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The Broken Wings

by Kahlil Gibran

Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing many of these classic works in affordable, high quality,...


Medieval Textiles in the Cathedral of Uppsala, Sweden

by Agnes Geijer

The following book is based on a lecture on Medieval Textiles in Sweden given by Dr. Agnes Geijer, who was Curator of Textiles at Statens Historiska Museum in Stockholm, Sweden. Asked to write an article on...


English Domestic Embroidery - Elizabeth to Anne

by A. J. Wace

Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing many of these classic works in affordable, high quality,...


The Memoirs of Kenneth Loren Chard

by Kenneth Loren Chard & Thea Chard

The Memoirs of Kenneth Loren Chard recounts the story of one man's life, from a childhood homesteading in Oregon, to minesweeping the South Pacific during World War II. It's a tale of family, war, marriage,...


George F. Kennan: An American Life

Pulitzer Prize for Biography or Autobiography 2012, National Book Critics Circle Award for Biography 2011

by John Lewis Gaddis

Winner of the Pulitzer Prize

Winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award

Selected by The New York Times Book Review as a Notable Book of the Year

Drawing on extensive interviews with George Kennan and exclusive...


Undersea Warrior: The World War II Story of "Mush" Morton and the USS Wahoo

by Don Keith

No man above or below the waves was as admired--or feared--as this determined naval commander...

Among submariners in World War II, Dudley "Mush" Morton stood out as a warrior without peer. At the helm of the...


Whose ABC?: The Australian Broadcasting Corporation 1983-2006

by Ken Inglis

On 1 July 1983, the Australian Broadcasting Corporation came into being. It was like and unlike a church, a theatrical company, a newspaper business and, on a drastic view, an asylum run by the inmates. Its...


Last Stand In Singapore: The Story of 488 Squadron RNZAF

by Graham Clayton

The story of 488 RNZAF Squadron during the fall of Singapore early in 1942.This gripping history has been written using the diaries, letters, photographs and personal reminiscences of members of 488 Squadron,...


Alexander the Great

by Paul Cartledge

Paul Cartledge, one of the world’s foremost scholars of ancient Greece, illuminates the brief but iconic life of Alexander (356-323 BC), king of Macedon, conqueror of the Persian Empire, and founder of a new...


Alarms and Discursions

by G. K. Chesterton

This volume contains a collection of essays written by G. K. Chesterton. These essays were originally published in the 'Daily News', and cover a range of topics ranging from Gargoyles to strolls around Marble...


Pickle the Spy; Or, the Incognito of Prince Charles

by Andrew Lang

This volume contains a fascinating biographical account of the eighteenth century secret agent "Pickle". Within this book, Andrew Lang identifies the infamous agent as Alastair Ruadh MacDonnell, a Scottish Jacobite...


The King's Grace 1910-1935

by John Buchan

This book contains a fascinating treatise on the English King, Edward VII. It is not intended as a biography, but is instead an attempt to provide a picture - and some slight interpretation - of his reign. This...


The Mind in Making

by James Harvey Robinson

This volume contains James Harvey Robinson's 1895 work, "The Mind in the Making". It is a fascinating collection of essays on the relationship between intelligence and social reform, that explores the development...


Clay Co, TN - Hist & Families - Vol I

by Clay County Homecoming 86 His Committee

The history of the county and the families who lived in Clay County TN, 1870-1986


Posey Co, IN (Limited)

by Jennifer St John

The history of Posey County, Indiana from 1913-1989, as well as Church, school, family history, clubs and organizations and business history.


USS Ticonderoga - CV CVA CVS 14

by Turner Publishing

(From the Foreword) Ticonderoga ships and men have established an impressive naval tradition for nearly two centuries. We have only official records of the Ticonderoga men who sailed and fought the earlier ships....


Isabella County, Michigan: Families & History 2003

by Isabella County Genealogical Society

The history of cities, townships, churches, schools, businesses, clubs, organizations and family histories of the people from Isabella County, Michigan.


The Gold Thimble: The Story of Rosina Farrington Stone

by Barbara Warren

The story of Rosina Farrington Stone takes us from her childhood in Maine to the California Gold Rush in 1851. She was the first teacher and the first bride in Grass Valley. We learn about her family living...


Thermopylae: The Battle That Changed the World

by Paul Cartledge

The battle of Thermopylae was at its broadest a clash of civilizations; one that momentously helped shape the identity of classical Greece and hence the nature of our own cultural heritage. In 480 BC, a huge...


The Spartans

by Paul Cartledge

The Spartans were a society of warrior-heroes who were the living exemplars of such core values as duty, discipline, self-sacrifice, and extreme toughness. This book, written by one of the world’s leading...