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The Diary of a Dead Officer

Read by Ruth Golding


Arthur Graeme West


Published posthumously in 1919, this collection of diary entries presents a scathing picture of army life and is said to be one of the most …

Letters of Mrs. Adams, the Wife of John Adams, Vol. 1

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Abigail Adams


Abigail Adams lived the American Revolution as the wife of one of its central figures--John Adams. Her family correspondence, published alon…

The Story of the Romans

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H. A. Guerber


A collection of short stories and histories of Rome, from its beginning to its end. (Ann Boulais)

A Popular History of France from the Earliest Times vol 1

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François Pierre Guillaume Guizot


François Pierre Guillaume Guizot was a French historian, orator, and statesman. Guizot was a dominant figure in French politics prior…

Army Letters from an Officer's Wife, 1871-1888

Read by Sue Anderson


Frances M. A. Roe


"There appeared from the bushes in front of me, and right in the path, two immense gray wolves . . . Rollo saw them and stopped instan…

The Trail of the Hawk: a Comedy of the Seriousness of Life

Read by John W. Michaels


Sinclair Lewis


Trail of the Hawk, narrated by Mike Vendetti aka Miketheauctioneer, is Sinclair Lewis’ second novel published under his own name. It was not…

Detailed Minutiae of Soldier Life in the Army of Northern Virginia, 1861-1865

Read by David Leeson


Carlton Mccarthy


The author, who fought as a private in the Army of Northern Virginia during the Civil War, describes the Confederate soldier’s daily struggl…

Queen Victoria

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Giles Lytton Strachey


Lytton Strachey’s first great success, and his most famous achievement, was "Eminent Victorians" (1918), a collection of four shor…

With Clive in India

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G. A. Henty


With Clive in India gives a vivid picture of the wonderful events of the ten years, which at their commencement saw Madras in the hands of t…

Narrative of the Life and Adventures of Henry Bibb, an American Slave

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Henry Bibb


Henry Walton Bibb was born a slave. His father was white although his identity was not positively known. Bibb was separated from his mother …

Lives of the Most Eminent Painters, Sculptors and Architects Vol 1

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Giorgio Vasari


The Lives of the Most Excellent Italian Painters, Sculptors, and Architects, from Cimabue to Our Times, or Le Vite delle più eccellen…

The Discovery of New Worlds

Read by Laura Caldwell


M. B. Synge


This is the second volume in the series, The Story of the World, which covers the period of history from the rise of Rome to the Conquest of…

The Journey of Coronado

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Pedro De Castañeda


In 1540, Francisco Vásquez de Coronado led an army from Mexico is search of the fabled golden cities of Cíbola. The Spaniards …

Bible Defence of Slavery

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Josiah Priest


The full title of this book is Bible Defense of Slavery; and Origin, Fortunes, and History of the Negro Race, by Rev. Josiah Priest, A. M. 5…

The Lure of the Labrador Wild

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Dillon Wallace


The Lure Of The Labrador Wild is a account of a expedition by Leonidas Hubbard, an adventurer and journalist to canoe the system Naskaupi Ri…

Memoirs of the Court of Queen Elizabeth, Volumes I & II

Read by Cate Barratt


Lucy Aikin


Memoirs of Queen Elizabeth from a variety of sources within the monarch's court, compiled and interpreted by Lucy Aikin. (Summary by Cathy B…

Japan: An Attempt at Interpretation

Read by Julia Niedermaier


Lafcadio Hearn


Greece-born Lafcadio Hearn (1850 - 1904) spent decades of his life in Japan, even marrying a Japanese woman, thus becoming a Japanese citize…

Secret Chambers and Hiding Places

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Allan Fea


“Secret Chambers and Hiding Places” is a collection of concealments and their uses, almost all within England, although a very few passages …

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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