WorldCat Identities

Roberts Brothers (Boston, Mass.)

Overview
Works: 339 works in 611 publications in 1 language and 10,049 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Domestic fiction  Poetry  History  Bildungsromans  Records and correspondence  Autobiographical fiction  Political fiction  Biography 
Roles: Publisher, Copyright holder
Classifications: PZ7.A335, FIC
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Mass.) Roberts Brothers (Boston
The complete poems of Emily Dickinson by Emily Dickinson( Book )

8 editions published between 1890 and 1896 in English and held by 335 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
Louisa May Alcott : her life, letters, and journals by Louisa May Alcott( Book )

1 edition published in 1889 in English and held by 306 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 260 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 )

2 editions published between 1871 and 1872 in English and held by 224 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 215 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 177 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
Ramona : a story by Helen Hunt Jackson( Book )

2 editions published in 1884 in English and held by 176 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 by Louisa May Alcott( Book )

4 editions published between 1876 and 1896 in English and held by 172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rose in Bloom is a sequel to an earlier Alcott novel, Eight Cousins; it follows the protagonist Rose as she makes the transition to adulthood and broaches the turbulent waters of courtship and marriage
Aunt Jo's scrap-bag by Louisa May Alcott( Book )

4 editions published between 1883 and 1889 in English and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of stories
Trooper Peter Halket of Mashonaland by Olive Schreiner( Book )

1 edition published in 1897 in English and held by 160 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
Happy-thought hall by F. C Burnand( )

2 editions published in 1872 in English and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Plisch und Plum by Wilhelm Busch( )

3 editions published in 1883 in English and held by 144 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
Last words : a final collection of stories by Juliana Horatia Ewing( )

3 editions published between 1891 and 1894 in English and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Spinning-wheel stories by Louisa May Alcott( Book )

4 editions published between 1884 and 1896 in English and held by 138 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
Little women by Louisa May Alcott( Book )

13 editions published between 1868 and 1889 in English and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The adventures of four sisters, Meg, Jo, Beth and Amy as they grow into young womanhood in mid-nineteenth century New England
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 book is about the life of William Godwin and friends and family
Songs of the Mexican seas by Joaquin Miller( Book )

1 edition published in 1887 in English and held by 128 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 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume offers Alcott's 1876 novel which includes the sketches "Transcendental Wild Oats" and "Independence: A Centennial Love Story."
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
 
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Alternative Names

controlled identityLittle, Brown and Company

Roberts Brothers, Boston

Languages
English (94)