|Little Folks (November 1884) A Magazine for the Young|
The Encyclopaedia Britannica Eleventh Edition (1910-1911) is a 29-volume reference work, an edition of the Encyclopaedia Britannica. It was developed during the encyclopaedia's transition from a British to an American publication. Some of its articles were written by the best-known scholars of the time. This edition of the encyclopedia is now in the public domain, but the outdated nature of some of its content makes its use as a source for modern scholarship problematic. Some articles have special value and interest to modern scholars as cultural artifacts of the 19th and early 20th centuries...
Punch, or the London Charivari
MANUAL OF SURGERY, OXFORD MEDICAL PUBLICATIONSBY ALEXIS THOMSON, F.R.C.S.Ed.PREFACE TO SIXTH EDITION Much has happened since this Manual was last revised, and many surgical lessons have been learned in the hard school of war. Some may yet have to be unlearned, and others have but little bearing on the problems presented to the civilian surgeon. Save in its broadest principles, the surgery of warfare is a thing apart from the general surgery of civil life, and the exhaustive literature now available on every aspect of it makes it unnecessary that it should receive detailed consideration in a manual for students...
CHATTERBOXBy J. Erskine Clarke, M.A.CRUISERS IN THE CLOUDS.In the chimney corner of a cottage in Avignon, a man sat one day watching the smoke as it rose in changing clouds from the smouldering embers to the sooty cavern above, and if those who did not know him had supposed from his attitude that he was a most idle person, they would have been very far from the truth. It was in the days when the combined fleets of Europe were thundering with cannon on the rocky walls of Gibraltar, in the hope of driving the English out, and, the long effort having proved in vain, Joseph Montgolfier, of whom we have spoken, fell to wondering, as he sat by the fire, how the great task could be accomplished...
|Parks for the People Proceedings of a Public Meeting held at Faneuil Hall, June 7, 1876|
By: Victor Appleton
Tom Swift and His Sky Racer
A $10,000 prize lures Tom into competing at a local aviation meet at Eagle Park. Tom is determined to build the fastest plane around, but his plans mysteriously disappear, which means Tom must redesign his new airplane from the beginning.
By: Victor Gollancz (1893-1967)
|The School and the World|
By: Virginia McGaw
|Construction Work for Rural and Elementary Schools|
By: W. C. (William Constantine) Egan (1841-1930)
|Making a Garden of Perennials|
By: W. Coape Oates
|Wild Ducks How to Rear and Shoot Them|
By: W. G. Waters
|The Cook's Decameron: a study in taste, containing over two hundred recipes for Italian dishes|
By: W. H. (William Henry) Smyth (1788-1865)
|The Sailor's Word-Book An Alphabetical Digest of Nautical Terms, including Some More Especially Military and Scientific, but Useful to Seamen; as well as Archaisms of Early Voyagers, etc.|
By: W. H. (William Herbert) Simmons
|The Handbook of Soap Manufacture|
By: W. H. R. (William Henry Ricketts) Curtler (1862-1925)
|A Short History of English Agriculture|
By: W. Hamilton Gibson (1850-1896)
|Camp Life in the Woods and the Tricks of Trapping and Trap Making|
By: W. J. Atkinson (William John Atkinson) Butterfield
|Acetylene, the Principles of Its Generation and Use A Practical Handbook on the Production, Purification, and Subsequent Treatment of Acetylene for the Development of Light, Heat, and Power|
By: W. J. Connor
|The Stoker's Catechism|
By: W. M.
|The Compleat Cook Expertly Prescribing the Most Ready Wayes, Whether Italian, Spanish or French, for Dressing of Flesh and Fish, Ordering Of Sauces or Making of Pastry|
|A Queens Delight The Art of Preserving, Conserving and Candying|
By: W. W. (William Warner) Tracy (1845-1922)
|Tomato Culture: A Practical Treatise on the Tomato|
By: W.G. Aitchison Robertson (d. 1946)
Aids to Forensic Medicine and Toxicology
A 1922 source-book for British criminal pathologists, this will be of particular interest to fans of popular police forensics television shows, films, and murder mysteries.
By: Wallace D. Wattles (1860-1911)
The Science of Being Well
If you are seeking better health and ways to stay well…This book is for you! Wallace D. Wattles was an American author and a pioneer success new thought movement writer. His most famous work and first book is a book called The Science of Getting Rich in which he explains how to get rich. Additionally, In the Science of Getting Well, Wattles suggests the reader to think and ACT in a Certain Way. As with his first book, Wattles explains in simple concepts the keys to Getting Well. With faith and discipline, Wattles suggests you can stay well...
By: Walt Whitman (1819-1892)
The Wound Dresser
The Wound Dresser is a series of letters written from the hospitals in Washington by Walt Whitman during the War of the Rebellion to The New York Times, the Brooklyn Eagle and his mother, edited by Richard Maurice Burke, M.D., one of Whitman's literary executors.
By: Walter Bagehot (1826-1877)
|The English Constitution|
By: Walter Besant (1836-1901)
The History of London
Walter Besant was a novelist and historian, and his topographical and historical writings, ranging from prehistoric times to the nineteenth century, were probably best known through the detailed 10-volume Survey of London published after his death. This earlier single volume covers, in less depth, the whole period from prehistory until the 19th century. The book appears originally to have been written for boys, and, indeed, the chapters are called “Lessons”. However, it is a very readable history and provides a fascinating insight into both London’s past and the government of the City at the time the book was written (1894).
By: Walter Bigges (-1586)
|Drake's Great Armada|
By: Walter C. Runciman
|Gas and Oil Engines, Simply Explained An Elementary Instruction Book for Amateurs and Engine Attendants|
By: Walter Fox [Compiler] Allen
|English Walnuts What You Need to Know about Planting, Cultivating and Harvesting This Most Delicious of Nuts|
By: Walter Kellogg Towers
|Masters of Space Morse, Thompson, Bell, Marconi, Carty|
By: Walter Pater
Appreciations, with an Essay on Style
Appreciations, with an Essay on Style, is a collection of Walter Pater's previously-published essays on literature. The collection was well received by public and critic since its first edition, in 1889. The volume includes an appraisal of the poems of Dante Gabriel Rossetti, first printed in 1883, a few months after Rossetti's death; an essay on Thomas Browne, whose Baroque style Pater admired; and a discussion of Measure for Measure, one of Pater's most often reprinted pieces. The second edition, published in 1890, had a few modifications, and is the basis for all other editions of the book.
By: Walter Scott (1771-1832)
|Trial of Duncan Terig, alias Clerk, and Alexander Bane Macdonald for the Murder of Arthur Davis, Sergeant in General Guise's Regiment of Foot|
By: Walter W. Bryant (1865-1923)
This biography of Johannes Kepler begins with an account of what the world of astronomy was like before his time, then proceeds to a look at his early years. Two chapters deal with his working relationship with Tycho Brahe. These are followed by a look at Kepler's laws and his last years.