Download E-books Nathaniel Hawthorne : Tales and Sketches (Library of America) PDF

By Nathaniel Hawthorne

The library of the USA is devoted to publishing America's most sensible and most important writing in good-looking, enduring volumes, that includes authoritative texts. Hailed because the "finest-looking, longest-lasting variations ever made" (The New Republic), Library of the US volumes make an outstanding present for any party. Now, with precisely 100 volumes to select from, there's a excellent present for everybody.

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Download E-books The Outlaws of Cave-in-Rock (Shawnee Classics (Reprinted)) PDF

By Otto A. Rothert

Exceedingly infrequent and valued by means of ebook creditors, Otto A. Rothert’s riveting saga of the outlaws and scoundrels of Cave-in-Rock chronicles the adventures of an audacious solid of river pirates and highwaymen who operated in and round the recognized Ohio River cavern from 1795 via 1820 (adventures featured in Disney’s Davy Crockett and the movie How the West was once Won). as soon as wearing the attractive signal "Liquor Vault and apartment for Entertainment," this gorgeous cavern place decoyed the unsuspecting through delivering a venue for foodstuff, drink, and rest.Compellingly full of life, The Outlaws of Cave-in-Rock is still the paintings of a student, a historian who files his findings and leaves an in depth bibliographical path. featuring many eyewitness bills, Rothert offers the lore and legend of the colourful villains of Cave-in-Rock. constantly holding the variation among tales he tells with historic authority and people who are natural hypothesis, Rothert presents either a desirable narrative and a precious local heritage.

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Download E-books History of the 159th Regiment, N.Y.S.V. PDF

By Edward Duffy

Heritage of the 159th Regiment, N.Y.S.V. is gifted right here in a top quality paperback version. This well known vintage paintings via Edward Duffy is within the English language, and should no longer comprise portraits or photographs from the unique variation. should you benefit from the works of Edward Duffy then we hugely suggest this ebook to your ebook assortment.

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Download E-books The Meteor Hunt: The First English Translation of Verne's Original Manuscript (Bison Frontiers of Imagination) PDF

By Jules Verne

The Meteor Hunt marks the 1st English translation from Jules Verne’s personal textual content of his delightfully satirical and visionary novel. whereas different, questionable models of the unconventional have appeared—mainly, a considerably altered textual content by means of Verne’s son Michel and translations of it—this version showcases the unique paintings as Verne wrote it.
 
The Meteor Hunt is the tale of a meteor of 24-karat gold careening towards the earth and producing aggressive greed between novice astronomers and chaos between countries passionate about the trajectory of the good golden item. Set essentially within the usa and providing a funny critique of the yank lifestyle, The Meteor Hunt is ultimately given due severe remedy within the translators’ foreword, distinctive annotations, and afterword, which essentially determine the ancient, political, medical, and literary context and significance of this long-obscured, genre-blending masterpiece in its actual form.

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Download E-books La Vuelta Al Mundo en 80 Dias (Los Grandes Clasicos Ilustrados) (Spanish Edition) PDF

L. a. vuelta al mundo en eighty días del francés Julio Verne fue publicada el 6 de noviembre de 1872 .
Las peripecias del inglés Phileas Fogg y de su ayudante Jean Passpartout (pass par tout, es decir "Sirve" "Para" "Todo" ) constituyen uno de los relatos más cautivantes producido por l. a. imaginación humana, y una de las joyas de l. a. literatura de todas las épocas.
El flemático y solitario caballero inglés Phileas Fogg abandonará su vida de escrupulosa disciplina para cumplir con una apuesta con sus colegas del Reform membership, en l. a. que arriesgará los angeles mitad de su fortuna, comprometiéndose a dar l. a. vuelta al mundo en sólo ochenta días usando los medios disponibles en l. a. segunda mitad del siglo XIX, siguiendo el proyecto publicado en el Morning Chronicle, su diario de lectura cotidiana. Lo acompañará su recién contratado criado francés y tendrá que lidiar no sólo con los retrasos en los medios de transporte sino con los angeles pertinaz persecución del detective repair, que ignorando l. a. verdadera identidad del caballero se enrola en toda l. a. aventura a los angeles espera de una orden de arresto de l. a. corona inglesa, en l. a. creencia de que antes de partir, Fogg robó el Banco de Inglaterra.

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Download E-books Fasti (Oxford World's Classics) PDF

By Ovid

"Times and their purposes, prepared so as in the course of the Latin 12 months, and constellations sunk underneath the earth and risen, I shall sing."

Ovid's poetical calendar of the Roman yr is either a daily account of gala's and observances and their origins, and a pleasant retelling of myths and legends linked to specific dates. Written within the overdue years of the emperor Augustus, and minimize brief whilst the emperor despatched the poet into exile, the poem's tone levels from tragedy to farce, and its subject material from astronomy and vague ritual to Roman background and Greek mythology. one of the tales Ovid tells at size are these of Arion and the dolphin, the rape of Lucretia, the defend that fell from heaven, the adventures of Dido's sister, the nice Mother's trip to Rome, the killing of Remus, the bloodsucking birds, and the murderous daughter of King Servius. The poem additionally relates a wealth of customs and ideology, reminiscent of the unluckiness of marrying in may perhaps.

This full of life new version via Anne and Peter Wiseman is the single smooth prose translation of Ovid's Fasti and likewise the main exact. The Wisemans additionally comprise an informative advent to the calendar, a variety of worthwhile notes, an in depth index of names, and a thesaurus of Latin phrases.

About the Series: For over a hundred years Oxford World's Classics has made on hand the broadest spectrum of literature from around the world. each one reasonable quantity displays Oxford's dedication to scholarship, supplying the main actual textual content plus a wealth of alternative important gains, together with professional introductions by means of major experts, voluminous notes to elucidate the textual content, up to date bibliographies for extra research, and lots more and plenty more.

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Download E-books Twenty Thousand Leagues under the Sea PDF

By Jules Verne

Twenty Thousand Leagues less than the ocean is a vintage technology fiction novel by way of French author Jules Verne released in 1870. the unconventional used to be initially serialized from March 1869 via June 1870 in Pierre-Jules Hetzel's periodical, the Magasin d'Éducation et de Récréation. The deluxe illustrated variation, released by means of Hetzel in November 1871, incorporated 111 illustrations by means of Alphonse de Neuville and Édouard Riou. The booklet was once hugely acclaimed whilst published and nonetheless is now; it's considered as one of many most popular experience novels and certainly one of Verne's maximum works, in addition to world wide in 80 Days and trip to the heart of the Earth. the outline of Nemo's send, referred to as the Nautilus, used to be thought of sooner than its time, because it adequately describes beneficial properties on submarines, which on the time have been very primitive vessels.

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Download E-books A Visit to the Holy Land, Egypt, and Italy PDF

A trip to the Holy Land, Egypt, and Italy is gifted the following in a top quality paperback variation. This well known vintage paintings by means of Ida Pfeiffer is within the English language, and should now not contain images or pictures from the unique version. in case you benefit from the works of Ida Pfeiffer then we hugely suggest this booklet to your booklet assortment.

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Download E-books Founding America: Documents from the Revolution to the Bill of Rights (Barnes & Noble Classics) PDF

Founding the United States: records from the Revolution to the invoice of Rights, by means of Various, is a part of the Barnes & Noble Classics series, which deals caliber variants at cheap costs to the coed and the overall reader, together with new scholarship, considerate layout, and pages of conscientiously crafted extras. listed here are a few of the extraordinary positive aspects of Barnes & Noble Classics:
  • New introductions commissioned from modern day most sensible writers and students
  • Biographies of the authors
  • Chronologies of latest ancient, biographical, and cultural occasions
  • Footnotes and endnotes
  • Selective discussions of imitations, parodies, poems, books, performs, work, operas, statuary, and flicks encouraged by means of the paintings
  • Comments via different recognized authors
  • Study inquiries to problem the reader's viewpoints and expectancies
  • Bibliographies for extra studying
  • Indices & Glossaries, while appropriate

All versions are fantastically designed and are published to improved requirements; a few comprise illustrations of historic curiosity. Barnes & Noble Classics pulls jointly a constellation of influences—biographical, ancient, and literary—to improve every one reader's realizing of those enduring works.

 
Modern American politicians confer with “the founders” so usually that they’re at risk of changing into clichés. yet Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Jefferson, Abigail and John Adams, Alexander Hamilton, George Washington, James Madison, James Monroe, and the opposite authors integrated during this new assortment have been a unconditionally unique—and complex—group of people, graced with impressive highbrow powers, a profound commitment to their beliefs, and a awesome skill to articulate these beliefs in transparent and passionate prose.
 
This unique anthology in their writings, a lot of them a ways much less universal to us than they need to be, demonstrates the intensity in their thinking—and in their disagreements. It covers the total variety of occasions from 1773 to 1789: that's, from the early debates approximately even if the North American colonies may still claim their independence from England, to the ratification of the structure and the 1st ten amendments (the invoice of Rights).
 
Among the records integrated are papers from the 1st and moment Continental Congresses, the Articles of Confederation, Washington’s Farewell deal with to his armies, and huge excerpts from the Federalist papers and the Madison–Jefferson correspondence at the Constitution.
 
Jack N. Rakove is W.  R. Coe Professor of historical past and American reviews and Professor of Political technology at Stanford collage, the place he has taught due to the fact that 1980. he's the writer of 4 books at the American progressive period, together with The Beginnings of nationwide Politics: An Interpretive historical past of the Continental Congress, James Madison and the construction of the yankee Republic, and Original Meanings: Politics and ideas within the Making of the Constitution, which got the 1997 Pulitzer Prize in History.

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