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The Diaries of Sir Ernest Satow, British Envoy in Peking (1900-06) - Volume Two By Ian Ruxton (ed.)
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The Peking (Beijing) diaries (1900-06) of the great Victorian-Edwardian diplomat Sir Ernest Satow, published for the first time ever on lulu.com, by permission of the National Archives (UK) on behalf... More > of the Controller of Her Majesty's Stationery Office. Satow was Britain's top diplomat in China when he wrote this journal, as he called it. He replaced Sir Claude MacDonald after the Siege of the Peking Legations which occurred during the Boxer Rebellion in 1900, and he observed the Russo-Japanese War (1904-05) from Peking. Volume Two of two volumes (total 812 paperback pages). 392 pages in this volume, which includes many footnotes and the index of names for both volumes. Also sold on all amazon websites. Library of Congress Control No.: 2007369370< Less
The Casebook of Sherlock Holmes By arthur conan Doyle
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The case book of Sherlock Holmes, has twelve stories of the adventures of Holmes and Watson, mostly in their later years. The stories were published in different magazines at different times and were... More > later compiled in the The Case-Book of Sherlock Holmes in 1927.The Casebook of Sherlock Holmes" "T he Casebook of Sherlock Holmes" is a collection of twelve short stories written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and published in 1927, three years before his death. They are the last stories recounting the adventures of the brilliant, enigmatic detective, Sherlock Holmes and his friend Dr, Watson. Extremely popular in Victorian and Edwardian England, these crime mysteries have remained popular throughout successive generations and Sherlock Holmes himself is perhaps the most famous of all fictional detectives. In total, Conan Doyle wrote four novels and fifty- six short stories featuring Sherlock Holmes In this, the final collection of Sherlock Holmes adventures,< Less
Through the Baltic Looking-Glass By Lara Biyuts
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Steampunk. Edwardian mystery. The novel is set in Europe in 1912. The main personage and narrator Oscar Maria Graf is an observant globe-trotter and younger contemporary of Oscar Wilde. A... More > Stenbock-like figure, by his origin and his dabbling in literature, Oscar Graf is much hotter, more active and pragmatic than Eric Stenbock (1860-1895) whose friend he used to be in virtue of his living in London. The series of his adventures in the fictional island in the Mediterranean Sea ends when he receives a message from his homeland in the fictional Baltic country Nyomanland. In the message, his cousin asks him to come because the cousin’s mother disappeared and something is wrong at the household. The historical “Through the Baltic Looking-Glass” has been self-published in a series of 9 books, earlier this year.< Less
Q's Historical Legacy - VI - Tales of Ardevora I By N. P. Cooper
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Now surpassed in fame as a writer by his daughter's best friend, Daphne du Maurier, Sir Arthur Quiller-Couch was the pre-eminent Cornish writer of Victorian and Edwardian times and founder of the... More > school of English Literature at Cambridge University. He is of particular interest since his fiction was very often based on factual events which have now passed from memory. This volume, the sixth in the series, contains Q’s retelling of the adventures of two St. Ives fishermen who were imprisoned by Napoleon for 10 years together with their diaries and an introduction by, the Cornish fishing magnate, Sir Edward Hain who retraced their 1200 mile march on the eve of the outbreak of the First World War. The diaries also cast a fascinating light on now, almost, forgotten events such as the arrival in Cornwall of refugees from the Portuguese civil war, electoral scandals and bribery in Cornwall, storms and shipwrecks.< Less
The Man Who Was Thursday: A Nightmare (1908) By Gilbert Keith Chesterton
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In Edwardian era London, Gabriel Syme is recruited at Scotland Yard to a secret anti-anarchist police corps. Lucian Gregory, an anarchistic poet, lives in the suburb of Saffron Park. Syme meets him... More > at a party and they debate the meaning of poetry. Gregory argues that revolt is the basis of poetry. Syme demurs, insisting the essence of poetry is not revolution but law. He antagonises Gregory by asserting that the most poetical of human creations is the timetable for the London Underground. He suggests Gregory isn't really serious about anarchism, which so irritates Gregory that he takes Syme to an underground anarchist meeting place, revealing his public endorsement of anarchy is a ruse to make him seem harmless, when in fact he is an influential member of the local chapter of the European anarchist council.< Less
All Things Considered (Hardcover) By G. K. Chesterton
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This complete edition of All Things Considered by G.K. Chesterton sees the author show off his critical wit and poise with considerable aplomb. The topics herein range between discussions on human... More > nature and behaviour, to the contemporary affairs which enveloped Edwardian Britain, and even to the practice of chasing one’s hat. Ponderings on a scientific theme, together with discussions on Chesterton's favourite topic of religion. In all, these torrents and barbs offer the reader both entertainment and pause for thought. All Things Considered is a collection of highlights from various magazines Chesterton wrote in during the early 20th century. The skillful display of paradox in his pointed arguments for faith make for provocative reading. Characterized by the author’s easily digestible and plainly written style, the works of G.K. Chesterton have generally aged well in the modern day, being both literate and straightforward in style.< Less
Finding Dorothy: A Biography of Dorothy Gibson By Randy Bryan Bigham
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Edwardian cover girl and silent screen star Dorothy Gibson survived the Titanic, a disastrous marriage, even the horrors of a World War II concentration camp, but history didn’t spare her.... More > Randy Bryan Bigham reclaims the story of a life forgotten. Finding Dorothy, the first biography of model and actress Dorothy Gibson (1889-1946), provides an analysis of her work as the muse of artist Harrison Fisher, and offers a critique of her brief but successful career as one of the first leading ladies in American silent cinema. Dorothy Gibson’s experiences in the 1912 sinking of the Titanic are related in detail as is the making of Saved From the Titanic, the first motion picture produced about the disaster, in which Dorothy herself starred. 6x9 Hardcover | Dust Jacket 179 pp, 84 ill. First Published 2005 New Edition Released 2012 Revised Edition Printed 2014< Less
Crossley Hospital East - The Rise and Fall of a Sanatorium [Paperback Edition] By Daniel Clark
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Before being redeveloped in 2006, Crossley Hospital East lay empty and decaying for twenty-five years in the solitary woodland of Delamere in Cheshire, UK. Opened in 1905, the Edwardian hospital... More > began life as a tuberculosis sanatorium, however its history tells a story of role changes and premature closures. Abandoned for twenty-five years between 1991 and 2006, Crossley Hospital East stood silenced – hidden away from the world. This book is a collective photographic documentary of the downfall of Crossley Hospital East. Daniel Clark’s photographs convey a profound feeling of sorrow and loss as the hospital begins a new chapter in its life. Features over one hundred high quality colour and monochrome photographs as well as a short history of the hospital.< Less
Crossley Hospital East - The Rise and Fall of a Sanatorium By Daniel Clark
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Before being redeveloped in 2006, Crossley Hospital East lay empty and decaying for twenty-five years in the solitary woodland of Delamere in Cheshire, UK. Opened in 1905, the Edwardian hospital... More > began life as a tuberculosis sanatorium, however its history tells a story of role changes and premature closures. Abandoned for twenty-five years between 1991 and 2006, Crossley Hospital East stood silenced – hidden away from the world. This book is a collective photographic documentary of the downfall of Crossley Hospital East. Daniel Clark’s photographs convey a profound feeling of sorrow and loss as the hospital begins a new chapter in its life. Features over one hundred high quality colour and monochrome photographs as well as a short history of the hospital.< Less
John Sargent Paintings By Daniel Coenn
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John Singer Sargent was an American artist, considered the "leading portrait painter of his generation" for his evocations of Edwardian era luxury. During his career, he created roughly 900... More > oil paintings and more than 2,000 watercolors, as well as countless sketches and charcoal drawings. His oeuvre documents worldwide travel, from Venice to the Tyrol, Corfu, the Middle East, Montana, Maine, and Florida. From the beginning his work was characterized by remarkable technical facility, particularly in his ability to draw with a brush, which in later years inspired admiration as well as criticism for a supposed superficiality. His commissioned works were consistent with the grand manner of portraiture, while his informal studies and landscape paintings displayed a familiarity with Impressionism. In later life Sargent expressed ambivalence about the restrictions of formal portrait work, and devoted much of his energy to mural painting and working en plain air.< Less

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