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From Paris to New York by Land

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[Illustration: Harry de Windt]

FROM PARIS TO NEW YORK BY LAND

BY HARRY DE WINDT F.R.G.S.

[Illustration]

THOMAS NELSON & SONS LONDON, EDINBURGH, DUBLIN AND NEW YORK

TO MY WIFE

PREFACE

Many who read the following account of our long land journey will not unnaturally ask: "What was the object of this stupendous voyage, or the reward to be gained by this apparently unnecessary risk of life and endurance of hardships?"

I would reply that my primary purpose was to ascertain the feasibility of constructing a railway to connect the ch...

A Zola Dictionary; the Characters of the Rougon-Macquart Novels of Emile Zola; –by: J. G Patterson

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A ZOLA DICTIONARY

The Characters Of The Rougon Macquart Novels Of Emile Zola

By J. G. Patterson

With a Biographical and Critical Introduction, Synopses of the Plots, Bibliographical Note, Map, Genealogy, etc.

PREFATORY NOTE

In the preparation of my Introduction I have, of course, relied for information on the recognized Biographies of Zola, namely Notes d'un Ami , by Paul Alexis (Paris, Charpentier); Emile Zola, A biographical and Critical Study , by R. H. Sherrard (London, Chatto & Windus, 1893); Emile Zola, Novelist and Reformer : An account of his Lif...

The Children s Book of Celebrated Pictures –by: Lorinda Munson Bryant

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THE CHILDREN'S BOOK OF CELEBRATED PICTURES

by

LORINDA MUNSON BRYANT

Author of "Famous Pictures of Real Boys and Girls," "Famous Pictures of Real Animals," etc.

[Illustration]

Published by The Century Co. New York

Copyright, 1922, by The Century Co.

TO MY DAUGHTER

BERTHA COOKINGHAM BRYANT

LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS

FIGURE PAGE

1. The Holy Family. Pintoricchio. Academy, Siena 3

2. The Valley Farm. Constable. National Gallery, London 5

3. Madonna and St. Jerome. Co...

Voyage autour du monde par la fr

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Louis Antoine de Bougainville

VOYAGE AUTOUR DU MONDE

PAR

LA FR'EGATE LA BOUDEUSE ET LA FL^UTE L''ETOILE

en

1766, 1767, 1768 & 1769.

(1771)

Table des matières

LETTRE AU ROI

CHAPITRE I, II, III, IV, V, VI, VII, VIII, IX, X, XI, XII, XIII, XIV

LETTRE AU ROI

Au roi

SIRE,

Le voyage dont je vais rendre compte est le premier de cette espèce entrepris par les Francais et exécuté par les vaisseaux de VOTRE MAJEST'E. Le monde entier lui devait déjà la connaissance de la figure de la terre. Ceux de vos sujets à qui cette importante découver...

Two Years Before the Mast

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TWO YEARS BEFORE THE MAST

A Personal Narrative of Life at Sea

By

Richard Henry Dana, Jr.

With an introduction and notes by

Homer Eaton Keyes, B.L.

Assistant Professor of Art in Dartmouth College

Crowded in the rank and narrow ship, Housed on the wild sea with wild usages, Whate'er in the inland dales the land conceals Of fair and exquisite, O! nothing, nothing, Do we behold of that in our rude voyage. Coleridge's Wallenstein.

CONTENTS

Introduction Biographical Note California and her Missions Bibliogr...

I manifesti del futurismo

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=I MANIFESTI= =DEL= =FUTURISMO=

LANCIATI DA

MARINETTI BOCCIONI CARR`A RUSSOLO BALLA SEVERINI PRATELLA M.me DE SAINT POINT APOLLINAIRE PALAZZESCHI

MOVIMENTO FUTURISTA

diretto da F. T. MARINETTI

=POESIA=

F. T. MARINETTI PAOLO BUZZI A. PALAZZESCHI E. CAVACCHIOLI CORRADO GOVONI LIBERO ALTOMARE LUCIANO FOLGORE G. CARRIERI G. MANZELLA FRONTINI MARIO B'ETUDA AURO D'ALBA ARMANDO MA...

Japanische Mrchen –by: Karl [Translator] Alberti

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JAPANISCHE M"ARCHEN

Eine Sammlung der sch"onsten M"archen, Sagen und Fabeln Japans für die deutsche Jugend ausgew"ahlt und frei ins Deutsche übersetzt von

PROFESSOR KARL ALBERTI

in Tokyo. Bilder v. T. Tokikuni, Tokyo. Deckelbild von Fritz Kracher, München

Cl. Attenkofersche Verlagsbuchhandlung, Straubing.

Alle Rechte einschliesslich des "Ubersetzungsrechtes vorbehalten.

Druck der Cl. Attenkoferschen Buch und Kunstdruckerei Straubing, Bayern.

Inhalts Verzeichnis. Seite

Zur Einführung ...

Tales of Old Japan

Tales of Old Japan by Lord Redesdale is a collection of short stories focusing on Japanese life of the Edo period (1603 - 1868). It contains a number of classic Japanese stories, fairy tales, and other folklore; as well as Japanese sermons and non-fiction pieces on special ceremonies in Japanese life, such as marriage and harakiri, as observed by Lord Redesdale. The best know story of these is "The Forty-seven Ronins" a true account of samurai revenge as it happened at the beginning of 18th century Japan.

Algernon Bertram Freeman-Mitford, 1st Baron Redesdale (1837 - 1916) was...
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