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Chiswick Press

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Works: 1,081 works in 1,562 publications in 1 language and 21,830 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Bibliography  Personal narratives‡vEnglish  Biography  Fictional autobiographies  Poetry  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Juvenile works  Personal narratives 
Roles: Printer, Publisher, Book producer, Correspondent, Author
Classifications: PR6037.A86, 823.912
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Memoirs of an infantry officer by Siegfried Sassoon( Book )

1 edition published in 1930 in English and held by 266 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1916, young George Sherston is deep in the trenches of WWI. For his decorated bravery, and also his harmful recklessness, he is soon sent to the Fourth Army School for officer training, then dispatched to Morlancourt, a raid, and on through the Somme. After being wounded by a bullet through the lung, he returns home to convalesce, where his questioning of the war and the British Military establishment leads him to write a public anti-war letter. Through the help of close friend David Cromlech, a medical board decides not to prosecute, but instead deem him to be mentally ill, suffering from shell-shock, and sends him to a hospital for treatment. (Based closely on author Sassoon's own war experiences, including the verbatim text of his "Finished with the War: A Soldier's Declaration", which was eventually read in the British House of Commons.)
The earliest English music printing : a description and bibliography of English printed music to the close of the sixteenth century by Robert Steele( Book )

2 editions published in 1903 in English and held by 224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Some hints on pattern-designing by William Morris( Book )

4 editions published between 1899 and 2007 in English and held by 220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jane Austen;a bibliography by Geoffrey Keynes( Book )

1 edition published in 1929 in English and held by 208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Black Dog, and other stories by A. E Coppard( Book )

2 editions published in 1923 in English and held by 207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Essays by Alice Meynell( Book )

2 editions published in 1914 in English and held by 207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An address delivered by William Morris at the distribution of prizes to students of the Birmingham Municipal School of Art on Feb. 21, 1894 by William Morris( Book )

2 editions published in 1898 in English and held by 207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Printers' & publishers' devices in England & Scotland, 1485-1640 by R. B McKerrow( Book )

3 editions published in 1913 in English and held by 204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Saga library( Book )

in English and held by 202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Trivia, or, The art of walking the streets of London by John Gay( Book )

1 edition published in 1922 in English and held by 202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The early editions of The Roman de la Rose by Francis William Bourdillon( Book )

4 editions published in 1906 in English and held by 196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Memoirs of a fox-hunting man by Siegfried Sassoon( Book )

2 editions published between 1928 and 1929 in English and held by 196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first part of Sassoon's classic trilogy, which he completed with Memoirs of an Infantry Officer and Sherston's Progress
Architecture and history ; and Westminster Abbey by William Morris( Book )

3 editions published in 1900 in English and held by 192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The life of Mrs. Godolphin by John Evelyn( Book )

5 editions published between 1847 and 1864 in English and held by 181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Evelyn (1620-1706), a founder member of the Royal Society, was a horticulturalist and author, best remembered for his diaries. Throughout his prolific writings he exhibits a strong distaste for the corruption of life at court. The beautiful and pious Margaret Godolphin (1652-78), a courtier more than thirty years Evelyn's junior, with whom he struck up an intense friendship in 1672, was maid of honour in the household of Queen Catherine, wife of King Charles II. To Evelyn she represented the antithesis of the corruption he despised. Written as 'a record of her perfections' following her death in childbirth, this hagiographic biography reflects the extent of Evelyn's devotion. Left among his unrevised manuscripts, it was not published until 1847, nearly two centuries after its composition. Edited by the bishop and orator Samuel Wilberforce (1805-73), the work includes helpful notes and genealogical tables that elucidate the text
English printed almanacks and prognostications : a bibliographical history to the year 1600 by Eustace F Bosanquet( Book )

2 editions published in 1917 in English and held by 177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The poems of William Collins by William Collins( Book )

3 editions published in 1929 in English and held by 175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Art and the beauty of the earth : a lecture by William Morris( Book )

5 editions published between 1898 and 1899 in English and held by 175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ecce mundus : industrial ideals, and the book beautiful by T. J Cobden-Sanderson( Book )

2 editions published in 1902 in English and held by 172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Antoine Vérard by John Macfarlane( Book )

5 editions published in 1900 in English and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The history of Reynard the Fox : his friends and his enemies, his crimes, hairbreadth escapes and final triumph ; a metrical version of the old English translation, with glossarial notes by Frederick Startridge Ellis( Book )

2 editions published in 1897 in English and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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