Books published in 1979

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A Modern Magician

  [english | 1979]  

William Olaf Stapledon


Excerpts: [... was deciding that though she was drawn to him she also disliked him. Why had she come out with him again? He was weedy and self-centered. Yet she had come. Something ...... that had been done in America with dice. You threw the dice time after time, and you willed them to settle with the two sixes uppermost. Generally ...... experiments on his own, guided by the findings of the ...]
Genres: [fiction | fantasy | short storiesDownloads: 251

Bloodletting Instruments In The National Museum Of History

  [english | 1979]  

Audrey Davis


Excerpts: [... devices and artificial leeches. If we also consider treatments related to bloodletting, in which blood is transferred from one part of the body ...... may never have been actually sold. A final source of information is the instruments themselves. Some are engraved with the name of the manufacturer, ...... 1693, printed in Philadelphia, and John Clapp's almanac for 1697, printed in ...]
Genres: [history | post 1930Downloads: 454

East Is West

  [english | 1979]  

William Olaf Stapledon


Summary: [For other uses see: East West East and West Author Christopher PattenLanguage EnglishSubject(s) PoliticsPublisher CrownPublication date September 14 1998Pages 304ISBN 0812930002OCLC Number 39108737Dewey Decimal 951.25/04 21LC Classification DS796.H757 P39 1998 East and West (subtitled China Power and the Future of Asia) is a 1998 book by the British politician Christopher Patten about his ...]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 98

The Psalter

  [english | 1979]  

Anonymous


Summary: [Published in Holland in 1612 the Ainsworth Psalter was written by English Separatist clergyman Henry Ainsworth and was brought to America by the Pilgrims in 1620.]
Genres: [non-fiction | religionDownloads: 371

The Wall

  [english | 1979]  

Lindsay Brambles


Summary: [Wag-by-Wall is a book written by Beatrix Potter illustrated by J.J. Lankes and published in Boston Massachusetts by The Horn Book Inc. in 1944. The story is about a poor grandmother who finds a stocking filled with gold in her fireplace on Christmas Eve and is able then to live happily ever after with her granddaughter. Wag is the pendulum of a clock. Potter considered the book a pendant to The ...]
Genres: [fiction | short storiesDownloads: 222