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  • On New Year's Eve, on the night before eliot's group was to take a guided tour and climb the still sealed pyramid, he set out on his own to walk around the pyramid to relieve his boredom. He happened to find the secret entrance stone, which he pushed...


  • This is a collection of stories by Grant Allen, published in various years. The title story is personal. Allen nearly drowned when he fell through the ice while skating as a boy in Canada, and wrote about the experience anonymously for the Pall Mall ...





  • This is a collection of stories by Grant Allen, published in various years. The title story is personal. Allen nearly drowned when he fell through the ice while skating as a boy in Canada, and wrote about the experience anonymously for the Pall Mall ...


  • On the eighteenth day out from Sydney, we were cruising under the lee of Erromanga—of course you know Erromanga, an isolated island between the New Hebrides and the Loyalty group—when suddenly our dusky Polynesian boy, Nassaline, who was at the m...


  • Charles Darwin was a great man, and he accomplished a great work. The Newton of biology, he found the science of life a chaotic maze; he left it an orderly system, with a definite plan and a recognisable meaning. Great men are not accidents; great wo...


  • Charles Grant Blairfindie Allen was born on February 24th, 1848 at Alwington, near Kingston, Canada West (now part of Ontario). Home schooled until 13 when his family moved to England, Grant was to become a highly regarded science writer who branched...






  • This collection of literature attempts to compile many of the classic works that have stood the test of time and offer them at a reduced, affordable price, in an attractive volume so that everyone can enjoy them....



  • This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work was reproduced from the original artifact, and remains as true to the original work as possible. Therefo...


  • This little book is an attempt to give a brief sketch of Britain under the early English conquerors, rather from the social than from the political point of view. For that purpose not much has been said about the doings of kings and statesmen; but at...


  • Title: In All Shades. A novel.Publisher: British Library, Historical Print EditionsThe British Library is the national library of the United Kingdom. It is one of the world's largest research libraries holding over 150 million items in all known lang...


  • Title: Mr. Grant Allen's New Story "Michael's Crag." With ... marginal illustrations in silhouette, etc.Publisher: British Library, Historical Print EditionsThe British Library is the national library of the United Kingdom. It is one of the world's l...


  • Title: At Market Value. A novel.Publisher: British Library, Historical Print EditionsThe British Library is the national library of the United Kingdom. It is one of the world's largest research libraries holding over 150 million items in all known la...


  • An excellent addition to Penguin's crime classics: the tantalizing tale of Colonel Clay, literature's first gentleman rogue. Wealthy, confident and handsome, Sir Charles Van Drift spends his time jetting to exotic locales with his wife and in-law...


  • Charles Grant Blairfindie Allen (1848-1899) wrote extensively about science, especially evolution. Some of his novels espoused progressive ideas regarding marriage and women's roles in society, and he also wrote early science fiction....


  • According to Wikipedia: Charles Grant Blairfindie Allen (February 24, 1848 - October 25, 1899) was a science writer, author and novelist, and a successful upholder of the theory of evolution... In his career, Allen wrote two novels under female pseud...


  • When her stepfather dies, Miss Lois Cayley finds herself alone in the world with only twopence in her pocket. Undaunted, the intelligent, attractive, and infinitely resourceful young woman decides to set off in search of adventure. Her travels take h...


  • Professor Charles Grant Blairfindie Allen (1848-1899) who also wrote under the pseudonyms Cecil Power; Olive Pratt Rayner; Martin Leach Warborough; J. Arbuthnot Wilson was a science writer, author and novelist; an able upholder of the theory of evolu...


  • Charles Grant Blairfindie Allen (1848-1899) wrote extensively about science, especially evolution. Some of his novels espoused progressive ideas regarding marriage and women's roles in society, and he also wrote early science fiction....


  • Chiddingwick High Street is one of the quaintest and most picturesque bits of old town architecture to be found in England. Narrow at either end, it broadens suddenly near the middle, by a sweeping curve outward, just opposite the W hite Horse, where...


  • In the midst of an undulating sunlit plain, fresh with flowers in spring, burnt and yellow in summer and autumn, a great sordid shrivelled city blinks and festers visibly among the rags and tatters in the eye of day. Within its huge imperial walls th...


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    From the author: Of the thirteen stories included in this volume, ?The Gold Wulfric, ? ?The Two Carnegies, ? and ?John Cann's Treasure? originally appeared in the pages of the Cornhill; ?The Third Time? and ?The Search Party's Find? are from Longman'...


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    Professor Charles Grant Blairfindie Allen (1848-1899) (who also wrote under the pseudonyms Cecil Power, Olive Pratt Rayner, Martin Leach Warborough and J. Arbuthnot Wilson) was a science writer, author and novelist; an able upholder of the theory of ...






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    Finally available, a high quality book of the original classic edition of The Mediterranean - Its Storied Cities and Venerable Ruins. It was previously published by other bona fide publishers, and is now, after many years, back in print. This is a n...


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    It was Sunday evening, and on Sundays Max Schurz, the chief of the London Socialists, always held his weekly receptions. That night his cosmopolitan refugee friends were all at liberty; his French disciples could pour in from the little lanes and cou...


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    A distinguished Positivist friend of mine, who is in most matters a practical man of the world, astonished me greatly the other day at Venice, by the grave remark that Italian was destined to be the language of the future. I found on inquiry he had i...


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    A novella about a massive volcanic event in the Thames valley: the narrator escapes on his bicycle, pedalling to London with an all-consuming wall of fire just minutes behind him. The juxtaposition of the peaceful countryside he passes through with t...


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    Elma Clifford found herself thrust, hap-hazard, at the very last moment, into the last compartment of the last carriage of the train -- alone -- with an artist. Now, you and I, to be sure, most proverbially courteous and intelligent reader, might nev...