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Nothing Like It In the World: The Men Who Built the Transcontinental Railroad 1863-1869

By: Ambrose, Stephen E.

Price: $18.05

Publisher: Simon & Schuster: 2001-11-06

Seller ID: 9780743203173


"Nothing Like It in the World" gives the account of an unprecedented feat of engineering, vision, and courage. It is the story of the men who built the transcontinental railroad -- the investors who risked their businesses and money; the enlightened politicians who understood its importance; the engineers and surveyors who risked, and sometimes lost, their lives; and the Irish and Chinese immigrants, the defeated Confederate soldiers, and the other laborers who did the b... View more info

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DK Readers L0: In the Park

By: DK Publishing

Price: $4.59

Publisher: DK Children: 2004-10-04

Seller ID: 9780756605377


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Barn: Preservation & Adaptation The Evolution of a Vernacular Icon

By: Endersby, Elric; Greenwood, Alexander; Larkin, David [Editor]

Price: $29.81

Publisher: Universe: 2003-10-30

Seller ID: 9780789307941


Returning to the subject of their bestselling book "Barn "(1992), David Larkin, with barn preservationists Elric Endersby and Alexander Greenwood, takes the reader on a tour of barns throughout America. Featuring all-new sites and structures, Barn is a perfect introduction for those not yet initiated into the world of barns as well as a definitive resource for all barn owners and architecture enthusiasts. The book discusses the form and function of American barns. It... View more info

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Stocking Up: The Third Edition of America's Classic Preserving Guide

By: Hupping, Carol

Price: $22.52

Publisher: Touchstone: 1990-06-15

Edition: 3

Seller ID: 9780671693954


The most comprehensive, up-to-date guide to harvesting, storing, preparing, and preserving foods of all kinds. For the self-sufficient farmer or the urban weekend gardener, the third edition of "Stocking Up" is an invaluable addition to any kitchen. With detailed illustrations and easy-to-follow directions, this encyclopedic resource makes "stocking up" easy. Follow step-by-step instructions for: * Freezing, canning, drying, and preserving fruits, vegetabl... View more info

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Technopoly: The Surrender of Culture to Technology

By: Neil Postman

Price: $15.30

Publisher: Vintage: 1993-01-01

Seller ID: 9780679745402


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Building the Timber Frame House: The Revival of a Forgotten Art

By: Tedd Benson; Jamie Page [Illustrator]; James Gruber [Collaborator];

Price: $22.52

Publisher: Touchstone: 1981-09-01

Seller ID: 9780684172866


For centuries, post-and-beam construction has proved to be one of the most durable building techniques. It is being enthusiastically revived today not only for its sturdiness but because it can be easily insulated, it is attractive, and it offers the builder the unique satisfaction of working with timbers. "Building the Timber Frame House" is the most comprehensive manual available on the technique. In it you will find a short history, of timber framing and a fully illus... View more info