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Harper, W. St. John 1851-1910

Overview
Works: 39 works in 61 publications in 1 language and 895 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Poetry  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Juvenile works  Manuscripts  Apologetic writings  Meditations  Portraits  Illustrated works 
Roles: Illustrator, Author
Classifications: PR5309, 813.5
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Most widely held works by W. St. John Harper
His own people by Booth Tarkington( Book )

2 editions published in 1907 in English and held by 391 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The glass-domed palm-room of the Grand Continental Hotel Magnifique in Rome is of vasty heights and distances, filled with a mellow green light which filters down languidly through the upper foliage of tall palms, so that the two hundred people who may be refreshing or displaying themselves there at the tea-hour have something the look of under-water creatures playing upon the sea-bed. They appear, however, to be unaware of their condition; even the ladies, most like anemones of that gay assembly, do not seem to know it; and when the Hungarian band (crustacean-like in costume, and therefore well within the picture) has sheathed its flying tentacles and withdrawn by dim processes, the tea-drinkers all float out through the doors, instead of bubbling up and away through the filmy roof
Recessional by Rudyard Kipling( Book )

3 editions published in 1898 in English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The day dream by Alfred Tennyson Tennyson( Book )

2 editions published between 1886 and 1894 in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This 1886 volume offers an ornately illustrated edition of Tennyson's 1842 poem
Endymion, a poetic romance by John Keats( Book )

2 editions published in 1888 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Centuries apart by Edward T Bouvé( Book )

1 edition published in 1894 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The lay of the last minstrel by Walter Scott( Book )

2 editions published in 1887 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One of Sir Walter Scott's most celebrated and accessible works, The Lay of the Last Minstrel was a huge publishing phenomenon when it first appeared in 1802, with six editions appearing in three years years and sales of 27,000 in a decade. Its impact on Border tourism was vast, as countless people, moved by Scott's evocative description of the moonlit Melrose Abbey, flocked to the area. Painters too were inspired by the scene, and such was its fame that even prime minister William Pit recited sections from it in front of dinner guests. Told by an ageing minstrel to Ann, Duchess of Buccleu
Sweet by and by by Sanford Fillmore Bennett( Book )

4 editions published between 1885 and 1891 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One stanza and chorus
The path in the ravine by Edward Sylvester Ellis( Book )

5 editions published between 1895 and 1904 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A gift of gentians and other verses by May Riley Smith( Book )

3 editions published in 1882 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stories for all the year : for boys and girls by K. McDowell Rice( Book )

2 editions published in 1895 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bessie Bradford's prize : the third of a series of sequels to "The Bessie books" by Joanna H Mathews( Book )

2 editions published in 1890 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Simon Dale by Anthony Hope( Book )

3 editions published in 1898 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This historical novel from Anthony Hope presents a fictionalized version of a fascinating episode in English history: King Charles II''s long-time dalliance with Nell Gwyn, the most acclaimed comedic actress of the era, an affair that produced two sons. Hope treats the often sensationalized romance with sensitivity and nuance
Songs of Christmas by Frances Ridley Havergal( Book )

1 edition published in 1887 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Frankie Bradford's bear : the fifth of a series of sequels to "The Bessie books" by Joanna H Mathews( Book )

1 edition published in 1893 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Barrack-room ballads and other poems by Rudyard Kipling( Book )

1 edition published in 1899 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lead, kindly light by John Henry Newman( Book )

2 editions published in 1884 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This collection of writings--devotional meditations on central themes of the Christian faith, excerpts from some of his Plain and parochial sermons, and several of his little-known poems--can serve as a delightful introduction to one of the great Christian souls of all the centuries
Endymion ... Illustrated by W. St. John Harper by John Keats( Book )

1 edition published in 1888 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The novels of Lord Lytton by Edward Bulwer Lytton Lytton( Book )

2 editions published in 1905 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Softly now the light of day by George Washington Doane( Book )

2 editions published in 1889 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Recessional, and other poems by Rudyard Kipling( )

1 edition published in 1898 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This 1898 volume offers a richly illustrated edition of Kipling's poem commemorating Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee
 
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Alternative Names
Harper, W. St J.

Harper, W. St. John.

Harper, William St. John

Harper, William St. John 1851-1910

Languages
English (49)

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