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List of free eBooks in this page are
* China and Pottery Marks
* The history of art of Glass
* Manners, Custom and Dress During the Middle Ages and During the Renaissance Period
* Chats on Costume
* The Dates of Variously-shaped Shields
* Time Telling through the Ages

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China and Pottery Marks

China and Pottery Marks

China and Pottery Marks is a documentary book which provides illustration of marks in the pottery to identify the originating location perhaps the producer mark.  Pottery is traditionally associated with ancient customs and still followed in the contemporary world for preserving ashes of dead persons.  This book is valuable asset for know..

The history of art of Glass

The history of art of Glass

Glass is a book which explores the history of the art of glass, a substance which is connected in our daily life.  While the book explores only the artistic history, though there has been a chapter into the technicalities or manufacturing part which is essential to narrate the artistic part of it.  The connection between the pottery and g..

Manners, Custom and Dress During the Middle Ages and During the Renaissance Period

Manners, Custom and Dress During the Middle Ages and During the Renaissance Period

“Manners, Custom and Dress during the Middle Ages and During the Renaissance Period”, is written by the French Author Paul Lacroix who is popularly known by his pen name Bibliophile Jacob.  A Prolific writer, Paul’s works are varied includes historical romance novels and serious historical works such as “The history of Napoleon III, and “The l..

Chats on Costume

Chats on Costume

Chats on Costume is a historical exploration of costume in a design and art standpoint written by WOOLLISCROFT RHEAD,  who has written many books such as   "The Treatment Of Drapery In Art," "The Principles Of Design," "A Handbook Of Etching," and "Studies In Plant Form". This book contains more than 100 illustrations and many line drawin..

The Dates of Variously-shaped Shields

The Dates of Variously-shaped Shields

It seems necessary, by way of introduction, to say a few words on the circular convex shields used from very early times by our Saxon and Norman ancestors. These were of wood, with a central boss of bronze, and were sometimes of very large size; frequently, if we may judge from contemporaneous illuminations, as much as four feet in diameter. Across..

Time Telling through the Ages

Time Telling through the Ages

Time Telling through the Ages is a book written by Harry Chase Brearley which explores the historical evolution of Time in various eras.  The readers can find interesting facts about how human calculated the time in various era right from stone age. Preface by the authorIn the midst of the world war, when ordinary forms of celebration see..

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