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Peter Pauper Press

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Works: 416 works in 697 publications in 1 language and 24,697 library holdings
Genres: Poetry  Haiku  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Love poetry  Sayings  Fairy tales  Humor  Biography  Epitaphs  Limericks 
Roles: Printer, Publisher, Book producer, cor
Classifications: PS3201, 811.3
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Like a bulwark by Marianne Moore( Book )
1 edition published in 1956 in English and held by 705 libraries worldwide
Poems dealing with animals, plants, and the human dilemma, not previously published in book form
The four seasons : Japanese haiku by Bashō Matsuo( Book )
2 editions published in 1958 in English and held by 599 libraries worldwide
Collection of Japanese haiku poems translated to English
Poems from the book of hours : "Das Stundenbuch" by Rainer Maria Rilke( Book )
1 edition published in 1941 in English and held by 382 libraries worldwide
Poor Richard's almanack : being the choicest morsels of wisdom, written during the years of the Almanack's publication by Benjamin Franklin( Book )
8 editions published between 1936 and 1999 in English and held by 348 libraries worldwide
A collection of Ben Franklin's timeless maxims, rules, and aphorisms
African folk tales ( Book )
2 editions published in 1963 in English and held by 317 libraries worldwide
Japanese fairy tales by Lafcadio Hearn( Book )
3 editions published between 1936 and 1958 in English and held by 287 libraries worldwide
A collection of 20 fairy tales from Japan including "Chin-Chin Kobakama," "The Serpent with Eight Heads," and "The Tea-Kettle."
The songs of Sappho by Sappho( Book )
6 editions published between 1942 and 1966 in English and held by 286 libraries worldwide
De meeste gedichten in verschillende vertaalversies onder elkaar
African proverbs by Charlotte Leslau( Book )
2 editions published in 1962 in English and held by 284 libraries worldwide
Leaves of grass by Walt Whitman( Book )
8 editions published between 1943 and 1950 in English and held by 264 libraries worldwide
Abraham Lincoln read it with approval, but Emily Dickinson described its bold language and themes as "disgraceful." Ralph Waldo Emerson found it "the most extraordinary piece of wit and wisdom that America has yet produced." Published at the author's expense on July 4, 1855, Leaves of Grass inaugurated a new voice and style into American letters and gave expression to an optimistic, bombastic vision that took the nation as its subject. Unlike many other editions of Leaves of Grass, which reproduce various short, early versions, this Modern Library Paperback Classics "Death-bed" edition presents everything Whitman wrote in its final form, and includes newly commissioned notes. From the Trade Paperback edition
Comic epitaphs from the very best old graveyards ( Book )
1 edition published in 1957 in English and held by 260 libraries worldwide
A collection of gravestone inscriptions, some genuine, some suspect, and a few contrived
The jade flute : Chinese poems in prose ( Book )
2 editions published in 1960 in English and held by 245 libraries worldwide
Chinese proverbs from olden times by Peter Beilenson( Book )
2 editions published in 1956 in English and held by 240 libraries worldwide
Japanese haiku : two hundred and thirty examples of seventeen-syllable poems by Bashō Matsuo( Book )
6 editions published between 1955 and 1956 in English and held by 238 libraries worldwide
Contains 220 examples of seventeen syllable poems. Includes haiku by Basho, Buson, Issa. Shiki, Sokan, Kikaku and others
Sonnets from the Portuguese by Elizabeth Barrett Browning( Book )
6 editions published between 1937 and 1979 in English and held by 225 libraries worldwide
Sonnets from the Portuguese, written in 1845 and 1846 and first published in 1850, is a collection of forty-four love sonnets written by Elizabeth Barrett Browning. The poems largely chronicle the period leading up to her 1846 marriage to Robert Browning. The collection was acclaimed and popular even in the poet's lifetime and it remains so today. Elizabeth was initially hesitant to publish the poems, feeling that they were too personal. However, her husband insisted that they were the best sequence of English-language sonnets since Shakespeare's time and urged her to publish them and challen
Abraham Lincoln : wisdom & wit by Abraham Lincoln( Book )
2 editions published in 1965 in English and held by 222 libraries worldwide
The World's best limericks by Richard Floethe( Book )
2 editions published in 1951 in English and held by 212 libraries worldwide
Peter Pauper's limerick book : a collection from many sources by Peter Pauper Press( Book )
10 editions published between 1940 and 1954 in English and held by 211 libraries worldwide
Poems of Edgar Allan Poe by Edgar Allan Poe( Book )
2 editions published between 1939 and 1946 in English and held by 64 libraries worldwide
This collection includes explanatory notes on some of the better known poems, and some of Poe's theories about poetry and literary criticism
Snow-bound : and other poems by John Greenleaf Whittier( Book )
2 editions published in 1948 in English and held by 51 libraries worldwide
JOHN GREENLEAF WHITTIER WAS A QUAKER AND ONE OF THE BEST KNOWN AMERICAN POETS OF THE 19TH-CENTURY WHOSE REPUTATION IS SUSTAINED THROUGH HIS BALLADS. "SNOWBOUND" IS A LONG RAMBLING POEM DRAWN FROM MEMORIES OF WHITTIER'S FAMILY IN AN OLD NEW ENGLAND COLONIAL FARMHOUSE DURING A SNOWFALL
The jumping frog, and other stories and sketches from the exquisite pen of Samuel L. Clemens by Mark Twain( Book )
1 edition published in 1952 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
 
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Peter Pauper Press, Mount Vernon, N.Y.
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English (100)
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