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Anderson, Alexander 1775-1870

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Works: 1,579 works in 3,385 publications in 2 languages and 26,326 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Architectural drawings  History  Biography  Conference papers and proceedings  Poetry  Sermons  Concordances  Anecdotes 
Roles: Author, Engraver, Illustrator, Engineer, Publisher, Wood -engraver, Printer, Composer
Classifications: Z1215, 728.6
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The looking-glass for the mind; or, Intellectual mirror by Berquin( Book )

86 editions published between 1795 and 1982 in English and held by 1,057 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thirty-seven eighteenth-century stories in which virtue always triumphs over vice and hardship
The American spelling book : containing the rudiments of the English language for the use of schools in the United States by Noah Webster( Book )

79 editions published between 1804 and 1828 in English and held by 583 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The great American educator Noah Webster first published A Grammatical Institute of the English Language, otherwise known as the Blue Back Speller, in 1783. His goal was to provide a uniquely American, Christ-centered approach to training children. Little did he know that this remarkable gem would become the staple for parents and educators for more than a century and would help to build the most literate nation in the history of the West. Many of the Founding Fathers used this book to home school their children, including Benjamin Franklin who taught his granddaughter to read, spell, and pronounce words using "Old Blue Back."
Sufferings in Africa: Captain Riley's narrative; an authentic narrative of the loss of the American brig Commerce, wrecked on the western coast of Africa, in the month of August, 1815. With an account of the sufferings of her surviving officers and crew, who were enslaved by the wandering Arabs on the great African desart [sic] or Zahahrah, and observations historical, geographical, &c. made during the travels of the author while a slave to the Arabs, and in the Empire of Morocco by James Riley( )

4 editions published between 1831 and 1846 in English and held by 559 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Listed by Abraham Lincoln, alongside the Bible and Pilgrim's Progress, as one of the books that most influenced his life, few true tales of adventure and survival are as astonishing as this one. Shipwrecked off the western coast of North Africa in August of 1815, James Riley and his crew had no idea of the trials awaiting them as they gathered their beached belongings. They would be captured by a band of nomadic Arabs, herded across the Sahara Desert, beaten, forced to witness astounding brutalities, sold into slavery, and starved. Riley watched most of his crew die one by one, killed off by cruelty or caprice, as his own weight dropped from 240 pounds to a mere 90 at his rescue. First published in 1817, this dramatic saga soon became a national bestseller with over a million copies sold. Even today, it is rare to find a narrative that illuminates the degradations of slave existence with such brutal honesty
The whole genuine and complete works of Flavius Josephus . by Flavius Josephus( )

24 editions published between 1794 and 1795 in English and held by 418 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Holy Bible, containing the Old and New Testaments by Bible( )

33 editions published between 1796 and 1839 in English and held by 341 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains the texts of the Old and New Testaments
Villas and cottages : a series of designs prepared for execution in the United States by Calvert Vaux( Book )

8 editions published between 1857 and 1973 in English and held by 322 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Paul et Virginie by Bernardin de Saint-Pierre( )

8 editions published between 1805 and 1967 in English and held by 321 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Here the author tells the story of two children of French parentage who grow up entirely according to nature's laws on a paradise island, free from the corrupting influence of the world. They reach adolescence and fall in love. -- From back cover
The architecture of country houses; including designs for cottages, and farmhouses, and villas, with remarks on interiors, furniture, and the best modes of warming and ventilating by A. J Downing( Book )

10 editions published between 1850 and 1970 in English and held by 303 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Much of the architecture described herein is European in origin. The first reason is that an American style was still developing in 1880; most architectural inspiration still drew heavily on European experience. The second reason may be that copyright law was not nearly as effective as it is today and it was easy to lift drawings from other sources (Europe was the best source) to illustrate a book like this
Hymns in prose for children by Barbauld( Book )

24 editions published between 1806 and 1826 in English and held by 277 WorldCat member 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
The new and complete life of our blessed Lord and Saviour, Jesus Christ: that great example, as well as Saviour of mankind . by Paul Wright( )

17 editions published in 1795 in English and held by 230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The life of Benjamin Franklin by O. L Holley( )

12 editions published between 1848 and 1974 in English and held by 228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Happy family, or, Winter evenings' employment : consisting of reading and conversations : in seven parts by Friend of youth( Book )

12 editions published between 1803 and 1977 in English and held by 224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The history of Sandford and Merton by Thomas Day( )

18 editions published between 1839 and 1870 in English and held by 217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Under the tutelage of Reverend Barlow, two boys, one rich, one poor, are familiarized with the emerging bourgeois values of eighteenth-century England
The History of birds( Book )

26 editions published between 1810 and 1835 in English and held by 208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The life and adventures of Robinson Crusoe, of York, mariner : with an account of his travels round three parts of the globe by Daniel Defoe( )

15 editions published between 1850 and 1866 in English and held by 200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The architecture of country houses; including designs for cottages, and farmhouses, and villas, with remarks on interiors, furniture, and the best modes of warming and ventilating
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Alexander Anderson

Alexander Anderson American illustrator

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Anderson 1775-1870

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Anderson, Dr., 1775-1870

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