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Newton, A. Edward (Alfred Edward) 1864-1940

Overview
Works: 444 works in 831 publications in 3 languages and 11,603 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Domestic fiction  History  Catalogs  Bibliography‡vCatalogs  Drama  Bibliography  Notebooks, sketchbooks, etc  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography 
Roles: Author, Honoree, Author of introduction, Other, Former owner, Contributor, Signer
Classifications: PR5684, 823.8
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The amenities of book-collecting and kindred affections by A. Edward Newton( Book )
65 editions published between 1918 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,198 libraries worldwide
The author presents book-collecting as a pastime and a sport here. A bestseller in its day, this 1918 work considers prices, catalogs, book-collecting at home and abroad, and first editions, as well as offering essays on some of Newton's favorite authors: James Boswell, Samuel Johnson, Charles Lamb, Anthony Trollope, and Oscar Wilde
The greatest book in the world, and other papers by A. Edward Newton( Book )
30 editions published between 1925 and 1969 in English and German and held by 896 libraries worldwide
A magnificent farce, and other diversions of a book-collector by A. Edward Newton( Book )
24 editions published between 1921 and 2011 in English and held by 712 libraries worldwide
After the success of The Amenities of Book-Collecting, the author tried his hand at a more personal style. In this 1921 collection are "What Is the Matter with the Bookshop?" A Slogan for Booksellers," 'Tis Not for Mortals to Command Success', "Meditations on a Quarto Hamlet", Living Twenty-Five Hours a Day, "A Sane View of William Blake", and "My Old Lady, London", among others
End papers; literary recreations by A. Edward Newton( Book )
16 editions published between 1933 and 1990 in English and Undetermined and held by 685 libraries worldwide
This book-collecting game by A. Edward Newton( Book )
17 editions published between 1928 and 1931 in English and Undetermined and held by 613 libraries worldwide
Derby day and other adventures by A. Edward Newton( Book )
17 editions published between 1934 and 1969 in English and held by 553 libraries worldwide
Doctor Johnson : a play by A. Edward Newton( Book )
21 editions published between 1922 and 1924 in English and Undetermined and held by 525 libraries worldwide
Early American children's books by A. S. W Rosenbach( Book )
11 editions published between 1933 and 1996 in English and German and held by 387 libraries worldwide
Prepared with the assistance of bibliographer E. Millicent Sowerby, this book describes the collection of early American children's books assembled by A.S.W. Rosenbach. Nursery rhymes, adventure fiction, religious instructional books, educational books, primers, alphabets, moral tales, fables, enigmas and puzzles and many other categories are covered, arranged in chronological sequence from 1682 to 1836. For each of the 816 books Rosenbach and Sowerby provide a full collation and description, often with information about other editions, circumstances of publication, British parallels and prototypes, artists, and illustrators, writers and publishers. Includes sample quotations and facsimile illustrations as well as indexes of authors, titles, printers, and publishers and a list of printers, publishers, and booksellers
Thomas Hardy, novelist or poet? by A. Edward Newton( Book )
13 editions published between 1929 and 1977 in English and held by 323 libraries worldwide
Bibliography and pseudo-bibliography by A. Edward Newton( Book )
14 editions published in 1936 in English and held by 316 libraries worldwide
Fifth in a series of lectures on books and publishing, begun at the University of Pennsylvania in 1931
Barchester Towers, and the warden by Anthony Trollope( Book )
2 editions published in 1936 in English and held by 292 libraries worldwide
"Citizens enjoy their daily lives in Barchester, an English cathedral town, during the 19th century."
Newton on Blackstone by A. Edward Newton( Book )
6 editions published in 1937 in English and held by 226 libraries worldwide
The note-books of Samuel Butler by Samuel Butler( Book )
3 editions published between 1912 and 1930 in English and held by 179 libraries worldwide
Edited by Butler's friend and posthumous biographer, Henry Festing Jones, this volume is a compendium of Butler's thoughts, insights, and reflections, gathered over the course of his lifetime. In addition to his descriptions of incidents and conversations from his life, there are Butler's fascinating musings on such subjects as philosophy, music, art, literature, morality, biology, and natural history
The letters of Madame de Sévigné by Marie de Rabutin-Chantal Sévigné( Book )
3 editions published between 1927 and 1928 in English and held by 172 libraries worldwide
The format of the English novel. With reproductions of title-pages from books in the author's library by A. Edward Newton( Book )
3 editions published between 1928 and 1971 in English and held by 139 libraries worldwide
The jaunts and jollities of that renowned sporting citizen, Mr. John Jorrocks of St. Botolph Lane and Great Coram Street by Robert Smith Surtees( Book )
3 editions published in 1932 in English and held by 132 libraries worldwide
A tourist in spite of himself by A. Edward Newton( Book )
9 editions published between 1930 and 1933 in English and held by 124 libraries worldwide
A noble fragment : being a leaf of the Gutenberg Bible, 1450-1455 ( Book )
4 editions published in 1921 in Latin and English and held by 112 libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
A. Edward Newton American writer, publisher and book collector
Newton 1864-1940 Alfred Edward
Newton, A. E. 1864-1940
Newton A. Edward
Newton, A. Edward 1864-1940
Newton, Alfred Edward.
Newton, Alfred Edward 1864-1940
Swift, Edward
Swift, Edward 1864-1940
Languages
English (303)
German (3)
Latin (2)
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