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A. Colish (Firm)

Works: 81 works in 95 publications in 1 language and 5,355 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Psychological fiction  Experimental fiction  Stream of consciousness fiction  Juvenile works  History  Graphic novels  Comic books, strips, etc  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Drama 
Roles: Printer
Classifications: PS3537.T3234, 823.912
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Publications about A. Colish (Firm)
Publications by A. Colish (Firm)
Most widely held works by A. Colish (Firm)
The fourth chime by National Broadcasting Company( Book )
1 edition published in 1944 in English and held by 264 libraries worldwide
Quarto-millenary : the first 250 publications and the first 25 years, 1929-1954, of the Limited Editions Club : a critique, a conspectus, a bibliography, indexes by Limited Editions Club( Book )
2 editions published in 1959 in English and held by 232 libraries worldwide
The private journal of Captain G.F. Lyon of H.M.S. Hecla : during the recent voyage of discovery under Captain Parry, 1821-1823 by G. F Lyon( Book )
1 edition published in 1970 in English and held by 229 libraries worldwide
This is a vivid account of Arctic exploration in its most classical period. The journal clearly demonstrates the observant, warm-hearted personality of its chronicler, an officer of the Royal Navy, a man of sensibility and courage. Its accurate descriptions and thoughtful understanding of the Eskimo people make it almost unique as an early nineteenth-century document. George Francis Lyon appeared in the Arctic in the 1820's at the very height of the feverish quest for the Northwest Passage to the Orient. For over two centuries before Lyon's first journey in the Arctic on board the Hecla, more than two score of European ships with their daring crews had set out to discover a northern trade route to China. All had been lost or driven back by the power of the moving ice. The expedition of the Fury and Hecla from 1821-1823 was yet another venture that failed to navigate the narrow ice-choked passage to the western sea, but the observations of both Perry and Lyon, the leaders of the expedition, made considerable additions to the geographical and scientific knowledge of the eastern and central Arctic. -- from Introduction
Man and superman : [a comedy and a philosophy by Bernard Shaw( Book )
1 edition published in 1962 in English and held by 167 libraries worldwide
In Shaw's classic battle of the sexes, John Tanner flees when Ann Whitefield declares her intention to marry him
Of mice and men by John Steinbeck( Book )
1 edition published in 1970 in English and held by 154 libraries worldwide
"They are an unlikely pair: George is "small and quick and dark of face"; Lennie, a man of tremendous size, has the mind of a young child. Yet they have formed a "family," clinging together in the face of lonelinss and alienation. Laborers in California's dusty vegetable fields, they hustle work when they can, living a hand-to-mouth existence. For George and Lennie have a plan: to own an acre of land and a shack they can call their own. When they land jobs on a ranch in the Salinas Valley, the fulfillment of their dream seems to be within their grasp. But even George cannot guard Lennie from the provocations of a flirtatious woman, nor predict the consequences of Lennie's unswerving obedience to the things George taught him"--
Great Locofoco juggernaut : a new console-a-tory sub-treasury rag-monster by Malcolm M Johnson( Book )
1 edition published in 1971 in English and held by 151 libraries worldwide
The life and opinions of Tristram Shandy, gentleman by Laurence Sterne( Book )
2 editions published in 1935 in English and held by 150 libraries worldwide
Offers the classic story of a young man's experiences since conception and his interpretation of the art of writing
The Oresteia by Aeschylus( Book )
1 edition published in 1961 in English and held by 147 libraries worldwide
Agamemnon -- The libation-bearers -- The furies
Poems of William Shakespeare by William Shakespeare( Book )
1 edition published in 1941 in English and held by 146 libraries worldwide
The book of ballads by MacEdward Leach( Book )
1 edition published in 1967 in English and held by 145 libraries worldwide
The invisible man a grotesque romance by H. G Wells( Book )
1 edition published in 1967 in English and held by 142 libraries worldwide
The Invisible Man is a science fiction cllassic. To its author, H. G. Wells, the novel was as compelling as "a good gripping dream." But to generations of readers, the terrible and evil experiment of the demented scientist, Griffin, has conveyed a chilling nightmare of believable horror. An atmosphere of ever increasing suspense begins with the arrival of a mysterious stranger at an English village inn and builds relentlessly to the stark terror of a victim pursued by a maniacal invisible man
Lysis or, Friendship. The symposium. Phaedrus by Plato( Book )
1 edition published in 1968 in English and held by 141 libraries worldwide
Billy Budd ; Beníto Cereno by Herman Melville( Book )
1 edition published in 1965 in English and held by 140 libraries worldwide
Mont-Saint-Michel and Chartres by Henry Adams( Book )
2 editions published in 1957 in English and held by 139 libraries worldwide
From the Back Cover: Mont Saint Michel and Chartres is a record not of a literal journey but of a meditative journey across time and space into the medieval imagination. Using the architecture, sculpture, and stained glass of the two locales as a starting point, Adams breathes life into what others might see merely as monuments of a past civilization. With daring and inventive conceits, Adams looks at the ordinary people, places, and events in the context of the social conventions and systems of thought and belief of the thirteenth century, turning the study of history into a kind of theater. As Raymond Carney discusses in his introduction, Adam's freedom from the European traditions of study lends exuberance-and puckish wit-to his writings
Monsieur Beaucaire by Booth Tarkington( Book )
3 editions published between 1961 and 1963 in English and held by 131 libraries worldwide
Bel-Ami by Guy de Maupassant( Book )
1 edition published in 1968 in English and held by 131 libraries worldwide
George Duroy, a naive provincial determined to succeed in the Paris of the Third Republic, learns that the exploitation of women and sex attains quicker results than mere talent and hard work
The master of Ballantrae by Robert Louis Stevenson( Book )
1 edition published in 1965 in English and held by 125 libraries worldwide
A gripping tale of sibling rivalry and greed takes readers on a fast-paced adventure that encompasses sea voyages, encounters with pirates, intrigue at the French court, exotic life in India, buried treasure, and a shocking discovery in the American wilderness
The Alhambra by Washington Irving( Book )
1 edition published in 1969 in English and held by 123 libraries worldwide
Book Description: A Washington Irving classic published in Spain. Includes numerous color plates of the Alhambra
The [rose] & the [ring] by William Makepeace Thackeray( Book )
1 edition published in 1942 in English and held by 122 libraries worldwide
The Eclogues by Virgil( Book )
1 edition published in 1960 in English and held by 122 libraries worldwide
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