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Poul William Anderson

Simon's new source of power promised a new era for Mankind. But what happens to world economy when anyone can manufacture it in the kitchen …

Great Men and Famous Women, Vol. 4

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Charles F. Horne

A Series of Pen and Pencil Sketches of the lives of more than 200 of the most prominent personages in history. Volume 4: John Adams, Louis A…

The Life of Ludwig van Beethoven, Volume I (Version 2)

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Alexander Wheelock Thayer

The first scholarly biography on the life of Ludwig Von Beethoven. Volume 1 - Summary by Realisticspeakers

Smithsonian Institution - United States National Museum - Bulletin 240 Contribu…

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Part of the scholarly and scientific publications of the United States National Museum series: United States National Museum Bulletin.In the…

The Symphony Since Beethoven

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Felix Weingartner and Felix Weingartner

This 1904 book by composer, conductor and pianist Felix Weingartner examines the development of the symphony as a musical form since one of …

Why We Love Music

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Carl Emil Seashore

Psychologists have not explained why we love music. A technical psychologist indulges in generalizations and predictions in a practical and …


In Arts and Crafts Essays

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A series of essays by Members of the Arts and Crafts Exhibition Society with a preface by William Morris who writes "It is this conscio…


In Hinduism and Buddhism, An Historical Sketch, Vol. 1

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Charles Eliot

Started in 1907, An Historical Sketch was a work in 3 volumes, of which this is the first. The author was a British diplomat posted to Asia …

The Romance of Rhyme

In Fancies Versus Fads

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G. K. Chesterton

A Collection of 31 essays from G.K. Chesterton. “I have strung these things together on a slight enough thread; but as the things themselves…

Boarding the Boat

In The Ocean Waifs

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Thomas Mayne Reid

"The “vulture of the sea,” borne upon broad wing, and wandering over the wide Atlantic, suddenly suspends his flight to look down upon …

Measuring Electricity

In Marvels of Scientific Invention

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Thomas W. Corbin

This is a chronicle of the 19 most interesting inventions of the early 20th century. Some of the inventions are still in use and of consider…

Cicero - VI - The First Oration Against Mark Antony

In The World’s Famous Orations, Vol. II: Rome

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William Jennings Bryan, Francis Whiting Halsey and Various,William Jennings Bryan

In 1906, William Jennings Bryan, himself a famous American orator, and Francis Whiting Halsey compiled a series of the most famous orations …

United States Daily Atmospheric Survey

In The National Geographic Magazine Vol. 08 - 10. October 1897

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National Geographic Society

The National Geographic Magazine, an illustrated monthly, the October Number.It includes the following articles:The Enchanted Mesa, by F. W.…

The beginnings of the Massachusetts Bay colony (1627-1631) by governor Thomas D…

In Great Epochs in American History, Volume II

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Francis Whiting Halsey

This is the second volume in ten volume series of great epochs in the history of the United States, from the landing of Columbus to the buil…