• Child Christopher and Goldilind the Fair

    Child Christopher and Goldilind the Fair

    William Morris

    Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle formats. Also available to read online.

    Child Christopher and Goldilind the Fair, set in the forested land of Oakenrealm, was Morris’ reimagining and recasting of the medieval Lay of Havelock the Dane, with his displaced royal heirs Christopher and Goldilind standing in for the original…

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  • Myths and Legends of China

    Myths and Legends of China

    Edward T.C. Werner

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    With 32 colour illustrations. This is the Chinese volume in the Myths and Legends series, e.g. Babylonia, British, and Celtic. The author consulted mostly Chinese sources to splice together this broad look at Chinese traditional folklore, related to all…

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  • Relativity: The Special and the General Theory

    Relativity: The Special and the General Theory

    Albert Einstein

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    Relativity: The Special and the General Theory began as a short paper and was eventually published as a book written by Albert Einstein with the aim of giving: “an exact insight into the theory of relativity to those readers who, from a general…

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  • On the Writing of the Insane

    On the Writing of the Insane

    G. Mackenzie Bacon

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    A book of observations on the peculiarities of writing styles as shown by asylum patients. G. Mackenzie Bacon was a medical superintendant at Cambridgshire County Asylum (now Fulbourn Hospital) located near Cambridge, England. As well as the fascinating…

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  • The Tribes of the Thirty-Fifth Parallel

    The Tribes of the Thirty-Fifth Parallel

    Unknown

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    A short ethnographic study of the Native Americans of the desert Southwestern region. With 15 black and white illustrations…

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  • The Eclogues of Virgil

    The Eclogues

    Virgil

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    The Eclogues, also called the Bucolics, is the first of the three major works of the Latin poet Virgil. It contains ten pieces, populated by and large with herdsmen imagined conversing and performing amoebaean singing in largely rural settings…

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  • A Tale of Three Lions

    A Tale of Three Lions

    H. Rider Haggard

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    The 4th publication in the Allan Quatermain series. In this thrilling tale of danger and adventure, young Harry joins his father, the famous Alan Quatermain, on a hunt for lions deep in Africa…

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  • Four Dimensional Vistas

    Four Dimensional Vistas

    Claude Bragdon

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    One of the most extraordinary figures of the popular intellectualism of the early 20th century, Claude Bragdon was an architect and designer who turned his mathematically fueled artistic bent toward the metaphysical and anticipated the new quantum…

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  • Symzonia; Voyage of Discovery

    Symzonia; Voyage of Discovery

    Adam Seaborn

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    This is among the first and rarest of the Hollow Earth books. In the early 19th century, John Cleves Symmes proposed that the earth was actually a set of five nested spheres, each with polar openings. He unsuccessfully lobbied congress to fund an…

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  • The Stories of the Months and Days

    The Stories of the Months and Days

    Reginald C. Couzens

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    Takes you through all the months and days of the week, explaining the meaning behind the name of each. ‘The first month was called Januarius by the Romans, after Janus, the god of doors and gates. We see the same word in janua, the Latin for a gate…

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Witch Hunts And Trials

The Secrets of Black Arts!

The Secrets of Black Arts!

I.& M. Ottenheimer

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The full title: A Key Note To Witchcraft, Devination, Omens, Forewarnings, Apparitions, Sorcery, Demonology. Dreams, Predictions, Visions, And The Devil’s Legacy To Earth Mortals Compacts With The Devil! With The Most Authentic History Of Salem …

Gnosticism And Hermetica

Euphrates, or, The Waters of the East

Euphrates, or, The Waters of the East

Thomas Vaughan

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This is the final book written by the seventeenth-century occultist and alchemist, Thomas Vaughan. Originally published under Vaughan’s penname, Eugenius Philalethes, the work found a new audience in the Rosicrucian circles of the nineteenth century, when…

Astrology

Fortunes and Dreams

Fortunes and Dreams

Astra Cielo

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A practical manual of fortune telling, divination, and the interpretation of dreams, signs, and omens. Contents: Astrology; Days of the Week; the Ancient Oracles; Napoleon’s Oraculum; Oraculum Table; Fortune Telling by Cards; Fortune Telling…

Sexuality and Relationships

The Songs of Bilitis

The Songs of Bilitis

Pierre Louÿs

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First published in Paris in 1894, this purports to be translations of poems by a woman named Bilitis, a contemporary and acquaintance of Sappho. However, Bilitis never existed. The poems were a clever forgery by Pierre Louÿs–the “translator”…

Poetry

The Diwan of Zeb-un-Nissa

The Diwan of Zeb-un-Nissa

Zeb-un-Nissa

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The Princess Zeb-un-Nissa was the eldest daughter of the Mogul Emperor Aurungzebe of India, and was born in 1639. A Sufi, she was well educated in both the Quran and the sciences, and was fluent in Arabic, Persian and Urdu. She started to write Persian…

Self-Help And New Thought

As a Man Thinketh

As a Man Thinketh

James Allen

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A small collection of thoughts on how powerful our minds truly are. Although it’s a short book, it’s one you will want to come back to again and again…

Hinduism

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Hindu Mythology, Vedic and Puranic

W.J. Wilkins

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With over 60 illustrations, this is a comprehensive study of Hindu mythology during the Vedic and Puranic periods. Wilkins starts with the very earliest pantheon of the Vedas, such as Surya, the storm-god Maruts, Agni, Soma, Yama, and the dawn…

Articles

from-shopping

From Shopping to eBooks; The Tale of Global Grey

It was 2004, or thereabouts, when I had the idea for a shopping website. I didn’t know anything about websites at that time, except for the fact that they were fun to read, and that I spent way too much time on them. So I started to look into HTML. The hours I spent looking at the source code of other websites, reading HTML tutorials, testing out little pages…