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Country Life Press

Overview
Works: 426 works in 884 publications in 1 language and 42,899 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Domestic fiction  Juvenile works  Psychological fiction  History  Short stories  Biographical fiction  Personal narratives‡vFrench  Fantasy fiction  Travel writing 
Roles: Printer, Binder, Publisher
Classifications: PS2972, 813.52
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 1,807 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
Journey among warriors by Eve Curie( Book )

2 editions published between 1943 and 1944 in English and held by 1,276 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recounts the author's worldwide trip as a War Correspondent, November 1941-April 1942
Tellers of tales : 100 short stories from the United States, England, France, Russia and Germany by W. Somerset Maugham( Book )

1 edition published in 1939 in English and held by 1,248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anthology of classic literary short stories from authors including; Irving, Hawthorne, Poe, Balzac, Hardy, Stevenson, Maupassant, Wilde, Kipling, Romanof, Hemingway, Huxley, and more
So big by Edna Ferber( Book )

4 editions published in 1924 in English and held by 1,080 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 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 918 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 842 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Claire Ambler by Booth Tarkington( Book )

1 edition published in 1928 in English and held by 729 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 )

3 editions published in 1925 in English and held by 694 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 667 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alice feels inadequate both because she is snubbed by a clique that has false standards and because she discredits her own good qualities. This story shows the growing pains of a high school girl who failed to crash small-town society
Mei Li by Thomas Handforth( Book )

1 edition published in 1938 in English and held by 656 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 )

3 editions published between 1912 and 1922 in English and held by 594 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
The harvester by Gene Stratton-Porter( Book )

6 editions published between 1911 and 1916 in English and held by 577 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The story of a young man who finds the girl of his dreams and wins her love."
Sixes and sevens by O Henry( Book )

2 editions published in 1911 in English and held by 565 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For other editions, see Author Catalog
Where the blue begins by Christopher Morley( Book )

2 editions published in 1922 in English and held by 548 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 539 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 midlander by Booth Tarkington( Book )

7 editions published between 1923 and 1924 in English and held by 452 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

3 editions published in 1914 in English and held by 450 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A saga of the American boy
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 448 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mr Parham is a traditional academic disappointed with the social trends of his time. Sir Bussy Woodcock is an intelligent but unrefined self-made millionaire. The pair happen to meet one day and form an unlikely relationship; Sir Bussy interested to learn something of culture and Mr Parham looking for funding for a high-quality periodical. "The Autocracy of Mr. Parham - His Remarkable Adventures in This Changing World" is a novel written by H. G. Wells and first published in 1930
Angels and amazons : a hundred years of American women by Inez Haynes Gillmore( Book )

1 edition published in 1933 in English and held by 425 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The flirt by Booth Tarkington( )

3 editions published in 1913 in English and held by 424 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Alternative Names
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Languages
English (63)