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Institutio Oratoria (On the Education of an Orator), volume 1

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Marcus Fabius Quintilianus


Marcus Fabius Quintilianus was of Spanish origin, being born about 35 A.D. at Calagurris. At Rome he met with great success as a teacher and…

Intimate Talks with Movie Stars

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Edward Weitzel


A collection of interviews originally published in Moving Picture World that aims to give the movie-mad public "intimate pen pictures o…

Instituciones Oratorias VIII

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Marcus Fabius Quintilianus


Recapitulación de todo lo dicho sobre la invención y disposición. La elocución es la más hermosa parte de…

Herrmann's Book of Magic

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Alexander Herrmann


Black Art Fully Exposed. A complete and practical guide to drawing-room and stage magic for professionals and amateurs, including a complete…

Coffee Break Collection 012 - The Performing Arts

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Various


This is the twelfth collection of our "coffee break" series, involving public domain works that are between 3 and 15 minutes in le…

The Humbugs of the World

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P. T. Barnum


P. T. Barnum exposes some of the chief humbugs of the world with his usual entertaining style. He looks at medicine and quacks, ghosts, witc…

Modern Magic: A Practical Treatise on the Art of Conjuring

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Professor Louis Hoffman


This "how-to" book covers everything for the 1800's illusionist, from stage presence & dress, program and stage arrangement, t…

There's Laughter in the Air! Radio's Top Comedians and Their Best Shows

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Jack Gaver


There's Laughter in the Air takes readers on a sidesplitting romp through the world of old-time radio comedy. It gives a brief history of th…

Hollywood: Its Morals and Manners

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Theodore Dreiser


Serialized in Shadowland from November 1921 to February 1922, Hollywood: Its Morals and Manners is Theodore Dreiser's shocking four part exp…

The Miracle Mongers, an Exposé

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Harry Houdini


"A complete exposé of the modus operandi of fire eaters, heat resisters, poison eaters, venomous reptile defiers, sword swallowe…

Tea-Cup Reading and Fortune-Telling by Tea Leaves

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A Highland Seer


Reading the Cup is essentially a domestic form of Fortune-telling to be practiced at home, and with success by anyone who will take the trou…

Maccabe's Art of Ventriloquism and Vocal Illusions

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Frederic Maccabe


This manual offers instructions on how to become a ventriloquist. Starting out from a general introduction of ventriloquism, it explains how…

A Dialogue Concerning Oratory, or the Causes of Corrupt Eloquence

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Publius Cornelius Tacitus


The scene of the Dialogus de Oratoribus, as this work is commonly known, is laid in the sixth year of Vespasian, 75 a.D. The commentators ar…

Music Talks With Children

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Thomas Tapper


"A book of this kind, though addressed to children, must necessarily reach them through an older person. The purpose is to suggest a fe…

Discours sur les sciences et les arts

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Jean-Jacques Rousseau


Le Discours sur les sciences et les arts est un texte de Jean-Jacques Rousseau écrit dans le cadre du concours de l’Académe de…

The Book of Art for Young People

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Agnes Ethel Conway


This is a charming book on Art History for children (and everyone else). Each chapter focuses on a great painting, reproduced in color in th…

The Mary Frances Knitting and Crocheting Book

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Jane Eayre Fryer


Mary Frances is a little girl whose Aunt Maria intends to teach her to knit and crochet, but she's very strict and demanding. It's a good th…

Discours sur les sciences et les arts

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Jean-Jacques Rousseau


1750 : Jean-Jacques Rousseau remporte le prix d’un concours d’éloquence sur cette question : le rétablissement des sciences et…

Stories of Great Composers for Children

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Thomas Tapper


This is a collection of ten short, entertaining, informative picture-book biographies of famous composers. Each book tells about the childho…

Knights of Art - Stories of the Italian Painters

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Amy Steedman


A children's version of the Lives of Artists by Vassari with many Illustrations. Of course we won't be able to show the paintings but the de…

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