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The American Libraries collection includes material contributed from across the United States. Institutions range from the Library of Congress to many local public libraries. As a whole, this collection of material brings holdings that cover many facets of American life and scholarship into the public domain. Significant portions of this collection have been generously sponsored by Microsoft, Yahoo!, The Sloan Foundation, and others.


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Government Documents
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"TM 30-900"--cover
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Topics: Spanish language, English language, Spanish language
Internet Archive Books
by Snicket, Lemony; Helquist, Brett, ill
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After narrowly escaping the menacing clutches of the dastardly Count Olaf, the three Baudelaire orphans are taken in by a kindly herpetologist with whom they live happily for an all-too-brief time
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Topics: Orphans, Brothers and sisters, Humorous stories, Orphans, Brothers and sisters, Brothers and...
Internet Archive Books
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Topics: Aeneas (Legendary character), Epic poetry, Latin
Internet Archive Books
by Arabian Horse Club of America; Arabian Horse Club Registry of America
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Vols. have supplements
Topic: Horses
Internet Archive Books
texts
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Internet Archive Books
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Internet Archive Books
by Scott Publishing Co; Scott Stamp & Coin Company, Limited; Scott Publications, Inc
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Vol. for 1917 accompanied by a supplement; 1936 a "U.S. supplement."; 1946 by a supplement "Axis issues of Europe and the Philippines, 1941-45."
Topic: Postage stamps
Internet Archive Books
by Grimm, Jacob, 1785-1863; Grimm, Wilhelm, 1786-1859
texts
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favorite 81
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Topic: Fairy tales
Internet Archive Books
by Fraser, W. H. (William Henry), 1853-1916; Squair, John, 1850-1928; Coleman, A. (Algernon), 1876-1939
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At head of title: The new Fraser and Squair
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Topics: French language, French language
Internet Archive Books
by American Radio Relay League
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Devoted entirely to amateur radio
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Topics: Radio, Radio
Includes index
Topic: Graphology
Internet Archive Books
by Clifford, Edward C
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Topic: Trees in art
Internet Archive Books
by Ohio. Adjutant General's Office
texts
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Internet Archive Books
by Fielding, Henry, 1707-1754
texts
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Originally published as: The history of the adventures of Joseph Andrews and of his friend Mr. Abraham Adams. London : A. Millar, 1742
Topic: English fiction
Internet Archive Books
by Enenkel, Arthur, b. 1856
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English and Italian title pages for each section, respectively
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Topics: Italian language, English language
Books to Borrow
by Park, Barbara; Brunkus, Denise, illustrator
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Originally published: New York : Random House, ©2000
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Topics: School field trips, Farms, Fear, School field trips, Farms, Fear, Farms, Fear, School field trips
Internet Archive Books
by Lawrence, D. H. (David Herbert), 1885-1930
texts
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Topics: Coal miners, Married women, Mothers and sons, Possessiveness
Books to Borrow
by Allende, Isabel; Peden, Margaret Sayers
texts
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When fifteen-year-old Alexander Cold accompanies his individualistic grandmother on an expedition to find a humanoid Beast in the Amazon, he experiences ancient wonders and a supernatural world as he tries to avert disaster for the Indians
Topics: Adventure and adventurers, Supernatural, Indians of South America, Grandmothers
Internet Archive Books
by American Hotel & Motel Association
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Official directory of members of the American Hotel & Motel Association (called 1930?-1962, American Hotel Association of the United States and Canada) including hotel, motels and resorts in the United States and other countries, 1930?-
Topics: Bars (Drinking establishments), Hotels, Tourist camps, hostels, etc
Internet Archive Books
by Arabian Horse Registry of America; Arabian Horse Club Registry of America
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Vols. have supplements
Topic: Horses
Internet Archive Books
texts
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Publication began in 1910
Topic: Boy Scouts
Books to Borrow
by Aciman, André
texts
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Topics: Teenage boys, Gay teenagers, Authors
Internet Archive Books
by Stoker, Bram, 1847-1912
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Topics: Dracula, Count (Fictitious character), Vampires
Internet Archive Books
by Flaubert, Gustave, 1821-1880; Ranous, Dora Knowlton, 1859-1916
texts
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The Burstein Alice in Wonderland Collection
by Carroll, Lewis, 1832-1898; Scheu-Riesz, Helene; Birnbaum, Uriel, 1894-1956
texts
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Books to Borrow
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Added t.-p.: The art of talismanic magic: being selections from the works of Rabbi Solomon, Agrippa, F. Barrett, etc. By Raphael
Topics: Magic, Occultism
Internet Archive Books
by Popular Mechanics Magazine (Firm)
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Topic: Handicraft
Later editions have title: Fan engineering
Topic: Fans (Machinery)
Internet Archive Books
by Blasco Ibáñez, Vicente, 1867-1928; Gillespie, W. A., Mrs, tr
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"First printing ... March, 1919."
Topic: Bullfighters
Internet Archive Books
by White, Jan V., 1928-
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"A Xerox Press book."
Topics: Desktop publishing, Electronic publishing, Graphic design (Typography), Éditique, Édition...
Internet Archive Books
by Froissart, Jean, 1338?-1410?; Berners, John Bourchier, baron, 1467-1533; Macaulay, G. C. (George Campbell), 1852-1915
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At head of title: The Globe edition
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Topics: Hundred Years' War, 1339-1453, Guerre de Cent Ans, 1339-1453
Books to Borrow
by Achebe, Chinua
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[This book is] a simple story of a "strong man" whose life is dominated by fear and anger ...Uniquely ...African, at the same time it reveals [the author's] ... awareness of the human qualities common to men of all times and places.-Back cover
Topics: Igbo (African people), British, Men, Race relations
Government Documents
by American University (Washington, D.C.). Foreign Areas Studies Division; United States. Army
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At head of title: U.S. Army
Internet Archive Books
by Coester, Alfred, 1874-1958
texts
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Topic: Spanish language
San Francisco Public Library
by San Francisco (Calif.); San Francisco (Calif.). Board of Supervisors
texts
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Topics: Municipal government -- California San Francisco, San Francisco (Calif.) -- Politics and government...
San Francisco Public Library
by San Francisco (Calif.); San Francisco (Calif.). Board of Supervisors
texts
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Topics: Municipal government -- California San Francisco, San Francisco (Calif.) -- Politics and government...
The Burstein Alice in Wonderland Collection
by Carroll, Lewis, 1832-1898
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Topic: Swahili language -- Readers
Internet Archive Books
by Gress, Edmund G. (Edmund Geiger), 1872-1934; Rogers, Bruce, 1870-1957, former owner; Frederic W. Goudy Collection (Library of Congress) DLC; Pforzheimer Bruce Rogers Collection (Library of Congress) DLC
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Topics: Printing, Graphic design (Typography), Advertising layout and typography
Internet Archive Books
by Smith, Wilbur, 1933-
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Internet Archive Books
by Norlie, Olaf Morgan, 1876-1962; Seehuus, Knut, 1859-
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Includes bibliography and index
Topics: Lutherans, Norwegian Americans, genealogy
Internet Archive Books
by Lomax, Leila Holt, 1864-; Olde Book Shoppe, bookdealer; Penn Publishing Company, publisher's list
texts
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Includes index
Topics: Physiognomy, Physiognomy
San Francisco Public Library
by San Francisco (Calif.); San Francisco (Calif.). Board of Supervisors
texts
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Topics: Municipal government -- California San Francisco, San Francisco (Calif.) -- Politics and government...
Books to Borrow
by Pratchett, Terry
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"A novel of Discworld."--Cover
Topics: Pyramids, Discworld (Imaginary place), Discworld (Imaginary place), Pyramids
Internet Archive Books
by Brinton, Crane, 1898-1968
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Rev. ed. of: A history of civilization / Crane Brinton, John B. Christopher, Robert Lee Wolff. c1976
Topic: Civilization
Internet Archive Books
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- [v. 1-2] Autobiography. - [v. 1.] The adventures of Tom Sawyer. -[v. 2.] The innocents abroad. - [v. 3.] Pudd'nhead Wilson. - [v. 4.] The American claimant. - [v. 5.] Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's court. - [v. 6.] Roughing it. - [v. 7.] Life on the Mississippi. - [v. 8.] The mysterious stranger. -[v. 9.] The adventures of Huckleberry Finn. - [v. 10.] The gilded age. - [v. 11.] A tramp abroad. -[v. 12.] What is man? - [v. 13.] Following the equator. -[v. 14.] Tom Sawyer abroad. - [v....
Topics: Joan, of Arc, Saint, 1412-1431, Voyages around the world, Christian Science
Books to Borrow
by Allende, Isabel
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Translation of: La casa de los espíritus
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Topics: Authors, Chilean, Chilean literature, Spanish American literature, Women authors, Chilean
Internet Archive Books
by Van Tuyl, George H. (George Henry), 1874-
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With answers
Topic: Business mathematics
"Devoted to viticulture, olive culture, and other productions, manufactures and commerce of the Pacific Coast"--Varies
Topics: Wine and wine making, Liquor industry, Olive industry and trade
"Devoted to viticulture, olive culture, and other productions, manufactures and commerce of the Pacific Coast"--Varies
Topics: Wine and wine making, Liquor industry, Olive industry and trade
Internet Archive Books
by Swerdlow, Steven H. Herausgeber. edt
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Internet Archive Books
by McVenn, Gertrude E
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To fill a long felt need for suitably graded and organized material to aid in ethical and moral training in the schools
Topics: Conduct of life, Moral education
Internet Archive Books
by Spyri, Johanna, 1827-1901; Stork, Elisabeth P. (Elisabeth Pausinger), tr
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Topics: Heidi (Fictitious character : Spyri), Grandfathers, Orphans, Grandparent and child, Mountain life
Internet Archive Books
by Stoddard, Lothrop, 1883-1950
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favorite 10
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Topics: Degeneration, Civilization, Revolutions, Communism
Books to Borrow
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Topics: URSS. Politique générale (sur plusieurs périodes), URSS. Opinions étrangères. Américaines
Internet Archive Books
by Flaubert, Gustave, 1821-1880; Laprade, Pierre, 1875-, ilus
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Internet Archive Books
by Augsburg, De Resco Leo, b. 1859
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book I. A text book designed to teach drawing and color in the first, second and third grades.--book II. A text book of drawing designed for use in the fourth, fifth, sixth, seventh and eighth grades.--book III. A text book designed to teach brush drawing, wash drawing, water colors, pen drawing. The human head and figure, chalk modeling, designing and constructive drawing in the fourth, fifth, sixth, seventh and eighth grades. Also the high schools
Topics: Drawing, genealogy
Topics: Postage stamps, Stamp collecting, Stamp collectors
San Francisco Public Library
by San Francisco (Calif.); San Francisco (Calif.). Board of Supervisors
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favorite 1
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Topics: Municipal government -- California San Francisco, San Francisco (Calif.) -- Politics and government...
Internet Archive Books
texts
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Topic: Electric wiring
Government Documents
by United States. Bureau of Naval Personnel
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Cover title
Topics: United States. Navy, United States. Navy
Internet Archive Books
by Mergenthaler Linotype Company; Orcutt, William Dana, 1870-1953; Bartlett, Edward Everett, b. 1863
texts
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Topics: Type and type-founding, Linotype
Internet Archive Books
by Nelson, Ernesto
texts
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Topic: Spanish language
Internet Archive Books
texts
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Includes bibliographical references
Topics: Computers, Data encryption (Computer science), Wiretapping, Integrated circuits
San Francisco Public Library
by San Francisco (Calif.); San Francisco (Calif.). Board of Supervisors
texts
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Topics: Municipal government -- California San Francisco, San Francisco (Calif.) -- Politics and government...
Topics: Viticulture, Wine and wine making
Internet Archive Books
by Norlie, Olaf Morgan, 1876-1962; Tolo, T. O
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Topics: Lutherans, Norwegian Americans, genealogy
Topics: Viticulture, Wine and wine making
Topics: Viticulture, Wine and wine making
Topics: Viticulture, Wine and wine making
San Francisco Public Library
by San Francisco (Calif.); San Francisco (Calif.). Board of Supervisors
texts
eye 4,859
favorite 0
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Topics: Municipal government -- California San Francisco, San Francisco (Calif.) -- Politics and government...
Books to Borrow
by Child, Lee
texts
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Originally published: 2009
Topics: Reacher, Jack (Fictitious character), Suicide bombers, Terrorism, Suspense fiction
Topics: Viticulture, Wine and wine making
Internet Archive Books
by Rider, John F. (John Francis), b. 1900
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"Original edition, first printing, December, 1931. Second printing, January, 1932. Third printing, April, 1932. Revised edition, first printing, July, 1934."
Topic: Radio
Internet Archive Books
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- [v. 1-2] Autobiography. - [v. 1.] The adventures of Tom Sawyer. -[v. 2.] The innocents abroad. - [v. 3.] Pudd'nhead Wilson. - [v. 4.] The American claimant. - [v. 5.] Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's court. - [v. 6.] Roughing it. - [v. 7.] Life on the Mississippi. - [v. 8.] The mysterious stranger. -[v. 9.] The adventures of Huckleberry Finn. - [v. 10.] The gilded age. - [v. 11.] A tramp abroad. -[v. 12.] What is man? - [v. 13.] Following the equator. -[v. 14.] Tom Sawyer abroad. - [v....
Topics: Joan, of Arc, Saint, 1412-1431, Voyages around the world, Christian Science