Roman Silver Coins: The Republic to Augustus, Vol. 1 by H. A. Seaby

By H. A. Seaby

Один из наиболее популярных каталогов римских серебряных монет - каталог Seaby в five томах, третье (исправленное) издание. Первый том содержит 784 фотографии монет и охватывает период с III века до н.э. по 14 г. н.э. (смерть императора Августа).
Ранее на сайте был выложен первый том второго издания (1967) этого каталога:
Roman Silver cash том 1

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Standard Catalog of World Coins - 1801-1900 by George S. Cuhaj, Thomas Michael

By George S. Cuhaj, Thomas Michael

Bringing nineteenth century cash to light!

The new, thoroughly up-to-date and vetted variation of the Standard Catalog of global cash, 1801-1900, deals complete coin listings and present industry costs from relied on coin specialists from all over the world. the best reference for researchers, creditors, auctioneers and buyers, the Standard Catalog of global Coins has a more-than-40-year culture of excellence within the hobby.

This eighth variation good points major coin price volatility for plenty of nations. because the useful metals industry stabilizes, the collectible coin marketplace has sought to discover moderate degrees in all components. one can find significant cost profits in Mughal, self reliant and Princely States eras of India, along many drops for German States minor sort coinage, Swiss Cantons. Australian and New Zealand Tokens and lots of decrease grades around the world. via many British Colonial nations you'll witness elevated grades and extending values on facts strikes.

Each coin directory provides:

  • Current values indexed by means of date, kind and grade
  • Universal KM reverence number
  • Detailed descriptions of obverse and opposite designs
  • Clear photographs to assist in identification

Coins struck in gold, platinum and silver are certain with:

  • Total coin weight
  • Fineness
  • Actual invaluable steel weight

Special refinements for this variation include:

  • Improved KM quantity sorting
  • Expanded info for kinds no longer starting, yet finishing in the time frame
  • Numeric grading, with MS-63 costs for the 1st time

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African Pottery Roulettes Past and Present: Techniques, by Anne Haour, K. Manning, N. Arazi, O. Gosselain

By Anne Haour, K. Manning, N. Arazi, O. Gosselain

African Pottery Roulettes prior and Present considers ethnographic, museological and archaeological methods to pottery-decorating instruments known as roulettes, or brief lengths of fibre or wooden which are rolled over the skin of a vessel for adornment.

This publication units out, for the 1st time, an exceptional typology for the category of African pottery adorned with such instruments, and forges a consensus on universal method and criteria. It offers an outline of historical past of analysis into roulette ornament in Africa and in other places - Jomon Japan, Neolithic Europe, Siberia, and manhattan between others; outlines the modern distribution of roulette utilization in sub-Saharan African at the present time, a 'success tale' from Senegal to Tanzania; and proposes methodologies for the id of chosen roulette ornament kinds within the archaeological checklist.

by way of reaching standardisation in pottery research, this ebook will support researchers make significant comparisons among assorted websites of West Africa, and therefore advisor additional learn at the West African earlier. As roulette ornament has been this sort of international phenomenon some time past, the ebook may also be of curiosity to all researchers with an curiosity in ceramics from various elements of the realm. Bilingual version: English and French.

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Metropolitan jewelry by N.Y.) Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York

By N.Y.) Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York

This booklet highlights items of bijou from historic and sleek cultures in every little thing of the globe. Of precise curiosity are the gadgets that seem in work and different artistic endeavors: jewel-studded robes, glittering Renaissance brooches and an Egyptian beaded collar are one of the featured works from the "Metropolitan Museum"'s assortment. Necklaces, rings, jewelry and bracelets fill this publication and in addition incorporated are gadgets of spiritual importance, army honours and different kinds of non-public ornament. The captions relate anecdotes about the artists and wearers and describe the background and elegance of the jewelry pictured.

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Gun Digest Walther PPK-S Assembly/Disassembly Instructions by J.B. Wood

By J.B. Wood

This brief publication teaches you the way to take aside and reassemble your Walther PPK-S with self assurance. because of transparent Assembly/Disassembly directions and crisp images - aided via gun specialist J.B. Wood's sage suggestion - you will keep a pricey journey to the gunsmith by means of gaining knowledge of your gun inside and outside!

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The Gold Half sovereign by Michael A. Marsh

By Michael A. Marsh

Данную книгу - на самом деле должен иметь в своей библиотеке каждый нумизмат, интересующийся Британскими золотыми монетами, в данном случае - полусоверенами. Эта книга явилась продолжением большого исследования автором всех Британских соверенов от появления первого во времена Георга III и до времен Георга V.

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Gun Digest Buyer's Guide to Concealed-Carry Handguns by Jerry Ahern

By Jerry Ahern

If You hold a Gun—If you are contemplating wearing a Gun—You desire the Gun Digest Buyer's consultant to hid hold Handguns

There's much more to legally wearing a hid handgun than simply sticking anything on your pocket. that's good for you, a revolver or semi-auto? Which quality? Shoulder holster, waist holster, or ankle holster—or not one of the above?

In the Gun Digest Buyer's consultant to hid hold Handguns, concealed-carry professional Jerry Ahern varieties all of it out for you in transparent, plain-speaking textual content, supported with 1000s of targeted images. From explaining why you'll want to hold a hid handgun to testfires of a lot of toady's most well-liked small handguns, there is not any higher guide.

It's All Here!

  • How, while and why to hold a hid handgun
  • Lasers and optics
  • Holsters and accessories
  • Practical, real-world testfires
  • And a lot, a lot more!

Your security and future health are too very important to hazard on an uninformed deciding to buy selection. Arm your self with the facts—in the Gun Digest Buyer's consultant to hid hold Handguns!

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