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Dyke Darrel the Railroad Detective - Or, The Crime of the Midnight Express

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A. Frank Pinkerton


Dyke Darrel investigates an audacious train robbery that included the murder of a friend, and embarks on a man-hunt. High Victorian serial m…

It Happened in Egypt

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Charles Norris Williamson


Lord Ernest Borrow and Captain Anthony Fenton think they know a secret - a secret that could make them both rich. En route, they are sidetra…

The Spell of Egypt

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Robert Smythe Hichens


The author, a British journalist and novelist, is interested in the feel of the places he visits. He describes at length a visit he has made…

A Popular History of Ireland, Book 05

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Thomas D'Arcy McGee


Thomas D'Arcy McGee was an Irish refugee and a father of the Canadian confederation. His work on Irish history is comprehensive, encompassin…

A Popular History of Ireland, Book 07

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Thomas D'Arcy McGee


Thomas D'Arcy McGee was an Irish refugee and a father of the Canadian confederation. His work on Irish history is comprehensive, encompassin…

A Popular History of Ireland, Book 08

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Thomas D'Arcy McGee


Thomas D’Arcy McGee was an Irish refugee and a father of the Canadian confederation. His work on Irish history is comprehensive, encompassin…

Letters from Egypt

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Lucie Duff-Gordon


As a girl, Lady Duff-Gordon was noted both for her beauty and intelligence. As an author, she is most famous for this collection of letters …

A Popular History of Ireland, Book 06

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Thomas D'Arcy McGee


Thomas D'Arcy McGee was an Irish refugee and a father of the Canadian confederation. His work on Irish history is comprehensive, encompassin…

Peeps at Many Lands: Ancient Egypt

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James Baikie


Written primarily for children, James Baikie's 'peep' at ancient Egypt is a really well done, historical account of the ways of that fascina…

A Visit to the Holy Land, Egypt, and Italy

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Ida Laura Pfeiffer


Ida Pfeiffer travelled alone in an era when women didn't travel. She went first on a pilgrimage to the Holy Land, then went on to Egypt and …

Rudder Grange

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Frank R. Stockton


This book presents a number of short, comedic sketches of a country life in middle America in the late 1800s. The hilarious twists and turns…

A Popular History of Ireland, Book 12

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Thomas D'Arcy McGee


Thomas D'Arcy McGee was an Irish refugee and a father of the Canadian confederation. His work on Irish history is comprehensive, encompassin…

A Popular History of Ireland, Book 09

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Thomas D'Arcy McGee


Thomas D'Arcy McGee was an Irish refugee and a father of the Canadian confederation. His work on Irish history is comprehensive, encompassin…

Untrodden Peaks and Unfrequented Valleys

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Amelia Ann Blanford Edwards


Amelia B. Edwards wrote this historical travelogue in in 1873. The book describes her travels through a relatively un-visited area in the So…

A Popular History of Ireland, Book 11

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Thomas D'Arcy McGee


Thomas D'Arcy McGee was an Irish refugee and a father of the Canadian confederation. His work on Irish history is comprehensive, encompassin…

Pomona's Travels

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Frank R. Stockton


Pomona and Jone of Rudder Grange fame travel to England and Scotland. Along the way, Pomona tangles with wild pigs, haymaking, hotels great …

Europe Revised

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Irvin S. Cobb


Irwin Cobb's humorous Europe Revised is a travelogue and comedy almost in the style of Mark Twain. The dedication says it best, "To My …

A Popular History of Ireland, Book 10

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Thomas D'Arcy McGee


Thomas D'Arcy McGee was an Irish refugee and a father of the Canadian confederation. His work on Irish history is comprehensive, encompassin…

Barbara in Brittany

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E. A. Gillie


Barbara, an English girl and the eldest of her family, spends most days helping her widowed mother care for her younger siblings. Then disas…

Letters from England, 1846-1849

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Elizabeth Davis Bancroft


Elizabeth Bancroft went to England with her husband, historian George Bancroft, for three of the most dynamic years in European history. As …

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