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By: John Fox (1863-1919)

Book cover The Little Shepherd of Kingdom Come

By: John Evelyn (1620-1706)

Book cover An Apologie for the Royal Party (1659); and A Panegyric to Charles the Second (1661)

By: George Wharton James (1858-1923)

Book cover The Lake of the Sky by George Wharton James
Book cover The Grand Canyon of Arizona; how to see it

By: George Saintsbury (1845-1933)

Book cover A History of Elizabethan Literature

By: George W. Peck (1840-1916)

Book cover How Private George W. Peck Put Down The Rebellion or, The Funny Experiences of a Raw Recruit - 1887

By: George Saintsbury (1845-1933)

Book cover A History of the French Novel, Vol. 1 From the Beginning to 1800
Book cover The Flourishing of Romance and the Rise of Allegory (Periods of European Literature, vol. II)
Book cover Essays in English Literature, 1780-1860

By: Edward Carpenter (1844-1929)

Book cover Never Again!
Book cover The Healing of Nations and the Hidden Sources of Their Strife

By: ‘Abdu’l-Bahá ‘Abbás (1844-1921)

A Traveller’s Narrative Written to Illustrate the Episode of the Báb by ‘Abdu’l-Bahá ‘Abbás A Traveller’s Narrative Written to Illustrate the Episode of the Báb

“This book is the history of a proscribed and persecuted sect written by one of themselves,” writes Professor Edward Granville Browne, the Cambridge Orientalist who translated this narrative. “After suffering in silence for nigh upon half a century, they at length find voice to tell their tale and offer their apology. Of this voice I am the interpreter.” This work is the story of the life of the Siyyid ‘Alí-Muhammad-i-Shírází (1819-1850), known as the “Báb”, which is Arabic for “Gate”...

By: Mariano Azuela (1873-1952)

Book cover The Underdogs, a Story of the Mexican Revolution

By: Elizabeth Keckley (1818-1907)

Book cover Behind the Scenes

This is the autobiography of Elizabeth Keckley, a former slave who bought her freedom with the money she earned as a seamstress. She eventually worked for Mary Lincoln. It is a fascinating book, filled with many recollections of her own life and her interactions with the Lincolns and other members of the government elite.

By: Allen L. Churchill (1873-)

Book cover The Story of the Great War, Volume 1 Introductions; Special Articles; Causes of War; Diplomatic and State Papers

By: William Andrews (1848-1908)

Book cover At the Sign of the Barber's Pole Studies In Hirsute History

By: Jeanie Lang

Book cover The Story of General Gordon

By: Johann Amos Comenius (1592-1670)

Book cover The Orbis Pictus

By: Leslie Stephen (1832-1904)

Book cover The English Utilitarians
Book cover Hours in a Library
Book cover English Literature and Society in the Eighteenth Century
Book cover The Life of Sir James Fitzjames Stephen, Bart., K.C.S.I. A Judge of the High Court of Justice

By: Pierce Egan (1772-1849)

Book cover Real Life In London, Volumes I. and II. Or, The Rambles And Adventures Of Bob Tallyho, Esq., And His Cousin, The Hon. Tom Dashall, Through The Metropolis

By: William Hickling Prescott (1796-1859)

Book cover History of the Conquest of Peru
Book cover History of the Conquest of Peru; with a preliminary view of the civilization of the Incas
Book cover The History of the Reign of Ferdinand and Isabella the Catholic — Volume 1

By: Edward Singleton Holden (1846-1914)

Book cover Sir William Herschel: His Life and Works

By: Francis Augustus MacNutt (1863-1927)

Book cover Bartholomew de Las Casas; his life, apostolate, and writings

By: Friedrich Heinrich Karl Freiherr de La Motte-Fouqué (1777-1843)

Book cover The Two Captains

By: Gertrude Atherton (1857-1948)

Book cover Rezanov

This novel by the prolific Californian author Gertrude Horn Atherton is based on the real life story of Nikolai Rezanov, a man who, in 1806, pushed for the Russian colonization of Alaska and California. "Not twenty pages have you turned before you know this Rezanov, privy councilor, grand chamberlain, plenipotentiary of the Russo-American company, imperial inspector of the extreme eastern and northwestern dominions of his imperial majesty Alexander the First, emperor of Russia—all this and more, a man...

By: George B. Griffenhagen

Book cover Drug Supplies in the American Revolution

By: William Still (1821-1902)

Book cover Underground Railroad, Part 1

”It was my good fortune to lend a helping hand to the weary travelers flying from the land of bondage.” William Still. "Dear Sir:—For most of the years I have lived, the escape of fugitives from slavery, and their efforts to baffle the human and other bloodhounds who tracked them, formed the romance of American History. That romance is now ended, and our grandchildren will hardly believe its leading incidents except on irresistible testimony. I rejoice that you are collecting and presenting that testimony, and heartily wish you a great success...

By: John Dee (1527-1608)

Book cover The Private Diary of Dr. John Dee And the Catalog of His Library of Manuscripts

By: Bertram Mitford (1855-1914)

Book cover The Sign of the Spider

By: Esther Singleton (-1930)

Book cover Russia As Seen and Described by Famous Writers

By: Louis Creswicke

Book cover South Africa and the Transvaal War, Vol. 2 From the Commencement of the War to the Battle of Colenso, 15th Dec. 1899
Book cover South Africa and the Transvaal War, Vol. 1 From the Foundation of Cape Colony to the Boer Ultimatum of 9th Oct. 1899

By: S. A. Reilly

Book cover Our Legal Heritage

By: Charles Babbage (1792-1871)

Book cover Reflections on the Decline of Science in England

By: Alphonse de Lamartine (1790-1869)

Book cover History of the Girondists, Volume I Personal Memoirs of the Patriots of the French Revolution

By: William Sleeman (1788-1856)

Book cover Rambles and Recollections of an Indian Official
Book cover A Journey through the Kingdom of Oude, Volumes I & II

By: Edward Alexander Powell (1879-1957)

Book cover Where the Strange Trails Go Down Sulu, Borneo, Celebes, Bali, Java, Sumatra, Straits Settlements, Malay States, Siam, Cambodia, Annam, Cochin-China

By: Louis Constant Wairy (1778-1845)

Book cover Recollections of the Private Life of Napoleon

By: Edward Alexander Powell (1879-1957)

Book cover Fighting in Flanders
Book cover The New Frontiers of Freedom from the Alps to the Ægean
Book cover Italy at War and the Allies in the West

By: Louis Constant Wairy (1778-1845)

Book cover Mémoires de Constant

By: Jefferson Davis (1808-1889)

Book cover Rise and Fall of the Confederate Government, Volume 1a

The Rise and Fall of the Confederate Government (1881) is written by Jefferson Davis, former President of the Confederate States of America during the American Civil War. Davis wrote the book as a straightforward history of the Confederate States of America and as an apologia for the causes that he believed led to and justified the American Civil War. Davis spared little detail in describing every aspect of the Confederate constitution and government, in addition to which he retold in detail numerous military campaigns...

By: Jefferson Davis (1808-1889)

Book cover Speeches of the Hon. Jefferson Davis, of Mississippi

By: Hiram Bingham (1875-1956)

Inca Lands by Hiram Bingham Inca Lands

Prof. Hiram Bingham of Yale Makes the Greatest Archaeological Discovery of the Age by Locating and Excavating Ruins of Machu Picchu on a Peak in the Andes of Peru.There is nothing new under the sun, they say. That is only relatively true. Just now, when we thought there was practically no portion of the earth's surface still unknown, when the discovery of a single lake or mountain, or the charting of a remote strip of coast line was enough to give a man fame as an explorer, one member of the daredevil explorers' craft has "struck it rich...

By: James Conway Walter

Book cover A History of Horncastle from the earliest period to the present time
Book cover Records of Woodhall Spa and Neighbourhood Historical, Anecdotal, Physiographical, and Archaeological, with Other Matter

By: Thomas Dixon, Jr. (1864-1946)

Book cover Clansman, An Historical Romance of the Ku Klux Klan

The second book in a trilogy of the Reconstruction era - The Leopard's Spots (1902), The Clansman (1905), and The Traitor (1907), this novel was the basis for the 1915 silent movie classic, "The Birth Of A Nation". Within a fictional story, it records Dixon's understanding of the origins of the first Ku Klux Klan (his uncle was a Grand Titan during Dixon's childhood), recounting why white southerners' began staging vigilante responses to the savage personal insults, political injustices and social cruelties heaped upon them during Reconstruction...

By: Thomas Dixon (1864-1946)

Book cover The Victim A romance of the Real Jefferson Davis

By: James Dabney McCabe (1842-1883)

Book cover Lights and Shadows of New York Life or, the Sights and Sensations of the Great City
Book cover The Secrets of the Great City

By: Archibald H. Sayce (1845-1933)

Book cover Babylonians and Assyrians, Life and Customs

By: Marguerite Stockman Dickson

Vocational Guidance for Girls by Marguerite Stockman Dickson Vocational Guidance for Girls

VOCATIONAL GUIDANCE FOR GIRLSBy MARGUERITE STOCKMAN DICKSONA FOREWORDFortunate are we to have from the pen of Mrs. Dickson a book on the vocational guidance of girls. Mrs. Dickson has the all-round life experiences which give her the kind of training needed for a broad and sympathetic approach to the delicate, intricate, and complex problems of woman's life in the swiftly changing social and industrial world. Mrs. Dickson was a teacher for seven years in the grades in the city of New York. She then became the partner of a superintendent of schools in the business of making a home...

By: Camille Mauclair (1872-1945)

Book cover The French Impressionists (1860-1900)

By: Walther Rathenau (1867-1922)

Book cover The New Society

By: Sidney Heath (1872-)

Book cover Bournemouth, Poole & Christchurch
Book cover Exeter
Book cover The Cornish Riviera
Book cover Winchester

By: James Harvey Robinson (1863-1936)

Book cover An Introduction to the History of Western Europe

By: Philip Henry Sheridan (1831-1888)

Book cover Personal Memoirs of P. H. Sheridan, General, United States Army
Book cover The Memoirs of General Philip H. Sheridan, Volume I., Part 1

By: David Starr Jordan (1851-1931)

Book cover California and the Californians

By: Ralph Delahaye Paine (1871-1925)

Book cover The Fight for a Free Sea: A Chronicle of the War of 1812 The Chronicles of America Series, Volume 17
Book cover The Old Merchant Marine; A chronicle of American ships and sailors

By: John Emerich Edward Dalberg Acton Acton (1834-1902)

Book cover Lectures on the French Revolution
Book cover A Lecture on the Study of History
Book cover Lectures on Modern history

By: Natalie Sumner Lincoln (1881-1935)

Book cover The Lost Despatch

By: Alice Christiana Thompson Meynell (1847-1922)

Book cover Hearts of Controversy

By: William Osler (1849-1919)

Book cover The Evolution of Modern Medicine

By: John Foreman

Book cover The Philippine Islands A Political, Geographical, Ethnographical, Social and Commercial History of the Philippine Archipelago, Embracing the Whole Period of Spanish Rule

By: William Cleaver Wilkinson (1833-1920)

Book cover Classic French Course in English

By: Charles W. Whistler (1856-1913)

Book cover King Alfred's Viking A Story of the First English Fleet

By: Samuel L. Bensusan (1872-1958)

Book cover Morocco

By: Fernão Nunes (16th cent.)

Book cover A Forgotten Empire (Vijayanagar): a contribution to the history of India

By: Frederick Sleigh Roberts Roberts (1832-1914)

Book cover Forty-one years in India From Subaltern To Commander-In-Chief

By: William Marsden (1754-1836)

Book cover The History of Sumatra Containing An Account Of The Government, Laws, Customs And Manners Of The Native Inhabitants

By: J. Franklin Jameson (1859-1937)

Book cover Privateering and Piracy in the Colonial Period Illustrative Documents

By: John B. Bury (1861-1927)

Book cover A History of Freedom of Thought
Book cover The Idea of Progress An inguiry into its origin and growth

By: J. Franklin Jameson (1859-1937)

Book cover Narratives of New Netherland, 1609-1664
Book cover Narratives of New Netherland, 1609-1664

By: Robert Wood Williamson

The Mafulu by Robert Wood Williamson The Mafulu

The Mafulu, Mountain People of British New GuineaBy Robert W. WilliamsonINTRODUCTION By Dr. A.C. Haddon It is a great pleasure to me to introduce Mr. Williamson's book to the notice of ethnologists and the general public, as I am convinced that it will be read with interest and profit. Perhaps I may be permitted in this place to make a few personal remarks. Mr. Williamson was formerly a solicitor, and always had a great longing to see something of savage life, but it was not till about four years ago that he saw his way to attempting the realisation of this desire by an expedition to Melanesia...

By: Helena P. Blavatsky (1831-1891)

Book cover From the Caves and Jungles of Hindostan

By: Isaac Disraeli (1766-1848)

Book cover Curiosities of Literature, Vol. 2
Book cover Curiosities of Literature, Vol. 1

By: Edmond de Goncourt (1822-1896)

Book cover Germinie Lacerteux

By: Harold Reginald Peat (1893-1960)

Book cover Private Peat

By: Clement A. Miles

Book cover Christmas in Ritual and Tradition, Christian and Pagan

By: Stanley Lane-Poole (1854-1931)

Book cover Story of the Barbary Corsairs

A history of the pirating activities along and around the "Barbary coast" between the 15th and 19th centuries, from the time of the pirate, Ujra Barbarossa, to the French control of Algeria in 1830. Although piracy had plagued all the world's waterways from the first time man decided to trade by boat or ship, authors Lane-Poole and Kelley tell mainly of the origins and "Golden Age" of the Moor pirates who rampaged the Mediterranean Sea from ports of call along the north coast of Africa.

By: Mungo Park (1771-1806)

Book cover Travels in the Interior of Africa — Volume 01

By: Stanley Lane-Poole (1854-1931)

The Moors in Spain by Stanley Lane-Poole The Moors in Spain

By: Julia de Wolf Gibbs Addison (1866-)

Book cover Arts and Crafts in the Middle Ages A Description of Mediaeval Workmanship in Several of the Departments of Applied Art, Together with Some Account of Special Artisans in the Early Renaissance

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