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5 Bedtime Stories (1957)

This collection includes Little Red Riding Hood, The Gingerbread Man, Jack and the Beanstalk, The Golden Goose and Chicken Little.

Author(s): Unknown
Illustrator(s): Gustaf Tenggren

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Across the Miles: Tales of Correspondence (1995)

A collection of short stories.

Author(s): L. M. Montgomery
Illustrator(s): Unknown

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The Adventures of Sally (1922)

Sally Nicholas is a popular young woman who lives in a boarding house in New York and works as a taxi dancer. Upon reaching her twenty-first birthday, she inherits a considerable fortune. Sally tries to adjust to her new life, but financial and romantic problems beset her until a happy ending ensues. Read online at Hathitrust.

Author(s): P. G. Wodehouse
Illustrator(s): Unknown

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The Adventures of Sally (2012)

Sally Nicholas is a popular young woman who lives in a boarding house in New York and works as a taxi dancer. Upon reaching her twenty-first birthday, she inherits a considerable fortune. Sally tries to adjust to her new life, but financial and romantic problems beset her until a happy ending ensues.

Author(s): P. G. Wodehouse
Illustrator(s): Unknown

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The African Queen (1935)

In Central Africa of 1914, Rose Sayer buries her brother then sets out on a boat called the African Queen for the adventure of a lifetime.

Author(s): C. S. Forester
Illustrator(s): Unknown

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After Many Days: Tales of Time Passed (1991)

A collection of short stories.

Author(s): L. M. Montgomery
Illustrator(s): Unknown

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Against the Odds: Tales of Achievement (1993)

A collection of short stories.

Author(s): L. M. Montgomery
Illustrator(s): Unknown

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Alexander Botts: Great Stories from the Saturday Evening Post (1973)

Adventures of a natural born tractor salesman.

Author(s): William Hazlett Upson
Illustrator(s): Unknown

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Alexander Botts Rides Again: More Mayhem on the Earthworm Tractor (2005)

A collection of stories about the adventures of Alexander Botts, super salesman of Earthworm tractors.

Author(s): William Hazlett Upson
Illustrator(s): Unknown

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America at the Factory Gate (1930)

This illustration was probably prepared for a magazine cover, or to illustrate a magazine story. The source is currently unknown.

Author(s): Unknown
Illustrator(s): Robert Lawson

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Anne of Windy Poplars (1936)

This fourth novel in the series is in the form of letters and tells of Anne and Gilbert during the three years they were apart before their marriage when Anne taught high school.

Author(s): L. M. Montgomery
Illustrator(s): Unknown

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The Annie Marble in Germany (1930)

The author of the Hornblower saga takes a motor boat on the German inland waterways.

Author(s): C. S. Forester
Illustrator(s): Unknown

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At the Altar: Matrimonial Tales (1994)

A collection of short stories.

Author(s): L. M. Montgomery
Illustrator(s): Unknown

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Beat to Quarters (1937)

Captain Horatio Hornblower of the Lydia defeats the Spanish Natividad -- twice.

Author(s): C. S. Forester
Illustrator(s): Unknown

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The Bedchamber Mystery (1944)

A collection of short stories.

Author(s): C. S. Forester
Illustrator(s): Unknown

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The Best of Leacock (1957)

Selections from 32 books. Something between the amiable nonsense of English humor and the hard-cutting wit and satire of American humor. Edited and introduced by J.B. Priestley.

Author(s): Stephen Leacock
Illustrator(s): Unknown

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Big Money (2007)

Two young men, Godfrey, Lord Biskerton “Biscuit” and his one-time inseparable comrade John Beresford “Berry” Conway, and their efforts to raise money and to woo their respective girlfriends.

Author(s): P. G. Wodehouse
Illustrator(s): Unknown

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Bill the Conqueror (1924)

In what is surely one of the Master’s most complex plots we meet Percy Pilbeam and George Pyke who will reappear in later Wodehouse adventures. Read online at archive.org.

Author(s): P. G. Wodehouse
Illustrator(s): Unknown

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Bill the Conqueror (1924)

In what is surely one of the Master’s most complex plots we meet Percy Pilbeam and George Pyke who will reappear in later Wodehouse adventures.

Author(s): P. G. Wodehouse
Illustrator(s): Unknown

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Bill the Conqueror (2008)

In what is surely one of the Master’s most complex plots we first meet Percy Pilbeam and George Pyke who will star in later Wodehouse adventures.

Author(s): P. G. Wodehouse
Illustrator(s): Unknown

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The Birds of Manitoba (1891)

A listing and description of the birds of Manitoba. Read for free online at Internet Archive. Note that their book scan does not include the plates.

Author(s): Ernest Seton Thompson
Illustrator(s): Unknown

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The Black Arrow: A Tale of the Two Roses (1888)

An historical romance set during the Wars of the Roses. Read online at archive.org.

Author(s): Robert Louis Stevenson
Illustrator(s): Unknown

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The Bodley Head Leacock (1957)

An anthology of Stephen Leacock stories filled with humor and wit.

Author(s): Stephen Leacock
Illustrator(s): Unknown

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Botts in War, Botts in Peace: Earthworms Can Take Anything (1944)

This entry in the saga of Alexander Botts, natural born salesman, takes him from 1933 to fighting in World War II.

Author(s): William Hazlett Upson
Illustrator(s): Unknown

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Brinkley Manor (1934)

Aunt Dahlia, Gussie Fink-Nottle, Madeline Bassett, Tuppy Glossop and Bertie and Jeeves -- what you might call a Wodehouse full house.

Author(s): P. G. Wodehouse
Illustrator(s): Unknown

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C. S. Forester’s Hornblower One More Time (1978)

Three uncollected Hornblower short stories and two essays by C. S. Forester. Fifty copies were accompanied by a pamphlet called ‘Hornblower’s Birthplace.’

Author(s): C. S. Forester
Illustrator(s): Unknown

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The Captain from Connecticut (1941)

Captain Josiah Peabody takes his frigate, Delaware, to sea in the teeth of a British blockade during the War of 1812 and proceeds to devastate British shipping in the Caribbean.

Author(s): C. S. Forester
Illustrator(s): Unknown

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Captain Hornblower, R.N. (1939)

This omnibus includes the first three Hornblower adventures: Beat to Quarters (The Happy Return), Ship of the Line, and Flying Colours. Later editions variously included Hornblower and the Hotspur or Hornblower and the Atropos, in place of Flying Colours.

Author(s): C. S. Forester
Illustrator(s): Unknown

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Carry On, Jeeves! (1925)

A collection of short stories about Bertie Wooster and his gentleman’s personal gentleman Jeeves.

Author(s): P. G. Wodehouse
Illustrator(s): Unknown

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Chatterbox Hall (1884)

Stories and verses to accompany the pictures.

Author(s): Unknown
Illustrator(s): Kate Greenaway

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Christmas Every Day and Other Stories Told for Children (1892)

The story of a little girl who wanted it to be Christmas every day … and it was! Plus four other stories. Read online at archive.org.

Author(s): William Dean Howells
Illustrator(s): Unknown

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A City for Lincoln (1945)

The youth of Springfield rally behind a crusading basketball coach to clean up their town’s politics.

Author(s): John R. Tunis
Illustrator(s): Unknown

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The Clicking of Cuthbert (1922)

A collection of golf stories told by the Oldest Member. Read online at gutenberg.org.

Author(s): P. G. Wodehouse
Illustrator(s): Unknown

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Cocktail Time (1958)

Uncle Fred starts something when he knocks off QC

Author(s): P. G. Wodehouse
Illustrator(s): Unknown

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The Code of the Woosters (1938)

Bertie is commanded by his good aunt Dahlia to obtain, at all costs, including skulduggery, a silver cow creamer. At the same time he must guide the nuptials of Gussie Fink-Nottle and Madeline Bassett to a successful conclusion. Affairs are further complicated by Stiffy Byng, Stinker Pinker and assorted villains, including the infamous Spode. When all seems lost, Jeeves rides to the rescue.

Author(s): P. G. Wodehouse
Illustrator(s): Unknown

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The Code of the Woosters (1938)

Bertie is commanded by his good aunt Dahlia to obtain, at all costs, including skulduggery, a silver cow creamer. At the same time he must guide the nuptials of Gussie Fink-Nottle and Madeline Bassett to a successful conclusion. Affairs are further complicated by Stiffy Byng, Stinker Pinker and assorted villains, including the infamous Spode. When all seems lost, Jeeves rides to the rescue.

Author(s): P. G. Wodehouse
Illustrator(s): Unknown

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The Coming of Bill (1920)

The story of Ruth and Kirk and their offspring Bill and how they overcame riches and a particularly poisonous busybody Aunt to find happiness. Read online at Archive.org. Or at Hathitrust.

Author(s): P. G. Wodehouse
Illustrator(s): Unknown

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Company for Henry (1967)

Jane’s Uncle Henry is possessed of an ancestral seat which he would be happy to be rid of and a certain seventeenth century French paperweight that his American cousin covets for his collection.

Author(s): P. G. Wodehouse
Illustrator(s): Unknown

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The Complete Father Brown Stories (2012)

This omnibus collection of detective stories about a Catholic priest considered one of the high spots of detective fiction includes the three uncollected stories as well as the contents of all five of the original books.

Author(s): G. K. Chesterton
Illustrator(s): Unknown

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Crandford; The Cage at Cranford; The Moorland Cottage (1907)

This volume in The World’s Classics includes an additional story of Cranford.

Author(s): Mrs. Gaskell
Illustrator(s): Unknown

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The Cricket Term (1974)

Twins Nicola and Lawrie Marlow spend the summer term at Kingscote School on cricket and drama.

Author(s): Antonia Forest
Illustrator(s): Unknown

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The Crime Wave at Blandings (1937)

Seven short stories from the Master, including the title story set at Lord Emsworth’s castle and one starring Bingo Little.

Author(s): P. G. Wodehouse
Illustrator(s): Unknown

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The Curse of Laguna Grande (1973)

Carlos Arturo tries to find out what happened to his father.

Author(s): Siny Rose van Iterson
Illustrator(s): Unknown

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A Damsel in Distress (1919)

When American composer George Bevan falls in love with a young Englishwoman who takes refuge in his taxi, he loses no time in tracking her to her ancestral home.

Author(s): P. G. Wodehouse
Illustrator(s): Unknown

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A Damsel in Distress (1919)

When American composer George Bevan falls in love with a young Englishwoman who takes refuge in his taxi, he loses no time in tracking her to her ancestral home. Read online at archive.org.

Author(s): P. G. Wodehouse
Illustrator(s): Unknown

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Daniel Boone (1931)

A brief biography of the pioneering backwoodsman.

Author(s): Unknown
Illustrator(s): Feodor Rojankovsky

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The Daughter of the Hawk (1928)

Dawkins has escaped from a convict labor camp on an island in the south seas and returns home to find more than he bargained for.

Author(s): C. S. Forester
Illustrator(s): Unknown

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Dead Ned (1938)

Condemned to hang for a murder he did not commit, Ned Mansell is revived by his physician friends and smuggled on to a ship bound for Africa.

Author(s): John Masefield
Illustrator(s): Unknown

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Dead Ned (1938)

Condemned to hang for a murder he did not commit, Ned Mansell is revived by his physician friends and smuggled on to a ship bound for Africa.

Author(s): John Masefield
Illustrator(s): Unknown

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Divots (1927)

Nine short stories about golf narrated by the Oldest Member.

Author(s): P. G. Wodehouse
Illustrator(s): Unknown

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Dollarature or The Drug-Store Book (1930)

A meditation of the merchandising of books in drugstores.

Author(s): Ellis Parker Butler
Illustrator(s): Unknown

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Dorna or The Hillvale Affair (1929)

A summertime story and a mystery.

Author(s): Ellis Parker Butler
Illustrator(s): Unknown

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Down River (1957)

John Walters and the members of the Tomahawk Club set out to explore a cave he has found. This is the second printing dust jacket by G.S.

Author(s): Richard Church
Illustrator(s): Unknown

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Eggs, Beans and Crumpets (1940)

A baker’s dozen of the Master’s best, including Ukridge and Bingo Little among others.

Author(s): P. G. Wodehouse
Illustrator(s): Unknown

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Eggs, Beans and Crumpets (1940)

A baker’s dozen of the Master’s best, including Ukridge and Bingo Little among others.

Author(s): P. G. Wodehouse
Illustrator(s): Unknown

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The Eighteen-Carat Kid and Other Stories (1980)

Four early short stories by the Master, including the text of William Tell Told Again.

Author(s): P. G. Wodehouse
Illustrator(s): Unknown

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Electricity: 50th Anniversary TVA (1983)

A detailed look at the three power generation sources used by the Tennessee Valley Authority - hydroelectric, coal burning and nuclear.

Author(s): Unknown
Illustrator(s): David Macaulay

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Emma (1816)

Emma Woodhouse, handsome, clever and rich, fancies her self a match-maker, but after her first effort, she can’t seem to do anything right.

Read all three volumes in one at archive.org.

Or read by individual volume:

Author(s): Jane Austen
Illustrator(s): Unknown

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Emma (1926)

Emma Woodhouse, handsome, clever and rich, fancies her self a match-maker, but after her first effort, she can’t seem to do anything right.

Author(s): Jane Austen
Illustrator(s): Unknown

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End of Term (1959)

Nicola and Lawrie Marlow return for their second fall term at Kingscote School.

Author(s): Antonia Forest
Illustrator(s): Unknown

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The End of the Rainbow (1925)

This illustration was probably prepared for a periodical, but the source is unknown.

Author(s): Unknown
Illustrator(s): Robert Lawson

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Enter Psmith (1935)

Originally published as the second part of Mike. On his first day at his new public school Mike meets Psmith, the P is silent, a superannuated Etonian.

Author(s): P. G. Wodehouse
Illustrator(s): Unknown

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Enter Psmith (1935)

Originally published as the second part of Mike. On his first day at his new public school Mike meets Psmith, the P is silent, a superannuated Etonian.

Author(s): P. G. Wodehouse
Illustrator(s): Unknown

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Fable Nook and Story Book (1901)

A collection of stories and poems.

Author(s): Unknown
Illustrator(s): Walter Crane
Et al

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The Fabulous Saga of Alexander Botts and the Earthworm Tractor (2001)

Further adventures of the tractor salesman extraordinaire.

Author(s): William Hazlett Upson
Illustrator(s): Unknown

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Famous Animal Stories (1932)

A collection of stories about animals including myths, fables, fairy tales and true-life adventures.

Author(s): Various
Illustrator(s): Unknown

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A Few Quick Ones (1959)

Ten short stories, including one featuring Jeeves.

Author(s): P. G. Wodehouse
Illustrator(s): Unknown

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A Final Touch of Beauty on Each Everlasting Shingle (1927)

This advertisement for asbestos cement shingles appeared in The Country Gentleman magazine in 1927.

Author(s): Anonymous
Illustrator(s): Robert Lawson

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Fish Preferred (1929)

Galahad Threepwood is ensconced at Blandings Castle working on his memoirs while around him Ronnie Fish is stealing the Empress and various affairs of the heart are going awry.

Author(s): P. G. Wodehouse
Illustrator(s): Unknown

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Five Complete Novels (1983)

A compendium containing The Return of Jeeves, Bertie Wooster Sees it Through, Spring Fever, The Butler Did It and The Old Reliable.

Author(s): P. G. Wodehouse
Illustrator(s): Unknown

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Flying Colours (1939)

While on his way under guard from Spain to Paris to be tried by Napoleon, Hornblower makes his escape and joins the resistance.

Author(s): C. S. Forester
Illustrator(s): Unknown

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French Leave (1956)

The story of three American sisters in France - and the men they meet. Based on a play ‘Three Blind Mice’ by Guy Bolton.

Author(s): P. G. Wodehouse
Illustrator(s): Unknown

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French Leave (1959)

The story of three American sisters and their adventures in France. Loosely based on a play, ‘Three Blind Mice’ by Guy Bolton.

Author(s): P. G. Wodehouse
Illustrator(s): Unknown

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Frenzied Fiction (1918)

Essays and stories by the Canadian humorist. Read online at archive.org.

Author(s): Stephen Leacock
Illustrator(s): Unknown

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Full Moon (1947)

Matrimonial games are afoot at Blandings Castle, to the 9th Earl’s disgust.

Author(s): P. G. Wodehouse
Illustrator(s): Unknown

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Galahad at Blandings (1965)

Gally, as he is known to his friends, displays a sure hand in reuniting sundered hearts and fending off predatory old flames to bring peace once more to the sacred abode of the Empress of Blandings.

Author(s): P. G. Wodehouse
Illustrator(s): Unknown

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Geisha (1921)

A spot illustration for an article in The Century Magazine, published in 1921.

Author(s): Unknown
Illustrator(s): Robert Lawson

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A Gentleman of Leisure (1910)

A wealthy New York batchelor falls in love on an Atlantic crossing. While burgling a house to fulfill a bet, he meets the girl again. A year later their paths cross in England and he proposes, but as P.G. Wodehouse is in charge, the course of true love does not run smooth. The novel was made into a play ‘After the Show’ by Wodehouse and Herbert Westbrook and filmed several times.

 

Author(s): P. G. Wodehouse
Illustrator(s): Unknown

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A Gentleman of Leisure (1929)

A wealthy New York batchelor falls in love on an Atlantic crossing. While burgling a house to fulfill a bet, he meets the girl again. A year later their paths cross in England and he proposes, but as P.G. Wodehouse is in charge, the course of true love does not run smooth. The novel was made into a play ‘After the Show’ by Wodehouse and Herbert Westbrook and filmed several times.

Author(s): P. G. Wodehouse
Illustrator(s): Unknown

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The Girl on the Boat (1922)

Wilhermina ‘Billie’ Bennett is on her way to England. On the boat are three suitors - who will be victorious? Read online at Gutenberg.org.

Author(s): P. G. Wodehouse
Illustrator(s): Unknown

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Go, Team, Go! (1954)

When the varsity players go on strike, it’s up to the JV to defend the school’s title at State.

Author(s): John R. Tunis
Illustrator(s): Unknown

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The Gold Bat (1974)

A tale of Wrykyn, an English ‘public’ school, cricket and certain pranks, one of which targeted the local MP.

Author(s): P. G. Wodehouse
Illustrator(s): Unknown

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Golf Without Tears (1924)

Ten short stories involving golf narrated by the Oldest Member.

Author(s): P. G. Wodehouse
Illustrator(s): Unknown

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The Gospel of the Redman: An Indian Bible (1936)

A summary of Native American society and belief as it was before Columbus.

Author(s): Ernest Thompson Seton
Julia M. Thompson Seton
Illustrator(s): Unknown

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The Great Sermon Handicap (1933)

A Bertie Wooster and Jeeves story that originally appeared in The Inimitable Jeeves (Jeeves).

Author(s): P. G. Wodehouse
Illustrator(s): Unknown

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Growth (1927)

This collection of three novels, TheTurmoil, The Magnificent Ambersons, and The Midlander (National Avenue), chronicle the transformation of a Midwestern city by the industrial revolution.

Author(s): Booth Tarkington
Illustrator(s): Unknown

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The Gun (1933)

Follows the fates of the men who use a cannon in their battle to oust the French from Spain.

Author(s): C. S. Forester
Illustrator(s): Unknown

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A Handbook to Winnipeg and the Province of Manitoba (1909)

This handbook was prepared for the 79th annual meeting of the British Association for the Advancement of Science. One chapter is by Seton. It is called Fauna of Manitoba. Read this book for free online at Internet Archive.

Author(s): Ernest Thompson Seton
Et al
Illustrator(s): Photographs
Unknown
James White

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He Rather Enjoyed It (1926)

A collection of ten short stories about Stanley Featherstonehaugh Ukridge, that self absorbed promoter of the impossible.

Author(s): P. G. Wodehouse
Illustrator(s): Unknown

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The Heart of a Goof (1926)

Nine short stories about golf narrated by the Oldest Member.

Author(s): P. G. Wodehouse
Illustrator(s): Unknown

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Heavy Weather (1933)

A sequel to Summer Lightning, Gally’s memoirs and the Empress are both in danger of theft by scheming visitors to Blandings Castle.

Author(s): P. G. Wodehouse
Illustrator(s): Unknown

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Heavy Weather (1933)

A sequel to Summer Lightning, Gally’s memoirs and the Empress are both in danger of theft by scheming visitors to Blandings Castle.

Author(s): P. G. Wodehouse
Illustrator(s): Unknown

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Hornblower and the Crisis (1967)

An unfinished novel and two uncollected short stories about the intrepid Captain Horatio Hornblower, R.N.

Author(s): C. S. Forester
Illustrator(s): Unknown

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Hot Water (1932)

A wealthy American woman who wants a ‘dry’ senator to get her husband appointed ambassador to France is in possession of a letter the senator wrote to his bootlegger, a gang of jewelry thieves are interested in the woman’s diamonds, and two or three sets of lovers all foregather at the French resort of St. Roque.

Author(s): P. G. Wodehouse
Illustrator(s): Unknown

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Hot Water (1932)

A wealthy American woman who wants a ‘dry’ senator to get her husband appointed ambassador to France is in possession of a letter the senator wrote to his bootlegger, a gang of jewelry thieves are interested in the woman’s diamonds, and two or three sets of lovers all foregather at the French resort of St. Roque.

Author(s): P. G. Wodehouse
Illustrator(s): Unknown

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The House by the River (1965)

Steve and Sim head down the river and end up at Villa Louis in Prairie du Chien where they encounter some crooks and spend a night in jail.

Author(s): August Derleth
Illustrator(s): Unknown

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The House of Arden (2006)

Edred and Elfrida travel into the past to search for the lost treasure of the House of Arden and succeed in finding their lost father.

Author(s): E. Nesbit
Illustrator(s): Unknown

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Hunting and Hiding (1920)

This illustration appeared in the November 1920 issue of The Designer and The Woman's Magazine. It is available online at freelibrary.

Author(s): Unknown
Illustrator(s): Robert Lawson

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I Wish I Had Not Been a Well-Frog (1920)

An article reprinted from the American magazine on the dangers of slipping back when you try to get ahead. Read online at Hathitrust.

Author(s): Ellis Parker Butler
Illustrator(s): Unknown

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Ice in the Bedroom (2011)

Leila Yorke takes a villa in Valley Fields next door to Freddy Widgeon, who just happens to be besotted of her secretary Sally Foster, so she can write her grey ‘Hardy/Gissing’ novel to astound the critics of her romance novels. Complications, as ever, ensue before the happy ending.

Author(s): P. G. Wodehouse
Illustrator(s): Unknown

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If I Were You (1931)

In a tip of the hat to Gilbert and Sullivan, P.G. Wodehouse presents Anthony, Fifth Earl of Droitwich and hairdresser Syd Price who may or may not have been switched by the nanny.

Author(s): P. G. Wodehouse
Illustrator(s): Unknown

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The Incredulity of Father Brown (1926)

The third collection of detective stories about a Catholic priest who is considered one of the high spots of detective fiction.

Author(s): G. K. Chesterton
Illustrator(s): Unknown

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Indian Chief and Prospector in the Snow (1925)

This illustration was probably prepared for a magazine story, but the source is currently unknown.

Author(s): Unknown
Illustrator(s): Robert Lawson

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Indiscretions of Archie (1921)

Archie, a bankrupt Englishman brings his wife to her native New York to seek her father’s blessing (and a dowry would also be nice) and immediately gets into a row with a hotelier who turns out to be his father-in-law. Read online at archive.org.

Author(s): P. G. Wodehouse
Illustrator(s): Unknown

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Indiscretions of Archie (1921)

Archie, a bankrupt Englishman brings his wife to her native New York to seek her father’s blessing (and a dowry would also be nice) and immediately gets into a row with a hotelier who turns out to be his father-in-law.

Author(s): P. G. Wodehouse
Illustrator(s): Unknown

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The Inimitable Jeeves (1923)

A collection of Bertie and Jeeves short stories.

Author(s): P. G. Wodehouse
Illustrator(s): Unknown

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Island Magic (1934)

The author’s first book is set in the Channel Islands and concerns the du Frocq family’s struggles to live on a small farm.

Author(s): Elizabeth Goudge
Illustrator(s): Unknown

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It Depends on How You Look at It (1933)

This illustration appeared on the cover of a newspaper magazine, possibly This Week, in 1933 as Prohibition was being repealed.

Author(s): Unknown
Illustrator(s): Robert Lawson

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Jack Frost On a Roof (1930)

This illustration was done as part of a series of advertisement for asbestos cement shingles manufactured by Johns-Manville. 

Author(s): Unknown
Illustrator(s): Robert Lawson

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Jeeves (1923)

A collection of short stories about Bertie Wooster and Jeeves. The image above is the Penguin Books edition. READ NOW.

Author(s): P. G. Wodehouse
Illustrator(s): Unknown

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Jeeves and the Feudal Spirit (1954)

Bertie finds himself once more at Brinkley Court, sampling the delights of Anatole’s cooking while attempting to help Aunt Dahlia sell off her magazine.

Author(s): P. G. Wodehouse
Illustrator(s): Unknown

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Jeeves in the Offing (1960)

Bertie reads the engagement announcements in the Times and discovers to his horror that he is once again engaged to Bobbie Wickham. There are wheels within wheels of course and to cap it all Jeeves is off on his annual vacation so Bertie must struggle alone against overwhelming odds that include his old headmaster as well as Sir Roderick Glossop the alienist. Can Jeeves be fetched in time to save the day?

Author(s): P. G. Wodehouse
Illustrator(s): Unknown

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Jill the Reckless (1921)

Jill loses her money and her fiance, goes to America, makes some money, invests it in a play that fails, Wally Mason, who has loved her since she was a child, fixes it and she has a successful play and a husband. Read online at Hathitrust.

Author(s): P. G. Wodehouse
Illustrator(s): Unknown

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Josephine: Napoleon’s Empress (1925)

A biography of the first French empress.

Author(s): C. S. Forester
Illustrator(s): Unknown

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The Journey of Johnny Rew (1955)

Orphaned by the war, Johnny learns that he might have family in the west of England and sets out in search of them.

Author(s): Anne Barrett
Illustrator(s): Unknown

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Joy in the Morning (1947)

Bertie Wooster is in the thick of it, fending off Florence Cray, shepherding an American millionaire, dodging PC Stilton Cheewright, burned out of his cottage by Edwin the Boy Scout, but with the help of Jeeves he wins through and ‘Joy Cometh in the Morning.’

Author(s): P. G. Wodehouse
Illustrator(s): Unknown

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June (1925)

It is not known whether this illustration was part of a full calendar or was used in a magazine.

Author(s): Unknown
Illustrator(s): Robert Lawson

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Kidnapped: Being Memoirs of the Adventures of David Balfour in the Year 1751 (1886)

When David Balfour comes to his uncle to claim his inheritance, he is kidnapped and put on a ship for the Carolinas. He escapes and, in company with Alan Breck Stewart, adventures about the Highlands of Scotland. Read online at archive.org.

Author(s): Robert Louis Stevenson
Illustrator(s): Unknown

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The Lady Noggs Assists (1924)

Further adventures of Lady Felicia Grandison, Noggs to her friends.

Author(s): Edgar Jepson
Illustrator(s): Unknown

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Leave it to Psmith (1924)

Psmith leaves his teaching job and goes to Blandings Castle disguised as a Canadian minor poet to help Mike Jackson by stealing Lady Constance’s diamond necklace, and steals himself a wife. Read online at archive.org.

Author(s): P. G. Wodehouse
Illustrator(s): Unknown

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The Legacy (1950)

A group of English women and children led by Jean Paget are captured by the Japanese in Malaya during World War II and forced to march from village to village.

Joe Harman, an Australian prisoner of war, aids them and is crucified by the Japanese for taking some chickens.

After the war Jean receives an inheritance and returns to Malaya to build the villagers who took them in a well. She learns that Joe survived the war and goes to Australia to find him.

Author(s): Neville Shute
Illustrator(s): Unknown

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Lieutenant Hornblower (1952)

Hornblower ships as fifth lieutenant in HMS Renown with a mad captain on a mission to harry Spanish possession in the Caribbean. Was he pushed or did he fall?

Author(s): C. S. Forester
Illustrator(s): Unknown

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Little Boy Blue (1870)

A collection of nursery rhymes. Kate Greenaway did the illustrations on pages 11, 17, and 24. Read online at the University of Florida.

Author(s): Unknown
Illustrator(s): Kate Greenaway

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The Little Nugget (1914)

The Little Nugget is Ogden Ford, object of kidnappers employed by his mother, who is divorced from his father, who has also employed kidnappers to keep him away from his mother’s bad influence and then there is White, the school butler who is a self-employed kidnapper, in it only for the money. Read online at Hathitrust.

Author(s): P. G. Wodehouse
Illustrator(s): Unknown

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The Little Warrior (1920)

Jill loses her money and her fiance, goes to America, makes some money, invests it in a play that fails, Wally Mason, who has loved her since she was a child, fixes it and she has a successful play and a husband. Read online at Hathitrust.

Author(s): P. G. Wodehouse
Illustrator(s): Unknown

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Live and Kicking Ned (1939)

The further adventures of Ned Mansell aboard a slave ship on the African coast. This volume actually contains two separate novels: Live Ned or The Reef-Tackle and Kicking Ned or The Skysail or The Trust-to-God.

Author(s): John Masefield
Illustrator(s): Unknown

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Live and Kicking Ned (1939)

The further adventures of Ned Mansell aboard a slave ship on the African coast. This volume actually contains two separate novels: Live Ned or The Reef-Tackle and Kicking Ned or The Skysail or The Trust-to-God.

Author(s): John Masefield
Illustrator(s): Unknown

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Lost Endeavour (1917)

Charles Harding is shanghaied and sold as an indentured servant in America, then escapes to the Carribbean. Read online at archive.org.

Author(s): John Masefield
Illustrator(s): Unknown

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Louis XIV: King of France and Navarre (1928)

A biography of the long reigning ‘Sun King’ of France, builder of Versailles.

Author(s): C. S. Forester
Illustrator(s): Unknown

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Love Among the Chickens: Revised (1921)

Stanley Featherstonehaugh Ukridge makes his first appearance in this novel. He persuades his friend Jeremy Garnet, an Old Wrykynian, to join him and his wife in a chicken ranch. Jeremy meets Phyllis Derrick on the train to Lyme Regis and sets out to win her. Wodehouse rewrote the book and it was re-published in 1921. Read online at Hathitrust.

Author(s): P. G. Wodehouse
Illustrator(s): Unknown

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Love Lies Dreaming (1927)

A writer’s story of courtship and marriage.

Author(s): C. S. Forester
Illustrator(s): Unknown

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Love Lies Dreaming (1927)

A writer’s story of courtship and marriage.

Author(s): C. S. Forester
Illustrator(s): Unknown

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The Man in the Yellow Raft (1969)

A collection of eight short stories of men at war in World War II.

Author(s): C. S. Forester
Illustrator(s): Unknown

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The Man Upstairs and Other Stories (1914)

A collection of short stories that appeared in magazines such as The Strand, Cosmopolitan, and Collier’s. Read online at archive.org.

Author(s): P. G. Wodehouse
Illustrator(s): Unknown

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The Man Who Knew Too Much and Other Stories (1922)

A collection of mystery short stories. Read online at archive.org.

Author(s): G. K. Chesterton
Illustrator(s): Unknown

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The Man with Two Left Feet (1917)

A collection of short stories that first appeared in magazines such as The Strand, The Saturday Evening Post, McClure’s and Collier’s. Bertie Wooster and Jeeves make their first appearance in ‘Extricating Young Gussie.’ Read online at archive.org.

Author(s): P. G. Wodehouse
Illustrator(s): Unknown

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Mansfield Park (1926)

Sir Thomas Bertram considers he is bestowing a great favor on Fanny Price when he takes her into his home, but in the end finds himself in her debt.

Author(s): Jane Austen
Illustrator(s): Unknown

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Manual of the Woodcraft Indians The Fourteenth Birch Bark Roll (1915)

This is a handbook for starting and running an Indian tribe. This was one of the precursors of the Scouting movement, and includes ‘merit badges.’ First published in 1902, this is the fourteenth edition. Read for free online at HathiTrust.

Author(s): Ernest Seton Thompson
Illustrator(s): Unknown

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Many Happy Returns of the Day! (1925)

Everybody has a birthday - and that's worth celebrating.

Author(s): Ellis Parker Butler
Illustrator(s): Unknown

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Meet Mr. Mulliner (1927)

Nine short stories narrated by Mr. Mulliner, he of the many nephews. These originally appeared in The Strand and Liberty magazines.

Author(s): P. G. Wodehouse
Illustrator(s): Unknown

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Meet Mr. Mulliner (1928)

Nine short stories narrated by Mr. Mulliner, he of the many nephews. These originally appeared in The Strand and Liberty magazines.

Author(s): P. G. Wodehouse
Illustrator(s): Unknown

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Men Against the Sea (1934)

Captain William Bligh and eighteen loyal men are cast off in a twenty-three foot open boat by the Bounty mutineers and set out for Coupang in Timor, a journey of more than 3,600 miles.

Author(s): James Norman Hall
Charles Bernard Nordhoff
Illustrator(s): Unknown

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Mike and Psmith (1953)

In Mike at Wrykyn Mike Jackson wins his first XI colors at Wrykyn in his first year, as set forth in the first part of the serialization of this novel ‘Jackson Junior,’ but two years later his father rusticates him to Sedleigh due to his poor marks. It is there that he meets Psmith as further chronicled in Enter Psmith (Mike and Psmith) and ‘The Lost Lambs’ determine to rag the cricket team, until an epic fight with the captain, Adair, leads Mike to change his mind.

Author(s): P. G. Wodehouse
Illustrator(s): Unknown

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Mike at Wrykyn (1953)

In Mike at Wrykyn Mike Jackson wins his first XI colors at Wrykyn in his first year, as set forth in the first part of the serialization of this novel ‘Jackson Junior,’ but two years later his father rusticates him to Sedleigh due to his poor marks. It is there that he meets Psmith as further chronicled in Enter Psmith (Mike and Psmith) and ‘The Lost Lambs’ determine to rag the cricket team, until an epic fight with the captain, Adair, leads Mike to change his mind.

Author(s): P. G. Wodehouse
Illustrator(s): Unknown

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Millingham’s Cat-Fooler (1920)

Brownson and Millingham share the latter's garden hose - when the cat isn't using it. Read online.

Author(s): Ellis Parker Butler
Illustrator(s): Unknown

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Minor Works (1954)

Includes among others, Lady Susan, The Watsons and Sanditon.

Author(s): Jane Austen
Illustrator(s): Unknown

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Missee Lee (1942)

The Swallows, Amazons and Captain Flint are sailing around the world when they have to abandon ship off the coast of China. When they are captured by a female Chinese pirate, they end up forming a makeshift prep school.

Author(s): Arthur Ransome
Illustrator(s): Arthur Ransome
Unknown

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Money for Nothing (1928)

John Carroll is in love with Pat Wyvern, but his uncle and her father are at loggerheads. Another nephew, Hugh Carmody needs money and enlists a gang of crooks to steal the heirlooms, but all comes right in the end.

Author(s): P. G. Wodehouse
Illustrator(s): Unknown

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Money in My Socks Says Pat O'Brien Go Jingle 'em 'an See (1921)

The publication details of this image have not yet been located. View online at freelibrary.

Author(s): Unknown
Illustrator(s): Robert Lawson

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Moomin Volume 1 (2006)

After the success of Comet in Moominland and Finn Family Moomintroll, the London Evening News commissioned Tove Jansson to write a comic strip based on the characters.

Author(s): Tove Jansson
Illustrator(s): Tove Jansson

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Moomin Volume 10 (2015)

After the success of Comet in Moominland and Finn Family Moomintroll, the London Evening News commissioned Tove Jansson to write a comic strip based on the characters.

Author(s): Lars Jansson
Illustrator(s): Lars Jansson

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Moomin Volume 2 (2007)

After the success of Comet in Moominland and Finn Family Moomintroll, the London Evening News commissioned Tove Jansson to write a comic strip based on the characters.

Author(s): Tove Jansson
Illustrator(s): Tove Jansson

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Moomin Volume 3 (2008)

After the success of Comet in Moominland and Finn Family Moomintroll, the London Evening News commissioned Tove Jansson to write a comic strip based on the characters.

Author(s): Tove Jansson
Illustrator(s): Tove Jansson

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Moomin Volume 4 (2009)

After the success of Comet in Moominland and Finn Family Moomintroll, the London Evening News commissioned Tove Jansson to write a comic strip based on the characters.

Author(s): Lars Jansson
Tove Jansson
Illustrator(s): Tove Jansson

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Moomin Volume 5 (2010)

After the success of Comet in Moominland and Finn Family Moomintroll, the London Evening News commissioned Tove Jansson to write a comic strip based on the characters.

Author(s): Lars Jansson
Tove Jansson
Illustrator(s): Tove Jansson

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Moomin Volume 6 (2011)

After the success of Comet in Moominland and Finn Family Moomintroll, the London Evening News commissioned Tove Jansson to write a comic strip based on the characters.

Author(s): Lars Jansson
Illustrator(s): Lars Jansson

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Moomin Volume 7 (2012)

After the success of Comet in Moominland and Finn Family Moomintroll, the London Evening News commissioned Tove Jansson to write a comic strip based on the characters.

Author(s): Lars Jansson
Illustrator(s): Lars Jansson

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Moomin Volume 8 (2013)

After the success of Comet in Moominland and Finn Family Moomintroll, the London Evening News commissioned Tove Jansson to write a comic strip based on the characters.

Author(s): Lars Jansson
Illustrator(s): Lars Jansson

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Moomin Volume 9 (2014)

After the success of Comet in Moominland and Finn Family Moomintroll, the London Evening News commissioned Tove Jansson to write a comic strip based on the characters.

Author(s): Lars Jansson
Illustrator(s): Lars Jansson

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Mostly Sally (1923)

When Sally comes into a small legacy her problems multiply. Read online at Hathitrust.

Author(s): P. G. Wodehouse
Illustrator(s): Unknown

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Mother Goose and Fairyland Tales (1904)

A collection of fairy tales and nursery rhymes.

Author(s): Unknown
Illustrator(s): Walter Crane
Louis Wain
Et al

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Mother Goose Complete Melodies (1892)

Mainly Mother Goose rhymes.

Author(s): Unknown
Illustrator(s): Walter Crane
Et al

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Mother Goose or The Old Nursery Rhymes (1881)

A collection of traditional nursery rhymes. Read online at archive.org.

Author(s): Unknown
Illustrator(s): Kate Greenaway

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Mother Goose or The Old Nursery Rhymes (1917)

A collection of traditional nursery rhymes. This later edition contains several additional vignettes. Read online at archive.org.

Author(s): Unknown
Illustrator(s): Kate Greenaway

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Mother Goose’s Nursery Rhymes (1876)

Uses some at least of the material from Mother Goose’s Nursery Rhymes and Fairy Tales. Read online at Toronto Public Library. Note: that link opens very slowly.

Author(s): Unknown
Illustrator(s): Walter Crane
Alfred Crowquill
John Tenniel
Et al

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Mother Goose’s Nursery Rhymes and Fairy Tales (1876)

Two separately-paginated books bound as one with over five hundred illustrations. Read for free online at the University of Florida.

Author(s): Unknown
Illustrator(s): Walter Crane
Alfred Crowquill
John Tenniel
Et al

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Mr. Mulliner Speaking (1929)

A collection of short stories narrated by Mr. Mulliner. Three feature Bobbie Wickham.

Author(s): P. G. Wodehouse
Illustrator(s): Unknown

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My Man Jeeves (1919)

A collection of short stories, four about Bertie Wooster and Jeeves. Some of the others were later re-written as Bertie and Jeeves stories. These all first appeared in The Strand, some were published in The Saturday Evening Post. Not published in America, six of the eight stories were reprinted in Carry On, Jeeves. Read online at gutenberg.org.

Author(s): P. G. Wodehouse
Illustrator(s): Unknown

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New Chum (1945)

The future poet laureate tells of his experiences as a new student aboard the training ship Conway.

Author(s): John Masefield
Illustrator(s): Unknown

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Nimp and Old Noah (1934)

An illustration from an as-yet unlocated source.

Author(s): Unknown
Illustrator(s): Robert Lawson

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Nimp Comes to Life (1934)

Two illustrations for a story about a statue that comes to life. The source has not been located.

Author(s): Unknown
Illustrator(s): Robert Lawson

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No Rest for Botts: Earthworms Make the World Go Round (1951)

Master tractor salesman Alexander Botts has been discharged from the army and is back in action.

Author(s): William Hazlett Upson
Illustrator(s): Unknown

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No Thoroughfare (1867)

Based on a stage play co-written with Wilkie Collins, this is the story of two orphans given the same name and the search for a missing heir. The title page by Bedford; frontis by Goodman. Read online at archive.org.

Author(s): Wilkie Collins
Charles Dickens
Illustrator(s): Unknown

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"No Use" Says Father Time … (1927)

This advertisement for asbestos cement shingles appeared in Country Life magazine in 1927.

Author(s): Unknown
Illustrator(s): Robert Lawson

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Northanger Abbey and Persuasion (1926)

In Northanger Abbey Catherine Morland spends six weeks in Bath where she makes the acquaintance of General Tilney’s son and daughter. When the General invites her to return with them to Northanger Abbey she is prepared for all the gothic horrors such a residence implies.

Persuasion is considered by many to be its author’s greatest work. Anne Elliot ‘with an elegance of mind and sweetness of character,which must have placed her high with any people of real understanding’ is burdened with a father and older sister given over to self-love and fashion. Persuaded in the first flowering of her young womanhood to give up her engagement to a young naval commander with no prospects, she is forced now to see him rich and courting her brother-in-law’s younger sisters.

Author(s): Jane Austen
Illustrator(s): Unknown

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Not George Washington (1907)

An autobiographical novel about a young Englishman breaking into the literary world in London. Read online at gutenbeg.org.

Author(s): Herbert Westbrook
P. G. Wodehouse
Illustrator(s): Unknown

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Nurse Cavell (1933)

A play based on the life of Edith Cavell, a British nurse working in Belgium during World War I who was shot by a German military tribunal for assisting allied soldiers to escape to neutral Holland.

Author(s): C. S. Forester
C. E. Bechhofer Roberts
Illustrator(s): Unknown

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Old Times on the Mississippi (1876)

Twain’s memories of his prewar time spent as an apprentice pilot on the Mississippi River. It later was used as the first part of Life on the Mississippi. Includes an additional story: A Literary Nightmare. Read online at Hathitrust. Or at Archive.org. Or this edition at Archive.org, entitled The Mississippi Pilot.

Author(s): Mark Twain
Illustrator(s): Unknown

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One Wonderful Week (1927)

Bank clerk Harold Altridge enters on a week of cataclysm after cataclysm -- a phantasmagoria of adventure, romance and mystery -- that leaves him half dead and the reader holding his sides with laughter.

Author(s): C. S. Forester
Illustrator(s): Unknown

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Out of the Silent Planet (1943)

While on a walking tour Professor Ransom is shanghaied on an interplanetary voyage to Mars where he learns that his conception of the how the world is organized is very far from the truth.

Author(s): C. S. Lewis
Illustrator(s): Unknown

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The Paid Piper (1924)

The adventures of a tramp among high and low.

Author(s): C. S. Forester
Illustrator(s): Unknown

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Payment Deferred (1926)

William Marble did the murder. The question is, will fate let him get away with it?

Author(s): C. S. Forester
Illustrator(s): Unknown

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Payment Deferred (1942)

William Marble did the murder, the question is, will fate let him get away with it?

Author(s): C. S. Forester
Illustrator(s): Unknown

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Perelandra: A Novel (1944)

Professor Ransom is summoned to Venus where he witnesses - and takes part in - a re-enactment of the temptation in the Garden of Eden.

Author(s): C. S. Lewis
Illustrator(s): Unknown

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Peter’s Room (1961)

Over the Christmas holidays the younger Marlows and Patrick Merrick enter the land of Gondal and find more than they expected.

Author(s): Antonia Forest
Illustrator(s): Unknown

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The Picts and the Martyrs (1943)

Dick and Dorothea have come to the lake to stay with Nancy and Peggy, break in their new boat, Scarab, and help Timothy with the copper assays when all is thrown into confusion by the arrival of the Great Aunt.

Author(s): Arthur Ransome
Illustrator(s): Arthur Ransome
Unknown

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Pigs Have Wings (1952)

The Shropshire Agricultural Show is coming up and it is pig stealing time as Gally grabs Sir Gregory Parsloe’s Queen of Matchingham and George Cyril Wellbeloved, former pigman to Lord Emsworth, now in Parsloe’s employ goes for the Empress of Blandings. Will either porker show or will the title go to a dark pig?

Author(s): P. G. Wodehouse
Illustrator(s): Unknown

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Pinocchio (1935)

The story of a wooden puppet who becomes a real boy. This edition has been shortened by the editor.

Author(s): Carlo Collodi
Illustrator(s): Helen Sewell

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Plain Murder (1930)

Three advertising men murder their boss to avoid dismissal, but one of them has developed a taste for murder.

Author(s): C. S. Forester
Illustrator(s): Unknown

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Plum Pie (1966)

A collection of short stories starring favorite Wodehouse characters, including Bertie Wooster and Jeeves, Bingo Little, and Freddie Threepwood. The British edition includes additional material.

Author(s): P. G. Wodehouse
Illustrator(s): Unknown

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The Pothunters (1972)

The sports trophies are missing from the pavilion and Jim Thomson is under suspicion since he did hurl a rock through the window preparatory to his own burglary, which was aimed soley at recovering his notes for an examination scheduled for the next morning.

Author(s): P. G. Wodehouse
Illustrator(s): Unknown

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A Prefect’s Uncle (1972)

When Alan Gethryn’s uncle joins his house as a junior, embarrassing situations arise for the head of Leicester’s house.

Author(s): P. G. Wodehouse
Illustrator(s): Unknown

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Pride and Prejudice (1926)

When Mr. Fitzwilliam Darcy refuses to dance with her, Elizabeth Bennett is confirmed in her prejudice that he is filled with pride. On further acquaintance she is forced to revise her opinion.

Author(s): Jane Austen
Illustrator(s): Unknown

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Pudd’nhead Wilson’s Calendar for 1894 (1893)

This little pocket calendar was printed as a promotional piece by The Century magazine which ran The Tragedy of Pudd’nhead Wilson as a serial. Read online here.

Author(s): Mark Twain
Illustrator(s): Unknown

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Pudd’nhead Wilson’s Calendar for 1897 (1896)

This is a reissue of the little pocket calendar originally printed in 1893 (for 1894) as a promotional piece by The Century magazine which ran The Tragedy of Pudd’nhead Wilson as a serial.

Author(s): Mark Twain
Illustrator(s): Unknown

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Pups and Pies (1938)

An omnibus edition containing That Pup, Mike Flannery, The Thin Santa Claus, The Water Goats and The Great American Pie Company.

Author(s): Ellis Parker Butler
Illustrator(s): Unknown

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The Purse of Gold (1880)

The cover is a variant with a different pasted-on picture than in Schuster and Engen.

Author(s): Unknown
Illustrator(s): Kate Greenaway

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The Pursued (2011)

A mother avenges her daughter’s murder.

Author(s): C. S. Forester
Illustrator(s): Unknown

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The Railway Children (1905)

When their father is taken away by strangers, the lives of three children are altered forever. They move with their mother to a cottage by a railway. The railway becomes their playground, and they befriend the rail workers and passengers who eventually help to reunite them with their father. Read online at archive.org.

Author(s): E. Nesbit
Illustrator(s): Unknown

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The Railway Children (1906)

When their father is taken away by strangers, the lives of three children are altered forever. They move with their mother to a cottage by a railway. The railway becomes their playground, and they befriend the rail workers and passengers who eventually help to reunite them with their father. Read online at archive.org.

Author(s): E. Nesbit
Illustrator(s): Unknown

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The Renowned History of the Seven Champions of Christendom (1824)

The story of the adventures of St. George of England and his companions. This is a reprint of the original version first printed in 1597. Read online at Hathitrust.

Author(s): Richard Johnson
Illustrator(s): Unknown

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The Revolt: A Play in One Act (1912)

The suffragettes prepare to take over the world. Read online at archive.org.

Author(s): Ellis Parker Butler
Illustrator(s): Unknown

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The Road to Yesterday (1974)

A collection of short stories taken from the unpublished manuscript of The Blythes are Quoted.

Author(s): L. M. Montgomery
Illustrator(s): Unknown

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Sard Harker (1924)

Sard Harker sets out to do a good deed for two fellow Englishmen and soon finds himself kidnapped and forced to wander about Santa Barbara. Read online at archive.org.

Author(s): John Masefield
Illustrator(s): Unknown

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Sard Harker (1924)

Sard Harker sets out to do a good deed for two fellow Englishmen and soon finds himself kidnapped and forced to wander about Santa Barbara.

Author(s): John Masefield
Illustrator(s): Unknown

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The Scandal of Father Brown (1935)

The fifth collection of detective stories about a Catholic priest who is considered one of the high spots of detective fiction. Later editions of this volume contain a ninth story: ‘The Vampire of the Village.’

Author(s): G. K. Chesterton
Illustrator(s): Unknown

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Second Book of Hundreds of Things a Girl Can Make (1942)

How to make everything from dolls to raffia. This is the second book of three, all by different authors.

Author(s): Barbara Sleigh
Illustrator(s): Unknown

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The Secret of Father Brown (1927)

The fourth collection of detective stories about a Catholic priest who is considered one of the high spots of detective fiction.

Author(s): G. K. Chesterton
Illustrator(s): Unknown

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Selected Stories (1958)

A collection of Bertie Wooster and Jeeves stories from Carry On, Jeeves! and Very Good, Jeeves.

Author(s): P. G. Wodehouse
Illustrator(s): Unknown

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Sense and Sensibility (1923)

When Mrs. Dashwood and her three daughters find themselves in realtive poverty with only the income of ten thousand pounds ($100,000 per year in current money) to live on, she determines to move to a different part of the country, near a cousin who offers them a suitable residence at a small rent. The elder Miss Dashwood is already in love and her younger sister soon contrives to fall in love as well.

Author(s): Jane Austen
Illustrator(s): Unknown

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Service with a Smile (1962)

Once again Lord Emsworth is troubled by Dukes and sisters. This time Uncle Fred kindly agrees to come down to Blandings to straighten things out - oh, and save the Empress from being sold down the river (Bucks).

Author(s): P. G. Wodehouse
Illustrator(s): Unknown

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The Shadow of the Hawk (1928)

Having just escaped from an island prison more deadly than Devil’s Island, Dawkins knew better than to get involved with young Nina, but finds it impossible to resist.

Author(s): C. S. Forester
Illustrator(s): Unknown

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Ship of the Line (1938)

Given command of the two-decker HMS Sutherland, Hornblower harries the Spanish and French coasts.

Author(s): C. S. Forester
Illustrator(s): Unknown

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The Smugglers of Buenaventura (1974)

A young boy tracks weapons smugglers in the jungles of Colombia.

Author(s): Siny Rose van Iterson
Illustrator(s): Unknown

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Something Fresh (1915)

In this, the first of the Castle Blandings saga, Lord Emsworth casually pockets a valuable scarab belonging one of his guests. Two thieves are brought in and Freddie Threepwood loses his fiancee before the happy ending.

Author(s): P. G. Wodehouse
Illustrator(s): Unknown

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The Spirits of Chocamata (1977)

Two friends, the son of a plantation owner and an Indian boy, stumble across an escaped convict while searching for treasure in the caves of Curacao.

Author(s): Siny Rose van Iterson
Illustrator(s): Unknown

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Stiff Upper Lip, Jeeves (1963)

Gussie Fink-Nottle seems to have lost his affection for Madeline Bassett, meaning Bertie is on the hook again, so he rallies round, only to find himself deeper in the swamp. Fortunately Jeeves comes to the rescue, but at the price of Bertie’s alpine hat.

Author(s): P. G. Wodehouse
Illustrator(s): Unknown

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The Strack Platform Readings (1925)

A collection of humorous stories suitable for recitation.

Author(s): Ellis Parker Butler
Illustrator(s): Unknown

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Summer Lightning (1929)

Galahad Threepwood is ensconced at Blandings Castle working on his memoirs while around him Ronnie Fish is stealing the Empress and various affairs of the heart are going awry.

Author(s): P. G. Wodehouse
Illustrator(s): Unknown

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Sunday Reading for the Young (1900)

This was a periodical with religious themed content. It seems to have been a monthly or fortnightly and annual volumes were published.

Author(s): Unknown
Illustrator(s): F. D. Bedford
Et al

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Sunday Reading for the Young (1901)

This was a periodical with religious themed content. It seems to have been a monthly or fortnightly and annual volumes were published.

Author(s): Unknown
Illustrator(s): F. D. Bedford
Et al

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Sunday Reading for the Young (1905)

This was a periodical with religious-themed content. It was published weeky and monthly numbers and annual volumes were published.

Author(s): Unknown
Illustrator(s): F. D. Bedford
Gordon Browne
Et al

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Sunday Reading for the Young (1906)

This was a periodical with religious themed content. It seems to have been a monthly or fortnightly and annual volumes were published.

Author(s): Unknown
Illustrator(s): F. D. Bedford
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Sunday Reading for the Young (1907)

This was a periodical with religious themed content. It seems to have been a monthly or fortnightly and annual volumes were published.

Author(s): Unknown
Illustrator(s): F. D. Bedford
Et al

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Sunday Reading for the Young (1908)

This was a periodical with religious themed content. It seems to have been a monthly or fortnightly and annual volumes were published.

Author(s): Unknown
Illustrator(s): F. D. Bedford
Et al

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The Swoop! and Other Stories (1979)

While everyone is on August holiday England’s enemies take the opportunity to invade her. Only Clarence and his boy scout troop stand in their way. Wodehouse later adapted this short novel to America as The Military Invasion of America, A Remarkable Tale of the German-Japanese Invasion of 1915.

Author(s): P. G. Wodehouse
Illustrator(s): Unknown

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The Tale of the Faithful Dove (1955)

A dove is chased into a chimney by a hawk and trapped there until a friendly mouse comes to her aid.

Author(s): Beatrix Potter
Illustrator(s): Unknown

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Tales of St. Austin’s (1972)

A dozen ‘public school’ stories set at St. Austin’s.

Author(s): P. G. Wodehouse
Illustrator(s): Unknown

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A Tangled Web (1931)

This novel intended for adult readers follows the lives of over two hundred twenty-five characters in two densely intermarried families.

Author(s): L. M. Montgomery
Illustrator(s): Unknown

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Terrible, Horrible Edie (1960)

Edie wants to be included in her older siblings plans, but ends up making her own adventures. The family’s summer by the shore comes to a climax with a hurricane - and it isn’t Edie.

Author(s): E. C. Spykman
Illustrator(s): Unknown

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That Hideous Strength: A Modern Fairy-Tale for Grown-Ups (1946)

This fairy-tale about “magicians, devils, pantomime animals, and planetary angels” was prescient. Colleges like Bracton are now more the rule than the exception and the N.I.C.E. was indeed set up in England where its work is much the same as that of its fictional predecessor.

Author(s): C. S. Lewis
Illustrator(s): Unknown

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Their Mutual Child (1919)

The story of Ruth and Kirk and their offspring Bill and how they overcame riches and a particularly poisonous busybody Aunt to find happiness. Read online at archive.org.

Author(s): P. G. Wodehouse
Illustrator(s): Unknown

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Three Men and a Maid (1922)

Wilhemina ‘Billie’ Bennet is on her way to England. Three of her suitors are aboard. Who will win through? Read online at archive.org.

Author(s): P. G. Wodehouse
Illustrator(s): Unknown

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The Thursday Kidnapping (1963)

When the Ramsay children turn their backs on the buggy where the baby they are minding is sleeping, it disappears -- with the baby in it.

Author(s): Antonia Forest
Illustrator(s): Unknown

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Tintin and Alph-Art (2013)

Tintin and Haddock get involved in an art forgery scheme in this last of the Tintin books, which was left unfinished at the author’s death. This completion by a fan was issued in a very limited edition.

Author(s): Hergé
Yves Rodier
Illustrator(s): Hergé
Yves Rodier

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Toad of Toad Hall (1929)

The adventures of Toad from The Wind in the Willows, adapted to the stage by the author of Pooh.

Author(s): Kenneth Grahame
A. A. Milne
Illustrator(s): Unknown

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Toad of Toad Hall with music (1930)

These are the songs that were in the play of The Wind in the Willows.

Author(s): H. Fraser-Simson
Kenneth Grahame
A. A. Milne
Illustrator(s): Unknown

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Tom Brown at Oxford (1861)

Following his graduation from Rugby, and a long vacation, our hero embarks on his collegiate career. The British first edition is in three volumes. Read for free online at Internet Archive: Volume 1, and Volume 2.

Author(s): Thomas Hughes
Illustrator(s): Unknown

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Tom Swift and His Sky Racer (1911)

Tom Swift and His Sky Racer, or, The Speediest Flight on Record, is Volume 9 in the original Tom Swift novel series published by Grosset & Dunlap.

A$10,000 prize lures Tom into competing at a local aviation meet at Eagle Park. Tom is determined to build the fastest plane around, but his plans mysteriously disappear, which means Tom must redesign his new airplane from the beginning. A side-plot through the story is Mr. Swift’s failing health.

Author(s): Victor Appleton
Illustrator(s): Unknown

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A Town Like Alice (1950)

A group of English women and children led by Jean Paget are captured by the Japanese in Malaya during World War II and forced to march from village to village.

Joe Harman, an Australian prisoner of war, aids them and is crucified by the Japanese for taking some chickens.

After the war, Jean receives an inheritance and returns to Malaya to build the villagers who took them in a well. She learns that Joe survived the war and goes to Australia to find him.

Author(s): Neville Shute
Illustrator(s): Unknown

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Two-and-Twenty (1931)

The story of a pugilist poet who ends up a medical man.

Author(s): C. S. Forester
Illustrator(s): Unknown

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Two-and-Twenty (1931)

The story of a pugilist poet who ends up a medical man.

Author(s): C. S. Forester
Illustrator(s): Unknown

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U 97 (1931)

At the time of the Cuxhaven mutiny, a German U-boat attempts to attack the British grand fleet at Scapa Flow. A play in three acts.

Author(s): C. S. Forester
Illustrator(s): Unknown

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Ukridge (1924)

A collection of ten short stories about Stanley Featherstonehaugh Ukridge, that self absorbed promoter of the impossible.

Author(s): P. G. Wodehouse
Illustrator(s): Unknown

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Uneasy Money (1917)

Bill Dawlish is grateful to the eccentric American millionaire who leaves him his fortune, but does not want to disinherit his bee-keeping niece and goes to America to meet her. The British edition was cut considerably.

Author(s): P. G. Wodehouse
Illustrator(s): Clarence F. Underwood
Unknown

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The Very Best of Children’s Illustration (1993)

The catalog of an exhibition held at the Society of Illustrators gallery in New York City.

Author(s): Unknown
Illustrator(s): David Wiesner
Et al

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Victory for the Slain (1942)

Lofting’s meditation on the futility of war.

Author(s): Hugh Lofting
Illustrator(s): Unknown

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Vintage Wodehouse (1978)

A wide-ranging collection of Wodehouse short stories.

Author(s): P. G. Wodehouse
Illustrator(s): Unknown

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The Visiting Justices and the Troublesome Priest (1868)

A musical attack on the British treatment of Irish persons incarcerated in British jails. Read online at Google Books.

Author(s): Unknown
Illustrator(s): Richard Doyle

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The Voyage of the Annie Marble (1929)

The author takes a small motor boat on the rivers of the France.

Author(s): C. S. Forester
Illustrator(s): Unknown

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We Didn’t Mean to Go to Sea (1938)

The Swallows are invited to sail in Goblin with Jim Brady. When a fog comes up and the skipper doesn’t return and the rising tide starts the anchor to dragging, suddenly they find themselves outside Harwich Harbor, passing the Beach End buoy and well out in the North Sea.

Author(s): Arthur Ransome
Illustrator(s): Arthur Ransome
Unknown

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The White Feather (1972)

Sheen funks it when faced with fighting a townee and Wrykyn shuns him. He takes tuition and wins his class at Aldershot.

Author(s): P. G. Wodehouse
Illustrator(s): Unknown

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Winsome Winnie and Other New Nonsense Novels (1920)

A second collection of parodies of contemporary fiction. Read online at archive.org.

Author(s): Stephen Leacock
Illustrator(s): Unknown

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A Wodehouse Bestiary (1985)

A collection of short stories on the theme of animals, domestic and wild.

Author(s): P. G. Wodehouse
Illustrator(s): Unknown

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Wodehouse Nuggets (1983)

A collection of literary gems from the Master.

Author(s): P. G. Wodehouse
Illustrator(s): Unknown

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The Wonderful Week (1927)

Bank clerk Harold Altridge enters on a week of cataclysm after cataclysm -- a phantasmagoria of adventure, romance and mystery -- that leaves him half dead and the reader holding his sides with laughter.

Author(s): C. S. Forester
Illustrator(s): Unknown

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The Woodcraft Manual for Boys of the Woodcraft League (1917)

A scouting manual from a precursor of the Boy Scouts of America. Read for free online at Internet Archive.

Author(s): Ernest Thompson Seton
Illustrator(s): Unknown

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The Woodcraft Manual For Girls of the Woodcraft League (1916)

An early scouting handbook for girls. Read for free online at Internet Archive.

Author(s): Ernest Thompson Seton
Et al
Illustrator(s): Unknown

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Yea! Wildcats! (1944)

Don Henderson has his work cut out for him as the new basketball coach in a central Indiana town.

Author(s): John R. Tunis
Illustrator(s): Unknown

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Young Men in Spats (1936)

Eleven short stories, including ‘Uncle Fred Flits By’ where we first meet the irrepressible Earl of Ickenham.

Author(s): P. G. Wodehouse
Illustrator(s): Unknown

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The Young Stamp Collector’s Own Book (1933)

A hobbyist's book for beginning stamp collectors.

Author(s): Ellis Parker Butler
Illustrator(s): Unknown

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