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Ballantyne Press

Overview
Works: 377 works in 544 publications in 1 language and 7,280 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Tragicomedies  Arthurian romances  Comedy plays  Fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Juvenile works  History  Biographies  Film adaptations 
Roles: Printer, Book producer, Publisher, Printer of plates
Classifications: PR2827.A2, 822.33
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Most widely held works by Ballantyne Press
Fairy tales of the Slav peasants and herdsmen by Alexander Chodźko( )

2 editions published in 1896 in English and held by 442 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In northern mists : Arctic exploration in early times by Fridtjof Nansen( Book )

1 edition published in 1911 in English and held by 228 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
Modes & manners of the nineteenth century as represented in the pictures and engravings of the time by Max von Boehn( Book )

1 edition published in 1909 in English and held by 225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

V. 1. 1790-1817 -- v. 2. 1818-1842 -- v. 3. 1843-1878
The days of my life : an autobiography by H. Rider Haggard( Book )

1 edition published in 1926 in English and held by 225 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
The nursery rhyme book by Andrew Lang( Book )

2 editions published in 1897 in English and held by 192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of 332 nursery rhymes grouped under such categories as "Historical," "Tales," "Proverbs," "Songs," "Games," and "Jingles."
Vigée Le Brun by Haldane Macfall( Book )

1 edition published in 1909 in English and held by 172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Élisabeth Vigée Le Brun was a French painter who was commissioned by Marie Antoinette on several occasions to paint her royal portrait. Le Brun also painted many self-portraits in a soft, Rococo style. Many of her works hang in the Louvre museum today. This book is a biography of her life with examples of her most well-known works
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 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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 151 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
A midsummer night's dream by William Shakespeare( Book )

8 editions published between 1901 and 1924 in English and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the original text of Shakespeare's play side by side with a modern version, with marginal notes and explanations and full descriptions of each character
The mother of Goethe : "Frau Aja" by Margaret Reeks( Book )

1 edition published in 1911 in English and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Songs & sonnets for England in war time : being a collection of lyrics by various authors inspired by the Great War( Book )

1 edition published in 1914 in English and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Michael Field by Mary Sturgeon( Book )

1 edition published in 1922 in English and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biografie over dichter/schrijver Michael Field, Michael Field was het pseudoniem van Katherine Bradley en haar nicht Edith Cooper. Vermoed wordt dat zij een liefdesrelatie hadden
Indian idylls : from the Sanskrit of the Mahâbhârata by Edwin Arnold( Book )

2 editions published in 1883 in English and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The life and adventures of Robinson Crusoe : mariner, of Hull by Daniel Defoe( )

3 editions published in 1882 in English and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

7 editions published in 1904 in English and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

4 editions published in 1899 in English and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Caxton's Malory by Thomas Malory( Book )

in English and held by 96 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 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The tempest by William Shakespeare( Book )

2 editions published in 1908 in English and held by 90 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
The king of the Golden River, or, The black brothers : a legend of Stiria by John Ruskin( )

3 editions published in 1899 in English and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gluck and his abusive older brothers are sent on a quest to find the source of the local river. While the elder brothers fail, the younger brother succeeds because he is pure of heart
 
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