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Breverton's Nautical Curiosities
Language: en
Pages: 384
Authors: Terry Breverton
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-09-20 - Publisher: Hachette UK

Breverton's Nautical Curiosities is about ships, people and the sea. However, unlike many other nautical compendiums, the focus of this book is on the unusual, the overlooked or the downright extraordinary. Thus, someone most of us do not know, Admiral William Brown, is given equal coverage to Admiral Nelson. Without
Breverton's Complete Herbal
Language: en
Pages: 384
Authors: Terry Breverton
Categories: Health & Fitness
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-09-29 - Publisher: Hachette UK

This incredibly diverse compendium contains just about everything you'll ever need to know about the properties and provenance of herbs and spices of the world. From amara dulcis to yarrow, all-heal to viper's bugloss, Breverton's Complete Herbal is a modern day treasury of over 250 herbs and their uses. Terry
Breverton's Phantasmagoria
Language: en
Pages: 384
Authors: Terry Breverton
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-07-07 - Publisher: Hachette UK

From dragons and wyverns to vampires, werewolves and mischievous gremlins, pixies and fairies, Breverton's Phantasmagoria is a unique compendium of over 250 mythical animals. Prepare to revisit familiar myths, such as vampires, werewolves and the Loch Ness Monster, the Minotaur and Medusa from Greek legend, and Biblical beasts such as
Immortal Last Words
Language: en
Pages: 384
Authors: Terry Breverton
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-03-29 - Publisher: Quercus Publishing

Immortal Last Words is a fascinating, diverse collection of history's most uplifting, entertaining and thought-provoking dying remarks and final farewells. The 370 entries in this book have been drawn from some of history's greatest statesmen, poets, scientists, novelists and warriors - the eminent men and women who have shaped events
Breverton's Encyclopedia of Inventions
Language: en
Pages: 384
Authors: Terry Breverton
Categories: Technology & Engineering
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-04-26 - Publisher: Hachette UK

Invention and innovation are what distinguish the human race from all of the other species on Earth. Throughout history the imagination and pioneering spirit of human kind has compelled us to question why we do things in a certain way and, more importantly, how we can do things better. Celebrating