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By: Hugh Dalton Dalton (1887-1962)

Book cover With British Guns in Italy A Tribute to Italian Achievement

By: Hugh E. (Hugh Exton) Seebohm (1867-1946)

Book cover On The Structure of Greek Tribal Society: An Essay

By: Hugh Gibson (1883-1954)

Book cover A Journal From Our Legation in Belgium

By: Hugh Jones (1669-1760)

Book cover The Present State of Virginia

By: Hugh Macmillan

Book cover Roman Mosaics Or, Studies in Rome and Its Neighbourhood

By: Hugh Miller (1802-1856)

Book cover My Schools and Schoolmasters or The Story of my Education.

By: Hugh Robert Watkin (1868-1937)

Book cover Short Description of Torre Abbey

Following the Dissolution of the Monasteries in the time of Henry VIII, a significant part of the buildings of Torre Abbey, particularly the church area, lay in ruins. Then, during the 17th century and subsequently, surviving parts of the abbey were incorporated into the creation of a grand private residence, the owner of which in the early part of the 20th century was Colonel Lucius Cary. With the permission of the colonel, Hugh Watkin, who at that time was living in the Chelston district of Torquay, fairly close to the abbey, undertook certain excavations of the remaining ruins between the years of 1906 and 1911...

By: Hugh Walpole (1884-1941)

Book cover Jeremy And Hamlet: A Chronicle Of Certain Incidents In The Lives Of A Boy, A Dog, And A Country Town

Hamlet is Jeremy’s dog. This 1923 book is Hugh Walpole’s second volume in his Jeremy semi-autobiographical trilogy , Jeremy at Crale ), about a ten-year-old English boy. One commentator wrote this of the first book: “With affectionate humor, Mr. Walpole tells the story of Jeremy and his two sisters, Helen and Mary Cole, who grow up in Polchester, a quiet English Cathedral town…. Mr. Walpole has given his narrative a rare double appeal, for it not only recreates for the adult the illusion of his own happiest youth, but it unfolds for the child-reader a genuine and moving experience with real people and pleasant things...

By: Humphry Ward (1851-1920)

Book cover The War on All Fronts: England's Effort Letters to an American Friend
Book cover Fields of Victory

By: Hurlothrumbo

Book cover The Merry-Thought: or the Glass-Window and Bog-House Miscellany Parts 2, 3 and 4
Book cover The Merry-Thought: or the Glass-Window and Bog-House Miscellany. Part 1

By: Hutchins Hapgood (1868-1944)

Book cover Paul Jones

By: I. I. (Isaac Israel) Hayes (1832-1881)

Book cover Cast Away in the Cold An Old Man's Story of a Young Man's Adventures, as Related by Captain John Hardy, Mariner

By: Ian Hamilton (1853-1947)

Book cover Gallipoli Diary, Volume I

By: Ian Hay (1876-1952)

Book cover The First Hundred Thousand

By: Ida Lee (1865-1943)

Book cover The Logbooks of the Lady Nelson With the journal of her first commander Lieutenant James Grant

By: Ida M. Tarbell (1857-1944)

The History of Standard Oil: Volume 1 by Ida M. Tarbell The History of Standard Oil: Volume 1

The History of the Standard Oil Company is a book written by journalist Ida Tarbell in 1904. It was an exposé of the Standard Oil Company, run at that time by oil tycoon John D. Rockefeller the richest figure in America's history. Originally serialized in 19 parts in McClure's magazine, the book was a seminal example of muckraking, and inspired many other journalists to write about trusts, large businesses that (in the absence of strong antitrust law in the 19th century) attempted to gain monopolies in various industries...

The History of Standard Oil: Volume 2 by Ida M. Tarbell The History of Standard Oil: Volume 2

The History of the Standard Oil Company is a book written by journalist Ida Tarbell in 1904. It was an exposé of the Standard Oil Company, run at that time by oil tycoon John D. Rockefeller, the richest figure in America's history. Originally serialized in 19 parts in McClure's magazine, the book was a seminal example of muckraking, and inspired many other journalists to write about trusts, large businesses that (in the absence of strong antitrust law in the 19th century) attempted to gain monopolies in various industries. The History of the Standard Oil Company was credited with hastening the breakup of Standard Oil, which came about in 1911.

Book cover All in the Day's Work

In this autobiography, written when the author was 82 years old, Ida Tarbell looks back at her life and remarkable career as an investigative journalist. Ms. Tarbell is best known for her 1904 work, "The History of the Standard Oil Company," which was a significant factor in the dissolution of the Standard Oil monopoly. She was a noted writer and lecturer, served on two presidential committees, and is considered by her actions to be an important feminist . - Summary by Ciufi Galeazzi

Book cover Life of Abraham Lincoln, Volume 1

Volume 1 of Ida Tarbell's biography of Lincoln covers his life from his boyhood to his election to the presidency in 1860. Tarbell, in addition to her famous work in investigative journalism , was a noted Lincoln scholar. Her writings on Lincoln, originally published as articles in McClure's Magazine, were highly acclaimed. - Summary by Ciufi Galeazzi LIfe of Abraham Lincoln, Volume 2

Book cover Life of Abraham Lincoln, Volume 2

Volume 2 of Ida Tarbell's biography of Lincoln begins at chapter 22 with Lincoln's first inauguration, and ends with an account of his funeral. The volume also includes a lengthy appendix which contains, in chronological order, letters. telegrams and speeches of Lincoln which had not been previously published. Tarbell, in addition to her famous work in investigative journalism , was a noted Lincoln scholar. Her writings on Lincoln, originally published as articles in McClure's Magazine, were highly acclaimed. - Summary by Ciufi Galeazzi LIfe of Abraham Lincoln, Volume 1

By: Ida Pfeiffer (1797-1858)

Book cover Visit to Iceland and the Scandinavian North

By: Ierne Lifford Plunket (1885-1970)

Book cover Europe In The Middle Ages

Though sometimes called the "Dark Ages", the period of Middle Ages is far from dull or uninteresting. In this book I. L. Plunket masterfully shows the colorfullness and diversity of the Middle Ages. Heroes like Charlemagne, Richard the Lion Hearted, Joan of Arc and many others come to life in these pages. The rich religious life of the Middle Ages, controversies between different secular and religious authorities and general rising of nations in Europe are disclosed to the reader. - Summary by Kikisaulite

By: Ignatius Loyola Donnelly (1831-1901)

Book cover Atlantis: The Antediluvian World

"Atlantis: The Antediluvian World is a book published during 1882 by Minnesota populist politician Ignatius L. Donnelly, who was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania during 1831. Donnelly considered Plato's account of Atlantis as largely factual and attempted to establish that all known ancient civilizations were descended from this supposed lost land. Many of its theories are the source of many modern-day concepts we have about Atlantis, like the civilization and technology beyond its time, the origins of all present races and civilizations, a civil war between good and evil, etc."

By: Ike Matthews

Full Revelations of a Professional Rat-catcher by Ike Matthews Full Revelations of a Professional Rat-catcher

Full Revelations of a Professional Rat-Catcher, after 25 Years' ExperienceBy Ike Matthews. INTRODUCTION. In placing before my readers in the following pages the results of my twenty-five years' experience of Rat-catching, Ferreting, etc., I may say that I have always done my best to accomplish every task that I have undertaken, and I have in consequence received excellent testimonials from many corporations, railway companies, and merchants. I have not only made it my study to discover the different...

By: Immanuel Kant (1724-1804)

Book cover Anthropology

Immanuel Kant gave a series of lectures on anthropology 1772-1773, 1795-1796 at the University of Königsberg, which was founded in 1544. His lectures dealt with recognizing the internal and external in man, cognition, sensuousness, the five senses, as well as the soul and the mind. They were gathered together and published in 1798 and then published in English in The Journal of Speculative Philosophy in 1867, volumes 9-16. Therefore, several texts will be used for this book. I was able to find sections 1-37 and then section 43, and sections 47-57...

Book cover Prolegomena to Any Future Metaphysics

Kant's Prolegomena, although a small book, is indubitably the most important of his writings. It furnishes us with a key to his main work, The Critique of Pure Reason; in fact, it is an extract containing all the salient ideas of Kant's system. It approaches the subject in the simplest and most direct way, and is therefore best adapted as an introduction into his philosophy. - Summary by Open Court Publishing Company

By: Inez Bigwood

Book cover Winning a Cause World War Stories

By: Inez Haynes Gillmore (1873-1970)

Book cover The Native Son
Book cover The Californiacs

By: Innes Logan

Book cover On the King's Service Inward Glimpses of Men at Arms

By: International Committee of the Red Cross

Book cover Turkish Prisoners in Egypt A Report by the Delegates of the International Committee of the Red Cross

By: International Military Tribunal

Book cover Trial of the Major War Criminals Before the International Military Tribunal, Nuremberg, 14 November 1945-1 October 1946: Vol. I

Recognizing the importance of establishing for history an authentic text of the Trial of major German WWII war criminals, the International Military Tribunal, consisting of members from Great Britain, the USA, Russia, and France, directed the publication of the Record of the Trial. This volume contains basic, official, pre-trial documents together with the Tribunal’s judgment and sentence of the defendants.

By: Ira L. (Ira Louis) Reeves (1872-1939)

Book cover Bamboo Tales

By: Iraq Study Group (U.S.)

Book cover The Iraq Study Group Report

By: Irvin S. Cobb (1876-1944)

Book cover Roughing it De Luxe

By: Irving Berdine Richman (1861-1938)

Book cover Chronicles of America Volume 02 - The Spanish Conquerors

A discussion of the adventures of the Spanish explorers from Columbus to Pizarro. - Summary by Jim Locke Group: Chronicles of America Series

By: Irwin Leslie Gordon (1888-1954)

Who Was Who: 5000 BC – 1914 by Irwin Leslie Gordon Who Was Who: 5000 BC – 1914

A short, humorous biography of famous people from 5000 BC to 1914. — S. McGaughey From the Introduction, “The editor begs leave to inform the public that only persons who can produce proper evidence of their demise will be admitted to Who Was Who. Press Agent notices or complimentary comments are absolutely excluded, and those offering to pay for the insertion of names will be prosecuted. As persons become eligible they will be included without solicitation, while the pages will be expurgated of others should good luck warrant.”

By: Irwin S. Cobb (1876-1944)

Europe Revised by Irwin S. Cobb Europe Revised

Irwin Cobb’s humorous Europe Revised is a travelogue and comedy almost in the style of Mark Twain. The dedication says it best, “To My Small DaughterWho bade me shed a tear at the tomb of Napoleon, which I was very glad to do, because when I got there my feet certainly were hurting me.”

By: Isaac Alexander Mack

Book cover Letters from France

By: Isaac Allen

Book cover Is Slavery Sanctioned by the Bible?

By: Isaac Frederick Marcosson (1876-1961)

Book cover An African Adventure
Book cover The War After the War

By: Isaac Myer (1836-1902)

Book cover Scarabs The History, Manufacture and Symbolism of the Scarabæus in Ancient Egypt, Phoenicia, Sardinia, Etruria, etc.

By: Isaac Taylor Headland (1859-1942)

Book cover Court Life in China
Book cover The Chinese Boy and Girl

By: Isabel Florence Hapgood (1850-1928)

Book cover A Survey of Russian Literature, with Selections
Book cover Russian Rambles

By: Isabel Savory

Book cover In the Tail of the Peacock

By: Isabella L. Bird (1831-1904)

A Lady's Life in the Rocky Mountains by Isabella L. Bird A Lady's Life in the Rocky Mountains

Isabella Bird began travelling while in her early twenties to help alleviate illness that had plagued her since childhood. She was a single woman in her early forties when she made her treck through the Rocky Mountains. A Lady’s Life in the Rocky Mountains details this fascinating account of her travels through a series of letters written to her sister, Henrietta. These letters are filled with beautiful, vivid descriptions of the scenery, the people she encountered, the way of life, and a mountain man named Jim Nugent, that was as rough as they come, but a complete gentleman with Ms...

The Englishwoman in America by Isabella L. Bird The Englishwoman in America

Isabella Bird travels abroad in Canada and the United States in the 1850s. As an Englishwoman and a lone female, she travels as far as Chicago, Prince Edward Island, and Cincinatti. Her observations on the trials and tribulations of the journeys are astute, if formed by her place and time in history. Adventures with pickpockets, omnibuses, cholera, and rat invested hotels deter her not. (Sibella Denton)

Book cover Unbeaten Tracks in Japan

Isabella Lucy Bird was a 19th century English traveller, writer, and natural historian. She was a sickly child, however, while she was travelling she was almost always healthy. Her first trip, in 1854, took her to America, visiting relatives. Her first book, The Englishwoman in America was published anonymously two years later. Unbeaten Tracks in Japan is compiled of the letters she sent to her sister during her 7 months sojourn in Japan in 1878. Her travels there took her from Edo (now called Tokyo) through the interior - where she was often the first foreigner the locals had met - to Niigata, and from there to Aomori...

Book cover Among the Tibetans

Isabella L. Bird was an English traveller, writer and natural historian. She was travelling in the Far East alone at a time when such endeavours were risky and dangerous even for men and large, better equipped parties. In "Among the Tibetans", Bird describes her tour through Tibet with her usual keen eye: From descriptions of the landscape and flora to the manners, customs and religion of the local people we get a fascinating account of a world long past.

Book cover The Golden Chersonese and the Way Thither
Book cover Korea and Her Neighbors

In this book, Isabella L. Bird, who had been elected a Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society only 2 years prior, describes her travels through Korea from 1894 - 1897 in her well-known style. She went on lengthy trips through the interior of what is today both North- and South Korea and vividly describes the landscapes, people and customs of the "Hermit Kingdom". Isabella's sojourn coincided with a time of great turmoil in Korea. Shortly after her arrival, the Japanese occupied the country, ostensibly to protect their expatriate community...

By: Isabella Strange Trotter (1816-1878)

Book cover First Impressions of the New World On Two Travellers

By: Israel Zangwill (1864-1926)

Book cover Chosen Peoples Being the First "Arthur Davis Memorial Lecture" delivered before the Jewish Historical Society at University College on Easter-Passover Sunday, 1918/5678

By: Izaak Walton (1593-1683)

Izaak Walton's Lives Of John Donne, Henry Wotton, Richard Hooker and George Herbert by Izaak Walton Izaak Walton's Lives Of John Donne, Henry Wotton, Richard Hooker and George Herbert

The full title of Walton's book of short biographies is, Lives of John Donne, Henry Wotton, Rich'd Hooker, George Herbert, &C. Sir Henry Wotton (1568 – 1639) was an English author, diplomat and politician who sat in the House of Commons in 1614 and 1625. He is often quoted as saying, "An ambassador is an honest gentleman sent to lie abroad for the good of his country.” Richard Hooker (1554 – 1600) was an Anglican priest and an influential theologian. Hooker's emphases on reason, tolerance and the value of tradition came to exert a lasting influence on the development of the Church of England...

By: J. (John) Biddulph (1840-1921)

Book cover The Pirates of Malabar, and an Englishwoman in India Two Hundred Years Ago

By: J. (John) Kincaid (1787-1862)

Book cover Adventures in the Rifle Brigade, in the Peninsula, France, and the Netherlands from 1809 to 1815

By: J. (John) Wilkinson (1821-1891)

Book cover The Narrative of a Blockade-Runner

By: J. A. (John Adam) Cramb (1862-1913)

Book cover The Origins and Destiny of Imperial Britain Nineteenth Century Europe

By: J. Allen (James Allen) Smith (1860-1926)

Book cover The Spirit of American Government A Study Of The Constitution: Its Origin, Influence And Relation To Democracy

By: J. B. (James Bovell) Mackenzie (1851-1919)

Book cover A Treatise on the Six-Nation Indians

By: J. C. (Jens Christian) Aaberg (1877-1970)

Book cover Hymns and Hymnwriters of Denmark

By: J. Castell (John Castell) Hopkins (1864-1923)

Book cover The Life of King Edward VII with a sketch of the career of King George V

By: J. D. (John Daniel) Kestell (1854-1941)

Book cover The peace negotiations between the governments of the South African Republic and the Orange Free State, and the representatives of the British government, which terminated in the peace concluded at Vereeniging on the 31st May, 1902

By: J. E. (Jan Ernst) Heeres (1858-1932)

Book cover The Part Borne by the Dutch in the Discovery of Australia 1606-1765

By: J. E. (John Ernest) Hodder-Williams (1876-1927)

Book cover One Young Man The simple and true story of a clerk who enlisted in 1914, who fought on the western front for nearly two years, was severely wounded at the battle of the Somme, and is now on his way back to his desk.

By: J. Ewing Ritchie (1820-1898)

Book cover East Anglia Personal Recollections and Historical Associations

By: J. F. (John Fletcher) Hurst (1834-1903)

Book cover History of Rationalism Embracing a Survey of the Present State of Protestant Theology

By: J. F. (Joseph Florimond) Loubat (1831-1927)

Book cover The Medallic History of the United States of America 1776-1876

By: J. Fitzgerald (Joseph Fitzgerald) Molloy (1858-1908)

Book cover Royalty Restored

By: J. Franklin Jameson (1859-1937)

Book cover Privateering and Piracy in the Colonial Period Illustrative Documents
Book cover Narratives of New Netherland, 1609-1664
Book cover Narratives of New Netherland, 1609-1664

By: J. H. (Jonathan Harrington) Green (1812-)

Book cover Secret Band of Brothers A Full and True Exposition of All the Various Crimes

By: J. Hammond (James Hammond) Trumbull (1821-1897)

Book cover The Composition of Indian Geographical Names Illustrated from the Algonkin Languages
Book cover The Defence of Stonington (Connecticut) Against a British Squadron, August 9th to 12th, 1814

By: J. Hector St. John de Crèvecoeur (1735-1813)

Book cover Letters from an American Farmer

By: J. J. (John Jacob) Thomas (1841?-1889)

Book cover West Indian Fables

By: J. J. Smith

Book cover In Eastern Seas Or, the Commission of H.M.S. 'Iron Duke,' flag-ship in China, 1878-83

By: J. M. (James MacPherson) Le Moine (1825-1912)

Book cover Picturesque Quebec : a sequel to Quebec past and present

By: J. M. (Jean Mary) Stone (1853-1908)

Book cover Studies from Court and Cloister: being essays, historical and literary dealing mainly with subjects relating to the XVIth and XVIIth centuries

By: J. M. (John Marcus) [Compiler] Dickey

Book cover Christopher Columbus and His Monument Columbia being a concordance of choice tributes to the great Genoese, his grand discovery, and his greatness of mind and purpose

By: J. M. Barrie (1860-1937)

Book cover Margaret Ogilvy

By: J. M. D. (John Miller Dow) Meiklejohn (1830-1902)

Book cover A Brief History of the English Language and Literature, Vol. 2

By: J. Milton (John Milton) Mackie (1813-1894)

Book cover Life of Schamyl And Narrative of the Circassian War of Independence Against Russia

By: J. O. Choules

Young Americans Abroad – Vacation in Europe by J. O. Choules Young Americans Abroad – Vacation in Europe

It’s 1851 and the Crystal Palace Exhibition is on in England. English American the Reverend Dr. Choules leaves Newport, Rhode Island with three teenaged students – James Robinson, George Vanderbuilt, and Weld French, who are forced to leave the fourth member of their blue-blooded quartet at home – and all four travelers promise to write to “Dear Charley”, Charles Duston, of later fame. The boys meet the Duke of Wellington, travel down the Rhine, and meet many friends along the way. While the letters are filled with some prejudice against the Catholic religion, they are a product of their time – a sometimes ignorant, but often dazzling, period of our history.

By: J. O. Halliwell-Phillipps (1820-1889)

Book cover The Nursery Rhymes of England

By: J. P. (John Patterson) MacLean (1848-1939)

Book cover An Historical Account of the Settlements of Scotch Highlanders in America

By: J. Q. (James Quay) Howard (1836-1912)

Book cover The Life, Public Services and Select Speeches of Rutherford B. Hayes

By: J. R. (John Robert) Hutchinson

Book cover The Press-Gang Afloat and Ashore

By: J. Ross (John Ross) Browne (1821-1875)

Book cover The Land of Thor

By: J. Stephen (James Stephen) Jeans (1846-1913)

Book cover Western Worthies A Gallery of Biographical and Critical Sketches of West of Scotland Celebrities

By: J. Walker McSpadden (1874-1960)

Book cover Boys' Book of Famous Soldiers

These 12 stories give a personal portrait of twelve famous soldiers from the past two centuries. Each story explores the early life of the solder —to trace his career up from boyhood through the formative years. Such data serves to explain the great soldier of later years. Summary compiled from the preface of the book. (Summary by philchenevert)

By: J. Wardle

Book cover General Gordon Saint and Soldier

By: Jack London (1876-1916)

Book cover Road

Jack London credited his skill of story-telling to the days he spent as a hobo learning to fabricate tales to get meals from sympathetic strangers. In The Road, he relates the tales and memories of his days on the hobo road, including how the hobos would elude train crews and his travels with Kelly’s Army.

Book cover War of the Classes

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