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Thirty more famous stories retold

Author: James BaldwinA J KellerEdwin J MeekerH C EdwardsVictor PerardAll authors
Publisher: New York : American Book Co., 1905.
Series: Eclectic school readings.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents thirty well-known stories involving such figures as Romulus and Remus, Christopher Columbus, Johann Gutenberg, King John, Hannibal, Balboa, Archimedes, Galileo, James Watt, Julius Caesar, Ulysses, and Penelope.
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Genre/Form: Children's stories
Biographical fiction
Historical fiction
Short stories
Readers
Publishers' catalogues
Juvenile literature
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Baldwin, James, 1841-1925.
Thirty more famous stories retold.
New York ; Cincinnati ; Chicago : American Book Company, 1905
(OCoLC)654227884
Material Type: Biography, Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James Baldwin; A J Keller; Edwin J Meeker; H C Edwards; Victor Perard; Malcolm Fraser; American Book Company.
OCLC Number: 1691968
Notes: Illustrated by A.J. Keller, E.J. Meeker, H.C. Edwards, Victor Perard, and Malcom Fraser.
Publisher's catalogue printed on endpapers and follows text.
Description: 235 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm.
Contents: Columbus and the egg --
"Upon a peak in Darien" first story --
"Upon a peak in Darian" second story --
The fountain of youth --
"Eureka!" --
Galileo and the lamps --
Sir Isaac Newton and the apple --
The first printer --
John Gutenberg and the voices --
James Watt and the teakettle --
Dr. Johnson and his father --
Webster and the woodchuck --
Friar Bacon and the brazen head --
"As rich as Crœsus" --
The gordian knot --
Why Alexander wept --
King Richard and Blondel --
King John and Prince Arthur --
King John and the Magna Charta --
Frederick Barbarossa --
The man in the iron mask --
The fall of Troy --
Penelope's web --
How Rome was founded --
How Decius Mus saved Rome --
"Delenda est Carthago" --
Hannibal, the hero of Carthage --
Crossing the Rubicon --
The white-headed Zal --
Peter Klaus the goatherd.
Series Title: Eclectic school readings.
Responsibility: by James Baldwin.

Abstract:

Presents thirty well-known stories involving such figures as Romulus and Remus, Christopher Columbus, Johann Gutenberg, King John, Hannibal, Balboa, Archimedes, Galileo, James Watt, Julius Caesar, Ulysses, and Penelope.

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