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Newell, Peter 1862-1924

Overview
Works: 186 works in 415 publications in 6 languages and 7,507 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Short stories  Poetry  Detective and mystery fiction  Humor  Illustrated works  Fantasy fiction  Satire  Action and adventure fiction 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Binding designer, Draftsman
Classifications: PS1064.B3, 813.4
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The pursuit of the house-boat : being some further account of the divers doings of the Associated Shades, under the leadership of Sherlock Holmes ... by John Kendrick Bangs( Book )

9 editions published between 1897 and 2005 in English and held by 377 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The slant book by Peter Newell( Book )

34 editions published between 1910 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 360 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adventure of a runaway baby carriage with actual slanting pages that contribute to the illusion of a hill
Topsys & turvys by Peter Newell( Book )

19 editions published between 1893 and 2015 in English and Japanese and held by 333 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of two line rhymes which must be read by turning the book around
The hole book by Peter Newell( Book )

17 editions published between 1908 and 2016 in English and Japanese and held by 330 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While fooling with a gun, Tom Potts shoots a bullet that seems to be unstoppable. Humorous verse about an accidentally fired bullet that keeps going on and making holes in things -- including the pages of the book -- and causing all sorts of pandemonium
The rocket book by Peter Newell( Book )

19 editions published between 1912 and 2016 in English and held by 269 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The upward progress of a rocket, lit in the basement by the janitor's son, causes some strange situations as it passes through twenty floors of apartments
The enchanted type-writer by John Kendrick Bangs( Book )

5 editions published between 1899 and 1900 in English and held by 239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Kendrick Bangs (1862-1922) has earned comparison with Mark Twain and L. Frank Baum for his humorous fantasies, including ""A Houseboat on the Styx"" and these wildly adventurous ""Andiron Tales""--Featuring talking andirons, bellows and fire-pokers ... and a voyage to the crescent Moon
Cobb's anatomy by Irvin S Cobb( Book )

3 editions published in 1912 in English and held by 225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Series of articles from The Saturday Evening Post
The storyteller's pack by Frank R Stockton( Book )

1 edition published in 1897 in English and held by 202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A house-boat on the Styx : being some account of the divers doings of the associated shades by John Kendrick Bangs( Book )

2 editions published between 1895 and 1898 in English and held by 201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The souls of the dead must cross the Styx, to pass into a Hades-like afterworld. In the first of the twelve stories compiled in A House-Boat on the Styx, the man who ferries the souls across sees a houseboat floating downriver and fears for his livelihood. He is appointed janitor on the boat, where the remaining stories take place between characters from history and mythology
Cobb's bill-of-fare by Irvin S Cobb( Book )

5 editions published between 1913 and 2008 in English and held by 200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Series of articles from The Saturday Evening Post collected and presented to John Wilson Townsend by Irvin S. Cobb
The hunting of the snark, and other poems and verses by Lewis Carroll( Book )

6 editions published in 1903 in English and held by 200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of Lewis Carroll poems
Fables for the frivolous (with apologies to La Fontaine) by Guy Wetmore Carryl( Book )

11 editions published between 1898 and 1904 in English and held by 145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Library of the world's best mystery and detective stories by Julian Hawthorne( Book )

2 editions published in 1908 in English and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

HENRI RENÉ ALBERT GUY DE MAUPASSANT (1850-93). The Necklace The Man with the Pale Eyes An Uncomfortable Bed Ghosts Fear The Confession The Horla PIERRE MILLE. The Miracle of Zobéide VILLIERS DE L'ISLE ADAM. The Torture by Hope ERCKMANN-CHATRIAN (1822-99)--(1826-90). The Owl's Ear The Invisible Eye The Waters of Death HONORE DE BALZAC (1799-1850). Melmoth Reconciled The Conscript JEAN FRANCOIS MARIE AROUET DE VOLTAIRE (1694-1778). Zadig the Babylonian PEDRO DE ALARÇON. The Nail LUIGI CAPUANA (1839-00). The Deposition LUCIUS APULEIUS (Second Century). The Adventure of the Three Robbers PLINY, THE
Peter Newell's pictures and rhymes by Peter Newell( Book )

8 editions published between 1899 and 1903 in English and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fifty illustrations signed by Peter Newell, each with a comic verse
Their first formal call by Grace MacGowan Cooke( Book )

4 editions published in 1906 in English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two young friends decide to make a social call on two sisters that live down the street from them. Everything turns out wrong after they arrive at the girls home
Ghosts I have met and some others by John Kendrick Bangs( Book )

4 editions published between 1898 and 1902 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

New York-born John Kendrick Bangs was associate editor and then editor of Life and Harper magazines, eventually finding his way into the Humour department. Here he began to write his own satire and humour. Ghosts I Have Met and Some Others is a delightfully humourous collection of short tales relating encounters with ghosts. [Elib]
 
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Topsys & turvys
Alternative Names
Hersey Newell, Peter Sheaf, 1862-1924

Newell, P. S. 1862-1924

Newell, P. S. 1862-1924 (Peter S. Newell)

Newell, P. S. (Peter S.)

Newell, P. S. (Peter S.), 1862-1924

Newell, Peter S.

Newell, Peter Shead Hersey

Newell Peter Sheaf Hersey

Newell, Peter Sheaf Hersey 1862-1924

Peter Newell Amerikaans schrijver (1862-1924)

Peter Newell Artist

Peter Shead Hersey Newall

Peter Shead Hersey Newell

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