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  • Postcards

    True Stories That Never Happened

    “The inventive writers and illustrators who crafted these transporting stories just may convince you to trash your BlackBerry and buy some stamps.”–Frank Warren, author of PostSecretYou’ve seen them at flea markets and in antique shops and used-book stores across the country: Vintage postcards inscribed with handwritten notes, evocative messages that capture a thought, an expression, a concern, a ... Read more

    $7.99 AUD

  • The Mark Twain Collection

    by Mark Twain ...
    Samuel Langhorne Clemens known by his pen name Mark Twain, was an American writer, humorist, entrepreneur, publisher, and lecturer. His novels include The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (1876) and its sequel, the Adventures of Huckleberry Finn(1885), the latter often called "The Great American Novel".Twain was raised in Hannibal, Missouri, which later provided the setting for Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry ... Read more

    $0.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Seattle

    series Postcard History Series
    The Puget Sound region was inhabited by Native Americans for thousands of years before settlers arrived. After initially landing at Alki Beach in West Seattle, the Denny Party established a settlement on the eastern shores of Elliott Bay in 1852. For years, the cultural and commercial life centered around Yesler�s Wharf and Sawmill. The city grew rapidly following the 1870s after the discovery of ... Read more

    $19.06 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Western Pennsylvania's Oil Heritage

    series Postcard History Series
    The discovery of oil flowing from a well in the wilds of northwestern Pennsylvania shook the modern world in 1859. Refined as kerosene for lamps, a lubricant for home and industrial needs, and ultimately as a fuel for transportation in the form of gasoline, oil literally changed the world and defined global economics and politics. Western Pennsylvania�s Oil Heritage profiles the history of ... Read more

    $19.06 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Amsterdam

    series Postcard History Series
    In the 1700s, Amsterdam was just a small trading village in upstate New York. Utilizing its superior location astride critical waterways, the village grew during the westward expansion of the early 1800s to become an industrial powerhouse. By the 20th century, Amsterdam had become America�s foremost rug-making center, nicknamed the �Carpet City,� and the seventh largest city in New York. Waves of ... Read more

    $19.06 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • The Post Office Girls

    Book One in a heartwarming and uplifting new wartime saga series

    by Poppy Cooper ...
    With the Great War raging, can they keep Britain going?On Beth Healey's eighteenth birthday, she hopes that she will be able to forget the ghastly war and celebrate. But that evening, her twin brother Ned announces that he has signed up to fight.No longer able to stand working in her parents' village shop while others are doing their bit, Beth applies to join the Army Post Office's new Home Depot ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Cartoline da Auschwitz

    Prefazione di Michele Smargiassi

    Book 24 - iRèfoli
    "L’impiegato finge di scrivere seduto alla scrivania dietro il vetro. Finge di non guardare, di non vedere. Ha esposto buste-sacco di molte misure e su ciascuna ha collocato un piccolo bigliettino con il prezzo scritto a matita. Si possono spedire ricordi di qualche peso. L’ufficio postale propone ricariche telefoniche, penne, matite, francobolli. Decine di cartoline attendono il loro turno nell ... Read more

    $5.49 AUD

  • Southeastern Berks County

    series Postcard History Series
    Berks County was established in 1752 from portions of Chester, Lancaster, and Philadelphia Counties, but its early settlers had already left their marks on the area. Southeastern Berks County covers a mythical trip between the villages Oley, Englesville, Exeter, Yellow House, Earlville, Amityville, Douglassville, Pine Forge, Little Oley, Greshville, Moreysville, Boyertown, Gabelsville, Shanesville ... Read more

    $19.06 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Homestead and Mifflin Township

    series Postcard History
    Homestead and Mifflin Township shows an era of days gone by through the medium of postcards. Mifflin Township was one of the seven original townships when Allegheny County was formed, and it covered the Monongahela River as well as the present-day communities of Clairton, Duquesne, Dravosburg, Hays, Homestead, Jefferson Hills, Lincoln Place, Munhall, Pleasant Hills, West Elizabeth, West Homestead, ... Read more

    $19.06 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Swannanoa Valley

    series Postcard History Series
    The Swannanoa Valley lies to the east of Asheville, North Carolina, and is surrounded by some of the highest mountains in the eastern United States. The eastern boundary of the valley follows the crest of the Blue Ridge Mountains, and travelers entering through the Swannanoa Gap emerge into the beautiful �Land of the Sky.� In the 1900s, multiple large religious assemblies were founded here. ... Read more

    $19.06 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Bennington

    series Postcard History Series
    Nestled in the southwest corner of Vermont, Bennington is rich in history and natural beauty. On August 16, 1777, the Green Mountain Boys and militia from surrounding states defeated British troops at the Battle of Bennington. Like other small towns in New England, this agricultural community soon found its waterways dominated by large factories. When manufacturing declined in the early 1900s, the ... Read more

    $19.06 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Along the Wissahickon Creek

    series Postcard History Series
    Originally called Wisauksicken and Wisamickon by the Lenni Lenape tribe of southeastern Pennsylvania, the creek was renamed Wissahickon by European settlers in the late 1600s. The Wissahickon, beginning as a small stream fed by underground springs in central Montgomery County, winds its way down into a breathtaking valley in Philadelphia's Fairmount Park before entering the Schuylkill River. Rich ... Read more

    $19.06 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Aberdeen in Vintage Postcards

    series Postcard History
    Plotted and planned as a crossroads town along the developing Milwaukee Railroad, Aberdeen, South Dakota was first settled in 1881. With the arrival of the railroad in 1882, Aberdeen flourished. It earned the nickname of Hub City, serving as a railroad junction and agricultural center. Aberdeen's ability to adapt to a changing economy has led to steady growth and has made it the third largest city ... Read more

    $19.06 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Walker County, Alabama

    by Pat Morrison ...
    series Postcard History Series
    Walker County is a unique place inhabited by a unique people. Characters including George "Goober" Lindsey, Tallulah Bankhead, Sybil Gibson, and Eric "Butterbean" Esch, and communities including Cordova, Carbon Hill, and Day's Gap and Horse Creek-or as we know them today, Oakman and Dora-have all contributed to the county's rich history. In this volume of vintage postcard images, readers will ... Read more

    $19.06 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Delray Beach

    series Postcard History Series
    Travel the roads and waterways of Delray Beach history through lovingly collected postcards. In the 1890s, a diverse group of settlers began gathering on the southeast coast of Florida to build a new community. These pioneers sought the freedom, adventure, and economic opportunity provided by the new Florida East Coast Railway. Delray�s population was distinctive for its respect for education, ... Read more

    $19.06 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Thief River Falls and Pennington County

    series Postcard History Series
    Positioned on the east edges of the Red River Valley and the northern Minnesota Woodlands, Pennington County was settled by farmers of predominantly Scandinavian stock, and census surveys indicate that Thief River Falls was the �most Norwegian� city in the United States. These settlers broke the soil, planted grain, and traveled to the woodlands for logs with which to build their homes. They ... Read more

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  • Allentown

    series Postcard History Series
    Allentown is many things to many different people. It is a historical city, a city of churches, a city of immigrants, and a place that values hard work, education, and recreation. This is a city with rich and unique stories to tell. Allentown captures historical stories such as the hiding of the Liberty Bell, early railroad and canal transportation, and the training of World War I ambulance ... Read more

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  • Altoona

    series Postcard History Series
    The Pennsylvania Railroad was incorporated in 1846 and immediately began the task of finding an all-rail route to connect Philadelphia with Pittsburgh. The Pennsylvania Railroad surveyed possible routes and arrived on a valley floor at the base of the Allegheny Mountains in 1849 that was primarily occupied by the David Robeson farm. As people arrived for employment opportunities, the railroad ... Read more

    $19.06 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Southwestern New Mexico Mining Towns

    by Jane Bardal ...
    series Postcard History Series
    Spanish and American prospectors discovered gold, silver, and copper mines in southwestern New Mexico in the 1800s. This volume explores the further development of these mining operations into the early 1900s. During this time period, improvements in technology made mining profitable, and eastern corporations invested in New Mexico mines. World War I created a demand for copper, and this era saw ... Read more

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  • Saugerties

    series Postcard History Series
    Saugerties, nestled between Esopus Creek and the Hudson River on one side and the Catskill Mountains on the other, is an old village first settled by the Dutch. Following the opening of the Erie Canal, industrialist Henry Barclay set into motion plans to use the area�s waterpower to turn Saugerties into an industrial community. The village became home to the Ulster Iron Works and Barclay�s paper ... Read more

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  • Along Ohio's Historic Route 20

    series Postcard History Series
    Route 20 was named a federal highway in 1926, and for the first half of the 20th century it was the most important east-west road across northern Ohio. Extending from the Pennsylvania border east of Conneaut to its western terminus with Indiana, it made Ohio the connecting link between Northeastern and Midwestern states. Fortunately, Route 20 has remained virtually intact and can be traveled much ... Read more

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  • Sebastian and Crawford Counties

    series Postcard History Series
    Sebastian and Crawford Counties are among Arkansas�s most historic areas with their location on what was once the edge of the frontier. In this book, the authors capture the transition of both the large and the small communities from the 1800s into the middle of the 20th century through historic postcards. With carefully researched interpretation of the images, the book offers a fascinating walk ... Read more

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  • Carroll and Boone Counties

    series Postcard History Series
    From the 1890s through the 1920s, the postcard was an extraordinarily popular means of communication, and many of the postcards produced during this �golden age� can today be considered works of art. Postcard photographers traveled the length and breadth of the nation snapping photographs of busy street scenes, documenting local landmarks, and assembling crowds of local children only too happy to ... Read more

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  • San Francisco

    series Postcard History Series
    The golden age of postcards coincided with several momentous events in San Francisco history, including a major earthquake and fire destroying over one third of the city, rapid reconstruction, strikes, political upheaval, parades, festivals, and a world�s fair. From World War I through World War II, jazz-age San Francisco experienced a building boom of houses, skyscrapers, and engineering marvels ... Read more

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