WorldCat Identities

Parton, James 1822-1891

Overview
Works: 467 works in 1,550 publications in 1 language and 18,193 library holdings
Genres: Biography  History  Personal narratives  Juvenile works  Fiction  Portraits  Biographies 
Roles: Author, Editor, Translator, Composer, Other, Publisher
Classifications: E382, B
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The life and times of Aaron Burr, lieutenant-colonel in the army of the revolution, United States senator, vice-president of the United States, etc by James Parton( Book )

85 editions published between 1850 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Famous Americans of recent times by James Parton( )

45 editions published between 1867 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,035 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Life of Andrew Jackson by James Parton( Book )

23 editions published between 1860 and 1970 in English and Undetermined and held by 999 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The life of Horace Greeley, editor of the New York Tribune by James Parton( Book )

45 editions published between 1854 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 959 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Life of Thomas Jefferson, third president of the United States by James Parton( Book )

47 editions published between 1874 and 2010 in English and held by 742 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The fearsome iron giant becomes a hero when he challenges a huge space monster
Eminent women of the age : being narratives of the lives and deeds of the most prominent women of the present generation by James Parton( )

29 editions published between 1868 and 2017 in English and held by 531 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fanny Fern, Horace Greeley, and Elizabeth Cady Stanton are authors of biographical sketches of notable women such as Lydia Maria Child, Harriet Beecher Stowe; and Julia Ward Howe
Life and times of Benjamin Franklin by James Parton( Book )

29 editions published between 1864 and 2015 in English and held by 530 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Life of Andrew Jackson by James Parton( Book )

23 editions published between 1800 and 1985 in English and held by 514 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Caricature and other comic art in all times and many lands by James Parton( Book )

17 editions published between 1877 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 485 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Youth's companion by Youth's Companion( Book )

1 edition published in 1954 in English and held by 463 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Selections from the pages of the magazine first published in 1827
General Jackson by James Parton( Book )

25 editions published between 1892 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 448 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Just before his death, the popular American biographer completed the tumultuous life story of America's seventh President, in all its color and scope. Here are Old Hickory's childhood, education, law career, duels, military battles, and political campaigns. Parton covers Jackson's nation-shaping presidency from candidacy to retirement, including the terror [he struck] among the office-holders."
Life of John Jacob Astor : to which is appended a copy of his last will by James Parton( Book )

26 editions published between 1865 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 390 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Life of Voltaire by James Parton( Book )

29 editions published between 1881 and 1909 in English and Undetermined and held by 376 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This text is the first of two volumes by James Parton detailing the personal life, family, beliefs, works and characters of Voltaire
The Danish islands: are we bound in honor to pay for them? by James Parton( )

11 editions published between 1869 and 2015 in English and held by 359 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The life and times of Aaron Burr by James Parton( Book )

21 editions published between 1864 and 1900 in English and held by 315 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The life of Horace Greeley by James Parton( Book )

17 editions published between 1855 and 2012 in English and held by 302 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Horace Greeley (1811-1872), who coined the phrase Go West, young man," was the founding editor of The New York Tribune . This life story, written only a year after the media titan's death, traces Greeley's progress from a journeyman printer to one of the pivotal figures of his time
The humorous poetry of the English language, from Chaucer to Saxe by James Parton( )

5 editions published in 1857 in English and held by 299 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Daughters of genius : a series of sketches of authors, artists, reformers, and heroines, queens, princesses, and women of society, women eccentric and peculiar, from the most recent and authentic sources by James Parton( Book )

29 editions published between 1885 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 290 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This illustrated volume contains a biographical sketch of George Sand
Captains of industry ... A book for young Americans by James Parton( Book )

30 editions published between 1884 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 281 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Famous Americans of recent times
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The life of Horace Greeley, editor of the New York TribuneGeneral Butler in New Orleans. History of the administration of the Department of the Gulf in the year 1862: with an account of the capture of New Orleans, and a sketch of the previous career of the General, civil and militaryCaptains of industry ... A book for young Americans
Alternative Names

controlled identityOld Smoker, 1822-1891

James Parton American biographer

James Parton Amerikaans auteur (1822-1891)

James Parton amerikanischer Autor und Publizist

James Parton biographe

Parton, Jaime 1822-1891

Джеймс Партон американский писатель-биограф

Languages
English (618)