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Cooper, James Davis 1823-1904

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Works: 154 works in 261 publications in 1 language and 3,646 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Poetry  Fiction  Catechisms  Prayers and devotions  Portraits  History  Adventure stories  Devotional literature  Illustrated works 
Roles: Engraver, Wood-engraver, Printer of plates, Author, Illustrator, Printer
Classifications: Z1215, 823.8
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Publications about James Davis Cooper
Publications by James Davis Cooper
Publications by James Davis Cooper, published posthumously.
Most widely held works about James Davis Cooper
 
Most widely held works by James Davis Cooper
The heart of Africa : three years' travels and adventures in the unexplored regions of Central Africa, from 1868 to 1871 by Georg August Schweinfurth( Book )
1 edition published in 1874 in English and held by 180 libraries worldwide
Schweinfurth was a German botanist and ethnologist, sent in 1868 by the Humboldt-Stiftung of Berlin on "an important scientific mission to the interior of East Africa." He travelled from Khartoum up the White Nile to Bahr-el-Ghazal and then through the regions inhabited by the Diur, Dinka, Bongo and Niam-Niam peoples; "crossing the Congo-Nile watershed he entered the country of the Mangbetu ... and discovered the river Uele ... which by its westward flow he knew was independent of the Nile." This discovery was "his greatest geographical achievement." He also did much to elucidate the hydrography of the Bahr-el-Ghazal system. "Of greater importance were the very considerable additions he made to the knowledge of the inhabitants and of the flora and fauna of Central Africa. He described in detail the cannibalistic practices of the Mangbetu, and his discovery of the pygmy Akka settled conclusively the question as to the existence of dwarf races in tropical Africa." --Wikipedia
Rambles in the Rhine provinces. by John Pollard Seddon( Book )
1 edition published in 1868 in English and held by 158 libraries worldwide
Some of Aesop's fables : with modern instances shewn in designs by Randolph Caldecott by Aesop( Book )
5 editions published between 1883 and 1887 in English and held by 129 libraries worldwide
Divine songs attempted in easy language for the use of children by Isaac Watts( Book )
10 editions published between 1866 and 1868 in English and held by 93 libraries worldwide
Knapp Coll
The far interior : a narrative of travel and adventure from the Cape of Good Hope across the Zambesi to the lake regions of Central Africa by Walter Montagu Kerr( Book )
4 editions published in 1886 in English and held by 85 libraries worldwide
Allan Quatermain by H. Rider Haggard( Book )
1 edition published in 1887 in English and held by 78 libraries worldwide
Adventure
Hymns in prose for children by Barbauld( Book )
10 editions published between 1864 and 1889 in English and held by 68 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
Original poems by Jane Taylor( Book )
6 editions published in 1868 in English and held by 43 libraries worldwide
Little lays for little folk by John George Watts( Book )
7 editions published between 1866 and 1882 in English and held by 41 libraries worldwide
The pleasant history of Reynard the Fox by A.T Elwes( Book )
2 editions published in 1873 in English and held by 34 libraries worldwide
The fountain of youth by Frederik Paludan-Müller( Book )
3 editions published in 1867 in English and held by 20 libraries worldwide
Stories for darlings by Arthur Egerton( Book )
3 editions published in 1870 in English and held by 10 libraries worldwide
Is it true? : tales curious & wonderful ( Book )
2 editions published in 1872 in English and held by 10 libraries worldwide
The wooden walls of old England, or, The lives of celebrated admirals by Margaret Fraser Tytler( Book )
3 editions published in 1864 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
The adventures of a dog and a good dog too by Alfred Elwes( Book )
3 editions published in 1857 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Bluff Crag, or, A good word costs nothing : a tale for the young by George Cupples( Book )
2 editions published in 1872 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
A rambling fireside tale a mother tells of her childhood visit to an uncle at the seashore. The publisher's use of vignettes from other books directs the tale
The great wonders of the world : from the Pyramids to the Crystal Palace by Arthur Cleveland Wigan( Book )
3 editions published in 1856 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
The adventures of a bear and a great bear too by Alfred Elwes( Book )
3 editions published in 1857 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Leila in England; a continuation of Leila, or The island by Ann Fraser Tytler( Book )
3 editions published in 1866 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Stories and studies from English history by S. C Hall( Book )
4 editions published between 1868 and 1882 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Cooper, J. 1823-1904
Cooper, J. D. 1823-1904
Cooper, J. D. (James Davis), 1823-1904
Cooper, J. (James), 1823-1904
Cooper, James D. 1823-1904
Cooper, James D. (James Davis), 1823-1904
Cooper, James David 1823-1904
James Cooper English wood-engraver
James Davis Cooper
Джеймс Купер
Languages
English (77)
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