WorldCat Identities

Parton, James 1822-1891

Overview
Works: 454 works in 1,417 publications in 1 language and 17,759 library holdings
Genres: Biography  History  Personal narratives  Juvenile works  Fiction 
Roles: Author, Editor, Translator, Composer, Other, Publisher
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by James Parton
The life of Horace Greeley, editor of the New York Tribune by James Parton( Book )

44 editions published between 1854 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 960 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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 )

49 editions published between 1850 and 2017 in English and held by 835 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Life of Andrew Jackson by James Parton( Book )

29 editions published between 1860 and 1967 in English and held by 731 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Life and times of Benjamin Franklin by James Parton( Book )

38 editions published between 1864 and 1971 in English and held by 679 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

45 editions published between 1874 and 2010 in English and held by 546 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Famous Americans of recent times by James Parton( Book )

43 editions published between 1867 and 2012 in English and held by 544 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

23 editions published between 1877 and 2016 in English and held by 492 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An excellent book looking at the history of caricature and comedic art from ancient Egypt to the later 19th century, which includes Hogarth and provides context for his work and genre
Youth's companion by Massachusetts. - Youth's Companion P.P. - Boston( Book )

1 edition published in 1954 in English and held by 472 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Selections from the pages of the magazine first published in 1827
Eminent women of the age; being narratives of the lives and deeds of the most prominent women of the present generation by James Parton( Book )

28 editions published between 1868 and 2017 in English and held by 439 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
General Jackson by James Parton( Book )

23 editions published between 1892 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 327 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."
The life and times of Aaron Burr by James Parton( Book )

26 editions published between 1864 and 1983 in English and held by 315 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Life of John Jacob Astor : to which is appended a copy of his last will by James Parton( Book )

24 editions published between 1865 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 297 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Life of Voltaire by James Parton( Book )

20 editions published between 1881 and 2016 in English and held by 257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This book is the second volume in a two volume set describing the life and works of Voltaire. The first volume described the life of Voltaire from childhood through middle age. The second volume describes Voltaire's later years and death." (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2010 APA, all rights reserved)
The humorous poetry of the English language, from Chaucer to Saxe by James Parton( Book )

16 editions published between 1856 and 1971 in English and held by 255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Presidency of Andrew Jackson by James Parton( Book )

6 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Captains of industry ... A book for young Americans by James Parton( Book )

26 editions published between 1884 and 2015 in English and held by 242 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 )

25 editions published between 1885 and 2016 in English and held by 218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This illustrated volume contains a biographical sketch of George Sand
The Danish islands: are we bound in honor to pay for them? by James Parton( Book )

13 editions published between 1869 and 2015 in English and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Life of Andrew Jackson by James Parton( Book )

3 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The life of Horace Greeley, editor of the New York Tribune
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 (563)

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Famous Americans of recent timesCaptains of industry ... A book for young Americans