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Narrative of the operations and recent discoveries within the pyramids, temples…

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Giovanni Battista Belzoni


Giovanni Battista Belzoni (1778 – 1823) was an Italian explorer and pioneer archaeologist of Egyptian antiquities. He is known for his remo…

Theodore Roosevelt; An Address Delivered Before The Congress Of The United Stat…

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Henry Cabot Lodge


A biographical encomium delivered on the occasion of Roosevelt's death. Theodore "T.R." Roosevelt, Jr. (1858 – 1919) was an Amer…

The Pentecost of Calamity

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Owen Wister


Nonfiction. Appalled by the savagery of World War I, Owen Wister in 1915 published an attempt to move the United States out of neutrality in…

A Child's Book Of The Seasons

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Arthur Ransome


This book is part of the author’s "Nature Books For Children" series (three books), which is probably the best indication of its t…

Jeremy And Hamlet: A Chronicle Of Certain Incidents In The Lives Of A Boy, A Do…

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Hugh Walpole


Hamlet is Jeremy’s dog. This 1923 book is Hugh Walpole’s second volume in his Jeremy semi-autobiographical trilogy (Jeremy (1919 available a…

Ghosts And Family Legends; A Volume For Christmas

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Catherine Crowe


Fifteen ghost stories to hear around the Yule log. "It happened that I spent the last winter in a large country mansion, in the north o…

The House Of The Arrow

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A. E. W. Mason


A young English girl is accused in Dijon of murdering her French aunt. Hanaud to the rescue! Inspector Hanaud is a member of the French S&uc…

Jeremy

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Hugh Walpole


With affectionate humor, Mr. Walpole tells the story of Jeremy and his two sisters, Helen and Mary Cole, who grow up in Polchester, a quiet …

Shandygaff

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Christopher Morley


A number of most agreeable Inquirendoes upon Life & Letters, interspersed with Short Stories & Skits, the whole most Diverting to th…

The Characters Of Theophrastus

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Theophrastus


Theophrastus ( c. 371 – c. 287 BC) was an ancient Greek philosopher, successor to Aristotle in the Peripatetic School. He wrote on many to…

Pope Adrian IV; An Historical Sketch

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Richard Raby


Pope Adrian IV (c. 1100-1159, pope 1154-1159) was the only English pope. Written by a Catholic in 1849, this biography of the pope appeare…

Blazed Trail Stories and Stories Of The Wild Life

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Stewart Edward White


Thirteen short stories by a popular writer of the early 20th century (not to be confused with an earlier book Blazed Trail). White's books …

Tales Of The Trail; Short Stories Of Western Life

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Henry Inman


This 1898 collection of thirteen previously published articles exhibits the acute perception of one of the most popular writers of the late …

Clergymen Of The Church Of England

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Anthony Trollope


This 1866 book was published in a time of great change in the Church of England. Trollope began as a High Church adherent and then worked h…

The Grim Smile Of The Five Towns

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Arnold Bennett


The Grim Smile of the Five Towns (1907) is the second major collection of stories written by Arnold Bennett. (The first is Tales Of The Five…

Joseph Conrad: A Personal Remembrance

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Ford Madox Ford


Joseph Conrad (1857 – 1924) was a Polish-British writer regarded as one of the greatest novelists to write in the English language. Though…

The Village and The Library

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George Crabbe


The Village is Crabbe’s corrective to the rosy-tinted view of English village and rural working class life. He was a stark realist, as a pri…

An Alabama Student And Other Biographical Essays

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Sir William Osler


Here are thirteen biographical sketches of physicians penned by one of the founders of modern medicine, William Osler, published in 1908. &…

Cupid's Cyclopedia

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Oliver Herford


This 1910 short work is by the English-born American humorist, satirist, and illustrator Oliver Herford, aided by another caricaturist and i…

The Luck Of Roaring Camp And Other Sketches

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Bret Harte


Bret Harte (1836 – 1902) was an American author and poet, best remembered for his accounts of pioneering life in California.... He moved to …

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