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More companionable books.

George Gordon

More companionable books.

by George Gordon

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Published by Chatto in London .
Written in English


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  Lovers of old books are drawn to Suzzallo Library every day of the year, but just now there’s even more reason for bibliophiles to stop by: An extraordinary exhibit called Companionable Books: A Century of Publishers’ Bindings, The books are behind glass in Room — the exhibit room to the left as you enter from Red Square — as well as . The OED defines “companionable” as “sociable, friendly; pleasant or agreeable as company.” Let’s face it, we prefer the company of some books to some people. Good books have good manners and seldom disappoint us. Gordon writes in his preface, “There is a companionable quality in some books that skips the centuries, and I was reluctant that any one should miss it .

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Gordon, George Stuart, More companionable books. London, Chatto. More companionable books. [George Stuart Gordon] Find more information about: OCLC Number: Notes: "The first seven items originally published in book form inunder the title Companionable More companionable books.

book, series I." Description: xi, pages ; 20 cm: Contents. Companionable Books [Van Dyke, Henry] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Companionable Books Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See search results for this author. Are you an author. Learn about Author Central.

Henry Van Dyke (Author) ISBN Format: Paperback. "By companionable books I mean those that are worth taking with you on a journey, where the weight of luggage counts, or keeping beside your bed, near the night-lamp; books that will bear reading often, and the more slowly you read them the better you enjoy them; books that not only tell you how things look and how people behave, but also interpret /5.

The Book of books. Poetry in the Psalms. The good enchantment of Dickens. Thackeray and real men. George Eliot and real women/5(2). Companionable Books [Henry Van Dyke] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The Works of Henry Van Dyke, Vol. XVII.

Books Advanced Search New Releases Best Sellers & More Children's Books Textbooks Textbook Rentals Sell Us Your Books Best Books of. Recommending books is risky but potentially gratifying. To love a writer is to want to share his work. But when we don’t know a reader well, especially when intimacy is strictly digital, one is wary of “signs of panic,” in the words of George Gordon in his preface to More Companionable Books (Chatto & Windus, ).

Gordon () was a literary scholar at Oxford. Companion Novels ***NOTE: This list is in correlation with The Companion Novels Challenge hosted by Confessions of a Vi3tBabe & Alexa Loves Books.*** An on-going list of various companion novels, which is a set of books based in the same world, but with each book revolving around different characters that are seen in all of the books in that set.

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About this Item: Scribners, New York, Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Very good, book has minor rub of spine, edges and corners of cover, light fraying at top spine, foxing of front cover, fading of front and back cover and spine, yellowing of pages.

Companionable Books Contents: The Book of books -- Poetry in the Psalms -- The good enchantment of Dickens -- Thackeray and real men -- George Eliot and real women -- The poet of immortal youth (Keats) -- The recovery of joy (Wordsworth) -- "The glory of the imperfect" (Browning) -- A quaint comrade by quiet streams (Walton) -- A sturdy.

Companionable Books Many books are dry and dusty, there is no juice in them; and many are soon exhausted, you would no more go back to them than to a squeezed orange; but some have in them an unfailing sap, both from the tree of knowledge and from the tree of life.

Companionable Books by Van Dyke, Henry Seller Hedgehog's Whimsey Books Published Condition Very good. No dust jacket as issued. Signed by previous owner. Front binding is weakening after title page. Spine titles dulled. Edition First edition.

Item Price $. The Book of books. Poetry in the Psalms. The good enchantment of Dickens. Thackeray and real men. George Eliot and real women.

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The Book of books -- Poetry in the Psalms -- The good enchantment of Dickens -- Thackery and real men -- George Eliot and real women -- The poet ofimmortal youth (Keats) -- The recovery of joy (Wordsworth) -- "The glory of the imperfect"(Browning) -- A quaint comrade by quiet streams (Walton) -- A sturdy believer (Samuel Johnson) -- A Puritan plus poetry Pages: LibriVox recording of Companionable Books by Henry van Dyke.

Read in English by MaryAnn Spiegel. Many books are dry and dusty, there is no juice in them; and many are soon exhausted, you would no more go back to them than to a squeezed orange; but some have in them an unfailing sap, both from the tree of knowledge and the tree of life.Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc.

ABAA (US) Bookseller Inventory # Title Companionable Books Author VAN DYKE, Henry Format/binding Hardcover Book condition Used - Good Quantity available 1 Binding Hardcover Publisher Charles Scribner's Sons Place of Publication New York Date published Keywords AmerLit20thCent.