A.L.A. Booklist Volume 6

A.L.A. Booklist Volume 6

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1910 edition. Excerpt: ...subject. The translation is from the second German edition (1906) and is adequate. 832 German drama. 9-15867/2 FICTION Austin, Mrs Mary (Hunter) Lost borders. N.Y. 'Harper(0)1909. 208p. illus. f$1.25. Stories expressing with remarkable breadth and simplicity the magic of our great western desert "where the borders of conscience break down and law and landmarks fall together.' Twelve of the fourteen stories appeared in the Century, Harper's and the Atlantic. 9-28270/2 Bland, Mrs Edith (Nesbit) Daphne in Fitzroy street, N.Y.Doubleday(S)1909. 417p. t$l-50. Story of a convent-bred English girl's attempt to earn her living in a colony of London art students, one of whom breaks her heart ruthlessly and mends it clumsily. A grown-up fairy tale with a conventional plot unconventionally related. The scene is laid in a region situated somewhere between Bohemia and Arcadia, where impossible situations have no unpleasant sequence. 9-4957/2 Briscoe, Margaret Sutton. The image of Eve. N.Y. Harper(N) 1909. 227p. f$l-25. A series of stories centering around the rather idealized character of a bachelor, for whom a matchmaking friend is seeking a wife. She regards each new girl with misgiving, fear or hope, but the man's own choice comes as a complete surprise. Though the conception is sentimental, each episode is in itself interesting and natural, and told with pleasing simplicity. Appeared as separate stories in magazines. 9-28152/2 Clemens, Samuel Langhorne. Extract from Captain Stormfield's visit to heaven, by Mark Twain. N.Y.Harper (0)1909. 120p. f$l. An imaginative tour de force describing the finish of an old salt's thirty years' cruise through space and entrance to heaven by the wrong gate, and ingeniously combining the scientific theory of the...show more

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  • Paperback | 178 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 10mm | 327g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236565630
  • 9781236565631