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National Book League (Great Britain)

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Works: 1,209 works in 2,433 publications in 1 language and 29,759 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography  Bio-bibliography‡vDictionaries  Dictionaries  Bibliography  History  Periodicals  Bio-bibliography  Bibliographies  Exhibition catalogs 
Roles: Editor, Publisher, Other, Dedicatee
Classifications: PR6003.E6, 828.91209
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Most widely held works by National Book League (Great Britain)
A dictionary of literature in the English language, from Chaucer to 1940 by Robin Myers( Book )
18 editions published between 1970 and 1979 in English and held by 983 libraries worldwide
Ben Jonson by J. B Bamborough( Book )
7 editions published between 1959 and 1971 in English and held by 772 libraries worldwide
Ronald Firbank and John Betjeman by Jocelyn Brooke( Book )
2 editions published in 1962 in English and held by 705 libraries worldwide
Elizabeth Barrett Browning by Alethea Hayter( Book )
2 editions published in 1965 in English and held by 620 libraries worldwide
Angus Wilson by K. W Gransden( Book )
3 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 615 libraries worldwide
Compton Mackenzie by Kenneth Young( Book )
4 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 614 libraries worldwide
Leslie Stephen by Phyllis Grosskurth( Book )
3 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 599 libraries worldwide
Three 14th century English mystics by Phyllis Hodgson( Book )
3 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 595 libraries worldwide
John Osborne by Simon Trussler( Book )
3 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 583 libraries worldwide
Pamela Hansford Johnson by Isabel Quigly( Book )
2 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 552 libraries worldwide
Charles Dickens : the later novels: Bleak House ... Edwin Drood by Barbara Hardy( Book )
3 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 436 libraries worldwide
Herbert Read: a memorial symposium by Francis Berry( Book )
5 editions published between 1953 and 1961 in English and held by 400 libraries worldwide
As a poet and critic of art and literature, and as a social and political philosopher, Sir Herbert Read exerted an important influence on the culture of his time. Not only did he assist and inspire many writers and artists, but through his work for the idea of 'education through art', he greatly influenced education, in particular the teaching of art and literature in schools. For this symposium, first issued in 1969 as the ninth number of The Malahat Review, Professor Skelton has gathered together original essays, poems and drawings which illustrate many aspects of Sir Herbert Read's life and
Arnold Bennett by Frank Swinnerton( Book )
3 editions published between 1961 and 1968 in English and Undetermined and held by 384 libraries worldwide
Samuel Butler by G. D. H Cole( Book )
5 editions published in 1961 in English and held by 372 libraries worldwide
Charles Lamb by Edmund Blunden( Book )
2 editions published between 1960 and 1964 in English and held by 363 libraries worldwide
Charles Lamb (1775-1834), essayist, poet, humorist, critic and letter-writer, has an enduring reputation for his early <EM>Tales from Shakespeare</EM> (1807), written in collaboration with his sister Mary, and his <EM>Essays of</EM> <EM>Elia</EM>, first published in the <EM>London Magazine</EM>. This thematic selection of Lamb's writings - essays, dramatic criticism, verse and letters - not only demonstrates his literary achievements; it forms a self-portrait of the writer: generous, amused, and gregarious, finding imaginative escape from grim circumstances in the teeming life of London and the theatre. The reader is drawn into the circle of Lamb's friends, enjoying the company of the most personal of English essayists. J.E. Morpurgo's introduction and notes set Lamb's writings in their contemporary context
British book news ( serial )
in English and held by 355 libraries worldwide
Includes no. 53a: British wartime books for young people
Samuel Johnson by S. C Roberts( Book )
5 editions published between 1955 and 1969 in English and held by 352 libraries worldwide
Oliver Goldsmith by A. Norman Jeffares( Book )
4 editions published between 1959 and 1977 in English and held by 349 libraries worldwide
Walter de la Mare: a checklist prepared on the occasion of an exhibition of his books and mss. at the National Book League ... 20th April to 19th May 1956 by National Book League (Great Britain)( Book )
11 editions published between 1956 and 1974 in English and held by 168 libraries worldwide
George Seferis, 1900-1971 by National Book League (Great Britain)( Book )
1 edition published in 1975 in English and held by 42 libraries worldwide
As part of Pegasos, Kuunsankosken Kaupunginkirjasto of Finland presents a biographical sketch about the Greek poet Giorgios Stylianou Seferiades (1900-1971), who used the pseudonym George Seferis. Seferiades was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1963. Some of Seferiades' works include "The Turning Point" (1931), "Exercise Book" (1940), "Thrush" (1947), and "Six Poets of Modern Greece" (1961)
 
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controlled identity Book Trust (Great Britain)

controlled identity National Book Council (Great Britain)

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