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Dwiggins, W. A. (William Addison) 1880-1956

Overview
Works: 441 works in 656 publications in 1 language and 15,266 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Science fiction  Bibliography  Short stories  Periodicals  Novels  Poetry  Humorous fiction  Illustrated works  Domestic fiction 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Book designer, Other, Redactor, Editor, Honoree, Dedicatee
Classifications: PR5774, 823.912
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The old beauty and others by Willa Cather( Book )

1 edition published in 1948 in English and held by 1,569 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The old beauty tells the story of a woman's life. The best years tells the story of a young Nebraskan school teacher. Before breakfast tells of a man who once a year escapes from his success to stay on a remote Canadian island
The history of Mr. Polly by H. G Wells( Book )

1 edition published in 1941 in English and held by 763 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The career of an unsuccessful, imaginative tradesman who, on sudden impulse, vanishes while his house is on fire and roams about on whimsical adventure. For other editions, see Author Catalog
The necessary angel : essays on reality and the imagination by Wallace Stevens( Book )

1 edition published in 1951 in English and held by 687 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Necessary Angel by Wallace Stevens "In this book, the first collection of his prose works, he accounts in scintillating language for the peculiarly modern and sometimes deliquescent fervor that has prompted his poems. Few poets have written so characteristically about their own craft." 'Perspective'U.S.A. "These are rich essays, simply constructed yet richly and elegantly written." 'Hayden Carruth, The Nation "The most welcome attribute of the book is its humane good sense, equally manifest whether Stevens is discussing a desolate Pennsylvania churchyard. Plato's images or the personalities of those who prefer a drizzle in Venice to a hard rain in Hartford.' 'New Republic "It is a rare pleasure to breathe the atmosphere of confidence and wholeness which distinguishes the world of Wallace Stevens. Here we are refreshed by certainty without fragmentariness, by joyous possibilities without dishonesty. Here we find a moral and philosophical center through which reality may be repossessed and re-created with each new poetic act." 'C. Roland Wagner, The Hudson Revie
The Best American short stories ... and the yearbook of the American short story( )

in English and held by 670 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Selected poems by John Crowe Ransom( Book )

1 edition published in 1945 in English and held by 490 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Orley Farm by Anthony Trollope( Book )

1 edition published in 1950 in English and held by 464 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lengthy novel of family life, a drama of guilt and shame based on the forged codicil to a will
More about words by Margaret S Ernst( Book )

3 editions published between 1951 and 1962 in English and held by 398 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Layout in advertising by W. A Dwiggins( Book )

18 editions published between 1928 and 1978 in English and held by 393 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The power of print, and men by Thomas Dreier( Book )

3 editions published in 1936 in English and held by 356 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The time machine by H. G Wells( Book )

5 editions published in 1931 in English and held by 339 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A time traveler voyages into the year 802701 to discover that the world is divided into two groups, the Morlocks and the Eloi
Portage, Wisconsin : and other essays by Zona Gale( Book )

1 edition published in 1928 in English and held by 291 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

William by E. H Young( Book )

1 edition published in 1941 in English and held by 220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A family novel. One daughter raises a moral problem by running away from her husband
A view of the harbour / [by] Elizabeth Taylor by Elizabeth Taylor( Book )

1 edition published in 1947 in English and held by 215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the faded coastal village of Newby, everyone looks out for - and in on - each other, and beneath the deceptively sleepy exterior, passions run high. Beautiful divorcee Tory is painfully involved with her neighbour, Robert, while his wife Beth, Tory's best friend, is consumed by the worlds she creates in her novels, oblivious to the relationship developing next door. Their daughter Prudence is aware, however, and is appalled by the treachery she observes. Mrs Bracey, an invalid whose grasp on life is slipping, forever peers from her window, constantly prodding her daughters for news of the outside world. And Lily Wilson, a lonely young widow, is frightened of her own home. Into their lives steps Bertram, a retired naval officer with the unfortunate capacity to inflict lasting damage while trying to do good
Georges Guynemer : knight of the air by Henry Bordeaux( Book )

1 edition published in 1918 in English and held by 202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Georges Guynemer (24 December 1894 ? 11 September 1917 missing) was a top fighter ace for France during World War I, and a French national hero at the time of his death."--Wikipedia
The poet by Meredith Nicholson( Book )

2 editions published in 1914 in English and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mss. : being a collection of the writings of Dwiggins on various subjects, some critical, some philosophical, some whimsical by W. A Dwiggins( Book )

2 editions published in 1947 in English and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gargantua and Pantagruel : the five books by François Rabelais( Book )

2 editions published in 1936 in English and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Millennium 1 by W. A Dwiggins( Book )

5 editions published in 1945 in English and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Suppose that machines take the next step in their own kind of evolution and arrive at a stage where they actually do do their own thinking--become rational individuals able to plan and execute. Would humankind have to knuckle under and let them run the earth? If so, how do we go about recovering control? 'Millennium I' opens with 'homogrub' living in caves, hiding from the rational machines which are not only in complete control but possess new and almost incredibly powerful means of destruction. But rebellion among men grows--first in the form of individual acts of sabotage, and then in a daring expedition by a small group into the very heart of the mechanized world"--Dust jacket front cover flap
Stencilled ornament & illustration : a demonstration of William Addison Dwiggins' method of book decoration and other uses of the stencil, together with a note by the artist by W. A Dwiggins( Book )

8 editions published between 1970 and 2015 in English and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This edition includes the text and illustrations of the Püterschein-Hingham edition designed and printed by Dorothy Abbe, published in 1979, which was hand-set in an experimental Linotype face that Dwiggins designed and includes black-and-white stencils and plates illustrating a vast array of graphical elements. To this is appended Bruce Kennet's afterword, with color reproductions of some of Dwiggins' title designs and stencil illustrations
This is my beloved by Walter Benton( Book )

2 editions published between 1952 and 1963 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Born in Austria of Russian parents, Walter Benton lived most of his life in the United States. After working on a farm, in a steel mill, as a window washer, as a salesman, and at various other jobs, he entered Ohio University in 1931, and in due course was graduated. He then spent five years as a social investigator in New York. During the second World War he served in the United States Army, being commissioned a lieutenant of the Signal Corps in the autumn of 1942 and later being promoted to a captaincy. After the war he returned to New York and devoted his time to writing. This Is My Beloved, the remarkable diary in verse that has become one of the most popular books of poetry, was his first published volume, though his work was already familiar to readers of Poetry, Fantasy, the Yale Review, and the New Republic. Never a Greater Need, a second selection of his poems, was issued in 1948. Walter Benton died in 1976. From the Hardcover edition
 
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Alternative Names
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D., W. A. (William Addison Dwiggins), 1880-1956

Dwiggins, Bill 1880-1956

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Dwiggins, William Addison 1880-1956

Püterschein, Hermann

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William Addison Dwiggins

William Addison Dwiggins American artist

William Addison Dwiggins artista estadounidense

William Addison Dwiggins dessinateur de caractères typographiques, calligraphe, illustrateur

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English (107)

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