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What do Plutarch, Gibbon, Proudhon, Malthus, Houdini, Frazier, Jefferson, Darwin, Veblen, Dewey, and Plato have in common? Their works are all on the same CD with nearly 700 books.

Our Non-Fiction CD currently contains the full text of 695 books., The 2001 CIA World Factbook, includes facts about every country in the world, complete with maps and flags for all of them.)

This CD includes History, Natural Science, Social Science, Philosophy, and Reference. For instance:

Fine Art, Music, and Literary Criticism

About Fine Art

Albrecht Durer's Memoirs of Journeys to Venice, Knights of the Arts: Stories of the Italian Painters by Amy Steedman, The Psychology of Beauty by Ethel Puffer, Seven Discourses on Art by Joshua Reynolds,

About Music

Beethoven: the Man and the Artist by Friedrich Kerst, Correspondence of Wagner and Liszt, Essays before a Sonata by Charles Ives, Hayden by J. Cuthbert Hadden, Letters of Franz Liszt, Mozart: the Man and the Artist by Friedrich Kerst, Second Book of Operas by Henry Edward Krehbiel,

About Drama

19th Century Actor Autobiographies edited by George Iles

About Books (Literary Criticism, Library Science, and Appreciation of Books)

American Spirit in Literature by Bliss Perry, Books and Bookmen by Ian Maclaren, Essays on Life, Art, and Science by Samuel Butler, How to Fail in Literature by Andrew Lang, Interdependence of Literature by Georgina Curtis, Library Work with Children by Alice Hazeltine, Literary Taste by Arnold Bennett, Old English Libraries (The Making, Collection, and Use of Books During the Middle Ages) by Ernest Savage, On the Significance of Science and Art by Leo Tolstoy, Philobiblon (the Love of Books) by Richard de Bury (1281-1345)


Chess History by Henry Edward Bird, Chess and Checkers: the Way to Mastership by Edward Lasker, Chess Games of Bob Seltzer (five times US national champion for his age group) games #1 to 951, The Game of Logic by Lewis Carroll, Hi-Q (or Peg Solitaire) -- A solution to the game


Ancient History

Greece Herodotus, Charles Kingsley (Alexandria and Her Schools), Xenophon (13 books including Anabasis), Babylon Religion of Babylonia and Assyria by Theophilus Pinches, Legends of Babylon and Egypt by Leonard King, Phoenicia History of Phoenicia by George Rawlinson, Rome Edward Gibbon (Fall of the Roman Empire), Marcus Annaeus Lucanus (Pharsalia), Theodor Mommsen (Roemische Geschichte volumes 1-5 and 8 = Roman History, in German), Both Greece and Rome Plutarch (Lives, Essays) Israel Josephus (Against Apion, Antiquities of the Jews, Life of Flavius Josephus, Wars of the Jews), Legends of the Jews by Louis Ginzberg.

Australian History

The Art of Living in Australia by P.E. Muskett, Australian Legendary Tales, Folk Lore of the Noongahburrahs as told to the Piccaninnies by Mrs. K. Langloh Parker, Australian Search Party by Charles Henry Eden, Early Australian Voyages by John Pinkerton, The Euahlayi Tribe--A Study of Aboriginal Life in Australia by Mrs. K. Langloh Parker, The Expedition to Botany Bay by Watkin Tench, A Lady's Visit to the Gold Diggings of Australia in 1852-53, by Mrs. Charles (Ellen) Clacy, The Settlement at Port Jackson by Watkin Tench,

British History

The Anglo-Saxon Chronicle (c. 890), Child's History of England by Charles Dickens, Eminent Victorians by Lytton Strachey, History Of The Britons (Historia Brittonum) c. 800 AD, by Nennius, The History of England from the Accession of James II by Lord Macaulay, History of James II by Charles James Fox, Landholding in England by Joseph Fisher, Life of Horatio Lord Nelson by Robert Southey, Queen Victoria by Lytton Strachey, Reminiscences of Captain Gronow, Speeches and Writings of Edmund Burke, William Ewart Gladstone by James Bryce, William the Conqueror by E.A. Freeman,

Irish History

The Irish Race in the Past and the Present by Rev. Aug. J. Thebaud,

Welsh History

Short History of Wales by Owen M. Edwards, Description of Wales by Giraldus Cambrensis, Itinerary of Baldwin in Wales by Giraldus Cambrensis, Wild Wales by George Borrow,

Canadian History

The Canadian Dominion by Oscar Skelton, Dawn of Canadian History: a Chronicle of Aboriginal Canada by Stephen Leacock, The Mariner of St. Malo: A Chronicle of the Voyages of Jacques Cartier by Stephen Leacock, Founder of New France by Charles Colby, Chignecto Isthmus: First Settlers by Howard Trueman, The Conquest of New France: a Chronicle of the Colonial Wars by George Wrong, The Lure of the Labrador Wild by Dillon Wallace, Pioneers of France in the New World by Francis Parkman,

Chinese History

Among the Tibetans by Isabella Bird, The Book of Tea by Kakuzo Okakura, China and the Manchus by Herbert Giles, The Chinese Boy and Girl by Isaac Taylor Headland, Chinese Sketches by Herbert Giles, Civilization of China by Herbert Giles, Court Life in China by Isaac Taylor Headland, Diary of a Pedestrian in Cashmere and Tibet by Captain Knight, New Forces in Old China by Arthur Judson Brown, ecord of Buddhistic Kingdoms, Being an Account by the Chinese Monk Fa-Hien of his Travels in India and Ceylon (A.D. 399-414) in Search of the Buddhist Books of Discipline, Religions of Ancient China by Herbert Giles, Tea Leaves by Francis Leggett and Company,

Danish History

The Danish History (Books I-IX) by Saxo Grammaticus,

Exploration in Africa, Asia, Antarctica, and the Arctic

Roald Amundsen (The South Pole), Samuel White Baker (The Albert N'Yanza Great Basin of the Nile And Explorations of the Nile Sources, Cyprus as I Saw It in 1879, Eight Years' Wanderings in Ceylon, In the Heart of Africa, Nile Tributaries of Abyssinia and the Sword Hunters of the Hamran Arabs, The Rifle and the Hound in Ceylon), Marquess of Dufferin (Letters from High Latitudes), Richard Hakluyt (The Discovery of Muscovy, Voyager's Tales, Voyages in Search of the Northwest Passage), David Livingstone (Missionary Travels and Researches in South Africa, Popular Account of Dr. Livingstone's Expedition to the Zambesi and its Tributaries and the Discovery of Lakes Shirwa and Nyassa 1858-1864), Sir Walter Raleigh (Discovery of Guiana), John Hanning Speke (Discovery of the Source of the Nile), H. Wilfrid Walker (Wanderings Among South Sea Savages And in Borneo and the Philippines),

French History

Joan of Arc Jeanne d'Arc: Her Life and Death by Mrs. Oliphant, Personal Recollections of Joan of Arc by Mark Twain), Ancien Regime Ancien Regime by Charles Kingsley, Memoirs of Marguerite de Navarre, Memoirs of the Cardinal de Retz, Memoirs of Madame La Marquise de Montespan, Memoirs of the Court of Louis XIV by the Duchesse d'Orleans, Memoirs of Louis XIV and His Court by Saint-Simon, Memoirs of Louis XV and XVI Madame du Hausset, Memoirs of Marie Antoinette by Madame Campan, Origins of Contemporary France:The Ancient Regime by Taine, French Revolution French Revolution by Thomas Carlyle, Origins of Contemporary France: The French Revolution by Taine, Napoleon Memoirs of Court of St. Cloud by Stewarton, Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte by de Bourrienne, Napoleon Bonaparte by John Abbott, Recollections of the Private Life of Napoleon by Constant, Origins of Contemporary France: Modern Regime/Napoleon by Taine,

German History

History of Friedrich II of Prussia by Thomas Carlyle, History of the Thirty Years' War Volume 1 by Friedrich Schiller, Life and Adventures of Baron Trenck by Baron Trenck,

Greece (modern)

* A Smaller History of Greece by William Smith,


Visit to Iceland and the Scandinavian North by Madame Ida Pfeiffer,

Indian History

A Forgotten Empire: Vijayanagar; A Contribution to the History of India by Robert Sewell, The Fall of the Moghul Empire of Hindustan, by H. G. Keene, I

Italian History

Autobiography of Benevenuto Cellini, Civilization of the Renaissance in Italy by Jacob Burckhardt, Giordano Bruno by Walter Pater, Knights of the Arts: Stories of the Italian Painters by Amy Steedman, Life of Cesare Borgia by Rafael Sabatini, History of Florence by Machiavelli,


The Book of Tea by Kakuzo Okakura, Kwaidan by Lafcadio Hearn, Noto: an Unexplored Corner of Japan by Percival Lowell,

Latin American History

Christopher Columbus by Filson Young, History of the Conquest of Peru by William Prescott, Vanished Arcadia: Being Some Account of the Jesuits in Paraguay 1607 to 1767 by R.B. Cunninghame Graham,

Norwegian History

The Early Kings of Norway by Thomas Carlyle, Chronicle of the Kings of Norway by Snorri Sturlson,

Russian History

The Crisis in Russia by Arthur Ransome, The Discovery of Muscovy by Richard Hakluyt, Russia by Donald MacKenzie Wallace, Russia in 1919 by Arthur Ransome,

South African History

Native Life in South Africa by Solomon Tshekisho Plaatje,

US History

Colonial period Briefe and True Report of the New Found Land of Virginia by Thomas Hariot, European Background of American History 1300-1600 by Edward Potts Cheyney, Whole History of Grandfather's Chair or True Stories from New England History 1620-1808 by Nathaniel Hawthorne, Mayflower and Her Log by Azel Ames, Original Narratives of Early American History, Pioneers of France in the New World by Francis Parkman, Pioneers of the Old South by Mary Johnston, Conquest of the Old Southwest: Early Pioneers into Virginia, The Carolinas, Tennessee, and Kentucky 1740-1790 by Archibald Henderson, Revolution Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin, James Otis the Pre-Revolutionist by John Clark Ridpath, Life of Francis Marion by W. Gilmore Simms, Life of General Francis Marion by Mason Locke Weems, Thomas Paine (The Age of Reason, The American Crisis, Common Sense, Rights of Man), Original Writings of Samuel Adams (volumes 2-3 of 4), Early Republic The American Republic by O.A. Brownson, Democracy in America by Alexis de Tocqueville, Federalist Papers, Jefferson (Autobiography, Jefferson and His Colleagues by Allen Johnson, Thomas Jefferson by Edward S. Ellis), John Marshall And The Constitution Edward Corwin, Orations by John Quincy Adams, Rise of the New West, 1819-1829 by Frederick Jackson Turner, The Oregon Trail by Francis Parkman, Civil War Lincoln (Boys' Life of Abraham Lincoln by Helen Nicolay, Life of Stephen A. Douglas by William Gardner, Lincoln: An Account of His Personal Life by Nathaniel Wright Stephenson, Lincoln's Yarns and Stories, Our American Cousin -- the play Lincoln was watching when he was assassinated, Writings of Abraham Lincoln, Army of the Cumberland by Henry Cist, Captains of the Civil War by William Wood, Memoirs of Sherman, On the Trail of Grant and Lee by Frederick Trevor Hill, Personal Memoirs of Grant, Personal Memoirs of Sheridan, After Civil War Agrarian Crusade by Solon J. Buck, America Through the Spectacles of an Oriental Diplomat by Wu Tingfang, Editorials from the Hearst Newspapers by Arthur Brisbane, Education of Henry Adams by Henry Adams, History of the Impeachment of Andrew Johnson by Edmund G. Ross, Memoir of the Proposed Territory of Arizona by Sylvester Mowry, My Memories of 80 Years by Chauncey Depew, Our War with Spain for Cuba's Freedom by T. White, Phineas T. Barnum by Joel Benton, The Sequel to Appomatox by Walter Fleming, Theodore Roosevelt by Edmund Lester Pearson, Theodore Roosevelt by William Thayer Native American Aboriginal America by Jacob Abbott, Myths and Legends of California and the Old Southwest by Katharine Berry Judson, Myths and Legends of the Sioux by Marie L. McLaughlin, Old Indian Legends, by Zitkala-Sa, Problem of Ohio Mounds Cyrus Thomas, Black History The Black Experience in America by Norman Coombs, Frederick Douglass (My Bondage and My Freedom, Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass), Historical Documents (dozens short documents, plus all Presidential Inaugural Addresses), Special Topics California's 1909 Legislature by Franklin Hichborn,Hero Tales from American History by Henry Cabot Lodge and Theodore Roosevelt, The Old Merchant Marine, a Chronicle of American Ships and Sailors by Ralph Paine, A Parody Outline of History by Donald Stewart,

World History, including the First World War

At Sulva Bay by John Hargrave, Beacon Lights of History: The Middle Ages and Renaissance and Reformation, Defenders of Democracy by the Militia of Mercy, Famous Men of the Middle Ages by John Haaren and A.B. Poland, Fifteen Decisive Battles of by Sir Edward Creasy, Heroes and Hero Worship by Thomas Carlyle, Historical Lectures by Charles Kingsley, History of The Nations and Empires Involved and a Study of the Events Culminating in The Great Conflict by Logan Marshall, The Ruins or Meditation on the Revolutions of Empires and the Law of Nature by C.F. Volney, Song and Legend from the Middle Ages by William and Porter McClintock, Who Was Who: 5000 BC to 1914 edited by Irwin Gordon,

Natural Science and Technology


Great Astronomers by R.S. Ball, Sidelights on Astronomy by Simon Newcomb,

Biology and Evolution

Henry Bates (The Naturalist on the River Amazons), Neltje Blanchan (Bird Neighbors, Wild Flowers), John Coulter (North American Species of Cactus), Irvin Cobb (Cobb's Anatomy), Charles Darwin (19 books including The Descent of Man, Origin of the Species, Voyage of the Beagle), Jean Henri Fabre (Bramble Bees, Life of the Fly, Life of the Spider, Mason Bees, More Hunting Wasps, The Wonders of Instinct), Thomas H. Huxley (Science and the Hebrew Tradition, Autobiography, Evidence as to Man's Place in Nature, Evolution and Ethics, On the Relations of Man to the Lower Animals), Joseph McCabe (The Story of Evolution), Alfred Wallace (The Malay Archipelago),

General Science

Popular Science Monthly Volume 86, Reflections on the Decline of Science in England by Charles Babbage, History of Science by Henry Smith Williams (first four of five volumes),

Geology and Geography

Elements of Geology by W.H. Norton, South American Geology by Charles Darwin, Student's Elements of Geology by Charles Lyell, Voyage of the Paper Canoe by Nathaniel Bishop,


Anomalies and Curiosities of Medicine by George Gould and Walter Pyle, The Evolution of Modern Medicine by William Osler.


Faraday As A Discoverer, by John Tyndall


Engineers, Inventors, and Industrialists Age of Invention by Holland Thompson, Edison by Frank Lewis Dyer and Thomas Commerford Martin, Samuel Smiles (Industrial Biography: Iron Workers and and Tool Makers, Life of Thomas Telford: Civil Engineer, Men of Invention and Industry, James Nasmyth), Flight Aeroplanes by J.S. Zerbe, Aeroplanes and Dirigibles in War by Frederick Talbot, The Aeroplane Speaks by H. Barber, British Airships by George Whale, Dominion of the Air by Rev. J.M. Bacon, Flying Machines: Construction and Operation by W.J. Jackman and Thomas H. Russell, History of Aeronautics by E. Charles Vivian, Mastery of the Air by William J. Claxton, Machinery, Chemistry, and Manufacturing Forty Centuries of Ink by David Carvalho, On the Economy of Machinery and Manufacture by Charles Babbage, Organic Syntheses edited by James Bryant Conant, Nuclear Atomic Bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki by The Manhattan Engineer District, Project Trinity 1945-46 by Carl Maag and Steve Rohrer, Worldwide Effects of Nuclear War by the US Arms Control and Disarmament Agency, Photography American Hand Book of the Daguerreotype by Samuel D. Humphrey, History and Practice of the Art of Photography by Henry Snelling, Ships The Sinking of the Titanic and Great Sea Distasters by Logan Marshall, Telegraph and Telephone Heroes of the Telegraph by J. Munro, History of the Telephone by Herbert Casson


American John Dewey (Democracy and Education), William James (Varieties of Religious Experience), Chinese Analects of Confucius, A Lute of Jade: Selections from the Classical Poets of China by L. Cranmer-Byng, Sun Tzu on the Art of War, The Tao Teh King by Lao-Tse, Dutch Baruch Spinoza (Ethics, On the Improvement of the Understanding, Theologico-Political Treatise) French Henri Bergson (A New Philosophy: Henri Bergson by Edouard le Roy), Rene Descartes (Discourse on the Method) German Friedrich Nietzsche (Thus Spake Zarathustra) Greek Aristotle (Categories, Poetics), Epictetus (Golden Sayings of Epictetus), Plato (29 dialogues, including Republic, Timaeus, and Symposium), Roman Marcus Aurelius (Meditations)


CIA World Factbook 2000 (facts about every country in the world), Literary Blunders by Henry Wheatley, Roget's Thesaurus 1911 edition, Style by Walter Raleigh,

Social Science

Anthropology and Myth

Atlantis: the Antediluvian World by Ignatius Donnelly, The Bontoc Igorot [in the Philippines] by Albert Ernest Jenks, Bygone Beliefs by H. Stanley Redgrove, From Ritual to Romance by Jesse Weston, The Golden Bough by Sir James George Frazier, The Irish Race in the Past and the Present by Rev. Aug. J. Thebaud, The Light of Egypt or the Science of the Soul and the Stars Volume 2, by Thomas Burgoyne and H.O. Wagner, Manners and Monuments of Prehistoric Peoples by The Marquis of Nadaillac, Myths and Myth Makers by John Fiske, Pagan and Christian Creeds by Edward Carpenter, Pagan Tribes of Borneo by Charles Hose and William McDougall, The Prehistoric World by E.A. Allen,

Economics and Business

Adam Smith (The Wealth of Nations), Karl Marx (Eighteenth Brumaire of Louis Bonaparte, The Communist Manifesto), Proudhon (The Evolution of Capitalism, What Is Property?), Walter Dill Scott (Increasing Human Efficiency in Business), Upton Sinclair (The Profits of Religion),

Law and Crime

Criminals A Book of Remarkable Criminals by H.B. Irving, Criminal Psychology by Hans Gross, Criminal Sociology by Enrico Ferri, Law Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. (Common Law, Path of the Law), An Essay on Trial by Jury by Lysander Spooner,

Political Science

Anarchism and Other Essays by Emma Goldman, On the Duty of Civil Disobedience by Henry Thoreau, The Prince by Niccolo Machiavelli, Second Treatise of Government by John Locke


The Foundations of Personality by Abraham Myerson, The Dore Lectures on Mental Science by Thomas Troward, The Education of the Child by Ellen Key, The Gaming Table: Its Votaries and Victims by Andrew Steinmetz, Journal of Abnormal Psychology, Volume 10, 1915-16, The Miracle Mongers and Their Methods by Harry Houdini, Origin and Nature of Emotions by George Crile, Pathological Lying, Accusation, and Swindling: a Study in Forensic Psychology by William Healey, The Power of Concentration by Theron Dumont, The Psychology of Beauty by Ethel Puffer, Ten Thousand Dreams Interpreted by Gustavus Hindman,


The Crowd: a Study of the Popular Mind by Gustave le Bon, In Darkest England and the Way Out by General Booth, An Essay on the Principle of Population by Thomas Malthus, Memoirs of Extraordinary Popular Delusions by Charles Mackay, London's Underworld by Thomas Holmes, The Psychology of Revolution by Gustave le Bon, The Theory of the Leisure Class by Thorstein Veblen,


On War Volume 1 by General Carl von Clausewitz, The Riddle of the Rhine: Chemical Strategy in Peace and War by Victor LeFebure, Sun Tzu on the Art of War,

Women's Studies

American Thumbprints: Mettle of Our Men and Women by Kate Stephens, Female Suffrage by Susan Fenimore Cooper, The God-Idea of the Ancients or Sex in Religion by Eliza Burt Gamble, Herland by Charlotte Perkins Stetson Gilman, Historic Girls: Stories of Girls Who Have Influenced the History of Their Times by E.S. Brooks, In Defense of Women by H.L. Mencken, The Joys of Being a Woman by Winifred Kirkland, Maria or the Wrongs of Woman by Mary Wollstonecraft, The Story of a Pioneer by Anna Howard Shaw, Sweden, Norway, and Denmark by Mary Wollstonecraft, Twenty Years at Hull House by Jane Addams, Use and Need of the Life of Carrie A. Nation by Carrie A. Nation, A Vindication of the Rights of Women by Mary Wollstonecraft

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