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Abbott, Jacob 1803-1879

Overview
Works: 1,231 works in 7,101 publications in 5 languages and 66,513 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  History  Fiction  Biography  Humor  Military history  Parodies, imitations, etc  Novels  Historical fiction  Periodicals 
Roles: Author, Editor, Actor, Illustrator, Composer, Photographer, Performer
Classifications: PZ6.A12, B
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History of Alexander the Great by Jacob Abbott( )

86 editions published between 1848 and 2018 in English and Arabic and held by 1,278 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comprehensive narrative of the life and accomplishments of Alexander the Great, who ruled Macedonia in the fourth century B.C
History of Julius Cæsar by Jacob Abbott( )

94 editions published between 1849 and 2018 in English and Turkish and held by 1,049 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the life and career of Julius Caesar
Rollo in Scotland by Jacob Abbott( )

70 editions published between 1855 and 2018 in English and Undetermined and held by 895 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rollo in Geneva by Jacob Abbott( )

59 editions published between 1857 and 2018 in English and Undetermined and held by 887 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Geneva is situated upon the confines of France, Switzerland, and Sardinia, at the outlet of the Lake of Geneva, which is perhaps the most beautiful, and certainly the most celebrated, lake in Switzerland
Rollo in Paris by Jacob Abbott( )

79 editions published between 1854 and 2018 in English and Undetermined and held by 880 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mary, Queen of Scots by Jacob Abbott( )

68 editions published between 1848 and 2010 in English and held by 839 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

History of William the Conqueror by Jacob Abbott( )

62 editions published between 1849 and 2016 in English and held by 824 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Overview: A fascinating account of a powerful ruler. Jacob Abbott was one of the most prolific American writers of history in the nineteenth century, writing many biographies on the world's most influential leaders in a clear and exciting style. This comprehensive volume, first published in 1849 and part of Abbott's Illustrated Histories series, details the remarkable and fascinating life of William the Conqueror, the first Norman King of England. The king's life is researched and recorded thoroughly, chronicling the years from his illegitimate birth to his calamitous burial. Born in Normandy and promised the throne of England by King Edward, William decided to invade the country after another contender for the crown took the throne. Abbott recounts the famous Battle of Hastings in great detail, and with an enthralling narrative captures the young conqueror's struggles, ambition, and aspirations during his time in power. William the Conqueror's reign in England significantly transformed the country, whose residents resented being ruled by a foreigner who relied entirely upon his army to keep the country in subjugation and who suppressed their many revolts
Rollo's philosophy by Jacob Abbott( )

87 editions published between 1841 and 2018 in English and Undetermined and held by 809 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rollo in Holland by Jacob Abbott( )

68 editions published between 1857 and 2018 in English and Undetermined and held by 785 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rollo in Switzerland by Jacob Abbott( )

62 editions published between 1854 and 2018 in English and Undetermined and held by 781 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inquiries concerning the intellectual powers, and the investigation of truth by John Abercrombie( )

68 editions published between 1833 and 2014 in English and held by 775 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The text of the following work, strictly speaking, is Dr. Abercrombie's treatise on the Human Mind, entire. In connexion with this treatise, however, the original edition has two articles attached to it by the author, for the sole benefit of the class whom he was addressing, viz. a class of medical students. The first to which we refer, is a history of the Science of Intellectual Philosophy, prefixed to the work; the second, an admirable set of directions, to guide medical students in their professional inquiries. These treatises do not of necessity constitute a part of a treatise on the Philosophy of Mind. They are accordingly omitted in this edition. What, in the editor's opinion, constitutes the treatise itself, is published entire, without alterations or omissions, the editor holding his author's language sacred. The additions which have been made, are intended, not to supply any supposed deficiencies in the original, but simply to adapt it to a purpose for which the book is, in the main, admirably suited: they are intended as nearly as was possible, to be such additional explanations as the editor conceived the author would himself have made, had he have had in view, whilst preparing the book, the purpose to which it is now applied."
Rollo on the Atlantic by Jacob Abbott( )

71 editions published between 1853 and 2018 in English and held by 736 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rollo's museum by Jacob Abbott( )

59 editions published between 1839 and 2018 in English and Undetermined and held by 708 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

History of Hannibal the Carthaginian by Jacob Abbott( Book )

63 editions published between 1849 and 2014 in English and held by 691 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rollo's travels by Jacob Abbott( )

58 editions published between 1839 and 1994 in English and held by 682 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rollo's experiments by Jacob Abbott( )

56 editions published between 1835 and 2018 in English and Undetermined and held by 678 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rollo on the Rhine, by Jacob Abbott( )

61 editions published between 1855 and 2018 in English and held by 661 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rollo in Rome by Jacob Abbott( )

56 editions published between 1858 and 2018 in English and Undetermined and held by 646 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rollo continues his European travel, travelling to Rome with his Uncle George
Peter the Great by Jacob Abbott( Book )

53 editions published between 1887 and 2018 in English and Bengali and held by 627 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A fascinating biography of Peter I of Russia, otherwise known as Peter the Great
History of King Charles the Second of England by Jacob Abbott( )

37 editions published between 1849 and 2011 in English and held by 621 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Inquiries concerning the intellectual powers, and the investigation of truth
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History of William the ConquerorInquiries concerning the intellectual powers, and the investigation of truthHistory of Hannibal the CarthaginianPeter the GreatHistory of King Charles the Second of England
Alternative Names
Abbott J.

Abbott J. 1803-1879

Abbott, J.S.C. 1803-1879

Appōtʻ, Hakobos 1803-1879

Appžot, Hakobos

Author of Rollo, Jonas 1803-1879 and Lucy books

Author of Rollo, Jonas, and Lucy books, 1803-1879

Author of Rollo learning to talk 1803-1879

Author of the Rollo books 1803-1879

Ēppōtʻ, Chēykʻěp, 1803-1879

Erodore

Erodore 1803-1879

Jacob Abbot

Jacob Abbot écrivain américain

Jacob Abbott American children's books writer

Jacob Abbott Amerikaans schrijver (1803-1879)

Jacob Abbott escritor americano de livros infantis

Jacob Abbott scrittore e pedagogista statunitense

Jacob Abbott US-amerikanischer Jugendschriftsteller

Marianne

Marianne 1803-1879

One of the sons.

Rollo

Rollo, 1803-1879

Rollo books, Author of the, 1803-1879

Rollo, Jonas 1803-1879 and Lucy books, Author of

Rollo, Jonas, and Lucy books, Author of, 1803-1879

Rollo learning to talk, Author of, 1803-1879

the Rollo Books, Author of

Vabbutj 1803-1879

Yakube Vabbutj 1803-1879

Джейкоб Абботт

Эббот Д

Эббот Д. 1803-1879

Эббот, Джейкоб

Эбботт Д

Эбботт Д. 1803-1879

ג'ייקוב אבוט

جاكوب أبوت

یاکوب ابوت

アボツト, ジヤコブ

Languages
English (1,336)

Bengali (1)

Chinese (1)

Turkish (1)

Arabic (1)