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Roberts Brothers (Boston, Mass.)

Overview
Works: 330 works in 593 publications in 1 language and 9,144 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Domestic fiction  History  Poetry  Records and correspondence  Political fiction  Fictional autobiographies  Bildungsromans  Biography 
Roles: Publisher, Copyright holder
Classifications: PZ7.A335, FIC
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Roberts Brothers (Boston, Mass.)
Little men : life at Plumfield with Jo's boys by Louisa May Alcott( Book )

7 editions published between 1871 and 1889 in English and held by 239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the adventures of Jo March and her husband Professor Bhaer as they try to make their school for boys a happy, comfortable, and stimulating place
Pink and white tyranny : a society novel by Harriet Beecher Stowe( Book )

1 edition published in 1871 in English and held by 214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Pink and White Tyranny" is a comedy of manners on the institution of marriage in the nineteenth century. Lillie Ellis, a professional belle, has been spoiled, petted, and flattered since the day she was born. When she tricks the adoring and upright John Seymour into marriage, it is unclear who is the victim and who is the victimizer
An old-fashioned girl by Louisa May Alcott( Book )

8 editions published between 1870 and 1897 in English and held by 196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of Polly, an old fashioned girl, and her friendship with the wealthy Shaw family of Boston
The letters of Emily Dickinson by Emily Dickinson( Book )

1 edition published in 1894 in English and held by 178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lovingly compiled by a close friend, this first collection of Dickinson's letters originally appeared in 1894, only eight years after the poet's death. Animated by the same spirited sensitivity as her much-admired verse, Dickinson's correspondence vividly depicts characters and incidents from her reclusive life, and her famous wit sparkles from every page
The complete poems of Emily Dickinson by Emily Dickinson( Book )

3 editions published between 1890 and 1896 in English and held by 168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The only edition currently available that contains all of Dickinson's poems. The works were originally gathered by editor Johnson and published in a three-volume set in 1955
Ramona : a story by Helen Hunt Jackson( Book )

2 editions published in 1884 in English and held by 155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One of the earliest romances about Southern California and a social protest against the treatment of the Indians by whites. For other editions, see Author Catalog
Rose in bloom : a sequel to Eight cousins by Louisa May Alcott( Book )

4 editions published between 1876 and 1896 in English and held by 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rose Campbell's adventures with her cousins continue in this sequel to "Eight Cousins."
Aunt Jo's scrap-bag by Louisa May Alcott( Book )

in English and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book offers the sixth volume of Aunt Jo's Scrap-Bag series, including the stories "An Old-Fashioned Thanksgiving" and "Shadow-Children."
William Godwin: his friends and contemporaries by C. Kegan Paul( Book )

1 edition published in 1876 in English and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is a book about the group of friends kept by William Godwin, Wollstonecraft's husband
Little women by Louisa May Alcott( Book )

11 editions published between 1868 and 1889 in English and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles the joys and sorrows of the four March sisters as they grow into young women in nineteenth-century New England
Thoreau, the poet naturalist; with memorial verses by William Ellery Channing( Book )

1 edition published in 1873 in English and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Written by one of Thoreau's closest friends, this biography is intensely personal and well-informed, although occasionally more a eulogy than an objective biography
Bits of travel at home by Helen Hunt Jackson( Book )

1 edition published in 1878 in English and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Massachusetts in the woman suffrage movement : a general, political, legal and legislative history from 1774 to 1881 by Harriet Jane Hanson Robinson( Book )

2 editions published between 1881 and 1883 in English and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Harriet Hanson was a Lowell mill operative in the 1830s and 1840s when she wrote "Loom and Spindle." In 1848, she married William Stevens Robinson, editor of the "Lowell Courier." After the Civil War both Harriet and her husband became steadfast supporters of woman suffrage. This book by Robinson deals with the woman suffrage campaign in Massachusetts from 1774 to 1881. The writing is rather dry, but it includes a very good 88-page appendix containing a detailed description of the Lowell Mill; accounts of various attempts by women to gain limited access to voting rights; and statistical information on women's employment
Silver pitchers ; and, Independence, a centennial love story by Louisa May Alcott( Book )

3 editions published between 1876 and 1890 in English and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume offers Alcott's 1876 novel which includes the sketches "Transcendental Wild Oats" and "Independence: A Centennial Love Story."
Jack and Jill : a village story by Louisa May Alcott( Book )

3 editions published in 1880 in English and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When friends Jack and Jill are injured in a sledding accident, their family and friends rally around to help in their recovery
Spinning-wheel stories by Louisa May Alcott( Book )

4 editions published between 1884 and 1896 in English and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collects twelve stories told by snow-bound members of an extended family gathered in their old homestead for the Christmas holidays
Happy-thought hall by F. C Burnand( Book )

2 editions published in 1872 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Last words : a final collection of stories by Juliana Horatia Ewing( Book )

3 editions published between 1891 and 1894 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names

controlled identityLittle, Brown and Company

Roberts Brothers, Boston

Languages
English (81)