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Century Company

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Works: 651 works in 1,187 publications in 1 language and 26,437 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  History  Biography  Personal narratives  Domestic fiction  Periodicals  Biographies  Poetry  Autobiographies 
Roles: Publisher, Copyright holder, Former owner, Book producer
Classifications: PS3535.I2145, 813.52
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Battles and leaders of the civil war by Robert Underwood Johnson( Book )
20 editions published between 1887 and 2010 in English and held by 810 libraries worldwide
Battles and Leaders of the Civil War is recognized as the outstanding history of the War between the States to come out of the 19th century. THis series was originally conceived in 1883 by the editors of Century Company, who set out to provide an accurate, unbiased account of the war. It was authored by the commanders and their subordinates from both the Confederate and Union forces who actually fought, planned or were eyewitnesses to the events they describe therein. Volume 3 begins with the Perryville Campaign, the battles of Fredericksburg and Chancellorsville. The Battle of Gettysburg is chronicled in detail by such famous officers as General James Longstreet, Colonel John S. Mosby, General Henry J. Hunt, General E.P. Alexander and by others who fought and directed this pivotal battle. The Viccksburg Campaign, the battles of Port Hudson, Murfreesboro, Chickamauga, Chattanooga, and others are likewise described
St. Nicholas ( serial )
in English and held by 625 libraries worldwide
One of the most successful American magazine for children during the second half of the 19th century, employing the finest childrens' illustrators and writers in a high quality production. Contributors included Mark Twain, Louisa May Alcott and Robert Louis Stevenson. Its emphasis was to entertain - "A child's magazine is it's pleasure-ground" (Dodge)
The autobiography of Joseph Jefferson by Joseph Jefferson( Book )
2 editions published between 1890 and 1897 in English and held by 566 libraries worldwide
Mrs. Wiggs of the cabbage patch by Alice Caldwell Hegan Rice( Book )
7 editions published between 1901 and 1920 in English and held by 512 libraries worldwide
In the shanty town called the Cabbage Patch, Mrs. Wiggs scrabbles for survival with her brood of children and hopes for the return of her husband, who left many years before
John Barleycorn by Jack London( Book )
3 editions published between 1913 and 2011 in English and held by 417 libraries worldwide
Semi-autobiographical, drawing on the author's recollections of alcoholism
The Leatherwood god by William Dean Howells( Book )
2 editions published in 1916 in English and held by 399 libraries worldwide
William Dean Howells frequently drew on his Midwestern childhood for his fiction. Based on an incident in Ohio that had always fascinated him, The Leatherwood God tells the intriguing tale of how a charlatan named Joseph Dylks, claiming to be a messenger of God (or even God himself), exploited the pious townspeople, split their devout community in two, and then disappeared
Italian villas and their gardens by Edith Wharton( Book )
1 edition published in 1904 in English and held by 333 libraries worldwide
A comprehensive look at the history and character of Italian garden architecture and ornamentation, with a brief history of more than seventy-five villas as well as a detailed discussion of their gardens and the relationship between the villa, its garden, and the surrounding countryside
Westways ; a village chronicle by S. Weir Mitchell( Book )
1 edition published in 1913 in English and held by 330 libraries worldwide
Lovey Mary by Alice Caldwell Hegan Rice( Book )
3 editions published between 1903 and 1912 in English and held by 308 libraries worldwide
Story of a young girl who left an orphanage and manages to support herself and the child she took with her
The reminiscences of Lady Randolph Churchill by Randolph Spencer Churchill( Book )
in English and held by 298 libraries worldwide
She was Winston Churchill mother, but before that, she was one of the many dollar princesses who married into the European aristocracy. Regarded as one of the great beauties of her age, Lady Randolph Churchill brought an American sense of style to Britain
The Holy Land by Robert Hichens( Book )
2 editions published in 1910 in English and held by 222 libraries worldwide
Napoleon Jackson : the gentleman of the plush rocker by Ruth McEnery Stuart( Book )
3 editions published in 1902 in English and held by 213 libraries worldwide
Daddy-Long-Legs by Jean Webster( Book )
3 editions published between 1912 and 2009 in English and held by 204 libraries worldwide
All sorts of things begin to happen when an orphaned boarding school student finally meets the wealthy guardian with whom she has corresponded for years sight unseen
The helmet of Navarre by Bertha Runkle( Book )
4 editions published between 1901 and 2003 in English and held by 165 libraries worldwide
New National Theater, W.H. Rapley, manager, Wm. H. Fowler, treasurer. Charles Dalton in "The Helmet of Navarre," an adaptation of Bertha Runkle's novel of that name by Bertha Runkle and Lawrence Marston, direction of William Greet, produced under the stage direction of Lawrence Marston
A romance of Billy-goat Hill by Alice Caldwell Hegan Rice( Book )
2 editions published in 1912 in English and held by 164 libraries worldwide
Calvary Alley by Alice Caldwell Hegan Rice( Book )
4 editions published in 1917 in English and held by 89 libraries worldwide
Ladies must live by Alice Duer Miller( Book )
4 editions published in 1917 in English and held by 30 libraries worldwide
The golden bird by Maria Thompson Daviess( Book )
4 editions published in 1918 in English and held by 29 libraries worldwide
When her father suddenly loses his invested fortune at the outset of World War I, a plucky young Tennessee woman declines a marriage proposal, and, instead--selling all her fine Parisian lacewear--buys a seven hundred dollar rooster and ten pedigreed hens with the inspired hope of earning an income (and helping the wartime food production effort) by breeding chickens
Uncle William : the man who was shif'less by Jennette Lee( Book )
2 editions published in 1906 in English and held by 22 libraries worldwide
The happiest time of their lives by Alice Duer Miller( Book )
4 editions published in 1918 in English and held by 17 libraries worldwide
A love story of the smart set of New York, focusing on the idea of whether or not sheltered women are stronger or weaker in a crises than their independent sisters
 
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