Books published in 1890

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A Boy Town

  [english | 1890]  

William Dean Howells

Summary: [In 1983 Al Alvarez published The Biggest Game in Town a book detailing the 1981 World Series of Poker event. The first book of its kind it described the world of professional poker players and the World Series of Poker. It is credited with beginning the genre of poker literature and with bringing Texas Holdem (and poker generally) for the first time to a wider audience.]
Genres: [fiction and literatureDownloads: 224

A Chapter Of Adventures

  [english | 1890]  

G Henty

Summary: [A Chapter Of Adventures Classic Reprint by G A Henty. BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE George Alfred Henty was born near Cambridge in 1832 and educated at Vestminster School and Gonville and Caius College Cambridge. He volunteered for service in the Crimean Var and after some varied experiences adopted a journalistic career. He served as war correspondent of the Standard during the Austro-Italian campaign of ...]
Genres: [young readers | nautical | adventureDownloads: 265

A Little Girl In Old Philadelphia

  [english | 1890]  

Amanda Minnie Douglas

Excerpts: [... not ornament. Thou art to do with thy might whatsoever comes in thy way.. True, Friend Henry. But a clean room may abound in virtue as well as ...... full of young people now, with two or three men in military costume, so they drove around to the side entrance. Mistress Janice was busy ordering refreshments ...... for Anabella to share Primrose Henry's teachers with no extra charge....]
Genres: [young readersDownloads: 206

A Man Of Mark

  [english | 1890]  

Anthony Hope

Excerpts: [... of life in the afternoons and evenings. Going along a fine avenue of trees for half a mile or so, you came to the Golden House, the President's ...... was contemplating a queer transaction, if not flat burglary. Ten thousand pardons, your Excellency, for my most unbecoming tone, but may I ask ...... And you will put me under a personal obligation, Mr. Jones, and at the same time ...]
Genres: [fiction and literatureDownloads: 82

A Missionary Twig

  [english | 1890]  

Emma Burnett

Summary: [It developsmoulds and shapens christian-life]
Genres: [fiction and literature | religionDownloads: 124

A Phantom Lover

  [english | 1890]  

Vernon Lee

Summary: [Professor David Vernon Williams is the deputy dean of the University of Aucklands Faculty of Law. He came from the Hawkes Bay region of New Zealand and was educated at Wanganui Collegiate School. His formal tertiary education qualifications include undergraduate degrees in history and in law from Victoria University of Wellington a graduate degree in law from the University of Oxford England ...]
Genres: [romance | ghost storiesDownloads: 382

Acquazzoni In Montagna

  [italian | 1890]  

Giuseppe Giacosa

Summary: [Giuseppe Giacosa (21 October 1847 ? 1 September 1906) was an Italian poet playwright and librettist. He was born in Colleretto Parella now Colleretto Giacosa near Turin. His father was a magistrate. Giuseppe went to the University of Turin studying in the University of Turin Faculty of Law. Though he gained a degree in law he did not pursue a legal career. He gained initial fame for writing the ...]
Genres: [dramaDownloads: 499

An Occurrence At Owl Creek Bridge

  [english | 1890]  

Ambrose Bierce

Excerpts: [... of the bridge they merely blockaded the two ends of the foot planking that traversed it. Beyond one of the sentinels nobody was in sight the railroad ran ...... man who was engaged in being hanged was apparently about thirty-five years of age. He was a civilian, if one might judge from his habit, which was that ...... The sergeant turned to the captain, saluted and placed himself ...]
Genres: [fiction and literatureDownloads: 19

Arabic Authors

  [english | 1890]  

F Arbuthnot

Summary: [Sir Alexander John Arbuthnot KCSI CIE (11 October 1822 Killaloe Ireland - 10 June 1907) was a British official and writer. Educated at Rugby School. Arbuthnot served in Madras as the director of Public Instruction (1855) he was a key force in the incorporation of Madras University (1857) he was the chief secretary to the Madras Government (1862-67) he was a member of the Legislative Council ...]
Genres: [history | essaysDownloads: 255

Are The Effects Of Use And Disuse Inherited

  [english | 1890]  

William Platt Ball

Excerpts: [... of the Origin of Species, but already stoutly questioned and firmly rejected by such followers of his as Weismann, Wallace, Poulton, Ray Lankester, ...... were no longer needed as weapons of war or organs of prehension, &c. We can hardly assume that the lower half of the face is specially exempt from ...... two out of his three cases it is disuse, or diminished use, which fails to ...]
Genres: [non fictionDownloads: 26

Artists Wives

  [english | 1890]  

Alphonse Daudet

Summary: [Artists Wives by Alphonse Daudet. Notoriety faithfulness gossip love and style are Alphonse Daudet s subjects in these little-known stories about the strained relations between artists and their spouses. Daudet known as the French Dickens has an unerring eye for that eternal triangle-artist husband model wife and fickle fame. Alphonse Daudet 1840-1897 was part of the French naturalist group of ...]
Genres: [short story | fiction and literature | artDownloads: 390

Banbury Chap Books

  [english | 1890]  

Edwin Pearson

Excerpts: [... Note:. This book has over 800 small black-and-white illustrations. They can be found in the images directory associated with the html version ...... Lilliputian Classics, and I have been enabled to introduce several of the Quarto early editions to the firm, and have had great pleasure in writing and ...... fine and tasteful work. A numerous series of little fable cuts by the same ...]
Genres: [young readersDownloads: 144


  [english | 1890]  

Henry Rider Haggard

Excerpts: [... face like that which upon this day first dawned on Geoffrey Bingham to his sorrow and his hope. It was strong and pure and sweet as the keen sea breath, ...... and the crowd ran after them. Who is the other? somebody asked. Mr. Bingham-the tall lawyer who came down from London the other day. Tell policeman-run ...... citadelled within the silent heart, that no human skill could ...]
Genres: [fiction | action adventureDownloads: 244


  [french | 1890]  

Georges Darien

Excerpts: [... bien conform. C'est la loi qui l'assure, qui vient de me l'affirmer par l'organe d'un mdecin militaire dont les lutes bleues ont le privilge d'inspecter ...... appliquer ce petit systme-l dans l'arme, et ce ne sera pas dehors qu'on te mettra, ce sera dedans. Ma tante et ma cousine clatent de rire. Je ris ...... absurdes de brigadiers ou de sous-officiers stupidifis par le mtier ...]
Genres: [fiction and literatureDownloads: 249

Biribi Discipline Militaire

  [french | 1890]  

Georges Darien

Summary: [Georges Darien transpose dans ce roman rsolument antimilitariste une exprience quil a lui-mme vcue dans un bataillon disciplinaire en Tunisie. Ce fut pour lui un enfer dont il est sorti la rage au coeur avec la volont de se venger de ses tortionnaires en racontant tout. Froissard le personnage principal est un rvolt qui refuse les contraintes les brimades linjustice. Ce livre fit un tel effet ...]
Genres: [fiction | war militaryDownloads: 139

Crowded Out O Crofield

  [english | 1890]  

William Stoddard

Excerpts: [... if I don't look out.. It is something, even to a greatly frightened horse, to feel a hand on the rein. The team intended to turn out of Main Street, ...... fish, down here.. The line he unwound from his rod was somewhat coarse, but it was strong, and so was his hook, as if the fishing around Crofield ...... Ogden and Aunt Melinda led their part of the procession, and Jack and his ...]
Genres: [adventure | westernDownloads: 32

Education And The Higher Life

  [english | 1890]  

J Spalding

Summary: [Baird Thomas Spalding (1872?1953) was an American writer. He is the author of the spiritual book series : Life and Teaching of the Masters of the Far East.]
Genres: [non fictionDownloads: 35

Effeitos Do Hypnotismo

  [english | 1890]  

A Armando

Excerpts: [... Carlos Braga. ELVIRA, sua filha D. Isabel Ficke. FELISBERTO, estudante M. Alfredo. ANACLETO, ajudante de pharmacia A. Armando. GERTRUDES, ...... no. o Verde. O Offenbaca. etc., e etc. para chegar altura delles que eu estudo de dia e de noite e vou todas as semanas dar lio com o mestre da ...... hypnotisar. Gertrudes.-O patro tem macaquinhos no soto. Elvira.-Por mais que eu lhe diga ...]
Genres: [drama | humorDownloads: 377

El Anillo De Thoth

  [spanish | 1890]  

Arthur Conan Doyle

Excerpts: [... orden de materias en vez de lograr la celebridad en una en concreto. En sus primeros a~nos demostr'o una aptitud especial para la zoolog'ia y la bot'anica, ...... tren nocturno para Dieppe. Tomada esta determinaci'on, se puso encima el abrigo, pues era un d'ia fr'io y lluvioso, y emprendi'o el camino a trav'es ...... con ruidosas pisadas, y el estudioso qued'o a solas con sus ...]
Genres: [fiction | horror | short storiesDownloads: 143

Elements Of Structural And Systematic Botany

  [english | 1890]  

Douglas Houghton Campbell

Summary: [Elements Of Structural And Systematic Botany by Douglas Houghton Campbell. Elements of Structural and Systematic Botany by Douglas Houghton Campbell We are pleased to offer thousands of books for the Kindle including thousands of hard-to-find literature and classic fiction books. Click on our Editor Name eBook-Ventures next to the book title above to view all of the titles that are currently ...]
Genres: [science | natureDownloads: 198
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