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Osawa, Mai

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Works: 13 works in 31 publications in 2 languages and 787 library holdings
Genres: History  Miscellanea  Biography  Guidebooks 
Roles: Illustrator
Classifications: DA677, 941.5
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Publications about Mai Osawa
Publications by Mai Osawa
Most widely held works by Mai Osawa
I never knew that about London by Christopher Winn( Book )
9 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and held by 318 libraries worldwide
A miscellany of facts about London's history, culture, and architecture shares lesser-known legends and adventures pertaining to such subjects as the church steeple that inspired the traditional wedding cake and London's first nude statue
I never knew that about Wales by Christopher Winn( Book )
6 editions published between 2007 and 2015 in English and Welsh and held by 87 libraries worldwide
Take a spellbinding journey around Wales to discover the tales buried deep in the country's history. Packed full of legends, firsts, birthplaces, inventions and adventures, I NEVER KNEW THAT ABOUT WALES visits the thirteen traditional Welsh counties and unearths the hidden gems that they each hold. Discover where history and legends happened; where people, ideas and inventions began; where dreams took flight; where famous figures were born and now rest. A glittering pantheon of writers and artists, thinkers and inventors, heroes and villains have lived and toiled in this small country. Remarkable events, noble (and dastardly) deeds and exciting adventures have all taken place with Wales as their backdrop. This book seeks out their heritage, their monuments, their memories and their secrets
The glorious book of Great British weapons by George Courtauld( Book )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 87 libraries worldwide
I never knew that about the Irish by Christopher Winn( Book )
2 editions published between 2009 and 2015 in English and held by 67 libraries worldwide
An illustrated compendium of cultural facts celebrates Ireland's traditions, history, and idiosyncrasies along with the Irish origins of famous world figures
I never knew that about the Scottish by Christopher Winn( Book )
4 editions published between 2009 and 2015 in English and held by 64 libraries worldwide
In this captivating book, bestselling author Christopher Winn turns his attention to the Scottish people, taking us on an eye-opening journey around their homeland, discovering en route the intriguing and surprising ways the places and their history contribute to the Scottish character. As he travels through the Highlands and cities he unearths the traditions, triumphs and disasters, foibles, quirks and customs that come together to make up the Scottish people. From the capital Edinburgh, birthplace of Henry Brougham who made the longest ever speech in the House of Commons, lasting over six hours, to Callander, birthplace of Helen Duncan, the last person in Britain to be imprisoned for witchcraft after correctly diving the sinking of HMS Hood, he accompanies us on a journey uncovering little-known facts and amusing anecdotes. Illustrated throughout with beguiling pen and ink drawings
I never knew that about England's country churches by Christopher Winn( Book )
1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 56 libraries worldwide
I never knew that about New York by Christopher Winn( Book )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 43 libraries worldwide
A collection of lesser-known anecdotes and trivia about New York City includes such facts as how Columbus Circle is an official measuring point and how Elizabeth II was given peppercorns as back rent during a 1976 visit
I never knew that about Ireland by Chris Winn( Book )
1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 13 libraries worldwide
Bestselling author Christopher Winn takes us on a fascinating journey around Ireland, to discover the tales buried deep in Irish history. Packed full of myths and legends, firsts, birthplaces, inventions, and adventures, this fact book visits each of the four provinces--Ulster, Leinster, Munster, and Connaught--and unearths the hidden gems that each county in these provinces holds. Discover where people and ideas were born, where dreams were inspired, and where the unforgettable figures of Ireland's past now slumber. You'll be able to visit the holy mountain, Croagh Patrick in Country Mayo, where St Patrick is said to have driven all the snakes in Ireland into the sea. At Lismore Castle in County Waterford you will uncover the bathroom dedicated to Fred Astaire, whose sister Adele was the hugely popular Chatelaine of Lismore in the 1930s and 1940s. On the winter solstice you can bathe in the sunlight that fills the burial chamber at Newgrange, County Meath--the oldest solar observatory in the world. This irresistible compendium of facts and stories will give you a captivating insight into the Irish, and the ideas and events that have shaped the individual identity of every place you visit, and will have you exclaiming again and again: "Well, I never knew that!"
I never knew that about Britain : the quiz book : over 1000 questions and answers about our glorious isles by Christopher Winn( Book )
1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
I never knew that about Scotland by Chris Winn( Book )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Discover the story of the original 'sweetheart', John Balliol, whose embalmed heart is buried beside his devoted wife, Devorgilla at Sweetheart Abbey in Kirkcudbrightshire. This work takes the reader on a journey around Scotland. It offers stories, firsts, birthplaces, legends and inventions that shape the country's rich and majestic history
I never knew that about the English by Christopher Winn( Book )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
This book takes an affectionate, entertaining and perceptive look at the English people. Here are their traditions, foibles, quirks, customs, humour and achievements, triumphs and failures, peccadilloes and passions. Travel through England from coast to coast and learn how every county contributes in unique and different ways to the distinct English personality
I never knew that about great Scots : plus notable names, famous folk with names that descend from areas of Scotland by Christopher Winn( Book )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
 
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