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The Craniology of Pygmies By Louis Abey-Koch
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An innocent boy from rural and remote Australia is sent away at nine for his education at the hands of the Jesuits. The memoir is set in 60s in Melbourne and describes his progressive ruination at... More > their hands. This is an unusual 'autobiography' in that the subject dies.< Less
Deep Water Or Two Tooth And The Pygmy By Michael Skelly
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This a story, a fiction about two very different whales, a Narwhal and a Pygmy Sperm Whale. It is the story of the North Atlantic from the Bahamas to Svalbard and is for older teenagers or adults... More > with an interest in the environment, ecology and the drama of the natural world.< Less
Deep Water Or Two Tooth And The Pygmy By Michael Skelly
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This a story, a fiction about two very different whales, a Narwhal and a Pygmy Sperm Whale. It is the story of the North Atlantic from the Bahamas to Svalbard and is for older teenagers or adults... More > with an interest in the environment, ecology and the drama of the natural world.< Less
PYGMIES & PAPUANS The Natives of Dutch New Guinea By A. F. R. Wollaston
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This volume is a document of science, of courage, of exploration and first contact. It is an intimate personal account of a world that is on the brink of extinction. Dr. A.F.R. Wollaston was a... More > graduate of Cambridge University before the turn of the twentieth Century. He was a naturalist of the highest caliber, and carried a desire to study the fauna of New Guinea. Setting out in 1910, "We left Singapore on November 26th, and as we passed through the narrow Riou Straits we saw the remains of the French mail steamer La Seyne, which had been wrecked there with appalling loss of life only a few days earlier. It was believed that scores of persons were devoured by sharks within a few minutes of the accident happening..." Thus begins the exciting story of one of the great scientific expeditions to a land which is even now considered largely unknown and unreached. Open this book and discover for yourself the wild, tropical island world of New Guinea as Dr. Wollaston found it.< Less
Volume 7413, Yeguas Reservoir --- Yellow-capped pygmy-parrot By Print Wikipedia
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Volume 7413, Yeguas Reservoir---Yellow-capped pygmy-parrot Print Wikipedia is a both a utilitarian visualization of the largest accumulation of human knowledge and a poetic gesture towards the... More > inhuman scale of big data. Michael Mandberg wrote software that parses the entirety of the English-language Wikipedia database and programmatically lays out nearly 7500 volumes, complete with covers, and then uploads them to Lulu.com for print-on-demand. Print Wikipedia draws attention to the sheer size of the encyclopedia's content and the impossibility of rendering Wikipedia as a material object in fixed form: Once a volume is printed it is already out of date. It is also a work of found poetry built on what is likely the largest appropriation ever made. As we become increasingly more dependent on information and source material on the Internet today, Mandiberg explores the accessibility of its vastness.< Less
Volume 7414, Yellow-capped Pygmy Parrot --- Yellow Pack By Print Wikipedia
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Volume 7414, Yellow-capped Pygmy Parrot---Yellow Pack Print Wikipedia is a both a utilitarian visualization of the largest accumulation of human knowledge and a poetic gesture towards the inhuman... More > scale of big data. Michael Mandberg wrote software that parses the entirety of the English-language Wikipedia database and programmatically lays out nearly 7500 volumes, complete with covers, and then uploads them to Lulu.com for print-on-demand. Print Wikipedia draws attention to the sheer size of the encyclopedia's content and the impossibility of rendering Wikipedia as a material object in fixed form: Once a volume is printed it is already out of date. It is also a work of found poetry built on what is likely the largest appropriation ever made. As we become increasingly more dependent on information and source material on the Internet today, Mandiberg explores the accessibility of its vastness.< Less
WILDLIFE UNDER THE EQUATOR By Paul Du Chaillu
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Paul Du Chaillu was the first Westerner to see a live gorilla on his journey through equatorial Africa. Exciting and educational reading for children who love adventure and wildlife.
Tanglewood Tales By Nathaniel Hawthorne
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In the old city of Trœzene, at the foot of a lofty mountain, there lived, a very long time ago, a little boy named Theseus. His grandfather, King Pittheus, was the sovereign of that country,... More > and was reckoned a very wise man; so that Theseus, being brought up in the royal palace, and being naturally a bright lad, could hardly fail of profiting by the old king's instructions. His mother's name was Æthra. As for his father, the boy had never seen him. But, from his earliest remembrance, Æthra used to go with little Theseus into a wood, and sit down upon a moss-grown rock, which was deeply sunken into the earth. Here she often talked with her son about his father, and said that he was called Ægeus, and that he was a great king, and ruled over Attica, and dwelt at Athens, which was as famous a city as any in the world. Theseus was very fond of hearing about King Ægeus, and often asked his good mother Æthra why he did not come and live with them at Trœzene.< Less
Tanglewood Tales By Nathaniel Hawthorne
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In the old city of Trœzene, at the foot of a lofty mountain, there lived, a very long time ago, a little boy named Theseus. His grandfather, King Pittheus, was the sovereign of that country,... More > and was reckoned a very wise man; so that Theseus, being brought up in the royal palace, and being naturally a bright lad, could hardly fail of profiting by the old king's instructions. His mother's name was Æthra. As for his father, the boy had never seen him. But, from his earliest remembrance, Æthra used to go with little Theseus into a wood, and sit down upon a moss-grown rock, which was deeply sunken into the earth. Here she often talked with her son about his father, and said that he was called Ægeus, and that he was a great king, and ruled over Attica, and dwelt at Athens, which was as famous a city as any in the world. Theseus was very fond of hearing about King Ægeus, and often asked his good mother Æthra why he did not come and live with them at Trœzene.< Less
THE COUNTRY OF THE DWARFS By Paul Du Chaillu
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Paul B. Du Chaillu, well known anthropologist, became world famous as the first outsider to confirm the existence of the Pygmy People and gorillas in Africa. Red the exciting story of his expedition... More > to Africa...adventure for every young reader.< Less

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Birth Log Book Birth Log Book By Emily Rumsey
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