Books published in 1951

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A New Name For The Mexican Red Bat

  [english | 1951]  

E Raymond Hall


Summary: [Little Mexican (titled Young Archimedes in the U.S. ) (1924) Aldous Huxley]
Genres: [science | non fictionDownloads: 76

A Portrait Of Old George Town

  [english | 1951]  

Grace Dunlop Ecker


Excerpts: [... much like the Jamestowns and Charlestowns and Williamsburgs named for the sovereign of the time, but this George Town of which I write was in Maryland ...... America, would have alarmed you or at least prevented you from exceeding the Company's limits so very much especially for so large a quantity. I suppose ...... a new fire engine, was bought. Its house is still on High Street, ...]
Genres: [history | post 1930Downloads: 292

Black Amazon Of Mars

  [english | 1951]  

Leigh Brackett


Summary: [Grimly Eric John Stark slogged toward that ancient Martian city?with every step he cursed the talisman of Ban Cruach that flamed in his blood-stained belt. Behind him screamed the hordes of Ciaran hungering for that magic jewel?ahead lay the dread abode of the Ice Creatures?at his side stalked the whispering spectre of Ban Cruach urging him on to a battle Stark knew he must lose!]
Genres: [fiction | action adventure | science fictionDownloads: 291

City At World End

  [english | 1951]  

Edmond Hamilton


Summary: [WOW...Just like JeffB this was my first Science Fiction book -- At least thats what I remember but I forget now whether I read it after Tom Corbert and similar books I found in the school library. Regardless it was the first S.F. book I bought to read. I found it about 10 years after and I was a couple years older than Jeff. Tho I only read it once Ive kept my paperback copy all this time. Other ...]
Genres: [science fiction | post 1930Downloads: 26

City At Worlds End

  [english | 1951]  

Edmond Moore Hamilton


Summary: [The pleasant little American city of Middletown is the first target in an atomic war - but instead of blowing Middletown to smithereens the super-hydrogen bomb blows it right off the map - to somewhere else! First there is the new thin coldness of the air the blazing corona and dullness of the sun the visibility of the stars in high daylight. Then comes the inhabitants terrifying discovery that ...]
Genres: [fiction | science fictionDownloads: 101

Comments On The Taxonomy And Geographic Distribution Of Some

  [english | 1951]  

E Raymond Hall


Excerpts: [... Distribution of Some North American Rabbits. Author: E. Raymond Hall Keith R. Kelson. Comments on the Taxonomy and Geographic Distribution of Some ...... of North American lagomorphs, some conflicting statements in the literature have led us to examine the pertinent specimens of the Florida cottontail ...... way in which Nelson recorded specimens in his The Rabbits of North America ...]
Genres: [scienceDownloads: 377

David Lannarck Midget

  [english | 1951]  

George Harney


Summary: [Bibliography: p. 307-317.]
Genres: [westernDownloads: 221

Day Of The Moron

  [english | 1951]  

Henry Beam Piper


Summary: [Its natural to trust the unproven word of the fellow whos on my side--but the emotional moron is on no ones side not even his own. Once such an emotional moron could at worst hurt a few. But with the mighty leashed forces Man employs now....]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 417

Dearest

  [english | 1951]  

Henry Beam Piper


Summary: [Mommie Dearest is a memoir and expose written by Christina Crawford the adopted daughter of actress Joan Crawford. The book which depicts Christinas childhood and her relationship with her mother was published in 1978.]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 252

Duel On Syrtis

  [english | 1951]  

Poul William Anderson


Summary: [Bold and ruthless he was famed throughout the System as a big-game hunter. From the firedrakes of Mercury to the ice-crawlers of Pluto hed slain them all. But his trophy-room lacked one item and now Riordan swore hed bag the forbidden game that roamed the red deserts... a Martian!]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 422

Each Man Kills

  [english | 1951]  

Victoria Glad


Summary: [X-Men: God Loves Man Kills (Marvel Graphic Novel]
Genres: [horror | short story | post 1930Downloads: 326

Empire

  [english | 1951]  

Clifford Donald Simak


Summary: [A Republic Not An Empire is a 1999 book written by American political figure Patrick J. Buchanan. Buchanan critiques foreign policy commitments by the United States. He likens Americas overseas involvement to those of past empires--and predicts a similar decline without a change in course. Buchanan writes Present U.S. foreign policy which commits America to go to war for scores of nations in ...]
Genres: [science fiction | post 1930Downloads: 128

Five Stages Of Greek Religion

  [english | 1951]  

Gilbert Murray


Summary: [George Gilbert Aim Murray (2 January 1866 ? 20 May 1957) was an Australian born British classical scholar and public intellectual with connections in many spheres. He was an outstanding scholar of the language and culture of Ancient Greece perhaps the leading authority in the first half of the twentieth century. He is the basis for the character of Adolphus Cusins in his friend Shaws play Major ...]
Genres: [religion | history | post 1930Downloads: 210

Genesis

  [english | 1951]  

Henry Beam Piper


Summary: [Genesis of a Music is a book first published in 1947 by American microtonal composer Harry Partch (1901-1974). Partch first presents a polemic against both equal temperament and the long history of stagnation in the teaching of music then goes on to explain his tuning theory based on just intonation the ensemble of musical instruments of his own invention and several of his largest musical ...]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 148

Old Mr Wiley

  [english | 1951]  

Fanny Greye La Spina


Excerpts: [... getting well.. Miss Beaver kept her eyes on that thin little body outlined by the fine linen sheet. She caught her breath and bit her lower lip to ...... a distinctively blonde type that Miss Beaver could not control her slightly startled downward glance at the dark child tossing on the bed. Her upward ...... little body. She bathed the hot face with water and alcohol. To all her ...]
Genres: [post 1930 | short story collection | ghost storiesDownloads: 432

Operation R S V P

  [english | 1951]  

H Beam Piper


Summary: [Both very funny and very clever. The Russians and the Chinese keep bluffing each other with worse and worse nukes and plagues but then AFGHANISTAN calls their bluff and ends the Cold War!]
Genres: [short story | post 1930 | audiobookDownloads: 456

Operation Rsvp

  [english | 1951]  

Henry Beam Piper


Summary: [Operation R S V P by Henry Beam Piper. From Amazing Stories January 1951.]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 487

Or Your Money Back

  [english | 1951]  

Randall Garrett


Summary: [There are times when I dont know my own strength. Or at least the strength of my advice. And the case of Jason Howley was certainly an instance of one of those times.]
Genres: [fiction | short storiesDownloads: 419

Regeneration

  [english | 1951]  

Charles Dye


Summary: [It was bound to happen sooner or later. Not because man failed to understand his fellow man but because he failed to understand himself. There wasnt much left afterwards--after the golden showers of deadly dust and the blinding flashes that blotted out the light from the sun. And all because man continued to confuse emotion with reason. But somehow as before man survived....]
Genres: [science fiction | post 1930 | short storyDownloads: 435

Temple Trouble

  [english | 1951]  

Henry Beam Piper


Summary: [Miracles to order was a fine way for the paratimers to get mining concessions--but Nature can sometimes pull counter-miracles. And so can men for that matter....]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 100
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