Author: Washington Irving
Publisher: BoD – Books on Demand
Release Date: 2016-04-18
Washington Irving: Erzählungen von der Alhambra Tales of the Alhambra. Erstdruck: 1832. Hier in der Übersetzung von Christian August Fischer, Verlag Johann David Sauerländer, Frankfurt am Main, 1832, als Band 44 bis 47 von »Washington Irving’s sämmtliche Werke«. Vollständige Neuausgabe. Herausgegeben von Karl-Maria Guth. Berlin 2016. Umschlaggestaltung von Thomas Schultz-Overhage unter Verwendung des Bildes: Edwin Lord Weeks, In einem Hof der Alhambra zu Zeiten der Mauren, Ende 19. Jhdt. Gesetzt aus der Minion Pro, 11 pt.
Author: Washington Irving
Publisher: Library of America
Release Date: 2004
Presents three portraits of the early American frontier by Washington Irving, including "A Tour on the Prairie," an account of his odyssey through modern-day Kansas, Missouri, Oklahoma, and Arkansas, and "Astoria," about John Jacob Astor.
"As Elsie Dinsmore grows up and becomes a young woman, her family undergoes major changes. Her father, Horace Dinsmore, falls in love and marries sweet Rose allison, whom Elsie has loved since childhood. Soon two new members--Horace, Jr., and Rosebud--join the happy family. Elsie spends a summer with her eccentric Aunt Wealthy and experiences the joy of first love and the dep pain of betrayal. In an attempt to cure her broken heart, Elsie's family takes her on a tour of Europe. Upon her return--where and when she least expects it--Elsie discovers the delightful wonder of a true and enduring love."--p.  of cover.
Author: L. M. Montgomery
Publisher: Рипол Классик
Release Date: 1940
Chronicles of Avonlea in which Anne Shirley of Green gables and Avonlea plays some part, and whitch have to do with other personalities and events, including The Hurrying of Ludovic, Old Lady Lloyd, The Training of Felix, Little Joscelyn, The Winning of Lucinda, Old Man Shaw's Girl, Aunt Olivia's Beau, The Quarantine at Alexander Abraham's, Pa Sloane's Purcbase, The Courting of Prissy Strong, The Miracle at Carmody, and finally The End of a Quarrel.
Author: Ray Cummings
Publisher: VM eBooks
Release Date: 2016-01-21
I Our ship, the space-flyer, Planetara, whose home port was Greater New York, carried mail and passenger traffic to and from both Venus and Mars. Of astronomical necessity, our flights were irregular. The spring of 2070, with both planets close to the Earth, we were making two complete round trips. We had just arrived in Greater New York, one May evening, from Grebhar, Venus Free State. With only five hours in port here, we were departing the same night at the zero hour for Ferrok-Shahn, capital of the Martian Union. We were no sooner at the landing stage than I found a code flash summoning Dan Dean and me to Divisional Detective Headquarters. Dan"Snap" Dean was one of my closest friends. He was electron-radio operator of the Planetara. A small, wiry, red-headed chap, with a quick, ready laugh and the kind of wit that made everyone like him. The summons to Detective-Colonel Halsey's office surprised us. Dean eyed me. "You haven't been opening any treasure vaults, have you, Gregg?"