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Country Life Press

Overview
Works: 385 works in 730 publications in 1 language and 34,031 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Domestic fiction  Juvenile works  Psychological fiction  History  Biographical fiction  Pictorial works  Romance fiction  Short stories  Parodies, imitations, etc 
Roles: Printer, Binder, Publisher
Classifications: PS2972, 813.5
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Country Life Press
Then and now : a novel by W. Somerset Maugham( Book )

1 edition published in 1946 in English and held by 1,860 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A novel which finds a parallel to the turmoil of the 20th century in the duplicity, intrigue and sensuality of the Italian Renaissance. Maugham enters the world of Machiavelli and covers three important months in the career of that crafty politician, worldly seducer and high priest of schemers
So big by Edna Ferber( Book )

3 editions published in 1924 in English and held by 1,106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Winner of the 1924 Pulitzer Prize, So Big is widely regarded as Edna Ferber's crowning achievement. A rollicking panorama of Chicago's high and low life, this stunning novel follows the travails of gambler's daughter Selina Peake DeJong as she struggles to maintain her dignity, her family, and her sanity in the face of monumental challenges
The reptiles of North America; a review of the crocodilians, lizard, snakes, turtles and tortoises inhabiting the United States and northern Mexico by Raymond Lee Ditmars( Book )

1 edition published in 1936 in English and held by 976 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A review of the Crocodilians, Lizards, Snakes, Turtles and Tortoises inhabiting the United States and Northern Mexico
Kate Fennigate by Booth Tarkington( Book )

1 edition published in 1943 in English and held by 863 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Claire Ambler by Booth Tarkington( Book )

1 edition published in 1928 in English and held by 750 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Character sketch of Claire and the long procession of men who loved her
Thunder on the left by Christopher Morley( Book )

2 editions published in 1925 in English and held by 701 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 670 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of young woman's efforts to overcome the handicaps of little money and mediocre family
Mei Li by Thomas Handforth( Book )

1 edition published in 1938 in English and held by 666 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After spending an eventful day at the fair held on New Year's Eve, Mei Li arrives home just in time to greet the Kitchen God
Rolling stones by O Henry( Book )

2 editions published in 1912 in English and held by 575 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 )

2 editions published in 1911 in English and held by 572 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 harvester by Gene Stratton-Porter( Book )

5 editions published between 1911 and 1916 in English and held by 541 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The story of a young man who finds the girl of his dreams and wins her love."
Where the blue begins by Christopher Morley( Book )

2 editions published in 1922 in English and held by 525 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 519 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 autocracy of Mr. Parham : his remarkable adventures in this changing world by H. G Wells( Book )

1 edition published in 1930 in English and held by 465 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Satiric vision of war and big business
The midlander by Booth Tarkington( Book )

6 editions published between 1923 and 1924 in English and held by 458 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mid-uest Babbitt, whose dream bring him unhappiness
Penrod by Booth Tarkington( Book )

2 editions published in 1914 in English and held by 435 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A saga of the American boy
Rumbin galleries by Booth Tarkington( Book )

1 edition published in 1937 in English and held by 427 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mr. Rumbin, art dealer, and his young assistant are honest with clients but sharp with other dealers
Ramsey Milholland by Booth Tarkington( Book )

2 editions published in 1919 in English and held by 414 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The old man and the little boy, his grandson, sat together in the shade of the big walnut tree in the front yard, watching the "Decoration Day Parade," as it passed up the long street; and when the last of the veterans was out of sight the grandfather murmured the words of the tune that came drifting back from the now distant band at the head of the procession. "Yes, we'll all feel gay when Johnnie comes marching home again," he finished, with a musing chuckle. "Did you, Grandpa?" the boy asked. "Did I what?
Wintersmoon by Hugh Walpole( Book )

1 edition published in 1928 in English and held by 381 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gold by Stewart Edward White( Book )

3 editions published in 1913 in English and held by 348 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Part 1 of trilogy on California dealing with the gold rush of 1849, with scenes laid in Panama
 
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English (56)