A Thousand of the Best Novels

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Baker Printing Company, 1908 - Best books - 36 pages
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Page 4 - If printing was a happy thought and books are not a curse, then novels must be praised. They belong with the dramas and the poems, among the good things which make our heritage ; which unite men by community of thought and feeling ; which make it a joy to have the art of reading; and give us simple pleasures, strong emotions, knowledge of our fellows, and sympathy with all mankind. One may live well and be happy and read no stories ; but most are wiser, happier and worth more to their fellows for...
Page 6 - ... this is in the lower ranks? Within certain limits, yes. Is there no way of telling a good novel when you see one? No, there is not. A good general guide in art, in belles-lettres, in fiction, poetry and drama is this: Those things which have pleased the most people for the longest time are the better. . . The old books, then, which have long been read and enjoyed are probably worth reading again. And of the newer books those are more likely to be worth reading which people with experience, sensitive...
Page 30 - Told in the hills $1.00. Rand Sage, William. Robert Tournay $1.50. Houghton Sand, George, pseud. see Dudevant, Mme. Amantine, LA (D.) Sandeau, LSJ Catherine $1.2. Cupples Scheffel, JV von. Ekkehard, 2v $1.25. Holt Schreiner, Olive (Ralph Iron). Storv of an African farm. $.60. Little Schubin, Ossip, pseud, see Kirschner, Lola. Schultz, Jeanne. Story of Colette $1.50. Appleton Scott, HS (Henry Seton Merriman). Barlasch of the Guard. $1.50. McClure The sowers $1.25. Harper With edged tools $1.25....
Page 27 - Lipp Parrish, Randall. Sword of the old frontier. ..$1.50. McClurg When wilderness was king $1.50. McClurg Paterson, Arthur. Cromwell's own $1.50. Harper Pattee, FL House of the black ring $1.50. Holt Payn, James. Lost Sir Massingberd $.87. Chatto Fallen fortunes $.50. Chatto Payne, Will. Mr. Salt $1.50. Houghton Perez-Galdos, Benito. Dona Perfecta $1.00. Harper Perry, Bliss Plated city $1.25. Scribner Phelps, Elizabeth S., see Ward, Mrs. Elizabeth S. (P.) Phillips, DG The deluge $1.50. Appleton...
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Page 31 - Appleton Whispering Smith $1.50. Scribner Spielhagen, Friedrich. Hammer and anvil $.50. Holt Steel, Mrs. Flora A. (W.) On the face of the waters. $1.50. Macmillan Potter's thumb $1.50. Harper Stepniak, pseud, see Dragomanoff, Michael. Sterne, Laurence. Life and opinions of Tristram Shandy. $1.50. Macmillan Stevenson, BE Marathon mystery $1.50. Holt Stevenson, Mrs. Fanny V. de G., see Stevenson, RLB & Mrs. Fanny V. de G. Stevenson, RLB Black arrow $1.2=.
Page 17 - White company $1.75. Harper Dragomanoff, Michael (Stepniak). Career of a nihilist $.75- Harper Dudevant, Mme. Amantine LA (D.) (Geo ge Sand). Fadette $1.25. Little Devil's pool $1.25. Dodd Mauprat $1.50. Little Snow man $1.50. Little Dumas, Alexandre. Lady with the camellias $.60. Hurst Dumas, AD Black tulip $1.00. Little Chevalier de Maison Rouge $1.00. Little Count of Monte Cristo $1.50. Crowell D'Artagnan romances. — Three musketeers $1.50. Crowell Twenty years after $1.50. Crowell Vicomte de...

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