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Hurst & Company

Overview
Works: 287 works in 344 publications in 1 language and 1,699 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  History  Personal narratives  Adventure stories  Biography  Sea stories  Robinsonades  Poetry  Adventure stories, English 
Roles: Publisher, Editor, Printer
Classifications: QH365, 575.0162
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Most widely held works by Hurst & Company
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 )

2 editions published between 1900 and 1904 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kit runs away from his mean uncle and a grueling job as a blacksmith's apprentice to join a traveling circus
Grit, or, The young boatman of Pine Point by Horatio Alger( Book )

3 editions published between 1907 and 1909 in English and held by 43 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 )

2 editions 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
Brownies and other stories by E Veale( Book )

2 editions published in 1900 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hospital sketches by Louisa May Alcott( Book )

2 editions published between 1863 and 1907 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is a record of the author's experiences in a Civil War hospital
The tin box and what it contained by Horatio Alger( Book )

2 editions published between 1904 and 1905 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Paul the peddler, or, The adventures of a young street merchant by Horatio Alger( Book )

3 editions published between 1903 and 1907 in English and held by 33 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
Russian fairy tales : a choice collection of Muscovite folk-lore by William Ralston Shedden Ralston( Book )

in English and held by 33 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
Only an Irish boy : the story of Andy Burke's fortunes by Horatio Alger( Book )

2 editions published between 1908 and 1911 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The son of a poor Irish seamstress, young Andy proves himself a better person than the local rich snob. When Andy Burke returns to his widowed mother, after having worked on a farm some miles away, he and Godfrey Preston, the disagreeable and haughty son of wealthy Colonel Anthony Preston, immediately get into a fight. The Colonel defends Andy, attempting to teach the coddled Godfrey a lesson. However, Mrs. Preston seeks revenge and discharges Andy's mother from her part-time job as a seamstress. Fortunately, Andy finds employment as a handyman for Priscilla and Sophia Grant
The motor maids by palm and pine by Katherine Stokes( Book )

1 edition published in 1911 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A hidden foe by G. A Henty( Book )

1 edition published in 1891 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The young outlaw, or, Adrift in the streets by Horatio Alger( Book )

3 editions published in 1904 in English and held by 18 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 by W Gannon( Book )

2 editions published in 1902 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of rhymes with a few black and white illustrations ; probably published around 1920
Peck's Uncle Ike and the red headed boy by George W Peck( Book )

2 editions published in 1899 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A final reckoning : a tale of bush life in Australia by G. A Henty( Book )

in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An exciting adventure of outlaws in the early days of the Australian gold rush, when fortunes were made and stolen, and when bush rangers and natives constituted a real and formidable danger to the settlers. "All boys will read this story with eager and unflagging interest. The episodes are in Mr. Henty's very best vein--graphic, exciting, realistic; and, as in all Mr. Henty's books, the tendency is to the formation of an honourable, manly, and even heroic character."--Birmingham Post. [Publit]
Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe( Book )

in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During one of his several adventurous voyages in the seventeenth century, an Englishman becomes the sole survivor of a shipwreck and lives for nearly thirty years on a desert island before being rescued
On the origin of species by Charles Darwin( Book )

3 editions published in 1899 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reintroduces the author's work about the theory of evolution with over three hundred fifty illustrations and photographs, accompanied by excerpts from his diaries, letters, and other writings
 
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