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A Conchological Manual
George Brettingham Sowerby A Conchological Manual
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George Brettingham Sowerby I (12 August 1788 – 26 July 1854) was a British naturalist, illustrator, and conchologist.

He was the second son of James Sowerby. Together with his brother James De Carle Sowerby he continued their father's work on fossil shells, publishing the la... mehr lesen

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The Fire-Gods        A Tale of the Congo
Charles Gibson The Fire-Gods A Tale of the Congo
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This article is about the TV journalist. For other people with the same name, see Charles Gibson (disambiguation). Charles Gibson Charliegibson.JPG Charles Gibson in 2008. Born Charles deWolf Gibson March 9, 1943 (age 72) Evanston, Illinois Education Princeton Univer... mehr lesen

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O'er Many Lands, on Many Seas
Gordon Stables O'er Many Lands, on Many Seas
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William Gordon Stables MD, CM. RN (21 May 1840 – 10 May 1910) was a Scottish-born medical doctor in the Royal Navy and a prolific author of adventure fiction, primarily for boys.

William Gordon Stables was born in Aberchirder, in Banffshire (now part of Aberdeenshire). After... mehr lesen

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Anecdotes of Painters, Engravers, Sculptors and Architects and Curiosities of Art (Vol. 3 of 3)
S. Spooner Anecdotes of Painters, Engravers, Sculptors and Architects and Curiosities of Art (Vol. 3 of 3)
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Shearjashub Spooner (December 3, 1809 in Brandon, Vermont – March 14, 1859 in Plainfield, New Jersey) was an American physician and writer.

After graduating as a physician in Middlebury in 1830 and New York City, in 1835, he became a dentist in New York.

He retired in 1858.

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Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 152, June 20, 1917
Mr. Various Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 152, June 20, 1917
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Various, or Various Production, is an English dubstep/electronic music duo formed in 2002. The group blends samples, acoustic and electronic instrumentation, and singing from a revolving cast of vocalists. Its members, Adam and Ian, purposefully give very little information a... mehr lesen

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Medical Life in the Navy
Gordon Stables Medical Life in the Navy
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William Gordon Stables MD, CM. RN (21 May 1840 – 10 May 1910) was a Scottish-born medical doctor in the Royal Navy and a prolific author of adventure fiction, primarily for boys.William Gordon Stables was born in Aberchirder, in Banffshire (now part of Aberdeenshire). After s... mehr lesen

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Punch, Or The London Charivari, Vol. 101, November 14th, 1891
Mr. Various Punch, Or The London Charivari, Vol. 101, November 14th, 1891
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Various, or Various Production, is an English dubstep/electronic music duo formed in 2002. The group blends samples, acoustic and electronic instrumentation, and singing from a revolving cast of vocalists. Its members, Adam and Ian, purposefully give very little information a... mehr lesen

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Beauchamps Career, v5
George Meredith Beauchamps Career, v5
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George Meredith, OM (12 February 1828 – 18 May 1909) was an English novelist and poet of the Victorian era.Meredith was born in Portsmouth, England, a son and grandson of naval outfitters.[1] His mother died when he was five. At the age of 14 he was sent to a Moravian School ... mehr lesen

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The Tales and Novels, v2: The Contented Cuckold and Others
Jean de La Fontaine La Fontaine The Tales and Novels, v2: The Contented Cuckold and Others
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Jean de La Fontaine (IPA: [ʒɑ̃ də la fɔ̃tɛn]; 8 July 1621 – 13 April 1695) was the most famous French fabulist and one of the most widely read French poets of the 17th century. He is known above all for his Fables, which provided a model for subsequent fabulists across Europe... mehr lesen

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Ladies on Horseback
Nannie Lambert Ladies on Horseback
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Lambert was the youngest child in the family of Charles Lambert of Athenry, and a member of a well-known landlord family of County Galway. She married William Power O'Donoghue and became '"a highly respected journalist as well as an accomplished equestrian. One of her volumes... mehr lesen

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