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Plimpton Press

Overview
Works: 264 works in 480 publications in 1 language and 20,326 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Domestic fiction  Psychological fiction  Historical fiction  Short stories  Fantasy fiction  Bio-bibliography  Style manuals  Catalogs 
Roles: Printer, Binder, Compositor, Publisher, Book producer
Classifications: PS3505.A87, 813.52
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Sapphira and the slave girl by Willa Cather( Book )

1 edition published in 1940 in English and held by 2,196 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 1,575 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
A lost lady by Willa Cather( Book )

1 edition published in 1923 in English and held by 1,359 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Written from the perspective of a male narrator, Willa Cather's classic novel is an American version of "Madame Bovary". It is a portrait of a talented woman trapped in the conventions and economic restraints of a marriage. It is the story of a woman who defies expectations, and whose personal changes coincide with the transforming ordinary and gifted woman who is stifled by marriage."--Ingram
More poems by A. E Housman( Book )

1 edition published in 1936 in English and held by 1,273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Swords & roses by Joseph Hergesheimer( Book )

3 editions published in 1929 in English and held by 609 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Short stories of the South during the Civil War
Balisand by Joseph Hergesheimer( Book )

2 editions published in 1924 in English and held by 510 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Virginia in Jeffersonian days and the tragic story of drinking, dicing, and fox-hunting gentry
The bright shawl by Joseph Hergesheimer( Book )

2 editions published in 1922 in English and held by 487 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Java Head by Joseph Hergesheimer( Book )

1 edition published in 1946 in English and held by 485 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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The way of Ecben : a comedietta involving a gentleman by James Branch Cabell( Book )

1 edition published in 1929 in English and held by 476 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Orley Farm by Anthony Trollope( Book )

1 edition published in 1950 in English and held by 473 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lengthy novel of family life, a drama of guilt and shame based on the forged codicil to a will
Cytherea by Joseph Hergesheimer( Book )

3 editions published in 1922 in English and held by 472 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

American socialite Lee Randon flees to Cuba to escape boredom amongst his loving family. The climax of his torrid romance with Savina Grove, also running away from her obligations, leads to self-realization and a new appreciation of his wife Fanny. This 1922 novel, scandalous for its time, showcases the author's eye for description of the wealthy and decadent
The limestone tree by Joseph Hergesheimer( Book )

2 editions published in 1931 in English and held by 461 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

West-running Brook by Robert Frost( Book )

1 edition published in 1928 in English and held by 441 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Autograph ms. of t.p., dedication, contents, and first 2 sections, with 2 additional section titles
Quiet cities by Joseph Hergesheimer( Book )

3 editions published in 1928 in English and held by 397 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The tattooed countess : a romantic novel with a happy ending by Carl Van Vechten( Book )

3 editions published in 1924 in English and held by 361 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

1 edition published in 1936 in English and held by 358 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Peter Whiffle : his life and works by Carl Van Vechten( Book )

2 editions published in 1922 in English and held by 349 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Upon his death, Peter Whiffle requests that Carl write the story of his life even though Peter himself considered writing as "constant definition, although it is apparent as anything can be that life, nature, art, whatever one writes about, are fluid and mutable things." Ultimately, Carl settles on writing "a sort of losoe biographical form, a free fantasia in the manner of a Liszt Rhapsody."--Preface, p.3, 8
The blind bow-boy by Carl Van Vechten( Book )

2 editions published in 1923 in English and held by 341 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of the education of a youth whose father is determined that his son shall not suffer any of his own disadvantages
Firecrackers : a realistic novel by Carl Van Vechten( Book )

2 editions published in 1925 in English and held by 324 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The party dress by Joseph Hergesheimer( Book )

3 editions published in 1930 in English and held by 323 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Original serial typescript of Hergesheimer's "The party dress"; together with one signed autograph page from the original manuscript; also contains two signed typed letters and three telegrams between Hergesheimer and William C. Lengel, of Cosmopolitan magazine
 
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Alternative Names

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Plimpton Press, Norwood, Mass.

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English (57)