Publishing History > English Worthies (Longman, Green, and Co./D. Appleton & Co.) - Book Series List
Publisher: Longmans, Green, & Co. Country: United Kingdom. Date: 1885-97.
Publisher: D. Appleton and Company. Country: United States. Date: 1885-97.
by Grant Allen
New York: D. Appleton & Co., 1885 (English Worthies)
Series description and list of published and projected volumes.
Source: Charles Darwin by Grant Allen. New York: D. Appleton & Co., 1885 (English Worthies).
ENGLISH WORTHIES (LONGMANS, GREEN/D. APPLETON)
Series Note: The editor of the English Worthies series was Andrew Lang, M.A.
A description of this series is found in Charles Darwin by Grant Allen, New York: D. Appleton, 1885 (English Worthies):
MESSRS. D. APPLETON & CO. are the American publishers of a new series of small volumes entitled "English "Worthies," consisting of short lives of Englishmen of influence and distinction, past and present, military, naval, literary, scientific, legal, ecclesiastical, social, etc. Each biography will be intrusted to a writer specially acquainted with the historical period in which his hero lived, and in special sympathy, as it were, with his subject. (...)
In small 12mo volumes, cloth. Price, 75 cents per vol.
New York: D. APPLETON & CO., Publishers, 1, 8, & 6 Bond Street
Title / Author / Year of Publication in U.K.
by David Hannay
by Frank H. Hill
by Mowbray Morris
by Grant Allen
by John Addington Symonds
by George Saintsbury
by Edmund Gosse
Shaftesbury (The First Earl)
by H. D. Traill
by Austin Dobson
Titles Announced as "In Preparation" but Never Issued
by W. H. Pollock
by Canon Creighton
Sir. T. Moore
by J. Cotter Morison
by Walter Besant
by Andrew Lang
by R. Louis Stevenson
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