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A Book of Discovery

by M.B. Synge

<p>The History of the World's Exploration, From the Earliest Times to the Finding of the South Pole.</p> ...

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A Book of Irish Verse Selected From Modern Writers With an introduction and Notes

by William Butler Yeats

The Library of Alexandria is an independent small business publishing house. We specialize in bringing back to live rare, historical and ancient Books. This includes manuscripts such as: classical fiction, philosophy, science, Religion, ...

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A Book of North Wales

by Sabine Baring-Gould

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A Book of North Wales

by Sabine Baring-Gould

<p>IT cannot be said that the Welsh have any very marked external characteristics to distinguish them from the English. But there is certainly among them a greater prevalence of dark hair and eyes, and they are smaller in build. This is due to ...

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A Book of Saints and Wonders

by Lady Augusta Gregory

There was a poor man, and a poor woman, living in an ancient place in Ireland, a sort of a wilderness. The man used to be wishing for a son that would be a help to him with the work, but the woman used to say nothing, because she was good. They ...

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A Book of Scoundrels

by Charles Whibley

<p>While murder is wellnigh as old as life, property and the pocket invented theft, late-born among the arts. It was not until avarice had devised many a cunning trick for the protection of wealth, until civilisation had multiplied the forms of ...

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A Book of Strife in the Form of the Diary of an Old Soul

by George MacDonald

JANUARY. 1. LORD, what I once had done with youthful might, Had I been from the first true to the truth, Grant me, now old, to do—with better sight, And humbler heart, if not the brain of youth; So wilt thou, in thy gentleness and ruth, Lead ...

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A Book of the Pyrenees

by S. Baring-Gould

<p>The Pyrenees stand up as a natural wall of demarcation between two nations, the French and the Spaniards, just as the mountains of Dauphiné sever the French from the Italians. It has been remarked that these natural barriers are thrown up to ...

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A Box of Dead Roses

by EThel Mills

The Library of Alexandria is an independent small business publishing house. We specialize in bringing back to live rare, historical and ancient Books. This includes manuscripts such as: classical fiction, philosophy, science, Religion, ...

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A Breeze From the Woods

by William Chauncey Bartlett

The greater number of the papers comprised in this volume were originally contributed to the Overland Monthly, and nearly in the order in which they now appear. Two essays, written at later dates, were printed in the Californian. The final paper

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A Bridge Too Far

by Cornelius Ryan

<p>The Battle of Arnhem, one of the most dramatic battles of World War II, was as daring as it was ill-fated. </p><p>It cost the Allies nearly twice as many casualties as D-Day. </p><p>This is the whole compelling story, told through the vast ...

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A Brief History of Death

by W. M. Spellman

<p>As humans, death—its certainty, its inevitability—consumes us. We make it the subject of our literature, our art, our philosophy, and our religion. Our feelings and attitudes toward our mortality and its possible afterlives have evolved ...

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A Brief History of Nakedness

by Philip Carr-Gomm

<p>As one common story goes, Adam and Eve, the first man and woman, had no idea that there was any shame in their lack of clothes; they were perfectly confident in their birthday suits among the animals of the Garden of Eden. All was well until ...

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A Brief History of Pharmacy

Humanity's Search for Wellness

by Bob Zebroski

<p>Pharmacy has become an integral part of our lives. Nearly half of all 300 million Americans take at least one prescription drug daily, accounting for $250 billion per year in sales in the US alone. And this number doesn't even include the ...

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A Brief History of Pirates and Buccaneers

by Tom Bowling

<p>From Stevenson's Treasure Island to <i>Pirates of the Caribbean</i>, the romantic image of pirates in popular culture has long been with us. But pirates are not all as charming as Johnny Depp. In ancient times Thracians, Cilicians and ...

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A Brief History of Radio Astronomy in the USSR

A Collection of Scientific Essays

by S. Y. Braude, B. A. Dubinskii, N. L. Kaidanovskii & others

<p>This translation of <em>A Brief History of Radio Astronomy in the USSR</em> makes descriptions of the antennas and instrumentation used in the USSR, the astronomical discoveries, as well as interesting personal backgrounds of many of the ...

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A Brief History of the English Language and Literature

by John Miller Dow Meiklejohn

<p>The book, which is worthy of the wide reputation and ripe experience of the eminent author, is distinguished throughout by clear, brief, and comprehensive statement and illustration. It is especially suited for private students or for classes

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A Brief Outline of Religious History

And the Growing Danger Ahead

by MM

<p>This paper was written because the author (MM) believes a great threat to world peace is imminent. The subjects raised in leading to, and in support of, this belief are intentionally brief and included only to lead to the conclusion. There ...

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A Broken Journey, Illustrated Wanderings from the Hoang-Ho Yo the Island of Saghalien and the Upper Reaches of The Amur River

by Mary Gaunt

Each time I begin a book of travel I search for the reasons that sent me awandering. Foolishness, for I ought to know by this time the wander fever was born in my blood; it is in the blood of my sister and brothers. We were brought up in an ...

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A Budget of Christmas Tales by Charles Dickens and Others

by Various Authors

A CHRISTMAS CAROL. BY CHARLES DICKENS. Stave One. MARLEY'S GHOST. Marley was dead, to begin with. There is no doubt whatever about that. The register of his burial was signed by the clergyman, the clerk, the undertaker, and the chief mourner. ...

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