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Volcanoes and Vulcanology (1885-1917)

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Various


This is a collection of short scientific articles on the study of volcanoes and related seismic activity published in Knowledge, A Monthly R…

The Fortieth Door

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Mary Hastings Bradley


A young American archeologist, a masked ball in Cairo, an illusive young woman and the unexplained disappearance of a Frenchman fifteen year…

The Red Seal

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Natalie Sumner Lincoln


Nothing is what it seems to be as events unfold in this entertaining mystery by Natalie Sumner Lincoln. Red seals and red herrings abound a…

The Man with the Black Cord

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Auguste Groner


A baffling disappearance. A bedroom door locked from the inside. A housekeeper with something to hide. Will retired policeman turned privat…

Theism or Atheism, The Great Alternative

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Chapman Cohen


A thought-provoking treatise from 20th century English freethinker, atheist and secularist writer, Chapman Cohen. Here, he lays out the deve…

The Sheridan Road Mystery

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Paul Thorne and Paul Thorneandmabel Thorne


A shot rings out in the middle of the night in a quiet Chicago neighborhood. Patrolman Murphy is directed to an apartment where a man says …

The House on the Downs

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Gladys Edson Locke


Mark Brandon, a writer from Australia is in England to visit an old friend, Sir Quenton Rotherdene. However, while walking across the Downs…

The Fairy Tales of Science

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John Cargill Brough


This book, written in the mid 19th century and illustrated by Charles H. Bennett, provides an entertaining introduction to topics in science…

The Heart of a Mystery

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Robert Eustace and L. T. Meade


The Heart of Mystery by L. T. Meade and Robert Eustace was published in 1901 in six installments in the Windsor Magazine, Vol. 14. The stori…

That Mainwaring Affair

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Anna Maynard Barbour


As wealthy financier, Hugh Mainwaring dictates his last will and testament to his private secretary, it would be impossible for him to imagi…

The Sorceress of the Strand

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L. T. Meade


From the moment Madame Sara arrived on the scene, she has taken London society by storm. Madame is both beautiful and mysterious, but it so…

Constance Dunlap

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Arthur B. Reeve


Constance Dunlap is a young woman who in Chapter 1 turns amateur criminal in order to to save her husband from disgrace and imminent arrest.…

The Haunted Bookshop

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Christopher Morley


Roger Mifflin is the somewhat eccentric proprietor of The Haunted Bookshop, a second-hand bookstore in Brooklyn that is "haunted by the…

Unravelled Knots

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Baroness Emma Orczy


Unravelled Knots is the third and final installment of the Old Man in the Corner stories by Baroness Orczy. After a break of several years,…

The Slipper Point Mystery

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Augusta Huiell Seaman


When fourteen year old Sally Carter shares her secret about When fourteen year old Sally Carter decides to share the secret she has discover…

Rocks and Their Origins

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Grenville A. J. Cole


Do you know the difference between sedimentary, igneous and metamorphic rocks? Are you interested in their geologic origin, chemical compos…

Fanny Herself

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Edna Ferber


Fanny Herself is the story of Fanny Brandeis, a young girl coming of age in the Midwest at the turn of the 20th century. It is generally co…

The Romance of Modern Chemistry

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James C. Philip


A fascinating look back at the state of the art of chemistry 100 years ago, this book by James C. Philip, PhD, an assistant professor of che…

History of Biology

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Louis Compton Miall


A history of biology from ancient times to Darwin and Pasteur by Louis Compton Miall, Professor of Biology, Fellow of the Royal Society, Ful…

The Dead Letter

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Metta Victoria Fuller Victor


Published in 1866, "The Dead Letter: An American Romance" written by Metta Victoria Fuller Victor under the pseudonym, Seeley Rege…

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