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Memories of familiar books

Title
Memories of familiar books [electronic resource] / [by] William B. Reed ; with a memoir of the author edited by Manton Marble.
Author
Reed, William B. (William Bradford), 1806-1876.
Publication
New York : E.J. Hale & Son, 1876, [c1871]
Supplementary Content
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Details

Additional Authors
Marble, Manton, 1834-1917.
Description
xv, [4], [11]-270 p.; 19 cm.
Alternative Title
Among my books
Subjects
Note
  • "The first collected edition of these essays by the late William B. Reed, was published anonymously some five years ago, under the title, 'Among my books.' They had been written from week to week ... for the literary columns of the New York world."--P. [v].
  • Reproduction of the original from the American Antiquarian Society.
  • Sabin no. 68612.
Bibliography (note)
  • Includes bibliographical references.
Reproduction (note)
  • Electronic reproduction.
Contents
Swift -- Bolingbroke -- Clarendon -- Junius -- Quotation books -- Books of travel -- Memories of the East -- The prayer book [i.e., the Book of Common Prayer] --Autographs -- William Cobbett -- Blackstone -- Sermons: Barrow to Manning -- The Napiers -- The Stuart books -- The theatre -- Novels: Defoe to Thackeray -- Thackeray -- Walter Scott -- Lord Palmerston -- American history -- Henry Reed.
OCLC
TGPSM08-B3521
Author
Reed, William B. (William Bradford), 1806-1876.
Title
Memories of familiar books [electronic resource] / [by] William B. Reed ; with a memoir of the author edited by Manton Marble.
Imprint
New York : E.J. Hale & Son, 1876, [c1871]
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references.
Reproduction
Electronic reproduction. Farmington Hills, Mich. : Gale, 2008. Available via the World Wide Web. Access limited by licensing agreements.
Local Note
Arts and Literature.
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Full text online available from home with a valid library card and onsite at NYPL
Added Author
Marble, Manton, 1834-1917.
Added Title Page Title
Among my books
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