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Postby Té Rowan » Thu Oct 16, 2014 2:01 pm

http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/34316 — “Anglo-Saxon Primer” by Henry Sweet
http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/18251 — “Latin for Beginners” by B.L. D’Ooge
http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/24829 — “The Uses of Italic” by F.W. Hamilton.
http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/47126 — “Why We Punctuate” by William Livingston Klein.
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Postby Té Rowan » Sun May 31, 2015 6:33 am

http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/49070 — “Nuclear Clocks” (about radiocarbon dating and stuff like that)
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Postby Té Rowan » Fri Aug 14, 2015 3:59 pm

http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/49692 — “An Outline of the Phonology and Morphology of Old Provençal” by C. H. Grandgent
http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/35900 — “The River-Names of Europe” by Robert Ferguson
http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/18223 — “The Essence of Buddhism” by E. M. Bowden (1922)
http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/46038 — “Shinto” by William George Astom (1905)
http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/41406 — “Paper-Bag Cookery” by Vera Countess Serkoff
http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/48695 — “The Stag Cook Book” by Carroll Mac Sheridan
http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/16058 — “Occult Chemistry” by Annie Besant and Charles W. Leadbeater
http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/49289 — “Scientific Romances” by Charles Howard Hinton
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Postby Té Rowan » Wed Jan 20, 2016 10:04 am

http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/1222 — “Cobb’s Anatomy” by Irwin S. Cobb
http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/13128 — “Corea, or Cho-sen” by A. H. Savage-Landor
http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/46039 — “Dynamite Stories” by Hudson Maxim
http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/47371 — “First Lessons in the Maori Language” by W. L. Williams
http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/50963 — “Future Development of Japanese Dwelling Houses” (MArch thesis)
http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/23186 — “The Handbook to English Heraldry” by Charles Boutell
http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/49037 — “Health Service Support in NBC Environment” (US Army FM 4-02.7)
http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/42628 — “Poachers and Poaching” by John Watson
http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/50938 — “Sign Talk” by Ernest Thompson Sedon
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Postby Neko- » Wed Jan 20, 2016 10:13 am

There's bound to be some relevant background info for stories in there... but the scope of topics is really wide :)
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Re: E-books that might be of interest to others

Postby Té Rowan » Wed Jan 20, 2016 9:59 pm

I certainly have no idea where somebody’s next story idea will come from.

You might want to scour these for more:

http://www.gutenberg.org/browse/recent/last30 — Project Gutenberg, last month.
http://onlinebooks.library.upenn.edu/ — UoPenn’s list of online books.
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Postby Té Rowan » Fri Jan 22, 2016 12:59 pm

http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/12096 — “Bushido: The Soul of Japan” by Inazo Nitobé (1904)
http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/43042 — “The Expert Maid-Servant” by Christine Terhune Merrick (1904)
http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/22784 — “On Laboratory Arts” by Richard Threlfall (1898)
http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/46707 — “The Nurserymatograph” by A Lawyer (1921)
http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/14377 — “The Queene-Like Closet” by Hannah Woolley (1672)
http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/6935 — “The Radio Amateur’s hand Book” by A. Frederick Collins (1922)
http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/26184 — “Simple Sabotage Field Manual” by the Office of Strategic Services (1944)

http://www.sacred-texts.com/bud/tea.htm — “The Book of Tea” by Kakuzo Okakura
http://www.luminarium.org/renascence-ed ... index.html — “The Compleat Angler” by Izaak Walton
http://www.luminarium.org/renascence-ed ... rners.html — “A tretyse of fysshynge wyth an Angle”

http://www.baen.com/library/ — The Baen Free Library
http://www.sacred-texts.com/ — Sacred Texts

Later additions:

http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/51002 — “Korean Folk Tales”
http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/51038 — “Of Ghostes and Spirites, Walking by Night” by Lewes Laveterus
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Postby Té Rowan » Wed Jan 27, 2016 1:46 pm

Big dump this time, since I happened to be looking for something to read. They are from a local list of ca. 1300 titles, same list that the previous dumps came from.

A few books pulled off my ‘Household’ shelf:

http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/10136 — “The Book of Household Management” by Isabella Beeton (1861)
http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/43370 — “Candy-Making at Home” by Mary M. Wright (1915)
http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/29084 — “The Cook and Housekeeper’s … Dictionary” by Mary Eaton (1823)
http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/49202 — “The Expert Waitress” by Anna Frances Springsteed (1894)
http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/48753 — “Ten Acres Enough” by Edmund Morris (1866)
http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/13923 — “The White House Cook Book” by Gillette and Ziemann (1877)

Travel books:

http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/34615 — “Alaska” by Ella Higginson (1908)
http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/33038 — “Glimpses of Scandinavia and Russia” by Maturin M. Ballou (1887)
http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/44720 — “Packing and Portaging” by Dillon Wallace (1912)
http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/13325 — “Sketches of the Natural History of Ceylon” by J. Emerson Tennent (1861)
http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/41751 — “Travels in Central Asia” by Arminius Vámbéry (1863)

Books on religion:

http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/39106 — “Creation Myths of Primitive America” by Jeremiah Curtin (1898)
http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/46038 — “Shinto” by William George Aston (1905)
http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/38600 — “The World’s Sixteen Crucified Saviors” by Kersey Graves

Books on language(s):

http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/22228 — “Alphabetical Vocabularies of the Clallum and Lummi” by George Gibbs (1863)
http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/34179 — “A Cursory History of Swearing” by Julian Sharman (1884)
http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/47371 — “First Lessons in the Maori Language” by W. L. Williams (1862)
http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/25212 — “A Glossary of Provincial Words and Phrases in use in Somersetshire” by W. P. Williams (1873)
http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/45809 — “A Glossary of Words used in the County of Wiltshire” by Dartnell and Goddard (1893)
http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/26000 — “The Sailor’s Word-Book” by W. H. Smyth (1867)

Finally, some history:

http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/1150 — “The Danish History” by Saxo Grammaticus
http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/30665 — “Gossip in the First Decade of Queen Victoria’s Reign” by John Ashton (1903)
http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/25717 — “History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire” by Edward Gibbon (1845)
http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/46455 — “Life on a Mediaeval Barony” by William Stearns Davis (1922)
http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/4671 — “The Story of the Pony Express” by Glenn D. Bradley
http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/16927 — “Tacitus: The Histories” by W. Hamilton Fyfe (1912)
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Re: E-books that might be of interest to others

Postby Spica75 » Wed Jan 27, 2016 6:36 pm

by Isabella Beeton
by Mary Eaton

Nice, rhymes. :mrgreen:

And a cookbook by miss Eat on? :D


And lots of interesting books you´re finding.
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Re: E-books that might be of interest to others

Postby Té Rowan » Thu Jan 28, 2016 5:24 pm

Spica75 wrote:And a cookbook by miss Eat on?


Sadly, there is nothing in it that I can find on nyotaimori.

Anyway, a few from the ‘Stories’ shelf…

http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/711 — “Allan Quatermain” by H. Rider Haggard.
http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/2166 — “King Slomon’s Mines” by H. Rider Haggard. (1907)
http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/32994 — “The Marvelous Exploits of Paul Bunyan” by W. B. Laughead. (1922)
http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/44074 — “Meccania, the Super-State” by Owen Gregory (1918)
http://www.sacred-texts.com/cla/luc/true/index.htm — “A True Story” by Lucian of Samosata. Oldest known SF?
http://www.sacred-texts.com/ring/two/index.htm — “The Worm Ouroboros” by E. R. Eddington (1922)
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Postby Té Rowan » Sun Apr 10, 2016 5:39 pm

http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/51708 — A few fairy tales penned by Lev Tolstoi.
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Re: E-books that might be of interest to others

Postby Té Rowan » Fri Apr 15, 2016 2:05 pm

http://www.bartleby.com/116/index.html — “The King’s English” by H.W. Fowler (1908). Yep, one more style guide.
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Re: E-books that might be of interest to others

Postby Té Rowan » Sun Aug 21, 2016 8:47 pm

A few ebooks related to the USN:
At Close Quarters — PT Boats in the US Navy
Beans, Bullets and Black Oil — The Story of Fleet Logistics Afloat in the Pacific During World War II
Gray Steel and Black Oil — Fast Tankers and Replenishment at Sea in the U.S. Navy, 1912-1995
Handbook of Damage Control (Best DC Practices in WW2)
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Re: E-books that might be of interest to others

Postby Té Rowan » Sat Sep 24, 2016 7:59 am

http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/53117 — Motion Picture Directing

http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/53135 — Views of the Halifax Catastrophe
Pictures taken after the French steamer Mont Blanc blew up in December 1917.
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Re: E-books that might be of interest to others

Postby Té Rowan » Sun Sep 25, 2016 9:43 am

This book – http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/53139 – is entirely about the care and feeding of steam boilers, whether stationary, marine or locomotive.
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