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Doubleday, Page & Company

Overview
Works: 723 works in 1,456 publications in 1 language and 46,106 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Domestic fiction  Psychological fiction  History  Juvenile works  Historical fiction  Short stories  Fantasy fiction  Humorous fiction  Didactic 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 1,070 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 849 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 688 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 656 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 637 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of Curtis Jadwin, a man whose increasing attention to earning money in the wheat market of Chicago almost destroys his marriage. This book is a literary critique of the turn-of-the century capitalism
Rolling stones by O Henry( Book )

3 editions published between 1912 and 1922 in English and held by 588 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 577 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
Where the blue begins by Christopher Morley( Book )

2 editions published in 1922 in English and held by 543 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The odyssey of Mr. Gissing has become and American classic. It is sheer delight from cover to cover. Its whimsies sparkle and its satire is never bitter. Arthur Rackham is the one artist whose draughtmanship and scrolery can match the rare wonder of Christopher Morley's story."--inside flap
The magnificent Ambersons by Booth Tarkington( Book )

2 editions published in 1918 in English and held by 540 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 protagonist of Booth Tarkington's great historical drama is George Amberson Minafer, the spoiled and arrogant grandson of the founder of the family's magnificence. Eclipsed by a new breed of developers, financiers, and manufacturers, this pampered scion begins his gradual descent from the midwestern aristocracy to the working class
The magnificent idler by Cameron Rogers( Book )

1 edition published in 1926 in English and held by 508 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Puck of Pook's Hill by Rudyard Kipling( Book )

2 editions published in 1906 in English and held by 500 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 from the time of Hadrian's Wall to the signing of Magna Carta and the Dissolution of the Monasteries. Includes stories and poems
The wheel of life by Ellen Anderson Gholson Glasgow( Book )

2 editions published in 1906 in English and held by 487 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
The battle-ground by Ellen Glasgow( Book )

3 editions published between 1902 and 1910 in English and held by 485 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Novel depicts the South before and during the Civil War
Penrod by Booth Tarkington( Book )

4 editions published between 1914 and 1926 in English and held by 452 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 447 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mid-uest Babbitt, whose dream bring him unhappiness
The ancient law by Ellen Glasgow( Book )

2 editions published in 1908 in English and held by 431 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book portrays white factory workers in the Virginia textile industry and the effects of industrial capitalism
The flirt by Booth Tarkington( )

3 editions published in 1913 in English and held by 430 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 425 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Indiana farmer denies daughter education and land which he gives to sons on reaching maturity
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 424 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 419 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
 
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Alternative Names

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Doubleday, Page.

Doubleday, Page & Co.

Doubleday, Page and Company.

N. Doubleday.

Nelson Doubleday, Inc.

Languages
English (103)