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

Overview
Works: 582 works in 828 publications in 1 language and 18,343 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Psychological fiction  Historical fiction  Science fiction  Bibliography  Short stories  Novels  Periodicals  Bibliographies 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Book designer, Other, Redactor, Editor, Book producer, Honoree, Dedicatee
Classifications: PS1868, 813.3
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Sapphira and the slave girl by Willa Cather( Book )

3 editions published in 1940 in English and held by 2,169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sapphira Colbert, a bitter but privileged white woman, begins to persecute a young slave named Nancy, whom she unjustly suspects of seducing her husband
The old beauty and others by Willa Cather( Book )

1 edition published in 1948 in English and held by 1,550 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 751 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
The necessary angel : essays on reality and the imagination by Wallace Stevens( Book )

1 edition published in 1951 in English and held by 679 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 651 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Selected poems by John Crowe Ransom( Book )

1 edition published in 1945 in English and held by 482 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

No man knows my history : the life of Joseph Smith, the Mormon prophet by Fawn McKay Brodie( Book )

1 edition published in 1945 in English and held by 458 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This highly praised biography, revised and enlarged with new material, takes its title from a half-defiant, half-wistful pronouncement Joseph Smith himself made toward the close of the short, tragic melodrama that was his life. But the reader is made to know him fully--the man, the world from which he came, his extraordinary impact. His biographer, herself steeped in Mormon lore since her Utah childhood, performed feats of painstaking research--through the files of country newspapers, obscure court records, countless thickets of local documents and memories. The result is a concrete narrative of Smith's life from his boyhood and young manhood to his violent end. Mrs. Brodie throws light also on the literary influences that inspired and colored the Book of Mormon and the theological structure of the religion founded on it. Beyond its vivid portrayal of the Mormon Prophet, this is a history of the early days of the Mormon Church.--From publisher description
Orley Farm by Anthony Trollope( Book )

1 edition published in 1950 in English and held by 456 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 )

18 editions published between 1928 and 1978 in English and held by 399 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

More about words by Margaret S Ernst( Book )

3 editions published between 1951 and 1962 in English and held by 391 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

3 editions published in 1936 in English and held by 370 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Time machine by H. G Wells( Book )

5 editions published in 1931 in English and held by 342 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

Serenade by James M Cain( Book )

1 edition published in 1937 in English and held by 253 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hårdkogt amerikansk roman fra 30'erne om en sanger, der indvikles i intriger, hver gang han mister stemmen
The scarlet letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne( Book )

7 editions published between 1935 and 1975 in English and held by 252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 18th century Boston, a Puritan girl is condemned to wear the letter "A" for bearing an illegitimate daughter
William by E. H Young( Book )

1 edition published in 1941 in English and held by 222 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 214 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 198 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 179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

4 editions published between 1940 and 1948 in English and held by 171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

Dwiggins, Bill 1880-1956

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Dwiggins, William A. 1880-1956

Dwiggins, William Addison 1880-1956

Püterschein, Hermann

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

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William Addison Dwiggins

William Addison Dwiggins American artist

William Addison Dwiggins artista estadounidense

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William Addison Dwiggins dessinateur de caractères typographiques, calligraphe, illustrateur

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English (125)