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Wells, B. W. (Benjamin Willis) 1856-1923

Overview
Works: 109 works in 427 publications in 3 languages and 7,463 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Drama  Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Caricatures and cartoons  Portraits  Comic books, strips, etc  Textbooks 
Roles: Editor, Author
Classifications: PQ2321,
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Most widely held works by B. W Wells
Colonial prose and poetry by William P Trent( Book )

15 editions published between 1901 and 1970 in English and held by 598 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The natural gardens of North Carolina, with keys and descriptions of the herbaceous wild flowers found therein by B. W Wells( Book )

5 editions published between 1932 and 2002 in English and held by 500 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"For seventy years, The Natural Gardens of North Carolina has been a must-read volume for anyone interested in wildflowers, native plants, ecology, or conservation in the state. This handsome revised edition features new line drawings and color photographs, an appendix that updates the botanical nomenclature, an introduction that focuses on B.W. Wells and his passion for the state's landscape, and an afterword that discusses the continuing relevance of Wells's ideas." "One of the first scientists to write and lecture about ecology, Wells introduced North Carolinians to the extraordinary tapestry of "natural gardens," or plant communities, within the state's borders back in 1932. His purpose was to help readers understand a plant within its community - a pioneering concept at the time - and to promote conservation. Moving from the Atlantic coast westward, Wells identifies eleven major natural gardens: the sand dune community, salt marsh, freshwater marsh, swamp forest, aquatic vegetation, evergreen shrub bog (or pocosin), grass-sedge bog (or savanna), sandhill, old-field community, upland forest, and high mountain spruce-fir forest. He devotes the first part of his book to a general account of the vegetation and habitats of each community and the second to describing the wildflowers of the state."--Jacket
Le gendre de Monsieur Poirier; comédie en quatre actes by Émile Augier( Book )

22 editions published between 1896 and 1936 in French and held by 384 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The debacle by Émile Zola( Book )

14 editions published between 1895 and 1922 in French and held by 334 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"La Debacle seeks to explain why the Second Empire ended in a crushing military defeat and revolutionary violence. It focuses on ordinary soldiers, showing their bravery and suffering in the midst of circumstances they cannot control, and includes some of the most powerful descriptions Zola ever wrote. Zola skillfully integrates his narrative of events and the fictional lives of his characters to provide the finest account of this tragic chapter in the history of France."--Jacket
Schillers Jungfrau von Orleans; eine romantische tragödie by Friedrich Schiller( Book )

18 editions published between 1889 and 2011 in German and English and held by 272 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La poudre aux yeux, comédie en deux actes by Eugène Labiche( Book )

26 editions published between 1897 and 1980 in French and English and held by 270 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Le voyage de Monsieur Perrichon; comédie en quatre actes by Eugène Labiche( Book )

18 editions published between 1895 and 1936 in French and English and held by 241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Copley Theatre program 1916. "Le Voyage de M. Perrichon," comédie en 4 actes par Labiche
Cinq scènes de La comédie humaine by Honoré de Balzac( Book )

19 editions published between 1900 and 1909 in French and English and held by 240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Modern German literature by B. W Wells( Book )

16 editions published between 1895 and 1972 in English and Undetermined and held by 236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Andromache : tragedy in five acts, 1667 by Jean Racine( Book )

8 editions published between 1899 and 1907 in French and held by 220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This version produced: The Pearl Theatre Company (New York, N.Y.), February 26, 1987
A century of French fiction by B. W Wells( Book )

9 editions published between 1898 and 1988 in English and held by 213 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bataille de dames; ou, Un duel en amour; comédie en trois actes by Eugène Scribe( Book )

11 editions published between 1896 and 1906 in French and held by 210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The nabob by Alphonse Daudet( Book )

5 editions published between 1895 and 1924 in French and held by 177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A serious, realistic novel about a peasant trying to push his way into the higher levels of society in Paris"--Provided by publisher
Moi : comédie en trois actes by Eugène Labiche( Book )

5 editions published between 1896 and 1919 in French and held by 177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Le luthier de Crémone et Le trésor by François Coppée( Book )

8 editions published between 1896 and 1920 in French and held by 175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Item no. 491 in Two centuries of French drama, 1760-1960, a collection of 2,014 French dramas housed in the Department of Special Collections, University of Florida Libraries
Gringoire by Théodore Faullain de Banville( Book )

10 editions published between 1896 and 1920 in French and held by 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The cats' bridge by Hermann Sudermann( Book )

11 editions published between 1899 and 1910 in German and English and held by 156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Roman de Hermann Sudermann (1857-1928)
La question d'argent; comédie en cinq actes by Alexandre Dumas( Book )

9 editions published between 1896 and 1920 in French and English and held by 155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Le fils de Giboyer by Émile Augier( Book )

4 editions published between 1897 and 1920 in French and held by 155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Modern French literature by B. W Wells( Book )

8 editions published between 1896 and 1910 in English and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The natural gardens of North Carolina, with keys and descriptions of the herbaceous wild flowers found therein
Alternative Names
Wells, B. W. 1856-1923

Wells, B. W. (Benjamin Willis), 1856-1923

Wells, Benjamin W.

Wells, Benjamin Willis 1856-1923

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Languages
French (149)

English (77)

German (27)

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