The Darkening Sea

Author: Alexander Kent
Publisher: Pan
ISBN: 9780330329170
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As Admiral Bolitho heads to the Indian Ocean, "for the first time Bolitho's thoughts are not of glory but his own--and the Navy's--past. Both Nelson and Collingwood died in their country's service. For the Navy's newest Admiral, is there life beyond the sea itself?"--cover.

Airfields Of North East England In The Second World War

Author: Martyn Chorlton
Publisher: Countryside Books (GB)
ISBN: 9781853069314
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A full account of the part played by North-East England's airfields in Northumberland, Durham and around Tyne and Wear during the Second World War. The history of each airfield is described with the squadrons and aircraft based at them and the main operations flown.

The New World Of Mr Tompkins

Author: George Gamow
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521639927
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The layman is introduced to modern physics when a personable bank clerk, interested in scientific matters, has fantastic adventures.

The Great Physicists From Galileo To Einstein

Author: George Gamow
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 0486136817
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The distinguished scientist and author traces the development of physics from the age of the ancient Greeks to modern particle physics, offering fascinating biographical and historical data. 136 illustrations.

The Birth And Death Of The Sun

Author: George Gamow
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 0486442314
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In this fascinating book, a renowned physicist outlines the discoveries and theories that illuminate the evolution of our world. One of the founders of Big Bang theory, George Gamow employs language that's both scientifically accurate and easy to understand as he traces the development of atomic theory. 1952 edition. 78 illustrations.

The Creation Of The Universe

Author: George Gamow
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 0486165485
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Lively and authoritative, this survey by a renowned physicist explains the formation of the galaxies and defines the concept of an ever-expanding universe in simple terms. 1961 edition. 40 figures.

Children

Author: Carol Belanger Grafton
Publisher: Courier Dover Publications
ISBN: 9780486417974
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Rich in authentic period flavor, this exceptional sourcebook, with its appealing vignettes of old-fashioned youngsters, will add a nostalgic touch to any number of graphic projects.Over 850 engaging black-and-white illustrations, carefully chosen from rare sources, depict winsome moppets playing with toys, dolls, and pets; riding bicycles; playing tennis and baseball; reading, sleeping, and engaging in games with other children. They are shown with parents and teachers and in many other settings and situations. Selected from "The Royal Magazine, The Century Magazine, Harper's Young People, Ueber Land und Meer, Little Folks, Life, Our Young Folks, Child Life, Craftsman, "and many other late-nineteenth-century books and periodicals, these old-fashioned, versatile illustrations will be invaluable to artists, illustrators, and designers in search of vintage royalty-free images. Collagists, decoupeurs, and craft workers, as well, will find here a virtually inexhaustible supply of charming illustrations for their projects. Original Dover (2002) publication.