• Comic Book,  England,  History,  Humor

    Bill Nye’s comic history of England (1906) PDF book with Illustrations

    Download Bill Nye’s comic history of England (1906) PDF book with Illustrations The readers of this volume will share our regret that the preface cannot be written by Mr. Nye, who would have introduced his volume with a characteristically appropriate and humorous foreword in perfect harmony with the succeeding narrative.  We need only say that this work is in the au- thor’s best vein, and will prove not only amusing, but instructive as well; for the events, successions, dates, etc., are correct, and the trend of actual facts is adhered to. Of course, these facts are “embellished,” as Mr. Nye would say, by his fancy, and the leading historical characters…

  • England,  Liverpool,  Travel,  UK

    Bygone Liverpool; (1913) Free PDF book by Ramsay Muir (with illustrations)

    Download Bygone Liverpool; (1913) Free PDF book by Ramsay Muir (with illustrations)  Liverpool; (1913) the object of this work is to present a picture of Liverpool in the making; to give a brief account of some of the historic landmarks and industrial activities; to draw attention to the periodic changes which have taken place in the town and port, and to review the circumstances that have brought those changes about. The nature of this effort precludes the possibility of its being accomplished by one person unassisted; because no individual or institution possesses the material for it. The work is, therefore, the result of the friendly co-operation of several individuals interested…