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... of Painting in Rome founded Bernini : Piazza of St . Peter ' s , Rome André Le
Nôtre designs the gardens at Vaux - le - Viscomte ( - 1661 ) Rembrandt declared
bankrupt ; his possessions are put up for sale Jan van Goyen , Dutch painter , d .
1859 ) Swiss inventor Aimé Argand ( 1755 - 1803 ) designs oil burner Eng .
mathematician George Atwood accurately determines acceleration of a free -
falling body Joseph Bramah ( 1748 - 1814 ) constructs first patent lock Eng .
ARTS MUSIC DAILY LIFE Salvador Dali : " Christ of St . John on the Cross "
Graham Sutherland : “ Lord Beaverbrook , ” portrait Gerald Barry and Hugh
Casson : Festival of Britain on London South Bank Basil Spence designs new
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - James_Patrick_Joyce - LibraryThing
Not really finished. It's a reference book, so I've used it many a time. More before I had regular internet, of course. But it's nice to have the physical thing in my hands. Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - auntieknickers - LibraryThing
The early years of human history seem to have less information than might be available, particularly spotty in Asian history and pretty much nothing about Africa south of the Sahara. Still, an interesting browse and a good place to see what was happening in a given year. Read full review