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American Book Company

Overview
Works: 688 works in 946 publications in 1 language and 9,242 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Poetry  History  Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Textbooks  Artists' books 
Roles: Publisher, Copyright holder, Printer, Compiler
Classifications: PE1117, 428.6
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Most widely held works about American Book Company
 
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Most widely held works by American Book Company
William Holmes McGuffey and his readers by Harvey C Minnich( Book )

2 editions published in 1936 in English and held by 613 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

McGuffey's eclectic primer by William Holmes McGuffey( Book )

3 editions published between 1896 and 1909 in English and held by 517 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Revised primer to precede the readers, introducing about six new words to be mastered in each lesson. Can be used with the phonic method, the word method, the alphabet method of any combination of these methods
The elementary spelling book : being an improvement on the American spelling book by Noah Webster( Book )

4 editions published between 1893 and 1908 in English and held by 375 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

McGuffey's first eclectic reader by William Holmes McGuffey( Book )

3 editions published between 1896 and 1925 in English and held by 306 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

May be used in teaching reading by any method but especially adapted to the phonic method, the word method, or a combination of the two. Words of only two or three letters are used in the first lessons. Longer and more difficult words are gradually introduced
An introduction to the study of society by Albion W Small( Book )

1 edition published in 1894 in English and held by 281 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

American literature by Mildred Cabell Watkins( Book )

1 edition published in 1894 in English and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A compend of geology by Joseph LeConte( Book )

2 editions published in 1884 in English and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

McGuffey's second eclectic reader by William Holmes McGuffey( Book )

2 editions published between 1896 and 1920 in English and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A traditional reader including stories, poems, and new word drills
McGuffey's eclectic spelling-book by Alexander H McGuffey( Book )

2 editions published between 1896 and 1920 in English and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Since 1836, children have been delighted by the McGuffey Readers' exotic adventures, exciting stories, beautiful poems, and funny fables. This companion volume was revised in 1879 to conform in orthography, pronunciation, and spelling to the latest edition of Webster's Unabridged Dictionary. The Eclectic Spelling-Book was designed to teach students the English language not by appealing merely to memory, but by associating each lesson with some principle of sound, meaning, or accent
Standard arithmetic : embracing a complete course for schools and academies by William J Milne( Book )

3 editions published between 1892 and 1911 in English and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thirty more famous stories retold by James Baldwin( Book )

3 editions published between 1905 and 1933 in English and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents thirty well-known stories involving such figures as Romulus and Remus, Christopher Columbus, Johann Gutenberg, King John, Hannibal, Balboa, Archimedes, Galileo, James Watt, Julius Caesar, Ulysses, and Penelope
Abraham Lincoln : a true life by James Baldwin( Book )

2 editions published in 1904 in English and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

School reading by grades : first [-eighth] year by James Baldwin( Book )

2 editions published in 1897 in English and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The standard bearer : a story of army life in the time of Caesar by A. C Whitehead( Book )

2 editions published in 1915 in English and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Famous men of Rome by John H Haaren( Book )

2 editions published in 1904 in English and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Famous Men of Rome" features 29 stories covering the history of Rome from its founding to the last emperor. You will read about the lives of Horatius, Camillus, Caesar, Cicero, and many others. The biographies of "Famous Men of Rome" are in chronological order and the whole book will bring you through the three stages of Ancient Rome: monarchy, republic, and empire. Although women are not the "famous" individuals listed in the book, the notable women of the time definitely play roles in the stories. "Famous Men of Rome" is faithful to this vision of learning history through biography. The chapters cover 11 centuries, from the legendary founding of Rome to its slow unraveling in the early centuries after Christ. Each chapter is a fascinating read
The Baldwin primer by May Kirk Scripture( Book )

2 editions published in 1899 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Old stories of the East by James Baldwin( Book )

2 editions published in 1896 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stories of heroic deeds : for boys and girls by James Johonnot( Book )

2 editions published in 1887 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Our little book for little folks by William Edward Crosby( Book )

2 editions published in 1896 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Friends in feathers and fur, and other neighbors : for young folks by James Johonnot( Book )

2 editions published in 1884 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
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Litton Educational Publishing. American Book Company.

Languages
English (75)