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  • The Arabian Nights

    Burton,Sir Richard Francis
    (9281871)

    The Arabian Nights is your magic carpet ride to exotic lands full of wonders and marvels. First collected nearly a thousand years ago, these folktales are presented as stories that crafty Scheherazade tells her husband, King Shahryar, over a...

  • A Treasury Of Irish Fairy And Folk Tales

    Barnes & Noble
    (9281216)

    These lrish tales all are reprinted from nineteenth-century sources, but they date back to a centuries-old oral tradition of storytelling that had yet to be committed to the printed page. They were passed down through the ages virtually unaltered and...

  • Fragile Things: Short Fictions And Wonders

    Gaiman,Neil; Gaiman, Neil
    (2868058)

    A mysterious circus terrifies an audience for one extraordinary performance before disappearing into the night, taking one of the spectators along with it . . . In a novella set two years after the events of American Gods, Shadow pays a visit to an...

  • Psychedelics - Vintage Minis

    Lawson,Nigella
    (9726200)

    In this inspiring, witty and eminently sensible book, Nigella Lawson sets out a manifesto for how to cook (and eat) good food every day with a minimum of fuss. From basic roast chicken and pea risotto to white truffles and Turkish Delight figs,...

  • The Destiny Thief - Essays On Writing,...

    Russo,Richard
    (9940989)

    A master of the novel, short story, and memoir, the best-selling and Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Everybody's Fool now gives us his very first collection of personal essays, ranging throughout writing and reading and living. In these nine essays,...

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  • Work In Mound Exploration Of The Bureau Of...

    Thomas, Cyrus
    (9936753)

    Excerpt from Work in Mound Exploration of the Bureau of Ethnology First. That which may be termed the systematic plan, which contem plates a comprehensive and accurate survey of all the ancient works of the country and the preparation of maps and...

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  • Golf Facts For Young People (Classic Reprint)

    Ouimet, Francis
    (9934819)

    Excerpt from Golf Facts for Young People Thus it was that, at the age Of five years my acquaintanceship with the game of golf began. TO say that the game has becua wonderful source Of pleasure to me might lead the reader to think that the greatest...

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  • Hall Marks On Gold Silver Plate - Illustrated...

    Chaffers, William
    (9936548)

    Excerpt from Hall Marks on Gold Silver Plate: Illustrated With Revised Tables of Annual Date Letters, Employed in the Assay Officers of England, Scotland and Ireland, to Which Is Added a History of L'orfevrerie Francaise No matter whether we go to...

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  • Later Letters Of Edward Lear, Author Of The...

    Lear, Edward
    (9935496)

    Excerpt from Later Letters of Edward Lear, Author of the 'Book of Nonsense' To Chichester Fortescue (Lord Carlingford), Lady Waldegrave and Others Mary lear, wife OF richard boswell. (f rom mmmlure, by kmd permisston of Mrs. Allen) About the...

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  • Magic Hours

    Bissell, Tom
    (9938111)

    Award-winning essayist Tom Bissell explores the highs and lows of the creative process. He takes us from the set of The Big Bang Theory to the first novel of Ernest Hemingway to the final work of David Foster Wallace; from the films of Werner Herzog...

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  • The Bibliographical Miscellany, Vol. 1 - Or,...

    AUTHOR,UNKNOWN
    (9934897)

    Excerpt from The Bibliographical Miscellany, Vol. 1: Or, Supplement to the Bibliographical Dictionary From the 262d page, to the 324th the work i occupied by a regularly arranged catajogue of Arabic and Persian Grammars, Lexicons and Ele mentary...

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  • The Norton Anthology Of World Literature

    Puchner, Martin
    (9938508)

    The Fourth Edition of the most trusted and widely used anthology of world literature retains and expands the most popular works from the last edition, while refreshing the anthology with NEW selections and NEW translations of major works. As always,...

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  • The Bookworm - An Illustrated Treasury Of...

    AUTHOR, UNKNOWN
    (9935731)

    Excerpt from The Bookworm: An Illustrated Treasury of Old-Time Literature Grub Street of the period. It appears that Martin Eldred, of Jesus College, and Thomas Harbert, formerly of Trinity, Cam. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds...

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  • The History Of Liquor Licensing In England -...

    Webb, Sidney
    (9934853)

    Excerpt from The History of Liquor Licensing in England: Principally From 1700 to 1830 With this explanation of some of its imper fections, we offer the following sketch of what did happen between 1700 and 1830, as possibly contributing towards an...

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  • Aetherial Worlds - Stories

    Tolstaya, Tatyana
    (9940346)

    From one of modern Russia's finest writers, a spellbinding collection of eighteen stories, her first to be translated into English in more than twenty years. Ordinary realities and yearnings to transcend them lead to miraculous other worlds in this...

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  • Die Judische Bewegung, Vol. 1 - Gesammelte...

    Buber, Martin
    (9937071)

    Excerpt from Die Judische Bewegung, Vol. 1: Gesammelte Aufsatze und Ansprachen; 1900-1914 Ich habe im allgemeinen den Text der Erst drucke, uber die das Inhaltsverzeichnis ausweist, unverandert gelassen, nur stellenweise, wo es mir des Verstandnisses...

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  • Herodotus: Histories Book VI

    Hornblower, Simon
    (9933362)

    Book VI of the Histories is one of Herodotus' most varied books, beginning with the final collapse of the Ionian Revolt and moving on to the Athenian triumph at Marathon (490 BC); it also includes fascinating material on Sparta, full of court...

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  • Essential Essays - Culture, Politics, And The...

    Rich,Adrienne
    (9938563)

    Adrienne Rich was an award-winning poet, influential essayist, radical feminist, and a major intellectual voice of her generation. The Essential Essays gathers twenty- five of Rich's most renowned essays into one volume, demonstrating the lasting...

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  • Henry Codman Potter - Seventh Bishop Of New...

    Hodges, George
    (9936245)

    Excerpt from Henry Codman Potter: Seventh Bishop of New York Richard watson gilder, of the Century Magazine, wrote to Bishop Potter in 1902 in the hope of persuading him to be his own biographer. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds...

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  • Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Vol. 114 -...

    AUTHOR,UNKNOWN
    (9935492)

    Excerpt from Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Vol. 114: July December, 1873 The poor Marquis glided into the grooves that slant downward, much as the French Marquis of tradition was wont to slide; not that he appeared to live extravagantly, but he...

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  • A National Theatre - Scheme Estimates...

    Archer, William
    (9936256)

    Excerpt from A National Theatre: Scheme Estimates Turning now to Section I of our Scheme, I believe that the prin ciple stated in the first two paragraphs will be found approximately right, no less in America than in England. A City Theatre ought to...

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  • The Greatest Failure, In All History - A...

    Spargo, John
    (9937221)

    Excerpt from The Greatest Failure, in All History: A Critical Examination of the Actual Workings of Bolshevism in Russia Like the immortal Topsy, this book may be said to have just growed. In it I have Simply assembled in something like an orderly...

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  • Going For A Beer - Selected Short Fictions

    Coover,Robert
    (9938445)

    Robert Coover has been playing by his own rules for more than half a century, earning the 1987 Rea Award for the Short Story as 'a writer who has managed, willfully and even perversely, to remain his own man while offering his generous vision and...

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  • Charters Of The Old English Colonies In...

    Lucas, Samuel
    (9937231)

    Excerpt from Charters of the Old English Colonies in America: With an Introduction and Notes The present volume comprises ten of the Charters which were granted \to our early American Colo nies. The same Charters were originally collected by a...

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  • Colloquies On Society (Classic Reprint)

    Southey, Robert
    (9935250)

    Excerpt from Colloquies on Society These dialogues with a meditative and patriotic ghost form separate dissertations upon various ques tions that concern the progress of society. Omitting a few dissertations that have lost the interest they had when...

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  • Historical Notices Of The Missions Of The...

    Hawkins, Ernest
    (9936381)

    Excerpt from Historical Notices of the Missions of the Church of England: In the North American Colonies, Previous to the Independence of the United States: Chiefly From the Ms. Documents of the Society for the Propagation of the Gospel in Foreign...

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  • See What Can Be Done - Essays, Criticism, And...

    Moore, Lorrie
    (9939456)

    A welcome surprise: more than fifty prose pieces, gathered together for the first time, by one of America's most revered and admired novelists and short-story writers, whose articles, essays, and cultural commentary--appearing in The New York Review...

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  • Herodotus: Histories Book VI

    Hornblower, Simon
    (9933376)

    Book VI of the Histories is one of Herodotus' most varied books, beginning with the final collapse of the Ionian Revolt and moving on to the Athenian triumph at Marathon (490 BC); it also includes fascinating material on Sparta, full of court...

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  • I'll Be Your Mirror - Essays And Aphorisms

    Lazar, David
    (9934470)

    In his third book of essays, David Lazar blends personal meditations on sex and death with considerations of popular music and coping with anxiety through singing, bowling, and other distractions. He sets his work apart as both in the essay and of...

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  • Curious Creatures In Zoology - Illustrated...

    Ashton, John
    (9933753)

    Rather than a work of science, this richly illustrated volume offers fare for the imagination with its fascinatingly odd menagerie of creatures both real and imaginary. Victorian author John Ashton assembled historical accounts of everything from...

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  • Pan-Worship - And Other Poems (Classic...

    Farjeon, Eleanor
    (9935354)

    Excerpt from Pan-Worship: And Other Poems Come again, thou sparkling spring-tide, come again, Rush in and flood this autumn from my soul These waters welling at a dead God's shrine. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands...

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  • The Seagull Book Of Stories

    Kelly,Joseph
    (9938578)

    The best-priced alternative to full-length anthologies, this collection offers a compelling blend of classroom favorites and contemporary literary works. Contained in a portable, flexible volume, you'll find it fits perfectly into a variety of...

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  • The Last Harvest (Classic Reprint)

    Burroughs, John
    (9935115)

    Excerpt from The Last Harvest Mom? Of the papers garnered here were written after fourscore years after the heat and urge of the day and are the fruit of a long life of observation and meditation. The author's abiding interest in Emerson is shown in...

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  • A Memoir Of Honoré De Balzac (Classic...

    Wormeley, Katharine Prescott
    (9936432)

    Excerpt from A Memoir of Honoré De Balzac The reader is asked to remember that this memoir is meant to be a presentation of the man, ' and not of his work, except as it was a part of himself. Three fourths of that work, in translation, is, or will...

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  • The Ancient Regime (Classic Reprint)

    Taine, Hippolyte
    (9934574)

    Excerpt from The Ancient Regime The event 15 so interesting in itself it is worth the trouble of being observed for itself alone, and no effort is required to exclude. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and...

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  • The Seagull Book Of Poems

    Kelly,Joseph
    (9938570)

    The best-priced alternative to full-length anthologies, this collection offers a compelling blend of classroom favorites and contemporary literary works. Contained in a portable, flexible volume, you'll find it fits perfectly into a variety of...

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  • A Handbook Of Labor Literature - Being A...

    Marot, Helen
    (9936166)

    Excerpt from A Handbook of Labor Literature: Being a Classified and Annotated List of the More Important Books and Pamphlets in the English Language Whether the labor question be approached by the man who finds that things as they are, are good...

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  • Letters To An Old Garibaldian (Classic...

    CHESTERTON,G K
    (9934946)

    Excerpt from Letters to an Old Garibaldian Rome, at her very weakest, has always been a river that wanders and widens and that waters many fields. Berlin, at its strongest, will never be anything but a whirlpool, which seeks its own centre, and is...

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  • Passages From The Prose Writings Of Matthew...

    Arnold, Matthew
    (9935931)

    Excerpt from Passages From the Prose Writings of Matthew Arnold Facts we must all be, all of us who have any power of working what we have to study is that we may not be acrid dissolvents of ih - E'ssays in Criticism. About the Publisher Forgotten...

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  • Calendar Of The Stuart Papers, Vol. 4 -...

    AUTHOR, UNKNOWN
    (9936477)

    Excerpt from Calendar of the Stuart Papers, Vol. 4: Belonging to His Majesty the King, Preserved at Windsor Castle The first 88 pages Of this volume contain a calendar Of the remainder Of the papers mentioned in the Introduction to the last volume,...

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  • Slight Exaggeration - An Essay

    Zagajewski,Adam
    (9940487)

    A new essay collection by the noted Polish poetFor Adam Zagajewski--one of Poland's great poets--the project of writing, whether it be poetry or prose, is an occasion to advance what David Wojahn has characterized as his 'restless and quizzical quest...

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  • Sermons, Bearing On Subjects Of The Day...

    Newman, John Henry
    (9935342)

    Excerpt from Sermons, Bearing on Subjects of the Day Psalm xlv. 3, 4. Full of grace are Thy lips, because God hath blessed Thee for ever. Gird Thee with Thy sword upon Thy, thigh, 0. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands...

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  • The Compleat English Gentleman (Classic...

    Defoe, Daniel
    (9936178)

    Excerpt from The Compleat English Gentleman Thus, allowing some time for the news to reach Loud/on, and taking into account the delay mentioned in the letter, we get the year 1728 and the earlier half Of 1729 as the date of composition. About the...

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  • The North American Review, Vol. 113 (Classic...

    AUTHOR,UNKNOWN
    (9935846)

    Excerpt from The North American Review, Vol. 113 Of members of one party, and would carry out the wishes of the majority, without interference from an opposition. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic...

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