A Key to the Treasure House; A Book of Reference Containing Complete Indexes, a Pronouncing Vocabulary, Notes on Literary Sources, and on Names, Places, Events, References, and Allusions in the Young Folks' Library

A Key to the Treasure House; A Book of Reference Containing Complete Indexes, a Pronouncing Vocabulary, Notes on Literary Sources, and on Names, Places, Events, References, and Allusions in the Young Folks' Library

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1902 edition. Excerpt: ...book dovetails in with " The Book of Natural History," and I would advise the young reader to go straight on from this book to that. He will easily see the connection. The maps in this book will be helpful in connection with vol. xi.--never pass a place name without looking it up on the map if you do not already know where it is. PAGE 85. Ichthyosaurus and Plesiosaurus (ik"thi-6-sa-rus) (ple"si6-sa'rus). 87. Jurassic (jo-ras'ik). 87. Cretaceous (kr.-ta'shius). 91. Orohippus (or-5-hip'us). 91. Eohippus (e-5-hip'us). 92. Miohippus (ml-5-hip'us). 92. Mesohippus (mes-5-hip'us). 99. Bixa orellana Roucou (see rules for pronouncing Latin, p. xvii). 100. "roucoued" (ro'ko-d), i.e., dyed with roucou, the same as arnotto. 100. "The old Sea Hero." The Earl of Dundonald, a British naval commander (1775-1860). 101. Ipomoea and echites (ip-5me'a and echites). 102. Melastomas (me-las'to-mas). 102. Roseau (ro-zo'). 104. Stygian pool. The Styx is the fabled river which was said to flow nine times around the infernal regions. 107. Matapalos (ma-ta-pa'l5s). 111. Stalagmite (sta-lag'mit). 113. Jasminum gracile (jas'minum gras'il). 113. Rhus toxicodendron (rus tox-i-cp den-dron). 114. Calcareous (kal-ka're-us). 115. Aeolian (e-6-li-an). 119. Calaveras (kal-a-va'ras). 120. Crystal Palace, at Sydenham, near London; used for popular concerts, etc. 121. Sequoias (se-kwoi'a). 124. Rotalia (r5-ta'li-a). 125. Santa Cruz (san'ta kroth'). 125. Sequoia sempervirens (se kwoi'S. sem-per-vi'rens). 132. Quercus (kwer'kus). 138. Druidical Stone at Stone henge. A famous monument in Wiltshire, England (see map 5). 144. Rip Van Winkle (see the story in vol. v.). PAGE 145. Gordius aquaticus (g6r'dius ak-wat'i-cus). 147. Sir John Mandeville...show more

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  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 95g
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  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
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  • 1236519663
  • 9781236519665