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To All the Girls I Have Loved By Michael McCullough
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What good will it be for a man if he gains the whole world, yet forfeits his soul? Matthew 16:26
Burr's Greatest Hits - A Book of Short Stories By Burr Cook
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This book contains four short novels. 1. 'Donahogawa", A story of pilgrims crossing the Atlantic in 1626. 2. "If You Meet the Buddha I Don't Know What to Tell You", A slapstick comedy... More > about a mental patient who is mistaken for a Buddhist Monk. 3. "Six Wagons to Laramie", A short western novel about a wagon train on the Oregon Trail. 4. "The Quest", An Ice Age Fantasy.< Less
Donehogawa By Burr Cook
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A short novel about a small group of men and boys who sail from Plymouth England and land near Cape Cod. They are all fleeing from perceived danger and have no plan to return. They meet with... More > adventure among the Pilgrims and the Native Americans of New England.< Less
Final Combat: Ardennes By Bennett P. Lacy
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This is a set of 12 WWII skirmish scenarios that covers the period during the last great German offensive in the west, December 16–26, 1944. It will take you from the defense of the Elsenborn... More > Ridge through the siege at Bastogne.< Less
Final Combat: Ardennes By Bennett P. Lacy
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This is a set of 12 WWII skirmish scenarios that covers the period during the last great German offensive in the west, December 16–26, 1944. It will take you from the defense of the Elsenborn... More > Ridge through the siege at Bastogne.< Less
COMPENDIVM MALEFICARVM By FRANCISCVM MARIAM GVACCIVM
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This Book is in Latin; Facsimile of 1626 Edition; Hardcover Cloth Bound with Dust Jacket; The Compendium Maleficarum is a witch-hunter's manual written in Latin by Francesco Maria Guazzo, and... More > published originally in Milan, Italy in 1608. This is the 1626 Publication. It was widely regarded among contemporaries as the authoritative manuscript on Witchcraft, and discusses witches’ pacts with the devil, and detailed descriptions of witches’ powers and poisons. It also contains Guazzo's classification of demons, based on a previous work by Michael Psellus.< Less
Wiltshire: The Topographical Collections of John Aubrey By John Aubrey, John Edward Jackson
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John Aubrey (1626–1697) was an English antiquary and writer. During the period 1659 to 1670 he travelled throughout the county of Wiltshire documenting the buildings and the people. This book... More > is a photographic reproduction of the edition published in 1862 by J. E. Jackson. It contains Aubreys notes and drawings along with numerous corrections and additions by Jackson. ISBN 978-095490188-2< Less
Wiltshire: The Topographical Collections of John Aubrey By John Aubrey, John Edward Jackson
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John Aubrey (1626–1697) was an English antiquary and writer. During the period 1659 to 1670 he travelled throughout the county of Wiltshire documenting the buildings and the people. This book... More > is a photographic reproduction of the edition published in 1862 by J. E. Jackson. It contains Aubreys notes and drawings along with numerous corrections and additions by Jackson. ISBN 978-095490188-2< Less
Francis Bacon Series: The Advancement of Learning By Francis Bacon
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In The Advancement of Learning, Francis Bacon has argued that the only knowledge of importance was that which could be discovered by observation- 'empirical' knowledge rooted in the natural world. He... More > championed the idea of state funding for experimental science and the creation of an encyclopedia. In Novum Organum (1620), he redefined the task of natural science, as a way of increasing human power over nature, and in The New Atlantis (1626), describing a utopian state exploiting scientific knowledge. The expression "Knowledge is power" is his. In 1621 Bacon was evicted from office for taking a bribe and died four years later after catching a cold while stuffing a chicken with snow in an early experiment in refrigeration.< Less
Classic Readers: The Advancement of Learning By Francis Bacon
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The Advancement of Learning by Francis Bacon is one of the most memorable work written by the master. The ideas given by the author really revolutionized the concept of learning. Before Bacon,... More > 'learning' largely meant memorizing the classics, especially Aristotle, and acceding to every dictat of established religion. In The Advancement of Learning, he argued that the only knowledge of importance was that which could be discovered by observation- 'empirical' knowledge rooted in the natural world. He championed the idea of state funding for experimental science and the creation of an encyclopedia. In Novum Organum (1620), he redefined the task of natural science, as a way of increasing human power over nature, and in The New Atlantis (1626), describing a utopian state exploiting scientific knowledge. The expression "Knowledge is power" is his. In 1621 Bacon was evicted from office for taking a bribe and died four years later< Less