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Jonathan Cape (Firm)

Works: 132 works in 141 publications in 2 languages and 2,688 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Domestic fiction  Poetry  Stories in rhyme  Short stories  Psychological fiction  Records and correspondence  Novels  Comic books, strips, etc 
Roles: Publisher
Classifications: PR6019.O9, 823.912
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Most widely held works by Jonathan Cape (Firm)
Travels in Arabia Deserta by Charles Montagu Doughty( Book )

3 editions published between 1921 and 1923 in English and held by 285 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Illustrated by Edy Legrand. The text as abridged and arranged by Edward Garnett, with a prefatory note by M. Garnett, and a general introduction by T. E. Lawrence. The special content of this edition were copyrighted in 1953 by the George Macy Company. TRAVELS IN ARABIA DESERTA has been recognized, almost since its publication in 1888, as one of the greatest travel books in the English language. Doughty spent almost two years traveling, going on pilgrimages, and living with various nomad tribes in northwestern Arabia, then a land almost completely unknown to Europeans and Americans. His account is a thoroughly realized document, a comprehensive understanding and treatment of every aspect of the life of the nomadic Arabs
Mayan letters by Charles Olson( Book )

1 edition published in 1968 in English and held by 269 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Letters between Samuel Butler and Miss E.M.A. Savage, 1871-1885 by Samuel Butler( Book )

1 edition published in 1935 in English and held by 264 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The butterfly ball and the grasshopper's feast by Alan Aldridge( Book )

1 edition published in 1973 in English and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of poems and accompaning plates
Pigeon post by Arthur Ransome( Book )

2 editions published between 1936 and 1941 in English and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reunited for the summer, the Swallows and Amazons search for a lost gold mine in the hills above the lake and face many dangers including a forest fire, unsafe tunnels and a rival prospector
Selected poems by Nâzım Hikmet( Book )

1 edition published in 1967 in English and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The moon's revenge by Joan Aiken( Book )

1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seppy forces the moon to give him his wish, to be the maker of enchanted fiddle music, but almost pays a horrible price for it
Quentin Blake's Nursery rhyme book by Quentin Blake( Book )

1 edition published in 1983 in English and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An illustrated selection of some less familiar nursery rhymes, including those about Gregory Griggs of the twenty-seven wigs and Terence McDiddler the three-stringed fiddler
Education and the birth-rate : a social dilemma by Grace G Leybourne( Book )

1 edition published in 1940 in English and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

How Tom beat Captain Najork and his hired sportsmen by Russell Hoban( Book )

1 edition published in 1974 in English and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Because Tom's aunt disapproves of his constant fooling around she calls in Captain Najork to teach him a lesson. Tom, however, has a splendid idea
Heliodora : and other poems by H. D( Book )

1 edition published in 1924 in English and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cavalleria rusticana and other stories by Giovanni Verga( Book )

1 edition published in 1928 in English and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A new translation of the stories of Giovanni Verga, the greatest Italian short-story writer since Boccaccio." "Born in 1840 into a well-to-do Sicilian family, in the 1870s Verga became an active observer and habitue of Milanese salon society, but eventually found in the everyday lives of Sicilian peasants the inspiration for his finest narratives. Love, adultery and honour are recurring themes in stories set against the scorched landscapes of the slopes of Mount Etna and the Plain of Catania."--Jacket
The giant jam sandwich by John Vernon Lord( Book )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When four million wasps fly into their village, the citizens of Itching Down devise a way of getting rid of them
Dubliners by James Joyce( Book )

1 edition published in 1926 in English and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This collection of 15 stories provides an introduction to the style and motifs found in Joyce's writing. The stories stand alone as individual scenes of Dublin society and are intertwined by use of autobiography and symbolism."
An owl and three pussycats by Alice Provensen( Book )

1 edition published in 1981 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The smallest imaginable owl and three squirming furry kittens receive a bit of extra help in growing up
The well of loneliness by Radclyffe Hall( Book )

1 edition published in 1928 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Originally published in 1928, Radclyffe Hall's The Well of Loneliness is the timeless story of a lesbian couple's struggle to be accepted by "polite" society. Shockingly candid for its time, this novel was the very first to condemn homophobic society for its unfair treatment of gays and lesbians
The dark night by May Sinclair( Book )

1 edition published in 1924 in English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The sonnets of William Shakespeare by William Shakespeare( Book )

1 edition published in 1925 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the full text of the sonnets of English dramatist and poet William Shakespeare (1564-1616), provided by the Electronic Literature Foundation
We couldn't leave Dinah by Mary Treadgold( Book )

1 edition published in 1941 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Although Mick and Caroline Templeton went to school in England, they spent their holidays on Clerinel, a little Franco-British island in the English Channel. Their home, their family, their freinds, and above all their ponies were there, and war and the threat of invasion seemed very remote. So when the Germans suddenly pounced on the island, Mick and Caroline were horrified to be stranded on the quay in the confusion of evacuation. Helplessly they watched their father and brother steaming away, while they heard for the first time the tramp of German soldiers. Alone in an enemy-occupied country they went into hiding, and decided to stay and try to sabotage the enemy's invasion plans. Every day they stayed the risk of discovery grew greater, but their courage and enterprise increased
L'art de voler by A Altarriba( Book )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When published in 2009, The Art of Flying was hailed as a landmark in the history of the graphic novel in Spain for its deeply touching synthesis of individual and collective memories. A deeply personal testament, Altarriba's account of what led his father to commit suicide at the age of ninety is a detective novel of sorts, one that traces his father's life from an impoverished childhood in Aragon, to service with Franco's army in the Civil war, escape to join the anarchist FAI, exile in France when the Republicans are defeated, to return to Spain in 1949 and the stultifying existence to which Republican sympathisers were consigned under Francoism ..."
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