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Roberts Brothers (Boston, Mass.)

Overview
Works: 341 works in 605 publications in 1 language and 9,955 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Poetry  Records and correspondence  History  Biography  Domestic fiction  Romance fiction  Diaries  Love poetry 
Roles: Publisher, Copyright holder
Classifications: PZ7.A335, FIC
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Most widely held works by Roberts Brothers (Boston, Mass.)
Louisa May Alcott : her life, letters, and journals by Louisa May Alcott( Book )

1 edition published in 1889 in English and held by 308 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Offers a portrait of Louisa May Alcott through a collection of personal letters and journal entries, giving insight into her life and her work
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 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 )

2 editions published between 1871 and 1872 in English and held by 220 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 197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

3 editions published between 1890 and 1896 in English and held by 177 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
The letters of Emily Dickinson by Emily Dickinson( Book )

1 edition published in 1894 in English and held by 176 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
Trooper Peter Halket of Mashonaland by Olive Schreiner( Book )

1 edition published in 1897 in English and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This novel follows the story of Peter Halket, a simple soldier engaged in putting down a rebellion in Mashonaland, Zimbabwe. The novel was used by the author to attack Cecil Rhodes, the Prime Minister of the Cape Colony
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

This is a sequel to "Eight Cousins."
Songs of the Mexican seas by Joaquin Miller( Book )

1 edition published in 1887 in English and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A masque of poets, including Guy Vernon, a novelette in verse by George Parsons Lathrop( Book )

2 editions published in 1878 in English and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thoreau, the poet naturalist; with memorial verses by William Ellery Channing( Book )

1 edition published in 1873 in English and held by 118 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
Maria Edgeworth by Helen Zimmern( Book )

2 editions published between 1883 and 1891 in English and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Uncover the life and times of Maria Edgeworth in this important biography. Through this work, €readers will discover that Edgeworth was not just a children's book author, she was also a prominent figure in the creation and development of the novel
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."
Spinning-wheel stories by Louisa May Alcott( Book )

4 editions published between 1884 and 1896 in English and held by 92 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

Plisch und Plum by Wilhelm Busch( Book )

3 editions published in 1883 in English and held by 34 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
 
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Alternative Names

controlled identityLittle, Brown and Company

Roberts Brothers, Boston

Languages
English (68)