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archy & mehitabel by Don Marquis
Don Marquis

Dolphin Books / Doubleday & Co., 1927

A doubleday dolphin book... "archy and mehitabel" - by don marquis. Poetry and Drama. This edition of this book was published in 1927. Don Marquis first introduced archy the cockroach and mehitabel, a cat in her ninth life, in his newspaper column, "The Sun Dial," in 1916. In a previous incarnation archy was a free-verse poet, while mehitabel's soul once belonged to Cleopatra.


Kelly: A Father, A Son, An American Quest
Daniel J Boyne, Daniel Boyne

Mystic Seaport, 2008

The inspiring story of Jack Kelly, the son of Irish immigrants who grew up along the Schuylkill River in Philadelphia at the turn of the 20th century and became a three-time gold medal Olympian, a political maverick and the millionaire father of a princess. Follow Kelly as he parlays his athletic prowess to France during WWI and then ventures into the treacherous world of Philadelphia politics. Meet other members of the Kelly clan including his ...


The Devil's Causeway: The True Story of America's First Prisoners of War in the Philippines, and the Heroic ...
Matthew Westfall

Globe Pequot Press, 2012

As the United States engaged in a bloody campaign to pacify its newly-won Philippines territory, a secret American mission went terribly wrong, resulting in a prisoner-of-war incident that foreshadowed World War II, Korea, and Vietnam. What happened next was an epic struggle for survival, a test of the human will to live, and ultimately, a crucible for heroes. Their captivity and the torturous expedition sent to the American POWs' rescue, ...


My Brother, the Pope
Georg Ratzinger, Michael Hesemann

Ignatius Press, 2012

It wasn't always the case that Msgr. Georg Ratzinger lived in the shadow of his younger brother, Joseph. Georg was an accomplished musician, who for over 30 years directed the Regensburger Domspatzchor, the world-famous boys choir of the Regensburg cathedral. Brother Joseph was a brilliant young professor, but mostly known in German academic circles. Now Georg writes about the close friendship that has united these two brothers for more than 80 ...


Anne of the Island
L.M. Montgomery

Page Co., 1927


When We Were Very Young

METHUEN & CO., 1927

, 100 pages with black line illustrations throughout, yellow endpapers with blue illustrations


Woodwork: Wallace Wood 1927-1981 (English and Spanish Edition)

IDW Publishing, 2013

Wally Wood is one of the most celebrated comic artists of all time. His legendary career runs from the glory days of EC Comics extraordinary line of science fiction titles to the brilliantly subversive Mad Comics (and, later, Magazine). He produced extraordinary illustrations for magazines like Galaxy after EC folded, and worked on the some of the most fondly remembered stories published by Marvel Comics in the mid 1960s. He also co-created the ...


La Bonne Cuisine de Madame E. Saint-Ange: The Original Companion for French Home Cooking
Madame Evelyn Saint-Ange

Ten Speed Press, 2005

First published in 1927 to educate French housewives in the art of classical cooking, LA BONNE CUISINE DE MADAME E. SAINT-ANGE has since become the bible of French cooking technique, found on every kitchen shelf in France. A housewife and a professional chef, Madame Evelyn Saint-Ange wrote in a rigorous yet highly instructive and engaging style, explaining in extraordinary detail the proper way to skim a sauce, stuff a chicken, and construct a ...


Saint Philomena, the Wonder-Worker
Fr. Paul O'Sullivan

TAN Books, 1993

Though nothing historical is known of her, she was declared a Saint in 1837, only 35 years after discovery of her relics. Here is the whole incredible story, plus many accounts of her tremendous favors and miracles. Another St. Jude to call on in our desperate needs. Impr. 192 pgs, PB


Blanche Jennings Thompson

Macmillan, 1927


Here Come the Girl Scouts!: The Amazing All-True Story of Juliette 'Daisy' Gordon Low and Her Great Adventure
Shana Corey

Scholastic Press, 2012

The amazing, all-true story of the first Girl Scouts and their visionary founder. Juliette Gordon Low--Daisy to her friends and family--was not like most girls of the Victorian era. Prim and proper? BOSH! Dainty and delicate? HOW BORING! She loved the outdoors, and she yearned for adventure! Born into a family of pathfinders and pioneers, she too wanted to make a difference in the world--and nothing would stop her. Combining her ...


Bob, Son of Battle
Alfred (1874-1927) Ollivant

New York, Grosset & Dunlap, [ca. 1900?], 1900


Wolf Kahn
Justin Spring

Harry N. Abrams, 2011

This second edition of the definitive book on artist Wolf Kahn adds his achievements of the past 15 years. A new essay by Karen Wilkin highlights the development of his late style, and a generous selection of paintings and pastels showcases his bold, freewheeling new work. The main text, by Justin Spring, traces Khan’s art and life to 1993. An insightful essay by Louis Finkelstein illuminates the fusion of abstraction and representation in the ...


Alaska days with John Muir
Samuel Hall Young 1847-1927

Library of Congress, 1915

This reproduction was printed from a digital file created at the Library of Congress as part of an extensive scanning effort started with a generous donation from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation. The Library is pleased to offer much of its public domain holdings free of charge online and at a modest price in this printed format. Seeing these older volumes from our collections rediscovered by new generations of readers renews our own passion for ...


The Bluejackets' Manual: United States Navy
United States Naval Institute



Harvesting Hope: The Story of Cesar Chavez
Kathleen Krull

HMH Books for Young Readers, 2003

Cesar Chavez is known as one of America's greatest civil rights leaders. When he led a 340-mile peaceful protest march through California, he ignited a cause and improved the lives of thousands of migrant farmworkers. But Cesar wasn't always a leader. As a boy, he was shy and teased at school. His family slaved in the fields for barely enough money to survive. Cesar knew things had to change, and he thought that--maybe--he could help change ...



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