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Macmillan & Co

Works: 989 works in 1,515 publications in 1 language and 32,664 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  History  Records and correspondence  Action and adventure fiction  Nature stories  Biography  Fantasy fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Periodicals 
Roles: Publisher, Printer, Editor, Correspondent
Classifications: PS3523.O46, 813.52
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Most widely held works by Macmillan & Co
St. Nicholas( )

in English and held by 625 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 life of William Ewart Gladstone by John Morley( Book )

1 edition published in 1903 in English and held by 560 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The little Brute family by Russell Hoban( Book )

1 edition published in 1966 in English and held by 528 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The little Brute family live an unhappy life until Baby Brute finds a lost good feeling in the forest, and the Brute family changes forever
Ice, mud and blood : lessons from climates past by Chris Turney( Book )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 528 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Imagine a world of wildly escalating temperatures, apocalyptic flooding, devastating storms and catastrophic sea level rise. This might sound like a prediction for the future or the storyline of a new Hollywood blockbuster but it's something quite different: it's our past. We need to decipher the past and learn from it. In Ice, Mud and Blood, professor Chris Turney explores the changing climate and the risks facing us today as we continue to drive our planet to new extremes
The Virginian : a horseman of the plains by Owen Wister( Book )

3 editions published in 1902 in English and held by 489 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in the vast Wyoming territory, this masterpiece helped establish the code of the West and its stereotypical characters. The novel also features the first known "shootout" in American literature
The choir invisible by James Lane Allen( Book )

2 editions published between 1897 and 1898 in English and held by 414 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Choir Invisible by James Lane Allen, appeared in 1897, and is one of his most popular and pleasing stories. It was enlarged from an earlier story called ‘John Gray.’ Its scene is the Kentucky of a hundred years ago. The hero is John Gray, a schoolmaster and idealist, who, disappointed in his love for Amy Falconer, a pert, pretty, shallow flirt, gradually comes to care for Mrs. Falconer, her aunt, a noble woman in reduced circumstances, who with her husband has left a former stately home in Virginia and come to live in the Kentucky wilderness. She loves him in return with a deep, tender passion that has in it something of the motherly instinct of protection; but, her husband being alive, she conceals her feeling from Gray until after he has departed from Lexington and settled in another State. She then writes him to say she is free--and he replies that he is married. But he tells her in a final letter that she has remained his ideal and guiding star to noble action. The romantic atmosphere and the ideal cast of these two leading characters make the fiction very attractive; and the fresh picturesque descriptions of pioneer life in Kentucky give the tale historical value"
Poems of Wordsworth by William Wordsworth( Book )

48 editions published between 1879 and 1929 in English and held by 405 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

White fang by Jack London( Book )

5 editions published between 1906 and 1915 in English and held by 398 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The adventures in the northern wilderness of a dog who is part wolf and how he comes to make his peace with man
A notebook on William Shakespeare by Edith Sitwell( Book )

1 edition published in 1948 in English and held by 396 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Before Adam by Jack London( Book )

6 editions published between 1907 and 1928 in English and held by 388 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A young man in modern America is terrorized by visions of an earlier, primitive life. Across the enormous chasm of thousands of centuries, his consciousness has become entwined with that of humanity."--Back cover
Lady Baltimore by Owen Wister( Book )

2 editions published in 1906 in English and held by 387 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The classic novel of post-Civil War Charleston life, a portrayal of the process of healing the wounds of war through reconciliation between Northerners and Southerners on a personal, not political, level. Southern Classics Series
Lewis Carroll and the House of Macmillan by Lewis Carroll( Book )

2 editions published between 1987 and 2007 in English and held by 354 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brieven van de Engelse wiskundige en letterkundige, gericht tot zijn uitgever in de jaren 1864-1897
Letters to Macmillan by Simon Nowell-Smith( Book )

4 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 349 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The correspondence of Henry James and the House of Macmillan, 1877-1914 : "all the links in the chain" by Henry James( Book )

4 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 327 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The House of Macmillan in London published twenty-seven titles by Henry James and three editions of his work - more than any other publisher. This comprehensive collection of correspondence between James and the firm, painstakingly edited by Rayburn S. Moore, contains 318 letters written between 1877 and 1914, most of them between James and Frederick Macmillan, son of the founding senior partner and a dominant force in the publishing house. Moore also includes correspondence between James and other members of the company, including Alexander Macmillan and George A. Macmillan. James's first book with the company was a collection of critical essays, French Poets and Novelists, published in 1878. Over the next twelve years Macmillan published fifteen of James's works, including the novels The Europeans, The Portrait of a Lady, The Bostonians, and The Tragic Muse, as well as a critical study of Hawthorne, several volumes of stories and novellas, and in 1883 the first collected edition of his fiction, in fourteen volumes. Even after his partial break with the company in 1890, James continued to appear on its list from time to time. From 1908 through 1909 Macmillan published the so-called New York Edition of James's novels and tales and in 1920 Percy Lubbock's two-volume edition of his letters. From 1921 through 1923 the company brought out a thirty-five-volume edition of James's works, the most complete collection to date. The focus of the correspondence between James and his publisher is usually on business concerns - royalty terms, dates of publication, format, type, and other technical matters. James's letters combine recurrent worry over money with fastidiousness regarding details, self-deprecating humor, and a willingness to help others. His publisher's replies reveal a combination of courtesy, generosity, social grace, and business acumen. Many of the letters, especially those to and from Frederick Macmillan, are based on friendship and concern more personal matters. They contain frequent references to James's visits to Macmillan's homes and with his American wife, Georgiana Warrin Macmillan, who was also James's good friend. These letters give details of numerous social activities and occasionally impart literary gossip about mutual friends and acquaintances. The reader of these letters, almost three hundred of which are here published in full for the first time, thus learns a great deal not only about the publishing world but also about the broader cultural milieu of the period. Rayburn Moore's full and informative annotations and excellent introduction set the correspondence in context and enhance the value of the book
Early letters of Thomas Carlyle by Thomas Carlyle( Book )

2 editions published between 1886 and 1888 in English and held by 322 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

War of the classes by Jack London( Book )

5 editions published between 1905 and 1912 in English and held by 291 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book is Jack London's nonfiction work about social class conflict
The game by Jack London( Book )

2 editions published in 1905 in English and held by 283 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On the eve of their wedding, twenty-year-old Jack Fleming arranges a secret ringside seat for his sweetheart to view her only rival: the "game." Through Genevieve's apprehensive eyes, we watch the prizefight that pits her fair young lover, "the Pride of West Oakland," against the savage and brutish John Ponta and that reveals as much about her own nature, and Joe's, as it does about the force that drives the two men in their violent, fateful encounter
Dorothy Vernon of Haddon Hall by Charles Major( Book )

3 editions published in 1902 in English and held by 192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

National Theatre, direction W.H. Rapley, business management W.H. Fowler. Mary Pickford in "Dorothy Vernon of Haddon Hall," from the romantic novel by Charles Major, adapted by Waldemar Young, a Marshall Neilan production, photography by Charles Rosher, art direction by Harold Grieve, Anton F. Grot, Irvin J. Martin, Harry Oliver and H.W. Miles, costumes by Mitchel Leisen, Miss Picford's costumes by Sophie Wachner and Leisen, electrical effects by William S. Johnson, musical score by Victor Schertzinger, released by United Artists Corporation
Yolanda : maid of Burgundy by Charles Major( Book )

2 editions published in 1905 in English and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A bibliographical catalogue of Macmillan and Co.'s publications from 1843 to 1889 by Macmillan & Co( Book )

5 editions published between 1891 and 1989 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Ice, mud and blood : lessons from climates past
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controlled identityMacmillan London

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Collier Macmillan Ltd. London

Macmillan and Co.

Macmillan and Company

Macmillan, firm, publishers, London

MacMillan Publishers London

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Lewis Carroll and the House of Macmillan