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Australia Twice Traversed The Romance of Exploration, Being a Narrative Compiled from the Journals of Five Exploring Expeditions into and Through Central South Australia and Western Australia, from 1872 to 1876 By Ernest Giles
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: William Ernest Powell Giles (20 July 1835 – 13 November... More > 1897), best known as Ernest Giles, was an Australian explorer who led five major expeditions in central Australia.Ernest Giles was born in Bristol, England, son of William Giles, a merchant, and Jane Elizabeth, née Powell. Giles was educated at Christ's Hospital school, Newgate, London. In 1850, at the age of 15, he emigrated to Australia, joining his parents, and took up residence in Adelaide, South Australia. In 1852 Giles went to the Victorian goldfields, then became a clerk at the Post Office in Melbourne, and later at the County Court. Soon tiring of town life Giles went to the back country and obtained valuable experience as a bushman. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ernest_Giles< Less
Diamonds : The Rush Of '72 By Sam North
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When two Kentucky prospectors, John Slack and Philip Arnold arrived penniless and near starving in San Francisco to deposit raw 'American' diamonds in the Bank of California, it caused quite a stir.... More > Rumors flew across the city. This was going to be bigger than Kimberley and everyone wanted a piece of the action. But Slack and Arnold would be hard men to woo. This is a true story of the American West. What begins as a trickle in the Colorado mountains would grow into the great diamond rush of 1872 and ruin the lives of almost everyone it touched. --- 'Just when you think you know what's going to happen next, there's another surprise. This book is a marvel'. Johnny Dixon Frem< Less
Diamonds - The Rush of '72 By Sam North
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When two Kentucky prospectors, John Slack and Philip Arnold arrived penniless and near starving in San Francisco to deposit raw 'American' diamonds in the Bank of California, it caused quite a stir.... More > Rumors flew across the city. This was going to be bigger than Kimberley and everyone wanted a piece of the action. But Slack and Arnold would be hard men to woo. This is a true story. What begins as a trickle in the Colorado mountains would grow into the great rush of 1872 and ruin the lives of almost everyone it touched. 'Just when you think you know what's going to happen next, there's another surprise. This book is a marvel'. Johnny Dixon Frem< Less
Diamonds - The Rush of '72 By Sam North
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When two Kentucky prospectors, John Slack and Philip Arnold arrived penniless and near starving in San Francisco to deposit raw 'American' diamonds in the Bank of California, it caused quite a stir.... More > Rumors flew across the city. This was going to be bigger than Kimberley and everyone wanted a piece of the action. But Slack and Arnold would be hard men to woo. This is a true story of the American West. What begins as a trickle in the Colorado mountains would grow into the great rush of 1872 and ruin the lives of almost everyone it touched. 'Just when you think you know what's going to happen next, there's another surprise. This book is a marvel'. Johnny Dixon Frem< Less
Personal Recollections, from Early Life to Old Age, of Mary Somerville By Mary Somerville
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Mary Fairfax Somerville (26 December 1780 – 29 November... More > 1872) was a Scottish science writer and polymath. She studied mathematics and astronomy, and was nominated to be jointly the first female member of the Royal Astronomical Society at the same time as Caroline Herschel.When John Stuart Mill, the British philosopher and economist, organised a massive petition to Parliament to give women the right to vote, he had Mary put her signature first on the petition.When she died in 1872, Mary Somerville was hailed by The London Post as 'The Queen of Nineteenth-Century Science' She was the daughter of Vice-Admiral Sir William George Fairfax (scion of a distinguished family of Fairfaxes), and was related to several prominent Scottish houses through her mother. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mary_Somerville< Less
Sara Crewe; Or, What Happened at Miss Minchin's Boarding School By Frances Hodgson Burnett
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Frances Eliza Hodgson Burnett (24 November 1849 – 29... More > October 1924) was an English-American novelist and playwright. She is best known for the three children's novels Little Lord Fauntleroy (published in 1885–1886), A Little Princess (1905), and The Secret Garden (1911).Frances Eliza Hodgson was born in Cheetham, England. After her father died in 1852, the family fell on straitened circumstances and in 1865 immigrated to the United States, settling near Knoxville, Tennessee. There Frances began writing to help earn money for the family, publishing stories in magazines from the age of 19. In 1870 her mother died, and in 1872 Frances married Swan Burnett, who became a medical doctor. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Frances_Hodgson_Burnett< Less
The Odd Women By George Gissing
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The Odd Women by George Gissing, explores the idea of all the “Odd Women” of Victorian England, those women left over after all the more marriageable people have been paired off. Some of... More > the characters – particularly Rhoda Nunn and Mary Barfoot embrace their status as single independent women and in them Gissing rather satirises the “New Women” of the 1890’s. As the novel opens in 1872 the Madden sisters are living in their Somerset home with their widowed father, their lives are quiet and seemingly idyllic. Although not hugely wealthy their father is comfortable and will be able to provide well for his daughters, although his projected fifteen more years of work is cut tragically short by his sudden death. His daughters are left to fend for themselves in the world. Fifteen years later and their fortunes are very different, the two elder sisters Alice and Virginia are in London, living in grim lodgings, in between positions as a governess and companion, their lives are hard.< Less
A Little Princess Being the whole story of Sara Crewe now told for the first time By Frances Hodgson Burnett
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Frances Eliza Hodgson Burnett (24 November 1849 – 29... More > October 1924) was an English-American novelist and playwright. She is best known for the three children's novels Little Lord Fauntleroy (published in 1885–1886), A Little Princess (1905), and The Secret Garden (1911).Frances Eliza Hodgson was born in Cheetham, England. After her father died in 1852, the family fell on straitened circumstances and in 1865 immigrated to the United States, settling near Knoxville, Tennessee. There Frances began writing to help earn money for the family, publishing stories in magazines from the age of 19. In 1870 her mother died, and in 1872 Frances married Swan Burnett, who became a medical doctor. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Frances_Hodgson_Burnett< Less
About Ireland (Illustrated) By E. Lynn Linton
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Elizabeth nee Lynn Linton was a British novelist, essayist, and journalist. She arrived in London in 1845 as the protege of poet Walter Savage Landor. In the following year she produced her first... More > novel, Azeth. Her most successful works were The True History of Joshua Davidson (1872) and Patricia Kemball (1874).< Less
Oera Linda By Wiliam R. Sandbach
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The Oera Linda Book, known in Frisian as Thet Oera Linda Bok, came to light in 1867 when Cornelis Over de Linden (1811–1874) handed the manuscript, claimed to have been kept in the Over de... More > Linden family for generations, over to Eelco Verwijs (1830–1880), the provincial librarian of Friesland, for translation and publication. Verwijs rejected the manuscript, but in 1872 Dr. Jan Gerhardus Ottema (1804–1879), a prominent member of the Frisian Society for History and Culture, published a Dutch translation. The book was subsequently translated into English by William Sandbach in 1876, and published by Trübner & Co. of London.< Less

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