Nature

Through the Brazilian Wilderness

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Theodore Roosevelt


Roosevelt's popular book Through the Brazilian Wilderness describes his expedition into the Brazilian jungle in 1913 as a member of the Roos…

The Natural History Volume 1

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Pliny the Elder


Naturalis Historia (Latin for "Natural History") is an encyclopedia published circa AD 77-79 by Pliny the Elder. It is one of the …

The Soul of the Indian

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Charles Alexander Eastman


"We also have a religion which was given to our forefathers, and has been handed down to us their children. It teaches us to be thankfu…

Among the Tibetans

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Isabella L. Bird


Isabella L. Bird was an English traveller, writer and natural historian. She was travelling in the Far East alone at a time when such endeav…

The Gold Hunters

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James Oliver Curwood


In The Gold Hunters we find 3 men in search of a treasure of gold hidden away in the upper reaches of the Canadian wilderness. One, a young …

Inca Lands

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Hiram Bingham


Prof. Hiram Bingham of Yale Makes the Greatest Archaeological Discovery of the Age by Locating and Excavating Ruins of Machu Picchu on a Pea…

Adam and Eve

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John Milton


LibriVox volunteers bring you 15 recordings of Adam and Eve (From “Paradise Lost,” Fourth Book) by John Milton. This was the Weekly Poetry p…

Gardening Without Irrigation: or without much, anyway

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Steve Solomon


Gardening expert Steve Solomon has written extensively on gardening techniques for the home gardener. Water conservation is the focus of thi…

Secrets of the Woods

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William J. Long


The unique merit of this nature student rests in his fascinating style of writing, which invariably interests young and old; for without thi…

Woodcraft

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Nessmuk


George Washington Sears, who many know better by his pen name "Nessmuk", was an outdoor writer during the last half of the 19th ce…

The Adventures of Lightfoot the Deer

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Thornton W. Burgess


The Adventures of Lightfoot the Deer is another set of children’s stories by the conservationist, Thornton W. Burgess. More serious than som…

The Art of Travel

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Sir Francis Galton


The Art of Travel is a handbook of practical advice for the adventure seeking Victorian. We hear how to organize all steps of a voyage, from…

Book of the Damned

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Charles Hoy Fort


The Book of the Damned was the first published nonfiction work of the author Charles Fort (first edition 1919). Dealing with various types o…

The Secret Garden (version 3)

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Frances Hodgson Burnett


When Mary Lennox, who has been brought up in India in a spoiled manner, is orphaned she has to move to Yorkshire, England, to live with her …

The Book of Camping and Woodcraft: A Guidebook for Those Who Travel in the Wild…

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Horace Kephart


In the Introduction to Camping and Woodcraft, Horace Kephart wrote: “My one aim in writing this little book is to make it of practical servi…

Roughing It in the Bush

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Susanna Moodie


'Roughing It In the Bush' is Susanna Moodie's account of how she coped with the harshness of life in the woods of Upper Canada, as an Englis…

Steep Trails

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John Muir


A collection of Muir's previously unpublished essays, released shortly after his death. "This volume will meet, in every way, the high …

Walden, Version 2

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Henry David Thoreau


Walden (first published as Walden; or, Life in the Woods) is an American book written by noted transcendentalist Henry David Thoreau, a refl…

The Mountains of California

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John Muir


John Muir (1838–1914) was one of the first modern preservationists. His letters, essays, and books telling of his adventures in nature, and …

The Vegetable Garden: A Manual for the Amateur Vegetable Gardener

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Ida Dandridge Bennett


This book is a good reference on vegetable gardening. It covers the economic value of a vegetable garden, planning and locating the garden, …

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