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Series 50 - Belles-Lettres Series

 
 
Series Name:
Publish Dates:
Topic:
Belles-Lettres Series
1896 - 1897
Varied reprint editions
Series Number:
Volumes:
Formats:
50
31
1

 

Title: Author: Year: Illustrator:
1 Independence Day Hale, Edward Everett 1896  
2 Scholar in Politics Olney, Richard 1896  
3 Young Man in Business Bok, Edward W. 1896  
4 Young Man and the Church Bok, Edward W. 1896  
5 Spoils System: An Address to the Civil Service Reform League Schurz, Carl 1896  
6 Conversation by Thomas De Quincey De Quincey, Thomas 1896  
7 Sweetness and Light Arnold, Matthew 1896  
8 Work Ruskin, John 1896  
9 Nature and Art Emerson, Ralph Waldo 1896  
10 Use and Misuse of Books Harrison, Frederic 1896  
11 Monroe Doctrine: Its Origin, Meaning and Application Bach, John 1896  
12 Destiny of Man Lubbock, John 1896  
13 Love and Friendship Emerson, Ralph Waldo 1896  
14 Rip Van Winkle Irving, Washington 1896  
15 Art, Poetry and Music Lubbock, John 1896  
16 Choice of Books Lubbock, John 1896  
17 Manners Emerson, Ralph Waldo 1896  
18 Character Emerson, Ralph Waldo 1896  
19 Legend of Sleepy Hollow Irving, Washington 1896  
20 Beauties of Nature Lubbock, John 1896  
21 Self-Reliance Emerson, Ralph Waldo 1896  
22 Duty of Happiness Lubbock, John 1896  
23 Spiritual Law Emerson, Ralph Waldo 1896  
24 Old Christmas Irving, Washington 1896  
25 Health, Wealth and the Blessing of Friends Lubbock, John 1896  
26 Intellect Emerson, Ralph Waldo 1896  
27 Why Americans Dislike England Adams, Geo. B. 1896  
28 Higher Education as a Training for Business Judson, Harry Pratt 1896  
29 Miss Toosey's Mission Anonymous 1897  
30 Laddie Anonymous 1897  
31 J. Cole Gellibrand, Emma 1897  

 

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Leatherette. White. Various decorative patterns in silver, blue, green etc. Title and author in silver gilt letters on the front cover. 7.25 x 5 or 7 x 4.5 (no priority)

Series Notes:
1. No illustrations.
2. Numbers 1-28 were published in 1896.
3. The rest of the series and the earlier numbers were published in 1897.
4. The series stopped publication in 1899.
5. Same format as the Eternal Life Series.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Advertising Flyer

 

Here is a nice little advertising piece (5.875 x 3. 375) for the Belles Lettres Series.

It lists 26 volumes in the series at 30 cents each. Since the first 28 volumes were published in 1896, this dates the flyer to 1896.

 

 

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