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Champions Of Naught Six The Story Of The 1906 Cleburne Railroaders

Author : Wiley Whitten
ISBN : 9780557469550
Genre : Baseball
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This is the story of the Cleburne Railroaders and the 1906 Texas season. Tris Speaker was an 18 year old rookie that season on his way to Baseball's Hall of Fame. Ft. Worth and Dallas battled for the first half flag, but it was Cleburne at season's end that proved to be the best.
Category: Baseball

R K Narayan The Early Years 1906 1945

Author : Susan Ram
ISBN : UOM:39015041542609
Genre : Authors, Indic
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Biography of R.K. Narayan, b. 1906, Indic writer in English.
Category: Authors, Indic

Revival Modern Music And Musicians 1906

Author : Richard Alexander Streatfield
ISBN : 9781351338400
Genre : Music
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A plethora of biographical accounts of some of the contemporary composers and musicians at the turn of the twentieth century.
Category: Music

A Printing History Of Everyman S Library 1906 1982

Author : Terry Seymour
ISBN : 9781467870146
Genre : Reference
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The total number of Everyman's Library volumes that still survive somewhere in the world exceeds 70 million. Since the inception of the Library in 1906, nearly 1200 unique volumes have been published, constantly placing the world's greatest books before a large public. A few of these titles proved unpopular and were never reprinted. But most were reprinted dozens of times, packaged in numerous ways, and benefited from updated editorial work and book design over the last century. Terry Seymour has studied and researched every aspect of this great mass of books. He now captures and distills this knowledge in A Printing History of Everyman's Library 1906-1982. A critical feature, of course, is to update the various collecting factoids that have emerged since 2005 when his Guide to Collecting Everyman's Library was published. The meat of the new book, however, is the Bibliographical Entries section. Each volume that has ever been printed receives its own entry, detailing every printing, each dust jacket variation, any new introductions, updated scarcity numbers, and all relevant notes. Typically an entry contains at least six lines of information, but often much more. In essence, each entry is a story written exclusively about each volume. Armed with this resource, collectors and booksellers can know reliably everything about the Everyman's Library volume that sits on their shelf or is ready to be purchased or sold. They will see how a book fits into the total printing history of that title, and be able to describe and value the book with precision. To further enhance the value of this book, color images illustrate all of the key collecting points. An extensive index of editors, translators and artists is now included. Not just a solo effort, the Printing History has been vetted by other expert collectors, ensuring greater accuracy and comprehensiveness.
Category: Reference

The Yellow Fairy Book

Author : Andrew Lang
ISBN : UOM:39015031991055
Genre : Electronic books
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A collection of more than 40 fairy tales from the folklore of Hungary, Russia, Poland, Iceland, Germany, France, England, and the American Indians.
Category: Electronic books

Below The Fairy City

Author : Carolyn W. De La L. Oulton, Dr
ISBN : 9781906469375
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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The life of Jerome K. Jerome, (1859-1927) author of "Three Men in a Boat, " has been left unexplored. Oulton unearths hitherto unknown details of his early life in Walsall and follows his momentous move to the Fairy City of London, where a formative encounter with Charles Dickens influenced his choice of profession.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

The Elf Maiden

Author : Andrew Lang
ISBN : IND:39000005912279
Genre : Fairy tales
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Category: Fairy tales

Nymphidia Or The Court Of Fairy 1906

Author : Michael Drayton
ISBN : 1104669366
Genre : Literary Collections
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This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available as part of our commitment for protecting, preserving, and promoting the world's literature in affordable, high quality, modern editions that are true to the original work.
Category: Literary Collections

American Jewish Year Book

Author : Cyrus Adler
ISBN : UCAL:B3478463
Genre : Jews
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Issues for 1900/1901- include report of the 12th- year of the Jewish Publication Society of America, 1890-1900- (issued also separately in some years); issues for 1908/1909- include Report of the American Jewish Committee for 1906/1908- (issued also separately in some years); issues for include American Jewish Committee. Proceedings of the annual meeting.
Category: Jews

Dietrich Bonhoeffer 1906 1945

Author : Ferdinand Schlingensiepen
ISBN : 9780567217554
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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A new comprehensive biography of this hugely important Christian martyr, 60 years after his execution at the hands of the Nazis Bonhoeffer has gained a position as one of the most prominent Christian martyrs of the last century. His influence is so widespread that even 60 years after his execution by the Nazis, Bonhoeffer's life and work are still the subject of fresh and lively discussion. As a pastor and theologian, Bonhoeffer decided to resist the Nazis in Germany, but his resistance was not solely theological. He played a key leadership role in the Confessing Church, a major source of Christian opposition to Hitler and his anti-Semitism and was principal of the secret seminary at Finkenwalde in Pomerania. It was here that he developed his theological visions of radical discipleship and communal life. In 1938, he joined the Wehrmacht's "Abwehr", the German Military Intelligence Office, in order to seek international support for the plot against Hitler. Following his inner calling and conscience meant that Bonhoeffer was continually forced to make decisions that separated him from his family, friends, and colleagues, and which ultimately led to his martyrdom in FlossenbÃ1⁄4rg concentration camp, less than a month before the Second World War came to an end. His letters and papers from prison movingly express the development of some of the most provocative and fascinating ideas of 20th century theology. Sixty years after Bonhoeffer's death and forty years after the publication of Eberhard Bethge's ground breaking biography, Ferdinand Schlingensiepen offers a definitive new book on Bonhoeffer, for a new generation of readers. Schlingensiepen takes into account documents that have only been made accessible during the last few years - such as the letters between Bonhoeffer and his fiancée Maria von Wedemeyer. Schlingensiepen's careful narrative brings to life the historical events, as well as displaying the theological development of one of the most creative thinkers of the 20th century, who was to become one of its most tragic martyrs.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

The Jeweled Sea

Author : Hartwell James
ISBN : UCD:31175020424050
Genre : Fairy tales
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Category: Fairy tales

The Victorian Fairy Tale Book

Author : Michael Patrick Hearn
ISBN : 9780307814159
Genre : Fiction
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From Robert Browning’s The Pied Piper of Hamelin and William Makepeace Thackeray’s The Rose and the Ring to Kenneth Grahme’s The Reluctant Dragon and J. M. Barrie’s Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens, here are seventeen classic stories and poems from the golden age of the English fairy tale. Some of them amuse, some enchant, some satirize and criticize, but each one is an expression of the joy of living. Accompanied by illustrations from the original editions of these works this collection will delight readers both young and old. Part of the Pantheon Fairy Tale and Folklore Library
Category: Fiction

The Golden Mermaid

Author : Andrew Lang
ISBN : 0483687243
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Excerpt from The Golden Mermaid: And Other Stories From the Fairy Books A powerful King had, among many other treasures, a wonderful tree in his garden, which bore every year beautiful golden apples. But the King was never able to enjoy his treasure, for he might watch and guard them as he liked, as soon as they began to get ripe they were always stolen. At last, in despair, he sent for his three sons, and said to the two eldest, ' Get yourselves ready for.' a journey. Take gold and silver with you, and a large retinue Of servants, as beseems two noble princes, and go through, the world till you find Diet who it is that'steals my golden apples, and; if possible, bring the thief to me that I may punish him as he deserves.' His sons were delighted at this proposal, for they had long wished to see something of the world, so they got ready for their journey with all haste, bade their father farewell, and left the town. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.