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Antique Silver Ships - Spanish Colonial Silver Coins in the Florida Collection (Florida Heritage)
Spanish Colonial Silver Coins in the Florida Collection (Florida

Antique Silver Ships

"After Spain's colonial American mints poured forth a flood of silver coins, some of that treasure ended up in wrecks off the Florida coast. Alan Craig's captivating study explains how those coins were made and what historians and numismatists can learn from them."--Kendall W. Brown, Brigham Young University"The State of Florida is indeed fortunate that its colonial coin inventory, Florida's shipwreck patrimony, could be studied by Alan Craig. This work enriches us all."--Eugene Lyon, author of The Enterprise of Florida: Pedro Menéndez de Avilés and the Spanish Conquest of 1565-1568 and The Search for the AtochaThe State of Florida owns a vast collection, nearly 23,000 specimens, of Spanish treasure coins salvaged from shipwrecks in Florida waters. It is the largest of its kind in existence. Alan Craig explains the circumstances behind their manufacture and describes the transporting of these unique hand-made coins, a complicated business full of intrigue and royal regulations. When freshly minted gold and silver left the Spanish colonial viceroyalties of Peru and Mexico aboard fleets of galleons headed to Spain, a number of ships sank off the coast of Florida. Counterfeiting was rife at the time, and Craig discusses a variety of mint scandals, especially those perpetrated by ...

  • Brand: Brand: University Press of Florida
  • ASIN: 0813017483
Antique Silver Ships - Lost & Buried Treasures in Ontario, Canada
Lost & Buried Treasures in Ontario,

Antique Silver Ships

This book is a list of leads about lost & buried treasures in Ontario, Canada. The research was done over a period of 39 years from 1958 to 1997. The leads came out of several different countries but primarily the United States. As in all treasure lead,s no matter where they come from, careful research is highly recommended before ones ventures into the field. Please remember to obtain permission before going onto private property and fill all holes you dig.

  • ASIN: B003UNLNLO
Antique Silver Ships - The Chronicles of Narnia Box Set: Full-Color Collector's Edition
The Chronicles of Narnia Box Set: Full-Color Collector's

Antique Silver Ships

  • Brand: Harper Collins
  • ASIN: 0064409392
  • UPC: 046594059994
Antique Silver Ships - Miller's Antiques Encyclopedia
Miller's Antiques

Antique Silver Ships

First published in 1998, Miller's Antiques Encyclopedia has gone on to sell more than 150,000 copies worldwide and been published into seven languages. This new edition includes a thoroughly updated directory, list of suppliers and up-to-date price codes for each item.Compiled by an international team of over 40 consultants and writers, and offering clear and wide-ranging coverage of antiques and collectables, this book contains valuable information for both the enthusiast and the experienced dealer. An extensive glossary explains the terms used throughout the book and clear cross-referencing leads you into related areas of interest. All the traditional areas of collecting are featured, with extensive sections on furniture, ceramics, silver and glass. More specialist subjects, such as jewellery, scientific instruments, Oriental art and sporting memorabilia are also included.Clearly and logically organised, practical and packed with absorbing and useful information, Miller's Antiques Encyclopedia is an invaluable aid to collecting and the definitive reference book on the subject.

  • ASIN: 1784723657
Antique Silver Ships - Modern Coin Magic: 116 Coin Sleights and 236 Coin Tricks
Modern Coin Magic: 116 Coin Sleights and 236 Coin

Antique Silver Ships

When party guests request a few tricks, be prepared. Ask for a coin, and perform some of the tricks in this book. Because you will not have been aided by special stage apparatus, the results will be all the more astonishing. As tricks with coins are so readily improvised, they are among the most impressive forms of legerdemain.This book is the most complete treatise ever written on sleight-of-hand coin conjuring. Celebrated magician J. B. Bobo has gathered here the best and most useful of all coin tricks — not only his own, but those of some four dozen notable prestidigitators, including such greats as Robert-Houdin, Professer Hoffman, and — the greatest of all coin conjurers — T. Nelson Downs.All the tested, traditional methods of coin magic are here. Bobo has added to these the best of the modern innovations, while eliminating all of the out-of-date and impractical sleights of his sources. You will learn all about palms, holds, flips, switches, change-over, steals, cuffing, sleeving, and other sleight-of-hand techniques; coin tricks requiring special devices are also included. The author guides how systematically from basic techniques, concealments, and vanishes, through integrated tricks, to complete routine acts (18 in all). His clear explanations are splendidly complem...

  • Brand: imusti
  • ASIN: 0486242587
  • UPC: 800759242580
Antique Silver Ships - The Godfather
The Godfather

Antique Silver Ships

The Godfather—the classic saga of an American crime family that became a global phenomenon—nominated as one of America’s best-loved novels by PBS’s The Great American Read.With its brilliant and brutal portrayal of the Corleone family, The Godfather burned its way into our national consciousness. This unforgettable saga of crime and corruption, passion and loyalty continues to stand the test of time, as the definitive novel of the Mafia underworld.A number-one New York Times bestseller in 1969, Mario Puzo’s epic was turned into the incomparable film of the same name, directed by Francis Ford Coppola, which won the Academy Award for Best Picture. It is the original classic that has been often imitated, but never matched. A tale of family and society, law and order, obedience and rebellion, it reveals the dark passions of human nature played out against a backdrop of the American dream.

  • Brand: Putnam Adult
  • ASIN: 0399103422
Antique Silver Ships - The Art of Silver Jewellery: From the Minorities of China, The Golden Triangle, Mongolia and Tibet
The Art of Silver Jewellery: From the Minorities of China, The Golden Triangle, Mongolia and

Antique Silver Ships

This book and exhibition presents over 250 silver necklaces, and earrings - objects of ceremonial beauty and originality created by tribal peoples of China. Four catalog essays by leading experts illuminate the context creation in the late 19th and early 20th centuries and also provide valuable background information for designers, historians, collectors and dealers. In addition to images of the jewelry itself, the volume includes a selection of collect ethnic textiles and other field photographs that puts the jewelry in full ethnological context. Details information an object includes dimensions, weight, material, function, and area of origin. This sumptuous volume is the most comprehensive study of the region’s jewelry available and is essential for anyone with an interest in the complete heritage of China.

  • Brand: Brand: Skira
  • ASIN: 8876243836
Antique Silver Ships - Cartier Panthere (Legends)
Cartier Panthere (Legends)

Antique Silver Ships

Silently stalking its way through Cartier iconography for a century, the panther is the proud leader of the pack of precious animals that make up the famous Cartier menagerie. No other creature or jewel is quite so indissolubly and emotively connected to outstanding 20th-century women of style, to ideals of modern femininity, and has become Cartier's most iconic motif for a century. A symbol of power, seduction, and triumph since ancient times, the image of the panther never fails to arouse fantasies and dreams. Featuring texts by art historian Bérénice Geoffroy-Schneiter, jewelry historian Vivienne Becker, jewelry expert Joanna Hardy, and fashion editor André Leon Talley, Cartier Panthère chronicles the panther in art history, the evolution of Cartier panther jewels, the techniques involved in creating a Cartier panther jewel, the influence of the panther in fashion, design, and popular culture, and includes a chronology of 100 years of Cartier panther jewels.

  • Brand: imusti
  • ASIN: 1614284288
Antique Silver Ships - If I Could Ask God Anything: Awesome Bible Answers for Curious Kids
If I Could Ask God Anything: Awesome Bible Answers for Curious

Antique Silver Ships

Awesome Bible answers for curious kids!If I Could Ask God Anything is a unique kid-friendly book jam-packed with clear, fresh answers to important questions about God, faith, prayer, and Christianity in language that children can understand. Using kid-friendly language, established author Kathryn Slattery tackles "toughies" such as:If God is invisible, how do I know He is real?Did Jesus live on Earth before or after the dinosaurs?Why should I go to church?When I die, do I become an angel with a halo and wings?How can the Holy Spirit help me?Does God stop loving me when I sin?This book will help young readers establish a closer relationship with God as well as help parents nurture their child's mind and spirit with this well-rounded, Scripture-based guide.

  • Brand: Thomas Nelson
  • ASIN: 1400316022
  • UPC: 884718334073

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