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Wilson, Adrian

Overview
Works: 64 works in 125 publications in 2 languages and 4,566 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Fiction  Domestic drama  Political fiction  Sea stories  Romances  History  Poetry  Juvenile works  Tragedies (Drama) 
Roles: Author, Printer, Book producer, Editor
Classifications: PR5489, 821
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Most widely held works by Adrian Wilson
The design of books by Adrian Wilson( Book )

9 editions published between 1967 and 1982 in English and Undetermined and held by 765 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains information about creating layouts and implementing production of many different kinds of books
The making of the Nuremberg chronicle by Adrian Wilson( Book )

19 editions published between 1972 and 1993 in English and Japanese and held by 516 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the production of Hartmann Schedel's Liber chronicarum, published Nuremberg, A. Koberger, 1493 (known as the Nuremberg Chronicle)
A medieval mirror : Speculum humanae salvationis, 1324-1500 by Adrian Wilson( Book )

11 editions published between 1984 and 1985 in English and Undetermined and held by 467 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Speculum humanæ salvationis * Spieghel der menscheliker behoudenisse * Spiegel menschlicher Behältnis * Miroir de la Salvation humaine * Mirouer de la Redemption * Miroure of Mans Saluacienne - Under these titles was produced one of the most widely disseminated and influential works of the late Middle Ages. The word speculum means mirror or reflection and it was used in the titles of many medieval writings such as the famous Speculum ecclesiæ of Honorius of Autun, the Speculum majus of Vincent of Beauvais, and the Speculum vitæ humanæ of Rodericus Zamorensis. These works were indeed reflections of the pervasive religious concepts of the time
Fifty years of Sathers : the Sather professorship of classical literature in the University of California, Berkeley, 1913/4-1963/4 by Sterling Dow( Book )

1 edition published in 1965 in English and held by 285 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nostromo by Joseph Conrad( Book )

1 edition published in 1961 in English and held by 206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Conrad's pessimistic worldview colors this novel depicting the brutality of Latin American politics and the tragedies that inevitably ensue."
The Oresteia by Aeschylus( Book )

1 edition published in 1961 in English and held by 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Oresteia by Aeschylus, the only extant trilogy among the Greek tragedies, is one of the great foundational texts of Western culture. Beginning with Agamemnon, which describes Agamemnon's return from the Trojan War and his murder at the hands of his wife, Clytemnestra, and continuing through Orestes' murder of Clytemnestra in Libation Bearers and his acquittal at Athena's court in Eumenides, the trilogy traces the evolution of justice in human society from blood vengeance to the rule of law. The story of the house of Atreus is a tale of incest, adultery, human sacrifice, cannibalism, and political intrigue. It is also a story in which human action is simultaneously willed and determined
The book called Holinshed's Chronicles : an account of its inception, purpose, contributors, contents, publication, revision, and influence on William Shakespeare by Stephen Booth( Book )

2 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

My first publication : eleven California authors describe their earliest appearances in print( Book )

2 editions published in 1961 in English and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ah, wilderness! by Eugene O'Neill( Book )

1 edition published in 1972 in English and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Taking place over the July Fourth weekend of 1906 in an idyllic Connecticut town, it offers a tender retrospective portrait of small town family values, teenage growing pains, and young love." -- Publisher's description
West coast expositions and galas by Book Club of California( Book )

1 edition published in 1970 in English and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Survey of late 19th and early 20th century exhibitions on the West Coast as seen through pictorial post cards and brief history of post cards
Russian folk tales by Albert Bates Lord( Book )

1 edition published in 1970 in English and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The romance of Tristan and Iseult by Joseph Bédier( Book )

1 edition published in 1960 in English and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The first English language translation of Bédier's classic work in nearly seventy years, this volume is the only edition that provides ancillary materials to help the reader understand the history of the legend and Bédier's method in creating his classic retelling."--Publisher's description
Poems, 1947-1954 by Weldon Kees( Book )

1 edition published in 1954 in English and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three plays: Our town, The skin of our teeth, The matchmaker by Thornton Wilder( Book )

1 edition published in 1974 in English and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From The Book's Cover: Three Plays: Our Town - Skin Of Our Teeth - The Matchmaker. This volume brings together the definitive texts of three outstanding plays by one of our most distinguished writers. Two of them, Our town and The Skin Of Our Teeth, were awarded the Pulitzer Prize. The Matchmaker has never before been published. Our Town has been revised from the previously published version. All three plays were hits the most recent being The Matchmaker, which was first presented at the Edinburgh Festival in the summer of 1954, then played at the Royal Theatre in London before opening in New York in the fall of 1955 for a run of 489 performances. In his new preface for this volume Mr. Wilder writers: "The theatre has lagged behind the other arts in finding the 'new ways' to express how men and women think and feel in our time. I am not one of the new dramatists we are looking for. I wish I were. I hope I have played a part in preparing the way for them. I am not an innovator but a rediscoverer of for-gotten goods and I hope a remover of obtrusive bric-a-brac. And as I view the work of my contemporaries I seem to feel that I am exceptional in one thing - I give (don't I?) the impression of having enormously enjoyed it
The vine in early California by Book Club of California( Book )

2 editions published in 1955 in English and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Printing for theater by Adrian Wilson( Book )

7 editions published between 1955 and 1957 in English and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Illustrations include theater programs from productions put on by The Interplayers (several mounted or tipped in; fifteen others in a pocket on inside back cover; also in pocket, a brochure explaining the purpose of The Interplayers, its operating costs, and its financial needs)
A child's garden of verses by Robert Louis Stevenson( Book )

2 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of poems evoking the world and feelings of children
A Portfolio of Book Club printers 1962-1987 : 75th anniversary keepsake by Book Club of California( Book )

1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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A medieval mirror : Speculum humanae salvationis, 1324-1500
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Wilson, Adrian, 1923-1988

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