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March 5, 2012 | History

The old wives' tale 55 editions

Cover of: The old wives' tale by Arnold Bennett
About the Book

First published in 1908, The Old Wives' Tale affirms the integrity of ordinary lives as it tells the story of the Baines sisters—shy, retiring Constance and defiant, romantic Sophia—over the course of nearly half a century. Bennett traces the sisters' lives from childhood in their father's drapery shop in provincial Bursley, England, during the mid-Victorian era, through their married lives, to the modern industrial age, when they are reunited as old women. The setting moves from the Five Towns of Staffordshire to exotic and cosmopolitan Paris, while the action moves from the subdued domestic routine of the Baines household to the siege of Paris during the Franco-Prussian War.

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55 editions First published in 1908

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The old wives' tale.
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Publish date unknown, Hodder
The old wives tale
in English
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Publish date unknown, Hodder and Stoughton
The old wives' tale.
in English
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1908, Modern Library
The old wives' tale
in English
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1908, Chapman & Hall
The old wives' tale
in English
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1908, McLeod & Allen
The old wives' tale
in English
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1910, McLeod & Allen
The old wives' tale
in English
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1911, Modern Library [random House
The old wives' tale
in English
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1911, Modern Library
The old wives' tale
in English
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1911, Grosset & Dunlap
The old wives' tale.
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1911, Hodder and Stoughton
The old wives' tale
in English
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1911, Hodder & Stoughton, G.H. Doran Company
The old wives' tale.
in English - A new ed., with preface, by Arnold Bennett ...
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1917, T. Nelson
The old wives' tale.
in English
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1917, T. Nelson
The old wives' tale.
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1923, Hodder & Stoughton, George H. Doran Co.
The old wive's tale
in English
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1927, E. Benn
The old wives' tale.
in English
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1928, Doubleday
The old wives' tale.
in English - A new ed., with preface, by Arnold Bennett.
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1931, Modern Library
The old wives' tale.
in English - [1st Modern library ed.]
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1935, Dent
The old wives' tale.
in English
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1935, Modern library
The old wives' tale
in English
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1939, Dent
The old wives' tale
in English
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1940, Heritage Press
The old wives' tale
in English
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1941, Printed for the members of the Limited Editions Club at the University Press
The old wives' tale
in English
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1941, Printed for the members of the Limited Editions Club at the University Press
The old wives' tale.
in English
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1947, The Heritage Press
The old wives' tale
in English
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1948, Hodder & Stoughton
The Old Wives' Tale
Hardcover
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1948, Hodder & Stoughton
The old wives' tale.
in English
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1950, Harper
The old wives' tale
in English
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1954, Penguin Books
The old wive's tale
in English
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1975, Books for Libraries Press
The old wives' tale.
in English
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1980, Academy Chicago
The old wives' tale
in English
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January 30, 1988, Audio Book Contractors
The Old Wives' Tale
Audio Cassette in English - Unabridged edition
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March 31, 1988, Penguin Books Ltd
The Old Wives' Tale
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March 31, 1988, Penguin Books Ltd
The Old Wives' Tale
Paperback
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January 2, 1991, Penguin Classics
The Old Wives' Tale (Penguin Classics)
Paperback in English
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January 1991, Audio Book Contractors
The Old Wives' Tale
Audio Cassette in English
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January 1991, Audio Book Contractors
The Old Wives' Tale
Audio Cassette in English
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January 2, 1991, Penguin Classics
The Old Wives' Tale (Penguin Classics)
in English
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1995, McLeod & Allen
The old wives' tale
Microform in English
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1995, Wordsworth
Old wives' tale
in English - New ed.
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1995, Oxford University Press
The old wives' tale
in English
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1999, Modern Library
The old wives' tale
in English - 1st ed.
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May 2000, Classic Books
The Old Wives' Tale
Library Binding
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November 20, 2000, Adamant Media Corporation
The Old Wives\' Tale
Paperback in English
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June 2003, IndyPublish.com
The Old Wives' Tale
Paperback in English
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June 2003, IndyPublish.com
The Old Wives' Tale
Hardcover in English
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2004, The Folio Society
The old wives' tale
in English
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October 31, 2005, Echo Library
The Old Wives' Tale
Paperback in English
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May 4, 2005, Kessinger Publishing
The Old Wives' Tale
Paperback in English
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July 20, 2007, Book Jungle
The Old Wives Tale
Paperback in English
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December 18, 2007, Penguin Classics
The Old Wives' Tale (Penguin Classics)
Paperback in English - Reprint edition
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July 25, 2007, Kessinger Publishing, LLC
The Old Wives' Tale
Hardcover in English
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July 13, 2007, Dodo Press
The Old Wives' Tale (Dodo Press)
Paperback in English
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2008, Penguin Group UK
The Old Wives' Tale
Electronic resource in English
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2009, The Floating Press
The Old Wives' Tale
eBook in English

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March 5, 2012 Edited by Earl Tate Added new cover
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