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Lessing J. Rosenwald Collection (Library of Congress)

Overview
Works: 917 works in 1,115 publications in 3 languages and 60,273 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  History  Biography  Nature stories  Sea stories  Catalogs  Illustrated works  Poetry  Bibliography 
Roles: Other
Classifications: PZ7.G759, FIC
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Most widely held works by Lessing J. Rosenwald Collection (Library of Congress)
Hiroshima by John Hersey( Book )

2 editions published in 1946 in English and held by 2,513 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume describes the effect of the bombing of Hiroshima on six survivors of the atomic blast
Anna and the King of Siam by Margaret Landon( Book )

1 edition published in 1944 in English and held by 2,053 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recounts the experiences of Anna Leonowens, who worked for the King of Siam in the 1860s as a translator and tutor to his children
Mister Roberts by Thomas Heggen( Book )

4 editions published in 1946 in English and held by 1,339 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The novel, Mister Roberts, was an instant hit after being published in 1946 and was quickly adapted for the stage and screen. The title character, a Lieutenant Junior Grade naval officer, defends his crew against the petty tyranny of the ship's commanding officer during World War II. Nearly all action takes place on a backwater cargo ship, the USS Reluctant, that sails, as written in the play, "from apathy to tedium with occasional side trips to monotony and ennui." This irreverent, often hilarious story about the crew of the Reluctant has enjoyed wide and enduring popularity. It was subsequently adapted as a play, a feature film, a television series, and a television movie. The film version with Henry Fonda, James Cagney and Jack Lemmon is one of the most well-known movies of WWII
The first part of the life and achievements of the renowned Don Quixote de la Mancha by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra( Book )

3 editions published in 1941 in English and held by 1,078 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the adventures of an eccentric hidalgo who adopted the name of Don Quixote de la Mancha, when his brain had become so addled from reading too many romances on knighthood. Don Quixote has known most of the misfortunes that can befall a man and has yet remained of good humor and stout heart
Catalogues and counters; a history of Sears, Roebuck and Company by Boris Emmet( Book )

2 editions published in 1950 in English and held by 866 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Specimen days by Walt Whitman( Book )

1 edition published in 1971 in English and held by 790 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Whitman covers his life and accomplisments in diary-like entries, starting with his childhood in Long Island, to his time as a New York writer, to his volunteer work as a Washington field nurse during the Civil War, and his nature writings and travel diaries as an older man
The impossible friendship; Boswell and Mrs. Thrale by Mary Hyde Eccles( Book )

1 edition published in 1972 in English and held by 703 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Thrales of Streatham Park by Hester Lynch Piozzi( Book )

3 editions published between 1976 and 1977 in English and held by 648 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Books and printing : a treasury for typophiles by Paul A Bennett( Book )

2 editions published in 1951 in English and held by 640 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The greatest book in the world, and other papers by A. Edward Newton( Book )

3 editions published in 1925 in English and held by 638 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The snow and the sun : a South American folk rhyme in two languages = La nieve y el sol by Antonio Frasconi( Book )

2 editions published in 1961 in English and held by 569 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This traditional Latin American children's rhyme in English and Spanish is "a lesson in life that everthing in nature is closely related ... ; that each action produces a reaction."
The Farnese hours : the Pierpont Morgan Library, New York by Giulio Clovio( Book )

2 editions published in 1976 in Latin and English and held by 565 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vision of a collector : the Lessing J. Rosenwald Collection in the Library of Congress by Library of Congress( Book )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 561 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From haven to home : 350 years of Jewish life in America( Book )

4 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 541 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The year 2004 marks the 350th anniversary of the first Jewish settlement in America. From Haven to Home celebrates this important occasion by bringing together an eminent group of historians who take stock of American Jewish life, from the arrival of the first small group in Manhattan in 1654 to the present." "The essays are amply illustrated with items from the vast Judaica Americana collections of the Library of Congress, among them letters from presidents Washington and Jefferson to prominent leaders of the American Jewish community, the first Hebrew Bible printed in America, and the first American Yiddish cookbook, as well as selections of photographs, prints, diaries, maps, and sheet music." "In telling the story of diverse groups of Jewish immigrants, who over the centuries made the United States their home, From Haven to Home examines the intertwined themes, and sometimes conflicting aims, of accommodation, assertion, adaption, and acculturation that have characterized the American Jewish experience from its beginnings in 1654 to the present day."--Jacket
European drawings, 1375-1825 : catalogue by Pierpont Morgan Library( Book )

1 edition published in 1981 in English and held by 541 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drawing near : Whistler etchings from the Zelman Collection by Ruth Fine( Book )

1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 468 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The wind in the willows by Kenneth Grahame( Book )

1 edition published in 1944 in English and held by 453 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The escapades of four animal friends who live along a river in the English countryside--Toad, Mole, Rat, and Badger
The Lessing J. Rosenwald collection : a catalog of the gifts of Lessing J. Rosenwald to the Library of Congress, 1943 to 1975 by Library of Congress( Book )

1 edition published in 1977 in English and held by 440 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Magellan's voyage : a narrative account of the first circumnavigation by Antonio Pigafetta( Book )

1 edition published in 1969 in English and held by 438 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Øjenvidneberetning fra den første jordomsejling, skrevet af en af de 18 overlevende, Antonio Pigafetta (ca. 1480/91-ca. 1534)
Death and taxes by Dorothy Parker( Book )

2 editions published in 1931 in English and held by 426 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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From haven to home : 350 years of Jewish life in America
Alternative Names
Lessing J. Rosenwald Collection

Library of Congress. Lessing J. Rosenwald Collection

Library of Congress Rosenwald Collection

Rosenwald Collection

Rosenwald Collection (Library of Congress)

Languages
English (49)

Latin (3)

German (2)

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