New/Updated Project Gutenberg Releases (12/02/22)

New/Updated Project Gutenberg Releases (12/02/22)2022 Book Count: 3327 New books: Title: A defence of modern spiritualismAuthor: Wallace, Alfred Russel, 1823-1913Author of introduction, etc.: Sargent, Epes, 1813-1880Published: United States: Colby and Rich,1874.Subject: SpiritualismEBook: https: //www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/69454Released: Dec 1, 2022 Title: Lord Lister No. 0378: De Aanslag op de Londensche BeursAuthor: Blankensee, Theo von, 1888?-1928Author: Hageman, Felix (Leonard …

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Friends | Guide to Daily Reading 12/2/22

Nothing happened though The Booklover’s Almanac tells me that on this date in 1603 As You Like It was performed by Shakespeare’s company at Wilson House, home of the Earl of Pembroke, with Shakespeare appearing in one of the roles. (Which reminds me…) Daily Readings: The brief bio of George Darley seems rather incomplete: Associating …

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Elzevier Printers and the Republica series

It is generally claimed that the quality of printing deteriorated during the 17th century because of the massive commercial success of book production. The craft went from producing quality books in the 16th century, to mass production in the 17th. The merit of this claim is partly true but can also be argued. The printing …

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We Passed! [Admin notes]

Our very own Information Technology and professional graphics design person, Daughter Kat, has done some tinkering under the hood and is satisfied with the way things look and behave. (If you’ve seen something we haven’t, please let me know!) We have share buttons that are visible, a major improvement. There are a couple of other …

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Wondrous Works of God’s Creation

From @zeugma’s Project Gutenberg Daily Releases comes this… SHELLS AND PEBBLES. A Story for Children. BY THE AUTHOR OF “STORIES FOR THE NURSERY.” PUBLISHED UNDER THE DIRECTION OFTHE COMMITTEE OF GENERAL LITERATURE AND EDUCATION,APPOINTED BY THE SOCIETY FOR PROMOTINGCHRISTIAN KNOWLEDGE. 1852. EBook: https://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/69452 <– Cuttle-fish and eggs “This,” said Mr. Miller, “is the backbone of …

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New/Updated Project Gutenberg Releases (12/01/22)

New/Updated Project Gutenberg Releases (12/01/22)2022 Book Count: 3324 New books: Title: The disciplinary circuitAuthor: Leinster, Murray, 1896-1975Published: United States: Standard Magazines, Inc.,1945.Subject: Short story from “Thrilling Wonder Stories” magazinesEBook: https://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/69448Released: Nov 30, 2022 Title: The island of anarchy: A fragment of history in the 20th centuryAuthor: Waterhouse, EdwinAuthor: Waterhouse, Elizabeth HodgkinPublished: United Kingdom: Miss Langley, …

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The One-Plate Meal of Early New England | How America Eats

We’re traveling around New England with Clementine Paddleford as she collects recipes and their stories for her cookbook, How America Eats (1960). She’s in Massachusetts now, telling us about the one-plate meal (pg. 24). The one-plate meal of early New England was the boiled dinner, a twice-a-week joy from the early autumn until the sap …

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