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Wanderings in South America By Charles Waterton
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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: Charles Waterton (3 June 1782 – 27 May 1865) was an English... More > naturalist and explorer. He is best known as a pioneering conservationist.Waterton was of a Roman Catholic landed gentry family descended from Reiner de Waterton. His ancestry is alleged to include eight saints: Vladimir the Great, Saint Anna of Russia, the Holy Martyrs Boris and Gleb, Saint Stephen of Hungary, Saint Margaret of Scotland and Saint Mathilde together with Saint Thomas More, Humbert III of Savoy and several European royal families.He was a descendant of Ailric, King's Thane to Edward the Confessor, who held Cawthorne and much of South Yorkshire before the Norman Conquest. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charles_Waterton< Less
Voyage A Cayenne, dans les deux Ameriques et chez les anthropophages (Vol. 2 de 2) [French] By Louis Ange Pitou
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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: Louis Ange Pitou est un contre-révolutionnaire... More > français né à Valainville (commune de Moléans) à 5 km de Châteaudun, le 2 avril 1767, mort à Paris le 8 mai 1846.Sous l'Ancien Régime il devint séminariste malgré lui.Lorsque la Révolution éclate en 1789, Ange Pitou en profite pour s'émanciper et devenir journaliste au Journal général de la cour et de la ville. Il se fait remarquer par des brochures en faveur de Thomas de Mahy de Favras. Le 10 juin 1790, il est appelé aux Tuileries, où Marie-Antoinette d'Autriche le félicite pour sa fidélité envers le roi. Elle lui fait présent de son portrait en miniature et d'une somme d'argent. Conquis par la reine, Louis Ange Pitou va désormais consacrer sa vie à la défense de la monarchie. Excerpt from: https://fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Louis_Ange_Pitou< Less

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