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

Overview
Works: 411 works in 599 publications in 1 language and 10,029 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Psychological fiction  Historical fiction  Short stories  Science fiction  Illustrated works  Domestic fiction  Drama  Juvenile works 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Book designer, Other, Contributor, Editor, Honoree, Dedicatee
Classifications: PS1868, 813.3
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Most widely held works by W. A Dwiggins
The old beauty and others by Willa Cather( Book )

1 edition published in 1948 in English and held by 1,575 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
Orley Farm by Anthony Trollope( Book )

1 edition published in 1950 in English and held by 473 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lengthy novel of family life, a drama of guilt and shame based on the forged codicil to a will
Layout in advertising by W. A Dwiggins( Book )

16 editions published between 1928 and 1978 in English and held by 394 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

3 editions published in 1936 in English and held by 359 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The time machine by H. G Wells( Book )

5 editions published in 1931 in English and held by 334 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
The scarlet letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne( Book )

6 editions published between 1935 and 1975 in English and held by 253 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 18th century Boston, a Puritan girl is condemned to wear the letter "A" for bearing an illegitimate daughter
The poet by Meredith Nicholson( Book )

4 editions published in 1914 in English and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Travels into several remote nations of the world of Lemuel Gulliver by Jonathan Swift( Book )

2 editions published in 1940 in English and held by 159 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 151 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
The lives of the noble Grecians and Romans by Plutarch( Book )

1 edition published in 1941 in English and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

WAD to RR : a letter about designing type by W. A Dwiggins( Book )

4 editions published between 1940 and 1952 in English and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Droll stories : thirty tales by Honoré de Balzac( Book )

1 edition published in 1932 in English and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tartarin of Tarascon by Alphonse Daudet( Book )

2 editions published in 1930 in English and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A bakers' dozen of emblems by W. A Dwiggins( Book )

4 editions published in 1935 in English and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Towards a reform of the paper currency : particularly in point of its design by W. A Dwiggins( Book )

3 editions published between 1932 and 2015 in English and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Faust, a tragedy: by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe( Book )

1 edition published in 1932 in English and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Faust is the protagonist of a classic German legend. He is a scholar who is highly successful yet dissatisfied with his life, so he makes a pact with the Devil, exchanging his soul for unlimited knowledge and worldly pleasures. The Faust legend has been the basis for many literary, artistic, cinematic, and musical works that have reinterpreted it through the ages. Faust and the adjective Faustian imply a situation in which an ambitious person surrenders moral integrity in order to achieve power and success for a delimited term. The Faust of early books - as well as the ballads, dramas, movies, and puppet-plays which grew out of them - is irrevocably damned because he prefers human to divine knowledge; "he laid the Holy Scriptures behind the door and under the bench, refused to be called doctor of Theology, but preferred to be styled doctor of Medicine". Plays and comic puppet theatre loosely based on this legend were popular throughout Germany in the 16th century, often reducing Faust and Mephistopheles to figures of vulgar fun. The story was popularised in England by Christopher Marlowe, who gave it a classic treatment in his play, The Tragical History of Doctor Faustus. In Goethe's reworking of the story two hundred years later, Faust becomes a dissatisfied intellectual who yearns for "more than earthly meat and drink" in his life. - Amazon (summary for a later edition of this title)
The adventures of Hajji Baba of Ispahan by James Justinian Morier( Book )

1 edition published in 1947 in English and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Social manners and customs of Persia described in the language of a Spanish adventure romance
Records of journeys to Venice and the Low Countries by Albrecht Dürer( Book )

2 editions published in 1913 in English and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Verslag van de reis die de Duitse kunstenaar in 1520/1521 maakte (1471-1528), toen hij op weg naar Aken door de Nederlanden trok
 
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Alternative Names
D., W.A., 1880-1956

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

Dwiggins, Bill 1880-1956

Dwiggins, W. A. 1880-1956

Dwiggins, William A. 1880-1956

Dwiggins, William Addison 1880-1956

Püterschein, Hermann 1880-1956

W. A. D 1880-1956

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

WAD 1880-1956

WAD (William Addison Dwiggins), 1880-1956

William Addison Dwiggins

William Addison Dwiggins American artist

Languages
English (120)

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