A stunning collection of all 80 exquisite Little Black Classics from Penguin
This spectacular box set of the 80 books in the Little Black Classics series showcases the many wonderful and varied writers in Penguin Black Classics. From India to Greece, Denmark to Iran, the United States to Britain, this assortment of books will transport readers back in time to the furthest corners of the globe. With a choice of fiction, poetry, essays and maxims, by the likes of Chekhov, Balzac, Ovid, Austen, Sappho and Dante, it won't be difficult to find a book to suit your mood. Little Black Classics celebrate the huge range and diversity of the Penguin Classics list - from drama to poetry, from fiction to history, with books taken from around the world and across numerous centuries.
The Little Black Classics Box Set includes:
· The Atheist's Mass (Honoré de Balzac) · The Beautifull Cassandra (Jane Austen) · The Communist Manifesto (Fredrich Engels and Karl Marx) · Cruel Alexis (Virgil) · The Dhammapada (Anon) · The Dolphins, the Whales and the Gudgeon (Aesop) · The Eve of St Agnes (John Keats) · The Fall of Icarus (Ovid) · The Figure in the Carpet (Henry James) · The Gate of the Hundred Sorrows (Rudyard Kipling) · Gooseberries (Anton Chekhov) · The Great Fire of London (Samuel Pepys) · The Great Winglebury Duel (Charles Dickens) · How a Ghastly Story Was Brought to Light by a Common or Garden Butcher's Dog (Johann Peter Hebel) · How Much Land Does A Man Need? (Leo Tolstoy) · How To Use Your Enemies (Baltasar Gracián) · How We Weep and Laugh at the Same Thing (Michel de Montaigne) · I Hate and I Love (Catullus) · Il Duro (D. H. Lawrence) · It was snowing butterflies (Charles Darwin) · Jason and Medea (Apollonius of Rhodes) · Kasyan from the Beautiful Mountains (Ivan Turgenev) · Leonardo da Vinci (Giorgio Vasari) · The Life of a Stupid Man (Ryunosuke Akutagawa) · Lips Too Chilled (Matsuo Basho) · Lord Arthur Savile’s Crime (Oscar Wilde) · The Madness of Cambyses (Herodotus · The Maldive Shark (Herman Melville) · The Meek One (Fyodor Dostoyevsky · Mrs Rosie and the Priest (Giovanni Boccaccio) · My Dearest Father (Wolfgang Mozart) · The Night is Darkening Round Me (Emily Brontë) · The nightingales are drunk (Hafez) · The Nose (Nikolay Gogol) · Olalla (Robert Louis Stevenson) · The Old Man in the Moon (Shen Fu), Miss Brill (Katherine Mansfield) · The Old Nure's Story (Elizabeth Gaskell) · On Murder Considered as One of the Fine Arts (Thomas De Quincey) · On the Beach at Night Alone (Walt Whitman) · The Reckoning (Edith Wharton) · Remember, Body… (C. P. Cavafy) · The Robber Bridegroom (Brothers Grimm) · The Saga of Gunnlaug Serpent-tongue (Anon) · Sindbad the Sailor · Sketchy, Doubtful, Incomplete Jottings (Johann Wolfgang von Goethe) · Socrates' Defence (Plato) · Speaking of Siva (Anon) · The Steel Flea (Nikolai Leskov) · The Tell-Tale Heart (Edgar Allan Poe) · The Terrors of the Night (Thomas Nashe) · The Tinder Box (Hans Christian Andersen) · Three Tang Dynasty Poets (Wang Wei) · Trimalchio's Feast (Petronius) · To-morrow (Joseph Conrad), Of Street Piemen (Henry Mayhew) · Traffic (John Ruskin) · Travels in the Land of Serpents and Pearls (Marco Polo) · The Voyage of Sir Francis Drake Around the Whole Globe (Richard Hakluyt) · The Wife of Bath (Geoffrey Chaucer) · The Woman Much Missed (Thomas Hardy) · The Yellow Wall-paper (Charlotte Perkins Gilman) · Wailing Ghosts (Pu Songling) · Well, they are gone, and here must I remain (Samuel Taylor Coleridge)
About the Author
The Little Black Classics Box Set features works by authors from around the world and across centuries including Sophocles, Jane Austen, Edgar Allan Poe, H.G. Wells, and many more.
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New Hope for American Art
New Hope for American Art is the most comprehensive book ever published on artists from, and surrounding, the New Hope Art Colony (also known as the Pennsylvania Impressionists). This book, with its 612 pages and over 1,000 color plates of artwork include biographies of 165 individual Pennsylvania Impressionists and New Hope Modernists as well as artists from the Philadelphia Ten, a pioneering group of women all educated at Philadelphia art schools.
In this book, you'll find biographies and artwork from such artists as:
William Langson Lathrop
William F. Taylor
M. Elizabeth Price
S. George Phillips
Rae Sloan Bredin
Charles F. Ramsey
New Hope for American Art was authored, designed and published by James M. Alterman, an expert in the field of Pennsylvania Impressionist and Modernist painting. A longtime collector and owner of two fine art galleries, Alterman wanted to create a user-friendly book intended not only to educate collectors and enthusiasts about this art but to help train one's eye. The book offers valuable tips on how to avoid common mistakes often experienced by new collectors drawn from the author's personal experiences as a collector and fine art dealer.