Books published in 1896

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A Birding On A Bronco

  [english | 1896]  

Florence Merriam


Excerpts: [... with a gleam in his eye and later, when I had done that, from the top of a peak at the foot of the valley he pointed out the distant blue mountains ...... about the branches, darting up for insects or chasing down by his nose after falling millers. One morning the ranchman's little girl rode over to ...... and his mate, and I must turn my glass on them. She came first, with long ...]
Genres: [nature | non fictionDownloads: 236

A Contribution to the History of the Question of the Dictatorship

  [english | 1896]  

Vladimir Ilyich Lenin


Summary: [The Russian Revolution was the greatest step forward in history. The working class though a minority led all oppressed and exploited people in smashing the Tsarist dictatorship. Taking state power through their Soviets (councils) the armed workers overthrew landlordism and capitalism laying the first foundations for a state owned and planned economy. Tragically the workers democracy established ...]
Genres: [political | revolutionary | social historyDownloads: 488

A Guest At The Ludlow

  [english | 1896]  

Bill Nye


Excerpts: [... are POOR. 115. Three or four times as much oxygen is consumed in activity as in repose, hence the hors' nests introduced by me last season 124. Playing ...... for two minutes. She dressed simply, wearing the same clothes while tooling cross-country before breakfast that she wore at the scalp dance the evening ...... He went along to explain things to me, and talk to me when I ...]
Genres: [short story collection | humorDownloads: 181

A Knight Of The Nets

  [english | 1896]  

Amelia Edith Barr


Excerpts: [... letter. Such lovely words. They are like poetry they are as sweet as singing.. Did you tell Andrew this.. Why would I do that.. You are ...... return to the cottage with Christina to make known the engagement they had entered into. They met Andrew on the sands. He had been disappointed. Sophy ...... struck Christina, but which was not obvious to Andrew as he added, I'll not lie to ...]
Genres: [nautical | romanceDownloads: 121

A Lady Of Quality

  [english | 1896]  

Frances Hodgson Burnett


Summary: [I really enjoyed this book. The style of writing is great and the story is interesting.]
Genres: [fiction and literature | history | romanceDownloads: 264

A Little Girl In Old New York

  [english | 1896]  

Amanda Minnie Douglas


Summary: [A Little Girl In Old New York by Amanda Millie Douglas. This book is a facsimile reprint and may contain imperfections such as marks notations marginalia and flawed pages.]
Genres: [history | young readers | fiction and literatureDownloads: 375

A Lover In Homespun

  [english | 1896]  

F Clifford Smith


Excerpts: [... Vital's thoughts to a sudden halt, and made him feel ashamed of the interest he had been displaying in all the young woman, seated at his brother's side, ...... degree to the excitement. It being well known that Vital did not dance, no comments were passed upon his absence. The poor fellow had tried ...... which looked so lonely on the bench there, caused him to reach over and take ...]
Genres: [short story collectionDownloads: 279

A Monk Of Fife

  [english | 1896]  

Andrew Lang


Summary: [Andrew Lang (31 March 1844 - 20 July 1912) was a Scots poet novelist and literary critic and contributor to the field of anthropology. He is best known as a collector of folk and fairy tales. The Andrew Lang lectures at the University of St Andrews are named for him.]
Genres: [fiction and literatureDownloads: 298

A Napa Christchild And Benicia Letters

  [english | 1896]  

Charles Gunnison


Excerpts: [... Evening Star. The colour slowly fades till all is dead and ashy, and the silver star drops down below the purpled hills, leaving for a moment a soft, ...... was to be seen with the tall adobe chimney built up the outside the smoke blew, beaten here and there, about the roof till it finally disappeared, ...... in their place he daily left a bunch of his sweetest onions or some rare ...]
Genres: [fiction and literatureDownloads: 409

A Night In A Moorish Harem

  [english | 1896]  

Anonymous


Summary: [recommended--good fantasy-well written]
Genres: [sexualityDownloads: 72

A Note on the Question of the Market Theory

  [english | 1896]  

Vladimir Ilyich Lenin


Summary: [The Bolshevik or Maximalist wing of the Social-Democratic Party was able to control the Soviet and the Committees in the early days of the Revolution its hold upon them has tightened and it is now stronger than ever. Yct it represents neither the best nor even the most numerous section of the people. Like the Okhrana or secret police system under the old rSgime its influence is based.upon the ...]
Genres: [political | revolutionary | social historyDownloads: 264

A Slip Under The Microscope

  [english | 1896]  

H Wells


Excerpts: [... rose, thrust his hands into his pockets, and walked slowly down the laboratory towards the lecture theatre door. He stood listening for a moment, ...... brown holland aprons they wore while dissecting. Of the men, two went down the laboratory to their places, one a pallid, dark-bearded man, who had once ...... the introductory course in zoology. From ovum to ovum is the goal of the ...]
Genres: [fiction | short storiesDownloads: 263

A Stable For Nightmares

  [english | 1896]  

Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu


Excerpts: [... A Stable for Nightmares Dickon the Devil About thirty years ago I was selected by two rich old maids to visit ...... property, including a house and demesne to which they had, a long time before, succeeded as coheiresses. The last forty miles of my journey I was obliged ...... I am told it is now a great deal less wild, and, consequently, less beautiful. At the inn where I had ...]
Genres: [fiction | ghost | horrorDownloads: 124

Aboriginal Remains In Verde Valley Arizona

  [english | 1896]  

Cosmos Mindeleff


Summary: [Aboriginal Remains In Verde Valley Arizona by Cosmos Mindeleff. The region described in the following pages comprises the valley of the Rio Verde in Arizona from Verde in eastern central Yavapai county to the confluence with Salt river in Maricopa county. The written history of the region treated extends back only a few years. Since the aboriginal inhabitants abandoned it or were driven from it ...]
Genres: [historyDownloads: 251

Adventures In Criticism

  [english | 1896]  

Arthur Thomas Quiller Couch


Summary: [very good]
Genres: [criticism | essaysDownloads: 448

Alaska Indian Dictionary

  [english | 1896]  

Charles Lee


Summary: [i like this book too much]
Genres: [languageDownloads: 446

Allan Ramsay

  [english | 1896]  

William Henry Oliphant Smeaton


Excerpts: [... John Morison, merchant. The child was born on the 1st instant. 3rd October 1714. 'Registrate to Allan Ramsay, weegmaker, and Christian Ross, his spouse, ...... As high as ony Roman wa'. Driving their ba's frae whins or tee, There's no ae gowfer to be seen Nor doucer fouk, wysing a-jee The biassed bowls ...... after only eighty-six years of alternate loyalty and revolt, the ...]
Genres: [biographyDownloads: 35

An Ambitious Man

  [english | 1896]  

Ella Wheeler Wilcox


Excerpts: [... a thing to be bought at the price set by un- American masses. Thoughts like these had more and more with each year filled the mind of Preston Cheney, ...... She needed a thrifty, prudent person in her house to look after things, and to attend to her personal needs. Since she had opened the Palace as a lodging-house, ...... down the street after he left his fiancee, his steps ...]
Genres: [fiction and literature | romanceDownloads: 215

An Ethnologist View Of History

  [english | 1896]  

Daniel Brinton


Summary: [undefined]
Genres: [historyDownloads: 294

An Outcast Of The Islands

  [english | 1896]  

Joseph Conrad


Excerpts: [... no need to determine my future absolutely. Then he added: You have the style, you have the temperament why not write another? I believe that as far ...... her big, slanting eyes, that seemed to him twice their natural size. The child, its dirty little face pressed to its mother's shoulder, was sleeping peacefully. ...... Verily, our only refuge is with the One, the Mighty, the ...]
Genres: [fictionDownloads: 311
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