WorldCat Identities

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

Overview
Works: 440 works in 861 publications in 3 languages and 11,829 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Domestic fiction  History  Catalogs  Bibliography‡vCatalogs  Satire  Drama  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Bibliography  Biography 
Roles: Author, Author of introduction, Honoree, Other, Former owner, Contributor, Signer
Classifications: PR5684, 823.8
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The amenities of book-collecting and kindred affections by A. Edward Newton( Book )

66 editions published between 1918 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,192 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 )

32 editions published between 1925 and 1969 in English and German and held by 890 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

30 editions published between 1921 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 713 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
End papers; literary recreations by A. Edward Newton( Book )

15 editions published between 1933 and 1990 in English and Undetermined and held by 627 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

13 editions published between 1928 and 1931 in English and Undetermined and held by 565 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

15 editions published between 1934 and 1969 in English and held by 545 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

21 editions published between 1922 and 1924 in English and Undetermined and held by 521 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

15 editions published between 1933 and 1996 in English and German and held by 386 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
Thomas Hardy, novelist or poet? by A. Edward Newton( Book )

14 editions published between 1929 and 1977 in English and held by 327 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bibliography and pseudo-bibliography by A. Edward Newton( Book )

15 editions published in 1936 in English and held by 312 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fifth in a series of lectures on books and publishing, begun at the University of Pennsylvania in 1931
Barchester Towers ; and the warden by Anthony Trollope( Book )

1 edition published in 1936 in English and held by 290 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Citizens enjoy their daily lives in Barchester, an English cathedral town, during the 19th century."
Travels in Philadelphia by Christopher Morley( Book )

1 edition published in 1920 in English and held by 248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Newton on Blackstone by A. Edward Newton( Book )

5 editions published in 1937 in English and held by 225 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 175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

British author Samuel Butler is today best remembered for his utopian novel Erewhon. However, Butler had a voracious intellect and wide-ranging interests that were not always reflected in his fiction. This volume reproduces some of the eclectic entries Butler made in his personal journals over a series of years
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 171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

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

The jaunts and jollities of that renowned sporting citizen, Mr. John Jorrocks of St. Botolph Lane and Great Coram Street by Robert Smith Surtees( Book )

3 editions published in 1932 in English and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

10 editions published between 1930 and 1933 in English and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A noble fragment : being a leaf of the Gutenberg Bible, 1450-1455 by A. Edward Newton( Book )

6 editions published in 1921 in Latin and English and held by 114 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 (325)

Latin (3)

German (3)

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