Rare Books of World Literature

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 30 May 2017 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
The Chronology of Ancient Nations - An English version of the Arabic text of the Athâr-ul-Bâkiya of Albiruni, or "Vestiges of the Past"
By Muhammad ibn Ahmad Biruni (973?-1048)
Translated by Dr.C.Eduard Sachau (1845-1930)
Published by W.H.Allen & Co., London - 1879

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 11 May 2017 Article/Essay
The Klencke Atlas
By Tom Harper

Tom Harper tells the story of the Klencke Atlas, one of the largest atlases in the world presented to Charles II by the Dutch merchant and scholar Johannes Klencke in 1660.
Out of British Library’s ‘banquet of maps’ the Klencke atlas of 1660 is surely the m... Read More
 5 Mar 2017 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
By Edward Said
First published by Routledge & Kegan Paul - 1978

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Edward Wadie Said (1 November 1935 – 25 September 2003) was a professor of literature at Columbia University, a pu... Read More
 21 Nov 2016 New Books
Digital Book:
Modern Money Mechanics
Published by Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago

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The purpose of this booklet is to describe the basic process of money creation in a "fractional reserve" banking sy... Read More
 21 Nov 2016 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
Eastman's Treatise on Counterfeit, Altered and Spurious Bank Notes
By H.G. Eastman
Printed by M.Niedner, Missouri - 1859

The extended title reads: "With unerring rules for the detection of frauds in the same, together with a history of ancient money, continental currency, ban... Read More
 14 Oct 2016 New Books
New Book:
The Great Game: On Secret Service in High Asia
By Peter Hopkirk
Published by Oxford University Press - 2001

For nearly a century the two most powerful nations on earth - Victorian Britain and Tsarist Russia - fought a secret war in the lonely passes and deserts of Central Asia. Those e... Read More
 14 Oct 2016 Rare BOOKS
Book Extract:
As He Saw It
By Elliot Roosevelt
With a foreword by Eleanor Roosevelt
Published by Duell, Sloan and Pearce - 1946

The reasons behind India's Independence...we were not aware of.

Roosevelt vs. Churchill · Excerpts from "As He Saw It"

The following eyewitness account of the struggl... Read More
 10 Oct 2016
Digital Rare Book:
Introduction by Henry John Cust (1861-1917)
The Art of War - Translated by Peter Whitehorne
The Prince - Translated by Edward Dacres
Published by David Nutt, London - 1905
Volume 1

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 10 Oct 2016 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book :
The Art of War : The oldest military treatise in the world
By Sun Tzu ( 6th Century B.C. )
Translated from the Chinese with introduction and critical notes by Lionel Giles.
Published by Luzac & Co., London - 1910

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 15 Jun 2015 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
Walden or Life in the woods
By Henry David Thoreau
Published by Ticknor and Fields, Boston - 1854

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Henry David Thoreau, Yoga Master
By Mark Mancini

Henry David Thoreau is a man of many title... Read More