Many of our customers love tried-and-true vintage books -- those which reflect old-fashioned values, innocence in worldview, a simpler lifestyle, or a detailed approach to fine illustrations. We've created this category for them! Please note that many of these titles are published prior to the mid-70s and may provide a health risk to young children. If you are a book collector, or you need more information about titles in this category, please feel free to contact HSLB!
A life of the warrior who, as a prince, tamed the powerful horse Bucephalus and, during his short reign as king, built an empire that covered almost all of the then-known world, including Greece, India, Egypt, and Persia.
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Numerous illustrations and full descriptions throughout the book give the gardener invaluable information on all kinds of rock gardens -- from a small plot at the edge of a few stone steps, to wall gardens, paved walks and patios, and large areas devoted solely to rock gardening.
Henry David Thoreau was a naturalist, essayist, social critic, and poet. His concern for bringing man into harmony with his environment speaks directly to today's urban sprawl, pollution, and conservation. While rambling through the fields near his beloved Concord, he seems to have probed the s...
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This is a fictionalized chapter book of the life of Andrew Jackson, from his childhood and schooldays, his service as a young soldier, his education as a law student, and his career as a politician and his ascension to President of the United States.
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In the decade of the 1820s, Americans were flexing their muscles and looking for new fields to conquer. Within fifty years they had won a revolution, established a new form of government, and survived a second conflict, the War of 1812, with the armies of Great Britain.
Describes the parenting roles played by male Darwin frogs, American sea horses, common rheas, marmosets, and Adelie penguins. Also notes differences between human and animal fathers.
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The name Man oí War has always been magic to Sally, and when she is old enough to have a horse of her own, her grandfather buys her a colt from the Man oí War line. Itís a risk: they canít be sure whether or not the colt will have the talent of his ancestor, but they are lucky, and bit by bit the...
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The selections in the chapters of this book have been gathered over a long period of time. As in our everyday lives the Bible is the source and basis for many of our thoughts, so also in this collection many of the words of wisdom are choice selections from this precious volume. In addition the...
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At ten minutes before seven o'clock on the evening of October 2, 1872, six gentlemen gathered around a table in the Reform Club, London, to sign a wager. The terms stated that one of them would forfeit twenty thousand pounds unless he could return to the same room in exactly eighty days, having c...
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In this colorful introduction to the world of wild animals, little gorillas cling to their mothers, baby jaguars look for food, and tiger cubs doze in the jungle shade. The book is beautifully designed and illustrated by a renowned, longtime favorite Golden artist.
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Benjamin Franklin was one of the busiest men in the American colonies. He was a printer, a postmaster, an inventor, a writer, and a diplomat. When the Revolutionary War began, Ben supported America in the Continental Congress. Like the clever adages from his Poor Richardís Almanac, Ben Franklin s...
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