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The Sea Wolf

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Jack London


The Sea-Wolf is a novel written in 1904 by American author Jack London. An immediate bestseller, the first printing of forty thousand copies…

The Mutiny of the Elsinore

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Jack London


This is the story of a voyage of a sailing ship from Baltimore to Seattle, east-to-west around Cape Horn in the winter. It is set in 1913 an…

The Game

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Jack London


Jack London wrote at least four stories about boxing; A Piece of Steak (1909), The Mexican (1911), The Abysmal Brute (1911), and The Game (1…

The Call of the Wild (Version 2)

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Jack London


This is the story of Buck, dog napped from sunny California to snowy Arctic during the Alaska gold rush. This deservedly famous book has bee…

Nigger of the Narcissus

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Joseph Conrad


This is the story of a voyage of a merchant sailing ship from Bombay to England, set in the very late 19th century. “It was a bad winter off…

A Voyage to the South Sea

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William Bligh


A Voyage to the South Sea, undertaken by command of His Majesty, for the purpose of conveying the Bread-fruit tree to the West Indies, in Hi…

Vol II Ch 14: Northward

In The South Pole; an account of the Norwegian Antarctic expedition in the Fram, 1…

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Roald Amundsen


In contrast to Scott's South Pole expedition, Amundsen's expedition benefited from good equipment, appropriate clothing, and a fundamentally…

Chapter XXII. Niagara Falls Power -- Introduction

In Nature's Miracles Volume 3: Electricity and Magnetism

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Elisha Gray


Elisha Gray (August 2, 1835 – January 21, 1901) was an American electrical engineer who co-founded the Western Electric Manufacturing Compan…

Ch. VI. The Armada Part 3

In Famous Sea Fights

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John R. Hale


I propose to tell in non-technical and popular language the story of some of the most remarkable episodes in the history of sea power. I sha…