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Bullets & Billets

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Bruce Bairnsfather


A front-line view of life in the trenches of the Western Front in the early part of 1914-1915. Told by Lieutenant (later Captain) Bruce Bair…

Confessions of a Book-Lover

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E. Walter Walters


"I am of the company of book men who read simply for the love of it," confesses E. Walter Walters, in this gently written tome. Wa…

The Reign of George VI, 1900-1925: A Forecast Written in the Year 1763

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Samuel Madden and Charles Oman


Imagine a world in which there were no major revolutionary upheavals (the American, French and Russian revolutions did not occur), there was…

Christmas Under Three Flags

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Mary Emily Donelson Wilcox


This work details personal memories of Mary Emily Donelson Wilcox, adopted granddaughter (acutally grand niece) of Rachel Donelson Jackson, …

From Mud to Mufti: With Old Bill on all Fronts

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Bruce Bairnsfather


This second volume of memories from the Great War (WWI) by the celebrated war cartoonist and social observer, begins with Bairnsfather's rec…

Selected Poetry on or about the MacLeans

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John Patterson MacLean and John Patterson Maclean


"Gifted with poesy as are the Highlanders, and given to the praise of their country and their leaders, it would be expected that many p…

Marius the Epicurean, Volume 2

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Walter Pater


The conclusion of Pater's historico-philosophical novel about a young Roman nobleman's search for purpose and meaning. Set in the time of Ca…

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