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Stevenson, Burton Egbert 1872-1962

Overview
Works: 244 works in 1,209 publications in 5 languages and 25,856 library holdings
Genres: Quotations  Reference works  Poetry  History  Juvenile works  Sayings  Concordances  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Fiction  Biography 
Roles: Author, Editor, Compiler, Author of introduction, Other, Composer, Creator
Classifications: PN6081, 821.08
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Most widely held works about Burton Egbert Stevenson
 
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The home book of quotations : classical and modern by Burton Egbert Stevenson( Book )

85 editions published between 1934 and 1990 in 5 languages and held by 4,046 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This tenth revised edition contains almost 75,000 quotations from nearly 5000 authors, arranged by subject, and indexed
The home book of verse, American and English; with an appendix containing a few well-known poems in other languages by Burton Egbert Stevenson( Book )

72 editions published between 1922 and 1971 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

2 volume collection of the best brief poems in the English language from Spenser to the present
The home book of Bible quotations by Burton Egbert Stevenson( Book )

10 editions published between 1949 and 1977 in English and held by 1,858 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The home book of modern verse : an extension of The home book of verse, being a selection from American and English poetry of the twentieth century by Burton Egbert Stevenson( Book )

42 editions published between 1653 and 1970 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,756 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Copmrehensive collection of American and English poetry of the early 20th century
Poems of American history by Burton Egbert Stevenson( Book )

30 editions published between 1908 and 2015 in English and held by 1,477 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For other editions, see Author Catalog
The Macmillan book of proverbs, maxims, and famous phrases by Burton Egbert Stevenson( Book )

27 editions published between 1946 and 1987 in English and Spanish and held by 1,397 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sayings which range from the Greeks and Hebrews of 800 and 700 B.C. down to the present
The home book of verse for young folks by Burton Egbert Stevenson( Book )

39 editions published between 1915 and 2013 in English and held by 1,225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collection of English and American poetry. For other editions, see Author Catalog
The Home book of proverbs, maxims and familiar phrases by Burton Egbert Stevenson( Book )

15 editions published between 1948 and 1965 in English and held by 1,165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A compendium of "proverbs, maxims, and familiar phrases commonly used in America and England, traced from their sources through variations to their modern forms, and arranged alphabetically by subject"--Retail bookseller
The home book of Shakespeare quotations, being also a concordance & a glossary of the unique words & phrases in the plays & poems by William Shakespeare( Book )

18 editions published between 1937 and 1967 in English and held by 1,113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The standard book of Shakespeare quotations by William Shakespeare( Book )

11 editions published between 1953 and 1954 in English and held by 1,023 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This contains almost 9,000 quotations. They are not fragments; enough of the context is given to make the reference clear, and each one shows the play, the act, the scene, line, and character speaking
The home book of verse, American and English, 1580-1920; with an appendix containing a few well-known poems in other languages by Burton Egbert Stevenson( Book )

39 editions published between 1918 and 1957 in English and held by 847 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collects both American and English children's poetry from 1580-1920
The home book of modern verse; an extension of The home book of verse; being a selection from American and English poetry of the twentieth century by Burton Egbert Stevenson( Book )

12 editions published between 1925 and 1970 in English and held by 758 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Famous single poems and the controversies which have raged around them by Burton Egbert Stevenson( Book )

14 editions published between 1923 and 2012 in English and held by 481 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Days and deeds; a book of verse for children's reading and speaking by Burton Egbert Stevenson( Book )

38 editions published between 1906 and 2015 in English and held by 457 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A soldier of Virginia; a tale of Colonel Washington and Braddock's defeat by Burton Egbert Stevenson( )

18 editions published between 1901 and 2015 in English and held by 404 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Folger book of Shakespeare quotations by William Shakespeare( Book )

7 editions published between 1953 and 1979 in English and held by 369 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A compact reference book of quotations from Shakespeare's plays and poems, listed by subject and identifying the source, location, and speaker
My country; poems of history for young Americans by Burton Egbert Stevenson( Book )

5 editions published between 1932 and 1975 in English and held by 345 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The gloved hand : a detective story by Burton Egbert Stevenson( )

25 editions published between 1912 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 306 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mr. Stevenson's distinct contribution to detective literature is Jim Godfrey--urbane, shrewd, level-headed reporter, who attacks each new mystery as eagerly as if it were his first. What a delight a detective who loves to detect is; and what absorbing secrets has Mr. Stevenson evolved for Jim Godrey, and the thousands who have followed his career, to solve
Great Americans as seen by the poets by Burton Egbert Stevenson( Book )

6 editions published in 1933 in English and held by 288 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

American history in verse, for boys and girls by Burton Egbert Stevenson( Book )

11 editions published between 1932 and 1975 in English and held by 288 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

American History in Verse by Burton Stevenson tells again the story of America, in terms of poetry, to highlight the principles upon which the Republic was founded and the ideals that have grown up about it. No nation exists today of which its people have a better right to be proud than these United States of America. This book is an effort to show why this is so. These poems recapture the joys and struggles that have shaped our nation from its birth to its expansion and growth. American History in Verse is a valuable collection of poems about America by Americans. - Publisher
 
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Poems of American history
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The home book of verse for young folks
Alternative Names
Burton Egbert Stevenson Amerikaans bibliothecaris (1872-1962)

Burton Egbert Stevenson amerikansk bibliotekar

Burton Egbert Stevenson amerikansk bibliotekarie

Burton Egbert Stevenson Author, anthologist, and librarian

Burton Egbert Stevenson scrittore statunitense

Shih-ti-wen-sen, Po-tun 1872-1962

Stevenson, B. E.

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Stevenson, Burton 1872-1962

Stevenson, Burton E.

Stevenson, Burton E. 1872-1962

Stevenson, Burton E. (Burton Egbert), 1872-1962

Stevenson, Burton Egbert

Languages
English (522)

German (1)

French (1)

Chinese (1)

Spanish (1)