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Doubleday, Page & Company

Overview
Works: 735 works in 1,493 publications in 1 language and 46,048 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Domestic fiction  Psychological fiction  History  Juvenile works  Fantasy fiction  Bildungsromans  Humorous fiction  Didactic fiction  Historical fiction 
Roles: Publisher, Copyright holder, Printer, Book producer
Classifications: PS2972, 813.52
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Page & Company Doubleday
So big by Edna Ferber( Book )

4 editions published in 1924 in English and held by 1,066 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Life story of Selina De Jong, the wife of a Dutch farmer, whose indomitable spirit rises above her many years of hardship
The deliverance : a romance of the Virginia tobacco fields by Ellen Glasgow( Book )

4 editions published in 1904 in English and held by 843 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is a romance of the Virginia tobacco fields and has for its central figure Christopher Blake. He is the descendant of a rich and aristocratic family, and through reduced fortunes is obligated to work as a laborer on the estate which for generations has been owned by his forebears
Thunder on the left by Christopher Morley( Book )

3 editions published in 1925 in English and held by 685 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fantasy about children at a party who decide to spy on their elders and their tangled lives
Alice Adams by Booth Tarkington( Book )

4 editions published between 1921 and 1923 in English and held by 654 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of young woman's efforts to overcome the handicaps of little money and mediocre family
The pit : a story of Chicago by Frank Norris( Book )

5 editions published between 1902 and 1903 in English and held by 624 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Reprint of a 1902 novel which tells the story of Curtis Jadwin, a man whose increasing attention to earning money in the wheat market of Chicago almost destroys his marriage." ***"In the sequel to 'The Octopus, ' Curtis Jadwin works so hard to make money on the Chicago stock exchange that he ignores his loving wife." ***"This classic literary critique of turn-of-the-century capitalism in the United States reveals Norris's powerful story of an obsessed trader intent on cornering the wheat market and the consequences of his unchecked greed." *** "Curtis Jadwin, a successful turn-of-the-century dealer in Chicago real estate, overcomes reluctance and begins gambling in wheat futures in the great Chicago grain market called 'The Pit, ' bring on financial panic across the nation. Jadwin's pursuit of power and excitement through speculation had estranged him from his beautiful wife, Laura, who had found herself losing out to the Pit in competition for his live and attention. But the collapse of his paper empire, in which he loses everything, real property included, reunites them as they look to begin life anew in the West." Howard. America as Story
Rolling stones by O Henry( Book )

3 editions published between 1912 and 1922 in English and held by 589 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

O. Henry is the pen name of American writer William Sydney Porter (1862-1910). Porter's 400 short stories are known for their wit, wordplay, characterization and the clever use of twist endings. He travelled to Austin in 1884, where he took a number of different jobs over the next several years, first as pharmacist then as a draftsman, bank teller and journalist. He also began writing as a sideline to employment. Porter's most prolific writing period started in 1902, when he moved to New York City to be near his publishers. He wrote 381 short stories while living there. He wrote a
Sixes and sevens by O Henry( Book )

7 editions published between 1911 and 1927 in English and held by 575 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fans of classic short fiction will relish this collection of gems from one of the unquestioned masters of the form. From a down-on-his-luck troubadour to a talking statue, Sixes and Sevens is populated by a cast of quirky, endearing characters that only O. Henry could conjure, not to mention plenty of the author's trademark plot twists and surprise endings. It's a must-read for anyone hankering for a dose of entertaining, well-wrought writing
The magnificent Ambersons by Booth Tarkington( Book )

2 editions published in 1918 in English and held by 543 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Winner of the Pulitzer Prize when it was first published in 1918, The Magnificent Ambersons chronicles the changing fortunes of three generations of an American dynasty. The family serves as a metaphor for the old society that crumbled after the Industrial Revolution while a middle-western town spread and darkened into a city. George Amberson Minafer is the spoiled and arrogant grandson of the founder of the family's magnificence. Eclipsed by a new breed of industrial tycoons and land developers whose power comes not through family connections but through financial dealings and modern manufacturing, George descends from the Midwestern aristocracy to the working class. As the wheels of industry transform the social landscape, the definitions of ambition, success, and loyalty also change
Where the blue begins by Christopher Morley( Book )

3 editions published in 1922 in English and held by 541 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of anthropomorphized dog, Mr. Gissing, who lives in an ordinary way, until he begins to search for truth, God, and the meaning of life
Puck of Pook's Hill by Rudyard Kipling( Book )

2 editions published in 1906 in English and held by 499 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of Dan and Una and their adventures with Puck as he introduces them to the nearly forgotten pages of Old England's history and to the people who had lived near Pook's Hill and helped make that history. Includes stories and poems
The battle-ground by Ellen Glasgow( Book )

3 editions published between 1902 and 1910 in English and held by 487 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Novel depicts the South before and during the Civil War
The wheel of life by Ellen Glasgow( Book )

2 editions published in 1906 in English and held by 483 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This novel of Virginians in New York City was hailed by the New York Times as "the first important novel of 1906" and compared favorably to Wharton's House of Mirth. The novel focuses on the struggles of an aspiring young poet, Laura Wilde, but at its true core is Roger Adams, a poignant study in Christ-like self-abnegation
Penrod by Booth Tarkington( Book )

4 editions published between 1914 and 1926 in English and held by 450 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A saga of the American boy
The midlander by Booth Tarkington( Book )

7 editions published between 1923 and 1924 in English and held by 445 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mid-uest Babbitt, whose dream bring him unhappiness
The flirt by Booth Tarkington( )

3 editions published in 1913 in English and held by 433 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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A daughter of the land by Gene Stratton-Porter( )

4 editions published between 1918 and 1919 in English and held by 427 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Indiana farmer denies daughter education and land which he gives to sons on reaching maturity
The ancient law by Ellen Glasgow( Book )

2 editions published in 1908 in English and held by 427 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book portrays white factory workers in the Virginia textile industry and the effects of industrial capitalism
Working with the hands : being a sequel to "Up from slavery," covering the author's experiences in industrial training at Tuskegee by Booker T Washington( Book )

1 edition published in 1904 in English and held by 426 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this sequel to the landmark work Up from Slavery, Booker T. Washington discusses his time spent at the school which would later become Tuskegee University. Washington was the founder and moral compass of the school, so these reflections on his work offer invaluable insight into his mind, the dreams realized and the real world struggles
Ramsey Milholland by Booth Tarkington( Book )

3 editions published in 1919 in English and held by 421 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story follows the life of Ramsey Milholland from being a little lad listening to his Grandfather's feelings about the American Civil War to America's entry into World War One, when Ramsey was in college
Somewhere in Red Gap by Harry Leon Wilson( )

4 editions published in 1916 in English and held by 421 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

ILLUSTRATED BY JOHN R. NEILL, F. R. GRUGER, AND HENRY RALEIGH
 
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Doubleday, Page and Company.

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English (108)