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Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow 12 0 Browse Search
George Ticknor, Life, letters and journals of George Ticknor (ed. George Hillard) 12 0 Browse Search
Cambridge History of American Literature: volume 3 (ed. Trent, William Peterfield, 1862-1939., Erskine, John, 1879-1951., Sherman, Stuart Pratt, 1881-1926., Van Doren, Carl, 1885-1950.) 12 0 Browse Search
Margaret Fuller, Memoirs of Margaret Fuller Ossoli (ed. W. H. Channing) 12 0 Browse Search
Laura E. Richards, Maud Howe, Florence Howe Hall, Julia Ward Howe, 1819-1910, in two volumes, with portraits and other illustrations: volume 1 10 0 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Harvard Memorial Biographies 8 0 Browse Search
Oliver Otis Howard, Autobiography of Oliver Otis Howard, major general , United States army : volume 2 8 0 Browse Search
Elias Nason, The Life and Times of Charles Sumner: His Boyhood, Education and Public Career. 8 0 Browse Search
William Hepworth Dixon, White Conquest: Volume 2 6 0 Browse Search
Robert Lewis Dabney, Life and Commands of Lieutenand- General Thomas J. Jackson 6 0 Browse Search
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ed sole-leather was formerly rendered compact and, to some extent, flexible, by being beaten by hand with hammers. In Switzerland, as early as 1800, water-power hammers, and, subsequently, stamps were employed. In 1842, Berendorf of Paris inventChinese or Tartarian. Wooden carved toys are almost exclusively produced in the hilly wooded regions of Germany and Switzerland, where they are generally carved by the peasants, when not employed in farm labors, the whole family, even to the smanneburg, in Thuringia, exports about 25,000 cwt. of the better class of wooden toys, made in the town and vicinity. Switzerland excels in wooden cottages, models, etc., and France in mechanical or clock-work toys. Rocking-horses, carts, veloci that of the truss-beam — had been applied, varying, of course, in details of construction, to timber bridges, both in Switzerland and America; but the idea of the wrought-iron tubular bridge, and the carrying out of the details of construction whic
ock; chronometer; fusee; etc. For a long period England has maintained a pre-eminence in the quality of her watches, which are, however, expensive. Those of Switzerland do not rank so high, but are cheaper, and are turned out in great quantity, so as to have nearly monopolized the markets of the world. Both classes of these arbination of it with the arch, has been very extensively made use of in the United States. One of the best examples of the former, the bridge over the Limmat, in Switzerland, was built shortly after the middle of the eighteenth century, by the Grubenmann brothers; the span of its wooden arch was 390 feet, with a rise or versed sine taquaNew Hampshire25027 4SegmentPalmer1794 BambergRegnitzGermany20817 4SegmentWiebeking1809 TrentonDelawarePennsylvania20032 0SegmentBurr1804 WrittenghenRhineSwitzerland19830 10SegmentGrubenmann1777 Pont LouisIserFreysingen15413 6SegmentWiebeking1809 Ellicott's MillsPatapscoMaryland15020 0LatticeUnknown1838 Erie RailwayPortag
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