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English Worthies
Publisher: Longmans, Green, & Co. Country: United Kingdom. Date: 1885-97.
Publisher: D. Appleton and Company. Country: United States. Date: 1885-97.


Charles Darwin by Grant Allen (English Worthies/D. Appleton & Co.) (image 1)

Charles Darwin
by Grant Allen
New York: D. Appleton & Co., 1885 (English Worthies)
Hardback.


Charles Darwin by Grant Allen (English Worthies/D. Appleton & Co.) (image 2)

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.

Admiral Blake
by David Hannay
1897

George Canning
by Frank H. Hill
1888

Claverhouse
by Mowbray Morris
1897

Charles Darwin
by Grant Allen
1885

Ben Jonson
by John Addington Symonds
1888

Marlborough
by George Saintsbury
1885

Raleigh
by Edmund Gosse
1886

Shaftesbury (The First Earl)
by H. D. Traill
1888

Richard Steele
by Austin Dobson
1886

Titles Announced as "In Preparation" but Never Issued

Drake
by W. H. Pollock

Latimer
by Canon Creighton

Sir. T. Moore
by J. Cotter Morison

Lord Peterborough
by Walter Besant

Isaac Walton
by Andrew Lang

Wellington
by R. Louis Stevenson


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