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Little Folks Handy Book

  [english | 1910]  

Adelia Beard


Excerpts: [... You may have as many cards as you like, though twelve are all that are used to make the things shown in our photographs. [Illustration: FIG. 1-Cut ...... 16 shows two clothespin horses attached to a. =Berry-basket Wagon=. with clothespin wheels. The driver is a clothespin held up by a ...... bend the two sides well up and crease them along the bottom until the boat resembles Fig. ...]
Genres: [young readers | instructional | non fictionDownloads: 168

Sea Power And Other Studies

  [english | ]  

Admiral Sir Cyprian Bridge


Excerpts: [... and the fate of North America were determined by sea-power, so also at a very remote epoch sea-power decided whether or not Hellenic colonisation was ...... by men from the 'old country.' Moreover, it was small. The wealth of India would have sufficed to furnish a larger material element but, as the ...... ranks of our bluejackets till a date later than that of the launch of the ...]
Genres: [nautical | non fictionDownloads: 329

Nel Paese Dei Dollari

  [italian | 1893]  

Adolpho Rossi


Excerpts: [... d negava tutto. -Vi apparecchiate dunque al gran passo.-disse Aliano. -Che passo.-fece Corta stralunando gli occhi. -Eh. l'avvocato vostro ...... e in inglese, senza che egli la comprendesse, cosicch quella mattina lo sceriffo e le guardie non avevano altro da annunziare al condannato che ...... al dieci per cento, senza sborsare un soldo. Sotto la sua abile amministrazione la ...]
Genres: [non fictionDownloads: 438

On The Firing Line In Education

  [english | 1919]  

Adoniram Judson Ladd


Excerpts: [... at hand in the graduates of our colleges and universities-broadly trained men capable of assimilating, or learning, or in other ways gaining quickly, ...... have to pay for our democracy. On the other hand, an absolute monarchy can act quickly, for there may be but one individual to assimilate the new idea ...... room practises and likewise greatly aided in putting education on a ...]
Genres: [non fictionDownloads: 273

Reize Door Frankrijk

  [dutch | 1805]  

Adriaan Van Der Willigen


Excerpts: [... vrij levendig 'er vaart ook een schuit (coche d'eau) van hier naar Parijs heen en weder. In het terugkomen word zij met paarden tegen den stroom opgetrokken. ...... wordt daar zelfs bij vreemdelingen voor gehouden hoewel het voor hun, wijl zij met de karakters, die 'er zoo natuurlijk in geteekend worden, niet genoegzaam ...... het was 'er ons veel te duur want ik heb de gewoonte, ...]
Genres: [non fictionDownloads: 364

Memoires Du Sergent Bourgogne

  [french | 1910]  

Adrien Jean Baptiste Franois Bourgogne


Summary: [For other uses see Memoir (disambiguation). The sandpaper cover of Memoires Memoires (Memories) is an artists book made by the Danish artist Asger Jorn in collaboration with the French artist and theorist Guy Debord. Printed in 1959 it is the second of two collaborative books by the two men whilst they were both members of the Situationist International.]
Genres: [war | biography | non fictionDownloads: 431

The Canadian Commonwealth

  [english | 1915]  

Agnes Laut


Excerpts: [... backwoods of the Great Lakes country. The French came pursuing an ideal of religion. The English came pursuing an ideal of government. We may smile at ...... marriage, is usually blessed at his death at the ripe age of niy or a hundred. It is a simple and on the whole a very happy, if not progressive, life. ...... this area put under wheat would feed Great Britain. But note-only ...]
Genres: [non fictionDownloads: 339

A Book For All Readers

  [english | 1900]  

Ainsworth Rand Spofford


Excerpts: [... can the line be drawn between the good and improving novels, and novels which are neither good nor improving. This involves something more than the moral ...... approves or amends the Librarian's recommendations, at its discretion but expensive works are referred to the whole board for determination. In the ...... or signatures, where they are stuck together at the back by adhesive ...]
Genres: [non fictionDownloads: 385

Cavalry Of The Clouds

  [english | 1917]  

Alan Bott


Excerpts: [... of that of the General Staff. The Flying-Corps-in-the-Field is an organisation great in numbers and varied in functions. Many separate duties are ...... or two hours over Archie and the enemy lines. As regards the mechanics, the quality of their skilled work is tempered by the technical sergeant-major, ...... persons and things so diverse as the thingumy fool whose machine had ...]
Genres: [war | non fictionDownloads: 185

Home Taxidermy For Pleasure And Profit

  [english | 1944]  

Albert Farnham


Summary: [Home Taxidermy For Pleasure And Profit by Albert B Farnham. INTRODUCTORY 13 I. HISTORY OF THE ART 17 II. OUTFIT--TOOLS AND MATERIALS 21 III. PRESERVATIVE PREPARATIONS FORMULA ETC. 38 IV. PANELS SHIELDS AND NATURAL AND ARTIFICIAL MOUNTS 48 V. FIELD WORK COLLECTING 59 VI. SKINNING AND PRESERVING SKINS 64 VII. MAKING SCIENTIFIC SKINS 77 VIII. PREPARING DRY AND WET SKINS FOR MOUNTING 84 IX. MOUNTING ...]
Genres: [instructional | non fiction | post 1930Downloads: 401

Relativity The Special And General Theory

  [english | 1916]  

Albert Einstein


Summary: [This is a very interesting book for people that wants to know more about Einstein and the theory of relativity. Beware though the version without images are very difficult to understand since equations are considered images.]
Genres: [science | non fiction | audiobookDownloads: 112

The Bontoc Igorot

  [english | 1904]  

Albert Ernest Jenks


Summary: [Igorot culture group.--Bontoc culture group.--Social life.--Economic life.--Political life and control.--War and head-hunting.--Aesthetic life.--Religion.--Mental life.--Language.]
Genres: [history | non fictionDownloads: 40

A Practical Physiology

  [english | ]  

Albert Blaisdell


Summary: [vry nice]
Genres: [non fiction | science | instructionalDownloads: 280

Peace With Mexico

  [english | 1847]  

Albert Gallatin


Excerpts: [... millions, possessed of unlimited resources and credit, and enjoying all the benefits of a regular, strong, and free government. All this was anticipated ...... of these commands is acknowledged, without a single exception, by every denomination of Christians, or of men professing to be such. The sceptical ...... umpire, and claims amounting to 3,336,837 dollars had not been ...]
Genres: [non fictionDownloads: 397

Morals And Dogma Of The Ancient And Accepted Scottish Rite

  [english | 1871]  

Albert Pike


Summary: [Morals And Dogma Of The Ancient And Accepted Scottish Rite Freemasonry by Albert Pike. If you read only one book on Freemasonry this is it Contents The Scottish Rite degrees from the 4th through the 32nd. Secret Master Perfect Master Intimate Secretary Provost and Judge Intendant of the Building Elu of the Nine Elu of the Fifteen Elu of the Twelve Master Architect Royal Arch of Solomon Perfect ...]
Genres: [non fictionDownloads: 199

Putnam Handy Law Book For The Layman

  [english | 1921]  

Albert Sidney Bolles


Summary: [Putnam S Handy Law Book For The Layman by Albert Sidney Bolles. The Making of the Modern Law Legal Treatises 1800-1926 includes over 20 000 analytical theoretical and practical works on American and British Law. It includes the writings of major legal theorists including Sir Edward Coke Sir William Blackstone James Fitzjames Stephen Frederic William Maitland John Marshall Joseph Story Oliver ...]
Genres: [non fictionDownloads: 490

Julio Diniz

  [english | 872]  

Alberto Augusto De Almeida Pimentel


Excerpts: [... rhythmo da lingua portugueza as mais formosas obras primas da litteratura extrangeira. No ha de certo em paiz nenhum mais abundante e prestimosa velhice. O ...... mais do que um traductor- um nacionalisador. Rir-se-ho da sua gloria os meticulosos, dizendo que crime de lesa-magestade o pr mo reformadora nos ...... serviu de estimulo e conforto a voz carinhosa e authorisada de seu ...]
Genres: [non fiction | biographyDownloads: 95

Joan Of Naples

  [english | 1840]  

Alexandre Dumas


Summary: [Joan Of Naples by Pere Alexandre Dumas. In the night of the 15th of January 1343 while the inhabitants of Naples lay wrapped in peaceful slumber they were suddenly awakened by the bells of the three hundred churches that this thrice blessed capital contains. In the midst of the disturbance caused by so rude a call the first brought in the mind of all was that the town was on fire or that the army ...]
Genres: [non fiction | historyDownloads: 324

The Golden Sayings Of Epictetus

  [english | ]  

Epictetus


Excerpts: [... the contrary. Why, what am I?-A wretched human creature with this miserable flesh of mine. Miserable indeed! but you have something better than that ...... weep about to-morrow's food. Slave! if you have it, well and good if not, you will depart: the door is open-why lament? What further room is there for ...... to his will, and whom none can hinder. What then, is freedom madness? ...]
Genres: [classic | reference | non fictionDownloads: 364

The Last Of The Plainsmen

  [english | 1908]  

Zane Grey


Summary: [This is the record of a trip which the author took with Buffalo Jones known as the preserver of the American bison across the Arizona desert and of a hunt in that wonderful country of deep canons and giant pines.]
Genres: [western | non fictionDownloads: 1
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