VITTORIA ACCORAMBONI DUCHESSE DE BRACCIANO
Malheureusement pour moi comme pour le lecteur ceci n'est point un roman, mais la traduction fidle d'un rcit fort grave crit
Padoue en dcembre 1585.
Je me trouvais
Mantoue il y a quelques annes, je cherchais des bauches et de petits tableaux en rapport avec ma petite fortune, mais je voulais les peintres antrieurs
l'an 1600, vers cette poque acheva de mourir l'originalit italienne dj
mise en grand pril par la prise de Florence en 1530.
Au lieu de tableaux, un vieux patricien ...
The Two Elsies
A Sequel to Elsie at Nantucket
By Martha Finley
LIST OF THE ELSIE BOOKS AND OTHER POPULAR BOOKS BY MARTHA FINLEY
ELSIE DINSMORE. ELSIE'S HOLIDAYS AT ROSELANDS. ELSIE'S GIRLHOOD. ELSIE'S WOMANHOOD. ELSIE'S MOTHERHOOD. ELSIE'S CHILDREN. ELSIE'S WIDOWHOOD. GRANDMOTHER ELSIE. ELSIE'S NEW RELATIONS. ELSIE AT NANTUCKET. THE TWO ELSIES. ELSIE'S KITH AND KIN. ELSIE'S FRIENDS AT WOODBURN. CHRIS...
[Frontispiece: Nono and the princess]
THE GOLDEN HOUSE
BY MRS. WOODS BAKER
LONDON, EDINBURGH, AND NEW YORK
THOMAS NELSON AND SONS
I. Black Eyes and Blue
II. Karin's Flock
III. Aneholm Church
IV. No Secrets
V. An Artist
VI. The Boys
VII. A Young Teacher
VIII. In Alma's Room.
IX. Karin's Fête
X. The Little Cottage
XI. The Slide
XII. A Pedestrian Trip
XIII. The Princess
XV. The Birthday Gift
The most careless reader can hardly fail to see that many of the Tales in this volume have the same groundwork as those with which he has been familiar from his earliest youth. They are Nursery Tales, in fact, of the days when there were tales in nurseries–old wives’ fables, which have faded away before the light of gas and the power of steam. (Excerpt from Popular Tales from the Norse.)
POPULAR TALES FROM THE NORSE
SIR GEORGE WEBBE DASENT
WITH AN INTRODUCTORY ESSAY ON THE ORIGIN AND DIFFUSION OF POPULAR
Notice to the Second...
From images generously made available by gallica (Bibliothèque nationale de France) at http://gallica.bnf.fr.
LE CULTE DU MOI
SOUS L'OEIL DES BARBARES
DE L'ACAD'EMIE FRANCAISE
EXAMEN DES TROIS ROMANS ID'EOLOGIQUES.
SOUS L'OEIL DES BARBARES
Voici une courte monographie réaliste
AVEC SES LIVRES
CHAPITRE PREMIER. Concordance
The Story of a Missing Ship
By Harry Collingwood
Another very well written book by Collingwood. As he was a naval
architect you can rely upon his descriptions of the deck and sails of a
vessel of the mid nineteenth century, the period of which he writes.
Our hero, the 17 year old midshipman of the Salamis, is suddenly given
the job of going aboard and taking command of the Mercury, an emigrant
ship that they find drifting in mid ocean, all her officers having died
Three children sent to stay the night with their Aunt Jane find themselves sharing an enormous bed. So enormous is it, that when they make a tent of the bedsheets and crawl in, they never make it to the foot of the bed, crawling instead into a dreamworld of caves and pirates and adventures.
THE WONDERFUL BED
WITH ILLUSTRATIONS BY EMILY HALL CHAMBERLIN
[Illustration: Ann was ready to cry and Rudolf had drawn his sword.]
I AUNT JANE'S OLD T...
By DAVID GORDON
It's been said that the act of creation is a solitary thing that teams never create; only individuals. But sometimes a team may be needed to make creation effective....
Illustrated by Van Dongen
Mr. Terrence Elshawe did not conform to the mental picture that pops into the average person's mind when he hears the words "news reporter." Automatically, one thinks of the general run of earnest, handsome, firm jawed, level eyed, smooth voiced gentlemen one sees on one's TV screen. No matter which news service on...
FOUND IN THE PHILIPPINES
The Story of a Woman's Letters
CAPTAIN CHARLES KING
GROSSET & DUNLAP PUBLISHERS
Eleven East Sixteenth Street New York
Copyrighted 1899, by F. Tennyson Neely.
Copyrighted 1901, by The Hobart Company.
FOUND IN THE PHILIPPINES.
Something unusual was going on at division headquarters. The men in the
nearest regimental camps, regular and volunteer, were "line...
An unidentified space ship lands in a Colorado lake. Equipped with a paralyzing ray weapon, the creatures begin taking human prisoners. A loan land surveyor and a journalist are trapped inside the Army cordon, which is helpless against the mysterious enemy. Can they stop the aliens before it is too late?
On the morning the radar reported something odd out in space, Lockley
awoke at about twenty minutes to eight. T...