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Aids to Forensic Medicine and Toxicology

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W. G. Aitchison Robertson

A 1922 source-book for British criminal pathologists, this will be of particular interest to fans of popular police forensics television sho…

Sophistical Elenchi

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The Sophistical Elenchi is the sixth of Aristotle's six texts on logic which are collectively known as the Organon ("Instrument").…

By Pond and River

Read by Laura Caldwell

Arabella B. Buckley

In By Pond and River, another of Arabella Buckley's wonderful science books for children, she explains the habitats of ponds and rivers, exp…

The Chemical History of A Candle

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Michael Faraday

The Chemical History of a Candle is a series of 6 lectures on chemistry presented to a juvenile audience in 1848. Taught by Michael Faraday …

The Autobiography of an Electron

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Charles R. Gibson

"While many scientific men now understand our place in the universe, we electrons are anxious that every person should know the very im…

The Elements of Botany

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William Ruschenberger

The Elements of Botany is one of seven in a Series of First Books of Natural History Prepared for the Use of Schools and Colleges. It is a s…

Wild Life in Woods and Fields

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Arabella B. Buckley

Wild Life in Woods and Fields by Arabella B. Buckley is a collection of stories that will encourage children to become little naturalists an…

The Advance of Science in the Last Half-Century

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Thomas Henry Huxley

Thomas H. Huxley, an English biologist and essayist, was an advocate of the theory of evolution and a self-proclaimed agnostic. A talented w…

Birds of the Air

Read by Laura Caldwell

Arabella B. Buckley

Arabella Buckley had a great love of nature and wished to impart that love to children. Birds of the Air will encourage children to observe …

Manual of Egyptian Archaeology and Guide to the Study of Antiquities in Egypt

Read by Timothy Ferguson

Gaston Maspero

A handbook of Egyptian archaeology, issued by the British Museum, considered suitable for British tourists traveling to Egypt in the 19th Ce…

The Outline of Science, Vol 3

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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…

Golden mean to 5000 digits

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Jerry Bonnell and Jerry Bonnellandrobert Nemiroff

The golden section is a line segment sectioned into two according to the golden ratio. The total length a+b is to the longer segment a as a …

Farthest North, Volume I

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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 …

An Essay on the Principle of Population

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Thomas Malthus

The power of population is indefinitely greater than the power in the earth to produce subsistence for man. Population, when unchecked, incr…

The Adventures of a Grain of Dust

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Hallam Hawksworth

This charming book for children is full of interesting facts about all sorts of plants, insects, birds and animals and how they all help to …

Short Science Fiction Collection 037

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Science Fiction is speculative literature that generally explores the consequences of ideas which are roughly consistent with nature and sci…

Rocks and Their Origins

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Grenville A. J. Cole

Do you know the difference between sedimentary, igneous and metamorphic rocks? Are you interested in their geologic origin, chemical compos…

Fathers of Biology

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Charles Mcrae

An account given of the lives of five great naturalists (Hippocrates, Aristotle, Galen, Vesalius and Harvey) will not be found devoid of int…

The Monadology

Read by Gary Geck

Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz

The Monadology (La Monadologie, 1714) is one of Gottfried Leibniz’s best known works representing his later philosophy. It is a short text w…


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Walter W. Bryant

This biography of Johannes Kepler begins with an account of what the world of astronomy was like before his time, then proceeds to a look at…

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