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Lincoln, Joseph Crosby 1870-1944

Overview
Works: 139 works in 843 publications in 1 language and 17,475 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Sea stories  Juvenile works  Bibliography  Biography  Railroad stories  Historical fiction 
Roles: Author, Bibliographic antecedent, Other, Signer
Classifications: PS3523.I46, 813.49
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Keziah Coffin by Joseph Crosby Lincoln( )

31 editions published between 1909 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cape Cod ballads : and other verse by Joseph Crosby Lincoln( )

32 editions published between 1902 and 2009 in English and held by 655 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cap'n Eri, a story of the coast by Joseph Crosby Lincoln( Book )

36 editions published between 1904 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 588 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Its hero is one of three old sea captains who, in need of a housekeeper, advertise for a wife. The humorous complications that ensue, the fresh portrayal of the Cape Cod atmosphere and characters, and passages of convincing realism in an unpretentious but well-told story make the book a best seller
Cap'n Warren's wards by Joseph Crosby Lincoln( )

33 editions published between 1911 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 580 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cap'n Warren's Wards is the first book by Joseph C. Lincoln that moves off the fictional towns of Cape Cod (in this case South Denboro) and into the big city hustle of Manhattan. Elijah Warren finds himself the guardian of his brother's children who are rapidly reaching adulthood but haven't had to face the harsh realities of self responsibility due to their father's wealth. Unfortunately now there are a few snags with A. Rodgers Warren's estate and Cap'n Warren decides its best to toughen his wards up and maybe teach them some humility in the process. Returning to his native Cape Cod village after many years of living at sea, Cy Whittaker finds the old homestead no longer the place of his boyhood. So-called "improvements" have been going on in his absence, and he finds it all sadly changed. The old man adopts the little daughter of a worthless drunkard, with the intent of giving the child an education. A Congressman from the district, years before, had appropriated property belonging to the child, and he, together with the father, fights to regain possession of the child. The sympathy of the village goes out to the father, but Cy Whittaker and Phoebe Dawes, the school teacher, manage to outwit the Congressman and the drunken father, and in the end the old bachelor and the school mistress fall in love with each other
Galusha the Magnificent : a novel by Joseph Crosby Lincoln( Book )

19 editions published between 1921 and 2012 in English and held by 574 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cy Whittaker's place by Joseph Crosby Lincoln( )

36 editions published between 1908 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 551 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Returning to his native Cape Cod village after many years of living at sea, Cy Whittaker finds the old homestead no longer the place of his boyhood. So-called "improvements" have been going on in his absence, and he finds it all sadly changed. The old man adopts the little daughter of a worthless drunkard, with the intent of giving the child an education. A Congressman from the district, years before, had appropriated property belonging to the child, and he, together with the father, fights to regain possession of the child. The sympathy of the village goes out to the father, but Cy Whittaker and Phoebe Dawes, the school teacher, manage to outwit the Congressman and the drunken father, and in the end the old bachelor and the school mistress fall in love with each other
Mary-'Gusta by Joseph Crosby Lincoln( )

21 editions published between 1916 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 532 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a little orphan girl on Cape Cod who mothers the two men who would be her guardians
The Portygee; a novel by Joseph Crosby Lincoln( Book )

22 editions published between 1920 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 520 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The temperament and "half love" of the son of a Spanish opera singer make difficulties with his Yankee grandfather. The young fellow, half Spanish, half New England, wholly poet and artist ... Set in the small hamlet, chafing at the restraints and humdrumness of the place, Albert makes a delicious contrast to the native population. And each is as likeable and as loving as the other. We understand the passionate, temperamental boy as well as his old Grandfather, with his fury against all that sort of "foolishness."
Kent Knowles: quahaug by Joseph Crosby Lincoln( )

25 editions published between 1914 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 512 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thankful's inheritance by Joseph Crosby Lincoln( )

15 editions published between 1915 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 459 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The rise of Roscoe Paine by Joseph Crosby Lincoln( )

20 editions published between 1912 and 2012 in English and held by 447 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Coltons move to a small fishing village called Ostable, with their debutante daughter, Mabel in tow. Mabel becomes intrigued by Roscoe Paine, a wealthy young idler who owns a strip of land that Colton wants to buy to please his wife. But Paine refuses to sell until finally one of his friends need the money. In spite of his apparent indifference, Mabel manages to infuse some ambition into Paine, who helps save her father from being ruined on Wall Street by a rival financier. Paine is rewarded with a good position at Colton's offices, and by winning Mabel's hand
Cape Cod stories by Joseph Crosby Lincoln( )

16 editions published between 1907 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 446 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of stories about Cape Cod
The depot master by Joseph Crosby Lincoln( )

20 editions published between 1910 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 417 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The conductor waved his hand, the engine puffed, the bell rang, and the train moved onward. For another twelve hours East Harniss was left marooned by the outside world." Delightful old novel about Captain Solomon Berry, who is the Depot Master in East Harniss. With unsurpassed opportunities for observing the people and events of the village, he himself becomes involved in his own love affair
Cap'n Dan's daughter by Joseph Crosby Lincoln( )

15 editions published between 1914 and 2012 in English and held by 412 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Captain's inheritance infects his wife with social ambition
"Shavings", a novel by Joseph Crosby Lincoln( Book )

34 editions published between 1918 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 408 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a quaint, quiet, lovable maker of wooden, toy windmills living peacefully on Cape Cod. The village character named "Shavings" has whittled himself into prosperity. The fame of his product spreads to Boston and he can sell all the toys he can make. He is cold to the lure of money until an attractive widow moves next door to him. Then he buys himself a suit of store clothes and perks up a bit. The widow's younger brother is accused of theft from the bank in which he is employed. "Shavings" hustles around and borrows the money alleged to be missing, swearing he found it where the young man had dropped it, in a corner of his dusty windmill shop. But his sacrifice goes for nothing. There really had been no theft and there was no money missing. The widow is duly impressed by the noble act of her good friend, but not sufficiently impressed to want to marry him. She prefers a husky major in the aviation service, and "Shavings " is left with the philosophical observation that any old dog who wastes his time baying at the moon because he is lonesome is a fool dog and no mistake
The woman-haters; a yarn of Eastboro Twin-Lights by Joseph Crosby Lincoln( )

13 editions published between 1911 and 2006 in English and held by 392 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Partners of the tide by Joseph Crosby Lincoln( Book )

29 editions published between 1905 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 388 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Bradshaws of Harniss by Joseph Crosby Lincoln( Book )

12 editions published between 1943 and 1946 in English and held by 373 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The pungent humor of Zenas Bradshaw, an elderly storekeeper who struggles to keep a family business alive while involved in a fight to protect his grandson from some malicious tongue-wagging, carries the story ... Zenas' grandson, Mark, is one of a new generation of Bradshaw's, more interested in airplanes and other adventures of a modern world than settling down to the hum-drum life of a grocery store. He enlists in the Army Air Forces--"cleared out and left the old man," as the town gossips put it--before the outbreak of war with Japan. The story develops around Mark's romance via mail with one of the town's prettiest girls and how the affair helps solve Zenas's problem of keeping his business from going on the rocks."--C.D.T
Mr. Pratt, a novel by Joseph Crosby Lincoln( Book )

31 editions published between 1906 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 347 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fair Harbor by Joseph Crosby Lincoln( Book )

17 editions published between 1922 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 337 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Cap'n Eri, a story of the coast
Alternative Names
Crosby Lincoln, Joseph 1870-1944

Joseph C. Lincoln Amerikaans romanschrijver (1870-1944)

Joseph Lincoln

Lincoln, Josepf C., 1870-1944

Lincoln, Joseph 1870-1944

Lincoln, Joseph C.

Lincoln, Joseph Crosby 1870-1944

جوزف سی. لینکلن

جوزيف لينكولن

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English (478)

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Cap'n Eri, a story of the coastCap'n Warren's wardsCy Whittaker's placeThe Portygee; a novelThankful's inheritanceThe rise of Roscoe PaineThe depot master"Shavings", a novel