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Bettmann, Otto

Overview
Works: 67 works in 221 publications in 3 languages and 11,812 library holdings
Genres: History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Pictorial works  Biography  Anecdotes  Portraits  Encyclopedias  Quotations  Catalogs 
Roles: Author, Editor, Compiler, Creator, Originator
Classifications: PS92, 810.903
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Otto Bettmann
Our literary heritage : a pictorial history of the writer in America by Van Wyck Brooks( Book )

24 editions published between 1956 and 1977 in English and held by 2,080 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An abridgment of Van Wyck Brooks: Makers and finders
A pictorial history of music by Paul Henry Lang( Book )

16 editions published between 1960 and 1975 in English and held by 1,609 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The good old days : they were terrible by Otto Bettmann( Book )

8 editions published between 1974 and 1999 in English and Japanese and held by 1,536 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Looks at the negative aspects of American society between the 1860s and the early 1900s, including housing, education, food, travel, work, and health, illustrated with contemporary cartoons, prints, and photographs
Pictorial history of American sports, from colonial times to the present by John Durant( Book )

17 editions published between 1952 and 1973 in English and held by 1,387 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A pictorial history of medicine; a brief, nontechnical survey of the healing arts from Aesculapius to Ehrlich, retelling with the aid of select illustrations the lives and deeds of great physicians by Otto Bettmann( Book )

26 editions published between 1956 and 1979 in English and held by 998 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An illustrated history of medicine from Egypt and the ancient East through the Nineteenth Century that describes major physicians and important medical inventions and discoveries
As we were; family life in America, 1850-1900 by Bellamy Partridge( Book )

8 editions published between 1946 and 2002 in English and held by 832 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Bettmann Archive picture history of the world : the story of Western civilization retold in 4460 pictures by Otto Bettmann( Book )

5 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 746 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of Western civilization in 4460 pictures
Johann Sebastian Bach as his world knew him by Otto Bettmann( Book )

4 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 565 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bach, the "holy cantor" church musician, has been often described in books. But the real Bach, the "eminently astute manager of his life," is frequently buried in endless, uninteresting detail. In contrast, Dr. Otto Bettmann's new book, Johann Sebastian Bach: As His World Knew Him, shows Bach with all his human qualities: the capable management of his vast family - two wives and twenty children - Bach's humor, his considerable business acumen, the all too human touches of eroticism, even his attitude toward death. With illustrations throughout and organized as an A to Z compendium of Bach's life and his glorious music, this book covers every significant subject about the master, including his faith and secretiveness, his interests in numerology and calligraphy, his roles as cantor and capellmeister, and more. Bettmann explains why for nearly eighty years after the death of the world's greatest composer, Bach sank into oblivion
The Delights of reading : quotes, notes & anecdotes by Otto Bettmann( Book )

5 editions published between 1987 and 1992 in English and German and held by 542 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the writings of the great, the near-great, and the would-be-great, a delicious selection of quotes and anecdotes on that most dangerous of afflictions--the passion for books and reading
Bettmann portable archive; a graphic history of almost everything by Otto Bettmann( Book )

6 editions published between 1966 and 1973 in English and held by 505 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Stechert portfolio, libraries through the ages : a collection of old prints by Inc Stechert-Hafner( Book )

6 editions published in 1939 in English and held by 173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Word from the wise : a sufficiency of quotes and images to brighten your day( Book )

1 edition published in 1977 in English and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A pictorial history of American literature by Van Wyck Brooks( Book )

7 editions published between 1956 and 1957 in English and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Staat und Menschheit; Ideengeschichte des Verlags Dr. Walther Rothschild, Berlin-Grunewald by Otto Bettmann( Book )

12 editions published in 1930 in German and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Die Entstehung buchhändlerischer Berufsideale im Deutschland des XVIII Jahrhunderts by Otto Bettmann( Book )

8 editions published in 1927 in German and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Der Holzschneider und Buchillustrator Hans Alexander Müller, Leipzig by Otto Bettmann( Book )

7 editions published in 1936 in German and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A pictorial history of medicine by Otto Bettmann( Book )

1 edition published in 1956 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Good old days--they were terrible!( Recording )

1 edition published in 1975 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Heywood Hale Broun interviews Dr. Otto L. Bettmann, historian and photo archivist, about his book, and discusses nostalgia with Dr. Bettmann and Viola Scott Thomas, historian
A pictorial history of medicine by Otto Bettmann( Book )

4 editions published in 1956 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A photography treasure [das legendäre Bettmann Archiv] = Schatzkammer der Fotografie by Susanne Mendack( Book )

1 edition published in 2009 in German and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Bettmann, Ludwig 1903-1998

Bettmann, Otto L.

Bettmann, Otto L. 1903-

Bettmann, Otto L. 1903-1998

Bettmann, Otto L. (Otto Ludwig), 1903-1998

Bettmann, Otto Ludwig.

Bettmann Otto Ludwig 1903-1998

Otto Bettmann American archivist

Otto Bettmann Duits auteur

Беттман, Отто

ベットマン, オットー・L

Languages
English (155)

German (31)

Japanese (2)

Covers
A pictorial history of medicine; a brief, nontechnical survey of the healing arts from Aesculapius to Ehrlich, retelling with the aid of select illustrations the lives and deeds of great physiciansThe Delights of reading : quotes, notes & anecdotesA photography treasure [das legendäre Bettmann Archiv] = Schatzkammer der Fotografie