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THE CALF WITH TWO HEADS

BY LOUISA BLAIR Available, Free shipping in North America Muddy boots, cold hands, a pocket full of fossils, a mind full of existential questions. These beautifully illustrated stories of natural history in nineteenth-century Canada are about the curious men and women who crossed the oceans from Europe to explore, map, draw, puzzle about, collect and… Read more »

The PS Royal William of Quebec

World trade was revolutionized in the 19th century when ships went from sail to steam. Crossing the Atlantic under steam was clearly an engineering and navigating feat to be celebrated. A controversy thus developed about which was the first steamship to make the crossing, who built it, and where. Several ships, including the Great Western… Read more »