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By: Arthur Gray (1859-)

Book cover Little Tea Book

After all, tea is the drink! Domestically and socially it is the beverage of the world. There may be those who will come forward with their figures to prove that other fruits of the soil—agriculturally and commercially—are more important. Perhaps they are right when quoting statistics. But what other product can compare with tea in the high regard in which it has always been held by writers whose standing in literature, and recognized good taste in other walks, cannot be questioned? (From the Preface) A Little Tea Book is a clever book about all things tea- Eastern and Western tea history, stories, culture, quotes, and even poetry. A good little read for tea lovers everywhere.

By: Harold P. (Harold Phillips) Manly (1887-)

Book cover Oxy-Acetylene Welding and Cutting Electric, Forge and Thermit Welding together with related methods and materials used in metal working and the oxygen process for removal of carbon

By: Lewis Madison Terman (1877-1956)

Book cover The Measurement of Intelligence An Explanation of and a Complete Guide for the Use of the Stanford Revision and Extension of the Binet-Simon Intelligence Scale
Book cover Stanford Achievement Test, Ed. 1922 Advanced Examination, Form A, for Grades 4-8

By: James Brendan Connolly (1868-1957)

The U-Boat Hunters by James Brendan Connolly The U-Boat Hunters

The author takes the listener on a tour of various ships used in WW1. He discusses the boats and the seamen who occupy them and their encounters with the German U-boats. It is a collection of short stories, each one complete, about them all. The author was also an Olympic athlete; winning a bronze, silver and gold medal in the Athens Olympics of 1896 and a silver in the Paris games of 1900.

By: The Three Initiates

Book cover Kybalion (version 2)

The Kybalion: Hermetic Philosophy is a 1908 book claiming to be the essence of the teachings of Hermes Trismegistus, published anonymously by a group or person under the pseudonym of "the Three Initiates". The Kybalion was first published in 1908 by the Yogi Publication Society and is now in the public domain, and can be found on the internet. The book purports to be based upon ancient Hermeticism, though many of its ideas are relatively modern concepts arising from the New Thought movement. The book early on makes the claim that it makes its appearance in one's life when the time is appropriate and includes variations of material found in the book of Proverbs...

By: James Orton (1830-1877)

The Andes and the Amazon by James Orton The Andes and the Amazon

This book, with the subtitle "Across the Continent of South America" describes the scientific expedion of 1867 to the equatorial Andes and the Amazon. The route was from Guayaquil to Quito, over the Cordillera, through the forest to Napo, and, finally, on the Rio Napo to Pebas on the Maranon. Besides this record, the expedition - under the auspices of the Smithsonian Institute - collected samples of rocks and plants, and numerous specimen of animals. The scientists also compiled a vocabulary of local languages and produced a new map of equatorial America...

By: Thomas Stevens (1854-1935)

Around the World on a Bicycle, Vol. 1 by Thomas Stevens Around the World on a Bicycle, Vol. 1

Thomas Stevens was the first person to circle the globe by bicycle, a large-wheeled Ordinary. His journey started in April 1884 in San Francisco from where he cycled to Boston to take a steamer to England. Crossing England, France, Central Europe and Asia Minor before he was turned back at the borders of Afghanistan. He returned part of the way to take a ship to Karachi, from where he crossed India. Another steam ship brought him from Calcutta to Hong Kong, and from Shanghai he set over to Japan, finally ending his journey after actually cycling 13...

Around the World on a Bicycle, Vol. 2 by Thomas Stevens Around the World on a Bicycle, Vol. 2

Thomas Stevens was the first person to circle the globe by bicycle, a large-wheeled Ordinary. His journey started in April 1884 in San Francisco from where he cycled to Boston to take a steamer to England. Crossing England, France, Central Europe and Asia Minor before he was turned back at the borders of Afghanistan. He returned part of the way to take a ship to Karachi, from where he crossed India. Another steam ship brought him from Calcutta to Hong Kong, and from Shanghai he set over to Japan, finally ending his journey after actually cycling 13...

By: Elizabeth Moxon

Book cover English Housewifery Exemplified in above Four Hundred and Fifty Receipts Giving Directions for most Parts of Cookery

By: Mary Eaton (fl. 1823-1849)

Book cover The Cook and Housekeeper's Complete and Universal Dictionary; Including a System of Modern Cookery, in all Its Various Branches, Adapted to the Use of Private Families

By: Alice Bacon (1858-1918)

Japanese Girls and Women by Alice Bacon Japanese Girls and Women

A clear and delightful peek into the world of Japanese girls and women of the late 1800s: their childhood, education, marriage and intimate family life. And it is done by someone who admires the immense resources, abilities and strength shown by all of these girls and women. The intricate customs that bind the society together and must be learned by every girl, such as the annual Doll ceremony are explained as well as the difficult life of a Japanese wife of this period. Life among the nobles and upper class in the courts and castles, something long hidden away, is explored...

By: John Bourne

Book cover A Catechism of the Steam Engine

By: Alva Agee (1858-1943)

Book cover Crops and Methods for Soil Improvement
Book cover Right Use of Lime in Soil Improvement

By: Lydia Maria Gurney

Book cover Things Mother Used to Make

By: William H. (William Henry) Dooley (1880-)

Book cover Textiles For Commercial, Industrial, and Domestic Arts Schools; Also Adapted to Those Engaged in Wholesale and Retail Dry Goods, Wool, Cotton, and Dressmaker's Trades

By: Catherine Owen (-1889)

Book cover Culture and Cooking Art in the Kitchen
Book cover Choice Cookery

By: Samuel McHarry

Book cover The Practical Distiller An Introduction To Making Whiskey

By: Ethel M. Mairet

Book cover Vegetable Dyes Being a Book of Recipes and Other Information Useful to the Dyer

By: Henry Festing Jones (1851-1928)

Diversions in Sicily by Henry Festing Jones Diversions in Sicily

Samuel Butler's biographer dedicates his urbane account of the culture and entertainments of rural Sicily to the unborn son of his guide to them.

By: Justus Hecker (1795-1850)

The Dancing Mania by Justus Hecker The Dancing Mania

Numerous theories have been proposed for the causes of dancing mania, and it remains unclear whether it was a real illness or a social phenomenon. One of the most prominent theories is that victims suffered from ergot poisoning, which was known as St Anthony’s Fire in the Middle Ages. During floods and damp periods, ergots were able to grow and affect rye and other crops. Ergotism can cause hallucinations, but cannot account for the other strange behaviour most commonly identified with dancing mania...

By: Thomas Browne

Religio Medici and Hydriotaphia by Thomas Browne Religio Medici and Hydriotaphia

Religio Medici (The Religion of a Doctor) sets out Sir Thomas Browne's spiritual testament as well as being an early psychological self-portrait. In its day, the book was a European best-seller. It was published in 1643 by the newly-qualified physician, and its unorthodox views placed it swiftly upon the Papal Index Librorum Prohibitorum in 1645. Although predominantly concerned with Christian faith, the Religio also meanders into digressions upon alchemy, hermetic philosophy, astrology, and physiognomy...

By: Judith Cohen Montefiore (1784-1862)

Book cover The Jewish Manual Practical Information in Jewish and Modern Cookery with a Collection of Valuable Recipes & Hints Relating to the Toilette

By: Catharine Esther Beecher (1800-1878)

Book cover A Treatise on Domestic Economy For the Use of Young Ladies at Home and at School

By: Robert S. Rait (1874-1936)

Book cover Life in the Medieval University

By: King of Babylonia Hammurabi (-1750? BC)

Book cover The Oldest Code of Laws in the World The code of laws promulgated by Hammurabi, King of Babylon B.C. 2285-2242

By: Charles B. Michener (1838-)

Book cover Special Report on Diseases of the Horse

By: Mary A. Wilson

Book cover Mrs. Wilson's Cook Book Numerous New Recipes Based on Present Economic Conditions

By: Henrietta Latham Dwight

Book cover The Golden Age Cook Book

By: Reuel Howe (1905-1985)

Book cover Herein is Love

Prescient look at the church, its message and role in society, both perceived and true, focused through the lens of the biblical doctrine of love, and demonstrated in relationships between parent and child, parishioners and public, and pastor and people.

By: First Unitarian Society of San Francisco. Society for Christian Work

Book cover The Cookery Blue Book

By: John Andreas Widtsoe (1872-1952)

Book cover Dry-Farming : a System of Agriculture for Countries under a Low Rainfall

By: Edward H. (Edward Hammond) Clarke (1820-1877)

Book cover Sex in Education or, A Fair Chance for Girls

By: Fearing Burr

Book cover The Field and Garden Vegetables of America Containing Full Descriptions of Nearly Eleven Hundred Species and Varietes; With Directions for Propagation, Culture and Use.

By: Goldwin Smith (1823-1910)

Book cover Lectures and Essays

By: Grace Viall Gray

Book cover Every Step in Canning

By: John Wood

Book cover Hardy Perennials and Old Fashioned Flowers Describing the Most Desirable Plants, for Borders, Rockeries, and Shrubberies.

By: Fletcher Manufacturing Company

The Candy Maker's Guide A Collection of Choice Recipes for Sugar Boiling by Fletcher Manufacturing Company The Candy Maker's Guide A Collection of Choice Recipes for Sugar Boiling

By: Frederick Irving Anderson (1877-1947)

Book cover Electricity for the farm Light, heat and power by inexpensive methods from the water wheel or farm engine

By: U. P. Hedrick (1870-1951)

Book cover Manual of American Grape-Growing

By: Antonia Isola (1876-)

Book cover Simple Italian Cookery

By: Jakob Andreae

Epitome of the Formula of Concord by Jakob Andreae Epitome of the Formula of Concord

Formula of Concord (1577) is an authoritative Lutheran statement of faith (called a confession, creed, or "symbol") that, in its two parts (Epitome and Solid Declaration), makes up the final section of the Lutheran Corpus Doctrinae or Body of Doctrine, known as the Book of Concord. The Epitome is a brief and concise presentation of the Formula's twelve articles.

By: Canada

Book cover North American Free Trade Agreement, 1992 Oct. 7

By: Presbyterian Ladies' Aid

Book cover Recipes Tried and True

By: A. G. Payne (1840-1894)

Book cover Cassell's Vegetarian Cookery A Manual of Cheap and Wholesome Diet

By: Gerard W. Bancks

Book cover The Production of Vinegar from Honey

By: Catherine L. Moore

Book cover Twenty-four Little French Dinners and How to Cook and Serve Them

By: Philip E. Muskett (-1909)

Book cover The Art of Living in Australia ; together with three hundred Australian cookery recipes and accessory kitchen information by Mrs. H. Wicken

By: Lady Sarah Wilson (1865-1929)

South African Memories by Lady Sarah Wilson South African Memories

Lady Sarah Isabella Augusta Wilson was the aunt of Winston Spencer Churchill. In 1899 she became the first woman war correspondent when she was recruited to cover the Siege of Mafeking for the Daily Mail during the Boer War. She moved to Mafeking with her husband at the start of the war, where he was aide-de-camp to Colonel Robert Baden-Powell. Baden-Powell asked her to leave Mafeking for her own safety after the Boers threatened to storm the British garrison. This she duly did, and set off on a...

By: William Lloyd Garrison (1805-1879)

Book cover The Abolition Of Slavery The Right Of The Government Under The War Power

By: Scott Nearing (1883-1983)

Book cover The New Education A Review of Progressive Educational Movements of the Day (1915)

By: Edmund Beckett Grimthorpe (1816-1905)

Book cover A Rudimentary Treatise on Clocks, Watches and Bells

By: Robert Jennings (1824-1893)

Book cover Cattle and Their Diseases Embracing Their History and Breeds

By: Joseph Bell (1837-1911)

Book cover A Manual of the Operations of Surgery For the Use of Senior Students, House Surgeons, and Junior Practitioners

By: Joseph Coppinger

Book cover The American Practical Brewer and Tanner

By: John Baron Moyle (1852-1930)

Book cover The Institutes of Justinian

By: Paul Klapper (1885-1952)

Book cover College Teaching Studies in Methods of Teaching in the College

By: Hugh Miller (1802-1856)

Book cover Leading Articles on Various Subjects

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