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Europe In The Middle Ages

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Ierne Lifford Plunket


Though sometimes called the "Dark Ages", the period of Middle Ages is far from dull or uninteresting. In this book I. L. Plunket m…

The Lost Mr. Linthwaite

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J. S. Fletcher


A quest to track down his missing uncle (Mr. Linthwaite) leads investigative journalist Richard Brixey to the mysterious medieval town of Si…

The Tickencote Treasure

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William Le Queux


Paul Pickering is a doctor without a fixed practice, and when an old sea captain asks him to join a voyage around the Mediterranean, that's …

A History of California: The Spanish Period

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Charles Edward Chapman


If you have ever wondered why Spain (and not Japan, which was so so much better positioned to do it) was first to “settle” the Golden State,…

The Count's Chauffeur

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William Le Queux


When car-crazy George Ewart accepts employment as chauffeur to Count Bindo di Ferraris, an Italian aristocrat, he has no idea what he has ju…

Despoilers of the Golden Empire

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Randall Garrett


A handful of men, and an incredible adventure—a few super-men, led by a fanatic, seeking to conquer a new world! The story appears to be ab…

The Clevedon Case

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Nancy Oakley, John Oakley and Nancy Oakleyandjohn Oakley


Quoting from a "teaser" on the flyleaf: The well-known authority on criminology, Dennis Holt, inherited a house in a remote vil…

A History of California: The American Period

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Robert Glass Cleland


The Author's own summary surveys “first the faint awakenings of American interest in the Spanish province of Alta California. The New Englan…

An Introduction to the History of Science

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Walter Libby


A highly accessible introductory history of the development of scientific thought, method, and application from the first practical concepts…

Tutankhamen: and the Discovery of His Tomb by the Late Earl of Carnarvon and Mr…

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Sir Grafton Elliot Smith


(From the Introduction) “Never before in the history of archaeological inquiry has any event excited such immediate and world-wide interest …

Money to Burn, An Adventure Story

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Reginald Wright Kauffman


From the dedication: "On a train by day, or abed by night, you will read "Money to Burn" and immediately forget it--which is …

The Cruise of the Falcon - A Voyage to South America in a 30-Ton Yacht

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Edward Frederick Knight


In this fine sailing and exploring yarn, Edward Frederick Knight (1852-1925), sometime English barrister, journalist, sportsman, and amateur…

The Secret of the Sahara: Kufara

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Rosita Forbes


In an age when women were expected to remain at home, entertain, and rear children, Rosita Forbes elected "to boldly go where no one ha…

The Romance of Excavation

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David Masters


The Romance of Excavation: A Record of the Amazing Discoveries in Egypt, Assyria, Troy, Crete, etc., with Twenty-Nine Illustrations, From t…

The Cruise of the Alerte - In Search of Treasure

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Edward Frederick Knight


The book describes a voyage undertaken in 1889 by an English barrister Edward Frederick Knight to the South Seas. This delightful story take…

The North West Passage -The Gjöa Expedition 1903-1907 (Volume I)

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Roald Amundsen


Roald Amundsen and six hearty seafarers tackle the North West Passage in search of the elusive wandering magnetic North Pole. (Summary by St…

The Last Secrets

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John Buchan


The author, John Buchan, maintains that "the main lines of the earth's architecture have been determined" during the first two dec…

Round About a Great Estate

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Richard Jefferies


John Richard Jefferies (1848-1887) wrote of country life, natural history, and agricultural practice at a time when the industrial revolutio…

In the Land of Cave and Cliff Dwellers

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Frederick Schwatka


An adventurer and explorer of no mean repute, Lieutenant Frederick Schwatka leads an expedition by mule train into the forbidding Sierra Mad…

The Wreck of the Corsaire

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William Clark Russell


This book was published in 1897. When cabin passenger Mr. Catesby climbs into the rigging of the Ruby in search of cooler air, he is struck …

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