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Watchers of the Sky

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Watchers of the Sky is written by Alfred Noyes. This volume, while it is complete in itself, is also the first of a trilogy, the scope of which is suggested in the prologue. The story of scientific discovery has its own epic unity--a unity of purpose and endeavour--the single torch passing from hand to hand through the centuries;

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Wake-Robin

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Wake-Robin is written by John Burroughs. This is mainly a book about the Birds, or more properly an invitation to the study of Ornithology, and the purpose of the author will be carried out in proportion as it awakens and stimulates the interest of the reader in this branch of Natural History.

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Unwritten Literature of Hawaii

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Unwritten Literature of Hawaii is written by Nathaniel Bright Emerson. Collected and translated with notes and an account of the Hula.

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A Study of Recent Earthquakes

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A Study of Recent Earthquakes is written by Charles Davison. The present volume differs from a text-book of seismology in giving brief, though detailed, accounts of individual earthquakes rather than a discussion of the phenomena and distribution of earthquakes in general.

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The Story of Electricity

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The Story of Electricity is written by John Munro. The purpose of this little book is to present the essential facts of electrical science in a popular and interesting way, as befits the scheme of the series to which it belongs.

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The Scientific Evidences of Organic Evolution

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The Scientific Evidences of Organic Evolution is written by George John Romanes. Several months ago I published in the Fortnightly Review a lecture, which I had previously delivered at the Philosophical Institutions of Edinburgh and Birmingham, and which bore the above title.

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The Outline of Science

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The Outline of Science is written by J. Arthur Thomson. What then is the aim of this book? It is to give the intelligent student-citizen, otherwise called "the man in the street," a bunch of intellectual keys by which to open doors which have been hitherto shut to him, partly because he got no glimpse of the treasures behind the doors, and partly because the portals were made forbidding by an unnecessary display of technicalities.

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Psycho-Phone Messages

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Psycho-Phone Messages is written by Francis Grierson. This is about the experimental recordings of psycho-phonic messages at the beginning of the last century. Grierson claims to have recorded messages from prominent dead people as Abraham Lincoln and Benjamin Disraeli.

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Researches on Cellulose

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Researches on Cellulose is written by C.F. Cross. We have not attempted to give the subject-matter the form of a connected record. The contributions to the study of 'Cellulose' which are noticed are spread over a large area, are mostly 'sectional' in their aim, and the only cohesion which we can give them is that of classifying them according to the plan of our original work.

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The Psychology of Beauty

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The Psychology of Beauty is written by Ethel D. Puffer. The human being who thrills to the experience of beauty in nature and in art does not forever rest with that experience unquestioned.

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