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Merrymount Press

Overview
Works: 600 works in 824 publications in 1 language and 19,474 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Biography  History  Psychological fiction  Folklore  Domestic fiction  Domestic fiction, American  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Juvenile works  Bibliography 
Roles: Printer, Publisher, Book producer, Editor
Classifications: PS3545.H16, 813.52
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Most widely held works about Merrymount Press
 
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Most widely held works by Merrymount Press
Matthias at the door by Edwin Arlington Robinson( Book )

1 edition published in 1931 in English and held by 746 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The valley of decision : a novel by Edith Wharton( Book )

2 editions published in 1902 in English and held by 600 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The heir-presumptive of a north Italian Duchy tries to establish a constitution
The life of Benvenuto Cellini by Benvenuto Cellini( Book )

1 edition published in 1906 in English and held by 475 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Autobiography of a sixteenth-century Florentine goldsmith discussing everyday life, manners, morals, and Italian politics
Madame de Treymes by Edith Wharton( Book )

3 editions published in 1907 in English and held by 465 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An interesting comment on international tensions and stereotypes during Wharton's lifetime, €Madame de Treymes tells the story of an American man who works to marry his true love and win the respect of her traditional French aristocratic family
The glory of the Nightingales by Edwin Arlington Robinson( Book )

1 edition published in 1930 in English and held by 436 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Optimism : an essay by Helen Keller( Book )

2 editions published in 1903 in English and held by 385 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Helen Keller closed this essay, concerning the practice of optimism by stating that "to bear this faith above every tempest which overfloods it, and to make it a principle in disaster and through affliction. Optimism is the harmony between man's spirit and the spirit of God pronouncing His works good."
Sanctuary by Edith Wharton( Book )

2 editions published in 1903 in English and held by 347 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mother tries to save her son from consequences of a taint she suspects he inherited from his father
Medical education in the United States and Canada : a report to the Carnegie foundation for the advancement of teaching by Abraham Flexner( Book )

1 edition published in 1910 in English and held by 341 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A landmark work which precipitated major reforms in medical education. It recommended closing commercial schools and reducing the overall number of medical schools from 155 to 31, with the aim of raising standards. Includes frank evaluative sketches of each school based on site visits by the author
In the day's work by Daniel Berkeley Updike( Book )

4 editions published in 1924 in English and held by 331 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The touchstone : [a story] by Edith Wharton( Book )

1 edition published in 1900 in English and held by 296 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young lawyer sells a package of love letters written to him over the years by a distinquished novelist to raise money to pay for his wedding to another woman. His secret comes back to haunt him and, when he confesses to his wife, their marriage is reduced to resigned coexistence
Crucial instances by Edith Wharton( Book )

3 editions published in 1901 in English and held by 289 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wharton's second short story collection (1901) includes witty and perceptive takes on the wealthy and cultured, such as The Angel at the Grave, The Recovery, The Copy: A Dialogue, and The Rembrandt, as well as forays into the supernatural with The Duchess at Prayer and The Moving Finger
Santa Claus's partner by Thomas Nelson Page( Book )

2 editions published in 1899 in English and held by 284 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A children's novel about Santa Claus and a man who helps him deliver toys to the children in his town, Santa Claus's Partner depicts Santa's workshop, the North Pole, elves and reindeer with beautiful color illustrations. Elves have been depicted as Santa's traditional helpers as early as 1850, when Louisa May Alcott completed, but never published a book entitled Christmas Elves. The small creatures assist in the toy-making process in Santa's workshop at the North Pole and are traditionally described as wearing green or red and having pointed ears. In some works, including Clement C. Moore's famous "'Twas the Night Before Christmas," Santa himself is described as "a right jolly old elf."
The old gentleman of the black stock by Thomas Nelson Page( Book )

2 editions published in 1900 in English and held by 270 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Forty modern fables by George Ade( Book )

2 editions published in 1901 in English and held by 246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Some aspects of printing, old and new by Daniel Berkeley Updike( Book )

3 editions published in 1941 in English and held by 243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Some poems and a devotion of John Donne by John Donne( Book )

2 editions published between 1941 and 1945 in English and held by 240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The elements of lettering by John Howard Benson( Book )

1 edition published in 1940 in English and held by 229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Forgotten books of the American nursery; a history of the development of the American story-book by Rosalie V Halsey( Book )

1 edition published in 1911 in English and held by 222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The greater inclination by Edith Wharton( Book )

1 edition published in 1899 in English and held by 189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Greater Inclination was the earliest collection of short fiction from Edith Wharton. It was published by Charles Scribner's Sons on the 25th of March, 1899. The first edition printing of 1,250 sold out by June of the same year. The collection consisted of eight works, seven of which are short fiction, and one is a short play in two acts. The Stories The Muse's Tragedy (Scribner's Magazine, January 1899) A Journey The Pelican Souls Belated A Coward The Twilight of the God A Cup of Cold Water The Portrait-- Excerpted from Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The turquoise cup, and, The desert by Arthur Cosslett Smith( Book )

2 editions published in 1903 in English and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Turquoise Cup" and "The Desert" are two fictional tales by Arthur Cosslett Smith. The opening image is an illustration by Maxfield Parrish that has become well-known in its own right. Parrish was a prolific artist who added his unique illustrative talents to a number of publications throughout his lifetime
 
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Optimism : an essay
Alternative Names
Merrymount Press, Boston

Мерримаунт-пресс

Languages
English (96)

Covers
The well-made book : essays & lecturesThe Merrymount Press : an exhibition on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the founding of the press