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Century Company

Overview
Works: 620 works in 1,157 publications in 1 language and 20,559 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Biography  History  Personal narratives  Domestic fiction  Periodicals  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 about Century Company
 
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Most widely held works by Century Company
Battles and leaders of the Civil War. Being for the most part contributions by Union and Confederate officers. New introd. by Roy F. Nichols by Robert Underwood Johnson( Book )

14 editions published between 1887 and 2010 in English and held by 775 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vol. I Retreat from Gettysburg, Vol. II North to Antietam, Vol. III From Sumter to Shiloh, Vol. IV The Way to Appomattox
St. Nicholas( )

in English and held by 620 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 610 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
The autobiography of Joseph Jefferson by Joseph Jefferson( Book )

2 editions published between 1890 and 1897 in English and held by 573 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jefferson has completed Winter's "picture" of John Gilbert, and he shares his recollections of when the deceased actor played Sir Anthony with him. Addressed "My dear Willie" and signed "J. Jefferson." With envelope addressed to Winter at 17 3rd Ave., Fort Hill, New Brighton, Staten Island
John Barleycorn by Jack London( Book )

3 editions published between 1913 and 2011 in English and held by 416 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 411 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 339 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 307 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
Napoleon Jackson : the gentleman of the plush rocker by Ruth McEnery Stuart( Book )

3 editions published in 1902 in English and held by 214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Daddy-Long-Legs by Jean Webster( Book )

3 editions published between 1912 and 2009 in English and held by 207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

All sorts of things begin to happen when an orphaned boarding school student finally meets her wealthy guardian
An artist's letters from Japan by John La Farge( Book )

1 edition published in 1897 in English and held by 199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First published in 2001. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company
A cathedral singer by James Lane Allen( Book )

2 editions published in 1916 in English and held by 192 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?
Recollections of a player by James Henry Stoddart( Book )

1 edition published in 1902 in English and held by 187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The biography of a grizzly : and 75 drawings by Ernest Thompson Seton( Book )

5 editions published between 1900 and 1926 in English and held by 184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The fortunes and misfortunes of a lone grizzly bear who learns early that his enemy is man and that he must fight for peace
The helmet of Navarre by Bertha Runkle( Book )

4 editions published between 1901 and 2003 in English and held by 168 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

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

2 editions published in 1910 in English and held by 164 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 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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Daddy-Long-Legs