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Free Library of Philadelphia Rare Book Department

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Works: 2,266 works in 2,478 publications in 3 languages and 4,124 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Poetry  Short stories  Western fiction  Drama  Humor  Novels  Humorous fiction  Prayers and devotions  Exhibition catalogs 
Classifications: PS1830, 813.4
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Colonel Starbottle's client : and some other people by Bret Harte( Book )

2 editions published in 1892 in English and held by 228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The crusade of the Excelsior by Bret Harte( Book )

2 editions published between 1887 and 1888 in English and held by 185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bret Harte was one of the most important image makers of the Pacific slope during and immediately after the American Civil War. "The Crusade of the Excelsior" is an outstanding parable, published in 1887, it demonstrates serious social criticism. It has picturesque setting that helps the reader to comprehend the accurate theme of the story. Moving!
Gabriel Conroy by Bret Harte( Book )

3 editions published in 1876 in English and held by 183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Novel of an honest young miner in the mountains and his family and troubles
Four talks for bibliophiles by Free Library of Philadelphia( Book )

3 editions published in 1958 in English and held by 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The lectures of Bret Harte by Bret Harte( Book )

1 edition published in 1909 in English and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Heures nouvelles dédiées à Madame Royale by Catholic Church( Book )

43 editions published between 1460 and 1544 in Latin and Dutch and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Flemish hours of the Virgin Mary, with calendar of Utrecht, translation of Geert Groote
Rokeby; a poem. by Walter Scott( Book )

1 edition published in 1813 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

<P>Published in 1813, <em>Rokeby</em> was an astounding success for Scott, selling 10,000 copes in the first three months. Although the profits from the poem were significant, Scott was disappointed as his income had fallen short of the expected amount that was set to cover his growing expenses at Abbotsford, his Scotland estate.</p>
The orthodox communicant : by way of meditation on the order for the administration of the Lord's-Supper, or Holy Communion : according to the liturgy of the Church of England by Laurence Howel( Book )

1 edition published in 1721 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The fool of Five Forks by Bret Harte( Book )

3 editions published between 1874 and 1875 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Saints, scribes, and scholars : an exhibition of illuminated manuscripts and early printed books from the collections of the Rare Book Department of the Free Library of Philadelphia by Free Library of Philadelphia( Book )

2 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Devil's Ford : a novel by Bret Harte( )

2 editions published in 1887 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two young women, the daughters of an engineer who has secretly squandered the family finances in ill-advised mining schemes in Devil's Ford, find themselves romanced by two stockholders, who seek to keep the women ignorant of their father's failure ... and end up nearly destroying themselves in the process
[Gradual single leaf] : [Initial B with the Holy Trinity and marginal ornament] by Catholic Church( Book )

28 editions published in 1435 in Latin and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Single leaf from a gradual: a decorated initial A; with foliate extension
The Rare Book Department of the Free Library of Philadelphia : a guide by Marie Elena Korey( Book )

4 editions published between 1989 and 1996 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Andha yug by Dharmvir Bharati( Book )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on Mahabharata story
The heathen Chinee by Bret Harte( Book )

1 edition published in 1871 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On the old trail by Bret Harte( Book )

1 edition published in 1902 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Carlo by Arthur Burdett Frost( )

1 edition published in 1913 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adventures of the dog, Carlo
Fac-simile of the original manuscript of The heathen Chinee : as written for the Overland monthly by Bret Harte( Book )

1 edition published in 1871 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The poetical works of Bret Harte by Bret Harte( Book )

2 editions published between 1874 and 1881 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Out of the hurly-burly, or, Life in an odd corner by Charles Heber Clark( )

1 edition published in 1874 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Free Library of Philadelphia. Rare Book Dept.

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English (51)

Dutch (5)