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A Florida Sketch-Book

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Bradford Torrey


This is a series of late-19th Century essays about Florida's flora & fauna written by a Massachusetts-based naturalist. (Summary by Bell…

The Science - History of the Universe Vol. 7: Anthropology & Medicine

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Francis Rolt-Wheeler


Multi-volume work on science edited by Francis Rolt-Wheeler. The seventh volume is on Anthropology written by the editor himself and on Medi…

The Chemistry of Cookery

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W. Mattieu Williams


This book, written in the late 1800s, is a book of chemistry that explains the whys and hows of cooking to trained chefs and laymen alike. T…

“The Flu”: A Brief History of Influenza in U. S. America, Europe, Hawaii

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A. Mouritz


PREFACE This Booklet has been written and compiled for the use of any student or layman who seeks concise and clear information on the histo…

Little Wanderers

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Margaret Warner Morley


This book discusses a great variety of plants and their seeds in a simple, yet interesting way that children will enjoy. As the books says, …

Hereditary Genius

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Sir Francis Galton


A biographical summary of the pre-eminent men of Britain grouped by profession. The extensive survey draws from information including colleg…

An Elementary Study of Insects

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Leonard Haseman


An overview of notable insect groups intended for the young reader. Focus is on economically important insects. (Summary by Jeffery Smith)

The Boys' and Girls' Pliny Vol. 2

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Pliny the Elder and John S. White


The Natural History of Pliny the Elder is one of the largest single works to have survived from the Roman Empire. The full work consists of …

Little Busybodies: The Life of Crickets, Ants, Bees, and Others

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Jeannette Augustus Marks and Julia Moody


These short stories about crickets, ants, bees, beetles and other little busybodies are intended by the two authors to show their children t…

The Boys' and Girls' Pliny Vol. 3

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Pliny the Elder


The Natural History of Pliny the Elder is one of the largest single works to have survived from the Roman Empire. The full work consists of …

Stories of the Cave People

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Mary Marcy


"In this little book I have sought, in a series of stories or sketches, to present only the first steps in human progress. Man has rise…

Marvels of Modern Science

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Paul Severing


The purpose of this little book is to give a general idea of a few of the great achievements of our time. For instance, the flying machine i…

The ABC of Relativity

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Bertrand Russell


The ABC of Relativity clearly and engagingly explains Einstein's Theory of Relativity to the layperson. It is considered to be a significant…

Beknopte uiteenzetting van de theorie van Darwin over het ontstaan der plant- e…

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Julius Dub


Populair-wetenschappelijke, verkorte weergave van Charles Darwins baanbrekende boek "Het ontstaan der soorten", ca. 10 jaar na de …

The Nobel Prize in 1908

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Various


The Nobel Prizes are international awards bestowed once a year by Scandinavian committees for cultural and scientific advances. They were es…

Mushrooms and Toadstools (Third Edition)

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Worthington George Smith


This is a useful, but not comprehensive description of both edible and poisonous fungi found in Great Britain. Although the book is well ill…

Inquiries into Human Faculty and its Development

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Sir Francis Galton


Francis Galton, credited with the discovery of identification by fingerprinting, also took a long term interest in the study of biometrics. …

Report of the President's Commission on the Accident at Three Mile Island

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President's Commission on the Accident at Three Mile Is and President'S Commission On The Accident At Three Mile Is


At 4:00 a.m. on March 28, 1979, a serious accident occurred at the Three Mile Island 2 nuclear power plant near Middletown, Pennsylvania. Th…

The Science - History of the Universe Vol. 8: Mathematics

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Francis Rolt-Wheeler


Multi-volume work on science edited by Francis Rolt-Wheeler. The eighth volume is on Pure Mathematics written by L. Leland Locke and on Math…

Dead Men Tell Tales

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Harry Rimmer


"Dead men tell no tales" was a common adage before the days of forensic science. In this book, the well-known evangelist and scien…

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