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A Bit Of Old China

  [english | 1911]  

Charles Warren Stoddard


Summary: [The Kine Saga is a heroic fantasy trilogy written by British author A. R. Lloyd (Alan Richard Lloyd). It comprises Kine (also published as Marshworld) Witchwood and Dragon Pond (first published as Dragonpond) and chronicles the life of a wild Least Weasel named Kine. The name Kine comes from an Old English word for the weasel.]
Genres: [travelDownloads: 413

A Continuation Of A Voyage To New Holland

  [english | 1729]  

William Dampier


Summary: [A Continuation Of A Voyage To New Holland by William Dampier. A Continuation of a Voyage to New Holland is presented here in a high quality kindle edition. This popular classic work by William Dampier is in the English language and may not include graphics or images from the original edition. If you enjoy the works of William Dampier then we highly recommend this publication for your book ...]
Genres: [travelDownloads: 115

A Dweller In Mesopotamia

  [english | 1920]  

Donald Maxwell


Summary: [Donald Maxwell (born in Clapham London in 1877 died in 1936) was a British writer and illustrator.]
Genres: [travelDownloads: 491

A Girl Ride In Iceland

  [english | 1894]  

Ethel Brilliana Alec Tweedie


Excerpts: [... their horses man fashion again, every London tailor will immediately set himself to design becoming and useful divided skirts for the purpose. I strongly ...... him a letter for my good friend-addressed. DR. FRIDTJOF NANSEN, NORTH POLE. Kindly favoured by F. G. Jackson. How strange it will be if these ...... was confident he had ascertained for himself, independently of our ...]
Genres: [travel | adventure | non fictionDownloads: 58

A Handbook To Agra And The Taj Sikandra

  [english | 1904]  

E Havell


Summary: [Handbook To Agra And The Taj Sikandra Fatehpur Sikri by E B Havell. In the opening part that deals with the historical book ground he omits the unimportant name and dates attempting to give a sketch of the mugal emperors. It them describes the works of architecture in the city of Aarg and of its surroundings.]
Genres: [travelDownloads: 465

A Lady Life In The Rocky Mountains

  [english | ]  

Isabella Bird


Excerpts: [... wall in the town, and great pines stood out, sharp and clear cut, against a sky in which a moon and stars were shining frostily. It was a sharp frost ...... solitary, glaring frame houses, where coarse, greasy meals, infested by lazy flies, were provided at a dollar per head. By evening we were running across ...... or consumption of intoxicating liquor, and I hear that the men of ...]
Genres: [travel | essays | natureDownloads: 22

A Lady Visit To The Gold Diggings Of Australia In 1852 53

  [english | ]  

Ellen Clacy


Summary: [A Lady S Visit To The Gold Diggings Of Australia In 1852 53 by Mrs Charles Ellen Clacy. Ellen Clacy set off from England to accompany her brother to the Victorian diggings in 1852. In 1963 editor Patricia Thompson noted that she seemed an ideal girl to take to the diggings She noticed everything enjoyed everything and willingly turned her hand to cooking camping or washing for gold. She filled a ...]
Genres: [travel | non fiction | audiobookDownloads: 92

A Little Swiss Sojourn

  [english | 1893]  

William Dean Howells


Excerpts: [... EBook of A Little Swiss Sojourn, by W. D. Title: A Little Swiss Sojourn. Author: W. D. Howells. Release Date: June 12, 2006 [EBook #18565]. pgdp. A ...... would be done. When the train put us down at Villeneuve, among railway people as indifferent as our own at country stations, and much crosser and more ...... English perfectly. As I wish to give a complete notion of our household,...]
Genres: [travel | audiobookDownloads: 26

A Little Tour In France

  [english | 1884]  

Henry James


Summary: [Includes bibliographical references (p. 807-827) and index.]
Genres: [travel | non fictionDownloads: 11

A Narrative Of A Nine Months Residence In New Zealand In

  [english | 1909]  

Augustus Earle


Excerpts: [... on his Lordship's first expedition against the Barbary States. He afterwards visited the ruins of Carthage and the remains of the ancient city of ...... among themselves. We came to an anchor off a native village called Pakanae, where two chiefs of consequence came on board, who soon cleared ...... employed in planting a small, cleared patch of land. He appeared highly delighted at ...]
Genres: [travelDownloads: 340

A Record Of Buddhistic Kingdoms

  [english | 1886]  

Faxian


Summary: [Record Of The Buddhistic Kingdoms by Fa Xian. Translated by Herbert Allen Giles. This Elibron Classics book is a facsimile reprint of a 1877 edition by Tr ubner Co Kelly Walsh London-Shanghai.]
Genres: [history | religion | travelDownloads: 404

A Retrospect

  [english | ]  

J Hudson Taylor


Excerpts: [... much the work has been advanced by their love, their sympathy, and their prayers. For myself, and for the work that I have been permitted to do for ...... kind friend and employer, it was necessary for me to reside out of doors. Comfortable quarters were secured with a relative, and in addition to the sum ...... and I have never gone through my house, from basement to attic, with ...]
Genres: [religion | travelDownloads: 255

A Ride To India Across Persia And Baluchistn

  [english | 1891]  

Harry De Windt


Summary: [A Ride To India Across Persia And Baluchistn by Harry De Windt. A spacious apartment its polished _parquet_ strewn with white bearskins and the thickest and softest of Persian rugs its panelled walls hung with Oriental tapestries costly daggers pistols and shields of barbaric but beautiful workmanship glistening with gold and silver. Every detail of the room denotes the artistic taste of the ...]
Genres: [travel | warDownloads: 42

Aan De Kust Van Malabar

  [dutch | 1909]  

Emile Deschamps


Summary: [Aan De Kust Van Malabar Dutch Language Travel by Emile Deschamps. CR-ROM Edition Dutch Language Travel Excerpt Er waren op het oogenblik dat ik mij te Mah e bevond 1661 kiezers ingeschreven op de kiezerslijsten onder wie slechts enkele Europeanen het besturend element en twee of drie vertegenwoordigers van fransche huizen. In 1820 telde men er volgens een aanteekening uit dien tijd 35 Europeanen ...]
Genres: [travelDownloads: 92

Abissinia

  [italian | 1881]  

Giuseppe Vigoni


Excerpts: [... l'ora destinata a proseguire per la loro meta, il Cairo. L'elica riprende il suo continuo e monotono girare, e ciascuno dei passeggeri cerca ragione ...... in rivista centinaia di sacchi di stuoia pieni di grano e di caff, pelli essicate, otri colme di burro liquido, casse imballate in Europa, denti di elefante ...... suolo e applicato il coperchio all'otre e ben chiuso all'ingiro ...]
Genres: [travelDownloads: 481

Across The Continent By The Lincoln Highway

  [english | 1915]  

Effie Price Gladding


Excerpts: [... have just entered. The tall buildings of San Francisco begin to arise and we are landed in the streets of the new city. What a marvel it is. In the ten ...... road by a stream, and up again to the lush meadows of a private ranch twelve hundred feet above the sea. We left the car at the foot of the hill and drove ...... of the original forest which had been cut down to make way for ...]
Genres: [travelDownloads: 128

Across The Prairie In A Motor Caravan

  [english | 1922]  

Frances Halton Eva Hasell


Excerpts: [... should be accessible to the public. People realise too little what are the opportunities and responsibilities of pioneer days in those incomparable ...... children, and an idea came to her whereby these isolated places might be reached. Her plan was that trained women should go out on to the prairie, two ...... this, definite courses of training are provided for the students in ...]
Genres: [travel | religionDownloads: 300

Aljaska En De Canada Spoorweg

  [dutch | 1892]  

Anonymous


Excerpts: [... Indi te gelooven want slechts zeer zelden toont de Atlantische Oceaan zich zoo vriendelijk. Op zondag, 20 Juli, om vier uur is Long-Island aan stuurboordzijde ...... uiteinde van het George-meer, te Caldwell, van waar de stoomboot direct na aankomst van den trein vertrekt. Daar dichtbij staat een reuzengroot ...... maakt goede zaken. Buiten de groote lijn omvat haar spoorweg groote ...]
Genres: [history | travelDownloads: 9

Altenahr En Zijn Omgeving

  [dutch | 1907]  

Eduard Neuhauser


Excerpts: [... het grootste deel met wijngaarden bezette dal, dat, als weinig andere dalen, rijk is aan allerlei opwekking tot studie voor geologen, plantkundigen, ...... Klein Zwitserland genoemd, is het stadje Altenahr met de steile, zoo afwisselend gevormde rotspartijen, waaraan zich, als bij een groot geheel behoorend, ...... bonte koe doen overgaan op den rotswand bij de plek, waar de ...]
Genres: [travelDownloads: 225

America Through The Spectacles Of An Oriental Diplomat

  [english | 1914]  

Wu Tingfang


Summary: [Its an account of the US around 1915 by a visiting asiatic person. It gives details about life in the US at that time and marvels at the results of democracy and a moral people. A sharp counterpoint to what we have now become.]
Genres: [travel | non fictionDownloads: 257
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