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Voyage Round the World in His Majesty s Frigate Pandora

George Hamilton was the surgeon assigned to the frigate Pandora. The British Admiralty ordered the ship to the Pacific to arrest the Bounty mutineers and bring them back to England for trial. The commander, Captain Edward Edwards, also was ordered to chart the passage between Australia and New Guinea. While Edwards managed to arrest the mutineers still on Tahiti, he sank the Pandora on a reef near Australia. Hamilton tells this story and also the story of the crew’s fate after the Pandora sank.

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VOYAGE OF

H.M.S. 'PANDORA'

DESPATCHED TO ARREST THE MUTINEER...

Tom Swift and the Visitor From Planet X –by: Victor Appleton

If you haven't come across the 200-book series about Tom Swift Jr, this book would be an interesting one to start with. The series is aimed at the young adult readership, probably male, and the young adolescent hero, Tom Swift Jr is the son of Tom Swift Sr. The books portray the perennially 18-year-old Tom, a tall and angular youngster, possessed of a very high intelligence and presence of mind. Regular characters include his parents, younger sister Sandy, best buddy Bud Barclay, his regular date Phyllis Newton, and the comic roly-poly Chow Winkler. This star cast features in almost all the...

Coast of Bohemia –by: William Dean Howells

William Dean Howells is at his iconoclastic best in this exploration of bourgeois values, particularly in the clash between respectable society and the dubious bohemian world of Art and Poetry. Cornelia Saunders has everything going for her in her middle-class world: comfort, good looks, attentive young men. She seems willing to risk it all for the sake of what might be an artistic Gift, venturing with great trepidation to put her foot over the line into Bohemia to see if it might be the thing for her. Skewering the conventions of sentimental literature as usual, Howells keeps the reader g...

The Gaming Table: Its Votaries and Victims Volume II (of II)

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THE GAMING TABLE: ITS VOTARIES AND VICTIMS,

In all Times and Countries, especially in England and in France.

IN TWO VOLUMES. VOL. II.

By Andrew Steinmetz

Of The Middle Temple, Barrister At Law; First Class Extra Certificate School Of Musketry, Hythe; Late Officer Instructor Musketry, The Queens Own Light Infantry Militia. Author Of 'The History Of The Jesuits,' 'Japan And Her People,' 'The Romance Of Duelling,' &C., &C.

'The sharp, the blackleg, and the knowing one, Livery or lace, the self same circle, run; The same the passion, ...

The Lieutenant and Commander Being Autobigraphical Sketches of His Own Career, from Fragments of Voyages and Travels

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THE LIEUTENANT AND COMMANDER;

BEING AUTOBIOGRAPHICAL SKETCHES OF HIS OWN CAREER,

FROM

FRAGMENTS OF VOYAGES AND TRAVELS BY CAPTAIN BASIL HALL, R.N., F.R.S.

LONDON: BELL AND DALDY, 186, FLEET STREET, AND SAMPSON LOW, SON, AND CO. 47, LUDGATE HILL. 1862.

PREFACE.

The present volume is rather a condensation than an abridgment of the later volumes of Captain Hall's "Fragments of Voyages and Travels," inasmuch as it comprises all the chapters of the second and third series, only slightly abbreviated, in which the author describes the various ...

The Life of Captain James Cook –by: Arthur Kitson

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(PLATE: CAPTAIN COOK. FROM THE PORTRAIT BY N. DANCE, R.A., IN THE PAINTED HALL, GREENWICH HOSPITAL.)

THE LIFE OF CAPTAIN JAMES COOK

THE CIRCUMNAVIGATOR

BY ARTHUR KITSON.

WITH PORTRAIT AND MAP.

1907

TO MY WIFE LINDA DOUGLAS KITSON.

PREFACE.

In publishing a popular edition of my work, Captain James Cook, R.N., F.R.S., it has, of course, been necessary to condense it, but care has been taken to omit nothing of importance, and at the same time a few slight errors have been corrected, and some new information has been added, chiefly r...

De heele wereld rond Een leesboek ter bevordering van natuur-, landen- en volkenkennis, ten dienste der volksschool –by: J. J. A. (Johan Jacob Antonie) Goeverneur

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De heele wereld rond.

Een Leesboek tot bevordering van Natuur , Landen en Volkenkennis,

Ten dienste der Volksschool

Door

J. J. A. Goeverneur.

Tweede stukje. Derde druk.

Groningen. Noordhoff & Smit. 1883.

1. De Kazanskerk te Petersburg.

Mijn eerste bezoek gold de kerk der Moeder Gods van Kazan, die als de kathedraalkerk van het geheele rijk in de oogen van elken Rus eene bijzondere heiligheid bezit...

Ehstnische Mrchen. Zweite Hlfte

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Estnische M"archen.

Aufgezeichnet von

Friedrich Kreutzwald.

Aus dem Estnischen übersetzt

von

F. L"owe,

ehem. Bibliothekar a. d. Petersb. Akademie der Wissenschaften, corresp. Mitglied der gelehrten estnischen Gesellschaft zu Dorpat.

Zweite H"alfte.

Dorpat.

Verlag von C. Mattiesen.

1881.

Von der Censur gestattet. Dorpat, den 12. M"arz 1881

Druck von C. Mattiesen in Dorpat 1881.

Vorwort.

Dr. Friedrich Kreutzwald , der hochverdiente Kenner und Erforscher der estnischen Sprache, erhielt von der finnischen Literaturgesellschaft in ...

The Book of Romance

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[Illustration: LANCELOT BEARS OFF GUENEVERE (p. 153)]

THE

BOOK OF ROMANCE

EDITED BY

ANDREW LANG

WITH NUMEROUS ILLUSTRATIONS BY H. J. FORD

LONGMANS, GREEN, AND CO.

39 PATERNOSTER ROW, LONDON

NEW YORK AND BOMBAY

1902

Copyright 1902

BY

...

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