A Book of Discovery

A Book of Discovery (repost)  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by MoneyRich at Nov. 23, 2014
A Book of Discovery (repost)

A Book of Discovery (Yesterday's Classics) by M. B. Synge
Yesterday's Classics | May 7, 2007 | English | ISBN: 1599151928 | 548 pages | EPUB | 15 MB

A fascinating account of the world's famous explorers, including the early travelers in ancient times, the discovery of the New World, explorations in Africa and Australia, and the expeditions to the Arctic and Antarctic. Many of the explorers tell part of their story in their own words. Amply illustrated with reproductions of early maps and charts, as well as old woodcuts, drawings, paintings, and miniatures. Emphasis is placed on the explorers' "record of splendid endurance, of hardships bravely borne, of silent toil, of courage and resolution unequalled in the annals of mankind, of self-sacrifice unrivalled and faithful lives laid ungrudgingly down." Suitable for ages 12 and up.

"A Book of Discovery" by M. B. Synge  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by exLib at Feb. 17, 2011
"A Book of Discovery" by M. B. Synge

"A Book of Discovery" by M. B. Synge
Yesterday's Classics | 2010/1912 | ISBN: 1599151928 | 640 pages | epub | 15 MB

A fascinating account of the world's famous explorers, including the early travelers in ancient times, the discovery of the New World, explorations in Africa and Australia, and the expeditions to the Arctic and Antarctic. Many of the explorers tell part of their story in their own words. Amply illustrated with reproductions of early maps and charts, as well as old woodcuts, drawings, paintings, and miniatures. Emphasis is placed on the explorers' "record of splendid endurance, of hardships bravely borne, of silent toil, of courage and resolution unequalled in the annals of mankind, of self-sacrifice unrivalled and faithful lives laid ungrudgingly down."

Endurance: A Year in Space, A Lifetime of Discovery  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by IrGens at Oct. 18, 2017
Endurance: A Year in Space, A Lifetime of Discovery

Endurance: A Year in Space, A Lifetime of Discovery by Scott Kelly
English | October 17, 2017 | ISBN: 1524731595, 0525590056, ASIN: B01MYFE8X9 | AZW3 | 370 pages | 7.7 MB
Chicken Soup for the Soul: A Book of Christmas Miracles: 101 Stories of Holiday Hope and Happiness

Amy Newmark, "Chicken Soup for the Soul: A Book of Christmas Miracles: 101 Stories of Holiday Hope and Happiness"
ISBN: 1611599725 | 2017 | EPUB | 416 pages | 8 MB

Endurance: A Year in Space, a Lifetime of Discovery  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by First1 at Oct. 17, 2017
Endurance: A Year in Space, a Lifetime of Discovery

Endurance: A Year in Space, a Lifetime of Discovery by Scott Kelly
English | October 17th, 2017 | ISBN: 0525590056, 1524731595 | 316 Pages | EPUB | 127.58 MB

A stunning, personal memoir from the astronaut and modern-day hero who spent a record-breaking year aboard the International Space Station—a candid account of his remarkable voyage, of the journeys that preceded it, and of his colorful and inspirational formative years.
The Self and its Shadows: A Book of Essays on Individuality as Negation in Philosophy and the Arts (repost)

The Self and its Shadows: A Book of Essays on Individuality as Negation in Philosophy and the Arts by Stephen Mulhall
English | 2013 | ISBN: 0199661782 | 327 pages | PDF | 1,3 MB

Nothing But a Pack of Cards: A Book of Cartomancy and Tarot Sorcery  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by IrGens at Oct. 10, 2017
Nothing But a Pack of Cards: A Book of Cartomancy and Tarot Sorcery

Nothing But a Pack of Cards: A Book of Cartomancy and Tarot Sorcery by S. Rune Emerson
English | June 24, 2016 | ISBN: 0993237193 | EPUB | 276 pages | 5.9 MB

Riddles in Mathematics: A Book of Paradoxes  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by Rare-1 at Oct. 5, 2017
Riddles in Mathematics: A Book of Paradoxes

Eugene P. Northrop, "Riddles in Mathematics: A Book of Paradoxes"
ISBN: 0486780163 | 2014 | EPUB | 288 pages | 14.19 MB

Two fathers and two sons leave town. This reduces the population of the town by three. True? Yes, if the trio consists of a father, son, and grandson.

Secrets of the Mind: A Tale of Discovery and Mistaken Identity (Repost)  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by AvaxGenius at Sept. 8, 2017
Secrets of the Mind: A Tale of Discovery and Mistaken Identity (Repost)

Secrets of the Mind: A Tale of Discovery and Mistaken Identity By A. G. Cairns-Smith
English | PDF | 1999 | 233 Pages | ISBN : 1461271738 | 25.29 MB

How can we reconcile Shakespeare's account of human behavior and that of modern brain science? That's the central question addressed by the noted Glasgow chemist A.G. Cairns-Smith in this provocative, witty, and highly accessible discussion of conscious awareness, free will, and science.

Beach: A Book of Treasures  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by First1 at Sept. 7, 2017
Beach: A Book of Treasures

Beach: A Book of Treasures by Josie Iselin
English | April 28th, 2010 | ISBN: 081187155X | 146 pages | PDF | 27.25 MB

Beloved author Josie Iselin's collaged images of the treasures we live with as reminders of the beachfrom sea glass to driftwood, shells to stonesevoke the timeless elements of sand, ocean, and refreshing sea air.