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Century Company

Overview
Works: 581 works in 1,004 publications in 1 language and 19,399 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  History  Personal narratives  Domestic fiction  Periodicals  Biography  Poetry  Dictionaries  Young adult works 
Roles: Publisher, Copyright holder, Former owner, Book producer
Classifications: E470, 813.52
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Most widely held works by Century Company
Battles and leaders of the civil war by Robert Underwood Johnson( Book )

17 editions published between 1887 and 2010 in English and held by 820 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Tide Shifts (Volume 3) begins with the Perryville Campaign, the battles of Fredericksburg and Chancellorsville. The Battle of Gettysburg is chronicled in detail by such famous officers as General James Longstreet, Colonel John S. Mosby, General Henry J. Hunt, General E.P. Alexander and by others who fought and directed this pivotal battle. The Vicksburg Campaign, the battles of Port Hudson, Murfreesboro, Chickamauga, Chattanooga, and others are likewise described. - Jacket flap
St. Nicholas( )

in English and held by 619 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One of the most successful American magazine for children during the second half of the 19th century, employing the finest childrens' illustrators and writers in a high quality production. Contributors included Mark Twain, Louisa May Alcott and Robert Louis Stevenson. Its emphasis was to entertain - "A child's magazine is it's pleasure-ground" (Dodge)
Mrs. Wiggs of the cabbage patch by Alice Caldwell Hegan Rice( Book )

8 editions published between 1901 and 1920 in English and held by 614 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the shanty town called the Cabbage Patch, Mrs. Wiggs scrabbles for survival with her brood of children and hopes for the return of her husband, who left many years before
John Barleycorn by Jack London( Book )

3 editions published between 1913 and 2011 in English and held by 421 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Semi-autobiographical, drawing on the author's recollections of alcoholism
The leatherwood god by William Dean Howells( Book )

2 editions published in 1916 in English and held by 414 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

William Dean Howells frequently drew on his Midwestern childhood for his fiction. Based on an incident in Ohio that had always fascinated him, The Leatherwood God tells the intriguing tale of how a charlatan named Joseph Dylks, claiming to be a messenger of God (or even God himself), exploited the pious townspeople, split their devout community in two, and then disappeared
Italian villas and their gardens by Edith Wharton( Book )

1 edition published in 1904 in English and held by 336 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comprehensive look at the history and character of Italian garden architecture and ornamentation, with a brief history of more than seventy-five villas as well as a detailed discussion of their gardens and the relationship between the villa, its garden, and the surrounding countryside
Lovey Mary by Alice Caldwell Hegan Rice( Book )

3 editions published between 1903 and 1912 in English and held by 310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of a young girl who left an orphanage and manages to support herself and the child she took with her
Circumstance by S. Weir Mitchell( Book )

2 editions published in 1901 in English and held by 258 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A diplomatic adventure by S. Weir Mitchell( Book )

3 editions published in 1906 in English and held by 224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Sherwood, ironmaster by S. Weir Mitchell( Book )

3 editions published in 1911 in English and held by 222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Daddy-Long-Legs by Jean Webster( Book )

3 editions published between 1912 and 2009 in English and held by 215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

All sorts of things begin to happen when an orphaned boarding school student finally meets the wealthy guardian with whom she has corresponded for years sight unseen
Napoleon Jackson : the gentleman of the plush rocker by Ruth McEnery Stuart( Book )

3 editions published in 1902 in English and held by 213 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An artist's letters from Japan by John La Farge( Book )

1 edition published in 1897 in English and held by 200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A cathedral singer by James Lane Allen( Book )

2 editions published in 1916 in English and held by 195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This uplifting novel penned by prominent Kentucky novelist James Lane Allen reminds readers that the most beautiful things in art and in life are often found in the most unexpected places. Young Ashby Truesdale has been blessed with a singing voice of remarkable purity and earnestness, but his family is mired in unspeakable poverty. Will he be able to overcome this hindrance to bring his creative gift to the world?
The helmet of Navarre by Bertha Runkle( Book )

4 editions published between 1901 and 2003 in English and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this novel of swordplay, intrigue, and romance, the story's hero is a follower of Henry of Navarre in old Paris, at the moment when the Huguenot king enters the city. First serialized in The Century magazine, The Helmet of Navarre was a New York Times bestseller for the year of 1901
When the West was young by Frederick R Bechdolt( Book )

2 editions published in 1922 in English and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A romance of Billy-goat Hill by Alice Caldwell Hegan Rice( Book )

2 editions published in 1912 in English and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The guillotine club : and other stories by S. Weir Mitchell( Book )

2 editions published in 1910 in English and held by 162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The land of pluck : stories and sketches for young folk by Mary Mapes Dodge( Book )

2 editions published in 1894 in English and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of stories about young children from Holland and America
 
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