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Ballantyne Press

Overview
Works: 327 works in 473 publications in 2 languages and 6,139 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Arthurian romances  Tragicomedies  Fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Juvenile works  History  Comedy plays  Biography  Tragedies (Drama) 
Roles: Printer, Book producer, Publisher, Printer of plates
Classifications: PR2833.A2, 822.33
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Most widely held works by Ballantyne Press
In northern mists : Arctic exploration in early times by Fridtjof Nansen( Book )

1 edition published in 1911 in English and held by 230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reprinted from the edition of 1911, London. From classical times to early sixteenth century. Translation of Norwegian original Nord i Takeheimen, Kristiania, 1911
The days of my life : an autobiography by H. Rider Haggard( Book )

1 edition published in 1926 in English and held by 224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This autobiography covers the life of the English writer Sir Henry Rider Haggard. Known as a founder of the Lost World literary genre, Haggard's adventure novels were often set in exotic locations
Fairy tales of the Slav peasants and herdsmen by Alexander Chodźko( )

2 editions published in 1896 in English and held by 212 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The nursery rhyme book by Andrew Lang( Book )

2 editions published in 1897 in English and held by 195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of 332 nursery rhymes grouped under such categories as "Historical," "Tales," "Proverbs," "Songs," "Games," and "Jingles."
Ancient Greece : a sketch of its art, literature & philosophy viewed in connexion with its external history from earliest times to the age of Alexander the Great by H. B Cotterill( Book )

2 editions published in 1913 in English and held by 184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of Rosina : and other verses by Austin Dobson( Book )

2 editions published in 1895 in German and English and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The woman socialist by Ethel Snowden( Book )

1 edition published in 1907 in English and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Snowden examines the portion of women in a socialist state and argues that socialism can best facilitate the emancipation of women
The home of the blizzard : being the story of the Australasian Antarctic expedition, 1911-1914 by Douglas Mawson( Book )

1 edition published in 1915 in English and held by 150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This account, so profusely illustrated by the magnificent photographs of Frank Hurley is a classic of Polar literature, describing the first major scientific exploring venture by an Australian beyond their shores. Mawson's lone survival after the fatal tragedy of his two companions (Ninnis and Mertz) was to become the most extraordinary epic of survival in Antarctica. He was undoubtedly one of the most outstanding explorers of the 20th century and ranks high among our national icons" -- abebooks website
The life and adventures of Robinson Crusoe : mariner, of Hull by Daniel Defoe( )

3 editions published in 1882 in English and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Indian idylls from the Sanskrit of the Mahâbhârata by Edwin Arnold( Book )

2 editions published in 1883 in English and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Caxton's Malory by Thomas Malory( Book )

in English and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Although many versions of the Arthurian legends exist, Malory's remains the classic telling. The tales, steeped in the magic of Merlin, and the powerful cords of the chivalric code
The first book of Krab : Christmas stories for young & old by Edward Abbott Parry( )

2 editions published in 1897 in English and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A bibliography of the books issued by Hacon & Ricketts by Charles S Ricketts( Book )

5 editions published in 1904 in English and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A defence of the revival of printing by Charles S Ricketts( Book )

3 editions published in 1899 in English and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The tempest by William Shakespeare( Book )

2 editions published in 1908 in English and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Prospero, wise Duke of Milan, has been deposed by Antonio, his wicked brother and exiled with his daughter Miranda to a mysterious island. But Prospero possesses supernatural powers. Composed at the end of Shakespeare's career, the play contains some of his most lyrical dramatic verse
Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám by Omar Khayyam( Book )

6 editions published between 1901 and 1918 in English and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Omar Khayyam (1048-1122) was a Persian mathematician, astronomer, and philosopher who was not known as a poet in his lifetime. These verses lay in obscurity until 1859, when FitzGerald published a free adapation of this Persian poetry. As a result, The Rubaiyat became one of the best-known and most often quoted English classics
The branch-builders and miscellanea : from "homes without hands" by J. G Wood( )

2 editions published in 1887 in English and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stories & fairy tales by H. C Andersen( Book )

5 editions published between 1893 and 1897 in English and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The king of the Golden River, or, The black brothers : a legend of Stiria by John Ruskin( )

2 editions published in 1899 in English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Through kindness, a boy regains for himself the treasure his cruel older brothers lost
The Holy Bible, containing the Old & New Testament & the Apocrypha( Book )

3 editions published in 1911 in English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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German (1)