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Limited Editions Club

Overview
Works: 1,021 works in 1,447 publications in 1 language and 69,224 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Poetry  Drama  History  Adventure stories  Nature stories  Domestic fiction  Political fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Publisher, Editor, Printer
Classifications: PS1305, [FIC]
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Tales of the gold rush by Bret Harte ( Book )
4 editions published in 1944 in English and held by 717 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Short stories of the California Gold Rush
The prisoner of Zenda by Anthony Hope ( Book )
1 edition published in 1966 in English and held by 385 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Rudolf Rossencyll falls in love with Princess Flavia on his perilous mission to release the king of Zenda from his captors
The cloister and the hearth by Charles Reade ( Book )
2 editions published in 1932 in English and held by 368 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This tragic medieval romance is based on the life of Erasmus' father
The adventures of Tom Sawyer / illustrations by Paul Geiger ; afterword by Bernard DeVoto by Mark Twain ( Book )
9 editions published between 1933 and 1942 in English and held by 354 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The adventures of a mischievous young boy and his friends growing up in a Mississippi River town in the nineteenth century
The wind in the willows by Kenneth Grahame ( Book )
3 editions published in 1940 in English and held by 342 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Great illustrated classic. Shy mole is cleaning his underground house until the spring weather lures him above for a cautious encounter with the worldly Water Rat. Their exploration of the Wild Wood includes lunch with Otter and hilarious adventures at Toad Hall
The education of Henry Adams : an autobiography by Henry Adams ( Book )
2 editions published in 1942 in English and held by 330 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The dolphin : a journal of the making of the books ( )
in English and held by 297 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Leaves of grass by Walt Whitman ( Book )
3 editions published between 1929 and 1942 in English and held by 267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In addition to Leaves of Grass the text includes other poetic works by Whitman together with reviews by critics and poets
Notre Dame de Paris by Victor Hugo ( Book )
3 editions published between 1930 and 1955 in English and held by 266 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Popularly known as The Hunchback of Notre Dame, this is the haunting story of Quasimodo, the hunchback; Esmeralda, the gypsy dancer; and Claude Frollo, the priest tortured by his own damnation
Cyrano de Bergerac by Edmond Rostand ( Book )
2 editions published between 1936 and 1954 in English and held by 251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Rostand's famous play tells of the brilliant wit Cyrano, with a face marred by his huge nose, who composes love letters to help his friend Christian woo the beautiful Roxane, with whom Cyrano is secretly in love
Madame Bovary by Gustave Flaubert ( Book )
2 editions published between 1938 and 1950 in English and held by 250 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A 19th-century woman pursues her romantic dreams through a series of lovers
The Aeneid by Virgil ( Book )
2 editions published in 1944 in English and held by 246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Virgil's epic poem describing the fall of Troy, in English blank verse by Robert Fitzgerald
Quarto-millenary : the first 250 publications and the first 25 years, 1929-1954, of the Limited Editions Club : a critique, a conspectus, a bibliography, indexes by Limited Editions Club ( Book )
3 editions published in 1959 in English and held by 233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The charterhouse of Parma by Stendhal ( Book )
2 editions published in 1955 in English and held by 233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Charterhouse of Parma (1839) is a compelling novel of passion and daring. Set at the beginning of the 19th-century in northern Italy, it traces the joyous but ill-starred amorous exploits of a handsome young aristocrat called Fabrice del Dongo. The novel's great achievement is to conjure up the excitement and romance of youth while never losing sight of the harsh realities which beset the pursuit of happiness. This new translation captures Stendhal's narrative verse, while the Introduction explores the novel's reception and the reasons for its enduring popularity and power. - ;The Charterho
The brothers Karamazov : a novel in four parts with epilogue by Fyodor Dostoyevsky ( Book )
4 editions published between 1933 and 1949 in English and held by 227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Brothers Karamazov, his last and greatest novel, published just before his death in 1881, chronicles the bitter love-hate struggle between the outsized Fyodor Karamazov and his three very different sons. It is above all the story of a murder, told with hair-raising intellectual clarity and a feeling for the human condition unsurpassed in world literature
Poems of William Shakespeare by William Shakespeare ( Book )
4 editions published between 1941 and 1967 in English and held by 227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Odyssey of Homer by Homer ( Book )
7 editions published between 1931 and 1981 in English and held by 224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A 1990 verse translation of Homer's epic Greek poem, telling of the trails and exile, return and revenge of Odysseus, featuring twelve engravings by Italian-born painter Marialuisa De Romans
Journals and other documents on the life and voyages of Christopher Columbus by Christopher Columbus ( Book )
1 edition published in 1963 in English and held by 224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A code for the collector of beautiful books by Maurice Robert ( Book )
1 edition published in 1936 in English and held by 220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy ( Book )
5 editions published between 1933 and 1951 in English and held by 220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Anna Karenina leaves home and husband to give herself to Count Vronsky
 
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Alternative Names
Limited Editions Club, inc., New York
Languages
English (106)