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The Huge Hunter or, The Steam Man of the Prairies By Edward Ellis
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Edward S. Ellis' 1869 novel has been called the first 'edisonade' - that is, a tale of an entrepreneurial young US inventor, whose marvelous steam man gets him into, and out of, adversity. Fighting... More > Indians. Hunting for gold. (This isn't your grandfather's steampunk. It's your great-grandfather's steampunk.) This book is a BETA version. I'm hoping to correct the text against an early edition at some point. As it stands, it is based on somewhat uncertain web sources.< Less
The Huge Hunter or, The Steam Man of the Prairies By Edward Ellis
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Edward S. Ellis' 1869 novel has been called the first 'edisonade' - that is, a tale of an entrepreneurial young US inventor, whose marvelous steam man gets him into, and out of, adversity. Fighting... More > Indians. Hunting for gold. (This isn't your grandfather's steampunk. It's your great-grandfather's steampunk.) This book is a BETA version. I'm hoping to correct the text against an early edition at some point. As it stands, it is based on somewhat uncertain web sources.< Less
Thomas Jefferson - A Character Sketch - with Genealogy By Edward Ellis
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A History of Jefferson's Life, with anecdotes, and an extensive genealogy.
Memorial Of John Harvard By George Edward Ellis
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Who was John Harvard? Why would he and his wife, Ann, leave what was to be a privileged life in England to which a Cambridge graduate was likely destined? This small volume affords some... More > rather salient insights into his life and personal philosophy gained in studies at Emmanuel College, as told by George E. Ellis, LL.D. at the unveiling of the John Harvard statue, 1884.< Less
Memorial Of John Harvard By George Edward Ellis
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Who was John Harvard? Why would he and his wife, Ann, leave what was to be a privileged life in England to which a Cambridge graduate was likely destined? This small volume affords some... More > rather salient insights into his life and personal philosophy gained in studies at Emmanuel College, as told by George E. Ellis, LL.D. at the unveiling of the John Harvard statue, 1884.< Less
Across Texas By Edward Sylvester Ellis
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Among the Esquimaux (Illustrated) By Edward S. Ellis
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This is the illustrated version of Among the Esquimaux by Edward S. Ellis. “The voyage of the "Nautilus" was uneventful until she was far to the northward in Baffin Bay. It was long... More > after leaving St. John that our friends saw their first iceberg. They should have seen them before, as Captain McAlpine explained, for, as you well know, those mountains of ice often cross the path of the Atlantic steamers, and more than once have endangered our great ocean greyhounds. No doubt numbers of them were drifting southward, gradually dissolving as they neared the equator, but it so happened that the "Nautilus" steered clear of them until many degrees to the north.”< Less
The Campers Out The Right Path and the Wrong By Edward Sylvester Ellis
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The Boy Patrol on Guard By Edward Sylvester Ellis
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The Huge Hunter; Or, The Steam Man of the Prairies By Edward Sylvester Ellis
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The Steam Man of the Prairies by Edward S. Ellis was the first U.S. science fiction dime novel and archetype of the Frank Reade series. It is one of the earliest examples of the so-called... More > "Edisonade" genre. Ellis was a prolific 19th century author best known as a historian and biographer and a source of early heroic frontier tales in the style of James Fenimore Cooper. This novel may be inspired by the steam powered invention of Zadoc Dederick. The original novel was reissued six times from 1868 to 1904. A copy of the first 1868 printing with its cover intact is owned by the Rosenbach Museum and Library, Philadelphia The first novel starts with Ethan Hopkins and Mickey McSquizzle-a "Yankee" and an "Irishman"-encounter a colossal, steam-powered man in the American prairies. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Steam_Man_of_the_Prairies Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book.< Less