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Limited Editions Club Collection (Library of Congress)

Overview
Works: 595 works in 640 publications in 1 language and 59,571 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Poetry  Drama  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Adventure stories  Biography  Domestic fiction  Political fiction 
Classifications: PS1305, [FIC]
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Most widely held works by Limited Editions Club Collection (Library of Congress)
The prisoner of Zenda by Anthony Hope ( Book )
1 edition published in 1966 in English and held by 385 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Rudolf Rossencyll falls in love with Princess Flavia on his perilous mission to release the king of Zenda from his captors
The adventures of Tom Sawyer / illustrations by Paul Geiger ; afterword by Bernard DeVoto by Mark Twain ( Book )
3 editions published between 1933 and 1942 in English and held by 332 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The adventures of a mischievous young boy and his friends growing up in a Mississippi River town in the nineteenth century
The dolphin : a journal of the making of the books ( )
in English and held by 293 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Leaves of grass by Walt Whitman ( Book )
2 editions published between 1929 and 1942 in English and held by 267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In addition to Leaves of Grass the text includes other poetic works by Whitman together with reviews by critics and poets
Notre Dame de Paris by Victor Hugo ( Book )
2 editions published between 1930 and 1955 in English and held by 265 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Popularly known as The Hunchback of Notre Dame, this is the haunting story of Quasimodo, the hunchback; Esmeralda, the gypsy dancer; and Claude Frollo, the priest tortured by his own damnation
Cyrano de Bergerac by Edmond Rostand ( Book )
2 editions published between 1936 and 1954 in English and held by 251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Rostand's famous play tells of the brilliant wit Cyrano, with a face marred by his huge nose, who composes love letters to help his friend Christian woo the beautiful Roxane, with whom Cyrano is secretly in love
Madame Bovary by Gustave Flaubert ( Book )
2 editions published between 1938 and 1950 in English and held by 250 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A 19th-century woman pursues her romantic dreams through a series of lovers
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 )
1 edition published in 1959 in English and held by 230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The charterhouse of Parma by Stendhal ( Book )
1 edition published in 1955 in English and held by 230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Charterhouse of Parma (1839) is a compelling novel of passion and daring. Set at the beginning of the 19th-century in northern Italy, it traces the joyous but ill-starred amorous exploits of a handsome young aristocrat called Fabrice del Dongo. The novel's great achievement is to conjure up the excitement and romance of youth while never losing sight of the harsh realities which beset the pursuit of happiness. This new translation captures Stendhal's narrative verse, while the Introduction explores the novel's reception and the reasons for its enduring popularity and power. - ;The Charterho
The brothers Karamazov : a novel in four parts with epilogue by Fyodor Dostoyevsky ( Book )
2 editions published between 1933 and 1949 in English and held by 225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Brothers Karamazov, his last and greatest novel, published just before his death in 1881, chronicles the bitter love-hate struggle between the outsized Fyodor Karamazov and his three very different sons. It is above all the story of a murder, told with hair-raising intellectual clarity and a feeling for the human condition unsurpassed in world literature
Poems of William Shakespeare by William Shakespeare ( Book )
2 editions published between 1941 and 1967 in English and held by 224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Journals and other documents on the life and voyages of Christopher Columbus by Christopher Columbus ( Book )
1 edition published in 1963 in English and held by 224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The annotated Alice : Alice's adventures in Wonderland & Through the looking glass by Lewis Carroll ( Book )
2 editions published between 1932 and 1935 in English and held by 218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A little girl falls down a rabbit hole and discovers a strange world inhabited by all sorts of unusual characters
Ten years and William Shakespeare : a survey of the publishing activities of the Limited Editions Club from October 1929 to October 1940 by Limited Editions Club ( Book )
1 edition published in 1940 in English and held by 217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Life on the Mississippi by Mark Twain ( Book )
1 edition published in 1944 in English and held by 210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An account of Twain's experiences as an apprentice riverboat pilot in the days of the great Mississippi steamboats
The flowers of evil by Charles Baudelaire ( Book )
2 editions published between 1940 and 1971 in English and held by 210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Baudelaire's classic work is presented through a compilation of distinguished English translations, with the original text in the book's second half
Anthony Trollope's Barchester Towers by Anthony Trollope ( Book )
1 edition published in 1958 in English and held by 209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Odyssey of Homer by Homer ( Book )
3 editions published between 1931 and 1981 in English and held by 209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A 1990 verse translation of Homer's epic Greek poem, telling of the trails and exile, return and revenge of Odysseus, featuring twelve engravings by Italian-born painter Marialuisa De Romans
The lyrics of Franc╠žois Villon by François Villon ( Book )
2 editions published between 1933 and 1979 in English and held by 209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Canterbury tales by Geoffrey Chaucer ( Book )
2 editions published between 1934 and 1946 in English and held by 205 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Chaucer's work begins at the Tabard Inn in Southwark, England, where a group of pilgrims have assembled on their way to Canterbury. Harry Bailly, the innkeeper, suggests a contest: whoever tells the best tale will win a supper when they reach Canterbury
 
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