Nature

The Chemical History of A Candle

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Michael Faraday


The Chemical History of a Candle is a series of 6 lectures on chemistry presented to a juvenile audience in 1848. Taught by Michael Faraday …

Lectures on Landscape

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John Ruskin


A series of lectures on landscape painting delivered at Oxford in 1871, by artist, critic, and social commentator, John Ruskin.

The Elements of Botany

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William Ruschenberger


The Elements of Botany is one of seven in a Series of First Books of Natural History Prepared for the Use of Schools and Colleges. It is a s…

Squirrels and Other Fur-bearers

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John Burroughs


Squirrels and other Fur-Bearers, a collection of essays by American naturalist and essayist, John Burroughs, provides fascinating insight in…

Birds of the Air

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Arabella B. Buckley


Arabella Buckley had a great love of nature and wished to impart that love to children. Birds of the Air will encourage children to observe …

Eine Reise in das Innere der Insel Formosa

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Karl Theodor Stöpel


Eine Reise in das Innere der Insel Formosa und die erste Besteigung des Niitakayama (Mount Morrison) Weihnachten 1898, so der vollständ…

Love and Friendship

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Emily Brontë


LibriVox volunteers bring you 17 recordings of Love and Friendship by Emily Brontë. This was the Weekly Poetry project for July 17, 201…

Because I Could Not Stop For Death

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Emily Dickinson


LibriVox volunteers bring you 15 recordings of Because I Could Not Stop For Death by Emily Dickinson. This was the Weekly Poetry project for…

The Outline of Science, Vol 3

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J. Arthur Thomson


The Outline of Science was written specifically with the man-on-the-street in mind as the target audience. Covering scientific subjects rang…

The Art of Landscape Painting in Oil Colour

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Sir Alfred Edward East


Sketching from Nature, Equipment, Colour, Composition, Trees, Skies, Grass, Reflections, Distance -- chapters rich with timeless oil paintin…

Love is enough

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William Morris


LibriVox volunteers bring you 16 recordings of Love is enough by William Morris. This was the Weekly Poetry project for February 17, 2013.Wi…

An Essay on the Principle of Population

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Thomas Malthus


The power of population is indefinitely greater than the power in the earth to produce subsistence for man. Population, when unchecked, incr…

Has a Frog a Soul?

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Thomas Henry Huxley


Thomas Huxley, known as “Darwin’s Bulldog” for his championing and development of Darwinism, was perhaps the most important Victorian biolog…

The Natural History Volume 3

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Pliny the Elder


Naturalis Historia (Latin for "Natural History") is an encyclopedia published circa AD 77-79 by Pliny the Elder. It is one of the …

Wood and Garden: Notes and Thoughts, Practical and Critical, of a Working Amate…

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Gertrude Jekyll


Wood and Garden reads like a walk through the garden with renowned garden designer Gertrude Jekyll as she discusses her plant choices and pl…

Fathers of Biology

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Charles Mcrae


An account given of the lives of five great naturalists (Hippocrates, Aristotle, Galen, Vesalius and Harvey) will not be found devoid of int…

California Coast Trails

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Joseph Smeaton Chase


In 1911, decades before California's coast Highway 1 was built, an Englishman rode 2000 miles on horseback the length of California, from Me…

The National Geographic Magazine Vol. 01 No. 2

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National Geographic Society


National Geographic Magazine Volume 1 Number 2 published in 1889. Topics of articles are: Africa, its Past and Future Reports on: Geogr…

The Gamekeeper at Home

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Richard Jefferies


Richard Jefferies (1848 – 1887) was born and spent his childhood on a farm at Coate,Wiltshire. He joined the ‘Wiltshire and Gloucestershire …

Experiments in Plant Hybridisation

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Gregor Mendel


Gregor Mendel was an Augustinian monk in the St. Thomas monastery in Brno. His seminal paper "Experiments in Plant Hybridization" …

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