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The Riverside Library
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Company. Country: United States. Date: 1929-35.





THE RIVERSIDE LIBRARY (HOUGHTON MIFFLIN COMPANY)
Series Note:
This was a series of hardbacks issued with dust wrappers.

The publisher's blurb describes the series as follows: "Books which have proved their popularity, at a price within the reach of any purse. Every detail has been planned to make ownership a pride and reading a pleasure."


Arranged by genre


FICTION
Looking Backward - Edward Bellamy.
The Country of the Pointed Firs - Sarah Orne Jewtt.
The Luck of Roaring Camp - Bret Harte.
O Pioneers! Willa Cather.
The Scarlet Letter - Nathaniel Hawthorne.
Uncle Tom's Cabin - Harriet Beecher Stowe.

ESSAYS
The Dance of Life - Havelock Ellis.
Emerson's Essays. First and Second Series. - Ralph Waldo Emerson.
Walden - Henry D. Thoreau.

BIOGRAPHY
Lee the American - Gamaliel Bradford.
My Garden of Memory - Kate Douglas Wiggin.
Woodrow Wilson - William Allen White.

OUTDOOR AND ADVENTURE
Cannibal Island - Martin Johnson.
High Adventure - James Norman Hall.
Two Years Before the Mast - Richard H. Dana.

POETRY
The Little Book of American Poets - Jessie B. Rittenhouse.


Source of the above list and of the publisher's blurb quoted above:
Rear panel of dust wrapper of Walden by Henry D. Thoreau, Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1929 (The Riverside Library).


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