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The Story of the Middle Ages

Read by Kara Shallenberg


Samuel B. Harding


Intended for a youthful audience, The Story of the Middle Ages, published in 1906, tells the history of the Middle Ages in simple and entert…

The Natural History Volume 1

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Pliny the Elder


Naturalis Historia (Latin for "Natural History") is an encyclopedia published circa AD 77-79 by Pliny the Elder. It is one of the …

Ontario Public School Geography

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Unknown


This Ontario Public School textbook, published in 1922, contains some fascinating facts of a world which no longer exists. It seems politica…

The Ideal Bartender

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Tom Bullock


The book was written by Tom Bullock, a well-known bartender at the St. Louis Country Club. His skills as a bartender were so remarkable that…

Fifteen Thousand Useful Phrases

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Grenville Kleiser


A Practical Handbook of Pertinent Expressions, Striking Similes, Literary, Commercial, Conversational, and Oratorical Terms, for the Embelli…

Plan and Preface to a Dictionary of English

Read by Denny Sayers (d. 2015)


Samuel Johnson


The published dictionary was a huge book: with pages nearly 1½ feet tall and 20 inches wide, it contained 42,773 words; it also sold …

The Natural History Volume 3

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Pliny the Elder


Naturalis Historia (Latin for "Natural History") is an encyclopedia published circa AD 77-79 by Pliny the Elder. It is one of the …

This Country of Ours, Part 5

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Henrietta Elizabeth Marshall


Another fine history book for children! Published in 1917, Marshall's book of stories from the history of the United States begins with acco…

Carpenter's geographical reader: North America

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Frank G. Carpenter


The purpose of this book is to give to its readers a living knowledge of some of the wonders of the country and continent in which they live…

This Country of Ours, Part 2

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Henrietta Elizabeth Marshall


Another fine history book for children! Published in 1917, Marshall’s book of stories from the history of the United States begins with acco…

This Country of Ours, Part 6

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Henrietta Elizabeth Marshall


Another fine history book for children! Published in 1917, Marshall's book of stories from the history of the United States begins with acco…

Grammar-Land

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M. L. Nesbitt


In this charming 1877 book of grammar instruction for children, we are introduced to the nine parts of speech and learn about the rules that…

A Little Candy Book for a Little Girl

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Amy Lane Waterman


Join Betsey Bobbitt, a girl with an undeniable sweet tooth, as she discovers new recipes for candy and sweets to make with the reader. An en…

Instructions to Light Keepers

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United States Lighthouse Board


"Office of the Light-House Board, Washington, D.C. July 1, 1881. The following Instructions are published for the guidance of light-kee…

The Natural History Volume 2

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Pliny the Elder


Naturalis Historia (Latin for "Natural History") is an encyclopedia published circa AD 77-79 by Pliny the Elder. It is one of the …

This Country of Ours, Part 4

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Henrietta Elizabeth Marshall


Another fine history book for children! Published in 1917, Marshall’s book of stories from the history of the United States begins with acco…

State of the Union Addresses by United States Presidents (1790 - 1816)

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Various


The State of the Union address is a speech presented by the President of the United States to a joint session of the United States Congress,…

A Plain English Handbook: How to create clear SEC disclosure documents

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The Securities And Exchange Commission


The Plain Writing Act of 2010 (Act) is intended to make it easy for the public to understand government documents. The SEC, like other feder…

Makers of Many Things

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Eva March Tappan


How are friction matches made? How do rags and trees become paper? Who makes the dishes on our tables? Published in 1916, this children's bo…

This Country of Ours, Part 1

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Henrietta Elizabeth Marshall


Another fine history book for children! Published in 1917, Marshall’s book of stories from the history of the United States begins with acco…

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