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William Brendon and Son

Overview
Works: 140 works in 150 publications in 1 language and 4,120 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Biography  Notebooks, sketchbooks, etc  Biographies  Autobiographies  Poetry  Caricatures and cartoons  Juvenile works  Criticism, interpretation, etc  History 
Roles: Printer, Book producer
Classifications: PR5774, 917.2
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Most widely held works by William Brendon and Son
The humour of Homer, and other essays by Samuel Butler( Book )

1 edition published in 1913 in English and held by 197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Samuel Butler was regarded as an expert on ancient Greek literature, and several of his translations of texts from the period remain authoritative and continue to be used by scholars and students. This diverse collection brings together a number of essays, sketches, short stories and other pieces that offer a comprehensive introduction to Butler's incisive and engaging style
Phoenix : a summary of the inescapable conditions of world reorganisation by H. G Wells( Book )

1 edition published in 1942 in English and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The holy terror by H. G Wells( Book )

1 edition published in 1939 in English and held by 172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A fictional biography of Rudolf "Rud" Whitlow, who builds a political party that slowly becomes a world dominant dictatorship. Wells wrote the work just before World War II as Hitler was consolidating his power in Germany
Selected poems of Alice Meynell by Alice Meynell( Book )

1 edition published in 1930 in English and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The fate of homo sapiens : an unemotional statement of the things that are happening to him now, and of the immediate possibilities confronting him by H. G Wells( Book )

1 edition published in 1939 in English and held by 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The new world order : whether it is attainable, how it can be attained, and what sort of world a world at peace will have to be by H. G Wells( Book )

1 edition published in 1940 in English and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this book, H.G. Wells wanted to set down as compactly, clearly, as usefully as possible the gist of what he had learned about war and peace in the course of his life. He had no intention of writing peace propaganda, but rather attempted to state the things that must be done and the price that must be paid for world peace if anyone really wanted to achieve it
Far off things by Arthur Machen( Book )

2 editions published in 1922 in English and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This 1922 nonfiction work is the first of a three-volume autobiography. Arthur Machen was one of the foremost practitioners of Britain's Gothic revival of literary decadence and horror, a movement which sometimes included Oscar Wilde and Robert Louis Stevenson. He was also an actor, mystic, and tragic widower
Napoleon in exile, Elba : from the entry of the allies into Paris on the 31st March 1814 to the return of Napoleon from Elba and his landing at Golfe Jouan on the 1st March 1815 by Norwood Young( Book )

2 editions published in 1914 in English and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mornings in Mexico by D. H Lawrence( Book )

1 edition published in 1927 in English and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of essays and travel pieces by the great English writer, drawing on his experiences in Mexico and the Southwest in the 1920s
Through Bolshevik Russia by Ethel Snowden( Book )

1 edition published in 1920 in English and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Things near and far by Arthur Machen( Book )

1 edition published in 1923 in English and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The note-books of Samuel Butler by Samuel Butler( Book )

1 edition published in 1912 in English and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Edited by Butler's friend and posthumous biographer, Henry Festing Jones, this volume is a compendium of Butler's thoughts, insights, and reflections, gathered over the course of his lifetime. In addition to his descriptions of incidents and conversations from his life, there are Butler's fascinating musings on such subjects as philosophy, music, art, literature, morality, biology, and natural history
The tales of D.H. Lawrence by D. H Lawrence( Book )

1 edition published in 1934 in English and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mary Shelley by Richard Church( Book )

1 edition published in 1928 in English and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

British Central Africa : an attempt to give some account of a portion of the territories under British influence north of the Zambesi by Harry Johnston( Book )

1 edition published in 1897 in English and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anthology of contemporary poetry ; post-war to the present( Book )

1 edition published in 1979 in English and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

You can't be too careful by H. G Wells( Book )

1 edition published in 1941 in English and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A satirical novel of one Englishman, a Mr. Edward Albert Tewler, from cradle to grave and his thoughts on religion, politics, education and sex
Adventures of Roger L'Estrange : sometime captain in the Florida army, of his excellency the Marquis Hernando de Soto ... by Dominick Daly( Book )

2 editions published in 1896 in English and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Babes in the darkling wood : a novel by H. G Wells( Book )

1 edition published in 1940 in English and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stella has it all - looks, intelligence and an undergraduate place at Cambridge, not to mention Gemini, her fervent admirer at Oxford. Stella and Gemini, the two babes of the story, come increasingly under the influence of a rather impressive psycho-therapeutist whose groundbreaking theories capture their imaginations. But when tragedy strikes they are soon to learn that intellectualism brings cold comfort. When James is disowned by his wrathful relatives, he goes to Russia, is trapped in the Balkans by the war, sees all sorts of atrocities and goes to pieces mentally and physically. It takes months of therapy to bring him back to normal - and to Stella
 
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Alternative Names
Brendon and Son

Brendon, William (Firme)

W. Brendon & Son

W. Brendon and Son

William Brendon & Son

Wm. Brendon & Son

Languages
English (23)