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The National Geographic Magazine Vol. 01 No. 2

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National Geographic Society


National Geographic Magazine Volume 1 Number 2 published in 1889. Topics of articles are: Africa, its Past and Future Reports on: Geogr…

Criminal Investigation: a Practical Handbook for Magistrates, Police Officers a…

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Hans Gross


Reputedly inspired by the Sherlock Holmes stories, Austrian criminal jurist and examining magistrate Hans Gross wrote the first handbook on …

Experiments in Plant Hybridisation

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Gregor Mendel


Gregor Mendel was an Augustinian monk in the St. Thomas monastery in Brno. His seminal paper "Experiments in Plant Hybridization" …

The Outline of Science, Vol 2

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J. Arthur Thomson


The Outline of Science was written specifically with the man-on-the-street in mind as the target audience. Covering scientific subjects rang…

Curiosities of the Sky

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Garrett P. Serviss


Astronomy is known as the oldest of the sciences, and it will be the longest-lived because it will always have arcana that have not been pen…

Auguste Comte and Positivism

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John Stuart Mill


Part 1 lays out the framework for Positivism as originated in France by Auguste Comte in his Cours de Philosophie Positive. Mill examines th…

Ways of Wood Folk

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William J. Long


Late nineteenth-century naturalist William J. Long invites us in to the secret worlds of the woodland animals. Containing Long's own animal …

The Expression of the Emotions in Man and Animals

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Charles Darwin


The Expression of the Emotions in Man and Animals is a book by Charles Darwin, published in 1872, concerning genetically determined aspects …

The Anatomy of Melancholy Volume 3

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Robert Burton


The Anatomy of Melancholy is a book by Robert Burton, first published in 1621. On its surface, the book is a medical textbook in which Burto…

The Outline of Science, Vol 1 (Version 2)

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J. Arthur Thomson


The Outline of Science, Volume 1 was written specifically with the man-on-the-street in mind as the target audience. Covering scientific sub…

Short Nonfiction Collection Vol. 002

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Various


A collection of ten short nonfiction works in the public domain. The essays, speeches and reports included in this collection were independ…

The National Geographic Magazine Vol. 01 No. 3

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National Geographic Society


National Geographic Magazine Volume 1 Number 3 published in 1889. Topics of articles are: The Rivers and Valleys of Pennsylvania Topogra…

Langstroth on the Hive and the Honey-Bee: A Bee Keeper's Manual

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L. L. Langstroth


Langstroth revolutionized the beekeeping industry by using bee space in his top opened hive. In the summer of 1851 he found that, by leaving…

Nature's Miracles Volume 2: Energy and Vibration

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Elisha Gray


Elisha Gray was an American electrical engineer who co-founded the Western Electric Manufacturing Company. Gray is best known for his develo…

Worldwide Effects of Nuclear War: Some Perspectives

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United States Arms Control And Disarmament Agency


This is a concise yet thorough explanation of what might happen to our world in the aftermath of a nuclear war. The myriad of potential effe…

The Fairyland of Science

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Arabella B. Buckley


"I have promised to introduce you today to the fairy-land of science, -- a somewhat bold promise, seeing that most of you probably look…

The Journals of Robert Falcon Scott; Vol 1 of 'Scott's Last Expedition'

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Robert Falcon Scott


Capt. Robert F. Scott's bid to be the leader of the first expedition to reach the South Pole is one of the most famous journeys of all time.…

The Life of the Spider

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Jean-Henri Fabre


Jean-Henri Casimir Fabre was a French entomologist and author. He was born in St. Léons in Aveyron, France. Fabre was largely an auto…

Irish Idylls

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Jane Barlow


Irish Idylls is a collection of short stories about Irish peasantry during the 19th Century. Ms Jane Barlow, an Irish lass, having, unbeliev…

The Behavior of the Honey Bee in Pollen Collecting

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D. B. Casteel


The value of the honey bee in cross pollinating the flowers of fruit trees makes it desirable that exact information be available concerning…

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