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Prelinger Library



The Prelinger Library is a private research library open to the public, located in downtown San Francisco. Its collections encompass some 50,000 books, periodical volumes and printed ephemera. The Prelinger Library is currently curating this online collection of public domain materials in key subject areas.

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Aug 20, 2005 Field, Eugene, 1850-1895
texts
eye 1,825
favorite 0
comment 1
Short moral stories
favorite ( 1 reviews )
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Apr 23, 2006 Federal Writers' Project of the Works Progress Administration for the State of New Jersey
texts
eye 14,675
favorite 6
comment 1
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topic: 8.25
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topic: Civilization
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Mar 1, 2007 Graves, Ralph Henry, 1878-
texts
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favorite 5
comment 1
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Ford, Henry, 1863-1947, Ford Motor Company, Ford automobile
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Mar 26, 2007 California. Legislature. Joint Fact-Finding Committee on Un-American Activities in California
texts
eye 4,739
favorite 2
comment 2
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Topics: Communism -- California, Fascism -- California, Subversive activities -- California
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May 14, 2007 Katz, David, 1884-1953; Gaynor, Frank, 1911- tr
texts
eye 8,587
favorite 20
comment 1
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topic: Psychology
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Jun 18, 2007 Hoyle, John T
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favorite 3
comment 1
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topic: Radio advertising
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
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Sep 28, 2007 Baruch, Dorothy Walter, 1899-
texts
eye 2,747
favorite 5
comment 2
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Topic: Adolescence
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Oct 13, 2008 American Telephone and Telegraph Company
texts
eye 6,420
favorite 0
comment 1
Chemical abstracts
( 1 reviews )
Topics: Telecommunication, Electric engineering, Communication, Electronics, Science, Technology
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Dec 4, 2008 Leutz, Charles Roland.
texts
eye 5,115
favorite 0
comment 1
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topic: Radio.
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Feb 8, 2009 American Telephone and Telegraph Company
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eye 4,365
favorite 0
comment 1
Chemical abstracts
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Telecommunication, Electric engineering, Communication, Electronics, Science, Technology
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Mar 8, 2009 Foster, William Z., 1881-1961
texts
eye 12,374
favorite 6
comment 1
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Capitalism -- United States, Socialism, Communism -- United States, United States -- Economic...
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May 9, 2009
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eye 2,469
favorite 0
comment 1
Issues for -June-July 1943 called also whole no. -238
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Single tax -- Periodicals, Taxation -- United States Periodicals, Land value taxation -- United...
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May 20, 2009 American Telephone and Telegraph Company
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comment 1
Chemical abstracts
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Telecommunication, Electric engineering, Communication, Electronics, Science, Technology
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Aug 11, 2009 Society of Motion Picture Engineers
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eye 2,424
favorite 0
comment 1
Vol. numbering changes semiannually, while numerical designation begins with no. 1
( 1 reviews )
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Aug 20, 2009
texts
eye 1,790
favorite 0
comment 1
( 1 reviews )
Topic: North American review and miscellaneous journal
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Sep 1, 2009 Society of Motion Picture Engineers
texts
eye 2,832
favorite 0
comment 1
Vol. numbering changes semiannually, while numerical designation begins with no. 1
( 1 reviews )
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Sep 10, 2009 Miller, Warren H. (Warren Hastings), b. 1876
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favorite 1
comment 1
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Dogs., Hunting.
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Nov 24, 2009 American Telephone and Telegraph Company
texts
eye 4,530
favorite 0
comment 1
Chemical abstracts
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Telecommunication, Electric engineering, Communication, Electronics, Science, Technology
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Dec 15, 2009 Delineator Home Institute. Delineator cook book; Berolzheimer, Ruth
texts
eye 19,282
favorite 47
comment 1
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Cookery, American, Cookery, cbk
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Jan 15, 2010 Hawes, Elizabeth, 1903-1971
texts
eye 14,379
favorite 28
comment 1
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Fashion, Clothing and dress, Costume design
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Jan 30, 2010 Johnson, Eleanor M.
texts
eye 6,681
favorite 16
comment 4
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 4 reviews )
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Feb 27, 2010 American Legion. National Americanism Commission
texts
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favorite 3
comment 1
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Communist Party of the United States of America, Communism -- United States 1917-, Propagenda,...
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Feb 27, 2010 Tuskegee Institute. Dept. of Records and Research
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eye 20,758
favorite 7
comment 1
Includes bibliographies
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topic: African Americans
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Apr 9, 2010 Spivak, John L. (John Louis), b. 1897
texts
eye 22,028
favorite 41
comment 4
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 4 reviews )
Topics: Secret service -- Germany, Propaganda, German
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May 14, 2010 Judy, Will, 1891- [from old catalog]
texts
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favorite 0
comment 1
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Dogs, Dogs
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Oct 24, 2010 Rorty, James, 1890-
texts
eye 6,427
favorite 6
comment 1
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topic: Advertising
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Nov 1, 2010 Levitan, Eli L
texts
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favorite 8
comment 2
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Topic: Animated films
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Nov 8, 2010 McGraw-Hill
texts
eye 2,969
favorite 3
comment 1
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
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Feb 7, 2011
texts
eye 1,287
favorite 3
comment 1
Imprint varies -Aug. 1968: Wheaton, Ill. : Brookhill Division, Ojibway Press
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topic: Motion pictures
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Feb 7, 2011
texts
eye 9,120
favorite 6
comment 1
Imprint varies -Aug. 1968: Wheaton, Ill. : Brookhill Division, Ojibway Press
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topic: Motion Pictures
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Feb 7, 2011 American Telephone and Telegraph Company; American Telephone and Telegraph Company. Information Dept
texts
eye 4,947
favorite 5
comment 1
Vols. for 1922- issued by the Information Dept., American Telephone and Telegraph Co.; by the American Telephone and Telegraph Co
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topic: Telephone
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Feb 7, 2011 Ziff-Davis
texts
eye 8,454
favorite 3
comment 1
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
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Mar 15, 2011 Hudson, Ralph G. (Ralph Gorton), b. 1885
texts
eye 4,466
favorite 3
comment 1
( 1 reviews )
Topic: Electronics
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Apr 27, 2011 Judy, Will, 1891- [from old catalog]
texts
eye 1,596
favorite 1
comment 1
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Dogs, Dogs
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May 27, 2011 American Peace Society
texts
eye 2,596
favorite 0
comment 1
Vols. for Jan. 1869- lack vol. numbering, but called new series, no. l-
( 1 reviews )
Topics: American Peace Society, International relations, Peace, Arbitration, International
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May 30, 2011 American Peace Society
texts
eye 3,415
favorite 0
comment 2
Vols. for Jan. 1869- lack vol. numbering, but called new series, no. l-
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Topics: American Peace Society, International relations, Peace, Arbitration, International
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comment 1
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topic: Electric power-plants
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Mar 2, 2012 Dodge, Mary Mapes, 1830-1905
texts
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favorite 2
comment 1
Description based on: Vol. 2, no. 12 (Oct. 1875); title from cover
( 1 reviews )
Topic: Children's literature
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Feb 2, 2013 Moore, Marianne, 1887-1972
texts
eye 2,966
favorite 1
comment 1
( 1 reviews )
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Feb 2, 2013 Browne, Francis F. (Francis Fisher), 1843-1913; Browne, Waldo R. (Waldo Ralph), 1876-1954; Thayer, Scofield, b. 1889; Moore, Marianne, 1887-1972
texts
eye 5,834
favorite 1
comment 2
Poole's index to periodical literature
( 2 reviews )
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Feb 14, 2013 Library of Congress. Copyright Office
texts
eye 15,189
favorite 2
comment 1
[Catalog of copyright entries: cumulative series]
( 1 reviews )
Topic: Motion pictures
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Apr 15, 2013 Washburn-Crosby Co
texts
eye 22,848
favorite 29
comment 3
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews )
Topic: Recipes
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Jul 28, 2013 Hall, Dorothy
texts
eye 727
favorite 1
comment 1
photo ill. wraps
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
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Jul 29, 2013 Citizenship Education Project; Columbia University. Teachers College
texts
eye 1,347
favorite 3
comment 1
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Citizenship -- Study and teaching (Secondary), Liberty -- Study and teaching (Secondary), Civics --...
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Jul 29, 2013 Seldes, George, 1890-
texts
eye 3,406
favorite 9
comment 1
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Press -- United States, Propaganda, Radio broadcasting
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Jul 29, 2013 Rosskam, Edwin, 1903-; Saroyan, William, 1908-1981
texts
eye 1,307
favorite 4
comment 1
Introduction / William Saroyan -- Author's preface -- Gold comes of age -- Architectural beauties -- Mission Dolores -- Ups and downs -- Fog -- The bridges -- Civic center -- Market Street -- Finance -- Gold -- Growing wealth -- The port -- Fisherman's Wharf -- International town -- Chinatown -- Little Russia -- Little Italy -- Little Japan -- The lighter side -- A city lets its hair down -- Camera log: for the technically minded
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topic: San Francisco (Calif.) -- Description and travel
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Jul 31, 2013 Library of Congress. General Reference and Bibliography Division; Basler, Roy P. (Roy Prentice), 1906-1989; Mugridge, Donald H. (Donald Henry); McCrum, Blanche Prichard, 1887-
texts
eye 8,484
favorite 2
comment 1
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topic: United States -- Bibliography
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Jul 31, 2013 McKenzie, Roderick Duncan, 1885-1940; Institute of Pacific Relations. American Council; Institute of Pacific Relations. Conference (2nd : 1927 Honolulu, Hawaii)
texts
eye 2,494
favorite 2
comment 1
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Chinese -- United States, Japanese -- United States, Emigration and immigration law -- United...
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Jul 31, 2013 La Fontaine, Jean de, 1621-1695
texts
eye 3,651
favorite 4
comment 1
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topic: Fables--French
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Jul 31, 2013 Price, Jack
texts
eye 2,027
favorite 2
comment 1
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Photography, Newspapers
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Jul 31, 2013 Ezickson, A. J. (Aaron Jacob), 1896-
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eye 2,692
favorite 0
comment 1
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Photography, Journalism, Newspapers -- Illustrations
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Jul 31, 2013 Gropper, William; ill.
texts
eye 1,145
favorite 4
comment 1
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
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Jul 31, 2013 Smythe, William E. (William Ellsworth), 1861-1922
texts
eye 940
favorite 1
comment 1
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Garden cities -- United States, Country life, Gardening
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Aug 3, 2013 Shulman, Harry Manuel, 1899-
texts
eye 1,924
favorite 4
comment 1
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Boys, New York (N.Y.) -- Social conditions, New York (N.Y.) -- Poor
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Aug 3, 2013 Lutz, Rufus Rolla, 1873-
texts
eye 1,577
favorite 4
comment 1
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topic: Statistics -- Graphic methods
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Aug 3, 2013 Ward, Estolv Ethan, 1900-
texts
eye 3,104
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comment 1
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Bridges, Harry, 1901-, Stevedores -- Labor unions United States
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Aug 3, 2013 Writers' Program. California
texts
eye 15,325
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comment 1
"A selected reading list": p. 501-504
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: San Francisco (Calif.) -- Guidebooks, San Francisco Bay Area (Calif.)
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Aug 3, 2013 Ranald, Josef
texts
eye 20,021
favorite 18
comment 1
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topic: Palmistry
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Aug 4, 2013 Riis, Roger William, 1894-
texts
eye 3,453
favorite 4
comment 1
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
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Aug 6, 2013 Weiss, William S. [from old catalog]
texts
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comment 1
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topic: Law -- New York (State) Compends. [from old catalog]
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Aug 6, 2013 Laidler, Harry Wellington, 1884-
texts
eye 1,055
favorite 0
comment 1
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Socialism, Capitalism
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Aug 6, 2013 Federal Writers' Project of the Works Progress Administration of Northern California
texts
eye 14,805
favorite 22
comment 1
Includes bibliographical references (p. 694-698) and index
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Automobile travel -- California Guidebooks, Automobile travel -- Guidebooks, California --...
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Aug 6, 2013 Sprague, Jesse Rainsford, 1872-1946
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comment 1
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: United States -- Economic conditions 1918-1945. [from old catalog], United States -- Social...
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Aug 6, 2013 Newcomb, Harvey, 1803-1863
texts
eye 2,118
favorite 6
comment 1
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Conduct of life, Boys
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Aug 7, 2013 [Arundel, Russell Moore], 1902- [from old catalog]
texts
eye 1,516
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comment 1
favoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945, United States -- Politics and government 1933-...
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Aug 9, 2013 Harlow, Alvin F. (Alvin Fay), 1875-1963
texts
eye 6,648
favorite 4
comment 1
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topic: Stamp collecting -- Collectors and collecting
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Aug 9, 2013 Stokley, James, 1900-1990
texts
eye 3,574
favorite 4
comment 1
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Technology, Chemistry, Technical
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Aug 30, 2013 Jacobsen, Hans-Adolf
texts
eye 48,169
favorite 8
comment 3
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews )
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Oct 30, 2013 Quin, Mike, 1906-1947
texts
eye 2,450
favorite 6
comment 2
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
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Feb 15, 2014 Potter, Beatrix, 1866-1943
texts
eye 4,915
favorite 15
comment 1
In addition to being naughty and losing their company clothes, Tom and his two sisters indulge in rowdy behavior when they are sent upstairs as punishment
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topic: Cats -- Fiction
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Feb 15, 2014 Potter, Beatrix, 1866-1943
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eye 10,434
favorite 10
comment 1
Relates how the barnyard collie and pups rescued Jemima Puddle-Duck from the fox's cooking pot
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Ducks -- Fiction, Foxes -- Fiction, Dogs -- Fiction, Domestic animals -- Fiction
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Mar 9, 2014 Kelly, Harold Caleb
texts
eye 13,040
favorite 13
comment 1
Bibliography: p. 182-184
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topic: Clocks and watches
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Apr 21, 2014 Federal Writers' Project (Mon.)
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comment 2
Bibiliography: p. 425-429
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Topics: Automobile travel, Montana, Montana -- Guidebooks