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Hurst & Company

Overview
Works: 185 works in 225 publications in 1 language and 1,308 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  History  Personal narratives  Biography  Folklore  Poetry  Toy and movable books  Historical fiction  Adventure stories 
Roles: Publisher, Printer
Classifications: PZ10.3.S38, [FIC]
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Most widely held works by Hurst & Company
The descent of man, and selection in relation to sex by Charles Darwin( )
3 editions published in 1899 in English and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Charles Darwin's seminal work 'The Descent of Man' is published here edited and with an introduction by Adrian Desmond and James Moore. Suggestions are provided for further reading, a chronology of Darwin's life and works, and a biographical glossary
The poems of Goethe by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe( Book )
2 editions published between 1874 and 1897 in English and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Predominantly verse, with the addition of short songs, epigrams, and parables
The cash boy by Horatio Alger( Book )
in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Stunned to hear from his dying mother that he was adopted under mysterious circumstances, fourteen-year-old Frank Fowler, determined to support himself and his sister, travels to New York City to find work and clues to his true identity
The young acrobat of the great North American circus by Horatio Alger( Book )
1 edition published in 1900 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
While performing as an acrobat in a traveling circus, teenaged Kit Watson finds evidence that his uncle defrauded him of his rightful inheritance
Grit, or, The young boatman of Pine Point by Horatio Alger( Book )
1 edition published in 1907 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Harry, called "Grit," supports his mother by ferrying passengers across the river
In a new world; or, Among the goldfields of Australia by Horatio Alger( Book )
1 edition published in 1900 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the nineteenth century, two sixteen-year-old American boys try to strike it rich in Australia's gold mining region
Paul the peddler, or, The fortunes of a young street merchant by Horatio Alger( Book )
2 editions published in 1903 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Fourteen-year-old Paul Hoffman supports his widowed mother and handicapped brother by selling candy in the streets of New York, always looking for an opportunity to better himself in business
Hospital sketches and camp and fireside stories by Louisa May Alcott( Book )
2 editions published between 1863 and 1907 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This is a record of the author's experiences in a Civil War hospital
A final reckoning : a tale of bush life in Australia by G. A Henty( )
in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Russian fairy tales : a choice collection of Muscovite folk-lore by William Ralston Shedden Ralston( Book )
in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
For fans of folklore and mythology, this comprehensive volume offers the best of both worlds: an astute introduction to and overview of the common themes and motifs in Russian fairy tales, plus an eclectic collection of charming and enchanting fables, stories, and vignettes
Peck's Uncle Ike and the red headed boy by George W Peck( Book )
2 editions published in 1899 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Only an Irish boy, or, Andy Burke's fortunes by Horatio Alger( Book )
1 edition published in 1911 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The selfish, snobbish wife of the town's wealthiest resident schemes to deprive a poor but honest Irish American boy of his rightful inheritance
The young outlaw, or, Adrift in the streets by Horatio Alger( Book )
in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After Sam Barker's abusive father dies the kind Deacon Hopkins adopts him
Mother Goose's nursery rhymes, tales and jingles : complete edition, with notes and critical illustrative remarks ( Book )
2 editions published in 1902 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A collection of rhymes with a few black and white illustrations ; probably published around 1920
A hidden foe by G. A Henty( Book )
1 edition published in 1891 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Black Beauty the autobiography of a horse by Anna Sewell( Book )
1 edition published in 1903 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A horse in nineteenth-century England recounts his experiences with both good and bad masters
Off to the geysers, or, The young yachters in Iceland : as recorded by "Wade" by C. A Stephens( Book )
in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sunbeams humor, sarcasm and sense by George W Peck( Book )
2 editions published in 1900 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The ranger, or, The fugitives of the border by Edward Sylvester Ellis( )
2 editions published in 1911 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The jungle fugitives : a tale of life and adventure in India, including also many stories of American adventure, enterprise and daring by Edward Sylvester Ellis( Book )
2 editions published in 1903 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Languages
English (41)