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H. G. Wells - Stolen Bacillus and other stories
A collection of 15 humorous short stories by the original master of speculative fiction: H. G. Wells. This was the first collection of short stories published by the author, and contains a mixture of fantasy,...
and 10 more
Russian Realities and Problems: Lectures delivered at Cambridge in August 1916
This book is a compilation of scholarly lectures by distinguished experts delivered at Cambridge in August 1916. The titles of the lectures reveal the contents of each presentation and include the following: The war...
Frank G. Carpenter - Around the World with the Children
An introduction to world geography for young and old alike. Topics such as China, Japan, the American Indian, Europe and the oceans on a beginning level. Summary by BettyB
Francis Parkman, Jr. - Count Frontenac and New France under Louis XIV
Part five of Francis Parkman's multi-volume series France and England in North America is but one of the masterful narratives that have earned him the reputation as one of the most notable American historians....
Parkman - France and England in North America
William Carlos Williams - Al Que Quiere! (and 18 more poems)
A book of William Carlos Williams's early poetry. Included in this recording are 18 poems published by Williams in Volume 13 of 'Poetry' literary journal in 1919. — Summary by KevinS
Biography & Autobiography
Ralph Keeler - Vagabond Adventures
Ralph Keeler failed as a novelist, but this autobiography reflects a life well-lived with humor and adventure. Keeler was in the same literary circle as satirist Bret Harte, novelist Charles Warren Stoddard, editor...
Geraldine Hodgson - English Literature
This book is not meant to be a History of English Literature, but an introduction for those who do not know much about it, or who may be thinking of it as a «dull, horrid thing» which they have to learn in school. I...
and 11 more
Travel & Geography
George Macmillan - Ride Across the Peloponnese
In the spring of 1877, a young Oscar Wilde visited Greece with his classics professor, J. P. Mahaffy, and two friends. One of these friends, George Macmillan, wrote a brief account of the party's ride across the...
Henry Inman - Tales Of The Trail; Short Stories Of Western Life
This 1898 collection of thirteen previously published articles exhibits the acute perception of one of the most popular writers of the late 19th-early 20th centuries. “These «Tales of the Trail» are based upon actual...
Biography & Autobiography
Smith Burnham - Hero Tales from History
This volume celebrates stories of great heroes from the pages of history from Moses and David through Clara Barton and Henry Longfellow. It is divided into nine sections: Mighty Men of Long Ago, Heroes of the Middle...
and 18 more
H. G. Wells - Men Like Gods
In the summer of 1921, a disenchanted journalist escapes the rat race for a drive in the country. But Mr. Barnstaple's trip exceeds his expectations when he and other motorists are swept 3,000 years into the future....
and 8 more
Ellen Thorneycroft Fowler - Fuel of Fire
«Then was there war in the house of Baxendale. Guy had made up his mind to wed the fair daughter of the forester; while Sir Stephen and Dame Alice his wife had made up their minds — with equal firmness — that no son...
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