WorldCat Identities

Burgess, Gelett 1866-1951

Overview
Works: 281 works in 612 publications in 1 language and 8,756 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Poetry  Humor  Fiction  Periodicals  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Dictionaries  Anecdotes 
Roles: Editor, Illustrator, Scenarist, Correspondent
Classifications: PS3503.U6, 428.2
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Gelett Burgess
Up, up, and away : a book about adverbs by Ruth Heller ( Book )
1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 1,299 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Rhyming text and illustrations introduce adverbs and their uses
Goops and how to be them : a manual of manners for polite infants inculcating many juvenile virtues both by precept and example, with ninety drawings by Gelett Burgess ( Book )
36 editions published between 1900 and 2011 in English and held by 580 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A manual of etiquette in verse covering table manners, hospitality, tidiness, obedience, and other rules of general conduct
Are you a bromide? or, The sulphitic theory expounded and exemplified according to the most recent researches into the psychology of boredom, including many well-known bromidioms now in use by Gelett Burgess ( Book )
30 editions published between 1906 and 1969 in English and Undetermined and held by 397 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The romance of the commonplace by Gelett Burgess ( Book )
8 editions published between 1916 and 1968 in English and Undetermined and held by 370 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
More goops and how not to be them; a manual of manners for impolite infants, depicting the characteristics of many naughty and thoughtless children. With instructive illus by Gelett Burgess ( Book )
20 editions published between 1903 and 2008 in English and held by 336 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Goops are grabby. Goops are crabby. Goops are impolite. Here are forty poems that tell Goops what behavior's right
The purple cow and other nonsense; being a collection of the humorous masterpieces of Gelett Burgess by Gelett Burgess ( Book )
3 editions published in 1961 in English and held by 327 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The little father by Gelett Burgess ( Book )
4 editions published between 1985 and 1987 in English and held by 301 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Addicted to drinking Indian ink, a father begins shrinking and must be cared for by his loving young son
Burgess unabridged : a new dictionary of words you have always needed by Gelett Burgess ( Book )
10 editions published between 1914 and 2007 in English and held by 239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A dictionary of words invented in 1914--some of which have come into common usage--presents detailed definitions of each selection, concise essays outlining the usages of each word, and ingenious poems demonstrating the word in action
The maxims of Methuselah : being the advice given by the patriarch in his nine hundred sixty and ninth year to his great grandson at Shem's coming of age, in regard to women by Gelett Burgess ( Book )
7 editions published between 1903 and 1907 in English and held by 188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The lark ( )
in English and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Goops and how to be them; a manual of manners for polite infants inculcating many juvenile virtues both by precept and example. With 90 drawings by Gelett Burgess ( Book )
2 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A manual of etiquette in verse covering table manners, hospitality, tidiness, obedience, and other rules of general conduct
My maiden effort; being the personal confessions of well-known American authors as to their literary beginnings by Gelett Burgess ( Book )
4 editions published in 1921 in English and held by 146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The maxims of Noah. Derived from his experience with women both before and after the flood as given in counsel to his son Japhet by Gelett Burgess ( Book )
14 editions published between 1913 and 1919 in English and Undetermined and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The reign of Queen Isyl by Gelett Burgess ( Book )
4 editions published in 1903 in English and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Vivette, or, The memoirs of the Romance Association : setting forth the diverting adventures of one Richard Redforth in the very pleasant city of Millamours ... by Gelett Burgess ( Book )
3 editions published between 1897 and 1898 in English and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Behind the scenes : glimpses of fin de siècle San Francisco by Gelett Burgess ( Book )
1 edition published in 1968 in English and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
My first publication : eleven California authors describe their earliest appearances in print ( Book )
2 editions published in 1961 in English and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The heart line; a drama of San Francisco by Gelett Burgess ( Book )
8 editions published between 1907 and 2009 in English and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A little sister of destiny by Gelett Burgess ( Book )
6 editions published in 1906 in English and Undetermined and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Burgess nonsense book ; being a complete collection of the humorous masterpieces of Gelett Burgess by Gelett Burgess ( Book )
11 editions published between 1901 and 1914 in English and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Burgess, Frank Gelett
Burgess, Frank Gelett, 1866-1951
Burgess, Gelett
Gelett Burgess
Languages
English (198)
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