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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
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
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


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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

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

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

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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 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
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
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
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
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
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
The King of Ireland's Son - Padraic Colum

The King of Ireland's SonPadraic Colum

Padraic Colum (8 December 1881 – 11 January 1972) was an Irish poet, novelist, dramatist, biographer and collector of folklore. He was one of the leading figures of the Celtic Revival.

The King of Ireland’s Son
Padraic Colum
EGO Books , English
Lucrezia Borgia: Life, Love,... - Sarah Bradford

Lucrezia Borgia: Life, Love,...Sarah Bradford

The very name Lucrezia Borgia conjures up everything that was sinister and corrupt about the Renaissance—incest, political assassination, papal sexual abuse, poisonous intrigue, unscrupulous power grabs. Yet, as bestselling biographer Sarah… more

Lucrezia Borgia: Life, Love, and Death in Renaissance Italy
Sarah Bradford
Penguin Books , English
Addison (Illustrated) - William John Courthope

Addison (Illustrated)William John Courthope

This book is an illustrated version of the original Addison by William John Courthope. “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 s… more

Addison (Illustrated)
William John Courthope
Lord of the Trees (Secrets o... - Philip Jose Farmer

Lord of the Trees (Secrets o...Philip Jose Farmer

Having lived long enough with the charming fairy tale created by my biographer, I feel the time has come for the truth to be known. I propose to tell all; of the origins of The Nine, the elixir that gives us nearly eternal youth and superh… more

Lord of the Trees (Secrets of the Nine #2 - Wold Newton Parallel Universe) (The Memoirs of Lord Grandirth)
Philip Jose Farmer
Titan Books , English
How To Pray At All Times - Saint Alphonsus de Liguori

How To Pray At All TimesSaint Alphonsus de Liguori

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This beautiful little work was first published in 1753. It is therefore one of the earliest works of St. Alphonsus. The Saint entitled it: “A method of conversing continually and lovingly with God;” and to the title he added a note to say t… more

How To Pray At All Times
Saint Alphonsus de Liguori
American Biography - Carl Rollyson

American BiographyCarl Rollyson

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This collection of reviews, selected from Rollyson’s New York Sun column, is as much about the romance of biography as it is about the American lives. Certain concerns resonate throughout the book: the American left’s failure to reckon wit… more

American Biography
Carl Rollyson
iUniverse , English