Paths of the Mound-Building Indians and Great Game Animals, 2012

This book was converted from its physical edition to the digital format by a community of volunteers. You may find it for free on the web. Purchase of the Kindle edition includes wireless delivery.
  
  











  



  
Historic Spots in California: Fifth Edition
Douglas Kyle, Hero Rensch, ...

Stanford University Press, 2002

The only complete guide to the historical landmarks of California, this standard work has now been thoroughly revised and updated. The edition is enriched by some 200 photographs, most of which were taken by the reviser and all of which are new to this edition. Since the last revision in 1990, enormous changes have taken place within the state: many landscapes and buildings have been greatly altered and some are no longer in existence. Every ...
  
  











  



  
Historic New Orleans 2015 Calendar

Historic Pictoric, 2014

Explore the history of the city of New Orleans, Louisiana through this new and exclusive photograph collection from Historic Pictoric. Each month features a restored historic image of familiar places including Jackson Square and Canal Street. Experience life during the turn of the century, with twelve black and white photos from the past. Features large daily squares for easy planning, last and next month's view and four (4) bonus months from ...
  
  











  



  
Historic Maine Homes: 300 Years of Great Houses
Christopher Glass

Down East Books, 2014

There's nothing like a historic home to enlighten us about architectural styles and help us imagine what it was like to live in another time. Such houses can also provide inspiration for enriching our own homes and lifestyles today. Architectural historian Christopher Glass and renowned architectural photographer Brian Vanden Brink bring their skills and perspectives to bear on celebrating Maine's historic houses. While Glass focuses on ...
  
  











  



  
Historic Photos of Houston
Betty Chapman

Turner, 2006

From NASA to the Theatre District, rodeos to drilling oil, Historic Photos of Houston is a photographic history collected from the areas top archives. With around 200 photographs, many of which have never been published, this beautiful coffee table book shows the historical growth from the mid 1800's to the late 1900's of ?the Space City? in stunning black and white photography. The book follows life, government, events and people important to ...
  
  











  



  
Historic Chicago 2015 Calendar

Historic Pictoric, 2014

Explore the history of the city of Chicago, Illinois through this new and exclusive photograph collection from Historic Pictoric. Each month features a restored historic image of familiar places including Madison Street and the Old State Street Bridge. Experience life during the turn of the century, with twelve black and white photos from the past. Features large daily squares for easy planning, last and next month's view and four (4) bonus ...
  
  











  



  
Historic Houses of Paris: Residences of the Ambassadors
Alain Stella

Flammarion, 2010

A unique glimpse inside a world of luxury, tradition, and splendor. Many historic homes in Paris serve as residences to foreign ambassadors; these historical sites are closed to the general public. From a seventeenth-century hôtel particulier, to a Belle Epoque palace, to a distinctively contemporary setting, each residence rivals the next in its beauty, art collection, and period furniture set against a backdrop of accomplished refinement. ...
  
  











  



  
Historic Silver Spring (MD) (Images of America)
Jerry A. McCoy, The Silver Spring Historical Society

Arcadia Publishing, 2005

Images of America: Historic Silver Spring celebrates the community's past, beginning with founder Francis Preston Blair's 1840 discovery of the mica-flecked spring and the 1873 arrival of the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad. Vintage photographs document the progressive growth of the "Main Streets," Georgia Avenue and Colesville Road, and the construction of the Silver Spring Armory and National Dry Cleaning Institute in 1927 and the Silver Theatre and ...
  
  











  



  
Christmas at Historic Houses
Patricia Hart McMillan, Katharine Kaye McMillan

Schiffer Publishing, Ltd., 2014

History is brought to life in many historic houses, especially at Christmas time, when special decorations help to welcome the social season and visiting guests. In this revised second edition, learn history and local customs through engaging text and over 420 color photos. Costumed guides interpret Christmas traditions in some of the thirty specially decorated houses that are featured from across America. Both magnificent estates and simple ...
  
  











  








   



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