New/Updated Project Gutenberg Releases (11/20/22)

New/Updated Project Gutenberg Releases (11/20/22)
2022 Book Count: 3206

New books:

Title: Aristocracy in America, vol. 1
Author: Grund, Francis Joseph
Published: UK: Richard Bentley,1839.
EBook: https://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/69390
Released: Nov 20, 2022

Title: Field’s Chromatography or Treatise on Colours and Pigments as Used by Artists
Author: Field, George, 1777?-1854
Editor: Salter, Thomas W.
LoC Class: ND: Fine Arts: Painting
Subject: Color
Subject: Colors
Subject: Painting — Technique
EBook: https://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/20915
Released: Nov 19, 2022

Title: Origin of modern calculating machines
Author: Turck, J. A. V.
Published: United States: The Western Society of Engineers,1921.
EBook: https://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/69386
Released: Nov 19, 2022

Title: The Arctic regions and the northern whale-fishery
Author: Scoresby, William, 1789-1857
Published: United Kingdom: The Religious Tract Society,1849.
EBook: https://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/69389
Released: Nov 20, 2022

Title: The official chaperon
Author: Lincoln, Natalie Sumner, 1881-1935
Published: United States: D. Appleton and Company,1915.
EBook: https://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/69388
Released: Nov 20, 2022

Title: The southern literary messenger, Vol. II., No. 7, June, 1836
Author: Various, Various
Editor: Poe, Edgar Allan, 1809-1849
Published: United States: T. W. White, Publisher and Proprietor,1836.
EBook: https://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/69387
Released: Nov 19, 2022

Title: Nick Carter Stories No. 124, January 23, 1915; The girl kidnaper; or, Nick Carter’s up-to-date clew.
Author: Carter, Nicholas (House name)
Editor: Carter, Chickering
Published: United States: Street & Smaith,1914,copyright 1915.
EBook: https://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/69385
Released: Nov 19, 2022

Title: Utazás a Holdba kilenczvenhét óra és husz percz alatt
Author: Verne, Jules, 1828-1905
Translator: Gaal, Mózes
Published: Hungary: Franklin-Társulat,1895.
EBook: https://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/69391
Released: Nov 20, 2022

Title: Omwandelingen door een gedeelte van Spanje: De Aarde en haar volken, 1868
Author: Davillier, Jean-Charles
Illustrator: Doré, Gustave, 1832-1883
Published: Netherlands: H. D. Tjeenk Willink & Zn.,1918.
Language: Dutch
Category: Text
EBook: https://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/69384
Released: Nov 19, 2022

Updated books:
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5 thoughts on “New/Updated Project Gutenberg Releases (11/20/22)”

  1. Zeugma’s posts drive me mad. How am I supposed to get any work done when there are so many interesting things to read? I need at least another 10 hours in every day.

    These titles drew me in:
    – The southern literary messenger, Vol. II., No. 7, June, 1836 edited by Poe
    – The Field’s Chromatography or Treatise on Colours and Pigments as Used by Artists
    – and (although I can’t read Dutch, Omwandelingen door een gedeelte van Spanje: De Aarde en haar volken, 1868 simply for the Doré illustrations which I know must be divine.

    1. My apologies! LOL. I have the same problem. So many books to read, and only so many hours in a day. I have a 10-volume hardbound copy of the “Library of American History” origionally published in 1895 that is really, really, really on my list once I can figure out how to build a time machine (and spaceship so I don’t die the first time I use it) so I can have more hours a day to read.

  2. Title: Origin of modern calculating machines
    This looks interesting. And the author’s take made me laugh: “There is nothing romantic in figures, and the average man takes little interest in any subject pertaining to them. As a result of this antipathy, there is plenty of historic evidence of man’s endeavor to minimize the hated drudgery of calculation.”

    The index is a subject index (not alpha) but I think still useful. I’m going to send this to our grandson who’s a little math wiz. Thanks!

    1. I really thought that one would be a bit of a lark, given when it was printed. It made me think of some of the things brought up in some of the short stories within the 1632 novel series. When they wanted to make calculating machines, one of the things they did was to use water and gears. The called it an ‘aqualator’.

      Here’s something interesting you can turn your grandson on to: The Collatz Conjecture. The wikipedia entry for it is good. When I first heard of it, I thought it was an amazing bit of math, and is so simple I was able to create a shell script in Linux to play with it.

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