Travels Through Canada and the United States of North America in the Years 1806, 1807, and 1808 2 Volume Set

In the early nineteenth century, the writings of John Lambert renewed the British public's fascination with the landscapes, peoples, flora and fauna of the Canadian colonies and the young independent United States. First published in 1811, and ultimately running into four editions, this two-volume work is packed with closely-observed descriptions, facts and figures about colonial life, as well as lively anecdotes. The 'corrected and improved'...

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The Lamp and Other Stories

A collection of intriguing stories: A fire in a drug factory and an ancient lamp combine to enable a pharmaceutical researcher to travel back in time, and change the course of history. In 1881, a young man journeys to the far west of New South Wales to become a teacher - but a very different career awaits. Appropriate behaviour for a female teacher in a country town, in 1885, comes under scrutiny, with potentially disastrous consequences for a...

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The Submarine Alliance

This popular ship-design series is praised for its superb drawings and full descriptions of each ship's design, construction, operational history, and much more. This volume covers the Royal Navy submarine Alliance.

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You Can Draw Cars, Planes, Boats, &Amp; Other Vehicles

For budding artists of any age, 'You Can Draw Cars, Planes, Boats & Other Vehicles' offers a simple, fun-filled way to learn how to draw the "machines in motion".Easy step-by-step directions and clear illustrations show you exactly what to do.Each drawing degins with basic shapes.The next step repeats these shapes and clearly shows - in red - the new lines and shapes to be sketched.This step-by-step process continues until you finish your...

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Travels Through Canada and the United States of North America in the Years 1806, 1807, and 1808

In the opening decades of the nineteenth century, the writings of John Lambert renewed the British public's fascination with the landscapes, peoples, flora, and fauna of the Canadian colonies and the United States. First published in 1811, and ultimately running into four editions, this two-volume work is packed with closely-observed descriptions, facts and figures about colonial life, as well as lively anecdotes. The 'corrected and improved'...

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A Promise Kept

Howard Weston is a wealthy ship owner and merchant in Plymouth when the English Civil War begins in 1642. Plymouth, as with many English ports, supports Parliament against King Charles I. The story describes Howard's efforts to ensure the Royalist siege of Plymouth fails. The supplies the city needs are brought in by ship. Innovative military tactics are used against the Royalist armies. The climax is the successful defence of Howard's home,...

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Vagrancy Laws and Vagrants a Lecture

Vagrancy laws and vagrants a lecture, delivered to the members of the Salisbury Literary and Scientific Institution, at their request, on Monday, March 23, 1868 This book, "Vagrancy laws and vagrants a lecture," by John Lambert, is a replication of a book originally published before 1868. It has been restored by human beings, page by page, so that you may enjoy it in a form as close to the original as possible.

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Lambert's Travels through Canada

Somewhat mistitled, Lambert's Travels through Canada and the United States of North America, in the years 1806, 1807, & 1808, would more properly be titled "Lambert's Travels along the East Coast of the United States, ending in Canada." Beginning his travels in Savannah and Charleston, making note of his fellow travellers and the social environs, Lambert then travels up to Boston, where he comments at length upon the "rigidity of the...

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Travels Through Canada and the United States of North America in the Years 1806, 1807, and 1808

In the opening decades of the nineteenth century, the writings of John Lambert renewed the British public's fascination with the landscapes, peoples, flora, and fauna of the Canadian colonies and the United States. First published in 1811, and ultimately running into four editions, this two-volume work is packed with closely-observed descriptions, facts and figures about colonial life, as well as lively anecdotes. The 'corrected and improved'...

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