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Century Company

Overview
Works: 665 works in 1,206 publications in 1 language and 26,155 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  History  Biography  Personal narratives  Domestic fiction  Periodicals  Biographies  Poetry  Romance fiction 
Roles: Publisher, Copyright holder, Former owner, Book producer, Editor
Classifications: PS3535.I2145, 813.52
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Most widely held works by Century Company
Battles and leaders of the civil war by Robert Underwood Johnson( Book )

19 editions published between 1887 and 2010 in English and held by 807 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Battles and Leaders of the Civil War is recognized as the outstanding history of the War between the States to come out of the 19th century. THis series was originally conceived in 1883 by the editors of Century Company, who set out to provide an accurate, unbiased account of the war. It was authored by the commanders and their subordinates from both the Confederate and Union forces who actually fought, planned or were eyewitnesses to the events they describe therein. Volume 1 begins with a view of Washington on the eve of the war, gives an account of the fall of Fort Sumter, the preperations for war in the North and South, and the formation of the Confederacy
St. Nicholas( )

in English and held by 624 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One of the most successful American magazine for children during the second half of the 19th century, employing the finest childrens' illustrators and writers in a high quality production. Contributors included Mark Twain, Louisa May Alcott and Robert Louis Stevenson. Its emphasis was to entertain - "A child's magazine is it's pleasure-ground" (Dodge)
The autobiography of Joseph Jefferson by Joseph Jefferson( Book )

2 editions published between 1890 and 1897 in English and held by 567 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mrs. Wiggs of the cabbage patch by Alice Caldwell Hegan Rice( Book )

7 editions published between 1901 and 1920 in English and held by 513 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the shanty town called the Cabbage Patch, Mrs. Wiggs scrabbles for survival with her brood of children and hopes for the return of her husband, who left many years before
John Barleycorn by Jack London( Book )

3 editions published between 1913 and 2011 in English and held by 416 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Semi-autobiographical, drawing on the author's recollections of alcoholism
The Leatherwood god by William Dean Howells( Book )

2 editions published in 1916 in English and held by 399 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

William Dean Howells frequently drew on his Midwestern childhood for his fiction. Based on an incident in Ohio that had always fascinated him, The Leatherwood God tells the intriguing tale of how a charlatan named Joseph Dylks, claiming to be a messenger of God (or even God himself), exploited the pious townspeople, split their devout community in two, and then disappeared
Italian villas and their gardens by Edith Wharton( Book )

1 edition published in 1904 in English and held by 335 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comprehensive look at the history and character of Italian garden architecture and ornamentation, with a brief history of more than seventy-five villas as well as a detailed discussion of their gardens and the relationship between the villa, its garden, and the surrounding countryside
Westways ; a village chronicle by S. Weir Mitchell( Book )

1 edition published in 1913 in English and held by 329 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lovey Mary by Alice Caldwell Hegan Rice( Book )

3 editions published between 1903 and 1912 in English and held by 308 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of a young girl who left an orphanage and manages to support herself and the child she took with her
Napoleon Jackson : the gentleman of the plush rocker by Ruth McEnery Stuart( Book )

3 editions published in 1902 in English and held by 213 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Daddy-Long-Legs by Jean Webster( Book )

3 editions published between 1912 and 2009 in English and held by 203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

All sorts of things begin to happen when an orphaned boarding school student finally meets the wealthy guardian with whom she has corresponded for years sight unseen
A cathedral singer by James Lane Allen( Book )

2 editions published in 1916 in English and held by 191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This uplifting novel penned by prominent Kentucky novelist James Lane Allen reminds readers that the most beautiful things in art and in life are often found in the most unexpected places. Young Ashby Truesdale has been blessed with a singing voice of remarkable purity and earnestness, but his family is mired in unspeakable poverty. Will he be able to overcome this hindrance to bring his creative gift to the world?
The helmet of Navarre by Bertha Runkle( Book )

4 editions published between 1901 and 2003 in English and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

New National Theater, W.H. Rapley, manager, Wm. H. Fowler, treasurer. Charles Dalton in "The Helmet of Navarre," an adaptation of Bertha Runkle's novel of that name by Bertha Runkle and Lawrence Marston, direction of William Greet, produced under the stage direction of Lawrence Marston
A romance of Billy-goat Hill by Alice Caldwell Hegan Rice( Book )

2 editions published in 1912 in English and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the West was young by Frederick R Bechdolt( Book )

2 editions published in 1922 in English and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Calvary Alley by Alice Caldwell Hegan Rice( Book )

4 editions published in 1917 in English and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ladies must live by Alice Duer Miller( Book )

4 editions published in 1917 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The golden bird by Maria Thompson Daviess( Book )

4 editions published in 1918 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When her father suddenly loses his invested fortune at the outset of World War I, a plucky young Tennessee woman declines a marriage proposal, and, instead--selling all her fine Parisian lacewear--buys a seven hundred dollar rooster and ten pedigreed hens with the inspired hope of earning an income (and helping the wartime food production effort) by breeding chickens
Uncle William : the man who was shif'less by Jennette Lee( Book )

2 editions published in 1906 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The happiest time of their lives by Alice Duer Miller( Book )

4 editions published in 1918 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A love story of the smart set of New York, focusing on the idea of whether or not sheltered women are stronger or weaker in a crises than their independent sisters
 
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