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by LectorRecitator
January 26th, 2020, 9:16 pm
Forum: Suggestions, Comments, News & Discussion
Topic: In Memoriam
Replies: 49
Views: 9256

Re: In Memoriam

This is tragic, I am sincerely saddened. I was slightly acquainted with Ms. Thomas.

She was the first user to adopt a suggestion of mine—Wendel's History Of Egypt—adopting afterwards some more.

My sincere condolences to her family.
by LectorRecitator
January 26th, 2020, 12:43 pm
Forum: Book Suggestions
Topic: History Of Chemistry (8 Titles) [Chemistry]
Replies: 0
Views: 30

History Of Chemistry (8 Titles) [Chemistry]

The Story Of Chemistry (1889) by Picton, Harold Williams (1867–1956) ℹ️ "I AM pleased to be asked to introduce this little book to the notice of the English public. The author has, in my opinion, told his story brightly and truly, and in a way to interest those who have some knowledge of our scienc...
by LectorRecitator
January 19th, 2020, 11:26 am
Forum: Book Suggestions
Topic: History Of Freedom Of Thought (3 Titles) [Philosophy, Religious Studies & Theology]
Replies: 0
Views: 87

History Of Freedom Of Thought (3 Titles) [Philosophy, Religious Studies & Theology]

A History Of Freedom Of Thought (1913) by Bury, John Bagnell (1861–1927) ℹ️ " IT is a common saying that thought is free. A man can never be hindered from thinking whatever he chooses so long as he conceals what he thinks. The working of his mind is limited only by the bounds of his experience and ...
by LectorRecitator
December 4th, 2019, 7:49 am
Forum: Book Suggestions
Topic: Historical Studies On The French Revolution (Part 3: 10 Titles)
Replies: 0
Views: 202

Historical Studies On The French Revolution (Part 3: 10 Titles)

The French Revolution, A Political History 1789–1804 (1910) by Aulard, François-Alphonse (1849–1928) ℹ️ "In this Political History of the French Revolution, I propose to show how the principles of the Declaration of Rights were, between 1789 and 1804, put into operation by the institutions of the t...
by LectorRecitator
November 20th, 2019, 5:23 pm
Forum: Book Suggestions
Topic: Historical Studies On The French Revolution (Part 2: 10 Titles) [History]
Replies: 2
Views: 431

Historical Studies On The French Revolution (Part 2: 10 Titles) [History]

Stories Of The French Revolution (1893) by Montgomery, Walter (????–????) 📖 Ideal for novice readers https://archive.org/details/storiesoffrenchr00mont/page/n7 The History Of The French Revolution (1895) by Thiers, Adolphe (1797–1877) ℹ️ "Thiers’ ponderous book is a storehouse of information. But i...
by LectorRecitator
November 19th, 2019, 3:45 pm
Forum: Book Suggestions
Topic: Studies On Christmas (10 Titles) [Folklore & History]
Replies: 0
Views: 404

Studies On Christmas (10 Titles) [Folklore & History]

Christmas: Its Customs And Carols, With Compressed Vocal Score Of Select Choral Illustrations (1860) by Fyfe, William Wallace (????–????) https://archive.org/details/christmasitscust00fyfe/page/n5 The Holidays: Christmas, Easter, And Whitsuntide, Their Social Festivities, Customs, And Carols (1876,...
by LectorRecitator
November 18th, 2019, 1:55 pm
Forum: Book Suggestions
Topic: Studies On The Life And Work Of Friedrich Nietzsche (Part 2: 8 Titles) [Philosophy]
Replies: 0
Views: 413

Studies On The Life And Work Of Friedrich Nietzsche (Part 2: 8 Titles) [Philosophy]

Nietzsche (1912) by More, Paul Elmer (1864–1937) https://archive.org/details/nietzsche00more/page/n8 The Philosophy Of Nietzsche (1913) by Chatterton-Hill, George (1883–1947) https://archive.org/details/philosophyofniet00chat/page/n3 https://archive.org/details/philosophyofniet00chat/page/n3 The Qu...
by LectorRecitator
November 17th, 2019, 3:02 pm
Forum: Book Suggestions
Topic: History Of Sweden (2 Titles) [History]
Replies: 0
Views: 374

History Of Sweden (2 Titles) [History]

Sweden (1899) by Nilsson, Victor Alfred (1867–1942) https://archive.org/details/sweden00nils/page/n7 https://archive.org/details/cu31924028532889/page/n6 http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/44624 A History Of Sweden (1931) by Stomberg, Andrew Adin (1871–1943) ℹ️ "The noteworthy progress in practically ...
by LectorRecitator
November 17th, 2019, 9:05 am
Forum: Book Suggestions
Topic: Biographies Of Alexander The Great (10 Titles) [History]
Replies: 5
Views: 354

Re: Biographies Of Alexander The Great (10 Titles) [History]

I would personally distinguish those by Wheeler (1900), Weigall (1933), Wright (1934) and Robinson (1963).
by LectorRecitator
November 16th, 2019, 11:49 am
Forum: Book Suggestions
Topic: Biographies Of Alexander The Great (10 Titles) [History]
Replies: 5
Views: 354

Biographies Of Alexander The Great (10 Titles) [History]

Philip And Alexander Of Macedon: Two Essays In Biography (1897) by Hogarth, David George (1862–1927) https://archive.org/details/cu31924028251217/page/n12 https://archive.org/details/philipalexander00hoga/page/n7 Alexander The Great: The Merging Of East And West In Universal History (1900) by Wheel...
by LectorRecitator
November 15th, 2019, 8:10 am
Forum: Book Suggestions
Topic: History Of Ancient Greek Literature (Part 2: 8 Titles) [Classics]
Replies: 1
Views: 549

History Of Ancient Greek Literature (Part 2: 8 Titles) [Classics]

From Homer To Theocritus; A Manual Of Greek Literature (1901) by Capps, Edward (1866–1950) ℹ️ "This volume aims to present a concise but complete survey of the Greek literature of the classical period, extended so as to include the two branches of poetry, the New Comedy and the Idyll, which were br...
by LectorRecitator
November 13th, 2019, 11:02 am
Forum: Book Suggestions
Topic: Biographies Of Christopher Columbus (Part 2: 4 Titles) [History]
Replies: 0
Views: 372

Biographies Of Christopher Columbus (Part 2: 4 Titles) [History]

Christopher Columbus (1911, 3d Edition) by Young, Filson (1876–1938) https://archive.org/details/christophercolum00youn/page/n9 The Story Of Christopher Columbus (1912) by Moores, Charles Washington (1862–1923) https://archive.org/details/storyofchristoph00moor/page/n9 Christopher Columbus (1915) b...
by LectorRecitator
November 13th, 2019, 10:40 am
Forum: Book Suggestions
Topic: Biographies Of Napoleon Bonaparte (Part 2: 10 Titles) [History]
Replies: 0
Views: 359

Biographies Of Napoleon Bonaparte (Part 2: 10 Titles) [History]

Napoleon, A Short Biography (1904) by Johnston, Robert Matteson (1867–1920) ✓ COMPLETED [/url] Napoleon, The Little Corsican (1906) by Hathaway, Esse Virginia (1871–1939) 📖 Ideal for novice readers https://archive.org/details/napoleonlittleco00hath/page/n9 https://archive.org/details/littlecorsican...
by LectorRecitator
October 29th, 2019, 3:04 pm
Forum: Book Suggestions
Topic: Bell's Miniature Series Of Musicians (18 Titles) [Music]
Replies: 12
Views: 715

Bell's Miniature Series Of Musicians (18 Titles) [Music]

Schubert (????) by Cummings, William Hayman (1831–1915) Copy unavailable Mozart (1903) by Prout, Ebenezer (1835–1909) Copy unavailable Beethoven (1903) by Shedlock, John South (1843–1919) https://archive.org/details/beethoven00sheduoft/page/n3 https://archive.org/details/beethoven00shedgoog/page/n1...