Pliny the Elder - Boys' and Girls' Pliny Vol. 3The Natural History of Pliny the Elder is one of the largest single works to have survived from the Roman Empire. The full work consists of 37 books, covering more than 20.000 topics ranging from astronomy and...
3 hours 3 minutes
James Frazer - Golden Bough: The Magic Art and the Evolution of Kings, Volume 1The first volume in Frazer's seminal 12 volume set on anthropology and traditional systems of belief. Topics covered include extensive discussion on the belief in sympathetic and contagious magic, magical influence on...
1 hour 8 minutes
Pliny the Elder - Boys' and Girls' Pliny Vol. 1The Natural History of Pliny the Elder is one of the largest single works to have survived from the Roman Empire. The full work consists of 37 books, covering more than 20.000 topics ranging from astronomy and...
2 hours 6 minutes
William Ruschenberger - Elements of ConchologyThe fifth of the Series of First Books of Natural History, embraces that branch of our subject which treats of the Mollusca, or soft animals, and consequently, includes the Elements of Conchology. In the beauty and...
3 hours 20 minutes
Frank Albert Waugh - Dwarf Fruit TreesThis book is a handbook for the home orchardist. The propagation, pruning, choice of variety, and management of dwarf fruit trees, specifically apples, pears, peaches, and plums, are outlined. In addition, there is a...
2 hours 35 minutes
Nathaniel C. Fowler, Jr. - 1000 Things Worth KnowingPart almanac, part encyclopedia, part dictionary, Nathaniel C. Fowler, Jr. gives us his idea of important, but sometimes obscure, facts that he thinks should be in our bank of general knowledge. He includes a large...
8 hours 27 minutes
Sarah Knowles Bolton - Some Articles About Mark Twain«Samuel Langhorne Clemens», «Mark Twain At Home», «Youth of Mark Twain» & «Mark Twain Gossip» Published in the June 16, 1888 edition of «Literature — An Illustrated Weekly Magazine» (Vol. 1, No. 17) these four,...
Edward Step - Wayside and Woodland Trees: Pocket guide to the British Sylva«The purpose of this volume is not the addition of one more to the numerous treatises upon sylviculture or forestry, but to afford a straightforward means for the identification of our native trees and larger shrubs...
4 hours 30 minutes
Frank Allaben - Concerning GenealogiesWritten over a century ago, this comprehensive book offers insight into the methods used (still to this day, in spite of modern computers) to research and compile a family history. As stated in the preface of the...
1 hour 56 minutes