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The Human Boy

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Eden Phillpotts


This collection of eleven short stories, both humorous and touching, about English school boys was published in 1900. The book was quite pop…

Under The Sky In California

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Charles Francis Saunders


This is a 1913 travelogue by a then-well-known botanist who wrote many books about the American Southwest and California in particular. This…

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…

Trivia (1917) And More Trivia (1921)

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Logan Pearsall Smith


Logan Pearsall Smith (1865-1946) was an American-born British essayist who was known for his epigrams and aphorisms, often humorous. This re…

Vicksburg National Military Park, Mississippi

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William C. Everhart


In the American Civil War, the Vicksburg campaign (December 1862-July 1863) was a pivotal victory for the Union under the generalship of Uly…

The Human Boy And The War

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Eden Phillpotts


Published in 1916, this is the third collection of thirteen humorous short stories about English school boys in a boarding school in the fic…

Tenting To-Night; A Chronicle Of Sport And Adventure In Glacier Park And The Ca…

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Mary Roberts Rinehart


This is the second of two travelogues published by Mary Roberts Rinehart (1876-1958). Both deal with Glacier National Park, and this book a…

Through Glacier Park; Seeing America First With Howard Eaton (version 2)

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Mary Roberts Rinehart


This is the first of two travelogues published by Mary Roberts Rinehart (1876-1958). Both deal with Glacier National Park. (The other is e…

Abraham Lincoln: A Commemoration – 15 April 2015

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Various


April 14-15th, 2015, is the 150th year anniversary of President Abraham Lincoln’s assassination. This is a collection of pieces to mark that…

The Thirteen Travelers

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Hugh Walpole


The year is 1919 and peace has sprung upon the world after the unspeakable carnage of World War I. The place is Hortons, a building of expen…

Campaign For Petersburg

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Richard Wayne Lykes


In the American Civil War the Union victory in the ten-month campaign for the city of Petersburg, Virginia (June 1864-March 1865), led direc…

Richmond National Battlefield Park, Virginia

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Joseph P. Cullen


Richmond, Virginia, was the capital of The Confederacy during the American Civil War, 1861-1865. It was the focus of two military campaigns…

Life At The Zoo: Notes And Traditions Of The Regent's Park Gardens

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Charles John Cornish


London Zoo is the world's oldest scientific zoo. Opening in 1828, it was originally intended to be used as a collection for the scientific…

Andreas Vesalius, The Reformer of Anatomy

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James Moores Ball


Vesalius (born in Brussels, 1514-1564) is one of the foundation stones of modern medicine. Forsaking the study of anatomy by reading the anc…

Anglo-American Memories

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George Washburn Smalley


“These Memories [1911] were written in the first instance for Americans and have appeared week by week each Sunday in the New York Tribune….…

A Texas Cowboy; Or Fifteen Years on the Hurricane Deck of a Spanish Pony

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Charles A. Siringo


Charles A. Siringo was an American lawman, detective, and agent for the Pinkerton National Detective Agency during the late 19th century and…

Christmas Every Day and Other Stories Told for Children

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William Dean Howells


Five short delightful stories for children, told in the voice of "the papa" to "the girl" and "the boy" Willia…

The Tower Of London

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Arthur Poyser


Description. History. “… those who read this book and have no opportunity of visiting the Tower expect that the characters in the moving d…

The Loot Of Cities

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Arnold Bennett


Published in 1917, this is a collection of a novella and seven short stories by one of the cleverest authors of the early twentieth century.…

With The American Ambulance Field Service In France; Personal Letters Of A Driv…

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Leslie Buswell


This 1915 publication collects letters written by a driver for the American ambulance service. The incidents they relate occurred before the…

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