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Berwick & Smith

Overview
Works: 242 works in 369 publications in 1 language and 14,190 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Biography  Juvenile works  Boxing stories  Sea stories  Drama  Bibliography  Western stories  Short stories 
Roles: Printer, Publisher
Classifications: PS3523.O46, 813.52
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Most widely held works by Berwick & Smith
The Virginian : a horseman of the plains by Owen Wister( Book )

3 editions published in 1902 in English and held by 492 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The foreman of a large cattle ranch on the Wyoming frontier lives by the honor code of the West even though it means helping lynch a friend or possibly losing the girl he is to marry
The last American frontier by Frederic L Paxson( Book )

1 edition published in 1910 in English and held by 427 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The History of the American West Collection is a unique project that provides opportunities for researchers and new readers to easily access and explore works which have previously only been available on library shelves. The Collection brings to life pre-1923 titles focusing on a wide range of topics and experiences in US Western history. From the initial westward migration, to exploration and development of the American West to daily life in the West and intimate pictures of the people who inhabited it, this collection offers American West enthusiasts a new glimpse at some forgotten treasures of American culture. Encompassing genres such as poetry, fiction, nonfiction, tourist guides, biographies and drama, this collection provides a new window to the legend and realities of the American West
Historic silver of the Colonies and its makers by Francis Hill Bigelow( Book )

2 editions published in 1917 in English and held by 386 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Before Adam by Jack London( Book )

4 editions published between 1907 and 1917 in English and held by 349 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A young man in modern America is terrorized by visions of an earlier, primitive life. Across the enormous chasm of thousands of centuries, his consciousness has become entwined with that of humanity."--Back cover
The game by Jack London( Book )

4 editions published between 1905 and 1912 in English and held by 337 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On the eve of their wedding, twenty-year-old Jack Fleming arranges a secret ringside seat for his sweetheart to view her only rival: the "game." Through Genevieve's apprehensive eyes, we watch the prizefight that pits her fair young lover, "the Pride of West Oakland," against the savage and brutish John Ponta and that reveals as much about her own nature, and Joe's, as it does about the force that drives the two men in their violent, fateful encounter
Burning Daylight by Jack London( Book )

2 editions published in 1910 in English and held by 336 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An action-filled story of the Yukon Territory in 1893, the surging novel of the men who gambled their lives and opened the vast Canadian North in their lust for gold, Burning Daylight was Jack London's best selling book during his lifetime
The cruise of the Snark by Jack London( Book )

2 editions published in 1911 in English and held by 317 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In April 1907 Jack London set out to sail around the world in the 45-foot ship The Snark, accompanied by his wife and a small crew. Although suffering from seasickness and tropical disease, London wrote prolifically, including a series of entertaining sketches of the voyage itself. These were later collected as The Cruise of the Snark, a remarkable record of adventure and love among the islands of the South Pacific. - Publisher
War of the classes by Jack London( Book )

5 editions published between 1905 and 1912 in English and held by 295 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book is Jack London's nonfiction work about social class conflict
South Sea tales by Jack London( Book )

1 edition published in 1911 in English and held by 273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a collection of stories that portray life in the South Seas
Lee : a dramatic poem by Edgar Lee Masters( Book )

1 edition published in 1926 in English and held by 241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lives of girls who became famous by Sarah Knowles Bolton( Book )

2 editions published in 1886 in English and held by 237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lives of Girls Who Became Famous is an early women's studies book featuring the biographies of famous women throughout history. Over 400 pages long, this volume contains 19 chapters, each focusing on a woman who impacted the world around her. Three artists are featured in this book: Rosa Bonheur, Harriet Hosmer and Elizabeth Thompson Butler
Kottō : being Japanese curios, with sundry cobwebs by Lafcadio Hearn( Book )

1 edition published in 1902 in English and held by 235 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first Tuttle edition of Kotto was published in print form in 1972. Japanese curios, with sundry cobwebs, excite the curiosity and imagination of a master spinner of tales, and the result is Kotto, another Lafcadio Hearn classic about old Japan. Here Hearn spins tales from old Japanese books to illustrate some strange beliefs. They are only curios, he says laconically, but some of these legends will make your spine tingle and your heart trip faster, like the one about a waterfall called Yurei-Daki, or the Cascade of Ghosts. The ghostswere as real as their warnings, b
Lost Face by Jack London( Book )

2 editions published in 1910 in English and held by 229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This illustrated collection of seven Jack London short stories includes the famous "To Build a Fire."
The sea wolf by Jack London( Book )

4 editions published between 1904 and 1906 in English and held by 226 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Life of a Norwegian sealing schooner and a grim picture of a sailor who is a combination of savage and superman
Civil War and reconstruction in Alabama by Walter Lynwood FLEMING( Book )

1 edition published in 1905 in English and held by 209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dorothy Vernon of Haddon Hall by Charles Major( Book )

5 editions published between 1902 and 1911 in English and held by 209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

National Theatre, direction W.H. Rapley, business management W.H. Fowler. Mary Pickford in "Dorothy Vernon of Haddon Hall," from the romantic novel by Charles Major, adapted by Waldemar Young, a Marshall Neilan production, photography by Charles Rosher, art direction by Harold Grieve, Anton F. Grot, Irvin J. Martin, Harry Oliver and H.W. Miles, costumes by Mitchel Leisen, Miss Picford's costumes by Sophie Wachner and Leisen, electrical effects by William S. Johnson, musical score by Victor Schertzinger, released by United Artists Corporation
Adventure by Jack London( Book )

2 editions published in 1911 in English and held by 189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Located in the Solomon Islands, this devastating portrayal of copra plantation slavery has scholars arguing whether London was criticizing the racism of the colonialists or approving of it. (From http://london.sonoma.edu/)
When God laughs and other stories by Jack London( Book )

2 editions published in 1911 in English and held by 186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jack London (January 12, 1876 - November 22, 1916), was an American author who wrote The Call of the Wild and other books. A pioneer in the then-burgeoning world of commercial magazine fiction, he was one of the first Americans to make a huge financial success from writing. The Scarlet Plague was written by Jack London and originally published in London Magazine in 1912. It was re-released in February of 2007 by Echo Library. The story takes place in 2072, sixty years after the scarlet plague has depopulated the planet. James Howard Smith is one of the few people left alive in the S
 
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English (47)