WorldCat Identities

J.J. Little & Co

Overview
Works: 130 works in 175 publications in 1 language and 7,437 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  History  Domestic fiction  Psychological fiction  Biography  Didactic fiction  Personal narratives  Historical fiction  Poetry 
Roles: Printer, Publisher, Binder, Electrotyper
Classifications: PZ7.B934, 813.4
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Most widely held works by J.J. Little & Co
The pit : a story of Chicago by Frank Norris( Book )

1 edition published in 1903 in English and held by 610 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Reprint of a 1902 novel which tells the story of Curtis Jadwin, a man whose increasing attention to earning money in the wheat market of Chicago almost destroys his marriage." ***"In the sequel to 'The Octopus, ' Curtis Jadwin works so hard to make money on the Chicago stock exchange that he ignores his loving wife." ***"This classic literary critique of turn-of-the-century capitalism in the United States reveals Norris's powerful story of an obsessed trader intent on cornering the wheat market and the consequences of his unchecked greed." *** "Curtis Jadwin, a successful turn-of-the-century dealer in Chicago real estate, overcomes reluctance and begins gambling in wheat futures in the great Chicago grain market called 'The Pit, ' bring on financial panic across the nation. Jadwin's pursuit of power and excitement through speculation had estranged him from his beautiful wife, Laura, who had found herself losing out to the Pit in competition for his live and attention. But the collapse of his paper empire, in which he loses everything, real property included, reunites them as they look to begin life anew in the West." Howard. America as Story
The man with the hoe : and other poems by Edwin Markham( Book )

1 edition published in 1899 in English and held by 421 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Printed poem inscribed at bottom: Your friend, / Edwin Markham
Little Lord Fauntleroy by Frances Hodgson Burnett( Book )

5 editions published between 1886 and 1889 in English and held by 308 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This early volume of€Little Lord Fauntleroy, €the first children's novel by Frances€Hodgson€Burnett, features illustrations by Reginald Birch.€Originally published as a serial in St. Nicholas Magazine from November 1885 to October 1886, the novel tells the story of a young boy named Cedric Errol who lives in poverty with his mother, a woman known only as "Dearest." Because his father and uncles died suddenly, Cedric is surprisingly bestowed the title of Lord Fauntleroy, heir to the Earldom. The current Earl (Cedric's grandfather) wishes for Cedric to leave his mother and live with him in the vast estate. Cedric leaves his home and learns the ways of English aristocracy, teaching the Earl about kindness and compassion in turn. After its release, the novel gave birth to the American children's fashion trend of the "Fauntleroy suit," a velvet outfit for young boys described extensively in the story
The gentleman from Indiana by Booth Tarkington( Book )

1 edition published in 1899 in English and held by 303 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The American author's first novel depicts the struggle of a country newspaper editor to denounce political corruption
The heart's highway : a romance of Virginia in the seventeenth century by Mary Eleanor Wilkins Freeman( Book )

1 edition published in 1900 in English and held by 259 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Folks do get born by Marie Campbell( Book )

1 edition published in 1946 in English and held by 226 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With Thackeray in America by Eyre Crowe( Book )

1 edition published in 1893 in English and held by 217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This 1893 volume offers the English artist's remembrances of his travels alongside Thackeray in the United States, complete with sketches of their experiences
Sara Crewe : or, What happened at Miss Minchin's by Frances Hodgson Burnett( Book )

3 editions published between 1888 and 1889 in English and held by 215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When she is orphaned, the star pupil of Miss Minchin's boarding school in London becomes a penniless, friendless ward of the cruel Miss Minchin
Pomona's travels by Frank R Stockton( Book )

2 editions published in 1894 in English and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two little pilgrims' progress : a story of the city beautiful by Frances Hodgson Burnett( Book )

2 editions published in 1895 in English and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Featuring some of Burnett's favorite stock characters (the orphan, the poor woman, etc), €Two Little Pilgrims' Progress€is a work of utopia-like fiction and has been called a perfect example of a modern fairy tale
The pretty sister of José by Frances Hodgson Burnett( Book )

2 editions published in 1889 in English and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Trajectory presents classics of world literature with 21st century features! Our original-text editions include the following visual enhancements to foster a deeper understanding of the work: Word Clouds at the start of each chapter highlight important words. Word, sentence, paragraph counts, and reading time help readers and teachers determine chapter complexity. Co-occurrence graphs depict character-to-character interactions as well character to place interactions. Sentiment indexes identify positive and negative trends in mood within each chapter. Frequency graphs help display the impact
Rudder Grange by Frank R Stockton( Book )

1 edition published in 1885 in English and held by 145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Little Saint Elizabeth and other stories by Frances Hodgson Burnett( Book )

2 editions published in 1890 in English and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of four short fairy tales, €Little Saint Elizabeth€includes "The Story of Prince Fairyfoot," "The Proud Little Grain of Wheat," "Behind the White Brick" and the title story
Personally conducted by Frank R Stockton( Book )

2 editions published in 1889 in English and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Description of places in Europe visited by the author
Through cities and prairie lands : Sketches of an American tour by Duffus Hardy( Book )

1 edition published in 1881 in English and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two little confederates by Thomas Nelson Page( Book )

2 editions published in 1888 in English and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a boy's-eye view of the Civil War from the southern side
The clocks of Rondaine and other stories by Frank R Stockton( Book )

3 editions published in 1892 in English and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The boy's book of inventions : stories of the wonders of modern science by Ray Stannard Baker( Book )

2 editions published in 1899 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
J.J. Little and Co.

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English (37)