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By: Dorothy Wordsworth (1771-1855)

Book cover Recollections of a Tour Made in Scotland A.D. 1803

By: Douglas B. Armstrong (1888-1969)

Book cover Postage stamps of war (1854-1914)

A very brief introduction to postal stamps used and issued during times of war. The principal focus might be said to be placed upon the Great War which just erupted in Europe and across much of the globe. - Summary by KevinS

By: Douglas Hyde (1860-1949)

Book cover Legends of Saints and Sinners

"I have called the present volume "Legends of Saints and Sinners," which to a certain extent it is; but I mean it for a book of Irish Christian folk-lore. My idea in compiling it has been to give for the first time a collection of genuine Irish folk-lore which might be called "Christian." By this I mean folk-stories and folk-poems which are either entirely founded upon Christian conceptions, or else are so far coloured by them, that they could never have been told—at least in their present shape—had not Christianity established itself in Ireland...

By: Dr. Henri Blanc (1831-1911)

Book cover Narrative of Captivity in Abyssinia with Some Account of the Late Emperor the Late Emperor Theodore, His Country and People

By: DuBose Heyward (1885-1940)

Book cover Porgy

Story about Southern African American man with disabilities and the life he leads in the 1900's. - Summary by Denise Ray

By: Dudley Landon Vaill (1873-?)

The County Regiment by Dudley Landon Vaill The County Regiment

A sketch of the second regiment of Connecticut volunteer heavy artillery, originally the Nineteenth Volunteer Infantry, in the Civil War.

By: E. (Elphège) Vacandard (1849-1927)

Book cover The Inquisition A Critical and Historical Study of the Coercive Power of the Church

By: E. A. (Ernest Alexander) Cruikshank (1853-1939)

Book cover Battle of Fort George A paper read on March 14th, 1896

By: E. A. Wallis Budge (1857-1934)

Book cover Book of the Dead

The Egyptian Book of the Dead, or the Book of Coming Forth by Day, is an Ancient Egyptian funerary text consisting of spells to protect the soul on its journey to Duat, or Afterlife.

By: E. Boyd (Elmer Boyd) Smith (1860-1943)

Book cover The Story of Pocahontas and Captain John Smith

By: E. Boyd Smith (1860-1943)

Book cover Selected Works of E. Boyd Smith

A sampling of the children's books written and illustrated by E. Boyd Smith. The first story is Mr. Smith's version of the Story of Noah's Ark. He then tells us the story of Pocahontas and Captain John Smith. Next we join a hen as she hatches her chicks and their life on the farm. We then go on several adventures with Bob and Betty as they visit their Uncle's farm, go to the seashore and learn about ships, and then learn about railroads and trains. Our last story is a brief history of the United States up until the time just after World War I.

By: E. C. (Ernest Clark) Hartwell (1883-1964)

Book cover The Teaching of History

By: E. Charles Vivian (1882-1947)

Book cover British Army From Within

This 1914 book gives a picture of the British Army structure and life in the early hours of World War I. Summary by david wales

By: E. Donald (Edmund Donald) Carr (-1900)

Book cover A Night in the Snow or, A Struggle for Life

By: E. Gordon Browne (1871-1926)

Queen Victoria by E. Gordon Browne Queen Victoria

This book is about the life of Queen Victoria (1819 to 1901). All nine of her children married into the royal houses of Europe. She became the longest reigning monarch and more. This book is a fascinating read about the woman behind the British Empire.

By: E. J. (Edmund James) Banfield (1852-1923)

Book cover Confessions of a Beachcomber

By: E. Keble (Edward Keble) Chatterton (1878-1944)

Book cover King's Cutters and Smugglers 1700-1855

By: E. L. (Edward Lloyd) Lomax (1852-1916)

Book cover Oregon, Washington and Alaska; Sights and Scenes for the Tourist

By: E. N. [Editor] Elliott

Book cover Cotton is King, and Pro-Slavery Arguments Comprising the Writings of Hammond, Harper, Christy, Stringfellow, Hodge, Bledsoe, and Cartrwright on This Important Subject

By: E. Pauline Johnson (1861-1913)

Book cover Legends of Vancouver
Book cover Legends of Vancouver

By: E. R. Billings

Book cover Tobacco; Its History, Varieties, Culture, Manufacture and Commerce

By: E. Ray (Edwin Ray) Lankester (1847-1929)

Book cover More Science From an Easy Chair

By: E. S. (Edward Stuart) Russell (1887-1954)

Book cover Form and Function A Contribution to the History of Animal Morphology

By: E. Sylvia Pankhurst (1882-1960)

Book cover Suffragette: The History of the Women's Militant Suffrage Movement

This history of the Women's Suffrage agitation is written at a time when the question is in the very forefront of British politics. What the immediate future holds for those women who are most actively engaged in fighting for their political freedom no one can foretell, but one thing is certain: complete victory for their cause is not far distant. When the long struggle for the enfranchisement of women is over, those who read the history of the movement will wonder at the blindness that led the Government of the day to obstinately resist so simple and obvious a measure of justice...

By: E. W. (Edward William) Watkin (1819-1901)

Book cover Canada and the States

By: Eaton G. Osman (1853-1929)

Starved Rock: A Historical Sketch by Eaton G. Osman Starved Rock: A Historical Sketch

This book is an early history of the Starved Rock Area in Northern Illinois. In the pre-Columbian era, the Starved Rock area was home to Native Americans, particularly the Kaskaskia who lived in the Grand Village of the Illinois across the river. Louis Jolliet and Jacques Marquette were the first Europeans recorded as exploring the region, and by 1683, the French had established Fort St. Louis on a large sandstone butte overlooking the river. According to a native legend, a group of Illinois Confederation (Illini) pursued by the Ottawa and Potawatomi fled to the butte in the late 18th century...

By: Ebenezer Cooke (1667?-1732?)

Book cover The Sot-weed Factor: or, A Voyage to Maryland. A Satyr.In which is Describ'd The Laws, Government, Courts and Constitutions of the Country

By: Eddie Rickenbacker (1890-1973)

Fighting the Flying Circus by Eddie Rickenbacker Fighting the Flying Circus

This is the WWI memoirs of Medal of Honor winner, Capt Eddie Rickenbacker. He fought in and eventually became commander of the 94th "Hat-in-the-Ring" Squadron, which ended the war with the highest number of air victories of any American squadron. The circus mentioned in the title refers to the German squadron commanded by the famous Red Baron, Manfred von Richthofen. (Introduction by Brett W. Downey)

By: Edgar Allan Poe (1809-1849)

Book cover Raven and The Philosophy Of Composition

Poe’s famous narrative poem and the author’s reflections on its composition.

By: Edgar Fawcett (1847-1923)

Book cover Some Reminiscences of old Victoria

By: Edgar Rice Burroughs (1875-1950)

The Outlaw of Torn by Edgar Rice Burroughs The Outlaw of Torn

The story is set in 13th century England and concerns the fictitious outlaw Norman of Torn, who purportedly harried the country during the power struggle between King Henry III and Simon de Montfort. Norman is the supposed son of the Frenchman de Vac, once the king's fencing master, who has a grudge against his former employer and raises the boy to be a simple, brutal killing machine with a hatred of all things English. His intentions are partially subverted by a priest who befriends Norman and teaches him his letters and chivalry towards women...


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