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  1. OTHER: Crossed Wires: A Comedy in One Act (1902)   A play. By Ellis Parker Butler and Lawrence Butler. Copyrighted but unpublished(?).  [HARPER]
  2. 1903

  3. Iowa City Citizen (April 13, 1903)   "The Charge of the Second Iowa Cavalry"   Epic poem about the charge of the 2nd Iowa Cavalry at Farmington, Mississippi on May 9, 1862. Also, the poem was read at the 12th reunion of the Second Iowa Cavalry on September 6 and 7, 1905. See WEB.  [NPA, WEB]
  4. 1906?

  5. BOOK: Wall Paper Hints (1906?)   A twenty-seven page booklet printed on behalf of Pittsburg Wall Papers. New York: American Colortype Company. Possibly reprinted 193?, 26 p, illustrated. San Francisco: L. Tozer & Son.  [HARPER]
  6. 1910

  7. BOOK: An Experiment in Gyro-Hats (1910)   A short story. Five illustrations by Albert Levering. This edition was a special printing by the Q and C Company, New York and Chicago. The inside back cover lists "American Bank Note Company, N. Y." The book itself is undated but HARPER says it was printed "later the same year," referring to the Hampton's publication.  [EPBLIB]
  8. BOOK: An Up Hill and Down Dale Honeymoon (1910)   Advertising booklet. When opened, the 8 pages fold out to make one long single page. The back side, also 8 pages, describes products from the Corbin Screw Company. Illustrated in color. Reprint of "Motor Matrimony" previously published in Reader Magazine. New Britain, Connecticut: Corbin Screw Company.  [HARPER]
  9. 1912

  10. On the Tibur Road (1912) "To G. M. W. and G. F. W."   Poetry. A preface to the book by George Meason Whicher and George Frisbie Whicher (noted as "a letter in verse"). Princeton NJ: Princeton University Press. p vi-viii.  [EPBLIB]
  11. The Revolt: A Play in One Act (1912)
  12. BOOK: The Revolt: A Play in One Act (1912) Click here to see a picture of this item.New York: Samuel French.  [NYPL]
  13. 1917

  14. Illustrated Flushing and Vicinity (1917) "Why I Live In Flushing" Click here to see a picture of this item.Complete title: "Illustrated Flushing And Vicinity, College Point, Broadway-Flushing, Malba-on-the-Sound, Whitestone, Bayside, Douglaston, Little Neck, In The Third Ward, Queens Borough City Of New York." Compiled, Edited and Published by Darby Richardson under the auspices of Business Men's Association Of Flushing, Flushing Association, Upper Flushing Association. 1917. Press of Isaac Goldmann Company. New York. 9 1/4 x 6". 72 pages. Profusely illustrated with black and white photographs. p 7-10.  [EPBLIB]
  15. BOOK: Kids is Kids (1917)   New York: New York City Public Welfare Committee.  [NYPL]
  16. 1920

  17. BOOK: Millingham's Cat-Fooler (1920) Click here to see a picture of this item.A story. Printed to promote a hose manufacturer's business. "We have printed Mr. Butler's story in this convenient edition for all commuters and other gardeners whether they are buyers or lenders of hose. Draw from this tale whatever lesson you choose. 'Don't borrow garden hose of your neighbors; buy a hose for yourself.' 'Don't try to deceive your friends; you will always get found out.' 'Don't make the mistake of thinking all garden hose is alike.'" Cambridge MA: Boston Woven Hose and Rubber Company.  [EPBLIB]
  18. 1920?

  19. BOOK: Billy Brad's Bank Book (1920?)   A reprint of the story printed in the February 1920 issue of Red Cross magazine. Printed as a promotional booklet by the Malden Savings Bank.  [HARPER]
  20. BOOK: I Wish I Had Not Been a Well-Frog (1920?)   Reprinted from the March 1920 issue of the American Magazine. Chicago: Harris Trust & Savings Bank. pp 20.  [HARPER, WORLDCAT]
  21. 1921

  22. My Maiden Effort (1921) "Ellis Parker Butler" Click here to see a picture of this item.An essay. This book is subtitled "The Personal Confessions of Well Known American Authors. Collected by the Authors' League of America" There's a one-page essay where Butler recalls his first published works saying "I've been a hard-working hack. I've earned what I got." Edited by Gelett Burgess. Garden City N. Y. and Toronto: Doubleday, Page and Company. Page 34.  [EPBLIB]
  23. 'Ellis Parker Butler' from My Maiden Effort (1921)


  24. BOOK: Two Friends and Their Supporting Investments (June, 1922)   A promotional give-away for a stockbrokerage firm. Illustrations by Tony Sarg. "Before -- During -- After, being a short tale, a merry fable, and a couple of morals" New York: Jas. H. Oliphant & Company. The Marchbanks Press.  [EPBLIB]
  25. The Stag Cookbook (1922) "Bouillabaisse Joe Tilden" Click here to see a picture of this item.A recipe. The book is subtitled "Written For Men By Men." Edited by C. Mac Sheridan. With an introduction by Robert H. Davis. George H. Doran Company. New York. Reprinted 2001, The Minerva Group, Inc. Paperback. ISBN 1589631234.  [EPBLIB]
  26. 1924

  27. The Talmadge Sisters (1924) "Introduction"   This book is subtitled "Norma Constance Natalie An Intimate Story of the World's Most Famous Screen Family By Their Mother." Introduction by Ellis Parker Butler. Philadelphia and London: J. B. Lippincott Company. p 5-8.  [EPBLIB]
  28. 1927

  29. Putnam's Two-Way Question Book (1927) "Introduction"   With Interlocking Answers. A book of crossword puzzles. By Eugene Sheffer. The Knickerbocker Press. New York and London: G. P. Putnam's Sons. p v-vi.  [EPBLIB]
  30. 1928

  31. BOOK: Carter's Legacy (August 3, 1928)   "Published by the Citizens Trust Company of Utica NY on the occasion of its twenty-fifth anniversary, August 3, 1928." Utica: Citizen's Trust Company. 45 pages.  [NYPL]
  32. 1930

  33. Ballyhoo (1930) "Gustapher Plogs and the Spotted Cow" Click here to see a picture of this item.A reprint of a Betzville Tale. p 2-3. New York Magazine, Hammerstein's Theater program featuring the production "Ballyhoo" (1930). This musical comedy show opened on December 22, 1930 and closed February 1931, with 68 total performances. The cast included W. C. Fields.  [EBAY, WEB]
  34. 1931

  35. Plagiarism the "Art" of Stealing Literary Material (1931) "Plagiarists Are Thieves" Click here to see a picture of this item.By Maurice Salzman of the California Bar. Butler received a byline for Chapter VI. Los Angeles: Parker, Stone and Baird Co. p 66-73.  [EPBLIB]
  36. Discoverer Album (1934)


  37. BOOK: Discoverer Album (1934) Click here to see a picture of this item.Full title "The Discoverer Album for Postage Stamps of the World". 64 pages. Published (copyright 1934) by H. E. Harris & Co. Boston. There was also an edition published in 1957 with the same title.  [HARPER]
  38. Hobbies for Everybody (1934) "Stamp Collecting" Click here to see a picture of this item.Edited by Ruth Lampland. New York: Harper. p 335-40.  [EPBLIB]
  39. 1936

  40. Family Circle (1936)   "E. P. B. by E. P. B."   HARPER does not list a specific date.  [HARPER]
  41. 1937

  42. Mark Twain Quarterly 2 (1937)   "Marietta Holley"   Written as an introduction to Cyril Clemens' bibliography of Holley's works.  [HARPER]
  43. 1941

  44. The Tuscarora Club's Forty Year History: 1901-1941 (December, 1941) "The History of the Tuscarora Club"   Humor. The Tuscarora Club is located in the Mill Brook Valley, Delaware County of New York State. Portland ME: Southworth-Athoensen Press. p 31-36.  [HARPER]
  45. The Tuscarora Club's Forty Year History: 1901-1941 (December, 1941) "Judgment Day"   A poem. Portland ME: Southworth-Athoensen Press. p 71-74.  [EPBLIB]
  46. 1942

  47. Twentieth Century Authors (1942) "Ellis Parker Butler"   "A Biographical Dictionary of Modern Literature" Edited by Stanley J. Kunitz. Includes an extended autobiography written by Butler just before his death. Includes a photo of the author. New York: H. W. Wilson Company.  [HARPER]
  48. 'Stamp Collecting' from Hobbies for Everybody (1934)


  49. Writing Books for Boys and Girls (1952) "I Was the Boy Whom That Tomboy Mopped Up"   Edited by Helen Ferris. Garden City, New York: Junior Literary Guild/Doubleday. p 181-2.  [HARPER]
  50. 1965

  51. BOOK: Pigs is Pigs and Other Favorites (1965)   SEE CONTENTS.   A collection of Butler's works. New York: Dover Publication, Inc. ISBN 0-486-21532-6.  [HARPER]
  52. 1990

  53. BOOK: Pigs is Pigs (1990)   Miniature hardcover book. Also, miniature paperback book published the same year. Evanston IL: The Press of Ward Schori.  [HARPER, WEB]


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