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Horace Liveright

Walker Gilmer

Horace Liveright

publisher of the twenties

by Walker Gilmer

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Published by David Lewis in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Liveright, Horace.

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    Statementby Walker Gilmer.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13922069M

    This is a book titled "Peter Arno's Circus" published by Horace Liveright from There are approximately 60 pages in this book. This book features great illustrations. This book is in overall fair to good condition showing some wear to the outer covers due to age. Also the back cover has detached from the spine (cover is not loose just Seller Rating: % positive.   With Horace Liveright, he founded the Modern Library and chose the first titles for it before selling out to his partner in - after tossing a coin for the sole ownership. Paper Books.

    Albert Boni left B&L Books (Albert Boni and Horace Liveright) after only a year, in , following some sort of altercation. B&L would eventually become Random House. (Liveright, for his part, was a huge influence in American literature, and it would be well worth your while to look him up online. Boni & Liveright was an American trade book publisher established in in New York City by Albert Boni and Horace the next sixteen years the firm, which changed its name to Horace Liveright, Inc., in and then Liveright, Inc., in , published over a thousand books. Before their bankruptcy in and their subsequent reorganization as Liveright Publishing Corporation.

    The last of Frances Parkinson Keyes’s travel articles, “Irack [sic], The Land Amid the Rivers,” appeared in July. In this same period, Keyes began working on the manuscript for a new book at the behest of her publisher, Liveright Inc., which had already published her novels Queen Anne’s Lace and Lady Blanche novel, Senator Marlowe’s Daughter helped establish Keyes as a.   NY: Boni and Liveright, First Edition, first issue with Boni & Liveright imprint (versus Horace Liveright). Two volumes, small 8vo, pp. , A hinge tender on each volume, spines worn at top ends, o/w VG. Johnson p. One of Dreiser's most acclaimed books, about the rise and fall of a young man who pursues his ambitions Read more.


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Horace Liveright by Walker Gilmer Download PDF EPUB FB2

The name Horace Liveright might not ring any bells, but every reader knows the Modern Library series, Liveright's first and most financially successful publishing venture. Dardis' lively biography secures Liveright's place in the pantheon of innovative and courageous American book publishers.4/5(1).

Firebrand book. Read 5 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Horace Liveright was a man of puzzling contradictions - a self-professed s /5(5). Horace B. Liveright facts: In ad agency employee Horace B. Liveright () and his office-mate decided to go into the book publishing business.

With pooled assets of $16, they planned to reprint modern classics by British and European authors. Horace Brisbin Liveright (10 December [1] – 24 September ) was an American publisher and stage producer. With Albert Boni, he founded the Modern Library and Boni & Liveright publishers. He published the books of numerous influential American and British authors.

Horace Liveright was a man of puzzling contradictions - a self-professed socialist and a high-living Wall Street gambler, a deeply caring father and a compulsive philanderer. It was Liveright who first thought of books as front-page news and invented the art of ballyhoo to publicize them.

A risk-taker in publishing as well as on Wall Street, Liveright had much to do with the creation of the 3/5(1). Publisher: Horace Liveright, Inc. () Language: English; ASIN: BAL2II; Package Dimensions: x x inches Shipping Weight: pounds; Customer Reviews: out of 5 stars 6 customer ratings; Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #4, in Books (See Top in Books) # Horace Liveright book Memoirs (Books)Reviews: 6.

Under the editorial guidance of Horace Liveright the firm captured the flowering literature of the s and s, publishing some of the most celebrated American writers of the period, including William Faulkner, Ernest Hemingway, Sherwood Anderson, Gertrude Stein, Anita Loos and Theodore Dreiser.

Books published after make use of the numeric system. SEARS PUBLISHING COMPANY, INC., There is no mark of identification on the first edition, but it can be easily identified in each book by the fact that second, third and other editions are always marked by a notice to that effect on the copyright page, which is back of the title page.

1 sheet 27 x 13 cm. Printed on one side. Playbill for a production of An American Tragedy, a play by Patrick Kearney from the novel by Theodore Dreiser; staged by Edward Goodman; settings by Carolyn Hancock. Starring Morgan Farley, Janet McLeay, and Katherine Wilson. Horace Liveright was an American publisher; he and Albert Boni established Boni & Liveright in   Forgotten today, Horace Liveright once raced through American publishing like a fox with its tail on fire.

Going by Tom Dardis' shining biography of him, Liveright. Horace Brisbin Liveright (10 December – 24 September ) was an American publisher and stage Albert Boni, he founded the Modern Library and Boni & Liveright published books from numerous influential American and British authors.

Turning to theatre, he produced the successful Broadway play Dracula, with Béla Lugosi and Edward Van Sloan in the roles. : Propaganda: pages. Third printing of the first edition. The landmark work by the man who has come to be known as "The Father of Spin." "The conscious and intelligent manipulation of the organized habits and opinions of the masses is an important element in democratic society.

Those who manipulate this unseen mechanism of society constitute an invisible government which. Publisher of the Modern Library series.

Horace Liveright AKA Horace Brisbin Liveright Born: Dec Birthplace: Osceola Mills, PA Died: Sep Location of death: New York City Cause of death: Pneumonia "You must realize that the little group in America that read some of your work in the highbrow magazines amounts to very little in the sale of a book" -- Liveright in a letter Born: Horace Liveright () lingers as one of the greats in U.S.

publishing, though many in the business today would be hard put to remember why. This study by Dardis (Some Time in. Get this from a library. Firebrand: the life of Horace Liveright. [Tom Dardis] -- Horace Liveright was a man of puzzling contradictions - a self-professed socialist and a high-living Wall Street gambler, a deeply caring father and a compulsive philanderer.

It was Liveright who. Boni & Liveright was an American trade book publisher established in in New York City by Albert Boni and Horace Liveright.

Over the next 16 years the firm (which changed its name to Horace Liveright, Inc., in and then Liveright, Inc., in ) published over a thousand books. Before their bankruptcy in and their subsequent reorganization as Liveright Publishing Corporation, Inc. Boni & Liveright (New York, NY) Series dates: Size: ″ x ″ Horace Liveright, Inc.

() / Liveright Publishing Co. () (New York, US) Series dates: Size: ″ x ″ In the struggling publisher Boni & Liveright (in name only, Boni sold out in ) sold the very lucrative Modern Library series (began in ) to Bennett Cerf in an attempt to.

Most of his book concerns Liveright's relationships with au thors, and perhaps too much of it is taken up with correspondence which will be of greater interest to. New York: Horace Liveright, Inc, First Edition. Hardcover. Octavo, pages; VG-/VG-; spine is faded green with black lettering; dust jacket is in a mylar covering, has price cut, has moderate wear, with chipping at the top of the spine, has minor chipping at the fore edge corners, has a medium closed tear at the top of the front cover, has minor fading on the spine; binding has minimal.

The recipient, Horace Liveright was an American publisher and stage producer. With Albert Boni, he founded the Modern Library and Boni & Liveright publishers.

He published the books of numerous influential American and British authors. In Liveright founded the Modern Library. It was formed as a reprinting line, publishing inexpensive books.

Due to COVID emergency closures we may experience delays in processing and shipping your items. We appreciate your patience during this time as libraries reopen and work through the backlog of .Founded in in New York, by Albert Boni, an ex-bookshop owner out of Greenwich village and a much wealthier bohemian Horace Liveright, the Boni and Liveright fine press specialized in introducing the very cutting edge of the scandalous new modernist movement such as T.S.

Eliot, Ezra Pound, D.H. Lawrence to the Lost Generation of New York.Horace Liveright, publisher of the twenties. New York, D. Lewis [] (OCoLC) Named Person: Horace Brisbin Liveright; HORACE BRISBIN LIVERIGHT; Horace Brisbin Liveright; Horace Brisbin Liveright; Horace Brisbin Liveright; Horace Brisbin Liveright: Material Type: Biography: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors.