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The Cruise of the Falcon - A Voyage to South America in a 30-Ton Yacht

Read by Steven Seitel


Edward Frederick Knight


In this fine sailing and exploring yarn, Edward Frederick Knight (1852-1925), sometime English barrister, journalist, sportsman, and amateur…

Christmastide

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William Sandys


Christmastide: Its History, Festivities and Carols, With Their Music is a collection of essays detailing the early traditions of Christmas i…

Anno 2070: een blik in de toekomst

Read by Marcel Coenders


Pieter Harting


Een schrijver die vrij hardhandig met de nukken en grillen van de toekomst kennis maakte, was de negentiende-eeuwse professor Pieter Harting…

Woman and War

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Olive Schreiner


Olive Schreiner was a South African writer born in 1855 to missionary parents in the Eastern Cape. She is credited with being the first Inte…

The Measurement of Intelligence

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Lewis Terman


An explanation of and a completed guide for the use of the Stanford revision and the Simon Binford intelligence test - Summary by the solois…

California Sketches New And Old

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Oscar Penn Fitzgerald


Here we meet all sorts of characters and situations in California’s early history: gunmen, outlaws, lynch mobs, raging storms, mining camps,…

The Diary of a Country Parson

Read by John Greenman


James Woodforde


The Revd. James Woodforde was an English clergyman, best known for his vivid account of parish life in the 18th century. His diary, edited b…

The Domestic Slave Trade Of The Southern States

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Winfield Hazlitt Collins


This 1904 history of slavery in the southeastern United States reflects the state of knowledge at that time, of course. The text contains s…

Mark Twain: A Biography - Volume III

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Albert Bigelow Paine


This work has been considered the "go-to" bio of Mark Twain for over a hundred years. Albert Bigelow Paine (July 10, 1861 – April …

What the Mother of a Deaf Child Ought to Know

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John Dutton Wright


Wright, a pioneer in the education of the deaf, was a strong advocate for acoustic and auricular training. In this little book, he tries to …

Manners and Rules of Good Society; Or, Solecisms to be Avoided by a Member of t…

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Anonymous


The title of this work sufficiently indicates the nature of its contents. The Usages of Good Society relate not only to good manners and to …

Cuban Folk Lore

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L. Roy Terwilliger


The author gives a first-hand look at unusual and arguably primitive customs on the island of Cuba. He uncovers a strange and unique blend o…

An Inquiry into the Effects of Ardent Spirits upon the Human Body and Mind, wit…

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Dr. Benjamin Rush


Written when the United States extended only to the Mississippi River, by one of the signers of the Declaration of Independence, this short …

Towards Democracy

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Edward Carpenter


“Civilization sinks and swims, but the old facts remain—the sun smiles, knowing well its strength.” Edward Carpenter (1844-1929) wrote his …

The Medicine-Men Of The Apache

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John Gregory Bourke


“Herewith I have the honor to submit a paper upon the paraphernalia of the medicine-men of the Apache and other tribes. Analogues have been …

A Japanese Boy

Read by Phil Chenevert


Shigemi Shiukichi


The life of a Japanese boy in the late 1800's and early 1900's, told simply and beautifully. This isn't about civilizations and governments,…

In Times Like These

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Nellie Mcclung


"Believing that the woman's claim to a common humanity is not an unreasonable one, and that the successful issue of such claim rests pr…

Concerning Genealogies

Read by Roger Melin


Frank Allaben


Written over a century ago, this comprehensive book offers insight into the methods used (still to this day, in spite of modern computers) t…

The Golden Bough: The Magic Art and the Evolution of Kings, Volume 2

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James Frazer


The second volume in Frazer's seminal 12 volume set on anthropology and traditional systems of belief. The superstition and magical purpose …

De l'Allemagne

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Madame Germaine De Staël


Toute l'érudition littéraire si variée et étendue, et les convictions politiques de Madame Germaine de Staë…

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