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The life of Benvenuto Cellini -  Benvenuto Cellini

The life of Benvenuto Cellini Benvenuto Cellini

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biographer’s weakness for overvaluing his subject. He pretends to no discoveries, has taken no brief for or against the character it is his duty to reproduce, has set up no full-length portrait on the literary easel, to be painted by the a… more

The life of Benvenuto Cellini
Benvenuto Cellini
Leonardo da Vinci and His Wo... - Mary Margaret   Heaton

Leonardo da Vinci and His Wo...Mary Margaret Heaton

PREFACE. IT must not be supposed that the present volume is intended to rank as a history of the life, works, and discoveries of the great Italian whose name it bears. Such a history will, it may be hoped, be possible at no distant time, fo… more

Leonardo da Vinci and His Works : Consisting of a Life of Leonardo da Vinci
Mary Margaret Heaton
notebook leonardo da vinci - Leonardo Da Vinci

notebook leonardo da vinciLeonardo Da Vinci

Vasari says, and rightly, in his Life of Leonardo, “that he laboured much more by his word than in fact or by deed”, and the biographer evidently had in his mind the numerous works in Manuscript which have been preserved to this day. To us,… more

notebook leonardo da vinci
Leonardo Da Vinci
SELL With Your Biography: 10... - Rix Quinn

SELL With Your Biography: 10...Rix Quinn

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WHY SHOULD I WRITE A BIOGRAPHY?For many reasons. First, it is a way for you to share your thoughts and life journey with family and friends. And if you’re in business, it can help you introduce your company to potential clients.WHY WAS THEmore

SELL With Your Biography: 103 questions to help you write your own success story
Rix Quinn
Rix Quinn Communications, L.L.C. , English
Bigfoot Down: The Closest Yo... - Bruce Phillip Hood

Bigfoot Down: The Closest Yo...Bruce Phillip Hood

Deep in the wild of Canada’s Boreal Forest, in a place chosen for its isolation, a botanist experiences a series of break-ins that threaten his life’s work. The perpetrator is caught in the act and gunned down. When the smoke clears the b… more

Bigfoot Down: The Closest You Will Ever Get To A Sasquatch Without Smelling His Breath
Bruce Phillip Hood
BookBaby , English


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THE LIFE AND ADVENTURES OF BRUCE,THE AFRICAN TRAVELLER.BY MAJOR SIR FRANCIS B. HEAD.The last london EditionThe following work is one of no ordinary interest. It presents such an example of heroic fortitude, constancy, and perseverance under… more

Lalka - Boleslaw Prus

LalkaBoleslaw Prus

Lalka ( English title: The Doll ) is very famouse novel written by Bolesław Prus. It was composed for periodical serialization in 1887-89 and appeared in book form in 1890. The Doll has been regarded by many as one of the greatest Polish no… more

Boleslaw Prus
The Lytton Strachey Reader -... - Lytton Strachey

The Lytton Strachey Reader -...Lytton Strachey

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Both Eminent Victorians (1918) and Queen Victoria: A Life (1921) are included in this illustrated edition. Eminent Victorians contains four controversial essays, with each iconoclastic portrait advancing Lytton Strachey’s own idea that the … more

The Lytton Strachey Reader - Illustrated
Lytton Strachey
Olympus Grove , English
A Study Guide for G. K. Ches... - Nancy Carpentier Brown

A Study Guide for G. K. Ches...Nancy Carpentier Brown

In G.K. Chesterton’s Saint Francis of Assisi, we discover a man of paradox, bearing great resemblance to his biographer. We see a man in love with God and all creation, singing in the woods, calming the wild wolf, preaching to the birds and… more

A Study Guide for G. K. Chesterton’s St. Francis of Assisi
Nancy Carpentier Brown
Chesterton & Brown Publishing , English
The Life of the Right Honour... - Harrison

The Life of the Right Honour...Harrison

excerpt from the book..There are few works, the authors of which can possibly be permitted torecommend them as worthy of universal regard, without the imputation ofintolerable vanity; an imputation little likely to be diminished by theconsi… more

The Life of the Right Honourable Horatio Lord Viscount Nelson, Volume 1-Harrison
Folk-Tales Of Napoleon - George Kennan

Folk-Tales Of NapoleonGeorge Kennan

From the introduction:Most of the literature that has its origin in the life and career of a great man may be grouped and classified under two heads: history and biography. The part that relates to the man’s actions, and to the influence th… more

Folk-Tales Of Napoleon
George Kennan
Dynamics of Faith (Perennial... - Paul Tillich

Dynamics of Faith (Perennial...Paul Tillich

One of the greatest books ever written on the subject, Dynamics of Faithis a primer in the philosophy of religion. Paul Tillich, a leading theologian of the twentieth century, explores the idea of faith in all its dimensions, while defining… more

Dynamics of Faith (Perennial Classics)
Paul Tillich
HarperOne , English
Works of Edward Tyas Cook - Edward Tyas Cook

Works of Edward Tyas CookEdward Tyas Cook

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2 works of Edward Tyas CookEnglish journalist, biographer, and man of letters (1857-1919)This ebook presents a collection of 2 works of Edward Tyas Cook. A dynamic table of contents allows you to jump directly to the work selected.Table of … more

Works of Edward Tyas Cook
Edward Tyas Cook
The Perfect Library , English
: The Life of Daniel De Foe - George Chalmers

: The Life of Daniel De FoeGeorge Chalmers

It is lamented by those who labour the fields of British biography, that after being entangled in briars they are often rewarded with the scanty products of barrenness. The lives of literary men are generally passed in the obscurities of th… more

: The Life of Daniel De Foe
George Chalmers
The Biographer's Tale - A.S. Byatt

The Biographer's TaleA.S. Byatt

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From the award-winning author of Possession comes an ingenious novel about love and literary sleuthing: a dazzling fiction woven out of one man’s search for fact.Here is the story of Phineas G. Nanson, a disenchanted graduate student who d… more

The Biographer’s Tale
A.S. Byatt
Vintage , English
Works of James Parton - James Parton

Works of James PartonJames Parton

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4 works of James PartonEnglish-born American biographer (1822-1891)This ebook presents a collection of 4 works of James Parton. A dynamic table of contents allows you to jump directly to the work selected.Table of Contents:- Captains of Ind… more

Works of James Parton
James Parton
The Perfect Library , English
The Band that Played On: The... - Steve Turner

The Band that Played On: The...Steve Turner

“They kept it up to the very end. Only the engulfing ocean had power to drown them into silence. The band was playing ‘Nearer, My God, to Thee.’ I could hear it distinctly. The end was very close.” —CHARLOTTE COLLYER, TITANIC SURVIVORThe mo… more

The Band that Played On: The Extraordinary Story of the 8 Musicians Who Went Down with the Titanic
Steve Turner
Thomas Nelson , English
Baree Son  Of Kazan  - James... - James Oliver Curwood

Baree Son Of Kazan - James...James Oliver Curwood

Since the publication of my two animal books, “Kazan, the Wolf Dog” and “The Grizzly King,” I have received so many hundreds of letters from friends of wild animal life, all of which were more or less of an inquiring nature, that I have bee… more

Baree Son Of Kazan - James Oliver Curwood
James Oliver Curwood
Addison - William John  Courthope

AddisonWilliam John Courthope

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Excerpt:Of the four English men of letters whose writings most fully embody the spirit of the eighteenth century, the one who provides the biographer with the scantiest materials is Addison. In his Journal to Stella, his social verses, and … more

William John Courthope
A life of Washington -  James Kirke Paulding

A life of Washington James Kirke Paulding

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already been well-written, or that his renown requires the aid of the historian or biographer. While these record his virtues and his services, they can do little to perpetuate his fame, which is inseparable from his native land. He who, b… more

A life of Washington
James Kirke Paulding