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Face to Face with Kaiserism

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Face to Face with Kaiserism is written by James W. Gerard. In some measure this book is a continuation of MY FOUR YEARS IN GERMANY, the narrative here being carried up to the time of my return home, with some observations on the situation I have found in the United States.

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The Engineering Contributions of Wendel Bollman

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The Engineering Contributions of Wendel Bollman is written by Robert M. Vogel. The development of structural engineering has always been as dependent upon the availability of materials as upon the expansion of theoretical concepts.

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Jane Austen's Sailor Brothers

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Jane Austen's Sailor Brothers is written by J. H. Hubback. Perhaps some apology may be expected on behalf of a book about Jane Austen, having regard to the number which have already been put before the public in past years.

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Laperouse

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Laperouse is written by Ernest Scott. All Sydney people, and most of those who have visited the city, have seen the tall monument to Laperouse overlooking Botany Bay. Many have perhaps read a little about him, and know the story of his surprising appearance in this harbour six days after the arrival of Governor Phillip with the First Fleet.

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Five Months on a German Raider

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Five Months on a German Raider is written by Frederic George Trayes. How the author and his wife held captive by the Germans for five months at sea.

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From Lower Deck to Pulpit

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From Lower Deck to Pulpit is written by Henry Cowling. This little book is not written on my own initiative. I have not so much as given a hint of my 'naval days,' either from the pulpit or in conversation. But my friends have condemned me for being so reserved about the matter, and for a long time have, with persistent entreaties, been urging me to tell the story of my life.

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Henry Hudson

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To Which is Added a Newly-Discovered Partial Record Now First Published of the Trial of the Mutineers by Whom he and Others Were Abandoned to their Death.

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Our Friend John Burroughs

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Our Friend John Burroughs is written by Clara Barrus. We all claim John Burroughs as our friend. He is inextricably blended with our love for the birds and the flowers, and for all out of doors; but he is much more to us than a charming writer of books about nature, and we welcome familiar glimpses of him as one welcomes anything which brings him in closer touch with a friend.

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Story-Lives of Great Musicians

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Story-Lives of Great Musicians is written by Francis Jameson Rowbotham. Following the plan of his previous volume of Great Authors, the writer has here endeavoured to weave into more or less story form a few of the facts and incidents in the lives of some great musicians.

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Life of Chopin

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Life of Chopin is written by Franz Liszt. To a people, always prompt in its recognition of genius, and ready to sympathize in the joys and woes of a truly great artist, this work will be one of exceeding interest.

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