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1. The virgin of the sun
 
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2. Love eternal
 
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3. Red Eve
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4. Beatrice; a novel
 
5. Jess, a novel
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6. Child of storm
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7. Heart of the world
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8. Rural Denmark and its lessons
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9. A gardener's year
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10. Regeneration: being an account
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11. Report on the Salvation Army colonies
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12. Queen of the dawn: a love tale
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13. The poor and the land: being a
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14. Lysbeth; a tale of the Dutch.
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15. "She." An operatic spectacular
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16. Allan Quatermain: being an account
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17. A history of the Transvaal
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18. The spirit of Bambatse, a romance
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19. The last Boer war
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20. The witch's head; a novel

1. The virgin of the sun
by H Rider 1856-1925 Haggard
 Paperback: 324 Pages (2010-09-10)
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Asin: 1172334536
Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars
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This is an EXACT reproduction of a book published before 1923. This IS NOT an OCR'd book with strange characters, introduced typographical errors, and jumbled words.This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. that were either part of the original artifact, or were introduced by the scanning process. We believe this work is culturally important, and despite the imperfections, have elected to bring it back into print as part of our continuing commitment to the preservation of printed works worldwide. We appreciate your understanding of the imperfections in the preservation process, and hope you enjoy this valuable book. ... Read more

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3-0 out of 5 stars Excellent Historical Adventure
H. Rider Haggard's "The Virgin of the Sun", like his classic "King Solomon's Mines", is not written in the mold of a modern wam-bam action adventure. First, Haggard's writing style is more classical, which tends to be a bit verbose. Second, he is not particularly focused on exposition. He doesn't spend much typeface detailing location which is in some regards a shame considering the romantic locations he tends to write on - in this case a virginal South America. Third, his stories are deep and exploratory. Haggard doesn't write to get to an ending, but rather his stories have multiple layers that sit underneath the core narrative. In the case of "Virgin", Haggard explores love, friendship, and women, all while Adventuring across the Atlantic and over South America.

Historically, Haggard does a nice job blending Inca history and myth into his adventure tale. In "The Virgin of the Sun", he explores the Inca myth surrounding the rise of one of the Americas greatest pre-columbian leaders - Pachacuti. Now, Pachacuti is most well known for mountain retreat - one of the most recognizable icons in the world - Machu Picchu. "Virgin of the Sun" was published in 1922, only a scant 11 years after explorer Hiram Bingham rediscovered the lost city nestled in the Peruvian mountains. Bingham hadn't yet connected Machu Picchu to Pachacuti, but myth had already surrounded the Inca ruler who's credited with expanding Inca rule to cover a huge swath of territory on South America's western coast.

Haggard's story unfolds as a "modern day" anitque hound translates 400-year-old letters found in an ancient chest. The letters tell the tale of Hubert - a fisherman working and living in England. Following a few small adventures and misadventures, our hero, Hubert, meets and befriends a strange man from a foreign land. After Hubert's wife of less-than-24-hours commit suicide and Hubert kills her former lover, he and his friend, Kari, are off into the Atlantic Ocean. Kari acts as a phyiscal and emotional guide to Hubert who's immediately declared a White God by the various natives they come across after finding landfall in South America.

In addition to the Victorian era-like romance that leads to his wife's death, Hubert also falls in love with a beautiful Indian princess, Quilla - daughter of the moon. While their loves develops rather abruptly, Haggard does a nice job of using a surprisingly touching romance to further Hubert and Kari's adventure.

The story is enjoyable, but takes a little effort to get used to Haggard's writing style. The pace of the story picks up considerably about 1/3 through following Hubert and Kari's flight from England across the Atlantic. Consider this a strong historical adventure.

5-0 out of 5 stars Thrilling
If you're a fan of Allan Quatermain and his African adventures you'll also like this book by the same author. Set in the land of the Incas this thrilling adventure story takes you into a forgotten world of an ancient culture that was later destroyed by the Spanish. It's a great historical novel that I found hard to put down.
I also liked Queen Sheba's Ring. ... Read more


2. Love eternal
by H Rider 1856-1925 Haggard
 Paperback: 388 Pages (2010-09-09)
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General Books publication date: 2009Original publication date: 1918Original Publisher: Longmans, GreenSubjects: Fiction / Action ... Read more


3. Red Eve
by H Rider 1856-1925 Haggard
 Paperback: 322 Pages (2010-09-08)
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Asin: 1171792018
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4-0 out of 5 stars A ROUSING MEDIEVAL TALE FROM H. RIDER HAGGARD
For his 37th work of fiction, H. Rider Haggard, the so-called "father of the lost-race novel" and an expert at writing historical adventure tales as well, decided to go back to the Dark Ages. "Red Eve," which Haggard wrote in a six-month period from 1908-1909, was ultimately published in 1911, and turns out to be yet another winner from this wonderful storyteller. In it, we meet Hugh de Cressi, a merchant's son who is in love with "Red Eve" Clavering, a high-born cousin of his, in the year 1346. Eve is in love with him, too, but is being wooed by the traitorous knight Sir Edmund Acour. When Acour realizes that he can't win the affections of his intended in the traditional manner, he slips her a love philtre and weds her while she is doped up. It will now take an act of papal intervention to annul this marriage, and before that can happen, Hugh and his squire, the death-faced Gray Dick, get called by King Edward III to perform many acts of service. Thus, they travel around Europe and, like a pair of medieval Forrest Gumps, are witness to some of the key historical events of the 14th century. They are present at the Battle of Crecy, arrive in Venice just in time for the great earthquake of 1347, witness firsthand the ravages of the Black Death, and go to the papal city of Avignon to seek an audience with Pope Clement. But this isn't just an historical adventure novel. Haggard loved injecting otherworldly fantasy elements into even his most realistic fictions, and in "Red Eve," the plague, and death itself, are personified in a character named Murgh, who we first meet in Cathay and later in Venice, just as the Black Death commences. A quite imposing personage, Murgh delivers some very interesting disquisitions on the nature of death and dying, which could be boiled down to the Blue Oyster Cult mantra "don't fear the reaper." But "Red Eve" features some other very interesting characters as well, most notably Gray Dick, another in a long line of fascinating Haggardian sidekicks, this one having almost supernatural abilities with the longbow; and Sir Andrew Arnold, Hugh's godfather and one of the original Knights Templar, deadly with a blade and yet almost saintlike in demeanor. Besides the historical tableaux that Haggard leads us through, we are also treated to an archery contest, a jousting match, numerous duels to the death, some tender love scenes and at least two huge battles. Haggard has been accused (unfairly, I feel) of occasional anti-Semitic references in his works (most notably the characterization of Jacob Meyer in "The Spirit of Bambatse"), but in "Red Eve," not only are the Jews of Avignon shown in an heroic light, but Gray Dick delivers some telling commentary on the foolishness of holding all Jews to blame for a crime that was committed over a thousand years ago that brought about "the salvation of mankind." "Red Eve" is not a perfect book--some words are spoken that weren't in use in 1346; "angel coins" are seen trading hands, although they didn't come into being until 1465--but it is still a remarkably entertaining page turner. Those readers seeking a red-blooded historical adventure with a dash of the otherworldly thrown in will not find a book much better than this one. And the Hodder & Stoughton edition that I just read, dating back at least 80 years or so, has several full-color plates that only add to the pleasure. ... Read more


4. Beatrice; a novel
by H Rider 1856-1925 Haggard
Paperback: 342 Pages (2010-08-28)
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Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars
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4-0 out of 5 stars A DIFFERENT TYPE OF HAGGARD NOVEL
"Beatrice" was first published in 1890, and was H. Rider Haggard's 10th novel, out of 58 titles. Unlike so many of his other books, "Beatrice" is one that features almost no action scenes whatsoever; no lost races, no adventure, no battles, no supernatural elements. What it IS, is a beautifully written romance novel; indeed, is is one of Haggard's most emotional works. It tells the story of the ill-fated love affair between Beatrice Granger, an unmarried Welsh school teacher, and Geoffrey Bingham, an unhappily married barrister who lives in London. This all starts after Beatrice saves Geoffrey's life in a canoeing accident during a tremendous storm (in the book's only true action set piece), and the two become interested in one another. Trouble awaits, in the form of Bingham's wife Honoria (who's only interested in money and social climbing), Owen Davies (one of the richest men in Wales, who is morbidly obsessed with marrying Beatrice), and Elizabeth (Beatrice's older sister, who will do just about anything to marry Davies herself). So where in other books we might encounter a three-way love triangle, here we have what might be called a love...pentagon?
I said before that this book contains no supernatural elements, but this is not quite true. Beatrice and Geoffrey do seem to have some kind of psychic link with one another, so that at times they can sense each other's thoughts and feelings, even when separated. Haggard's recurring theme of eternal love--of a love that survives beyond the grave--is very much in evidence in "Beatrice." This is a theme that was given play in his very first novel, "Dawn"; was much stressed in the four "She" novels; and appears in so many of his other works. Another theme that "Beatrice" seems to stress is the undesirability of the Victorian marriage state. Apparently, back in the late 19th century, divorce was seen to be a scandalous option, even for the most unhappily married couples. Haggard here shows us one such couple, and the problems that arise when this unfortunate union continues. Strangely, the author seems to have no sympathy for the problems that afflict Beatrice and Geoffrey as their romance continues. He even says so, in so many words. One must read between the lines to realize that Haggard does indeed feel for these poor unfortunates.
Of all the Haggard novels that I have read (two dozen or so), this one seemed to me the most dated. It is hard to believe that so much scandal could attach to a couple because of a love affair. But hold on a moment! Didn't our 42nd president get himself into major "mishegas" as a result of his dalliance with an unmarried woman? Indeed, wouldn't a single school teacher in a small town TODAY find herself embarrassed if her affair with a married man of prominence were to come to light? Perhaps things haven't changed so much after all! (Although it is doubtful that a scandalized woman of today would go to the extremes that Beatrice goes to to put matters right!)
"Beatrice," then, is NOT a novel for those looking for an action and adventure spectacle. But for those wishing a deliciously written novel with characters you can really care for, this might be just the ticket. At one point in this tale, Geoffrey thinks about sitting down one night with a good novel, and Haggard tells us that Bingham was "not above this frivolous occupation." Reading Haggard's "Beatrice," however, does not strike me as a "frivolous occupation." It is a serious-minded novel that the author obviously felt deeply about, and one that I do recommend highly. ... Read more


5. Jess, a novel
by H. Rider (1856-1925) Haggard
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5-0 out of 5 stars A LESSER-KNOWN HAGGARD MASTERPIECE
"Jess" was first published in the UK in March 1887, and was H. Rider Haggard's 5th novel out of 58. Haggard wrote this book toward the end of 1885...and, remarkably, in just nine weeks! But then again, this is the same man who, earlier in 1885, was able to write the astounding sequel to "King Solomon's Mines," "Allan Quatermain," in just 10 weeks, and who, in 1886, wrote the seminal fantasy "She" in just six! Haggard has been accused of being a careless writer, but that is certainly not the case with "Jess." It is an elegantly written novel, sometimes even poetically written.
The story takes place during the time of the first Boer War, in 1880-81. Captain John Niel comes to work on the Transvaal farm of a fellow Englishman, Silas Croft, and becomes involved in a love triangle of sorts with Croft's two nieces. One of them, Bessie, is a pretty, hardworking blond; the other, Jess, is plainer looking, intellectual, and deep thinking. Niel becomes engaged to Bessie, but after being trapped with Jess in the siege at Pretoria, realizes that he is in love with her. This makes for quite a mess for these people of high honor. To add to the problems, Haggard throws in one of his best villains, Frank Muller, an Anglo-Boer who has designs on Bessie himself and who wants to kill off the rest of her family, steal their farm, become a great Boer leader and ultimately rule all of South Africa as some kind of monarch. Muller is a truly memorable and hissable villain; extremely handsome, and with a flowing blond beard, full of contradictions and yet quite intelligent, he really does impress. "Jess" contains none of the supernatural or lost-race elements that many Haggard fans have come to expect from his novels. It is rather an extremely believable adventure and love story. This is not to say that the book is short in the action department, however. It does take place, after all, in the middle of a war, and features many scenes of fighting, attempted murder by that hissable Muller, a deadly fight with an ostrich (sounds funny, I know, but it's not), wild-game hunting, and so on. Haggard himself lived in South Africa during the time of that first Boer War, and was also an ostrich farmer for a short while, and those six years that he spent in the country (from 1875-1881) really gave him the tools with which to authentically depict his stories. It might be a good idea for a reader going into this book to do some minor research on that first Boer War--nothing too serious; just a little background work--for a fuller appreciation of the authenticity of this novel, but it isn't absolutely necessary.
Besides showing Haggard's great gift for adventure, action, romance and historical retelling, "Jess" also amply displays the author's gift for what I guess might be called poetic metaphor. Consider this paragraph, in the book's first chapter, in which Captain Niel watches a small whirlwind on the African veldt and compares it to his own life: "It's just like a man's life...coming from nobody knows where, nobody knows why, and making a little column of dust on the world's highway, and then passing away and leaving the dust to fall to the ground again, and be trodden under foot and forgotten." "Jess" is full of beautifully written passages like this one, as well as many of the author's side comments on life and death. The book really does have something in it for everyone, and it is no mystery why the book was a huge best-seller in its day. Now, the book is all but forgotten, and even many fans of H. Rider Haggard have not had a chance to discover its many fine qualities. But it is a book that will amply reward anyone who takes the trouble to seek it out. I more than highly recommend it. ... Read more


6. Child of storm
by H Rider 1856-1925 Haggard
Paperback: 382 Pages (2010-08-01)
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5-0 out of 5 stars Child of the Storm
The story takes place in Zululand, Africa. It happens so that Allan Quatermain stops by his Zulu friend's kraal (to those of you who never read Haggard, Kraal=household) to find that yet another friend is madly in love with the well known beauty: Mameena, or, in other words, Child of the Storm. Allan is curious to see this well known Mameena, but his friend who is in love with Mameena (his name is Saduko) goes on a crazy battle to win 100 cattle for Mameena's dowry. After going with Saduko on his quest and helping him win 600 cattle, Allan meets Mameena, and determines she is the most beautiful woman he has ever seen, and, though at that time Africans were thought of as savages (most unjustly, I have to add), Allan, after observing some treachery done by Mameena while pretending to be unconscious, after knowing she was false, cannot find any reason to resist her love to him, for indeed Mameena tries to engage him in a marriage, but Allan remembers her treachery and tells her no. Many adventures follow after that, until the Zulu King declares Mameena a witch, and Mameena pleads guilty. It is not the kind of Salem witchcraft that is talked about here. It is more like herb-knowledge and doctoring that the Zulus call witchcraft. After recieving her death sentence for many more offenses, including causing a civil war and it's outcome, Mameena makes a last wish. The last wish is... You'll have to figure out this as you read along with the mystery of Mameena's character. Suggested background books: Any Allan Quatermain book. Here are some Allan Quatermain titles: Allan and the Holy Flower, Marie, Allan's Wife, King Solomon's Mines, She and Allan, The Ancient Allan, Et cetera. ... Read more


7. Heart of the world
by H Rider 1856-1925 Haggard
Paperback: 414 Pages (2010-08-18)
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Asin: 1177402912
Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars
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This scarce antiquarian book is a selection from Kessinger Publishings Legacy Reprint Series. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available as part of our commitment to protecting, preserving, and promoting the worlds literature. Kessinger Publishing is the place to find hundreds of thousands of rare and hard-to-find books with something of interest for everyone! ... Read more

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5-0 out of 5 stars Excellent adventure!
This novel is very typical of Haggard's adventure stories.This one in particular somewhat reminded me of "Montezuma's Daughter"...It was a story of an extraordinarily beautiful Indian princess and a whiteEnglishman who fall in love and who must suffer through much because oftheir deep feelings for one another.The story is told by Ignation (anIndian) who was the friend of both the white man and his beloved Maya. Most of the later part of the novel takes place in the great City of theHeart which is beautiful and yet venomous and deadly...Of course thereare "bad men" and "bad women" who do not fullyunderstand the great love of Maya and James (the princess and her whitemen) and without whom the story would have no conflict or much of a plot...:)So do read the book.It is neither essential to life nor does itprovoke any great thoughts or ideas, but nonetheless it is very enjoyableand relaxing. ... Read more


8. Rural Denmark and its lessons
by H Rider 1856-1925 Haggard
Paperback: 386 Pages (2010-09-04)
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Asin: 1178363899
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Originally published in 1911.This volume from the Cornell University Library's print collections was scanned on an APT BookScan and converted to JPG 2000 format by Kirtas Technologies.All titles scanned cover to cover and pages may include marks notations and other marginalia present in the original volume. ... Read more

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4-0 out of 5 stars Why read an Edwardian Englishman on Danish agriculture?
Because the best way to learn about about two cultures at once is to read one of them talking about the other.Better, our writer here is none other than H. Rider Haggard.Yup, "King Solomon's Mines", "She," and so on.In his old age, he retired from South Africa to England and became a farmer -- a fairly serious one.He went to Denmark in about 1909 to study Danish Cooperative (all 5 syllables enunciated distinctly) methods, and this book is his report.I read it due to the lack of English language materials on early 20th century Danish history, but wound up learning far more about rural English attitudes and economics than about Danish cooperatives.The book should also be of much use to scholars of pre-WWI English writers.It is really *that* good in revealing their attitudes and prejudices.Recall that Haggard had been a colonial administrator in South Africa, so he more or less epitomizes all the best and worst of fin de siecle Englishmen outside the London set.And -- oh yes -- you might pick up a little about Danish history. ... Read more


9. A gardener's year
by H Rider 1856-1925 Haggard
Paperback: 482 Pages (2010-09-04)
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This is an OCR edition without illustrations or index. It may have numerous typos or missing text. However, purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original rare book from the publisher's website (GeneralBooksClub.com). You can also preview excerpts of the book there. Purchasers are also entitled to a free trial membership in the General Books Club where they can select from more than a million books without charge. Original Published by: London, S. Low, Marston ... Read more


10. Regeneration: being an account of the social work of the Salvation army in Great Britain
by H Rider 1856-1925 Haggard
Paperback: 282 Pages (2010-08-29)
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This book an EXACT reproduction of the original book published before 1923. This IS NOT an OCR'd book with strange characters, introduced typographical errors, and jumbled words.This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. that were either part of the original artifact, or were introduced by the scanning process. We believe this work is culturally important, and despite the imperfections, have elected to bring it back into print as part of our continuing commitment to the preservation of printed works worldwide. We appreciate your understanding of the imperfections in the preservation process, and hope you enjoy this valuable book. ... Read more


11. Report on the Salvation Army colonies in the United States and at Hadleigh, England, with Scheme of national land settlement
by H Rider 1856-1925 Haggard
Paperback: 88 Pages (2010-09-05)
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The book has no illustrations or index. It may have numerous typos or missing text. However, purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original rare book from the publisher's website (GeneralBooksClub.com). You can also preview excerpts of the book there. Purchasers are also entitled to a free trial membership in the General Books Club where they can select from more than a million books without charge. Original Publisher: London, H.M.S.O.; Publication date: 1905; Subjects: Agricultural colonies; ... Read more


12. Queen of the dawn: a love tale of old Egypt
by H Rider 1856-1925 Haggard
Paperback: 292 Pages (2010-08-28)
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Sir H. Rider Haggard (1856-1925) is an important progenitor of modern fantasy and science fiction, and his numerous novels include the classics King Solomon's Mines (1885), She (1886), and Ayesha: The Return of She (1905). If Haggard did not originate the lost-world/lost-race subgenre, he popularized it; and the hero of most of his books, Allan Quatermain, is the model for Tarzan, John Carter of Mars, and Indiana Jones. Unlike Edgar Rice Burroughs and Stephen Spielberg, however, Haggard spent several years in Africa. Though he was a product of his time, a white male colonialist, he didn't entirely buy into the concepts of the white man's burden, the glories of Empire, or the simple, faithful black servant; his work is more complex and ironic than you might expect.

However, newcomers to Haggard's fiction should start with the famous novels and not with his standalone ancient-Egyptian fantasy, Queen of the Dawn (1925). The last book published in Haggard's lifetime, it is (perhaps not surprisingly) overweighted toward Spiritualist concerns. It opens at an almost breakneck pace, with Pharaoh deposed and killed, his wife and child in hiding, and the goddesses stirring; but then comes a long, arid stretch in which a secret religious order raises Pharaoh's daughter, and she meets and falls in love with the usurper's disguised son. Narrative tension is further weakened by the priest-prophets' tendency to announce that an imminent disaster will turn out okay for the prince and princess. The climax features traditional adventure-fiction excitement (battle and torture), but this isn't a novel likely to please many modern readers. --Cynthia Ward ... Read more


13. The poor and the land: being a report on the Salvation army colonies in the United States and at Hadleigh, England, with scheme of national land settlement and an introduction
by H Rider 1856-1925 Haggard
Paperback: 222 Pages (2010-09-04)
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This is a reproduction of a book published before 1923.This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. that were either part of the original artifact, or were introduced by the scanning process.We believe this work is culturally important, and despite the imperfections, have elected to bring it back into print as part of our continuing commitment to the preservation of printed works worldwide.We appreciate your understanding of the imperfections in the preservation process, and hope you enjoy this valuable book. ... Read more


14. Lysbeth; a tale of the Dutch. With 26 illus. by G.P. Jacomb Hood
by H Rider 1856-1925 Haggard
Paperback: 574 Pages (2010-08-20)
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15. "She." An operatic spectacular drama
by H Rider 1856-1925 Haggard, Richard C. [from old catalog] White
Paperback: 58 Pages (2010-06-25)
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This is an EXACT reproduction of a book published before 1923. This IS NOT an OCR'd book with strange characters, introduced typographical errors, and jumbled words.This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. that were either part of the original artifact, or were introduced by the scanning process. We believe this work is culturally important, and despite the imperfections, have elected to bring it back into print as part of our continuing commitment to the preservation of printed works worldwide. We appreciate your understanding of the imperfections in the preservation process, and hope you enjoy this valuable book. ... Read more


16. Allan Quatermain: being an account of his further adventures and discoveries in company with Sir Henry Curtis, Bart., Commander John Good, R.N., and one umslopogaas
by H Rider 1856-1925 Haggard
Paperback: 262 Pages (2010-08-25)
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17. A history of the Transvaal
by H Rider 1856-1925 Haggard
Paperback: 278 Pages (2010-08-18)
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Purchase of this book includes free trial access to www.million-books.com where you can read more than a million books for free.This is an OCR edition with typos.Excerpt from book:This is a digital copy of a book that was preserved for generations on libraryshelves before it was carefully scanned by Google as part of a project to makethe world's books discoverable online. It has survived long enough for thecopyright to expire and the book to enter the public domain. A public domainbook is one that was never subject to copyright or whose legal copyright termhas expired. Whether a book is in the public domain may vary country tocountry. Public domain books are our gateways to the past, representing awealth of history, culture and knowledge that's often difficult to discover.Marks, notations and other marginalia present in the original volume may appearin this file - a reminder of this book's long journey from the publisher to alibrary and finally to you.Google Book Search has digitized millions of physical books and made themavailable online at http://books.google.com. The digitization at the most basic level is based on page images of thephysical books. To make this book available as an ePub formated file we havetaken those page images and extracted the text using Optical CharacterRecognition (or OCR for short) technology. The extraction of text from pageimages is a difficult engineering task. Smudges on the physical books' pages,fancy fonts, old fonts, torn pages, etc. can all lead to errors in theextracted text. Imperfect OCR is only the first challenge in the ultimate goalof moving from collections of page images to extracted-text based books. Ourcomputer algorithms also have to automatically determine the structure of thebook (what are the headers and footers, where images are placed, whether textis verse or prose, and so forth). Getting this right allows us to render thebook in a way that follows the format of the original book.Despite our best ... ... Read more


18. The spirit of Bambatse, a romance
by H Rider 1856-1925 Haggard
Paperback: 342 Pages (2010-09-04)
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Asin: 1178330680
Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars
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Originally published in 1906.This volume from the Cornell University Library's print collections was scanned on an APT BookScan and converted to JPG 2000 format by Kirtas Technologies.All titles scanned cover to cover and pages may include marks notations and other marginalia present in the original volume. ... Read more

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4-0 out of 5 stars AN UNJUSTLY NEGLECTED WONDER
This all-but-forgotten work by the master of the "lost race" adventure story has just about everything a reader could possibly hope for in a book: a treasure hunt, battles between savage African tribes, a pluckyheroine, a shipwreck, an insane Jewish villain, the ghost of a 17th centuryPortuguese woman, mesmerism and even a nice romantic love story. It is ashame that this wonderful fantasy has been out of print for 20 years, as itis a book that can be enjoyed by anyone, young or old, with a love offantastic adventure. It's well worth seeking out. ... Read more


19. The last Boer war
by H Rider 1856-1925 Haggard
Paperback: 278 Pages (2010-08-17)
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Asin: 1177313189
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General Books publication date: 2009Original publication date: 1900Original Publisher: K. Paul, Trench, Trübner ... Read more

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5-0 out of 5 stars 1st Boer War
Excellent first-hand history by an eye witness who also happened to be one of the leading authors of the late 19th century.A must read for anyone interested in South African History or British Colonial wars. ... Read more


20. The witch's head; a novel
by H Rider 1856-1925 Haggard
Paperback: 362 Pages (2010-09-04)
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Asin: 1178330923
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Originally published in 1887.This volume from the Cornell University Library's print collections was scanned on an APT BookScan and converted to JPG 2000 format by Kirtas Technologies.All titles scanned cover to cover and pages may include marks notations and other marginalia present in the original volume. ... Read more


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