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Roberts Brothers (Boston, Mass.)

Overview
Works: 320 works in 572 publications in 1 language and 8,316 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  History  Records and correspondence  Political fiction  Biography  Domestic fiction  Poetry  Romance fiction  Drama 
Roles: Publisher, Copyright holder
Classifications: PZ7.A335, FIC
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Most widely held works by Roberts Brothers (Boston, Mass.)
Poems by Emily Dickinson( Book )

6 editions published between 1890 and 1896 in English and held by 280 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A selection of poems divided into five sections: The daily world -- The world of nature -- The world of love -- The inner world -- The everlasting world
Little men : life at Plumfield with Jo's boys by Louisa May Alcott( Book )

8 editions published between 1871 and 1889 in English and held by 238 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This 1871 volume offers the first edition of Alcott's classic followup to Little Women
Pink and white tyranny : a society novel by Harriet Beecher Stowe( Book )

1 edition published in 1871 in English and held by 209 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 191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Polly's friendship with the wealthy Shaws of Boston helps them to build a new life and teaches her the truth about the relationship between happiness and riches
Letters by Emily Dickinson( Book )

1 edition published in 1894 in English and held by 179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of correspondence between her family and friends, this volume tells the story of Emily Dickinson's life before she was considered to be a major American poet
Ramona : a story by Helen Hunt Jackson( Book )

2 editions published in 1884 in English and held by 156 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 152 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 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is a book about the group of friends kept by William Godwin, Wollstonecraft's husband
Thoreau, the poet naturalist; with memorial verses by William Ellery Channing( Book )

1 edition published in 1873 in English and held by 121 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

Complete poetry by Oscar Wilde( Book )

1 edition published in 1881 in English and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume follows as closely as possible the chronological order of composition, highlighting autobiographical elements including the young Wilde's conflicting attitudes to Greece and Rome, pagan and Christian, and his fluctuating attraction to Roman Catholicism. The Appendix shows Wilde's original ordering, constructed with great care around a 'musical' arrangement of themes. The poems reveal unexpected aspects of a literary chameleon usually identified with sparkling wit and social comedy
A masque of poets, including Guy Vernon, a novelette in verse by George Parsons Lathrop( Book )

1 edition published in 1878 in English and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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 100 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 by Louisa May Alcott( Book )

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

When Jack and Jill take one slide too many on the sled, their smash-up results in a long recovery time and lots of fun
Spinning-wheel stories by Louisa May Alcott( Book )

4 editions published between 1884 and 1896 in English and held by 90 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
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

Happy-thought hall by F. C Burnand( Book )

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

Plisch und Plum by Wilhelm Busch( Book )

3 editions published in 1883 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The brothers Paul and Peter rescue the dogs Plish and Plum and all get into many adventures in this story in verse
Rhymes and ballads for girls and boys by Susan Coolidge( Book )

2 editions published in 1892 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names

controlled identityLittle, Brown and Company

Roberts Brothers, Boston

Languages
English (78)