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By Olmsted,Frederick Law

in contrast to another reproductions of vintage texts (1) we haven't used OCR(Optical personality Recognition), as this ends up in undesirable caliber books with brought typos. (2) In books the place there are pictures equivalent to photographs, maps, sketches and so on we now have endeavoured to maintain the standard of those photos, in order that they characterize properly the unique artefact. even though sometimes there is convinced imperfections with those previous texts, we suppose they need to be made to be had for destiny generations to enjoy.

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Download Holland and its People by Edmondo De Amicis PDF

By Edmondo De Amicis

Holland and its People
Edmondo De Amicis, Italian novelist, journalist, and short-story author (1846-1908)

This publication offers «Holland and its People», from Edmondo De Amicis. A dynamic desk of contents allows to leap on to the bankruptcy selected.

Table of Contents
- approximately This Book
- Holland
- Zealand
- Rotterdam
- Delft
- The Hague
- Leyden
- Haarlem
- Amsterdam
- Utrecht
- Broek
- Zaandam
- Alkmaar
- Helder
- The Zuyder Zee
- Friesland
- Groningen
- From Groningen To Arnhem

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Download Serengeti darf nicht sterben: 367000 Tiere suchen einen by Bernhard Grzimek,Michael Grzimek PDF

By Bernhard Grzimek,Michael Grzimek

Wir müssen fliegen lernen. Diese Worte des 23-jährigen Wildtierenthusiasten Michael Grzimek, Sohn von Bernhard Grzimek, stehen am Anfang eines der ganz großen Abenteuer des internationalen Naturschutzes. Im Jahre 1957 fliegen Vater und Sohn mit ihrer Dornier-27 in Zebrastreifen-Lackierung nach Afrika, um das Wanderverhalten der großen Herden der Serengeti zu studieren, ihre Tierbestände zu erfassen und so die willkürliche Festlegung von Wildparkgrenzen zu verhindern. Eine legendäre Pioniertat. Während ihres Aufenthalts nähern sie sich nicht nur den Wildtieren, sondern suchen das Gespräch mit den Bewohnern der Steppe, und dies, anders als die Kolonialherren, von Gleich zu Gleich. Serengeti darf nicht sterben hat unser modernes Umweltbewusstsein geprägt wie kein zweites Buch.

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Download Ein Bild deutscher Volkslust und andere Geschichten von 1868 by Friedrich Hofmann PDF

By Friedrich Hofmann

Ein Bild deutscher Volkslust und andere Geschichten von 1868
Friedrich Hofmann, deutscher Schriftsteller (1813-1888)

«Ein Bild deutscher Volkslust und andere Geschichten von 1868», von Friedrich Hofmann. Ein dynamisches Inhaltsverzeichnis ermöglicht den direkten Zugriff auf die verschiedenen Abschnitte.

- Präsentation
- Ein Bild Deutscher Volkslust
- Stille Gesellschaft
- Nachtfeste Der Lagunienkönigin
- Die Königin-marienhütte Bei Zwickau
- Sein Bild
- Die Romantik Auf Der Pleisse
- Zu Deutschlands Sagenthron
- Ein Kleinod Aus Deutscher Vergangenheit
- Christkindlein Auf Dem Friedhof

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Download The Other Paris: An illustrated journey through a city's by Luc Sante PDF

By Luc Sante

Paris, town of sunshine. we predict of it because the urban of the Eiffel Tower and the Louvre, of white fa�ades, discreet site visitors and well-mannered exchanges. yet there has been one other Paris, hidden from view and nearly extinct this day - the Paris of the operating and felony periods that formed the town during the last centuries.

within the voices of Balzac and Hugo, different boulevardiers, barflies, rabble-rousers and tramps, Sante takes the reader on a vividjourney in the course of the seamy underside of Paris: the improvised lodgings of the unique bohemians; the flea markets, the garbage assistance, and the hovels.

The different Paris is a full of life travel of labour stipulations, prostitution, consuming, crime, and renowned leisure, of the newshounds, r�aliste singers, pamphleteers, serial novelists, and poets who chronicled their evolution. It upends the tale of the French capital, reclaiming the town from the bon vivants and the speculators, and lights a candle to the works and days of the forgotten poor.

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Download The Cloud Forest by Peter Matthiessen PDF

By Peter Matthiessen

Peter Mattiessen has lengthy been recognized for his travels to a few of the remotest lands in the world, so much particularly recorded in The Snow Leopard. The Cloud Forest brings to vibrant lifestyles a South American trip that took him from the Sargasso Sea to the jungles of Amazonia, from the Inca urban of Machu Picchu excessive within the Andes to the grim rocks of Tierra del Fuego and the winds and sizeable skies of Patagonia.

The result's an incisive and marvellously well-observed magazine via a born author and naturalist, a voyage of exploration one of the humans, locations and fading flora and fauna of this so much unique and mysterious of continents.

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Download Sicily (Historical Travel) by Guy de Maupassant,Robert W. Berger PDF

By Guy de Maupassant,Robert W. Berger

man de Maupassant, the grasp of the nineteenth-century French brief tale, visited Sicily within the spring of 1885 and wrote his go back and forth memoir as a tribute to the artwork, structure, humans and panorama of this Mediterranean island.

He presents a brilliant account of this “strange and divine museum of architecture,” the place Greek, Roman, Byzantine, Arab, and Norman impacts mix to supply monuments of attractiveness and a different Sicilian variety. In a land then little touched by means of sleek transportation, with and with no courses, he traveled by means of educate, boat, horse and foot to arrive the locations he had got down to see: Palermo and the good cathedral of Monreale; the traditional Greek websites of Segesta, Selinunte and Agrigento; Messina and the Aeolian Islands; Catania, Taormina, Syracuse.

Maupassant climbs to the pinnacle of Vulcano, Mount Etna, and the fortified monastery on Monte Cuccio, and down into the Capuchin catacombs in Palermo and the sulphur mines of Casteltermini. He visits many locations that had unique aesthetic and poetic significance for him, just like the Archaeological Museum of Syracuse and its well-known statue of Venus and in Palermo either the Palatine Chapel and Wagner’s room within the lodge des Palmes the place the composer wrote the ultimate notes of his final opera, Parsifal.

"Sicily" is edited and translated through Robert W. Berger, an artwork historian who has released greatly on French artwork and structure and at the background of Paris.

Introduction, notes, bibliography, map, 25 engravings and pictures.

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Download Italian Riviera - The Most Attractive Places by Travelling Wizards PDF

By Travelling Wizards

The Italian Riviera, or Ligurian Riviera is the slender coastal strip which lies among the Ligurian Sea and the mountain chain shaped through the Maritime Alps and the Apennines. Longitudinally it extends from the border with France and the French Riviera (or Côte d'Azur) close to Ventimiglia (a former customs submit) to Capo Corvo (also referred to as Punta Bianca) which marks the jap finish of the Gulf of los angeles Spezia and is with reference to the border with Tuscany. The Italian Riviera hence contains the majority of the beach of Liguria. (Historically it prolonged additional to the west, via what's now French territory so far as Monaco.) Many villages and cities within the zone are the world over recognized, resembling Portofino, Santa Margherita, San Fruttuoso, Bordighera, Lerici, and the Cinque Terre.

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By Lorna Hendry

Mate, I reckon you are going approximately this all flawed. For the 1st month, you are in simple terms going to be a
day's force from Melbourne. If it used to be me, i might get her around the Nullarbor quickly clever so she can't
nick off home.' while Lorna Hendry, her husband James and younger young children left Melbourne on a one-year journey round Australia in a four wheel drive with a camper trailer (having simply been camping out as soon as sooner than they left), they overlooked all suggestion and drove around the Nullarbor and up the west coast of Australia . they could were traveling the opposite direction round Australia, however it used to be the easiest selection they ever made. Lorna again to Melbourne 3 years later, having crossed deserts and rivers, taken ill-advised
short cuts within the such a lot distant components of the rustic, stood at the western aspect and the northern tip of the rustic, stumbled onto its geographic centre, and lived in distant groups in Western Australia.
Wrong method around is a narrative approximately 4 those that needed to get out of town to turn into a relatives. it truly is approximately this pretty and cruel state. And it really is concerning the adventures so that you can have in case you step outdoor of your door and switch left rather than right.

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