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Abbott, Jacob 1803-1879

Overview
Works: 788 works in 5,746 publications in 4 languages and 56,386 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  History  Fiction  Biography  Military history  Parodies, imitations, etc  Humor  Textbooks  Periodicals 
Roles: Author, Editor, Composer, Compiler
Classifications: PZ6.A12, B
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Jacob Abbott
History of Alexander the Great by Jacob Abbott( Book )

88 editions published between 1848 and 2010 in English and Arabic and held by 590 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

History of Alexander the Great
History of Julius Cæsar by Jacob Abbott( Book )

84 editions published between 1849 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 575 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the life and career of Julius Caesar
History of Hannibal the Carthaginian by Jacob Abbott( Book )

60 editions published between 1849 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 502 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mary, Queen of Scots by Jacob Abbott( Book )

63 editions published between 1848 and 1904 in English and held by 480 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rollo's philosophy, water by Jacob Abbott( Book )

116 editions published between 1842 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 407 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inquiries concerning the intellectual powers, and the investigation of truth by John Abercrombie( Book )

58 editions published between 1833 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 345 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The text of the following work, strictly speaking, is Dr. Abercrombie's treatise on the Human Mind, entire. In connexion with this treatise, however, the original edition has two articles attached to it by the author, for the sole benefit of the class whom he was addressing, viz. a class of medical students. The first to which we refer, is a history of the Science of Intellectual Philosophy, prefixed to the work; the second, an admirable set of directions, to guide medical students in their professional inquiries. These treatises do not of necessity constitute a part of a treatise on the Philosophy of Mind. They are accordingly omitted in this edition. What, in the editor's opinion, constitutes the treatise itself, is published entire, without alterations or omissions, the editor holding his author's language sacred. The additions which have been made, are intended, not to supply any supposed deficiencies in the original, but simply to adapt it to a purpose for which the book is, in the main, admirably suited: they are intended as nearly as was possible, to be such additional explanations as the editor conceived the author would himself have made, had he have had in view, whilst preparing the book, the purpose to which it is now applied"
History of William the Conqueror by Jacob Abbott( Book )

59 editions published between 1849 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 341 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Overview: A fascinating account of a powerful ruler. Jacob Abbott was one of the most prolific American writers of history in the nineteenth century, writing many biographies on the world's most influential leaders in a clear and exciting style. This comprehensive volume, first published in 1849 and part of Abbott's Illustrated Histories series, details the remarkable and fascinating life of William the Conqueror, the first Norman King of England. The king's life is researched and recorded thoroughly, chronicling the years from his illegitimate birth to his calamitous burial. Born in Normandy and promised the throne of England by King Edward, William decided to invade the country after another contender for the crown took the throne. Abbott recounts the famous Battle of Hastings in great detail, and with an enthralling narrative captures the young conqueror's struggles, ambition, and aspirations during his time in power. William the Conqueror's reign in England significantly transformed the country, whose residents resented being ruled by a foreigner who relied entirely upon his army to keep the country in subjugation and who suppressed their many revolts
Rollo in Paris by Jacob Abbott( Book )

70 editions published between 1854 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 332 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rollo in Switzerland by Jacob Abbott( Book )

59 editions published between 1854 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 322 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

History of Xerxes the Great by Jacob Abbott( Book )

47 editions published between 1850 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 307 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rollo in London by Jacob Abbott( Book )

50 editions published between 1854 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 307 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This 1859 volume offers the tale of an American boy's adventures in London by the prolific children's author
Rollo on the Rhine by Jacob Abbott( Book )

57 editions published between 1855 and 2012 in English and held by 304 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

History of Cyrus the Great by Jacob Abbott( Book )

46 editions published between 1850 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 296 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rollo in Scotland by Jacob Abbott( Book )

62 editions published between 1855 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 294 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rollo on the Atlantic by Jacob Abbott( Book )

61 editions published between 1853 and 2007 in English and held by 289 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rollo in Geneva by Jacob Abbott( Book )

52 editions published between 1857 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 286 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rollo Holiday and his parents explore Geneva, Switzerland
Rollo in Holland by Jacob Abbott( Book )

59 editions published between 1857 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 283 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rollo in Rome by Jacob Abbott( Book )

49 editions published between 1858 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 280 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rollo continues his European travel, travelling to Rome with his Uncle George
Rollo at play by Jacob Abbott( Book )

55 editions published between 1838 and 2009 in English and held by 246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Rollo books: A lively collection of stories about Rollo and his every day adventures in growin up in 19th century rural America, that have delighted generations of children... The scenes are laid in quiet and virtuous life, and the character and conduct described are generally--with the exception of some of the ordinary exhibitions of childish folly--character and conduct to be imitated, for it is generally better, in dealing with children, to allure them to what is right by agreeable pictures of it, than to attempt to drive them to it by repulsive delineations of what is wrong." -- cover
Rollo's travels by Jacob Abbott( Book )

45 editions published between 1839 and 1994 in English and held by 223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Abbott, J.S.C. 1803-1879

Appōtʻ, Hakobos 1803-1879

Appžot, Hakobos.

Author of Rollo, Jonas 1803-1879 and Lucy books

Author of Rollo, Jonas, and Lucy books, 1803-1879

Author of Rollo learning to talk 1803-1879

Author of the Rollo books 1803-1879

Ēppōtʻ, Chēykʻěp, 1803-1879

Erodore.

Erodore 1803-1879

Jacob Abbot

Jacob Abbott scrittore e pedagogista statunitense

Jacob Abbott US-amerikanischer Jugendschriftsteller

Marianne.

Marianne 1803-1879

One of the sons.

Rollo

Rollo books, Author of the, 1803-1879

Rollo, Jonas 1803-1879 and Lucy books, Author of

Rollo, Jonas, and Lucy books, Author of, 1803-1879

Rollo learning to talk, Author of, 1803-1879

the Rollo Books, Author of

Эббот, Джейкоб

یاکوب ابوت

アボツト, ジヤコブ

Languages
English (1,277)

Arabic (2)

Chinese (2)

Turkish (1)

Covers
History of Hannibal the CarthaginianRollo's philosophy, waterInquiries concerning the intellectual powers, and the investigation of truthHistory of William the ConquerorRollo in SwitzerlandHistory of Xerxes the GreatRollo on the RhineHistory of Cyrus the Great