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Story of Captain Meriwether Lewis and Captain William Clark - 2843500297

47,35 zł

Story of Captain Meriwether Lewis and Captain William Clark Forgotten Books

Książki / Literatura obcojęzyczna

Excerpt from The Story of Captain Meriwether Lewis and Captain William Clark: For Young Readers The exploration of the Mississippi River was accomplished by the French a little more than two hundred years ago. La Salle, in 1682, was the first White man to trace the course of that great stream to the place Where its waters żow into the Gulf of Mexico. Landing upon an island at the mouth of the river, he set up the arms of France, and took possession of the country in the name of King Louis XIV. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.

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Captain Corelli's Mandolin - 2844395440

101,24 zł

Captain Corelli's Mandolin Vintage

Książki / Literatura obcojęzyczna

Extravagant, inventive, emotionally sweeping, Captain Corelli's Mandolin is the story of a timeless place that one day wakes up to find itself in the jaws of history. The place is the Greek island of Cephallonia, where gods once dabbled in the affairs of men and the local saint periodically rises from his sarcophagus to cure the mad. Then the tide of World War II rolls onto the island's shores in the form of the conquering Italian army. Caught in the occupation are Pelagia, a willful, beautiful young woman, and the two suitors vying for her love: Mandras, a gentle fisherman turned ruthless guerilla, and the charming, mandolin-playing Captain Corelli, a reluctant officer of the Italian garrison on the island. Rich with loyalties and betrayals, and set against a landscape where the factual blends seamlessly with the fantastic, Captain Corelli's Mandolin is a passionate novel as rich in ideas as it is genuinely moving.

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Captain Roy Brown - 2845098889

179,85 zł

Captain Roy Brown GAZELLE BOOK SERVICES

Książki / Literatura obcojęzyczna

The decades-old question surrounding the death of the Red Baron has been embroiled in controversy. In this book, the author has uncovered new information and insights, shedding new light on the events of that day. This is a true story of young men who fought and died for their country. It puts the reader behind the stick of a Sopwith Camel from the pilot's point of view. This is the first of two volumes. Part One of this comprehensive study covers the life of Captain Arthur Roy Brown, who is well-known as an ace fighter pilot. The basic story is told in Brown's own words, via his previously unpublished letters home and the entries in his Pilot's Flying Log Book. His surviving Combat Reports are also included. The letters and the Combat Reports are unedited, and are used to tell the story within a military, historical and geographical context. They are accompanied by over 500 photographs, most of them never before published, plus diagrams and maps. Part Two of the book covers Captain Brown's encounter with Manfred von Richthofen, the Red Baron, in detail. The story is told on the basis of recently released official documents of the time, together with recently offered letters written by some of the participants and witnesses. The new information corrects several well-established beliefs, and is able to provide the true story together with the necessary confirmation. In 1995 Alan Bennett toured the site in France where Captain Brown had attacked the Red Baron on 21 April, 1918. As an experienced pilot of similar aircraft, he had grave doubts as to the truth of some parts of the story. The eventual result was a book written in conjunction with Norman Franks: "The Red Baron's Last Flight." After plentiful information from readers, Captain Roy Brown's family and Wop May's son, plus further research in France, a considerably different picture of the entire event and of Roy Brown's life emerged. The new book, Captain Roy Brown, tells the complete definitive story. Margaret Harmon is Captain Roy Brown's daughter. She lives in Arizona, and provided most of her father's letters. Denny May is Wilfrid "Wop" May's son. He lives in Alberta and is very active in keeping his father's legacy alive. Alan Bennett finished compiling his book on Captain Roy Brown around Christmas of 2006. He was always striving for perfection to make sure his manuscript would be as complete as possible. He received correspondence from around the world to help him in this endeavour. Though not in great health towards the end, he nevertheless continued his research with passion and zeal. Alan Bennett passed away in January 2007.

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Sailors, Ships and the Sea in the Novels of Captain Frederic Marryat - 2619308249

26,00 zł

Sailors, Ships and the Sea in the Novels of Captain Frederic Marryat Uniwersytet Opolski

INNE

The book traces the evolution of marine motifs in English literature until the formation of the fully-fledged sea novel whose proper father is Captain Frederick Marryat. This is followed by a presentation of his naval service and literary career, and a detailed analysis of his fictional sailors, ships and the sea. The book also contains theoretical-literary discussion on the nature of the new genre. The book is addressed to all readers interested in English nautical literature Książka pt. Marynarze, okręty i morze w powieściach kapitana Fryderyka Marryata śledzi ewolucję motywów morskich w literaturze angielskiej do momentu powstania w pełni rozwiniętej powieści morskiej, której właściwym ojcem jest kapitan Fryderyk Marryat (1792?1848). W dalszej części przedstawiono jego służbę w Królewskiej Marynarce Wojennej i karierę literacką. Analiza jego fikcyjnych kreacji marynarzy, okrętów i morza wypełnia główną część pracy. Książka zawiera również rozważania teoretyczno-literackie na temat istoty nowego gatunku. Książka adresowana jest do wszystkich czytelników zainteresowanych literaturą morską w języku angielskim. Spis treści: Acknowledgements List of Abbreviations Introduction The Major Stages in the Evolution of the English Sea Novel: Hakluyt, Defoe, Smollett, the Romantics Chapter One The Advent of Captain Frederick Marryat Chapter Two Marryat's Sailors Chapter Three The Ships Chapter Four The Sea Conclusions Captain Frederick Marryat as a Proper Father of the English Sea Novel Works Cited Summary Summary in Polish

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Captain Joseph Boyce and the 1st Missouri Infantry, CSA - 2841670826

167,41 zł

Captain Joseph Boyce and the 1st Missouri Infantry, CSA Missouri Historical Society Press

Książki / Literatura obcojęzyczna

The role of the Missouri Confederate in the Civil War is too often typified as that of the Bushwhacker, guerrilla, or partisan ranger. Although these soldiers are certainly part of Missouri's Confederate history, Missouri soldiers also fought for the South at Shiloh and Corinth, from Vicksburg to Atlanta, in the assault at Franklin, and in defense of Fort Blakely in Mobile Bay. Printed primary accounts about these Confederate regiments from Missouri are few. In this new book, author and editor William C. Winter presents the story of the 1st Missouri Infantry, one of the best of these regiments, through the words of Captain Joseph Boyce of Company D, the St. Louis Greys.Less than two decades after the war, Boyce began presenting his history of the regiment to the Southern Historical and Benevolent Society of St. Louis. His text appeared in the "Missouri Republican" after each lecture, resulting in a serialized account spread over several years. Boyce's narrative addresses his service from his involvement as a member of the Missouri Volunteer Militia in the Camp Jackson massacre on May 10, 1861, until the regiment's surrender at Fort Blakely near Mobile, Alabama, in April 1865. Boyce's history is offered here in full and as a continuous story for the first time.Winter has written the necessary introduction to each chapter, adding background to Boyce's narrative that to Boyce was unneeded because many in his initial audience had shared the experience of war. Through extensive footnotes and the incorporation of other writings by Boyce, Winter has significantly expanded Boyce's history but has maintained the focus on the regiment's service in the war's western theater.

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Life Adventures and Piracies of the Famous Captain Singleton (New Edition) - 2826688418

66,33 zł

Life Adventures and Piracies of the Famous Captain Singleton (New Edition) Book Jungle

Książki / Literatura obcojęzyczna

That all Defoe's novels, with the exception of 'Robinson Crusoe,'' should have been covered with the dust of neglect for many generations, is a plain proof of how much fashions in taste affect the popularity of the British classics. It is true that three generations or so ago, Defoe's works were edited by both Sir Walter Scott and Hazliit, and that this masterly piece of realism, 'Captain Singleton,' was reprinted a few years back in 'The Camelot Classics,' but it is safe to say that out of every thousand readers of 'Robinson Crusoe' only one or two will have even heard of the 'Memoirs of a Cavalier,' 'Colonel Jack,' 'Moll Flanders,' or 'Captain Singleton'...

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Captain is Out to Lunch and the Sailors Have Taken Over the - 2826795154

47,83 zł

Captain is Out to Lunch and the Sailors Have Taken Over the WILLIAM MORROW & CO

Książki / Literatura obcojęzyczna

A book length collaboration between two underground legends, Charles Bukowski and Robert Crumb. Bukowski's last journals candidly and humorously reveal the events in the writer's life as death draws inexorably nearer, thereby illuminating our own lives and natures, and to give new meaning to what was once only familiar. Crumb has illustrated the text with 12 full-page drawings and a portrait of Bukowski.

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Captain Rugged - 2845104112

229,27 zł

Captain Rugged Damiani Editore

Książki / Literatura obcojęzyczna

Captain Rugged is a multimedia project collaboration between 2 Nigerian artists: Keziah Jones and Native Maqari. The book is a graphic novel and will come out with a special music card that will contain the url to download the tracks of Keziah Jones' CD album of the same name. The two artists have witnessed the most transformative stories happening within and around them in the city of Lagos so it was inevitable that they both attempted to put this into words and image and sound for an outside audience in order that they might also get an idea of the character of the city. After the oil boom years of the '70's, visually, Lagos resembled what can only be described as an unfinished African utopia; grand projects lay abandoned and subsequently taken over by the homeless, grand motorways that span the lagoons surrounding the islands of Lagos overrun by hastily constructed shanty towns on stilts. The city became both futuristic and of the past at the same time. Captain Rugged is set amongst the teeming masses that live in these in-between places. The only protagonist that Keziah and Native could conceive of who was surviving on his own terms in this type of environment was a superhero. This is due to the fact of the unending harshness of the daily grind of the inhabitants. But daily grind can also be experienced as transcendence, because at the end of every day Lagosians will sit down and ease away their troubles by recounting, to whomever will listen, the numerous surprising and amazing things they have seen over a beer and some music. For both artists the city of Lagos will never cease to amaze, therefore it was not surprising that a superhero called Captain Rugged would appear, because if they didn't invent him someone else would have.

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Life Adventures and Piracies of the Famous Captain Singleton - 2838462803

100,77 zł

Life Adventures and Piracies of the Famous Captain Singleton Book Jungle

Książki / Literatura obcojęzyczna

That all Defoe's novels, with the exception of 'Robinson Crusoe,'' should have been covered with the dust of neglect for many generations, is a plain proof of how much fashions in taste affect the popularity of the British classics. It is true that three generations or so ago, Defoe's works were edited by both Sir Walter Scott and Hazliit, and that this masterly piece of realism, 'Captain Singleton,' was reprinted a few years back in 'The Camelot Classics,' but it is safe to say that out of every thousand readers of 'Robinson Crusoe' only one or two will have even heard of the 'Memoirs of a Cavalier,' 'Colonel Jack,' 'Moll Flanders,' or 'Captain Singleton'...

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Ultimate Book of Baby Knits - 2826647612

94,87 zł

Ultimate Book of Baby Knits QUADRILLE PUBLISHING

Książki / Literatura obcojęzyczna

Having brought up two children of her own, Debbie is all too aware of the practical aspects of designing for babies and children. The Ultimate Book of Baby Knits is a charming collection of practical, yet beautiful, hand-knit garments, toys and other nursery essentials that will delight every new parent and their baby. To make up this compendium, Debbie Bliss has selected her 50 favourite projects from her three most recent books to provide a core collection not just for newborn babies but also for toddlers up until the age of two years. Catering to all your baby's knitwear needs, this collection includes everything from the quintessential baby blankets, teddy bears and bootees through to a hooded wrap, snug duffel coat and felted slippers. All 50 projects are knitted in beautiful, classic yarns that are not only soft and gentle against a young skin, but are also low-maintenance in that they are easy to wash and care for, to ensure that baby is kept wonderfully snug and cosseted right through its first stages in life. The Ultimate Book of Baby Knits is the perfect project book for anyone struggling to find smart contemporary knitwear designs for their baby or toddler.

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Sweet bomb Silly [E-book] - 2837264940

8,10 zł

Sweet bomb Silly [E-book] E-bookowo

kryminał, sensacja, thirller

Sweet Bomb Silly is a novel (thriller) whose protagonist is an aerial bomb named Silly, equipped with an individual thinking process substitute, or a kind of artificial intelligence. As a result of numerous events, she becomes entangled in a conflict between two opposing armies. The thinking and feeling bomb watches people who aim at initiating another war. Learning their motivation, she learns much about life and discovers her real nature. Chapter I General Black On all fronts A golden opportunity Glory to the heroes On borrowed time Chapter II Silly A field hospital The awakening An outlaw A new command Chapter III Captain Salvo The Excelsior Hotel A reconnaissance A festival of requests A game of chess Chapter IV General White The achievements of civilization Flowers in the hair The Antiarmy The bunker Bezpłatny fragment:

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Little Book of Language - 2834135460

56,12 zł

Little Book of Language YALE UNIVERSITY PRESS

Książki / Literatura obcojęzyczna

With a language disappearing every two weeks and neologisms springing up almost daily, an understanding of the origins and currency of language has never seemed more relevant. In this charming volume, a narrative history written explicitly for a young audience, expert linguist David Crystal proves why the story of language deserves retelling. From the first words of an infant to the peculiar modern dialect of text messaging, "A Little Book of Language" ranges widely, revealing language's myriad intricacies and quirks. In animated fashion, Crystal sheds light on the development of unique linguistic styles, the origins of obscure accents, and the search for the first written word. He discusses the plight of endangered languages, as well as successful cases of linguistic revitalization. Much more than a history, Crystal's work looks forward to the future of language, exploring the effect of technology on our day-to-day reading, writing, and speech. Through enlightening tables, diagrams, and quizzes, as well as Crystal's avuncular and entertaining style, "A Little Book of Language" will reveal the story of language to be a captivating tale for all ages.

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Złote sidła. The Golden Snare [E-book] - 2836728378

12,53 zł

Złote sidła. The Golden Snare [E-book] Armoryka

literatura piękna

James Oliver Curwood : Złote sidła. The Golden Snare . Książka w dwóch wersjach językowych: polskiej i angielskiej. A dual Polish-English language edition. James Olivier Curwood (1878-1927)

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Alvin Schwartz (Comic-book Writer) - 2845099679

261,32 zł

Alvin Schwartz (Comic-book Writer) Alphascript Publishing

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Alvin Schwartz was an American comic-book writer best known for his Batman and Superman stories. He was also a novelist, poet, and essayist.Alvin Schwartz debuted in comics with an issue of Fairy Tale Parade in 1939. He then wrote extensively for Sheldon Mayer at All-American Publications and then for National Comics, two of the three companies which merged to form DC Comics.Schwartz wrote his first Batman story in 1942, expanding into the Batman newspaper comic strip in August 1944 and the Superman strip two months later. Through 1952, he scripted for most of the company's newspaper strips. For rival Fawcett Comics, he wrote stories for Superman's chief competitor Captain Marvel.Until ending his association with DC in 1958, Schwartz contributed comic-book scripts for such superheroes as Aquaman, Wonder Woman, the Flash, Green Lantern, the Newsboy Legion, Vigilante, Slam Bradley, and Tomahawk. He also wrote comic books such as A Date With Judy, Buzzy, and House of Mystery

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Faerie Book - 2826811985

67,12 zł

Faerie Book CICO BOOKS

Książki / Literatura obcojęzyczna

Everyone will love this compelling and charming guide to all things faerie. By deepening your awareness of their extraordinary powers, and their peculiar likes and dislikes, you can enhance your relationship with faeries and appeal to their better nature. Full of practical little tips and ideas to encourage faerie presence, "The Faerie Book" also celebrates faeries in art and literature, including known and lesser-known fables of their mischievous magic. Part One, The Faerie World, explains faerie lineage, along with their links to other elemental spirits, such as elves and merpeople. Meet famous faeries, such as Tinker Bell and Shakespeare's faeries, Titania and Ariel, and discover faeries' characters through their fables. In Part Two, Living With Faeries, learn how to see them in your home and garden, summon faeries to help you...and even appease the troublesome ones. Illustrated with original art by Emma Garner, this fascinating guide is your winged companion to all things faerie.

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