Books published in 1886

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A Calendar Of Sonnets

  [english | 1886]  

Helen Hunt Jackson


Summary: [A beautiful book of poem to match the Months and Seasons of the year.]
Genres: [poetry | audiobookDownloads: 117

A Daughter Of Fife

  [english | 1886]  

Amelia Edith Barr


Summary: [An innocent story thats worth a read but nothing grand.]
Genres: [fiction and literature | romanceDownloads: 479

A Dream Of John Ball And A King Lesson

  [english | 1886]  

William Morris


Summary: [A Dream of John Ball (1888) is a novel by English author William Morris about the English peasants revolt of 1381 and the rebel John Ball. Like the novels close contemporary - A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthurs Court (1889) by Mark Twain - it describes a dream and time travel encounter between the medieval and modern worlds. However unlike Twains vision of a violent and chaotic Dark Age Morris ...]
Genres: [fiction and literatureDownloads: 183

A Modern Telemachus

  [english | 1886]  

Charlotte Mary Yonge


Excerpts: [... there are no goddesses now.'. 'I heard M. de la Mede tell that pretty lady with the diamond butterfly that she was his goddess so there are.'. 'You ...... be for ever beholden to you, and you will make a wounded heart to sing, besides perhaps saving a noble young spirit.'. 'Madame makes me impatient ...... with the melancholy bodings within it, as she sat motionless under the ...]
Genres: [romance | fiction and literatureDownloads: 0

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

Abbotsford And Newstead Abbey

  [english | 1886]  

Washington Irving


Summary: [Checklist Amer. imprints]
Genres: [fiction and literatureDownloads: 73

Afar In The Forest

  [english | 1886]  

W G Kingston


Summary: [Maxine Hong Kingston is a Chinese American author and Professor Emeritus at the University of California Berkeley where she graduated with a BA in English in 1962. Kingston has written three novels and several works of non-fiction about the experiences of Chinese immigrants living in the United States. She has contributed to the feminist movement with such works as her memoir The Woman Warrior ...]
Genres: [adventure | fiction and literatureDownloads: 139

An Algonquin Maiden

  [english | 1886]  

G Mercer Adam


Summary: [An Algonquin Maiden by G Mercer Adam. It was a May morning in 1825--spring-time of the year late spring-time of the century. It had rained the night before and a warm pallor in the eastern sky was the only indication that the sun was trying to pierce the gray dome of nearly opaque watery fog lying low upon that part of the world now known as the city of Toronto then the town of Little York.]
Genres: [fiction and literature | canadian literatureDownloads: 230

Ancient Pottery Of The Mississippi Valley

  [english | 1886]  

William Holmes


Summary: [William Henry Holmes (December 1 1846 - April 20 1933) was an American anthropologist archaeologist geologist and museum director.]
Genres: [historyDownloads: 154

Anecdotes Incidents Of The Deaf And Dumb

  [english | 1886]  

William Robert Roe


Excerpts: [... at the Institution. Happily however, owing to the firmness and kindness of his teachers, he very soon yielded to the rules and became a good, obedient ...... not fret, not never I am going to Jesus. The contrast between the white face-white as marble-and the long jet black hair and beard is striking, ...... floating and keeping its head aloft above water, when all the waves and ...]
Genres: [non fictionDownloads: 259

Beyond Good And Evil

  [english | 1886]  

Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche


Summary: [Beyond Good and Evil (German: Jenseits von Gut und Bose subtitled Prelude to a Philosophy of the Future is a book by the philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche first published in 1886. It takes up and expands on the ideas of his previous work Thus Spoke Zarathustra but approached from a more critical polemical direction. In Beyond Good and Evil Nietzsche accuses past philosophers of lacking critical ...]
Genres: [non-fiction | philosophyDownloads: 457

Billy Budd

  [english | 1886]  

Herman Melville


Summary: [Billy Budd Herman Melville by Herman Melville. IN THE time before steamships or then more frequently than now a stroller along the docks of any considerable sea-port would occasionally have his attention arrested by a group of bronzed mariners man-of-war s men or merchant-sailors in holiday attire ashore on liberty. In certain instances they would flank or like a body-guard quite surround some ...]
Genres: [fiction and literature | nautical | gaylesbianDownloads: 151

Books And Bookmen

  [english | 1886]  

Andrew Lang


Excerpts: [... Van Dyck, was sold in 1681, by Daniel's widow. Sic transit gloria. After he has learned all these matters the amateur has still a great deal ...... are marked, and thus he will at once be able to satisfy himself as to the exact height of any example which he encounters. Let us now assume that ...... put on record the names of the godfathers and godmothers of baptised children. When ...]
Genres: [non fiction | essaysDownloads: 258

Broeder En Zuster

  [dutch | 1886]  

Cyriel Buysse


Summary: [Broeder En Zuster Dutch Edition by Cyriel Buysse. Cyrillus Gustave Emile Cyriel Baron Buysse 20 September 1859 25 July 1932 was a Flemish naturalist author and playwright. He also wrote under following pseudonyms Louis Bonheyden Prosper Van Hove and Robert Palmer.]
Genres: [fiction and literatureDownloads: 71

Classic French Course In English

  [english | 1886]  

William Cleaver Wilkinson


Summary: [William Cleaver Wilkinson D.D. (Westford Vermont October 19 1833 - Chicago April 25 1920) was a Baptist preacher professor of theology professor of poetry and literary figure. He popularized the Three Ws and the Five Ws. He graduated from the University of Rochester in 1857 and the Rochester Theological Seminary in 1859. After his graduation he visited Great Britain and on his return in November ...]
Genres: [criticismDownloads: 344

Danger A True History Of A Great City Wiles And

  [english | 1886]  

William Howe


Excerpts: [... in certain forms of crime, but there are others in which surprising fertility of resource and ingenuity of method but too plainly evince that the latest ...... gangs of roughs, toughs or thieves can flourish in one particular section, it is to be hoped, are matters of the past. It is a matter of surprise ...... and arresting others for soliciting and other unlawful acts so that ...]
Genres: [non fiction | historyDownloads: 248

Demos

  [english | 1886]  

George Gissing


Summary: [First published in 1886 reprint of the 1897 ed.]
Genres: [fiction | politicalDownloads: 356

Der Trotzkopf

  [german | 1886]  

Emmy Von Rhoden


Summary: [Der Trotzkopf German Edition by Emmy Von Rhoden. Hauptfigur ist die zu Beginn der Handlung 15-j ahrige Ilse Macket die gemeinsam mit ihrem Vater und der Stiefmutter Anne auf dem Gut Moosdorf in Pommern lebt. Ilses Mutter ist kurz nach ihrer Geburt gestorben. Ilse w achst wild und ohne jede Erziehung auf benimmt sich jungenhaft und tyrannisiert ihre Gouvernanten bis die Stiefmutter das Haus ...]
Genres: [fiction and literature | young readersDownloads: 487

Dreams And Dream Stories

  [english | 1886]  

Anna Kingsford


Excerpts: [... evident from various passages in the records of theurgy and mysticism. Philostratus, in his Life of Apollonius Tyaneus, represents the latter as informing ...... Nowhere was the least sign of life: the place seemed utterly deserted. I stood alone in the midst of profound silence and desolation. Silence. ...... inclines necessarily to do those things which it has been in the habit ...]
Genres: [short story collectionDownloads: 22

Dyke Darrel The Railroad Detective

  [english | 1886]  

Frank Pinkerton


Excerpts: [... messenger. The train on which the deed had been committed, had left Chicago at ten in the evening, and at one o'clock, when the train was halted at ...... in prison. I will have the detective's heart's blood for this, cried the woman, with passionate vehemence. Of course, agreed the essor. But of ...... coat, with two inside pockets. The detective was not long in going through the ...]
Genres: [pulp | mysterydetective | audiobookDownloads: 400
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