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Peeps at Many Lands: Egypt

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R. Talbot Kelly


A short travelogue of Egypt, this book was written as part of an early 20th century series of travelogues on exotic destinations. (Summary b…

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…

A Short History of Scotland

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Andrew Lang


A Short History of Scotland is a consise introduction to the history of Scotland from Roman times to the last Jacobite rebellion, written by…

Won by Crime

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A. Frank Pinkerton


Originally included with the published edition of Dyke Darell, this is an unrelated novella. Portuguese Viceroy to Goa, Don Garcia brought h…

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…

Hawk of Egypt

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Joan Conquest


A tragic love triangle between a beautiful English girl, an English gentleman, and a half-English, half-Egyptian plays out among the ruins a…

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…

Four Great Americans

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James Baldwin


Written for children, James Baldwin's history of Washington, Franklin, Webster, and Lincoln brings these men to life in a way that will be i…

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…

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…

The Englishwoman in America

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Isabella L. Bird


Isabella Bird travels abroad in Canada and the United States in the 1850s. As an Englishwoman and a lone female, she travels as far as Chica…

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 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…

The Black Moth

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Georgette Heyer


The year is 1752. Devil, the Duke of Andover, and highwayman Jack, the Earl of Wyncham are at odds over a country squire's beautiful daughte…

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…

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…

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 …

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…

A Thousand Miles up the Nile

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Amelia Ann Blanford Edwards


Amelia B. Edwards wrote this historical, egyptological, and cultural study in in 1877, and it became an immediate best-seller, reprinted in …

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