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Mediæval Byways
Louis F. Salzmann Mediæval Byways
  • Adventure
  • English
  • 31058 Words
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Louis Francis Salzman CBE (26 March 1878 - 4 April 1971) was a British economic historian who specialised in the medieval period. He was born in Brighton in 1878, the son of Dr. F.W. Salzmann, and educated at Haileybury College and Pembroke College, Cambridge.[1] He studie... Read more...

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The Life of Mrs. Robert Louis Stevenson
Nellie Van de Grift Sanchez The Life of Mrs. Robert Louis Stevenson
  • Biography & Autobiography
  • English
  • 94306 Words
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To arrive at a full understanding of the complex and unusual character of Fanny Van de Grift Stevenson, which perhaps played as large a part as her beauty and intellectual charm in drawing to her the affections of one of the greatest romance writers of our day, one must ... Read more...

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Eric
S. B. C. Samuels Eric

Under the Sea

  • Travel
  • English
  • 24783 Words
  • Ages 18 and up
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Only scanty biographical information is available about Susan Blagge Caldwell, who published one juvenile series under her married name, Mrs. S. B. C. Samuels. She was born in Dedham, Massachusetts, on 21 October 1846, to Comm. Charles Henry Bromedge Caldwell and Judith Emm... Read more...

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A Canadian Manor and Its Seigneurs The Story of a Hundred Years, 1761-1861
George M. Wrong A Canadian Manor and Its Seigneurs The Story of a Hundred Years, 1761-1861
  • History
  • English
  • 78812 Words
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George MacKinnon Wrong, FRSC (June 25, 1860 – 29 June 1948) was a Canadian clergyman and historian.Born at Grovesend in Elgin County, Canada West (now Ontario), he was ordained in the Anglican priesthood in 1883 after attending Wycliffe College. In 1894, as successor to Sir... Read more...

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Campaigns of a Non-Combatant, and His Romaunt Abroad During the War
George Alfred Townsend Campaigns of a Non-Combatant, and His Romaunt Abroad During the War
  • Essay
  • English
  • 115003 Words
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George Alfred Townsend (January 30, 1841 – April 15, 1914), was a noted war correspondent during the American Civil War, and a later novelist. Townsend wrote under the pen name "Gath", which was derived by adding an "H" to his initials, and inspired by the biblical passage ... Read more...

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Terre Napoleon A history of French explorations and projects in Australia
Ernest Scott Terre Napoleon A history of French explorations and projects in Australia
  • History
  • English
  • 80923 Words
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Sir Ernest Scott (21 June 1867 – 6 December 1939) was an Australian historian, professor of history at the University of Melbourne from 1913.Scott was born in Northampton, England son of Hannah Scott, housekeeper; William Scott, civil engineer, was cited as his father when ... Read more...

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The Canadian Dominion
Oscar D. Skelton The Canadian Dominion

A Chronicle Of Our Northern Neighbor

  • Essay
  • English
  • 56929 Words
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Oscar Douglas Skelton (July 13, 1878 – January 28, 1941) was a Canadian professor, author, civil servant, and politician. He earned his M.A. from Queen's University in 1900, and his doctorate in political economy from the University of Chicago in 1908. He taught at Queen's... Read more...

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The Children of the King
F. Marion Crawford The Children of the King
  • Short Story
  • English
  • 60766 Words
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Francis Marion Crawford (August 2, 1854 – April 9, 1909) was an American writer noted for his many novels, especially those set in Italy, and for his classic weird and fantastic stories. He was born at Bagni di Lucca, Italy, the only son of the American sculptor Thomas Craw... Read more...

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The White Sister
F. Marion Crawford The White Sister
  • Fiction
  • English
  • 89982 Words
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Francis Marion Crawford (August 2, 1854 – April 9, 1909) was an American writer noted for his many novels, especially those set in Italy, and for his classic weird and fantastic stories.During this period he lived most of the time in Boston at his Aunt Julia Ward Howe's hou... Read more...

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A Filbert Is a Nut
Rick Raphael A Filbert Is a Nut
  • Short Story
  • English
  • 2957 Words
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(1919-1994) US writer and journalist who began publishing sf with "A Filbert is a Nut" for Astounding in 1959 and established a considerable reputation in the field with a comparatively small output of about ten stories, most of them assembled in The Thirst Quenchers (coll ... Read more...

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