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Mary G.M. Webb • 17 Items / 9 Books, 3 Articles, 4 Reviews, 1 Poem
Precious Bane (1924)
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    Mary Webb's Novels (3 Reviews)
    Precious Bane, by Mary Webb
    1. Precious Bane by Mary Webb
    2. Gone to Earth by Mary Webb
    3. The Golden Arrow by Mary Webb
    The New Republic, February 5, 1936, p. 373
  2. The Leisure Arts
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    Shropshire Moods (5 Reviews)
    Precious Bane, by Mary Webb
    1. Precious Bane by Mary Webb
    2. Seven for a Secret by Mary Webb
    3. The House in Dormer Forest by Mary Webb
    4. Armour Wherein He Trusted by Mary G.M. Webb
    5. Poems and the Spring of Joy by Mary G.M. Webb
    The Outlook, June 26, 1929, p. 348
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    Mary Webb (7 Reviews)
    Precious Bane, by Mary Webb
    1. Precious Bane by Mary Webb
    2. Gone to Earth by Mary Webb
    3. Armour Wherein He Trusted by Mary G.M. Webb
    4. Poems and the Spring of Joy by Mary G.M. Webb
    5. The House in Dormer Forest by Mary Webb
    6. Seven for a Secret by Mary Webb
    7. The Golden Arrow by Mary Webb
    The Nation, August 7, 1929, p. 145
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    Check List of New Books (9 Reviews)
    Fiction
    1. The West Virginian by Harry E. Danford
    2. The Loom of the Fool by Austin Macleod
    3. The Man They Hanged by Robert W. Chambers
    4. Precious Bane by Mary Webb
    5. Dry Martini by John Thomas
    6. She Shall Have Music by Alyse Gregory
    7. The Golden Dancer by Cyril Hume
    8. The Casuarina Tree by W. Somerset Maugham
    9. Mendel Marantz by David Freedman
    The American Mercury, November 1926
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    The Library (9 Reviews)
    Briefer Mention
    1. If I Have Four Apples by Josephine Lawrence
    2. Freedom, Farewell! by Phyllis Bentley
    3. Captain Conan by Roger Vercel
    4. I'll Mourn You Later by Catharine Whitcomb
    5. Precious Bane by Mary Webb
    6. A Stone Came Rolling by Fielding Burke
    7. The Island Called Pharos by Archibald Fleming
    8. Once When Arcturus Shone by Mabel Posegate
    9. Kansas Poets and Iowa Poets
    The American Mercury, April 1936, pp. 508-509
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    The New Books (18 Reviews)
    Fiction
    1. The Secret Listeners of the East by Dhan Gopal Mukerji
    2. Mr. Moffatt by Chester Francis Cobb
    3. Winter Wheat by Almey St. John Adcock
    4. Precious Bane by Mary Webb
    5. Honk! by Doris F. Halman
    6. Unconquered by Maud Diver
    7. Desmond's Daughter by Maud Diver
    8. The Year of the Wood-Dragon by Achmed Abdullah
    9. That Fool of a Woman by Millicent Sutherland Bates
    10. Cynthia Codentry by Ernest Pascal
    11. Dusk of Day by Catherine Clark
    12. Mr. Bottleby Does Something by E. Temple Thurston
    13. Granite by Thomas Quinn
    14. Tom Fool by F. Tennyson Jesse
    15. What Is To Be by J.C. Snaith
    16. The Fool in Christ: Emanuel Quint by Gerhart Hauptmann
    17. The Baker's Cart, and Other Tales by Gerald W. Bullett
    18. The Trail of Glory by Leroy Scott
    The Saturday Review, July 17, 1926, pp. 939-940
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    Current Books (22 Reviews)
    The Dancing Girl of Shamakha and Other Asiatic Tales, by Count de Gobineau
    1. The Dancing Girl of Shamakha and Other Asiatic Tales by Count de Gobineau
    2. The Piper's Fee by Samuel Hopkins Adams
    3. Precious Bane by Mary Webb
    4. Richard Harding Davis: A Bibliography by Henry Cole Quinby
    5. The Memoirs of Halide Edib by Halide Edib
    6. Whither Russia? by Leon Trotsky
    7. Anglo-American Relations, 1861-1865 by Brougham Villiers and W.H. Chesson
    8. White Servitude in Pennsylvania by Cheesman A. Herrick
    9. Better Writing by Henry Seidel Canby
    10. What Have You Got to Give? by Angelo Patri
    11. Through the Moon Door by Dorothy Graham
    12. Things Seen in Paris by Clive Holland
    13. Digging for Lost African Gods by Byron Khun de Prorok
    14. The English-Speaking Peoples by W.P. Thirkield
    15. My Religion by Emil G. Hirsch and Gerson B. Levi
    16. The Pianist's Thumb by Howard Wells
    17. Roses in the Little Garden by G.A. Stevens
    18. The Tide by H.A. Marmer
    19. The Whalers of Akutan by Knut B. Birkeland
    20. Florida by Kenneth L. Roberts
    21. Religion and the Rise of Capitalism by R.H. Tawney
    22. A Faggot of Torches: Texts That Made History by F.W. Boreham
    The Outlook, July 28, 1926, pp. 449-450
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    The Bookman's Guide to Fiction (51 Reviews)
    Winter Wheat, by Almey St. John Adcock
    1. Winter Wheat by Almey St. John Adcock
    2. The Blue Window by Temple Bailey
    3. East of Mansion House by Thomas Burke
    4. Hangman's House by Donn Byrne
    5. The Silver Stallion by James B. Cabell
    6. The Splendid Rascal by George Challis
    7. Mr. Moffatt by Chester Francis Cobb
    8. The Tents of Jacob by Hyman Cohen
    9. Child of the North by Ridgwell Cullum
    10. Sorrell and Son by Warwick Deeping
    11. An American Tragedy by Theodore Dreiser
    12. The Private Life of Helen of Troy by John Erskine
    13. After Noon by Susan Ertz
    14. The Painted Stallion by Hal G. Evarts
    15. The High Adventure by Jeffery Farnol
    16. Masterson by Gilbert Frankau
    17. Soundings by A. Hamilton Gibbs
    18. The Unchanging Quest by Philip Gibbs
    19. Glass Houses by Eleanor Gizycka
    20. The Four Winds by Sinclair Gluck
    21. Count Bruga by Ben Hecht
    22. Co-Ed by Olive Deane Hormel
    23. The Old Home Town by Rupert Hughes
    24. Appassionata by Fannie Hurst
    25. Three Kingdoms by Storm Jameson
    26. The Great Valley by Mary Johnston
    27. Arrowsmith by Sinclair Lewis
    28. Gentlemen Prefer Blondes by Anita Loos
    29. Sounding Brass by Ethel Mannin
    30. Odtaa by John Masefield
    31. Hearts of Hickory by John Trotwood Moore
    32. Thunder on the Left by Christopher Morley
    33. The Silk Coquette by Edwin Bateman Morris
    34. Pig Iron by Charles G. Norris
    35. The Black Flemings by Kathleen Norris
    36. Prodigals of Monte Carlo by E. Phillips Oppenheim
    37. Wild Geese by Martha Ostenso
    38. The Red Ledger by Frank L. Packard
    39. The Perennial Bachelor by Anne Parrish
    40. The Enemy by Channing Pollock
    41. The Bat by Mary Roberts Rinehart and Avery Hopwood
    42. The Silent Six by Austin J. Small
    43. The Dice of God by Cynthia Stockley
    44. The Hounds of Spring by Sylvia Thompson
    45. Precious Bane by Mary Webb
    46. Here and Beyond by Edith Wharton
    47. The Silver Forest by Ben Ames Williams
    48. Beau Geste by Percival Christopher Wren
    49. Beau Sabreur by Percival Christopher Wren
    50. Ashes of Desire by Pamela Wynne
    51. Things Greater Than He by Luciano Zuccoli
    The Bookman, August 1926, pp. 702-703