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The Resource Garrulities of an octogenarian editor : with other essays somewhat biographical and autobiographical, by Henry Holt

Garrulities of an octogenarian editor : with other essays somewhat biographical and autobiographical, by Henry Holt

Label
Garrulities of an octogenarian editor : with other essays somewhat biographical and autobiographical
Title
Garrulities of an octogenarian editor
Title remainder
with other essays somewhat biographical and autobiographical
Statement of responsibility
by Henry Holt
Creator
Editor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
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1840-1926
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Holt, Henry
Illustrations
  • portraits
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
Z473
LC item number
.H74
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Holt, Henry
  • Publishers and publishing
  • Book editors
Label
Garrulities of an octogenarian editor : with other essays somewhat biographical and autobiographical, by Henry Holt
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • English edition (London, G. Allen & Unwin ltd., 1924) has title: Sixty years as a publisher
  • Includes index
Bar code
  • 31223003559797
  • 31223902411223
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Part I: Life and friends. The octogenarian -- The editor -- Loose ends pickt up ; College days ; Town and gown ; Does Human nature improve? -- More about Yale ; The Civil War and the World War -- The Columbia Law School ; Piratical publishing days ; Some authors ; Clubs and more authors -- The author confesses to Bolshevism ; Literary society in New York of half a century ago -- Quincy Ward ; The Dickens dinner ; Sanford Gifford ; Some jokesmiths and story tellers ; The early manhood of some prominent men -- Gilman and Johns Hopkins University ; McKim ; St. Gaudens ; Eastman Johnson ; Charles O'Connor ; Winslow Homer ; Homer Martin ; Farrar ; Ruskin -- "Old New York" and new ; Various miracles ; Colonel Waring ; Some artists -- Sixty years' social changes in New York ; Dress and its purveyors ; More about clubs ; Social penalties ; Standards proving better and worse ; The young folks still puzzle the old folks ; Prize fights -- Defective planning in Old New York ; Reminiscences of William M. Evarts, Bayard Taylor, Herman Melville, Francis Hopkinson Smith, Some bishops, Henry HIgginson, Dr. Holmes -- A wolf chosen shepherd by the lambs ; Mrs. Humphry Ward as guest and observer ; Sir Henry Maine ; Turgénieff [i.e. Turgenev] ; Moncure Conway ; Alma Tadema ; Millais ; Some idiotic geniuses ; William Black -- Of and for the book trade -- Recollections of Richard Gilder, Edwin Booth, Count Greppi, Lord Bryce ; Some soldiers and statesmen ; Strange dreams of Lincoln and Carnegie ; Rafael Pumpelly -- More memorials
  • Part II: My four great teachers. Francis Amasa Walker -- Edwin Lawrence Godkin -- Herbert Spencer -- John Fiske -- Part III: Conclusions. Some old truths rediscovered in the art of living -- The changed world ; Conclusions on some political questions ; Differences in fortune mean differences in men ; Competition ; Striking ; Taxation ; Legislation ; League of Nations ; Marriage and divorce ; Birth control ; Prohibition -- Some cultural questions ; Education ; Some wastes ; Simplified spelling ; Some unpopular reforms ; Reform in general -- Religion -- A little let up and then to the depths again ; Simon Newcomb ; The cosmic memory ; More about religion
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
viii, 460 pages, 4 unnumbered leaves of plates
Lccn
23017904
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
4 portraits
System control number
  • 1107962
  • 00000000436413
Label
Garrulities of an octogenarian editor : with other essays somewhat biographical and autobiographical, by Henry Holt
Publication
Note
  • English edition (London, G. Allen & Unwin ltd., 1924) has title: Sixty years as a publisher
  • Includes index
Bar code
  • 31223003559797
  • 31223902411223
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Part I: Life and friends. The octogenarian -- The editor -- Loose ends pickt up ; College days ; Town and gown ; Does Human nature improve? -- More about Yale ; The Civil War and the World War -- The Columbia Law School ; Piratical publishing days ; Some authors ; Clubs and more authors -- The author confesses to Bolshevism ; Literary society in New York of half a century ago -- Quincy Ward ; The Dickens dinner ; Sanford Gifford ; Some jokesmiths and story tellers ; The early manhood of some prominent men -- Gilman and Johns Hopkins University ; McKim ; St. Gaudens ; Eastman Johnson ; Charles O'Connor ; Winslow Homer ; Homer Martin ; Farrar ; Ruskin -- "Old New York" and new ; Various miracles ; Colonel Waring ; Some artists -- Sixty years' social changes in New York ; Dress and its purveyors ; More about clubs ; Social penalties ; Standards proving better and worse ; The young folks still puzzle the old folks ; Prize fights -- Defective planning in Old New York ; Reminiscences of William M. Evarts, Bayard Taylor, Herman Melville, Francis Hopkinson Smith, Some bishops, Henry HIgginson, Dr. Holmes -- A wolf chosen shepherd by the lambs ; Mrs. Humphry Ward as guest and observer ; Sir Henry Maine ; Turgénieff [i.e. Turgenev] ; Moncure Conway ; Alma Tadema ; Millais ; Some idiotic geniuses ; William Black -- Of and for the book trade -- Recollections of Richard Gilder, Edwin Booth, Count Greppi, Lord Bryce ; Some soldiers and statesmen ; Strange dreams of Lincoln and Carnegie ; Rafael Pumpelly -- More memorials
  • Part II: My four great teachers. Francis Amasa Walker -- Edwin Lawrence Godkin -- Herbert Spencer -- John Fiske -- Part III: Conclusions. Some old truths rediscovered in the art of living -- The changed world ; Conclusions on some political questions ; Differences in fortune mean differences in men ; Competition ; Striking ; Taxation ; Legislation ; League of Nations ; Marriage and divorce ; Birth control ; Prohibition -- Some cultural questions ; Education ; Some wastes ; Simplified spelling ; Some unpopular reforms ; Reform in general -- Religion -- A little let up and then to the depths again ; Simon Newcomb ; The cosmic memory ; More about religion
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
viii, 460 pages, 4 unnumbered leaves of plates
Lccn
23017904
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
4 portraits
System control number
  • 1107962
  • 00000000436413

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