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De Rerum Natura

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Titus Lucretius Carus


An exposition of Epicurus atomic theory and the ethical tenets based upon it. Drawing upon this materialist philosophy, Lucretius cites the …

Nature's Miracles Volume 3: Electricity and Magnetism

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Elisha Gray


Elisha Gray (August 2, 1835 – January 21, 1901) was an American electrical engineer who co-founded the Western Electric Manufacturing Compan…

The Formation of Vegetable Moulds through the Action of Worms with Observations…

Read by Gail Timmerman Vaughan


Charles Darwin


Charles Darwin LL.B F.R.S was the discoverer of evolution and argued the role of "natural selection" in directing the evolution of…

Farthest North, Volume II

Read by Sharon Riskedahl


Fridtjof Nansen


Being the Record of a Voyage of Exploration of the Ship "Fram", 1893-96 and of a Fifteen Months' Sleigh Journey by Dr. Nansen and …

Our Journey to Sinai

Read by Sue Anderson


Agnes Von Blomberg Bensly


Fortress-walled Saint Catherine's monastery on the Sinai peninsula has been a pilgrimage site since its founding by the Byzantine Emperor Ju…

Nature's Miracles Volume 1: World Building and Life

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Elisha Gray


Elisha Gray (August 2, 1835 – January 21, 1901) was an American electrical engineer who co-founded the Western Electric Manufacturing Compan…

The Children's Life of the Bee

Read by Phil Chenevert


Maurice Maeterlinck


Buzz, buzz, buzz. A fascinating and beautifully written explanation of the life of the honey bee. Maeterlinck, who won the Noble Prize for L…

Short Nonfiction Collection Vol. 001

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Various


A collection of ten short essays or other short nonfiction works in the public domain read by LibriVox volunteers.

Mighty Animals

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Jennie Irene Mix


A book about dinosaurs written for children. In short, easy to read chapters designed to keep the interest of juvenile readers. (Summary by …

Bacon

Read by Bill Boerst


Richard William Church


This investigation of Bacon the scholar and man of letters begins with a look at the early days and progresses to his relationships with Que…

Food Values

Read by TriciaG


Dr. Albert Philip Sy


A short pamphlet from WWI, a sequel of sorts to "Food Preparedness." It first describes basic nutrition and things to consider whe…

Moths of the Limberlost

Read by J. M. Smallheer


Gene Stratton-Porter


Gene Stratton-Porter (August 17, 1863 - December 6, 1924) was an American author, amateur naturalist, wildlife photographer, specializing in…

Short Nonfiction Collection Vol. 007

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Various


A collection of fifteen short nonfiction works in the public domain. The essays, speeches, news items and reports included in this collectio…

The Bird Study Book

Read by J. M. Smallheer


Thomas Gilbert Pearson


Do you enjoy bird watching? Would you like to learn a little more about the early conservation efforts to protect wild birds? In the Preface…

Het Ontstaan der Soorten

Read by Jozef van Giel


Charles Darwin


Het ontstaan der soorten (Engels: The Origin of Species) is het bekendste boek van de Britse bioloog Charles Darwin. In het boek zet Darwin …

Short Nonfiction Collection Vol. 003

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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…

Systematische Zusammenstellung aller bis jetzt bekannten und anwendbaren Dünger…

Read by Dirk Weber


Franz Damance


Im 1835 erschienenen Buch Systematische Zusammenstellung aller bis jetzt bekannten und anwendbaren Düngerarten von Franz Damance (orde…

Experiments and Observations on Different Kinds of Air

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Joseph Priestley


Joseph Priestley, FRS was an 18th-century English theologian, Dissenting clergyman, natural philosopher, chemist, educator, and political th…

The Book of the National Parks

Read by J. M. Smallheer


Robert Sterling Yard


Robert Sterling Yard was an American writer, journalist, and wilderness activist. Born in Haverstraw, New York, Yard graduated from Princeto…

Trees Every Child Should Know

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Julia Ellen Rogers


The best time to being to study the trees is to-day! The place to begin is right where you are, provided there is a tree near enough, for a…

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