This is nice! I discovered the history and working of many items by getting this. Some I had assumed that I understood them. I didn't. Some I had no idea about. I was amazed to discover the things that were available during the period covered.
You can find out about all of these things, of course, by searching your library or the internet, but why bother. It's all here.
It doesn't have any d20 content, and is wonderfully generic. Yes, there are adventure seeds (a few).<br><br><b>LIKED</b>: Generic material is always a plus. Very imformative.<br><br><b>DISLIKED</b>: #1 The d20 license at the end was a waste of space (no d20 conetnt!).
I'd have rather had two more items discussed... the plow and the spur.<br><br><b>QUALITY</b>: Acceptable<br><br><b>VALUE</b>: Very Satisfied<br>