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A Boy's Adventures in the Wilds of Australia... William Howitt 1872

The visitor to "Yallambee", William Howitt, drew upon personal experience with bushrangers in northern Victoria to write stories of the Australian bush.

Adventures in Africa by An African Trader. William Henry Giles Kingston (1814-1880). George Routledge and Sons, London, New York, 1883.

Adventures in Africa by An African Trader. William Henry Giles Kingston George Routledge and Sons, London, New York, “Hunger and thirst made us unusually cautious and anxious to.

The Gentleman Cadet: His Career and Adventures at the Royal Military Academy, Woolwich, A Tale of the Past by Lt. Drayson, London & New York: Griffith and Farran / E. Dutton & Co.

Nag on the Lake: Street Photography of 19th Century London  //  click through for pictures

Street Life in London - Book cover for John Thomson & Adolphe Smith “Street Incidents” (London, Sampson Low, Marston, Searle & Rivington,

the english ladye. With links to the Wellcome Foundations site on medicinal books of 16-17th century.

For anyone interested in old books and medicine, the Wellcome Library in London has (excitingly) digitized a huge chunk of their extensive library of antique domestic “recipe” books and manuscripts.

F. Schuyler Mathews, Familiar life in field and forest; the animals, birds, frogs, and salamanders (1898)

Schuyler Mathews, Familiar life in field and forest; the animals, birds, frogs, and salamanders couverture de livre

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