WorldCat Identities

Bettmann, Otto

Overview
Works: 53 works in 195 publications in 4 languages and 11,905 library holdings
Genres: History  Pictorial works  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography  Anecdotes  Portraits  Encyclopedias  Quotations  Catalogs 
Roles: Author, Editor, Compiler, Creator, Originator
Classifications: PS92, 810.903
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Otto Bettmann
Our literary heritage : a pictorial history of the writer in America by Van Wyck Brooks( Book )

24 editions published between 1956 and 1977 in English and held by 2,128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An abridgment of Van Wyck Brooks: Makers and finders
A pictorial history of music by Paul Henry Lang( Book )

13 editions published between 1960 and 1964 in English and held by 1,623 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The good old days : they were terrible by Otto Bettmann( Book )

8 editions published between 1974 and 1999 in English and Japanese and held by 1,562 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Looks at the negative aspects of American society between the 1860s and the early 1900s, including housing, education, food, travel, work, and health, illustrated with contemporary cartoons, prints, and photographs
Pictorial history of American sports, from colonial times to the present by John Durant( Book )

15 editions published between 1952 and 1973 in English and held by 1,416 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Here is the compelling story of Americans who went down to the sea (and inland waters) in ships, their life at home, their life aboard ships, and their life in faraway lands. Ships discovered this country and ships, in large part, have made possible its greatness. They have played a major part in every phase of our growth. In wars they have provided the bridge for victory and freedom. In peace, they have been and are the means of discovery, expansion, and friendly commerce. This is an entertaining, informal account, in pictures and text, of maritime America from the Indian canoe to the blue-ribbon liners, covering everything that has anything to do with water craft--high seas and inland--and the men who made such craft important.--From publisher description
A pictorial history of medicine; a brief, nontechnical survey of the healing arts from Aesculapius to Ehrlich, retelling with the aid of select illustrations the lives and deeds of great physicians by Otto Bettmann( Book )

28 editions published between 1956 and 1979 in English and held by 1,028 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An illustrated history of medicine from Egypt and the ancient East through the Nineteenth Century that describes major physicians and important medical inventions and discoveries
As we were; family life in America, 1850-1900 by Bellamy Partridge( Book )

7 editions published between 1946 and 2002 in English and held by 837 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Bettmann Archive picture history of the world : the story of Western civilization retold in 4460 pictures by Otto Bettmann( Book )

6 editions published in 1978 in English and Undetermined and held by 763 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of Western civilization in 4460 pictures
Johann Sebastian Bach as his world knew him by Otto Bettmann( Book )

5 editions published between 1995 and 1997 in English and Czech and held by 575 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bach, the "holy cantor" church musician, has been often described in books. But the real Bach, the "eminently astute manager of his life," is frequently buried in endless, uninteresting detail. In contrast, Dr. Otto Bettmann's new book, Johann Sebastian Bach: As His World Knew Him, shows Bach with all his human qualities: the capable management of his vast family - two wives and twenty children - Bach's humor, his considerable business acumen, the all too human touches of eroticism, even his attitude toward death. With illustrations throughout and organized as an A to Z compendium of Bach's life and his glorious music, this book covers every significant subject about the master, including his faith and secretiveness, his interests in numerology and calligraphy, his roles as cantor and capellmeister, and more. Bettmann explains why for nearly eighty years after the death of the world's greatest composer, Bach sank into oblivion
The Delights of reading : quotes, notes & anecdotes by Otto L Bettman( Book )

4 editions published between 1987 and 1992 in English and German and held by 553 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the writings of the great, the near-great, and the would-be-great, a delicious selection of quotes and anecdotes on that most dangerous of afflictions--the passion for books and reading
Bettmann portable archive; a graphic history of almost everything by Otto Bettmann( Book )

6 editions published between 1966 and 1973 in English and held by 512 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Stechert portfolio, libraries through the ages : a collection of old prints by Inc Stechert-Hafner( Book )

6 editions published in 1939 in English and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Word from the wise : a sufficiency of quotes and images to brighten your day( Book )

1 edition published in 1977 in English and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A pictorial history of American literature by Van Wyck Brooks( Book )

7 editions published between 1956 and 1957 in English and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Staat und Menschheit; Ideengeschichte des Verlags Dr. Walther Rothschild, Berlin-Grunewald by Otto Bettmann( Book )

12 editions published in 1930 in German and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Die Entstehung buchhändlerischer Berufsideale im Deutschland des XVIII Jahrhunderts by Otto Bettmann( Book )

8 editions published in 1927 in German and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Der Holzschneider und Buchillustrator Hans Alexander Müller, Leipzig by Otto Bettmann( Book )

6 editions published in 1936 in German and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Good old days--they were terrible!( Recording )

1 edition published in 1975 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Heywood Hale Broun interviews Dr. Otto L. Bettmann, historian and photo archivist, about his book, and discusses nostalgia with Dr. Bettmann and Viola Scott Thomas, historian
Bettmann : the picture man by Otto Bettmann( Book )

2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

A PICTORIAL HISTORY OF MEDICINE (5th Ptg.) by Otto Bettmann( )

1 edition published in 1979 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

By Otto L. Bettmann, The Bettmann Archive, New York, New York. With a Foreword by Philip S. Hench Using pictures selected from the famous Bettmann Archive, this book illustrates and narrates the history of medicine from Egypt and the ancient East through the Nineteenth Century. The text graphically depicts the great physicians, the key inventions and the crucial discoveries of medicine. Each medical landmark is presented in a compact pictorial unit which delineates the technical perspective and relates the healing arts to their concurrent cultural movements. This book has been universally accl
 
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Alternative Names
Bettmann, Ludwig 1903-1998

Bettmann, Otto L.

Bettmann, Otto L. 1903-

Bettmann, Otto L. 1903-1998

Bettmann, Otto L. (Otto Ludwig), 1903-1998

Bettmann, Otto Ludwig.

Bettmann Otto Ludwig 1903-1998

Otto Bettmann American archivist

Otto Bettmann Duits auteur

Беттман, Отто

ベットマン, オットー・L

Languages
English (145)

German (28)

Japanese (2)

Czech (1)

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A pictorial history of medicine; a brief, nontechnical survey of the healing arts from Aesculapius to Ehrlich, retelling with the aid of select illustrations the lives and deeds of great physiciansThe Delights of reading : quotes, notes & anecdotes