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Chiswick Press

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Works: 971 works in 1,397 publications in 1 language and 18,760 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Bibliography  Personal narratives‡vEnglish  Folklore  Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Poetry  Juvenile works  Personal narratives 
Roles: Printer, Book producer, Publisher, Correspondent
Classifications: PR5021.M3, 940.48142
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Memoirs of an infantry officer by Siegfried Sassoon( Book )

1 edition published in 1930 in English and held by 253 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A highly decorated English soldier and an acclaimed poet and novelist, Siegfried Sassoon won fame for his trilogy of fictionalized autobiographies that wonderfully capture the vanishing idylls of Edwardian England and the brutal realities of war. The second volume of Siegfried Sassoon's semiautobiographical George Sherston trilogy picks up shortly after Memoirs of a Fox-hunting Man: in 1916, with the young Sherston deep in the trenches of WWI. For his decoratged bravery, and also his harmful recklessness, he is soon sent to the Fourth Army School for officer training, then dispatched to Morlancourt, a raid, and on through the Somme. After being wounded by a bullet through the lung, he returns home to convalesce, where his questioning of the war and the British Military establishment leads him to write a public anti-war letter (verbatim the letter Sassoon wrote in 1917, entitled "Finished with the War: A Soldier's Declaration", which was eventually read in the British House of Commons). Through the help of close friend David Cromlech (based on Sassoon's friend Robert Graves) a medical board decides not to prosecute, but instead deem him to be mentally ill, suffering from shell-shock, and sends him to a hospital for treatment. Sassooon's stunning portrayal of a mind coming to terms with the brutal truths he has encountered in war - as well as his unsentimental, though often poetic, portrayal of class-defined life in England at wartime - is amongst the greatest books ever written about World War I, or war itself." --from book description, Amazon.com
Some hints on pattern-designing by William Morris( Book )

4 editions published between 1899 and 2007 in English and held by 215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The earliest English music printing : a description and bibliography of English printed music to the close of the sixteenth century by Robert Steele( Book )

2 editions published in 1903 in English and held by 208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Essays by Alice Meynell( Book )

2 editions published in 1914 in English and held by 207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Saga library by William Morris( Book )

in English and held by 206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vol. 1. The story of Howard the Halt. The story of the Banded men. The story of Hen Thorir -- vol. 2. The story of the Ere-Dwellers (Eyrbyggja saga) with the story of the Heath-slayings (Heiðar víga saga) as appendix -- vol. 3-4. The stories of the kings of Norway called "The Round World" (Heimskringla) by Snorri Sturlusson. Vol. 4 contains a long preface, the life of Snorri Sturlusson, and indices of persons, places, and subjects
Printers' & publishers' devices in England & Scotland, 1485-1640 by R. B McKerrow( Book )

2 editions published in 1913 in English and held by 203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An address delivered by William Morris at the distribution of prizes to students of the Birmingham Municipal School of Art on Feb. 21, 1894 by William Morris( Book )

2 editions published in 1898 in English and held by 202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Trivia, or, The art of walking the streets of London by John Gay( Book )

1 edition published in 1922 in English and held by 201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Black Dog, and other stories by A. E Coppard( Book )

2 editions published in 1923 in English and held by 201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The early editions of The Roman de la Rose by Francis William Bourdillon( Book )

4 editions published in 1906 in English and held by 189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The life of Mrs. Godolphin by John Evelyn( Book )

7 editions published between 1847 and 1864 in English and held by 186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Architecture and history ; and Westminster Abbey by William Morris( Book )

2 editions published in 1900 in English and held by 184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Art and the beauty of the earth : a lecture by William Morris( Book )

6 editions published between 1898 and 1899 in English and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The poems of William Collins by William Collins( Book )

2 editions published in 1929 in English and held by 172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ecce mundus : industrial ideals, and the book beautiful by T. J Cobden-Sanderson( Book )

2 editions published in 1902 in English and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

English printed almanacks and prognostications : a bibliographical history to the year 1600 by Eustace F Bosanquet( Book )

2 editions published in 1917 in English and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The ancient poem of Guillaume de Guileville, entitled Le pèlerinage de l'homme, compared with the Pilgrim's progress of John Bunyan by Nathaniel Hill( Book )

1 edition published in 1858 in English and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Antoine Vérard by John Macfarlane( Book )

5 editions published in 1900 in English and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rambles in the Rhine provinces. by John Pollard Seddon( Book )

1 edition published in 1868 in English and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The history of Reynard the Fox by Frederick Startridge Ellis( Book )

3 editions published in 1897 in English and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reynard the Fox is a classical allegory of a trickster fox. The story was illustrated by Walter Crane in this volume published in 1897
 
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