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Caxton Press (New York, N.Y.)

Overview
Works: 35 works in 53 publications in 1 language and 1,980 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Juvenile works  Essays  Illustrated works  Action and adventure fiction  Short stories  War fiction  Military history  Spy fiction 
Roles: Printer
Classifications: PS3117, 813.4
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Most widely held works by N.Y.) Caxton Press (New York
The little white bird, or, Adventures in Kensington Gardens by J. M Barrie( Book )

3 editions published in 1902 in English and held by 396 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A few chapters of this story introduced Peter Pan to the reading public. His chapters (13-18) were later published as "Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens."
Little rivers : a book of essays in profitable idleness by Henry Van Dyke( Book )

1 edition published in 1903 in English and held by 330 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Illustrations from drawings by F.V. DuMond"--Prelim. p. [9]. Prelude -- Little rivers -- A leaf of spearmint --Ampersand --A handful of heather -- The Ristigouche from a horse-yacht -- Alpenrosen and goat's milk -- Au large -- Trout-fishing in the Traun -- At the sign of the balsam bough -- A song after sundown
John March, Southerner by George Washington Cable( Book )

1 edition published in 1894 in English and held by 258 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A romantic novel criticizing the numerous ills of the Reconstruction-era South, including political corruption, vigilante violence, race riots, and misconceptions of southern honor. Set in the village of Suez in the fictional state of Dixie, the novel revolves around the coming of age of its hero, John March. As a young southerner, March struggles to develop his own value system when confronted with the questionable ethics of his father's slaveholding generation, as well as the corruption of both blacks and whites in the New South. When John March, Sr. dies, John Jr. becomes involved in a scheme to industrialize Widewood, his family plot. His earnest desire to grow into a gentleman, coupled with his bumbling naiveté, saves John from corruption, and he remains an endearing character surrounded by individuals intent on swindling away his land
The girlhood of Shakespeare's heroines in a series of tales by Mary Cowden Clarke( Book )

2 editions published in 1891 in English and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Africa from south to north through Marotseland by A. St. H Gibbons( Book )

2 editions published in 1904 in English and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Driving by Francis M Ware( Book )

1 edition published in 1903 in English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

None but the brave by Joseph Hamblen Sears( )

2 editions published in 1902 in English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With the British legion : a story of the Carlist wars by G. A Henty( Book )

2 editions published in 1902 in English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Arthur Hallet, a young English boy, finds himself in difficulty at home, through certain harmless school escapades, and enlists in the famous "British Legion," which was then embarking for Spain to take part in the campaign to repress the Carlist uprising of 1836. Arthur shows his mettle in the first fight, distinguishes himself by daring work in carrying an important dispatch to Madrid, makes a dashing and thrilling rescue of the sister of his patron, and is rapidly promoted to the rank of captain. In following the adventures of the hero the reader obtains, as is usual with Mr. Henty's stories, a most accurate and interesting history of a picturesque campaign
With Roberts to Pretoria : a tale of the South African War by G. A Henty( Book )

2 editions published in 1901 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Boer War gives Mr. Henty an unexcelled opportunity for a thrilling story of present-day interest which the author could not fail to take advantage of. Every boy reader will find this account of the adventures of the young hero most exciting, and, at the same time a wonderfully accurate description of Lord Roberts's campaign to Pretoria. Boys have found history in the dress Mr. Henty gives it anything but dull, and the present book is no exception to the rule."-- Publisher description
With the allies to Pekin : a tale of the relief of the legations by G. A Henty( Book )

2 editions published in 1903 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In this book the writer tells the story of the Siege of Pekin in a way that is sure to grip the interest of his young readers. The experience of Rex Bateman, the son of an English merchant at Tientsin, and of his cousins, two girls whom Rex rescues from the Boxers just after the first outbreak, offer a variety of heroic incident sufficient to fire the loyalty of the most indifferent lad"--From the Robinson Books website
The treasure of the Incas : a tale of adventure in Peru by G. A Henty( Book )

2 editions published in 1902 in English and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of the Spaniards search for hidden Inca treasures
At the point of the bayonet : a tale of the Mahratta war by G. A Henty( Book )

2 editions published in 1901 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"One hundred years ago the rule of the British in India was only partly established. The powerful Mahrattas were unsubdued, and with their skill in intrigue, and great military power, they were exceedingly dangerous. The story of "At the Point of the Bayonet" begins with the attempt to conquer this powerful people. Harry Lindsay, an infant when his father and mother were killed, was saved by his Mahratta ayah, who carried him to her own people and brought him up as a native. She taught him as 'best she could, and, having told him his parentage, sent him to Bombay to be educated. At sixteen he obtained a commission in the English army, and his knowledge ofthe Mahrattatongue combined with his ability and bravery enabled him to render great service in the Mahratta War, and carried him, through many frightful perils by land and sea, to high rank."-- Publisher description
With Kitchener in the Soudan : a story of Atbara and Omdurman by G. A Henty( Book )

2 editions published in 1902 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The adventures of Gregory Hartley, who experiences the reconquest of the Sudan by the British Army in 1898
Through three campaigns : a story of Chitral, Tirah, and Ashantee by G. A Henty( Book )

1 edition published in 1903 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The exciting story of a boy's adventures in the British army. Lisle Sullen, left an orphan, is to be sent home by the colonel of the regiment on the eve of the Chitral campaign. The boy's patriotism compels him, instead, to secretly join the regiment. He early distinguishes himself for conspicuous bravery. His disguise is discovered and his promotions follow rapidly."--From publisher's website
The son of Amram by G. Monroe Royce( )

2 editions published in 1901 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A prince to order : a novel by Charles Stokes Wayne( )

2 editions published in 1905 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Snow Bird and the Water Tiger : and other American Indian tales by Margaret Compton( Book )

2 editions published in 1895 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The imp and the angel by Josephine Daskam Bacon( Book )

2 editions published in 1901 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seven adventures with the Imp in which even his mischievous efforts turn into good deeds
Before the crisis by Frederick Blount Mott( )

2 editions published in 1904 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fanciful tales by Frank R Stockton( Book )

2 editions published in 1901 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Original fairy tales edited for school use
 
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English (37)