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Jonathan Cape (Firm)

Overview
Works: 189 works in 199 publications in 2 languages and 3,563 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Domestic fiction  Poetry  Short stories  Spy fiction  Thrillers (Fiction)  Puzzles and games  Picture puzzles  Adventure stories 
Roles: Publisher, Other
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 284 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 271 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 265 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ug : boy genius of the Stone Age and his search for soft trousers by Raymond Briggs( Book )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

To the dismay of his parents and friends, a prehistoric boy continually thinks of making things softer, warmer, and nicer, rather than being content in a world of stone
Fifty-one poems : hitherto unpublished in book form by Mary Webb( Book )

1 edition published in 1946 in English and held by 172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Solo : a James Bond novel by William Boyd( Book )

2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It is 1969 and James Bond is about to go solo, recklessly motivated by revenge. A seasoned veteran of the service, 007 is sent to single-handedly stop a civil war in the small West African nation of Zanzarim. Aided by a beautiful accomplice and hindered by the local militia, he undergoes a scarring experience which compels him to ignore M's orders in pursuit of his own brand of justice. Bond's renegade action leads him to Washington, D.C., where he discovers a web of geopolitical intrigue and witnesses fresh horrors. Even if Bond succeeds in exacting his revenge, a man with two faces will come to stalk his every waking moment
The butterfly ball and the grasshopper's feast by Alan Aldridge( Book )

1 edition published in 1973 in English and held by 144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of poems and accompaning plates
Masquerade by Kit Williams( Book )

2 editions published between 1980 and 1982 in English and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Within the pages of this book there is a story of love, adventures, fortunes lost, and a jewel of solid gold. To solve the hidden riddle, you must use your eyes, and find the hare in every picture that may point you to the prize
Pigeon post by Arthur Ransome( Book )

1 edition published in 1936 in English and held by 131 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
Education and the birth-rate : a social dilemma by Grace G Leybourne( Book )

1 edition published in 1940 in English and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The moon's revenge by Joan Aiken( Book )

1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Billedbog. Seppy presser månen til at afgive et løfte om at Seppy må kunne spille den mest fortryllende violinmusik, men Seppy kommer til at betale en stor pris derfor
Heliodora : and other poems by H. D( Book )

1 edition published in 1924 in English and held by 95 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 89 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
Cavalleria rusticana and other stories by Giovanni Verga( Book )

1 edition published in 1928 in English and held by 86 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
Marco Polo & Wellington search for Solomon by Janice Thompson( Book )

1 edition published in 1982 in English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A cat and pig journey across Europe to rescue a captured turkey, meeting helpful animal friends along the way
The giant jam sandwich by John Vernon Lord( Book )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 64 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 55 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."
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
 
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