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William Clowes and Sons

Works: 1,365 works in 1,723 publications in 1 language and 14,870 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Action and adventure fiction  Robinsonades  Adventure stories  Sea stories  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Folklore  Records and correspondence  Catalogs 
Roles: Printer, Binder, Publisher, Editor, Book producer, Author
Classifications: QH365, FIC
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The tale of the pie and the patty-pan by Beatrix Potter( Book )
1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 646 libraries worldwide
A pussycat has a very unusual tea party for a little dog
The origin of species by means of natural selection ; The descent of man and selection in relation to sex by Charles Darwin( Book )
19 editions published between 1872 and 1899 in English and held by 408 libraries worldwide
States the evidence for a theory of evolution, explains how evolution takes place, and discusses instinct, hybrids, fossils, distribution, and classification
The Golden goose book : being the stories of The golden goose, the three bears, the 3 little pigs [and] Tom Thumb by L. Leslie Brooke( Book )
1 edition published in 1905 in English and held by 234 libraries worldwide
A collection of fairy tales
The library of Jean Grolier by Gabriel Austin( Book )
1 edition published in 1971 in English and held by 231 libraries worldwide
Travels in Arabia Deserta by Charles Montagu Doughty( Book )
1 edition published in 1923 in English and held by 214 libraries worldwide
Illustrated by Edy Legrand. The text as abridged and arranged by Edward Garnett, with a prefatory note by M. Garnett, and a general introduction by T. E. Lawrence. The special content of this edition were copyrighted in 1953 by the George Macy Company. TRAVELS IN ARABIA DESERTA has been recognized, almost since its publication in 1888, as one of the greatest travel books in the English language. Doughty spent almost two years traveling, going on pilgrimages, and living with various nomad tribes in northwestern Arabia, then a land almost completely unknown to Europeans and Americans. His account is a thoroughly realized document, a comprehensive understanding and treatment of every aspect of the life of the nomadic Arabs
With Rhodes in Mashonaland by D. C. de Waal( Book )
1 edition published in 1896 in English and held by 173 libraries worldwide
The animal-lore of Shakespeare's time : including quadrupdes, birds, reptiles, fish and insects by Emma Phipson( Book )
1 edition published in 1883 in English and held by 169 libraries worldwide
Life and times of Sir Joshua Reynolds : with notices of some of his contemporaries by Charles Robert Leslie( Book )
1 edition published in 1865 in English and held by 160 libraries worldwide
This two-volume life of Sir Joshua Reynolds (1723-92) was begun by the Royal Academician Charles Leslie (1794-1859), who had previously published a life of John Constable, also reissued in this series. On Leslie's death, the journalist and dramatist Tom Taylor (1817-80) completed the work, published in 1865. Leslie's motive was that he felt that Reynolds had been unfairly treated by an earlier biography. He aimed to show that Reynolds was 'the genial centre of a most various and brilliant society, as well as the transmitter of its chief figures to our time by his potent art'. One of the greatest artists of the eighteenth century, especially famous for his portraits, Reynolds was also instrumental in founding the Royal Academy, and was its first president. Volume 2 begins in 1773, and ends with Reynolds' death. Leslie also provides an assessment of his status as an artist
The movements and habits of climbing plants by Charles Darwin( Book )
5 editions published between 1876 and 1888 in English and held by 159 libraries worldwide
The tale of the flopsy bunnies by Beatrix Potter( Book )
2 editions published between 1909 and 1986 in English and held by 142 libraries worldwide
The six Flopsy bunnies have a narrow escape from Mr. McGregor's garden with the assistance of Thomasina Tittlemouse
Memoirs of William Hazlitt : with portions of his correspondence by William Hazlitt( Book )
1 edition published in 1867 in English and held by 141 libraries worldwide
Through the heart of Asia : over the Pamïr to India by Gabriel Bonvalot( Book )
1 edition published in 1889 in English and held by 137 libraries worldwide
The origin of species by means of natural selection, : or the preservation of favoured races in the struggle for life. by Charles Darwin( Book )
2 editions published in 1897 in English and held by 136 libraries worldwide
Seven years' travel in Central America, northern Mexico, and the far West of the United States by Julius Fröbel( Book )
1 edition published in 1859 in English and held by 131 libraries worldwide
Journal of a cruise among the islands of the western Pacific : including the Feejees and others inhabited by the Polynesian negro races, in Her Majesty's ship Havannah by John Elphinstone Erskine( Book )
1 edition published in 1853 in English and held by 129 libraries worldwide
John Elphinstone Erskine (1805-87) was a naval officer who served as a naval commander during the Crimean War, as well as patrolling the West Indies and the Mediterranean. He also wrote several well-received accounts of voyages around the Pacific. As a Liberal MP later in life, he was an outspoken campaigner for the rights of Pacific islanders. This 1853 book is a genial narration of his visits to islands such as Fiji and Samoa. Written in a lyrical and affectionate style, the account covers the culture, religion and health of the native populations. Subjects discussed include local religion, cannibalism, gender relations and tribal wars. Rich with descriptive detail and paying special attention to the welfare of the local people and their varied encounters with white explorers, the text also includes the moving and detailed journal of an Englishman, John Jackson, who was stranded on Fiji for two years
First on the Antarctic continent : being an account of the British Antarctic expedition, 1898-1900 by C. E Borchgrevink( Book )
2 editions published in 1901 in English and held by 124 libraries worldwide
In 1894, Borchgrevink shipped on board the whaler Antarctic on its way to the Ross Sea, as a deckhand and part-time scientist. He took part in the historic landing at Cape Adare, and collected the first vegetation to be found within the Antarctic Circle. He traveled to London and under the financial sponsorship of Sir George Newnes, the wealthy publisher, sailed in 1898 as commander of the "Southern Cross" expedition. Before it was over, Borchgrevink laid claim to a number of firsts: the first time dogs were used on the Antarctic continent, a furthest south record, the first sledge journey on the Ross Ice Shelf. Perhaps today he would be best remembered as having discovered the northward movement of the Ross Ice Shelf and the emperor penguin rookery at Cape Crozier
Twenty-five years in British Guiana by Henry Kirke( Book )
1 edition published in 1898 in English and held by 123 libraries worldwide
The backwoods of Canada : being letters from the wife of an emigrant officer, illustrative of the domestic economy of British America by Catherine Parr Strickland Traill( Book )
2 editions published in 1836 in English and held by 83 libraries worldwide
The toils, troubles, and satisfactions of pioneer life are recorded with charm and vivacity in this portrayal of pioneer life by Catharine Parr Traill, who, like her sister Susanna Moodie, left the comforts of genteel English society for the rigours of a new, young land
Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe( Book )
9 editions published between 1859 and 1867 in English and held by 26 libraries worldwide
The diary of an Englishman shipwrecked for almost thirty years on a small isolated island where, using wit and industry, he manages to build life anew
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