The Cat of Bubastes: A Tale of Ancient Egypt
by G. A. Henty
Publisher: Blackie & Son ltd. 1889
Number of pages: 410
This story is full of adventure and is written in a style that kids will read comfortably. The author of the book covers everything from Egyptian architecture, family life, methods of warfare, government, and geography to religion.
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by G. A. Henty - ManyBooks
Of all the chapters of history, there are few more interesting or wonderful than that which tells the story of the rise and progress of Venice. Built upon a few sandy islands in a shallow lagoon, Venice became one of the greatest powers of Europe.
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An attempt to interest British youth in the great deeds of the Scotch Brigade in the wars of Gustavus Adolphus. Mackay, Hepburn, and Munro live again in Mr. Henty's pages, as those whose disciplined bands formed the germ of the modern British army.
by G. A. Henty - Charles Scribner's Sons
There are few campaigns that, either in point of the immense scale upon which it was undertaken, the completeness of its failure, or the enormous loss of life entailed, appeal to the imagination in so great a degree as that of Napoleon against Russia.
by G. A. Henty - Project Gutenberg
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