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Anderson, Alexander 1775-1870

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Works: 1,412 works in 3,188 publications in 1 language and 26,265 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Designs and plans  Poetry  History  Biography  Concordances  Portraits  Anecdotes  Illustrated works 
Roles: Author, Engraver, Illustrator, Engineer, Publisher, Wood-engraver, Printer, Composer
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The looking-glass for the mind; or, Intellectual mirror by Berquin( Book )
85 editions published between 1795 and 1982 in English and held by 861 libraries worldwide
Thirty-seven eighteenth-century stories in which virtue always triumphs over vice and hardship
The American spelling book : containing the rudiments of the English language for the use of schools in the United States by Noah Webster( Book )
79 editions published between 1804 and 1828 in English and held by 488 libraries worldwide
The great American educator Noah Webster first published A Grammatical Institute of the English Language, otherwise known as the Blue Back Speller, in 1783. His goal was to provide a uniquely American, Christ-centered approach to training children. Little did he know that this remarkable gem would become the staple for parents and educators for more than a century and would help to build the most literate nation in the history of the West. Many of the Founding Fathers used this book to home school their children, including Benjamin Franklin who taught his granddaughter to read, spell, and pronounce words using "Old Blue Back."
Villas and cottages : a series of designs prepared for execution in the United States by Calvert Vaux( Book )
8 editions published between 1857 and 1973 in English and held by 305 libraries worldwide
Hymns in prose for children by Barbauld( Book )
24 editions published between 1806 and 1826 in English and held by 251 libraries worldwide
A collection of inspirational and moral tracts published for children at the end of the eighteenth century to encourage reading and strength of character
The Happy family, or, Winter evenings' employment : consisting of reading and conversations : in seven parts by Friend of youth( Book )
12 editions published between 1803 and 1977 in English and held by 195 libraries worldwide
The farmer's boy : a rural poem by Robert Bloomfield( Book )
15 editions published between 1801 and 1964 in English and held by 172 libraries worldwide
The whole genuine and complete works of Flavius Josephus . by Flavius Josephus( Book )
24 editions published between 1794 and 1795 in English and held by 144 libraries worldwide
The Holy Bible, containing the Old and New Testaments by Bible( Book )
32 editions published between 1796 and 1839 in English and held by 120 libraries worldwide
Contains the texts of the Old and New Testaments
The life of Benjamin Franklin by O. L Holley( Book )
12 editions published between 1848 and 1974 in English and held by 116 libraries worldwide
The new and complete life of our blessed Lord and Saviour, Jesus Christ: that great example, as well as Saviour of mankind . by Paul Wright( Book )
15 editions published in 1795 in English and held by 101 libraries worldwide
Paul et Virginie by Bernardin de Saint-Pierre( Book )
8 editions published between 1805 and 1967 in English and held by 95 libraries worldwide
Here the author tells the story of two children of French parentage who grow up entirely according to nature's laws on a paradise island, free from the corrupting influence of the world. They reach adolescence and fall in love. -- From back cover
The history of Sandford and Merton by Thomas Day( Book )
16 editions published between 1839 and 1850 in English and held by 37 libraries worldwide
Under the tutelage of Reverend Barlow, two boys, one rich, one poor, are familiarized with the emerging bourgeois values of eighteenth-century England
Illustrations of Mother Goose's melodies ( Book )
2 editions published in 1873 in English and held by 9 libraries worldwide
Sufferings in Africa: Captain Riley's narrative; an authentic narrative of the loss of the American brig Commerce, wrecked on the western coast of Africa, in the month of August, 1815. With an account of the sufferings of her surviving officers and crew, who were enslaved by the wandering Arabs on the great African desart [sic] or Zahahrah, and observations historical, geographical, &c. made during the travels of the author while a slave to the Arabs, and in the Empire of Morocco by James Riley( Book )
5 editions published between 1831 and 1928 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Listed by Abraham Lincoln, alongside the Bible and Pilgrim's Progress, as one of the books that most influenced his life, few true tales of adventure and survival are as astonishing as this one. Shipwrecked off the western coast of North Africa in August of 1815, James Riley and his crew had no idea of the trials awaiting them as they gathered their beached belongings. They would be captured by a band of nomadic Arabs, herded across the Sahara Desert, beaten, forced to witness astounding brutalities, sold into slavery, and starved. Riley watched most of his crew die one by one, killed off by cruelty or caprice, as his own weight dropped from 240 pounds to a mere 90 at his rescue. First published in 1817, this dramatic saga soon became a national bestseller with over a million copies sold. Even today, it is rare to find a narrative that illuminates the degradations of slave existence with such brutal honesty
Life and works of Alexander Anderson, M.D., the first American wood engraver by Frederic Martin Burr( Book )
2 editions published in 1893 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Autobiography of an early American wood engraver by Alexander Anderson( Book )
1 edition published in 1968 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Alexander Anderson
Alexander Anderson American illustrator
Alexander Anderson Amerikaans illustrator (1775-1870)
Alexander Anderson illustrateur américain
Alexander Anderson ilustrador estadounidense
Anderson 1775-1870
Anderson 1775-1870 Dr
Anderson, Dr., 1775-1870
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