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Short Histories of the Literatures of the World
(Publisher: William Heinemann. Country: UK. Date: c. 1898-.)


A Short History of Modern English Literature (E. Gosse) (Heinemann) (image)

A Short History of Modern English Literature by Edmund Gosse

London, William Heinemann, 1900
(Short Histories of the Literatures of the World, Volume III)

Gilt series logo (a world globe, a writing plume and a banner emblazoned with the series name) on green/blue cloth cover


SHORT HISTORY OF THE LITERATURES OF THE WORLD (HEINEMANN)
Series Note:
This series of 15 volumes was launched by William Heinemann in London in 1898 and it appears that most volumes were co-published by D. Appleton and Company in New York. The general editor of the series was the English author, translator, literary historian, and critic Edmund Gosse.

Volume I

NOT KNOWN

Volume II
A History of French Literature
Edward Dowden
D. Appleton and Company, 1897 , NY, 1897
7.5" tall; 444pp including index + publisher's ads; navy cover with gilt logo on front and gilt lettering on spine

Volume III
A Short History of Modern English Literature
Edmund Gosse
London, William Heinemann, 1898, 1911

Volume IV
A History of Italian Literature
Richard Garnett
1898
Gilt titles on spine, green boards. 8x5. xii + 431 pages.

Volume V
A History of Spanish Literature
Fitzmaurice-Kelly, James
New York, D. Appleton and Company, 1898, 1929
420 pages.

Volume VI
A History of Japanese Literature
W. G. Aston [William George Aston]
Published by William Heinemann., 1899, 1907
Published by D. Appleton and Company, 1899, 1907.
408 pages. Brown cloth, octavo.
Hard Cover. Gilt decoration on front board, gilt titles on spine, green boards. 8x5.5. 408pp.

Volume VII
A History of Bohemian Literature
The Count Of Lutzow [Francis Lützow, hrabeÌ]
Published by William Heinemann, 1899, 1907

Volume VIIII
NOT KNOWN

Volume IX
A History of Sanskrit Literature
Arthur A. MacDonell [Arthur Anthony Macdonell]
New York, D. Appleton and Company 1900.
William Heinemann, London, 1917
Dark cloth covers, thick book, 8" tall. 472 pages.
2nd ed. 1925

Volume X
NOT KNOWN

Volume XI
NOT KNOWN

Volume XII
A History of American literature, 1607-1865
William Peterfield Trent
Short histories of the literatures of the world, XII
London : Heinemann, 1903.
New York, D. Appleton and Co., 1903.

Volume XIII
A History of Hungarian Literature
Frigyes Riedl; C T Hagberg Wright; Charles Arthur tr Ginever; Ilona Ginever (de Gjöry), Mrs.
[Friedrich Riedl; Charles Arthur Ginever; Ilona Ginever]
London, 1906
New York, D. Appleton and Company, 1906.

Volume XIV
NOT KNOWN

Volume XV
NOT KNOWN

** VOLUME NUMBER NOT YET FOUND **

A History of Latin Literature
Marcus S Dimsdale [Marcus Southwell Dimsdale]
London : William Heinemann, 1915.
New York and London, D. Appleton and Co., 1915.
Hardback without Dust jacket

A History of Ancient Greek Literature
Gilbert Murray
Published by D. Appleton and Company, 1915

A History of German Literature
Calvin Thomas
New York, D. Appleton and Co., 1928.

A History of Russian Literature
Kazimierz Waliszewski
New York, D. Appleton and Company, 1900.
Reprinted 1940.

A History of Chinese Literature
Herbert Allen Giles
New York, D. Appleton and Co., 1901.

A History of Arabic Literature
Clément Huart; Lady Mary Loyd
New York : D. Appleton and Co., 1903.


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