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James Nisbet and Co. (London, England)

Overview
Works: 544 works in 678 publications in 1 language and 2,898 library holdings
Genres: Poetry  Juvenile works  Fiction  History  Portraits  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography  Hymns  Diaries  Illustrated works 
Roles: Publisher, Bookseller, Book producer, Printer
Classifications: PR3732, 821.5
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by James Nisbet and Co. (London, England)
The poetical works of William Shakspeare and the Earl of Surrey by William Shakespeare( Book )

1 edition published in 1856 in English and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The insect legion by Malcolm Burr( Book )

1 edition published in 1939 in English and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Letters on the moral and religious state of South America : written during a residence of nearly seven years in Buenos Aires, Chile, Peru, and Colombia by James Thomson( Book )

1 edition published in 1827 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The settler and the savage : a tale of peace and war in South Africa by R. M Ballantyne( Book )

3 editions published between 1877 and 1884 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ruyter quietly told the savage that he would then have to take the consequences, and urged, in addition, that it was folly to suppose the Kafirs were in a condition to make war on the white men just then. It was barely a year since they had been totally routed and driven across the Great Fish River with great slaughter. No warrior of common sense would think of renewing hostilities at such a time--their young men slain, their resources exhausted. [Publit]
The iron horse, or Life on the line : a tale of the Grand National Trunk Railway by R. M Ballantyne( Book )

2 editions published in 1871 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twice bought : a tale of the Oregon gold fields by R. M Ballantyne( Book )

3 editions published in 1885 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The seasons by James Thomson( Book )

1 edition published in 1859 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Of this edition...1500 copies have been printed...This copy is number 1240"
The fugitives, or, The tyrant queen of Madagascar by R. M Ballantyne( Book )

1 edition published in 1887 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A stranded group of ship passengers must rely on their faith and fellow Christians to survive under a ruthless queen on the island of Madagascar. Ballantyne used information from missionary groups to fill his tale with true, and occasionally terrifying, details
The giant of the North, or, Pokings round the pole by R. M Ballantyne( Book )

2 editions published between 1882 and 1898 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This is the tale of a giant Eskimo, Screekinbroot, also called Chingatok. Journey with our young heroes into the frozen tundra and icy waters of the North Pole regions for encounters with Eskimo peoples and to learn about their life and what it is like when the "Kabiunets" comes to the Arctic."--Excerpt taken from Visionforum.com
The story of Forget-me-not and Lily of the valley by Maurice Baring( Book )

1 edition published in 1909 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The rover of the Andes : a tale of adventure in South America by R. M Ballantyne( Book )

2 editions published in 1885 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ballantyne's signed manuscript has numerous corrections by the author throughout. The title was published simultaneously by J. Nisbet in London and Thomas Nelson in New York in 1885
The battery and the boiler, or, Adventures in the laying of submarine electric cables by R. M Ballantyne( Book )

2 editions published in 1883 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At the time that Ballantyne wrote this book, submarines were performing the great public service of placing electric cables on the ocean floor to enable trans-Atlantic communication. Much as he did with lifeboats,?Ballantyne emphasizes the importance of his subject matter. Specifically, he?personifies electricity itself, labeling it "the useful and obedient slave of man."?
The hot swamp : a romance of old Albion by R. M Ballantyne( Book )

2 editions published in 1892 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ballantyne departs from his trademark adventure style in this tale. The story's action takes place in 800 B.C. in the Mediterranean and, through a series of adventures and encounters with fantastical characters, ends up in modern day Bath, England
The pirate city : an Algerine tale by R. M Ballantyne( Book )

3 editions published between 1874 and 1884 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Pirate City is the story of the Algerian pirates who were the scourge of the Mediterranean sea during the early to mid-1800s. They would plunder the ships of other sovereign nations, and as a result were a wealthy little city-state, until their demise in the Barbary War. In this story, set during the heyday of the pirates, a merchant and his sons Mariano and Lucien are captured aboard their trading vessel, and taken as prisoners to the pirate capital of Algiers."--Visionforum.com
My doggie and I by R. M Ballantyne( Book )

2 editions published in 1881 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dusty diamonds cut and polished : a tale of city-arab life and adventure by R. M Ballantyne( Book )

2 editions published in 1884 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dusty Diamonds€follows several different and intertwining story lines ranging from the streets of London to the Canadian wilderness€and adventures in the New World. Although this story may appear as a departure from Ballantyne's typical adventure tales, €Dusty Diamonds€is a story of enduring human spirit and family, both very common themes among Ballantyne's work
The Norsemen in the West, or, America before Columbus : a tale by R. M Ballantyne( Book )

5 editions published between 1872 and 1893 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fictional account based on the Icelandic saga Heimskringla of the Norse discovery and settlement of America in the years 986 and 1006
Aunt Effie's gift to the nursery by Effie( Book )

3 editions published in 1854 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stepping heavenward by E Prentiss( Book )

2 editions published in 1871 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Stepping Heavenward" by Elizabeth Prentiss (first published in 1869), tells the story of Kate and her quest to live a better life. By watching her godly mother (with whom she becomes easily irritated at times), Kate learns about striving for excellence. A no-nonsense approach to Christian living, "Stepping Heavenward" employs good humor, all the while leading the reader to ponder deeper, eternal matters. The diary of Kate reveals innocence coupled with an acute awareness of her naturally human tendencies to selfishness. Through "Stepping Heavenward," we learn that small things really do matter, as Kate matures into a young woman with true depth of character. While Kate's freckle-faced candor is truly refreshing, the artfully penned expressions woven throughout "Stepping Heavenward" also provide great reading. There is humor, seriousness, and some sadness as Kate progresses through the stages of life. Through it all, author Elizabeth Prentiss displays an astounding ability to put the struggles faced by all men and women who desire to live for Christ yet are confronted by their flawed humanity, into words. "Stepping Heavenward" is an elevating, and interesting, book that both mothers and daughters will enjoy. - Amazon
 
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Alternative Names
J. Nisbet.

James Nisbet.

James Nisbet & Co. Limited.

James Nisbet & Co. (London, England)

James Nisbet & Co. Ltd.

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James Nisbet and Company Limited.

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Languages
English (40)