WorldCat Identities

Newton, A. Edward (Alfred Edward) 1864-1940

Overview
Works: 466 works in 964 publications in 2 languages and 12,929 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Ghost stories  Short stories  Christmas fiction  Catalogs  Bibliography‡vCatalogs  Christmas stories  Domestic fiction  History  Didactic fiction 
Roles: Author, Editor, Honoree, Author of introduction, Contributor, Other, Former owner, Signer
Classifications: PR4557, 823.8
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The amenities of book-collecting and kindred affections by A. Edward Newton( Book )

79 editions published between 1918 and 2013 in English and German and held by 1,346 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The author presents book-collecting as a pastime and a sport here. A bestseller in its day, this 1918 work considers prices, catalogs, book-collecting at home and abroad, and first editions, as well as offering essays on some of Newton's favorite authors: James Boswell, Samuel Johnson, Charles Lamb, Anthony Trollope, and Oscar Wilde
The greatest book in the world, and other papers by A. Edward Newton( Book )

39 editions published between 1925 and 1984 in English and German and held by 914 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A magnificent farce and other diversions of a book-collector by A. Edward Newton( Book )

33 editions published between 1921 and 2013 in English and held by 831 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After the success of The Amenities of Book-Collecting, the author tried his hand at a more personal style. In this 1921 collection are "What Is the Matter with the Bookshop?" A Slogan for Booksellers," 'Tis Not for Mortals to Command Success', "Meditations on a Quarto Hamlet", Living Twenty-Five Hours a Day, "A Sane View of William Blake", and "My Old Lady, London", among others
A Christmas carol and other stories by Charles Dickens( Book )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 740 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Through the intervention of four ghosts, Ebenezer Scrooge is shown the spirit of Christmas
End papers; literary recreations by A. Edward Newton( Book )

18 editions published between 1933 and 1990 in English and Undetermined and held by 626 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book-collecting game by A. Edward Newton( Book )

16 editions published between 1928 and 1931 in English and Undetermined and held by 566 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Derby day and other adventures by A. Edward Newton( Book )

16 editions published between 1934 and 1969 in English and held by 560 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Doctor Johnson : a play by A. Edward Newton( Book )

23 editions published between 1922 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 537 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Early American children's books by A. S. W Rosenbach( Book )

19 editions published between 1933 and 1996 in English and German and held by 407 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Prepared with the assistance of bibliographer E. Millicent Sowerby, this book describes the collection of early American children's books assembled by A.S.W. Rosenbach. Nursery rhymes, adventure fiction, religious instructional books, educational books, primers, alphabets, moral tales, fables, enigmas and puzzles and many other categories are covered, arranged in chronological sequence from 1682 to 1836. For each of the 816 books Rosenbach and Sowerby provide a full collation and description, often with information about other editions, circumstances of publication, British parallels and prototypes, artists, and illustrators, writers and publishers. Includes sample quotations and facsimile illustrations as well as indexes of authors, titles, printers, and publishers and a list of printers, publishers, and booksellers
Bibliography and pseudo-bibliography by A. Edward Newton( Book )

13 editions published between 1936 and 2016 in English and held by 352 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fifth in a series of lectures on books and publishing, begun at the University of Pennsylvania in 1931
Thomas Hardy, novelist or poet? by A. Edward Newton( Book )

14 editions published between 1929 and 1977 in English and held by 350 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Barchester Towers ; and the warden by Anthony Trollope( Book )

1 edition published in 1936 in English and held by 280 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Travels in Philadelphia by Christopher Morley( Book )

1 edition published in 1920 in English and held by 247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Newton on Blackstone by A. Edward Newton( Book )

5 editions published in 1937 in English and held by 233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The note-books of Samuel Butler by Samuel Butler( Book )

3 editions published between 1912 and 1930 in English and held by 177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Edited by Butler's friend and posthumous biographer, Henry Festing Jones, this volume is a compendium of Butler's thoughts, insights, and reflections, gathered over the course of his lifetime. In addition to his descriptions of incidents and conversations from his life, there are Butler's fascinating musings on such subjects as philosophy, music, art, literature, morality, biology, and natural history
The format of the English novel. With reproductions of title-pages from books in the author's library by A. Edward Newton( Book )

9 editions published between 1928 and 1974 in English and held by 175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The letters of Madame de Sévigné by Marie de Rabutin-Chantal Sévigné( Book )

3 editions published in 1927 in English and held by 168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A tourist in spite of himself by A. Edward Newton( Book )

11 editions published between 1930 and 1933 in English and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Early American children's books
Alternative Names
A. Edward Newton American writer, publisher and book collector

Newton 1864-1940 Alfred Edward

Newton, A. E. 1864-1940

Newton A. Edward

Newton, A. Edward 1864-1940

Newton, Alfred Edward.

Newton, Alfred Edward 1864-1940

Swift, Edward

Swift, Edward 1864-1940

Languages
English (366)

German (3)

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