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Plimpton Press

Overview
Works: 303 works in 546 publications in 1 language and 30,211 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Historical fiction  History  Domestic fiction  Religious fiction  Psychological fiction  Allegories  Poetry  Novels  Biographies 
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 )

3 editions published in 1940 in English and held by 2,129 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 1,527 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
Death comes for the archbishop by Willa Cather( Book )

3 editions published between 1927 and 1929 in English and held by 1,449 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a French priest who became archbishop of Santa Fe in the mid 1800's
A lost lady by Willa Cather( Book )

1 edition published in 1923 in English and held by 1,303 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 American Frontier. In this work, Willa Cather expressed her profoundly modern feminist views in the life of an 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 1,224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lucy Gayheart by Willa Cather( Book )

1 edition published in 1935 in English and held by 733 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fervently pursuing the life of an artist, a young music student leaves behind her small midwestern town and comes to know the elation and heartache of a life in the creative world
The necessary angel : essays on reality and the imagination by Wallace Stevens( Book )

1 edition published in 1951 in English and held by 682 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Swords & roses by Joseph Hergesheimer( Book )

1 edition published in 1929 in English and held by 593 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Short stories of the South during the Civil War
The testament of beauty : a poem in four books by Robert Bridges( Book )

1 edition published in 1930 in English and held by 569 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In verse which untiring discipline has moulded to a new freedom he tells us that life is happiness, and reasons with us why it must be so, and, better still, invites us to share with him the breath of a happiness that is unassailable
The auroras of autumn by Wallace Stevens( Book )

1 edition published in 1950 in English and held by 506 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Balisand by Joseph Hergesheimer( Book )

2 editions published in 1924 in English and held by 492 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Virginia in Jeffersonian days and the tragic story of drinking, dicing, and fox-hunting gentry
The tables of the law by Thomas Mann( Book )

1 edition published in 1945 in English and held by 479 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A retelling of the life of Moses the prophet
Selected poems by John Crowe Ransom( Book )

1 edition published in 1945 in English and held by 478 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The bright shawl by Joseph Hergesheimer( Book )

2 editions published in 1922 in English and held by 471 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Java Head by Joseph Hergesheimer( Book )

1 edition published in 1946 in English and held by 468 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An Englishman returns from a long sea voyage with a Chinese wife. In Bristol England in the early 1800's this causes a great scandal
The way of Ecben : a comedietta involving a gentleman by James Branch Cabell( Book )

1 edition published in 1929 in English and held by 467 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

No man knows my history : the life of Joseph Smith, the Mormon prophet by Fawn McKay Brodie( Book )

1 edition published in 1945 in English and held by 464 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The classic biography of the founder of the Mormon church, this book attempts to answer the questions that continue to surround Joseph Smith. Was he a genuine prophet, or a gifted fabulist who became enthralled by the products of his imagination and ended up being martyred for them?
Orley Farm by Anthony Trollope( Book )

1 edition published in 1950 in English and held by 450 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 447 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 )

3 editions published in 1931 in English and held by 440 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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