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Curiosities of London

John Timbs

Curiosities of London

exhibiting the most rare and remarkable objects of interest in the metropolis, with nearly sixty years" personal recollections

by John Timbs

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Published by Longmans, Green, Reader, and Dyer in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • London -- Description.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    Statementby John Timbs.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 871 p. :
    Number of Pages871
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20302659M

    This book takes a fascinating look into nearly 50 clubs in London and with more than specially commissioned photographs shows a way of life that still plays a part in . A beautiful book from with pages to show varying French product labels. It is divided into five sections - the first four are the vast majority of the book and consist of ho.

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      Before the portolan charts: lost maps of the sea in the Fatimid Book of Curiosities. This talk will examine the cartographical representation of Mediterranean maritime spaces in the recently discovered Fatimid Book of Curiosities, written circa and preserved in a late twelfth-century copy. In the Book of Curiosities, the Mediterranean is shown as a perfect oval diagram, dense with.   Curiosities and Splendour includes tales Robert Falcon Scott’s doomed Antarctic expedition of , Robert Byron’s month journey through Persia to Afghanistan in the early 30s, Jack London’s sailing adventure across the south Pacific, and Teddy Roosevelt’s scientific exploration of the Brazilian jungle’s exotic flora and.


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About this Item: Published by Darton and Harvey, London,iv, pages, 20 pages of notes and itinerary at the rear First Edition, spine ends chipped, boards rubbed around the edges, joints cracked but holding, previous owner's inscription on front free endpaper, lacking map, book in good condition, speckled brown calf, with gilt.Cabinets of curiosities (also known in German loanwords as Kunstkabinett, Kunstkammer or Wunderkammer; also Cabinets of Wonder, and wonder-rooms) were notable collections of term cabinet originally described a room rather than a piece of terminology would categorize the objects included as belonging to natural history (sometimes faked), geology.

Curiosities of natural history by Buckland, Francis T. (Francis Trevelyan), Publication date Publisher London: Richad Bentley Collection cdl; americana Digitizing sponsor MSN Contributor University of California Libraries Language .