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Marchbanks Press

Overview
Works: 119 works in 138 publications in 1 language and 3,238 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Domestic fiction  Juvenile works  Psychological fiction  Poetry  Drama  Sea stories  Historical fiction  Satire 
Roles: Printer, Book producer
Classifications: PQ2246.M2, FIC
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Most widely held works by Marchbanks Press
The terrible Gustave Doré by Hellmut Lehmann-Haupt( Book )

2 editions published in 1943 in English and held by 244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The French painter and illustrator and his work
Madame Bovary by Gustave Flaubert( Book )

1 edition published in 1950 in English and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Emma Bovary becomes bored with her life and embarks on an affair
The first book edition of The man without a country by Edward Everett Hale( Book )

1 edition published in 1936 in English and held by 146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of a man condemned to live at sea for the rest of his life after saying he wished he may never hear of the United States again
Cyrano de Bergerac; a heroic comedy in 5 acts by Edmond Rostand( Book )

1 edition published in 1954 in English and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A quarrelsome, hot-tempered, and unattractive swordsman falls hopelessly in love with a beautiful woman and woos her for a handsome but slow-witted suitor. A witty, eloquent drama widely considered the most popular modern French play, it is presented here in a rich blank verse translation by poet Louis Untermeyer
The warden by Anthony Trollope( Book )

1 edition published in 1955 in English and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first of Trollope's popular Barsetshire novels, set in the fictional cathedral town of Barchester, The Warden centers on the honorable cleric Septimus Harding, one of Trollope's most memorable characters. When Harding is accused of mismanaging church funds, his predicament lays bare the complexities of the Victorian world and of nineteenth-century provincial life
Back to Methuselah : a metabiological pentateuch by Bernard Shaw( Book )

1 edition published in 1939 in English and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A classic play in which right-thinking people evolve by determined effort into superhumans, eventually being able to look forward to the day when they may cast off the shackles of vulgar matter and become perfect beings of "pure energy."
Struwwelpeter : merry stories and funny pictures by Heinrich Hoffmann( Book )

2 editions published in 1935 in English and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Classic tales in verse about naughty boys and girls and the fate that befall them when they misbehave
The idiot by Fyodor Dostoyevsky( Book )

1 edition published in 1956 in English and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After fifteen years of treatment for epilepsy in a Swiss institution, Prince Mishkin returns to St. Petersburg to find a jaded mid-19th century social world. At first the kindly, almost childlike prince is taken for an idiot. But the two most beautiful women in town are soon competing for his affections in a duel that grows increasingly dangerous
The strange case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde and other famous tales by Robert Louis Stevenson( Book )

1 edition published in 1952 in English and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dr. Jekyll invented a drug that would change him into the ominous Mr. Hyde. His evil nature, however, became the stronger part of him and to his horror, he no longer needed the formula to transform his appearance
The crime of Sylvestre Bonnard by Anatole France( Book )

1 edition published in 1937 in English and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 19th-century Paris, a retiring philologist and bibliophile finds the daughter of a long ago love and resolves to provide for her. He discovers she is being mistreated by her guardian and abducts her for her own safety. When she marries, he sells his library to pay her dowry and retires to the country
A child's garden of verses by Robert Louis Stevenson( Book )

1 edition published in 1944 in English and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of poems evoking the world and feelings of childhood
A woman's life by Guy de Maupassant( Book )

2 editions published in 1952 in English and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The pessimistic story of Jeanne, a Norman gentlewoman whose life, begun so hopefully, ends in betrayal, loss, and disillusion
The history of the life of the late Mr. Jonathan Wild the great by Henry Fielding( Book )

1 edition published in 1943 in English and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The singular adventures of Baron Munchausen by Rudolf Erich Raspe( Book )

1 edition published in 1952 in English and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Complete poems of Robert Frost, 1949 by Robert Frost( Book )

2 editions published in 1950 in English and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Donated by the estate of Dr. Donald S. Moore
The wall by John Hersey( Book )

1 edition published in 1957 in English and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Wall tells the inspirational story of forty men and women who escape the dehumanizing horror of the Warsaw ghetto. John Hersey's novel documents the Warsaw ghetto both as an symbol of Nazi persecution and as a personal confrontation with cruelty, torture, starvation and humiliation
Two mediaeval tales by Robert Louis Stevenson( Book )

1 edition published in 1930 in English and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fairfax by Carl Sternheim( Book )

1 edition published in 1923 in English and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ivanhoe by Walter Scott( Book )

1 edition published in 1940 in English and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Relates the adventures of the Saxon knight Ivanhoe in 1194, the year of Richard the Lion-Hearted's return from the Third Crusade
The serpent in the wilderness by Edgar Lee Masters( Book )

2 editions published in 1933 in English and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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