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Beauty and the Beast: Human-Animal Relations as Revealed in Real Photo Postcards, 1905-1935

by Arluke, Arnold

From fairy tales to photography, nowhere is the complexity of human-animal relationships more apparent than in the creative arts. Art illuminates the nature and significance of animals in modern, Western thought, capturing the complicated union ...

ISBN: 9780815650911

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City of Westminster

Photographs and Postcards From The Archives of Judges of Hastings Ltd

by Warren Grynberg

<p>London is the largest capital city in Europe, and is more than just one city. London is two very different cities. To the east is the City of London, the financial city where London began 2,000 years ago. To the west is the City of ...

ISBN: 9781445655093

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Cocktails Across America: A Postcard View of Cocktail Culture in the 1930s, '40s, and '50s

by Diane Lapis & Anne Peck-Davis

<p><strong>50 20th century cocktail recipes, illustrated with vintage postcards</strong></p> <p>Cocktail culture boomed in the United States after Prohibition, starting with the jazz-filled cocktail lounges and elegant supper clubs in New York ...

ISBN: 9781682681459

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Greetings from Detroit

Historic Postcards from the Motor City

by Dan Austin

<p><em>Greetings from Detroit: Historic Postcards from the Motor City</em> offers a glimpse into the past through more than two hundred historic postcards of Detroit from the early 1900s to the 1950s, compiled and presented in full color by Dan ...

ISBN: 9780814344125

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Lake Ronkonkoma

by Dale Spencer & Janet Rischbieter

<p>The town of Lake Ronkonkoma began as a small farming community. By the 1870s, the lake's reputation as a vacation destination was spreading among wealthy New York City residents. The completion of the Long Island Motor Parkway in 1911 made ...

ISBN: 9781439652619

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Malden

by Malden Historical Society

<p>By the turn of the 20th century, Malden had become a fairly large city and was home to wealthy families, immigrants, and workers. Farms disappeared as factories and businesses of all types and sizes grew. Elisha Converse, the city's first ...

ISBN: 9781439652060

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Midland

by James Collett & Doug Page

<p>Midland was a young farming and ranching community on the southern edge of the Llano Estacado when the real-photo postcard era began near the opening of the 20th century. Businesses, residents, and promoters embraced this new technology to ...

ISBN: 9781439655535

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Portrait of Route 66

Images from the Curt Teich Postcard Archives

by T. Lindsay Baker

<p>By the time Route 66 received its official numerical designation in 1926, picture postcards had become popular travel souvenirs. At the time, these postcards with colorful images served as advertisements for roadside businesses.</p> <p>While

ISBN: 9780806156156

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The Mark Twain Collection

by Mark Twain

<p>Samuel Langhorne Clemens known by his pen name Mark Twain, was an American writer, humorist, entrepreneur, publisher, and lecturer. His novels include The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (1876) and its sequel, the Adventures of Huckleberry ...

ISBN: 9788832532562

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