The book was first published in 1885, and is currently in its 18th edition. Alan Agrestiis Distinguished Professor Emeritus in the Department of Statistics at the University of Florida. Following the Shakespearian dramas, we delve into what constitutes the bulk book; quotations by individual poets, authors, dramatists, philosophers and other prominent personages literature life. Condition: Good to Worn - Age Spots. My mother had several different editions of both books. My only beef with it is that quotations from French authors are translated in English; many I learned in French as a youngster and it is a bit jarring to see how the effect and meaning can be differen Who does not Have Bartlett's quotations on their bookshelves.
He began keeping a commonplace book of quotations to answer queries and in 1855 privately printed the first edition of his Familiar Quotations. June 14, 1820 — December 3, 1905. As such it was a gateway to literature, since it made me want to read books by the authors of those beautiful lines. Very first printing ever of the most famous collection of quotations. International orders may take longer for you to receive because of customs. From its first appearance in 1855 to its recently published sixteenth edition, Bartlett's Familiar Quotations has set the standard for books of quotations.
Or at least she had i Trying to find the perfect close to a classy love letter? A keyword index is included. Boston: Little, Brown, and Company, 1892. A very clean, unmarked copy. These 10,764 entries feature explanation of the hidden meanings of folk wisdom repeated unwittingly. Obviously, a great many authors have managed to do just that and are now quoted in aeternum. These 9,000 often lengthy selections highlight English prose geniuses like Addison, Burke, Johnson, Locke and Macaulay. About the Book From the quote afficionado to the historical researcher, fans of Bartlett's will be thrilled to see this edition of quotations from the great William Shakespeare.
This has been, and will remain, one of four or five reference works that I absolutely have to have within easy reach whenever I sit down to work. The 21,700 quotations in this standard reference bible, organized by major category, feature original language with translations. Good condition for it's age. I'm about a third of the way through transcribing all of my quotes into one page on my website. The 2,100 entries in this eminently researched collection form the constellation of collected wisdom in American political debate. John Bartlett Familiar Quotations A Collection of Passages, Phrases, and Proverbs Traced to Their Sources in Ancient and Modern Literature Compiled by John Bartlett This tenth edition of 1919 contains over 11,000 searchable quotations and was the first new edition of John Bartletts corpus to be published after his death in 1905the new editor, however, choosing more to supplement than revise the work of the first name in quotations.
My original copy, found in my parent's basement, was lost after I loaned it to a fellow x-country runner - she wanted to post motivational stuff on the locker room bb. A very bright boy, he was reading at age three and had read the entire Bible by nine. My love for this book stems from both its content, and its context in my life. Hundreds of authors and works are quickly accessible to all the pages on which they appear. From New Zealand to U. Indexer, 31 3 , 122.
By age twenty-nine he owned the store. About this Item: John Bartlett, Cambridge, 1855. It is consistently fascinating and easily digested. A very bright boy, he was reading at age three and had read the entire Bible by nine. Good clean copy with a pull to spine. Good clean copy with a pull to spine. In college I would sit up at night and page through, looking for the next day's quote, which I would then calligraphy onto an index card or other scrap of paper and post on my dorm room door.
I have this book, and it's a wonderful resource. This 16th edition of the book, first published in 1855, has been expanded to include more than 20,000 quotations and more than 340 new authors both historical and contemporary - from Russell Baker, The Doors, Elvis, Nadine Gordimer, Stephen Hawking, Primo Levi, Norman Mailer, Salman Rushdie, the Talmud, Alice Walker and Elie Wiesel. The App is another choice for accessibility. He taught statistics there for 38 years, including the development of three courses in statistical methods for social science students and three courses in categorical data analysis. I remember browsing through it as a child and finding quotations that spoke to me.
One-third of the book was quotations from the Bible and from the works of William Shakespeare, most of the balance being lines from the great English poets. The strongest reason for getting rid of this book is the reason I probably never will--this stood on the family bookshelves before I was born--this edition is from 1955. How familiar is it anymore? What a gem to be able to refer to at any time. Remainder mark in upper page edges. Red imitation leather cover, all in very good conditions, not inscribed.
Bartlett's familiar quotations, 18th edition for mobile app. It has some great quotations but not on authors I would expect. By using the Web site, you confirm that you have read, understood, and agreed to be bound by the. This is another tome I would scarcely leave home without not if I was going to be gone for more than forty-nine hours, at least. In a handsome contemporary full crushed morocco leather binding. Sure you can 'google' a poet or a topic, but it's so much more fun to open to a random page and spend the next hour marking the best finds. Who does not Have Bartlett's quotations on their bookshelves.