Magician of the North is the first full-scale biography of this extraordinary man. William George Armstrong was a visionary inventor, engineer and businessman who bestrode the 19th-century world like a colossus, bringing global renown to his great Elswick works on the Tyne, while adding lustre to Britain's imperial might.
In this absorbing collection of stories and trivia readers will find answers to the amazing and extraordinary aspects of Austen's life, work and legacy. From her development as a world-class author, secrets of her own life and loves, through insights into her novels and their characters along with the changing reception to them over the years.
The first full-scale biography of visionary inventor, engineer, and businessman William George Armstrong, this remarkable account traces the life of this 19th-century colossus. Examining Armstrong's achievements in the manufacture of hydraulic cranes, warships, and armaments in Elswick and in the creation of the first hydroelectric-powered house in Cragside, this record also documents the...
Allows you to keep your recipes in a safe place and create your own personal recipe collection. Beginning with a section on pantry essentials, this work is divided into eight tabbed sections, covering everything from Soups and Sauces to Party Food. It includes lined pages for writing down recipes and pockets for storing press clippings.
Diese Hommage an den französischen Lebensstil bietet Einblicke in 15 hinreißende Häuser und erzählt, begleitet von bezaubernden Fotos, über die Regionen, in denen sie liegen: Normandie, Bretagne, Ile de R
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