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  • The Lady and the Pirateby Emerson Hough

    The Floating Press 1913; US$ 3.95

    The Lady and the Pirate is a romance adventure novel from the well-known American author Emerson Hough (1857-1923). From the story: There came a faint scratching at the door, a little whimpering whine. "It is Partial, my dog, come after you," said I bitterly. "He knows you are here. He never has done that way for me. He loves you."... more...

  • The Magnificent Adventureby Emerson Hough

    The Floating Press 1916; US$ 3.99

    Eccentric pioneer lawyer Emerson Hough made his literary mark as a writer of classic Western tales, but some of his most critically acclaimed works are fictionalized accounts of key events in American history. The Magnificent Adventure focuses on explorers such as Lewis and Clark and the chain of events that eventually led up to the Louisiana Purchase.... more...

  • The Covered Wagonby Emerson Hough

    The Floating Press 1922; US$ 3.99

    Acclaimed Western writer Emerson Hough died only days after attending the premiere of the movie based on his novel The Covered Wagon. The story follows a caravan of early settlers as they make their way from the Midwest to the Pacific coastline. The novel offers a fascinating glimpse into the lives of pioneers. more...

  • The Story of the Outlawby Emerson Hough

    The Floating Press 1907; US$ 3.99

    Though born in Iowa, author Emerson Hough moved to rural New Mexico and practiced as a frontier lawyer there for many years. Along the way, he met some very interesting characters, including many of the Wild West's most infamous outlaws. This volume includes biographies and narrative sketches that detail the lives and misdeeds of some of the most notorious... more...

  • 54-40 or Fightby Emerson Hough

    The Floating Press 2011; US$ 3.99

    For much of the nineteenth century, the boundaries of the United States were in flux. Frontier lawyer turned Western writer Emerson Hough takes on the topic of one such border controversy in the novel 54-40 or Fight, an action-packed account of the campaign to wrest control of the Pacific Northwest from the British. more...

  • The Mississippi Bubbleby Emerson Hough

    The Floating Press 2011; US$ 3.99

    Emerson Hough made his name as a writer of Westerns, but the frontier lawyer also had a keen interest in the rough tapestry of American history as a whole. In this historical novel, he details the remarkable life of Scottish economist John Law, who put his controversial business ideas to work in Mississippi and Louisiana and caused a financial mess... more...

  • Passing of the Frontierby Emerson Hough

    The Floating Press 2011; US$ 3.99

    Midwesterner Emerson Hough nurtured a life-long interest in the Wild West, and after receiving his law degree, he set up shop as an attorney in a rural town in New Mexico. Based on his experiences in the region, he penned a series of histories of the Old West. This volume contains a series of insightful essays about the meaning of the frontier and... more...

  • The Way of a Manby Emerson Hough

    The Floating Press 2012; US$ 3.99

    Emerson Hough was a fascinating figure and prolific author of classic Western novels. Engrossed by the idea of the Wild West, the young law school graduate from the Midwest pulled up stakes and made his way to the rough-and-tumble community of White Oaks, New Mexico to practice law and write. The Way of a Man has all of the elements of Hough's... more...

  • The Demands of Reasonby Casey Perin

    Oxford University Press 2010; US$ 28.99

    Sextus Empiricus' Outlines of Pyrrhonism is one of the most important and influential texts in the history of Greek philosophy. In The Demands of Reason Casey Perin examines those aspects of Pyrrhonian Scepticism as Sextus describes it in the Outlines that are of special philosophical significance: its commitment to the search for truth and to... more...

  • Essays - First Seriesby Ralph Waldo Emerson

    The Floating Press 2009; US$ 5.95

    American essayist, philosopher and poet Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803 - 1882) lead Transcendentalism in the early nineteenth century and greatly influenced the later New Thought movement. Summing up his work, Emerson said that his primary principle was "the infinitude of the private man", and advised to "make the most of yourself, for that... more...