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Stamps of the World - Sandra Forty
 

Stamps of the WorldSandra Forty

The first modern postal stamp, the Penny Black, appeared in England in 1840 and marked a decisive step in the democratization and modernization of telecommunications. The hobby of stamp collecting and the study of philately are pursuits tha… more

Stamps of the World
Sandra Forty
TAJ Books International , English
The life of the Rev. Rowland Hill -  Edwin Sidney
 

The life of the Rev. Rowland Hill Edwin Sidney

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branch of the family, who was a person of consideration in the reign of Henry VI., descended a Rowland Hill, styled of Hawkstone, in 1592, who was father of Rowland Hill, born in 1594, and he of another Rowland, born in 1623, who died and … more

The life of the Rev. Rowland Hill
Edwin Sidney
English
The life of the rev. Rowland Hill -  Edwin Sidney
 

The life of the rev. Rowland Hill Edwin Sidney

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” William de la Hulle, to pray for the souls of himself, Alice his late wife, and two others, in the 5th of Edward III. William de la Hulle had a son called Hugh de Hull of Hull, who married and removed into the north-eastern quarter of Sh… more

The life of the rev. Rowland Hill
Edwin Sidney
English
The Adhesive Postage Stamp - Patrick Chalmers
 

The Adhesive Postage StampPatrick Chalmers

The Adhesive Postage Stamp: Decision of the “Encyclopaedia britannica”: James Chalmers was the Inventor of the Adhesive Stamp—”Mr. Pearson Hill has not weakened the Evidence” to that effect. Also, papers on the penny postage reform, bequeat… more

The Adhesive Postage Stamp
Patrick Chalmers
English
The Life of Flora Macdonald ... - Alexander Mackenzie
 

The Life of Flora Macdonald ...Alexander Mackenzie

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MEMOIR OF THE AUTHOR.THE following sketch of the author appeared in the Celtic Magazine for December, 1881:— In our last we intimated the death of the Rev. Alexander Macgregor, M.A., of the West Church, Inverness, on the 19th of October, fr… more

The Life of Flora Macdonald and Her Adventures with Prince Charles
Alexander Mackenzie
English
Eccentric Preachers - Charles Spurgeon
 

Eccentric PreachersCharles Spurgeon

Profiles of Protestant preachers by a 19th century English Baptist, known as “the Prince of Preachers”. Chapters include: 1. What is Eccentricity? 2. Who have been called Eccentric? 3. Causes of Eccentricity 4. Hugh Latimer 5. Hugh P… more

Eccentric Preachers
Charles Spurgeon
B&R Samizdat Express , English
The Adhesive Postage Stamp - Patrick Chalmers
 

The Adhesive Postage StampPatrick Chalmers

When a man of note dies, the journalist of the day can only reproduce in an obituary notice the accepted position of his life and works—it is no part of that writer’s duty to examine, so as fully to certify, all the statements at hand, or t… more

The Adhesive Postage Stamp
Patrick Chalmers
Patrick Chalmers , English
TRIUMPHS OF INVENTION AND DI... - J. Hamilton Fyfe
 

TRIUMPHS OF INVENTION AND DI...J. Hamilton Fyfe

THE ART OF PRINTING—1. John Gutenberg, 132. William Caxton, 283. The Printing Machine, 32THE STEAM ENGINE—1. The Marquis of Worcester, and his Successors, 532. James Watt, 63THE MANUFACTURE OF COTTON—1. Kay and Hargreaves, 772. Sir Richa… more

TRIUMPHS OF INVENTION AND DISCOVERY IN ART AND SCIENCE.
J. Hamilton Fyfe
English